Dhulikhel is famous for its scenic panorama of Himalayan snow peaks, as well as for sunrise, a town of more than 500 years old history.
Dhulikhel is a moderate size town on the outskirts of Dhulikhel with many farm villages, located on two main highways Arniko and B.P. Highways.
Namobuddha is situated on B.P. Highways, south of Dhulikhel as well on route to Panauti town and many villages, a holy site and place of worship as well a sacred Buddhist site.
A mere distance of less than two-hour drive from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel, and less than a half-hour drive to Namobuddha from Dhulikhel town heading south on newly built B.P. Highway close to Kathmandu University.
Dhulikhel is located at a distance of 28 k.m. a short drive of fewer than two hours, heading east beyond the Kathmandu valley rim. From Dhulikhel to Namobuddha is a half-hour drive, and then downhill to Panauti farm town. Panauti can be reached straight from Banepa town heading south of less than 30 minutes drive.
Panauti town is one of the oldest towns in Nepal, of medieval era time, it has many ancient houses and renowned temples. An interesting ancient farm town of traditional Newari craftsmanship, within green surroundings and farm fields.
Dhulikhel is a renowned scenic and cultural ancient town with many international standard hotels, lodges, and resorts. Where rooms face wonderful views of snow-capped peaks.
Yes, interested people can take a pleasant hike from Namobuddha, heading downhill through lovely villages and farm fields. A great walk and the best way to observe rural areas of Nepal and local culture.