Dhulikhel Namobuddha Trek | Best One Day Hike from Kathmandu.

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Dhulikhel Namobuddha Trek is the best 1 day short trek from Kathmandu. It is an easy and pleasant trek around the Kathmandu Valley. This trek is also consider to be the best one day hike for monastery and temples.

The religiously important Namobuddha, is surrounded by serene environment and green hills. It is gaining fame as an important Buddhist pilgrimage site. Namobuddha  is 15 km far from Dhulikhel.

Dhulkhel is a small Newari town with old houses and temples. It is 30 km away from from Kathmandu through the Araniko Highway. Dhulikhel is a hill station to see the beautiful snow peak 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:

  • Namobuddha View Point
  •  Monastery
  • Namobuddha temples

You will then trek down to Panauti (1340m) and enjoy the Newari culture. After this, we will drive you back to Kathmandu.

If you are interested in hiking different then this hike, to enjoy the nature as well as snow in winter then ,you may choose our  Phulchowki Day Hike if you have another extra day in Kathmandu.

This is our favorite, and best one day hike from Kathmandu.

Dhulikhel Namobuddha Trek | Best One Day Hike from Kathmandu. Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Dhulikhel - Namobuddha Trek!


Day 1: Kathmandu to Dhulikhel - Namobuddha Trek!

9 hours

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.


  1. Total distance for the Dhulikhel Namobuddha 1 day trek is 20km.
  2. The average time you will be trekking is 6 hours.
  3. The highlights of this Dhulikhel Namobuddha 1 day trek from Kathmandu is the Newari Village, temples, Gompa, and the beautiful Himalayan range of mountains where you will be able to see Langtang Lirung (7227m), Gauri Shankar (7134m), Melungtse (7181m), Numbur (5945m), and etc.

Price & Terms

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 sales@eyesonnepal.com, we will give you a special quotation.

What is included?

  • All land transportation as per itinerary.
    • Pick up from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel
    • Pick up from Panauti to Kathmandu
  • 1x trekking guide will be provided during your Dhulikhel Namobuddha Trek
  • First aids kits, water purified tablets & all necessities required in the mountains.
  • Government tax and service charge.

What is not included?

  • Your personal expenses like phone call, laundry service, shopping etc..
  • All the bar bills like coke, beer, bottled water, hot water etc.
  • Items that mentioned as your own expenses.
  • Items that not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping to local guide, tour guide and driver.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • All relevant entrance fees during Dhulikhel Namobuddha Trek.

How to book?

Please fill the form below.



We kindly request that you fill in the online booking form. Otherwise, just provide us answers to the following questions directly through our email address sales@eyesonnepal.com

  • Subject: Dhulikhel Namobuddha Trek 1 day
  • Name:
  • Preferred date of the tour:
  • Number of pax:
  • Hotel name (for pick up and drop off arrangements):

Once we receive your details, we will reply you with a proposed itinerary and official quotation.

  1. If you are satisfied with our itinerary and quotation, kindly send us your confirmation via email.
  2. We will then issue the Confirmation Order and Invoice to you.
  3. Following this, you should make a 50% deposit to us via PayPal or to our bank account.
  4. 50% deposit will be paid by your side via either PayPal or bank in to our Nepal Company account. The remaining amount can be deposited after arriving in Nepal.
  5. Welcome to Nepal. We will greet you upon pick up in your hotel.

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