Namobuddha | Balthali [3 Days] - Adventures Snow Mountain

Namobuddha | Balthali [3 Days]

 Trip Duration: 3 Days

 

NAMOBUDDHA:

Hike to Namobuddha hill station offers fabulous panoramic views of the mountain range including Dorje Lhakpa to the North. When you stand on the premises of a near the Namobuddha monastery, you will simply be bowled over by its magnificence of the village and the backgrounds. Namobuddha is historically important and it is a great Buddhist pilgrimage destination. 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. Build a perfect picture of an idyllic countryside.

BALTHALI:

Balthali village is one of the rich cultural villages set beyond the town of Panauti and Khopasi, around 40 km away from Kathmandu, situated at the convergence of Roshi and Ladku rivers, this exceptional village is an example of a typical Nepali village with terraced rice fields and ochre thatched farm houses. Balthali village is an ideal place for hiking and mountain biking experiences as well, to get away from the crowd of the city. This beautiful village offers spectacular views of some of the magnificent Himalayan ranges of Nepal in its northern horizon while its backyard is decorated by the high hills of lush green Mahabharat range.

2NIGHTS 3DAYS

DAY 1

KATHMANDU ARRIVAL, TRANSFER TO NAMOBUDDHA AND HIKE

  • Arrival at Kathmandu. Pick up and drive to Namobuddha and drop off at initial hiking spot.
  • Start hiking towards Namobuddha hill station for a couple of hours (usually 3-4hrs, depending upon the hiking start point).
  • Check-in at Resort at Namobuddha.
  • Get refreshed and visit monastery.
  • Explore the Namobuddha sites.
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Resort.

DAY 2

NAMOBUDDHA TO BALTHALI HIKE

  • After Breakfast, start hiking towards Balthali Village.
  • Enjoy the beautiful nature en route during hike.
  • Reach Balthali and check-in at Resort at Balthali.
  • Get refreshed and lunch.
  • Explore Balthali sites around.
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Resort.

DAY 3

BALTHALI TO KATHMANDU TOUR AND DEPARTURE

  • After breakfast, Check-out and hike down to the pick-up point (Khopasi / Panauti). 30-45 mins walk.
  • Brief Panauti/Bhaktapur Durbar Square sightseeing.
  • Drive back to Kathmandu.
  • Drive to visit the World Heritage Sites:  Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple and Buddhanath Stupa.
  • Drive back to the Kathmandu airport for your departure/hotel in the evening.

Inclusions:

  1. Breakfasts at Namobuddha and Balthali.
  2. Pick-up and drop-off at the Kathmandu Airport.
  3. Transportations from Kathmandu to Namobuddha and Balthali to Kathmandu sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary.
  4. Accommodations at Namobuddha and Balthali as mentioned in the itinerary.
  5. A guide.
  6. Entrance Fees at heritage sites as mentioned in the itinerary.