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Chitlang village tour

  • 2 Days
  • Easy
  • $135 USD
Chitlang village tour - Chitlang village tour

Trip highlights

Chitlang Village is a rare destination for the visitors, Culturally, Naturally, Traditionally and Geographically. Chitlang village tour offers to see ethnic people of Nepal, Tamang’s and Newari’s settlements, culture and religion, lifestyles and panoramic view of the mountains.


Chitlang Village lies on the southwestern ridge of Katmandu Valley and is very close to Kathmandu. The village is spectacularly beautiful and is surrounded by glorious nature and wildlife. The village route was the only way to get to India in the Rana regime. The village itself is unique destination for the visitors filled with huge ethnic diversity.

The Tamang, Magar, Chhetri, Bramin, Newar Gurung all live in the area, allowing you to experience each of their unique customs and beliefs. Many villagers lack many basic amenities so village tourism will drastically improve the lives of the locals.

Chitlang is approximately 27km away from Kathmandu. By drive it will take approximately 2 hours depending upon your transportation used (Private vehicle or Public vehicle) or Chitlang is also reachable by walking/hiking which will take 4-5 hours approximately. Visitors will be welcome into the community and invited to stay with one of the village families. The accommodation is simple but comfortable bedding and clean toilet facilities. The food will be delicious Nepalese local and eating as one of the family. During the stay you will be able to feel what it is like to live the life of a Nepalese villagers.

All our trips are tailor made trips with personalized services. Please let us know the number of participants in your group, your choice of hotels and amendments in our itinerary, if any, so that we can quote you the price.

Trip facts

Duration: 2 Days

Grade: Easy

Price: $135 USD

Destination: Mattirtha, Chitlang, Kulekhani,Kathmandu

Accommodation: Homestay

Average Hiking: 3-4 hrs/day

Starting Point: kathmandu

Ending Point: Kathmandu

Geography: Countryside, Forests, Mid hills, unique culture, villages

Program Type: Guided Village Tour

Max. Altitude: 2,300m

Special Interest: Culture, Environmental education, Ethnic People, Family travel, Lifestyle, Nature cruises, Photography, Tradition, adventure, exploration, history, research, senior tours, single tour, villages

Min. Group Size: 1

Detailed itinerary

Day 01 :Drive from Kathmandu to Matatirtha 1 hrs and hiking 14 km to Chitlang village. Overnight at home-stay

Day 02 :Village excursion and approx. 3 hrs hiking to Kulekhani Dam side, have lunch and drive back to Kathmandu

If above trip itinerary that doesn't suit to your holiday schedule or you wish to modify the itinerary or combines with any travel plans, then please let us know and we'll be happy to create a tailor made itinerary, designed especially for you.

We can organize this activity anytime. However, going during 2 is disrecommended. You can also join another group for the following fixed departure dates:

Start End Price
27.02.2021 28.02.2021$135 USD $115 USD Book
07.03.2021 08.03.2021$135 USD Book
15.03.2021 16.03.2021$135 USD Book
23.03.2021 24.03.2021$135 USD Book
31.03.2021 01.04.2021$135 USD Book
08.04.2021 09.04.2021$135 USD Book
09.04.2021 10.04.2021$135 USD Book
17.04.2021 18.04.2021$135 USD Book

Equipment list for village tours

Usually you should need these things while you are in Nepal with you for a cultural day tours, day hiking or short village tours around Kathmandu or Pokhara.

  • Day back pack
  • Nepalese Money
  • Passport
  • Address book
  • Walking Boots
  • T shirts
  • Fleece 
  • Sun-hat
  • Walking Trousers
  • Towel 
  • Wash Gear (compact) 
  • Sun Block
  • Sandals 
  • Shorts 
  • First Aid pack + any extra medication
  • Glasses
  • Sun Glasses
  • Digital Camera + extra batteries + charger & leads 
  • Mobile Phone (Buy Local SIM card) 
  • Battery chargers for above
  • Small Padlock
  • Water Bottle
  • Water Purifier 
  • Pocket knife
  • Head Torch
  • Trekking Pole(s)
  • Guidebook / Maps
  • Snacks
  • Waterproof / Windproof Jacket
  • An Umbrella 
  • Insect repellent cream
  • Personal toiletries
  • Hand sanitizer 
  • Personal toiletries

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