Bandipur Village Tour is a pleasant and charming hill town is situat on a hill-crest. You are offered a magnificent view of the central Himalayas and the Marshyangdi valley. This ancient Newari mountain town located somewhat mid-way between Kathmandu and Pokhara and only eight Kilometers above the Prithivi Highway. It is the ideal spot for travelers to take a lunch- break. Stretch the body or simply gaze at the enchanting mountain views.
Untouched by modernization, and laced with an abundance of ancient houses, temples of great significance, and historical architecture, this medieval-era town boasts festivals all year around, besides plethora of cultural offerings. Neighboring Magar, Gurung, Bahun, Chhetri, Damai and Sarki villages all contribute to the cultural diversity of the region.
The hilltop town not only overlooks the incredible expanse of the Marsyanngdi river valley. But also offers a breathtaking sweep of the Himalayan range, from Langtang in the east to Dhaulagiri in the west. Also from nearby hilltops, one can see as far as Manakamana and Gorkha to east the great Chitwan plains to the south, among others, this is ideal place for two, three day hiking in the surrounding hills.
From the tiny hamlet of Cheres (6km before Mugling), an Austrian-engineered cable car soars up an almost impossibly steep hillside to the ancient Manakamana Temple. One of the most important temples in the Middle Hills. Hindus believe that the goddess Bhagwati, an incarnation of Parvati, has the power to grant wishes.