Experience snowfall in Kalinchowk!

Kalinchowk Tour Package

Experience snowfall in Kalinchowk.

The Kalinchowk tour package from Kathmandu is the best way to experience the beauty of Kalinchowk in the most organized way. It’s a short tour package, we operate it according to the individual interest or group. Kalinchowk Bhagwati Temple is a Hindu and Buddhist shrine located at Dolakha district 3,842 Meters above sea level. Not only for pilgrimage purposes but also it is equally famous for a panoramic view of mountains and snow activities. The inflow of tourists around this area is all around the year for its excellent mountain views and pilgrimage purpose whereas for the snow tourists visit Kalinchowk during the last week of December to the last week of February when the chance of snowfall is high in this area.

From the top of Kalinchowk Bhagwati temple, you will view various snow-capped mountains like Langtang Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal, Gauri Shankar etc. It is better to walk than using a cable car as No other experience of hiking near Kathmandu valley comes close to hiking to Kalinchowk from Kuri village during the time of snowfall. You will pass through stone stupa-like commemorative structures which were built by the local people of Kuri village (mainly Sherpa, Tamang and brahmin) in memory of their ancestors.

During the time of snowfall in Kalinchowk, it adds extra beauty to this trip. Rhododendron forests, birds and animals found in this region is another feature of this journey. Two of the most popular rivers of Nepal Sunkoshi and Tamakoshi start from this region and finally, they join in Koshi river. It takes about 60- 90 Minutes to reach the top of the hill through-hike. Meanwhile, it takes only 5-6 minutes to reach Kalinchowk Bhagwati temple from Kuri village.

2 Days from US$ 240
US$ 230 pp Save $10 pp
  • Local experts
  • Personal care and attention
  • 100% safe
  • A registered tour operator

Why Travel With Altitude Himalaya?

We believe in the quality services to accommodate our guests 360 degrees need with tour personalization and customization. Our dedicated and experienced team believes not only in arranging trips, but making creating life long memories. Our travel experience within the region of Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet could make a memorable trip of yours.

Confirm Your reservation Now
Guide
Experienced Guide
Tailor
Tailor made holiday
Local Expertise
Local expertise

Trip Facts

duration Duration 2 days
trip-difficulty Trip Difficulty ? Easy
trip-difficulty Highest Point 3842M
trip-code Trip Code KTP
trip-code Start Point Kathmandu
trip-start-point Trip End Point Kathmandu
trip-accomodation Accomodation Hotels
trip-meals Meals As Mentioned
transportation Transportation On Private Basis

Trip Highlights

  • Breathtaking sceneries and amazing landscape views.
  • Exploring Dolakha Bhimsen Temple.
  • Witnessing marvellous views from Kalinchowk Bhagwati Temple.
  • Hike through the rhododendron forest to reach the temple.
  • Snow Activities (during the last week of Dec. to last week of Feb).
  • Excellent panoramic view of the mountains during a clear sky.

Trip Overview

Best Time to Visit Kalinchowk is During the time of snowfall. the inflow of tourists is very high than any other time of the year during snowfall. Kalinchowk is one of the Famous snowfall places in Nepal. We can see tourists enjoying and playing with snow during the time of snowfall. Snowfall in Kalinchowk is a fascinating part of Kalinchowk. Minimum 2 people are necessary for the Kalinchowk tour package. 

Our Kalinchowk tour package is an excellent choice for the groups of people who are interested in choosing such a destination away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It is an ideal choice for couples, family and friends to spend a weekend from Kathmandu Valley. All of the transportation, hotel and meal cost is also included in our tour package. You don’t have to pay any extra fee besides the Cable car fee if you are willing to take a cable car ride to the top of the hill.  

Summary of Kalinchowk Tour Package

Located at an altitude of 3,842m above sea level and 150 kilometers away from Kathmandu, Kalinchowk is a quick city escape that lies in the Dolakha district of Nepal. During the first day of the trip, you will drive towards the Charikot of Nepal. Charikot is one of the popular towns that lie on the Araniko Highway of Nepal. It is the same route that reaches the Jiri of Nepal from Kathmandu. From there you will move towards the Charikot village. Charikot is also known as the gateways of the Kalinchowk Bhagwati temple. Kuri Village is situated at an elevation of 3,450 meters above sea level. Similarly, it is the last settlement to spend the night while visiting the popular Kalinchowk Bhagwati Temple.

