NEPAL STUDENT TOUR

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  • DURATION12 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELModerate
  • GROUP SIZE1-40
  • MAX ALTITUDE3210

Highlights

  • Visit of World heritage sites Kathmandu
  • Adventure Rafting for a day in Trisuli River
  • Panoramic Sunrise views from Poon hill
  • Trek through pine and rhododendron forest
  • Visit Magar and Gurung ethnic people’s village of Ghorepani and Ghandruk
  • Jungle activities in Chitwan national park

Trip Overview

Nepal Student Tour, which is designed for college and school students, and Nepal is becoming the best destination for the students. Nepal is the only country where students can feel the adventures and learn about history, landscapes, geography, Mountains, culture, and religions at once. Nepal is a country with great Himalayas, Rivers, diverse cultures, lifestyles, people, and plain Jungles. Students can gain knowledge of every aspect of educations.

We have designed a perfect itinerary for the students with a mixture of activities. And, these are a visit of historical and mythological UNESCO heritage sites, ancient palaces with arts and architectures, Adventure River rafting, visit of the Beautiful lakes city of Pokhara, trek to Ghorepani- Poon hill, and Jungle safari Chitwan national park. We aim that students can learn many things from this student tour in Nepal.

The main objectives of the Nepal student tour are to provide knowledge of the culture, nature, geography, history, custom, and lifestyle of the different ethnic groups of people of the Himalayan country of Nepal. Students get to experience different ways of lives lived in this part of the world, and this would enable everyone to make a comparative evaluation of his or her lifestyle.

A student tour in Nepal offers the opportunity to enjoy and experience nature and enhance mental and physical toughness. By traveling in a group, students inherently develop tolerance amongst their peers, endurance in conquering the valleys and mountain terrain, team spirit and resourcefulness, and not forgetting building up their resilience, determination, and naturally their physical fitness.

Nepal Student tour starts with a cultural visit in Kathmandu and go for river rafting in Trisuli river and drive to Pokhara. You then begin a five days Ghorepani Poon Hill trek by taking a short drive to Nayapul that is the start point of the trekking. You then continue trek to Ghorepani through Tikhedunga. After a great view of sunrise over the Himalayas from Poon Hill, the trekking continues to Tadapani, Ghandruk, and finally trek back to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara.

After the short trek, You travel to Chitwan national park for Great jungle safari activities. You spend two nights in Chitwan and do many activities and return to Kathmandu to conclude your student holidays in Nepal.

Itinerary

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You will be met by our airport representative and transferred to the hotel. Your evening is relevantly free, and after you have refreshed, you can get familiar with the area by going for a stroll down the street.

  • Hotel
  • D
  • 1345
  • Kathmandu

After a good night’s rest & a hearty breakfast at the hotel, you go for a full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.

The tour begins in Swayambunath (Monkey temple) and Kathmandu Durbar square in the morning. Then, you go to visit Bauddhnath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple in the afternoon.

All the sites you visit are UNESCO declared world heritage sites & you truly enjoy visiting these ancient monuments & learning of its mystic history from the professional guide.

  • Hotel
  • B, L, D
  • 1345
  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast at the hotel, our guide will come to pick you up to drive to the rafting start place that takes about 3 hours. On reaching there, our rafting will meet and greet you and explain about the safety part of the rafting.

You then go for 3 hours of adventure rafting in Wild River. You have lunch while rafting, and you drive to Pokhara after rafting.

Check in to the hotel in Pokhara and overnight stay in Pokhara.

  • Hotel
  • B, L, D
  • 830
  • Pokhara

After having breakfast at the hotel, you start to drive Nayapul that is the starting point of the trek. The real start from Nayapul. It is easy trekking today by passing through several small villages and settlements. You stop in one of the villages to have light lunch and continue to trek to Tikhedunga.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 1580
  • Tikhedhunga

After having breakfast at the lodge, you start the trek for today by ascending steeply for the first two hours and then ascend gently by passing through Ulleri and Banthanti.

You can see a good view of Machhapuchhare (Fish Tail - 6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and Annapurna (7219m) south on the way.

Now, the trail is quite easier by passing through rhododendron and shadowy trees and ascends gently up to the final camp of Ghorepani.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 2800
  • Ghorepani

Today, You hike to Poon Hill early morning to enjoy the sunrise view over the great Himalayas, and you see the vies of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.) and Lamjung Himal (6931m.).

After the sunrise tour, you hike down to Ghorepani to have breakfast. You then trek to Tadapani that takes about 6 hours, and most of the trail goes through rhododendron forest, the beautiful flower makes the jungle colorful in spring when they bloom.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 3210
  • Tadapani

After having breakfast at the lodge, you start the trek, and it is an easy trekking today by descending gently through rhododendron, oak, and other kinds of dense forests to Ghandruk.

Ghandruk is a big Gurung village with handicraft center and Gurung museum. You can see the views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna (7455m.), Annapurna III (7755m.) and Fishtail from Ghandruk.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 1950
  • Ghandruk

You have breakfast at the lodge, you start the trek for today and today is the last day trek. It is an easy trek by descending gently half of the way through the rice field and local villages to Syauli bazaar.

The trek then goes flat path until Nayapul, and you stop at Birethali to have lunch and continue trekking to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.

  • Hotel
  • B, L, D
  • 830
  • Pokhara

After an early breakfast at the hotel, You drive to Chitwan national park that takes about 6-7 hours (depends on traffic). Check into the lodge and have lunch after refreshment. You then go for a wildlife Tharu village tour.

