FAMILY ADVENTURE NEPAL

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  • DURATION12 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELModerate
  • GROUP SIZE1-12
  • MAX ALTITUDE1800

Highlights

  • Visit cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • Visit Lake city of Pokhara
  • Trek through villages and different landscape
  • Stunning views and sunrise over the Annapurna range.
  • Visit the cultural village of Ghandruk
  • Travel to Chitwan national park in search of rhino and the Bengal tiger

Trip Overview

Nepal Family Adventure is designed for those families who want to travel to Nepal with their children. Family Adventure in Nepal is a combination of many activities that includes visits to exotic temples and cultural sites in Kathmandu, A short trek in Annapurna, and a wildlife tour in Chitwan national park.

The Family Adventure starts in Kathmandu by exploring its temple and Buddhist Stupas, namely Monkey temple, Kathmandu durbar squire, and Bouddhanath stupa. You then travel to Pokhara and start the four days of hiking in the Annapurna region.

The Family Trek starts from Dhampus Phedi after a short drive from Pokhara, and You the real trek from Phedi to Dhampus on the first day. You continue the trekking for the next three days, and the trekking goes to Landruk on the second day and Ghandruk on the third day. Ghandruk is a beautiful village that offers great views of the Himalayas, including the Annapurna, Hiuchuli, and Fishtail Mountain. You trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara on the 4th or last day of the trek.

Another most important part of the family tour in Nepal is to visit the Chitwan National park. You travel to Chitwan national park to spend a few days and take part in a Jungle safari, jungle walks, elephant safaris, and canoe trip into the Park. You then drive back to Kathmandu, where the tour ends.

Itinerary

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You will be met by a representative of Escape Nepal on your arrival at Kathmandu airport and transferred to the hotel.

The rest of the days is free to explore yourself and to get familiar with the surrounding.

  • Hotel
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  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast at the hotel, you go for a sightseeing tour in the key attractions of Kathmandu that includes a tour of Boudhanath stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Swayambhunath temple.

All these monuments have an amazing range of fascinating highlights, and they are listed as cultural heritage sites on the UNESCO list.

Swayambhunath Stupa is one of Nepal’s most great Buddhist Chaityas, which is said to be 2000 years of age and painted on the four sides of the spire bases, which are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.

Kathmandu Durbar Square is the main of old Kathmandu city located in Basantapur that always inspire first-time guests with its complicated wood carvings and rich history.

Bouddhanath stupa is located 8 km toward the east of downtown Kathmandu, the Boudhanath is a standout amongst the most imposing milestones in Kathmandu, and it is the biggest stupa in Kathmandu.

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  • Kathmandu

After an early breakfast at the hotel, you start to drive to Pokhara, which takes about 6-7 (depends on traffic) hours. The drive is wonderful with scenic through colorful rural settings.

You stop somewhere to have light lunch and continue trek to Pokhara. Check into the hotel once reaching Pokhara and go for small walking around the Lakeside and Phewa lake after you get refreshed.

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  • Pokhara

After having breakfast at the hotel, you drive to Dhampus Phedi that takes about 45 minutes. You then start trek to Dhampus, and it is a short trek today that takes only about 3 hours. Dhampus is a beautiful village with fantastic views.

Check in to the lodge and go on walking around the village.

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  • Dhampus

After having breakfast at the lodge, you start today’s trek to Landruk village. This part of the trekking is interesting as the trail gently glides through the forest. You can see closer views of the mountains.

The trek goes through the rhododendron forests and offers the best residence for birdlife, and you can hear their varied call. The trail soon opens onto fields as you approach the village of Landruk with its excellent views of Annapurna South at the head of the valley.

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  • Landruk village

After having breakfast at the lodge, you start the trek for today to Ghandruk. The trekking slowly goes descending through rice terraces to the Modi Khola. You then cross the steel cable suspension bridge and start ascending to Ghandruk.

