Dhunkharka is a small village located about 50 kms South-east from Kathmandu. Dhunkharka word was derived from Newari Language “Dhun” means Tiger and “Kharka” means settlement, thus Dhunkharka means “Settlement area of Tiger” in Newari. Meanwhile, Bethanchowk is termed as King of Hills and believed to be highest point of Mahabarat Range which is elevated at 3018m from Sea level. Bethanchowk offers you magnificent panaromic view of Himalayan ranges from Dhaulagiri to Makalu region and more than 50 mountain peaks including 8 peaks above 800m can be witnessed from Bethanchowk. It is around 7kms walking distance from Dhunkharka.