Nagarkot Balthali Hike

5D - 4N
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  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Private Vehicle
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Lodge
  • Group Size: 2-20 Pax


  • perfect multiday hike for a family with children for a short holiday
  • visit many sacred temples and monasteries
  • explore the rich cultural heritage area of Dhulikhel, Panauti and Balthali
  • spectacular view of sunrise and sunset over Himalayas of Nepal

About Nagarkot Balthali Hike

Nagarkot Balthali hike is the multiday hiking to some of the culturally opulent villages of Nepal. The trail goes through terraced fields, green forests, forested ridges and traditional rural hamlets with beautiful snowy peaks at the background on the northern horizon. This trek is a short and interesting trek nearby Kathmandu valley. This multi-day hike will take you to Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Balthali and Panauti. These villages are old traditional settlement occupied by mostly Newari ethnic people with a distinct culture and tradition. This trek is perfect for a family with children to spend a short holiday in Nepal without having to worry about altitude sickness or any extreme weather conditions.

Nagarkot Balthali hike starts with the drive to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is one of the popular tourist destinations for a spectacular view of sunrise and sunset over Himalayas of Nepal including Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Jugal, Rolwaling, and Everest. After mesmerizing sunrise and sunset view from Nagarkot, you will head to Dhulikhel. Dhulikhel is also a popular place of a stunning panorama of the view of Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Gauri Shankar and Melungtse and Number.

The next destination of Nagarkot and Balthali hike is Namobuddha. Namobuddha is a holy site for Buddhist. The exploring monastery and listening to chanting mantra can create a very peaceful environment among visitors. Then we head to Balthali. Balthali is the main highlight of this hiking. Balthali is a beautiful traditional village untouched by the modernity. You will be walking through green terraced farmlands surrounded by colourful rhododendron forest and Magnolia and Sal trees making it perfect for the nature lovers and bird watchers. You will also explore traditional thatched houses, pagoda houses and local with traditional distinctive dresses during the hike. Balthali hike also offers speculating view of Himalaya’s range of Manaslu, Langtang and Everest. We will also explore the religious village of Panauti.

Explore the beauty of countryside village of Kathmandu with a short and easy hike to Nagarkot Balthali hike with Lapha Holidays with your family and friends.


Cost Detail

  • Airport pick-up and drop services in a private vehicle
  • All ground transportation costs on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary (tourist bus or private vehicles)
  • 3-Star Hotel accommodation on “BB” basis as per itinerary (hotel category can be change on guest request)
  • All tour accommodation costs on full board basis which includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The accommodation during the tour will be in the Hotel or lodges on twin sharing basis.
  • Salary and expenses of an experienced English speaking guide.
  • Driver allowance
  • staff insurance
  • All necessary paperwork and applicable tourist entry fees necessary for trekking (special permit fees, conservation fees and TIMS card fees).
  • All government and local taxes
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant with cultural program

Personal travel insurance.

Emergency rescue evacuation (to be covered by the client’s travel insurance).

Nepal entry visa fee

Tips to the guide(s), and driver(s) (Tipping is expected)

Personal expenses, Bar bills, alcoholic drinks and beverages

Extra accommodation and meals 

Any other expenses not mentioned in the ‘Cost Includes’ section above

Departures not available.