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3-5 pax

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Overview

Bandipur was once a prosperous trading centre, as its charming building with their neoclassical facades and shuttered windows. Originally a simple Magar village, Newars from Bhaktapur settled here in the early nineteenth century, taking advantage of its malaria-free location to develop it into an important stop on the India-Tibet trade route. The heart of Bandipur is the medieval-looking Bandipur Bazaar that sweeps in a gentle curve along the top of the hill in an east-west axis. The stone paved main street is lined with compact town houses with ornate windows and doorways and roofs of tin or slate. All along the street, a covered veranda extends in front of the rows of houses providing shade in summer sun and monsoon rain.

Bandipur village Tour – Bandipur is located between Capital of Kathmandu and the Lake town of Pokhara ridge above the highway above Dumre a picturesque Newar town that still retains of its centuries old appeal. The village is  mix of history, architecture, incredible views, awesome caves and unspoiled landscapes. Located at an altitude of 1030 meters, Bandipur has been described as a natural view tower, providing a spectacular panorama of the entire Annapurna range plus the peaks of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Langtang to the Marsyangdi valley which is below 500 meters. Apart from the stunning views of the Himalaya and the Marsyangdi valley; a visit to the town is an opportunity to get a close look ar Newar culture life that reflects the refined civilization of the Kathmandu valley. Bandipur was once a prosperous trading centre; as its charming buildings with their neoclassical and shuttered windows will attest. Originally a simple Magar village, Newars from Bhaktapur settled here in the early nineteenth century, taking advantage of its malaria –free location to develop it into an important stop on the India –Tibet Trade route.

Place to Visit around Bandipur:

Bandipur Bazzar - the heart of Bandipur is the medieval – looking Bandipur Bazzar that sweeps in a gentle curve along the top of the hill in an east –west axis. The stone paved main street is lined with compact town houses with ornate windows and doorways and roofs of tin or slate. All along the street, a covered veranda extends in front of the rows of houses providing shade in summer sun and monsoon rain.

Thani Mai (Purano Kot) - Thani Mai (Purano kot) originally a fort, Lies at a distance of about 500 m to the west of the main Bandipur bazzar. It takes about twenty minutes of easy and gently climbing to reach the top of Thani Mai. There is small temple nearby containing a number of old statues. Next to it stands newly build temple of Thanithan Mai. The local people believe that praying to the god Mahadev at this spot during a drought will bring rain. Since this spot lies on a hilltop above the Bandipur Bazzar. It’s providing stunning views of the mountains and the Bandipur village especially at sunrise and sunset.

Nature walk in Raniban - This mixed sal forest is located to the east of the main Bandipur Bazzar. It is a tranquil haven for the nature enthusiasts with abundant local flora and Fauna, including langurs, orchids, butterflies etc. Exploring the Siddha Cave Bandipur’s hillsides area dotted with caves, often carrying religious significance for the locals. The must see destination here is the

Siddha Cave discovered only in 1987. Rich in stalactites and stalagmites, it is said to be tha largest cave in the Himalayan region. Siddha Cave is situated just above the cliff of Bimalnagar from where it is a 30 minutes climb. Hike to Ramkot village.

Ramkot village is about two hour easy hike to the west of Bandipur. It passes through Muchuk village from where you can also visit Mukundeswari temple. Ramkot is a typical Magar village with traditional round houses, untouched by modern developments offering an opportunity to experience authentic lifestyle of rural Nepal. From here, one can go on to Chabdi Barahi, a pilgrimage spot which can be reached after easy 2 hour hiking.

Jhargaun, a lovely place lies on the isolated area of Bandipur. Jargaun lies on the east side of Bandipur, we will take a shortcut trail to make our walking hour short by switching the trail via village, school and some time walking through small jungle. The trail provides panoramic views of Annapurna range plus the peak of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Langtang and the valley of Marshyangdi. It is also an opportunity to get a closer look of Newali cultural life that reflects the refined civilization of the Kathmandu valley. 

Highlights

Bandipur is located between Capital of Kathmandu and the Lake town of Pokhara ridge above the highway above Dumre a picturesque Newar town that still retains of its centuries old appeal. The village is  mix of history, architecture, incredible views, awesome caves and unspoiled landscapes. Located at an altitude of 1030 meters, Bandipur has been described as a natural view tower, providing a spectacular panorama of the entire Annapurna range plus the peaks of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Langtang to the Marsyangdi valley which is below 500 meters.

Inclusions

  • All meals and accommodation in best available hotel in Bandipur during Bandipur stay
  • Short hike from Bandipur for 2 nights 3 days
  • Service of private trek guide
  • Accident insurance for staffs
  • Private car or van or coach according to the group size from Kathmandu/Bandipur/Kathmandu

Price

COST- Private

   2 pax: US$360 per person
3-5 pax: US$320 per person
6-9 pax: US$280 per person

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Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Bandipur village by private car/coach, short hike to Kulingkot or Ramkot – 3 hours – back to Hotel for overnight.

