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Chitlang trekking is the shortest but most exhilarating trek at a distance of 22 km southwest of Kathmandu. The trek starts after an hour of drive from Kathmandu to Thankot. Chitlang is located in the Makwanpur district with magnificent attractions for tourists. The trek also provides a magnificent view of the Himalayan Peaks.
Trek to Chitlang will take us to historical villages with ancient inscriptions, temples with fascinating wooden and stone carvings, artistic rest houses, stone taps, and the most ethnic Newar community. Dominatingly, Chitlang is a village for the Newar people where trekkers experience delicious food, artistic and colourful culture, and a language different from what trekkers generally learn. Rice and lentils/Daal Bhaat is “Daal Ja”, Greeting/Namaste is “Jwojolappa” and Thank you or Dhanyabad becomes “Suvya”.
While trekkers penetrate through the forest, they dive into a beautiful Newari Village surrounded by green exquisite forest with around 160 species of birds and animals. Surprisingly, the Chitlang trek brings indescribable scenic views along the trails full of greenery and high hills. In fact, the incredible historical village offers a beautiful organic resort with large green fields, a pear garden, stunningly beautiful cottages, and eternal crimson sunset. Chitlang is an everlasting experience because of its homestays which introduce hikers to the rural and cultural lifestyle of the dominant community. A jungle walk by a local guide and an evening campfire enlighten the love towards nature.
Further, the ravishingly beautiful man-made Kulekhani Lake also known as Indrasarovar is two hours hike down from Chitlang. Similarly, the excursion includes boating in a lake and exploration around Markhu village. The Dakshinkali is a temple of the Kali Goddess which is a pilgrimage temple for Hindu believers. Uniquely, the temple has its history which is set at a convergence of two sacred streams in the rocky cleft. Trekkers explore the area and hike to the top hill for the astounding views of the surroundings and visit the living museum which is the oldest hydro-electricity power station.
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be picked up from the airport and transferred to your hotel. After checking in, you will have free time to explore the city.
After breakfast, you will be driven to Thankot, where you will start your trek to Chitlang. The trek will take you through forests and hills, with stunning views of the Himalayas. You will stop for lunch along the way and arrive in Chitlang late afternoon.
You will have a full day to explore Chitlang, a picturesque village in the district of Makwanpur. You will visit the local temple, the goat cheese factory, and the old town full of historic buildings and narrow streets. You will also have the opportunity to hike to the nearby hills for panoramic views of the valley.
After breakfast, you will start your trek to Markhu, a beautiful lake in the district of Kavre. The trek will take you through scenic villages and forests, with stunning views of the Himalayas. You will stop for lunch along the way and arrive in Markhu in the late afternoon.
After breakfast, you will start your trek back to Thankot, where you will be picked up and driven back to Kathmandu. You will arrive in Kathmandu early afternoon and have some free time to explore the city.
You will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home. Note: Note: This schedule is adaptable and can customized to suit your preferences. The trek can also be combined with other activities, such as a cultural tour or a wildlife safari.
The cost of the trip differs based on the services you select and the size of your group. Every trip we arrange is Reasonable and unique, recognizing that each traveller has different needs and desires.
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