Chandragiri Hiking - 1 Day

Trip Grade Easy
Accommodation Hotel/Lodge
Best Season Feb-May & Sep-Dec


Chandragiri hiking is one of the best day hiking in Kathmandu Valley. The trek start from Hindus Temple at Matatirtha. You’ll have a clean environment in the area that makes you feel relax. The panoramic views of the mountains including Langtang and Ganesh Himal range. We walk through the trail that leads to Chhap Bhanjyang which is situated at the height of 2,275 m across the small village and forest. We follow the route of steep up stone staircase towards Chhap Bhanjyang. There are different local tea and coffee shops situated in this area. These tea shops only open in season time. After trekking about one hour through the forest, we’ll access Chandragiri Hill situated at the height of 2,729 m.

Chandragiri is widely famous for the spectacular mountains views from west to east including Mt. Api, Saipal to Everest, Makalu, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Kanchanjunga, Langtang Himal, Gaurishankar mountains range and Dorje Lakpa. The place is an inhabitant of different auspicious medical plants. Chandragiri Jungle is famous for different types of flora and fauna. You can observe the awesome view of birds such as Grey Wagtail, Kingfishers, Common Myna, Steppe Eagle, Oriental Turtle Dove, Indian Pond Heron, Red-vented Bulbul, House Crow, Great Egret, House Sparrow, Little Egret, Spotted Dove and many others. Our trail continues for about two and half hour towards Hattiban Resort. After certain rest, we drive back to Kathmandu by private vehicle.