Nepal is a beautiful country with picturesque destinations that will spellbind any traveler. If you want a lovely trip with your family, then Nepal is an ideal destination for you. The tiny Himalayan nation has great geographical diversity that allows you to indulge in several activities during the tour. The Family Tour in Nepal is an incredible adventure in the diverse landscapes of the country. The tour starts after you arrive at the mystical Kathmandu valley. A local heritage expert will lead you on an extensive cultural tour of the Kathmandu Valley’s ancient Durbar Squares.
We also go on a pilgrimage tour of the famous temples of Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath. These UNESCO-listed World Heritage Sites are of great cultural and religious importance. The tour then takes us to the quaint city of Pokhara, where we can go on a boating adventure in the beautiful Phewa lake and relax at the Lakeside.
Moreover, the incredible monuments of the city, including the Davis fall, World Peace Pagoda, Mahendra Gufa, and Chamero cafe, are the highlights of the tour. Besides that, the scenic sunrise from the Sarang Kot viewpoint is also breathtaking. We then go on a pilgrimage tour to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. The beautiful monasteries of different countries are the prime attraction of the place.
Furthermore, the tour also takes you to the beautiful flatlands of Chitwan National Park, where you can go on a Jungle Safari. You can also observe the beautiful Himalayan sunrise from the Nagarkot viewpoint. This “Family tour in Nepal” trip package is available at a reasonable cost. Read further for the detailed description of this spectacular trip and book your trip now for your Family Tour in Nepal!
Major Highlights of Family Tour in Nepal
- Awe-inspiring Himalayan sunrise from the viewpoint of Sarangkot and Nagarkot
- Exploring the medieval Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur
- Visiting the Sacred temples of Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath
- Exploring the unique culture, tradition, and lifestyle of the ethnic Newar community
- Sightseeing adventure in the quaint city of Pokhara
- Incredible jungle safari in the pristine Chitwan National Park
- Visiting the birthplace of Lord Buddha in Lumbini
- Tasting the delicious Newari cuisine, including “Aila.”
- The warm hospitality of the Nepalese people
Detailed Itinerary – Family Tour in Nepal
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel.
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representative will pick you up and transfer you to a hotel. You can stroll around Thamel in the evening and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu and Drive to Nagarkot
After an early breakfast, we start our sightseeing tour of Kathmandu with a local guide. The journey begins with a pilgrimage to the holy temple of Pashupatinath, revered by Hindu devotees all over the world.
We then make our way to the spectacular Kathmandu or Basantapur Durbar Square which houses many architectural landmarks and temples. Basantapur Durbar Square also houses the famous Hanuman Dhoka museum and the Kumari Ghar. The tour then leads us to the famous Swayambhunath (Monkey temple), which is a small hike away.
Moreover, you can observe the magnificent sunset overlooking the entire Kathmandu valley from the Swayambhunath viewpoint. These heritage sites are of great cultural importance as they are the UNESCO-listed World Heritage sites. We then drive to the hill town of Nagarkot in the evening and stay overnight at a hotel.
Day 3: Drive to Bhaktapur and Explore the Old Town of Bhaktapur and Patan.
Early in the morning, we observe the magical golden sunrise overlooking the Himalayan landscapes from the viewpoint of Nagarkot. We then travel from Nagarkot to Bhaktapur. A heritage expert will take you on a cultural tour of the old Bhaktapur town where you can observe the architectural temples and monuments of the city.
You can visit the famous temples of the city including the five-storeyed Nyatapol temple, 55 window durbar, Pottery square, and others. Besides that, you can also observe the old Newar settlements and the ethnic lifestyle of the community. The Newari culture and the incredible hospitality of the local people will warm your heart. You can also taste the delicious Newari cuisine along the way.
Moreover, the tour then leads us to Patan Durbar Square, where we can observe great architectural landmarks. You can observe the famous Krishna Mandir, Taleju Mandir, Bhimsen Temple, Patan museum, and other architectural monuments of the city. You will then return to your hotel in Kathmandu and stay overnight.
Day 4: Drive to Pokhara, and Sightseeing Tour of Pokhara
After breakfast, we start our drive to Pokhara. The scenic bus drive takes you through the winding Prithvi Highway in a 7-8 hours journey. We pass through the fantastic Himalayan landscapes, terraced farmed hills, and the pristine rivers to arrive at Pokhara.
After arriving at Pokhara, we will stay at a hotel in Lakeside. The beautiful lake city of Pokhara is simply breathtaking. You can hike to the famous World Peace Pagoda (Stupa) and watch the Himalayan sunset from a viewpoint. Finally, you can relax and chill around the cafes in the evening. We will spend the night at the hotel in Pokhara.
Day 5: Drive to Sarangkot for Sunrise View, Sightseeing Tour of Pokhara.
Early in the morning, we start our drive to Sarangkot from Pokhara. The Himalayan sunrise overlooking the entire city will enchant you. We then return to the town for the sightseeing tour of the various attraction points.
Moreover, the tour also includes a spectacular boating experience in Phewa lake. We then observe the significant landmarks of the city, including the Davis falls, Mahendra gufa, Chamero cave, and others. We rest and chill around the lakeside area cafes in the evening and stay overnight at the hotel in Pokhara.
Day 6: Drive to Lumbini and visit the Birthplace of Lord Buddha.
