Trip Overview Balthali Village Treks
Balthali Village Treks at ‘Adventure Himalayan Travels’ is a condensed package of 8 days to the rural area, just 40km southeast from Kathmandu. The paramount significance of Balthali Village Treks can be jotted down by the very fact of Lonely Planet listing Balthali Village Treks as the world’s best multi- day trek without high altitudes.
Balthali is a pretty little Village nestled amid the confluence of roaring Roshi and Ladkhu Rivers at the plateau just on the other side of Panauti Village. Besides offering the countryside aura through terraced paddy fields and mud houses with thatched roof where cattle are kept adjoining to the house, Balthali Village is famed for the fascinating mountain views of Dorje Lakpa, Langtang and other several Mountain Ranges including Manaslu Mountain and Mount Everest towards the northern vista.
Balthali Village Treks at Adventure Himalayan Travels commences by taking a drive towards UNESCO enlisted World Heritage Site of Changunarayan which marks the initiation of trekking. The trek continues through Nagarkot, Dhulikhel and the marvellous Namobuddha Premises to the fabulous Balthali Village. While in Balthali, remember to try the fresh fish caught from Ladku Khola.
The contribution of Balthali Village towards promoting village tourism in Nepal cannot and must not go unnoticed.
Itinerary Outline of Balthali Village Treks:
Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day02: Drive to Changunarayan and trek to Nagarkot
Day03: Trek to Dhulikhel
Day04: Drive to Namobuddha and to Balthali Village
Day05: Explore Balthali Village
Day06: Trek to Panauti Drive to Kathmandu
Day07: Rest Day in Kathmandu
Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Representative of ‘Adventure Himalayan Travels’ will pick you up from Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu and take you to our Hotel where you will be shortly notified about your daily itinerary. Welcome Dinner will be served in the late evening.
Day02: Drive to Changunarayan and Trek to Nagarkot:
Changunarayan is the UNESCO listed World Heritage Site located atop the hill 20km east of Kathmandu in Changunarayan Village which abodes the temple of the incarnation of Lord Vishnu- The Protector God. Leaving Changunarayn behind, we will walk through the woods of pine along the ridge and continue through villages offering spectacular views of mountains and terrains to Nagarkot.
Day03: Trek to Dhulikhel:
With early wakeup call, we will leave the comforting bed and set off towards a tower which offers the enchanting sunrise views over Mount Everest. After taking the breakfast, we will engage in a trekking towards Dhulikhel whereby we will pass through verdant pine forest, pretty small settlements, paddy fields and continue walking for about 5hrs to make it to Dhulikhel- an ancient Newar town offering spellbinding views of Dorje Lakpa, Gauri Shankar and Langtang peaks.
Day04: Trek to Namobuddha:
Namobuddha is aptly positioned atop the hill above Panauti which demands 3hours of walk from Dhulikhel. An ancient stone slab and a stupa with the all pervasive eyes of Lord Buddha tell of the legend associated with the Lord Buddha and his mercy towards the starving tigress. Another 3hours of walking will lead us to wonderful Balthali Village offering excellent mountain views. We will stay overnight in the comforting bed of Balthali Village Resort.
Day05: Explore Balthali Village:
5th day of Balthali Village Tour is allocated for unlocking the mysteries in Balthali whereby we will visit the pretty Tamang village. We will pass through Dada Gaon where Buddhist community resides to Pada Gaon for having the panoramic views of whole Himalayan Range to the north and dense Mahabharat forest. We will trek upto Ladkhu River before returning back to the resort.
Day06: Trek to Panauti Drive to Kathmandu:
We will casually stroll to the Newari Village of Panauti. Positioned amid Punyamata and Roshi streams, Panauti boasts in having three- tiered Indreswor MAhadev Temple. The trek will be enjoyable as we will pass across several temples and traditional houses. From Panauti, we will drive back to Kathmandu.
Day07: Rest Day in Kathmandu:
7th day of Balthali Village Treks is taken as the rest day. We will lie relaxing in the bed to give some relief to our tired body. Evening will be the perfect time for taking a Rickshaw Tour around Thamel- The hub among tourists.
Our representative will assist you in last moment preparation and will drive you back to Airport from where you will return to your beloved ones. We hope to see you again.