family tour in nepal
Day 1: Greetings at Kathmandu Airport
We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. When you have had your time to settle in and freshen up after your long fight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. You will have meeting with your trekking guide and discuss about the equipment needed for the trekking and we will process for the trekking permits. During this visit we will help you check your equipment and facilitate the processing of other necessary items such as National Park Permits, special permits etc. If you arrive at night we will have same discussion in next day morning after your breakfast.
Day 2: A full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, the capital valley
The very next morning, after breakfast you will leave for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You can visit sacred Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient and essentially enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath and the prehistoric architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square reflecting the ancient Nepalese culture are highlighted on our guided tour. The sightseeing tour continues to Patan City, famous for its fine arts and historical architecture. On return to your hotel you will have time to explore the local area, have dinner and perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the popular streets.
Day 3: Flight or Drive to Pokhara
After having your breakfast, we will drive you to the Domestic Airport to take a 25 minutes flight to Pokhara. Or if you wish you can take a Tourist bus to Pokhara about 6-7 hour drive exploring & enjoying with scenic beauty all the way around. During the short flight to Pokhara you will have majestic views of the glorious Manaslu peaks and the snow-capped Annapurna mountain range, as well as the Langtang Himalayan range.
After having a rest at your hotel and lunch, a sightseeing tour of Pokhara will begin. Pokhara offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhare, five peaks of Annapurna and others. The tour includes a visit to the Devi's fall, the gorge of the Seti River, Tibetan Refugee Camp, Mahendra Cave and many more. In the evening, a boating trip on Phewa Lake will be followed where you can enjoy the spectacular views of Annapurna Himalaya Range reflected in all its glory in the calm green water of the lake and visit Barahi Temple lying in middle of the Phewa lake.
Day 4: Pokhara trekking to Ghandruk (1940m)
A car drive for about 1 and half hour through large village Lumle brings you to Nayapul. The trek starts dropping at first on a staircase and then traversing high above the river on a wide stone-paved trail to a large and prosperous town Birethanti (1065m). The trail follows the main street winding through the bamboo forests and past waterfalls with plunge pools inviting you for a refreshing swim. Beyond a pasture used by pony caravans, the trail reaches a small village Sudami, where you can have your lunch. We walk along the terraced fields beneath the splendid panorama of awe-inspiring glaciated Himalayan mountain ranges. After passing a flatland, forest, cultivated lands and a suspension bridge over Khumnu Khola, we arrive at the beautiful village of Ghandruk after 3-4 hrs walking. An ideal vantage point in this pristine village offers breathtaking views of Annapurna, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Hiuchhuli. There will be time to explore, rest, and enjoy some lunch, before settling into your accommodation for the night.
Day 5: Ghandruk Trekking to Jhinu Hot Spring (1750m)
Hiking through a flat level for an hour passing through terraces, streams and the green sceneries, we will work down to a bridge over Kyuri Khola at 2010m. The trail starts ascending to Kumrong Danda. Very almighty rhododendron forests and fine terraces went passing through our trail to the Chhomrong village. Above the village is the mighty peak of Annapurna South, with the Mt. Fishtail facing it across the valley. Chhomrong is a beautiful village with lots of Lodges providing good faciities. From here you can also trek down about 1 hour to Jhinu. A Natural hot spring at Jhinu is an inviting place to spend time splashing in the small pool beside the natural hot spring.
6: Jhinu Hot Spring trek to Pothana (1990)
After breakfast next morning, the trail continues on to Landruk, a beautiful Gurung village which provides an excellent view of the surrounding mountain ranges. The trail emerges in the main Modi Khola valley and reaches Tolkha and continues towards Pothana. The view of Machhapuchhare (6997m) is excellent from here, except that from this angle it looks more like Matterhorn than a fish tail.
Day 7: Pothana trekking to Phedi and drive back to Pokhara
Today we will walk along a paved stone trail through Rhododendron forests arriving at Dhampus (1750m). This village is inhabited by a mix of people from different Nepalese cultures, Gurung, Brahman, and Magar communities. After a rest here we will walk mostly downhill through fields to the forest and on to the Phedi. A 30 min drive from Phedi brings you to Pokhara. We spend a beautiful night in beautiful Pokhara city.
