Bethan Chowk

duration
2 Days
difficulty
Easy
accomodation
Hotel/Lodge
max altitude
3000
transportation
Private Vehicle
meals included
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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  • SASANE Sisterhood Trekking and Travel trains female survivors of human trafficking, domestic violence, and child marriage & also from underprivileged communities as local tour/trek guides in Kathmandu and Pokhara areas. We offer travelers a unique cultural immersion experience while combating social issues.

    While our travelers come from all walks of life and both sexes, we specifically appeal to travelers looking for a cultural immersion experience as well as female tourists who oftentimes feel safer trekking with female guides.

     

    Bethanchowk Hill at 3,000 m is the highest hill of Mahabharata Range in Kavre, a neighboring district of Bhaktapur. Also called as King of Hills, it provides the best views of Himalayan Peaks.

    Bethanchowk Narayanthan Hike is full of true wilderness in close proximity to Kathmandu as it has not been explored often. Unexplored trail, diversity of flora and fauna, isolated terrains, beautiful mountain ranges make the best of Bethan Chowk hike.

     

    Hike Highlights:

     

    • The great Himalayas, Panauti Valley and Parsa district view
    • Lush green forestay trail 
    • Isolated Narayanthan Temple Visit
    • Highest hill of Mahabharat Range
    • Clear view of Ganesh Himal Range
    • Breathtaking sunrise view from Bethan Chowk hill
    • 1 :

      Pick up from Kalikasthan or any predetermined meeting point in the afternoon. 3 to 4 hours drive from Kathmandu to Bethan Chowk Lodge. Short break between the drive at Pathikharka. During the break we will get to know more about the trip, introductions sessions, discuss briefly about the cause for which this trip will contribute to and so on. Overnight at Bethanchowk lodge. Things to do: Introduction and briefing of the hike Enjoy the scenery along the way to Bethanchowk BBQ on request Music & Dance Preparation for hike

      Trip Duration
      3-4 hours
    • 2 :

      Wake up call at 4 AM. After hike preparation and fitness training, the hike to bethanchowk hill begins at 4:30 AM. After a short 30-45 min drive, the uphill hike begins for about an hour to reach the breathtaking sunrise view point at Bethan chowk hill. Visit the historic Narayanthan Temple at the peak. After some refreshment and breakfast, downhill hike through lush green forest for about 3 - 4 hrs to reach the lodge. After lunch and refreshment, drive back to KTM. If interested, visit to Panauti Temple and Kailashnath Mahadev (44 m tall statue of lord Shiva) at Sanga visit during the way back. Things to do: View sunrise from Bethanchowk hill Hike along the beautiful lush green forest View Ganesh Himal Range Visit Historic Narayan Temple Taste delicious ‘Khuwa’ (Popular dairy item, made from pure buffalo milk) in Bethan chowk View Banepa, Panauti, Khopasi & Birgunj city from the peak Visit Panuti Temple and 44m tall lord shiva’s statue at Sanga (on request)

  • Trip cost includes

    • English-speaking licensed guide
    • All necessary permits and entrance fees
    • Transportation during the hike
    • Lunch at Chap bhanjyang (Veg)
    • First Aid Kit

    Trip cost excludes

    • Alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks and bottled water
    • Accommodation
    • Breakfast or Dinner
    • Travel and medical insurance
    • 10% VAT (Value Added Tax)
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  •  Getting ready for your hike: our advice before departure

     

    • A Pair of Sticks Can Prove Useful, Especially To Help Keep Your Balance on Slippery Ground
    • Choose Boots With Good Tread For Better Traction and good grip 
    • Invest In Breathable Technical Clothing to Avoid “The Sauna Effect”  & use light and easily dry clothes (select full sleeve pants)
    • Protect Your Backpack Inside As Well As Outside

     

    • Remember To Keep Yourself Hydrated And Bring Plenty Of Water. However, Drink Just Sip Of Water But Frequently To Avoid Dehydration (Drinking Too Much At Times Gives You Pain In The Stomach)
    • Hiking backpack: There are three main areas where you’ll need to make choices:
    • Backpack capacity: The size pack you’ll need is tied to the length of your trip and how much weight and bulk you want to carry.
    • The backpack features: These are the refinements that affect how the pack works for you.
    • Backpack fit: Torso length, not your height, matters most.
    • Stretching your legs and body parts before and between the hike
    • Eat light and healthy foods( avoid packet & junk foods)
    • Give attention to Sun protection (wear full sleeve T-shirt)
    • The legs injury is very likely to occur, use ankle shoes with proper grip.
    • Wear light and easily dry clothes (select full sleeve pants)
  • Overview

    SASANE Sisterhood Trekking and Travel trains female survivors of human trafficking, domestic violence, and child marriage & also from underprivileged communities as local tour/trek guides in Kathmandu and Pokhara areas. We offer travelers a unique cultural immersion experience while combating social issues.

