Offering quiet street views, Sacred Trails is an accommodation situated in Kathmandu, 10 km from Pashupatinath and 10 km from Boudhanath Stupa. The property has garden and city views, and is 1.6 km from Sleeping Vishnu. There is free private parking and the property features paid airport shuttle service. With a private bathroom fitted with a walk-in shower and slippers, units at the bed and breakfast also boast free WiFi, while certain rooms come with a terrace. All units will provide guests with a desk and a kettle. Guests are welcome to unwind in the in-house lounge, while packed lunches are also available. Bike hire and car hire are available at this bed and breakfast and the area is popular for cycling. Hanuman Dhoka is 12 km from the bed and breakfast, while Kathmandu Durbar Square is 13 km from the property. The nearest airport is Tribhuvan International Airport, 11 km from Sacred Trails.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (10.0)

Breakfast info

Breakfast to go

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
1 single bed
1 double bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
High score for Kathmandu

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  • Annika
    Germany Germany
    We loved our stay at the homestay! We were greeted so friendly. The rooms were beautifully equipped and clean. The view from the balcony was amazing.

Hosted by Hari Chandra Giri

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Hari Chandra Giri
Sacred Trails Home Stay has a balcony and is situated in Budhanilkantha, within just 1.5 km of Sleeping Vishnu, 1.5 km of Krishna Temple, 3 km of Jamchen vijaya stupa and 3 km of Shivapuri National Park entry point. Both free WiFi and parking on-site are accessible at the homestay free of charge. Hanuman Dhoka is 10 km from the homestay and Kathmandu Durbar Square is 10 km away. Vegetarian and vegan breakfast options are available each morning at Perfect Home Stay. Guests can also relax in the rooftop. Pashupatinath is 10 km from the accommodation, while Boudhanath Stupa is 9 km from the property. The nearest airport is Tribhuvan International Airport, 12 km from Perfect Home Stay.
Sacred Trails is the realization of a long-held dream for Hari Giri, the patriarch of the Giri family. Hari has been working in the tourist, hospitality, and hotel industry since 1987. He started as a trekking guide along the Annapurna and Everest trekking circuits, then became an assistant manager, and finally, the manager of a hotel in Thamel. All the while, he and his wife were raising a young family of five children. In 2023, Hari's dream of owning his own boutique homestay came true. He sold a family property, a hotel in Thamel, and a jeep, and invested in Sacred Trails Homestay. Hari is now the proud owner and operator of the business, overseeing their collective destiny. Together with his four beautiful daughters, Indu, Bindu, Karuna, and Saruna, his son, Shiva, and his wife, Laxmi, they bring the true hospitality of Kathmandu to life. This endeavor has been a labor of love and a lot of hard work for the Giri family. During 2020, it was challenging to pay rent for the property, especially with no customers for more than 7 to 8 months. Running out of money and facing uncertainties in the Thamel hospitality business, Hari decided to sell the property. However, the money wasn't enough for a fresh start due to the significant rent payments. After discussions with many people, the family decided to take a break for a couple of months. Eventually, they sold their property in Balaju and a jeep, providing them with the funds to start a new business and build a new home for their customers in Budhanikantha. Ideally located in a quiet street in the heart of Budhanilkantha, the homestay is now beautifully adorned with traditional Nepalese art, antique woodwork in the lobby and garden area, fresh paint, windows, doors, plumbing, electrical and lighting systems, etc. They have the bathroom facilities with modern fixtures and provide clean towels and linens, as well as high-speed wifi. Additionally, there is a full-service rooftop restaurant offering unique views of the
Language spoken: English

Property surroundings

Facilities of Sacred Trails
Great facilities! Review score, 10

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Laundry
  • BBQ facilities
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Public transport tickets
      Additional charge
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    • Lockers
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • ATM/cash machine on site
    • Luggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Currency exchange
    • Express check-in/check-out
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business facilities
    • Fax/photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Safety & security
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Grocery deliveries
      Additional charge
    • Adult only
    • Minimarket on site
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Allergy-free room
    • Wake-up service
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Car hire
    • Packed lunches
    • Fan
    • Barber/beauty shop
    • Ironing facilities
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Wake up service/Alarm clock
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Sacred Trails takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 10:00 to 18:00


    From 08:00 to 11:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children older than 6 years are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 6 and older are allowed)

    Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card JCB American Express Cash Sacred Trails accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Pets are not allowed.

    FAQs about Sacred Trails

    • The prices at Sacred Trails may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Sacred Trails is 5.6 miles from the centre of Kathmandu. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Sacred Trails include:

      • Double
      • Twin

    • Sacred Trails offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Walking tours
      • Cooking class
      • Entertainment staff
      • Happy hour
      • Bicycle rental
      • Bike tours
      • Tour or class about local culture

    • Check-in at Sacred Trails is from 10:00, and check-out is until 11:00.