Chandragiri Hill is one of the most popular and beautiful hill place in Nepal. Chandragiri Hill, seven kilometres from Thankot, lies on the South-West of Kathmandu Valley and is 2551 meters from sea level. Soaring peaks and breath taking views of whole Kathmandu Valley covered with lush green blanket of flora makes Chandragiri truly a great bountiful and pristine landscape. Chandragiri hills carry historical significance as well.
Furthermore, the panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley & Himalayan ranges from Annapurna to Everest makes any one feel like seeing whole Nepal from this hill.Also, The Bhaleshore Mahadev temple of Lord Shiva is on top of the hill. Legend says that King Prithivi Narayan Shah worshipped in the temple before conquering the valley during his unification campaign.
Similarly, it is believed that the people who come here to worship Bhaleshwor get their wishes fulfilled and that they will find abode in the Shivaloka or Lord Shiva’s world in their after life.Recently, the major highlight of Chandragiri is Cable-Car. The hill station, Chandragiri, has been connected by cable car which lasts for around 9 minute to cover 2.5 km long route. And upon your arrival at the top of the hill station one can enjoy a marvelous view Kathmandu valley along with enthralling and picturesque mountain range to the north.
Finally, beautiful ride of cable car you will reach at the top of the Chandragiri Hill and enjoy majestic view. Chandragiri, a hillock, a perfect vantage point probably offers not only the magnificent view of Kathmandu but also the breath-taking view of mountain ranges like Annapurna, Manasalu.