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Bat Cave

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Pokhara, Nepal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Locally knows as Chamero Gufa, it is ten minutes away from Mahendra Cave. The cave is so famous for its bats hanging on the walls.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KRISHANU-naturelover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much my hotel owner uncle who give us opportunity to visit this place although it was very scary experience for me still I enjoyed a lots its the best cave I ever visit

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anne upasana C
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Untamed stones leading to a dark, damp, huge cave , with roof black with cluster of bats. Will get everything you want if keep 3 pebbles vertically in a corner by virtue of bat deity. May get battery lights from the entry ticket counter, ticket...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ghosal_rg
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Thousands of bats cover the roof of the cave. It is quiet unbelievable to see them quietly sleeping. It is better to come out back from the way you enter the cave. Their is one exit point, which is very difficult for old people and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lohdeepak1
Reviewed December 25, 2018

The bat cave is worth visiting. Though a bit dark and eerie it is quite exciting. It is a bit of a walk though. The alternate exit is a bit cramped and can spoil your clothes. Takes about half hour to visit the place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Deep C
Reviewed November 4, 2018

I had no expectation of this attraction, except that we would need to squeeze through some rocks at the end. The cave was humid, dark and full of tens of thousands of sleeping bats. I had never before seen anything like it. I would love...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brendab2k
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Fascinating to join Nepali tourists to venture into the absolute darkness of a cave also populated by thousands of leaf-nosed bats. Foreign visitors pay Rp 150/- and can be provided with a good light

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JaneWilsonHowarth
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

It is one of the popular caves of Pokhara that is almost similar to other caves - Mahendra Cave and Gupteshwor Cave. If you visited the other caves, you may not find it that exciting. It has many bats in it. Its better if you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank srptshering
Reviewed October 15, 2018

OK i dont the that much its a cave where u an see bat little bit exciting its dark there so when u buy ticket they will give u torch

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Big cave. Very slippery. No lights inside. No directions or signs inside. Dont visit here if its rainy season. The exit has a sharp bend not all can come out of it. Dint really like it.

Date of experience: July 2018
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