Nagarkot Dhulikhel Trek
Nagarkot situated in the approximate height of 2170 m. is the most popular destination to relax and enjoy the mountain range nearby Kathmandu Valley and Dhulikhel is
The great Himalayan Range including Everest (Top of the World – visible far enough), Langtang and its range, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishankar, Dorjelakpa and the sunrise over the mountains from both towns are amazing to enjoy. The Trekking is easy for both days and you will enjoy the Trekking experience of Nepal in the short time period.
Major Attractions: An Old trade route between India and Tibet and its centre town called Sankhu of around 1st Century, You will see the local farmers and farming field with seasonal crops, you experience the village life style, the great Himalayan Range including Everest (Top of the World), Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishankar, Dorjelakpa and the sunrise over those mountain ranges. Nagarkot is gifted with mesmerizing panoramic views of sunrise and sunset. Since the climate of cold than Kathmandu, the best time for visit is from October to March. It is said that the sky is very clear during those days. It leaves a loose trail for hiking and mountain biking along the valley into different fascinating spots. Pony riding, Jungle walks, and bird watching could yet be a new interest to the adventure-seekers. The sight is most delightful in summer when the nature brightens with wonderful lights and colors. Here, the forest is covered with pine trees giving the place a mysterious glow. Details Itinerary for this trips
Day 1: Arrival to Kathmandu airport transfers to hotel Airport representative of Yala Adventure will meet you at airport and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day at leisure to adjust to the culture shock of medieval Kathmandu, with its bustling bazaars interspersed with shrines and temples and interesting architecture. In the evening you can either eat in at your hotel or venture out to one of the many resturant in Thamel overnight.
Day 2: Half-day sightseeing Tour & preparations for the Trek 3 hours half- day sightseeing to kathmandu Durbar Square , Monkey Temple & PashupatiNath Temple. All are world heritage sites listed by UNESCO. Rests of the day finalize trekking permits (TIMS), national park permit and final packing for the trekking.
Day 03: Drive to sankhu & Trek to Nagarkot Today we drive to Sankhu by tourist bus/car through the attractive scence of Nepalese. Sankhu is small old town dated 1st century surrounded by the entrance gates and used for the different purposes from centuries to till now. Start walking from Sankhu crossing great farming field and local houses and the Sacred Hindu River called Salinadi. Walk some 04 hours to Nagarkot where the last part is up. Lunch on the way. Overnight in the Hotel in Nagarkot 2170 m.
Day 04: Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Treks Wake up early in the morning to Enjoy Sunrise view over the great Himalayan Ranges including Everest 8848 m. and others as Langtang, Gaurishankar, Ganesh Himal and many more. Breakfast in the Hotel and then walk down through the forest and Villages .This day you will enjoy the Pack Lunch. Overnight stay in the Hotel in Dhulikhel.
Day 05: Trek to Dhulikhel / Panauti sightseeing back to Kathmandu After Breakfast we start dhulikhel to panauti The ancient town of Panauti located 33 km south-east of Kathmandu and 6 km south of Banepa carries huge religious and historical significance. The town proposed as a UNESCO world heritage site is full of ancient’s temples, indigenous tradition and cultural heritage. I t is a popular destination not only for foreigners but also for the local tourists. Traditionally Panauti is regarded as a town protected by the Nagas or serpents. Therefore, locals of Panauti never use mortars to grind the grains, unlike in other parts of the country, to avoid injuring the serpents. The famous Makar Festival takes place at Panauti’s Triveni, a confluence of three rivers. Every 12 years. Millions of devotees from different parts of the country through Panauti during the festival. Likewise, the annual Panauti Festival is also very popular among Nepali people. After finish our activities then come back to Kathmandu Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06: Final Departure for your next destination
Experience is not necessary at this level, anyone who is in good health and fit enough to enjoy a good weekend hill walk can manage this grade. Usually, Easy grade treks are short in duration and at lower altitudes; often they are optional, giving a chance of a rest day. However, walking always involves some exertion: trails are seldom flat, and you must still expect to have a reasonable amount of ascent and descent. You would normally walk for 4 to 5 hours during the day. The transport is by Airplanes and Jeep.