Bandipur is located on altitude of 1000m ridge in Tanahu district some 140km west from Kathmandu and 60km east from Pokhara, Bandipur’s hallmark is its beautiful scenery. At the eastern part of the town is the pagoda-roofed Bindabasini temple which houses goddess Durga, Bandipurs guadian deity. The rich wooden carvings and details brass-work that adorn the temple are relicas of thos found in the many old pagoda structures of the Kathmandu calley. The other important temples and shrines in the vicinity inlcude the Mahalaxmi temple with its exquisite woodwork and Khadga Devi temple which comes alive once a year during the Dashain festival.
It is the ideal spot for travelers to take a lunch- break, stretch the body or simply gaze at the enchanting mountain views. Untouched by modernization, and laced with an abundance of ancient houses, temples of great significance, and historical architecture, this medieval-era town boasts festivals all year around, besides plethora of cultural offerings. Neighboring Magar, Gurung, Bahun, Chhetri, Damai and Sarki villages all contribute to the cultural diversity of the region. The hilltop town not only overlooks the incredible expanse of the Marsyanngdi river valley, but also offers a breathtaking sweep of the Himalayan range, from Langtang in the east to Dhaulagiri in the west. From nearby hilltops, one can see as far as Manakamana and Gorkha to east the great Chitwan plains to the south, among others, this is ideal place for two, three day hiking in the surrounding hills.
After breakfast taking a Drive from Kathmandu to Bandipur by bus or by private car. It will take about 3.5 hour drive. Following the old trail of Bandipur and take a Sight seeing tour of old villages. Overnight in Bandipur at lodge
After breakfast drive to Kathmandu , Free in afternoon, shopping or rest day, Evening join Nepali cultural dinner show
What are included?
Pick up and drops by private coach.
Standard accommodation in Kathmandu on breakfast basis.
Hotel, Breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, coffee etc... While on the trip (out of the Ktm valley).
An English speaking guide for your whole trip.
All activities as per above program.
All tour permits and entry fees.
All surface Transportation whole trip.
What are not included?
Your travel insurance
Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
Personal clothing and equipments.
Tips for guide and driver. (Tipping is expected).
The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.