Starting Price: $1199
- Hiking around the Kathmandu Valley
- Trekking to Poonhill View Point
- Basic Yoga and Meditation Practice
- Visiting some of the UNESCO’s Cultural World Heritage Sites located in the Kathmandu Valley
|Date||15 February 20121|
|Walking hours||5 – 7 Hours per day|
|Highest point during the trekking||approximately 3210 meters above the sea level|
|Group Size||8 – 15 persons|
|Food||during the trekking less choices of foods, all types of foods are available in the cities|
|Accommodation||Hotel, local tea house, home stay, hostel, resort, camping|
Poonhill trekking is one of the most popular, relatively short and easy. This journey takes you to the heart of vibrant local people and their culture. It is famous for an unforgettable sunrise view together with a spectacular panoramic mountains view including great landscape, culture & typical Nepalese tradition. It provides panoramic view of the Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri. This is a rewarding trek that can be enjoyed by every lover of nature and beautiful landscape.
HIKING AROUND THE KATHMANDU VALLEY
You will experience with a panoramic mountains views, various temples and monasteries, landscapes, full of birds, rivers, lakes together with local people and their culture. We can also see the view of Mount Everest during this hiking trip. The surrounding towns and villages of the Kathmandu Valley offer amazing mountain views of the high mountains and its local people together with their amazing culture make this trip a journey of your lifetime.
We visit Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Namo Buddha, Panauti, Balthali and Dhungkharka during this trip.
Nagarkot is popular sunrise view point situated 32 Kilometers east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2175 meter above the sea level. The panorama of the major peaks of eastern Nepal Himalayas including Mt. Everest can be seen from here. Himalayan peaks like Manaslu (8463m) Ganesh Himal (7111m) Langtang (7246m) Gaurishanker (7134m) can also clearly seen from here.
Dhulikhel is an ancient town located at 30 km east of Kathmandu which is famous for its scenic beauty and tradition. This easy hiking located in Southeastern part of Kathmandu through beautiful landscape and villages. This Hiking trail allowed everyone to enjoy the natural beauties to the sight at far distance.
Namo Buddha is a beautiful town located 40 kilometers southeast of the Kathmandu valley that has one of a very important Buddhist monasteries. It is an ideal place for meditation. About two and a half hours north of Dhulikhel on foot, the stupa rest on a red-earth ledge near the tops of jungle ridge. It is believed that Lord Buddha spent a night here.
Panauti is a historical city located nearby Namo Buddha consists of a variety of Buddhist and Hindu religious monuments. It is a picturesque town in the Kathmandu Valley is a survivor, not only of the earthquakes of 2015, but also of the majority of major quakes which have occurred during the 20th century. It is widely believed its safety is more certain because it is built on one large rock.
Balthali; is a beautiful village famous for its cultural beauties and for morning view of speculating Himalayan range including the Mt. Everest and the lifestyle of the locals.
Dhungkharka is a village famous for morning view of the Mahabharat Himalayan range together with the view many the world’s top ten mountains.
VISITING UNESCO’s CULTURAL WORLD HERITAGE SITES LOCATED IN THE KATHMANDU VALLEY
The Kathmandu Valley is known as the city of temples. You will be surprised after seeing so many gods and goddesses here. We show you the attractions of Kathmandu valley where people are living with each other in harmony and peace since centuries. It is an amazing country where Hindus and Buddhists often share the same temples without any problem.
The UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in the Kathmandu Valley:
1.Pashupatinath Temple: temple dedicated to Lord Shiva (Hindu monkey temple)
2.Swayambhunath Temple: Buddhist stupa (Buddhist monkey temple)
3.Boudhanath Temple: known as little Tibet
4.Patan Durbar Square – Patan is known as the city of fine arts (former royal palace)
5. Bhaktapur Durbar Square: Bhaktapur is known as the city of devotees (Durbar Square = former royal palace)
6. Kathmandu Durbar square: Kathmandu is known as the city of temples (Durbar Square = former royal palace)
7. Changu Narayan Temple: the oldest Hindu temple still in use in the Kathmandu Valley. Built in the two-tiered pagoda style also known as Nepali style
BASIC YOGA & MEDITATION PRACTICE
Yoga and meditation is the way of uniting our body, mind and soul. We practice basic yoga and meditation together. During the trekking, we practice pranayama yoga which is the formal practice of controlling our breath. Nepal is the best place to enjoy spiritual tourism with lots of options left for you to choose from. Yoga is an ancient but perfect science that deals with the evolution of humanity.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
It is not possible to cancel once booked. However, it is possible to postpone your reservation with mutual understanding.
We accept major online payments.
We require minimum 25% of the price in advance to reserve your booking.
We can modify your activities based on your needs and wants.
You will get a 10% discount if you bring one more person together with you for the same trip after purchasing for yourself. You can travel to Nepal for free if you bring more than 10 clients.
|INCLUDED||airport pick up and drop off
pre departure meeting
necessary certified trekking guides and porters during the trekking
necessary certified city guides during sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley
necessary certified yoga teacher during basic yoga and meditation practice
necessary certified jungle safari guides during the safari
breakfast, lunch and dinner
transportation – tourist bus/private vehicle
basic yoga and meditation practice
|NOT INCLUDED||alcoholic products
visa to Nepal
Gifts & tips