Dhulikhel is a well-known tourist destination near Kathmandu which still follows Newa culture and tradition typically. It is situated in the central part of Nepal. This is just 32 km from the Kathmandu valley. The main attractions of Dhulikhel are the grand and panoramic mountain views, numerous temples, and different types of landscapes, and a diversity of people. The town connects tourists with mountain viewpoints, and a hiking and biking hub, but its popularity is waning as road-building and modernization take their toll. This ancient town is situated 30 km east of Kathmandu. It is a popular Himalayan viewpoint. From there you can have a complete panoramic view of the snowy ranges from Karyolung in the east to Himalchuli in the west. The old part of this town is an interesting area to wander around with some fine old Nepalese buildings and several interesting temples. From there you can also take a day trip to the Tibet border or Tatopani, a place that is famous for its hot sulfur spring.
Hiking Itinerary Details:
Day 01: You arrive at the Tribhuwan International Airport and will meet our airport representative then transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Full-day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley such as Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhu, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Day 03: Sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur and drive to Nagarkot for sunset and sunrise views. Stay overnight at a hotel in Nagarkot.
Day 04: After sunrise view, you depart to Dhulikhel via Changunarayan. Stay overnight at a hotel in Dhulikhel.
Day 05: Drive from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha and after a sightseeing tour in and around Namobuddha drive back from Namobuddha to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 06: Free day in Kathmandu. Looking around for shopping and joining a Nepali cultural dinner show
Day 07: Final Departure transfer to the airport.