Champa Devi is a pilgrimage sites for both the hindu and buddhist religions and as well as temples one can aslo see the authentic and traditional Nepalese houses and experience wonderful local culture and the hospitality of local people.
What to Expect
Champa Devi is located to the south of Kathmandu city, and is one of the best hills for hiking in the Kathmandu valley rim. Leaving the village and monastery of Pharping, the trail makes its way through the pine forest. Most of the walk is along the ridge that offers spectacular mountain views with a bird's eye view of the Kathmandu Valley. The raptors can be seen soaring along the trails. The top of the hill is an enshrined sacred site, where locals perform their rituals on auspicious days.
Leaving the summit the trail descends steeply down to the village of Champa Devi, through dense forest that is rich in birds and othe wildlife. From Champa Devi, you will drive to Kathmandu via the historic town of Kirtipur and see its university area.
- Surface transportation
- Expert English-speaking tour guide
- Lunch at typical nepali restaurant
What's Not Included
- Personnel expenses
- Travel insurance
Know Before You Go
• Hiking level: Easy to moderate
• Highest point: 2250m (summit)
• Bring along: Drinking water, camera, sunhat with sun cream, a pair of binocular etc.