Nepal Educational Adventure Tour
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Nepal is also famous for Educational and Adventure Student Tour, besides other types of tours. Educational and Adventure Student Tour is designed as per their needs. But normally it includes fun with recreation and alongside education as well. They will get a chance to find out and explore about Nepal and its cultural combination with nature. Nepal is a land of diversity where you can research on different languages and their culture, tradition, closely. Students will get to know the wonders of Nepal listed in the World Heritage Site of UNESCO. Interestingly, they can even visit the National Parks to explore and research about Wildlife. Students will be lucky to visit as an Educational and Adventure in Nepal as it includes much more things to know about Nepal and its cultures. Students can visit several ancient cities to discover the history and the transformation of the places and the monuments. You will be amazed seeing the artistic art, sculpture and monuments designed by ancient people with great effort. They will be amazed to see how people are living with love and understanding. Nepal has created its own history which is very diplomatic and it will be interesting for the students. For further information they can collect information on agriculture as most of the people are still working on the fields with traditional equipment and their way of working on the agricultural field.
Mostly teenage or youth-stage students will be interested on biking on hilly terrains, rafting, bungee jumping, paragliding and many more other adventure-related activities. For all these sorts of activities, adventures tour in Nepal has proved to be the best one. Trip around the Buddhist and Hindu sites comes under Educational Tour. So, students can visit Lumbini (birth place of Lord Gautama Buddha), Swyambhu, Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath and Muktinath (Mustang region). They can experience teahouse and tented camping in their life for a change. There they can know and observe the traditional and real lifestyles which is totally different from urban areas. The unique landscapes and varied cultures are the major features for all people especially for students from educational and adventure perspective. The main objective for Educational and Adventure Tour is to learn something new and learn additional knowledge incase if you are familiar with it. There are open labs and clear nature are present from where students get better chance to explore their creativity without any restriction.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu (1300 m / 4264 ft)
Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport you will be greeted by a representative from Great Nepal. You will be then transferred to Hotel Manang or a similar category hotel. After check in, you take a rest at your hotel room. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing to Nagarkot.
Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks include the World Heritage Sites: the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swyombhunath) and Buddhists shrine (Bouddhanath) which is one of the largest Stupas in the world. In the afternoon, we will head towards Nagarkot for a home stay program at Bastola home stay. A place with a country touch. We can also arrange a cultural program for you during the late evening.
Day 03: Nagarkot – Trishuli River rafting - Chitwan (148km/ 7 hrs drive)
Early morning we will enjoy a stunning sunrise view over and around the Himalayas.Breakfast will be followed by a drive in a private vehicle to Chitwan, located 148km away from central Kathmandu. It takes approximately 7 hours to reach there. We can enjoy the scene of riverside and hills and remote lives on our way. We can possible take a stop for photography and refreshment break. We will be doing a rafting at Trishuli River on our way. It takes about 2-3 hrs after that will again head towards Chitwan. As we reach Chitwan we check into the respective hotel/ resort and get some rest. The late evening would be free so we can do short refreshment tour nearby. A Tharu cultural program will be arranged for you. Overnight at hotel in chitwan.
Day 04: Tour chitwan
Today is a whole day sightseeing day. We begin with elephant safari then canoing, crocodile conservation project tour, elephant breeding centre wild life museum visit, boating, local sightseeing. After completion of these activities we get back to hotel. Overnight at hotel in chitwan.
(Additionally camping can be done as per your request)
Day 05: Chitwan to lumbini (drive 158km/ 2-3 hrs)
Wake up in the morning have breakfast then we begin drive toward lumbini a birth place of Lord Buddha (Siddhartha Gautam). The drive is straight, plain and broad so it won’t take long time to reach there. As we won’t have time going anywhere today we have lunch and rest in hotel room. During evening, we can explore places around for a leisure walk. Overnight at hotel in Lumbini
Day 06: Tour lumbini to Pokhara (199km/ 4 hrs drive)
After breakfast, we proceed for sightseeing. We visit Ashoka Pillar and Mahayana West Monastic Zone. We get back to hotel and rest for some time. After we finish we check out hotel in Lumbini and Drive 199km towards Pokhara. Upon our arrival in Pokhara we check into the hotel and if time permits we can enjoy evening walk around lakesides. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 07: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga: (1577m)
After breakfast, taking rest for some time, we drive to Naya Pul for an hour and start the trek. The day would be comparatively easy on hiking as we go only through the bank of Modi khola (river) and the beautiful sight of rice terrace. It would be more fun and we overnight at teahouse.
Day 08: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani: (2855m. /6-7hrs walk)
The next day after the breakfast we begin the trekking in real sense. We start hiking through steep climb to ulleri, ascending a steep stone staircase which has about 3300 steps. The first two hours would be challenging steep incline. Afterwards, the path remained semi-level or slightly uphill. But along the trial we will experience the fascinating views, rhododendron forest, flora and fauna and many more.
Day 09: Hiking to Poonhill - back to Ghorepani, and trek to Tadapani.This morning, we will get up early in the morning, and go for hiking to Poon Hill. From here you will see superb view of sunrise, and panoramic view of Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and so on. After visiting Poonhill, we will come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and continue walking to Tadapani. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 10: Trek to Ghandruk
The day starts with short downhill. Leaving Tadapani, we descend steeply through forests and then the trail eases as we reach Ghandruk (2000m), which is the village of Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal, have their own dialect, typical culture, costume, and life style. This village is possibly the popular tourist destination that offers the beautiful mountain views and having easy connection with Pokhara or Kathmandu. Overnight at Teahouse.
Day 11: Trek down to Birethanti - Nayapul - Pokhara
Today we begin our journey, from Ghandruk offering easy walking all downhill to Nayapul, we then drive to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Pokhara to Kathmandu
We return Kathmandu by tourist bus, Upon arrival in Kathmandu; we will be escorted to our hotel. If we get to enjoy a day leisurely we catch up on some last minute shopping or explore any landmarks we missed during our first day in Kathmandu. We can either visit Great Nepal’s office in Thamel or take rest at our hotel room. In the evening, we can visit some more places in Kathmandu as far as possible then we will attend a celebration dinner together. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 13: Farewell
You are saying good bye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but trade emails with your travel companions and organize your photos. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Great Nepal will take you to the airport. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.
(If interested you can perform adventure sports like paragliding & Zip Flying from Sarangkot but it may require one more day to stay at Pokhara.)
(The above itinerary is open to any sort of modification as per your desires)
Cost includes / excludes
- All ground transportation by tourist bus.
- Meal on full board basis
- Accommodation at hotel
- All jungle and tour activities
- All entry permits, Jungle guide, etc
- Accommodation in Kathmandu,
- No any other transportation more than mentioned in itinerary
- Your travel insurance
- International airfare and airport departure tax.
- Nepal entry visa
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
- Personal clothing and equipments.
- Tips for guide.
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.