Welcome to Godavari


The 10km road from the Kathmandu Ring Rd forks in the middle of Godavari – the left fork goes to the botanical gardens while the right fork climbs past the Naudhara Kunda temple and turns into a dirt track running up to Pulchowki Mountain.


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Godavari activities

$75 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Paragliding in pokhara

Paragliding in Pokhara  is one of the popular sport for the tourist who seek to enjoy the adventure and thrill flying into the sky. This fascinating activities takes you to an hours flying flight above the scenic places of Nepal. Paragliding tour takes place in Pokhara, Bandipur, Sirkot and Kathmandu. Drift elegantly from Sarangkot (1592m) and Float over the mystery cloaked monasteries, beautiful tranquilizing lakes, raging Himalayan Rivers, exotic jungles and villages forgotten by time.Paragliding from Sarangkot offers you the best view of Pokhara valley. You can also enjoy this fascinating adventurous sport from other part of country. In Kathmandu we fly from the top of Godavari where you can enjoy the scenic view of Kathmandu valley from above. Commence this astonishing trip into the sky and enjoy the scenic scenery, Mountain View and the thrilling experience along with paragliding stunts performed by the experienced rider.  

$60 Outdoor Activities

Godavari to Fulchoki Day Hike Near Kathmandu

The Godavari to Fulchoki Day Hike is one of the finest one-day treks you can experience in the Kathmandu area. The hike begins after a one hour trip from Kathmandu as you leave the hustle of city life behind. The Godavari is known for its gardens and jungle. From here, your guide will take you on an amazing journey up to the top of Fulchoki. It is a four hour trip to the top as you wind your way through the jungle. This is a popular area for birdwatchers from around the world as the Kathmandu Valley is a major flyover for migratory birds from Siberia. Along the way, you will have many vistas to observe the beauty of the Himalayas. After four hours, arrive at the top where you will enjoy a picnic lunch with your guide. Sit back and enjoy the beauty of the Himalayas in all directions. After lunch, it’s a two-hour trip back to where you pick up your vehicle for your return trip back to Kathmandu. The journey back is around an hour as you go from farmlands and jungle back into the city. The Godavari to Fulchoki Day Hike is a world unto itself. The views are spectacular, the jungle is a quiet full of nature’s harmony as you listen to the wind blow through the trees as well as hear the singing of the birds. The Godavari to Fulchoki Day Hike will make you feel like you are a million miles from civilization as this place has yet to become popular with the masses. Avoid the crowds as you travel with us for a wonderful getaway from the city life of Kathmandu. It takes approx 9 hrs in total and tour start at 8 am and return at 5 pm at the hotel.

$138 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour of Godawari Botanical Garden Including Lunch

Located at the base of Phulchowki Mountain, Godavari Botanical Garden offers visitors a respite from the energetic walks of the Kathmandu Valley and the chance to stroll leisurely around the mainly open parkland habitat; home to several fast-flowing streams.Itinerary:10:30 AM: After pickup at your Kathmandu hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle, head with your private guide to the Godawari Botanical Garden.11:15 AM: Arrive at Godawari Botanical Garden. The garden now holds over 500 species of plant in 82 hectares. Highlights include the decorative Coronation Pond, visitor centre (with interesting exhibits on Nepal's flora), greenhouses, and collections of rhododendrons (Nepal's national flower), lilies, orchids, cacti and ferns. Spring and autumn are the peak flowering seasons and therefore the best times to visit.The Godavari Spring, found 200 metres from the Botanical Gardens' main gate, is also well worth a look. This freshwater spring spouting ice-cold water from the Godavari river is reputed to have been created when the Buddhist Mystic Padmasambhava struck a rock (in order to demonstrate that the ultimate truth is clear and will fulfill the people's thirst); unsurprisingly, the Spring is a popular Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage site.2:30 PM: Lunch and back to hotel.

$40 Cultural & Theme Tours

Naga Experience Tour in Kumbh Mela

The Kumbh mela is a significant event for the Naga Babas, as this is the only time when they come down from the Himalayas. The Kumbh is also the time when the initiation ceremony of sadhus takes place. Due to the austerities they follow and the state of enlightenment they have achieved, the Naga Sadhus have earned the coveted right to take the first holy dip during the Kumbh. The entire schedule of every Kumbh snaan (or holy dip) is designed in a way that the Naga Babas are always the first to bathe in the holy waters of the Ganga, Godavari, Yamuna and Shipra.This experience is especially curated for the guests to make them aware of surprising elements in the untold story of ash smearing Naga Sadhus. Our research brings very specific information giving you clear understanding about Naga Saints. You will also be surprised by knowing their historical participations in different war against invaders, Muslim Rulers & participation in planning with king’s for 1857 mutiny against East India Company (British).The voucher you receive on the confirmation of the booking, will have the details of meeting point and meeting time.

$40 Cultural & Theme Tours

Akhara Experience Tour in Kumbh Mela

The  Kumbh mela is a significant event for the  Naga Babas, as this is the only time when they come down from the Himalayas. The  Kumbh is also the time when the initiation ceremony of  sadhus takes place. Due to the austerities they follow and the state of enlightenment they have achieved, the  Naga Sadhus have earned the coveted right to take the first holy dip during the  Kumbh. The entire schedule of every  Kumbh snaan (or holy dip) is designed in a way that the  Naga Babas are always the first to bathe in the holy waters of the Ganga, Godavari, Yamuna and Shipra. Akhara are major participant of Kumbh Mela and we were surprised by information received from Akhara’s during our research work. We feel that world should know about them.If tourist visiting Kumbh Mela and not knowing about Akhara’s in their own words then their purpose of visit will be incomplete. To know about any big event it is important to know about it’s major participant too. So, These tours become very important.We are bringing you well researched Akhara curated experience which will definitely surprise any visitor and also help them understand about Kumbh & untold importance of this Akharas in Indian history since 700 BC. One will get opportunity to interact with ascetics of Akhara. The voucher you receive on the confirmation of the booking, will have the details of meeting point and meeting time.

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