After breakfast at the hotel, drive leisurely to south-west of Kathmandu on the Kathmandu/Pokhara highway. The drive is about three and half hours approximately 150 km. As you come out of the Kathmandu valley and on reaching ‘Nagdhunga’ (the highest point in this highway), one can have a very clear view of the western Himalayas, on a clear day. Starting from Langtang in the east and Dhaulagiri in the west. The drive is through a winding and scenic road through the side of Trishuli river. Upon arrival at Bandipur, checkinto hotel for quick shower or refreshing time. Start a short trek, ts is easy hike to the west of Bandipur. It passes through Muchuk Village from where you can also visit Mukundeswari. Ramkot is a typical Magar village with traditional round houses, untouched by modern development offering an opportunity to experience authentic lifestyle of rural Nepal. From here, one can go to Chabdi Barahi, a pilgrimage spot which can be reached after two hours of easy hiking.

Day 02: Excursion to Jhargaoun village – 4/5 hours – – back to Hotel for overnight

After breakfast start trek to Jhargaun, a lovely place lies on the isolated area of Bandipur. Jargaun lies on the east side of Bandipur, we will take a shortcut trail to make our walking hour short by switching the trail via village, school and some time walking through small jungle. The trail provides panoramic views of Annapurna range plus the peak of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Langtang and the valley of Marshyangdi. It is also an opportunity to get a closer look of Newali cultural life that reflects the refined civilization of the Kathmandu valley. In the winter October to February the temperatures at day time would be between 18-21 degree Celsius and morning and evening temperatures would be 2-3 degree Celsius.

Day 03: Bandipur – Kathmandu or Pokhara

After breakfast, visit remaining villages of Bandipur. These villages are populated only by Magar and Gurungs. Gurungs and Magars who are renowned as one of the leading martial races in Nepal. Since the middle of 19th Century they have served with pride and distinction in the Nepalese, British and the Indian armies. Their homeland is the southern flanks of the Annapurna-massif, bounded in the east by the Buri Gandaki River, and in the west by the Kali Gandaki River. Around lunch time drive back to Kathmandu or to Pokhara.


Program as outlines above is guideline only. It is subject to change due to logistics, weather and technical condition. There is no refund against unused service.

Tour Highlights

Trip Code
ST-03 (Short Trek)
Total Days
3
Total Nights
2
Trip Grade
Pleasure
Maximum Elevation
1900 m
Trip Mode
Ground transport with English speaking tour guide
Average Day Activity
6 to 7 hours sightseeing
Group Size
3-5
price starting from $ 320
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Overview

Bandipur was once a prosperous trading centre, as its charming building with their neoclassical facades and shuttered windows. Originally a simple Magar village, Newars from Bhaktapur settled here in the early nineteenth century, taking advantage of its malaria-free location to develop it into an important stop on the India-Tibet trade route. The heart of Bandipur is the medieval-looking Bandipur Bazaar that sweeps in a gentle curve along the top of the hill in an east-west axis. The stone paved main street is lined with compact town houses with ornate windows and doorways and roofs of tin or slate. All along the street, a covered veranda extends in front of the rows of houses providing shade in summer sun and monsoon rain.

Bandipur village Tour – Bandipur is located between Capital of Kathmandu and the Lake town of Pokhara ridge above the highway above Dumre a picturesque Newar town that still retains of its centuries old appeal. The village is  mix of history, architecture, incredible views, awesome caves and unspoiled landscapes. Located at an altitude of 1030 meters, Bandipur has been described as a natural view tower, providing a spectacular panorama of the entire Annapurna range plus the peaks of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Langtang to the Marsyangdi valley which is below 500 meters. Apart from the stunning views of the Himalaya and the Marsyangdi valley; a visit to the town is an opportunity to get a close look ar Newar culture life that reflects the refined civilization of the Kathmandu valley. Bandipur was once a prosperous trading centre; as its charming buildings with their neoclassical and shuttered windows will attest. Originally a simple Magar village, Newars from Bhaktapur settled here in the early nineteenth century, taking advantage of its malaria –free location to develop it into an important stop on the India –Tibet Trade route.

Place to Visit around Bandipur:

Bandipur Bazzar - the heart of Bandipur is the medieval – looking Bandipur Bazzar that sweeps in a gentle curve along the top of the hill in an east –west axis. The stone paved main street is lined with compact town houses with ornate windows and doorways and roofs of tin or slate. All along the street, a covered veranda extends in front of the rows of houses providing shade in summer sun and monsoon rain.

Thani Mai (Purano Kot) - Thani Mai (Purano kot) originally a fort, Lies at a distance of about 500 m to the west of the main Bandipur bazzar. It takes about twenty minutes of easy and gently climbing to reach the top of Thani Mai. There is small temple nearby containing a number of old statues. Next to it stands newly build temple of Thanithan Mai. The local people believe that praying to the god Mahadev at this spot during a drought will bring rain. Since this spot lies on a hilltop above the Bandipur Bazzar. It’s providing stunning views of the mountains and the Bandipur village especially at sunrise and sunset.

