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Local Living Nepal
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Theres 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 youll 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. Youll leave this village a different person than you arrived (and hopefully a better cook).

  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 166337
  • Starts: Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Finishes: Kathmandu, Nepal
You will Visit
  • Kathmandu

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Kathmandu

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Kathmandu/Panauti (1L, 1D)

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.

Included Activities:
Sisterhood of Survivors Project

Transport:
Private Vehicle

03

Day 3: Panauti (1B, 1L, 1D)

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.

Included Activities:
Panauti Community Walk
Nepali Feast

04

Day 4: Panauti (1B, 1L, 1D)

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.

Additional Notes:
Panauti

Included Activities:
Tamang Village Hike and Local Wine Tasting

05

Day 5: Panauti (1B, 1L, 1D)

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.

Included Activities:
Monastery Hike

Transport:
Local bus (0.75 hour(s))

06

Day 6: Panauti/Kathmandu (1B, 1L)

After some free time, say good bye to your hosts and travel back to Kathmandu. Tonight, opt for a farewell dinner with the group.

Transport:
Private Vehicle

07

Day 7: Kathmandu

Depart at anytime.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Lunch at Sisterhood of Survivors Project
    • Panauti community walk
    • Nepali feast
    • Tamang village hike and local wine tasting
    • Monastery hike
    Accommodation
    • Hotels (2 nts), homestay (4 nts)
    • 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
    Transport
    • Private vehicle, local bus
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Tour 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