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Valley ridge Trek

Valley Ridge Trek

In valley ridg trek you Explore with us nature, culture, and Himalayan sceneries at a time. The Valley Ridge trek enjoying the company of distant views of snowy mountains and culturally rich region at the closest vicinity of Kathmandu valley offers the taste of nature walk. The trip is even suitable to children, families, students and those travelers in Nepal who do not have enough time to embark on the longer treks into the high mountains. Initially, the trek passes through the trails of Langtang valley route and then passes on to Nagarkot from where you will enjoy the panoramic vistas of Mt. Everest, Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt. Gaurishanker, Mt. Dorje lakpa, Langtang, and Rolwaling Himalayan range. To the best, it will be the fantastic opportunity to capture sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayas.

 

Trip Highlights

  • Exploring UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • Walking though off-the-beaten paths near Kathmandu Valley
  • Encountering with local ethnic cultures passing through nature trails
  • Reaching at hilltop stations to capture splendid views of Himalayas
  • Enjoying sunrise views  
  • Discovering Bhaktapur Darbar Square

Trip Facts:

      Activities: Trekking and Hiking

      Trip Duration:6 Days

      Trip Grade: Easy 

      Altitude:2200m/7216

      Accommodation: 3 nights in four star hotel; 2 nights in hotel/guesthouse

      Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during trekking

      Transportation: Private vehicle as per itinerary

      Group Size: Min 2 people; Max 12 people

Valley ridge Trek: 6 Day's 

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

You will be met by a representative of Alfresco Adventure Travel and transferred to a Hotel. Remainder of the afternoon is at leisure. A pre-trek briefing will be given around 5pm where arrangements will be made for the distribution of your kit bag, sleeping bag and down/fibrefill jacket. Evening drinks are held in the hotel. Drinks and snacks will generally be served from 6:30 pm until 7:15pm, and this is a great opportunity to get acquainted with your fellow group members before heading out to dinner.

 Day 2: Kathmandu to Sundarijal-Chisapani

We normally drive to Sundarijal by local bus or by private car (70 minutes) to Sundariraj ( the water source of kathmandu Valley, south east of kathmandu and then trek up through the shivapuri national park . Chances to see lots of birds, monkeys, wild boar, leopard and many flowers mostly defni, rhododendron and many more. We pass through the Mulkharka village, Gulbhanjang and we will be reached at Chisapani for over night. approximately walking hour is 4.

Day 3: Chisapani to Nagarkot : 
6 hours gentle walk thought the beautiful flora/fauna and villages.
Nagarkot is a lovely hill-station lying at an elevation of 7,133 feet above the sea-level and is not more than 32 kilometers direct east of Kathmandu City. It is a year round holiday resort rich in chlorophyll forestations. As an evergreen area, the pines appear spectacularly beautiful. The panorama of the major peaks belonging to the eastern Himalayas including Mt. Sagarmatha (Everest) can be viewed from here weather permitting. The resort stands best at sun-rise plus sun-set.

Day 4: fourhours walk through the beautiful forest and villages
Dhulikhel : This is an ancient hill town which is known as 'Dhoukhyo' to the indigenous Newars. It is situated 30 kilometers east of Kathmandu City on the side of the Arniko Highway leading to the Tibetan border. From here one can own a complete panoramic view of the snowy flanks ranging from east to west.

Day 5: Two hours walk to Namobuddha and another 2 hours to Panauti
Namo Buddha :Situated on a hill just above Panaouti valley is an authentic Buddhist shrine which the indigenous Newars call "Namra Bhagwan." The name of the religious hamlet itself is also Namra. It requires an easy cruise by automobile or a good trek to get here. Lord Buddha is auspiciously commemorated here by an ancient stone slab and a Stupa (Chaitya to the Nepalese Buddhists and Chhorten to the Tibetan Buddhists) with the angular eyes of the Enlightened One.Panauti: Panauti is a very old and cultural laid back town where there are many temples are still survived. The river Junctions are used to cremate the date body according the hindu's religion.

Day 6: Panauti -Bhote Chaur-Lakuri Bhanjang-Lubu-Patan to kathmadnu 6 hr walk and one hour drive.
The splendid Gentle and gradual up hill on the big tail is one of the good part of today's walk. Passing through the different villages and small towns give a picturous views of Nepali life. The magnificent valley view with along the mountain panorama from Lakuribhanjung is unforgettable.

 

Cost details: starts from US $ 500/person

Cost Includes:

Transportation by bus to/from starting/ending points, accommodation on twin sharing basic, breakfast, lunch, dinner with cup of tea/coffee, trekking entrance permit, guide, everything for guide such as his transportation, accommodation, food, salary, equipment, insurance etc.

Cost Excludes:

Beverage, extra food (if necessary), personal/natural expenses, tips etc.