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Kathmandu Kora Tour - 5 Days

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Sankhu - Nagarkot - Dhulikel - Namobuddha - Panauti cultural and hiking tour : 5 days tour

Group Size : 1 - 12+ people   Max-Altitude : 2175m
Destination : Nepal Fitness level : Leisurely Plus
Trip Season : All Season ( Jan - Dec) Departure from : Kathmandu
Meals : Breakfast
Accomodation : 3 star standard hotel
Trip Mode : Hotel
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Tour Itinerary

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Day 1 - Kathmandu - Nargarkot (2175 m)

Morning, departure towards the east of the valley via Baudhnath, and transfer half an hour to Sankhu, an old village of the Newari ethnic group, located 12 km from Kathmandu. Begins our hike which will take us to the village of Nargarkhot (2175m), balcony facing the Himalayas. Walk about 3-4 hours on a nice trail, without difficulty, going east and crossing several villages. On a clear day, the panorama on the part of the Himalayan, subject to clear weather.

  • 3-4 hours of walking
  • Type of accommodation: in the hotel

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Day 2 - Nargarkot - Dhulikel (1550 m)

Morning, departure to Dhulikel (1550m), newari village, mini hill station, another point offering a superb view of the Himalayan ranges. The trail runs south-east, crossing two hilly rolling hills located east-west. The path goes up and down, but without difficulty. Transfer Banepa to Dhulikel 15 minutes (30 km from Kathmandu) where we spend the night.

  • 4 hours of walking
  • Type of accommodation: in guest house

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Day 3 - Dhulikel - Namo Buddha Monastery (View sunrise on the Himalayan ranges)

Hike to Namobuddha (about 3-4 hours) Namobuddha is one of the three largest Buddhist pilgrimage sites in the country: At the top of the hill, the magnificent monastery of Trangu Tashi Yangtse, a vast set of temples and monastic Tibetan buildings, the small cave where a marble tablet describes a legend that relates to Buddha. Possibility of sleeping at the monastery's guesthouse and eating with the monk.

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Day 4 - Namo Buddha - Panauti (Hiking through the rice fields to Panauti: (about 3 hours))

Panauti, 7 km from Banepa, the most important commercial city, is a charming medieval village with an authentic character: it has a collection of splendid, Hindu and Buddhist religious monuments such as the temple of Indreshwar Mahadev devoted to Shiva and the temple Brahmayani, the most important. The site is at the confluence of the Roshi Khola and its tranquility and its sacred character. Night in homestay in a Newar family; The life of the village at dusk.

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Day 5 - Return to Kathmandu

Village life at dawn, work in the fields, walk around Panauti and return in the afternoon to Kathmandu by bus about 1 hrs.

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by private car / van
  • Accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel 
  • Kathmandu city tours, inclusive of all entry fees, tour guide and private car / van
  • Meals breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea & coffee during hiking
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during hiking
  • Professionl  guide, and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and insurance.
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Bbeverages including mineral water
  • Personal shopping and laundry
  • Personal trekking equipments
  • Tips for staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)

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