Ramkot is a beautiful village and one of the popular hiking destinations near Bandipur where the visitors can taste the pure and original flavor of the rural area and their lifestyle of Nepal. Ramkot is a rural village which is habituated by native Magar people or community. They are the same group of people who are the successor of Mongol species from an earlier time. It is very rare these days to find such kind of hardworking, honest, friendly and straight forward people with innocent face and nature in contrast to the people of this generation. This village is a perfect destination to explore the unique Nepalese people or community and experience their priceless tradition, culture and their lifestyle with the history of their existence.
Ramkot village is located about two hours of hike to the west of Bandipur which is considered as one of the easy and worthy hikes to make. Ramkot hike passes through Muchuk Village from where you can get another great opportunity to visit Mukundeswari too. The hiking trail is generally flat with a small difference in elevation and is much comfortable trail to make a hike on. The path towards the village allows you to see beautiful butterflies. The typical Magar village features many traditional round houses which are still untouched by modern development, offering an opportunity to experience the lifestyle of rural Nepal. This short, easy and beautiful hike fully consists of gorgeous views of awesome landscape and terraces, magnificent mountains views with beautiful valleys and peaceful and silent nature allowing you to be lost in the lap of nature at least for a small interval of time.
However, a visit to Ramkot village will remind you of the live view of how the life used to be in earlier time especially for the visitors mostly settled in the city area. Moreover, you can extend your trip to one of the significant temple of Nepal, Chabdi Barahi, which can be reached after two hours of easy hiking from this village.