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    Chandragiri Hills Day Tour

    Chandragiri Hills Day Tour

    • Destination
    • Durations
      1 days
    • Trip Difficulty
    • Activities
    • Meals
      Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Vehicle
      Private Transport
    • Max. People
    • Areas of Tour
      South West of Kathmandu city and valley.
    • People and Culture
      Newari people of Kathmandu valley with other mix ethnic tribes of Nepal of both Hindu and Buddhism religions of various impressive culture and custom.
    • Mode of transport
      Car or coach as size of the group with tour guide.
    • Duration of Tour
      9 A.M. to 3 P.M with lunch break

    Chandragiri Hills Day Tour 1 days

    Chandragiri Hills day tour is one of the most common day tours that you cannot miss out on when you are in Kathmandu Valley. Chandragiri Hills is basically a hill station that caters to not just devotees of Hinduism but also to those who are looking to spend a splendid day with their friends and family in a rather beautiful and chilly location.

    Chandragiri Hills is very close to the capital city, and going there from either Lalitpur or Bhaktapur is not going to take too long either. There are several aspects of Chandragiri hills that are going to fascinate you. However, if you are new to the place, there are several things that you need to keep in mind, including your need to take along a guide, consideration of government taxes and transportation, and a reliable map for the tour. With Eco Holidays Nepal, all these concerns will no longer be an issue for you.

    Keep up with this article till the end to know more about the Chandragiri Hills Day tour in detail!

    What can you expect in the Chandragiri Hills day tour?

    Far from the hustle and bustle of urban life, Chandragiri Hills, at the height of 2,551m, truly makes for an escape to an exquisite location with no such noise and chaos. While many people travel to Chandragiri hills, you can expect to find peace there as, despite the crowd, the chaos is as less as can be. Some of the main attractions of Chandragiri Hills day tour are;

    Bhaleshwor Mahadev Temple - Bhaleshwor Mahadev temple, located on the southwest side of Kathmandu valley, is a Hindu temple dedicated to a form of Lord Shiva. You will find several devotees when you are in the temple. During your tour, this temple is going to be a major element that you will be exploring. You really don’t have to go the extra mile to get to this temple because you will find it at the end of your Chandragiri Hills day tour anyway.

    Scenic view of Chandragiri Hills - Chandragiri Hills is possibly one of the most beautiful hilltops that will give you the most scenic view you can get in Kathmandu. Since you will be going to the top of Chandragiri, the city will seem smaller from the top, and the hills' greenery adds to the splendid view.

    Cable car ride - You will be riding a cable car to get to the top of Chandragiri Hills. The cable cars there are brand new and are maintained every now and then. When you are in the cable car, you will be able to see the greenery of the forest below while also shortly leaving the busy city life of Kathmandu behind.

    Relaxing day off - For anyone looking to get away from their busy lives and go somewhere relaxing, there is no better option than Chandragiri Hills.

    • Day01

      Early morning after breakfast, you will be heading toward foot of Chandragiri Hill. Take a ride on Chandragiri cable car and walk for few minutes to reach view point or Hill top. Then get back to hill base with cable car ride.

      The entire Chandragiri Hills tour is going to be completed in only a single day, perhaps only a few hours. The day will start with breakfast in your hotel. Once you are prepared for the day tour, your driver will drive you to the location.

      As soon as you are off your vehicle, you will be guided towards the cable cars, from where you will be ascending to the Chandragiri hills at 2,551 m and 7,500 ft of height. The height is one of the highest within the valley. Once you land, you can find several places for your children to play, for you to relax, and restaurants where you can eat as you wish.

      Additionally, there are several souvenir shops from where you can take along memoirs for your loved ones. Bhaleshwor Mahadev temple in Chandragiri hills is perfect for Hindu devotees. The temple also marks both the historical and religious significance of Chandragiri, which was considered one of the four routes to Kathmandu Valley taken by the king of Gorkha, Prithvi Narayan Shah. Once you are done with your day tour of Chandragiri Hills, you will be brought down to your ride back home from the cable car again.

      Since Swoyambhunath stupa is quite close to the Chandragiri hills, you can also take a day tour there. The stupa is one of the oldest ones in Nepal and holds great significance among Buddhist and Hindu devotees. Swoyambhunath is also one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Your day tour here is completely optional and is not included in the Chandragiri Hills day tour itself.

      Once you are back from your day tour to Chandragiri, you will be driven back to your hotel by your driver, where you can finally take off your traveling shoes and relax by evening time.

    Cost Details

    What's Included in Chandragiri Hills Day Tour

    • Private vehicle your hotel to Chandragiri and back to hotel.
    • A professional Tour guide with his salary and expenses.
    • Chandragiri area map.
    • Official expenses with Government tax.

    What's Excluded in Chandragiri Hills Day Tour

    • Lunch and your personal expenses.
    • Tips for Guide and Driver.
    • Cable car tickets.

    Departure Dates & Price

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    Essential Information

    How much does the Chandragiri Hills day tour cost?

    Chandragiri Hills day tour is likely to cost around USD 65 per person for a single day. The cost may go up depending on when you are visiting and how much you will be spending during your time there.

    What is not paid for in your Chandragiri Hills day tour?

    While a lot of your expenses are covered within your day tour package, you need to keep in mind that the following elements will not be covered;

    • Food and personal expenses during the tour
    • Driver tips
    • Cable car tickets

    What is the best time to visit Chadragiri Hills?

    The best time to visit Chandragiri Hills is during spring and autumn. Summers in Kathmandu Valley are quite hot. This makes it difficult for visitors to actually enjoy their day tour without having a hard time in the sun. Considering the fact that the day tour involved walking outdoors without shade or protection from the heat, summer is not as preferable of a time to visit Chandragiri Hills.

    At the same time, since Chandragiri Hills is located at a chilly height, chances are, you will not have a good time in the freezing cold up there. The temperature at the top of the hills automatically drops, and winters just might not be the best, especially if you have children.

    On the other hand, spring and autumn are both considerably good. The weather is clear in both seasons. Plus, the temperature is neither unbearably hot nor too cold. It becomes easier to adjust to the dropping temperature with an adequate amount of layering, and mild sun or heat is never a problem.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Chandragiri worth visiting?

    Yes, Chandragiri is a great spot for a weekend getaway.

    How long does it take to hike Chandragiri?

    You will have to hike for 5 hours in Chandragiri.

    What is the time duration of the Chandragiri cable car?

    The time duration of Chandragiri cable car is 9-12 minutes.

    What is Chandragiri famous for?

    Chandragiri is a great scenic route in Kathmandu Valley.

    Can we go to Chandragiri by bike?

    One can go to Chandragiri back and forth on a mountain bike.

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