Namo Buddha Hiking

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Namo Buddha, at the altitude of 2565m between Banepa and Panauti, is best known for its culture that is still conserved and followed. Stupas with flattering colorful prayer flags and peaceful environment welcomes every tired trekker in its shadow. The trail will also take you through several traditional inhabitants of Tamang and Newari people. Namo Buddha is also one of the best viewpoints for viewing some of the highest peaks in the World like Mt. Everest, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Ranges, Gaurishankar. The region is also rich for its extraordinary collection of flora and fauna, untouched by modern life. Namo Buddha is a historic place, where Lord Buddha was believed to have offered his flesh to the starving tigress so she could feed her cubs. Now there lies a Stupa, a Monastery with retreat center, higher studies of Buddhism.

Thick forests of Rhododendron bushes, Mongolia and Sal trees cover the hillsides leading to the terraced agricultural fields. Not only will you experience traditional life in this region, but you will also have the opportunity to visit many sacred and ancient temples and monasteries including Namo Buddha, Indreshwar Mahadev Temple, and the Brahmayani Temple.

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Coordinates27°34′16″N 85°34′57″E
DistrictKavrepalanchok
ZoneBagmati
Access2 ½ hours from Kathmandu

Namo Buddha Map:

Hike TitleDestination Date
Hiking from Panauti to Namo Buddha24/07/2016
Hiking from Dhalmale to Namo Buddha05/01/2016
Hiking to Namobuddha Gumba14/12/2014
Hiking from Hazar Sidi (Dhulikhel) to Namo Buddha23/08/2014
Hiking from Batase to Panauti via Namo Buddha23/02/2013
Hiking from Lamatar to Namo Buddha via Panauti01/07/2012
Hiking from Panauti to Namo Buddha15/04/2012
Hiking from Batase to Namo Buddha10/09/2011
Hiking from Bhakunde Besi to Namo Buddha via Panauti26/04/2009
Hiking from Kavre Bhanjayng to Namo Buddha02/11/2008
Hiking from Kavre Bhanjyang to Namo Buddha09/12/2007
Hiking from Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha via Panauti31/07/2005
Namo Buddha Hiking was last modified: March 25th, 2015 by Administrator

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