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Balthali Village Trek

Trip Facts

From
$280 USD

4 days , Kathmandu to Kathmandu

  • Style of Trek tea house
  • Accommodation Hotels & Resort
  • Transportation Car & Jeep
  • Maximum Altitude 1730 M
  • Grade

Balthali is one of the short and interesting treks nearby Kathmandu valley recommended for those who are interested in experiencing rich rural culture, religion and lifestyle of the local people. The trail goes through terraced fields and forested ridges.

This is the perfect trek for family with children to spend a short holiday in Nepal.  Along the trail one can meet local people in their distinctive dresses, laden porters, caravans of sheep and goats. Life in rural Nepal is hard but simple; however one can observe many religious and social events that reflect the rich cultural heritage of the area.

The Balthali village (1,730m.) is standing on a plateau, just beyond Panauti above 40 Km away from Kathmandu. The village is situated at the junction of Roshi and Ladku rivers. This exceptional hamlet stands at an outstanding place of isolation and relaxation amidst a typical Nepali countryside with terraced rice fields and ochre thatched farm houses. One can see snowy peaks of Dorjee Lhakpa, Langtang and whole range of mountain in a clear and bright day on the northern horizon. Many of the sacred and ancient temples and monasteries such as Namo Buddha, Indreshwar Mahadev Temple, Brahmayani Temple are located along the trail.


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Departures

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Itinerary

After hiking for 3 hours through local villages and rice terraces we will arrive to Namo Buddha a scared Buddhist place where Lord Buddha is believed to have saved the life of a tiger dying from hunger, by giving him his flesh. From this holy place we walk another 3 hours to the Balthali village. Overnight in Resort

You can explore around a typical Buddhist village Danda Gaon where a Buddhist community inhabits. Similarly we can walk to Pada gaon from here you can have a majestic view of the whole Himalayan ranges to north and beautiful green forest to Mahabharat Range. After having a pleasant walk we return to a resort.

After breakfast we continue hike to the typical Newari village of Panauti . This traditional Newar settlement has a particularly rural character and a variety of farm products are offered for sale throughout the town. Panauti is popular for having a large number of fascinating temples. From Panauti we drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu

After breakfast, relaxing or shopping and then our airport representative will drop you at Tribhuwan international airport for your onward journey

includes

You will be happily served and facilitated by Nepal Social Treks with:
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in trekking, 
  • Tea and coffee during the trip, 
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek, 
  • Professional local guide with extensive experience traine, 
  • Necessary Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment, 
  • Adequate insurance for all staff including porters, 
  • Trekking map for each trekker, 
  • Any other items mentioned on the itinerary, 
  • Nepal Social T-Shirt or souvenir gift, 

excludes

You will be facilitated by Nepal Social Treks for :
  • Meals on the cities except Farewell and Welcome Dinner, 
  • Nepal village Personal trekking equipment, 
  • Items of a personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water, hot shower, battery charge, Telephone, etc, 
  • Tips for trekking/ tour guide & porters (expected, not mandatory),
  • International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges, 
  • Valid Travel Insurance with Medical evacuation in case of emergency, 
  • Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest, etc

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