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Why Chandragiri Hill Day Tour?

Panoramic views of the Kathmandu valley and surrounding hills.

The cable car ride up to the hilltop.

Visit to the historic and cultural Chandragiri Temple.

Stroll through the lush and peaceful surroundings.

Learn about the history and legends of the area.

Explore the hilltop’s tranquil environment.

Visit to the cultural museum and art gallery.

Views of the snow-capped peaks of the Annapurna range.

Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere with a picnic lunch.

Return to Kathmandu by cable car and witness stunning sunset views.

Chandragiri Hill Day Tour Introduction:

Nestled just 7 km southwest of Kathmandu, Chandragiri Hill is a breathtaking escape from the bustling city. The hill offers panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley, the Himalayas, and lush green forests. On a clear day, visitors can catch a glimpse of some of the tallest peaks in the world, including Mount Everest, Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri.

The Chandragiri Hill Day Tour is an excellent option for those who want to experience the beauty of Nepal without a long and challenging trek. The tour can be completed in just one day and is suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. Visitors can reach the hill by cable car or by foot. The cable car provides a breathtaking view of the valley and the surrounding hills, while the trek provides a chance to explore the lush forests and small villages.

At the top of the hill, visitors will find the Chandragiri Temple and a restaurant that serves delicious Nepalese food. There is also a souvenir shop that sells handmade items and a small park for picnicking. The hill is also a popular spot for paragliding and helicopter rides.

The Chandragiri Hill Day Tour is an unforgettable experience that is not to be missed. Whether you're a first-time visitor to Nepal or a seasoned traveler, this tour is sure to leave you with lasting memories.

History of Valeshor Temple:

The history of the Valleyshowr temple at Chandragiri hill near Kathmandu dates back to the 17th century. The temple is believed to have been built by King Pratap Malla as a dedication to Lord Shiva. It is said that King Pratap Malla visited this site during one of his hunting trips and had a vision of Lord Shiva, who asked him to build a temple in his honor. The temple has been well-preserved over the centuries and continues to be a popular pilgrimage site for Hindu devotees. Visitors to the temple can enjoy stunning views of the surrounding hills and the Kathmandu Valley. The temple is also considered a prime spot for watching the sunset and sunrise.

Best Time to visit Chandragiri Hill Day Tour:

The best time to visit Chandragiri Hill Day Tour is from September to May when the weather is clear and the visibility is good. During this time, the temperature is moderate and it is the best time for trekking and sightseeing. The monsoon season from June to August is not recommended as the area may experience heavy rainfall, making it difficult to travel.

Cost of cable car ticket     for Nepalese      for SAARC tourists from other countries

One-way ticket fee                    415 NPR                  415 NPR                            $13 USD
Two-way ticket fees                  700 NPR                 700 NPR                           $22 USD

Discount for the following Visitors:

  • Elderly visitors over 60 years will get a 50% Discount
  • Children 3 to 4 ft (1.22 m). Will get a 40% Discount
  • Children below 3 ft (0.91 m). Free ticket
  • Expats visitors will get a 25% Discount
  • Student visitors will get a 25% Discount.

Note: Looking to hike to the top of Chandragiri Hill with a group? Take advantage of our special discount offer for this day tour. Contact us directly or message us on WhatsApp for more information: +977 9849-116-284 (Santosh).

Chandragiri Hill Day Tour Outline

8:00 am : Breakfast at your Hotel.

8:30 am: Ready for a drive to Chandragiri hill base ticket counter.

9:10 am: Reached Chandragiri hill ticket counter.

9:15 am: Cable car drive to the Top of Chandragiri hill and explore Hindu’s Bhaleshowr Mahadev Temple.

9:25 am: Reached Chandragiri hilltop.

9:25 am – 12; 00 noon: we just enjoy the spectacular snowcap mountain view and Kathmandu valley.

12:00 noon: We descent by walking all the way down to Tribhuwan park, it is 2 and half hour walk

3:00 pm: Drive back to your Hotel in Kathmandu.

Note: if you want to extend your day hike you can consult with us and you can spend a few days there and keep walking other few days around Kathmandu valley hills like Shivapuri hiking, Nagarkot hiking and so on.....

What's included?

  • Private Transport from/to Chandragiri hill,
  • one way Cable car Ticket,
  • Mineral Water,
  • Packed Lunch,
  • Hiking Guide,
  • Guide Salary and his food,

What's not included?

  • your Food,
  • your personal expenses,
  • extra activities
  • Tip for Guide, which is expected

Departure Dates

Sorry, No fixed departure dates are listed to group join, please request private trip

Essential Information

​What is the difficulty level of the Chandragiri Hill Day Tour?

The difficulty level of the Chandragiri Hill Day Tour is easy to moderate.

​What is the difficulty level of the Chandragiri Hill Day Tour?

The difficulty level of the Chandragiri Hill Day Tour is easy to moderate.

​What is included in the Chandragiri Hill Day Tour?

The Chandragiri Hill Day Tour usually includes transportation, entry fee, and a local guide.

​What is the total duration of the Chandragiri Hill Day Tour?

The total duration of the Chandragiri Hill Day Tour is around 8 hours.

​What is the best time to visit Chandragiri Hill?

The best time to visit Chandragiri Hill is from October to December and from February to April.

​What should I bring for the Chandragiri Hill Day Tour?

For the Chandragiri Hill Day Tour, it is recommended to bring comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and snacks.