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Chandragiri Hill Hiking | Best Hiking in Kathmandu Valley

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$70.00 / Per person


Chandragiri Hill Hiking is the best hiking destination around Kathmandu valley situated in the south with a height of 2250 covered by evergreen forest, 14 km from the center of Thamel. This hiking offers a scenic view of Kathmandu Valley, local people's culture, lifestyle,  flora, and fauna. The environment of that place is immaculate which makes u feel relaxed and fantastic.  You can also view the panoramic view of the Langtang, Manaslu, and Ganesh Himal ranges. 

Similarly, the Kathmandu Chandragiri hill hiking route is recently opened route. The starting point of this hiking is the bottom of the Cable car station. The trail leads through Chandragiri cable car pillar, the small village, and the forest. There you can enjoy the route with the peace of mountains. Almost you have to walk 3 hours and you will also get their tea and coffee in the local tea shop which is very tasteful. However, you will have experience of local people and their lifestyle. And after walking one hour you will be in Chandragiri Hill at 2550m.

After reaching there you can enjoy spectacular mountain views west to east including Mt. Annapurna Range, Mount Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Langtang Dorje Lakpa and Gaurishankar mountain ranges. That place is also the best place for observation of the verities of birds, and many different kinds of Medical plants, herbs, shrubs in the Chandragiri forest sub-tropical zone (1300-2500).

Almost at 6-8 hours will need to complete your day trip. But if you spend more night then you will get the opportunity to experience a sunrise view over the mountain, after completion of this hiking, you experience how the people of the region follows lifestyle culture.

In conclusion, Chandragiri Hiking is the best hiking near Kathmandu rich in beauty and flora and fauna with Many excellent Mountains, wild animals, many species of plants and birds, scenic view of the entire Kathmandu valley, and finally drive back to Kathmandu.

Trip Highlights of Chandragiri Hill Hiking

  • Enjoy the Panoramic view of Mount Langtang, Manaslu, and Ganesh Himal.
  • Visit Bhaleshawor Temple
  • Birds and butterfly watching
  • Amazing sunrise view of the beautiful Himalayas
  • Grand view of Kathmandu valley
  • Explore around 150 types of medicine plants
  • Beautiful landscape of view with evergreen forest


  • Trip Duration:- 1 day trip around 5 to 6 hours
  • Minimum Pax:- 1 person
  • Trip difficulties:- Easy short and interesting
  • Best Season:- All season of the year
  • Trip Activities:- Hiking, Driving, Sight seen /  Tour, Cable Car
  • Trip Destination:- Chandragiri Hill, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Max. Altitude:- 2550 m
  • Transportation :- Private car/Jeep/Van/Bus


Chandragiri hill cable car ticket prices

Ticket price      Nepalese       SAARC            Chinese            Foreigners

One way               NPR 415           NPR 664              USD  9                 USD 13

Both ways            NPR 700          NPR   1120           USD  15              USD  22

Trip Details-

  • Chandragiri hill Hiking is also possible to do one-way hiking ascending or descending by cable car for a short day tour
  • You can extend your day hike for one and overnight for multi-day around Chandragiri
  • Professional guide and private tourist transportation if needed porter as well
  • You can also do a 5 to 7 hours day tour either starting in the morning or in midday
  • Massif view of mountains like Manaslu, Langtang range, Gaurishankar, Ganesh Himal etc.
  • The price depends on solo or group so the price is flexible in your request.



After around half hours drive you will reach at hiking point. Once you reach starts to hike through evergreen forest at the bottom of the cable car bottom station or from Mathatirtha. During the hiking you will enjoy view of Kathmandu valley trace. Different kinds of birds and wild animals. While you climb upper part you can see the massif views of himalayas range. You can see the countryside and farmland around. At the top of the hill you will feel slightly cold in the winter and best time in summer.


  • All the essential ground transportation as per the itinerary.
  • Fluently speaking English guide 


  • Clients international air ticket
  • Clients travel insurance & tips to the guide
  • Entry fee. 

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