Dhulikhel Namo Budhha/Panauti Day Hike Tour

Dhulikhel Namo Budhha/Panauti Day Hike Tour

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Namobuddha is a very renowned destination for the Buddhist Pilgrims. Dhulikhel Namo Buddha Day Hiking is also the holiest destination for Tibetan Buddhism.  It’s located on top of the hill with a beautiful Monastery surrounded by terraces and green Vegetation. There is a special Buddhist legend associated with this Stupa, King Mahasattva had offered his body to a hungry tigress at this place which makes Namobuddha a holy site for the Buddhist people and the Buddhist followers in general.

After having your breakfast you will drive (approx. an hour) to Dhulikhel, the district headquarters of Kavre from where you can have a fine view of the entire Himalayan ranges including the Everest Himalayas. Here, you begin your walk and you’ll pass through the traditional Newar village, the very sacred Kali temple on top of the hill, and the beautiful terraces with typical traditional villages.

You will walk like 3hrs to reach there to this sacred Place Namobuddha and after catching the fantastic views of the mountains and the landscape you will continue to walk down through the paddy field for another couple of hours to the cultural and religious holy site to Panauti and then you’ll drive back to Kathmandu.

Highlights of Dhulikhel Namo Budhha/Panauti Day Hike Tour

  • Enjoy an easy and pleasant trek around Kathmandu Valley.
  • Visit Namobuddha a beautiful hilltop that is very popular for Buddhist Pilgrimages.
  • Travel to Panauti (1,340m) is a small town, also called the town with 40 temples.


Day 01Dhulikhel - Namobuddha - Panauti! A Day Hike

Depart from your Kathmandu accommodation and head to Kavre Bhanjyang. NOTE: It takes around one hour and 38 km to go from Kathmandu to Kavre Bhanjyang by car. 08:00 AM: Begin the two-hour-long hike from there to Namobuddha (1,750 meters).

You will reach Namobuddha at 10:00 AM. You will eat lunch at a restaurant following your tour of the monastery and its environs. Noon: It will take a maximum of three hours to walk to Panauti (1,340) via Shankhu and Sunthan. You will land in Panauti at 3:00 pm and take a car to Kathmandu.

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What's included?

  • All ground transportation
  • Tour guide
  • Entry fee for popular sites
  • lunch

What's excluded?

  • Personal expensive
  • Tips
  • Donation


Useful Info

Verify that you can get to our meeting spot and that your hiking gear is comfortable. Learn about equipment or fitness as well. Mention any current health issues you may have, such as diabetes, allergies, or asthma.

Make sure you are prepared to depart early for the hike. Dress according to the weather forecast for the day. Put on comfortable, well-worn hiking boots or trail shoes.


What is the story of Namo Buddha?

The tigress instantly devoured the prince after he offered himself as a sacrifice to her out of sympathy. His transformation into the Buddha was made possible by this act of compassion, which raised him to a higher plane of existence.

How far is Namo Buddha from Kathmandu?

Who built Namo Buddha?


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