Kathmandu scenic hills tour a great way to spend a day with an overnight stop in the comfort of nice hotels-lodge or mountain resorts, where you can capture stunning sunrise and sunsets views over the chain of Himalayan peaks. Kathmandu scenic hills a great retreat to be away from hustle and bustle city life for a day or more within the serene countryside of high alpine hills to feel cool fresh mountain air along with views. Kathmandu scenic hills tour leads you to famous and popular Nagarkot and at Dhulikhel with choices where you can also visit other interesting places of interest around Changunarayan temple near Nagarkot, and holy Namobuddha near at Dhulikhel another beautiful spot for views of sunrise and mountain range.
NAGARKOT for a day or more:
Nagarkot, a hill town situated north east from Kathmandu above Bhaktapur city at the height 2,120 m high with a stunning panorama of Himalayan mountains with sunrise and sunset views over a range of peaks. Drive of less two hours where one can include a tour of Bhaktapur and Changunarayan temple or on the way back to Kathmandu after a lovely time at Nagarkot in the comfort of hotels-lodge and resorts where you can view of Himalayan mountain range right from the hotels at Nagarkot. At Nagarkot various ways to enjoy your stay from a day to two days with a short hike around its nice farm villages with constant views of mountains and witness local traditional culture in the serene environment of green forest.
DHULIKHEL AND NAMOBUDDHA for a day or more:
Dhulikhel an old Newari town of more than 500 years of history, an interesting hill town, beyond Kathmandu valley at driving distance of fewer than two hours takes you to a hill and mountain resorts at Dhulikhel located above 1,540 m high with fabulous views of snow-capped peaks of Central Himalaya that includes Ganesh-Langtang-Jugal Himal with Gaurishankar as far towards Mt. Everest range of peaks in the far east. Dhulikhel town known to have more than 500 years of history, with its interesting artistic skill around Newar people communities, have created a place of its own charm and beauty. Streets where you can stroll lined with old brick houses, carved wooden windows, sloping roofs, pagoda temples and sacred statues and shrines everywhere, interesting and major places of worship which you can visit 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. The Bhagawati temple situated on top is the western part of Dhulikhel that dominates the skyline, where you can catch beautiful vista of the town and surrounding areas with many other vintage points in Dhulikhel that offers a panorama of the Himalaya with stunning sunrise that will leave you amazed with the views and local culture.
Namobuddha an extension from Dhulikhel for an hour or more:
From Dhulikhel town with fantastic sunrise views of the Himalayan range of peaks, after breakfast where tour leads you to another charming and serene areas a little further from Dhulikhel town towards the peaceful environment at Namobuddha. Namobuddha holiest of all holy sites for Buddhist followers and pilgrims, located south of Dhulikhel in a pristine location, these unsurpassable supreme sacred sites are known as ‘Three Stupas in Nepal’ is Tagmo Lüjin "The place where future Buddha sacrificed his body to a tigress". Here enjoy its tranquil surroundings within the shade of a pine tree lines along with views of mountains towards north, and with a tour of its holy monuments of stupas and Gompa/monastery and shrines before ending a marvelous time around great places beyond Kathmandu valley rim.
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