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Local Living Nepal

7 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Kathmandu
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Kathmandu/Panauti 
Visit the G Adventures-supported Sisterhood of Survivors project and enjoy a dumpling-making lesson and local lunch. Travel through the scenic hills to Panauti and meet your hosts. Later, help your host family prepare a meal before sitting down together for an evening of delicious food and cultural exchange. (1L, 1D)

Day 3 Panauti 
Begin the day with a walk to visit the surrounding communities and learn more about the local way of life. In the evening, gather with the other group members and hosts for a traditional community feast and try your hand at whipping up typical Newari dishes. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 4 Panauti 
Enjoy an easy hike to a nearby Tamang village and sample some local wine. Opt for a volleyball game with some free time in the evening. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 5 Panauti 
Board a local bus to Kavre Bhanjyang and begin the hike to Namo Buddha Monastery. Tour the monastery and enjoy a picnic lunch in the hills. Hike back down to Panauti enjoying scenic views along the way. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 6 Panauti/Kathmandu 
After some free time, say good bye to your hosts and travel back to Kathmandu. Tonight, opt for a farewell dinner with the group. (1B, 1L)

Day 7 Kathmandu
Depart at anytime.
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There’s no better way to get to know a country than by immersing yourself right into the heart of it, and this Local Living stay in Panauti will allow you to do just that. Make yourself at home in this farming village, steeped in culture and tradition. During your stay you’ll learn all about Nepalese customs and traditions, hearing stories that only locals can tell. Pick up ingredients from surrounding markets and enjoy Nepalese cooking demonstrations from your homestay hosts, all after working up your appetite by hiking though surrounding towns. You’ll leave this village a different person than you arrived (and hopefully a better cook).
  • G Adventures for Good: Sisterhood of Survivors Project, Kathmandu
  • Panauti community walk
  • Nepali feast
  • Tamang village hike and local wine tasting
  • Monastery hike.
  • Hotels (2 nts), homestay (4 nts).
  • 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners.
  • Transportation: Private vehicle, local bus.
Highlights
  • Visit a local market and pick up cooking ingredients
  • Learn about Nepalese cuisine with an included cooking lesson
  • Trek through Tamang village
  • Enjoy a meal with a local family as a group
Accommodations
Hotels (2 nts)
Homestay (4 nts)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 15.
  • Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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