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Kathmandu: Chandragiri Cable Car and Monkey Temple Tour

1. Kathmandu: Chandragiri Cable Car and Monkey Temple Tour

This tour begins with a pick up from your hotel in Kathmandu, to the Chandragiri’s ‘Gondola Base Station’ located at Chandragiri Municipality. Opened in 2016, the 2.4 km ‘Cable Car’ ride takes you on a 10 minute thrilling trip to the Bhaleshwor Mahadev Temple at the top of the hill. The viewpoint in the hill offers you a beautiful panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley along with the mesmerizing view of Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu and Langtang range. The hill station also offers you with a wide range of intercontinental cuisines and accommodation on a five star hotel for those seeking an stay overnight. In addition to your tour to Chandragiri, you will now head towards Swayambhunath, the monkey temple. Swayambhunath, an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, is a sacred religious site to both Hindus and Buddhists. Here you will be exploring the ancient complex consisting of a stupa, a variety of shrines and temples, some dating back to the Licchavi period. A Tibetan monastery, museum and library are more recent additions.

Kathmandu: Monkey Temple and Chandragiri Cable Car Ride Tour

2. Kathmandu: Monkey Temple and Chandragiri Cable Car Ride Tour

Embark on a Monkey Temple and Chandragiri Hills Cable Car Ride Day tour that combines natural beauty and cultural heritage in Kathmandu. Begin an exciting journey with an ascent to Chandragiri hills via cable car. The thrilling Chandragiri Hills Cable Car Ride offers breathtaking views of natural beauty of the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. The cable car ride takes you to the hill top where you will get to visit Bhaleshwor Mahadev temple and enjoy the serene environment and capture the stunning landscapes and beautiful nature. Afterwards, the journey takes you to the Unesco world heritage site, Swoyambhunath also known as monkey temple where travelers can observe the Buddhist traditions from close. Spin the prayer wheels, walk around the temple and enjoy the views of the city from top. Overall, this day tour represents Nepal’s culture and nature, making it an unforgettable experience for travelers. Start the day tour early in the morning with a pickup from your hotel and depart for Chandragiri. Chandragiri hills is located in the south west side of Kathmandu valley. Delight in the cable car ride up to the hill top with panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley and the surrounding mountains. Explore the hilltop area and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Also get a beautiful opportunity of visiting Bhaleshwor Mahadev temple. Descend from Chandragiri hills and head to Monkey temple (Swoyambhunath). Swoyambhunath is an ancient religious stupa on top of a hill in west of Kathmandu City. Ascend to the monkey temple by climbing the stairs. Explore the stupa, shrines, prayer wheels, and other religious sites. Enjoy panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley from the hilltop. The day tour concludes after visiting monkey temple.

Kathmandu: Chandragiri Hill Guided Cable Car Ride

3. Kathmandu: Chandragiri Hill Guided Cable Car Ride

Embark on a cable car ride in Kathmandu and admire the panoramic views on Chandragiri Hill. See jaw-dropping views of Mount Everest and stunning views of Kathmandu Valley. Start your trip with a pickup from your accommodation in Kathmandu. Meet your guide, jump in the car, and enjoy the ride as you head straight to Chandragiri Hill.  First, get a quick safety talk from your guide on what to expect on your ride. Next, hop in the cable car and feel the adrenaline rush through your body as you breathe fresh air and glide through the sky.  See another side of Nepal that you won't forget. Listen as your guide tells you about the Hindu temples and the magical Bhaleshwor Mahadev. Make a wish at the Bhaleshwor Mahadev temple to bring you good luck. Soak in the views of Chandragiri Hill, and spot the Annapurna, Mount Everest, Ganesh Himal, and the lush Kathmandu valley. Make sure you bring your camera, as you will want to capture spectacular photos as you ride. Finish your day with a ride back to your accommodation in Kathmandu. 

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