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EVEREST MOUNTAIN FLIGHT AND CHANDRAGIRI HIKE

1 Day

Combining a morning mountain flight with a hike to Chandragiri Hill and lunch at the hilltop resort followed by a return via the cable car is a fantastic way to experience the natural beauty of Nepal and the awe-inspiring views of the Himalayas. It provides a combination of adventure, serenity, and stunning views, making it a day to remember.

Additional Tips:

  • Make sure to book your mountain flight well in advance, especially during peak tourist seasons.
  • Dress appropriately for the mountain flight, as it can get quite cold at higher altitudes.
  • Stay hydrated throughout the day and have some snacks with you for energy during the hike.
  • Ensure you’re well-prepared for the hike with appropriate clothing, comfortable hiking shoes, a backpack with essentials, and plenty of water.
  • Be cautious while hiking, especially during monsoon season when the trails may be slippery.
  • Check the weather forecast before your hike to ensure clear views from the summit.

Overview

An Everest mountain flight and Chandragiri hike day tour can be a thrilling and memorable experience, allowing you to witness the majestic Himalayas and explore the natural beauty of the surrounding areas. This itinerary provides a balance between adventure and relaxation, allowing you to experience the beauty of both the Everest region and Chandragiri Hills in a single day.

Hiking Route:

  • Chandragiri Hill Trail: The hiking trail begins at the base station and winds its way up the hill through a dense forest. The trail is well-marked and relatively moderate in difficulty. You’ll pass through serene woods, which offer a break from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu.
  • Bhaleshwor Mahadev Temple: Along the way, you’ll come across the Bhaleshwor Mahadev Temple, which is a popular pilgrimage site. Take some time to explore the temple and enjoy the cultural significance of the area.
  • Chandragiri Hill Summit: Continue your ascent, and eventually, you’ll reach the summit of Chandragiri Hill. The summit offers breathtaking views of the Kathmandu Valley and the Himalayan mountains, including Mount Everest on clear days.

The time it takes to hike up Chandragiri Hill can vary depending on your hiking pace, physical fitness, and the specific trail you choose. On average, it takes about 2 to 3 hours to hike from the base station to the summit of Chandragiri Hill. This estimate includes time for brief stops, such as exploring the Bhaleshwor Mahadev Temple and taking in the views along the way.

 

Itinerary

Day 1 :

1. Early Morning: Everest Mountain Flight
• 5:30 AM - 6:00 AM: Start your day early with a transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.
• 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM: Board a small aircraft for an Everest mountain flight. This scenic flight takes you close to the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, and offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan range. Enjoy the panoramic vistas and capture some stunning photographs.

2. Late Morning: Return to Kathmandu and Transfer to Chandragiri Hills
• 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: After the mountain flight, return to Kathmandu and have a quick breakfast.
• 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Transfer to Chandragiri Hills, which is located southwest of Kathmandu.

3. Midday: Chandragiri Hills Hike
• 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Begin your hike to the top of Chandragiri Hills. The trail offers a mix of lush greenery, scenic landscapes, and cultural experiences. The summit provides stunning views of the Kathmandu Valley and the surrounding mountains.

4. Afternoon: Lunch and Leisure Time
• 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Reach the top of Chandragiri Hills and take some time to relax. Have lunch at one of the local restaurants while enjoying the panoramic views.

5. Late Afternoon: Cable Car Descent and Return to Kathmandu
• 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Descend from Chandragiri Hills using the cable car.
• 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Return to Kathmandu.

6. Evening: Optional Activities
• 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Depending on your energy level and interests, you can explore more of Kathmandu, visit cultural sites, or simply relax.

7. Night: End of the Tour
• 6:00 PM onward: Conclude your day tour and return to your accommodation or explore the vibrant nightlife of Kathmandu.

What is included in this tour package:

  • All ground Private Transportation.
  • Mountain flight (45 min)
  • Government licensed, experienced hiking guide.
  • Cable Car fee.
  • All government, local taxes, and official expenses.

What is excluded in this tour package:

  • Meals during the journey
  • Personal expenses - shopping, snacks, hot (tea, coffee) and cold drinks, bar bills, bottle water, etc.
  • Personal clothing and gear
  • Additional costs or delays caused by circumstances beyond our control like landslides, bad weather conditions, itinerary modification due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policy, strikes, mass movements, etc.

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EVEREST MOUNTAIN FLIGHT AND CHANDRAGIRI HIKE
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