Educational Tour in Nepal Overview
- Trip Code: CT-10071
- Package: Educational Tour in Nepal
- Duration: 8 Day(s)
- Trip Level:
BeginnerRequires no prior experience and fits for people with basic physical ability
- Group Size: Min. 2- Max. 12
- Start At: Kathmandu
- Ends At: Kathmandu
- Transportation: Private Vehicle
- Accommodation: Hotel
- Sightseeing of UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
- Panoramic view and sunrise at Sarankot
- Exciting and educational visit to Gorkha
- Delicious Nepali cuisine and local foods
Nepal, being rich in arts and culture, is an important destination for educational tour. The country has history in fine arts and architecture but not limited to that. Nepal is widely known for being diverse, whether it’s the topography or the culture. The tallest mountain of the world, Everest is situated in Nepal. The country carries huge religious significance as it is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Buddha. With all this, Nepal is not only an ideal destination for trekking and touring, it also holds educational values.
Students from all over the world visit Nepal for research purposes. The mores of Nepalese society is fascinating and a topic of research in itself let alone the scenery. CoreTreks has recently introduced Educational Tour in Nepal which takes students to different places within Nepal that reflects how the times have been changed and how the ancient contributions have led to current Nepal. The major educational tour locations include Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pokhara, Pashupatinath, Bauddhanath Stupa and many more.
Our intention with the Educational Tour in Nepal is to provide students from inside or outside Nepal a chance to educate and improvise their learnings with a practical approach. The student tour in Nepal is fundamentally arranged for locations inside the country. However we also offer customized packages which may include outside locations according to what you prefer. So, please feel free to contact us for any further inquiries.
|Day 01||Arrival in Kathmandu & Transfer to the hotel||1,350m/ 4,428 ft. (Kathmandu)|
|Day 02||Trip to Patan Durbar Square & Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Drive to Nagarkot||2,175m/ 7, 135 ft. (Nagarkot)|
|Day 03||Drive to Gorkha & Overnight stay at Gorkha||1000m/ 3,280 ft. (Gorkha)|
|Day 04||Drive to Pokhara & visit to International Mountain Museum||830m/ 2,722 ft. (Pokhara)|
|Day 05||Visit in Sarankot & Sightseeing in Pokhara||830m/ 2,722ft. (Pokhara), 1,600m/ 5,248 ft. (Sarankot)|
|Day 06||Drive back to Kathmandu||1,350m/ 4,428 ft. (Kathmandu)|
|Day 07||Sightseeing in Kathmandu 4 Places||1,350m/ 4,428 ft. (Kathmandu)|
|Day 08||Departure Day|
Educational Tour in Nepal Itinerary
Arrival in Kathmandu & Transfer to the hotel
Our representative from CoreTreks will pick you up from the airport and take you to a hotel. The hotels are three-star or above based on your preference. We will have a brief session about our trek and a little bit of sightseeing or shopping around the streets of Thamel. The overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Trip to Patan Durbar Square & Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Drive to Nagarkot
After having our breakfast, we drive for around half an hour to Patan Durbar Square. The square is situated at the center of the city of Lalitpur. The palace is an attraction to many due to the fact that royal Malla Kings used to reside there. Besides that, the square is also a marvel of Newar architecture. Krishna Mandir, Bhimsen Temple, Bhimsen Temple, etcetera are some of the temples that we will be visiting.
Then we drive to the infamous Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The square was beautifully crafted by ancient artists. Since then, the place has been renovated but the originality of the place still lies. It is a decent destination for studies of architecture and structures. After Bhaktapur we drive to Nagarkot for about couple of hours once we leave the city. Our overnight stay will be at Nagarkot.
Drive to Gorkha & Overnight stay at Gorkha
From Nagarkot, we will drive to Gorkha District which is named after the legendary Gurkha soldiers. The drive is around of 5 hours considering it is 142km from Nagarkot. The place holds significant value to Nepal and Nepalese. Gorkha contains some of the best attractions such as Manakamana Temple, Gorakhnatah, Gorakhhali Temple, and many more. Overnight stay will be at Gorkha.
Optional Trip: As an optional trip to Gorkha we offer rafting in Trishuli River if interested, the cost will be $40 per person including transportation, 2 hours of rafting and lunch.
Drive to Pokhara & visit to International Mountain Museum
On this day we start early since we have a long drive to Pokhara. After having our breakfast, we jump in the vehicle and then we wait. Enjoying the curved highways and beautiful scenery as we head outside the valley, drive to Pokhara is an amazing and somewhat thrilling experience in itself. There will be several break stops before finally arriving to Pokhara. Upon arriving to Pokhara we will then visit to International Mountain Museum. The museum is a perfect way to gain some insights on the history of Nepal as well as the Himalaya. The drive to Pokhara is pretty exhausting, so we spend the night at the hotel.
