Kalinchowk Packages

Kalinchowk Packages

Kalinchowk is an incredible destination in the Dolakha district of Nepal. Our Kalinchowk packages will fulfill your dreams to explore this magnificent destination.

Deepak Raj Bhatta
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Kalinchowk Tour Packages

Kalinchowk is an incredible destination in the Dolakha district of Nepal. Our Kalinchowk packages will fulfil your dreams to explore this magnificent destination. It is popular for its amazing snowfall experience during winter, impeccable natural beauty, trekking activities and tremendous religious importance.

Kalinchowk is named after a temple dedicated to Kali enshrined at the top of the hill. Kali is the goddess of power and destruction, so, many people visit Kalinchowk to worship the goddess.

Kalinchowk is not only a place of religious importance, the hilltop offers the spectacular views of the mountains, lush greenery, amusing atmosphere and a diverse cultural experience. Situated at an altitude of 3842 m above sea level, Kalinchowk is one of the best places to experience the snowfall and a wonderful escape from the monotonous lifestyle of urban capital.

The majestic mountain panorama is one of the best things to explore in Kalinchowk. Some of the major mountains seen from Kalinchowk are the Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal, Gaurishankar and Everest. This place boasts a mix of various cultural groups. The Sherpas, Tamang, Gurung, Brahmin and Chhetris are the major inhabitants of this place, hence offering the diverse cultural exposure.

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    Kalinchowk Facts

    Name of the place



    Dolakha District



    Distance from Kathmandu

    146 Km


    Gaurishankar Conservation Area


    Kali, an incarnation of goddess Durga

    Major activities

    • Ski
    • Cable Car
    • Temple
    • Camping etc. 

    Things to do

    • Hiking
    • Mountain views
    • Snowfall experience
    • cultural exploration
    • Photography etc. 

    Best months to visit

    September to November

    January to April

    About Kalinchowk

    Kalinchowk has been a wonderful destination for the people who have a short time but want to explore the amazing destination near Kathmandu valley. This place is not only a wonderful getaway but offers various adventure activities as well. The Ski, Cable Car, Snowy experience, Hiking etc. can be done in Kalinchowk. To enjoy the amazing offerings of Kalinchowk, we have brought up some Kalinchowk tour packages that will make your trip easier and organized.

    Kalinchowk is also a place that offers a wide range of flora and fauna. The beautiful Rhododendrons, animals and a variety of birds are found in this region. It is also a part of Gaurishankar Conservation Area.

    This beautiful place is full of natural wonders. The Bhagwati shrine located there is full of wisdom and power. It is believed that the Kalinchowk Bhagawati fulfils the desire of her devotees. And many people visit this place to worship. Also, the snowfall in Kalinchowk is one of the most consumed tourist activities in this area.

    Kalinchowk Packages

    1 Night 2 Days Kalinchowk Tour Package from Kathmandu

    Our 1 night 2 days Kalinchowk tour package gives an opportunity to explore Kalinchowk in a short visit. Traveler those who don't have enough time they can choose this trip. Here is the detailed itinerary:

    Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Kuri, Hike to Kalinchowk

    A scenic drive from Kathmandu via Bhaktapur, Kavre and Charikot will take you to Kuri village and Kalinchowk. Kalinchowk is about 150 Km from Kathmandu and takes around 5 hours of drive to reach there.

    After reaching Kalinchowk, you can hike up the hill, or just take the cable car to reach the hilltop. You can enjoy the snowfall in winter and visit the temple. After exploring the hilltop, you will get back to the Kuri village for overnight stay.

    During wintertime, because of frosty weather, it gets difficult to start the vehicle at the Kalinchowk, so driving down in the evening eases the drive for early starters. So, getting back to Kuri village after enjoying the Kalinchowk hill, is the best option to return early in the morning. However, if you want to stay in Kalinchowk, it’s also a possible option.

    Day 2: Drive from Kuri to Kathmandu

    The next day, you can return from Kuri to Kathmandu. On the way, you will visit Bhimeshwar temple, and can do rafting in Bhotekoshi river. A drive from Kuri will take you back to the Kathmandu valley.

    2 Nights 3 Days Kalinchowk Tour Package

    This 3 days Kalinchowk trip gives enough time to explore around Kalinchowk and Charikot. Visitors can explore Dolakha Bhimsen temple during the 3 days of trip. A brief itinerary is here:

    Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Kalinchowk

    Early in the morning, you will start your drive to Kalinchowk. Kalinchowk is situated approximately 150 km away from Kathmandu valley and takes around 5 hours of drive to reach there. Upon reaching, you will hike up to the hill or use the cable car ride to get there. Enjoy the panoramic Himalayan views, the temple and snowfall in winter. After exploring you will return downhill. Overnight stay in Kalinchowk.

