Nepal Family Holiday Tour
Nepal is located between India and Tibet, Nepal offers a fantastic array of attractions for tourists. It is best known as the home of the Mt. Everest but there is much more to the country than just one mountain. Nepal is a fascinating land of ancient history, vibrant cultures and people and scenic grandeur. It is also one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and latitudinal variation. Nepal has a rich and a most diverse culture because of its unique location between the world’s two largest and ancient civilizations.
Nepal is the holy land of Lord Pashupatinath and Gautam Buddha, where the Hindus and Buddhists have coexisted for centuries in total harmony. Lord Buddha, the ‘light of Asia’, was born in Lumbini in Nepal’s southern plains, which makes Nepal a sacred pilgrimage destination for all Buddhists as well. The temple of Pashupatinath is Nepal’s most sacred Hindu shrine and one of the four most important sites in the world for Shiva worshippers.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 04: Pokhara Sightseeing
Day 05: Pokhara to Chitwan
Day 06: Wildlife Activities
Day 07: Chitwan to Kathmandu to Nagarkot
Day 08: Final Departure
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
A representative from Himalayan Sanctuary Adventure will pick you up from Tribhuvan international airport and transfer to the respective hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing(4-6 hrs)
Full-day Sightseeing of Kathmandu Vally. After breakfast in the morning, you will be Proceed for Sightseeing place as given below.
- Boudhanath Stupa, Lies about 6 km to the east of downtown Kathmandu and is the largest stupa in the valley. It looms 36 meters high and presents one of the most fascinating specimens of stupa design. Boudhanath is also known as Khasti, or dew drops, after an account that builders had to use dew to mix the mortar as Kathmandu was suffering from a severe drought during the construction of Bouddhanath.
- Pasupatinath Temple, Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world and lies 5 km east of the city center. The richly ornamented pagoda houses the sacred Linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva. Chronicles indicate the temple’s existence prior to 400 AD. Devotees can be seen taking ritual dips in the holy Bagmati River flowing beside the temple.
- Patan Darbar Square, Patan Durbar Square is an enchanting combination of palace buildings, artistic courtyards, and graceful pagoda temples. The former royal palace complex is the center of Patan’s religious and social life, and houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and religious objects. One remarkable monument here is a 17th-century temple dedicated to the Hindu god Krishna, built entirely of stone.
- Swayambhunath Stupa, The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site) Watches over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. The huge stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and its establishment is linked to the creation of the Kathmandu Valley out of a primordial lake. Swayambhu is also known as Samhengu and the Monkey temple because of the countless monkeys living in the premises
Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara
After breakfast, drive through scenic mountainous highway to Pokhara valley (200 km /6-7 hrs.) Pokhara is a remarkable place of natural beauty. It is situated at an altitude of 900m from the sea level and 200km west of Kathmandu valley. The enchanting town has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambiance of peace and magic. Overnight at your hotel in Pokhara.
Day 04: Pokhara Valley Sightseeing
Early morning, excursion to Sarangkote hill for sunrise and Mountain View (weather permitting) Sarangkote is the most popular viewpoint in Pokhara. Situated at an altitude of 1,592m, Sarangkote offers the magnificent view of Mt. Machhapuchhare and Annapurna Massif (weather permitting). You can also have a good aerial view of Pokhara valley from here. After breakfast, visit Pokhara including Davi’s fall, the Seti Gorge and Gupteshore Cave, Bindyabasini Temple. Locally known as Patale Chhahgo, Davi’s fall is an awesome waterfall lying about 2km south-west of the center on the highway to Tansen. In July 1961, Swiss couples were bathing in the stream Pardi Khola, just above the fall. A sudden flood from the Fewa Dam swept away Mrs. Davis and mysteriously disappeared down into an underground passage beneath the fall since fall has been called Davi’s fall. Overnight at your hotel in Pokhara.
