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Namobuddha Monastery Hiking Tour

Namobuddha Monastery Hiking Tour
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Namobuddha (or Namura) is for Tibetans one of the three holiest pilgrimage sites south of the Himalaya. Legends say a young prince, Mahasattva (reincarnation of Buddha himself) while walking in a forest with his brothers saw a tigress with 5 cubs she had just given birth to. The tigress was so hungry that she could barely move. Overcome with compassion, he began to feed the tigress and her cubs by cutting his flesh. Later when other brothers came searching for him, found only his bones and hairs. A stupa was built on top of these remains, now known as Namobuddha.

Namobuddha Monastery Hiking Tour

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    About 40 km away from Kathmandu lies one of holiest pilgrimage site in the word for Buddhist. Sprawling terraced rice fields, typical Newari villages, view of snow capped mountains in a clear day, Buddhist temples, and green forests are few of the attractions of this trail.

    One of the best outing destination on the outskirt of Kathmandu valley, Balthali is a typical village with ancient traditions and cultures yet to be touched by today’s modernization. Our chartered bus will drive us up to Batase Danda and from there will begin our hike. This hike will be a mix of cultural, village and jungle walk.

    Day 1
    Drive from Kathmandu to Namobuddha and Trek from Namobuddha to Khopasi - approx 7 hours

    We will pick up from the hotel and travel to the Namobuddha by bus or jeep 6.30am in the morning. The whole trial winds around beautiful villages, along the foothill, riverbanks, gorgeous rice and millet fields, dense forests, and magnificent panorama of the landscape of the mother earth wrapping this wonderful place. When it's done in the evening we'll send you back to hotel in Kathmandu.

    Hiking Route:

    Batase danda - Shankhu - Namo Buddha – Ladkeshwor Mahadev – Ladku khola – Balthali – Khopasi

    General

    •  Light trekking shoes
    •  Raincoat/ Umbrella
    • Water (2 bottles)
    • Hiking stick
    •  Backpack
    • Sun glass and hat
    • Chocolates bars (for instant energy)

    Inclusive

    • Pick up and drop off in a private tourist vehicle
    • Licensed, English-speaking hiking guide
    • All government taxes
    • Tourist service charge
    • An attractive T-Shirt with the Hike for Nepal Campaign logo
    • lunch pack prepared by local villager

    Exclusive

    • Personal expenses
    • Tip for the hiking guide

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    Total $ 100 USD

    Trip Facts

    • 16
    • 1 - 12
    • 1750 m
    • easy
    • $
    • lunch
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