The Champadevi Hike is a fantastic way to connect with nature and escape Kathmandu's crowded valley to experience Nepal's beautiful landscapes. Starting from Kathmandu, the journey takes a short drive to Bhanjyang, where the hike commences.  As the trail ascends, hikers are treated to a lush forest filled with a variety of plants and flowers. the hike offers even more beautiful scenery with the mesmerizing Bagmati River, Bungmati, Khokhana, and  Pharping.

Along the way to the top of Champadevi Hill, hikers also come across several Buddhist monasteries, adding to the spiritual and cultural experience. Once at the top, the breathtaking views of the Himalayas in the Ganesh, Langtang, and Gauri Shankar ranges are truly magnificent. The vantage point also provides views of the nearby Phulchowki and Chandragiri hills, creating a panoramic vista of the Kathmandu Valley.

At the top of the hill, hikers can take some time to explore the Champadevi Temple, which is one of the biggest Hindu temples around the valley. The temple provides a unique insight into the rich cultural heritage of Nepal, with its intricate designs and beautiful architecture. It is also a great spot to take some photos and capture memories of the trip.

Thus, the Champadevi Hike is a must-do activity for anyone who loves hiking, nature, and culture. It is perfect for those having little time in Kathmandu and wants to cover more on that period. This is a rewarding trip for anyone either a beginner or an experienced hiker that creates a memory for a lifetime.


  • Hike through Pine Forest
  • Stunning views of the Himalayas in the Ganesh, Langtang,  and Gauri Shankar ranges along with Phulchowki and Chandragiri hills. 
  • Champadevi Temple exploration
  • Mesmerising view of the Kathmandu Valley on the way to the top.
  • Natural and culturally blended Hike close to Kathmandu.


Detail Itinerary Outline Itinerary


9:00 AM: Your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Kathmandu.

10:00 AM: After a scenic drive, we reach Hattiban Resort near the Chobar gorge, where the Bagmati River flows. Prior to commencing our hike, we will take a brief respite at the resort.

11:00 AM: we shall embark on our journey towards the Champa Devi Hill, venturing northwest for around two hours, traversing through lush forests teeming with a diverse range of flora and fauna.

1:00 PM:  we will reach the apex of the ridge, located at an altitude of 2,285m. Here, we will be treated to a breathtaking vista of the majestic Himalayas, including Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Jugal Himal, and Gauri Shanker mountain range. We will also get a mesmerizing view of Kathmandu city and its surrounding valley.

1:30 PM: We will reach the Champa Devi Temple, which is situated at the top of the hill. We will savor the tranquil ambiance and explore the surrounding areas, capturing unforgettable moments with our cameras.

At 2:00 PM, we will commence our descent back towards Hattiban, where we will relish a delicious lunch at the Hattiban Resort or indulge in the snacks we have packed.

At 4:30 PM, we will start our drive back to Kathmandu, and by 5:30 PM, we will drop you off at your hotel, marking the culmination of our Champadevi Day Hike.

  • Meals: Lunch
  • Place: Champadevi
  • Altitude: 2180

What to Expect

  • All necessary permits to travel.
  • All kinds of land transportation.
  • Breakfast and lunch of the day.
  • Guide for the day.
  • International flight ticket and travel insurance
  • Nepal visa fees
  • Dinner and any kind of drinks
  • Gratuities
  • All other expenses of personal nature and not mentioned in the “Includes” section

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