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A Day Chandragiri Hike

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1 days
Max. Elevation
Group size
  • Transportation cost of the private vehicle during the day.
  • Cable car ticket for both way to Chandragiri.
Best Season
March, April, may and September, October, November.
Starts at
Ends at
Trip Route
Kathmandu, Chindra Hill, Kathmandu


    • Hike through the dense forest with exploring the different species of bird
    • Breath taking 360 degree view of the Himalayan range and Kathmandu valley
    • Explore approximately 150 types of medicine plants
    • Hindu temple- Bhaleshwor Mahadev
    • Experience the Zipline in Nepal
    • Cable car ride from Thankot to Chandragiri hills
    • Attractive destination for study of history or religion
    •  Several thousand stone steps

A Day Chandragiri Hike
Chandragiri is a municipality which is 16 km from central Kathmandu, lies on the south – west 2551 m from sea level. Chandragiri hill top is a major tourist attraction, with its cable car, amazing combination of natural beauty and cultural significanceMoreover, Chandragiri hill is a holy place, where a Hindu temple Bhaleshwor Mahadev located. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Furthermore, you can view the stunning view of the Manaslu, Langtang and Ganesh Himal, Gaurishankar and Everest range. Chandragiri can be reach via cable car, driving, or hiking. The second cable car in Nepal after Manakamana was commenced through this route. Cable car runs from Thankot to Chandragiri hills. The Cable car route is around 2.5 km and it takes at least 9 to 14 minutes to reach at the top of hills. It is the best day – trip destination to view beautiful and complete landscape of Kathmandu valley that gives heavenly feeling.

Chandragiri hiking begin with a cable car ride to chandragiri hill and another way is 5 to 6 hours hiking through dense forest. Once you enjoy the Himalayan panorama from the top, you can come back with a cable car ride or walk down hill through dense forest, along the several thousand stone steps. Chandragiri day hiking is rich in its natural beauty and medicinal herbs as well. It is a wonderful place to witness various species of bird, bliss for bird watching

It is a historical fact that Prithvi Narayan Shah, king of the shah dynasty, during the campaign of unification of Nepal, observed from this Chandragiri hill and thought of unification of Kathmandu valley (then Nepal Khaldo) is found in the history of Nepal state formation. That is why Prithvi Narayan Shah’s statue has also been built on this hill. The statue associated with the said history becomes the main attraction of anyone who comes there and they take picture with this statue. This hill has become an attractive destination for those who study history or religion.

Nowadays, the zipline and resorts are launch. A hall is also available for organizing meetings, conferences, or seminars at any national and international level. The government of Nepal and non- governmental organization and companies conduct programs here. 

In addition, Chandragiri day hike is possible throughout a year besides rainy season. The temperature of chandragiri hill is moderate with cold fresh air. So, it is suitable for every age group. 

Important Note

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This trip is fully customization. Importantly, this trip is available on both a fixed departure and a private group basis. Moreover, we can also customize the trip as per your needs, please contact us at Whatsapp (+977-9843770916) or email us at Let us know how we can help you, and we will do our best to give you the best customer service you’ll get anywhere else.

Furthermore, Nepal holiday treks and tours Pvt. Ltd. is a reputable and reliable company serving relentlessly in the field of tourism to fulfill the dreams of diverse adventure seekers around the globe into reality where they can feel most alive. So, we recommend you to reserve seat for yourself by booking with us right away for a wonderful and unforgettable trip experience.

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Cost Includes

    • A day transportation cost of private vehicle
    • Qualified and helpful government licensed holder guide during the trip
    • Company service charges and government taxes
    • Both way cable car ticket fee

Cost Exclude

    • International airfare and visa fees
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    • Personal expenses of bar and beverage bills, wifi, hot shower, bottle of water, extra porters, laundry or any other things which are not mentioned by the company 
    • Your travel insurance which should include the emergency rescue
    • Tips for your guide                       
    • Entrance fees during the sightseeing
    • Extra expenses due to any event such as strikes, weather conditions, or flight delays 

Equipment List

Back pack

Hiking poles

Water bottles


Sun hat or cap

Windproof jacket

Hiking socks and shoes


Antibacterial hand wash

Travel towel

Small personal power bank

Camera and batteries

Full-sleeves shirt 


Sun lotion

Hiking pants or shorts

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