Student Holiday in Nepal: 13 Days

Good to Know
  • Duration 13 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max. Altitude 3210m/10532ft
  • Group Size 1+
  • Trip Starts Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends Kathmandu
  • Group Style Group and Private
  • Activities Trekking ,Cultural Excursion, Rafting And Chitwan Safari
  • Best Season March To May And Sept To Dec


  • Sunrise view from Poon Hill, which offers a panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), among others.
  • The trek takes you through dense rhododendron forests, picturesque villages, and lush green hills.
  • Experience the wildlife of Nepal, including the Bengal tiger, Asian elephant, one-horned rhinoceros, and many more.
  • A jungle safari on an elephant or jeep ride, bird watching, and nature walks are some of the activities that you can enjoy here.
  • Boating in Phewa Lake and enjoying the view of the Annapurna Ranges and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) in the backdrop
  • The city is famous for its vibrant nightlife and lively bars.
  • The river offers grade 2 to grade 3 rapids and is perfect for both beginners and experienced rafters.
  • Camping by the river and enjoying a bonfire under the stars is an experience to remember.

Advantage of booking student holiday tour with Trekking Planner Nepal

  • Private vehicles pick up and drop off passengers at all airports.
  • First-aid kit box.
  • Trekking Planner’s down jackets, t-shirt, and cap, if necessary.
  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (you should have insurance for emergency evacuation, which will be paid for by your travel insurance company).
  • We use an oximeter to check your pulse, oxygen saturation, and heart rate, and we provide oxygen.
  • Sim cards are provided by our company for travelers, so there won’t be any networking issues.

Introduction: Student Holiday In Nepal

Ghorepani Trekking is a popular trekking route in the Annapurna Region of Nepal, known for its breathtaking mountain views, charming traditional villages, and scenic hiking trails. The trek usually takes around 5-7 days, and includes a visit to Poon Hill, which is one of the best vintage points to view the sunrise over the Himalayas.

If you combine Ghorepani Trekking with Chitwan Jungle Safari and Trishuli River Rafting, you can experience a unique and exciting adventure that showcases the diverse landscapes and cultures of Nepal.

Chitwan National Park is located in the southern part of Nepal and is home to a variety of wildlife, including tigers, rhinos, elephants, and exotic birds. A jungle safari in Chitwan is a great opportunity to explore the park and its wildlife up close, either on foot or on a jeep safari.

Trishuli River is one of the most popular rivers for rafting in Nepal, offering a thrilling and exciting adventure for rafting enthusiasts. The river runs through scenic gorges, rapids, and cascading waterfalls, providing a memorable experience.

Combining these three activities, you can explore the diverse terrain of Nepal, from the towering Himalayan peaks of the Annapurna Region to the lush tropical jungles of Chitwan, and the rushing rapids of Trishuli River. This trip is ideal for adventure seekers who want to experience the best of Nepal's natural beauty and cultural heritage.

What is the best season and time for student holiday in Nepal?

The ideal season for combining Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking, jungle safari in Chitwan, and rafting in Trishuli would be from September to November (autumn) or from February to May (spring).
During these seasons, the weather is generally clear and dry, with mild temperatures and less chance of rainfall. This makes it easier to trek in the mountains, enjoy jungle safari in Chitwan, and raft in Trishuli.

In autumn, you can expect to see clear skies, moderate temperatures, and colorful autumn foliage in the mountains. The wildlife in Chitwan is also more active during this season, making it a great time for jungle safari.

In spring, the weather is mild and the landscapes are lush and green. The Rhododendron flowers in the mountains are in full bloom, creating a spectacular display of colors. The water levels in Trishuli are also perfect for rafting during this time.

However, it's always recommended to check the weather forecast before planning any outdoor activities as weather patterns can be unpredictable.

How to prepare for student holiday in Nepal?

It is advised to have a decent degree of fitness, including cardiovascular endurance and strength in the legs and core, to effectively finish the journey. It's also critical to be able to walk on uneven terrain and carry a backpack for extended periods of time. It's also critical to be knowledgeable about altitude sickness, understand how to avoid it, and be psychologically and physically prepared for it. In order to increase stamina and endurance, it is also advisable to train for a month before the walk.

This trip is designed for students, especially, which means this trip is absolutely for beginners and all combined fitness people of all ages, and you don’t need to worry much about the physical aspect.

Is travel insurance required for this trip?

