Nepal Family Adventure Tour

Nepal Family Adventure Tour

Nepal Family Adventure Tour has been designed especially for families with children which is the perfect way to introduce your kids to the joys of the Himalayas. The young travelers will learn to enjoy discovering the world through our guided Himalayan adventures, exotic wildlife viewing, cultural exploration, and more. Daily activities are varied and tiring travel is kept to a minimum, with added features catered to the entire family.

Join us in Nepal, a fascinating destination for a family adventure. We discover the heart of this historic country, visiting bazaars, sacred ghats (steps leading down to the waterway), and mountain temples. During the teahouse trekking in the Annapurna, we experience outstanding views of some of the world’s highest peaks. In the jungle of Chitwan National Park, we ride elephants and look out for one-horned rhinos. We also enjoy the thrill of white-water rafting at Seti River. Explore the beauty of Pokhara enhances by its lovely lakes, which have their source in the glacial region of the Annapurna range of the Himalayas

Highlights of Nepal Family Adventure Tour 

  • Guided tours of UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kathmandu.
  • 04 Days amazing trek of Ghandruk Village in Annapurna Region
  • Explore the beauty of Pokhara enhances by its lovely lakes, which have their source in the glacial region of the Annapurna range of the Himalayas
  • Rafting at Seti River – one of the best rafting for family passes through stunning jungle scenery, green hills, and valleys
  • Chitwan National Park- one of Asia’s most famous national parks ( Jungle safari on elephant back)
  • Taste of Nepali cuisine with an ethnic-cultural show at Kathmandu

Trip Facts: Nepal Family Adventure Tour

Trip Duration: 12 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Trip destination: Ghandruk Village Trek, Pokhara, Rafting in Seti River & Chitwan
Trip Grade: Easy
Altitude: Minimum 1350 m (Kathmandu) & Maximum 1940 m
Best Seasons : February/March/April/May/Sept/Oct/Nov
Accommodations : 3 nights at Kathmandu, 2 nights at Chitwan, 1 night at the tented camp, and 3 nights at the lodge
Meals: As mentioned in the itinerary
Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal)
Transportation: Private vehicle/ Flight
Group Size: Minimum 2 pax & maximum 14 pax

Detailed Itinerary of Nepal Family Adventure Tour

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

Arrive at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be met and welcomed by our representative. Please look for signage of Vivaan Adventure Pvt Ltd with your name once you come out of Arrival Terminal Hall after collecting your luggage. You will be escorted by our representative to the hotel. Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital of the ancient Mountain Kingdom of Nepal. Kathmandu has the air of a medieval city with a maze of narrow streets, wooden temples, and beautifully decorated palaces.

Upon arrival at the hotel, guests will be provided welcome drinks along with the room key.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 02: In Kathmandu Sightseeing 

After breakfast we have arranged a walking tour, visiting the bazaar and temples of old Kathmandu in accompanying local a Nepali guide. Nepal’s bustling capital is a captivating mix of spice sellers and potters, rickshaws, and sacred cows, all crowded together amidst a city of vibrant noise and color. Today we visit 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Our sightseeing this morning takes in the sumptuous majesty of Durbar Square and its collection of ornate palaces, courtyards, and temples, as well as the Ason Bazaar and the Kumari Ghar, home to the living goddess of the Kumari Devi.

Nepal Family Adventure Tour

Visiting Swayambhunath Stupa (also known as the Monkey Temple) The world’s most glorious Buddhist Chaityas built 2000 years ago situated on a hillock about 77 m above the level of the Kathmandu valley. Visitors will also have a grand view of the valley from this spot.

