Chandragiri Hill Day Hike - 1 Day



Stretched in the high place filled with the beauty of hills, Chandragiri Hill is one of the most alluring places if you’re looking for relaxation, peace, beautiful panorama, and acknowledge regarding Nepalese history at the same time. This place holds many histories regarding the “Father of Modern Nepal”, Prithivi Bahadur Shah, a king who unified whole Nepal when Nepal was filled with the fragmented kingdoms and stretched the border from Kumau, Gadhwal to Tista River.



Chandragiri hill Day tour is a unique destination for the mountain views for scenery lovers. The ride takes less than one hour from the heart of Kathmandu. Astounding Chandragiri hills prevail in the southwest of Kathmandu valley. Chandragiri hill (2552 m) is a very lovely place that holds the ancient history which says Prithvi Narayan Shah was tempted by the Kathmandu Valley from this place and chose to conquer it. The bird-eye view of Kathmandu valley from Chandragiri Hill is captivating and enchanting.

After less than an hour’s drive from Kathmandu city, we will reach in the cable car station of Chandragiri hill, one of the major attractions. The route of the cable car is about 12 minutes and it is about 2.5 kilometers distance. The topography of Chandragiri hill is just amazing with stunning views are surroundings. The Chandragiri hill tour is an excellent option for the nature lover which is close to Kathmandu. The road access to the cable car station is easy to access. Travelers can enjoy the beautiful nature, panoramic views of Himalayan ranges as well as food and drinks offered by our agency with great views.

The view of the Mt. Annapurna range, Langtang and Everest range is visible from the top of Chandragiri hill. For the Hindu people, Valeswor Mahadev (Shiva) Temple is an extra attraction. Chandragiri hill is composed of small and big stones can be discovered on the route to the peak, and is covered with an ornate green blanket of flora. The Valeswor Mahadev temple of Lord Shiva is on top of the hill. Legend says that King Prithivi Narayan Shah prayed in the temple before capturing the valley during his unification campaign.

Chandragiri hills carry historical significance as well. It was from these hills that King Prithivi Narayan Shah caught the first sight of a much scenic and flourishing Kathmandu valley, which was introduced in the king’s mind an idea of attaching the valley into his kingdom. According to local people, Prithivi Narayan Shah is assumed to have gathered spiritual powers for the unification process after undergoing austere ‘sadhana’ or meditation at these very hills. The Gorkhali King disguised himself while climbing the hills to elude being recognized by the Malla Kings of Kathmandu Valley.

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:

  • Scenic ride from your hotel to Chandragiri cable car station.
  • Experience Cable Car ride from the station to Chandragiri Hill.
  • Feel the true nature while hike up to Chandragiri Hill 2550m.
  • Bird's eye view of fascinating Kathmandu valley.
  • Observe the alluring panorama of Mountains like Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Jugal, and many others.
  • Witness the huge Prithivi Narayan Shah statue who unite Nepal
  • Visit the religiously important Valeswor Mahadev Temple.
  • Visit the lovely area of Children Fun Park.
  • 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 the local economy.


Day 1
Drive to Mathatirtha 1 hours.- Hike to Chandragiri 2550m./ 3-4 hours.


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

After your Breakfast hotel, enjoying the scenic ride, you’ll reach Matatirtha village and starts our hike up to Chandragiri Hill. It takes about 3-4 hours trek from there to reach on the top through the jungle. During the hike, we will see wildlife, birds, Rhododendron trees, species of herbs, and plants as well as amazing views of Kathmandu valley. After a few hours of walking, you’ll reach Chandragiri Hill Station. Enjoy and feel like a bird who is free from the cage. Sightsee the beautiful vicinity of Chandragiri. Capture some memories to cherish them forever.

After enjoying the views and beautiful panorama of mountains like Manaslu, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, etc. Our representative will take you to a restaurant and order a classic Nepali Cuisine. Enjoy your feast. Then you’ll be heading to Valeswor Mahadev for sightseeing the classic religious place. Enjoy what you see. When you’re satisfied by the scenery and peace which Chandragiri has to offer and want to head hotel. Hop into Cable car by the ticket we provide. Enjoy bird-view of Kathmandu and savor it for last time. Our driver will be waiting for you there.

You’ll be dropped in your hotel as promised. Freshen yourself up. If you haven’t seen Kathmandu yet you can go and explore Kathmandu on your own. Make sure you create lots of memories.

Cost Included

  • Drive from your Hotel and to Mathatirkha by Tourist Vehicle
  • Nepali Classic Cuisine especially for those guests who adore Nepali Culture very much.
  • Entry tickets or necessary permits will be provided.
  • Drinks sponsored by the agency itself.
  • Tasty lunch offer by the agency.
  • Agency T-shirt and certificate of appreciation.
  • A government licensed English speaking guide to tell you more about the place you’re observing
  • Return Transport by Tourist Vehicle

Cost Excluded

  • Personal Hiking gears
  • Personal Insurance
  • Additional Activities
  • Accommodation, Beverage
  • Tip for the Guide
What We Need?


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

Accessories and Technical items
Trekking 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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Chandragiri Hill Day Hike
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Trip Facts

  • Tourist Vehicle
  • 1-20
  • 2550m.
  • Easy
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Round the Year
  • Trained Tour Guide
  • Day Hike
  • Lunch
  • Your Language