Dhulikhel (an access to panoramic view of the Himalayas)

Posted on Jul 1, 2012 by trekker under Trekking

Tags: Dhulikhel, Nepal, Kavrepalanchowk, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal



Altitude: 1550m

District: Kavrepalanchowk

Zone: Bagmati

Latitude: 27.6167° N

Longitude: 85.5500° E

Distance from Kathmandu:  30 km



Just at an hour drive from Kathmandu, Dhulikhel seems to be an instant relief from the overcrowded capital and the pollution. Not just those, Dhulikhel promises a great view with an amazing environ.


It flaunts panoramic view of Himalayas covering the enriched Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Phuribichyachu, Gaurishankar, Lhotse and Karolung with many others to fill the horizon. The hills are green and the Himalayas-icy snowcapped.

 Not just the mountains, Dhulikhel has a lot to offer for Hindu pilgrims.


1.       Narayan Temple

2.       Harisiddhi Temple

3.       Bhagwati Temple

4.       Gaukhureshwor Mahadev Temple

5.       Bhagwati Temple


Moreover, do not miss the ancient village of Dhulikhel for the insight of rich traditional Newari culture. The carved wooden doors and windows in the local houses reflect the ancient craftsmanship of locals. Those beautiful houses make you feel like walking through a theme museum.

 While being there, you can also stay at hotels located at amazing heights offering you your morning coffee with breath-taking views.

 Dhulikhel is also the ‘gateway to Tibet’ since an hour drive from here leads you to Khasa, Tibet.


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