Chandragiri Hill is the famous site for Day Tour situated near Kathmandu Valley. The holy Bhaleshwor Temple is a sacred place of Hindus and believed to be an ideal destination for a day’s escape from the busy Kathmandu City. The top of Chandragiri Hill offers the spectacular view of Kathmandu valley along with mesmerizing mountain panoramas of Annapurna to Mount Everest Ranges that makes anyone feel like observing entire Nepal.
The famous Chandragiri Hill is just 7 km south west from Kathmandu. Nowadays, this hill is also best known for the nearest Cable Car riding destination among the international and domestic tourists. Since august 2016, cable car is started as an easy mode of transportation for the pilgrims and other visitors willing to reach the summit of this hill and witness the supernatural beauty of the country. Chandragiri Day Tour can also be organized as a family tour with children, couples, friends or colleagues for lifetime memories.
According to the history, the hill got its name in 300 BC when last Shruthakevali Bhadrabahu and Chandragupta Maurya visited this place in order to gain spiritual peace. The hill is named after the first rishi Chandragupta who lived here and performed penance here.
The hill was known as Kalbappu in the ancient time before Chandra arrived here. The Jain tradition links the Maurya Emperor Chandragupta nad his teacher Bhadrabadhu with this region. Out of total 106 memorials found at Shravanabelagola, 92 are located in Chandragiri hills. These memorials include about 47 of Monks, 9 memorials of nuns, and 5 of the householders. These monuments belong to 7th and 8 th century.This points out the popularity of custom, and its extensive prevalence on this small hill.
According to Hindu Mythology, The Chandragiri Hill is believed to be the place where Satidevi’s forehead was fallen off her body when the lord Shiva was carrying her dead body at his back. This has been mentioned in many sacred Hindu Books, also.
Additionally, it is also believed that after getting defeated on every attacks, King Prithvi Narayan Shah came and worshipped the temple of Chandragiri Hill and took blessings from Ichhyashwor Mahadev, and finally got victory over Kathmandu Valley.
Thus, Chandragiri Hill Day Tour takes you to the sacred place enriched with natural beauties and also a very historical place that makes your tour to Chandragiri lifetime memorable. Moreover, riding a cable car is a adventurous and thrilling experience for the first time riders.
We will pick you from your respective hotels and go on a scenic drive to Thankot. Exploring the countryside lifestyle and having wonderful views of the sororunding we will reach Thankot. Then the cable car takes us to the top of the hill. After exploring the famous hill and witnessing the astounding beauties from the top, we will return to our hotels. You can relax in the final hours or extend your tour with us for upcoming days. We have many customized tour and trekking packages carefully designed for you. Everest Base Camp Trekking and Annapurna Region Trekking are most famous trekking in Nepal that you should try.
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