Trip Introduction


Be a guest of Nepalese family!!! Enjoy your holidays with a typical Nepali families stays, share your life experience with the locals who will host you and guide you in discovery of their rites, culture, traditions and beliefs.

Nepal- the land of Himalayas, middle hills and the low land Terai, where has approx of 70 different ethnic groups living and 91 tribe languages are spoken a part from English and Nepali. It is the country of rural mountains, local villages, oldest cultural peoples and their richest traditions. The country offers such diversity that the visitor may experience any lifestyle from the Stone Age, in far west and high hills, to the jet age of Kathmandu.

Home stay trekking in Nepal is an opportunity for every traveler to enjoy with the typical Nepalese life, local peoples, their richest culture and traditions; visit/trekking/hiking to the different local villages every day, visit different indigenous peoples and inspect their local culture and traditions. While on this trip, you will be staying along with the family - sleeping in a Nepali home, taking their meals with the family

Advance Adventure is beyond from the Business oriented approach. We foster tourism for social development and promote the remote areas of Nepal and help them grow socially and economically. To create the proximity with local cultural   , festival and lifestyle we are very much worrying in Nepal. The flabbergasting trekking holiday with home-stays in remote village offer you chance to experience firsthand the way of life that has been same from the many centuries. You will have the subtle observation the daily tasks of farming, water management and cooking of the local people as if you are involving yourself. To explore true Nepali spirit and enjoy their daily activities and rituals our home stay Trek will be crucial opportunity in your life. Moreover you will be fully detached from the city hustle and bustle and enjoy the simplicity, with fresh air in beautiful surroundings while trekking. You should not die to see Heaven while you will be visiting in our Gorkha  ,Bunkot and Masel  Village with different villages, rivers, waterfalls, local schools, community forest, cave etc.

Our major objective of this tour is providing you significance opportunity to contribute to the remote areas of Gorkha village with social and economic aspect. While you will be staying in the village the money which you will be paid will be gone for host family for providing food and accommodation, which directly helps them grow economically. This is really a unique tour as you will have the significant opportunity to contribute the local people of the villages. Advance Adventure has organized such a interesting tour in Nepal since long time .

 

Trip Highlights


  • Amazing Kathmandu tour with researchable perspective
  • Experience of various culture, rituals and traditional activities.
  • Assimilation in local and new culture  with local family in remote village
  • Fully creating the proximity with the local people and enjoy meals and conversation together every night.
  • Becoming native by Sharing the ideas and views of day to day life
  • Trekking to different beautiful villages with local children, guide and host family
  • Amazing view of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Annapurna range
  • The cable ride to the hilltop sacred Temple Manakamana, Hindu culture in the temple and the view of green hills and Himalayas from there.
  • Walking along the least frequented trails of middle hills of Central Nepal at the foothills of Mt. Manaslu and Ganesh Himal.
  • The ancient palace of Shah dynasty on a hill atop Gorkha Bazaaar, where travelers can see the rich Shah culture of medieval times and witness Hindu culture inside Goraknath Temple, which lies inside the palace premises.

 

ACCOMODATIONS

In Kathmandu: Three star Hotel (Apshara Boutique Hotel or The Blue Horizon Hotel)


In Gorkha : You will be given the shared room with local family. The size of the room will be moderate and all rooms will be clean, warm and dry, with simple beds. Linen and quilts will be provided but we kindly requested you to bring a sleeping bag with you.


Taste local FOOD & create Brotherhood
We will provide you golden opportunity to make the proximity with local people of the remote areas as you are being the local and getting very lucky to taste delicious and fresh homemade typical Nepali local food. Dal, bhat, tarkari , achar (rice, curry, pickle)  are the typical Nepali food which is very healthy and fresh. Moreover you will be given the national food of Nepal, Gundrook-Dheedo which is made from wheat, maize and dried green vegetable.


You will be called by Local but ………:

In our context the guest will be taken as a God. You will be offered many foods   when receiving guests in the home. We kindly request you not to accept any food from local villagers other than the local house where you are staying during your trip. The food may not be good and you may get some problems as well. Please if you are visiting the local area go with guide and grab the many local festival and culture.


Toilet will be simple but clean
The remote area has not flushing toilet and a sewage system. Most of the toilets are made from ceramic basin on the ground or few planks positioned over a hole in the ground. You will be given toilet with bucket and jug, which is used for flushing. You should have your own toilet paper.


 BATHING & LAUNDRY
you will not have separate bathing room in village area. The local rivers and spring water creeks are available for bathing and washing clothes. You can use the water with soap while bathing.  Please be simple and follow our culture while staying with our local people. Nudity is strictly prohibited.

Please Kindly focus on:

  • Nepal and Gorkha with some basic cultural context
  • Equipment list and basic foods
  • Important Cultural Tips and Consideration
  • Electronics and Communications devices with own power bank and adaptor
  • Interesting Facts about Nepal and tradition
  • Useful Phrases and Expressions, if possible some Nepalese languages.

