Dhulikhel Balthali Hiking
Day 1: Kathmandu to Balthali village
We will drive to Dhulikhel and hike to Balthali Village Resort. We will do a sightseeing tours of Namobuddha. On reaching Resort, welcome drinks will be served with a light snacks. In the evening, we will do a camp fire and you will be served a snacks with a local wine made by the local villagers. Overnight stay at Balthali Village Resort.
Day 2: Balthali Village to Kathmandu.
We will capture a sunrise view. After breakfast, we explore around Balthali village. After lunch at the resort we return towards Khopasi crossing a suspension bridge. We then drive back to Kathmandu.
- All ground transportation by private vehicle
- English speaking guide including his meals and salary
- A night accommodation at Balthali Village Resort inclusive of full board meals
- Government taxes and office service charge
What's not included
- Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
- Tips for guide and driver
Dhulikhel Balthali Hiking Tour is a short hiking tour. It takes you to some pleasing hiking destinations near Kathmandu. As you walk along the terraced fields and lush hiking trails, you can explore the greenery, countryside landscape and villages of Nepal. The major highlights of Dhulikhel Balthali Hiking tour is the outstanding views of mountains, hills and a popular monastery – Namo Buddha monastery.
Dhulikhel is a popular hiking destination near Kathmandu. It is known for its lush and pristine environment in the backdrop of spectacular mountains. During the journey you can admire the glory of Karyolung Himal to the east and Himalchuli to the west. The panoramic views of apex touching snow clad mountains are incredible. On our way we will pass through the temples, monasteries and villages which gives you a chance to get acquainted with the unique culture and lifestyle of people in Nepal.
Namo Buddha is a beautiful and artistic monastery and it has its own religious importance. It is a place where the great prince Semchen Chenpo had sacrificed himself to fulfil the hunger of a tigress, as per the Buddhist mythology. The hungry tigress had just given birth to her young cubs and she was unable to move because of hunger and weakness. It was noticed by the great prince Semchen Chenpo. Unable to see the misery, the price scarified himself in front of the tigress. He willingly became her food to revive her from hunger and weakness. Hence, Namo Buddha monastery is a symbol of generosity and sacrifice.