Growing as a popular destination for adventure seekers as well as pilgrims, this tiny pretty place offers people a quick getaway.
RINA KUMARI MANDAL
Kalinchowk is known as the snowy paradise of Nepal and is located 3842m above sea level in Dolakha district. Kalinchowk is a rural municipality, home to amazing scenery, cozy resorts on snowy hills, and the famous Kalinchowk Bhagwati Shrine.
Growing as a popular destination for adventure seekers as well as pilgrims, this tiny pretty place offers people a quick getaway. It is among the most visited winter destinations in Nepal. With its high altitude for sightseeing, snow to experience along with warm Nepali hospitality it is a dream destination.
Check out the top 6 things you should definitely do when in Kalinchowk:
Hike to the hilltop
Enjoy the splendid view of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Shisha Pangma, Dorje Lakpa, Jugal Himal, Gauri Shankar form the hilltop and capture these breathtaking moments.
Experience Kuri Village
Walk through the colorful kuri village on top of the hill. Here houses are made of stone and wood giving you vibes of a rustic setting. Kuri is a small village right under the Kalinchowk hills. With the warm cottages and their fine hospitality, everyone is bound to remember their stay in this small village. Stop by for local tea and snacks at the teahouses along and enjoy the stories by the locals.
Kalinchowk bhagwati Temple
The famous pilgrimage site is just an hour’s hike from the colorful kuri village. Hiking to the hilltop temple provides some splendid views making you more appreciative of nature.
Enjoy bird's eye vistas of the hills and the ocean of clouds below.
Not to miss sunsets and sunrise
Many people mention about how beautiful the sunrise or the sunsets are. However, here watching the moonrise is as spectacular. Experience it when in Kalinchowk.
The views from the hilltops are just out of this world. The sun diving into the ocean of clouds and the moon rising above the clouds is something that will leave you wonderstruck. Don’t miss it at any cost.
Ski your heart out
Kalinchowk is the best place in Nepal for skiing in winter. Experience classic skiing on the snow of Kalinchowk and engage yourself in some serious snow ball fights. Cherish every moment and enjoy the fullest.
Enjoy the cable car ride
Not much of a hiking person and still want to enjoy views that everybody is talking about? Not to worry Kalinchowk offers you a cable car ride that will take you up to the hills above the hills. The ride is short but definitely worth it.