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Chandragiri to Taudaha Nature Day Hiking from Kathmandu

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    What to Expect

    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.

    Stop At:

    • Chandragiri Hills, Thankot, Kathmandu 44619 Nepal
    • Taudaha Lake, Dakshin Kali Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from all the hotels inside ring road including Boudha area.
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    • Professional hiking guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Inside ring road including Boudha part)
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • One way Cable car entry fee.
    • Hygienic packed lunch at Chandragiri hike
    • Food and drinks except mention
    • Personal insurance
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Dress code is smart casual/Hiking gears
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Reviews (6)
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Had a great day hiking. Beautiful views even though there was some low cloud. Shirshir was an excellent guide who is very knowledgeable and makes the hiking experience a lot of fun. Would recommend this hike to anyone looking to explore the beautiful mountains near...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    3  Thank Sophie W
    NabarajThapa, Owner at Himalayan Planet Adventures Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Sophie, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. It is our pleasure to know that you are fully satisfied with our service and guide Shishir. And your recommendation means a lot and we are looking forward to serving you again.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Was one of the most beautiful days i had in Nepal. I was taken care of by my friendly trekking tour guide Shishir who was very caring and patient. His main concern was how to make it a special and happy day tailored to my...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Rajia H
    Himalayanplanetadv, Owner at Himalayan Planet Adventures Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Rajia, What a nice visit you have while you are in Kathmandu. Off course this trip is best for pre-hiking before going to mountain and its not easy for city hikers. Hope more people would love doing this hiking before trek as you suggested....More

    Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

    If you have limited time in Kathmandu and you are looking for a good and challenging hike, this is a great choice. Shishir and Roshan were a great pair of guides, lots of fun to hang out with. I even managed to see some of...More

    1  Thank Richard C
    Himalayanplanetadv, Owner at Himalayan Planet Adventures Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2019

    Hi Richard, Thank you very much for joining our hiking package and we were glad to make your fantastic trip in Kathmandu. Also, glad to know that Shishir and Roshan able to give you full service and love to see you again in Nepal Himalayas.

    Reviewed June 17, 2019 via mobile

    Great day hiking along the ridge. Was lucky enough to have two guides for the price of one so it made for a fun experience! Even got a glimpse of the Himalayas at the start which is rare for this time of year. Would reccomend!

    Date of experience: June 2019
    2  Thank Joe R
    NabarajThapa, Owner at Himalayan Planet Adventures Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2019

    Hi Joe, Namaste! It is our pleasure to know that you are fully satisfied with our service and crew members. We looked forward to serve you in coming days here in Nepal. Take care!!

    Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

    We planed a trekking tour to a nearby hill in order to see the mountains as well walk a bit. Our guide took ad to the cable lift and up there to a nice gill overlooking the Kathmandu valley. As warned in advance to see...More

    2  Thank plamen k
    NabarajThapa, Owner at Himalayan Planet Adventures Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

    Namaste Palmen. Thank you so much for choosing our company to carry on with your trip in Kathmandu, Nepal. We are very glad to have satisfied you with our service.We are really thankful for the feedback you have sent. We look forward to see you...More

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    July 7, 2019|
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    Response from life_mountains |
    It is hike about 5/6hours following through the ridge of hills surrounding Kathmandu valley mostly walk in the dense forest. The mountain and valley view is amazing. It is not really challenging one. I guess peoples from... More
    April 4, 2018|
    Response from milangc |
    For sure You could book this trip for a solo traveler !
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