A beautiful hilltop village, Bandipur, situated in Tanahu district, Gandaki zone of Nepal is an epic destination to witness a mix of nature and cultural values. Untouched by modern trends and retaining its traditional outlook, Bandipur Village Tour will let you gaze on the jewel hidden from the modern world.
Bandipur appears as a land of paradise when the blanket of clouds moves and shows you the vistas of the Himalayas. The impeccable views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, and Mount Manakamana will be adding charms to your Bandipur Tour. And the scenery is not just limited to the mountains; it also grants a spectacular view of Marsyangdi Valley and Gorkha palace.
The vibrant Newari culture would please you further with friendly people around and the mind blowing hospitalities they serve. You’d be able to feel that less interaction with the outside world has had a major impression in preserving the local culture.
In addition to its natural beauty and cultural wealth, Bandipur Village Tour offers many lovely attractions like Siddha Gufa ( Siddha cave), Martyrs Memorial, Patali Dwar (Gateway to Heaven), town square and Shiva Mandir (temple). The village has numerous old temples, houses and relics as well giving you the sense of its history. The most striking site is a long covered verandah that stretches along the entire northern side of the village.
The village can be reached from Dumre via Prithvi Highway. Begin Bandipur Tour either from Kathmandu or Chitwan as the meeting point is Muglin. About an hour drive into south-west direction from Mugling, you will reach Dumre. A jeep will then take you further to Bandipur in about 20 minutes. Upon reaching Bandipur, you will smell fresh environment, clear and free from pollution.
The peculiar thing about Bandipur is that the villagers here are involved in silkworm farming. It is advisable to take a villager with you when visiting these farms since it is a part of their daily livelihood rather than a tourist attraction. You will also taste the mulberry fruit here. Besides visiting farms, you can also go hiking in the surrounding hills and observe the tribal cultures of the nearby ‘Magar’ villages.
Bandipur Village Tour would add a remarkable experience with sweet mesmerizing memories to cherish forever. So, grab this enticing opportunity to thrive into the magnificent views of the Himalaya and cultural beauty of village in Bandipur Tour.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and check into hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Bandipur, move into hotel or home-stay.
Day 03: Sight-seeing Town Square, Shiva Mandir, Silkworm farm and cultural show at night.
Day 04: Trek to Siddha Cave, Patali Dwar, neighboring ‘Magar’ villages and return to hotel.
Day 05: Drive back to Kathmandu.