PM inaugurates the "Chandragiri Hills"

16th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister of Nepal Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" inaugurated the official service of the Cable car service in Chandragiri, Kathmandu on Thursday. This is the second existing Cable Car service in the history of Nepal.

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"Nothing is impossible if we have a will power and this is and a good example for everyone who want to do something" Prime Minister Prachanda said while addressing the program.

He also adviced to promote this historic place as a tourism sector.  Chandragiri is seven kilometers from Thankot, which lies on the south-west of Kathmandu valley. The 2.5 kilometer journey passes through a spectacular forest and natural landscapes.


At an altitude of 2,540 metres from the sea level, the hilltop offers a breathtaking view of the Himalayan range and lush green forests. The surrounding hills are often blanketed by fog with chilly winds blowing. On a clear day, a row of Himalayan peaks extending from Annapurna in the West to Everest in the East can be seen from the top.