Chandragiri Hill 1 Day hiking
Chandragiri Hill (2729m) is considered to be one of the most beautiful hills around Kathmandu. Chandragiri Hill 1 D hiking has thus emerged as a famous hiking destination for internal tourists in Kathmandu as well as external tourists which to explore the vicinity of this beautiful valley. the panoramic views of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal, Makalu, Everest, Kanchanjunga, Dorje Lakpa and Gaurishankar range makes the journey to the top of the Chandragiri Hill a perfect opportunity.
Chandragiri Hill 1 D hiking is also a haven for nature enthusiasts. Chandragiri is home to medicinal plants and is also a remarkable place to observe bird species like Grey Wagtail, House Crow, Steppe Eagle, Oriental Turtle Dove, Indian Pond Heron, Red-vented Bulbul, Great Egret, Little Egret, Spotted Dove, Kingfisher, Common Myna etc.
The trial starts off with Thankot and takes about 2 to 3 hours to reach the top. On the way to the top, you get a chance to view the mountain ranges from the east to the west, as well as the unique flora and fauna that adores this region.
- Drive to Thankot (45 minutes)
- Hike to Chandragiri (2-3 hours)
Lunch will be served on the way, in Chhap Bhanjyang. Reaching the top will be a perfect opportunity to take pictures of the spectacular scenery.
- Descend to Thankot (2 hours)
- Drive to Kathmandu (45 minutes)