Bandipur tour takes you to a typical Newari town Bandipur, which is also known as the Queen of the Hills. Bandipur is a picturesque village nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas. Approximately midway between Kathmandu and Pokhara, this village is located at a hilly ridge of 1,030m about 7 km from Dumre. Known for its beautiful scenery, Bandipur is lined with temples and flagstone streets that remind the medieval Kathmandu.
In fact, it can also be said the mini Kathmandu of the ancient time. The temples with their exquisite woodwork and the quaint streets quickly render an atmosphere found rarely elsewhere in the mid-hills of Nepal.
Once you reach this village, you will be attracted by its cultural appeal and pristine scenery. Reminding you of the typical Newari architecture of the capital, this village is a heady mixture of culture and nature.
Enjoy the evening watching a spectacular panorama of the Annapurna (8,091m), Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Manaslu (8,163m) and Langtang (7,246m) Ranges and many more. With its ancient roots as a trading outpost, today the village has transformed into a resort. You will find many international tourists restlessly clicking their camera buttons.
What to Do in Bandipur Tour
Despite the appealing view of the Himalayas and the Marsyagdi River Valley, Bandipur tour offers you some lifelong memories. The primary activity in Bandipur is the Siddha Cave exploration. This cave is the largest cave in the South Asian Continent.
Likewise, Thani Mai Temple located at Purano Kot is a Hindu pilgrimage site, which is a must-visit place while in Bandipur. For the nature lovers who want to be a part of beautiful nature, walking around Raniban is the best option. Listening to the chirping of many birds and watching the silvery mountains are something one must do once in a lifetime!
Hiking to Ramkot Village lets you have the firsthand experience of the lifestyle, culture and tradition of the hilly people. Most of the people of this region are Magar followed by Gurungs and Newar. If you do this trek in autumn, you can taste the organic oranges of Nepal. Bandipur town is also popular for oranges production in Nepal.
Food and Accommodation
Usually, tourists choose to shorten a day in Pokhara or Kathmandu and come to Bandipur for a night’s stay. You can choose to stay in one of the best luxury hotels or find a bed-and-breakfast room that serve your needs.
The resorts provide you the best services of food and accommodation at comparatively reasonable cost. Try out some typical Nepali cuisines over there as they are all organic. The Dhindo (thick type of porridge made of flour of wheat, barley or millet) with chicken, mutton or fish soup! It just tastes yummy!
Obit Alpine Adventure is a local tour specialist that has been conducting organized tour and trekking in Nepal with 100% satisfaction rate. We help you provide the best tour package in Nepal with the minimum cost but best quality services. You can also extend Bandipur tour to Gorkha tour, Chitwan Lumbini tour and many more.
1. Can I fly to Bandipur from Kathmandu?
No, you can’t fly to Bandipur from Kathmandu. Either you have to fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara and drive for 3 hours. Or, you can directly take a 5-hours- roadway-journey to reach there. However, if you want to charter a helicopter, it is possible.
2. What is the cost of Bandipur tour?
The cost of Bandipur tour is a matter of your choice. The services, transportation, group members and duration determine the cost. You can find from basic services to high quality services of food and accommodation. It is obvious that the cost of hiring a private vehicle is higher than travelling by local bus. Therefore, firstly, you be sure what you prefer. To get help choose the right cost according to your budget, contact us via www.orbitalpineadventure.com
3. Can I do Bandipur tour with my family?
Of course, yes! Bandipur tour is perfect for family tour. It is not hard to explore the beautiful natural and cultural heritages nearby this Newari town. From children to senior citizens can easily do this.
4. How long is Bandipur tour itinerary?
Bandipur tour itinerary ranges from 2 days to many days more. However, if you want to include other days tours like Gorkha tour, Pokhara City tour or Chitwan Lumbini tour, the itinerary obviously becomes longer. Talk with us via email, phone calls, WhatsApp or online booking portal.