Day 05: Pokhara – Chitwan
After breakfast, drive through scenic mountain highway to Chitwan (187kms/5-6 hrs). Chitwan National Park is proud to be called Asia’s one of the best-managed parks and is home to over 50 species of mammals, 55 species of amphibians and reptiles and 525 species of birds. Wildlife that thrives here include; the great one-horned Asian Rhinoceros, Gaur, wild Bison, Sloth Bear, four different species of Deer, the Rhesus Monkey and the black-faced Langur, the spotted Leopard, the fish-eating Gharial, the flesh-eating marsh Crocodile, and the Gangetic Dolphin among many others. It is also one of the last refuges of the Royal Bengal tiger. The birdlife too is very rich and varied and a delight for Ornithologists. Transfer to the resort in Chitwan. Lunch at your resort Afternoon, commence on an elephant back safari to explore the jungle and the various wildlife: the one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkeys, wild boar, bison, Himalayan sloth bear, spotted leopard and, if lucky, the elusive nocturnal Royal Bengal tiger too. This exciting ride lasts for 2-3 hours. overnight at your resort in Chitwan
Day 06: Chitwan Wildlife Activities
Jungle activities such as jungle/nature walk, dugout canoe ride Jungle walk tour allows you to explore different habitat, from the flood-plain grassland to the dense Sal forests, where you get the opportunity of good animal sights at your own pace. Since it disturbs the animals less while walking through the forest, it is usually a better chance of discovering wildlife. During the walk, you will also get a chance to see different kinds of plants and herbs in the National park. The naturalists can give thorough descriptions of the wildlife and herbs there. Floating down on the River by dugout canoe is the best way to discover the habitat of crocodiles on the bank of the river. It is also a relaxing and better way to watch different kinds of aquatic birds and wildlife species when they come to the bank of the river to drink water.
Day 07: Chitwan – Kathmandu – Nagarkot
Drive back to Kathmandu retracing the same mountainous highway to Nagarkot. Situated 2175m above sea level, Nagarkot is a popular tour and hill destination of Nepal. It is a famous mountain and sunrise view. Five of the world’s 10 tallest Mountains: Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Makalu (8463m) and Manaslu (8163m) along with many other lesser summits can be viewed from this place (during clear weather). The place is surrounded by the terraced hillside and the most beautiful scenery. It is possible to make walking tours to nearby villages (optional).
Day 08: Nagarkot to Kathmandu
After breakfast in the morning, you will drive back to Tribhuvan International Airport for your onward destination to connect your international flight
- Pick up and Drop
- All tours & transfer as per the given itinerary by private vehicle.
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- All applicable Gov Taxes
- All wildlife activities in Chitwan National Park.
- 3 Star Category Hotel Accommodation including Breakfast in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Nagarkot.
- 3 Star Category Hotel Accommodation including Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner in Chitwan
- Nepal Visa fees
- International airfare
- Air-conditional vehicle for the budget package
- Tips for driver & Guide
- Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Nagarkot.
- Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation
- Personal expenses such as insurance, medical charges, laundry, shopping, liquor, etc
- Entrance fees for sightseeing and Tour Guide
- Cost arising by flight cancellation/road blockades/landslides and reasons beyond our control
This list is only a guide. there are numerous options, brands, and versions of each piece of equipment. Use your experience and the listed features to find the best gear for you. Some of the below equipment can be easily found in stores in Kathmandu for cheaper prices.
- Warm wool or synthetic hat that covers your ears (only if you are traveling in the cold season i.e January, February and December)
- Goggles or sunglasses for sunbeam, dust and wind.
- A neck warmer is another piece of gear for extra warmth if you feel you will need it and is for cold season i.e January, February and December.(optional)
- T-shirts (2).
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket (preferable if you are traveling in rainy season from June to September.)
- 1 pair cotton pants (loose jeans/khakis), 1 pair shorts.
- 2 pairs lightweight long underwear/thermals (if you are traveling in winter January, February and December).
- liner socks, synthetic or Capilene.
- 1 pair light camping shoes or sneakers.
- 1 pair sandals (Optional).
Medicines and First Aid Kits
- Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches.
- Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
- Immodium or Pepto Bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
- 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as mole skin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc.
Miscellaneous, but Important !
- Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies).
- Airline ticket (Please make a copy and leave on at our office in Kathmandu just in case if you need to change the date).
- Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
- Lip balm. At least SPF 20, 2 sticks. A string taped to the stick is helpful, to hang around your neck and some are now being sold with a cord already attached. Handy as it avoids you from having to stop and look for it.
- Toiletry kit. Be sure to include hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer
|Start Date||End Date||Price in USD||Availability||Booking||Note|
OPEN: This date is available and open for bookings. Go for it!
GUARANTEED: Guaranteed departure. Seat Available.
LIMITED: Guaranteed departure, Limited seat. You can send booking request for availability.
FULL:This date is currently unavailable. Please contact us if you are interested in traveling on this date.