White Gompa (Monastery) is Situated on northern part of the Kathmandu valley it is famous monastery for Tibetan Buddhism. With its identity as Buddhist shrines it’s the place where you can feel peace state of mind. Thick green forest with hilly setting the area hosts lots of monasteries. Its takes about 1 hr and 20 min car drive from core of Kathmandu valley to head White Monastery. Main attraction of the area is White Monastery where Tibetan Buddhism practiced as years ago. With the famous monastery the whole area is known as White Monastery.
With Tibetan Buddhist cultural practice the area presents Kathmandu valley in a panoramic view with Tamang culture. It have a unique mixture you can notice during your trip is fusion of two culture and philosophy traditional Tibetan and modern Western. Here you can experience ancient Tibetan culture and practice as well as Nepalese traditional Newari. White Monastery only grants permission to enter only on Saturday. So your hike must for Saturday, public holiday in Nepal.
Ichhangu Narayan, among four Narayan (temples of Lord Bishnu) of Kathmandu in four different directions along with a Cave also known as White Cave is major attraction here. Ichhungu Narayan VDC supplies drinking water for Kathmandu valley with water supply activities you can have close view to works of stone mine. Besides of the White Monastery local used to work on stone mine for their building purpose. From White Monastery you can observe Nagarjun forest, Jamachok views, Shivapuri, Budhanilkantha, Sundarijal with closer view of Kathmandu valley settlements.
Price $ 72