Village tour in Nepal -11 days

Village Tour in Nepal

  • Duration11 Days
  • Trip GradeEasy
  • Maximum Altitude2,175 m
  • Best SeasonSpring & Autumn
  • Trip styleTour
  • Start/Endkathmandu

About Village Tour in Nepal

"Our 10 Nights & 11 Days Village tour in Nepal is the perfect package for travelers looking to explore the remote village lifestyle, includes a short trek, and a lot of interactions with the locals."

The 10 Nights & 11 Days Village tour in Nepal offers a great insight into Nepalese lifestyle, culture, tradition, religion, and local foods. As you walk to villages, you will notice how gifted Nepal is in terms of natural beauty. This 10 days village tour in Nepal will allow you to visit some of the most gorgeous and popular places in Nepal. 

As you move from the hilly region to the mountain region, you will encounter a diverse culture, food, and tradition. During the village tour in Nepal, we will be spending nights in fine villages like Bandipur and Dhampus. Apart from these two villages, we will visit many other small villages during the tour. Even though the 10 Nights & 11 Days Village tour in Nepal is more sort of village experience trip, the entire trip offers fantastic mountain panoramas too. 

You get to see breathtaking views of snow-clustered Himalayan mountains like Annapurna (8,091 m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Manaslu (8,163 m), Fishtail (6,993 m), etc. Along with that, we will also get to see some eastern Himalayan mountain views from Nagarkot. On a clear day, one can see Mt. Everest from here too. Throughout the tour, we get blessed with spectacular sunrises and sunsets as well.

Our 10 Nights & 11 Days Village tour in Nepal combines the famous Kathmandu Tour, Bandipur Tour, Pokhara Tour, short Dhampus trek, and Nagarkot Tour in the package. It is an ideal family holiday option. Anyone can go on the Nepal village tour with us. 

Moreover, if you wish to make the journey even more adventurous, then you can add paragliding, mountain flight, bungee jumping, etc in the package (additional cost applies). 

We also create custom village tours in Nepal for our guests. If you want to tailor-made the village tour itinerary, then contact us any time. 

Good to Know

  • Scenic drive in a private vehicle to/from different places
  • Explore different UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
  • Experience rural lifestyle in Bandipur and witness gorgeous scenery
  • Explore the City of Lakes, Pokhara
  • Go on a day trek to Dhampus village
  • Get to see mountain lifestyle 
  • Catch several glorious sunrises and sunsets throughout the trip
  • Witness breathtaking mountains views, lush green hills, and stunning landscapes
  • Spend a night in Nagarkot, a hill station located nearby Kathmandu

Itinerary

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Our airport team will welcome you to the Tribhuvan International Airport. They will take you to the hotel and let you unpack. If we have spare time, then we'll go on a guided sightseeing tour of the Boudhnath Stupa. 

Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in Nepal and the most important pilgrimage site for people following the Buddhist religion. When you walk around the stupa, you will encounter Buddhist monks and colorful prayer flags. This historical monument offers a calm and soothing break amidst the bustling Kathmandu city. In the late evening, we meet with the core team members over a welcome dinner.

 

  • Accommodation4 star hotel
  • MealsD
  • Max. Altitude1,300 m

 

It takes approximately 5 hours of scenic drive from Kathmandu to reach Bandipur. Bandipur is also known as the Queen of the Hills. Bandipur is a gorgeous village, inhabited by the Newar ethnic group. The village offers a glimpse of Newari culture and food. 

This place is known for sightseeing, cultural excursion, and panoramic views of the mountains, like Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Langtang, and Ganesh Himal. 

 

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Max. Altitude1,030 m
  • Duration5-6 hours

Today, we will be spending the day looking around the village and visiting nearby areas. Early in the morning we walk 30 minutes uphill to Tani Mai temple for a stunning sunrise and amazing mountain view. 

We can further hike above the village to Raniban and get a breathtaking view of the mountains and the picturesque aerial view of Bandipur. Later in the evening, we will be enjoying a cultural program organized by the locals, interacting with them.

 

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  • MealsB,L,D

We will have an early morning yoga session and cooking class to understand the local Bandipur food. If you wish to hike, you can go downhill to Siddha Guga during the day. It is the largest cave in Nepal. Sadhu, who sits inside the cave, will guide you through the cave. You can also visit Ramkot village and Bandipur village itself. We will be spending the day living like a local.

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsB,L,D

After breakfast, early in the morning, you will leave for Pokhara. It is around 3 hours bus ride. Pokhara is a place with beautiful lakes and mountain views. This city is known for being the starting point for the most popular treks in the Annapurna region. 

