Among the places you visit are: the ancient palace complexes, the better known temples of the Valley, a sixteen hundred year old stupas a top of a hill, one of the largest stupas in the world, Pasupatinath, among the most important pilgrimages sites of the Hindus, Budhanilkantha, where the Preserver Vishnu reclines, a temple of the angry Mother Goddess who demands sacrifice of animals.
The valley treks begin from Budhanilkantha and ascend to the hill tops of Nagarjun, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel via a trek down to Changu Narayan and drive. Both places will offer the panoramic view stretching from Annapurna in the west to Mt. Everest in the East. The treks continue via the famous Buddhist monastery of Namo Buddha then descend to the typical Newari village of Panauti, where we camp. The next day we climb to the highest point of the valley, Phulchowki, which offers the most fantastic view of the valley with the backdrop of the Himalayas. After our camp at Godavari, the botanical garden, we conclude our trek at Pharping crossing through many typical Newari villages on the way. Before we drive back to Kathmandu, we visit, Dhakshinkali, the most feared goddess.
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Full day KTM city tour, hotel.
Day 3: KTM - Budhanilkantha, Trek 1 - Shivapuri, camp.
Day 4: Trek 2 - Chisapani, camp.
Day 5: Chisapani - Trek 3 - Nagarkot, lodge.
Day 6: Changu Narayan, drive Bhaktapur (visit) and to Dhulikhel, lodge.
Day 7: Nala, Banepa, Dhulikhel, lodge.
Day 8: Namo Buddha, Panauti, lodge.
Day 9: Phulchowki, Drive to Godavari, camp.
Day 10: Drive to Bargaon, Trek 8 - Pharping, lodge.
Day 11: Drive to Dhakshinkali, Trek 9 - Champadevi, Transfer KTM, hotel.
Day 12: Kathmandu free day, hotel.
Day 13: Final departure, transfer to airport.
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