Price$120 Per Person.
THANKOT CHITLANG INDRASAROVAR LAKE HIKING
Hiking Duration: 1 day
Region of Hike: Kathmandu valley
Maximum Altitude: 2250m Chandragiri pass
Hiking Grade: Easy
Accommodation: not included
Starting and Ending Point: Thankot/ Kulekhani
Maximum walking: 8 hours
Transportation: Private transportation
Drive to Thankot then Godam village from Kathmandu, hiking uphill journey reaching Chandragiri pass (2250m), passing through rhododendron forests, birds chirping and Kathmandu view. On a clear weather Himalayas range in the north is a great view. Walking downhill will reach Chitlang village which has nice homestay, temples, and Chaityas. The trail follows to Markhu village a typical Newari village, then to Indrasarowar and drive back to Kathmandu via Pharping.
The route was the main ancient route with historical importance and was a gateway towards the southern plain of Nepal before the opening of Prithivi Highway.
The entire hiking duration for Thankot, Chitlang - Indrasarovar Lake (Kulekhani) will be for 8 hours. We need to start our journey from Kathmandu at 6:30 am and we will be back in Kathmandu (at your hotel) at 6:00 pm. A couple of hours takes to reach and back from hiking starting and ending points.
Thankot - Chitlang - Indrasarovar Lake hike itinerary:
06:30am: Pickup at Hotel, drive to Thankot (15 kms, 35 minutes)
07:10am: Start hiking from Thankot to Chitlang, Lunch will be taken en route to hike.
02:30pm: Hike down to Indrasarovar Lake . From Chitlang it will take 2 hours leisure walk to reach the Lake.
04:30pm: Drive back to Kathmandu, Kulekhani to Kathmandu distance is 45 Kms which will take 1:30 hours to reach Kathmandu.
Note: We suggest you to take packed lunch from Kathmandu.
Trip cost: USD $120 per person
Best of the hiking: Thankot - Chitlang – Indrasarovar lake hiking Pass through rhododendron forest and villages and ends at tranquil Lake Indrasarovar is best nature walk with bird watching around Kathmandu.
this is wonderful, experience trip