Nepal Family Tour
- A perfect place for spending family holidays.
- Witnessing the one-horned rhino along with other endangered animals.
- White water rafting at Trishuli river.
- Watch beautiful Tharu and Gurung culture.
- Overnight stay at the most renowned village- Ghandruk.
- Sunrise/ Sunset at the ultimate viewpoint Nagarkot.
- Visit UNESCO world heritage sites of Nepal.
- Bird watching at Twenty Thousand Lakes and Canoe ride at Rapti river.
Nepal family tour is a 13 days tour package where every family member will have lots of memories. This tour package is specially designed so that parents, children, teenagers, and grandparents can have a wonderful time spending their holidays in Nepal. Nepal family tour also helps to enjoy quality time with all the family members together and witness the ancient buildings and the amazing culture of Nepal.
In addition, you will also get a chance to catch the one-horn rhino that you have seen in books or photos only. Rafting in the Trishuli river is one of the most popular adventure activities in Nepal so why not give it a shot. Seeing the amazing sunrise and sunset from different parts of Nepal is one of the most delightful and Peaceful things. Similarly, during your Chitwan activities, you will get a chance to witness various wild animals.
This trip is designed for all age groups and everyone can participate in it. You will visit some of the most stunning places from paying a visit to the most important Hindu Pilgrimage to going on short hikes to the biggest village in Nepal. You get the golden opportunity to learn about the unique culture that dwells in the county full of vibrant cultures and traditions.
In addition, your Jeep safari of Chitwan National Park is a beautiful way to witness some of the endangered animals, birds, and reptiles. Royal Bengal Tiger and One Horn Rhino can be seen during the day. You will enjoy the Natural beauty and often gigantic plants of Nepal- Terai. Whereas, during your sightseeing of Pokhara, you will also get a chance to visit the natural as well as the artificial attractions of the city of lakes Pokhara.
This trip also includes a short hike towards some of the incredible villages in Nepal rich in cultural and traditional aspects. These villages will introduce you to a completely different and unique culture and warm hospitality customs. This place not only provides an excellent opportunity to learn about the tradition but also grants you a heavenly view of the great Himalayas of Nepal. The Nepal Family tour gives you the perfect opportunity to closely observe the minimalist lifestyle. A perfect vacation to enjoy with your family and friends.
Being the capital city of Nepal it is situated at an elevation of 1,350 meters above sea level. During your Kathmandu visit, you will be visiting the world heritage sites. Such heritage sites include the famous Monkey Temple Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, and the holy Pashupatinath Temple. You will witness some of the amazing art and architecture as well as the religious aspects of Buddhists and Hindus. Newars are the inhabitants of Kathmandu holding various cultural practices from their long history. Kathmandu is full of beautiful history and culture that has never failed to amaze its visitors.
Bhaktapur and Nagarkot
Bhaktapur locally known as Khwopa has some of the most intricate wood carvings done by the Newar artisans. There are historical monuments that are listed as UNESCO world heritage sites. Many religious sites have deep meaning to them. Some of the ancient monuments are Changu Narayan, Nyatapola Temple, Pachpannajhyale Durbar (55 window palace), and many more.
You will see some of the most distinctive handcrafted wood carvings engraved in every temple and monument that you see in Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Most of the monuments that you see are listed as UNESCO world heritage sites. Nagarkot is surrounded by greenery and beautiful landscapes. Nagarkot provides celestial mountain and valley views which will be an amazing new experience for you.
Situated at a hilltop Nagarkot is a wonderful place to witness one of the beautiful sunrise and sunset views near Kathmandu Valley. Similarly, The environment around Nagarkot is peaceful and you will also get a close view of the different mountain ranges.
Chitwan National Park
Mostly popular for its jungle activities, Chitwan National Park is also a UNESCO world heritage site in Nepal. Elephant riding, Jungle walk, Elephant Breeding Center, Bird Watching, Canoe Ride, Jeep Safari, etc are the popular activities of Chitwan National Park. Along with its jungle activities Chitwan is also famous for Tharu cultural dance and learning the culture and traditions of the Tharu community. Some of the rare and endangered species of flora and fauna that are in the stage of extinction in the world can be seen at Chitwan National Park.
