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Chitlang and Markhu Hotels, Resorts, Rates and Packages

Hotels in Chitlang and Markhu

There are still few hotels available in both Chitlang and Markhu that can accommodate you as well as provide you with fancy facilities during your stay.

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Chitlang and Markhu Hotels

Chitlang and Markhu are one of the ideal choices for the overnight stay near Kathmandu valley. Both of these two places are an amazing spot to spend a weekend out of the hustle and bustle of the overcrowded Kathmandu city. There are various hotels and guest houses available for your stay at Chitlang and Markhu. But all of them are not so hospitable and most of the guest houses have basic facilities available for the guests.

There are still few hotels available in both Chitlang and Markhu that can accommodate you as well as provide you with fancy facilities during your stay. Stick to the end of this post to know more about these amazing gems near Kathmandu valley. Similarly, you will also get to know more about the places to visit and the hotels to stay during your Chitlang and Markhu tour.

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    Facts of Chitlang and Markhu

    District 

    Makawanpur

    Distance from Kathmandu

    27 km, Chitlang 

    Distance from Kathmandu

    40 km, Markhu

    Altitude of Markhu

    1,833 meters

    Altitude of Chitlang

    2,300 meters

    Best Time to Visit 

    Spring and Autumn Season

    Attractions of Chitlang

    • Goat Cheese Factory

    • Goat Farm

    • Pear Garden at Chitlang Resort

    • Satdhara

    • Newari Culture

    Attractions of Markhu

    • Indra Sarobar Lake

    • Boating

    • Fishing

    • Mohini Waterfall

    Where are Chitlang and Markhu?

    Chitlang and Markhu both of these hidden gems lie in the Makawanpur district of Nepal. Talking about Chitlang, it is about 27 kilometers away from Kathmandu. There are two major methods to reach Chitlang. Hiking is one of the best options to reach Chitlang. Besides that, Chitlang can also be reached through Transportation if you are short on time.

    Markhu is one of the popular places near Kathmandu valley to see the lake. It is a perfect choice for the alternative of Pokhara if you are willing to see mass water but in short on time to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu. Markhu is about 40 kilometers away from Kathmandu if you go through Chitlang. The other alternative to reach Markhu is to go through the Kulekhani Dam.

    Chitlang

    Chitlang is an awesome getaway location near Kathmandu valley to spend a few days with Nature.  Situated in the Makawanpur district of Nepal, Chitlang is just 27 kilometers away from the capital. Although, being at a short distance from Kathmandu, it is totally different from the Kathmandu Valley. The chirping of the birds early in the morning and the fresh air to breath makes an amazing start of the day. Similarly, the water from the stone taps flows throughout the year. Meanwhile, the amazing thing is that the water is warm during the morning and cold during the day time.

    Talking about Chitlang, it is a Newar settlement area and many traditional houses can be seen during the village tour. Besides that, the amazing sculptures that can be seen in different stone taps are also the main highlights of Chitlang. Chitlang is spread in a wide area and most of the people living in this area are farmers. Radish and Potato are the main cash crops found here. You will experience the life of the Nepalese living in the countryside. Besides that you will also get to witness some of the authentic nepali houses made from mud and stones.

    Markhu

    Markhu is another popular place in the Makawanpur district of Nepal. It is situated about 40 kilometers away from Kathmandu through the Chitlang village. Markhu is mostly popular for the Fish as well as the Kulekhani Dam which is also known by the name Indra Sarovar. This lake is 7 km wide and about 2 km wide. It is one of the biggest man-made lakes of Nepal. Similarly, Boating is also a main activity that is done in Markhu.

    Fish Farming is also one of the main attractions of Markhu. Don’t forget to taste the local fish during your stay at Markhu. Talking about the hotels, Markhu is little more developed than that of Chitlang. The options for the hotels are also more in Markhu than that in Chitlang.

    Hotels in Chitlang and Markhu

    Both of these two places are an amazing choice to spend a night out away from Kathmandu. Meanwhile, the length of stay can also be extended according to your will and the time. There are different options to stay overnight at Chitlang and Markhu. If you are planning to stay beside the lake then Markhu is the best option. Meanwhile, if you are planning to stay near the authentic Nepali houses then Chitlang will not disappoint you.

