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Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Vegetarian meal option available
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Begin this tour with a convenient pick up from your hotel in Kathmandu at 8am for the short drive to Panauti, approximately 25 miles (40km) away. From there, walk 30 to 45 minutes to Balthali, a small village nestled into the Nepali countryside with terraced rice fields and thatched farmhouses. Your hosts at the resort will welcome you with drinks and light snacks, after which you have some free time to explore. In the evening, join fellow guests around a campfire and sample some snacks and wine made by local villagers. Then enjoy a traditional Nepali dinner of dhindo, or rice with chicken from the village.
The next day, wake early to see the sun rise over the Himalayan ranges of Manasalu. After breakfast at the resort, join your guide and hike to the confluence of the two rivers Rosi and Punyamati, which is regarded as a sacred place. See a water mill and Ladkeshwor Temple, which is situated inside a cave.
Continuing on, reach Nepane Village where you can see some of the life of a typical Tamang community. Then hike along Ladku River back to the resort for lunch. In the afternoon it's time to for the drive back to Kathmandu, passing the village of Khopasi along the way. You driver will drop you off at your hotel, where the tour ends.
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Meals as per itinerary
Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Adult pricing applies to all the travelers
A minimum of two people per booking is required
Please advise if any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
No wheelchair accessible
Passport details are required during the time of booking for all participants (name, passport number, expiry date and country)
Please note that there has been significant damage to some of the sites visited on this tour due to the earthquakes in April and May 2015
Any hotel within the ring road of Kathmandu Valley
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.