TRIP OVERVIEW

Trip Information

This trip is the finest tour package for stress-free hiking and exploring around the well-known cities of Nepal. Nepal Family expedition package is one of the popular cultural circuits, historical progress, art economy, sociable folk’s with good nature and get to know numerous unknown truths about Nepal in contented way.  It is perfect travel destination to travel with your family fellows  because it is one of the finest holy places where folks come from diverse country to worship  most of the people come here are Hindu  people so, this trip is an easy journey with your family members without facing any problems.

This package is full of stimulating holidays that delivers you the lifetime memorial. Around, there are sufficiently of places to stopover in Nepal where your holiday and time period will not be appropriate to visit all the sites but we GHHT (Ganesh Himal Hiking Team) will absolutely take you to the greatest sight of UNESCO world heritage spots of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. After one or two days trip to Kathmandu valley we will take a scenic flight up to pokhara terrestrial of vision city which is one of the paradise destinations for tourists, many visitors visit this place when they stopover to Nepal with salient lakes called Phewa,caves, falls astonishing sights of the splendid Himalayas alongside you will be also visiting  sanctified shrine and stupas. Subsequently visiting all this place/villages and inspecting the mountain we will back down to pokhara and then on to chauradi drive to chitwan where you can also enjoy forest safari activities to sightsee the various common and endangered animals in Chitwan National Park as well as elephant Safari and bird viewing excursion and after that you will be given warm welcome by tharu community with their traditional dance etc..  Beside that you can also enjoy the rafting if you want during the trip. This voyage passes through lovely rhododendron forests and mesmerizing traditional community which unlocks up with abundant opportunity to observer the culture and custom of the Nepalese societies who live in this region.

Our GHHT is pleased to organize this family tour in Nepal to make your expedition short and happy family tours which will be your lifetime remarkable experience where you get to feel that you have not wasted any valuable time by selecting this tour. So, we look further for your other tour and hope to see you soon.

 

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Tribhuvan international airport. (1300m)

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (Heritage sites)

Day 03: Sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur you will be transferred to Nagarkot.

Day 04: Nagarkot to Pokhara and transfer to hotel, after lunch boating on Fewa Lake.

Day 05: Early morning drive to Sarankot for sunrise view and, afternoon sightseeing in Pokhara.

Day 06: Drive to the Chitwan National Park. At the lodge, the jungle guide will brief you on Jungle Activities.

Day 07: Safari activities.

Day 08: Chitwan to Kathmandu.

Day 09: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping and relaxation.

Day 10: Final departure.

ITINARARY

Day: 1 Arrival in Tribhuvan international Airport (1300m)

Once you land in Kathmandu airport, our GHHT representative member will be waiting you outside the airport where you will easily recognize of GHHT logo or a board carrying by our staff so, you have to keep looking around. Our GHHT members will welcome you and take to your respective hotels in private vehicle and in the evening you will serve with exclusive Nepali cuisine.  After that you will be spending your night at your hotel and start our trip tomorrow morning.

Day: 2 Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (heritage sites)

After breakfast you will be visiting one of the biggest stupa in south Asia Boudhanath stupa which is the giant and famous stupa where lots of Buddhists devotees visit. Next spot will Pashupatinath which is well-known for Hindu pilgrimages and other fascinating place is Swayambhunath which is known as “Monkey temple” and last but not the least is Kathmandu Durbar Square which is one of the significant historic and tourist destinations which has various historical royal and governmental institutions diverse with temples of different styles and monuments and ages. This area is little bit crowded because all the travelers visit this place due to get a picturesque of the old monuments and many other are to be observe. Spend the whole night at Hotel. (Meal included: Breakfast)

Day: 3 sightseeing in patan and Bhaktapur

Today, we will be visiting Patan city one of the known city for its fine arts, historical architecture. After that we will be heading to Bhakatapur mostly populated by Newar culture situated in the east corner of the Kathmandu valley, here we will visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square known as a museum of medieval art and architecture  like of old monument sculpture, woodcarving and colossal pagoda temples. In Bhakatapur Durbar we can view fifty- five windows palace made of brick and wood. After spotting both Patan and Bhaktapur we will move ahead to Nagarkot which takes an hour to reach. The village situated about 26 miles east of Kathmandu. It is one of the picturesque spots for its sunrise and sunset views of Himalayas. Spend the whole night at Hotel. (Meal included: Breakfast)

Day: 4 Nagarkot to Pokhara and transfer to hotel, after lunch boating to the Fewa Lake

After breakfast we will then drive to Pokhara which takes 6 hours to reach by sightseeing and enjoying the scenic beauty all the way. From Pokhara bus stop we will move to our respective hotel, where lunch is served after that we will move to Fewa Lake to enjoy the boat riding. Doing an hour of boating we will return back to the hotel. We will be spending the night at Hotel. (Meal included: Breakfast)

Day: 5 Early morning drive to Sarankot for sunrise view and, afternoon sightseeing in Pokhara.

