Balthali Village Trek

Trip Fact:
  • Duration 5 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • DestinationNepal
  • AccommodationAll Hotels during the trek
  • MealsAll Meals during the trek
  • Trip Start/EndKathmandu
  • Group Size1-75 pax
  • Best SeasonFebruary, March, April, May, June, September, October,and November are the best months to do this trek.

What to Expect:

  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant rural culture of Balthali.
  • Gain insight into the unique religious practices and lifestyles of local people.
  • Marvel at breathtaking views of Dorjee Lhakpa, Langtang, and a multitude of other majestic mountain ranges.
  • Be captivated by the extensive rice terraces to the west and the sprawling green expanse of the Mahabharat range.
  • Visit renowned Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage sites such as Namobuddha, Indreshwor Mahadev, and Bramayani Temple.

Discover Nepal's essence through the tranquil Balthali Village Trek, blending nature, culture, and adventure.

Nestled amidst the charming landscapes of Nepal, the Balthali Village trek is a scenic off-the-beaten-path journey that awaits every passionate traveler. Ideal for those seeking an experience beyond the bustling cities and crowded trekking trails, Balthali offers an authentic glimpse into Nepalese rural life.

Begin your journey into the heartland of Nepal, immersing yourself in the local culture, nature, and traditional lifestyles that are untouched by modern influences. Breathtakingly serene and incredibly captivating, the Balthali Village trek provides an exceptional opportunity for everyone to connect with the raw beauty of nature.

This trek isn't just about lush greenery and panoramic mountain views. It's about understanding the intricate cultural fabric of Nepal. Witness firsthand how local villagers engage in farming, spinning pottery, or weaving colorful threads, painting an inspiring image of resilience and simplicity.

Whether you are an adventure enthusiast seeking thrilling trails or a nature lover longing for calming vistas, Balthali village has something for everyone. Trekking through the thick forests, traditional farmlands, and terraced fields allows for unique experiences that no conventional trip can offer.

Just 40km away from Kathmandu, the Balthali Village trek is easily accessible. Despite its proximity to the capital, it offers a stark contrast, whisking you away from the city's hustle and bustle and into a realm of tranquility.

The Balthali Village trek is more than just a trek. It's an immersive cultural and natural journey into the heart of Nepal. So why wait? Pack your bags and gear up for an adventure that you'll cherish for a lifetime.

Best Time for Balthali Village Trek

The Balthali Village trek is accessible all year round, and each season offers its unique charm and challenges. However, some seasons particularly enhance the trekking experience and showcase the region's beauty in special ways.

Spring (March to May): Spring is widely recognized as one of the best times to trek in Nepal. Moderate temperatures make for a comfortable trekking experience, and the landscape transforms with the bloom of rhododendrons and wildflowers, adding vibrant hues to the hills. The visibility is generally clear, offering trekkers stunning views of the majestic Himalayan peaks.

Summer (June to August): Summer in Nepal is monsoon season. Although many regions experience heavy rains, Balthali is somewhat less affected, offering a unique summer trekking experience. However, trekkers should still be prepared for occasional showers and potential slippery trails. The advantage of trekking during this period is the stunning lush greenery, thanks to the monsoon rains, creating a fresh and vibrant trekking atmosphere.

Autumn (September to November): Autumn is the peak trekking season in Nepal, offering clear skies and incredible panoramic mountain views. The weather is ideal, being neither too hot nor too cold, perfect for trekking. Balthali Village in autumn is a sight to behold with the golden rice terraces offering a mesmerizing trekking backdrop.

Winter (December to February): Winter trekking in Balthali can be surprisingly manageable compared to other regions like Nagarkot, as it doesn't get excessively cold. Although nights can be chilly, the daytime temperatures are usually pleasantly cool, and the clear winter air provides outstanding mountain visibility. Equipped with warm gear, trekkers can enjoy the tranquility of Balthali Village as it transforms into a peaceful winter wonderland.

Remember, the weather in the Himalayan regions can change quickly, no matter the time of year. Thus, it's crucial to stay flexible with plans and ensure that you're well-equipped for the trek to guarantee a safe and enjoyable trekking experience.


Start your day with a delicious breakfast, after which you'll embark on a 1-hour drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal. The journey presents the first glimpse of the lush landscape that awaits. From Sundarijal, the 4-5 hour trek begins, leading you through emerald green forests and scenic landscapes to Chisapani. Spend the night in Chisapani, soaking up the serenity.


  • Hotel
  • Lunch/Dinner
  • 2215m

After breakfast, embark on a 6-7 hour trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot. Along the way, explore beautiful local villages that exhibit a wealth of cultural heritage. Upon reaching Nagarkot, experience the famous sunset view that paints the sky in hues of orange and pink.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,195m

Start your day early to catch the magnificent sunrise over the majestic Himalayan Ranges, including Everest. Following this visual treat, begin your trek to NamoBuddha. This trail offers the chance to explore the local cultures and customs of various ethnic communities, such as Gurung, Tamang, and Chhetry.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1750 m

After breakfast, commence your journey to Balthali Village. As you make your way, enjoy the tranquility that defines this beautiful area. On reaching Balthali Village, interact with the friendly locals, explore the vibrant village, and take a rejuvenating dip in the Ladku Khola.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1,550 m

Post breakfast, set off on your trek to Panauti, a traditional Newari village that houses numerous fascinating temples. Walk through the village lanes, soak in the rustic charm, and then drive back to Kathmandu. This marks the end of your unforgettable Balthali Village trekking adventure.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1400m

Cost Details


  • All accommodation and meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • An experienced Trekking guide including salary, insurance, flight, food and lodging
  • Trekking porter including salary, insurance, flight, food and lodging ( 1 porter for 2 trekkers basis)
  • All necessary paper works, trekking permits.
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All trekking equipment for trekking staff
  • All government and local taxes
  • All necessary land transport


  • All Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • All kind of drinks - alcoholic and soft drinks.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in cost include.

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