Chandragiri, one of the most visited destinations in Kathmandu Valley, is 16 kilometers away with approximately 30 minutes drive from the capital city. Chandragiri is a great abundant and pristine landscape covered with lush green blanket of flora. Its height offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan range along with the beautiful Kathmandu Valley. The recently introduced cable car project has made the top of the hill accessible like never before.
The cable car project is around two and a half kilometers from Godam at Thankot which takes around 9 minutes to reach the top. In favorable weather condition, you can get the chance to observe the panoramic vistas of Kathmandu Valley & Himalayan ranges from Annapurna to Everest at one glance. You can also see the “Bhaleshwor Mahadev” temple re-built in order to promote the destination – a religious site with all modern facilities to visitors.
Cable Car service, Restaurants, Amusement Park, Resort, Multipurpose hall and Branded Shops in Thankot Kathmandu, Nepal are recently established by Chandragiri Hills Pvt. Ltd. It is rising up its potential of establishing itself as a major tourism destinations in Kathmandu valley, for all kind of tourists seeking the best of Kathmandu within short time frame.
For some people who love hiking sheer terrains through dense forests, there is an alternative route from Matatirtha-Chandragiri- Chitlang. This hike is a very popular route which takes you through dense forest rich in wild and exotic flora and offers scenic views of Kathmandu valley and then ends in a beautiful cultural village of Chitlang. And generally it takes people about 5-6 hours to complete the entire hike.
The destination will be an ideal place to visit for tourists with a free day in Kathmandu. So why not escape your city life for a day and go to Chandragiri for its grand cable car ride.