Dhulikhel

Dhulikhel (elevation 1550m) is a town of about 10,000 people on the eastern fringe of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. The town lies on the intersection of the Arkino Highway to Tibet (74km) and the B.

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Panorama View Lodge

Located near the top of the hill in Dhulikhel on the dirt road up to the Kali Temple. There is a restaurant with local and western foods which is popular for passing Nepali people on weekends. There are seven rooms, four downstairs with balconies, three upstairs next to the rooftop area. Clean bathrooms with hot showers. On a clear day there are views of the Himalayas towards Everest, otherwise still impressive views over the valley below. Room price includes breakfast; price can be bargained lower without breakfast.


Kali Temple

A Hindu temple located at the top of the hill in Dhulikhel providing a good viewpoint. This is a popular spot for locals on weekends.

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Shiva Temple

A Hindu temple located at the bottom of a gorge somewhat over 2km south east of the village square.

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Narayan Temple

A Hindu temple to Vishnu near the centre of town

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Newa Kitchen

Offers International and Nepali menu items.

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Nawaranga Guest House

Also has a restaurant.

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Shiva Guesthouse

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About Dhulikhel

There are good views of the Himalayas from Dhulikhel, possibly as good as those from Nagarkot, with one important difference: Dhulikhel is a real Newari town and has a village square lined with temples, not just infrastructure to accommodate tourists looking for good views.

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