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Gorkha village tour

  • 2 Days
  • Easy
  • $135 USD
Gorkha village tour - Gorkha village tour

Trip highlights

The old Gurkha palace has situated at the top of hill from where majestic Himalaya’s scenery makes spellbound to every visitor. Major attraction of Gurkha is the goddess Gurkha kalika and Gorakhnath cave, which is symbolically the mighty of Nepal. Every day many devotees have used to make pilgrimage there to get, the mighty bless from Gurkhakalika and Guru Gorakhnath.

300 years ago, Nepal was divided into 50 tiny states and Gorkha was one of them. King Prithivi Narayan Shah, the founder of `Shah Dynasty which symbolically rules Nepal today, unified Nepal into one kingdom. His Gorkha palace resided at the top of a hill so he could watchover all his subjects. Gorkha is also home to the famous Gurkhas, the legendary brave warriors who fought with knives against guns. Gurkhas were known as such good fighters that the British empire would often hire them to fight in the british army.

 The area is full of natural beauty, panoramic views, rolling green hills, unspoilt jungle areas, lakes, caves, waterfalls and flora. When the sky is clear, you can see the Manaslu and Himalchuli Mountains and panoramic views of the valleys. Accessible from Kathmandu and Pokhara, there is a one day walk to the model tourism village. Village treks can be undertaken while experiencing village and rural life, as well as visiting the majestic hill-top palace of Gorkha Bazar.

Accommodation is in individual guestrooms with host families or in between villages, in tents. During trekking, meals are provided by professional teams and visitors can try the delicious Nepali Daalbhaat consisting of locally produced rice, lentils and garden fresh organically grown vegetables. The guestrooms are simple yet clean and cozy, with latrines available and a water tap close by.

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: 2 Days

Grade: Easy

Price: $135 USD

Destination: Kathmandu, Gorkha

Starting Point: kathmandu

Ending Point: Kathmandu

Average Hiking: 3-4 hrs/day

Best Season: Anytime

Geography: Countryside, Forests, Mid hills, Towns, unique culture, villages

Max. Altitude: 2140m.

Min. Altitude: 850m

Program Type: Guided Village Tour

Min. Group Size: 1

Special Interest: Culture, Environmental education, Ethnic People, Family travel, Lifestyle, Nature cruises, Photography, Spirituality, Tradition, adventure, exploration, lifestyle, history, research, senior tours, single tour, villages

Detailed itinerary

Day 01 : Drive from Kathmandu to Gorkha Bazaar 5 hrs and explore the historical places. stay overnight at hotel

Day 02 : Drive back from Gorkha to Kathmandu visit Manakamana temple by Cable car. stay overnight at Hotel

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 2 is disrecommended. You can also join another group for the following fixed departure dates:

Start End Price
04.03.2021 05.03.2021$135 USD Book
10.03.2021 11.03.2021$135 USD Book
16.03.2021 17.03.2021$135 USD Book
22.03.2021 23.03.2021$135 USD Book
28.03.2021 29.03.2021$135 USD Book
03.04.2021 04.04.2021$135 USD Book
09.04.2021 10.04.2021$135 USD Book
22.04.2021 23.04.2021$135 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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Ministry of Tourism Nepal Nepal Tourism Board Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal Nepal Mountaineering Association Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal High Himalayan Community Projects Nepal

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Bhagawanbahal Marga,Thamel Kathmandu, Nepal
Managing Director: Mr. Harikrishna Devkota
G.P.O. Box: 9983
Phone: +977 1 4515120
Mobile: +977 98 51031394
Email: highhimalayantreks[at]