Kathmandu, Nepal

People and Culture of Nepal

12 Days | Hiking, Cultural Activities and Wildlife Viewing

On this incredible adventure, you will discover the dreamlike handicrafts made by the 'Newars' who are indigenous to Kathmandu, experience the Monastic Life by spending a night at the Neydo Monastery, dance with your host family in Panauti, wander about in Terai's green forest (home to the rare one-horned rhino and the endangered Bengal Tiger), and much more!

Right for You?

Duration

12 Days / 11 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure, Cultural Immersion and Connect with Nature

Languages

English and Other Local Language

Physical Activity

Moderate activity

Location

Mountains, Rural Communities and Small Towns/Villages

Connect

Wifi: Limited
Cell: Limited

Royal Mountain Travel

Locally Owned Social Enterprise
Starts at:

$795/person

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Speaks: English and Other Local Language

Highlights

  • Go beyond the guidebook and experience the people and activities that make the country tick.
  • Try your hand at traditional fishing in Barauli, farming in Panauti, cooking like locals, and other local skills.
  • Meet locals through the Homestay projects and explore secret lanes, markets, temples, culture, and more.
  • Witness the animals in their natural habitat.
  • Get inspired by the locals, and inspire them back.

Details

Schedule

Arrive to Kathmandu at anytime on Day 1 to get started

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

Group

1 - 8 travelers

What's Included

Lodging

11 Nights Family Homestay, Hotel and Monastery

Activities

Hiking, Wildlife Viewing, Cultural Activities, Cooking Class, Historical Sites, Show/Performance, Storytelling, Safaris, Cycling and Community Visit

Guide

Bilingual guide

Room

Private Room and Shared Bathroom

Food

Some meals included (see itinerary)
Most meals are not included in the price, though local food is very affordable (and delicious).

Transport

Private car and Hike

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Royal Mountain Travel

Locally Owned Social Enterprise

Interested in visiting the most sacred and important Jokhang Temple in Lhasa? Seeing Rhinos in Chitwan or tigers in Bardiya National park? Riding a motorcycle from Lhasa to Kathmandu? Paragliding through the breathtaking scenery offered by the Himalayas? And doing it all with a locally-run company that can introduce you to local communities and culture along the way? Royal Mountain Travel is for you! They are one of the leading tour operators in the region, specializing in a wide variety of tours, hikes, treks and mountaineering expeditions in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.

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Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (included)
You will be picked up from the airport in Kathmandu and transported by private car to your hotel. Transportation will also be provided to get you to the destinations where transportation is required until the end of the tour and bring you back to Kathmandu when it's all over!