This scenic cultural village which lies just 40 km. away from Kathmandu offers a peaceful and lovely opportunity to see the real village life and tradition as well as long range of Himalaya views. Balthali village tour offers colorful rhododendron, green hills, terrace fields and traditionally built houses.
Balthali Village is a small authentic village just 40km away from Kathmandu. The area surrounding the Balthali Retreat is thickly forested with plentiful floras, colorful rhododendron and Sal trees that open out to terrace fields. After dusk a myriad of flickering lights below the valley of Balthali Village comes alive.
Nature lovers and bird watchers can spend days exploring and discovering some exceptional species of wildlife, tradition and culture untouched by the modernity. This off the beaten track has endless trails leading to some ethnic tribes thus, offering excellent short hikes and mountain biking. Many of the sacred and ancient temples and monasteries such as Namo Buddha, Indreshwar mahadev, Brahmayani Temples are located near the village.
There are a number of excellent short and long hikes from a day to 5 days within its surroundings, giving you ample opportunity and time to explore this quaint natural heaven.
All our trips are tailor made trips with personalized services. Please let us know the number of participants in your group, your choice of hotels and amendments in our itinerary, if any, so that we can quote you the price.
Duration: 3 Days
Price: $150 USD
Destination: Dhulikhel, Namobuddha, Balthali village, Panauti
Average Hiking: 4-6 hrs/day
Ending Point: Kathmandu
Geography: Countryside, Forests, Mid hills, Mountains, Rivers, Towns, unique culture, valleys, villages
Max. Altitude: 2,400m
Min. Altitude: 1350m.
Min. Group Size: 1
Program Type: Guided Village Tour
Special Interest: Culture, Environmental education, Family travel, Ethnic People, Lifestyle, Luxury Tourism, Nature cruises, Photography, Spirituality, Tradition, culture, exploration, history, research, single tour, senior tours
Day 1 : Drive from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel 1.5 hrs and trek to Namobuddha (1,750m) - 5 hrs
Day 02 : Trek from Namobuddha to Balthali Village(2,400m) - 5-6 hrs
Day 03 : Trek from Balthali to Khopasi 2 hrs and drive to Kathmandu 2 hrs
If above trip itinerary that doesn't suit to your holiday schedule or you wish to modify the itinerary or combines with any travel plans, then please let us know and we'll be happy to create a tailor made itinerary, designed especially for you.
We can organize this activity anytime. However, going during 3 is disrecommended. You can also join another group for the following fixed departure dates:
|StartStart date||EndEnd date||Price||Status|
|21 May 201821.05.2018||23 May 201823.05.2018||$150 USD||Book|
|28 May 201828.05.2018||30 May 201830.05.2018||$150 USD||Book|
|04 June 201804.06.2018||06 June 201806.06.2018||$150 USD $128 USD||Book|
|11 June 201811.06.2018||13 June 201813.06.2018||$150 USD $128 USD||Book|
|18 June 201818.06.2018||20 June 201820.06.2018||$150 USD $128 USD||Book|
|25 June 201825.06.2018||27 June 201827.06.2018||$150 USD $128 USD||Book|
|02 July 201802.07.2018||04 July 201804.07.2018||$150 USD $128 USD||Book|
|09 July 201809.07.2018||11 July 201811.07.2018||$150 USD $128 USD||Book|
Equipment list for village tours
Usually you should need these things while you are in Nepal with you for a cultural day tours, day hiking or short village tours around Kathmandu or Pokhara.