Exotic hiking to Champadevi through the lush forest provides superb view of Kathmandu valley.
Exotic hiking to Champadevi through the lush forest provides superb view of Kathmandu valley, alluring Himalayan views from the top of the hill, Buddhist Gompa and famous Hindu shrine. Immerse yourself in traditional lifestyle of people from Kirtipur and Pharping villages.
Champadevi Hiking is an exciting one day hiking trip from Kathmandu, situated at an altitude of 2,285m. Champadevi hill offers a fantastic hiking adventure in an exotic atmosphere. From Champadevi, we can see spectacular views of Kathmandu valley, natural wild life and magnificent views of Annapurna, Manaslu, Langtang, Ganesh Himal and Gaurishankar range.
Champadevi is a popular pilgrimage site for both Buddhists and Hindus. A large number of pilgrims visit the Buddhist Stupa or Hindu shrine on full moon days to make an offering to Champadevi. The local people can be seen performing rituals during the special occasions.
After having breakfast at hotel, we drive sixteen kilometres on the way to Pharping and we start to hiking to Champadevi. The trail goes gradually uphill for about half an hour towards the north ridge and then ascends further through the beautiful forest to Champadevi. It will take us approximately four hours to reach the top of the hill. We will spend some time admiring the beautiful views from the ridge and capturing alluring views in our cameras than we will later descend down to Kirtipur town and eventually drive back to your hotel.