The city of Lakes Pokhara is an amazing place for the family tour too. Besides the beautiful lakes around the valley, Pokhara is also famous for its adventure activities. It is heaven for adventure lovers as many adventure activities can be done in Pokhara. Such adventure activities include Paragliding, Bungee Jump, Zip Flying, Ultra Light Flight, SkyDiving, Hot Air Ballooning, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, and many more. You can witness a large number of people paragliding from the top of Sarangkot hill. In addition Boating at Phewa Lake and Hike to the World Peace Pagoda is a must-do thing in Pokhara. Whereas Davids Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, and International Mountain Museum add extra flavor to the day. From Pokhara, you will also have a Dhampus Day Hiking. You can have stunning views of Annapurna, Lamjung Himal, Machhapuchhre, and Mardi Himal.
What to expect from this Nepal Family tour?
This trip is specially designed to provide you with the best experience while you are in Nepal. Nepal is a very hospitable country so you will get the best service everywhere you go and stay. As soon as you land and finish with your paperwork you will be greeted by one of the official representatives. You will be escorted to your respective hotel/resorts and help you check into the hotel. We will meet you in the evening and brief you on the details of your upcoming trip.
On the 2nd day of your arrival, you will go for Kathmandu full day sightseeing which also includes some often World UNESCO heritage sights. Your trip will give you an amazing opportunity to explore the ancient cities of Nepal from a different perspective. From the most beautiful cities to the most historical cities. Your journey will begin at Kathmandu Durbar square which is the most paramount place in Nepal. There you will view all the historical monuments while enjoying the delicious street food in the streets of Basantapur. After witnessing the beauty of the ancient royal site of Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Cultural exploration of the ancient city -Khwopa
On your third day, you will advance to fully guided Bhaktapur Durbar Square sightseeing. You will see some of the most distinctive handcrafted wood carvings engraved in every temple and monument that you see in Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Most of the monuments that you see are listed as UNESCO world heritage sites. Once at Bhaktapur, you will get the opportunity to try authentic Juju Dhau (King yogurt) which is a delicacy of Bhaktapur. After experiencing the beauty and delicacy of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur Afterward, you will visit the famous viewpoint Nagarkot where you will be able to see awe-inspiring sunrises and sunsets and stay overnight to relax. On the way to Nagarkot, you will be surrounded by greenery and beautiful landscapes. Nagarkot provides celestial mountain and valley views which will be an amazing new experience for you.
You will continue your exciting journey towards Chitwan for another adventurous trip. There you will get close to nature and explore the wildlife within the dense forest. You will participate in thrilling activities in the jungle such as Jeep safari and explore the native flora and fauna including some of the endangered animals like the Royal Bengal Tiger. You will get to learn about the native locals known as the Tharus. Inside the hotel premises in Chitwan, you will observe the cultural dance done by the villagers. You will visit the stunning lake called twenty thousand lake inside the jungle which is also the best spot for bird watching.
Celestial Villages of Pokhara
As you soak in the beauty of the Chitwan you will drive towards the biggest village in Nepal, Gandruk. It will take around 5 hours (167km). At Ghandruk you will see the authentic Gurung culture. This village will provide you with an excellent view of sunrise and sunset with a great mountain view. Ghandruk is the gateway to some of the great trekking routes which include the great Annapurna Massif.
The warm locals will melt your heart with their hospitality and authentic local cuisine. The next day you will hike down to Tanchwok. Similar to Ghandruk, Tanchwok is yet another celestial village with a unique landscape and other natural attractions. You will stay overnight at the place and explore the local flora and fauna. On the 9th day, you will hike towards Dhampus. A perfect place for relaxing and breathtaking views. From Dhmapus you can see more than eight mountain peaks that include Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt Annapurna, Mt. Fishtail and many more. Here you will learn about the new concept of hospitality and a minimalist lifestyle. After you finish the trip to the village of Pokhara. On this day, you will hike down towards the bus station and drive to Pokhara and enjoy your leisure day at Pokhara.
Following the trip itinerary, you will visit some of the attractions of Pokhara both natural and artificial. Enjoy the fine ambience of the beautiful city. End your day with delicious food or peaceful activity at the lakeside, Pokhara, and stay overnight at Pokhara. The next day after you have your breakfast at the hotel you will catch a flight for Kathmandu. Today you will have a leisurely day in Kathmandu. You can spend your day as you wish. Things like shopping, city exploration, or just hanging out in the cafe having some coffee are famous in Kathmandu. In the evening we will meet for a traditional Nepali dinner as your farewell. For your departure, you will get the transportation facility. You will check out from the hotel after you have your breakfast. You will be dropped off at the airport 3 hours before your upcoming flight.
Welcome to Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel
Your Arrival Time (?) Our office representative will meet and greet you in typical Nepali style at Kathmandu airport and transfer you to your hotel in Thamel, Kathmandu.
