Home Stay at Bandipur
The mid hills town village of Bandipur located just an hour drive away from Kathmandu / Pokhara main highway in district of Tanahun, which is143 k.m west of Kathmandu and 74 km south east of Pokhara and 07 k.m south above Dumre Bazar from the main highway.
This large village nearly a town with a cultural diversity of old Newari hill town, unspoiled by modern day life with an old traditional houses, temples of great significance and architecture.
This medieval town with festival round the year. Beside Newari people with other hill tribes Magar, Gurung, Brahmin, Chetri, Damai and Sarki villages includes the variety of cultural diversity in Bandipur.
A tourist nature paradise overlooking incredible expanse of Marshyangdi river which cascades and takes a sharp turn eastward on its way to join the Trisuli river at Mug ling
Located in central areas of mixed canopy of pine and Sal forest and lush terraced fields
It offers a breath-taking sweep of the Himalayan range from Langtang in the east to Dhaulagiri in the west
From the hilltops view of far Manakamana and Gorkha to the east great Chitwan plains to the south, the view of striking sunshine and sunset from Tundikhel and Gurungche hill offers fascinating scenery.
Diversity of flora and fauna of Bandipur offers more than 200 species of forest plants, 70 species of birds, 35 species of wild life.
Siddha cave (probably the biggest cave in Asia) 18 feet width and 50 feet high situated north of Bandipur to explore makes an exciting adventure. After entrance to huge and dark where numerous sub trails, gorge and holes created by waterfalls, rock cliffs carved in different magical figures, deep wide and long size of cave attracts the tourists. One can study stalagmite structure. It is said that this cavern has not been fully explored.
Another mysterious cave called “Patalidwar” (a.k.a gateway to hell) which holds religious significance for the locals is waiting for tourists to explore the geological marvel.
Similarly Rock climbing at very steeply slopes and high rocky steeps, delightful eco trekking routes and sightseeing by walks are other exciting adventures stored in Bandipur
Bandipur programs & activities:
Green excursion with sightseeing and Himalaya Mountain views.
Typical and exotic cultural dances, songs and foods
Homes stay in typical home with hospitality
Cave exploration with experienced nature guides/geologists
Rock climbing, cycling, interaction with local culture, society and organizations
Historical and ancient Newari civilization, temples / religious heritage visits
Wildlife, bird watching and vegetation.
Day 01: Drive to Bandipur from Kathmandu or Pokhara and transfer to home stay cottage.
On arrival a warm welcome by the natives of Bandipur with garlands and transfer to cottage made out of local materials with authentic mid hills lunch, afternoon free to interact and visit the village life., with evening dinner and culture show.
Day 02: In Bandipur for local visits and hike.
Morning after breakfast at leisure with hike to near hill top for better views of surrounding hills, valley and of Annapurna and Manaslu range of mountains and return to village for lunch with afternoon with the locals observing village farm life.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara or Kathmandu.
After a memorable and wonderful stay in Bandipur drive back to Pokhara or
Kathmandu for onward journey or for international departure to respective
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