Chandragiri Hill has been newly opened day hiking trails around Kathmandu Valley. This tourist destination boasts the significant historical incident as well as provide the scenic views of the Kathmandu Valley and the hilly terrain of Makwanpur and Dhading district of Nepal. In a day’s walk, you can explore through the jungles and view the splendid scenery of the mountains like Annapurna range, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Jugal, and Everest Himalayan range. Situated at the height of 2540 and west of Kathmandu the hill is supposed to be the place where for the first time the King of Gorkha the great Prithvi Narayan thought about uniting the smaller states making into a greater Nepal while observing the valley then ruled by Malla dynasty. The hiking starts from the Thankot Godam.
The hiking in Chandragiri starts around 7 am in the morning. The total ascending of the hill would take about three hours, including the tea and water break. While ascending the hikers will pass by the Tamang ethnic village where you can observe the small Buddhist Chorten morning chores of the villagers. Further uphill hiking in the green lush forests awaits the awesome place called Chitlang-vanjyang where you will have tea. From the Chitlang-vanjyang to the Viewpoint of Chandragiri it takes slowly 40 to 45 minutes and the trail is best for the bird watching activity too along with the panoramic views of the mountains. Recently built Cable Car for the tourists and locals could also be the attraction factor. While returning back you can use a cable car or take the traditional hiking along the forest and villages which overall would take around 7 hours of journey. The magnificent temple of Hindu God Bhaleswor Mahadev is at the summit of the Chandragiri Hill. The forest on the trail is also the best place for various endangered medicinal herbs and some of the animals too, which have been recorded so far are the common leopard, Leopard cat, Masked Palm Civet, Large Indian Civet, etc.
Hike in the hills around Kathmandu and get amazed with the views of mountains, forests, and villages. You will be astonished to find such a plethora of attractions so close to the capital city of Nepal. The whole day would be full of adventure, excitement and pill for the good night’s sleep after light walking on the trail making you fit and healthy too. Chandragiri Hiking with us would be a great short duration journey of your lifetime.
- Drop and pick up by Private Car transportation per Itinerary during the day.
- Tea and the local lunch Dal Bhat, Chowmin or Instant Noodle whatever we will find it.
- Flute English Speaking Guide Government Licence Holder if necessary supporting porter as well.
- In the Evening Farwell dinner in Nepalese typical culture Restaurant.
- All Entry Fee and Government Taxes.
- Your Travel Insurance and the international flight.
- Your Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu Valley.
- Any cold drink and Alcoholic drink is your Extra Cost.
- Tips for your Guide and Driver.
Time for breakfast at your Hotel.
Your Guide will arrive at your hotel and drive to Godam 30 Minute.
Some tea or coffee break at Godam, it is the place for buying the water or some small snake for the Hiking.
Start to hiking from Godam first you will visit the small Tamang village and continue to the Chandragiri hill.
You will have another tea break at Chitlangvanjyang to the Local Restaurant and continue to Chandragiri hill it takes 45 minutes.
When you will rich the Top of Chandragiri 2540m than if the weather clear it's gonna be so fantastic white capped mountain view including the Kathmandu valley.
You will stop for the lunch break at Champvanjyang there is only the local restaurant you can find only local food including Instant Noodles, Chowmin, and Dal Bhat.
Hiking down to Matatirtha side normally it takes 2 or 2:1/2 hours to reach to Car Station.
Car will pick up you and drive back to your Hotel, Trip to End.