 

Outline Itinerary

  • Arrival Day in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu Day tour
  • Kathmandu- Manakamana- visit Manakamana Temple and overnight at local community lodge.
  • Visit the temple surroundings in the morning. Hiking/Trekking to Bungkot Village
  • Day excursion to Budi Gandaki River, Old Sattle of the Bungkot Ghat. Hike to Namjung Village for Overnight.
  • Day trip to Phujel Village. Overnight.
  • Morning visit to Bhujel Bhagwati Than and hike to Bateshe for overnight.
  • Day excursion to Tanglichok village, Ghairung and Dharche. Overnight to Batashe.
  • Day hike/trek to Gorkha Bazaar.
  • Day visit to Gorkha durbar, visit to Gorekshli Durbar. Overnight at Gorkha bazaar.
  • Gorkha- Kathmandu
  • Departure day or free days onwards.

Important Trip Notes & Activities

Pleased acknowledge that you are joining us for the adventure trip in remote Himalayan region, where weather conditions, health and fitness of the member or unexpected natural disaster can compel us to change the itinerary and if so you have to understand it but we would try our best to keep the suggested itinerary as per the original schedule.

Your safety and satisfaction of the trip is our prime concern while travelling with us and we ensure you our best team, logistics, professional services to make sure that you would have an amazing trip of lifetime with us. Also note that our trip leader deserved the final decision if the trip has to amend, change the route or cancel due to the extreme conditions for the safety precaution. However, he will try his best to ensure that the trip runs as according to the stated plan but be prepared for flexibility if necessary.


Day 01:

Arrival Day in Kathmandu

Day 02:

Kathmandu Day tour

Day 03:

Kathmandu- Manakamana- visit Manakamana Temple and overnight at local community lodge.

Day 04:

Visit the temple surroundings in the morning. Hiking/Trekking to Bungkot Village

Day 05:

Day excursion to Budi Gandaki River, Old Sattle of the Bungkot Ghat. Hike to Namjung Village for Overnight.

Day 06:

Day trip to Phujel Village. Overnight.

Day 07:

Morning visit to Bhujel Bhagwati Than and hike to Bateshe for overnight.

Day 08:

Day excursion to Tanglichok village, Ghairung and Dharche. Overnight to Batashe.

Day 09:

Day hike/trek to Gorkha Bazaar. 

Day 10:

Day visit to Gorkha durbar, visit to Gorekshli Durbar. Overnight at Gorkha bazaar.

Day 11:

Gorkha- Kathmandu

Day 12:

Departure day or free days onwards.

Price: US $ per person

Inclusions

• Airport to Hotel By private car

• 3 nights Hotel in Kathmandu at hotel Blue Horizon.

• Day Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley with professional tour guide, all the cost of entrance and the monuments fees.

• Kathmandu to Manakamana & Gorkha to Kathmandu by public bus drive

• Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) with tea / coffee three times a day in a cup.

• Community houses and Mt. Lodge accommodation while on trip

• Advanced Adventures trekking Guide, assistance porter if required, all of their cost

• Welcome dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with local music and dance

• Departure transfer 

Exclusions

• Nepal visa

• Hard and soft table drinks such as, coke, Fanta, mineral water, hot shower, desert etc.

• Personal travel insurance

• Tips for guide & porter

• Cost of local photography

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

We do have several departure dates for our trekking /climbing trips. Please find your convenient departure date from the below listed year and write us. Being as a Nepal based adventure travel Company, we do have permanent trekking set up in mountains so we are very much flexible for the departure dates for our every Himalayan trip. Please view our available group dates as stated and if the listed dates are not matching your expected time for this trip, write us with your personal date, we are happy to organize this trip to you as per your own selected date and we can open the same date for our group departure date.

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Notation: Airport Stops Route

Equipments

It is very important to have right seasonal Clothing & Equipments for the safe and enjoyable trek in Nepal. Here below, we have listed the required equipments for traveling to Nepal and its Himalayas. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. 

Head:
Sun hat or scarf 
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat 
Sunglasses with UV protection

 

Hands:
Lightweight gloves 
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

 

Upper Body:
T-shirts (2) 
Light and expedition weight thermal tops 
Fleece jacket or pullover 
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) 
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric)
shell jacket 

T- Shirt and Down Jacket
Advanced Adventure provide you this

 

Lower Body:
Underwear (4) 
Hiking shorts (2) 
Lightweight cotton long pants 
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms 
Fleece or wool pants 
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
 

Feet:
Thin, lightweight inner socks (4) 
Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4) 
Hiking boots with spare laces 
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
 

Accessories:
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F - Advanced Adventure provide this 
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries 
Small pad or combination lock-to-lock for trek bag- Advanced Adventure provide Trekking Duffle Bag.
Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal) 
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag 
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) 
Thermarest sleeping pad 
Water bottles (2)
Toiletries
Small wash towel

Extras/Luxuries:
Binoculars 
Reading book 
Trail Map/Guide book 
Journal & Pen 
Walkman 
Pencils and small notebooks 
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

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