BANDIPUR AND SIDDHA CAVE-NEPAL

June 22, 2013
ASIA, BLOG, NEPAL

b80# The best way to get access to Bandipur is to arrive by mid-day at Dumre Bazaar from Pokhara or Kathmandu and take local bus or jeep to Bandipur.

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# Bandipur offers many guest houses and hotels for accomodation.However we set up our tents.

 

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# Bandipur is a hilltop settlement which was initially part of the Magar kingdom of Tanahun ruled from nearby Palpa-Tansen but Newari traders flooded in after the conquest of the valley by Prithvi Narayan Shah so today more than 70% of building here,are traditional Newari houses.

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# Bandipur has set itself as one of the best accessible destination from town like Kathmandu/Pokhara to get back to lap of nature either be with friends or family.

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#Once you are in Bandipur, do not forget to witness and feel the sunset view from Thani Mai Temple, which is about 20 minutes uphill walk from main Bandipur settlement.

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# About 2 hours of downhill walk along the dense forest will take you to Siddha Cave.In monsoon, be ready to tackle with leeches.

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# On the way back to Kathmandu, don`t forget to taste fish in Malekhu- a well known fish eating stop.

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Thank you. Catch you soon :)

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" Sunil is an avid traveler who loves to engage in long distance hiking and exploratory trips. As Environment Management student, he likes to study Socio-cultural, economic, environmental relation between nature and community." View all posts by nomadic

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  1. March 27, 2014 at 11:40 pm

    Fascinating blog, Sunil! Thanks for connecting with us on Twitter! Keep up the great work and travel safe!