The next day you will wake up early to explore the Kalinchowk Bhagwati Temple. After about an hour of walk, you can reach the top of the hill. You can also choose to take the cable car ride to reach the top of the hill. After exploring the Kalinchowk Bhagwati Temple you will return back to Kuri village. You will have your breakfast and return back to Charikot for Lunch. You can also explore the Dolakha Bhimsen Temple if you are interested. After having lunch you will follow the same route back to Kathmandu.

Kalinchowk Bhagwati Temple

Kalinchowk Bhagwati Temple is a Hindu shrine in the Dolakha District of Nepal. It is also the highest point of the Janakpur Zone of Nepal. Its elevation is 3,842 meters above sea level. Kalinchowk, a temple Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage site is a less crowded and non-touristic trekking trail of the Rolwaling trekking region. Meanwhile, it is located in the Eastern part of Nepal. With stunning views of the Himalayas and a fantastic trekking Experience, it’s a must-visit for anyone who loves to travel. Meanwhile, it is the Best place to visit in winter to play snow and night stay. The true heaven at the top of a hill is the best of its kind, spiritual, religious, and majestic view of snow-capped Gauri Shankar mountain and Kuri village. 

If our trip itinerary doesn’t suit your holiday schedule or you wish to modify the itinerary then feel free to inbox us. We want our valuable guests to enjoy their travel according to their needs and wills. We provide a variety of packages for student groups/family groups/corporate teams and many more. Our Every travel package is different according to the group size and the demand of the guests. We are also more than happy if you combine it with any travel plans, please let us know and we’ll create a tailor-made itinerary, designed especially for your travel group. 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Kathmandu to Kuri village

At 07:00 AM: After your breakfast, our team will meet you at your hotel and we will depart from Kathmandu either in a private 4WD jeep to Kuri Village. Around 10 am we will reach Sukute and have our lunch there. We will move forward through the Araniko highway and will reach Charikot around 2 pm. After Charikot we will leave Araniko highway and will drive through the dense forest to reach Kuri village.

duration 144 KM
ascent 3842 m.
trip-accomodation Hotel
trip-meals L,D
transportation On Private Basis
Day 02

Hike to Kalinchowk Bhagwati and Drive to Kathmandu

At 05:00 AM: Wake up and after finishing the morning activities you will move upwards towards Kalinchowk Bhagwati temple. It takes around 90 minutes of a hike to reach Kuri village. Interested one can also use the cable car facility. After returning back to Kuri village we will have our breakfast and drive towards Charikot where we will have our lunch. Then we will depart for Kathmandu.

duration 145 KM
descent 1400 m.
trip-accomodation Hotel
trip-meals B,L
transportation On Private Basis

Trip Guide

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the best time to visit Kalinchowk?
    The best time to visit Kalinchowk is during winter. During the months of November, December and January, Kalinchowk observes snowfall and many people from neighboring districts embark on a trip to witness and experience the snowfall. 
  • Where is Kalinchowk?
    Kalinchowk lies in the Dolakha district of Nepal. It takes about 5-6 hours to reach Kalinhowk from Kathmandu via drive and is 145 Km away. 

Services Includes

  • A private and customized trip.
  • Private 4WD vehicle from Kathmandu to Kuri and back.
  • Hotel accommodation at the available best local lodge at Kuri.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Driver’s salary, fuel cost, parking charges and allowance.
  • Entry permit of GCAP. (Gauri Shankar Conservation Area)
  • All hotel and government taxes.

Services Excludes

  • Personal expenses.
  • Any kind of travel insurance.
  • Overstay due to any natural calamities/strikes.
  • Cost of a cable car ride.
  • Services that aren't mentioned above.

Photos Gallery

2 Days from US$ 240
US$ 230 pp