Champa Devi Hike
This is not just walking but an adventure and cultural experience!
Trip Code: NTH02
Good whole day hike of Champa Devil Hill
Located to the south of Kathmandu, Champa Devi Hill is one of the best hiking hills in the valley rim. After a short drive to Pharping, you start hiking up, through the thin pine forest and then along the ridge that offers panoramic mountain view, with a bird’s eye view of the Kathmandu Valley. The raptors can be seen soaring below the trails. The summit is enshrined with a sacred shrine. From the summit, the trail descends steeply down through the dense forest, rich in bird’s and wildlife to return drive back to Kathmandu through the historic town of Kirtipur and university area.
~ Panoramic longest range of mountains beyond the valley (Annapurna to Gaurishankar and beyond)
~ Bird’s eye views of whole Kathmandu valley
~ Beautiful ridge and forest
~ Birds, flowers and Cultural
Duration: 6-7 hrs.
7 AM: Start tour with drive
8 AM- 11 AM-12 Noon: Summit of Champa Devi, enjoy the view with a packed lunch
1-3 PM: Descend down to Machhegaon
4 PM: Arrive back to Kathmandu
Please NOTE that the duration mentioned is just a rough guide and can vary according to the individual and other reason. Some people even take shorter time and some has been found taking a longer time to finish this beautiful hike.
Just take it easy and enjoy it! You can do it for sure!
Hike cost: from US$75 to $135, minimum 2 person required for private transportation
An English speaking and experienced guide, public/private transportation, light pack lunch and bottle of water
Your travel insurance, food and water, personal gear and requirement and tipping etc.
Every Saturday and Sunday but you can take the hike any day that is suitable for you the best!
Departure TimeEvery Saturday and Sunday but you can take hike any day that is suitable for you the best!
Dress CodeCasual, comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and light jacket
IncludedChampa Devi Hike
Champa Devi Hill