Welcome to Bandipur


Bandipur was an important stop on the India–Tibet trade route for centuries until it was bypassed by the Prithvi Hwy in the 1960s. While it has since turned to tourism, it remains very much a living community, bustling with farmers and traders going about their business. Pause to savour this unique place.


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$1050 Outdoor Activities

20 Days Relaxing Combo Nepal (Home stay, City Tour, Safari, Short Trek) Trip

Day 01: Meet and greet at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu to transfer you to the hotel for overnight stay. Day 02: Explore Kathmandu city (UNESCO World heritage sites). Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Day 03: Sunrise tour from Nagarkot over Mt. Everest. Explore Bhaktapur heritage city. Free time to explore Thamel local market in the evening. Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Day 04: Transfer to Pokhara (approx. 200 KM). Upon arrival in Pokhara, will transfer you to the hotel for overnight stay. Day 05: Explore pokhara's places of interests (Water fall, cave, Tibetan refuse camp, world peace stupa, fewa lake). Overnight stay in Pokahra. Day 06: Trek day 01: Begin our trek for 4 nights 5 days to Poon Hill - Ghandruk circuits. Day 07: Trek day 02 Day 08: Trek day 03 Day 09: Trek day 04 Day 10: Trek day 05: Upon completion of our easy trek, will transfer back to Pokhara and overnight stay in Pokhara. Day 11: Rest day in Pokhara. Day 12: Rest day in Pokhara. (During your rest day in Pokhara: You have many option to do; Like: Paragliding, bungee, Zip line, Rafting with an extra cost) Day 13: Will trasfer you to Lumbini (Birth place of Buddha). Explore Mayadevi temple and overnight stay in Lumbini. Day 14: Explore more Buddhist places nearby and overnight stay in Lumbini. Day 15: Transfer you to Bandipur to experience homestay in Nepal. Overnight in Bandipur home stay with local family. Day 16: Transfer to Chitwan National Park for safari activities. Upon arrival in Chitwan, will transfer you to the resort and will do safari activities. Day 17: Safari activities in Chitwan National Park. Jeep safari, Canoeing, Elephant breeding center, wildlife nature museum, bird watching. Overnight in Chitwan. Day 18: Transfer you to Daman (famous hill station to see Mt. Everest view). Stay overnight in Daman. Day 19: Transfer you to Kathmandu. Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Day 20: As per your flight departure time schedule, will transfer you to Tribhuwan international airport for your onward journey. Tour end.

$70 Outdoor Activities

Bandipur Home Stay Tour in NEPAL

Bandipur Home Stay Tour in NEPAL program is the perfect tour experience of Home Stay tourism in Nepal. Bandipur is situated on a top of the hill above the main highway town Dumre and lies midway between the capital city Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara. Bandipur is famous for its natural beauty town nestled in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal. This tour provides panoramic mountain views of the Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Langtang Himal. Also you will get chance to observe Newari (Local tribes) culture, visit beautiful and natural caves, amazing landscapes and wonderful architecture.6am, meet our representatives in your hotel's lobby area in Pokhara or Kathmandu or Chitwan. Then, we transfer you to the bus station (if you choose this tour by bus mode), then we drive through scenic highway towards Dumre ( Approx. 3-5 hours). Change the bus and catch sharing jeep or mini bus arranged by us to Bundipur top hill ( 8 km , about 30-40 minutes drive), Car option will take you directly to the Bandipur Top hill. Upon your arrival in Bandipur, you will be transfer to Home Stay place for Overnight. This day, will explore Bandipur Village. Typical Nepali Dinner will be served in home stay with house people. Next morning, will enjoy Sunrise view over Annapurna mountain range. After sunrise, will have typical Nepali breakfast at house and start our small hiking to Ram Kot Village for about 2 hours (One way) to explore rural village of Nepal. After back from Ram kot, delicious Nepali lunch will be ready at home stay. After, will be heading to onward drive (Either Kathmandu or Pokhara or Chitwan).

