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Sankhu Village

Between Kathmandu And Lhasa, Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 984-9093389
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Between Kathmandu And Lhasa, Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 984-9093389
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

If it's only to spend some money in local shops, coz this historic settlement was severly damaged by the earthquakes. The Vajrayogini temple is still standing, but squares and houses were devastated...people are so resilient, trying to survive and make something of their lives. Even...More

Thank gaos
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I have visited Sanku village on many occasions. May 2015 saw a very different place to the village in Feb 2015 due the the earthquake. Passing through in May shocked me to say the least, the utter devastation of the whole town and the silence...More

Thank Royhancock
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This village town can be reached by a car or bus or motorbike with an hour and a half from the kathmandu City. You will find the old city village with beautiful temples, squares, water fountains. In the periphery of the town are many antique...More

Thank bhumi1008
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Sankhu is nice place it's main point to start trek to Nagarkot Dhulikhel .Unique locality and nice people.

Thank luichu94
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...More

Thank lsg181
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...More

2  Thank cmefly2
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.

Thank BobbyJimF
Reviewed 1 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...More

2  Thank Lila Dhar B
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...More

1  Thank toursinnepal
Reviewed 15 September 2015

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

Thank Carlos M
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