6 DaysKathmandu to Kathmandu Grade:
Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu, Full meals in trek
Transport: Tourist bus/private car
Best seasons: Throughout the year
Kalinchowk Bhagwati tour is a very popular short trip in Nepal which takes you to the religiously famous temple Kalinchowk Bhagwati temple, situated at the altitude of 3790 m, the highest point of this short adventure. It can be done in 2 or 3 days depending upon your time limits.
The hiking begins and ends in Charikot from where while beginning, you’ll be ascending through the picturesque landscapes and amazing rhododendron forests catching the occasional short glimpses of different birds and animals. Passing through Kuri, a small settlements en route you will arrive at Kalinchowk in order to enjoy the spectacular views of different snow-cappped mountains Langtang Himal, Shisha Pangma, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal, Gauri Shankar etc naming few and even Kathmandu valley if you’re blessed enough for the visibility to be clear. Worship in the temple and get the blessings while you are there. The place which is the perfect destination for all the Hindus and other religious people will be just unforgettable and will stay in your memory even long after.
Explore the diversities whether it’s cultural, geographical or different floras and faunas, anytime of the year which is arranged by your own best companion, Nepal Adventure Team.
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m
Day 02:Kathmandu valley full day sightseeing
Day 03:Drive to Charikot and hike to Kuri
Day 04:Hike to Kalinchowk summit
Day 05:Trek to Charikot and drive back to Kathmandu
Day 06:International departure
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu 1350mYou will be welcomed by our representative from Nepal Adventure Team, and then you will be transferred to the hotel. After getting in the hotel, you can have free time. In the evening we will offer you a “welcome dinner” at the Nepalese typical restaurant where you will enjoy a Nepalese culture program as well as Nepalese meal.
Day 02Kathmandu valley full day sightseeing After having breakfast we will start our tour of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu such as: Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Swoyambunath (Known as Monkey temple) and then we will visit to Bouddhanath Stupa and continue sightseeing at Pashupatinath in the afternoon. Overnight in hotel.
Day 03Drive to Charikot and hike to KuriDrive all the way to Charikot(150 km) for about 5 hrs and arriving on Charikot trek uphill to Kuri, a wonderful small village for the night stay.
Day 04Hike to Kalinchowk summitEarly morning, hike to Kalinchowk summit for the wonderful sunrise view from where you can also enjoy the wonderful panaromas of different mountains and the picturesque valleys along with the varied landscapes. Overnight at Kuri(optional) or you can also come down the same day if you wish to.
Day 05Trek to Charikot and drive back to KathmanduBreathing in the cool breeze and enjoying the good walk in the terrain, trek towards Charikot. After arriving at Charikot travel back to Kathmandu with the scenic drive. Farewell dinner in Kathmandu hotel.
Day 06International departure We will be missing you terribly this day since you will be flying but however, we will be transferring you to the airport and send you off in the most hospitable manner with the presents from our side.
Passport & Visa
All foreign nationals, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Getting a visa must be the easiest one though. You just have to go to the Nepalese Embassy/consulate in your country or it can also be obtained upon your arrival in Kathmandu International Airport. To get a visa, you need to bring 2 pp size photos, visa fees and valid passport.
Tourist Visa Fees: 3 days transit visa - Free of Cost
Multiple entry 15 days - US$ 25
Multiple entry 30 days - US$ 40
Multiple entry 90 days - US$ 100
For more information, please contact Department of Immigration.
Tel: 00977-1- 4429660 | 4438862 | 4438868 | 4433934
Means of Transport
Private car, bus and walking. All the cost is already included unless otherwise noted.
Travel insurance is a must when you travel abroad. Therefore before you come to Nepal, please make sure you have your insurance documents with you since our insurance companies cannot insure foreign nationals. Because of the reason that they cover all the expenses if you face some unfortunate happenings and you have to be rescued or medically assisted during the trip or if your belongings are lost or stolen.
We have arranged for the single traveller to pay for the single trip only. He has to share the accommodation with other person of same sex though while he can also join the other groups.
Foods and Accommodations
Only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu while full meals during the trek. The accommodation will be on the best quality hotels on twin sharing basis in Kathmandu and teahouse lodge during trek.
Note: Single room is always available but only on special request and spending extra bucks.
Best Time to Travel
You can travel any time of the year for this trip.
Every traveller is different and they spend their own way. Some spend on food and drinks while other on souvenirs. Either way, consider your own spending habits and also tipping, emergency fund($200), etc before you pack up and leave.
Trip Specific Safety
Your guide is always there for your safety concerns and looking after your valuables. But you have to be equally careful. Carry some sort of wallet or belt for your important documents and money. The hotels have the safety deposit box where the lock is recommended before passing the luggage.
A Couple of Rules
Possession or using of any illegal drugs is totally intolerable. Its because of the law that respects the local people and their culture. The group will be expelled in such case.
Nepal Adventure Team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favour of the local people and the surrounding environment. Our clients too, have an important role to
a. respect the local laws, custom and their beliefs
b. always ask for permission before doing something in the local or consult to the leader
c. keep the area same as you found it as, wherever you go and dispose of rubbish
d. support local skills to encourage positive sides of tourism.
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The groups safety is very important for us. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Even though every effort is made to go as planned, a little change might occur in the itinerary because of weather conditions, health condition of a person, unexpected natural disasters, etc. The leader will try to ensure the trip runs as planned, but please be prepared to be flexible just in case.
Note: Let us know about your particular requirements and expectations and we will make the itinerary on the basis of your choice. Please contact us for further details.