Dhulikhel Hill – Holy Namobuddha Tour

Trip Facts

  • Duration 2 Days
  • Trip Difficulty easy
  • Max. Altitude 1350
  • Start and End Kathmandu - Kathmandu
  • Best Time
  • Accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu

Dhulikhel Hill takes you to an old Newari town of more than 500 years, where visitors can enjoy excellent views of dramatic landscapes of high rolling hills in the backdrop of the tall Himalayan mountain range.
Located 35 km away from Kathmandu city towards east and off the valley rim beyond Bhaktapur city to reach at Dhulikhel Hill with many Mountain Resorts and hotels for an overnight stay with rooms and terraces facing grand views of snow-capped peaks.

Besides superb mountain panorama includes super sunrise and sunset views as well as a perfect place to while away your hours spending a day or more on this lively town of Dhulikhel, situated on the old Friendship Highway of Nepal and Tibet / China as well on route to Jiri for a classic and original route to Everest.
At Dhulikhel enjoy fabulous walks around the town of interesting artistic skills within Newar people communities, where streets lined with old brick houses, carved wooden windows, sloping roofs, pagoda temples, and sacred statues and shrines everywhere, an interesting and major places of worship which you can visit Narayan and Harisiddhi temples adorned with profuse wood carvings.

The Bhagawati temple situated on top is the western part of Dhulikhel that dominates the skyline, where you can catch a beautiful vista of the town and surrounding areas with many other vantage points in Dhulikhel that offers a panorama of the Himalayas with stunning sunrise that will leave you dazzled facing views in the harmony of local culture.

After Dhulikhel catch morning sunrise over an array of peaks, then visit the holy site at Namobuddha within tranquil environment lined with tall pines, firs, and rhododendron trees a great place for views of mountains and tours around sacred and holy sites of Buddhism religion.

What's included

  • Airport pick up and drop
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • All government taxes and documents required for tour\
  • All transportation by private vehicle
  • A professional tour guide

What's not included

  • Tips for guide
  • All extra expenses (beverages and partying etc)

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive to Dhulikhel Hill Town 1,440 mof 2 hrs journey.

    Depart from hotel on mentioned time where drive takes you east of Kathmandu city to reach at outskirt of Bhaktapur then on winding uphill road past rural farm villages and town as altitude rises to reach at busy town of Banepa.
    From Banepa a short drive on winding ups to reach at scenic hill town in Dhulikhel and transfer into a best lodge-hotels or resorts and enjoy afternoon local walks around this impressive town full of ancient culture and custom facing views of sunset over array of Himalayan peaks.

  • Day 02: Drive to Namobuddha an extension from Dhulikhel for an hour or more:

    From Dhulikhel town with fantastic sunrise views of Himalayan range of peaks, after breakfast where tour leads you to another charming and serene areas a little further from Dhulikhel town towards peaceful environment at Namobuddha.
    Namobuddha holiest of all holy sites for Buddhist followers and pilgrims, located south of Dhulikhel in pristine location, this unsurpassable supreme sacred sites known as ‘Three Stupas in Nepal’ is Tagmo Lüjin "The place where future Buddha sacrificed his body to a tigress".
    Here enjoy its tranquil surroundings within shade of alpine tree lines along with views of mountains towards north, and with tour of its holy monuments of stupas and Gompa / monastery and shrines before ending a marvelous time around great places beyond Kathmandu valley rim.
    Options on the way back to Kathmandu can include tour of Bhaktapur city.

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