Dhulikhel (32 Km. northeast) is popular as a Mountain View Point with Newari settlement in the elevation of 1550m. Dhulikhel hiking package takes you to the hill of Dhulikhel and it is popular for best mountain views. There are some beautiful old buildings in this town. The main place to view the mountains is the parade ground on the ridge a little east of the center of town.There are some good day walks in the area. Many people come here to get warmed up before doing a longer trek.Drive for about 35 minutes to Banepa and visit to nearby Panauti. This is an ancient riverside town of temples and inns. There are number of religious sites to should be visited. Indreshwar Mahadev Temple dedicated to Shiva, Bhairab Temple and the whole tiny city itself is remarkable to be witnessed.