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Dhulikhel – Namobudhha Hiking

Package Duration: 5 days | Difficulty Grade: Easy

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Trip Overview of Dhulikhel – Namobudhha Hiking

Dhulikhel Namobuddha hiking is one of the major short hiking destinations which is situated in the east part of Nepal and is just 32 km away from the capital city Kathmandu valley. The chief desirability of Dhulikhel Namobuddha hiking is the panoramic mountains views, abundant temples, and diverse variety of landscape including a miscellany of people. You will get chance to view the majestic view of Himalchuli, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Mount Everest and many more during your Dhulikhel Namobuddha hiking. We hike all the way through the beautiful scenery of emerald hills, pine forest, and rural villages and the superb Mountain View in this hiking.

The four days Namobuddha hike starts by a drive from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel. We hike through the amazing view of local villages of Kavre and nice terraces with up and downs hills and reach to Namobuddha which is regarded as the sacred Buddhist place. According to the Buddhist legend, Namobuddha is the place where the Buddha offered his body to a starving tigress so she could feed her cubs. We will also explore Panauti village which is a traditional Newari settlement having rural characters and rich in culture with a large number of fascinating temples. The confluence of the Roshi Khola and Pungamati Khola rivers is just outside the town. Have pleasured and easy walking around the valley of Dhulikhel, Namobuddha and Panauti experiencing the real Nepal country life and the local traditions and culture which will provide you a lifetime experience.

Highlights of Dhulikhel – Namobudhha Hiking

Duration: 5 Days

Grade: Easy

Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – November are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done but visibility can be poor due to rain.

Transportation: Private Car/Hiace/Van

Activity: Tour, Walking

Hike Start/Finish: Kathmandu/ Kathmandu



Detailed Itinerary of Dhulikhel – Namobudhha Hiking

We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. When you have had your time to settle in and freshen up after your long fight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. You will have meeting with your trekking guide and discuss about the trip. If you arrive at night we will have same discussion in next day morning after your breakfast.

In the very early morning we will have our breakfast and take a private vehicle drive to Dhulikhel which is for about one and half hour. Dhulikhel (1440m) is a small town of Newar with a long history. Now onward our hiking starts from here to Namo Buddha.
We work for about 3-4 hours passing through amazing view of local villages of Kavre and nice terraces with up and downs hills and reach to Namo Buddha, a scared Buddhist place. There is an amazing legend related to the Buddha. Lord Buddha saved the life of a tiger dying from hunger, by giving him his flesh. Here you be blessed to watch such peace and incredible Buddha Stupa, commemorated by an ancient stone slab and with the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.You will see Himalchuli, Manaslu, Ganesh himal, Langtang, Mount Everest and many more. Spend your night enjoying the local culture.

Today after having our breakfast, we continue our hiking from Namo Buddha to the typical Newari village of Panauti. This is a traditional Newar settlement having rural characters and rich in culture with a large number of fascinating temples. Explore the Panauti valley which is also historically important. In history the myth was, under the ground there is only one large stone on which Panauti village rests. On the way you can have an opportunity to visit an interesting wooden temple which belongs to the fourteenth century. Spend the night with the rural Newari touch traditions and dinner.

Today after having the breakfast we will just have some pleasured walk around the Panauti valley. The town is also popular for a variety of farm products. Hike through the terraces fields and enjoy the vegetations of the hills around. After having the lunch we take a private vehicle back to Kathmandu. By the evening you’ll reach the hotel.

Today you may continue your next trip or any other programs or this can be also the last day of your hiking We will drop you to the International airportto catch your flight back to your home.

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Cost Includes & Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin sharing basis including breakfast.
  • basic hotel at Namobuddha on a twin sharing basis including breakfast
  • Government license holder trekking/hiking guide.
  • daily breakfast
  • Necessary Hiking permits if applicable.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Transportation from kathmandu to hiking start point and finish point to Kathmandu by private vehicle.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers.
  • Above the Himalaya Special Gifts (T shirt, Pashmina shawl, Trekking certificates and others)
  • Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
  • International Airfare, personal  hiking gears, all personal expenses, travel insurance.
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

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