Asiana Treks

Khokana Bungmati Tour with Phulchowki Hiking

Duration
2 days
Max. Elevation
2791m
Group size
Min 1+
Level
EASY
Transportation
Private car/ van
Best Season
All year round
Accomodation
Resort
Meals
B/L/D
Starts at/ Ends at
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Route

Highlights

    • Witness ancient traditional Newari town Khokana and Bungmati architecture and narrow stone-paved winding streets.
    • Observe the time-honoured mustard oil production, a local speciality.
    • Immerse yourself in the locals' rich cultural heritage and warmth
    • with authentic Newari cuisine at a local restaurant.
    • Explore the sacred temple and charming stone-paved streets.
    • Retreat to the serene Lakuri Bhanjyang resort perched on a peaceful hilltop.
    • Marvel at panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley and breathtaking Mt. Manaslu and Ganesh to Mt. Everest.
    • Explore the lush surroundings of the Godawari Botanical Garden
    • and diver flora, including vibrant rhododendron forests.
    • Keep an eye out for native birds and wildlife.
    • Embark on an invigorating hike to Phulchowki the highest hills in the Kathmandu Valley.
    • Witness the stunning beauty of blooming rhododendrons in season.
    • Capture awe-inspiring photos of the Himalayan panorama.

Overview

Overview

Khokana Bungimati Two-day Phulchowki Hiking is nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, with a unique blend of ancient culture, breathtaking landscapes, and serene retreats. Suppose you're looking for an unforgettable experience combining Newari towns' rich heritage, panoramic mountain views, and invigorating hikes. Our two-day tour to Khokana, Bungimati, and Lakuri Bhanjyang is the perfect choice.
Your adventure begins in Kathmandu, where our friendly guide will pick you up. After a scenic drive through the Kathmandu Valley, you'll arrive at the charming, ancient Newari town of Khokana. Stepping into Khokana feels like stepping back in time as you wander through narrow alleyways, marvel at traditional Newari architecture, and witness the locals engaged in their age-old artisanal practices, especially mustard oil production.
After Khokana and  Bungimati, we'll continue our journey to Bungimati, another picturesque Newari town nearby. Bungimati is renowned for its rich cultural heritage, including its sacred temple and beautiful stone-paved streets. You'll have the opportunity to explore the city, interact with the friendly locals, and savor authentic Newari cuisine at a local restaurant.
As the day winds down, we'll head to the serene Lakuri Bhanjyang resort on a peaceful hilltop. Here, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the Kathmandu Valley, stretching from the western peaks of Mt. Manaslu and Ganesh across Langtang Gyanchanpo, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishanker, Chobabhamiri, all the way to the majestic Mt. Everest in the east.
After a relaxing evening at the Lakuri Bhanjyang resort, you'll wake up to the crisp mountain air and a stunning sunrise. Enjoy a  breakfast before embarking on a day of hiking. Our destination is Phulchowki, one of the highest hills in the Kathmandu Valley, offering unrivalled views of the surrounding peaks and lush forests.
We'll start our trek in Godawari, a botanical garden known for its diverse flora. The trail meanders through rhododendron forests, with colourful blooms during spring, making for a visually enchanting hike. You can spot various bird species and some wildlife along the way.
Upon reaching Phulchowki, take in the panoramic vistas that stretch as far as the eye can see. You'll have ample time to relax, savour a packed lunch amidst the pristine nature, and capture stunning photographs of the snow-capped mountains surrounding you.
As the day comes to a close, we'll begin our descent back to Kathmandu, bringing this memorable two-day journey to an end. You'll return to the hustle and bustle of the city with a heart full of memories and a camera full of awe-inspiring photos.
Phulchowki hiking and Khokana Bungmati tour offer a delightful blend of cultural immersion, natural beauty, and rejuvenating experiences. From the ancient Newari towns of Khokana and Bungimati to the serene Lakuri Bhanjyang resort with its panoramic mountain views and the invigorating hike to Phulchowki, you'll create memories that will last a lifetime.
Whether you're a culture enthusiast, a nature lover, or an adventure seeker, this journey has something to offer everyone. Join us on this incredible adventure and explore the hidden gems of the Kathmandu Valley.

Trip Itinerary

After Breakfast, Pick-up you from where you are staying in Kathmandu Valley. Arrive in Khokana, the first step of your journey. Explore the narrow streets, observe the traditional architecture, and witness the mustard oil production process. Engage with friendly locals and learn about their cultural heritage. Visit the Khokana Temple and immerse yourself in the town's spiritual atmosphere.from Khokana head to Bungimati. Known for its stone-paved streets and sacred temple. Stroll through the city and absorb the rich cultural ambience. Discover local crafts, artwork, and handicrafts. Savour a delicious Newari lunch at a local eatery. In the evening, drive to Lakuri Bhanjyang. Check-in at the Lakuri Bhanjyang resort, nestled on a serene hilltop. Enjoy a tranquil evening while admiring the Kathmandu Valley view and numerous Himalayan peaks from afar. Relish a delicious dinner at the resort's restaurant. Free time for relaxation and overnight at Lakuri Bhanjyang  Takes all together 6 hours,B/L/D.


Wake up early to witness a stunning sunrise over the Himalayas, then Have a hearty breakfast at the resort. Depart for Godawari, the starting point of your hike today. Godawari is home to the beautiful Godawari Botanical Garden. Begin your trek towards Phulchowki, the highest hill in the Kathmandu Valley. Hiking through lush forests with diverse flora, including rhododendron forests. Enjoy the serene surroundings and listen to the sounds of nature. Pause for short breaks to appreciate the scenic beauty and capture photographs. Reach the Phulchowki viewpoint, offering panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain range. Savor a packed lunch amidst the tranquility of nature. After a great view from the top of the Phulchowki, Descend from Phulchowki and return to Godawari, and back to Kathmandu with unforgettable memories and stunning photographs. Drop off at your location in Kathmandu B/L.

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Includes

    • Picks up and transfers to where you are staying in Kathmandu.
    • Sightseeing in Khona and Bungmati is an ancient Newari town and Lifestyle.
    • All of the necessary ground transportation is mentioned in the Itinerary.
    • One Breakfast, two lunches, and one dinner are included. 
    • Meals, accommodation, transportation, equipment, and guide salary.
    • Lakuri Bhanjyang Resort is provided during the tour on a twin-sharing basis.
    • Applicable government taxes (13% VAT and 10% tourism service charges)

Doesn't Include

    • Nepal entry visa and Travel/Medical insurance.
    • Snacks and drinks during the tour.
    • Optional trips that are which is not specified in the Itinerary.
    • Necessary sightseeing entrance fee if needed.
    • Personal nature equipment and Donation to the local organization.
    • Gratitude to Guide and Driver.

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