We always tend to find more peace and tranquility when surrounded by nature. So it’s only natural that you would want to escape the frenetic bustle of busy city life and indulge yourself by becoming one with the outdoors. Making your way over a hillock or wading through a stream is really something that a soul needs. So to help you get the authenticity of that feeling, Fr!day has come up with a list of some resorts and wildlife lodges that are not so far off from the city.

Godavari Village Resort

A perfect place for a fantastic retreat with your friends and family, Godavari Village Resort offers exclusive packages that are well tailored to satisfy all sorts of requirements. The resort lies along the bank of a meandering stream surrounded by a lush green valley and magnificent Himalayan peaks. You can find the finest hospitality with personalized service—they are perfect for seminars, workshops, meetings and weddings. Up to date personalized amenities are just some of what contributes to an enjoyable weekend stay in this fresh environment.

Gokarna Forest Resort

The exquisite Gokarna Forest Resort lies in the heart of the serene Gokarna Forest,only 10 kilometres from Kathmandu city. The resort is rich in cultural and historical significance with remarkable Rana and Malla architecture. With well-furnished and fully equipped rooms with air conditioning and all necessary facilities, there’s also a spa and indoor swimming pool. In addition to that, you can enjoy a round of golf or a walk through the jungle, either of which affords you a high chance of spotting the deer the resort is famous for. Excellent service rounds out the experience.

Hotel Mystic Mountain

Hotel Mystic mountain is nestled amidst the lush green vegetation of that great getaway spot, Nagarkot. The establishment is the perfect blend of nature and modern facilities, and all of the rooms offer breathtaking views of the Himalayas and feature a balcony to enjoy the sun. Some of the rooms even have a private garden to relax on your own in peaceful solitude. In addition, you can also enjoy the well-equipped gym, and a full-fledged spa offering traditional ayurvedic massage and Swedish massage for deep relaxation.

Himalayan Height Resort

Himalayan Height Resort has been a go-to-place for over three decades, especially noted for its exquisite 270-degree view of the Kathmandu valley. Located in the touristic area of Dakshinkali, the establishment is a tempting destination for couples, groups, and families. The resort features rooms with the best views spanning Langtang and Gauri Shankar. In addition, the resort offers a fully-serviced conference hall and relaxing activities such as yoga, meditation, massage, and steam sauna.