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Phulchowki hiking

Phulchowki hiking

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09 Days Kathmandu to Kathmandu

  • Max. Altitude: 2760 meters
  • Group Size: Min. 2 / Max. 12
  • Best Time: Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Daily walking Hour: Approx. 4-6
  • Accommodation: Local Lodge

Trip Grade: Trip Grade

Leisurely Plus Level

This trip generally involves an average of 5-6 hours slow but steady walk in a day. This rating is for less than 10 days walk below 3500 meters.

Phulchowki hiking, the trek is named after the Namo Buddha stupa one of the holiest sites for Buddhists in Nepal. Phulchowki is the name of one of the famous Hindu goddess. Hindu people make their pilgrimage tours to this destination. This area is also one of the best viewpoints for viewing some of the highest peaks in the World.

Maximum altitude on this trek is 2760m. Phulchowki at 2760m is the highest of the mountains encircling the Kathmandu valley and provides an ideal introduction to the birds of Nepal. Regularly recorded resident species include Besra, Black Eagle, Mountain Hawk-Eagle, Kalij Pheasant, Common Hill Partridge, Ashy Woodpigeon, Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon, Mountain Scops Owl, Collared Owlet, Golden-throated Barbet, Speckled Piculet, Crimson-breasted Pied and Rufous-bellied Pied Woodpeckers, Grey-chinned Minivet, Striated Bulbul, Orange-bellied Leafbird, Spotted Forktail, Chestnut-headed and grey-bellied Tesias, Chestnut-crowned and black faced Warblers, Rufous-bellied Niltava, Lesser Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler, Streak-breasted Scimitar-Babbler, Grey-throated and Spiny Babblers, White-crested, striated, Rufous-chinned and grey-sided Laughing thrushes, Red-billed Leiothrix, Cuttia, White-browed Green and Black-eared Shrike-Babblers, Hoary Barwing, Blue-winged Minla, Nepal Fulvetta, Yellow-browed Tit, Brown-throated Treecreeper, Black-throated Sunbird, Maroon Oriole, Eurasian and Lancelated Jays, Red-billed Blue Magpie and Brown Bullfinch . A further 55 species have been known to visit the area as migratory or occasional visitors. Phulchowki's forests are also very rich in flora and butterflies. Mammals include Leopard, Yellow-throated Marten and Orange-bellied Squirrel.

Namo Buddha Phulchowki bird watching trek – itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu airport, meet one of our staffs and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel and then trek to Namo Buddha which takes almost three hours. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Trek from Namobuddha to Balthali takes approximately four and half hours. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Trek from Balthali to Bebar Danda takes about five hours. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6: Trek from Bebar Danda to Phulchowki takes about five hours. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7: Enjoy bird watching at Phulchowki and trek from Phulchowki to Godavari and stay overnight at Godavari. Overnight at hotel.

Day 8: Drive from Godavari to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9: Final Departure.


Trip cost: For the up-to-date and competitive pricing, Please contact us.

Note: If above itinerary couldn't meet your needs, we can design a tailor-made itinerary to suit your needs. It is also possible to combine with some other activities such as white water rafting and wildlife safari.

Service Includes

  • Pick up and drops by private coach.
  • Standard accommodation on breakfast basis.
  • While trekking lodge with Breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, coffee etc...
  • An English speaking guide for your whole trip.
  • All activities as per above program.
  • All permits and entry fees.
  • All surface Transportation whole trip.

Service Excludes

  • Your travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal clothing and equipments.
  • Tips for guide and driver. (Tipping is expected).

Nepal Visa Info

Visa for Nepal, you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. Please kindly bring two passport size photos and passport copy along with you. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. If you need more info on visa for Nepal then please kindly feel free to ask with us or browse our Nepal info page.


Equipments & Packing List

Gears are pretty much essential for your great trip. Please click here for the comprehensive packing list for this trip.

Further Information
Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you have any questions regarding trip, please feel free to contact us. We answer all enquiries within 24 hours. If you want to book a trip, you can send us an email or contact us directly by phone: 0977 98510 36844 (Ram Kumar Adhikari).

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