The trek goes up through many staircases, and you enjoy the beauty of the Himalayas at a relatively close range and observe the glaciers and feeding the rivers below. It is a magnificent location and a photographer's delight.

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  • Ghandruk

You have morning views of Annapurna South and Machapuchare, which are stunning from Ghandruk. You then have breakfast at the lodge and start trek to Nayapul, which takes about 4 hours.

The trek goes downhill through neat villages and along well-worn trails busy with local people till Syauli Bazaar, then the hiking goes on plat level path. You stop at Birethathi to have lunch. Birethathi is an interesting village with traditional architecture.

After lunch at Birthathi, you trek to Nayapul that takes about 30 minutes, and drive to Pokhara to conclude the trek.

You check in to the hotel, and the evening is free to explore yourself.

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  • 830
  • Pokhara

After having breakfast at the hotel, you travel to Chitwan national park by road that takes about 6-7 hours (depends on traffic). On your arrival at Chitwan, Check in to the lodge, and you are brief is given the planned activities during our stay in Chitwan National park.

Have lunch in the lodge and go on a Tharu village tour in the evening.

  • Lodge
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  • Chitwan National Park

You have early breakfast at the lodge, and you go for full-day jungle activities that include jungle walks, canoe rides, and bird-watching, and jeep/elephant safari. You can sport many species of wildlife including tigers, leopards, rhino, deer, boar, bear, peacocks, and several bird species.

You also enjoy the Tharu cultural program in the evening and overnight at the lodge.

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  • Chitwan National Park

You go on a short bird watching tour in the morning. You then have breakfast at the lodge and start travel to Kathmandu by overland.

It takes 6-7 hours to reach Kathmandu. It is a wonderful drive through many settlements and river valleys. Check in to the hotel on reaching Kathmandu, and your evening is free to explore yourself.

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  • Kathmandu

Today is a free day at leisure, or you can go shopping as this is your last day in Nepal. There are also many things to see in Kathmandu, and we can plan some day tours like Bhaktapur – Patan tour or Dakshinkali-Pharping Tour.

We recommend you spend this day wandering the town and exploring the valley yourself.

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  • Kathmandu

Our escort will transfer you to the airport to fly home. We know that you always remember this combo vacation & return home to tell stories of your Amazing experiences in Nepal.

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What's Included

  • Airport transfers
  • Four nights’ hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per the itinerary
  • Two nights’ hotel in Pokhara including breakfast as per the above itinerary
  • Three nights Four days Annapurna trek as per the itinerary with meals, guide, permits, accommodation, and transfers
  • Two nights’ hotel in Chitwan on a full board basis (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • All the transportation private tourist vehicle
  • All the applicable entrance fees, permits, and TIMS

What's Excluded

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Meals, not stated in the itinerary
  • International airfare
  • Tips for the guide & driver
  • Any expenses, not mentioned in the included section

Useful Information

Electricity and battery charge on Nepal Family Adventure

Electricity is available in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan, and most of the villages trekking to charges your camera/mobile batteries. However, you may have to pay a little fee to recharge these batteries.

We strongly suggest you bring spare/extra batteries to use in case of unavailability.

Guide and crew for Nepal Family Adventure

We provide a tourist guide for a day tour in Kathmandu on day 02, a nature guide for the jungle tour in Chitwan national park, and a trekking guide for the trekking part, who handles the logistics and guide you and your team on the trek.

We provide porters to carry your main luggage on the trekking part, and there will be one porter for every two members, and a porter carries about 20 - 22KG, which means 10 - 11 KG from each trekker.

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FAQs

Yes, you need to have some permits especially for the trekking part, and Chitwan national park, You need to Annapurna conservation entry permit, TIMS permit, and national park entry permits to visit Chitwan national park.

We apply and get all these permits for you once you book a family tour in Nepal.

The family tour in Nepal is available and doable throughout the year. However, the autumn season (from mid-September till mid-December) and spring season (from the beginning of March until the end of May) are the best time for Nepal family adventure in terms of weather and temperature.