Nature walk in Raniban - This mixed sal forest is located to the east of the main Bandipur Bazzar. It is a tranquil haven for the nature enthusiasts with abundant local flora and Fauna, including langurs, orchids, butterflies etc. Exploring the Siddha Cave Bandipur’s hillsides area dotted with caves, often carrying religious significance for the locals. The must see destination here is the

Siddha Cave discovered only in 1987. Rich in stalactites and stalagmites, it is said to be tha largest cave in the Himalayan region. Siddha Cave is situated just above the cliff of Bimalnagar from where it is a 30 minutes climb. Hike to Ramkot village.

Ramkot village is about two hour easy hike to the west of Bandipur. It passes through Muchuk village from where you can also visit Mukundeswari temple. Ramkot is a typical Magar village with traditional round houses, untouched by modern developments offering an opportunity to experience authentic lifestyle of rural Nepal. From here, one can go on to Chabdi Barahi, a pilgrimage spot which can be reached after easy 2 hour hiking.

Jhargaun, a lovely place lies on the isolated area of Bandipur. Jargaun lies on the east side of Bandipur, we will take a shortcut trail to make our walking hour short by switching the trail via village, school and some time walking through small jungle. The trail provides panoramic views of Annapurna range plus the peak of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Langtang and the valley of Marshyangdi. It is also an opportunity to get a closer look of Newali cultural life that reflects the refined civilization of the Kathmandu valley. 

Highlights

Bandipur is located between Capital of Kathmandu and the Lake town of Pokhara ridge above the highway above Dumre a picturesque Newar town that still retains of its centuries old appeal. The village is  mix of history, architecture, incredible views, awesome caves and unspoiled landscapes. Located at an altitude of 1030 meters, Bandipur has been described as a natural view tower, providing a spectacular panorama of the entire Annapurna range plus the peaks of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Langtang to the Marsyangdi valley which is below 500 meters.

Inclusions

  • All meals and accommodation in best available hotel in Bandipur during Bandipur stay
  • Short hike from Bandipur for 2 nights 3 days
  • Service of private trek guide
  • Accident insurance for staffs
  • Private car or van or coach according to the group size from Kathmandu/Bandipur/Kathmandu

Price

COST- Private

   2 pax: US$360 per person
3-5 pax: US$320 per person
6-9 pax: US$280 per person

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Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Bandipur village by private car/coach, short hike to Kulingkot or Ramkot – 3 hours – back to Hotel for overnight.

After breakfast at the hotel, drive leisurely to south-west of Kathmandu on the Kathmandu/Pokhara highway. The drive is about three and half hours approximately 150 km. As you come out of the Kathmandu valley and on reaching ‘Nagdhunga’ (the highest point in this highway), one can have a very clear view of the western Himalayas, on a clear day. Starting from Langtang in the east and Dhaulagiri in the west. The drive is through a winding and scenic road through the side of Trishuli river. Upon arrival at Bandipur, checkinto hotel for quick shower or refreshing time. Start a short trek, ts is easy hike to the west of Bandipur. It passes through Muchuk Village from where you can also visit Mukundeswari. Ramkot is a typical Magar village with traditional round houses, untouched by modern development offering an opportunity to experience authentic lifestyle of rural Nepal. From here, one can go to Chabdi Barahi, a pilgrimage spot which can be reached after two hours of easy hiking.

Day 02: Excursion to Jhargaoun village – 4/5 hours – – back to Hotel for overnight

After breakfast start trek to Jhargaun, a lovely place lies on the isolated area of Bandipur. Jargaun lies on the east side of Bandipur, we will take a shortcut trail to make our walking hour short by switching the trail via village, school and some time walking through small jungle. The trail provides panoramic views of Annapurna range plus the peak of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Langtang and the valley of Marshyangdi. It is also an opportunity to get a closer look of Newali cultural life that reflects the refined civilization of the Kathmandu valley. In the winter October to February the temperatures at day time would be between 18-21 degree Celsius and morning and evening temperatures would be 2-3 degree Celsius.

Day 03: Bandipur – Kathmandu or Pokhara

After breakfast, visit remaining villages of Bandipur. These villages are populated only by Magar and Gurungs. Gurungs and Magars who are renowned as one of the leading martial races in Nepal. Since the middle of 19th Century they have served with pride and distinction in the Nepalese, British and the Indian armies. Their homeland is the southern flanks of the Annapurna-massif, bounded in the east by the Buri Gandaki River, and in the west by the Kali Gandaki River. Around lunch time drive back to Kathmandu or to Pokhara.


Program as outlines above is guideline only. It is subject to change due to logistics, weather and technical condition. There is no refund against unused service.

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