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 is designed for the college and school students. Nepal has becoming great destinations for the students as 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 the country with great Himalayas, Rivers, diverse cultures, lifestyles, people and plain Jungles. Students can gain knowledge of the every aspects of the educations.

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

The main objectives of Nepal student tour is to provide the teachers and students with a wider knowledge of the culture, nature, geography, history, custom and life style of the different ethnic groups of people in different part of the Himalayan country of Nepal. Students get to experience different way of lives lived in this part of the world. This would enable everyone to make a comparative evaluation of his or her own lifestyle.

Student tour in Nepal offers opportunity to enjoy and experience nature and enhance the 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 cultural tour in Kathmandu and go for river rafting in Trisuli river and drive to Pokhara. You then start the 5 days Ghorepani Poon Hill trek by taking small drive to Nayapul that is start point of the trek. You then continue trek to Ghorepani through Tikhedunga. After great view of sunrise over the Himalayas from Poon Hill, the trek continue to Tadapani, Ghandruk and finally trek back to Nayapul and drive back to Pokahra.

After the short trek of Ghorepani, you travel to Chitwan national park for great jungle safari activities, spend 2 nights in Chitwan for great jungle tours 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 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 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 hotel, our guide will come to pick you up to drive to 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 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 hotel, you start to drive Nayapul that is starting point of the trek. The real start from Nayapul. It is easy trekking today passing through several small villages and settlements. You stop in one of the village to have light lunch and continue trek to Tikhedunga.

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

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

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

Now, the trail is quite easier 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 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 sunrise tour, you hike down to Ghorepani to have breakfast. You then trek to Tadapani that takes about 6 hours and most part 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 lodge, you start the trek and it is easy trek today by descending gently all the way 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 lodge, you start the trek for today and today is the last day trek. It is 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, you stop at Birethali to have lunch and continue trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara

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

After an early breakfast at hotel. You drive to Chitwan national park that takes about 6-7 hours (depends on traffic). Check into 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 lodge, you start the full day jungle tours in Chitwan national park. The jungle tour include Jungle walking, Jeep safari, Elephants bathing and visit the elephant Breeding center.

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

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

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

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

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

We transfer you to the airport for your departure to home. We are doubly sure you have enjoyed a wonderful holiday of different ventures that shows you the true depths of Nepal’s natural beauty in dissimilar climatic conditions & its changing landscapes in the course of your exotic journeys.

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What's Included

  • Airport transfers.
  • 3 night hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per the itinerary.
  • Day rafting in Trisilu River.
  • 2 night hotel in Pokhara.
  • 4 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.
  • 2 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 (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu).
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
  • Sweet things like chocolate.
  • International airfare.
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 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 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 student tour

We provide tourist guide for a day tour in Kathmandu on day 02, Rafting guide for the rafting, 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 Sherpa (assistant guide) when there are 8 or more members in the group and also provide porters to carry your main luggage on trek part and there is 1 porter for each 2 members and a porter carry about 20 - 22kg which means 10 - 11 KG from each trekker.

Client Reviews

FAQs

You need to have moderate level of fitness with daily trekking from between 3 hours to 8 hours to do Nepal student tour as this tour includes Ghorepani Poon Hill trek and reach an altitude of 3210m on trek so, you need be physically fit, healthy and strong stamina and desire.

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

Yes, you need to have many permits for Nepal student tour, you need to pay entrance fees for visit cultural heritages 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 student tour in Nepal.

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

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

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

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 similar category of hotel if these hotels are not available.

The student 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 student tour in terms of weather and temperature.

We provide total of 32 meals (11 breakfast, 10 lunch and 11 dinner) 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 the medicine and drink or you can simply buy bottled/boiled water to drink.

Yes, you need to have travel insurance when you come for Nepal student tour. In case of a serious sickness or any 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, please make sure that these expenses are covered by your insurance policy before you book the tour in Nepal.

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

Yes, however tipping for all services provided on Nepal student tour is always a matter of personal discretion, however please be aware that tipping is considered to be a of their normal remuneration and they may approach you for payment and there is no need to be intimidated by the request.

To give you an idea, US $ 5 from each member (of group) for tour guide and US $3 from each member for driver on day 2 and total of US $120.00 from each member of the group for the trek part to divide to guide and porters (it depends on the size of the group you travel). Our trek guide give you clearer idea when the trek come to end).

Yes, you need some money for your personal expenses on student tour in Nepal and it depend largely on your habit.

All the meals are included and provided, you only some need money for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks, souvenirs, hot shower etc…

If you do not drink alcohol and sopping 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 on your arrival to meet and greet you and transfer you to the hotel.

Equipment is very important to have 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 do not need for the trek.

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

General

  • Four seasons 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 2 pieces
  • Light weight thermal tops
  • A fleece jacket
  • Raincoat (if you are traveling in monsoon time)
  • A pairs 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 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.