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Champa Devi Hiking

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Trip Code : DH/H-01
Destination : Champa Devi
Duration : 1 days
Grading : Easy grading info
Trip Route : Round the year

Champa Devi hiking is one of the most fascinating hiking tours around Kathmandu Valley. This is third highest-hill, situated at the elevation of 2278m and offers one of the best views of whole Kathmandu Valley. Champa Devi is renowned pilgrimage sites in the Hindu and Buddhist religions in Nepal. It is easy and short one-day hiking trip in the southern hill of Kathmandu Valley which offers you to discover Buddhist stupa and a Hindu shrine on the top of Champa Devi is quite mesmerizing. Champa Devi is an ideal place to have a short-day hiking and enjoy the wonder of natural scenario.

Additionally, Champa Devi also lets you get a wonderful opportunity to explore the countryside with dynamic traditional settlements and their unique culture and tradition. It is one of the best destinations to view beautiful eye-catching mountains range such as; Annapurna, Langtang, Mt. Everest, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishanker including Kathmandu Valley; Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur. Champa Devi hiking allows you to enjoy the dramatic display of clear snow-capped Himalayas, which provides you an ideal feeling throughout your hiking. Beside this, you will get chances to witness blend forests of various flora with awesome views of the valley from the top of Champa device which is a really wonderful experience to have.

During the trail, you can also visit other historical places like Bagmati River, Pharping, and Khokana including panoramic Fulchoki hill on the right and Chandragiri on the left. Chandragiri is also regarded as one of the most beautiful and highest hills in the Kathmandu Valley. We will start our wonderful hike early in the morning after an hour drive to Pharping village and we will officially begin our hiking from Pharping through a lush pine forest. Around 2 and half hour’s pleasant hike takes you to the top of Champa Devi, a sacred site.

Short Itinerary:
6:45: Drive to Pharping
9:00 Hike from Pharping to Champadevi
12:00: Champadevi sightseeing

02:30: Drive Back to Kathmandu Hotel
 

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Private tour is operated with a guide/driver
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Day 1 : Champa Devi Hiking

6:45 am: Drive to Pharping
 As you arrive at Kathmandu our representative guide will assist you at your hotel and will drive towards Pharping. Around 2 hours scenic drive takes you to the culturally prosperous and thriving Newari village, 16 km away from the Valley. Pharping is identified as a sacred site of Hinduism and Buddhism. After exploration of Pharping, we can have a breakfast.

9:00 am: Hike from Pharping to Champadevi
 After breakfast, we will officially begin our hiking towards Champ Devi through the beautiful pine forest with astonishing mountain views. Around 3 hours ascend hike take you to the top of Champa Devi, a sacred pilgrimage site. As you reach to the peak of Champa Devi, you will explore the Buddhist stupa and a Hindu shrine along with beautiful eye-catching views of mountain ranges including Annapurna, Langtang, Mt. Everest, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishanker including Kathmandu Valley; Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur.
 
12:00 pm: Champadevi sightseeing
 After your lunch, you will explore the Champa Devi and enjoy the surrounding. Top of the hill is enshrined with a sacred place where locals perform their rituals on an auspicious day. Leaving the summit, the trail plummets steeply down to the town of Champa Devi, which is thick with timberland and is rich in birds and wildlife.
 
02:30 pm, Drive Back to Kathmandu
After exploration of the Champa Devi, you will return back to Kathmandu via the historical Newar town called Kirtipur. As you reach to Kirtipur you can visit the traditional village of Newar and drive back to your hotel.
 

What's included

  •  Airport Pick up and Drop BY Private Vehicle.
  •  Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
  •  Guide/ Other supporting Staff during the hike and necessary Equipment Insurance and ground transport for Staff.
  •  Airport Pick up and Drop BY Private Vehicle.
  •  Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
  •  Guide/ Other supporting Staff during the hike and necessary Equipment Insurance and ground transport for Staff.
  •  Medicine kit.
  •  All Nepal Government Tax and Service Charge.
  •  All Ground Transportation Charge.

What's not included

  •  Drink bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water, cold drinks), cigarettes.
  •  Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  •  Client’s personal insurance.
  •  Personal Equipment.
  •  All personal expenses.
  •  Rescue charge.
  •  Tips, donations and Temple/ Monastery entry fee.

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Fünf Tage Poonhill, sechs Tage Gosainkunda...und das nächste Mal? Es wird bestimmt kommen!!! Jeder Trek war ein Erlebnis. Hari hat die Gabe, die Interessen und Wünsche seiner Klienten zu lesen, ohne dass man diese äußern muss. Spätestens am zweiten Tag weiß er, wie schnell man laufen kann, wo man für ein Foto oder einen Tee verweilen möchte. Alle Reisenden, denen wir unterwegs begegnet sind, waren neidisch, da Hari bei jeder Pause seinen Rucksack öffente, Käse, Äpfel, Orangen oder Kekse für die kleine Zwischenmahlzeit herausholte.
Und das Wichtigste: Ich habe mich zu jeder Zeit sicher gefühlt, auch auf unbekannten Wegen, die wir aufgrund von Wetterereignissen einschlagen mussten. Hari kennt und liebt sein Land. Ich habe selten eine fremde Kultur so umfangreich kennenlernt. Vielen Dank und....

Bis bald!

Johannes

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Wir waren mit Hari und seinem in Team in Mustang. Es war super schön!!! Die Organisation vorab war perfekt und trotzdem machte er es immer möglich, auf unsere Wünsche einzugehen und unterwegs umzuorganisieren. Hari ist ein echter Sonnenschein, der immer lacht und in jeder erdenklichen Situation ruhig und "charming" bleibt. Klare Empfehlung!!! 

Andrea

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Ich habe diese Jahr bereits meine vierte Tour mit Hari und seinem Team gemacht. Diesmal ging es ins Tsumtal und rund um den Manaslu. Es war wie immer eine tolle Tour. Hari ist ein sehr guter,  verantwortungsvoller und sehr umsichtiger Guide. Auch die Trägermannschaft war wie immer top!
Ich kann Hari und sein Team uneingeschränkt empfehlen. Hari spricht sehr gut deutsch und englisch. Es ist sehr unkompliziert, eine Reise mit ihm zu planen. Das kann bequem schon von zu Hause über Mailkontakt organisiert werden. Den Hin- und Rückflug haben wir selber gebucht, um alles andere vor Ort hat sich Hari gekümmert und dieses -wie immer- bestens organisiert.
Vielen Dank an Hari und die Jungs und bis zum nächsten Mal!

Eva

Köln

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