Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour - 7 Hours

Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour
Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour
Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour
Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour
Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour
Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour
Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour
Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour
Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Transport: Private car/van/Hiace
  • Group Size: 01 to 20 pax
  • Max Elevation: 2551 metres

Highlights

  • Chance to glimpse the historical thoughts spent on building the Swayambhunath Stupa and the culturally-influenced modern design of Bhaleswor Temple.
  • Amazing panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley, Chandragiri Hill, and dense forest while on the cable ride to the top of Chandragiri Hill.
  • A peaceful and calm time to spend at the Swayambhunath stupa with the view of the Kathmandu valley.
  • Get glimpses of Buddhist monks performing rituals in Swayambhunath and Hindu pilgrimages worshiping the Bhaleswor Mahadev.
  • If you go on a trip during the winter season, you will also experience light snowfall at the top of Chandragiri Hill.
  • This is one of the best chances to delve into the peacefulness of mind even inside the chaos of Kathmandu city.

About Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour

The Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath tour package with Adventure Bound is designed for people seeking mindfulness. Both of these destinations have a strong religious background in Hinduism and Buddhism. Moreover, travelers can also get a panoramic view of the Kathmandu valley, surrounding mountains, and a forest. Our representatives drive the guests to the base of Chandragiri and firstly we go for a scenic cable car ride.

As get into the cable car, you start seeing dense forest just below you which gradually leads to the top of Chandragiri Hill. During the last part of the cable car ride, we can notice a bird’s-eye view of almost the entire Kathmandu valley. On the top of the Chandragiri hill sits a holy temple named Bhaleswor Mahadev Temple. You can see so many pilgrims in this temple. Moreover, the spot is also famous among the families living in Kathmandu as a tourist spot.

After spending almost an hour at the Chandragiri hill top, we descend again on the cable car and go to visit the Monkey temple, Swayambhunath Stupa. Climbing the stairs to reach the temple certainly makes your heart beat faster. However, what you experience at the top leads you to forget all the pain at once. In this part of the Chandragiri Cable car and Swayambhunath Stupa tour, travelers experience a peaceful aura of the Buddhist religion. Besides, you can also see several shops selling paintings and artifacts.

Take a round of the Swayambhunath Stupa and you can also see the aerial view of the Kathmandu valley. The base of Swayambhunath temple is also famous for Tibetan food items like Laphing, Keema Noodles, Dumplings, etc. We recommend the explorers try this food while on the Chandragiri Cable Car tour with Swayambhunath Exploration.

Why Choose Adventure Bound for the Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour?

Adventure Bound offers some of the best day tour packages at the most reasonable pricing while ensuring the peak of an adventure. We make sure that the visitors get to enjoy it to the fullest even in the shortest day tour like Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa exploration.

  • Adventure Bound offers pickup and drop-off facilities to the guests from their destination.
  • We provide a seasoned guide with proficiency in spoken English. This helps travelers to get all their questions answered.
  • With Adventure Bound, you can expect one of the most comfortable and knowledgeable trips to both Chandragiri Hill and Swayambhunath Stupa.
  • You can also get leveraged by overall additional information about both of these destinations.

Cost of the Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour

With all the advantages you get by booking the package with us, Adventure Bound also offers the most reasonable cost for the Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour. Our team tries to offer the best quality experience in the most affordable and reasonable pricing. Nevertheless, you can simply refer to the following table to understand the actual cost of the Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour with Adventure Bound:

Itinerary

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Chandragiri Hills with Cable Car Ride from 10: A.M to 12P.M

Adventure Bound's representatives will have your tickets for the cable car ride ready as you reach the base of the hill. The authorities will check the tickets and then you will enter the cable car. The cable car then takes you to the top of Chandragiri hill, where you can also see the Bhaleswor Mahadev Temple. Here, you can see many Hindu pilgrims from all around the world performing rituals and worshipping Lord Shiva.

Besides, you can also roam around the top of Chandragiri Hill, and take several photos and videos to save them as memories. Moreover, there is also a photography point on the top of Chandragiri which is a heart-shaped frame with I Love Chandragiri written on it. Remember to take a photo there as well. After almost two hours of stay at the top of Chandragiri, we come down to the base of the Chandragiri via cable car.

After the Chandragiri Cable Car Experience, we will stop at a Nepali restaurant for lunch. Here the guests can enjoy some of the unique and tasty Nepali cuisines before heading towards the Swayambhunath Tour.

Exploring Swayambhu Nath Temple: 1 P.M. to 2 P.M

Exploring the Monkey Temple does not take much time so we start that part of the Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhu Stupa Tour after 1 P.M. Let us tell you that Swayambhu Stupa is one of the seven World Heritage Sites in Nepal. Besides, this stupa or temple is considered to be one of the holiest pilgrimage areas for Buddhists.

