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Kathmandu Heritage Tour with Nagarkot trekking is the perfect short and easy hike for the traveler with limited time. It is the best trip to experience the countryside of Nepal. It is 32km far from the east ridge of Kathmandu Valley. Nagarkot Balthali Village Trek starts from Bhaktapur Katike, the eastern part of the valley, and ends at the historical Newari town Panauti. It lies at 1730m from sea level. On the way, it passes through small farming villages where you can experience the local people and lifestyle along the lavish green woodlands, old sanctuaries, and terraced farmland. The hike starts from Kathmandu and ends at Panauti. From Panauti, we drive back to Kathmandu, which takes around one hour. Nagarkot is a beautiful hill famous for sunrise and sunset. On a clear day, we can see the many spectacular Himalayan views, like Mt.Everest, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Gauri Shankar, etc. It feels great to be with nature, villages, and rural Nepal. On the eastern hilltop of Kathmandu, Nagarkot provides an outstanding panoramic view of the Himalayan range on a clear day.
This short hike is fascinating and enjoyable during your short stay in Nepal because of its natural grandeur, landscapes, village life of the locals and interaction with people, cultural legacy, tradition, belief systems, and faith. Nagarkot Balthali Trek is simple, beautiful, and less crowded, and some tourists utilize his time and route.
This journey takes you through lush vegetation, terraced farms, and friendly, welcoming Nepalese communities. You'll also get to see the majestic Langtang Himalayan range, Ganesh Himal range, Manaslu, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishankar, and many other mountains on the horizon to the north and east.
Your trip day starts today when you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be received by our representative at the airport. He will be carrying a signboard with our company’s name on it. Then you will be transferred to the tour hotel and checked in. A trip briefing will follow later today and the time will be notified to you by the representative who picks you up from the airport. We will come to meet and brief you about the trip at the fixed time. Until then just relax or explore a bit of surrounding.
We take you for a day tour of cultural heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley after breakfast. The tour will give you a mixed insight on history, culture, art, architecture, and spirituality of Kathmandu valley. The sites include; Swoyambhunath aka Monkey Temple: The oldest of all sites in Kathmandu valley, Swoyambhunath is an important Buddhist spiritual site having the history over two thousand years old. This site has gained a popular name as monkey temple as this small forested hill is a good habitat for hundreds of monkeys. The visit there will heighten your spiritual and cultural experience. Patan City including Patan Durbar Square: A tour to medieval city of Patan gives you a great insight about ethnic Newari culture, Buddhist spirituality, religious harmony, art, and architecture while you stroll around the charismatic alleys taking you to magnificent local community squares known as Bahal and eventually leading you to an incredible medieval palace square. The monuments and skill of the local artisans displayed on those monuments in the square will stun you with their unbelievable charm. Boudhanath Stupa: The largest of its kind in the world, this magnificent stupa is a very important center of faith for the people following Tibetan Buddhism. This place is nice Circular Square with the stunning stupa in the middle of it which spreads a lot of spiritual vibrations around the atmosphere.
Another beautiful day’s trek starts after breakfast. You will enjoy an incredible sunrise over the Himalayas with the spectacular view of the Himalayan range, given the clear weather. At the end of your hike today, a wonderful town of Dhulikhel will welcome you. Standing amidst nature, Dhulikhel boasts a magnificent panoramic Himalayan view. Check into hotel and relax.
Trek from Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha to stay overnight. You will mostly walk through the motorable roadside today but you will surely have a beautiful experience of walking through local villages. Check into Namo Buddha Resort and relax.
A lovely morning exploration of the Namo Buddha monastery is the perfect way to start the day. After exploring the monastery, you will start the walk to Balthali village. This is a pleasant walking day mostly downhill to the river and a little uphill to reach a huge expanse of Balthali village on the rice field. Check into Balthali Village Resort; enjoy the view and relax.
You will return back to Kathmandu today. An hour's walk will take you to Khopasi where your vehicle will be waiting for you. on the way back to Kathmandu we take short time sightseeing in Panauti. panauti is beautiful Newari town as well as many monument. after another one and half hours we drive back to the hotel in Kathmandu.
We will drive you to the airport for your departure flight.
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