At 06: 00 PM: We will meet for a coffee talk at your hotel and brief you on the details of your ongoing trip itinerary. If your arrival is late after 5 PM we will meet the next morning during breakfast.
Extra activity that you can participate in Kathmandu during your Cultural Tour, let us know your preference in advance so we can schedule the program accordingly and book as needed.
Everest Mountain Flight (It is a 1-hour flight (scheduled at 6:30 AM) with a breathtaking view of the mountain range.) (USD 250 PP)
Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu. (USD 400 PP)
Everest Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu with Kala Patthar Landing. (USD 1100 PP)
Kathmandu Full Day Sightseeing
At. 09:00 AM: After your breakfast, you will visit for a full day of sightseeing of UNESCO World heritage sites.
Explore the Pashupatinath Temple devoted to Lord Shiva which is famous for its awe-spiring and astounding pagoda architecture. Visit Boudhanath stupa, where you will be welcomed by the divine smell of incense and cooing and grunting of the pigeons. You can have lunch around the Boudhanath stupa where you can get local as well as continental restaurants and cafes within the Boudhanath stupa along with a rooftop view.
Pay a visit to the ancient Buddhist complex Swayambhunath stupa also known as the Monkey temple. At last, you will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, the ancient palace of the Malla kingdom. Kasthamandap, Gaddi Baithak, Kaal Bhairav Statue, Hanuman Dhoka Palace, and several other Pagodas are the things to explore around durbar square. You will be dropped back at your hotel in a private vehicle.
Patan | Bhaktapur Sightseeing, Drive to Nagarkot
At. 09:00 AM: Today you will drive to Patan Durbar Square and explore the ancient city built by King Siddhi Narsing Malla, where you will observe various bronze statues, religious objects, glamorous collection of metal crafts, wood carvings (Purely a Newar Art) and a precious Malla era throne.
Afterward, you will drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square locally known as Khwopa in the east corner of Kathmandu city located about 16 km from Kathmandu, where you will appreciate the historical monuments, beautifully carved wood columns, palaces, and temples with detailed carvings and gilded roofs. After completing the long day of sightseeing, you will drive to Nagarkot for an overnight stay (13 KM).
Trishuli River Rafting
At. 07: 00 AM: Have your breakfast at the hotel and get ready for your adventurous day. Today you will take part in a breathtaking activity that will pump you up. You will do rafting at the most popular destination in Nepal which is the Trisuli River. Collect the lifetime experience within 2-3 hours and enjoy the action-packed moment. Walk around the area and explore the peaceful nature around you.
After you finish your thrilling activity you’ll move toward the resort and check-in. Hava delicious lunch and take advantage of the accommodations to have some quality time while enjoying the fine ambience. Have some snaps at this amazing place to make it more memorable.
Drive to Sauraha, Twenty Thousand Lakes Sightseeing
At. 08:00 AM: Have your morning meal and get ready for yet another exciting day of your trip. Today you will drive to Sauraha, Chitwan. (Distance 86 km/ around 3 hours by drive)
You will reach your destination at Chitwan where you will be greeted in a typical Nepali style at the hotel. Rest at the hotel and enjoy your lunch with a fine ambience. Get ready for your exciting village exploration in the nearby village area. The villages that you will visit are of native ethnic people called Tharus. There are lots of things that are unique about this place but the most fascinating thing about this place is the architecture of the entire village. You can use the local transportation, a traditional Bullock cart for a village tour. Witness the mesmerizing sunset along with the peaceful nature.
Visit Bis Hazari Tal (Twenty Thousand Lake) this beautiful lake will provide a stunning environment that looks otherworldly. You can get to see various species of birds meaning that it is the ideal place for birdwatching. Return to the hotel and have dinner along with a cultural program performed by the locals at the hotel premises.
Jeep Safari and Jungle Activities in Chitwan
At. 07:00 AM: Have your morning meal in the hotel and get ready for an amazing day ahead of you. Today you will expand your entire day inside Chitwan national park. You will start your jeep safari. The jeeps used during the safari are low emission and produce minimum noise so that it doesn't scare the animals. You will be accompanied by an expert naturalist who will provide you with in-depth knowledge about the surrounding area and the native animals.
Have your packed lunch in the jungle at a safe spot hand-picked by the safari guide. After your lunch, you will walk deep inside the jungle searching for animals. You will spot animals like the One-Horned rhino, Royal Bengal tiger, wild elephants, and many more. If you have any curiosity related to the related safari you can ask the naturalist. Watch the stunning coral sunset on the way to the hotel and have some snaps. Return to the hotel and have an amazing dinner and rest.
