Paunauti – Namobudhha Day Hike

  • From your hotel stay
  • 7 AM
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Easy
  • 1750 metres
  • Panauti / Namobudhha


The Panauti Namobuddha Day Hike is a popular one-day excursion that allows you to explore the charming Newari town of Panauti, located on the outskirts of Kathmandu valley. This easy hike takes you through hills, villages, and ancient towns, providing a glimpse into the culture and traditions of the local people. This tour is perfect for those who enjoy nature walks and hill walking, and is suitable for people of all ages, including families with children.

The hike to Namobuddha, a hilltop Buddhist pilgrimage site, is considered one of the best short hikes in and around the Kathmandu valley. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to observe the traditional lifestyle of the Newar communities, pass through lush forested trails, and visit traditional villages and monasteries. On a clear day, you can also enjoy stunning views of the surrounding peaks.

Highlights of Panauti - Namobudhha hike

  • Exploring the ancient Newari town of Panauti and learning about its architecture, traditions, and culture
  • Discovering the local art and culture of the Newari heritage town of Panauti
  • Appreciating the natural and cultural beauty of Panauti
  • Visiting the Namobuddha Monastery, a significant Buddhist site in Nepal
  • Enjoying a pleasant hike through the picturesque trail of Namo Buddha.


Drive To Panauti (1 hour 30 minutes, 32 km)
Be prepared for a thrilling day hike to Panauti and Namobuddha by starting early in the morning. Panauti is located southeast of Kathmandu, a drive of about 1 hour and 30 minutes or 32km away from the busy streets of the city. Get ready for an adventure and embark on this short hike to discover the beautiful town of Panauti and the Namobuddha pilgrimage site.

Hike from Panauti to Namobudhha( 6 hours approx. 15 kilometres)
The hike from Panauti to Namobuddha starts off on uneven and rough roads for the first few kilometers. The trail includes a series of ups and downs, but the views along the way are breathtaking. Along the way, you will reach a place called Lapsibot, where you will take an upward route and be surrounded by green hills and terraced fields. After a long ascent, you will finally arrive at Namobuddha, where you can visit and pay respects at the Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Gumba, a sacred Tibetan monastery. This monastery is home to over 250 monks and has a monastic college. The views from the top are truly stunning.

Drive Back To Kathmandu (1 hour 30 minutes, 32 km)
After exploring Namobudhha and having lunch, it will be time to head back to Kathmandu. Before leaving, you can pick up souvenirs and take some final photos. After a fulfilling day, your trip will come to an end as you are dropped off at your hotel.



  • Private Transportation (Kathmandu-Panauti-Namobudhha-Kathmandu)
  • Experience English Speaking Hiking Guide
  • Mineral water during the tour
  • Lunch during the hike
  • Applicable government taxes


  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • Personal expenses, Tips and etc.
  • Hiking gear
  • Travel, Medical insurance, and first aid kit
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusion

Trip Reviews

Rated 0.0 out of 5
0.0 out of 5 stars (based on 0 reviews)
Very good0%

There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one.

Write a Review

Your email address will not be published.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Paunauti – Namobudhha Day Hike
From $120
/ Adult
  • Professional Local Guides
  • Customised Trip