Next, you will drive to Patan, a beautiful city in its own right that rivaled Kathmandu in terms of the splendor of its temples and squares and is now better preserved, less polluted, and less crowded. You cross a bridge over the Bagmati River that links Kathmandu with the city of Patan, its neighbor to the south. Patan boasts of many famous sites and unique architecture. Krishna Mandir in this Square was built to honor an incarnation of Vishnu. One of the best examples of stone architecture in the world, scenes from Mahabharat, Asia’s greatest mythological war, are carved on the temple’s walls. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 03: Fly to Pokhara and trek to Dhampus (1650m)

Fly to Pokhara and drive to Phedi (approx 1 hr drive). Trek to Dhampus- About 3 hrs walking
After breakfast, you will be driven in a private vehicle to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu Airport for a flight to Pokhara (25 minutes flight). During the flight, we get to savor the most mesmerizing views of the magnificent 8000 meter Mount Manaslu and the snow-capped Annapurna mountain range.

Pokhara

Soon after a touchdown in Pokhara, you will be met by our trekking crew and we take a leisurely approx 1-hour drive to Phedi (1130m) along the graceful Modi Khola Valley. On reaching our destination, we begin our highly panoramic Annapurna trek. The route skirts through lush forest and countryside to the hilltop village of Dhampus. The mountains we see from Dhampus include Annapurna South, the Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, and Lamjung.

We spend our first night in Dhampus Dinner and overnight at the local lodge (Teahouse)

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 04: Trek from Dhampus to Landruk -About 5-6 hrs walking

Beyond Dhampus we get our first clear views of the mountains ahead, as we ascend through the forest on a trail that is often made up of stone steps on the steeper sections. Passing through Pothana, we reach a clearing on a pass, at a place called Deurali (pass). At this point we are high up on the east side of the Modi Khola, the river which flows out of the Annapurna Sanctuary.

Dhampus

From Deurali we descend steeply down through forest then contour around through villages and terraced fields to camp in the picturesque Gurung settlement of Landruk, which affords spectacular views of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. Dinner and overnight at the local lodge (Teahouse)

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 05: Trek from Landruk to Ghandruk–about 3 ½ hrs walking

The trail goes steeply down towards the river for an hour, and then there is a steep ascent for about 2-3 hours through scattered villages with beautiful views of the Himalayas. Eventually, reach Ghandruk, one of the largest Gurung settlements in Western Nepal.

Ghandruk

You can have good views of Gangapura, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Mount Annapurna, and other snow-capped mountains. If time permits, visit the Annapurna Mountain Conservation Area Project (ACAP) headquarters, the local museum, and the village. Dinner and overnight at the local lodge (Teahouse)

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 06: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (1070m)- about 4 ½ hrs walking and drive to Pokhara(827m)

After breakfast, we walk from Ghandruk all the way downhill through the village and terraced fields to Syauli Bazaar. It takes approx: 2 hours walking. Along the way, you can see good views of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare too. From Syauli Bazaar, the trails follow the Modi River till Nayapul.

You will be picked up from Nayapul and transferred to Pokhara (approx 1 hr 30 minutes drive) in a private vehicle.

Pokhara nepal

Pokhara is one of the most picturesque spots in Nepal. The beauty of Pokhara is enhanced by its lovely lakes, which have their source in the glacial region of the Annapurna range of the Himalayas. For the mountain viewers, Pokhara offers a magnificent view of Dhaulagiri, Machapuchre (Fishtail), five peaks of Annapurna, and others.

Pokhara is the only place in the world to provide such a dramatic view in a sub-tropical setting. Overnight at the hotel in Pokhara

Meals included: Breakfast & lunch

Day 07: Free time in Pokhara

After breakfast, a morning one-hour boat ride at Phewa Lake including visit Barahi Temple (island temple) located in the middle of the lake. Phewa Lake, the second largest lake in the country, is the center of all attractions in Pokhara. It is the largest and most enchanting of the three lakes that add to the resplendence of Pokhara. Here, you will be on the boat across the lake to visit the island temple in its middle.

