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.
Duration: 2 Days
Price: $135 USD
Destination: Mattirtha, Chitlang, Kulekhani,Kathmandu
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
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:
|StartStart date||EndEnd date||Price||Status|
|27 September 201827.09.2018||28 September 201828.09.2018||$135 USD||Book|
|05 October 201805.10.2018||06 October 201806.10.2018||$135 USD||Book|
|13 October 201813.10.2018||14 October 201814.10.2018||$135 USD||Book|
|21 October 201821.10.2018||22 October 201822.10.2018||$135 USD||Book|
|22 October 201822.10.2018||23 October 201823.10.2018||$135 USD||Book|
|30 October 201830.10.2018||31 October 201831.10.2018||$135 USD||Book|
|07 November 201807.11.2018||08 November 201808.11.2018||$135 USD||Book|
|15 November 201815.11.2018||16 November 201816.11.2018||$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.