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Balthali Village Tour

  • 3 Days
  • Easy
  • $150 USD
Balthali Village Tour - Balthali Village Tour

Trip highlights

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.

Trip facts

Duration: 3 Days

Grade: Easy

Price: $150 USD

Destination: Dhulikhel, Namobuddha, Balthali village, Panauti

Accommodation: Hotel

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

Detailed itinerary

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:

Start End Price
26.11.2017 28.11.2017$150 USD Book
03.12.2017 05.12.2017$150 USD Book
10.12.2017 12.12.2017$150 USD Book
17.12.2017 19.12.2017$150 USD Book
24.12.2017 26.12.2017$150 USD Book
31.12.2017 02.01.2018$150 USD Book
07.01.2018 09.01.2018$150 USD $128 USD Book
14.01.2018 16.01.2018$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.

  • Day back pack
  • Nepalese Money
  • Passport
  • Address book
  • Walking Boots
  • T shirts
  • Fleece 
  • Sun-hat
  • Walking Trousers
  • Towel 
  • Wash Gear (compact) 
  • Sun Block
  • Sandals 
  • Shorts 
  • First Aid pack + any extra medication
  • Glasses
  • Sun Glasses
  • Digital Camera + extra batteries + charger & leads 
  • Mobile Phone (Buy Local SIM card) 
  • Battery chargers for above
  • Small Padlock
  • Water Bottle
  • Water Purifier 
  • Pocket knife
  • Head Torch
  • Trekking Pole(s)
  • Guidebook / Maps
  • Snacks
  • Waterproof / Windproof Jacket
  • An Umbrella 
  • Insect repellent cream
  • Personal toiletries
  • Hand sanitizer 
  • Personal toiletries

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