Kalinchowk Bhagwati is a Hindu shrine dedicated to Goddess Kali located in the Kalinchowk village of Dolkha district. It falls inside the Gaurishankar Conservation Area; and is mostly visited by the Hindu pilgrims throughout the year.

Kalinchowk is named after the hilltop shrine Kali- the Hindu Goddess and a symbol of Power. From here, two giant rivers: Sunkoshi and Tamakoshi originates. At the top, the shrine resides facing south with the background of scenic mountains. The site is surrounded by metal tridents and Bells.

A Kalinchowk Trek is more like a hike which offers adventure with some great views. Mount Gaurishankar, Mt. Langtang, Melungste and few of the great mountains seen from the top of Kalinchowk. You can probably take up this activity when you are in Kathmandu for a short trip.

Is This Trip for me?
Trip Difficulty: Easy

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Not too challenging for amateurs. Max. altitude remains around 3000 m and the hike requires around 3-4 hours a day.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport. Star Standard meals at Kathmandu!


Day 1 Arrive in Kathmandu / Transfer to Hotel
Day 2 Drive to Charikot 1,554 m (5,132 ft) 5-6 hours
Day 3 Drive/Trek to Kuri 6-7 hours
Day 4 Excursion of Kalinchowk Bhgawati 3,790 m (12,507 ft) & Back to Charikot via Kuri 4-5 hours
Day 5 Short Drive/Hike to Dolakha Bhimsen & Drive back to Kathmandu 5-6 hours
Day 6 Depart Kathmandu
Includes
  • Arrival airport pick and drop.
  • Dinner in one of the finest diners in Kathmandu before and after the trek.
  • 2 Nights at ★★★★★ hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Entire land commute during the trip
  • Standard Tea-house/ Lodge during the trek.
  • Entire (B,L,D) Meals during the trek.
  • 1 Certified Guide (Licensed & First Aid Trained)
  • TIMS Card/ National Park entry fee/Other Permits
  • All the Gov. and Local taxes as per applicable
  • Trekking Map and Group medical kit box (Diamox and First Aid Medicine)
  • Trip Completion Certificate
  • Arrangement of Rescue/Medical Helicopter service; covered by your Insurance agency.
Excludes
  • Visa & Processing Fee
  • International flight fares
  • Meals other than during the trek and before/after complimentary dinner
  • Mineral water and refreshments during the trek
  • Travel insurance (Cover Helicopter evacuation and Trip Cancellation charges)
  • Guide/Porter Tipping

Testimonials

I have already visited Nepal many times before. I been any touristic places. This time, I tried a First cable car in Kathmandu, which is just in operation, called Chandragiri cable car. It’s located western part of Kathmandu city. Caravan outdoors arranged my this day tour as well as Manakamana. ~Shiv K (India)

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Additional information

The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.

NOTE: During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

Responsible Tourism

Being a responsible tourism stakeholder, we strive to offer our utmost help to the under-privileged and impoverished community. We work along with the Pioneer Foundation, a non-profit entity based in Kathmandu.

Currently, we help raise fund and donate it to help build schools and shelters at the Earthquake stricken regions of Central Nepal province. You can join the cause help donate or volunteer to teach at the primary level schools. Visit Community Center for more information.

  1. Arrival in Kathmandu
    At your arrival in Kathmandu, a member of our team will greet and receive you at the airport. You will be transferred to your hotel. Our representative will brief on your arrival about the trip. The rest of the day is yours. The evening we be spent enjoying complimentary local dinner one of the finest local diner with cultural program.
  2. Drive to Charikot
    After a hearty breakfast, you can catch a bus for Charikot. The passage leads through Araniko Highway while passing many villages and hill-stations. Charikot Bazaaris a small hamlet. You can spend the rest of the day exploring the market or resting.
  3. Trek to Kuri
    After early morning breakfast, you can begin your trek to Kuri. You can either take a jeep which witll take you the destination; or choose to trek the entire length which may take few hours. Walking for an hour, you will reach Deurali, from where actual trek starts. The trek can be trecherous in the latter section when you need to make the sharp ascending hike. The entrance of Kalinchowk is an Iron Gate decorated with some Trident and colorful flags. A steep descend finally will takes you to Kuri Bazzar.
  4. Excursion of Kalinchowk Bhagwati
    You will make an early morning hike towards the temple. The pilgrims make the hike early morning to beat the long queue and to descend early. You can start with a gentle walk. You can catch the glimpse of Mount Gaurishankar, Melungtse, Shisha Pangma, Langtang, Ganesh Himal and many others. On a clear weather, you can also view Kathmandu valley. After a brief visit, you can start descending towrads Kuri.After a lunch, you can drive back to Charikot.
  5. Short hike to Dolkha Bhimsen
    You will catch a bus to Dolakha Bhimsen in the morning. It is an ancient trading route to Tibet and was a commercial hub during the medieval period. After lunch, you catch a bus back to Kathmandu
  6. Depart from Kathmandu
    You will be transferred to the Airport to catch your flight back home.
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Trips Details

Trip Length 06 days
Trek Length 02 days
Activities Hiking, Sightseeing
Max. Altitude 3,790 meters (12,507 ft)
Trek Style Tea-house (Lodges)
Meal Full board on trek
Accommodation
★★★★★ Hotel ( Kathmandu)
Standard BB Lodges on Trail
Transportation Public Vehicle
Best Month February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November
Group Size 2-10 Persons
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