About Trip

Looking for a unique hiking experience around Kathmandu for 2-3 days that include some of the exciting and incredible natural and cultural destinations? Ranikot Balthali Namobuddha Hiking is a perfect hiking package in this case. You will be having a wonderful hiking trip through the pristine woods, experience the countryside lifestyles, explore the picturesque landscape and visit the spiritual sites.

 

Hiking to the hilltop of Ranikot, the hike lets you explore the famous sage's shelter, aka Pilot Baba Aashram at Gundu, above Bhaktapur. Climbing to Ranikot, you will get an opportunity to witness the typical ethnic lifestyles, which is at the juncture of traditional lifestyle to the modernism. Some of the recently opened cottage resorts and home stay accommodation offer best available accommodation.

 

The hike continues to the ancient cultural site of Panauti. It is one of the best spiritual sites in Nepal. The hike proceeds furthermore to Khopasi (option: take a motor ride for 15 minutes). Crossing the suspension bridge and walking to Balthali village offers you an incredible memory. The picturesque setting of the Balthali village welcomes you to explore around. As a side trip, we can hike to the Ladkeshor Mahadev or its surroundings. Resort and Home Stay Accommodations are available.

 

Ranikot Balthali Namobuddha Hike concludes at the famous Buddhist site- Namobuddha Monastery. It is all the way about 4 hours hike from Balthali. The Tamang ethnic communities located on the terraced hillside are amazing. Namobuddha is an excellent Himalayan viewpoint and also offers the valley view. After the hike, drive back to Kathmandu.  

 

For booking: Contact Nepal Kameleon Holidays via:

WhatsApp: +977 9851159455

Email: nepalkameleonholidays@gmail.com

 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive to Suryabinayak Bhaktapur, hike to Ranikot village via Pilot Baba Aashram (Gundu).
  • Day 02: Hike to Panauti from Ranikot, hike further to Balthali.
  • Day 03: Hike from Balthali to Namobuddha and drive back to Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Drive to Suryabinayak Bhaktapur, hike to Ranikot village via Pilot Baba Aashram (Gundu).
  • Day 02Hike to Panauti from Ranikot, hike further to Balthali.
  • Day 03Hike from Balthali to Namobuddha and drive back to Kathmandu
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