Gorkana Forest Resort

Rajnikunj, Thali,

Kageswari Manohara, Bagmati Pradesh 44600

  • Office

    +977 (0)1 445 1212
  • Pro shop

    +977 (0)1 445 1212
  • Fax

    +977 (0)1 445 0002

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes.

  • Designer:

    Scottish course architect David McLay-Kidd.

SSS or slope






How to get there:

11 km E of Kathmandu.

Gorkana Forest Resort

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1999

Gokarna Forest Resort is stunningly located at 4,550 feet above sea level, within 470 acres of the centuries old Gokarna Forest Reserve. This Stay&Play golf oasis boasts one of the first designs by Scotsman David McLay-Kidd. The resort prides itself on its natural features, not least the pristine forest surrounds, which had to remain untouched by the golf construction.

The layout is a haven of lush unyielding forests, winding streams, wandering hills and valleys opening to a holy river’s plain, all set against the backdrop of the majestic Himalayan mountain range. Golfers are typically accompanied by monkeys watching the game, and you may glimpse shy spotted deer peering from the trees.

Stay&Play at Gokarna Forest: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: Nepal


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

International visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays NRs.6000; weekends NRs8000.

Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2021].

Did you know?

Published ranking

Nepal's 2nd best course (Golf Digest, 2022).


  • Gokarna Forest Resort

    Rajnikunj, Thali, Kageswari Manohara, Kathmandu.

    +977 1 445 1212

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