Namobuddha

Namobuddha Travel

Namobuddha is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal located 40 kilometers southeast of Kathmandu valley situated at an elevation of 1750 m above sea level. Namobuddha is one of the most visit places near Kathmandu valley, perfect for the short escape for relaxation as it is far from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu, with no pollution, and the air is so fresh and cool. Along with Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Temple in Kathmandu, the Namobuddha Stupa is one of the three most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal,and one of the three main buddhist Stupas of Kathmandu valley.

The beautiful stupa of Namobuddha stands on the slopes of the Gandha Malla Hill and it believes that it was built on the bones and hair of prince Mahasattva. It believes that prince Mahasattva is one of the former incarnations of Buddha Shakyamuni. One day while walking around the jungle with his 2 other brothers prince Mahasattva encountered with a very hungry tigress that was close to death from starvation and unable to feed her cubs. His two other brothers went away but in an act of compassion prince Mahasattva allowed the hungry tigress to consume him, a deed that transported him to the higher realms of existence. When his brothers came back to look for him they found only his bones and hair. The stupa was built on top of these remains.

With the Namobuddha Stupa, The Mahakala Temple, The Dewachen Temple, beautiful monastery, small local villages, are the major attractions of Namobuddha. It also offers the beautiful view of the snow-covered Himalayan ranges. Namobuddha is not only the Buddhist pilgrimage sites, it is also one of the most popular destination for day hikes, famous for short and easy hikes. Hiking from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha, hike from Balthali village to Namobuddha, hike from Namobuddha to Panauti and hike from Namobuddha to Phulchowki are some of the popular hikes.

Namobuddha is also one of the best places near Kathmandu for relaxation. If you are looking for a place where you can spend your day easy, relaxing at the hotel, enjoying nature, mountain at peace environment, Namobuddha is for you.

You can combine Namobuddha tour with

Kathmandu

Kathmandu

(Historic city with breathtaking architecture)

The cultural heritage of the Kathmandu Valley consists of three cities of historic and cultural interest Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur.

Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur

(Ancient Newa city, Place of devotees)

Bhaktapur, known variously as City of Culture, Living Heritage, Nepal's Cultural Gem, An open museum and a City of Devotees.

Nagarkot

Nagarkot

(Famous for Sunset/ Sunrise view)

Nagarkot, a small resort hill station in the Kathmandu Valley, offers some of the best views of the surrounding Himalayan Mountain Range.

Tours that feature Namobuddha Travel

Namobuddha Relaxing Getaway

Namobuddha Relaxing Getaway

2 Nights 3 Days Package

Namobuddha is probably the best relaxing getaway, located 40 kilometers southeast of Kathmandu valley situated at an elevation of 1750 m above sea level... view trip


Nepal Sightseeing Tour

Nepal Sightseeing Tour

9 Days (Kathmandu - Pokhara - Namobuddha - Bhaktapur)

Explore Heritage sites of Kathmandu valley, Safari activities in Chitwan National Park, Lumbini and city of the lakes beautiful Pokhara... view trip

Namobudha Day Hiking

Namobudha Day Hiking

Experience one of the most famous Buddhist shrine and village life

It is one of the best hiking day trips takes you to One of the popular Buddhist pilgrims is known as Namobuddha at the elevation of 1750m... view trip

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  • Nepal Tourism Board (NTB)
  • Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN)
  • Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA)
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