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Godawari- National Botanical Garden

Destination: Godawari- National Botanical Garden 

Highlights:

  • Species of flowers and birds
  • Green house planting
  • Pond
  • Fresh natural environment

Best time:

All around the year

Accommodation:

There are some restaurants just outside the main gate of Godawari botanical garden, but inside there is no facility of accommodation.

Transportation:

From the TIA hiring a taxi is very costly, so it is not advisable. If You want to take Public Bus, take any vehicle to Chakrapath, drop at Satdobato. From Satdobato, take a local vehicle at Southern side that directly goes to Godawari. Description: The Botanical Garden is located in the base of Mount Phulchoki (2715m.) at Godawari (1515m.) at the south east corner of Kathmandu valley. The area of the Garden is 82 hectare. It is surrounded by evergreen natural forests. The temperature ranges between 20°C and 30°C during summer and -5°C to 20°C during winter. 

Over 500 species of plants can be found in the various gardens. The peak flowering seasons in the garden fall in spring and in autumn. The coming of spring is indicated by the bloom of Rhododendron arboretum, the national flower of Nepal, and the dramatic appearance of a number of colorful flowers in the garden beds and the surrounding forests. 

The gardens are also the dwelling place for butterflies, Godavari area being the reservoir for hundreds of species, Maps and plant listings are available at the gate. 

A small admission fee is charged. The gardens are open from 9 am to 5 pm during Spring, Summer and Autumn and 10 am to 4 pm during winter months.

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