Chandragiri Hills is seven kilometres from Thankot, Nepal and lies on the south-west side of Kathmandu Valley which is 2551 metres above sea level. This hill is connected with both Buddhist and Hindu religions. The hill provides panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley and the Himalayan ranges from Annapurna to Everest.
Chandragiri hill is one of the four passes of Kathmandu, and so is connected with the unification of Nepal by Prithvi Narayan Shah.The hill is about (2,551 metres or 7,500 feet) above mean sea level and lies on the south-west of Kathmandu Valley. This hill is made up of sedimentary rock, small and big boulders can be found on the route to the peak, and is covered with a lush green blanket of flora.
The Bhaleshore Mahadev temple of Lord Shiva is on top of the hill. Legend says that King Prithivi Narayan Shah worshipped in the temple before conquering the valley during his unification campaign.
Cable car is the most used transport there. The cable car is at so height that when we travel through it we will be amazed to see the hills from the sky. Wow ! it is very beautiful place there.
A cable car trip is the shortest means to reach Chandragiri Hills’ top station. The 2.5 km long cable car ensures a smooth and safe journey, all the while giving you an up-close view of the untainted wilderness.