About Chandragiri Hill Day Tour
Chandragiri day tour with newly launched Cable Car is completely a new tourist destination just to escape the city life of Kathmandu valley. Located closer to the Kathmandu valley, Chandragiri (2550m) hill offers not only the perfect view of Kathmandu valley and its premises but also some of the grandest view of mountain ranges. It is also known as one of the important passes to connect trade and travel with Kathmandu with Makwanpur. Simultaneously, this a day hike is an ideal trip to experience the country life within a few kilometers away from the city.
Chandragiri day tour/hiking commences from Matatirtha, a popular hindu religious site. It takes you through the deep and dense forest enriched with wild and exotic flora and caters picturesque views of Kathmandu valley along with some superb views of mountain ranges and then ends in a beautiful traditional village of Chitlang.Chandragiri, a hill top located at the height of 2550m , acknowledged a perfect vantage point which offers the magnificent view of Kathmandu and also an awe-inspiring view of mountain ranges like Annapurna, Manasalu, Fishtail, Ganesh Himal and many more. Hindu Mythology says that Satidevi’s forehead fell off her body in this place when Mahadev, God Shiva carried her dead body on his back. In addition to, great king Prithvi Narayan Shah got victory over Kathmandu due to the blessing of Ichhayashwor Mahadev located at hthe top of the hill, one of the incarnations of God Shiva or Mahadev, the god of Gods. This trip can be accomplished in around 5 hours.
Besides, a new attraction of this trip is Chandragiri Cable Car. It links Thankot to Chandragiri Hill. This is the best option to escape 5 hours of hiking up to the top of the hill. It covers 2.5 k.m distance. Cable car itself offers an experience of dense forest and some of the fabulous view of mountain range to the north. The presence of a number of restaurants and cafeterias offers you the food of your choice. The serene surrounding of Chandragiri Hill station is an absolute destination for refreshment and a day outing.