Departure dates to join.
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All departure dates are from Kathmandu, unless mentioned other ways.
Ten days hiking in Kathmandu’s region to discover and enjoy the best cultural and natural sites it has to offer.
So close to the city yet, the villages already resemble those in the Annapurna region. Ploughing is done with an ox plow and two animals led by a man. The harvested crop is carried by women from the fields to their homes.
From Nagarkot and Namo Buddha you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Himalyas.
Cultural visits of the most important sites of the valley ; Boudha’s Stupa, Bhaktapur part of the the UNESCO heritage sites, Namo Buddha’s monastery which welcomes monks and nuns for their retreats, and Patan’s lively streets.
Hike uphill through a forest to Shivapuri.
Sunset on the Ganesh Himal.
Crossing of the forest till Nagi Gompa, a monastery for nuns. Downhill to Boudha, great view of the Kathmandu valley.
Night in a hotel close to the Stupa
|Day 3||From Boudha to Nagarkot.
Morning visit of Boudha’s stupa and its surrounding monasteries, transfer to Sankhu and hike to Nagarkot.Night at the Vajra Farm House
Up along Nagarkot’s crest.
Night in Om Manla
|Day 5||Dhulikel Sunrise on Mt. Everest.
Hike through villages till Dhulikel.
Night in Dhulikel Lodge Resort
Up to the Namo Buddha’s monastery. Watch a buddhist ceremony
Night in Namo Buddha Resort.
Downhill through paddyfields to Balthali’s plateau.
Transfer to Panauti, and hike to Lakure overlooking the Kathmandu valley.
Night in Summit Village resort
Descend to Bhaktapur, visit this ancient royal city with your cultural guide.
Night in Bhaktapur.
Visit Patan, the Durbar Square and the Thousand Buddhas temple.
Night in Patan