Dahachok is a small village located in the outskirts of Kathmandu. The village has a meager population of just over 4,000 inhabitants. The tiny hamlet is home to local culture, natural beauty and local cuisines.

It lies 10 km west of Kathmandu city. The villagers provide lodging facility to the incoming tourists by sharing their own home. Homestay is the common form of lodging in the area.

It has many small units of handwork embroidery, mainly immigrant Muslim workers. In the date of every Bhadra Sukla Purnima (fullmoon day), this place takes the important of Indrasthan Mela.

Himalayas such as Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Ranges and Gaurishankar are visible from throughout the trail. You can hike to Chandragiri from Dahachok and enjoy the gondola ride. There is also a View Tower at Chandragiri. It takes about one and half hour to reach the top of the Dahachok Hill.

Kathmandu was inscribed in UNSECO World Heritage Site in 2006. A popular hub among the incoming tourists since the ages, it has attracted the flow of Hippies during the 70s. Dahachok and Chandragiri are the popular local attractions among both the locals and foreign tourists..

Is This Trip for me?
Trip Difficulty: Easy

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Not too challenging for amateurs. Max. altitude remains around 3000 m and the hike requires around 3-4 hours a day.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport. Star Standard meals at Kathmandu!

07:00 Be ready to start the trip
07:15 Drive to Dahachok 30 min
08:00 Rest / Refreshment Break
08:30 Hike up to the top of Dahachok hill 1.5 hours
10:00 Rest / Lunch Break / Explore the place
14:00 Hike down to your destination 1 hour
15:00 Drive back to the Hotel
  • Transportation from/to Hiking Point
  • Breakfast, along with Tea/Coffee
  • Refreshment (Tea/Coffee)
  • Day pack lunch
  • 1 Certified Guide (Licensed & First Aid Trained)
  • Site entry fee/Tickets
  • All the Gov. and Local taxes as per applicable
  • Trip Completion Certificate
  • Dinner at Kathmandu
  • Meals other than specified in the itinerary
  • Mineral water/Alcohol/Beverage
  • Guide/Porter Tipping
  • Unavoidable expenses; personal expenses, medical support etc


I have already visited Nepal many times before. I been any touristic places. This time, I tried a First cable car in Kathmandu, which is just in operation, called Chandragiri cable car. It’s located western part of Kathmandu city. Caravan outdoors arranged my this day tour as well as Manakamana. ~Shiv K (India)

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The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.

NOTE: During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

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Being a responsible tourism stakeholder, we strive to offer our utmost help to the under-privileged and impoverished community. We work along with the Pioneer Foundation, a non-profit entity based in Kathmandu.

Currently, we help raise fund and donate it to help build schools and shelters at the Earthquake stricken regions of Central Nepal province. You can join the cause help donate or volunteer to teach at the primary level schools. Visit Community Center for more information.

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Trip Length 01 day
Hike Length 01 day
Activities Hiking and Sightseeing
Max. Altitude 2,200 meters (7,2318 ft)
Meal Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks
Transportation Private Vehicle, Tourist Bus
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