Khotang Halesi Cultural Trek takes you to one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in Nepal, Halesi Mahadev. The temple is also known as the Pashupatinath of Eastern Nepal. The trek concludes at the Halesi temple situated between the Dudh Koshi and Sun Koshi rivers. On the trek, you can meet people of Newar, Rai, Brahmin, Chhetri, and Limbu communities. Furthermore, the trek also includes plenty of scenic vistas of eastern Nepal.
Khotang Halesi Cultural Trek explores the Halesi Mahadev Temple in Khotang. The trek is a spiritual journey along with the sublime beauty of the trekking trail. On the trek, you can enjoy the views of mountains like the Mt. Everest (8848m), Makalu (8463m) and many more. You also get to experience the diverse culture and traditions of different ethnic groups. During the trek, you get to taste varieties of Newari cuisines and other dishes in the Kathmandu Valley.
Firstly, you begin the trek with a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu. Next, you’ll fly from Kathmandu to Lami Danda and then trek to Halesi Mahadev. You visit the Mahadev Temple and other temples like Bhairavthan and Mahadevthan. Next, you also explore the caves around the temple like Mahadev Cave, Basahasthan, and Pap Dwar. Then, you can visit the Maratika Monastery and explore the surrounding hills. The hills are great viewpoints to enjoy the snowy peaks like the Mt. Everest (8848m). On return to Kathmandu, you visit some of the UNESCO world heritage sites to end the tour.