About Chandragiri Hills

Chandragiri Hill, seven kilometres from Thankot, lies on the South-West of Kathmandu Valley and is 2551 metres 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. The panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley & Himalayan ranges from Annapurna to Everest makes any one feel like seeing whole Nepal from this hill.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Thankot is 16 kilometres with approximately 31 minutes of travelling time. The single length of cable car project is around two and a half kilometres from near Godam at Thankot with the travelling time of 9 minutes. People willing to drive would have to pass through seven kilometres of rough road to reach the hill top. Another option for the visitors to reach the top is three hour long trek.


Chandragiri Hills Ltd is a Hospitality Company which operates Cable car, Restaurants, Resort, Multipurpose hall and Branded shops.
Chandragiri Hills is seven kilometers from Kalanki which lies on the south-west of Kathmandu valley.
Cable car would be operating from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on weekdays, and 7:00 am to 6:00 pm on weekends and public holidays.
Any person aged 11 or below must be accompanied by a passenger aged 15 or above to travel on cable cars.
Cable car journey is 2.5 Kilometers long and would take anywhere from 9- 12 minutes.


  1. Kalanki Bhatbhateni to Chandragiri Hills : 7:00 am
  2. For Staffs pickup

  3. Balaju Bhatbhateni to Chandragiri Hills : 8:30 am
  4. Maharajgunj Bhatbhateni to Chandragiri Hills : 9:15 am
  5. Koteshwor Bhatbhateni to Chandragiri Hills : 10:00 am
  6. Kalanki Bhatbhateni to Chandragiri Hills : 11:15 am


  1. Chandragiri Hills to Ring Road : 8:00am
  2. Chandragiri Hills to Kalanki Bhatbhateni : 2:00 pm
  3. Chandragiri Hills to Kalanki Bhatbhateni : 5:30 pm

Timing may vary depending upon the traffic conditions.

Yes, they can.Our cable car operators will assist wheelchair-bound passengers in boarding cable cars.
A maximum of 8 passengers can be accommodated; children aged below 3 years old also counts as one person.
Infants and children below 3ft can travels for free and children from 3 to 4ft get a special discount of 40%.
You can book tickets through phone calls, walk-in.
Yes, there is a lunch break from 12:30 noon till 1:30 pm. This 60 minutes is for lunch when the cable car operation comes to a halt.
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