Chandragiri Hill Day Excursion Tour

Chandragiri-bhaleshwor-templeChandragiri Bhaleshwor Temple

Chandragiri is newly famous hill station which acessable by cable car or short hiking near Kathmandu valley. Approx. elevation 2550 meter above sea level. During the time of nation unified the king Prithivi Narayan Shah saw the beautiful Kathmandu valley. He decided to capture the land for annex to his kingdom.

Chandragiri Hills naturally beautiful and one of the best destination to view surrounded Kathmandu valley from the Chandragiri. Also you can seen the major mountain like Ganesh Himal, Mount Manaslu, Langtang Lirung etc. Even if weather clear and have personal binocular, you can explore from Annapurna on west and to Everest on east.

Beside the nature view experience, There is a famous Bhaleshwor Mahadev Temple of Lord Shiva as well as resort, swimming pool, view tower, Children park etc etc.

chandragiri-cable-carChandragiri Cable Car

Experience: Cable Car Ride / Visit Bhaleshwor Shiva Temple / Great Mountain View / Sightseeing
Duration - Full Day Trip
Distance: The station is 14 kms from Kathmandu and takes around 1 hour by car.
Cable Car: Cable Car line is of 2.4 kms and takes around 10-12 minutes to reach the top of station
Chandragiri Hill Elevation: Approx. 2500 meter above sea level
Cable Car Operation Time: From 8.00 AM to 5.00 PM Everyday

After Breakfast, meet with our guide or driver and process to drive 14 kms away towards the Prithivi Highway. Approx. driving distance 1 hour to reach the bottom cable car station. Experience Cable Car ride to top station and gentle walk 10 minutes to main point for further your dreams. Spend the 3 to 4 hours over there and visit Bhaleshwor Temple, Test the food court restaurant for your lunch, take a photo shot with back ground view of majestic himalayan range including Everest, Annapurna and Langtang range. Fun the experience children park if you with your family. After complete your satisfaction your day trip then process to back to bottom staion by cable car where your car is waiting for your futher return journey to hotel.

After Breakfast, same as above day tour. Your guide and driver will meet you at hotel lobby for the todays activities. Drive process to Matha Tirtha which is bit short distance rather then Thankot. Matatirtha is a sacred place and famous because of the religious aspects and values. The word Matatirtha comes from two Sanskrit words, "Mata" meaning mother and "tirtha" meaning a sacred place. Every year thousand of peple gather together to celebrate the Mothers day festival in this beautiful village.

After reacing the Mathatirtha pond, We descent towards the up hills for our destination at Chandragiri hill. We follow the gravel motorable road with dense forest untill the reach Chandragiri Cable car point. Visit and worship Bhole Baba Bhaleshwor temple before the take your lunch. After having your delecious meals experience at Chandragiri restaurant. Take a fun and experince the sightseeing with panoramic moutain views from Annapurna on west to Langtang central region and Everest to on east. Process return back by Cable car and drive to Kathmandu.

Chitlang-villageChitlang Village

Breakfast at hotel, Your guide will meet you at lobby and process to further 1 hour drive to Chandragiri Village, Thankot where we take a Cable car journey (2.4 km / 10 minutes) to reach top of Chandragiri hill station. Visit Bhaleshwor Mahadev Lord Shiva Temple which is stand on top of hills approx elevation 2550 meter high. From here, you can seen the famous himalayan range including Annapurna, Langtang and Everest.

Further our day hiking trip begins from here. After an hour dowh hill short hike, we reach the Bhanjyang where we take short break for our tea coffee. Continue hike down hills through dense forest untill we reach the village. There are two option choice route from here either gravel motorable road or steep narrow down hill track which is normally used by local farmers (I would say recommend the follow motorable road).

Chitlang is a ancient Newar settlement village located in Thaha Municipality of Makwanpur District, Bagmati Pradesh. According to the inscription, Amshubarma had given the land to shepherds and established a settlement for shepherds in Toukhel, Nhulgaun and Kunchhal of Chitlang.

Chitlang hosts multiple cultures with Newar, Tamang and Brahamans. The popular attraction at Chitlang village include "Majhagau" especially (Ashoka chaitya) for Newari people and culture, Swachchhanda Vairav Temple, Satdhaea (sat dhara) vendafarm and organic village resort, A goat cheese factory is present.

kulekhani-markhu-damKulekhani Markhu Dam

After Lunch, Further 1 and half hour more continue hike towards the Markhu Village for our night stop. If we reach early before the sunset then we take a half and hour boating on famous Kulekhani Lake. Next early morning, After breakfast, we process to drive back to Kathmandu via Daman or Dhakshinkali road. Transfer to hotel.

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