Dhulikhel Namobuddha Day Hike
‘interesting drive to beautiful and scenic town of Dhulikhel and holy Namobuddha’
Dhulikhel and Namobuddha located beyond Kathmandu valley, a mere distance of an hour drive to reach at old Newar town believed to be of more than 500 years of old history, situated on a hill facing fabulous views of Himalayan chain of mountains from Manaslu-Ganesh-Langtang-Jugal Himal range and further east towards Everest range of peaks.
Dhulikhel where travelers can find comfort in various types of accommodation from budget-standard to deluxe lodge and resorts where rooms and terraces sweeping panorama of mountains with stunning sunrise views.
Enjoy tour of medieval Dhulikhel town of great interest and next day before driving back to Kathmandu visit holy Namobuddha, a sacred site for Buddhist followers located in a tranquil surrounding of green woodland with views of snow capped peaks.
- Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel 1350m.
- Drop and pick up from and end.
- English Speaking guide.
- Guide wages and food.
- Lunch during hike.
- Entrance fees.
- Tips to guide and driver
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel 1350m.
Dhulikhel (1440m.) a small town with old history of more than 500 years, the artistic skill and urban ethos of its Newar inhabitants have created a charming place with beauty, where streets are lined with bare-brick houses, carved wooden windows, sloping title roofs, pagoda temples and sacred statues everywhere. You will think you have wandered into a cultural theme park.
The major places of worship here are the Narayan and Harisiddhi temples which are adorned with profuse wood carvings. The Gokhureswar Mahadev temple, a 30 minutes’ walk to the eastern part of town, is a peaceful and scenic spot. The Bhagawati temple is situated at a height in the western part of Dhulikhel and dominates the skyline. From here, you can get a beautiful vista of the town and surrounding areas. There are many vintage points in Dhulikhel which offers a panorama of the Himalaya that fascinated you.
A holy site close to Dhulikhel where great teacher, the perfect and supreme Buddha-at that time still on the path of learning-offered his own body without regret to a tigress suffering from great hunger. What follows is a history of this supreme and distinguished sacred site, whose location is unmistaken based on the clear identification given in the Sutra Requested by the Tigress and so forth.
Dhruba Prasad Ghimire, Club Member
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- Trip Code : #Tour6
- Trip Grade : Moderate with ups and downhill trails
- Max Altitude : Dhulikhel (1440m.)
- Min Altitude : 1350m
- Activities: Hiking
- No of Trip Days: 01 Day Kathmandu
- Group Size : 2-13
- Walking Per Day : 5-6 Hrs.
- Trek/Tour style : Hiking
- Accomodation: On Hotels and Resorts.
- Best Season : Nearly all seasons of the year except wet monsoon months (June to August).
- Entry : Kathmandu
- Exit : Kathmandu