Phulchowki trekking information


27° 36' 0" N, 85° 24' 0" E

PhulchowkiPhulchowki is the highest of the mountains which encircles the Kathmandu Valley. It is 2760m high. It is situated above Godavari village which is 1525m high. This sub-tropical forest is richest for birds, over 570 species of flowering plants and wildlife in the valley. It is also the most convenient place to see those birds who are rare in Nepal. Pulchowki and Godavari forest are famous internationally for the richness of flaura and fauna but especially butterflies and birds. Phulchowki is also a one of the last surviving ‘cloud forest’ in Central Nepal. This mountain is famous for the snowfall which sometimes occurs in January or February, which is quite rare in Kathmandu Valley.

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