Location: Bagmati Zone/Central Development Region
Locals: Newars, Brahmins, Chhetris,
Language Spoken: Nepali, Newari,
Roadways: Situated some 29kms from Kathmandu to the north
1. Kakani is a hill station. It’s weather is very pleasant throughout the year Cultural/Religious Heritages
1. Nuwakot Palace is of historic importance as it was constructed in the 18th Century on the Tibetan-Kathmandu Trade route
Rainbow Trout fish is very popular as there are a lot of fish farms in the area.
Dai-Cheura (Local Curd with Bitten Rice) is served on the local hotels
Seasonal vegetables like Cucumber, Radish, Green Leafy vegetables
Locally produced strawberry are very tasty.
The terraced farms on the hillside and the terracotta tiled roofs in the
Nuwakot Bazaar are a delight to the travellers.
Kakani, these days is a very popular picnic spot for people from Kathmandu
Long drive to Kakani from Kathmandu
Trekking from Budhanilkanth via Alle to Kakani
Hiking around the Nuwakot Palace
Best time to Travel: October to December, April to February
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