Namobuddha Holy Trek Namobuddha is situated between Banepa and Panauti. It is a famous Buddhist pilgrimage site. We would see rows of Buddhist stupas adorned with fluttering prayer flags which would soothe tired trekkers and pilgrimage. Image of the Lord Buddha in the monastery attract tourists to visit this place. The inscription in stones portrays a popular legend that relates that the Lord Buddha in his previous incarnation had offered his own flesh to save a starving tigress and her cubs from death. The package is specially designed for the senior citizens or those who do not prefer to involve…
Namobuddha Holy Trek
Namobuddha is situated between Banepa and Panauti. It is a famous Buddhist pilgrimage site. We would see rows of Buddhist stupas adorned with fluttering prayer flags which would soothe tired trekkers and pilgrimage. Image of the Lord Buddha in the monastery attract tourists to visit this place. The inscription in stones portrays a popular legend that relates that the Lord Buddha in his previous incarnation had offered his own flesh to save a starving tigress and her cubs from death.
The package is specially designed for the senior citizens or those who do not prefer to involve long or strenuous walks.When we talk of Nepal, she is not only a trekker’s paradise, but also a suitable haven for those who love bird watching. Having blessed with a vast array of exceptionally rich bird life, Nepal is reported to be home to more than 848 various species birds. With varied topographical and climatic conditions, the country is very rich in biodiversity. Nepal’s topography is diverse that it has lowland dense tropical forests to highland rhododendron and oak forests. An estimated 8% of the world’s birds are found in Nepal. Among them, 500 species of birds can be seen in and around the Kathmandu Valley alone. Phulchoki, Godavari, Nagarjun, Shivapuri, Sundarijal, Gokarna Wildlife Reserve, the Bagmati River and Taudaha are some of the major places for bird watching in Kathmandu.
As mentioned above, the Kathmandu Valley is also a good place for bird watching. With over 500 species of birds, the capital valley’s surrounding hills offer a varied ecology ranging from primary and secondary forests to rhododendron, oak and pine forests. Moreover, the wetlands and open fields inside the valley make up a diverse habitat for many species of birds.
Some 265 species of birds are recorded in the scenic Phulchoki hill alone. Lying at an elevation of about 2,800 metres above sea level, this is the highest peak on the Valley rim. Situated just 20 kilometres southeast of Kathmandu, the hill is home to a number of species of birds such as Babblers & relatives, Warblers, Tits & nuthatches, Thrushes, Wood shrikes & minivets, Woodpeckers, Eagles and many migrant birds. Godavari is the foot of Phulchoki hill, where the Botanical Garden is situated. The Garden alone has over 100 species of birds including the lesser racket-tailed drongo, Tibetan siskin and the spotted fork tail.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1320m.):
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be received by our representatives and will be transferred to hotel. After checking into our rooms, we could relax at our own.
Day 2: Kathmandu:
It is the day of our preparation for the trek. All the documentation, buying of trekking gears, etc. will be done today. The remaining time will be utilized for sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley. Dinner is at a local restaurant.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Namobuddha (1,800m.):
We take early drive from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel. The distance between Kathmandu and Dhulikhel is only 30 km. Our trek starts for Namobuddha from Dhulikhel. We will walk through nice village and observe the mountain view of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Gaurisankar, Rollwaling Range, etc. Overnight at Namobuddha.
Day 4: Namobuddha to Balthali Village (1,500m.):
The famous Buddhist monastery offers a good meditation facility. Many people are found meditating here. Today we walk through beautiful villages where Tamangs and Magars are the dominant ethnic groups. After completing about 4 hours of village walk, we reach the Balthali village where we can make our overnight stay either at Balthali Village Resort or camping.
Day 5: Balthali Village to Phulchoki Danda (2,800m.):
The village has mixed communities. Farming is the main occupation of the local people. After having breakfast, we will walk through paddy fields and villages. During the walk, you can learn about the local people’s culture and have spectacular views of mountains, green forests, birds, rural settlements, etc. After finishing the 5-hour mild trek, we will reach the Phulchoki hill and stay overnight at camp.
Day 6: Phulchoki Danda to Lele Gaon (1450m.):
Wake up early in the morning to watch birds, and have sunrise and mountains view. You can have a panoramic view of mountain peaks like Lantang Lirung, Gaurisankar, Rollwaling, Annapurna Rage, Tibetan Range, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, etc. After having breakfast, we will descend to Lele Gaon by walking through a dense forest. After walking 5 hours, we will reach Lele Gaon and stay overnight at camp.
Day 7: Lele Gaon to Kathmandu (1,320m.):
Wake up early in the morning to watch birds nearby campsite. After having breakfast, we will drive back to Kathmandu. Within 1 hour’s smooth drive, we will get in Kathmandu.In the evening, a farewell dinner would be served at Bhojan Griha, the delights of Nepali cuisine.
Bhojan Griha is one of the exclusive Nepali restaurants in the valley which serves the very best of traditional, organic and ethnic cuisine of Nepal. The grand old building which was built almost 150 years ago has been renovated and converted into a fascinating restaurant with intricate décor, subtle setting and nostalgic atmosphere. Traditional folk music and dances are performed in full costume every evening over savory meals. No doubt, to dine at Bhojan Griha is a cultural rejuvenation.
Day 8: Back home destination.
Note: The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, trail slides, and avalanches.
1. Airport Pick-up and Drop Off,
2. Licensed and trained trekking guides,
3. potters for carrying goods and supplies,
4. Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee) basis during the trek
5. 3 Nights Accommodation in the 3/4/5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu with B & B. (Bed
& Breakfast) & Other Destination Based on Trekking Area.
6. All accommodation during the trek.
7. All meals and hot beverages during the trek.
8. Transportation to and from trail head.
9. All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
10. National Park/Conservation Area entry Permit, Insurance, and equipment for the staffs.
11. Coordination of quick Rescue service (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
12. Trekking staffs wages etc.
13. 1 hr. trekker massage after your trek.
14. Welcome and Fare well dinner in a Nepali Cultural Dance restaurant in Kathmandu.
15. Trekking Duffle Bag
16. Trekking Staff Insurance of $10,000 Per Person.
17. Trekking Map, T-shirt, and Trekking certificate.
18. Exclusive of Medical Kit Bag
19. All Government and local Taxes
20. International Flight ticket re-confirmation.
21. Meals will be Start when your Trek starts.
1. International Airfares,
2. Travel/Trekking Insurance,
3. Excess baggage charges More than 16kg and hand bag more than 5 kg in
4. Visa fees.
5. Airport Departure Taxes.
6. Drinks (Cold and Alcoholic) Rescue charge.
7. Tips for The staffs.
8. Expenses of Personnel nature and Permit and Liaison officer fee (where Applicable.
9. Meals during stay in the Kathmandu and Pokhara.
10. Domestic Ticket Etc.
11. Extra Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.