Once a commercial center along the trade route to Tibet, Bandipur is a beautiful town situated at around 1,000 meters on a ridge part way between Kathmandu and Pokhara.
It is a fantastic example of traditional Newari culture, and the town itself seems completely untouched by modernization.
The hilltop town not only overlooks the incredible expanse of the Marsyangdi river valley, but also offers a breathtaking sweep of the Himalayan range.
Apart from the beautiful views the town has some wonderful 18th-century architecture, numerous temples and wonderful opportunities to witness daily community life.
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Suggested itinerary featuring Bandipur
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Places near Bandipur
- Seti River 6 miles away
- Kurintar 14 miles away
- Chitwan National Park 32 miles away
- Pokhara 32 miles away
- Tanchock 41 miles away
- Birethanti 42 miles away
- Dhampus 42 miles away
- Ghandruk 47 miles away
- Annapurna 50 miles away
- Kathmandu 59 miles away
- Kathmandu Valley 63 miles away
- Terai 65 miles away
- Bhaktapur 66 miles away
- Nagarkot 70 miles away
- Dhulikhel 74 miles away
- Lumbini 77 miles away
- Bardia National Park 176 miles away
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