Lakuribhanjyang Hiking Cultural & Scenic Hike around Kathmandu Valley
A great to escape the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu city for a day, rim a day hike of 5-6 hours to rural areas of Kathmandu valley, on the local trail where tourist and Everest Vacation provides a day hike in a serene and wonderful environment outside the valley other westerners less visited area.
A short drive to Thimi town roadside after 40 minutes of good drive, from here heading southward into farming and agriculture area of Kathmandu valley visiting interesting rural farm villages of Tara Khakal and Hindu temple of Anantalingeswor and then walking slowly with pleasant views of surrounding landscapes and villages reaching a small farm village of Antaling and to the Ganeshman memorial park (one of the late and chief leader and politician of Nepali Congress). After an interesting time here walking towards another farm village leading to Lakuri Bhanjyang, walking uphill most of the way passing interesting rural farm villages and terraces with grand views of surrounding landscapes and snow capped mountains toward north, walk leads through patch of forest and then reaching at Lakuri Bhanjyang with views of Kathmandu valley with snow capped mountains towards north.
(From Lakuri Bhanjyang extra activities one can do Paragliding time and weather permitting)
From this wonderful spot walk leads towards more remote areas of far south east of valley rim, walking into lovely forest of pines, oaks and some rhododendron trees passing through small farm villages and terraces reaching at Ranikot a farm village with fabulous views of surrounding landscapes and distance snow capped peaks, from here a gentle climb to Ghyampedanda probably the highest spot of this hike at about 1,640 meters with a small temple dedicated to a Hindu saint and sadhu called as pilot Baba Asram, a peaceful area in forest surrounding after here this nice and great hike of the day completing at Suryabinayak temple area, walk leads downhill through serene forest overlooking at Bhaktapur city towards north and slowly ending this trip in lovely surrounding at south of Bhaktapur in Suryabinayak a temple of Lord Ganesh and other main god and goddess, after finishing the long day hike at Suryabinayak drive back to Kathmandu on the good road for 45 minutes or an hour.