  • Lodge
  • B, L, D
  • 415
  • Chitwan National Park

After an early breakfast at the lodge, you start the full day jungle tours in Chitwan national park. The jungle tour includes Jungle walking, Jeep safari, Elephants bathing, and visit the elephant Breeding center.

You also enjoy a scintillating Tharu cultural stick dance that’s exciting to watch in the evening.

  • Lodge
  • B, L, D
  • 415
  • Chitwan National Park

After having breakfast at the lodge, you start the drive to Kathmandu that takes about 6-7 hours. You have lunch on the way and check in to the hotel on reaching Kathmandu.

The rest of the time is free to explore yourself and to make some shopping as this is your last night's stay in Nepal.

  • Hotel
  • B, L, D
  • 1315
  • Kathmandu

We transfer you to the airport for your departure home. We are doubly sure you have enjoyed a wonderful holiday of different ventures that show you the true depths of Nepal’s natural beauty.

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What's Included

  • Airport transfers.
  • Three nights hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per the itinerary
  • Day rafting in Trisilu River
  • Two nights hotel in Pokhara
  • Four nights lodge accommodation on trek
  • Meals during the tour as per the itinerary
  • All necessary paper works, Conservation entry permits, TIMS permit, and monument entrance fees
  • Two nights’ accommodation in Chitwan
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu- Rafting–-Pokhara – Chitwan- Kathmandu by Private tourist bus
  • An experienced, helpful, and friendly guide and porters
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service, which will be paid by your travel insurance company
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets, trekking map if necessary (return after the trek)

What's Excluded

  • Nepal entry visa fee, which you may get upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu
  • Your travel insurance
  • Your personal expenses
  • All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks
  • Sweet things like chocolate
  • International airfare
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver
  • Any expenses which are not in the including section.

Useful Information

Electricity and battery charge on Nepal student tour

Electricity is available in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan, and in most of the villages of Ghorepani Poon Hill trek part to charges your camera/mobile batteries. However, you may have to pay some fee to recharge these batteries.

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

Guide and crew for Nepal student tour

We provide a tourist guide for a day tour in Kathmandu on day 02, a Rafting guide for the rafting, 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 Sherpa (assistant guide) when there are eight or more members in the group and also provide porters to carry your main luggage on the trekking part. And there is one porter for every two members, and a porter carries about 20 - 22Kg, which means 10 - 11 KG from each trekker.

Client Reviews

FAQs

You need to have a moderate level of fitness with daily trekking from between 3 to7 hours to do the Nepal student tour. The tour includes the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek and reaches an altitude of 3210m on the Trek. So, You need to be physically fit, healthy, and strong stamina and desire.

No, International flights to arrive in Nepal and to return from Nepal not included in our price and itinerary of Nepal student tour. You need to book international flights yourself.

Yes, You need to have many permits for the Nepal student tour. And, which are entrance fees to visit the cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu, river permit for rafting in Trisuli, Annapurna conservation area project 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 student tour in Nepal.

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

We provide a 3-star hotel for 3 nights in Kathmandu, 2 nights in Pokhara, and 2 nights in Chitwan. And simple lodge/teahouse accommodation for the rest of the4 nights on the trek.

The rooms are basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets on the trek lodge/guest house. Please remember that some of them are very basic and a sense of adventure is necessary.

The hotel we provide:

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

We provide a similar category of hotel if these hotels are not available.

The student 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 student tour in terms of weather and temperature.

We provide a total of 32 meals (11 breakfast, ten lunch, and eleven dinners) on Nepal student tour, and these meals are provided in hotel/lodges. You have a wide variety of Nepali and Western meals 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 it and drink, or you can buy bottled/boiled water to drink.

Yes, You need a travel insurance policy when you come for a Nepal student tour. In case of any sickness or any injury on the trek, we do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital. And, You will be entirely liable for all the expenses incurred in the evacuation/rescue. So, please make sure that these expenses are covered by your insurance policy before booking the tour.

No, we provide porters to carry your main luggage while on a student tour in Nepal. You simply carry a day bag pack with a water bottle, camera, sun-screen, spare jacket, etc. as a small load allows full enjoyment of the trek in the Himalayas.

Yes, You have to tip the Nepal student tour staff. However, the tipping for all services provided on Nepal student tour is always a matter of personal discretion, and please be aware that tipping is considered to be a part of the remuneration, and they may approach you for payment.

To give you an idea, US $ 5 for the guide and the US $ 3 for the driver from each on day two, and a total of US $120.00 from each member for the trekking part to divide to guide and porters (it depends on the size of the group you travel). Our trek guide gives you clearer on trekking.

Yes, you need some money for your expenses on a student tour in Nepal, and it depends largely on your habit. All the meals are included in the price. So, you only need money for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks, souvenirs, a hot shower, etc.

If you do not drink alcohol and shopping, then UD $08-10 per day per person should be enough for these extra expenses.

Yes, we arrange airport transfer services once you book the Nepal student tour. There will be our representative with our company board, or your name in the paper to meet and greet you and transfer you to the hotel.

Equipment is very important to have a comfortable and successful Student tour in Nepal. So, you need to pack your gear carefully and pack only the things that you need and not anything that you no need for the trek.

To help you to pack your gear for the Nepal student tour, we have given some list that you should not miss while you are packing.

General

  • Four seasons sleeping bag (we provide you one if you do not have).
  • 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, and things that you need for the day.
  • 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
  • Shade hat
  • Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  • A pair of light-weight warm gloves
  • T-shirts 2 pieces
  • Lightweight thermal tops
  • A fleece jacket
  • Raincoat (if you are traveling in monsoon time)
  • A pair of trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts.
  • Some pairs of 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.