Early morning our expeditions drive to Sarankot where we will be viewing sunrise over the Himalayas. Sarankot is the supreme well-known traveler destination from where the visitor can relish the massive view of the Pokhara valley with striking view of mountains. It is 6 km from Lakeside. Sarankot can be reached simply about 45 minutes by a private vehicle at the top and then 45 minutes hike up to the chief view point. Lots of travelers come to Sarankot for sunrise view then we will be back to the hotel at afternoon we then carry on our sightseeing in Pokhara city. We will be visiting David fall, Gupteswore, Mahadev cave, Bindabashini temple, world peace pagoda. We will be spending night at Hotel. (Meal included: Breakfast)

Day: 6 Drives to the Chitwan National Park. At the lodge, the jungle guide will brief you on jungle activities.

Today, early morning we will drive to Chitwan National Park from Pokhara. Which will takes around 6 hours to reach at Chitwan. one of the finest wildlife viewing spots. Arriving at Chitwan we will halt at lodge .At the evening jungle guide will come to you and give small intro and details about the activities of jungle are given. We will be spending the night at lodge (Meal included: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner)

Day: 7 Safari Activities

After finishing the breakfast we will be ready for safari activities.  Royal Chitwan National Park is place where you can perceive countless species of birds and animals inside the locations of National Park. We will commence our day with elephant ride into the jungle for outstanding view of the jungle,   canoe ride after finishing jungle ride we will be back to the lodge. At evening you will relish the Tharu dance which is mostly the local inhabitants. (Meal included: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner)

Day: 8 Chitwan to Kathmandu

After breakfast we will be back to Kathmandu by a tourist bus. It will almost take 6 hours to reach Kathmandu. We will be spending the whole night at Hotel in Kathmandu and take a rest. (Meal included: Breakfast)

Day: 9 free day in Kathmandu for shopping and relaxation.

Today, you can have a free day to enjoy yourselves by doing shopping or visiting bar nearby if you like so, this free day you can be freely relaxed .Spend your valuable  night to Kathmandu Hotel. (Meal included: Breakfast)

Day: 10 Final departures

Today is the day from departing from you all so, hope you enjoy this trip and we will look further to your other trekking   trip. We will be dropping you all at the international Airport before 3 hours of your schedule time so, your flight doesn’t miss and you can reach safely to your own destination. (Meal included: Breakfast)

INCLUDES & EXCLUDES

What is included?

  • All the transportation between airport and hotel
  • 2 nights in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu (Hotel Tashidharke inn or any other hotel of similar standard) with breakfast
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All accommodation and meals during the stay in the trek
  • All domestic flight fares and airport taxes
  • An experienced English speaking guide and one porter for 2 persons each of the group
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS)
  • All government and local taxes

What is not included?

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters

TRIP INFO


Trip Note

Hotel and Lodge:

Ganesh Himal Hiking team arranges the best comfy and pleasant accommodation and provides you the well-nourished hygienic foods. Throughout your stay in Kathmandu, you will be staying at the best standard hotel which will be rating at 3-star hotel. Although if you want to stay at 4- 5-star hotel in the well sumptuous hotel and are able to pay for this expenses then you have this kind of choices but for the luxurious hotel the payment should be deposited by the clients itself. As the Ganesh Himal Hiking team company can only afford the hotel which is the rate at 2-3 star hotels. However once you are set for your trip there will be such facilities as the place where we are travelling and visiting. We have a three star hotel in Pokhara and 2-3 star hotel even in Nagarkot. While we are in National park, we stay in well and deluxe resort.

Meals:

We the company totally focuses on client’s meals by making sure that each and every client get the same portion which is clean hygienic and nourished which is most necessary while we are in trip. While we are on trip all the meals i.e. breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided but in the Kathmandu city, Pokhara even in Lumbini sometimes breakfast and sometimes dinner are included where you can go through the each detail itinerary. During our trip breakfast and dinner will be served in the Hotel where we stay for a night and for the lunch our expert leader/guide will be taking you the best clean hotels and restaurants.

Best Season to Travel:

The flawless seasons for Nepal visit will be in the spring season in the month of March to May and autumn season on September and November. Even in winter one can travel but only if you can bear the cold weather season. We asked the clients not to travel on the monsoon season on the month of June, July and August because during this period it rains heavenly and in day afternoon the sun rays will be extremely blazing heat so, it will be difficult to walk with heavy rains and wet. So, we suggest every client trip in the specific seasons.

