This tour is one of the best tourist destinations for those who are relatively looking for easy, short and family trekking with children. Balthali village lies east of Kathmandu 40km away from Kathmandu which is a small sleepy settlement and one of the rich cultural villages. Balthali village trek is listed as one of the best multi day low altitude treks by Lonely Planet (one of the largest travel sites in the world). The area of Balthali is cover of various flora and fauna, colorful rhododendron forest, magnolia and Sal trees. This trip is perfect for the nature lovers and bird watchers can spend days exploring and discovering some exceptional species of wildlife, tradition, and culture untouched by the modernity. It also offers a spectacular sunrise in the east, speculating Himalayan range from Manaslu to Mt. Everest in the north in the south. This is off the beaten track has endless trials leading to some ethnic tribes thus, offering excellent short hiking and mountain on the easy trails. Many of the sacred and ancient temples and monasteries such as Namo Buddha, Indreshwar Mahadev, Brahmayeni temple are located in this region and still needs to be discovered and unveil its mysterious past.
The single supplement price for Balthali Village trek is US $180
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You can also use this tour as a base for a tailor-made itinerary. Like your personal architect creating your one-of- a-kind home, our Travel Specialists will execute the trip of a lifetime. It's all up to you - logistics, pace, budget, dates, performances, visits, explorations, meals and lodging are hammered out down to the finest customized detail. Please fill in our tailor-made request form.
If you do not want to join a group then you can also make this a private trip with your friends and family one at your own schedule. Considering this, Trekking Team Group organizes private journeys as well. Please choose your own departure date.
Today after breakfast, you will head off to Changu Narayan lies in the east, 20km away from Kathmandu. Changunarayan is oldest temple of Kathmandu and listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Upon reaching there you will spend some time exploring the temple and surroundings. After that start trekking to Nagarkot through the scenic beauty and pine forest along the ridge through the villages with splendid view of the valley and monuments. You will get an opportunity to see splendid sunset form Nagarkot hilltop.
Early morning wake up for the panoramic view of landscapes, mountain views and magnificent sunrise from Nagarkot. Then return back to hotel and have a delicious hot breakfast then start trekking through the pine forest downhill enjoying the landscapes. Afterwards, walk through paddy fields and small villages which offer you some knowledge about the people and their life style. Approximate walk of five to six hours will lead you to Dhulikhel, the Newar town of Dhulikhel offers a traditional atmosphere along with spectacular views of the Himalayan range.
After breakfast drive towards the Namo Buddha, a beautiful location which is sacred to Buddhists, Especially to the local Tamang population. It takes about three hours to reach there from Dhulikhel. There is an amazing legend related to the Buddha, which is commemorated by an ancient stone slab and a stupa with all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. Explore an incredible Himalayas views and a quickly architectural style making it a lovely place to relax and soak up being in the Himalayas.
Leavnig behind Namo Buddha, today you will continue on through fields and orchards to the quite village of Balthali, having a picnic lunch along the way. Here you again have amazing views to the mountains and can enjoy the charm of village life. Following the trail is on a dirt road, passing beautiful small villages, terraced fields with the amazing views off to the distance in the north, you will reach Balthali. Overnight in hotel of Balthali.
Get up early morning to see beautiful sunrise view, then enjoy delicious hot breakfast. Today is the last day of your trek. Gradually walking downhill towards khopasi crossing a suspension bridge over a Koshi River, you will reach Khopasi. After exploring the surroundings of Khopasi, drive back to Kathmandu. Trek concludes here.
This is ADVENTURE travel, and many of the trip destinations in this site are remote areas, within under developed countries, where events are less predictable than is usually the case in. The unexpected is the norm in these areas and, despite painstaking planning and organization, our adventure trips can never be taken for granted like regular trips. Many of the places that we visit do not have the same quality of emergency health and safety services that you are used to in the developed world. Internal flights can be canceled, road transport is generally uncomfortable and unreliable, and hotels often do not approach the standards of the West.
IF YOU ARE NOT PREPARED FOR THIS, YOU SHOULD NOT TRAVEL WITH US. This unpredictability also means that the itineraries that we put forward for each of our trips should be seen as statements of intent, rather than as contractual obligations. A variety of factors, including weather, transport difficulties and political instability, might dictate that we change any itinerary. The trip leader will make any changes that are necessary, after consultation with the group. Only rarely will such changes be significant, and we will always do everything within our powers to minimize the effects of the enforced changes. We cannot be held responsible for the results of changes or delays, irrespective of how they are caused.
Trekking Team Group donates one percentage of its total business profits to the foundation on yearly basis. The donated amount supports the ongoing maintenance of Gramin Devi School and Khumbeshwori School in Nuwakot.
One of the major activities of Ambe Foundation is the children sponsorship programme. It is conducted in full collaboration with Trekking Team Group.
Partnership (Volunteering Program)
The Ambe Volunteer Programme, organised by Ambe Foundation and Trekking Team Group, aims to mobilise teams of experts and interested individuals effectively for education, health and community development in Nuwakot district.