No, International flights to arrive in Nepal and to return from Nepal do not include in our price and itinerary of our Nepal family adventure. So, you need to book these international flights yourself.

No, You do not have to carry your luggage on Nepal family Adventure. We provide porters to carry your luggage on the trekking part of the Nepal family adventure. You can carry a day bag pack with a water bottle, camera, sun-screen, spare jacket, etc. that offers more comfort on trekking.

We provide a good 3-star hotel for 4 nights in Kathmandu, 2 nights in Pokhara, 2 nights in Chitwan, and 3 nights in simple lodge/teahouse accommodation while on trekking.

The hotel we provide:

  • Hotel in Kathmandu: Hotel Jampa: 4 nights
  • Hotel in Pokhara: Splendid view
  • Hotel in Chitwan: Rhino land lodge
  • Hotel on Trek Routes: simple Mountain lodge: 3 nights

We provide a similar category of hotels if these hotels are not available and hotel upgrade is available in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan. There is a luxury 4-5 star hotel available in these places, and we can book them as per your requirement.

We provide a total of 23 meals (11 breakfast, 6 lunch, and 6 dinners) on Nepal family adventure. You have a wide variety of Nepali and Western meals on this tour and drinks such as coffee, tea, milk, soft drinks, and beer) as well. However, these drinks are not included in the cost. So, you can buy them yourself on the available lodge/guest house.

We advise you to bring water purification pills/medicine while coming for the Nepal student tour since you have normal water for free and use the medicine and drink, or you can simply buy bottled/boiled water to drink.

We provide private transport for airport transfers and sightseeing tours in Kathmandu and the rest of the parts of the adventure, such as Kathmandu -Pokhara, and Pokhara –Chitwan-Kathmandu.

Yes, we arrange airport transfer services once you book the Nepal family adventure with us. There will be our representative with the company board or your name in the paper and to meets and greets you and transfer you to the hotel.

Please, note that there can be many people to support to carry your luggage or to put your luggage in the vehicle. And, they ask for money as a tip at the end (These people do not belong to us). So, be careful of them and do not let them carry your bag/luggage. We suggest you take your bag/luggage yourself until you put them in our vehicle.

Yes, You need travel insurance when you come for trekking. In case of any sickness or injury on trekking, we do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital. You will be entirely liable for all the expenses incurred in the evacuation/rescue. So, we strongly advise you to buy a travel insurance policy that covers these expenses.

Equipment is important for a comfortable and successful trek as the Nepal family adventure involves some trekking in the Annapurna region. So, you need to pack your gear carefully with our missing anything compulsory for the trekking.

To help you to pack your gear for the Nepal family adventure, we have given a list that you should not miss while you are packing.

General

  • Sleeping bag (we provide you one if required, and it is returnable after the trek).
  • Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep all your gear, which will be carried by the porter.
  • Daypack for yourself to keep your things, Such as a camera, water bottle and things you need for the day, and this is carried by yourself.
  • A small lockable bag to keep the extra stuff that you do not use on the trek, and this can be kept at the hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara and get a return after the trekking.
  • A down Jacket (we provide you one if you do not have, and it is returnable at the end of the trek).
  • Shade hat
  • Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  • A pair of light-weight warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Raincoat (if you are traveling in monsoon time)
  • Trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees, So they double as shorts.
  • Some pairs of liner warm socks
  • A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots
  • A pair of light trekking shoes or sandals for camp/lodges
  • A water bottle
  • Head/torch Light
  • A medium-size towel
  • Walking poles (optional)

Medicines and First Aid Kits

We recommend consulting with your doctor for medication suggestions to take for these regions.

Miscellaneous but Important

  • Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies), these Extra passport photos are necessary to obtain the trekking permits.
  • Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
  • Lip balm at least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  • Sun cream with SPF 40
  • Pocket knife
  • Water purification Iodine tablets (optional)
  • Toiletry kit and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.