Champadevi hiking is an exciting day one-day hiking in the southern hill of Kathmandu valley. This hiking starts in the morning after an hour drive (20 km) to Pharping village. Pharping is a worth seeing places of Kathmandu as of Dakshinkali Temple. Dakshinkali is a temple of goddess Kali. In this temple every The hiking starts from Pharping. It will take about 3 hours to reach on top of the ridge. From the top you will see magnificent views of Kathmandu valley, Kritipur city, villages and beautiful Himalayan range (Mt. Langtang, Mt. Gauri Shankar, Mt. Jugal, Mt. Dorge Lakpa) Champadevi hill is also a pilgrimage site itself having Buddhist Stupa and Hindu Shrine on the top. Walking through the lush pine forest on the well-developed trail is a really wonderful experience. Have a lunch at the top then descend to the Kritipur in about 2 hours. From Kritipur drive back towards Kathmandu.