$1374 Cultural & Theme Tours

6-Days Nepal Tour - Explore Chitwan, Lumbini and Pokhara Tour from Kathmandu

DAY 1 –  Kathmandu to  Bandipur – Leave the Kathmandu Valley behind as you travel through the Trisuli River Valley to reach the Newari village of Bandipur. Mountain views along the way as you follow the famed Trisuli River. Bandipur is a beautifully preserved village of the Newari people with great architecture and culture. Spend the night in the village.DAY 2 – Bandipur to Pokhara – Nepal Tour the village of Bandipur, then travel to the famed lakeside city of Pokhara deep in the Annapurna Mountains. Spend the first of two nights in Pokhara, enjoying the beauty of Phewa Lake.Rise early to travel to Sarangkot Hill for a magical sunrise over the Annapurna mountains. Return to your hotel for breakfast, then tour the fascinating sites in the lakeside city of  Pokhara. Places of interest include: Bindabasine Temple, Davis Falls with its underground river, Seti Gorge, Gupteshor Cave and the Tibetan Refugee Community.DAY 3 – Pokhara to  Travel to Lumbini – Journey through the mountains to reach the birthplace of Lord Buddha at Lumbini, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.DAY 4 – Lumbini to Chitwan– Tour the amazing monasteries of Lumbini as well as see the birthplace of Lord Buddha. In the afternoon, travel to Chitwan National Park.DAY 5 –  Chitwan National Park – Jungle safari as you search for jungle animals, including the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger as well as the Indian One-Horned Rhino. Enjoy the elephant safari as well as river trip.DAY 6 – Return to Kathmandu

$825 Cultural & Theme Tours

Nepal Classic Tour

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu. Upon your arrival on TIA Himalayan adventure treks and tours representative will greet you and transfer to Hotel.  Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing. After breakfast, we will have a full day guided sightseeing tour around Kathmandu: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath( Monkey temple),Pashupatinath Temple & Boudhanath Stupa Day 03: Full day sightseeing Patan and Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur: Patan: Day 04: Drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan. we will drive to Chitwan National Park for jungle activities which take around 6 hrs. At evening explore the park first by Sight seen in the tharu village and Tharu cultural museum, Elephant stable, including sunset view point. Same evening you will enjoy with Tharu cultural dance. Day 05: Full day jungle activities. After breakfast we will go jungle walk, bird watching, and canoe.You will see lots of crocodiles while canoeing and some rhino with their baby. After lunch, we go for Jeep safari inside the national park for 5 hours or elephant safari.where we see lots of animals including Royal Bengal Tiger.(if we lucky) Day 06: Drive form Chitwan to Lumbini and Half day sightseeing. Lumbini is the birth place of Lord Buddha. The broken Ashoka Pillar, remnants of old monastery, images of Buddha’s mother Maya Devi, are still preserved here. The Buddha himself proclaimed Lumbini as one of the foremost pilgrimage sites among the famous Chatumahasthana (the four great places of Birth, Enlightenment, Sermon and Mahaparinirvana). Day 07: Drive from Lumbini to Tansen(Palpa). After Breakfast you will take In the evening you can enjoy half day tour of Palpa Tansen.  Tansen is a bright Himalayan Town. It is also the most popular summer resort of western Nepal on account of its position and climate. It has perhaps Nepal’s most far stretching views of the country’s chief attraction. Day 08: Drive Tansen (Palpa) to Pokhara. The rare combination of snow clad peaks, snow fed lakes and rivers has helped to make the Valley of Pokhara (210 km./131 miles from Kathmandu) one of the most picturesque natural attractions in the country. Day 09: Pokhara valley sightseeing.  Sarangkot, Seti river, Davis Fall, Gupteshowar Mahadev, Old Bazar and in the evening, we will enjoy an hour long boat ride on Fewa Lake. Day 10: Drive from Pokhara to Bandipur. It takes around 3-4 hours drive to reach Bandipur . It is a small typical Nepali village which is reach in cultural and heritage. you can take tour around local village Day 11: Drive from Bandipur to Kathmandu. After Breakfast at hotel we will leave the quite and beautiful city and move forward to Kathmandu. Its is around 4 hours drive from Bandipur. Day 12: Departure to Airport. On the final day, drive to the airport to catch the international flight.

