Nagarkot Dhulikhel Namobuddha Mountain Biking Overview
The alluring and serene mountain biking to Namo Buddha via Nagarkot Dhulikhel is another popular mountain biking trail in Nepal. The famous mountain biking trails in Nepal, Nagarkot Dhulikhel Namobuddha is a beautiful countryside tour. This biking tour is meaningful from both the cultural and the natural viewpoints. This trip will be great to enjoy the magnificent views of The Himalayas and eye-catching views of the scenery of the terraced fields on the undulating mountains. Besides that, you can learn about the ethnic Newari culture and blend with them.
Moreover, this journey presents splendid features of the country’s rural villages that are decorated with the excellence of natural environments. There are various mountain ranges like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, and Gauri Shankar Himal that are captured during this tour. One of the major highlights of this tour is the Nagarkot hill station. You can have the most famous and enthralling sunrise view from this viewpoint. Nagarkot is also a beautiful destination. It is blessed with the beauty of flawless nature and the art of the country’s Himalayan curtain.
Additionally, you can enjoy the natural beauty of the lush
The Nagarkot Dhulikhel Namobuddha Mountain Biking Tour starts from Kathmandu. The journey begins with the ride towards the east to the ancient town of Bhaktapur. There are many squares with temples in the heart of this ancient town. We will explore the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
After exploring the beautiful and cultural town for a while we head northwards biking over an uphill trail to the hill station of Nagarkot. As you climb up the trail flanked by green terraces on both sides, you will feel a different sense of peace. And we finally reach the hill-station of Nagarkot. Nagarkot is one of the most famous hill-stations in Nepal. The atmosphere at Nagarkot is peaceful and full of natural beauty.
From Nagarkot, you can see the longest range of the Himalayan range. You can see the mountains ranging from Annapurna to Dhaulagiri in the West on a clear day. Moreover, Nagarkot is famous for its splendid sunrise and sunset views.
Today, we will have an astounding sunrise view from the Nagarkot hill station. The colour of the mountains turns as the angle of the sun rays falling on them changes. We have the best views of mountains at this time. Then we will have breakfast and leave for Namobuddha.
You will be biking through splendid natural views and charming small villages. So, from Nagarkot, the trial goes with a small number of ups and downs, making it into remote villages. Likewise, the hilly woodlands and tropical vegetation on the trail make the biking journey pleasing. Moreover, you can enjoy the Himalayan views on the way. It is a perfect chance where you can encounter the country’s rural atmosphere and ethnic culture.
We reach Dhulikhel via Nala on the way. We will have lunch in Dhulikhel. Dhulikhel is a busy town. It has been important historically as a trade hub point in Tibet. Then, biking from Dhulikhel continues to Namobuddha. The trails from Dhulikhel ascends uphill’s through lush forests.
Namobuddha is an important pilgrimage destination for Buddhists. The site is renowned for its legend of the Prince. He sacrificed himself to a hungry Tigress and her dying cubs, hailing him as the New Buddha and ornamenting the place with his namesake. The Namo Buddha monastery lies at an elevation of 1,750 meters. And the unique architecture that the Buddhist community has to offer is visible through the golden roof of Namobuddha Monastery. We will spend a night at Namobuddha.
We will enjoy great views of the mountains and the jungles from the hill station in the morning. We will have a delicious breakfast before leaving Namobuddha. Today, we ride down the trail back to Dhulikhel and continue biking to Panauti. Dhulikhel to Panauti trail is decorated with verdant meadows and green-lush environments. We will have a pleasant ride.
Panauti is another historic Newari town. In this town, we get quintessential of the Newari culture of the medieval era. Also, the village of Panauti is considered a naturally and culturally rich destination easily accessible from Kathmandu. This village provides an ethereal natural feel. Moreover, the Indreswor Mahadev temple of Panauti is believed to be the oldest surviving temple in Nepal. Panauti is also renowned for the art gallery of beautiful idols, windows of the temples and monasteries, and woodcarving in the temple struts, and entrances. We will spend a beautiful night at the Teahouse of Panauti.
It is the last day of the Nagarkot Dhulikhel Namobuddha Mountain Biking tour. Before leaving Panauti, we will have a delicious breakfast. From Panauti, the biking trail ascends west, following a dirt path along a wandering river. We then pass the town of Madhuban. And we enter into a narrow pristine valley rising 300m on a magnificent trail. Here we reach the top of Kathmandu Valley's south-eastern entrance Lakuri Bhanjyang. Also, it is probably the oldest route east out of Kathmandu Valley that joins Kathmandu with Panauti. We can get magnificent views of the Himalayas from Lakuri Bhanjyang if the sky is clear
From Bhanjyang, we ride down for about an hour and reach the quiet village of Sisneri. It is in the south-eastern corner of Kathmandu valley. Then, we bike along the dirt trails of Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, our adventurous Nagarkot Dhulikhel Namobuddha Mountain biking tour ends.
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