To get yourself relief from the regular busy life, we are here with a Hike in Namobuddha trip. Namobuddha is known as Homage to Budhha which is situated at the hill top of Panauti in Kavre district(about 38 KM east of Kathmandu Valley). The place consist of beautiful Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery and other several small and big stupa. People believes that Lord Budhha gavi his life to starving tigress and her cubs at this place. Making its existence since 1978, this monastery is now home to more than 250 monks.
From the stupa one can observe the beautiful view of the valley around along side green jungles and paddy fields. Along side the natural greenery and peace paradise one can experience the culture and lifestyle of Newari peoples in Panauti. Panauti is an ancient Newari Town which is belived to be established by King Bhupatindra Malla at it is located on beautiful confluence of Punyamata Khola and Roshi Khola. Being home for many Budhhist and Hindu religious monuments and relics it is consider to be one of the important sites of medieval era.
7:00 – Gather up in Thamel, infront of Bookingsansar Office
7:30 – Get in the bus for approx. 1 hr. 30 mins drive towards Khopasi
9:00 – Arrival at Khopasi, tea break and fill up your water bottle as well last minute shopping if you have missed anything for hike
9:15 – Start to hike up passing through the traditional villages and beautiful green forest up to the Namo Budhha
13:00 – After Crossing a path full of prayer flags attached high on the pole which sparkle in the sun forming like a golden roofs of the monastery. Breathtaking views of valley that you crossed by as explored on reaching the stupa is really once in a lifetime moment for every nature lover.
Take a brief rest and than have your lunch prepared by organic foods available locally.
14:00 – After tempting lunch with beautiful views of mountain ranges up high and beautiful valley down, gear up for some more hiking towards the Panauti. Walk up along the villages which are covered with orange trees all over.
16:30 Upon arrival at Panauti, explore the city for an hour. Visit to different temples and monuments in the Panauti also look out at the handicrafts and architectural works and smiling newar people all around you.
17:30 Wrap up the hike and board on the bus waiting for you and drive back to Kathmandu. All the group will be drop off at the single station where most of the members will find feasible.