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 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 Nepal with their children. Family adventure in Nepal is combination of many activities that includes visits of exotic temples and cultural sites in Kathmandu, A short trek in Annapurna and 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 are visited in Kathmandu. You then travel to Pokhara to start the 4 days trek in Annapurna region.

The family trek starts from Dhampus phedi after short drive from Kathmandu. You start the real trek from Phedi to Dhampus on first day of trek. You continue trek for next 3 days, the trek goes to Landruk on second day and Ghandruk on third day. Ghandruk is beautiful village that offers great views of Himalayas including Annapurna, Heichuli and Fishtail Mountain. You trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara on 4th or last day of the trek.

Another post important part of this family tour in Nepal is to visit the Chitwan National park so, you travel to Chitwan national park to spend few days to do Jungle safari, jungle walks, elephant safaris and canoe trips into the Park. You 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 hotel, you go for sightseeing tour in the key attractions of Kathmandu that includes tour of Boudhanath stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath temple.

All these monuments have an amazing range of fascinating highlights and they are listed at cultural heritage sites in UNESCO list.

Swayambhunath Stupa is one of the 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 the Kathmandu.

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  • Kathmandu

After an early breakfast at the hotel, you start drive to Pokhara that takes about 6-7 (depends on traffic) hours. The drive is a 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 in Pokhara and go for small walking around the Lake side and Phewa lake after refreshed.

  • Hotel
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  • Pokhara

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

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

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  • Dhampus

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

The trek goes through the rhododendron forests and offers 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 lodge, you start the trek for today to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is easily seen across the valley. However, you have to descend to the valley floor to reach Ghandruk. The trek slowly goes descends 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, you enjoy the beauty of the Himalaya at a relatively close range and observe the glaciers and feeding the rivers below. It is a magnificent location and a photographer's delight.

  • Guest House
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  • Ghandruk

You have morning views of Annapurna South and Machapuchare which are stunning from Ghandruk. You then have a breakfast at lodge and you start trek to Nayapul that 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 trek goes on plat level path. You stop at Birethathi to have lunch. The 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.

  • Hotel
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  • 830
  • Pokhara

After having breakfast at 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 on the planned activities during our stay in Chitwan National park.

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

  • Lodge
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  • Chitwan National Park

You have early breakfast at lodge, you go for full day jungle activities that includes 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 number of bird species.

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

  • Lodge
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  • Chitwan National Park

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

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

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  • Kathmandu

Today is free day at leisure or you can go for 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 the incredible Himalayan nation of Nepal.

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What's Included

  • Airport transfers.
  • 4 nights’ hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per the itinerary.
  • 2 nights’ hotel in Pokhara including breakfast as per the above itinerary.
  • 3 nights 4 days Annapurna trek as per the itinerary with all the meals, guide, permits, accommodation, transfers etc…
  • 2 Nights’ hotel in Chitwan on 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 (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu).
  • Travel insurance (compulsory).
  •  Meals not stated in the itinerary.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Tips for the guide & driver.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.

Useful Information

Electricity and battery charge on Nepal family adventure

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

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

Guide and crew for Nepal family adventure

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

We provide porters to carry your main luggage on trek part and there will be 1 porter for each 2 members and a porter carry 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 all throughout the year however the autumn season (from mid-September till mid-December) and spring season (from the beginning of March until end of May) are the best time for Nepal family adventure in terms of weather and temperature.

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

No, we provide porters to carry luggage on trekking part of Nepal family adventure. You will simply carry a day bag pack with water bottle, camera, sun-screen, spare jacket, etc. that offers more comfort on trekking.

We provide 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.

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

We provide total of 23 meals (11 breakfast, 6 lunch and 6 dinner) on Nepal family adventure and these meals are provided in hotel/lodges.

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 tour in Kathmandu and for rest of the part 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 our company board or your name in the paper on your arrival to meet and greet you and transfer you to the hotel.

Yes, you need to have travel insurance when you come for trekking. In case of any serious sickness or injury on trek, 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 travel insurance policy that covers these expenses.

Equipment is very important to have comfortable and successful trek as the Nepal family adventure involves some trek in Annapurna region. So, you need to pack your gear carefully and pack only the things that you need and not anything that you do not need for the trek.

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

General

  • Sleeping bag (we provide you one if required and it to be returned after the trek).
  • Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep all your gear and this will be carried by the porter.
  • Daypack for yourself to keep your personal things such as camera, water, things that you need for the day and this is carried by you.
  • A small lockable bag to keep your extra stuff that you do not use on trek and this can be kept at the hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara and get return after the trek.
  • A down Jacket (we provide you one if you do not have and it is returned 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 pant, 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 water proof hiking/trekking boots
  • A pair 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 to consult 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 is recommended
  • 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.