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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$499 Cultural & Theme Tours

Authentic Bandipur Homestay Tour

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS • Explore Ethnic local culture • Experience sustainable eco village tourism. • Taste the ocal foods products • Typical Nepali village life • A scenic drive along the bank of the river. • Pristine mountain views including Annapunra, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and langtang ranges. ITINERARYDay 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.After your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in medieval and modernized Kathmandu, you will be warmly greeted by our office representative and transferred to the hotel. After check in and some refreshments, we will give you a brief orientation about Bandipur Homestay Tour. You can then go for a stroll down the street to get familiar with the neighborhood, have supper and go to bed. This is your first overnight in the valley of temples and cows, probably the most in the world. Overnight at hotel inclusive Breakfast.Day 2 : Drive to Bandipur.After having our breakfast at hotel, we will be ready to ride to Bandipur from Kathmandu which is the ride of about 4 to 5 hours. But it won’t be nasty as we will be enjoying the beautiful views all the way long to Bandipur. Talking about Bandipur, it is one of the best Hill Stations in Nepal having its own and unique terrain and some history behind it. Beside this, it offers you a friendly environment which will surely be a plus point to have a visit to Bandipur.Day 3 : Bandipur exploration dayToday we are going to explore the beauty of Bandipur village around. After having some good food, we will set off from the hotel. The main attraction for today will be Khadga Devi Temple followed by the shrine of Paarpani Mahadev (the shrine of lord Shiva where the local people go in spring season and pleader fro the rain with Lord Shiva). After then, we will head to Bindabasini and Mahalaxmi temples having its own importance and beauties. You can witness the excellence of brass carving and wood carving. More on the list, we will visit to the silk farm and learn about the silk farming and silk is made. After these, we will return back to hotel. Day 4 : Drive back to KathmanduAfter early breakfast drive back to Kathmandu or join Chitwan national park Jungle safari trip or White water rafting trip if you have or can extend your time. Otherwise just come back to Kathmandu and you can go for shopping or relaxed at Hotel. Tonight let's go for Nepali typical dinner with Nepali culture showDay 5 : Departure DayAfter breakfast and our last day in Kathmandu, our vehicle and escorts will be on standby to drop you to the international airport three hours before our scheduled flight back home. We hope to see you again in near future.

$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.

$3499 Outdoor Activities

1 Months Long Vacation in Nepal to Explore Culture Nature and Adventure

Day 01: Our representative will come and pickup you from Kathmandu Trivubhan International Airport upon your arrival and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight stay. Day 02: After breakfast, we will take you to visit places of interest by car (will visit: Pashupatinath temple with burning ghats, Shywambhunath temple, Baudhdhhanath stupa and durbar square). Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Day 03: Will take you to visit Bhaktapur and Patan heritage city with Nagarkot view point to see Mt. Everest (8848 Meters). Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Day 04: Free unguided day for your refreshment. Day 05: Today, we will take you to Beautiful natural city Pokhara - morning at 6:00am we start driving approx. 4 hours, and stop to experience Rope way trip to Manokamana Temple. After spending sometime, rope way back and continue our journey to Pokhara. Transfer you to the hotel. Overnight stay. Day 06: Free unguided day for your refreshment in Pokhara. Day 07: We will today visit places of interest in Pokhara (Water Fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Tibetan Refusee Camp, Mountain Museum, Seti River Gorge, Bindyabashini Temple, Gorkha Museum). Overnight stay in Pokhara. Day 08: Morning at 5 am, will take you to the Sarangkot to enjoy Sunrise view over Mt. Annapurna and many more. Free time. Day 09: Will take you to short a day hiking to Australian Camp (2000 Meters) -Dhampus. Will enjoy amazing landscape and Mt. Annapurna. Day 10: Free unguided day. Day 11: Will do 1 hour boating on Fewa lake in the morning and then, we will go for 30 minutes Paragliding adventure from Pokhara. Will go for 3 Days Amazing Short Trek to Panchase Hill (2500 Meters): Day 12: Trek Day 13: Trek Day 14: Trek 5 Days we will have free time to relax in Pokhara, as this city is really beautiful to relax: Day 15: Rest Day 16: Rest or you can do Cycling Day 15: Rest or even you can do Pony Riding trip Day 16: Rest or You can do Bungee, hot Air beloon Day 17: Rest or you can do Meditation Day 18: We will drive you to Bandipur village for homestay experience. Day 19: Explore Bandipur. Day 20: Rest in Bandipur. Day 21: We will trasfer you to Chitwan National Park. Day 22: Jungle Activities in Chitwan. Day 23: Rest day in Chitwan. Day 24: We will transfer you to Kathmandu via Rafting in Trisuli River. Day 25: Rest day in Kathmandu. Day 26: We will do one day hiking in Nagarkot- Dhulikhel. Day 27: Will go to visit Buddhist monastery. Day 28: Free unguided Day. or shopping Nepali creation souvenir for family and friends.  Day 29: Free unguided Day, for summarize your amazing a month long Nepal vacation. Day 30: Farewell day, we will transfer you to the Airport for your departure from Nepal. Trip 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).

$799 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

$650 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.