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Khopasi Balthali Hiking

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Khopasi Balthali Hike highlights

Hiking Duration: 1 day

Region of Hike: Kathmandu valley

Maximum Altitude: 1750m. Balthali

Hiking Grade: Easy

Food: not included

Accommodation: not included

Starting and Ending Point: Kopasi/ Khopasi

Maximum walking: 4 - 5 hours

Transportation: Private transportation

Best of the hiking: Village tour which offer magnificent views of Kathmandu city and Himalayas.


Hiking in Chisapani Nagarkot Dhulikhel & Balthali also popularly known as Kathmandu Valley cultural hiking trail is 5 days hiking trip, probably the best and famous hiking route for the tourists nearby the capital city.  This trip can be done within 4 days too if you have limited time.

This multi-day hiking starts from Sundarijal, north-east from the valley, 45 minutes drives from Kathmandu. Hiking through Shivapuri conservation forests pass some of the beautiful villages along the trail. The route takes you high up to 2800 m and finally reached Chisapani a gateway to Helambu trekking route. A small hill station with great view of Himalayas and overnight stay in Chisapani lodges is perfect refreshing place. The next day follow the downhill trail passing through various villages of Jhule and Jarsing Pauwa and finally reaches in Nagarkot; a famous hill station for sunrise and sunset view. And the very next day medium level of hike to Dhulikhel another beautiful town to have close sunrise views in the Himalayas. The next day after visiting Namobuddha and hike down to Balthali, overnight staying at Balthali, the next day hike to Kopasi for an hour and drive back to Kathmandu.

Along the route you will encounter green forests, flora and fauna, villages, waterfalls and beautiful views of Kathmandu and on reaching top in Chisapani 180 degree view of Himalayas.


Trip Facts

Trip Facts
Duration 5 Days
Best time to travel January to December
Trip Grade Easy
Departure Date Every Day
Trekking Hours 6-7 Hours
Starting Point Kathmandu
End Point Kathmandu
Mode of Travel Transport
Group Size 2 to 40
Style of trek Easy


Kathmandu Chisapani Nagarkot Dhulikhel Balthali hiking itinerary:

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal / trek to Chisapani (2150m) (4 to 5 hours), overnight at lodge in Chisapani. (Lunch & Dinner)

Day 02: Hike continues to Nagarkot (6 to 7 hours), overnight at hotel in Nagarkot. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 03: Hike continues Nagarkot to Dhulikhel (5 to 6 hours); overnight at hotel in Dhulikhel. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 04: Hike from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha (3 hours) and continue hike down to Balthali village (2 hours), Overnight at resort in Balthali  (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 05: Hike to Khopasi (1 hour) & drive back to Kathmandu. (Breakfast)

Trip cost: USD $450 per person

Minimum group size: 2 person

Chisapani Nagarkot Dhulikhel Balthali hiking highlights

Hiking Duration: 5 days

Region of Hike: Kathmandu valley

Maximum Altitude: 2195m. Nagarkot

Hiking Grade: Easy to Moderate

Food: Included

Accommodation: Included

Starting and Ending Point: Sundarijal/ Balthali - Khopasi

Maximum walking: 5 - 6 hours

Transportation: Private transportation

Best of the hiking: Scenic multi-day hiking trip around Kathmandu offer magnificent views of Himalayas from mid-hill region & also can visit various cultural sites along the trail.

Includes / Excludes


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)
6. All accommodation during the trek.
7. All meals and hot beverages during the trek.
8. Transportation to and from the 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 Farewell dinner in a Nepali Cultural Dance restaurant in Kathmandu.
15. Flight Ticket Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu
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 handbag more than 5 kg in
domestic flights.
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.

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