Champadevi Day Hike - 1 Day



Dwelling in the southwest of Kathmandu, Champa Devi hill (2285 m) is one of the most widespread pilgrimage sites for Hindu and Buddhist religions. Considered as one of the best hiking and touring arena, Champa Devi Day Hike is an enjoyable short trek specially designed for those people who have the temptation for small distance hike and want to immerse themselves in the vast culture of Nepal. And it is also considered ideal for all people who strive to take the stimulating hiking venture while relishing the natural sceneries. Campa Devi Day Hike kicks off in the morning after an hour’s drive to Pharping village (19 km away from Kathmandu) on the way to Dakshinkali temple (a temple of goddess Kali) if you have guts to walk more.



Champa Devi Day Hike is one of the great short hiking on Champa Devi hill, the third-highest hill around Kathmandu valley. Champa Devi day hiking is one of the most desirable destinations to see Kathmandu valley i.e. Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur districts, Attractive panorama of mountains and its ranges such as Mt. Everest, Ganesh Himal, Annapurna, Langtang, Gaurishanker massifs, etc. 

While Champa Devi Hiking you also can see flowing Bagmati River, Khokana, Pharping which are ancient places of Nepal before the monarchs. You can see Phulchoki hill on your right, Chandra Giri which is known as the highest and popular hill around Kathmandu Valley on your left. 

Perhaps the easier ascent route follows the rough bumpy road that skirts the Dollu valley (the one instantly north of Pharping) up to the Haatiban Height Resort. From the resort, a well-trodden trail heads northwest up through lush pine forest, and then along the grassy crest to the summit. A homecoming trip from the resort should take around 3hr. If you hike up from the Dakshinkali road it takes from 4–6hrs according to your walking pace. Make sure you enjoy your trek fully. We will take some rest after we reach Champa Devi and feast on delicious food. Treat’s on us by our agency. It gives you plenty of gateways to explore the beauty of Nepal. The hike also grants beautiful views of pretty everything.

If you’re a person who has very limited time to spend in Nepal and wants to see this whole Kathmandu valley or would like to see a panoramic view of different stunning mountains or wants to go to an isolated area or would like to go in the cliffs, for that purpose Champa Devi can be the most suited destination matching everything.

If you’re a travel enthusiast looking for an enchanting place that consists of both adventure as well as a diverse form of cultural heritage in a short amount of time. This place is most suited for you.

Trip Highlights:

  • Bird's eye view of fascinating Kathmandu valley.
  • Witness the culturally majestic Champa Devi temple.
  • Observe the alluring panorama of Mountains like Langtang range, Gaurisankhar, Jugal, Dorge Lakpa, and many others.
  • Be part of wilderness of lovely annual birds and astounding seasonal flowers.
  • Indigenous Tibetan monastery on the way.
  • Hike to lush forests and bird watching which helps to promote Forest Therapy.
  • Escape from the so-called modern crowdie places for a while.
  • Lovely, charming, and hospitable individuals.
  • And also witness the local way of living.
  • Witness the great hospitality of our agency and also promote local economy.


Day 1
Day Hike to Champadevi 3/4 hours.


There are a series of activities that you’ll follow in order to make your trek more fascinating and full of memories. Cherish every moment that you will spend in the vast vicinity of Pharping. Explore the exquisite Champa Devi Hill. Here are some of the activities that well do in order to make this trek a grand success.

Begin your Pre-Trek schedule by freshening up yourself in your standard hotel of Kathmandu. After some time of quailing wait, our representative will pick you up in our private van. A very delicious breakfast will be there to tempt you. The breakfast treat is by our agency.

After the delicious breakfast, enjoy the ride of one hour which will lead you to the vicinity of Pharping following the trail leading Champa Devi Hill. The trail will eventually lead to Dollu valley which ends up in Hattiban Height Resort from where you can take the trodden trail towards lush forest towards Champa Devi Trek. This trail will take approximately three hours of continuous walking.

After you ascend and lie at the top of the Champa Devi Hill… It’s lunchtime!! Feast on the items provided by our company itself and enjoy the panorama as well as your delicious food. Langtang, Gaurisankhar, Jugal, Dorge Lakpa massifs would be waving hello to you. Even Mt. Everest is noticeable from this place. Your struggle will pay off by those beautiful panoramic views, so in order to cherish those momentous forever, click some pictures of you posing in different ways. Spend some time and feel the cool breeze touching your soul and making your heart leap in joy.

Now it’s time to descend from the same trail we went up. Sightsee those beauties that you forgot to enjoy while climbing. Observe those gracious seasonal birds and flora which are on the way that’s going to relieve you a lot. After reaching to Hattiban Height Resort, a cool and tasty drink will be there to erase your thirst. If you prefer you can explore the ravishing looking resort, or else enter into your ride.

Enjoy the scenic ride and as promised you’ll be dropped in front of your hotel. Freshen yourself from the tiring trek or else you can explore other vividness of Kathmandu on your own.

P.S: If you want your trek last longer, consult with your guide so that he can take you through the trail that leads to Dakshinkali road which can take 4-6 hours according to your walking pace.

Cost Included

  • Here are some of the awesome services that we provide so that you can give chances more in your upcoming trips. So make sure you enjoy it and you can always customize according to your needs and necessities.
  • Drive from your Hotel in Kathmandu and to Hattiban Height Resort, Pharping by our private vans.
  • Pack lunch on the way
  • Entry tickets or necessary permits will be provided.
  • Return Transport by Private Car
  • Drinks sponsored by the agency itself.
  • Agency T-shirt and certificate of appreciation.
  • A government licensed English speaking guide to tell you more about the place you’re observing.

Cost Excluded

  • Personal Hiking gears
  • Additional activities
  • Accommodation
  • Personal insurance
  • Tip for the Guide

Things to Know

Recommended Gears

Here are some necessary trekking apparatus that can be required for accomplishing your trek effortlessly. They are shortlisted below.

Accessories and Technical items
Hiking sticks
Books/GPS navigators
Umbrella (if it’s too hot or if it rains)
Personal and Clothing items
Thin T-shirts
Sun hat
Bandana (if necessary)
Baby wipes
Sanitizers and alcohol wipes

P.S: You’ve full control of your trip. This is just the outline day package you can customize according to your needs and desires.

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Champadevi Day Hike

Trip Facts

  • Tourist Vehicle
  • 1-20
  • 2285m.
  • Easy
  • Kathmandu Airport
  • Kathmandu Airport
  • Round the Year
  • Trained Tour Guide
  • Day Hike
  • Lunch
  • Your Language