Bandipur Hiking

Bandipur Hiking

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Bandipur Hiking

Bandipur hiking tour takes you to the living museum of Newari people of Nepal. Located in the middle of the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway, Bandipur is a beautiful Newari Village both naturally…

Duration

7 Days

Country

Nepal

Grade

Easy

Max altitude

N / A

Transportation

Private/Domestic Vehicles

Accommodation

Tea-houses and lodges

Best season

All Seasons except Harsh Winter

Group Size

1-16

Overview

Bandipur Hiking


Bandipur hiking tour takes you to the living museum of Newari people of Nepal. Located in the middle of the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway, Bandipur is a beautiful Newari Village both naturally and culturally abundant. 

Hills around Bandipur provide stunning view of the mountains above and bustling Bandipur market below, with people busy in their daily life revolving around agriculture and trade. The village also has places worth visiting like Bindabasini Temple, Bandipur Silk Farm, Goat breeding center and silk factory.

From Bandipur, it is possible to reach Pokhara on the west and Chitwan on the south. The village of Bandipur is getting more and more attention from travelers, both local and worldwide, due to it beautiful climate, naturally green topography and stunning views of the mountains and the people.

Detail Itenerary


  • day 1

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m) / Transfer to Hotel

    HAT Representative will be waiting with your name plate just outside the International Airport in Kathmandu. After your arrival, we will organize your transportation to the designated hotel in Kathmandu. Spend the afternoon browsing the beautiful streets of Thamel or visit the nearby Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening, we will meet for welcome dinner and tour briefing.
    Included Meals: Dinner
    Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 2

    Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing / Trip Preparation

    After breakfast, we will join guided tour to visit various sites in the valley - most of them listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get off and browse the famous Pashupatinath Temple, Durbar Square, Swayambhunath and Boudhanath. Come back to hotel and prepare for the journey the next day.
    Included Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 3

    Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Bandipur [3/4-Hours]

    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

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 4

    Day o4-05: Explore Bandipur: Hike to Magar Village & Explore Siddha Cave

    Hiking up to Magar village Ramko or hiking to Mukhundeswari. Evening nature walk in Raniban. Next day, Explore Siddha Cave , recently discovered and probably the biggest cave in the Asia.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation: Lodge in Bandipur

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 5

    Day 06: Drive back to Kathmandu [3-Hours]

    Today, we return to Kathmandu on a private vehicle. The journey will be beautiful with views of Trishuli River and hills on the left side.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
    Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 6

    Day 07: Airport Transfer / Departure

    We are back where we started in the capital city. Pack your bags and make sure you have brought some sovereigns to take back home to friends and family. Enjoy your breakfast in relief. Hiking Adventure staff will arrange your transfer to the Tribhuvan International Airport according to your departure schedule.
    Included Meals: Breakfast

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Departure


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Cost Info


Cost Includes

    • 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.

Cost Excludes

    • 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).

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FAQ

This trek is suitable for average people who are moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking is recommended before you embark on your journey. Whilst on the trek, it is common to experience some discomfort before being fully acclimatized.
To prepare for a strenuous trek like this you should begin training at least two to three months before your departure. As a guideline, an hour of aerobic exercise three to four times per week would be considered a minimum requirement. The best preparation is bushwalking involving relatively steep ascents and descents. If you can manage a couple of valley floor to ridgeline ascents per comfortable and able to enjoy the trek to the fullest.
Yes, our airport representative will be there to greet you at the airport. S/he will be displaying an Ace the Himalaya signboard outside the airport terminal. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in our tourist vehicle.