Pulchowki day hike

Trip Facts

  • Cost $ (USD):


  • Duration:

    1 Day

  • Elevation:


  • Per Day Hiking:

    5-6 hours

  • Trip Grade:


  • Group Size:

    2-30 max.


Pulchowki day hike take you to the highest hill in the Southern valley of Kathmandu valley. It is the land of freshness. The path is surrounded by dense forest that provides shelter to birds like Rufous gorgeted, flycatcher, Rufous bellied Niltava, yellow bowed tit, woodpecker and many more kinds of birds.

Pulchowki day hike start from Kathmandu & drive upto Godavari at a distance of 14 kilometres. It takes nearly forty minutes and after that you walk to the motorable forested path and are able to see rhododendron pink and white colors. The top of the hill you can find Phulchowki mai temple. The temple is surrounded by prayer flags. This temple sees festivals in the month of March, April or in July and August.

Pulchowki day hike offer you amazing landscape as well as beautiful Royal Botanical garden on the way. This tour gives a calm and relaxed atmosphere to the greeneries and uplifts the mood by seeing the beautiful medicinal plants and trees and the natural habitat which is the perfect form of serenity. Best seasons are September to December and from March to May.

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Trip Highlight

  • Highest view point of Kathmandu valley
  • Popular for birds watching
  • Visit Pulchowki Mai temple
  • Explore royal botanical garden


  • Day: 01 Drive to Pulchowki & back to Kathmandu

    Arrival in Kathmandu and gathering of all groups in Nature Trail’s office and depart to Godavari and register at the entrance of Phulchowki climb up the hill to a vegetation of thick forest of oak and rhododendron. Reach the top and have lunch for half an hour and hike the same way down to catch a vehicle from Godavari to Kathmandu for departure. Overnight at Hotel.

    Accommodation: Hotel
    Meals: Lunch
    Duration: 7-8 hours

What are included?

  • Private vehicle cost
  • Admission fees at the sightseeing spots & activities
  • All meals in the package
  • English-speaking tour guide.

What are Not included?

  • Entrance fees to visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • Tips for Guide and assistance
  • Personal hiking gears
  • Snacks and drinks during the hike
  • Any expenses not mentioned in the COST INCLUDES section.