    Chitlang and Markhu both of these two places offer different types of packages. These two places may be near but are completely different from one another. Generally, both of these two places offer camping but, you recommend Markhu for Camping. Meanwhile, to taste the local dishes and to experience the local tradition we highly recommend you to stay overnight at Chitlang. It does not matter where you choose, both of these two places are surprising for those who are visiting it for the first time. Similarly, both of these two places are an amazing spot to spend your weekend with your family, friends or loved ones.

    List of Hotels in Chitlang and Markhu

    Hotels Name

    Location

    Chitlang Organic Village Resort

    Chitlang

    Chitlang resort

    Chitlang

    Samuhik Markhu Resort

    Markhu

    De Lakeside Simlang Hotel

    Markhu

    Kulekhani Damside Hotel

    Kulekhani

    Indreni Mushroom Resort

    Chitlang

    Atithi Resort

    Markhu

    Chitlang Village Resort

    Chitlang

    Hotel The Cross River

    Markhu

    Hotel Indra Sarovar and Lodge

    Markhu

    Chitlang Organic Village Resort

    Chitlang Organic Village resort is one of the popular resorts of Chitlang. It is also the first resort of Chitlang which was established in 2010. Chitlang Organic Village Resort provides authentic Nepali cuisine, natural stay to the guests. There are 19 rooms available which are compatible with nature. Besides that, the main attraction of Chitlang Organic Village resort is the pear garden. More than hundreds of Pears trees can be found and you can enjoy the fruit during the season time.

    Chitlang Organic Village Resort Packages and Price

    Package

    Price

    Includes

    Overnight Package

    1,500 per person

    • Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Tented Room

    Weekend Package

    2,250 per person

    • Refreshment

    • Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Lunch

    • Room

    • Boating cost

    • Camp Fire

    • Chitlang Sightseeing

    Weekend Package with Transportation

    2,800 per person

    • All the includes mentioned in the Weekend Package

    • Transportation to Chitlang and Back to Kathmandu

    Contact us at +9779823000055 to book Chitlang Organic Resort

    Chitlang Resort

    Chitlang resort is one of the best resorts in Chitlang. Situated near the main highway of the Chitlang it has gained a lot of popularity soon after its establishment. A Quad Bike facility is also available at this resort. There are 12 deluxe rooms available in this resort.

    Each room has a spacious balcony terrace to breathe in fresh air and enjoy the scenery of green forests all around. Similarly there are 8 tented rooms and 2 cottage rooms for the guests. Meanwhile, Every tented room as well as the cottage rooms has an attached bathroom.

    Chitlang Resort Packages and Price

    Package

    Price

    Includes

    Normal Package

    1,700 per person

    • Accommodation on Tent

    • Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Music and Dance

    Deluxe Package

    2,000 per person

    • Standard Room Sharing Stay

    • Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Music and Dance

    Full Board Package

    3,000 per person

    • Standard Room Accommodation

    • Transportation to Markhu

    • Welcome Snacks

    • Dinner (Non-Veg)

    • Breakfast

    • Lunch

    • Campfire

    • Village tour with local guide

    • Boating in Kulekhani

    Deluxe Full Board Package

    3,500 per person

    • All the includes from the full board package

    • Kathmandu to Kathmandu transportation

    • Accommodation in Deluxe Room

    Quad Bike

    3,100 per person during Weekend and 2,700 per person during weekdays

    • Refreshment

    • Lunch

    • Quad Bike Ride

    Overnight Quad Bike

    Weekdays

    • 4,000 per person (Tent)

    • 4,300 per person (Deluxe Room)

    • Accommodation

    • Breakfast

    • Dinner

    • Quad Bike Ride

    Overnight Quad Bike

    Weekend

    • 4,400 per person (Tent)

    • 4,700 per person (Deluxe Room)

    • Accommodation

    • Breakfast

    • Dinner

    • Quad Bike Ride

    Contact us at +9779823000055 to book Chitlang Resort

    Samuhik Markhu Resort

    Samuhik Markhu Resort is one of those limited resorts of Markhu that are situated on the bank of the Indra Sarovar lake. There are various cottages available for you to stay overnight. Tented camps are also available for the overnight stay at Samuhik Markhu Resort. Besides that Campfire and BBQ are also available at Samuhik Markhu Resort. Situated on the bank of the lake it is one of the amazing places to spend your free time with your family, friends or loved ones. About 7-10 people can stay at a cottage among the different cottages of Samuhik Markhu Resort.