Luggage/Backpack:

You have to carry your own small baggage containing your own water bottle, towel, tissue or toilet paper, camera or any other stuff which you usually carry and this small baggage should be carried by yourself. Some of the gears and clothes which are not needed during your trip can be left in the hotel safe deposit box carefully locking it properly and for the deposit there will be no charges so, you can freely keep your belongings which are not needed. The Nepal domestic airlines do not exceed more than 15 kg which also includes your hand baggage. If your baggage exceeds more than 15 kg then some charge should be deposit which is not included in the package.  

Guide:

We the company Ganesh Himal hiking team will be providing you the well expert trained/experienced guide who will be handling all your trip issue. Like if you are in a huge group tour like more than 10 people than we will be providing you an extra guide which will be divided into two groups or more than three according to the number of people in the group. 

Personal Expenses:

Your personal expenses should be deposited by yourself like if you addicted to alcohol and all the alcohol you consume during your trip should be paid by yourself that goes to snacks or any other additional meals. Though the cost of accommodation and meals are included in package but such additional meals and drinks- alcohol and non-alcohol beverage, snacks, tips for guide and porters, hot shower- accessible only in some hotel, entrance fee around $ 25 for visiting heritage sites of Kathmandu, meals while you are in Kathmandu and the normal meals will cost around $ 5-7. It is up to you whether you like to give tips to the guide and porter, if you are satisfied with their services then you can tip them.

Our Greetings at Airport:

We suggest you that when you are confirmed for this trip we advise you to give us your international flight schedule so, we the team can easily get to you and pick you up from the airport on time. As soon as you finish processing the customs formalities and come out from there and there you can find our representative carrying a signboard of Ganesh Himal Hiking Team and the team will greet you and take you to the hotel in private vehicle. Like if you have already booked the hotel by your own then we advise informing the hotel that you are staying so it will be easy for our representative to drop you at the hotel.

Itinerary and Possible Changes on it:

Our usual itinerary is main customary and pragmatic which has also included your arrival day, departure day. If you like to adjust the itinerary we can set it for you as per your desire so, before that let us know before booking the trip and then we will arrange the itinerary and the cost. Like if you like to extend more days then we will even manage it for you as in our package we have kept extra day because we don’t know the situation of Himalaya weather it suddenly changes and faces problems like delayed flights or cancellation of flight.

Booking and Payment:

For booking any trip, first you have to deposit 20% in advance if you are confirmed for the trip you have to send even your flight detail schedule, a passport photocopy and if you cancel the booking then this 20% is not -refundable.  The remaining 80% can be paid when you reach Kathmandu and if you want to pay in advance you can deposit it by transferring through a bank, credit card, even throughout Pay pal account lets us know then we will be sending you the detail for payment.

 

Customer Reviews

Rating:


An amazing trip with Ganesh Himal Hiking to Kathmandu, Mt. Everest BC, Pokhara and Chitwas

hil32015 | Spokane, Washington | October 26 , 2014

Rating: 5 - Excellent

We received outstanding personal service from Binod and his team at Ganesh Himal Hiking Team. It was an exceptional experience in every way. We were met at the airport, he gave us personal transportation along with many great tours to cultural sites in Kathmandu, he took us to some wonderful restaurants and he set us up in a very nice hotel in Thammel. Binod really knows how to take great care of his clients with a personal touch. We also loved meeting his mother, father and his family which added greatly to our cultural experience in Nepal.

Additionally, Binod's brother Bishnu, was our guide on our trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp. Bishnu took excellent care of my trekking partner and me throughout the trek to Everest Base Camp and back. Our trek was also an amazing cultural experience as well as a remarkable trekking experience! We loved the Nepalese people and, of course, we loved seeing the incredible scenery. Also, Binod personally guided us on a trip to Pokhara, Nepal where he arranged for us a guided rafting trip, a paragliding trip and a trip to Chitwan National Park where we did a tour on the back of an elephant spotting wildlife and we were able to attend a nice cultural program. The accommodations in Pokhara and the food were fantastic. I highly recommend Binod and his Ganesh Himal Hiking Team to anyone who is interested in receiving the best service and the best trekking and cultural experience in Nepal.

Visited October 2015

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Duration: 10 Days

Difficulty: Easy

Activities: Tour, Sightseeing, Excurtion

Departure City: Kathmandu

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Trip style: Luxury

Country: Nepal

Group size: Min 2 pax

Best Season: Feb to Jun & Sep to Dec