In the evening, we visit Phewa Lake, do boating, and enjoy the sunset on the lake. Later in the day, talk with vendors at Lakeside Market and enjoy a delicious dinner. 

 

  • Accommodation4 star hotel
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Max. Altitude822 m
  • Duration3 Hours

This part of the trip involves an easy trek to picturesque Dhampus village. The trail goes through sparse villages. We will be walking through forested paths and terraced fields. On the way, we can see panoramic views of the great Annapurna Range. Dhampus village welcomes us with a gorgeous sunset and mountain view.

 

  • Accommodationlodge
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Max. Altitude1,650 m
  • Duration3-4 hours

We wake up early in the morning to watch the sunrise on the Annapurna, Fishtail, and Dhaulagiri mountains. The reddish-golden sky with jewel-like white snowy peaks overall makes a wonderful scenery. We will later have breakfast and explore this beautiful village. 

 

  • AccommodationLodge
  • MealsB,L,D

 

From Dhampus, it is a short trek to Phedi. The trekking route ascends through rough terrain and rice terraced fields. We will then walk on a downhill path that eventually leads us to Phedi. From here, we drive to Pokhara. We will have the evening free in Pokhara. Enjoy on your own.

 

  • Accommodation4 star hotel
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Duration2-3 hours

Before we leave for Kathmandu, we do a quick run to Sarangkot to see a panoramic view of the mountain and sunrise. 

Sarangkot

Sarangkot is about a 25 minutes ride from Pokhara. It is known for having the best panoramic view of mountains like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Manaslu. Sarangkot also provides a stunning view of Pokhara city, including the Phewa lake. In recent times, it is known as the best place to do paragliding in Nepal.

After that, we move back to the hotel, have breakfast, and drive to Kathmandu. Without stopping in Kathmandu, we continue the drive towards Nagarkot. 

Nagarkot 

It is a famous hill station. Nagarkot is the best place to view the sunrise. In the evening, you will go to the tower for the sunset view. We will get to enjoy a tranquil time here.

 

  • Accommodation4 star hotel
  • MealsB,L,D
  • Max. Altitude2,175 m
  • Duration8-9 hours

Today is your last day in Kathmandu. Before you leave for the airport, if you want to make your trip to Nepal even more memorable, then we recommend you add a mountain flight. The mountain flight will last for 50 minutes, and you get to see stretching views of some of the highest mountains in the world and numerous peaks. It's an optional recommendation and costs you additional money. 

Later, our airport representatives will drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and bid you our last goodbye.

 

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village tour is most popular tour in  Nepal.

Useful Information

Bandipur

On this tour, you will visit the village of Bandipur. Bandipur is untouched by modernization. You will be able to see antique houses, traditional temples, and cultural sites. One of the things to do in Bandipur is to stroll around the scenic streets and view the century-old houses. 

You can wander around Bandipur without feeling lost. As you walk, you will be awed by the colorful Newari architectural houses, which are covered with flowering vines. The ancient Newari houses, with their unique brickwork and wood carvings, will make you feel like you are walking across a museum that is displaying the indigenous Newari culture. 

Hiking to Ramkot village is another popular activity. On the hike to Ramkot village, you will witness the true beauty of Bandipur as you walk along the mountain ridges. You will have a view of green rice fields, and in the distance, the mesmerizing view of the Himalayas says hello. Since the village is inhabited by the Newari community, you will get the taste of local Newari food like Samay Bhaji and Choila. 

Dhampus 

Dhampus is a traditional Gurung village. This village offers tourists an opportunity to explore the lifestyle of the ethnic group of the Gurung community. This is a popular halt point for tourists doing treks in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The main source of income for the inhabitants is from the tourism industry. 

In the Annapurna region, Dhampus hill is one of the most stunning viewpoints in Nepal, which makes this hiking route ideal. In addition to the outstanding view of Pokhara from Dhampus, the landscape gets even more picturesque as the sunsets. Hiking to Dhampus is one of the most popular things to do in Pokhara. 

The hike begins in Phedi, located 30 minutes from Pokhara Valley's lakeside, where the hike begins uphill. As you move higher, you get to witness stunning views and breathtaking scenery. When you leave the lush greenery of the jungle, you will have a short hike to reach Dhampus. There is an excellent view of Mt. Machhapuchhare and the Annapurna Himalayan Range. Commonly known as fishtail mountain (6,993 m), Machhapuchhre resembles the shape of a fish’s tail. 

As you travel to the villages of Bandipur and Dhampus, you will only be able to see authentic Nepal. You must travel to the villages and experience the lifestyle of the people there. The people in the villages are humble and greet you with a warm welcome. 

 

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