Dhulikhel Namobudha via Panauti
Drive to Dhulikhel which is 30 km east of Kathmandu on Arniko (Kodari) highway to Chinese Border. From Dhulikhel walk up gradually on the summit of Namo Boudha. It is situated on a hill above Panauti-a medieval town. It is one of the important religious site for Buddhists. It is believed that Buddha came here in one of his incarnation and fed his flesh to a hungry tigress so she can feed her cubs. There is an ancient stone slab and a stupa with the all seeing eyes of the Buddha that commemorates that occasion. A big statue of Buddha and several uniformly lined up stupas in the back drop of the enchanting Himalaya provides an ideal scene for a photographer. Descend to Panauti. It is an old settlement of Newars. This medieval towns has some of the best examples of wood craftsmanship in the form of temples. Take time to see the temple of Indreshwar Mahadev built in the 14th century and Brahmayani built in 17th Century. These temples have been restored to its original form.