This is a short hiking tour that takes you to the beautiful hiking destinations near Kathmandu, with the escape of hustle & bustle, along with nice landscape and villages of Nepal as you move along with terraced farmlands and so on. The splendid views of mountains, hills and popular monasteries are the main attraction of this hike. Dhulikhel is a popular hiking destination near Kathmandu known for its green and pristine surroundings. The temples, monasteries, and villages that we pass through en route is a chance to get immersed in the culture and lifestyle of people in Nepal. Namo Buddha, a beautiful and artistic monastery is the major highlight. According to the Buddhist mythology, it is a place where the great prince Semchen Chenpo had sacrificed himself to fulfill the hunger of the Cubs' of a tigress. The hungry tigress had just given birth to her young cubs and she was unable to move because of hunger and weakness that was noticed by the great prince Semchen Chenpo. Unable to see the misery, the prince sacrificed himself in front of the tigress and willingly became her food to revive her from hunger and weakness. Therefore, Namo Buddha monastery is a symbol of sacrifice and generosity. Later, end our tour on visiting Balthali and Khopasi.
Note: At least two people needed for the package
|2-night accommodation at the basic lodge including breakfast|
|One experienced and government licensed guide.|
|Staff costs including their salary, insurance, food, and accommodation.|
|Transport from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel and Khopasi to Kathmandu in private vehicle.|
|All necessary paperwork and permits|
|Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)|
|Food and drinks/ Beverage bills|
|Extras cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels|
|donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .|
|Personal Hiking gear, personal kits|
|Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind|
|Good wind/rain Jacket|
|Sun hat or scarf|
|Sunglasses with UV protection|
Nepalis a landlocked country which has borders with India & China. You can either fly in or enter by land borders that are attached to China or India.
Yesyou can get a visa on arrival. The rates are as follows-
MultipleEntry – 15 Days – 25$
MultipleEntry – 30 Days – 40$
MultipleEntry – 90 Days – 100$
Absolutely, Nepal is safe. Nepal is considered one of the safest countries to travel.Chances are Nepal is safer than your own home country.
Yes, the food and water are hygienically standard during trekking. Our experienced guides check the food before preparing in the kitchen to make sure its Okay.You will get boiled water in the lodges, you can also buy sealed water or purify water using tablets.
Your guide will be a Nepalese but fluent in English. They are carefully selected with the appropriate experience, attitude and leadership skills. We can also provide French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Spanish speaking guides.
Yesyou can bring your medication. Please make sure to put it in your original packet and bring your prescription with you.
The tourist police office is located near Nepal Tourism Development Board’s office.They are well trained and fluent in English to assist foreigners. You can always call 100 for police assistance.
In the early morning, you will travel to Dhulikhel in private vehicle which takes about one and half hour drive. In Dhulikhel, you can explore the beauty of traditional Newari craftsmanship and some Hindu temples and Buddhist stupas. You can see the great mountain views and the hills from your hotel. Later you hike to Namo Buddha for about 3/4 hours depending on your pace. Overnight in hotel at Namo Buddha.
After breakfast, you will visit the Namo Buddha monastery. There is an amazing legend related to the Buddha, which is commemorated by an ancient stone slab and a stupa with the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha, offering splendid mountain views at Namo Buddha. From here, continue walking through fields and orchards to the quiet village of Balthali, with a picnic lunch along the way. Here again, there are amazing views of the mountains, farmland, and villages. Overnight at the Balthali Village Resort.
After breakfast, you will Khopasi to visit the village of Khopasi (Kavre) where we will visit the Hydropower project and have sightseeing around. After finishing sightseeing around Khopasi, we will return back to Kathmandu. On the way, we will stop in Sanga to see the world's tallest statue of the god Shiva. After that, you will be driven back to your hotel.
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To enhance your experience in Nepal, we give you the possibility to add one or more extra activities to this travel package. The step of adding these is available in the "Book now" process.
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