After an early breakfast, we start our tour to the birthplace of Lord Budhha, Lumbini. The tour then leads us to various religious landmarks, including the Lord Buddha’s birthplace, Ashoka pillar, Maya Devi Garden, and others.
You can also find various monasteries, including the Chinese monastery, Vietnam monastery, Japanese monastery, and others. The peaceful atmosphere and the tranquility of the region are awe-inspiring. We will spend the night at a hotel in Lumbini.
Day 7: Drive to Chitwan and Overnight Stay at a Resort.
After an early breakfast, we will drive to Chitwan on a 3-hour journey. There you can observe the magical landscapes of the pristine Chitwan National Park. The incredible flatlands of the National Park houses the massive forest lands perfect for a jungle safari adventure.
After arriving at the National Park, you will get welcomed with a unique Tharu cultural dance by the locals. You will spend the night at a lodge resort the Chitwan National Park premises.
Day 8: Jungle Safari Adventure and Overnight Stay at a Resort.
After breakfast, we explore the Chitwan National Park and go on the Jungle Safari tour. You will pass through the forests in the Terai region and observe the rare flora and fauna of the National Park. Besides that, you can spot the famous one-horned rhino and the Royal Bengal tiger of the region.
There are two safari options available including the Elephant Safari and the jeep safari. You can take the one that suits your purpose and requirement. The perfect temperatures of the Chitwan National Park are ideal for a Jungle Safari. We will stay overnight at the resort in Chitwan.
Day 9: Drive to Kathmandu and Farewell Dinner
After breakfast, we will start our drive back to the capital city of Kathmandu from Pokhara. It takes around 7-8 hours to complete the scenic drive as we pass through the winding hilly roads.
Moreover, you can stroll around the Thamel area of the capital city in the evening. We can also experience the bustling atmosphere and have a farewell dinner as the Family Tour in Nepal comes to an end. We will stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 10: Flight Back Home
After breakfast, our representative will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the airport. You can then board a flight to your desired destination.
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Major Attractions of the Family Tour in Nepal
Basantapur Durbar Square
Kathmandu or Basantapur Durbar Square is a UNESCO-listed World Heritage site. The famous temples of the Durbar Square include Hanuman Dhoka Palace, Kasthamandap temple, Taleju temple, and others. Moreover, you also have an opportunity to pay a visit to the famous Kumari Ghar and seek the blessing of Living Goddess Kumari.
Patan Durbar Square
Patan Durbar Square has incredible monuments of the Malla period, including a Pagoda and Shikhar-styled temples and palaces. The Hindu and Buddhist temples and Bihars of the region are incredible. There is also a fantastic museum that houses include a spectacular range of architectural monuments.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur is an old town with hundreds of temples and the famous Bhaktapur Durbar Square. There you can also observe the vibrant Newari settlements, their unique culture, and lifestyle. The renowned temples of the Bhaktapur Durbar Square include 55 windows palace, a five-storeyed temple, Pottery Square, and others.
Pashupatinath temple is an important religious landmark of Lord Shiva. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims visit this holy temple every year. Lord Pashupatinath temple is more than 2000 years old and holds great cultural and religious value.
There you can observe the “aarti” ceremony performed by the priests in the evening and the Hindu cremation in the sacred Bagmati river. Besides that, you can also find hundreds of sadhus (Hindu holy sage) on the premises of the temple.
Boudhanath Stupa is a famous Buddhist pilgrimage site in Kathmandu. There are more than 50 thousand Tibetan refugees around the area, and thus the area is popularly known as little Tibet. The beautiful white stupa promotes the message of peace all over the world. There are hundreds of restaurants, cafes, and Thangka galleries around the Boudhanath stupa area.
Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) is a colossal stupa situated atop a hill in Kathmandu. You can observe the exceptional sunrise and sunset views overlooking the entire Kathmandu valley from the viewpoint. Another important aspect of the hike is that you will get welcomed by hundreds of local monkeys of the place.
Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, and thus hundreds of Buddhist devotees flock to the region from all over the world. There you can observe the various stages of Lord Buddha’s life through multiple pictures and monuments.
Furthermore, the famous Maya Devi temple and Ashoka pillar are important historical landmarks of the city. It is also a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site. The 4.8 km long and 1.3 km wide monastic zone has many monasteries built by various countries.
Pokhara is a quaint city with exceptional natural beauty. You can also find many restaurants, hotels, cafes, pubs, and others in the town. The scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara takes around 7-8 hours. Moreover, you can also take a domestic flight that only takes about half an hour.
Moreover, the lake city of Pokhara is famous for the pristine lake Phewa. You can also observe the panoramic Himalayan vista of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Macchapucchre (Fishtail), and other mountains from the Sarangkot Viewpoint. Paragliding, ultralight flight, bungee jumping, honey hunting, and others are some of the adventure sports available in the city.
Chitwan National Park
Chitwan National Park is another famous landmark on our tour. You can observe the rare and endangered wildlife of the region in the national park. Besides that, you can also spot the famous one-horned rhino, Royal Bengal tiger, and other rare species of the area.
Chitwan also has magnificent forested landscapes of the region. The local Tharu community dance, delicious local cuisine, and others will spellbind you. You also have a chance to go to an Elephant Safari or Jeep safari in the Chitwan National Park. Various breeding centers work in the conservation of wildlife in the region.