    Day 2: Trek from Kuri to Charikot

    After exploring the beautiful Kalinchowk, you will start trekking to Charikot. Charikot is a small town in Dolakha district. The trek offers a wonderful experience. The lush greenery, mountain views, sunrise views, flora and fauna are an incredible part of the trek. It takes around 5-6 hours of trekking to reach Charikot from Kuri. Stay in Charikot.

    Day 3: Drive to Kathmandu

    From Charikot, a drive will take you back to the Kathmandu valley. It takes around 4-5 hours to drive to reach Kathmandu.

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    Kalinchowk Attractions

    During your Kalinchowk trip, you can explore various attractive things and places. Find out the details about attractions and activities:

    • Kalinchowk Bhagwati Temple

    Kalinchowk, as the name suggests, is the courtyard of deity Kali. There is a temple dedicated to Kali, the goddess of destruction and power, and many people visit Kalinchowk to worship the goddess. It is believed that the desire of people gets fulfilled by Bhagawati if worshipped with honest intentions. It lies in the hill of Kalinchowk.

    • Dolakha Bhimeshwor Temple

    Dolakha Bhimeshwar Temple lies around 4 Km east of Charikot. This temple is a major Hindu temple in Nepal. It is believed that in the morning time, this temple resembles the deity Bhimeshwar, during day Lord Mahadeva and in the evening Narayana. It is also said that the temple signals to any bad fortune before it takes place.

    • Kalinchowk Cable Car

    In Kalinchowk, there are cable car services for the people who want to enjoy the beauty of hills via an adventurous gondola ride. It is beneath the hill and takes directly to the top near Kalinchowk temple.

    • Snowfall during the winter

    Snowfall in Kalinchowk is the major activity people seek. Kalinchowk got its popularity among domestic travellers for its snowfall attributes. Many people from the near districts visit Kalinchowk to enjoy snowfall. 

    • Mountain view

    Kalinchowk offers an incredible mountain panorama. From the top, Mount Gaurishankar, Everest, Langtang Range, Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal and many other neighbouring mountains can be seen. 

    • Sunrise/Sunset view

    The hilltop offers the best views of sunset and sunrise. The amazing glimpses of the mountains along with the sunrise and sunset are astonishing. 

    • Camping

    For camping lovers, Kalinchowk is a wonderful place to camp. Enjoying the natural atmosphere while camping at night offers an amazing experience. 

    • Ski

    Kalinchowk is slowly getting better at adventure stuff. There is a Ski service available by a group of adventurers. So, if you want to Ski in the Nepalese natural landscape, Kalinchowk is a perfect place. It is a seasonal activity, so available during wintertime. 

    How to Reach Kalinchowk from Kathmandu

    Kalinchowk is a wonderful place that offers a wide array of experiences. From the snowfall to the Ski and pilgrimage, Kalinchowk packages are complete packages for spiritual adventurers. There are various options to reach Kalinchowk. 

    Route to Kalinchowk from Kathmandu

    To reach Kalinchowk from Kathmandu, the route goes through Kathmandu-Bhaktapur-Dhulikhel-Sindhupalchowk-Charikot-Kuri. This is a convenient option to reach Kalinchowk. It takes around 5-6 hours of drive from Kathmandu to reach Kalinchowk and is approx. 150 km away from Kathmandu.  

    The half road segment is good and blacktopped, however, the roads towards Charikot and Kuri are bumpy and rough. So, expecting a smooth drive might not be a good possibility. 

    Vehicle Options

    Kalinchowk is accessible. The only situation is the road segment is not completely good. Some parts of the road to Kuri are bumpy and under construction. However, the rough and tough drive takes you to an amazing destination to Kuri, and that’s the best part. Driving a car all the way to Kalinchowk can be difficult, however, a 4WD Jeep and Bus can drive to Kalinchowk. If you are a biker, Biking is also a good way to explore this beautiful place. 

    Vehicle Prices from Kathmandu to Kalinchowk

    Vehicle cost differs according to the type of vehicle you use, and the number of people. We provide various types of Vehicles according to the need and necessity of the people to complete their trip.  

    Vehicle Type

    Seat Capacity

    Vehicle Cost

    Scorpio Jeep (4 WD)

    8 Person

    NPR 20000


    Best time to visit Kalinchowk

    Kalinchowk is a year-round visitable destination. However, the spring, Autumn and Winter seasons are the best seasons to visit Kalinchowk. If you want to trek in this area, Spring and Autumn offer the best adventure and incredible views. However, if you want to enjoy the snowfall, the months of December, January and February are favourable.

    The best time to visit Kalinchowk is during the months of September until December and February until May. These months are favourable in terms of weather and climate. If you want to visit Kalinchowk for snowfall and Ski activities, the winter months January and February are best, however, for trekking and pilgrimage activities, other months are suitable.

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