Kalinchowk Bhagawati Tour - 2 days

Trip Facts
  • Duration:2 Days
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Max. Altitude: 3840 Meters
  • Start at: Kathmandu
  • End at: Kathmandu
  • Group Size: 2 - 24
  • Best Season: Spring and Autumn


  • Kalinchowk Bhagawati is a respected Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Kali
  • The Tour offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes, including lush green hills, terraced fields, and snow-capped mountains.
  • Kalinchowk is also famous for receiving heavy snowfall during the winter (December to February), a popular destination for snow enthusiasts.
  • A cable car ride is available for those looking for a more convenient way to reach the temple and enjoy the views.
  • Explore the natural beauty, encounter local flora and fauna, and enjoy the tranquility of the region.

Kalinchowk Tour Overview

The tour to Kalinchowk Bhagawati promises not only breathtaking vistas but also a sense of achievement through challenging trails and a steep ascent to the destination at 3840m. This adventure tour offers an extra layer of enjoyment, making it an unforgettable travel experience.

On the second day of your journey, you must hike on a challenging step towards the magnificent Kalinchowk Bhagawati shrine. However, the moment you reach the top, you'll be rewarded with a sight to behold. The Kalinchowk Bhagawati shrine stands proudly, surrounded by the snowy peaks of Gaurishankar and other Himalayan peaks, which command attention with their majestic presence.

The panorama extends to include the Annapurna region up to Langtang, offering a mesmerizing view. The sense of accomplishment you'll feel while standing at this vantage point makes every ache and pain from the challenging climb seem minor in comparison to the spectacular vista that unfolds before you.

What adds to the charm of this tour is the knowledge that you are within the boundaries of the Gaurishankar Conservation Area. This is the birthplace of two significant rivers, the Sun Kosi and Tama Kosi, which adds a sense of ecological importance to the journey.

The Kalinchowk tour starts with a drive from Kathmandu towards the Dolakha district, leading you to Kuri Bazar, approximately 150 Km away. The tour derives its name from the hilltop shrine, Kalinchowk Bhagawati, dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Kali.

As day one draws to a close, you'll find yourself at Kuri Bazar, a modest settlement where you'll spend the night in a local tea house. The next day's ascent is both challenging and rewarding, taking you up a steep and precipitous trail. At the summit, the Kalinchowk Bhagawati shrine awaits, adorned with metal tridents (Trishuls) and bells, displaying an aura of divinity. Spending a contemplative moment here, you'll find your earlier hardships fading into insignificance.

After a well-deserved rest and a chance to absorb the enchanting scenery, the journey continues with a return to Kuri Bazar for a refreshing lunch break. With this, your remarkable excursion to Kalinchowck Bhagawati concludes, and you can make it back to Kathmandu on the same day, enriched by the memories of this captivating adventure.

Please note: The cost of the tour can vary significantly based on factors such as the size of the group, the standard of the hotel, and the mode of transportation chosen. The tour package mentioned above includes private transportation, accommodation in a standard hotel in Kuri village, and three meals a day. The minimum group size required for this package is 2. If you are traveling as a group, kindly inform us, and we will ensure you receive the most competitive price possible.

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On the first day of the tour, we start on a journey from Kathmandu to Kuri Village, Dolakha. The route presents a picturesque drive through Nepal's hilly terrain, offering scenic views of the Himalayan range. En route, we pass by renowned towns including Bhaktapur, Banepa, Dolalghat, Mude, Kharidhunga, and Charikot, before reaching our destination - Kuri village. The drive typically takes around 6 to 7 hours, allowing for ample time to appreciate the scenic beauty along the way. The day finishes with an overnight stay in Kuri.

  • Max. Altitude:3447M/ 11309 FT
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Lunch and Dinner

In the morning, we begin a hike (alternatively, a cable car option is available at an additional cost) to reach the revered Kalinchowk Bhagawati Shrine. The hike takes approximately 40 minutes and involves a steep ascent that might challenge your breath, but as you reach the summit, the astonishing panorama of the mountains works its magic, dissolving all weariness and difficulties, and replacing them with sheer delight.

After praying worship at the Bhagawati temple and taking a moment to absorb the stunning views, a brief reprieve awaits. Afterwards, we begin our descent to Kuri Bazar. Following a filling breakfast, we set out on our return drive to Kathmandu, thus concluding the trip on a memorable note.

  • Max. Altitude:1400M/ 4600FT
  • Accommodation:Self
  • Meals:Breakfast and Lunch
Cost Details
  • Tour transportation in private vehicles (Kathmandu - Kuri Village – Kathmandu)
  • One-night hotel (room with attached bath) in Kuri Bazar.
  • Three times Meal During the tour to Kalinchowk.
  • entrance fees.
  • All government taxes and office service fees.
  • Nepal Visa fee.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, etc.).
  • Tips for Tour Guide and Driver.
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