Bandipur Hiking - 3 Days

  • Duration 3 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Destination Nepal
  • Best Season Throughout The Year

Bandipur Hiking offers an intimate glimpse of Newari cultures and lifestyles because it is untouched by modernization. This village is filled with old homes, customs, traditions, important temples, and ancient architecture. Bandipur has been compared to a natural view tower. You can take in a breathtaking view of the entire Annapurna Range as well as the peaks of Dhaulagiri and Manaslu.

During Bandipur Village Hiking, visitors can explore several interesting locations in Bandipur village, such as the traditional Magar village of Ramkot. Ramkot is very famous for its traditional round houses and authentic rural lifestyle. The Mukundeswari and Chandi Barahi temples located in the west of Bandipur village are other attractions. Siddha Cave, the largest cave in South Asia, is famous for its stalactites, stalagmites, and numerous bats. Patalidwar cave, which is called the Gateway to Heaven, and Khadka Devi Temple, Thani Mai Temple. There is a prominent religious site called the Bindabasini Temple.

Hiking to Bandipur Village offers an enchanting blend of cultural immersion, natural beauty, and a tranquil escape from the modern world. This village is captivated by the architecture, eager to witness breathtaking mountain views, and excited to engage with the local community. Bandipur village has something to offer every traveler who is seeking a unique and enriching experience.

The trip highlights in Bandipur Hiking

  • Cobblestone streets and traditional Newari houses with intricate window carvings.
  • Well-preserved medieval architecture creates a unique ambience.
  • Breathtaking vistas of the Himalayan mountain range, including Annapurna and Langtang.
  • Stunning sunrise and sunset views over the mountains and valleys.
  • Explore narrow alleys, winding streets, and hidden courtyards.
  • Stay in traditional homestays for an immersive cultural encounter, and relish authentic Nepali cuisine and local eateries.
  • Capturing photo opportunities as the sky transforms into a palette of colors.
  • Walk through lush forests, terraced fields, and peaceful meadows.
  • Opportunity to observe traditional crafts like pottery and weaving.
  • Enjoy the panoramic views of the Himalayas from Tudikhel.
  • Experience the peace and tranquillity of a small Nepali hill town.

Itinerary

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You drive through Prithivi highway to Dumre after breakfast at the hotel. Then you drive up to Bandipur. It is a nice drive along the Trishuli River, local fruit Banana farms, oranges, and citrus farms. After refreshing sightseeing around the local village. Overnight in hotel.    

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsDinner & Breakfast
  • Maximum Altitude1030

Today, you hike to Ramkot village after the morning breakfast and view in Bandipur village. It is 3 hour's hike to the Ramkot village which offers incredible views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu Range. You take your lunch at Ramkot with a spectacular view then back to the hotel via Muchuk village and Mukundeswari Temple. Overnight in Bandipur hotel.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsDinner & Breakfast
  • Maximum Altitude1,300 m

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBrekfast

FAQs

  • Q1. Is Bandipur suitable for beginner hikers?

    Yes, Bandipur offers hiking trails suitable for beginner hikers. Trails like the Bandipur Thani Mai Temple Hike provide a relatively easy and enjoyable experience.

  • Pack comfortable hiking shoes, weather-appropriate clothing (layers are recommended), a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a water bottle, a small first aid kit, a camera, a flashlight, and any personal medications you may need.

  • Absolutely! Bandipur is known for its friendly and welcoming locals. You can interact with them, learn about their traditions, and even participate in cultural activities or festivals.

  • You don't need specific permits for hiking in Bandipur.

  • Yes, Bandipur's location makes it a great starting point for further exploration. Nearby attractions include the Annapurna region, Pokhara, and other trekking destinations.

  • You can enjoy traditional Newari cuisine Samay baji, including dishes like Dal Bhat (lentil soup with rice), momo (dumplings), and various local specialties.

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