Hattiban, nestled in the embrace of the Himalayas, emerges as the quintessential camping destination. It beckons adventurers and nature lovers with its proximity to the Kathmandu Valley and the verdant beauty of its pine-laden forest. For the avid hiker, the ascent to Champadevi Hill adds an extra layer of grandeur to this already enchanting spot, where the mountains and the Kathmandu Valley reveal their majesty. And let’s not forget, the camping experience itself in Hattiban is a delightful affair.
Hattiban’s charm lies in its perfect balance of accessibility and natural splendor. Situated just a 10km throw away from the bustling Kathmandu Valley. Camping at Hattiban offers a quick escape into the serene wilderness. The lush pine forest that envelops the area welcomes you with its cool shade and the whispering breeze. For those who are seeking for hiking, the hike up Champadevi Hill is an exhilarating adventure. As you make your way up the winding trails, each step brings you closer to beautiful himalayan range and the beauty of Kathmandu Valley. The gentle rustling of leaves in the breeze, the melody of birdsong, and the tranquility of the forest create a soothing atmosphere. As you gather around the campfire, sharing stories and laughter with fellow campers, the magic of Hattiban comes alive.
In summary, Hattiban stands as the ideal camping destination, where the convenience of its location near the Kathmandu Valley meets the lush tranquility of its pine forest. The hike to Champadevi Hill adds an extra layer of adventure, and the camping experience itself is a testament to the beauty of the great outdoors. It’s a place where the grandeur of nature and the warmth of human companionship combine to create lasting memories and a profound sense of wonder.
Champadevi Hike is a scenic hike to one of the religious site of Champadevi which culminates into an adventure of a different sort. A short hike from Pharping to Champadevi takes you through the lush forests to the pilgrimage sites for both Hindus and Buddhists with a magnificent panorama of Ganesh Himal, Annapurna, Langtang, and Gaurishankar ranges. A religious and natural exploration of the environs around the Kathmandu Valley, Champadevi Hike is your answer to taste the glimpses of what Nepal offers.
Champadevi Hike begins at Kathmandu. After an early morning breakfast, you’ll drive 19km south to Pharping on the way to DakshinKali temple. The hike begins at Pharping, an old Newari town. It is the place where Guru Rinpoche is said to have attained the enlightenment, hence, the place is home to numerous Buddhist monasteries. You’ll begin walking through the lush pine forest which goes gradually uphill for about half an hour. You’ll reach the northern ridge and ascend further to reach the revered site of Champadevi Temple. Champadevi Hill is the highest among the hills that surround the Kathmandu valley. The hike will last only a few hours which will take you to the top of the Champadevi ridge.
Along the way, you can enjoy the scenic panorama of the surrounding mountains namely Ganesh Himal (7422m), Annapurna (8091m), Langtang (7227m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), and Gaurishankar (7134m). After enjoying the beautiful scenery, you’ll descend the same way back to Pharping and catch your commute back to the hotel. You can undertake Champadevi Hiking during spring (Mar-Jun) and autumn (Sep-Nov) seasons as they guarantee the best weather and accessibility.
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