DISCOUNTS for 2 and more people! Please contact for details and availability. This little trip is the best for beginners hikers who want to try it out. We will go down the entire route and enjoy landscapes of remote place of Kathmandu. At first we'll get by car to the highest point of Kathmandu valley (2700m) - Phulchowki. There is a military base, but at the very top of the hill - an ancient sanctuary. We will ask for permission to enter and explore this sacred place along with spectacular view over Kathmandu valley and its surroundings. If weather allows, we will have midblowing view over Himalayas! From here we will follow an ancient path through rhododendron forest and head to Tamang village - native folk, inhabiting this area. They live a simple lifestyle and are always welcoming to their guests. When we reach the village we'll have lunch with one of the families, learn their traditions, try local delicacies. It's a unique opportunity to see rural Nepal with its traditions and culture. After a hearty meal we'll go down a country road to the river. Our path lies through small villages and gardens, where we could observe Tamagan's life, habits and traditional clothes. On the way back to Kathmandu we will stop at Panauti - ancient town that is currently listed as a UNESCO tentative site since 1996.
Hi, I’m Serge! I’m an Everest guide, expedition leader and mountaineer with more than 25 years experience of hiking and high-altitude ascents. Let me introduce you mu friends Victoria, Rajesh and Pilpa. Victoria is a certified alpine climber and mountain guide who is in love with mountains and has climbed to Elbrus, Mont Blanc, Kazbek, Tetnuldi, Himalayas and many others. Victoria knows many locals and helping them to preserve their traditional way of living. She is also helping local Nepalese female guides to find a job as it is quite challenging for them at times to compete with men. Pilpa is one of them. She is very friendly and just an amazing person! Our another guide Rajesh knows this route perfectly and he has a good English. Come and enjoy remote places of Nepal with Victoria, Pipla and Rajesh
Lunch with a local family in Tamang village
The highest hill situated in the south of Kathmandu valley - Phulchowki. Its famous for Vegetation (Botanical Garden), bird watching, its a dense forest with different species of birds, butterflies and animals. We will also visit Tamang village and its people who are considered as one of the indigenous people of Nepal. On the way back we'll explore ancient town of Panauti - a living museum with 40 ancient temples.
Comfortable shoes (trekking shoes prefered)
DISCOUNTS for 2 and more people! The weather in Kathmandu can sometimes not be as good as it would and the roads are washed out. I work with one of the best jeep company in Kathmandu and they always manage to get another car if it’s needed. You’re in complete safety with our guides!
Cross the Forest to Lunch With Tamangs