The highlight of this trek are some typical villages, viewpoints and temples in Kathmandu Valley.
On the first day we drive from Bhaktapur uphill to Changu Narayan, to start our trek there. (Changu Narayan is €12 entrance fee, protected world heritage) . The hike of today will take you upto 2775m Nagarkot, a place well known for splendid sunrise and sunsets.
If we are lucky on the second day in the morning, we can see the Kancchenjunga and Everest Himalaya in the far east. After breakfast we walk towards Dhulikhel .
The third day you leave in the morning to Namo Buddha. This hike takes about 3 hours to complete. The first part uphill to the Kali Temple, afterwards downhill passing the villages of Kavre and Phulbari.
After visiting the Tibetan monastery Namobuddha, we walk a few hours more to reach Balthali, our goal of today. Overnight in a homestay in this traditional village.
On the fourth day we will visit several villages in the area: Dada Gaun ( Tamang ) , Pada Gaun ( 2100m ) and Karnali. Sleeping in the same homestay.
The fifth day, we go first to the Newari village of Panauti where you can visit ( Mahadev ) the oldest Hindu temple in Nepal and admire the typical architectural style of the houses . Overnight in Panauti in a simple guesthouse/ lodge.
The last day of the hiking, from Panauti to Dadhikot, we will pass forests, small villages and fields. The destination of today is our own bed & breakfast “Atithi House” at the countryside.