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Best time to go: October - April
Best for: Adventure & Off-the-beaten track, Family Holidays, Trekking & Walking

So your children will ask, what are we doing, why is Nepal so special, why can’t we just sit on a beach? Just list what they will do on your family adventure to Nepal: trekking through some of the world’s best scenery, white-water rafting, heading through jungles on elephant back, paragliding, cycling, exploring vibrant markets and generally going to a place that all your friends will just say wow when they post the pictures and videos on social media. Yes, Nepal is a place that always exceeds their expectations, as it is can certainly never be called boring and will no doubt instil in them a sense of adventure and exoticism. With Millis Potter, we hand-pick guides that bring the destination alive for them, and it will never be another history lesson when exploring Kathmandu, in fact we like to do it on bikes exploring the hidden backstreets, markets and experiencing the local life as much as possible. We understand they might want to explore by day and have a pool in the afternoon, and we have selected hotels that do just that where possible. When trekking, it won’t be too challenging for them, just three or four hours each day, and if they still have energy you can head off on a day-walk once you reach the lodge. For older children you can combine that with a chance to paraglide in Pokhara or head through the many shops and stalls that line the lakeside. You then spend two days rafting down the Seti River towards Chitwan, and fear not, we use the safest of crews. You camp out beside the river before continuing the next day. We use the Seti River as the rapids are fairly gentle, and most of the time you just drift down the river seeing the world go by. Next up, you explore Chitwan National Park, either on jeeps, elephant-back or on boat. Spot one-horned rhino, deer, crocodiles and monkeys, and if you are really lucky, tiger. Fly back to Kathmandu and spend the final night up on the rim of the Kathmandu Valley – maybe head off on a gentle family cycle ride, or explore the amazing city of Bhaktapur for a little culture. All in all, we have no doubt they will return asking where is the next amazing adventure.

Guide Pricing

Starting At

  • £2390
    Price per person including all accommodation, private transfers, unique experiences and excluding international flights. We can arrange international flights should you wish.


    • Perfect for October Half Term, Christmas Holidays, February Half Term and the Easter Holidays
    • If you have no more than a week because of Half Term, we can shorten the itinerary
    • Experiences and activities designed to entertain the children
    Days Location Hotel
    Days 1-2 Kathmandu Hyatt Regency Kathmandu
    Day 3 Bandipur Three Mountain Lodge
    Day 4 Birethanti Sanctuary Lodge
    Day 5 Majgaun Gurung Lodge
    Day 6 Dhampus Basanta Lodge
    Days 8-9 Pokhara Temple Tree Pokhara
    Day 10 Seti River Seti River Camp
    Day 11-12 Chitwan Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge
    Day 12 Dhulikhel Dwarika’s Dhulikhel
    Day 13 Kathmandu Fly Home

    Suggested Hotels

    Days 1-2
    Hyatt Regency, Kathmandu, Nepal - Millis Potter Travel

    Hyatt Regency Kathmandu

    $ $ $ $ $  

    The Hyatt Regency is a luxury hotel close to Nepal’s main international airport in Kathmandu. With 280 rooms, it offers a host of excellent facilities and rooms.

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    Day 3
    three Mountain Lodge, Bandipur, Nepal

    Three Mountain Lodge

    $ $ $ $ $  

    Three Mountain Lodge is a 12-room trekking lodge located above the village of Bandipur in Nepal, overlooking the Annapurna Range in the distance.    

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    Day 4
    Sanctuary Lodge

    Sanctuary Lodge

    $ $ $ $ $  

    Sanctuary Lodge is a trekking lodge located just outside of the village of Birethanti in the Annapurna range in Nepal.

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    Day 5
    Gurung Lodge

    Gurung Lodge

    $ $ $ $ $  

    Gurung Lodge is a trekking lodge located in Majghgaon in Nepal and has fantastic views over the Annapurna Range.

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    Day 6
    Basanta Lodge, Nepal | Trekking | Millis Potter Travel

    Basanta Lodge

    $ $ $ $ $  

    Basanta Lodge is located in the village is Dhampus in the Annapurna Region of Nepal and is a lovely trekking lodge, perfect to finish a trek in the mountains of Nepal.

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    Days 8-9
    Temple Tree, Pokhara, Nepal

    Temple Tree Pokhara

    $ $ $ $ $  

    Temple Tree Resort & Spa is a welcoming boutique hotel located in Pokhara in Nepal with views over the Annapurna Mountain Range.

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    Day 11-12
    Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge, Chitwan | Wildlife Lodge in Nepal | Millis Potter

    Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge

    $ $ $ $ $  

    Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge is an exceptional eco-friendly wildlife lodge located in Chitwan National Park in Nepal.

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    Day 12
    Infinity Pool, Dwarika's Dhulikhel, Kathmandu, Nepal

    Dwarika’s Dhulikhel

    $ $ $ $ $  

    Dwarika’s Dhulikhel is a luxury resort located on the top of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal offering superb views, about an hour’s drive from the city.

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    Customise Your Itinerary

    Any of our suggested itineraries can be tweaked, changed or we can even start from a blank sheet of paper and build a totally customised itinerary. We can add or reduce nights, and enhance the day-to-day experiences by totally personalising them around you and your party. You might like a different style of hotel, or want to add on a beach stay at the end. In short, anything is possible, as we never like to offer you the standard journey, but provide the exceptional.

    Idea 1

    We know that some families have one or two week Half Terms, so we can adapt the itinerary accordingly.

    Idea 2

    Children love a beach stay to finish an active trip, and there are directly flights back to Muscat where we suggest the Shangri-La, or to Abu Dhabi where there are a host of excellent family-friendly beach hotels.

    Idea 3

    For older families, we can make the trekking a little more adventurous, or for younger families, just reduce it to a couple of light day walks

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