Nepal Village Home Stay Tour10 Days

  • pokhara lake
  • annapurna range
  • Machhapuchchhare
  • Patan
  • Swayambhunath
  • Bhaktapur
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Duration: 10 Days Trip Code: HGTNP-0152
Primary activity: Cultural and Historical Tours Secondary activity: Trekking and Hiking
Group size: 2-16 people Max-Altitude:
Country: Nepal Transportation: Comfortable private vehicle(s)
Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal
Meals: All meals during home stay. Breakfast only in Pokhara and Kathmandu
Accomodation: Hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara, guest house in Tansen and home stay arrangements in other places of visit

Trip Introduction

Our Nepal Village Home Stay Tour is the best package to experience the richness and diversity of Nepalese culture. During our 10-day tour we will be staying in beautiful villages with long-held traditions so you can see firsthand what the Nepalese way of life is really like. We begin our journey by visiting several UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. During our trip we also visit Pokhara which is arguably the most beautiful city of Nepal and Tansen, a picturesque town in the lap of the Srinagar Hills. Next, we visit the ethnic mountain village of Sirubari which helps us gain a deeper Nepalese cultural experience.

Best Season

Autumn (Sept. to Dec.) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for this trip when the weather is clear and pleasant.

Trip Start Dates

We will organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date.

Additional Information

Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you wish to discuss any aspect of this trip or your suitability for it please contact us by email. If you want to talk to us directly feel free to call us at: 00977-98510-55684
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu then drive to Kopan home-stay area
Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, Himalayan Glacier will arrange to pick us up from the airport. We will then be transferred to Kapan, a village in the outskirts of the Kathmandu Valley. The Kapan Monastery at Kapan Hill, also known as the Nepal Buddhist Mahayana Centre, is a major meditation center near Kathmandu. The people of Kapan have also developed home-stay programs for the development of their village. The village also offers panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley. Overnight in Kapan.
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Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath

After breakfast, we begin our sightseeing tour by visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites within Kathmandu. Kathmandu Durbar Square showcases Nepalese art and architecture at its best. The architecture is typical of the Malla dynasty who ruled over Nepal from the 12th to the 18th centuries. Swayambhunath Temple is popular among the foreigners as the Monkey Temple owing to the large monkey population residing in the area. Pashupatinath Temple is situated on the banks of river Bagmati and is one of the principal temples of Lord Shiva. The Bauddhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in South Asia which is built on the ancient trade route to Tibet. 

Included meals:BD
Day 03: Sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur

Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Patan Durbar Square is rich in ancient arts and architecture. We also visit Bhakatpur, an irresistible city with an authentic local lifestyle preserved over centuries of isolation from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. While in the city square, we get to admire the Nyata-Pola Temple, the Golden Gate, water spouts and the 55 Window Palace which merge together to provide an ambiance of a magical outdoor theater to its visitors. We also immerse ourselves in the authentic delicacy of the locals in Bhaktapur. Overnight in Kapan. 

Included meals:BD
Day 04: Drive to Pokhara: 213km, 5-6 hours

After breakfast, we leave Kathmandu for Pokhara, also known as The Lake City owing to the large number of lakes it has. This will be a journey along river banks with wonderful views of hills and the rural lifestyle of the Nepalese. Upon our arrival in Pokhara, we are rewarded with magnificent views of the Himalayas including Dhaulagiri (8,167m/26,794ft), Manaslu (8,156m/26,759ft), Machhapuchhre (6,993m/22,943ft), the five peaks of Annapurna and others. We may also stroll in the streets of Pokhara and just enjoy being in one of the most beautiful cities of Nepal. Overnight in Pokhara. 

Included meals:B
Day 05: Pokhara to Tansen: 126km, 3-4 hours

Today we drive to Tansen which is a hill town that offers excellent views of the snow-covered Himalayan peaks. On clear days, it is possible to see the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, Gauri Shankar and others. Tansen is also famous for hand-woven Dhaka cloth, also used to make the Nepali national cap (Topi). Overnight in Tansen. 

Included meals:B
Day 06: Hike to Sirubari

Sirubari is a rural village located in the Syangja district of Nepal. The hills of the village are known for providing panoramic views of Mt. Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and Hiunchuli. The village has been developed as a home-stay village owing to its natural beauty and hospitable villagers. While staying here, we will be entertained with traditional dancing and singing which will help us understand the rural culture of the area. Overnight in Sirubari. 

Included meals:BLD
Day 07: Tour of Sirubari

We spend a whole day touring the village of Sirubari. Upon closer look, we begin to notice that Sirubari is not just rich in natural beauty, but it’s also equally rich in art, culture and tradition. While here, we also get to enjoy the pristine natural springs that originate from the Himalayas. We also visit Thumro Juro, a viewpoint popular for its amazing views of the sunrise over the Himalayas.  Overnight in Sirubari. 

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Day 08: Tour of Sirubari then drive to Pokhara

We tour the beautiful village of Sirubari and try and connect with the locals and how they spend their day. We then retrace our steps back to Pokhara where we check in to our hotel. We can also spend the evening in the lakeside area of Phewa lake to shop for souvenirs or just for  enjoying the lake city’s general splendor. Overnight in Pokhara. 

Included meals:B
Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu

After breakfast, we say goodbye to the beautiful northern skyline of Pokhara and drive towards Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, we take rest or do some souvenir shopping. To celebrate the successful completion of our trip, we will have a farewell dinner at The Ship Restaurant Bar & Lounge where we can pick our meal from their carefully crafted menu that offer a wide range of choices. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Included meals:BD
Day 10: Final departure

Our adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! A representative from Himalayan Glacier will take us to the airport approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight. 

Included meals:B
Important Note :
Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Himalayan Glacier. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Route Map

Route maps are just representation of the trekking routes. This does not represent the exact geographical conditions.Click here for Nepal Village Home Stay Tour route map

What Is Included

  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
  • 4-star hotel in Kathmandu, 3-star hotel in Pokhara, guest house in Tansen and home stay arrangements in Kapan and Sirubari
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Tansen. All meals during the home stay
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s)
  • English speaking, trained and experienced local tour guide
  • T-shirt and city map
  • Heritage sites and national park entrance fees
  • All jungle activities in Chitwan as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All government and local taxes

What Is Not Included

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Tansen
  • Extra night accommodation if required
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Personal expenses
  • Services not mentioned in the ‘What Is Included’ section


We will be accommodated in a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu for one night, a 3-star hotel in Pokhara, a guest house in Tansen and home stays in villages. We will be staying at Hotel Shanker in Kathmandu and Mt. Kailash Resort in Pokhara. All accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost an additional USD 390.


Breakfast will be served in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Tansen. All meals will be served during the home stays. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners hosted by Himalayan Glacier.

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