Located at 2551m/8369.423 feet from sea level, Chandragiri is the third-highest hill around Kathmandu Valley. People reach the top of this hill by cable car, but there is also a hiking trail. It is one of the best hill stations around Kathmandu Valley, which offers magnificent views of Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt. Langtang, Mt. Dorje Lakpa, Mt. Jugal, Mt. Gauri Shankar, and Mt. Everest Himalayan ranges in a long line.
One day Chandragiri Hills tour also offers a picturesque zenith view of green hills, dense forests, a smashing view of Kathmandu Valley and more from its top. There are hundreds of visitors every day to this place and visit here to play snow in winter.
King Prithvi Narayan Shah came to this hill from Gorkha to plan of attracting Kathmandu Valley in the 18th century. You can do some extra activities at Chandragiri Hill.
Chandragiri Cable Car
The most popular way to reach Chandragiri Hill is through a cable car. The cable car was started in 2014, which is the second cable car in Nepal after the Manakamana. Eight people or 64o kg can sit in one car, but you can use one for your group of more than 2 people as a private. It takes 9-10 minutes either way.
The cost for the Chandragiri Cable Car is different for different nationality visitors. It is cheaper for Nepali visitors compared to visitors coming from other countries. Check the cost list below for the Chandragiri cable car ticket:
- Nepali Visitors: 799 NPR (both ways) and 475 NPR (one way)
- SAARC Nation visitors: 1280 NPR (both ways) and 760 NPR (one way)
- Chinese Visitors:15 USD (both ways) and 9 USD (one way)
- Other nation's visitors: 22 USD (both ways) and 13 USD (one way)
You can see eye-captivating mountain views and also Mt.Everest in crystal weather. There is a view tower with binoculars, from what you can see mt. Everest and Cho-Oyu. Chandragiri is also a religious place for the Hindu Pilgrims. There is a pagoda architect temple Bhaleshwor Shiva Temple, where people can make worship.
There are some adventure activities at Chandragiri Hill like Zipline, Swing, free fall, wall climbing, and horse riding. The zipline here is the highest elevated around Kathmandu Valley.
If you have one free day in Kathmandu and looking for a beautiful place to spend that free day, where you can escape into nature and do some adventure activities, the Chandragiri Cable Car tour can be the best option. We operate this scenic and thrilling day tour at best cost by providing private transport and informative guide.