An Exquisite Expedition into the Himalayan World!
(7 Nights/ 8 Days)
Kathmandu – Chisapani – Nagarkot – Namoboudha – Bhaktapur
Accessible to all age groups, this is a Royal Trek around the surrounding mountains of the Kathmandu valley.
It starts from Sundarijal, heading to Chisapani and Nagarkot, then further trekking to Dhulikhel and Namobuddha.
Sundarijal, located 15 km north-east of Kathmandu, is about a 45-minute drive from Thamel. In the beginning, the trail pierces Shivapuri National Park passing through a significant watershed that supplies 40 per cent drinking water to Kathmandu valley.
The Chisapani to Nagarkot trek offers beautiful nature and also an indigenous village experience.
In addition to the natural wonders of Nepali flora and fauna, there are stunning Himalayan views of Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishankar Himal and the Mt Annapurna Range (From Chisapani) and Everest (from the Nagarkot view tower) in the far distance; they are stunning to see (on a clear day).
Day 1: – Sundarijal- Chisapani (2300 meters/6-7 hours trekking) Monday, October 4
- Early morning after breakfast, we drive to Sundarijal, which is about 23 km from the Summit Venue. It is a five to six hours trekking passing through villages, waterfalls and lush green forests.
- O/N Guest House in Chisapani
Day 2: – Chisapani-Nagarkot (2175 meters/6-7 hours trekking) Tuesday, October 5
- After breakfast, we start the second-day trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot, at an altitude of 2175m. The trek takes 6-7 walking hours, walking through the jungle till Jhule and continuing on to Chauki Bhanjyang for a Lunch break.
- After lunch, the trail continues to Nagarkot, walking through farmland and varied landscapes, forests with many rare species of flora and fauna. The mighty Himalayas always remain visible to us as we walk.
- O/N Hotel in Nagarkot
Day 3: – Nagarkot-Dhulikhel (1550 meters/5-6 hours trekking) Wednesday, October 6
- After breakfast, we start the third-day trek from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel. Weather spirits permitting, the Himalayas may unveil their massive beauty from the early morning seen from this beautiful mountain resort. Trekking time from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel is about six hours downhill, traversing through villages and different biodiversity from medium high land to lowlands.
- O/N Hotel/Guesthouse in Dhulikhel
Day 4: – Dhulikhel-Namobuddha (1750 meters/4-5 hours trekking) Thursday, October 7
- After breakfast, we embark on the fourth-day trek from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha, which takes around 4 hours. Namobuddha OR “Namo Buddhaya” (“I take refuge in the Buddha”) is famed for its ancient Buddhist monastery and caves.
- O/N Hotel/Guesthouse in Namobuddha.
Day 5: – Namobuddha-Bhaktapur-Kathmandu – Friday, October 8
- Early morning drive to Bhaktapur from Namobuddha.
- Bhaktapur is locally known as Bhadgaon and Khowpa (in Newari). This ancient city is also known as ‘The City of Culture’, ’Living Heritage’ and is one of Nepal’s ‘Cultural Capitals’.
As the capital of one of the Malla Kingdoms, it was a wealthy city of architectural richness. There are four significant squares, such as Bhaktapur Durbar Square famous for its 55-window palace and the ancient Lion Gates; there are also Pottery Square, Taumadi Square and Dattatreya S
- O/N Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 6: – Patan Durbar Squares, Saturday- October 9
- The Patan Durbar Square is located at the heart of Lalitpur city and is one of three Durbar Squares found in the valley of Kathmandu. Patan Durbar Square is the spitting image of the temple in Kathmandu and is a mesmerizing assortment of palace structures, elegant courtyards and beautiful pagoda sanctuaries.
All the Durbar Squares, including the Patan Durbar Square, are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Patan Durbar Square is the abode of the dwelling of the onetime Patan Royal Family, and its environs are great examples of archaic designs of Newari building.
- Evening walk in old city and the touristic market in Thamel
- O/N Hotel in Kathmandu
Day 7: Kathmandu sightseeing (Sunday, October 10)
Fully guided tour of Swayambhunath Stupa, Kirtipur Dhartimata (Mother Earth) and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
- The Swayambhunath Stupa is one of the crowning glories of Kathmandu Valley architecture. This perfectly proportioned monument rises through a whitewashed dome to a gilded spire, from where four iconic faces of the Buddha stare out across the valley in the cardinal directions.
- Next we visit the unusual and unique ‘Dharti Mata’, literally translated as ‘Earth Mother’ at the Bala Bhairav temple complex, Kirtipur, in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.
Around the statue of Dharti Mata, there are 3 figures of Vishnu, Brahma and Mahadev (Shiva).
The statue of Dharti Mata is very important to the temple and is worshipped as a goddess for fertility. There is likely some deeper secret significance, that is only revealed to tantric initiates and kept secret by them.
- Kathmandu Durbar Square (also known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar) was once the residence of the Nepali Royal Family and administrators. This ancient palace is named after Hanuman, the monkey god, and lies in the heart of the cit It dates back to the 15th century, and consists of a huge royal palace, courtyards, and temples which are all protected by a stone statue of Hanuman, which sits to the left of the main entrance, guarding the whole palace.
- A Ceremonial Nepali Traditional Dinner closes our world shamanic conference program 2021.
- O/N Hotel in Kathmandu
Day 8: Monday, October 11: End of the services after breakfast
Tariff per person on twin room sharing basis:
Single room Supplement:
Services included in the Package:
- Airport arrival & departure
- 1 Day sightseeing in Kathmandu
- Half-day sightseeing in Bhaktapur
- Half-day sightseeing in Patan
- A visit to the oldest city and evening walk in touristic market Thamel
- Hotels/guesthouses accommodation as in itinerary on B/B Plan
- Guide’s services charges charge for sightseeing and trekking
- Porter’s service charge during trekking days
- Entrance fees of UNESCO heritage sites, trekking permits and protected areas
- All government taxes and services charges
Exclusions to the Package:
- International flight tickets
- Tips to the service providers
- Insurance of all types (health insurance, baggage loss, cancellation of the trip, etc.)
- Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, drinks and anything else not specified as inclusive under the clause ‘what is included.’
- Any changes to costs arising from causes such as government policy in terms of service charges, taxes and other surcharges.
For reservation of your place and other details, please send an email to:
ANANDA ADVENTURE TREKS (P) LTD
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Registration closes on April 15, 2021