Balthali Village Trekking

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  • Total Duration:07 days
  • Best Time:March to May and Sept to Dec
  • Max Elevation:2400m
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Trip Grade:Easy
All inclusive price $449.00PP $499.00

Trip Facts

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Trip Grade:Easy
  • Max Elevation:2400m
  • Total Duration:07 days
  • Best Time:March to May and Sept to Dec
  • Activities:Trekking, Historical & Cultural Excursion
  • Trekking Duration:04 days
  • Trip Start from :Kathmandu
  • Trip End at :Kathmandu
  • Accommodation:Double/Twin shearing in hotel/lodge
  • Meals:Full board in Trekking & Breakfast basis in City
  • Transportation:Private vehicles /Tourist Bus
  • Group size :2-8 pax
  • Per Day Walking:5-6 hrs

The Balthali Village Trekking is the skimpy and the moderate walk to the remote village called Balthali at the height of 1,730m, situated 40 km away from Kathmandu in the joint between Roshi and Ladhu river just beyond Panauti. Balthali Village Trekking has pastoral settlement of archetypal indigenous communities which lies on the hill amidst terrace paddy fields with red color thatched typical local houses. This off the beaten trial has endless offers like lush greenery, picturesque paddy, ancient temples, stunning mountain views and many more than expected.

Balthali Village Trekking is listed as one of the best multi-day low altitude treks by Lonely Planet website; one of the largest travel sites in the world. Starting and ending in Kathmandu valley, Balthali trekking takes a trekkers via Buddhist shrines, rural hamlets and the stunning Balthali village situated on a plateau surrounded by terraced rice paddies and local houses. Balthali village trekking offers a beautiful sunrise in the east, unbeaten glimpse of spectacular snow covered crest of Himalayans like Manaslu, Langtang, Dorjee, Lakpa and Everest in the north, picturesque paddy terrace in the west, lush greenery carpet shaped jungle of various floras of Mahabharata range including colorful Rhododendron, Magnolia and Sal trees in the south with very peace and charm environment. Balthali Trekking is also to observe the sacred and ancient temples and monasteries such as Mahadev Temple, Brahmayani Temple and Namo Buddha Temple. Balthali village is one of the culturally rich villages just as Kathmandu valley. Even during the busiest touristy season in Nepal, Balthali village trek remains calm and quiet offering peaceful experience for anyone visiting this area. Overall saying, Balthali village trek is a relaxing trekking for people looking for easy and low altitude trekking route near Kathmandu valley.

Balthali Village Trekking is designed for all level trekkers for the nature lovers, bird watchers, culture, community and sustainable explorer. This Trekking takes place anywhere between three to six days and can be done year-round, but avoid rainy July and August and hyper-cold December through January. So, set a time free to time to explore this quaint natural heaven in companion of Trekking Planner.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to hotel (1350m/4430 ft.)
  • Day 02: sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley and preparation for trek
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel, explore/hike around Dhulikhel (1400m/4595 ft.)
  • Day 04: Trek to Balthali (1750 m/5740 ft.) via Namo Buddha (1980 m/6496 ft.)
  • Day 05: Exploring day around Balthali Village
  • Day 06: Trek from Balthali to Panauti (1340 m/) and Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 07: Final Departure from Kathmandu

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to hotel (1350m/4430 ft.)

Day 02: sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley and preparation for trek

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel, explore/hike around Dhulikhel (1400m/4595 ft.)

Day 04: Trek to Balthali (1750 m/5740 ft.) via Namo Buddha (1980 m/6496 ft.)

Day 05: Exploring day around Balthali Village

Day 06: Trek from Balthali to Panauti (1340 m/) and Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 07: Final Departure from Kathmandu

Cost Includes

  • All airport pick drop by private vehicle
  • Welcome dinner in Authentic Restaurant
  • 03 night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB in Kathmandu
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with private vehicle
  • Kathmandu to Dhulikhel and Panauti to Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport and insurance
  • 02 guest=01 porter with their Salary, Insurance, Accommodation, Food, and other equipment
  • Best available accommodation in the mountain during the trekking
  • Three meals a day; breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking
  • Safe drinking water and first add kid box
  • Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, Cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.

Cost Excludes

  • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
  • All the International air fare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for
    international flight)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Meals during the traveling time
  • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation
  • In case of extra more night accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and
    late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than
    the given time period of itinerary
  • Guest Personal expenses like ( laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar
    and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc)
    The Tips to the trekking crews and drive
  • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our
    control
  • Anything not included in service includes column

Equipment for this trip

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Sun Hat, cap
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.

" We have been trekking once with Dipak when he was our guide on two tailor-made treks in the Nepal regions of Annapurna and Everest. We had booked these treks through an agency, and we were so impressed with Dipak’s work that we stayed in contact with him. Two years later we went on a third trek..."
Norma Sherratt & Chris Sherratt ,Bristol, UK
“Everest Base Camp Trek & Jungle Safari in Chitwan” We researched many companies to book our EBC trek and after exchanged e-mails with Dipak he helped plan our EBC trek, tour in Kathmandu and Jungle Safari in Chitwan in a professional, helpful and organized manner. On arrival in Kathmandu, we were greeted at the airport with a friendly, warm welcome from Dipak and he helped settle us in at our hotel and took us out for a traditional Nepalese meal as well as organizing a day tour with guide of Kathmandu. Dipak's organization of our EBC trek was wonderful and the guide he supplied on the trek was informative, friendly and very organized in looking after us, making sure we had enough food, tea, and a decent bed for the night after a long day walking. The trek was beautiful and we had an amazing experience. We went back to Kathmandu after the trek was finished and Dipak greeted us and hear about our adventure and keep us informed about our next part of the trip - Jungle Safari in Chitwan. We stayed in Chitwan National Park for 4 nights 3 days and stayed at a lovely lodge by the river just outside the town. We went on Elephant safari, Jungle walks, bird watching, canoeing, traditional evening performance and much needed relaxing after our EBC trek. We had lovely accommodation and by the river and very helpful staff who looked after our every need. It was our first visit to Nepal and Dipak made our trip hassle free, organized and all with a warm welcome which meant we could enjoy our trek to the fullest. I would recommend Dipak and Trekking Planner services and I myself would love to return to complete some Annapurna trekking in the future and will be using Trekking Planner Nepal to do so. Many thanks for such a brilliant holiday of a lifetime! Lauren Connors Visited November 2014
We had a good trip in Nepal last year on part of the Annapurna circuit, the Jomsom trek, with Dipak as our guide. His experience and knowledge of the area are second to none and when we return to Nepal we will certainly be contacting him again. We received a first-class, personal service and, remarks from other visitors we met in various tea houses who had booked with other trekking companies, were that our package was superior to theirs. For a reliable service and interesting trek, we strongly recommend this guide and his team.
Lynne & Patrick Ward-Booth Essex,England
There are no words that can adequately describe the experience we had on the Everest View Trek (Lukla, Namche, Tengboche, the Dudh Kosi River and all the places in between). The word "Awesome" falls considerably short in describing our experience. My wife and I were recently married and from our first date, we both had always wanted to trek in the Himalayas. Deepak was the catalyst that made our Trek one of the tremendous experiences of our lives. He was knowledgeable about the mountains and the cultures. He is also a very enjoyable person to be with. And that in and of itself is extremely important if you plan any type of extended Trek. My wife and I were lucky we had the chance to have Deeps as our guide. We still keep in contact with Deeps and have recommended him to friends. Our hope is to someday get back to Nepal, and when we do, there is only one person I would want for our guide.
Mike and Molly ,USA

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