Siddha Gufa (Cave) is the largest cave in Nepal and second largest cave in South Asia providing amazing experience of darkness of a cave or a small world without light which is located in Bimalnagar village of Tanahun district of western Nepal. The cave is about a half kilometer inside depth and about 50 meters in height which can feet about 2500 people inside of it. Being the largest cave in the country, it obviously offers or provides the best experiences of experience or come into contact with the dark environment, bats chattering, mice moving and many more. The hiking trail towards the cave slippery and stone path, so special attention should be given while hiking.
Siddha Gufa trek can be started from Bandipur (which is also a popular tourist destination). From Bandipur to Siddha Cave, the trip is about a half day with a small hike of around one and a half hours. The hiking trail starts from the north end of the village and the path is not so good but not so difficult too. In contrast to this route, you can also hike from Bimalnagar which is in Prithivi Highway up to the cave, which only takes around 45 minutes to reach the destination (i.e. cave). At the entrance of the gate, there are many guides and they cost Rs.200 and flashlights are also available for hire. It is recommended to take or hire a guide to visit the cave. Cave entrance fee is only Rs.20 for Nepalese citizen. Inside the cave, you can experience a little world without light which is found to be very adventurous as well as enjoyable and memorable too. The cave opens at 7 am in the morning and closes at 7 pm in the evening.
However, the best part of the trip includes a visit to the largest cave throughout the country where saint in living inside the cave and is also the sketch of ancient saint caved into the stone. The trip is adventurous as you have to cross the places that can only be crossed using the ropes and Bandipur, itself is a famous tourist destination offering various attractions.