A 2300 meters high peak, Champadevi acts as the border in the southeastern corner of the valley separating it from the Makwanpur district. The trek starts after a cable car ride to Chandragiri. Cutting through an evergreen hill, the trail features extremely rich flora, and opens up to an astonishing view of peaks such as Manaslu, Langtang Ranges and Everest. Besides the hiking experience this hill has a Buddhist Stupa and people visit this place especially on the day of full moon to pay homage to the lord.
Morning - We drive from Zostel to base point of Chandragiri hill.
We then take a cable car all the way up to chandragiri hills whilst enjoying the scenic beauty of Kathmandu city.
This day hike starts from a place called Pharping from here we hike up following the trail, covered by pine forest for about another 3 hours to Champadevi.
We then visit the Buddhist stupa.
After visiting the stupa we hike for a while and have nepali lunch at a local house.
After Lunch, we hike down following the same trail for about 1 and half hours to reach Hattiban.
We drive back to Kathmandu.
For groups exceeding 8 members only.
I opted to trek on full moon night and that was the best day of my journey in katmandu .On that day the local people us to visit this place.That time get the golden chance to experience local culture.
If you want to see scenic beauty of katmandu then this is worth doing it.Lunch and breakfast provide by them is hygenic and delicious , guide provided to us is had good knowledge about city.Good work ZOSTEL !