The Village Tour of Nepal will offer the opportunity to witness traditional life in Nepal. Furthermore, it will provide the opportunity to learn the cultural heritage and lifestyle of village life. This Village Tour of Nepal gives you the experience that you have never enjoyed before. The tour gives you the chance to explore villages. Stay in one of the local homes, eat local food, and drink. Above all, the opportunity to interact with, and learn about the traditions, culture, and day-to-day life. Likewise, you will be contributing directly to the welfare of the village. Besides, you will also get the opportunity to view breathtaking mountain views from Daman, Pokhara, and Australian Camp. This village tour is one of the best of Nepal tour.
Our village tour of Nepal starts with a visit to the Buddhist pilgrimage site at the Namo Buddha hilltop. Then, it shifts towards Daman, located in the southwest part of Kathmandu Valley. Daman provides an unimpeded view of the entire Himalayas. Next, drive to Bandipur, a picturesque hilltop village located halfway toward the Highway linking Kathmandu and Pokhara. Bandipur is a small Newari town built in a blend of neo-classical and Newari architecture in the 19th century. In Bandipur, you will see the typical village lifestyle within the old Nepalese traditional settlement. Next, we visit Begnas village and drive to Dhampus. Pokhara and Nagarkot will be the next on our list. Finally, we conclude our village tour in Kathmandu.
- Experience the unique Nepalese rural lifestyle and culture.
- Visit one of the Buddhist pilgrimage sites of Namo Buddha.
- Explore the surrounding village and observe the culture, tradition, and lifestyle of the people.
- Experience the peace and tranquility of Daman, and also enjoy an unimpeded view of the Himalayas.
- Visit the historic Bandipur village, a living museum of Newari culture.
- Enjoy a hike to the Australian camp and Dhampus village.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, meet our representative/guide and transfer to the hotel. As per your arrival time, you have the option to stroll around Thamel and the local tourist market in the afternoon. Dinner in the evening, in a typical Nepali restaurant with a cultural performance. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu-Namobuddha
After breakfast, we will drive to visit the Pashupatinath temple, followed by Bouddhanath Stupa. We shall then ride to Bhaktapur and spend a few hours there. Later, we will drive along the Araniko Highway to Dhulikhel. Dhulikhel is well known for having one of the finest panoramic mountain views. From Dhulikhel, we will take a side road to Namobuddha. Namobuddha is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site. We will visit the Thrangu Tashi Yangtse monastery and Namobuddha village. Overnight in Nomobuddha.
Day 3: Namobuddha-Daman
After breakfast, we will retrace our drive back to Kathmandu, and continue to Daman. Daman stands at 2320 m on the Tribhuvan Highway, southwest of Kathmandu (about halfway to Hetauda). It offers one of the best panoramic and spectacular views of the Himalayas. Overnight in Daman.
Day 4: Daman-Bandipur
We will descend to Naubise and drive until Dumre along the Prithivi Highway. At Dumre Bazaar, we will take a diversion towards north to the historic village of Bandipur. Bandipur lies to the west of Kathmandu, on a ridge in the Mahabharat range. Bandipur is a living museum of Newari culture and eco-friendly credentials. After lunch, we will take a short walk around Bandipur and visit the Tundikhel. The Tundikhel provides fantastic views across the entire Annapurna range, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Ganesh Himal, and the Langtang range. Overnight in Bandipur.
Day 5: Bandipur-Begnas Lake
This morning we will retrace our drive and rejoin the main highway to Pokhara. On approaching Pokhara, we will turn right from the main road to Begnas Bazaar. Begnas Bazaar is situated 12 km to the east of Pokhara at the base of a ridge separating Rupa and Begnas lake. In the afternoon, take a walk around the lush forest and terraced fields. Overnight in Begnas Bazaar.
Day 6: Begnas Lake-Pokhara-Hike to Australian Camp & Dhampus
After breakfast, we shall drive to Kande, which takes about an hour or more. Hike to the Australian Camp and enjoy the spectacular scenic view of the Himalayas. Spend some time there and then descend to Dhampus village. Overnight in Dhampus.
Day 7: Dhampus-Pokhara
After breakfast, hike down to Dhampus Phedi. It is about an hour's drive from Phedi to Pokhara. In Pokhara, we will visit the Peace Pagoda, Gupteshower cave, Tibetan Refugee center, and Davis falls. We will also enjoy a boat ride on the Phewa lake. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 8: Pokhara-Kathmandu
Early morning, we will go for an excursion to Sarangkot. Sarangkot is famous for sunrise and sunset with a panoramic view of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, and other mountains. We will return to the hotel for breakfast. And after breakfast, we will retrace our drive to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 9: Departure
After breakfast, transfer to the airport as per your flight schedule.
- All transfers by private vehicle
- English Speaking guide throughout the trip.
- All sightseeing and monument entrance fee.
- Accommodation in 3-4* hotels and resorts with breakfast.
- One dinner with cultural performance in Kathmandu.
- Nepal visa.
- International flight to and from Kathmandu.
- Lunch and dinner as per itinerary.
- All kinds of bar bills and beverages like cold drinks, hot drinks and other.
- Insurance and emergency rescue services
- Personal equipment and clothing.