Champa Devi Day Tour

  • Duration1 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Activity Hiking
  • Max. Altitude 2520 m.
  • Starts Pharping, Kathmandu
  • Ends Pharping or Chandragiri Cable car station
  • Group Size 1-20
  • Best Season September to May
Group Discount Prices
1 paxUS$95
2 - 6 paxUS$60
7 - 10 paxUS$45
11 - 15 paxUS$40
Champa Devi Day Tour Highlights
  • Kathmandu valley view, along with stunning Himalayan surroundings
  • A stroll through the lush jungle
  • Unique opportunity to explore flora and fauna
  • A pilgrimage tour with a lifetime adventure
  • One of the most beautiful, calm, and rewarding hikes near Kathmandu Valley

Are you bored with the hectic Kathmandu Valley?

If you have limited time and prefer to be away from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu Valley, then the Champa Devi Hill Day Tour is the perfect destination for you. The Champa Devi Day Hike is a truly breathtaking and scenic day hike on the outskirts of Kathmandu.

Getting to the Trailhead

After a 45-minute drive from Thamel to the west, we reach Pharping village, from where our pleasant hike begins. The trail gradually ascends through the lush pine forest, along with the colorful Buddhist prayer flags. During our hike, you will be greeted by the panoramic scenery of massifs such as Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishanker, Manaslu, and countless snow-capped Himalayan vistas.

Moreover, the Champa Devi Day Tour gives you the unique opportunity of walking through the charming ridge and exploring the massive Kathmandu Valley against a stunning background of rolling hills. The trail is quite organized and calm. You may have a great opportunity to explore beautiful birds, flora, and fauna. Ultimately, we reach 2285 m at Champadevi Hill, which is known as a shrine to the goddess. Despite the popularity of hiking destinations, it is equally popular and worthwhile for the local pilgrims to worship Champa Devi and get blessed.

Normally, people return the same way from Champa Devi Hill. If you are fit and prefer more challenge and longer distance hiking, then only carry on to Basmasur Hill and Chandragiri Hill.

Champa Devi Hill to Chandragiri Hill via Bhasmasur Hill viewpoint

Beyond the Champa Devi Hill, our journey continues to Bhasmasur Hill (2500 m), which is my favorite view point too. As challenging as the hike to reach Bhasmasur is, it is equally interesting, scenic, and outstanding too. Ultimately, we reach our final destination, Chandragiri Hill, at 2520  m, where we enjoy a delicious lunch and drinks with stunning Himalayan vistas as surroundings. Finally, you will be treated to a cable car ride down to Chandragiri village, from which we will return to the hotel by car for the night.

Since I've done most of the hikes around Kathmandu Valley, Champa Devi to Chandragiri via Bhasmasur Hill is my favorite. You will never regret taking such a hike in your life. If you have any confusion, then please do not hesitate to contact our experts right away.

Note: Earlier than Chandra Giri Hill, we won’t have proper stops for lunch and drinks. So, please carry enough water and snacks.

  • Max. Altitude:2520m/8268ft.

After breakfast, we begin our journey to Phare by car (a 45-minute drive from Thamel), where our real excitement begins. We encounter nice stairs, lush jungle, a beautiful open ridge, colorful prayer flags, and a stunning view point all the way to Chandragiri Hill via Champadevi and Bhasmasur Hill.

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What's Included
Cost Includes
  • English-speaking hiking guide and his salary, which includes meals, transportation, and insurance.
  • Transportation from hotel to hotel by private car or jeep
  • Park entrance fee
  • Government tax, VAT, and agency service charge
Cost Excludes
  • Personal insurance, meals, drinks, shopping, etc.
  • If you prefer to have an experience, purchase a cable car ticket.
  • Tips for staff
Dates & Availability
Start:SundayOct 01, 2023
End:SundayOct 01, 2023
Start:SundayOct 15, 2023
End:SundayOct 15, 2023
Start:WednesdayOct 25, 2023
End:WednesdayOct 25, 2023


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