Visit Bandipur

Bandipur Village

Bandipur, a hilltop settlement is located at an elevation of 1030m on a mountain saddle, 143 km to the west of Kathmandu and 80 km to the east of Pokhara. Bandipur is one of pleasant and charming hill towns known for its beautiful view of the central Nepal Himalayas and the Marsyangdi valley. Beautifully preserved village crowning a lofty ridge, its main street lined with traditional row houses, its preserved old time cultural atmosphere are other major attractions of Bandipur.

You can spend couple of nights in Bandipur easily as it offers so many things. You can go for short hiking trip; people are friendly so you can go to villages, meet locals. If you are planning to travel Kathmandu to Pokhara in a same day, still you can visit this beautiful hill station as Bandipur is situated on a ridge part way between Kathmandu and Pokhara. It is the ideal spot for you to take a lunch-break and stretch the body before you continue to Pokhara.

Things to do while you are in Bandipur

Siddha Gufa: Siddha Gufa is a subterranean wonder, with huge stalagmites, unique rock formations, pits dozens of feet deep, and a thriving population of bats. The cave is 50m-high and 437m - deep - the biggest in Nepal. Besides the guided tour of the cave, you can also abseil through a hole in the cave’s roof. Carry a good headlamp and enough drinking water for a trip to the cave.

Tundikhel: This was where traders gathered and did business in the old days. That sight is no longer there, but the spectacular view of the mountains remains. It’s a memorable sight to watch Himalayan giants like Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhare, Langtang Lirung, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal coated in the evening sunlight.

Thani Mai Temple: This is a small shrine located on a hill at the western end of town. The blessing of the goddess is not the only reward for climbing there; the hilltop offers a sweeping view of the mountains and the valley below.

Bindebasini Temple: A lovely example of Newari architecture, this small and two-story Durga temple adorns the eastern end of the main street.

Silkworm Farm: For a glimpse of the silk-making process, head down the road to the silk farm.

Paragliding: There are a couple of paragliding flights a day from Bandipur, offering the chance to enjoy the sunset from the sky.

You can combine Bandipur tour with

Kathmandu

Kathmandu

(Historic city with breathtaking architecture)

The cultural heritage of the Kathmandu Valley consists of three cities of historic and cultural interest Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur.

Pokhara

Pokhara

(City of the Lakes, mountain views)

The Pokhara Valley, a land of spectacular beauty crowned by the majestic Himalayas, conjures visions of calm but vibrant green hills.

Chitwan

Chitwan

(Birds, Wildlife Safari Experience)

Chitwan National Park is the first national park in Nepal. It was established in 1973 and granted the status of a World Heritage Site in 1984.

Tours that feature Bandipur Travel

Experience Nepal Tour

Experience Nepal Tour

7 Days (Nagarkot - Bandipur - Pokhara - Kathmandu)

Enjoy the stunning views of the Himalayas from the height of 2100 meters Nagarkot and experience hiking to Dhulikhel... view trip


Nepal Hills and Heritage Tour

Nepal Hills and Heritage Tour

12 Days Package

Surprise after surprise awaits you in Nepal. The spiraling mists at Nagarkot, Bandipur, Nuwakot and Pokhara rise upwards to reveal... view trip


Nepal Hill Station Tour

Nepal Hill Station Tour

9 Days Package

Carefully designed hill station tour that includes visit to some of the most popular hill stations of Nepal such as Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Bandipur, Shrangkot... view trip

Nepal Hills & Wildlife Tour

Nepal Hills & Wildlife Tour

14 Days Package

A well designed holiday where we explore some of the of the most beautiful, vibrant hill stations in Nepal with Wildlife safari in Chitwan National Park... view trip


Highlights of Nepal Tour

Highlights of Nepal Tour

10 Days (Kathmandu - Bandipur - Pokhara - Lumbini - Chitwan - Nagarkot - Kathmandu)

Explore everything from the exotic capital of Kathmandu, the hilltop village of Bandipur and Chitwan National Park... view trip


Nepal Sightseeing Tour

Nepal Sightseeing Tour

9 Days (Kathmandu - Pokhara - Namobuddha - Bhaktapur)

Explore Heritage sites of Kathmandu valley, Safari activities in Chitwan National Park, Lumbini and city of the lakes beautiful Pokhara... view trip

Associated With:

  • Government of Nepal
  • Nepal Tourism Board (NTB)
  • Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN)
  • Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA)
  • Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP)

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