Chitlang- Organic Village
Chitlang, a small paradise about 22km south from Kathmandu Valley. Beauty of Chitlang offers peaceful day in the nature & wonderful landscape. Chitlang has become a popular day trip for those who are near by Kathmandu and for those who are wondering for a short hike. Visitor’s and hiker’s can do this trip as a day tour or an overnight trip by staying in Chitlang.
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Chitlang is an ancient Newari settlement in Makwanpur district which is a part of Narayani zone .Inscriptions dating back to Lichchhavi era have been found in this place. It lies in the high level of the northern part of Makwanpur district and southern main path of the 8289 ft Chandragiri hill.
An inscription was found in Toukhel, Ward 6 of Chitlang VDC, established by king Amshubarma ( in sambat 37 ). According to the inscription, Amshubarma had given the land to shepherds and established a settlement for shepherds in Toukhel, Nhulgaun, Kunchhal etc. of Chitlang. Some historians believe that these people called Gopalis are the descendants of rulers of the Gopal era. There are many visiting places like “Majhagau” specially (Ashoka chaitya) newari people and culture, Swachchhanda Vairav Temple and Satdhaea (sat dhara) vendafarm and Organic village resort.
Chitlang is called by various names such as – Chitrapur, Shudhapur, Kolapur, Hastinapur, Champapur. The climate is ideal to visit at any time during the Year with warm days and cool nights. Chitlang Village is a rare destination for the visitors, Culturally, Naturally, Traditionally and Geographically. Nepal has diferent indigenous ethnic groups, among them, Tamang, Magar, Chhetri, Braman, Newar and Gurung lives in this area. You can see tamang’s settlements, culture and religon, lifestyles and panoramic view of the mountains. The village shall reach by drive from Kathmandu and walk three hours to village. You 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 Nepali villager.