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Kathmandu Dhulikhel & Namobuddha Tour - 2 days

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    • An impressive tour of UNESCO World Heritage sites around Kathmandu city.
    • Exciting scenic drives to scenic mountain resorts of Dhulikhel old Newari town.
    • Stunning sunrise, sunset views over an array of massif chain of Himalayan peaks.
    • Explore the 500 years old classic town of Dhulikhel steep with colorful cultures.
    • Tour of sacred Buddhist site of Namobuddha within lovely forest surroundings.

Kathmandu Dhulikhel & Namobuddha Tour is one of the most wonderful holiday destinations close to the capital city of Kathmandu. All Destination Holiday presents a marvelous tour, outside the Kathmandu valley rim within a close backdrop of picturesque Central Himalayas. 

Kathmandu Dhulikhel & Namobuddha Tour is a perfect trip of a few days in the harmony of a pristine and scenic location. An ideal gateway to natural surroundings from the hectic city's a busy life for some days. Enjoy the fresh cool mountain air facing the breathtaking panorama of Ganesh, Langtang, and Jugal Himal with majestic Mt. Gaurishankar. 

From Dhulikhel stunning sunrise and sunset views to enjoy in the comfort of luxurious hotels and mountain resorts. An exciting and impressive old Newari town of Dhulikhel, where the history dates back to the 16th and 17th centuries.

Although close to Kathmandu and yet far from the bustling city life, where one can immerse within beautiful landscapes scenery. Explore the ancient town and its immense cultures of bygone days, and then visit the holy Namobuddha.

A sacred site for Buddhist followers, where future Maitreya Buddha came across a tigress. Who had given birth to her young cubs, a weak tigress, this was the spot where Maitreya Buddha sacrificed his flesh to feed the hungry tigress saving them from starvation.  

Namo Buddha or Amitāyuṣe Buddhāya, a version which means "Namo Buddha of Infinite Life". Other translations describe: "I pay homage to the Enlightened One immeasurable" or "I turn to rely on the Enlightened One immeasurable"

A great religious and holy site with monasteries and a series of Chaitiya and Stupas. Located amidst beautiful dense woods of tall rhododendron and pine trees with distant views of snow-capped peaks.

After an amazingly wonderful time around Dhulikhel and Namobuddha, a scenic exciting drive brings you to Kathmandu.

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Trip Itinerary

Morning after breakfast city and cultural guide receives you for short drive in the heart of Kathmandu city. Explore the exciting streets full of shops and vendors, the guide leads you to uncountable monuments around Kathmandu Durbar Square. The traditional resident of the Living Goddess (Kumari Ghar), ferocious Kal Bhairab, are a few interesting sights at the Square. The buildings here are the greatest achievements of the Malla dynasty from 7 th to 16 th Century.

The Square teems with colorful life around the Kasthamandap Temple, where the name of Kathmandu derived from. The word means a temple built from a single tree woods.

After an interesting time around the Old Durbar Square, drive outskirt of Kathmandu city towards west. Visit the famous landmark of Nepal the Swayambhunath, located on a hillock above the Kathmandu city.

Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple):

Swayambhunath a large dome Stupa, the area is also popularly called as the Monkey Temple. Due to large number of Rhesus species monkeys dwells around the forest of Swayambhunath complex.

The whole Stupa on a hill is a mosaic of small Chaitiya and pagoda temples possessing great five Mahayana (Lamaism) and one Hinayana (Therbadist). On the hind hill is located another important Buddhist shrine; it is called Manjushree. This Chinese Buddha the God of Knowledge who created the Kathmandu valley and drain the lake.

From Swayambhunath back to hotel for lunch, afternoon drive to Dhulikhel, heading towards east of Kathmandu city. Drive leads past the outskirt of Bhaktapur city and then uphill, time permitting stop at Sanga. A place with a temple with giant statue of Lord Shiva, after a short visit continue drive.

Driving through the town of Banepa as air gets cooler reaching Dhulikhel hill town for overnight stop. Located at 1,550 m high a traditional Newari town of than 500 years old history. After checking into a nice hotels or resorts, with time to explore the town old areas of great cultural interest.

Visit the Narayan and Harisiddhi temples adorned with profuse wood carvings. The Gokhureswar Mahadev temple, a 30 minutes’ walk to the eastern part of town, is a peaceful and scenic spot.

Dhulikhel, offers grand panorama of the Himalayas along with beautiful sunset views. Enjoying the leisure walks around Dhulikhel back to hotel, for delicious sumptuous dinner.

Early morning catch the stunning sunrise over an array of snow-capped mountain range, extends as far towards Mt. Gaurishankar. Having a hearty breakfast, drive to holy site of Namobuddha at 1,750 m high amidst beautiful forest surroundings. A serene environment and a pristine holy location visit the Thrangu Tashi Yangtse a Tibetan Buddhist monastery. Stands on top of Namobuddha holy complex, facing grand views of Himalayan peaks towards north. It is one of the most beautiful spot for all travelers interested in Buddhism religion.

After a pleasant and wonderful experience visiting the holy site of Namobuddha, drive back to Kathmandu. On reaching the city area check into your hotels after a marvelous experience visiting scenic hills of Dhulikhel and holy site of Namobuddha.

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