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Chandragiri Monkey Temple Tour-Chandragiri Hill Swoyambhu Tour

Chandragiri monkey temple tour is a great day tour to swoyambhunath and Chandragiri Hills, suitable for all kind of travellers. It is a must do tour in Nepal if you have a free day in Kathmandu. It is a natural and cultural day tour to enjoy nature, culture and mountains.The hundreds of monkeys is wandering around Swoyambhu stupa streets, house and forest in Swoyambhu hillock. Chandragiri Hill and Monkey Temple tour is a day trip to escape from the chaos of city.The tour is recommended for families with children, couples, seniors, adults and business travelers. The Chandragiri Hills tour gives you a lifetime experience. Please emails us at and call or leave message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742 to know more about Chandragiri Hill and Swoyambhunath Stupa tour cost from $60-$170, departure everyday from Kathmandu.

Hiking Facts

Name: Chandragiri Monkey Temple Tour

Duration: 1 Days

Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Season: September to June

Altitude: 1300 m - 2570 m

Cost: USD 60-USD 170

Group Size: 1 - 12 people.

Package: Private/Group Trek

Mode of Transfer: Bus/Car/Jeep, cable car ride

Start/End of Trip: Kathmandu / Kathmandu

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Chandragiri Monkey Temple Tour is a perfect day tour to enjoy natural and cultural beauty of Kathmandu, riding on cable car to Chandragiri Hills. Nepal is home to the Himalayas like Everest to Annapurna. You will have both hiking and cable ride option. This is a good day trip if you have a free day in Kathmandu.The chandragiri cable car ride tour with Swoyambhunath Stupa visit is for all nature and culture lovers. The trip is also suitable for beginners to advance travelers. You will see a great mountain views, amazing landscapes and Kathmandu valley sights. Kathmandu-Chandragiri Monkey temple tour combines a cable ride tour to Chandragiri Hill, and hiking down to Machhegaun/Naikap/Matatirtha and drive back to Kathmandu via Swoyambhunath stupa tour. Swoyambhunath Stupa and Chandragiri Hill is the best tour destination of Kathmandu.

Trip Difficulty
Chandragiri Monkey Temple Tour is an easy grade tour. You can have lunch at Chandragiri and drive back to Kathmandu after approximately 4 to 5 hours day hike. The trail is so wonderful as you will see beautiful landscapes, mountain views and village life.

Tour  Gear
For a day Chandragiri Monkey Temple Tour, we would kindly advise you to bring small light day pack with water bottle, sun cream, sunhat, camera, hiking shoes, raincoat, light jacket, T-shirts, comfortable hiking trousers or shorts.This is a popular day tour in Kathmandu. 

Group Size of this day tour
In our group Chandragiri Monkey Temple Tour, there will be 2 to 12 people. An experience and English speaking guide will escort this group hiking

Tour route
Chandragiri Hill Cable car ride tour and Swoyambhunath stupa visit.

Tour Package Cost
Chandragiri Monkey Temple Tour cost ranges from USD 90 to USD 190 per person. In package price, tour guide, group transfer, hiking permit includes. The lunch and tipping for guide and driver are not included. For booking inquiry regarding Chandragiri Monkey Temple Tour, please email us at and call or leave message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742.

Day 1: Chandragiri Tour/Monkey Temple

Morning:   Receive you at your hotel and drive to Cable car base point.
Ride on Cable car to Chandragiri Hill top
Afternoon:    Enjoy the view of Kathmandu valley and the whole northern Himalayan range
Lunch and drive for touring around Swoyambhunath stupa called monkey temple. 
Evening: After visiting around Monkey temple, we drive back to hotel. The tour ends.

Cost Includes
  • Private Car/Bus transfer with driver
  • Hiking Guide
  • Cable car ride ticket
  • All taxes and company service charge
Cost Excludes
  • Lunch
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • All the cost not mention on above cost includes

March to May and September to June are the best time for this day hiking. It is also possible to do Chandragiri Monkey Temple Tour but everyday rainfalls may disturb your day hiking.The mountain views is not clear, it is almost under the clouds. Yet, the green landscapes and clear view of Kathmandu is so amazing.

Know before you book Chandragiri Monkey Temple Tour
The day Chandragiri Monkey Temple Tour is not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries,for pregnant travelers, for travelers with poor cardiovascular health. Except, this day Chandragiri Monkey Temple Tour is suitable for all physical fitness levels.

Hiking guide
Services of experienced and English speaking guide-Government Licensed holder.

Hiking Meals
You will get Vegetarian and Vegan food options on request. Simply let your guide know the food option that you prefer.

Additional Services
Museum fees and other special entry fees. All necessary permits for entering Monasteries, Monuments and restricted areas. Government royalty, tax and fees. Service charge

All land transportation by private vehicle as per the itinerary 

Transfer Insurance
Insurance is not included, and also not really need travel insurance.  

Other activities and services are not included. 

Additional Services
Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry, etc). Tips for staff (guide and driver) and also Everest Mountain Flight is not included. 

Hiking Permit Cost
You need to pay entrance fee and cable car ticket for this day trip. 

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