This trip generally involves an average of 4 – 5 hours slow but steady walk in a day. This rating is for less than 7 days walk below 3500 meters.
Chandragiri lies to the south west corner of Kathmandu valley and pass for those trekking to Chitlang from Kathmandu. Chandragiri Hill, seven kilometres from Thankot, lies on the South-West of Kathmandu Valley and is 2551 metres from sea level. Soaring peaks and breath taking views of whole Kathmandu Valley covered with lush green blanket of flora makes Chandragiri truly a great bountiful and pristine landscape. The panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley & Himalayan ranges from Annapurna to Everest makes any one feel like seeing whole Nepal from this hill.And Kulekhani is one of the major hydropower projects of Nepal. Kulekhani is a beautiful and panoramic landscape situated in Makwanpur district. Kulekhani is mainly famous for fishing, hiking, trekking and boating. Hence, Kulekhani has a great prospect of adventure tourism.
You will be picked up by our guide in airport and will be transferred to Chitlang on the same day. The guide will take you to cable car station which is around 20 km from the airport. The cable car has been recently operated which is 2.5 km in length and operates from the bottom of Kathamndu valley and ends on the hill top called Chandragiri which offers you the magnificient view of Kathmandu valley and some major peaks of Nepal namely Manaslu,Ganesh Himal ,Langtang ranges. The hill station also gives you the opportunity to visit around religious place called Bhaleshwor Mahadev. After spending couple of hours you will trek down 20 mins and again you will drive to Chitlang which is an hour drive. Chitlang is a small village which offers basic home stay for the tourists. Mixed with Newar Brahmin and Tamang, people of village are basically engaged in farming and animal husbandry with partial people engaging in tourism.
This day you will trek down to Kulekhani 1361m for about 2 hour from Chitlang after breakfast. Kulekhani is one of the major hydropower projects of Nepal. The dam of Kulekhani hydropower allows you to enjoy boating as well. The green forest around the Kulekhani dam gives you terrific feeling while enjoying the boat ride. After taking lunch in Kulekhani it will take you about 3 hr to get to Kathmandu and will be transferred to your hotel.
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