Explore the stupa, and prayer wheels, and immerse into the peaceful and calm tone of the Buddhist tones and prayers. We recommend our guests keep their bags safely and not tease any monkeys seen in the temple area. Please make sure to respect the Buddhist religion and the area of the stupa. In this way, you can enjoy the trip and also leave a positive mark on the Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Temple Tour in Kathmandu.

After the excursion of the Monkey Temple, our one-day tour to Swayambhunath Stupa and Chandragiri Cable Car officially comes to an end.

Cost Details

  • Pickup and drop-off from the hotel to the tour area and vice versa
  • Private (Car/Van/Hiace) transportation as per the requirement of the guests (in case of small groups we take a car or jeep and in case of a large group, we take Hiace or van).
  • Experienced Guide with proficiency in communicating in English for better exploration and interactions.
  • Sightseeing entry fees (for Swayambhunath and Chandragiri).
  • Personal Expenses (food, drinks, souvenirs etc)
  • Tips to the guides and drivers (offering them tips would be a good gesture to encourage them for their hard work).

Useful Information

The History of Chandragiri and Bhaleswor Mahadev Temple

Chandragiri Hill is famous for the Bhaleswor temple that sits at the top of the hill. As per the history of Himvatakhanda, Bhaleswor Mahadev appeared when Satidevi's forehead (Bhala) fell off from her body. Moreover, history also claims that this was the place from where Prithivi Narayan Shah watched the Kathmandu Valley and thought of conquering it.

Due to these reasons, Chandragiri and Bhaleswor Mahadev Temple hold a bold history for both Hindu devotees and Nepali people. This hilltop located at an altitude of 2551 meters also serves as a beautiful spot to watch the entire Kathmandu valley and the surrounding hills and mountains.

Know more about Swayambhunath Temple

Swayambhunath is one of the holiest pilgrimage places located in Kathmandu, Nepal, believed to be built by King Manadeva in the 13th century in around 460 A.D. Since that day, Swayambhunath has held a significant place in the hearts and minds of all Buddhist devotees worldwide. People also believe that Swayambhunath was born out of a Lotus flower that bloomed in the middle of the lake.

Besides, people also know Swayambhunath as The Monkey Temple because many people felt it difficult to pronounce the name. Since the 1970s, people have it this name and till now Swayambhu is famous as the Monkey Temple in Nepal. Even nowadays, the stupa is almost full of Buddhist monks, pilgrims, and other visitors who go there to experience the peace and serenity from the hilltop.

Best Season to go for the Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour

The Swayambhunath Stupa with Chandragiri Cable Car tour is a short day tour within the Kathmandu Valley. If you are in Kathmandu, you can go out to explore different places in any season that you want. As both of these destinations are well developed and are located inside the capital city, there merely are no risks associated with climate and temperature.

However, if you visit the Chandragiri Hill Station in the winter season, you might get a chance to experience snowfall in Kathmandu. Moreover, this season is also perfect for walking around, exploring, and trying some of the best Tibetan delicacies in the Swayambhunath area. As we will not be walking too much summer season also serves as a perfect season to go for the Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour.

As there is not much risk of sudden climate change or extreme temperature, guests are welcomed to book the Swayambhunath Stupa and Chandragiri Cable Car tour in any season or month of the year that they find comfortable.

How to Prepare for the Swayambhunath and Chandragiri Cable Car tour?

Visitors need not to do go for extreme training or preparations for the Swayambhunath and Chandragiri cable Car Tour. Being just a day tour that too, inside the Kathmandu valley, we go to both places by vehicle. Besides, the cable car takes you to the top of Chandragiri Hill and down to the base. The only time when explorers need to struggle a little is while ascending the Swayambhunath Stupa's 365-stone stairway.

Besides that, Adventure Bound ensures a luxurious and easy tour package. Therefore, we suggest this day tour in Kathmandu for people of all age groups. We welcome you all to take a peek into the Hindu and Buddhist religion and their beliefs.

Booking the Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour with Adventure Bound

Are you interested in going for the Chandragiri Cable Car and Swayambhunath Stupa Tour? In that case, we welcome you to book this exciting day tour package with Adventure Bound. With over 15 years of experience in tour and travel operations, our team ensures the best experience for tourists. Besides, our professional guides also help you with all the queries that you have about any of these two destinations.

To book the package, you can simply navigate to the top of this package and fill in the details in the box on the right-hand side. After that, you can click on "Book Now". That books the package and you will get the invoice in your mail sent by Adventure Bound. As an alternative, you can also contact us on WhatsApp and Viber or hit us directly at +977 9851046019 (Laxman Aryal).