Nepal hiking with Friendship World Treks covers various region which allow travelers to explore its real natural wonders and spend in there exotic day out. Especially we offer day hikes for those who love to walk a bit to see the beautiful Himalayas from the hill top. As per our trip operation hiking and trekking are two different types of trip. For the hiking it should be shorter as far as possible and need to done within a day. Trekking is multi day adventure walking trip which might be easy or harder too but day hike around Kathmandu valley is a leisure walking trip to spend a day in nature trail.
The selected day hiking tours are designed carefully to meet their holiday time frame and requirements. Especially short walking holiday in Nepal can be organized for those who have very limited time, break for a day from their work and seeking for smooth grade of walking courses.
Generally hiking in Nepal remains as best option for slow trekkers who will not able to do long or adventure treks. Nepal the country situated in the lap of Himalayas and it has over 1300 peaks that are between 5500 meters and 8848m above sea level. The beautiful sceneries seen from along the hiking trail makes you feel good. You can enjoy these hiking all around the year even in the monsoon season. These trips are for all age group, you can take rest along the trail and our experienced hiking guide makes your journey wonderful.
In all of our hiking holiday, you can enjoy leisure walk on your pace as it is private trip for you. Despite one trip (Chisapani – Nagarkot – Dhulikhel – Balthali) all trips complete within a day. Please choose your day out around Kathmandu valley from below;
Trip at-a- Glance
Trip Name: Champa Devi Hiking
Trip Code: FWT-03
Duration: 1 Day
Destination: Nepal, Asia
Trip starts from: Kathmandu
Trip ends at: Kathmandu
Transportation: Private vehicle
Best Season: Spring & Autumn (Other season: Considerable)
CHAMPA DEVI HIKING
Champa Devi is a magnificent hill located to the south of Kathmandu valley, best for the short enjoyable hike. Champa Devi Hiking starts with one hour drive to the village of Pharping (19 km) on the way to Dakshinkali temple (a temple of goddess Kali). Leaving the Pharping village, the trial directs us the way through the pine forest.
Champa Devi Hill is situated at an elevation of 2,285m, having Buddhist and Hindu shrine on the top. After the 3 hours motivating walk, we summit the top. Enjoy the superb view of central and western Himalayan range including Langtang, Gauri Shanker, Jugal, Dorge Lakpa and many other. Apart from that you get the chance to admire the bustling Kathmandu valley and its dense settlement.
Drive from Kathmandu to Pharping (19km/ 1 hr. drive)
The morning breakfast at your hotel is followed by a short drive to Pharping village (on the way to Dakshinkali temple). On the way passes two important historical towns: Kritipur and Chovar.
Short hike from Pharping to Champa Devi Hill
On reaching Pharping village, we start our stunning walk towards the Champa Devi Hill along the way of Pine forest. It takes about 3 hours to reach to the top, admire the superb natural surrounding along with Hindu shrine and stupa of the hill.
Hike back to Pharping & drive to Kathmandu
After exploring the beautiful area, walk back to the Pharping village. As the trial is mostly downhill it takes about 2 hours to get down. On arrival, catch our private vehicle and drive back to Kathmandu. Admire the fascinating landscapes of along the way and save those awesome memories.
Price: The exact cost of this trip is subject to the number of travelers, choice of hotel, service requirements and any additional side trips.
Service Includes & Excludes
All ground transfer as per itinerary
All entrance fees
English speaking hiking guide
Expenses of personal interest
Bottled/ boiled water
All other expenses unless stated in itinerary