Namo Buddha Pulchowki Trek is named after the Namo Buddha stupa, one of the holiest pilgrimage sites for Buddhists in Nepal and Phulchowki (2782m), the highest hill around Kathmandu Valley. Namo Buddha Pulchowki Trek is a unique combination of hill hiking, religious and natural charm and Himalayan spectacle.
Visit a shrine in Namo Buddha dedicated to Buddha who sacrificed himself to feed a hungry tigress and her cubs. The hill of Namo Buddha overlooks the picturesque and historical town of Panauti. A hike to Pulchowki will be a natural treat. Over 100 species of birds such as 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, Eurasian and Lancelated Jays, Red-billed Blue Magpie and Brown Bullfinch could be seen on this trek.
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel and then trek to Namo Buddha which takes almost three hours.
Day 02: Trek from Namobuddha to Balthali takes approximately four and half hours.
Day 03: Trek from Balthali to Bebar Danda takes about five hours.
Day 04: Trek from Bebar Danda to Phulchowki takes about five hours.
Day 05: Enjoy bird watching at Phulchowki and trek from Phulchowki to Godavari and stay overnight at Godavari.
Day 06: Drive from Godavari to Kathmandu. You stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Note: There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. We are happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category or price range of hotel that you would like to stay in.
We are really enjoyed our trekking. Our guide are very honest and friendly. We impressed deeply not only nice scenery but also good persons.
Porters are also good persons. They carried our baggage not complained.