Dhulikhel Namobuddha hiking
Dhulkhel is a small beautiful touristic town, located at height of 1550m, is away from urban hustle and bustle life.
30 km south-west drive from Kathmandu along the Araniko highway, different communities of Newars, Brahmin, Tamang , Chhetris and Dalit lives in Dhulikhel. It is historic town with old houses and temples.
Starts the hike from Dhulikhel via Goukhushwar Mahadev uphill hike to Kavrekot, Kali Mandir (temple) and reach Namobuddha , then hike down to Panauti. The hike is approximately 20 kms that takes 6 hours, the highest point is Nabomuddha (1750m). Glimpses of Himalayas, Newari village, temples, Gumba and Chaityas are most attraction of the Dhulikhel Namobuddha hiking.
Dhulikhel - Namobuddha hike itienrary:
07:00am: Pickup at Hotel, drive to Dhulikhel (30 kms, 40 minutes)
08:00am: Start hiking from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha which will about 3 hours. Lunch will be taken at Namobuddha.
01:00pm: Hike down to Panauti which takes 2 and half hours to reach there.
04:00pm: Drive back to Kathmandu, from Panuti; it will take 40 minutes to reach Kathmandu.
Trip cost: USD $80 per person
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Hiking Duration: 1 day
Region of Hike: Kathmandu valley
Maximum Altitude: 1750m Namobuddha
Hiking Grade: Easy(soft route)
Food: not included
Accommodation: not included
Starting and Ending Point: Dhulikhel/ Panauti
Maximum walking: 5-6 hours
Transportation: Private transportation
Best of the hiking: Magnificent Himalayan views from Namobuddha, pass Nepalese style villages through hike, Buddhist Monastery visit in Namobuddha
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Best hiking trip around Kathmandu valley