    Besides that only 2 people can stay at tented camps. Cap fire is also available in the package but you will need to pay extra 1,000 for the extra wood for the campfire.

    Samuhik Markhu Resort Packages and Price

    Package

    Price

    Includes

    Overnight Package

    2,000 per person

    • Cottage room on sharing basis

    • BBQ Campfire

    • Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Boating 

    • Welcome Snacks (Khaja Set)

    Overnight Camping Package

    2,000 per person

    • Tented camp accommodation (2 person)

    • BBQ Campfire

    • Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Boating 

    • Welcome Snacks (Khaja Set)

    Overnight Package with Transportation

     
    • Cottage room on sharing basis

    • BBQ Campfire

    • Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Boating 

    • Welcome Snacks (Khaja Set)

    Contact us at +9779823000055 to book Samuhik Markhu Resort

    Indreni Mushroom Resort

    Indreni Mushroom Resort Private Limited is situated in the Makawanpur district of Nepal. Mushrooms are one of the main dishes of this resort. You can find different dishes made up of Mushroom. Meanwhile, Mushroom BBQ is also available in this room. Similarly chicken BBQ is also available. The cost of the Chicken BBQ is 7,00 per kg. Camp Fire is also available in the package and extra 3,00 is added for the extra wood for campfire. There are various tented accommodations available in this resort. We also have special Tents available for the couples only.

    Indreni Mushroom Resort Packages and Price

    Packages

    Price

    Includes

    Normal Package

    2,000 per person

    • Accommodation

    • Campfire

    • Welcome Snacks

    • Non Veg Dinner

    • Breakfast

    Overnight Package

    2,500 per per

    • Accommodation

    • Campfire

    • Welcome Snacks

    • Non Veg Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Lunch

    • BBQ

    Day Package

    4,00 per person

    • Lunch

    Contact us at +9779823000055 to book Indreni Mushroom Resort

    Atithi Resort

    Atithi is one of the ideal hotels around Markhu to view the Indra Sarobar lake from your hotel room. This hotel is situated across the river and you will cross the river through the boat to reach this hotel. There are several rooms as well as the tented camps for the accommodation.

    With a lot of space right in front of the lake you can enjoy your campfire and  BBQ and with the view of the lake. Similarly, a jaw dropping view of the Indra Sarovar lake can be seen from the dining hall too. Away from the crowded it is a perfect place to spend a night with your family, friends or loved ones.

    Atithi Resort Packages and Price

    Packages

    Price

    Includes

    Overnight Package

    1,800 per person

    • Breakfast

    • BBQ

    • Campfire

    • Dinner

    • Welcome Snacks

    • Accommodation

    Day Package

    7,00 per person

    • Fish Lunch

    • Boating across the river

    Overnight Budget Package

    1,200 per person

    • Breakfast

    • Veg Dinner

    • Accommodation

    • Welcome Snacks

    Contact us at +9779823000055 to book Atithi Resort

    Chitlang Village Resort

    Chitlang Village Resort is situated in the Chitlang village of Makawanpur district. It is one of the peaceful resorts of Chitlang. Marvelous views of the village can be seen early in the morning. Chitlang Village Resort is one of the best resorts in Chitlang which can accommodate a large number of groups. Similarly, Campfire and BBQ is also available in this Resort. Besides that, Music and Dance are also available for the enjoyment of the guests.

    Chitlang Village Resort Packages and Price

    Packages

    Price

    Includes

    Budgeted Package

    1,500 per person

    • Welcome snack

    • Dinner

    • Room

    • Breakfast

    • Boating

    Overnight Package

    3,000 per person

    • Transportation

    • Welcome Snacks

    • Campfire

    • Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Lunch

    • Room

    • Chitlang Sightseeing

    • Boating

    Contact us at +9779823000055 to book Chitlang Village Resort

    De Lakeside Simlang Hotel

    Located 48 km from Kathmandu, the hotel De Lakeside Simlang offers 22 rooms on your service along with various facilities. They have a swimming pool, outdoor bar and conference hall for meetings and gathering. They do also offer you local sightseeing and fishing facilities to the Indra Sarovar lake. The modern design and facilities of De Lakeside Simlang hotel gives luxury experience in Markhu, Kulekhani.

