Cultural Village Tour

$580

Description

Tour Timeline

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 2: Kathmandu - Meeting with Co-ordinator & free at your own leisure

Day 3: Transfer to Sindhupalchowk for observation

Day 4: At Sindhupalchowk

Day 5: Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 6: Drive to Lapsiphedi, Village Walk

Day 7: Himalayan view from Lapsiphedi and back to Kathmandu

Day 8: Visit world heritage sites affected by earthquake

Day 9: Orphanage Visit/ Interaction with kids

Day 10: Free

Day 11: Depart Kathmandu 

Trip Dossier

Day 1– Arrive Kathmandu

Transfer from airport to hotel. A representative from our office will be there to receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport.  At the hotel you will be briefed on your itinerary.

Day 2– Kathmandu - Meeting with Co-ordinator & free at your own leisure

Today you will meet the Tour Co-ordinator who will apprise you with the condition of the village you will visit and relay some basic instructions (dos & don’ts) while on the tour. After the meeting, you are free to spend the day as you wish.

Day 3– Drive to Sindhupalchowk  (3-4 hours)

After an early breakfast we drive to Sindhupalchowk. Lying close to Nepal-Tibet border, Sindhupalchowk lies just a couple of hours drive from Kathmandu. Driving north-east on the Arniko Highway, we pass picturesque Newari farms and undulating mountain scenery till we reach Sindhupalchowk. At the village, we will be staying at a local home. After refreshments, we settle down and rest for a while.  After a brief rest we explore the village.

Day 4At Sindhupalchowk

Today we explore more of the village and interact with the villagers.

Day 5Drive back to Kathmandu

After an early breakfast we bid farewell to our host and the villagers and make our way back to Kathmandu.

Day 6– Drive to Lapsiphedi, Village Walk

After an early breakfast we take a delightful ride to Lapsiphedi- a scenic mountain-top Tamang village located 20 km from Kathmandu. We stay at a local home. After refreshments, we explore a bit of the village. There’s a tea-garden and we up hike there to enjoy the view and bask in the beauty of the verdant tea estate.

Day 7– Himalayan view from Lapsiphedi and back to Kathmandu

After enjoying the Himalayan view from the village we board the vehicle and journey back to Kathmandu.

Day 8– Kathmandu - Visit Boudhanath, Patan Durbar Square

Today we visit World heritage sites of Boudhanth stupa and Patan Durbar Square. Boudhanath is the largest Buddhist Stupa in Nepal and an important centre of Tibetan Buddhism. The top portion of the stupa was destroyed by the 2015 earthquake. Restoration work is underway.

Patan is one of Kathmandu’s three medieval kingdoms and Patan Durbar Square was once the royal seat of power of the Malla dynasty. The Durbar Square is dotted with temples, monasteries, and a royal palace complex that dates back to the medieval era.

Day 9– Orphanage Visit/ Interaction with kids

Today we visit an orphanage and interact with the kids.

Day 10– Free Day

You can spend this day as you like. Evening, enjoy a complimentary traditional Nepali feast and a lively Nepali cultural programme.

Day 11– Depart Kathmandu

Our representative will drop you at the airport on time to catch your return flight. 

Cost Inclusion/Exclusion

Cost Inclusion

  • 7N Hotel Accommodation @ Kathmandu on BB plan
  • 2 N Home stay @ Sindhupalchowk on BB Plan
  • 1 N Hotel Accommodation @ Lapsiphedi on BB Plan
  • Airport pick up & drop International and domestic
  • Transportation on Private vehicle
  • Entrance fees as specified in itinerary
  • Diver cum guide below 4 pax
  • Complimentary/farewell dinner(Traditional Nepali Feast)

Cost Exclusion

  • Meals (Lunch/Dinner), Drinks and bar menu
  • Telephone & laundry
  • Personal expenses
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Any accidental and emergency support (if any)
  • Driver and guide tips
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Domestic and International Air Tickets
  • Extra activities other than above itinerary 

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