Namobuddha is situated at an elevation of 1750m. about 38 kilometers east of Kathmandu is very important Buddhist Pilgrimage . The Stupa and shrines built in this lovely little hill mark a very ancient holy site which signifies the place where a legendary prince named Mahasattva offered himself to a starving Tigress with its several underfed cubs.
Drive from Kathmandu to the place called Dhapasi 35 kilometers east about one and half hours . your hiking trail heads northeast and the trail becomes narrow as you move further. You cross over a suspension bridge and pass through many small villages with huge rice fields. The trail goes steeply uphill for about an hour until reaching Namobuddha. After making some detours around the area here, you will drive to Kathmandu via Dhulikhel which takes about one & half hours.
Trip Name: Namo Buddha Hiking
Duration: 1 Day
Trip Type: Private
Group Size: Minimum 2, maximum 15
Start from: Thamel
Ends at: Thamel
Places to See/Visit: Namobuddha, Panauti, Dhulikhel
Transportation: Private car or Van