Chandragiri day hiking is one of the best day hiking around at Kathmandu valley. The hiking starts Hindus Temple at Matatirtha. The clean environment makes you different and you feel relaxed in your mind. Also, you can view the panoramic view of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal range. The trail leads to Chhap Bhanjyang at 2275m through the small village and forest. You will walk 3 hours steep up a stone staircase to the Chhap Bhanjyang. Here you will get tea and coffees in a local tea shop. This tea shop only open in season time. After one hour walking through the forest, you will be in Chandragiri Hill at 2729 m.
From Chandragiri Hill, you can observe spectacular mountains view west to east including Mt. Api, Saipal to Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Dorje Lakpa and Gaurishankar mountains range.
During the hike, you see the picturesque scenery, and you talk to yourself how this beautiful scenery was formed at the time mother earth was born. The hiking in this region gives you experience that the people of this region follow Buddhism, as well as makes you feel that this place is not a home to different species of animals, but the continued view of mountains from Mt. Api to Everest and from Makalu to Kanchenjunga, Chandragiri hiking becomes a perfect hiking to see extra view of mountains. As you follow the hiking trail that features rich flora, you will be in a region that abounds with 135 herbs.
- Beverages and alcoholic drinks on trip,
- Personal equipment,
- All other additional charges for additional services, including recommended TIP,
- Additional tips for tour guide, others as one sees fit,
- Personal purchases.
Clothing & Footwear
- Hiking backpack
- Weather-appropriate clothing (think moisture-wicking and layers)
- Hiking boots or Shoes
- First-aid kit
- Trekking poles
- Socks (synthetic or wool)
- Lightweight fleece or Jacket
- Quick-drying pants/shorts
- Long-sleeve shirt (for Sun, bugs)
Additional items for rainy and / or cold weather
- Rainwear (Jacket and Pant)
- Fleece pant
- Warm, insulated Jacket or vest
- Gloves or Mittens
- Warm hat
- Bandana or Buff
Food & water
- Water bottles
- Trail snacks