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    At a Glance

    • Destination
    • Durations
      2 days
    • Trip Difficulty
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Group Size
      Min. 5 Pax
    • Best Time
      Jan - May and Sept - Dec

    Trip Overview

    Are you looking for a hiking adventure that combines stunning scenery with cultural immersion? Then the Dhulikhel Balthali Hiking is just the thing for you. The hike takes you through charming Nepalese villages, ancient temples, and serene forests. It offers stunning panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain range along the way.

    But this hike is not just about the stunning scenery. This hiking trail is perfect for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. You will experience the tranquility of nature and the warm hospitality of the local people.

    So Hurry up! And book this trip with us. We assure you it will be an unforgettable experience in the heart of the Himalayas for you.


    • Initiate the journey with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel, passing through picturesque valleys, small settlements, and terraced fields.
    • Hike to Balthali village from Dhulikhel. You can explore the traditional Newari houses during the hike.
    • Get a chance to interact with the locals. Also, learn about their culture and traditions.
    • Get the opportunity to spot various bird species while hiking in the forests.
    • Balthali village has several temples and monasteries that you can visit to learn about the local religion and culture. One of the main highlights is the visit to the Namo Buddha monastery.
    • You can hike to the nearby hilltops to enjoy breathtaking views of the sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas.
    • You can see breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains, including Langtang, Ganesh Himal, and Manaslu, during the hike.
    • Taste the traditional Newari cuisine, which is known for its unique flavors.
    • Enjoy camp firing with snacks and local wine made by the villagers at the Balthali village.
    • The trek is perfect for those looking for a peaceful retreat amidst nature, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It offers a chance to disconnect from the world and reconnect with yourself.

    About the Hike

    The Dhulikhel Balthali Hike is a short but rewarding journey. It will take you away from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu city.

    The tour starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel. You will pass through lush green valleys, terraced fields, and small settlements. From Dhulikhe, you'll hike to Balthali Village. The village offers panoramic views of the surrounding hills and valleys. The hike also offers birdwatching opportunities, as the village is home to many birds.

    After spending a peaceful time in Balthali village, you will return to Kathmandu. By the end of the hike, you'll feel rejuvenated and refreshed.

    It is perfect for those looking for a short break from their busy lives. It will help you reconnect with nature and yourself. While the hike is an easy one, it does require a certain level of physical fitness and stamina. So if you're someone who enjoys staying active, then you're likely to enjoy this experience.

    Best Time For The Hike

    Embarking on a hike can be an exhilarating adventure. But it's important to choose the right time to go.

    For the Dhulikhel Balthali Village hike, the best time to go is during the spring (March-May),  autumn (September-November), and winter (December-February) seasons. During these times, the weather is just right, and the views are simply breathtaking.

    In the autumn months, the air is crisp and refreshing. And the leaves of the trees turn into vibrant hues of orange, yellow, and red. It creates a stunning tapestry of colors that is a feast for the eyes. While in the spring, the hillsides come alive with blooming flowers of all kinds. It creates a sea of colors stretching as far as the eye can see. The hike is also comfortable in winter, with the warm winter sun as your companion.

    However, during the summer (June-July), the region experiences heavy rainfall, making the trails muddy and slippery. This might make the hike unsuitable for everyone.

    With our expert guide by your side, you’ll make memories that will remain in your heart for a very long time on this hike.


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    Cost Includes

    • All ground transportation by private vehicle
    • English-speaking guide including his meals and salary
    • A night's accommodation at Balthali Village Resort inclusive of full board meals
    • Government taxes and office service charge

    Cost Excludes

    • Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
    • Tips for guide and driver

    Cost and Date

    Start Dates refer to your arrival date in Nepal. End Dates correspond to your return date from Nepal.

    The Dhulikhel Balthali Hiking set departure dates are tailored for the group joining option. If the -days Dhulikhel Balthali Hiking departure dates don't fit your schedule, we can include alternative dates that better suit your needs.