Travel insurance is required for this trip since it involves a Jungle Safari in Chitwan, rafting in Trishuli, and hiking up in the mountains. It's an adventurous trip that sometimes involves a lot of risks if things go sideways due to the factors, we get involved in. So, Nepal Trekking Planner advises you to get travel insurance before going on any tour, because prevention is always better than cure.

How to know if this student holiday package is right for you?

Deciding if a trip is right for you depends on a variety of factors, including your physical fitness level, your interests, your budget, your schedule, and your travel preferences. Here are some things to consider:

  • Physical fitness level: Trekking in Ghorepani Poon Hill and Rafting in Trishuli can be physically demanding, so it's important to make sure that you are in good physical shape before embarking on this trip. If you have any health conditions or concerns, it's best to consult with your doctor before planning the trip.
  • Interests: If you enjoy hiking, wildlife watching, and outdoor adventure activities, this trip might be a good fit for you. However, if you prefer a more relaxed vacation, you might want to consider other options.
  • Budget: The cost of this trip will depend on a variety of factors, including the season, the level of comfort you desire, and the duration of your trip. Make sure to budget accordingly and consider other travel options if this trip doesn't fit your budget.
  • Schedule: Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking, Jungle Safari in Chitwan, and Rafting in Trishuli require several days, so it's important to make sure that you have enough time to fully experience each activity.
  • Travel preferences: Consider your travel style, including whether you prefer guided tours or self-guided exploration, and whether you prefer to stay in budget accommodations or more luxurious options.

Overall, if you enjoy outdoor adventure activities and have the time and budget to fully experience this trip, it could be a great fit for you. However, if you prefer a more relaxed vacation or have health concerns that might make the trip challenging, you might want to consider other options.

Where does the student holiday trip start and end?

Trekking Planner Nepalintroduces an exciting package for worldwide students. Who is thinking about traveling or doing internships in Nepal? We are presenting an exciting package in which we are mixing a package of adventure trekking, boating, and safari in the Himalayas, one of the best sunrise locations. Come to Nepal and spend a day in the living city of Kathmandu before ascending to Pokhara, the city of nightlife, with a lakeside view of the mountains smiling for you. Going through the subalpine forest, starting the trip from Nayapul, and going towards Ghorepani, we experienced the sunrise.

Seeing the best views of the mountains from there, and after going to Ghandruk, the Gurung village, where we can observe the age-old culture, Then, as we approach the river's edge, we take the road that leads to the highway, giving us our first taste of driving in Nepal. Rafting on the Trishuli River and then heading to Chitwan National Park to experience Nepal's wildlife scene, where if one is lucky, one may see the royal Bengal tiger, gharial crocodile, musk deer, one-horned rhinoceros, and a variety of other animals and birds. Return back to Kathmandu after finishing the trip.

Why to select Nepal for student holiday in Nepal?

Join the new way to learn outside of your textbook. Or rejuvenate yourself after a year of hard work. Student holiday in Nepal is a unique way to learn about the history, culture, tradition, religion, and lifestyle of Nepalis and recreate yourself by engaging in some adventurous activities.

Nepal is a destination not only for adventure but also for the study of ancient cultures and lifestyles of people, flora and fauna, land structure, history, geography, forestry, and so on. Nowadays, the trend in student research has been vastly developed, as most of the parts of Nepal are remote and unknown to the world. The student holiday in Nepal starts in Kathmandu. It is a good chance to learn about the ancient history of the palace and monuments by visiting historical and mythological UNESCO heritage sites and ancient palaces with amazing arts and architecture.

Places included in the student holiday tour?

Before returning to Kathmandu, trips continue to the adventure and refreshment parts: river rafting on the Trishuli, sightseeing in the beautiful lake city of Pokhara, trekking in the Ghorepani Poon Hill, and a Jungle Safari Tour in Chitwan National Park in southern Nepal. And if you are interested in volunteering for the village children, we can also include that activity in the student holiday in Nepal.

Is student volunteering available?

Depending on your interest, you could involve yourself in improving the education of local children by teaching them English, painting, and computer skills, or you can also teach them about hygiene and basic medical treatments.

You could also volunteer for the improvement of the community. If you are interested in the environment and green activities, you can organize an event such as a trekking trail clean-up, recycling, or a park and/or community area cleanup.

Why Nepal Trekking Planner?

Trekking Planner Nepal’s main aim in organizing a student holiday in Nepal is that the student will be able to learn many things from this tour. We also provide customized itineraries, so you can change this tour according to your vacation length, interests, and budget. Join us in bringing flash into the world and informing the world about the Nepalese land through your research.

