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Dhulikhel Namobuddha Day Hike

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1 Day
Availability : Available
Min Age : 10+
Max People : 20
Tour Details

Namo Buddha is situated at the hill top of Panauti and is a very important Buddhist pilgrimage site. Located in the Kavre District only about 38 km east of Kathmandu, it makes for a perfect day trip to escape the busy city! Especially noteworthy is the history of this place: The stupa and shrines build on this lovely little hill mark an ancient holy site: Here, the legendary prince named Mahasattva offered himself to a starving Tigress and her underfed cubs.

Moreover, this legendary story is depicted in a very nice stone slab and placed right next to a holy stupa. After breakfast at the Hotel, we drive 35 km east of Kathmandu for about one and half hours to a place called Dhapasi via an ancient Newar town Panuti. Further, from Dhapasi we follow the uphill trail. Then, we cross a suspension bridge and pass through many small villages to a huge rice field. Experience with your own eyes how Nepali people plant and harvest the crop. Furthermore, we hike steep uphill for about an hour to reach Namo Buddha. After lunch, we continue to walk on easy trails to Dhulikhel. You can choose to drive back to Kathmandu or overnight at resort in Dhulikhel.

Departure & Return Location

Tribhuvan International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • Private transportation
  • Hiking guide
  • Lunch and fruit basket
  • 1 liter Mineral water bottle
  • First Aid service
  • All applicable taxes

Price Excludes

  • Personal hiking equipment
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Extra personal expenses
  • Personal insurance


  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt
  • Entrance Fees
What to Expect
Early in the morning our private vehicle with guide will be there to pick you up at your hotel. After being picked up, your journey for the day begins as we drive from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel which will take around an hour. Dhulikhel is a small town where you’ll be able to experience newari culture, tradition & lifestyle. We’ll begin our hike from dhulikhel & we’ll be hiking for around 4 hours continuously until we reach our destination Namobuddha. On the way, we’ll be able to enjoy the panoramic scene of different mountains & landscapes. We’ll be hiking along a path through some of the rural hill region, and then up on a road which we’ll be following all the way to the NamoBuddha Monastery. The monastery is breathtakingly beautiful from where you can have fabulous views of all the way down. The Monastery itself is an work of art. After spending some time in the monastery & looking around the area. We’ll head back down where there’ll be our private vehicle waiting for us. We’ll have our lunch on the way back to Kathmandu. Our vehicle will drop you off at your hotel after we reach Kathmandu.
  • Start : Kathmandu
  • End : Kathmandu
  • Day : 1
  • Difficulty level : Easy

Day 1Kathmandu- Drive to Dhulikhel

After having breakfast in hotel we will drive you to Dhulikhel (30 kms, 40 minutes) and start hiking from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha which takes around 4 hours. After having lunch we start hike to Namobudha, Via Kalika temple, which is very much famous Kali temple special worshiping during Dashain festival, and Kalikatemple area is the best view points to see long Himalayan rang. And continuously walk to Kavre bhanjyang. Now the gradually up to the Namobuddha hills, Namobuddha is very famous for all Buddhist pilgrims where the massive Monastery and NamoBuddha temple and story about, Hungry tiger just after post deliver cubs and Buddha feed his fleece to hungry tiger. After visiting Monastery, we can have lunch in Namobuddha, and trek down to Panauti and drive back to Kathmandu.