Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Family Tour in Nepal
Exploring Nepal Himalayas with family is one of the most memorable and delightful experience a man can make. Our family tours and treks are especially designed to be private tours for family with children and it is perfect way to introduce kids to the Himalayan wonderland.
The diversity in Nepal’s nature and a range of exotic culture makes this country ideal for tour and travel activities. In this context, it is a centre of attraction for all those beautiful minds who would like to explore nature and activate the faculty of adventure with their family members. The family can relax and have fun together during the tour.
The trek involves no difficult climbing or ascents to high altitude. You are likely to find this tour a cultural tour. The trail passes through beautiful Rhododendron forests and fascinating traditional Gurung villages at Dhampus & Ghandruk. This opens up a great opportunity to witness the culture and tradition of the Nepalese people who live in this area.
This trek, in addition, is an exploration to abode of snow. It affords fine views of the Annapurna Range. From the famous Gurung Village of Ghandruk you will see breathtaking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhare and Hiunchuli.
Moreover, you will take a fun and safe easy rafting ride in the Trishuli River. Following this adventure, your tour will take you to Chitwan National Park, where exotic wildlife roam freely, and you can safely view all kinds of wild animals from a platform on an Elephant's back.
Nepal Family Tour Package Itinerary
Day 1: Meet at Kathmandu Airport: We will meet you at the Kathmandu Tribhuven International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. When you have had time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your programme. During this visit we will help you check your equipment and facilitate the processing of other necessary items such as National Park Permits etc.
Day 2: A full days sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley: The next morning after breakfast you will leave for a full day tour of sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu valley. You will visit the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage site) & the largest Buddhist Stupa in Nepal, at Boudhanath. You will also visit Swyambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, a 2000 year old temple. The sightseeing tour continues to Patan City, famous for its fine arts and historical architecture. On return to your hotel you will have time to explore the local area, have dinner and perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the famous Durbar Square.
Day 3: Flight to Pokhara: After breakfast we will drive you to the Domestic Airport to take the 25 minute flight to Pokhara. During the short flight to Pokhara you will have majestic views of the glorious Manaslu peaks and the snow-capped Annapurna mountain range, as well as the Langtang Himalayan range. Our Staff will meet you at Pokhara Airport and take you to your hotel. After having a rest at your hotel and lunch, a sightseeing tour of Pokhara will begin. The tour includes a visit to the Devi Falls, the gorge of the Seti River , and the Tibetan Refugee Camp. A boating trip on Phewa Lake will follow where you can enjoy the spectacular views of Annapurna Himalayan Range reflected in all its glory in the calm green waters of the lake. We will visit the temple situated on the lake, which is only accessible by boat.
Day 4: Pokhara to Ghandruk (1950m): An interesting drive of one hour and forty minutes will bring us to Nayapul. It is here you will start your trekking adventure. The first village after Nayapul is Birethanti (1065m height). We will walk along the trails between the terraced fields, always beneath the splendid panorama of awe-inspiring glaciated Himalayan Mountain Ranges. After passing over flat land, walking through green shady forests, and among the terraced rice fields we will arrive at a suspension bridge over Kimrong Khola. The beautiful village of Ghandruk is reached after walking for 3 to 4 hours through the above mentioned terrain. An ideal vantage point in this pristine village offers breathtaking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhare and Hiunchuli. There will be time to explore, rest, and enjoy some lunch, before settling into your accommodation for the night.
Day 5: Ghandruk to Jhinu Hot Spring (1750m): Meandering along a flat trail for an hour before passing through terraces, streams and green scenery will be an easy start for your walk today. We will walk down to Kimrung Khola, and from here the trail starts ascending in a gentle incline. You will walk through Rhododendron forests, and the neat agricultural terraces of the locality. We will stay in the village of Chhomrong (2040m) for the night. Here you can see the mighty peak of Annapurna South towering above the surrounding villages. Machhapuchhare (also known as Mt Fishtail) faces Annapurna South across the valley, and from here you can also trek down about 1 hour to Jhinu. A Natural hot spring at Jhinu is an inviting place to spend time splashing in the small pool beside the natural hot spring.
Day 6: Jhinu Hot Spring to Pothana (1990m): After breakfast, the trail continues on to Landruk, a beautiful Gurung village which provides you an excellent view of the surrounding mountain ranges. The trail emerges in the main Modi Khola valley and reaches Tolkha. After that we will continue on to Pothana. You will have an excellent view of Mt Fish tail (Machhapuchhare 6697m) from here.
Day 7: Pothana to Pokhara: Today we will walk along a paved stone trail through Rhododendron forests arriving at Dhampus (1750m). This village is inhabited by a mix of people from different Nepalese cultures, Gurung, Brahman, and Magar communities. After a rest here we will walk mostly down hill through fields to the forest and on to Phedi. From Phedi there will be a 30 minute drive to Pokhara.
Day 8: Free day at Pokhara: You will be free to explore Pokhara and the surrounding area at your leisure. Taking a taxi to the village of Sarangkot before sunrise will afford you spectacular views as you see the sun rise, draping the great Annapurna Range in a golden, deep purple, and rose cloak, before the brilliant clear blue sky emerges for you to enjoy the rest of your day. The Peace Pagoda funded by Japan is another spectacular viewing point over the valley, with Pokhara and Fewa Lake nestling far below.
Day 9: Rafting on Trisuli River and Drive to Chitwan National Park: Early in the morning we will travel by tourist coach, car, and private bus the 78 kms East from Pokhara to our point of departure for our rafting adventure, at Charaundi Village, on the bank of the Trisuli River. Before departure on our river trip everyone will be fitted with a life jacket and helmet. The trip leader will inform you about river safety, paddling techniques and what to do if you find yourself in a situation where you fall overboard. We begin rafting in a languid pleasurable fashion to get the feel of the motion on a raft. The scenic passage past the river banks and the life taking place along the way is interesting and intriguing, an added bonus to the rafting experience itself. Around mid day we will head to Chitwan National Park. On your arrival at Chitrasari we will collect you and transfer you to our Resort. You will be offered a welcome drink, and a briefing about the next few days program.
Day 10: Full day jungle activities in Chitwan National Park : Today you will have a full day jungle excursion including an Elephant back safari, canoeing, a Jungle walk, a visit to the Elephant breeding centre, a sunset tour, and an ethnic village to experience a different culture.
Day 11: Jungle activities and Fly to Kathmandu: In the morning you will be free to go on a nature walk and have an opportunity to do some bird watching. After lunch we will take you to the Bharatpur Airport for a flight to Kathmandu. On arriving in Kathmandu we will take you to your hotel for a well-earned rest!
Day 12: Morning Mountain flight and leisure time: The following morning after breakfast we will drive you to the Kathmandu Domestic Airport to take a 1 hour scenic mountain flight. The outstanding views of Mt Everest towering high above the other high Himalayas will be a highlight of your last day with us. After arriving back at the Kathmandu Domestic Airport, we will return you to your hotel and you will be free to spend the afternoon shopping, enjoying the local culture and food and browsing the shops.
Day 13: Depart Kathmandu: Final Departure.
If you are leaving Nepal and not continuing your holiday here in Nepal, we will take you to the Kathmandu Airport to catch your flight home. Our staff will oversee your safe and timely arrival at the Tribhuven International Terminal and help you arrange your last minute departure details. We will wish you a happy journey in the traditional and cultural way of Nepal and hope to see you again!
Private Trip Departure everyday upon your request. But if you would like to join one of our Groups please see below our fixed group departure dates as per your requirement.Fixed Departure Trek 2012