8 Days Tour: Kathmandu to Dhading
Before the Itinerary we would like to introduce you about salang, Dhading
Salang is the beautiful village that lies in central part of Dhading district, Nepal. It is 90 km from capital (Kathmandu) and takes approximately 3 hours by bus from Kathmandu. Salang unites castes like magar, Brahmin, newar, cheetri etc. Huge number of magar people live here with their unique cultural and tradition. Most of the population of Salang depends upon agricultural activities like growing cash crops, food crops and animal husbandry. Also tourism is growing business there at Salang. Village sightseeing and natural beauties along with different species of flora and fauna are major attraction of Salang.
For tourism, siddhalekh is best and beautiful place at salang. Siddhalekh is 1300 m high from sea level and is famous for pilgrim palace of Dhading. Holy temple of lord Shiva is also place to visit there. Hills of siddhalekh are usually covered by rhododendron (at seasons). Siddhalekh from height also gives best view of other 49 villages of Dhading district.
8 Days Tour: Kathmandu to Dhading
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu Pick up and drop to hotel
On your arrival on Kathmandu airport, our airport representative will welcome you and drop you at Mount Annapurna guest house which is about 15-20 minutes drive from airport. After check in, Hotel staff will provide you welcome drink and our manager will give you briefing about your trip and programs. You can enjoy the remaining day and try to be familiar with Kathmandu.
Day 2: Travel to Dhading (Aarubas)
Followed by the breakfast at hotel, our guide will pick up you for drive to Dhading (Aarubas).
Dhading (Aarubas): You can get majestic view of sidhdhathan (temple of lord Shiva) from Aarubas. Sidhdhathan on day of maha Shiva ratri is place to visit of this area. You can get majestic view of sidhdhathan (temple of lord Shiva) from Aarubas. You can also get the view of majestic mountains like Ganesh, Langtang and manaslu. Also Aarubas unites all caste and creeds. Every caste live on their own community or specific area or groups. Maha Shivratri is a hindu festival celebrated every year in reverence of lord Shiva. Shivaratri literally means the great night of Shiva or the night of Shiva. It is celebrated every year on the 13th night/14th day of the Maagh Nepali month (about 27 February in English date). The festival is principally celebrated by offerings to Lord Shiva, all-day fasting and an all-night-long vigil. All through the day the devotees, chant the sacred mantra dedicated to Lord “Om Namah Shivaya”. And the people take marijuana and related drinks on this day as sacrament of Lord Shiva. There will be very big crowd of devotees in all temple of lord Shiva on this day.
Day 3: Visit to Salang
Early in the morning after breakfast, you will go for Salang (Maidan).
Salang (Maidan): Salang is a village development committee in Dhading District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. Salang stands for major tourist destination in Dhading district.
Day 4: Drive to Kamalabari
Followed by the breakfast, our guide will pick up you for drive to Kamalabari.
Kamalabari: Kamalabari is a magar village. Huge number of magar people. Also magar language is used more in this village.
Day 5: Drive to Nalang
Enjoy your breakfast and packing of stuffs. Then you with our guide will drive to Nalang.
Nalang: Nalang is very popular for Sriban Nature Camp.
Sriban Nature Camp is situated on the hilltop of Patle, Nalang village of Dhading district, Sriban Nature Camp offer guest house facilities.
Day 6: Travel to maidi
Early in the morning after breakfast, our guide will take you to Maidi.
Maidi: Maidi is beautiful and big village in Dhading district, Maidi kot is place to visit here. Maidi kot has a palace of king of ancient times.
Day 7: Move to Dhading
Followed by the breakfast, our guide will take you to Dhading.
Dhading: Dhading is famous for rafting adventure. Ganesh Himal and Ganga Jamuna are the major touristic destinations. Ruby Valley trekking is newly introduced trekking trail in this district
Day 8: Back to Kathmandu
After early morning breakfast, you with our guide will move back to Kathmandu. This comes your end of the home stay tour. Our representative will arrange for your final departure.
International airport pick up and drop
Local Transportation by local bus
Local alcohol, chicken and dhedo (Local taste)
Kathmandu hotel (Mount Annapurna guest house)
Accommodation in village
Breakfast /lunch /dinner
Coca-cola, Fanta, Beer, whisky, Mineral water