It is situated nine kilometers southwest of Kathmandu. This place is famous of its gorge. All the waters of the Valley drain though it. Legends says that the god Manjushree cut the gorge to drain out Kathmandu Valley which was then a lake. There is a small but pictusque temple of Adinath on the top of a hill. From this point, one has a complete view of snow-capped mountain peaks. Just beyond the Chobhar Gorge. There is the 17th-century temple of Jal Vinayak. The main image of the temple is on a massive rock. Only a small part in front vaguely resembles an elephant’s head. The image at Jal Vinayak is different from other images of Lord Ganesh.
Shrine of Shekha Narayan is situated between Chobhar and Dakshinkali which represents one of the four Narayans of the Kathmandu Valley. The shrine stands on a hillock beneath a stalactite rock. At the base of Shekha Narayan is a pond with several verities of fish.
Also this Chovar is the famous touristic place of Nepal and every tourist itinerary and program has connected this place which are known as Nepal Package Tour and Best Nepal Tour, World heritage sites and regarding the trekking, after complete the trek or before starting any traveler interests to visit Chovar and other many city tour palces in Kathmandu Valley. So regarding the trek, visitor mostly like Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Ghandruk village trek, Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest View Trek, Gokyo Lake, Langtang Valley Trek, Gosaikunda Trek and Manaslu Trek.
Even there are other many trekking areas which are some restricted area like as Upper Mustang Trek, Nar Phu Valley Trek, Manaslu Trek and Dhaulagiri Trek.