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Chandragiri Hills

Are you thinking about refreshments to lighten up your mood during your holidays? Here is your golden opportunity to utilize your free time from your busy schedule to forget about your worries. The trip will be a stimulant to your spirit smile. Come to be delighted by the view of Kathmandu valley from atop a hill. The trip will provide you with the escape so that you can be ecstatic for the rest of your days.

Group size: 1 to 14 Max-Altitude: 2551 m
Destination: Nepal Fitness level: Low 
Arrival on: Kathmandu Departure from: Kathmandu
Meals: None
Accommodation: None

Trip Introduction

Explore the reason behind the increasing fuss about Chandragiri hills. Do you ever wonder what it will be like to view the whole Kathmandu valley from atop a hill? Chandragiri hills day trip allows you to fulfil your this desire. Put Chandragiri hills day trip in your bucket list of travel diaries as it is a must-visit the site for the native as well as foreign travellers.

The trip lures you with the cable car service from Thankot to the Chandragiri hills. As a tourist who has little information about the place or as a native person who wants to cheer up, this trip is the best for all. The next temptation for the trip is the view from atop a hill. You get the chance to discover why the late king Prithvi Narayan Shah chose this hill for the inception of the unification campaign.

In addition to it, you can lighten yourself in the blissful environment in the amusement parks of Chandragiri hills. It also alludes your children to the children’s playground for their enjoyment and ecstasy.  The youngsters and adult can also be engaged in various activities in the amusement parks to have that content smile.

This is your opportunity to be engaged in the pony ride on the hills that is a unique experience in itself. Setting your foot on the Baleshwor temple will fulfil your religious interests. Many believe in the idea of your unfulfilled desires coming true if you visit this temple.

Moreover, you can visit the botanical garden. The beauty and creations of nature please you.

To conclude, as the young explorer who loves to get lost in the beauty of nature, as a family seeking happy holidays or as traveller craving adventure, Chandragiri hills day trip welcomes all with open

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Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1: Sightseeing in Chandragiri Hills

You devour breakfast and get ready to take pleasure in the trip today. A representative of Nepal Big Mountain will pick you up from your hotel and lead you to a private vehicle to start your trip to Thankot from Kathmandu. On the way, you might view beautiful trees on the sides of the road. After reaching there, you are taken to the adventure of riding a cable car from Thankot to Chandragiri Hills. The 7 km distance will take 10 minutes to cover. In those 10 minutes, you feel amazing to be floating in the air in an extraordinary height to enjoy the phenomenal view.

Upon reaching Chandragiri hills, you can be engaged in a lot of fun-filled activities.

Major attractions:

  • View tower-

As you reach up to the hill, you have a 180-degree view of the soaring majestic Himalayas including Annapurna, Manaslu, Langtang, Ganesh Himal and many more. From the view tower, you are able to analyze the scenery of the whole area and feel as though you are away from all the hustle and bustle of your daily lives

  • Amusement parks-

In Chandragiri, you can also go to the amusement parks with varieties of recreations that help you to forget your worries and monotony. Your children can play in the playgrounds of Chandragiri whereas young ones and adults can play fun games. 6 D theatre, boutique hotel, botanical garden are other attractions of the parks.

  • Cultural visit-

As we know Chandragiri has been a sacred place holding the Baleshwar temple in the chilled weather. It is told that if we have any unfulfilled desires, they get granted if we pray in this temple.

  • Historical importance-

Discover the historical significance of this place where late king – Prithvi Narayan Shah did planning to conquer Kathmandu Valley. Realize the point of unification of Nepal.

  • Pony ride-

After all the fun-filled experience you can add to your excitement by enjoying a ride on a pony around the hilltop. Enjoy the ride with the scenic views without any fear with the guide alongside.

Included meals:

Important Note

Nepal Big Mountain Travel prioritizes your safety first. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Weather conditions, the health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

In any case, specified language speaking guides are unavailable, Nepal Big Mountain provides English speaking guide for your meaningful travel.

Included in the Cost

  • Experienced English/Chinese/Spanish/Hindi speaking tour guide
  • Guide fees, government taxes and office service charges
  • Two-way cable car entry fee
  • Hotel pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • General first aid kits
  • One bottle of mineral water
  • Drive to Chandragiri

Not Included in the Cost

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips (Tipping is expected)
  • All other services not included in the itinerary
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Extra Food and Beverages
  • Pony Ride Charges

The Trekking Group





Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Any interested aspirant can join the trip since it includes a short distance walk only. There is maximum convenience for the people who travel. Main pros of this trip are that it is suitable for any being who is an enthusiast on the tour for a meaningful trip. However, the traveller must specify any kinds of sickness, diseases or phobias before the trip because Nepal Big Mountain believes every traveller needs to be under perfect care and guidance to enjoy the trip with the best convenience possible. Children, youngsters, adults, or elders, anyone is welcomed with open arms. In spite of this, the children and elders are to be under the guidance of their guardian.

Best Time to Travel

Chandragiri Hills Day Trip welcomes its guests any time of the year as the weather is well suited in all seasons. Along with it, the trip is a blend of adventure and culture in a short duration with great comfort. There is a rush of tourists in their vacations. It is suggested that you visit in the month of September- November and March-May as you can enjoy the spring weather with the panoramic view in a clear sky. You can experience the colourful kites flying in the clear sky in the auspicious occasion of Dashain that lies in the month of September-October.

Additional Information

Altogether, this is a trip of one day. However, if you’re interested in customized trips, contact us. You can get some concession for group booking. Please contact Nepal Big Mountain for the group rates via email to Any kinds of a health condition that may have a negative effect on the traveller must be specified at an earlier stage before booking.

The people having acrophobia (phobia of heights) are requested not to travel from the cable car. However, the aspirants can travel with the necessary guidance of their medical physician.

Chandragiri Weather in January-April: Average humidity is 68% with a temperature between 34℉ to 88℉. This weather is perfect to go sightseeing around the city of Chandragiri.

Chandragiri Weather in May-July: The highest temperature recorded is 90℉ with the moderate humidity of 79% which makes this a good time to visit Chandragiri.

Chandragiri Weather in August: It is a pleasant time to be in the Chandragiri as the temperature lies within the range of 64℉ and 86℉, the average being 75℉.

Chandragiri Weather in September-December:  This is high tourist season. The average temperature falls around 65℉. The weather is great for outdoors, the air being moderately humid. This is the best time to visit Chandragiri.