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Address: between Kathmandu and Lhasa, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone Number: 9849093389
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Nagarkot Guided Day Trek from Kathmandu
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A real Nepali village near to the city that not to miss

It's about an hour away from Boudha, you would be able to leisurely strolling down the streets of typical Nepali village at its most original facade. The streets, the shops and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 September 2016
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

It's about an hour away from Boudha, you would be able to leisurely strolling down the streets of typical Nepali village at its most original facade. The streets, the shops and sweet smiling locals. Not to miss the heritage temple up on the hill, which is about half an hour walk from the village to photograph the beautiful ancient craft... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

unfortunately the village was almost entirely destroyed during the earthquake in '15. The people have since tried to clean up and rebuilding parts of the village. Nonetheless it's worth a visit, if you want to get away from the bustling Capital. About 45 minuted bus drive.

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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our gentle trek into this village. The highlight was undoubtedly seeing a male and female red-billed blue magpie warding off all-comers as they strove to rescue their three babies who had fallen out of their nest.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

People were talking about Sankhu village that it is completely destroyed in Earthquake of last year. when I hired a car from Nepal Cultural Travel and Adventure and I went there last month, I found horrible condition, but just have started reconstruction of it, hope it will complete soon.

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Lalitpur
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Sankhu is the ancient small beautiful newar village located just 17 km from Kathmandu valley. It is famous for its sankha shaped town structure. It is one of the best attraction place for both national and international tourist and also good for hiking too. Bajrayogini is one of the identity of the sankhu which stands on the hillside north of... More 

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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Very simple village, affected by the earthquake. Excelent place to have a close look at the rice fields.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Sankhu Village has an old part that I thought was really interesting nd the main attraction of course is the Vajrayogini Temple nearby. All the old Newari towns have a certain abieance that I really like. There are always curious old shrines and traditional looking people about with their unhurried ways.

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Thank Ram P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Among many old newari villages of valley, sankhu village is in northern side. One can see local traditional lifestyles, culture etc. Of this area. Earthquake damaged this village.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

It is the old Newari village of Kathmandu valley. Visiting this Newari village provided a great opportunity to know about the old traditions, lifestyles and cultures of indigenous Newar community of Kathmandu valley. The village is worth visiting.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

It is absolutely worth visiting. Busses between Bhaktapur and the village, as well as between the village and Nagarkot. However, walking provides good views. At least two different routes from the village to Nagarkot. Both very beautiful. Takes 4-5 hours, but there are small places to buy drinks and food on the way.

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