• Duration 2 Days / 1 Night
  • Price from $189 / person
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max Altitude 1750 Meter

2 Days trip near Kathmandu takes you to Namobuddha – a famous Buddhist pilgrimage site with Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery which is one of the most significant holy sites in Nepal and one of the most sacred places in the world among Buddhist communities. It is known as the place where the Buddha, in a previous life as a prince, gave his body to a hungry tigress and her new born cubs to same them from starvation.

Travel around Balthali Village and Namobuddha for one night 2 days trip outside from busy and hectic Kathmandu to have a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life and overnight at stay in Balthali Village Resort. Balthali - located at the junction of the Roshi River and the Ladhku River is the best place to rest and have some best hiking amid rice farm terraces and thatched farmhouses. Don't miss the unique opportunity to see the sun rise over the Himalayan range of Langtang and Gauri Shankar.

Panauti is an ancient Newari town which is one of the oldest civilizations in Nepal, with many temples dating back to the 15th Century or earlier. Panauti proves to be a touristy heritage site with so many temples, Buddhist stupas and statues, with the added charm of being surrounded by lots and lots of green paddy fields.

Highlights

  • One of best short trips outside Kathmandu valley through the farmlands and thatched houses.
  • Namobuddha - one of the magnificent Buddhist holy place and pilgrimage site.
  • Hike through the beautiful villages with spectacular scenery with Himalayan view. 
  • Private transportation to and from 2 days trip outside of Kathmandu 
  • 1 Night 2 Days inclusive package with professional tour guide.  

Itinerary

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Escort from your hotel by private transportation and drive to beautiful town of Dhulikhel is 34km, then hike to Namo Buddha where we visit Thrangu Yeshe Monastery and other religious monuments. Namo Buddha is where that Lord Buddha said to have sacrifice his body to a hungry tigress and its cobs in his previous life around 6000 years ago.

We explore around Namo Buddha and after having lunch; we resume the hike through the countryside villages and terraced farms to Balthali – a very beautiful place to spend some relaxing time after the trek.  

  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Balthali Village Resort
  • 1730
  • Balthali

A short walk of around 1 hour then there will be our car wailing for us at Khopasi, we drive and halt at Panauti – an ancient Newari town. The architectural complex at Panauti is situated in a scenic position at the junction of the sacred confluence of the Roshi Khola and Punyamati Khola. The principal Indresvar Mahadev temple, in traditional Nepalese style, was originally built in A.D. 1294. Other structures include the 17th century Brahmayani temple, other temples, patis, sattals, inscriptions, sculptures and traditional houses. We have some tea breaks at drive to Kathmandu. You will be back to accommodation around 2:00pm and trip ends with Wilderness Excursion. 

  • Breakfast
  • Not included
  • 1300 M
  • Kathmandu
Customized Trip

What's Included

  • Transportations by private car or van as per group size
  • A professional tour guide for 2 days trip near Kathmandu.  
  • Accommodation in twin/double shared basis for one night in Balthali Village Resort or similar.
  • Meals: Breakfast x 1, Lunch x 2, Dinner x 1 with tea, coffee and mineral water.
  • Monuments entrance permits for Dhulikhel and Namobuddha and local taxes. 
  • Guide fee and all his/ her expenses. 

What's Excluded

  • Transportation, accommodation & meals in Kathmandu / Bhaktapur
  • Bar drinks and beverages such as coke, fanta, can juice etc.
  • Personal travel insurance and trekking gears.
  • Personal nature expenses such as toiletries, phone calls and laundry service.
  • Rescue operation in case of emergency.
  • Tips for your guide/driver (Tipping is not mandatory and it is your intuition, here is a article about tipping in Nepal)

Availabilities

Wilderness Excursion (P) Ltd is a local tour operator so we guaranty small private groups departures any dates that suits your date and time. 
Start Date End Date Status Note Price  
August 10, 2020 August 11, 2020 Available US$189
August 14, 2020 August 15, 2020 Available US$189
August 21, 2020 August 22, 2020 Available US$189

Useful Information

This trip can be customized if you require. The price depends on  group size and international tour leaders are encouraged to get complimentary 

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