In a Nutshell

Dwarika’s Dhulikhel is a luxury resort located on the top of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal offering superb views, about an hour’s drive from the city.

At a Glance

  • Best hotel in the ridge of the Kathmandu Valley
  • Amazing views over snow-capped Himalayan peaks
  • Perfect for a final night or two before flying home
  • World-class spa retreat
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Luxury Resort
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Spa
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Swimming Pool

The Detail

Dwarikas Dhulkihel is located about an hour’s drive to the east of Kathmandu perched on the rim of the valley, providing superb Himalayan views over the Langtang and Everest ranges and overlooking the dramatic Kavrepalanchok Valley below. It is set within 20 acres of landscaped gardens containing apple and pine trees as well as verdant rhododendrons (which flower in March). There are a multitude of places to sit down and admire the views.

There are 36 suites with all rooms having some form of outdoor space. The resort is famous as a spa retreat (although many just come for the views and opportunity to take day talks to local villages). The Pancha Kosha Himalayan Spa has a range of spa treatments and longer-stay spa packages for those who want to stay longer. There are three restaurant options and a host of activities on offer from trying your handing at pottery, to mountain biking and treks through local villages.

There are 36 rooms are remarkably large, using a rustic and natural design yet offering all the comfort you would expect from sunken bathtubs, flatscreen TVs, mini-bar and air-conditioning. The larger Executive Suites have an even better private garden or terrace. The best room is the Royal Suite which has the most amazing views as it is located at the top of the resort. Dwarikas Dhulikhel has a range of dining options from Nature’s Flavours which draws on Nepali influences, Mako’s which is the Japanese option and the Poolside Restaurant which blends Nepali and Continental dishes. There is also a bar.

Dwarika’s Dhulikhel Itineraries

Travel is all about those unique and special moments which make you smile. Our aim is simple: to offer exceptionally unique and innovative itineraries that are totally personalised around you.

Cleansing Body and Soul in Nepal

Kathmandu - Annapurna Trek - Dhulikhel  

There are fewer better destinations than Nepal for cleansing both body and soul; and we promise you will return back glowing! Combine three nights in Kathmandu, a four-day trek and then a five-night spa break at Dwarika's Dhulikhel.

14 days from £3830 p. p.

A Luxury Honeymoon to Bhutan & Thailand

Dhulikhel - Punakha - Paro - Bangkok - Koh Yao Noi  

Bhutan and Thailand offers the perfect mix of amazing culture with an indulgent beach to end, perfect for a luxury honeymoon.

14 days from £6150 p. p.

Family Adventure to Bhutan & Oman

Kathmandu - Thimphu - Punakha - Paro - Dhulikhel - Muscat  

There are so many varied experiences in Bhutan that children will absolutely adore.  It is an adventure playground, where you can trek through remote villages, raft down Himalayan rivers, visit monasteries meeting Buddhist monks who are the same age of them, make prayer flags and even create their own stamps. If you children are under …

15 days from £3995 p. p.

Druk Path Trek and Bumdra High Camp

Kathmandu - Druk Path Trek - Thimphu - Bumdra High Camp - Paro  

The Druk Path Trek is the old historic trail linking Thimphu and Paro in Bhutan giving you the chance to escape the main road and into what the Himalayas is all about: the amazing mountains!

11 days from £4220 p. p.

Walking in Bhutan

Kathmandu - Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Gangtey - Bumthang - Paro - Dhulikhel  

Dust off your trekking boots and travel to one the most untouched and beautiful corners of the Himalayas in Bhutan, trekking through remote villages, off-the-beaten-track.

18 days from £5320 p. p.

Land of the Thunder Dragon: Complete Bhutan

Kathmandu - Thimphu- Punakha - Gangtey - Bumthang - Paro - Dhulikhel  

For many guests who travel to Bhutan, they leave the country wanting a little bit more, and it’s not a place you will likely have the opportunity to return to anytime soon. Guests always ask what further gems lie down the road before they have to turn back to Paro. Bumthang is worth the drive out …

15 days from £4195 p. p.

Hidden Bhutan

Kathmandu - Thimphu - Gangtey - Punakha - Haa - Bumdra High Camp - Paro - Dhulikhel  

Get off-the-beaten track in Bhutan and delve into its hidden interior on a private tour, perfect for a second-time trip or those with an adventurous spirit.

14 days from £3780 p. p.

Mountains & Monasteries: Classic Bhutan

Kathmandu - Thimphu - Gangtey - Punakha - Paro - Dhulikhel  

This two-week suggested itinerary gives you the perfect blend of everything that makes Bhutan such a magical destination; amazing views, local culture and walks.

12 days from £3475 p. p.

Honeymoon to Nepal and Oman

Kathmandu - Pokhara - Dhulikhel - Muscat  

Nepal and Oman is a perfect honeymoon combination, blending an colourful dash of culture, adventure and beach. Head in the mountains of Nepal before kicking back on the beaches of the Arabian Sea.

14 days from £2700 p. p.

Experiences

Travel is all about those unique and special moments which make you smile. Our aim is simple: to offer exceptionally unique and innovative itineraries that are totally personalised around you.