Day 8: Free day at Pokhara
Pokhara is known as the Land of Dream of Nepal. You will be free to explore Pokhara and the surrounding area at your leisure. Taking a taxi to the village of Sarangkot before sunrise will afford you spectacular views as you see the sun rise, draping the great Annapurna Range in a golden, deep purple, and rose cloak, before the brilliant clear blue sky emerges for you. After lunch visit famous David's fall, the Tibetan refugees' camp, Mahendra cave and ancient museum. The Peace Pagoda funded by Japan is another spectacular viewing point over the valley, with Pokhara and Phewa Lake nestling far below. Have a leisurely stroll over the beach side of Lake enjoying the evening.
Day 9: Pokhara - River rafting – Chitwan
After breakfast drive to rafting site (Trisuli River for White water Rafting). It takes approx. 2 and half hrs drive from Pokhara to our point of departure for our rafting adventure, at Charaundi Village, on the bank of the Trisuli River. This River is popular as access to the Prithivi Highway makes "breaking off" the journey easy. Trisuli River is also an ideal beginner's River. The trip leader will inform you about river safety, paddling techniques and what to do if you find yourself in a situation where you fall overboard. We begin rafting in a languid pleasurable fashion to get the feel of the motion on a raft. The scenic passage past the river banks and the life taking place along the way is interesting and intriguing, an added bonus to the rafting experience itself.
After lunch, drive to Chitwan National Park. We will have short meeting to highlights on the program and the facilities to be offered. At evening you will offered an exciting elephant ride (Jungle Safari) and explore the jungle with the views of wildlife and vegetation. This provides chance to have a glance of the one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkeys, wild boar, bison, sloth bear, leopard and the Royal Bengal tiger too.
Day 10: Exploration of Chitwan National Park.
After having morning tea or coffee, you'll have a bare foot nature walk to cherish with the environment. Get introduce to the features as vegetation, Sal forest, open grassland and thick jungle. You will be helped by our guides to know about species of birds, plants and other wildlife. Learn more about these fascinating animals during a visit to our elephant stable. (For the brave ones there is even a crash course in riding and leading the elephants). After lunch, traditional dug-out canoe is waiting for you on a silent trip down the Rapti River to enjoy and view aquatic birds and the animals of the river banks. At the evening, farmers of the nearby villages will show some of their traditional skills and dances.
Day 11: Chitwan National Park to Kathmandu
Next day early at morning, you can have bird watching or another pleasant elephant ride.
On safari in the jungle you will be accompanied by expert naturalists who will advise on safety procedures and we request you to respect their judgment at all times. If you wish to stroll in the forest alone, a guide will have to accompany you for your safety. After lunch we will take you to the Bharatpur Airport for a flight to Kathmandu.
Day 12: Morning Mountain flight and leisure time
The following morning after breakfast we will drive you to the Kathmandu Domestic Airport to take a 1 hour scenic mountain flight. The outstanding views of Mt Everest towering high above the other high Himalayas will be a highlight of your last day with us. After return, you can have a relax walk over the streets and view the normal living of Nepalese. Also you can buy some memories and gifts for back to your home. Full day leisure can be accompanied by some entertainment and sound time in hotel. At evening you can prepare to pack our baggage with mentality to leave Nepal.
Day 13: Final Departure
If you are leaving Nepal and not continuing your holiday here in Nepal, we will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home. We will wish you a happy journey in the traditional and cultural way of Nepal and hope to see you again.
What’s included in the Cost:
• Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
• Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast.
• Hotel accommodation in Pokhara include breakfast
• Three time (lunch,dinner,breakfast ) and accommodation during the trek
• Guide,require porter duing the trek
• Guided Tour of Kathmandu City with expert tour guide and private vehicle
• Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
• Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
• All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes
• Local transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the tour by Tourist bus/Private Car/Van and Flights depends on Clients requirement and budget.
Cost no include
• Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
. flight ticket for everest fight
• Lunch and dinner in Pokhara
• Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
• International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
• Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
• Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
• Travel Insurance
• Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
• Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.