Chandra Giri Village Trek (10 Days)

The little-known CHANDA GIRI (Maharabat Hills) lies on the south west of Kathmandu Valley. The area itself has much natural resources, flora and fauna developing tourism activities but has been left behind being popular tourist destination because of the lack of promotions. Therefore, this new destination promoting by Nepal Assemble Treks and offers an adventure holiday who keen to visit natural treasure. The trek offers an excellent breathtaking adventurous holiday, which has limit time in spite of going a longer trek. The Himalayan views from Mt. Annapurna to Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Everest between these the snow clad Himalayan peak. In addition, overlooking valley view of the Kantipur, Lalitpur, Bhatgaun, and many more thrilling Mahabharat hill range.


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Welcome at airport and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing.
Full day of sightseeing in the very famous capital, Kathmandu.We will be visiting 2 of the famous heritage sites in Kathmandu.
Day 03:  Kathmandu – Chitlang Deurali
Day 04:  Chitlang Deurali – Shimpani
Day 05:  Shimpani
Day 06:  Shimpani – Purandi
Day 07:  Purandi village explore
Day 08:  Purandi – Pharping – Kathmandu
Day 09:  Mountain Flight and Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 10:  Departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 
You will be welcomed by the boss of  company at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport (1,300m).After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up your luggage and look for our representative with  ours company display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to Hotel. After check in, you will visit our office; meet your trekking guide as well as other participants. Later in the evening we will organize a “Welcome Dinner” at an excellent tourist Restaurant where you will enjoy with a fine meal.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing.

Full day of sightseeing in the very famous capital, Kathmandu.

We will be visiting 2 of the famous heritage sites in Kathmandu.


We will start from your hotel by a morning walk in the blocked alleyways of Kathmandu. Your first contact with the smiling Nepalese people.

We begin to cross the nice area of Thamel, full of nice shops, bars and restaurants.

We will see during this walk many temples and stupas: it will be for you the beginning of religious lessons, making the difference between Buddhists stupas and Hindu temples. You will discover with a great surprise how these two religions live together.

We will make a stop at Thahiti Tole, then in front of Kathesimbhu stupa. Always meeting statues and local shops (suits, spices, incenses, and so on) and listening the noise of bells (and of horns), we will see Asan Tole with wonderful Hindu temples.

Then Indra Chowk and Pyaphal Tole.

After 2 hours of walk and of wonder, we will arrive at Durbar Square.

All the most important monuments of the city are in this area. You will be filled with wonder by all these numerous such majestic and so ancient temples registered in the Heritage of the UNESCO. It is possible to spend hours, sat on the walk of one of these monuments, admiring architecture, considering the animation of places, dreaming.

We will take lunch at the top of a restaurant, with a great plunging view .


You will begin the afternoon by another walk in the streets of Kathmandu, to look at the real face of this city, with local buildings and narrow streets.

Then we will arrive at Swayambunath Stupa (Monkey Temple). It is said that Swayambunath Stupa is more than 2,000 years old, and it symbolizes knowledge. At the summit of this hill, the painted eyes on all four sides symbolize the all-seeing power of Buddha. It is an important Buddhist place where pilgrims from all over the world come.

From this place we can have a wonderful panoramic view on all the capital. So great at the end of the day, with the sunset.

We will come back hotel by bus.

Evening: Time for you to prepare the trek and we introduce in front of you our crew members. Dinner at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03:  Kathmandu – Chitlang Deurali

Today morning after breakfast a one hour drive from Kathmandu carries us to Thankot (Pani Ghat)where the trek starts. A steep climb (about 1.5 hours) brings us to Chitlang Deurali which offers a breath-taking view over the beautiful valley of Kathmandu to the Himalayas beyond. We descend for two hours through tropical forest to Chitlang village (2,000m) where we have lunch and camp for the night.

