3 one day hike destination

  • Balthali: Balthali is a small village located in the junction of two rivers Roshi and Ladku. The small village lies 40 KM away from Kathmandu. Balthali hiking is a destination less hiking there is no fixed destination. One can hike to reach one of the resorts by walking through the village and crossing 4-5 suspension bridges which will take 4-5 hours of medium difficulty hike. The best time to visit this place is during the monsoon and crop planting season as the fields will be filled with crops.

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  • Sundarijal: Sundarijal lies 15 KM north east of Kathmandu. It is one of the famous picnic spot of Kathmandu. Sundarijal is the starting point of many trekking routes such as Langtang, Chisapani etc. One of the easiest hiking routes that can be taken to reach Sundarijal is from Budanilkantha. This is the easiest hike which involves walking through the Shivpuri national park and takes around 5 hours to reach the destination. This route provides great sighting of different animals as well as different flora and fauna specially Lagiguras.

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  • Phulchowki : Phulchowki is a highest hill located in the southern part of Kathmandu. Phulchowki offers great view of Kathmandu Valley and different mountain ranges surrounded. This mediocre level hiking route starts from Godavari and is around 4 – 5 hours hike to reach the top. The best time for this hike is during the winter as it offers great view of snowcapped mountains. One can get the take the public bus from Lagankhel or Bus Park to reach the drop off point.

 

March 05 2013

 

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