Outline Itinerary for student holiday in Nepal

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 m).
Day 2: A full day in Kathmandu with guided sightseeing tours.
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara (820 m) for about 7 hours.
Day 4: Drive about two hours to Nayapul (1080 m). and trek to Tikhedhunga (1570 m) 3-4 hours of walk.
Day 5: Tikhedhunga-Ulleri-Ghorepani (2780 m) 5-6 hr. walks.
Day 6: Ghorepani to Tadapani (2660 m) 4-5-hour walks.
Day 7: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1990 m) 3-4 hour. walk.
Day 8: Ghandruk to Pokhara.
Day 9: Pokhara to Trishuli Rafting.
Day 10: Trishuli Rafting and drive to Chitwan.
Day 11: A full day in Chitwan National Park.
Day 12: Drive to Kathmandu (4-5 hours).
Day 13: Final departure.

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14 days Student Holiday in Nepal Trekking is provided with standard Itinerary days where some days walks can be shorter or longer as per your physical fitness, some designated overnight stops can change, due to available rooms and other facilities and etc…….

We will follow the itinerary if its needs to be changed in case of weather, landslides, and difficulties on walks requiring more days where our leader and lead head guides decide to hold full authority for Trekking Planner.

    Upon arrival at the International airport in Kathmandu, you will be picked up by our airport representative and transferred to the hotel. After checking, you will have a free afternoon to explore the area by yourself (if you need any assistance from us please let us know). Later in the after you will meet one of our office representatives for a briefing about your tours, at that time if you have any questions or any queries could ask us and then walk to one of the Authentic restaurants for a welcome dinner. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

      Morning about 8:30 am, we have breakfast and leave for day sightseeing tours in Kathmandu valley. We will take a tour of the valley to see the key sites such as the classic Newari (the original inhabitants of the Kathmandu valley) architecture in the medieval city of Bhaktapur.  Pashupatinath, one of the famous Hindu temples is located near the holy river Bagmati then drive to the Buddhanath stupa one of the biggest and oldest stupas in the world. Later in the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip meeting with your trekking guide in the hotel. Our office representative will brief you regarding our trek as well as provides you the opportunity to ask any question about the upcoming trip with a guide. And stay overnight in Kathmandu.

        This is another good tourist destination for internal and external tourism. This is a natural beauty city, from where you can see a nice view of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu Himalayan range including Fish-tail Mountain. It has such a nice natural lake which is located in the heart of the city. Today after breakfast, a short but scenic drive goes along a nice agriculture field. On arrival, you will have half-day sightseeing tours Lake, waterfall, and cave. Stay overnight at the hotel.

          Today an early morning breakfast drive leads on the good motorable road for about 45 Km. the journey continues along with the great scenery passing through several villages Naudanda, Kanre, and Lumle all the way to Nayapul. On arrival at Nayapul, where our adventure begins from the warm subtropical region, the walk follows the Modi River upstream to Birethanti & follows the east bank of Bhurungdi Khola with the scenery of waterfall and high green forest.  Lunch will be served somewhere on the way at the teahouses and finally reaches to Tikhedhunga. Stay overnight at the teahouses.

            After breakfast in the place where you spend the night, today the trail  steeply ascends on the long stone steps untill Ulleri village with the scenery  of terrace landscape and Annapurna Himalaya. After few hours of long hard climb  with several breaks in between reaching at Ulleri village, from here the path  is gradual on the winding trail through the cool shade of pine and rhododendron  forest, the walk continues with few short ups and downs to the Ghorepani, from  where you will be able to see good view of Annapurna Mountain range. Stay over  night at the teahouses.

              Today the early morning your guide will wake you up and take you to Poon hill after about 45 min walk from where you will be able to see good sunrise on the mountain. Poon Hill is named after the hill tribe Pun, inhabitants of Ghorepani, and the surrounding area. From Poon Hill, you will see Dolpo, Mt Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna including Mt. Machhapuchare (Fishtail and Manaslu Himalayan range. After a short but very nice panoramic view from Poon Hill, you walk back to the hotel. After breakfast you will continue the trek to Tadapani, The walk passes through the rhododendron, Pine, and bamboo frost with short up and down. Lunch will serve on the way at the teahouses. Stay overnight at the teahouses.

                Today’s walk leads through the deep forest and hours on the gradual path to  Bhasi Kharka. From Bhasi Kharka the route goes downward with the hide-and-seek view of Annapurna and Fishtail mountain following through the rainforest and muddy path to the Ghandruk village. On reaching Ghandruk at lunchtime and as well for the night stop with enough time to explore the village and Gurung culture.  This is one of the biggest towns on this trek.

