Champadevi Day Hiking days

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Champadevi Day Hiking - Days

Highlights

  • Bird eye view of Kathmandu valley
  • Pure nature walk
  • Champadevi temple visit
  • Beautiful Mountain Views
  • Birds and seasonal flower
  • Tibetan monastery on the way.

Champadevi Day Hiking Overview

Champadevi Day Hiking from Kathmandu

Champadevi 2285m high hill (hiking) to the south of Kathmandu is very popular to the nature hikers. The fresh air, noise free trail and a bird view downtown add value. The great Himalayan views, Bagmati river corridor, Patan Durbar, Bungamati, Khokana, Swyambhunath temple are seen amazing from hiking. There are few different options to start or end this hiking. Drive to the south of Kathmandu (near Pharping) and end in Champadevi temple is the most popular. The trail passes through the forest which helps to feel cool in a hot day. The birds, wild animal and plants and vegetation would add the value of this hiking. There are no local houses in between, you are advised to carry some food and drinking water with you.

Champadevi Day Hiking

Offers a birds eye view to the Kathmmandu valley and  Himalayan peaks to the North including (Manaslu Himalayan range, Gahesh Himal, Langtang, Gaurishanker and Mt. Everest in a clear day.
After hiking about an hour you will arrive at a (tiny Bosan village) small hill. This traditional Tamang village reflects like a rural Nepal. After walking 15 min from this village You will be passing through a small Gumpa. After another 1:30 hr hiking you will arrive the best viewpoint.  From here you have an option whether you would like to hike till the top or want to go down. There is a  small shrine in the top of Champadevi where the local people visit on the occasion of Nepalese New Year. The fresh air, lush green forest, creeping birds are also the best offering from this hiking. The mountain views from Champadevi hill is much wider and beautiful compared to Nagarkot hiking.

There are no shops or any houses till the top of Champadevi. You should take a heavy breakfast before start and bring your own pack lunch or wait till late lunch. Hiking alone is not recommended.

The trail and people along Champadevi Day Hiking :

most of the trail will be passing through the lush green forest. The first part, you will enjoy the creeping birds, seasonal flowers and women carrying firewood and grass to their goat and cow. You may encounter children playing and asking chocolate, grazing goats, cattle’s and working people in the field.

 Transport: We will provide good conditioned private vehicle with an experienced driver.

Guide: An English speaking guide with previous experience.

Entrance: Local entrance will be included.

Temperature:
The winter morning drops down below zero and the summer would be around 10 degrees in the morning. We will provide you the average temperature while confirm the booking.

Booking and confirmation:
With advance deposit, the tour will be confirmed. The rest of the amount will be payable before the departure.

Hiking Route:

  1. Bhanjang to Deurali and to Champadevi temple (approx. 6 hrs). After a drive an hour hike starts from Bhanjang and the hike goes gradually up hill. To arrive to Deurali will take 2:30hr to 3 hr. From here, if they feel tired they can do down from Deurali and if they are ok and like to continue to top will another an hour.

The best time:
October to April considered the best season. However, the weather condition can’t predict. The rainy season would have leaches through the trail.

Clothing:
You would require a warm clothing in a winter and normal T-Shirt is fine in summer. We will send you the clothing details when confirmed the booking.

What to bring/ wear:
hiking shoes, trouser, long short, sun hat, gloves, sun glass, hiking pole, bottle water, some chocolate, day pack, tissue paper, camera, umbrella or rain coat etc.

Not to forget:
You may encounter with wild animal and birds.

Pick up Time:
The pickup time varies as per the tour option. We will fix the time when we confirm the booking.

The View:
The major views are Mt. Everest, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Gauri Shanker, Numbur, Xisapangma, and many other small peaks. On the other side, amazing Kathmandu valley can be seen.

Road Condition and distance:
There is a good road condition to the starting point and piock up point after the hike end.

Price:
We will offer the best price according to the agreed tour route and services conditions.

 

No of Pax 2 pax 3-5 6 and above
Cost in Nrs

 Day hiking to Champadevi and night stay:

We offer a day hiking to Champadevi and staying over night at a hotel Green Eco Resort just in the base of Champadevi, Kirtipur. Our hotel has clean and comfortable room with amazing downtown view.

Whats Included?

Meals
  • Late lunch will be provided in the local restaurant.
Transportation
  • Escorted by English speaking hiking guide.
  • Transport by private Jeep/ car.

Whats not Included?

Not Included
  • You are advice to bring your dry breakfast with you.
  • Tipping to driver and guide.
  • All the expenses in Kathmandu
  • All other expenses except mention in the include section.