Dhulikhel & Panauti

Dhulikhel & Panauti

Dhulikhel: 
Altitude: 1550m (5085 ft)
Distance: 30 km from Kathmandu
Dhulikhel is the scenic and ancient town situated 30 Kilometers east of Kathmandu at Araniko Highway. From here one can see the Panoramic View of the whole Himalayan range from Langtang Lirung (7227m) in the west, through Dorje Lakpa (6966m) to the huge bulk of Gauri Shankar (7134m) and nearby Melungtse (7181m), and as far as Numbur (5945m) in the east. From the main town, a short walk to Namobuddha, an old Buddhist monastery is highly recommended. Now a days, You can experince one of the best adventure activity "Zip Line " in Dhulikhel.

Panauti:
Distance: 32 km from Kathmandu
Altitude: 1440m (4397 ft)

Panauti is a municipality in Kavrepalanchok District in Bagmati Pradesh of Nepal located 32 km Southeast of the capital Kathmandu. The town is currently listed as a UNESCO tentative site since 1996. A few hours trek or a short drive takes you to Panauti, another Newar settlement and interesting rural village. The temple complex here sits on the conflux of three rivers, one of which is mystical. The rambling overgrown temples are interesting places to explore.