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Kathmandu to Bandipur Tour

Bandipur is a beautiful hill town in Tanahun district at an elevation of 1030m.  Located at approximately 143km distance from Kathmandu, it is easily accessible on a well paved road from Dumre, the midpoint along Prithivi Highway between Kathmandu and Pokhara.


Perched on a mountain saddle of the lesser Himalayan Mahabharat range, Bandipur was once an important trade route between Kathmandu and India. Today it has become one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Nepal.


Bandipur is a culturally rich town inhabited by various ethnic groups such as Magar, Newar, Gurung, Bahun, Chhetri, Damais and Kamis. Magar and Newar communities in particular observe festivals throughout the year. Sorathi and Chutka dances observed by these communities are a major attraction for tourists. The streets of Bandipur are paved with cobble stones, each house in the town feature unique verandahs with a mix of Newari and neoclassical designs.


The town offers sweeping views of surrounding Marshyangdi River valley, Gorkha and the famous Manakamana Temple. On a spring or autumn morning, one can catch spectacular panorama of Himalayan peaks, namely Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu, Ganesh and Dhaulagiri ranges.



Tourists in Bandipur can also enjoy visiting Mukundeswari, Bindhyabasini Temple, Tindhara, Tudhikhel, Raniban and nearby Ramkot village. Siddha Cave, one of the biggest caves in Nepal, is also located in Bandipur.




Day 1

Arrival in Nepal:

You will meet our representative at the airport who will transfer you to your Hotel. After checking-in if your time permits you can go for short sightseeing tour visit Swyambhunath Temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square.


Stay overnight in Hotel.

Day 2

Drive from Kathmandu to Bandipur:

You will have your Breakfast in the hotel and drive to Bandipur. It is one of the best Hill Stations in Nepal which takes about 4.5 hours of drive from Kathmandu. It is a small mountain town with a exceptional geographical formation and a unique history of its own kind behind it. It is believed that it was the centre of exotic trade between lowland and highland and between British India and independent Tibet.


Stay overnight in hotel. 

Day 3

Drive from Bandipur to Pokhara/Kathmandu: (Optional upon your time availability)

After your morning breakfast at the hotel and you will make short walk around village. When you are done you can drive back to Kathmandu but should you chose to continue your tour towards Pokhara, you will leave for Pokhara another beautiful town which is known as city of lakes. It takes about 4 hours of drive from Bandipur. When you arrive Pokhara and check-in you will be free for your own activities. You will be taken for a boat trip on the Nepal’s large and fascinating Fewa Lake.


Stay overnight in hotel. 

Day 4

Pokhara sightseeing:

After your breakfast you will be taken for the sight-seeing tour to the major attractions of Pokhara Valley. Pokhara ensures you an opportunity to enjoy the close-up view of Annapurna and Fishtail mountain range, pristine nature, sparkling lakes, limestone caves, deep gorges and waterfalls.


Stay overnight in hotel.

Day 5

Pokhara – Drive back to Kathmandu:

Early morning you will drive to Shrangkot (1500m) to enjoy the magnificent sunrise view over the Himalayas. Enjoy the close view of Mount Fishtail (6989 m), Mount Annapurna I. II, III, IV) & Mount Dhaulagiri (above 8000 m) and many more. Pokhara is the only place in the world where we can enjoy magnificent close-up view of the mountains which are above 8000 meters while setting below 1000 meter above sea level. In the afternoon drive back to Kathmandu which is about 5 hours of drive. Upon your arrival to Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. Later in the afternoon you can enjoy city strolling and souvenir shopping.


Stay overnight in hotel.

Day 6

Fly out of Kathmandu:

Departure as per your flight schedule, our airport representative will transfer from your hotel to the airport for your final departure.