Kathmandu Valley Family Hike is special hiking package for family group and easy walking lovers.
Traveling with family is fun but some of the destinations are out of reach for all the members of the family because of variation in age and physical fitness. This package is designed taking into considerations of individuals of every age group to provide you the best experience of traveling with your family. Moreover, this is also one of the best packages for the travelers who don’t want to travel a long way from the valley.
There are places around the city which can be the perfect destinations for family hiking. The Kathmandu valley is rich in culture and traditions as well. Here are temples dating back to the fifth century and some of the greatest stone, wood and metal sculpture in the world. Among the places you visit are: the ancient palace complexes; the better known temples of the Valley; a sixteen hundred year old stupas a top of a hill; one of the largest stupas in the world; Pasupatinath, among the most important pilgrimages sites of the Hindus; Budhanilkantha, where the Preserver Vishnu reclines; a temple of the angry Mother Goddess who demands sacrifice of animals.
The valley treks begin from Budhanilkantha and ascend to the hill tops of Nagarjun, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel via a trek down to Changu Narayan and drive. Both places will offer the panoramic view stretching from Annapurna in the west to Mt. Everest in the East. The treks continue via the famous Buddhist monastery of Namo Buddha then descend to the typical Newari village of Panauti, where we camp.
The next day we climb to the highest point of the valley, Phulchowki, which offers the most fantastic view of the valley with the backdrop of the Himalayas. After our camp at Godavari, the botanical garden, we conclude our trek at Pharping crossing through many typical Newari villages on the way.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU
DAY 02: KATHMANDU SIGHT SEEING
DAY 03: KATHMANDU TO SUNDARIJAL TREK TO CHISAPANI
DAY 04: CHISAPANI TO NAGARKOT
DAY 05: NAGARKOT TO CHANGUNARAYAN TEMPLE
DAY 06: BHAKTAPUR SIGHT SEEING
DAY 07: FINAL DEPARTURE
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu our representatives will be waiting to receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport with your name card. They will greet you with garlands and flower and then transfer you to the hotel in our private vehicle. We will also organize a warm welcome dinner for you at the evening. Overnight at Kathmandu.
We will have our breakfast at hotel and go for a sightseeing tour around the city. We will be visiting different cultural and historical monuments around the city. The sightseeing around the city includes sightseeing around Pashupatinath Temple, Soyambunath stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square and many more. These sites occupy a great historical and religious significance. Visiting the sites you will also know about the ancient art and crafts. Moreover, you can also taste the varieties of food visiting the sites as the city is also famous for eateries. Overnight in Kathmandu.
After having breakfast we will have a short 40 minutes drive to Sundarijal. It is the starting point of our trek. Sundarijal is the main starting point of our trek. We commence our trek climbing up to a series of stairs. On our way we will pass a dam and reach to the entrance gate of Shivapuri National Park. We will stop at Mulkharkha for lunch and rest. After walking for about three hours uphill the trial starts to descend. We will pass through several villages and forests where we can see monkeys and hear the chanting sounds of birds. After walking for about 4 hours we will reach to our today’s destination ‘Chisapani’. Chisapani is famous for the best sunrise and sunsets views over the beautiful green forests and snowcapped mountains. Overnight at Chisapani.
After having breakfast in Chisapani with alluring sunrise view over the forests and mountains we will start our trek to Nagarkot. We will walk through the jungle and descend to a flat trial to Chauki Bhanjyang. The trial offers spectacular views of the countryside away from the hustle and bustle from the city. You can explore the unexploited beauty of nature along with the fragrance of fresh air. After trekking about 5 to 6 hours we will arrive at Nagarkot. Nagarkot is one of the major destinations for both foreign and domestic tourists. The place is famous for the sunrise views over mountains and villages. Overnight at Nagarkot.
We will wake up to amazing sunrise views over the Himalayas. After that we will have our breakfast and then start our trek to Changunarayan temple. Changunarayan is one of the oldest temple of Kathmandu valley. Situated 12 km east of Kathmandu this Pagoda style Temple was first built during the Lichhivi period. Here you can see the art and architecture of Traditional Nepali Temple. This is one of the religious sites of Kathmandu which is listed in UNESCO world heritage site. After visiting the temple we will also visit the historical museum and then drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Bhaktapur is one of the oldest town of Kathmandu valley and one of the famous tourist spot around Kathmandu. The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is also listed in UNESCO world heritage site where you will see the picturesque of ancient art and architect. The city is famous for its cultures and traditions. You can observe the Newari cultures and crafts visiting the city and can also find typical Newari eateries. We will visit the site and drive back to Kathmandu hotel. You can also do some shopping as reminder. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Your holiday in Nepal with your family ends here. Hoping that we provided the best services to you and make your holidays wonderful, we will bid a goodbye to you. Our representatives’ will drop you to the airport for your final departure.