Bandipur, a charming hill town lies approximately midway between Kathmandu and Pokhara situated eight kilometers about Dumre Bazaar at an altitude of 1,005 meters. This ancient trading post lies cradled in the saddle of some of the country is most peculiar-shaped hills.
Bandipur village is located under a mixed canopy of pine and Sal forests over looking an ultra wide panorama of mountains that include the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal ranges, High Himalaya the cascading Marshyangdi River and lash terraced fields all around offer a near ending blissful experience.
A few days can easily be whiled away with visit to the surrounding areas, short day hiking into the neighborhood of the hills will reveal two distinct culture that have mingled in harmony for hundreds of years. That of the magars who settled there, the after the demise of the Malla Raj for the more adventurous there is the option for treks to chitwan or Pokhara & River Rafting in the Marshyangdi