Bandipur is a picturesque and romantic mountain resort town 4 hours drive from Kathmandu. From Bandipur at an altitude of 1005m, you have panoramic views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manasalu and Ganesh Himal. From this scenic town, you can see the mighty Marshyandi River rushing down through lush terraced rice fields. Bandipur is an ancient mountain village inhabited by the Newari people. These people came to this place from their native area of Bhaktapur, bringing with them their own unique culture and traditions. The Newars are friendly people who are only too happy to offer a smile and warm greetings. They are famous for their craftsmanship which results in many beautifully featured and carved buildings. This medieval town is mostly untouched by modernization and here you can enjoy the peacefulness and tranquility of life in the foothills of the Himalayas. This trip can be combined with any road trip to or from Pokhara.
Outline Trekking Itinerary for Bandipur Village Trekking
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02 : Kathmandu City Tour
Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Bandipur (1030m)
Day 04 : Hike to Ramkot Village
Day 05 : Visit the Siddha Cave
Day 06 : Bandipur to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 07 : Transfer to Airport for your onward destination.
- Explore the beautiful hill station Bandipur
- View the spectacular panorama of Annapurna, Manaslu and Langtang
- Enjoy the scenic drive from Kathmandu to Bandipur
- Visit the UNESCO world heritage site at Kathmandu