Sightseeing in Nepal Bandipur Hillside Tours

 Bandipur Hillside Tours

The Bandipur village Situated only 143 km away to the west of Kathmandu, Bandipur is a picturesque Newari town. It has been described as a natural view tower point from where there are excellent views of many majestic mountains. With homestay facilities available to the visitors, Bandipur is an ideal retreat to soak in this fabulous heritage along with the natural splendors of the surroundings.

Overviews:

Location : Mahabharata range (Tanahu district of Nepal)

Area : 4562 hectors

Distance : 143 km from Kathmandu, 73 km from Pokhara

Settlement : Predominately Newar

Population : 5000

Weather : Winter 20-2 / Summer 30- 12 degree centigrade

Ethnic groups : Magar, Gurung, Bahun, Kshetry, Damai, Kami and Sarki

Major festivals : Bisket Jatra (April), Khadga Jatra (October), Janai Purnima (April)

Places of Interest : Khadga Devi Temple, Siddha Gufa (cave), Tandrang Tundrung

Accommodation : Homestay, Lodges, Resorts

Facilities / Access : Road, electricity, telecommunications, health service

Possible views of Mountains : Annapurna range, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Manaslu, and Mt. Langtang

Suggested Itinerary:

Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.

Day 02 : Drive to Bandipur, transfer to hotel or homestay.

Day 03 : Trek to Raniban, Orchid trail, return to hotel, cultural show.

Day 04 : Sight seeing Siddha Cave, Ramkot village, return to hotel.

Day 05 : Drive back to Kathmandu / Chitwan or Pokhara