Drive to Ghandruk | Overnight at Ghandruk (2012m)
At. 05:30 AM: Wake up early to see the mesmerizing sunrise from your hotel and go for a walk if you wish to. Have your breakfast at the hotel before you leave the hotel for Pokhara. Pack your bags and get ready for a 5-hour drive towards the city of adventure-Pokhara. (Distance 160 Km)As you reach the city of lakes the high mountain will welcome you. There are plenty of good places to try some comfort food as well. Have lunch and continue your drive towards Ghandruk. You will drive through Nayapul road and stop by the bus stop. From there it will take around 1 hour by foot. (Distance 1.3km)
You can do things related to culture and tradition like trying on their traditional garments mostly of Gurung culture and have some snaps for the sweet memories. In the evening, witness the stunning sunset from the lodge. The majestic coral sunset above the beautiful yet ruthless mountains will win your heart. Enjoy the organic dinner at the lodge and rest for the upcoming day.
Hike to Tanchwok. (1911m)
At: 05:30 AM: Wake up to see the golden sunrise above the snow-capped Himalayas.
At. 07:00 AM: Have your breakfast and get ready for yet another adventurous day. Go on a morning walk if you wish to. Start your journey towards Lumle. The distance between Ghndruk and Lumle is 14 km. Which will take approximately 5 hours on foot. Till Chimrog the trail is the same and from there you will take another route towards Tomjung village. The special thing about this village is that there is a traditional rice mill that still works.
You will reach Ghaisari, another village area where you can stop by for some tea and talk with the native people, and have a chit-chat. You will come across a village called Majhgaun through the peaceful jungle where youtube the chance to see different species of birds and animals. After you reach Majhgaun it will take around a 1-hour walk to get to Tanchwok, where you will spend your night.
Check in the lodge and get refreshed from the gratifying hike and relax at the eco-lodge. This place is located in the middle of the jungle, surrounded by nature and peace. You can participate in activities such as meditation, yoga, or just simple relaxation. (you can spend your night in a tent if you want) campfire will be optional if you wish.
Dhampus Awaiting! (1694m)
At. 08:00 AM: Have local breakfast at the lodge and walk around observing the surroundings and soak in the beauty and tranquility. Start your hike toward your today’s destination Dhampus, another magnificent village with amazing ambience and beautiful people. It will take around 3 hours. The trail is through the jungle so you will get the opportunity to observe various species of birds and wild animals along with domesticated animals like horses and donkeys.
You will reach Pothala which is a short trail for Dhampus but if you wish to walk a little more you can take another trail from the Australian base camp. Upon reaching Pothala it will take around 1.5 hours to get to Dhampus. Stop by for some tea at the local teahouses and gossip with the residents. Check in the lodge and get refreshed at the lodge and get ready for the most beautiful sunset from Dhampus village.
While you wait for the evening you can go sightseeing around the village. The people will surely make you feel at home with their warm welcome and beautiful culture. View the most awaited sunset along vibrant mountains lit up with multi colors from the evening providing a heavenly view. After witnessing the beauty of nature, enjoy an authentic dinner in the company of natives. Hear about the history of the place from the locals and rest for the day.
Return to Pokhara.
At. 05:30 AM: Wake up early to see the sunrise and an elegant view of Mount. Fishtail from Dhampus. Walk around the village and say the last goodbye to the locals. Enjoy your breakfast and pack and put on your shoes for a short hike. Today you will hike down to the (Phedi) bus stop (distance 2 km/ 2 hours)
From there you will drive back to Pokhara which will take around 20 mins. (Distance 18km)
After you reach Pokhara check in at the hotel, rest your bags and get refreshed. In the evening you can go to the lakeside and enjoy the live music while having some delicious food. There are numerous places with a wonderful atmosphere that you can enjoy with your family and friends while having quality time.
At. 08:15 AM: Have your breakfast in a beautiful environment. Enjoy the excellent service from the hotel. Get ready for a fun day where you will explore the natural attractions of Pokhara.
After breakfast, you will be greeted by the driver outside the hotel and guide you throughout your Pokhara sightseeing. You will be embraced by the hypnotic mountain views and lively streets as you go further to the cityside. You will drive towards the World Peace Pagoda. One must climb 400 steps to get on top of the dazzling Peace Pagoda. The view from the top is worth all the hassle. You can also visit Devi’s Falls and Gupteshwor Mahadev cave which are famous natural attractions in Pokhara. (Boating in Phewa lake is optional).
