Bandipur Mt. Resort
Located somewhat half-way between Kathmandu and Pokhara and only seven kilometers off of the Prithivi Highway, Bandipur Mountain Resort is the ideal spot for travelers to take a lunch break, stretch the body with a refreshing swim or simply gaze at the enchanting mountains. Bandipur Mountain Resort, which lies strategically under a mixed canopy of pine and sal forests, offers the finest views that the area has to offer. From here, the panorama includes the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manasalu and the Ganesh Himal ranges, high snowcapped mountains, the cascading Marshyangdi River and lush terraced fields all combined to offer a never-ending blissful experience. Bandipur Mountain Resort is the ideal getaway to experience the peace and tranquility of timelessness. It is easy to while away few days in Bandipur with visits to the surrounding areas. Short day-hikes into the nearby hills will reveal two distinct cultures that have co-existed in harmony for hundreds of years—that of the Magars who are the original inhabitants and the Newars who settled there after downfall of the Malla regime. For the more adventurous, there are options of longer treks like hiking it all the way down to Chitwan or rafting in the white water of the Marshyangdi River. Whether it be just a lunch time stopover, an overnight stay to view a glorious sunrise next morning, a couple of days’ break from bustling city life, or to organize seminars and workshops, there could not be a better choice than Bandipur Mountain Resort.