Ghyampe Danda

Ghyampedanda is a beautiful tourist attraction located halfway between Suryabinayak Ganesh Temple and Ranikot. This location's name sounds fantastic. Many years ago, local shepherds and herdsmen used to bury underground jars to feed the cattle and the water was used as needed in this location, which is related with the name of the rent utilized in a dwelling. Panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley,Mountains and Hills can be seen.Pilot Baba Ashram, sunrise ,sunset, birdwatching, jungle walk.

Ghyampe Danda, located at Bhaktapur district, is a beautiful place to explore. Though it is not very popular route, it can be reached via short hike or even via road. For the nature lovers, it is a perfect place to enjoy the serenity of the forest located around. On the way to Ghyampe Danda, one can also visit Pilot Baba Ashram and Somnath Temple. The Ashram also gives a view of all three major cities of the valley. Located at hill top, the white Ashram has attracted many visitors. Pilot Baba was a great sage, who spent a great amount of his life in Nepal and said to have received grace from Baba Gorakhnath himself. Suryabinayak, one of the most important Ganesh shrines among four, can be the starting point for the hike to Ghyampe Danda. Many people visit the temple, especially on Tuesday to worship and pray Lord Ganesha. The artistic temple was built in the Lichhavi Era by Vishnu Dev Berma, some 1500 years ago.

 

Ghyampe Danda is a beautiful tourist attraction located halfway between Suryabinayak Ganesh Temple and Ranikot. This location’s name sounds fantastic. Many years ago, local shepherds and herdsmen used to bury underground jars to feed the cattle and the water was used as needed in this location, which is related with the name of the rent utilized in a dwelling.

It is believed that keeping water in the jug underground causes the water to be hot in the winter and chilly in the summer. Ghyampe Danda is not a name that has been passed down down the generations. This location was once known among the local Brahmin community as Kus Birta. The name of this hill was changed to Ghyampe Danda about 2035 BS, according to locals. Horseback riding and hotels of various tiers are now available through the Zip line.

 

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