Bandipur Cable Car Pvt. Ltd is incorporated as a Private limited company promoted by well-reputed promoters and planned to introduce a Passenger Ropeway at Bandipur, Tahanu, GandakiZone.M/sBandipur Cable Car Pvt. Ltd. is for commute through cable car from Thuldhunga, Dumre (Base Station) to Baralthok, Bandipur (Top Station),spreading over 1575meters. The Cable Car station is approximately135 Km to the westof Kathmandu and approximately 65 KM to the East of Pokhara and around 4 hours and 15 minutes drive from Kathmandu via Prithivi Highway and proposed Base Station lies 375 meters West from the Highway. The Ropeway Project has been planned at Bandipur in order to develop as Tourist attaraction and destination of Nepal.Bandipur Cable Car Service shall providea facility for the Tourists / Locals to enjoy the bird eye view of the surrounding flora and fauna by reaching from road to the Hill top easily, safely and quickly.
Bandipur is a hilltop settlement
and a municipalityinTanahun District, (Gandaki Zone) of Nepal. This municipality was established on 18 May 2014 by merging tow VDCs i.e. Dharampani and Bandipur. Because of its reserved, old time cultural atmosphere, Bandipur has increasingly been coming to the attention of tourism. Bandipur has become a living museum of Newari culture, a beautifully preserved village crowning a lofty ridge, its main street lined with traditional row houses. Because of its preserved, old time cultural atmosphere, Bandipur has increasingly been coming to the attention of tourism. Time seems to have stood still here, although it has taken a lot of effort to preserve and develop this town as the Destination. Derelict buildings have been reborn as cafes and lodges, and temples and civic buildings have been pulled back from the edge of ruins. With its attractive 18thcentury architecture, pedestrian zone and outdoor dining, it has given European feeling. Bandipur was an important stop on the India–Tibet trade route for centuries until it was bypassed by the Prithvi Highway in the 1960s. While it has since turned to tourism, it remains very much a living community, bustling with farmers and traders going about their businesses. People are visitingBandipur, a great historical place as well as to view the great mountain scenes i.e. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang Range.
The company is one of the newest ventures jointly promoted by persons having diverse background. The company has planned to operate passenger ropeway cable carhaving Monocable Continuously Rotating Gondola with 6 passengers in each Gondola with 300 PPH asoverall capacity of ropeway and 15 storey FIVE STAR HOTEL with 3 Storey View Tower at the top station i.e hilltop of Bandipur.
Accordingly, the BANDIPUR CABLECAR PVT. LTD. has hired M/s Conveyor & Ropeway Services Pvt. Ltd. (CRSPL), a specialist engineering organization engaged in Techno – Feasibility Study, Design, Manufacture, Supply, Erection, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of Aerial Ropeway Systems, for both material and Passenger transportation.
The total project cost for the establishment of proposed passenger ropeway system is estimated to be Rs 15,685.01 lacs.