    Package

    Price

    Includes

    Overnight Package (2 Pax Min)

    NPR 3000 Per Person

    • Welcome Snacks

    • Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Boating

    • Lunch 

    • Overnight Accommodation

    Kulekhani Damside Hotel

    Situated at the hilltop before you reach Markhu, Kulekhali Damside hotel offers a memorable experience during your trip to Markhu. An aerial view of Indra Sarovar lake is the major attraction of staying at this hotel, which you can see from your window. The hotel has 20 rooms with different categories, which can accommodate 60 people.  Additionally the hotel has a swimming pool, outside bar and campfire space are also available. 

    Package

    Price

    Includes

    Overnight Package (2 Pax Min)

    NPR 3000 Per Person

    • Welcome Snacks

    • Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Boating

    • Lunch 

    • Overnight Accommodation

    Hotel The Cross River

    Hotel the Cross river is situated on the bank of the Indra Sarobar Lake. It is a perfect spot for camping and the night out. This hotel is across the river so that you will take a boat ride to reach this hotel. There is enough space for a campfire, BBQ, Music and Dance.

    Hotel The Cross River Packages and Price

    Packages

    Price

    Includes

    Overnight Package

    1,500 per person

    • Welcome snacks

    • Campfire

    • Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Lunch

    • Boating

    Day Package

    900 per person

    • Breakfast

    • Lunch

    • Boating

    Contact us at +9779823000055 to book Hotel The Cross River

    Hotel Indra Sarovar and Lodge

    Hotel Indra Sarovar and Lodge among the first resorts which were established around Markhu. They provide excellent service for the travellers and the guests. It lies beside the highway and marvelous view of the lake and the boating area can be seen from the room. Various rooms are available for the night out and also have music and dance for the guests. BBQ and campfire are also available in this hotel.

    Hotel Indra Sarovar and Lodge Packages and Price

    Package

    Price

    Includes

    Overnight Package

    1,500 per person

    • Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Tented Room

    Weekend Package

    2,250 per person

    • Refreshment

    • Dinner

    • Breakfast

    • Lunch

    • Tented room

    • Boating cost

    • Camp Fire

    Contact us at +9779823000055 to book Hotel Indra Sarovar

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    Chitlang and Markhu Attractions and Activities

    Chitlang and Markhu are the nearest places near Kathmandu to spend a weekend out of the overcrowded Kathmandu city. Both of these places are blessed with nature. Meanwhile, both of them are an amazing choice to spend quality time with your family, friends or loved ones. There are various attractions and activities that can be done at Chitlang and Markhu, some of the popular attractions and activities are listed below.

    Indra Sarovar Lake

    Indra Sarovar Lake is one of the main attractions of Markhu. Originally started as a reservoir meant to generate electricity, it is gaining a lot of popularity after establishment of the hotels and resorts nearby. The unique location of the lake attracts most of the visitors. It dips rolling hills into its water and then stretches in different directions. Talking about these lakes, it is one of the biggest man made lakes of Nepal.

    Bheda Farm

    Bheda Fram of the Goat Farm is one of the must places to visit during your stay at Markhu or Chitlang.There is no word to describe the scene you will enjoy in this area once you reach here during the Spring season of the year. The area is covered in green grass and takes about half an hour to reach the top from Markhu. You can reach there by hike or through the vehicle.

    Boating

    Boating at Markhu is one of the most popular activities. There are two types of Boat available for boating at Indra Sarovar Lake. First one is the traditional way of boating through the paddle. A wooden boat is available for boating at Indra-Sarovar Lake. Similarly, Speed Boat is also available for Boating at Indra Sarovar Lake. Speed boat does not need the paddle man, however, one of the staff will take you on a ride of Indra Sarovar Lake.

    Cost of Boating at Indra Sarobar Lake

    Cost of Speed Boat Riding 

    300 per person on sharing

    Capacity of Speed Boat

    9 Pax

    Total Duration of Speed Boat Riding

    10 Minutes

    Cost of Boating 

    200 per person

    Total Duration of Boating

    30 minutes – 1 Hour

    Cost of Boating for more than 4

    160 per pax

     

    Goat Cheese Factory

    The goat cheese factory in Chitlang is first of its kind in Nepal.It is run and managed by Ashok Singh Thakuri. The goat cheese factory owner, Mr Singh also runs Homestay.The cheese is famous among the cheese lovers and most of it is exported to 5 star hotels in Kathmandu. Don’t forget to visit this amazing place if you are a cheese lover.

