- Duration 5 days
- Activities Tour, Observation m
- Trip Type Solo / Group
- Best Time All around the year
- Start/End KTM/KTM
- Accomodation Guest House/ Homestay
- Location Gandaki
- Transportation Car/Van
A lot of people often speak about Namche Bajar. But, Namje happens to be one of the top 12 best places that you should be as per CNN’s list. It is not only about the best geographical location, but you get to see views of Mt. Makalu, along with the world’s highest peak – Mt. Everest.
During this trip you get to enjoy a remote life of the village inhabited by Magar’s majority. You get the best experience here to be close to nature as well. And you get to see the remote culture representing Nepal.
‘I felt like I had never been away from home’, Stephanie Odegard who was the person to enlist the village in CNN’s list said after his visit. He further added ‘The native Magar people live close to nature and there exists amazing spiritual activity’.
There is beautiful Thumki Hill, Tamor river, Namaste Jharana and Raja Rani Lake that you get to experience during this trip. There lies an option for you if you want to stay at lodge or homestay. The homestay will let you be close to the living style of people hereby. And, people will treat you like special guest hereby, so the choice would be yours.
There is not any particular season in visiting the village and you can visit it at any time of the year. However, making a visit from August to October will let you see the mountains too. Air Net travel offers the best price deal on this trip. You can add this trip to any other trip or can customize it according to your will.
Day 1 : Fly to Biratnagar and Travel to Namje
On this day you have your breakfast and then take the first flight to Biratnagar, the province capital. You then drive towards north coming across places like Duhabi, Itahari and Dharan. It is okay to halt for a couple of hours at Dharan and make visits to places around. Budasubba and Dantakali are a holy place of Hindu to be around.
We then drive uphill till we reach Bhedetar. Bhedetar is usually a foggy place, with chilling weather. As we will have to visit this place the next day, we head east till we make it to Namje – our destination. Overnight at Namje.
Day 2 : Visit around Namje and boat at Raja Rani Lake
We wake up early in the morning and observe the sunrise and beautiful mountain views. We then walk around the village until we have breakfast. After breakfast, we head further east towards Raja Rani Lake. This would be a bliss for your eyes to see a beautiful lake surrounded by hills. Spending some time there, we return to Namje.
Local drinks and local foods of Namje will be served to you as dinner.
Day 3 : Namje to Mulghat
Having breakfast, we trek a longer this day. We depart from Namje and head towards Bhedetar. This is a popular tourist destination with a small market around. You can make visit Charles tower here. After that you continue your trek downwards till you reach entry point to Namaste Waterfall.
Namaste Waterfall is an amazing place where you can observe the natural flow of water with bliss. You continue your trek for half an hour further and reach Mulghat. We can see cultural programs at Mulghat upon our wish. Overnight at Mulghat.
Day 4 : Raft to Barahachetra and drive to Dharan
After having breakfast at Mulghat, we start our adventure-filled day through rafting. We raft for around five hours until we reach Barahakshetra. During raft, we get to see small villages far above. We stop our rafting upon reaching Barahakshetra.
Meanwhile, we spend some time at Barahkshetra observing Hindu’s holy place. We then make a visit around this remote village of Terai on the way as well. Driving for around an hour we reach Dharan. Overnight at Dharan’s lodge.
Day 5 : Drive to Biratnagar and fly back to Kathmandu
We get fresh and make a short visit to Dharan. Heading towards the Airport, we might want to visit this second largest city of Nepal too. You can visit Kali Mandir. And you head towards Airport taking the next 45 minutes of flight to Kathmandu.