Phulchowki is a perfect place to see vegetation (Botanical Garden) and also famous for bird watching. A great day hike to escape the city life for few hours, an hour drive leads to the south east of Kathmandu and Lalitpur valley which is only an hour away from the capital city Kathmandu. From Godavari hike for few hours to the top ridge of Phulchowki the highest elevation around Kathmandu valley rim at 2,782 meters the small hill region is recommended for its quiet surroundings and skyline views of the surrounding landscapes and snowcapped mountain views in the distance to the far North West. It’s beauty is augmented by presence of a botanical garden, here you can observe rich display of hundreds of different species of flower, plants, trees and herbs, you can also observe the wide angle panoramic views from near Mt.Everest, Cho –Oyu, Gaurishanker Himal, Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu all the way to Annapurna range towards far west, the place is rich in vegetation in spring and summer exotic flowers various flowers from rhododendrons, magnolia, orchids and wild flowers can be observed, from there hike downhill towards botanical garden and visit the garden with varieties of flowers, plants and herbs after marvelous day drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 1:

07:30 A.M: You should have your breakfast and be ready at 7:30 AM. Pickup from the Hotel lobby by our guide and drive to Godavari (Royal Botanical Garden) which will take 45 minutes depending upon traffic by a private car. You will reach Godavari around 8:15 AM.

08:15 AM: After reaching Godavari we will start our hike moving up in the hill. We will hike for about 4 hours to reach up to the top of the hill. You will get to experience to hike through the subtropical thick forest of Oak and rhododendron.

12:15 PM: 4 hours hike to the top of the hill will reward you with the wide angle panoramic views from near Mt.Everest, Cho –Oyu, Gaurishanker Himal, Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu all the way to Annapurna range towards far west on clear sunny day. Then we will have some lunch.

1:00 PM:  We will hike down the same route to Godavari.

16:00 PM – Drive back to Kathmandu by a private car and drop to your Kathmandu hotel.

Cost Include

  • 1 English Speaking trekking Guide
  • Private car as per itinerary

Cost Exclude

  • Your Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on this day
  • All the personal expenses
  • Entrance fee if needed
  • Kathmandu accommodation
  • Tips for Guide and driver
  • All the things that are not mentioned in cost include

Detail Itinerary

Day 1:

07:30 A.M: You should have your breakfast and be ready at 7:30 AM. Pickup from the Hotel lobby by our guide and drive to Godavari (Royal Botanical Garden) which will take 45 minutes depending upon traffic by a private car. You will reach Godavari around 8:15 AM.

08:15 AM: After reaching Godavari we will start our hike moving up in the hill. We will hike for about 4 hours to reach up to the top of the hill. You will get to experience to hike through the subtropical thick forest of Oak and rhododendron.

12:15 PM: 4 hours hike to the top of the hill will reward you with the wide angle panoramic views from near Mt.Everest, Cho –Oyu, Gaurishanker Himal, Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu all the way to Annapurna range towards far west on clear sunny day. Then we will have some lunch.

1:00 PM:  We will hike down the same route to Godavari.

16:00 PM – Drive back to Kathmandu by a private car and drop to your Kathmandu hotel.

Cost include and exclude

Cost Include

  • 1 English Speaking trekking Guide
  • Private car as per itinerary

Cost Exclude

  • Your Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on this day
  • All the personal expenses
  • Entrance fee if needed
  • Kathmandu accommodation
  • Tips for Guide and driver
  • All the things that are not mentioned in cost include
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