Bhadaure, Nepal is a small village located 1.5 hours from Lakeside, Pokhara by taxi. This little village is easy to get to and offers local culture with Himalayan views. There’s no entry permit required. It’s the perfect day trip or overnight from Lakeside if you don’t want to trek but want to experience something with local vibes outside the city.
Bhadaure Village Guide
Gurung & Nepali
950 m (3,115 feet)
90% compared to 100% at sea level
Bhadaure Village Population:
Around 700-800 people live in Bhadaure Village.
Best Time of Year to Visit:
It’s best to visit in the peak season around October or November as the skies are clear offering great views. You can visit here most times of the year; however, the area gets a lot of leeches in monsoon season (June, July, August, and September).
Wild Animals in the Region:
Wild animals in the region include spotted leopards, Himalayan black bears, porcupines, monkeys, and pheasants.
Bhadaure is located 1.5 hours from Lakeside, Pokhara by taxi. It’s located about 21.5km northwest of Pokhara.
No entry permit is required to enter the area.
NTC or Ncell service:
NTC had 4 bars at 4G
Ncell had 3 bars at 4G
What to Eat in Bhadaure
Locals recommend eating dal bhat. This dish consists of rice, lentil soup, spinach, vegetable or chicken curry, and achar which is a spicy pickle. Each place makes dal bhat differently, and it can vary a lot from place to place.
Things to do in Bhadaure, Nepal
Enjoy the mountain views, drink the local chai tea, go hiking near, do the Panchase trek, or visit Chandri waterfall which is an hour away but a little difficult to get to.
Bhadaure Lodges & Teahouses
Types of accommodation:
Homestays / Lodges
Number of accommodations:
4 lodges and 25 homestays nearby
We didn’t stay in Bhadaure, but we ate at Panchase Green Hill Guest House which is just above the village. It has beautiful mountain views, but it’s a bit outside the main village.
Price of a Room:
500 rupees (about $5.00 USD) for a double room.
Price of Veg Dal Bhat:
450 rupees (about $4.50 USD)
They don’t always have electricity due to power cuts and load shedding.
There is one western toilet and one squat toilet located outside but nearby the rooms.
The showers are free if they are solar powered, however, if you want to use the gas shower it’s 100 rupees.
Wifi is available for 100 rupees.
Bhadaure, Nepal Photography
Michelle Della Giovanna
Writer at Full Time Explorer
I’m just your average New Yorker who quit her job in the fashion industry to explore the world. Come find out what it’s like to trade in five-inch heels for squat toilets.