Nepal family holidays - a combination of short hiking, elephant back safari and a sightseeing tour of world heritage sites offers real taste of Nepal.
Tour Duration: 10 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Specialty Categories: hiking tour Wildlife safari
Season: March – December
Max. Altitude: 2000m
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Cost: Please contact us
A Nepal family holiday is a leisurely family adventure with kids, full of activities that would be enjoyed by both yourself and the kids. The itineraries are so arranged as to provide enough time for fun among families and not to keep the kids and yourself tired.
We visit the monuments and heritage sites in Kathmandu including most busy and colorful local markets. Then we fly to Pokhara (possible to drive by car or tourist bus) where we can see the spectacular Himalayan views from your hotel garden, visit the caves, temples and waterfalls and of course go for boating on the lake Phewa. Pokhara is a beautiful city with a relaxed atmosphere. You can walk to lovely market along the lake, enjoy good foods on many of the restaurants and enjoy playing with your kids. We then take you for a three day fantastic easy and comfortable trek to the most popular Annapurna foot hills. the mountain sceneries on the trek is just amazing and superb. The lodes on the trek provide good basic facilities, though not luxury and offer continental and Nepali foods which you can choose from an a la carte menu.
After Pokhara we drive on our private vehicle to Chitwan national park, a 5 hrs drive to lowland Terai and stay in a safari resort by the park. There you will enjoy elephant back safari, Jungle walk, bird watching, canoe ride, elephant breeding centre visit ( we can see several baby elephants too), elephant bathing program etc.. Asian rhinos, different species of deers, crocodiles, boars, peacocks etc are among the animals seen there. This is a highly enjoyed and recommended family trip with us.
As for the trekking part, you can go for a longer trek of 6 or 7 days or a shorter one of even two days, depending on what suits your family best (though we have a three trek here).
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu city sightseeing tour including Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar square and Bouddhanath stupa. Hotel.
Day 03: In the morning flight to Pokhara at 9 am (half an hour). We have short sightseeing tour around Pokhara visiting the waterfall and a cave (quite safe) and boating on the lake. O/N at hotel.
Day 04: Drive to Naya Pul (1 hr), trek to Ghandruk 2000m (4-5 hrs of level + uphill walk with stone steps to climb). O/N at lodge
Day 05: Trek to Deurali/ Pothana 1600 m (4 hrs). O/N at lodge.
Day 06: Trek to Pokhara, rest in beautiful Pokhara . (3 hrs). O/N at hotel.
Day 07: Drive Pokhara to Chitwan national park 5hrs, take lunch, rest. O/N at resort.
Day 08: Full day safari activities in the jungle. O/N at resort.
Day 09: Fly back Chitwan to Kathmandu at 10.30 am (half an hour), free day on your own. O/N at hotel.
Day 10: Fly back home.
Pokhara has a lot to offer you, if you want stay one or two more days extra also possible doing some trips such as visit to Begnas Tal, paragliding trip and ultra Light flight etc..
Note: If this itinerary could not meet your desires, we can design a tailor-made itinerary to suit your desires. Please kindly let us know whether you would like to make it shorter or longer.
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Mission Eco Trek aware that there are many companies seeking your business as you plan your adventure holidays in the Nepal Himalayas. We believe we offer the very best value for money and take your safety, comfort and ultimate holiday experience very seriously.
Above list is only a guideline. While you are required to bring everything on this list, 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 above equipments can be easily find in stores around Thamel in much cheaper price.
Please Note: Miniskirts, Tight fitting, figure-hugging clothing, such as those made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals, especially on women. If you find these items comfortable as a base layer then please pack something to wear over the top of them.
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Visa for Nepal, you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. Please kindly bring two passport size photos and passport copy along with you. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. If you need more info on visa for Nepal then please kindly feel free to ask with us or browse our Nepal info page.