Kalinchowk Bhagwati Temple is a Hindu shrine in Kuri village of Dolakha District, Nepal which lies in the north-eastern region of Nepal. It is situated at the altitude of 3842m from sea-level. It is a part of Gaurishankar Conservation Area from where two rivers Sun Kosi and Tama Kosi originate.
To go up to Kalinchowk hill, you will need to get to Charikot which is situated at about 150 kilometers from Kathmandu.. You can take a local bus or rent a vehicle to get there. From Charikot which is the headquarter of Dolakha District, it is nearly 2 hours drive to get Kuri village and near by Kalinchowk hill. The hike would sum up to about 400 meters from Kuri village which takes around 1 hours. At the top of the hill you can visit the shrine of Kalinchowk Bagwati which is surrounded by metal tridents and bells and the snowy spires of Gaurishankar and other Himalayan peaks rearing majestically in the background. Standing at the top and savoring the heavenly views, you may forget the tiredness of your journey which is totally worth the spectacular vista. It gets usually crowded during peak winter season.
There are lots of good skiing slopes in the Kuri village and Tutan and the best season for it would be during the winters that falls between December to March.
Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Charikot by bus or jeep. Overnight stay in Charikot.
Day 2: Charikot to Kuri village. All day skiing in Kuri at different slopes. Overnight stay. Camping, drinking, singing and dancing.
Day 3: Early morning hike to Kalinchowk temple. Ski few hours after short hike. Return to Kathmandu.
( Trip ends. This package can be extended for 1 or 2 more days upon request. Extra charges will apply)
- Transportation from Kathmandu to Kuri and returned to Kathmandu.
- Accommodation in twin sharing at Lodge / guesthouse.
- 3 meals a day
- Ski guide and gears
- Travel and Medical insurance
- Extra expenses caused by political disturbance or natural disaster
- Personal gears and expenses
- Extra meal or beverages
- Tips for guides
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