Sailung: Travel Guide Info

Sailung

Planning for Sailung Tour then this post is all about Sailung Tour Package. You can find travel Route, Itinerary, and Hotel in Sailung details in this post. Sailung: one of the beautiful landscapes with snowfall shares border with Dolakha and Ramechhap district. Sailung is situated at the height of 3200 meters from sea level. You can enjoy the magnificent view of 5 different Himalayan regions from here. The popular Everest region, Ganesh Himal Region, Rolwaling Region, Langtang Region, and Annapurna Region mountains can be seen from Sailung.

Sailung doesn’t only offer the magnificent landscape and the mountain view, you also can enjoy the lush green forest with Rhododendron which is also the national flower of Nepal. Sailung is a hidden gem for the travel avid who are willing to explore the new destination with a new flavor. You can find Dolakha, Kalinchowk, Jiri, Kuri as the popular destination for snowfall destinations these days but Sailung can be the next.

Highlights of Sailung

  • Wonderful Landscape
  • Wide range of Mountain View
  • Rhododendron Forest
  • Local Organic Food of Sailung
  • Sailung Village Homestay
  • Mesmerizing Mahabharat Range
  • Snowfall during Winter
  • Sunrise from Sailung View Tower

Sailung is the synonym of green meadows which is around 100 + on this hill. You might feel that you are seeing the HD wallpaper on your electronic device. The distance between Kathmandu to Sailung is approx. 130 KM which takes around 7 hours drive.

Sailung is also a popular destination for Hindus. The temple of Sailungeshwor Mahadev is another attraction of Sailung. The statue of Lord Shiva residing towards the Himalayan is worshipped by many Hindus during their journey.

Sailung Tour Package

Sailung is still unspoiled by the development of human civilization to this date. The untouched and virgin destination can be the part of your vacation that takes 2 Night 3 Days or can be completed upon 1 Night 2 Days in a tough schedule. Once you are at the top of the hill, you can capture the surrounding through your lenses, pay homage towards the shiva temple and climb the tower and see the magnificent view of mountains closely.

Itinerary of Sailung Tour Package 

Day 1: Kathmandu to Bhaise – 7 HRS Drive 

Drive early morning from Kathmandu to Bhaise which takes approx 7 hours drive. The total distance covered in this journey is 130 KM. We will have our lunch on the way to Sailung. Enjoy our evening in the nearby village before going to Sailung Danda.

Day 2: Explore the Sailung and Return Back to Kathmandu 

Today, we will wake up early and drive short towards the hill station. Once we reached the starting point, we will hike towards Sailung hill. On the way to the hill, there is a Mahadev temple where you can pay homage before reaching the viewpoint.

Explore the surrounding of Sailung with amazing mountain views and return back to the hotel and drive back to Kathmandu.

Accommodation in Sailung Trip

If you are planning to visit Sailung and wondering about the accommodation, then, we suggest you book your accommodation in an advance. There are few standard guest houses in this area that can accommodate a limited number of travelers.

Do not expect a luxury resort with modern amenities in this area. Tourism activities are crawling slowly in this area so there are limited guest houses for travelers. You can find the accommodation from free if you take a meal in this hotel or some of the guest house charges Rs 500 per person which offers dinner, breakfast along with accommodation.

Sailung hill

Best time to visit Sailung

You can plan your visit to Sailung route for the year. Every season offers different types of experiences in visiting Sailung.

The Winter season is the perfect time to explore sailing because of heavy snowfall. All the surrounding is covered with fresh snowfall so that you can fulfill your quest of playing with snow in this time.

And if you are traveling in the spring season then all the forest and surroundings are pained with the red color of the Rhododendron flower which is another amazing reason to travel Saulung.

Monsoon seasons are not recommended to travel Sailung due to the road condition and remoteness of the place. Road gets slippery and unpaved red mud road is not ideal for the monsoon to welcome travelers.

How to reach Sailung from Kathmandu?

The distance from Kathmandu to Sailung is only 130 whoever due to road condition, the travel times takes 7 hours approx to reach. The road condition till Ramechap is good but you need to travel unpaved dusty road till Sailung from Ramechhap.

There are not public transfers from Kathmandu available so the only option is to hire a jeep from Kathmandu to Sailung to enjoy the natural beauty.

The trail goes like Bhaktapur – Dhulikhel – Pachkhal – Simle – Dolalghat – Sukute – Kharichaur – Mude – Bhaise which is the last place to stop. From there, after a short ride, you need to hike all the way to Sailung hill.

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