Namobuddha is a holy site for the Buddhist and lies in the Kavre district at an altitude of 1800m, about 38 kms east of Kathmandu off the Arniko highway. The stupa and shrines exited since hundreds of year. Legendary prince named Mahasattva his own flesh to a starving Tigress with its several underfed cubs. This legendary episode is depicted in a very nice stone slab and place right next to a holy stupa.
Hike begins after we drive 35 kms east of Kathmandu for about one and half hours to a place called Dhapasi via and ancient Newar town Panauti with packed lunch Box. From Dhapasi we follow the uphill trail towards north-east direction and the trail narrows. We cross a suspension bridge and pass Through many small village to huge rice field which gives you a chance to see how Nepali people plant and harvest the crop (during appropriate season).from here we hike steep uphill for about an hour to reach Namobuddha.
After lunch and exploring the site, we drive back to Dhulikhel for overnight stay or back to Kathmandu.