    Satdhara

    One of the most iconic places in Chitlang is Satdhara, the seven stone tap with flowing water. Do visit this amazing place during your stay at Chitlang. It will take about an hour to reach there through a walk, But the place is worth it. While going there you get to see the local Newar community, their culture, way of life, a little bit of jungle walk.

    Mohini Waterfall

    Mohini Waterfall is another must-see place to visit during your stay at Markhu. It will take about an hour to reach this waterfall. The best time to visit Mohini waterfall of Markhu is during the Monsoon season of the year. During this season of the year the water level rises and you can witness jaw dropping views of the Mohini waterfall. Meanwhile, it can be visited throughout the year but during other months of the year, the water level decreases.

    Quad Bike

    Quad Bike at Chitlang is a new concept which was developed by the Chitlang Resort Private Limited. You can enjoy the Quad Bike Ride in different geographic locations of Chitlang village. This 200 CC bike can easily be ridden by a person who can ride a bike. This Bike is sure to give you an adventurous thrill with your family, friends or loved ones. But before riding this bike you will have to sign a form which mentions the driving rules along with safety precautions. There are mainly 3 shifts to ride a Quad Bike in Chitlang.

    Quad Bike Ride Price

    Shift

    Time

    Price

    First Shift 

    08:00 AM-11:00 AM

    Rs 3,100

    Second Shift

    11:00 AM-02:00 PM

    Rs 3,100

    Third Shift

    02:00 PM-05:00 PM

    Rs 3,100

    How to Reach Chitlang and Markhu from Kathmandu?

    Both the public as well as the private vehicles will take you to Chitlang and Markhu. But hiring the Jeep is the best way to reach Chitlang and Markhu from Kathmandu. Private vehicles will take about 1-2 hours to reach Markhu from Kathmandu and an additional 30 minutes to 1 Hour to reach Chitlang. Similarly, it will take more hours if you choose public vehicles.

    Route Details

    Chitlang lies on the way to Markhu. Markhu is about 40 kilometers away from Kathmandu whereas Chitlang is about 27 kilometers away from Kathmandu. But while taking the vehicle you will go through the Balkhu. Starting from Balkhu, you will move towards Chovar, Pharping, Kulekhani Dam and finally reach Markhu. Meanwhile, you will take another hour of driving to reach Chitlang from Markhu.

    Hiking Route

    Hiking is also the best way to reach these two of the marvellous places near Kathmandu valley. The hike to Chitlang and Markhu can be done through various routes. But we highly recommend you to choose through the Chandragiri hill. It is one of the best options to reach Chitlang and Markhu. You can reach Bhanjyang for lunch and can reach Chitlang or Markhu for the overnight stay. Meanwhile, while taking this route you will reach Chitlang first then another hour of walk will take you to Markhu through Bheda Farm.

    Vehicles Options

    The vehicles to Chitlang and Markhu are not as easily accessible as other places near Kathmandu valley. Maximum 2 public vehicles leave for Markhu every day. So the best option to reach Chitlang and Markhu is through a private vehicle. We offer various options for your ride to Chitlang and Markhu. Some of the most popular ways to reach Chitlang and Markhu are through the car or the jeep. The maximum capacity of the car is 3 persons only. Similarly, the maximum capacity of a jeep is 8 people.

    Vehicle

    Capacity

    Price Cost for Day Trip

    With Overnight Charge

    Car

    Maximum 3 Person

    6,000

    8,000

    Jeep

    4 to 8 Person

    8,000

    11,000

    Bus

    Above 10 Person

    21,000

    24,000

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    Best Time to Visit Chitlang and Markhu

    Chitlang and Markhu can be visited almost throughout the year. But the best months to visit Chitlang and Markhu are from March to May. During these months of the year the chances of rainfall is very low. Besides that the weather is also clear and you can witness the true beauty of these two places.

    The goat farm above the Markhu can be seen in the best form during these months of the year. Besides that the mesmerizing view of the Mohini waterfall is also the main highlight during these months of the year.

    The second best time to visit Chitlang and Markhu is during the months of September to November. During these months of the year the weather is clear and you can witness the true beauty of these two places. Chitlang and Markhu can be visited throughout the year. But we highly recommend you to visit these two places during the above mentioned months to see in its best form.

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