Drive to the lakeside area and spend your evening by the side of Phewa lake. The nightlife of Pokhara will not fail your expectations. You can do numerous things there such as food hunting, and boating at the Phewa lake sparkling with beautiful light reflections. You can also get involved in clubbing and enjoy live music if you wish. Check into the hotel at Pokhara and loosen up. You can self-explore the lively and exciting lakeside and have dinner near your hotel.
Fly back to Kathmandu | Leisure Time.
At. 09:00 AM: Have your breakfast at the hotel and check out to catch a flight to Kathmandu. (Flight duration 25 mins) After your baggage collection at the airport, one of the official representatives will pick you up from the airport and drop you off at the hotel.
You will have full leisure in Kathmandu. If you are interested in a short nearby trip, you can visit Chandragiri hilltop by cable car. From there you can see the landscape view of the Kathmandu valley, the Himalayas in the north, and the hills around. As an alternate option, you can travel to try beloved street foods of Nepal such as Mo: mo and other authentic cultural food as well.
At. 06:00 PM: Lastly, we will meet for a cultural (traditional local dance live performance in folk songs) Nepali dinner in Kathmandu on your farewell.
Farewell, We love to see you again!
Have a safe home return! You will have leisure time in Kathmandu after breakfast at your hotel. Our office representative will escort you to the Kathmandu airport 3 hours before on time to board your flight. We hope you enjoyed the trip with us!
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Frequently Asked Questions
When is the best time to visit for family holiday trip in Nepal?
The best season to visit Nepal is spring and autumn. Spring falls from March to May and autumn falls from September to November. Some popular festivals are also celebrated during these seasons. So we suggest people to visit Spring and Autumn in Nepal for your family holiday tour.
What makes this trip ideal for family and friends?
This trip is ideal for families and friends because it takes you to places where you can spend some quality time with your groups. Activities mentioned in the itinerary are mostly done in groups which will give you the opportunity to get together while having a lifetime experience with your friends and family. Activities such as Jeep safari in Chitwan are done in groups perfect for a group of people.
Where is Chitwan National Park located?
Chitwan National Park is located in the subtropical inner Terai lowlands of south-central Nepal in the district of Nawalparasi. It is situated 171 km away from the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. One can reach Chitwan by air transportation which will take around 30 mins or by road which will take around 5 hours.
What kind of activities can we take part in Chitwan?
Chitwan is the hub of fun and thrilling activities. Some of the most adored activities one can participate in are Bullock cart rides, Jeep safari, traditional village walks, Tharu cultural dance observation, bird watching, Canoeing in a traditional boat, and many more.
What is the minimum age required for white water rafting?
To participate in white water rafting one should be no younger than 5 years old. However, each company will have its requirements and policy regarding minimum and maximum ages for rafters, and it varies with the difficulty and length of various rivers and tours.
How many people can fit in a raft at a time?
In general, six to seven people including a guide can fit in a raft at a time. The number of people per raft can vary depending on the size, weight of the person and the flow of the river. Depending on the size of the boat it may also carry up to nine people at a time.
When is the best time to visit Nepal?
The autumn and spring season is the best time to visit Nepal. During this time of the year, the weather is significantly clear, visibility is good and the temperature is moderate. So, if you are planning to visit Nepal for a trekking trip, we recommend you visit Nepal during Spring and Autumn. However, you can plan the trip any time of the year.
How can you reach Ghandruk?
Ghandruk is situated at a distance of 32 km northwest of Pokhara. You will go through Nayapool highway and Phedi which is the starting point towards Ghandruk. To reach Ghandruk one must walk from the starting point which is Phedi. (Distance from Phedi to Ghandruk 1.3 km)
Airport pick-up and drop-off on a private basis.
Private vehicle with A/C for all mentioned transportation and sightseeing.
All hotel accommodations based on the double-sharing deluxe rooms.
Chitwan national park entry fee.
Daily breakfast at the hotel.
Rafting fee at Trishuli river.
ACAP permit during your hike to Dhampus.
Boating and Lifejacket fee at Pokhara.
All meals are included in Chitwan National Park.
All mentioned jungle activities in Chitwan National Park.
One local SIM card (returnable) during your stay.
All government and local tourism taxes
Sightseeing entrance fees except for Kathmandu.
Driver’s allowance, salary, fuel cost, and toll taxes.
Lunch and dinner are excluded.
Tips to the driver and guide. (not required but recommended)
Services that aren’t mentioned above.
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