Chandragiri Hill Station

‘a scenic serene hill at a mere distance from the bustling Kathmandu city’


Chandragiri Hill Station, the closest green hills from the bustling Kathmandu city a mere distance southwest of the valley rim. Chandragiri Hill stands above 2,551 m and 8, 370 feet high facing a spectacular panorama of the Himalayan range.

As well as perfect views of Kathmandu valley and the city with rolling green hills that surrounds the valley.

Chandragiri Hill Station, is an amazing place just seven kilometers from Thankot, the western rim of the valley. A short drive to the foothills of Chandragiri, taking a short ride on a cable car. The shortest means to reach Chandragiri Hill’s top station extends to a 2.5 km long cable car.

It ensures a smooth and safe journey, all the while offering a close view of the untainted wilderness. From Chandragiri hills, one can enjoy an excellent panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges and Mount Everest on a clear day.

Chandragiri Hill Station is a small place, but beautiful and an upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. Visitors will be surprised by some unique things to do and places to explore around this hidden Hill Station. Travelers might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Chandragiri.

Short Day Detailed Itinerary:

Start the morning quite earlier to catch the views of the Himalayan range of peaks. A short drive of less than an hour to reach the foothills of Chandragiri cable car station. Ride on the comfort of a nice and pleasant seated cable car for a short joy ride to the top of Chandragiri Hill Station.

On reaching relax and get refreshed within the clean mountain air overlooking the grand spectacular panorama of Himalayan peaks. Having time to browse around the park and having refreshments or lunch in a nice restaurant. 

After a glorious morning with fantastic views of Kathmandu city and Himalayan peaks, return on the same route. Drive back to Kathmandu, time permitting interested people can visit the old Swayambhunath Stupa, one of the landmarks of Nepal.