                  After a great time in the Ghandruck Village today, you descending Pokhara via Birethanti one can see mules loaded with goods en route. Walking distance is 05 hrs to Nayapool (New-bridge) from where you are going to finish your trek and drive back to Pokhara. Stay overnight at the hotel.

                    Today after breakfast, in the morning you will have a couple of hrs' drive to the rafting starting point for the day rafting in Trishuli River. Lunch serve during the rafting. After a couple of hrs rafting you will be spending the night in the tent/hotel.

                      After breakfast, in the morning you will have a couple of hrs rafting trips then drive to Chitwan National park through the scenic countryside for Safari activities. You will have some of the activities today before the dinner. In the evening you will have a cultural programme. Stay overnight at the hotel.

                        Full Day Jungle activities include a jungle safari on the elephant back, nature walks, jungle drive, canoe ridge, and bird watching in the park having 360 sq. miles of tall grassland and thick forests. We will attempt to search out some of the elusive animals of the Terai, and with the skill of the full will encounter the one-horned Rhino, various types of deer, boar, and leopard, and if we are very fortunate the elusive tiger. Later this evening you will be able to watch Tharu Cultural Dance. Stay overnight at the hotel.

                          Today in the morning you will have one of the activities before breakfast then after breakfast, you will drive back to Kathmandu through the scenic countryside. Stay overnight at the hotel.

                            Today you will transfer to the international airport for final departure.

                            Not satisfied with this regular itinerary? Make your own.

                            What's Included
                            • All airport Pick up drops by private vehicle.
                            • Welcome dinner in an Authentic Restaurant.
                            • 03 nights twin/double shearing accommodation on BB in Kathmandu.
                            • 02 night twin/double shearing accommodation on BB in Pokhara.
                            • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu and in Pokhara with all necessary entrance fees and private vehicle.
                            • Kathmandu to Pokhara to Rafting starting point and rafting to ending point to Chitwan to Kathmandu by tourist bus.
                            • 01 night/02 days rafting on full board meals plan in Trishuli River.
                            • 02night/03-day safari activities on full board meals plan in Chitwan National Park.
                            • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card).
                            • 01 guide, English speaking, licensed insured, registered, salary, food and accommodation paid and necessary porter.
                            • Double/twin sharing Accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
                            • Three meals a day; Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner, and tea/coffee during the trekking.
                            • Safe drinking water and first add kid box.
                            • Pokhara to Starting point and ending point of trekking to Pokhara by private vehicle.
                            • we provide a sleeping bag and a down Jacket if you need it.
                            What's Excluded
                            • Nepal Visa fee.
                            • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
                            • Lunch and Dinner  in Kathmandu and  Pokhara.
                            • Personal  travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation.
                            • Extra night accommodation and lunch and dinner in the city because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
                            • Personal expenses (phone calls, baggage charge, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc).
                            • Tips to the guide and drive.
                            • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather conditions, or any event out of our control.
                            Departure Dates
                            • The trek departs every day of the year.
                            • This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your needs; please get in touch with us.
                            • This trip is available on a fixed departure and a private group basis.
                            • We also provide only guide and porter service. 
                            • This trip can be booked privately if you’re traveling solo, privately, or with family.
                            • Have a big group? We can help as per your needs.
                            • We can help you make it fit your budget.
                            • We accept instant booking and online payment.
                            • If the given date is not appropriate for you, please contact us.
                            • Trekking Planner also organizes various trips in small groups that can suit you.
                            • We recommend you reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away for a wonderful experience with us.
                            • (Call or email now for a private trip: [email protected]; mobile: +977 9851071767 (24 hours); WhatsApp, WeChat, and Viber.)
                            Essential Info

                            Suggested Equipment List 

                            • Duffel/Rucksack bag/Suitcase (We provide one complimentary Trekking Planner duffel bag that is to be returned after the trip).
                            • Day pack.
                            • Trekking shoes.
                            • Sports shoes or sandals.
                            • Sun Hat/cap.
                            • Warm woolen cap.
                            • Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket.
                            • Waterproof Gore-Tex layer.
                            • Pullover or warm sweeter.
                            • Raincoat.
                            • 4/5 pairs of good quality socks.
                            • Hand gloves.
                            • 2/3 pairs of trekking trousers.
                            • 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.
                            • 3/4 pairs of underwear (non cotton preferred).
                            • Sun glasses.
                            • Water bottle.
                            • 4 season sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you need it. It is to be returned after the trip).
                            •  Flash or Torch light.
                            • Camera and batteries.
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