Visit in Sarankot & Sightseeing in Pokhara
Early morning drive to Sarankot from the hotel in order to see the sunrise. The driving is approximately 45 minutes to reach Sarankot. After enjoying our morning with beautiful panoramic view of the mountains we get back to the hotel. After breakfast, we prepare for the Pokhara tour. Pokhara contains numerous tourism destination and is widely famous among the locals too. Davis Fall, Gupteshor, Bat Cave, Bindabishini Temple, World Peace Stupa and Tibetan Refugee Camp are some of the major destination within Pokhara that we will be visiting to. Our overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Drive back to Kathmandu
Today we have a long day ahead. After some breakfast, we will hop in the car and start our journey back to Kathmandu. We stop at a few places for snacks and then we continue. After successfully reaching at Kathmandu, we prepare for tomorrows UNESCO tour in Kathmandu and have dinner. Overnight stay will be at Kathmandu hotel.
Sightseeing in Kathmandu 4 Places
((Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath & Bauddhanath stupa).
After having our breakfast, we drive for around half an hour to Kathmandu Durbar Square. The old royal of Kathmandu Kingdom is one of three Durbar. The Kathmandu Durbar Square held the palaces of the Malla and Shah Kings who used to rule over the city. So, the palace has a significant amount of value to researchers and for history seekers.
Then we drive to the famous Pashupatinath temple. Located at 3km northwest of Kathmandu, Pashupatinath is one of the eight UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Valley. The temple reflects cultural, religious, and spiritual belief of the Hindu religion. People from all over the world come to get blessings from Pashupatinath.
After successful visit to Pashupatinath, we head towards Bauddhanath Stupa. Rich in Buddhist symbolism, the stupa is considered the largest stupa in Nepal. It is located on the eastern side of Kathmandu. The place is an important pilgrimage for Tibetan Buddhists as well as local people. Then we head back to hotel to spend the night after such a long and tiring day.
The educational tour has finally come to an end. After bidding our goodbyes a representative from CoreTreks will transport you to Tribhuvan International Airport around 3 hours before your flight departure. Since, it might take some time for you to board a plane, we make sure that there is enough time for all the procedures at the airport.
Educational Tour in Nepal Cost Mentions
- Airport transport Pick up & Drop.
- 3 nights of accommodation in Kathmandu, breakfast included.
- 02 nights of accommodation in Pokhara, breakfast included.
- 01 nights of accommodation in Gorkha, breakfast included.
- 01 nights of accommodation in Nagarkot, breakfast included.
- All entrance fee as itinerary, Temple, Monasteries & Historical sites.
- All Ground Transportation by Private Tourist Vehicle with experienced a driver.
- One hours boating on Fawa lake
- 08 days fully-licensed, English-speaking Tour guide.
- Local and government taxes
- 08 Breakfasts + 01 Farewell dinner.
- 03 bottle of water per day.
- Seasonable fruits.
- 01 Core Treks Sunhat.
- Nepali visa
- Insurance of any kind.
- International fight ticket.
- Personal expenses such as a drink, tips& etc.
- Any additional cost due to natural calamities and unforeseen circumstance.
Equipment And Gears
To prepare for your trek in Nepal, it's essential to consider both the specific route and the time of year. Here is a Nepal trekking packing list to help you pack wisely. Here’s our Nepal Trekking packing list.
Educational Tour in Nepal Reviews
Systematic and well managed tours
From: Germany | On: 15 Apr, 2019
I am so glad that our educational tour with 20 students were carried out systematically. The tour was well managed and we did not have to face issues with booking and scheduling at all. Since, Nepal is full of things to explore and carries a lot of historical significance, we chose the country for the tour.
Especial thanks to CoreTreks and the team for such a great job with the tour. Our students loved the tour and the delicious Nepali cuisine. We went touring around places such as Sarangkot, Pokhara, Gorkha and many more. Lastly I would like to encourage anyone who’s looking to carry out an educational tour in Nepal, do it with CoreTreks, they are professional tour experts and knows well.
Well carried out tour in Nepal
From: Thailand | On: 24 Sep, 2018
As a coordinator of the school I was handed with the responsibility to carry out the educational tour in Nepal. Firstly I was terrified but CoreTreks helped me systemize everything and I felt less burdened.
The trip went very well than expected. Thanks to all the professionals from CoreTreks. We went to visit different UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and for a historical tour in Gorkha. CoreTreks team really knows how to carry out an educational tour with large number of students. If you are looking forward to execute an educational tour in Nepal, then look no further.