Namobuddha lies 38 kilometers east of Kathmandu at the altitude of 1,750 meters. Namobuddha is a holy place for the Buddhist and famous for the Buddhist Gumbas and shrines. The stupas are such a beautiful reflection of the Buddhist art. This place also carries an ancient history. According to legend, once a prince offered himself to the starving tiger in this place. Situated at the top of the hill, Namobuddha provides you with the beauty of the Everest and Langtang Himalayan Range. You can see the cropped farms throughout your trek reflecting the agriculture practice in Kathmandu. The trek also provides you with the marvelous view of the landscape in all directions. The Hiking takes a minimum of 5 hours.
The hike starts after a drive to a place called Dhapasi and ancient Newar town Panauti. Heading upwards to the north-east direction and crossing a suspension bridge we cross many agricultural villages. An hour steep climb leads us to our destination point Namobuddha.