Champadevi Hiking


USD 100


1 Day

Trip Grade


Max Altitude

2285 m




Tourist Bus/Private vehicle

Group Size

02 Minimum

Best Season

Autumn & Spring

Champadevi Hiking Brief Insight

The trails on the Champadevi Hiking possess an abundant richness of flora and fauna granting access to the intimate interactions of nature. Located at an altitude of 2285 meters, the hill serves as a viewpoint to witness the amazing views of the Himalayas. With Hindu and Buddhist shrines on top which you can also observe the religious harmony in the region. Champadevi is a beautiful hill located south of the Kathmandu Valley which is an outstanding hiking destination.

The hike to Champadevi begins from Kathmandu and, a short drive later, you will reach the starting point of the hike. The hike gradually picks up the pace and explores the lush forests before making way deep into the heart of the trails. The deeper the trails go, the more you are in the company of various flora and fauna.

The short and easy hike to Champadevi is not only exciting but also adventurous, as you have to walk through the pine forest on a well-developed trail while enjoying the natural scenery. You’ll meet many new people from different cultures and religions while walking, but people in this region are mostly Hindus and Buddhists. Finally, after a few hours, you reach the Champadevi hilltop.

The viewpoint offers you the beautiful view of the Himalayas including Langtang, Gaurishankar, Jugal, Dorje Lakpa, and many others. In addition, you can admire the lively valley of Kathmandu and its dense settlement. Similarly, the Hindu and Buddhist shrines and temples offer insight into the lifestyle and beliefs of the people in those regions.

The temple premises are naturally prosperous and the main shrines bear a prominent impact upon the lifestyle prevalent in the area. The Chandragiri Hiking is an easily accessible journey that takes you on enchanting trails to one of the most celebrated religious destinations around Kathmandu. The hike can be done all around the year and is best done in autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May).

At Nepal Alibaba Treks and Tours, we make it our topmost priority to satisfy our clients with our services. Our trips and services including guides, transportation, and accommodation are of the finest quality. Furthermore, we also allow our clients to customize their trips.

Highlights of Champadevi Hiking

  • Witness varieties of flora and fauna on the hike.
  • Magnificent views of the Langtang, Gaurishankar, Jugal, and Dorje Lakpa ranges.
  • Visit the Hindu and Buddhist shrines on the top of the Champadevi hill.
  • Beautiful views of the Kathmandu Valley and its surrounding hills.

Outline Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Hike Start

AM: Early Morning Drive to Pharping from Thamel |1.5 Hr
This short journey starts at Kathmandu from where you drive to Pharping on an hour-long ride. Pharping lies on the way to Dakshin Kali, a famous Hindu temple. After reaching there, the hike starts and leads you to the top of Champadevi.

AM: Hike to Champadevi Top |5-6 Hrs
You require around 5 to 6 hours of the uphill climb to reach the hilltop. Upon reaching the top, you can explore the Hindu and Buddhist shrines and enjoy the breath-taking landscapes from the top.

PM: Champadevi Top to Puspalal Park |4-5 Hrs
From the Champadevi Hill Top, you follow a descending trail to Puspalal Park, Machhegaoun. From here, you get on a vehicle and head back to the Thamel.

What is included in Champadevi Hiking

  • All Airports/Hotel transfers by private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in 3 stars category Hotels in Kathmandu and in other available places with Breakfast.
  • Thamel to Pharping and when we return back from Machhegaoun to Thamel, we provide transportation.
  • Accommodation in Tea Houses or Local Lodges or Local Hotels on twin sharing basis during your trekking days.
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during your trekking days.
  • Permit fees for National Parks and Conservation Area entry as well as Trekkers Management Information Service (TIMS) Permit. Visit:
  • All government officials and authorization necessary fees for your travel purpose.
  • Local tourist guide (according to your need) and Local Porter during your treks: – 1 Porter for 2 Tourists.
  • All your travel and rescue arrangements. (during any emergencies)
  • First Aid Kits and Medical supplies.
  • Welcome or Farewell dinner programs.

What is Excluded

  • Nepal entry Visa fee and charges in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. Visit
  • International Air Fare to and from Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Extra Night accommodation and meals during your early arrival, late departure as well as any domestic flight delays (due to any specified reasons) especially in Everest Region than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Extra luggage charges.
  • Other any your personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks, extra porters, bottled/boiled waters, hot shower, etc.
  • Other food items than normal meals as specified.
  • All your travel and rescue insurance in emergency situations.
  • Personal buying and souvenirs.
  • Tips during your hotels and restaurant visit.
  • To purchase or rent any type of equipment or gears for personal use.
  • To purchase special medicines and kits.