Walking tour of Lakeside Market- The eastern shore, popularly known as lakeside or Baidam, is the favorite home base for travelers and is where most of the hotels, restaurants, and handicraft shops are located.

sarangkot

The afternoon is kept for free for own activities. You are exploring the interesting town of Pokhara. You could visit Tashiling, a thriving village of Tibetan refugees with its own schools and monastery, where you can watch Tibetan carpets being made Overnight at the hotel

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 08: Drive to Damauli and raft to Saranghat

We leave Pokhara in the early morning and drive to Damauli, our put-in point. After the rafts are rigged we will set off down the Seti River. We spend the whole day within its forested canyon. The luxuriant vegetation we see is a remnant of the vast forested area, which once covered the middle hills of Nepal.

Seti Rafting

Even now we are objects of curiosity to the villagers. Traveling by rafts is a perfect way to view undisturbed wildlife. When we stop for lunch we have time to explore, photograph, bird-watching, swim, or relax. Later in the afternoon, we encounter a small but technical rapid near the village of Saranghat. Inhabited by Magars, who are renowned for generations of service with the Gurkha Forces Saranghat, is a colorful middle hill village. On our first night, we will set up camp on a spacious beach below the village.

Raft time: approx 3.5 hrs during the spring season. Dinner and overnight at Camp

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 09: Raft to Narayanghat & drive to Chitwan

After we have finished our breakfast and repacked the raft, we will set off down the Seti. Later we encounter the technical rapid grade 3 shortly after the rapid we leave Seti River and enter Trisuli River. Here the middle hills recede and the Terai plain opens before us. The topography has changed dramatically. After lunch, we float further down to a small town Narayanghat, where we end our raft.

From Narayanghat, we drive to Chitwan which takes about one hour enjoyable and scenic drive through the Tharu Villages of Chitwan. The ethnic tribe of the Tharu’s is the local inhabitants of Chitwan and is agriculturists by profession. Then drive finally brings us to our lodge

Upon arrival at the lodge, the guests will be met and briefed by the Guest relations officer regarding the park and the programs available.

Jungle Safari Chitwan

Later in the afternoon, the guests will be taken for elephant safari or nature/jungle walks on the time of arrival at the lodge.

In the evening before dinner, the slide presentation about the flora and fauna of Chitwan national park will be organized by our well-trained senior naturalists. This will be a time when the guests can gather more information about the flora and fauna of Chitwan National Park. Overnight at the lodge

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 10: In Chitwan (Full day jungle activities at Chitwan)

Early morning guests will be mounted on elephant back and taken for a jungle safari for approx 2 hours penetrating through dense grasslands to view wildlife in their natural habitat. (Elephant Safari is provided only one time for 2 nights/ 3 days package)

After breakfast, you are taken to our elephant stables where a senior naturalist briefs about the interesting and unbelievable habits of elephants. Here one may witness the rare scene of the elephants at bath.

Jungle Safari in Chitwan

In the afternoon you may choose to relax around the resort or take a drive for a canoe ride down the Rapti River. The river ride provides an opportunity of viewing the gharial crocodiles as well as the mugger crocodiles, freshwater dolphins, otters, and varieties of water birds. OR, you may also feel like going for a nature walk with one of our naturalists to know more about the flora of the Chitwan National Park. Those on canoe rides are taken back to the resort by drive from the end‐point. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 11: Chitwan to Kathmandu by Fly

After breakfast in the morning, Chitwan is a bird paradise of resident and migratory birds, making it a delightful and educational experience for every bird watcher. A special bird watching tour can be arranged too.

Then, the guests will be transferred to Bharatpur Airport for a flight to Kathmandu. It will be just a 20 minutes flight depending on the weather condition Arrive at Kathmandu Domestic Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

In the evening we will organize a Welcome Dinner at a traditional Nepalese Restaurant where you will enjoy a Nepalese cultural program as well as a fine local Nepali meal. Overnight at the hotel Overnight at the hotel

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 12: Depart Kathmandu

You are saying goodbye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! We hope you enjoyed the tour with us and we expect that you plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal again.

Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight time, a representative from Vivaan Adventure Pvt Ltd will transfer you to the airport. In this way, your Nepal Family Adventure Tour ends here.

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