Dhulikhel Day Tour explores traditional villages and rich biodiversity with mountain view. This tour includes walk to Panauti, Kavre village, Opi village as well as to Hazaar Sindhi. A longer walking route includes trail to Nagarkot and Namobuddha. The Dhulikhel also forms one of the points for Mountain Biking with challenging terrains.
Dhulikhel Day Tour is popular because of old villages, temples and jungle walking. Dhulikhel has been for centuries an important trading center on the commercial route linking Nepal to Tibet. Since time immemorial, people of Nepal travel to Tibet to bring home salt and gold. Likewise, the Tibetans every year with their flocks of sheep enter into Nepal during Dashain, the greatest Hindu festival. They use to purchase chilies and other daily necessities in Nepal and return to their homeland. In those days, a whole day walk from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel was comfortable for Tibet trippers with easily available of food and water at Dhulikhel at the evening for overnight stay. After adjoining with Tibet by motorable road in 1965, Dhulikhel got a face lift and developed as a tourist destination. Dhulikhel is an ideal station to stop for overnight stay while going to Tibet and coming back to Kathmandu.