Phulchoki hiking is means ‘walking hill of flowers’ we’re hiking over there. The peak of Phulchoki hill is 2,780 m. Among the surrounding hills of Kathmandu valley which is located approx 14 km in the south east of Kathmandu valley. One of this famous Hindu goddess many Hindu people make their pilgrimage tours to this site. Beautiful hiking in phulchoki in terms of vegetation and bird watching destination in Kathmandu valley.
Phulchoki hiking is difficult but the reward is an marvelous view of Himalaya range and good for nature observers. Phulchoki hill is surrounded by the dense forest a variety of plants including Rhododendron of different colors, including pure white and dark lilac. Because of this beautiful and dense forest different species of birds and butterflies can be detected.
During your hike you can see varieties of birds such as Rufous-gorged, Flycatcher, Rufous-bellied Niltava, Yellow-bowed Tit, Chestnut-headed Tesia, Red-billed Lothario, Whiskered Yuhina, Besra, Bronzed and Racket-tailed Drongos, Greater Yellow nape, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Nepal Cutia, Ultramarine Flycatcher, and Black-winged Cuckoo shrike.
Day hike in Kathmandu, Phulchoki hiking which is surrounded by prayer flags and tridents. If someone happens to hike on this route the actual planet month of March / April you’ve got a possibility to watch the month long annual religious festival held at the shrine to Phulchoki, plus some other major festivals on the full moon days in the month of July and August every year.
Moreover, you will get the eye-catching view from eastern part of Annapurna region. As well as Manasalu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Dorje Lakpa and Gaurishanker in the east on a clear 24-hour period. Further breathtaking view of Kathmandu valley is another glorious this specific visit. for the day that you spending in this part will be one of the best choice and worth it.
Similar, there are many hiking around Kathmandu like Nagarkot Changunarayan, Chandragiri hill hiking, Nagarkot Dhulikhel and many more.