Namobuddha monastery is a sacred Buddhist site. Witnessing the burning of incense sticks and surreal views, Namobuddha offers its visitors ‘peace of mind’. Namobuddha monastery is located in the Kavre district southeast of Kathmandu and 40km from the valley. Namobuddha monastery is a sacred landmark and is considered one of the most important religious sites in Buddhist mythology.
The place is very beautiful. The environment is clean and quiet. This is the best place for mediation. In the morning you will see beautiful sunrise and snow-capped mountains. Surrounded by the serene tranquillity of earthliness and green hush hills, this pilgrimage destination receives thousands of visitors every year flocking to its ancient structure. Visitors are drawn to the artistic monasteries and the Sacrifice of the Tiger icon, which is located on a hilltop.
Only two hours away from the city center, this pilgrimage is also popular for its sunrise and sunset viewpoint. The pleasant drive through winding roads and greenery is something to look forward to Witness the surreal panoramic views once you reach, it only gets better from there. Etched in many scriptures and believed by thousands of devout pilgrims, the landscape below resembles an eight-petaled lotus, and the sky above has the form of a wheel with nine spokes.
You will encounter the paranomic view of mountains like Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishankar, and Rowaling mountains
Kathmandu to Namobuddha Monastery
To get there you need to take the Arniko Highway from Kathmandu. You will get the bus from Ratnapark to Dhulikhel. Dhulikhel is Newari town which is a perfect location for a weekend. After you reach Dhulikhel you need to take another bus or you can hike up to Namobuddha. You can also take the route from Banepa and continue to start your hike from Panauti and Sangha. The hike is easy and the trail is uphill, and get an opportunity to experience local culture and tradition.