Dhulikhel Namobuddha Trek is a the best 1 day short trek from Kathmandu. It is an easy and pleasant trek around the Kathmandu Valley. This trek is also considered to be the best one day hike for monastery and temples.
Dhulkhel is a small Newari town with old houses and temples. It is 30km away from from Kathmandu through the Araniko Highway. Dhulikhel is a hill station to see the beautiful snow peaked Himalayas. It is a popular retreat for locals to get away from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu city.
Your trek will start from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha. The places you will visit includes the:
You will then trek down to Panauti (1340m) and learn and enjoy the Newari culture. After this, we will drive you back to Kathmandu.
Another hike you may want to consider is the Phulchowki Day Hike if you have another extra day in Kathmandu.
This is our favourite, and best one day hike from Kathmandu.
Highlights: Trek from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha – A most beautiful Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal! Best one day hike from Kathmandu.
07.00am: Pick up from your hotel in Kathmandu and drive to Dhulikhel (1550m). NOTE: Kathmandu to Dhulikhel is around 30km and a 40 minutes drive.
08.00am: Arrive in Dhulikhel and begin trek to Namobuddha (1750m)
11.00am: You will arrive at Namobuddha and have lunch at a local restaurant.
NOTE: You will visit the Namobuddha Monastery, Namobuddha View Point and Namobuddha Temple.
01.00pm: Continue the hike for 2.5 hours to Panauti (1340).
Descriptions Panauti is a small town, which is also called the town with 40 temples dedicated to difference deities. There are 28 festivals held here throughout the year.
The town is filled with temples and religious buildings. The biggest temple is the three storey temple named Indreshwar Mahadev which stands tall in the middle of a courtyard paved with brick.
04.00pm: Drive to Kathmandu from Panauti, It will take about 40 minutes to reach Kathmandu from Panauti.
USD80 per pax (minimum 2 pax) NOTE: The price above is quoted based on 2 pax. If you are travelling in a group of more than 2 people, kindly write to us at email@example.com, we will give you a special quotation.
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