Day 04:  Chitlang Deurali – Shimpani

Today begins (as all other camping days) at 06.30 with tea and washing water brought to our tents. Sunrise view over the Himalayan and Kathmandu valley rims. After breakfast commence trek to Shimpany (1,900m) where we camp for the night: Morning Pleasant walk along Chandraini hill through soft tropical forest and chance to see the birds. The Himalayan view in the day will be out of your imagination and camp will be on the forest ridge.

Day 05:  Shimpani

Today, begin your day as usual: Breath- taking view of Mt. Annapurna –Mt. Kanchenjunga sun rising over and night view of Kathmandu valley is simmering and sparkle lighting from the camp side. After breakfast visit to habea swory mahadev temple and Gupte swory cave. The Gupte swory cave people were found endless in their try.

Day 06:  Shimpani – Purandi

Today, begin your day as usual: Imagine morning of day 2-3.Will heading our next destination to Purandi Village (1,750m) for the night. After Breakfast short walk along the ridge then through the thick forest following animal greasing path to Purandi village. Pack lunch will be provided for picnic.

Day 07:  Purandi village explore

Today, begin your day as usual: After breakfast explore Purandi village, meet local people and discover their culture and lifestyle. Main Profession of People in the area is farming and livestock. Being close to the capital, Village lacks many basic amenities allowing discerning visitors to see a way of life rapidly disappearing in this modern convenience society.

Day 08:  Purandi – Pharping – Kathmandu

Today, after breakfast we make our way slowly along the main trail to the village of Pharping and then to the Hindu temple at Dakshin Kali. We later visit the nearby Buddhist monastery (gompa) above Pharping. A vehicle will collect us for the short ride back into Kathmandu.

Day 09:  Mountain Flight and Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Mountain Flight over the Himalayas including Sagarmatha (Everest),it will takes one hour only. The early morning mountain flight drops us at Kathmandu and drive to hotel after take rest; we will begin to sightseeing another world heritages site in Kathmandu. We will take you to visit Pashupatinath; this temple lies in world heritage sites, which is very famous among Hindu all over the world. One can view the ritually burning of death body in Hindu culture. After Pashupatinath, we will walk for another world heritage site. The name is Boudhanath. During this walkway we can see deferent lifestyle and developing city.30 minutes after finally we arrived Boudhanath. This is also another world heritage sites in Kathmandu, Where one can see the Tibetan settlement and their culture, It is being home for thousands of Tibetan refugees. Millions of Buddhist people visit this place every year.

 Lunch at Boudhanath with view of Buddha Stupa, you will be gaze by the Buddha eyes all the time. You will have heavenly environment.

Afternoon, its quiet relax able time for you before your last destination. so, it  is  time for your shopping  different souvenirs for your family and friends in Boudhanath, also come back in Thamel and you can visit other  local market.

Evening, we will provide farewell dinner with our crew members. Overnight stay at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 10:  Departure

You are saying good bye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but trade emails with your travel companions and organize your photos. If you have more time you can do some shopping again. You will be transferred to the Airport before 2 hours of flight with nice farewell. On your way home you’ll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Prices reported  include:
Treks in Lodges and meals with Hotel Standard While the trek in full board. Accommodation and meals in Lodges ( local food  good quality, meals will be proposed by the guide). All transport (Return to the scene of the trek and during the trek ). Accompaniment by a professional English speaking guide and a porter for 2 people  to carry your bags (maximum 20 kg for 2 people) reception at the airport, transfer hotel / airport, reconfirmation of return flights . Deluxe hotel in heart of Kathmandu with breakfast. Shower with hot water . Very quiet hotel with restaurant, 2 minutes from Thamel center . English speaking professional guide ( Supplement professional guide for French). Trekking permits and national parks entry fee.
Prices do not include:
 Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast),  drinks during all stay or trek, ( except teas and coffee for breakfast). The entrances of monuments, cities and museums , Nepali Visa ($ 40 in cash), your insurance gratuities and airport tax.

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