    While our travelers come from all walks of life and both sexes, we specifically appeal to travelers looking for a cultural immersion experience as well as female tourists who oftentimes feel safer trekking with female guides.

     

    Bethanchowk Hill at 3,000 m is the highest hill of Mahabharata Range in Kavre, a neighboring district of Bhaktapur. Also called as King of Hills, it provides the best views of Himalayan Peaks.

    Bethanchowk Narayanthan Hike is full of true wilderness in close proximity to Kathmandu as it has not been explored often. Unexplored trail, diversity of flora and fauna, isolated terrains, beautiful mountain ranges make the best of Bethan Chowk hike.

     

    Hike Highlights:

     

    • The great Himalayas, Panauti Valley and Parsa district view
    • Lush green forestay trail 
    • Isolated Narayanthan Temple Visit
    • Highest hill of Mahabharat Range
    • Clear view of Ganesh Himal Range
    • Breathtaking sunrise view from Bethan Chowk hill
  • Itinerary
    • 1 :

      Pick up from Kalikasthan or any predetermined meeting point in the afternoon. 3 to 4 hours drive from Kathmandu to Bethan Chowk Lodge. Short break between the drive at Pathikharka. During the break we will get to know more about the trip, introductions sessions, discuss briefly about the cause for which this trip will contribute to and so on. Overnight at Bethanchowk lodge. Things to do: Introduction and briefing of the hike Enjoy the scenery along the way to Bethanchowk BBQ on request Music & Dance Preparation for hike

      Trip Duration
      3-4 hours
    • 2 :

      Wake up call at 4 AM. After hike preparation and fitness training, the hike to bethanchowk hill begins at 4:30 AM. After a short 30-45 min drive, the uphill hike begins for about an hour to reach the breathtaking sunrise view point at Bethan chowk hill. Visit the historic Narayanthan Temple at the peak. After some refreshment and breakfast, downhill hike through lush green forest for about 3 - 4 hrs to reach the lodge. After lunch and refreshment, drive back to KTM. If interested, visit to Panauti Temple and Kailashnath Mahadev (44 m tall statue of lord Shiva) at Sanga visit during the way back. Things to do: View sunrise from Bethanchowk hill Hike along the beautiful lush green forest View Ganesh Himal Range Visit Historic Narayan Temple Taste delicious ‘Khuwa’ (Popular dairy item, made from pure buffalo milk) in Bethan chowk View Banepa, Panauti, Khopasi & Birgunj city from the peak Visit Panuti Temple and 44m tall lord shiva’s statue at Sanga (on request)

  • Services

    Trip cost includes

    • English-speaking licensed guide
    • All necessary permits and entrance fees
    • Transportation during the hike
    • Lunch at Chap bhanjyang (Veg)
    • First Aid Kit

    Trip cost excludes

    • Alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks and bottled water
    • Accommodation
    • Breakfast or Dinner
    • Travel and medical insurance
    • 10% VAT (Value Added Tax)
  • Date & Price

    Start Date

    End Date

    price

    status

    Thur,Feb 20, 2020

    Feb 20

    $260

    Departed

    Feb 20

    Feb 20

    $260

    Departed

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  • Important Info

     Getting ready for your hike: our advice before departure

     

    • A Pair of Sticks Can Prove Useful, Especially To Help Keep Your Balance on Slippery Ground
    • Choose Boots With Good Tread For Better Traction and good grip 
    • Invest In Breathable Technical Clothing to Avoid “The Sauna Effect”  & use light and easily dry clothes (select full sleeve pants)
    • Protect Your Backpack Inside As Well As Outside

     

    • Remember To Keep Yourself Hydrated And Bring Plenty Of Water. However, Drink Just Sip Of Water But Frequently To Avoid Dehydration (Drinking Too Much At Times Gives You Pain In The Stomach)
    • Hiking backpack: There are three main areas where you’ll need to make choices:
    • Backpack capacity: The size pack you’ll need is tied to the length of your trip and how much weight and bulk you want to carry.
    • The backpack features: These are the refinements that affect how the pack works for you.
    • Backpack fit: Torso length, not your height, matters most.
    • Stretching your legs and body parts before and between the hike
    • Eat light and healthy foods( avoid packet & junk foods)
    • Give attention to Sun protection (wear full sleeve T-shirt)
    • The legs injury is very likely to occur, use ankle shoes with proper grip.
    • Wear light and easily dry clothes (select full sleeve pants)
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