Kathmandu: Hundreds of domestic as well as international tourists are thronging to Kalinchowk to see snowfall these days. Kalinchowk is elevated at an altitude of 3,842 meters above sea level,
Kalinchowk in Dolkha has been a good destination for sightseeing. The temple of Kalinchowk Bhagawati is also famous among Hindu pilgrims.
The snowfall in and around the vicinity of Kalinchowk has witnessed a huge number of tourists’ arrival. The hoteliers in Kuri bazaar are overjoyed to see their business flourish due to snowfall and the arrival of tourists.
The fascinating view of Gaurishankar, Dorjee Lakpa, Rolwaling, Jugal, Langtang, and other peaks can be seen from Kalinchowk.
How to reach Kalinchowk?
After traveling about 138 kilometers from Kathmandu, you reach Kalinchok Kuri Bazaar. The journey takes five to six hours. Kalinchok is reached via Bhaktapur, Kavre’s Banepa, Panchkhal, Dolalghat, Sindhupalchowk’s Sukute, Khandichaur, Mude and Dolakha’s Kharidhunga, Chothang Deurali.
After a journey of 17 kilometers from Charikot, Kuri Bazaar of Kalinchok can be reached. Vehicles can only reach Deurali when it is snowing. The Kuri Bazaar can then be reached on foot or with the help of a Bolero jeep with a tire chain operated by the locals.
There is also an arrangement to reach Bhagwati’s temple by cable car from Kuri. For this, Nepalis have to pay Rs. 500 per ticket. There is a 25 percent discount for students and senior citizens. It takes more than an hour to walk from Kuri to Kalinchok temple.
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