The Chandragiri Nature Day Hiking Trip to Taudaha begins around 8:30 am when your representative of Himalayan Planet Adventures picks you up at your hotel and takes you by private vehicle to the start of the Chandragiri Cable Car. The journey to the top of Chandragiri Hill (Elev. 2,520 m) takes just 10 actions packed minutes as you rise above the jungles below. The higher the elevation, the more of the panoramic views of the lofty Himalayan peaks comes into view. From on top, stand and gaze at the various mountain ranges from the Annapurnas in the west to Mt. Everest, the world’s tallest peak in the east. Here you will find the Bhaleshwor Mahadev Temple, a major pilgrimage site for Hindus.
After standing in awe of the amazing mountains, follow along the ridge for more incredible views of the Himalayas. After two hours, stop for tea at Jiban Safal Hotel before continuing on to the next pilgrimage site of Champa Devi for more great views. Continue on before turning down on the trail to Taudaha, The final hour descends through the jungles where wildflowers grow in abundance, taking one hour where your car awaits you. Total time is around nine hour’s full day Hiking around Kathmandu.
• Chandragiri Hills, Thankot, Kathmandu 44619 Nepal
• Taudaha Lake, Dakshin Kali Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal