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Kathmandu Day Trip Chandragiri Hills

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  • Duration6 Hours
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max Altitude 2,547 M
  • Group Size Max 25
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu

Chandragiri Hills is beautiful view point inside Kathmandu valley to see the scenic Himalayan ranges and the Kathmandu valley. On top of the hills, there is a temple of Shiva (God) which is one of the biggest shrines for Hindu people. Many people who follow the Hinduism they visit this places to worship God Shiva. 
Chandragiri is not only famous for the temple but it’s famous for the panoramic mountains view like Ganesh, Manaslu, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Jugal Himal and other mountain peaks. Another attraction of this place is to ride a Cable car to reach on top and you can enjoy the greenery forest and flora. A half day tour to Chandragiri Hills and Swoyambhunath starts 9 am in the morning from Kathmandu. Day Tours Nepal guide will come to your hotel to pick up in your hotel. Cable car starts at 10 am in the morning and take about 45 minutes from Thamel, Durbar Marg or nearest places around. We will give you the Chandragiri Hills Cable car tickets. Enjoy 4 hours on top of the Chandragiri hills and ride back to the station. Around the view point, there are nice restaurants and also small activities for kids. For the family visit, this is the perfect spot to explore, Day Tours Nepal organize a guided trip to Chandragiri Hills on request.

After Chandragiri Hills on the way back to the hotel, visit Swoyambhunath stupa. Swoyambhunath Temple is full of rich symbolism and is one of the oldest religious sites in Nepal. The temple offers an incredible panoramic view of Kathmandu. Later we will drop to your hotel. 

Optional Plan: If you love hiking and walking than Day Tours Nepal can arrange Chandragiri Hills Champadevi Hiking. It's one-day hiking trip from Kathmandu to explore the Kathmandu hills. For a day hike connect Day Tours Nepal.

  • 10-15 minutes cable car ride.
  • View tower at 2,547m (8356 ft) to see 360 degrees Himalaya.
  • Children playground with climbing ropes, swings, slides, and many more.
  • Shopping stores
  • Pony Ride.
  • Walking & Hiking.


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Pick up at 9 in the morning from the hotel, follow the trip overview description.

    Cost Details
    • Hotel pick up and drop inside the valley. (Outside valley cost extra)
    • Private Transportation
    • English speaking Guide
    • Cable Car Tickets
    • Salary and allowance for Guide.
    • Swoyambhunath Stupa short tour.
    • Entrance fees to visit Swoyambhunath Stupa. 
    • Snacks, drinks, Lunch.
    • Tips.

    Dates & Prices

    • Chandragiri hills day trip is pocket trip and we take an instant booking.
    • For group trip Money back ( If there will be more people we will return the money from the original quote price)
    • This kind of day trips departs every day from Kathmandu so you can email when you want to join. 
    Good to know
    • Check the weather before packing your daypack bag.
    • Carry mask. 
    • You may need umbrella or rain cover.. (check the weather).
    • Don't pat dogs while hiking some might be aggressive. 
    • Respect local people and make sure before taking pictures of them. 
    • Not allowed to carry foods in the Cable car.
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