$800 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Nepal at a Glance

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu.Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.Day 02: Full day of sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley.After breakfast, we will have a full day guided sight seeing tour around Kathmandu:Pashupatinath TempleBoudhanathSwayambhunathKathmandu Durbar squareDay 03: Full day  sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur.Bhaktapur and Patan sightseeing Tour offers an exclusive cultural as well as artistic experience to its every participant.  On the night we will stay in Nagarkot where you can see best sunset and sunrise with deep valley and lots of mountains.Day 04: Drive from Nagarkot to ChitwanAfter breakfast in Nagarkot we will drive to chitwan national park for Jungle excrusion.After lunch in chitwan At evening explore the park first by Sight seen in the tharu village and Tharu cultural museum, Elephant stable, including sunset view point. Same evening you will enjoy with Tharu cultural dance.Day 05: Full day of jungle activities. After breakfast we will go jungle walk, bird watching, and canoe ride on the way we can visit the elephant breeding center, back to hotel we will enjoy to take bath with elephant on the river. After lunch, we go for Jeep safari inside the national park for 5 hours or elephant safari.Day 06: Drive from Chitwan to Lumbini.After breakfast at hotel we will drive to Lumbini which will take around 4 hours. After checked-in hotel we take some rest and at evening we will explore the Birth place of Gautam Buddha.Day 07: Drive from Lumbini to Pokhara.Breakfast at hotel then  drive to Pokhara by private vehicle, check in hotel and refreshment, walking around lake side. Evening boating in fewa lake.Day 08: Sightseeing  around Pokhara valley.Early morning, we will drive to the Sarangkot view point for a great sunrise view over the Annapurna mountain range.Bindabasani templeDavis FallGupteshowar mahadevPeace PakodaDay 09: Drive from Pokhara to Bandipur.Next morning after breakfast we drive back to Bandipur from Pokhara enjoying the good view of Marshyandgi river. Bandipur is a cultural town and local ethnical newari people. At evening you can do short hiking on Bandipur village and it’s a good point of sunset and sunrise.Day 10: Drive back from Bandipur to Kathmandu. After breakfast at Bandipur we drive back to Kathmandu. Day 11: Transfer to the airport for final departure.This is your final day we will drop to airport before 3 hours of your flight time.

$800.85 Multi-day & Extended Tours

10 days Nepal cultural highlights tour

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu  Arrival at Kathmandu Airport. you will be transfered to your hotel which is located in the hearth of Thamel.Day 2: Full day sightseeing in KathmanduToday will bring you to Kathmandu’s must sees including, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudha stupa and Pashupatinath temple.Day 3: Kathmandu to Chitwan (distance: 160km - duration: 6/7 hours) After breakfast, you travel to Chitwan National Park. In the afternoon your guide will take you on a Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village. In the evening, you will attend a Tharu cultural dance by the local villagers. Day 4: Half day Chitwan Jungle safari After breakfast, you take part in a Jungle Jeep safari where your guide will take you into the jungle to search for wild animals. In the afternoon you have time to explore the nearby village or book an optional excursion. Day 5: Chitwan to Lumbini and sightseeing in Lumbini (distance: 150km – duration: 4/5 hours) In the morning, you will move to Lumbini. Upon arrival in Lumbini your local guide will show you around the many temples and special places of Lumbini. The highlight of this tour is the birthplace of Buddha. Day 6: Lumbini to Pokhara (distance: 170km – duration: 6 hours) In the morning you will move from Lumbini to Pokhara by transport. Once you have arrived in Pokhara, you will have free time in the afternoon to explore the lake side (tourist area) of Pokhara. Day 7: Sightseeing in Pokhara Early morning you will head to Sarangkot to see the sunrise. In the early afternoon, you will have a guided sightseeing tour in this Himalaya
 city. You will visit the Peace pagoda, International Mountain Museum, Davis Fall (waterfall) and the Gupteshower Cave. Day 8: Pokhara to Kathmandu via Bandipur (distance: 240km - duration: 8 hours)After 3,5 hours driving, we will make a stop of around 1 hour to explore Bandipur which is a beautiful old town. After lunch we continue to Kathmandu.Day 9: Sightseeing in BhaktapurToday you will visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pottery square and the many beautiful small streets and local life Bhaktapur has to offer. Day 10: Departure dayTransfer to airport