Destination: Jyamrung, Dhading, Nepal
Duration: 07 Days
Trip Grade: Easy
Group Size: Unlimited (also accept booking for solo traveler)
Best Season: October through June
Max. Altitude: 1400 meters
Transportation: Car, bus, jeep
The highlights of the tour is your direct involvement with local people; we will take you to the middle hillside of Nepal (approx. 120 k.m. away from Kathmandu) where 99% people are farmers; you will follow their way of life. You will see them closely how they live; what they do in their daily activities.
You can also assist them in their farm lands by tilling fields with the help of oxen; planting rice, potatoes, vegetables and so on depending on seasons you travel. One day you can also join a community school as to know how the children study there! You also can be a teacher by teaching them English language whereas you can also try to learn few Nepalese words.
If you are a doctor or norse yourself, you can also visit a local health post; and assist the local patients. In overall, It is a good fun and unforgettable experience!
This tour could be suitable to you, your family, friends, relatives or family group traveling with children to learn real life style of Nepalese people. This tour will be more fruitful who are willing to support local community, school and health post as a humanitarian work.
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 meters)
Day 02 : Visit heritage sites in Kathmandu
Day 03 : Drive to Jyamrung Village (1400 meters)
Day 04 : Village Tour
Day 05 : Village Tour
Day 06 : Drive to Kathmandu
Day 07 : Departure
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 meters)Your arrival in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. You will be welcomed by a bunch of flower or garland and transferred to hotel. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.
Day 02Visit heritage sites in Kathmandu 9:00 am: After having breakfast we will arrange a 4-5 hours guided tour in Kathmandu valley to visit world´s heritage sites. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.
Day 03Drive to Jyamrung Village (1400 meters) 8.00 am: Pick up from your hotel; and drive a 3 hours through the Prithivi highway and reach to Dhading Bensi (530 meters), the head quarter of Dhading district; stop here for lunch and drive another 1 hour to reach Gol Bhanjyang. Then you will walk for 2 -3 hours (easy walking) through pine forest along the ridge; and villages and reach at Lamasthan Jyamrung; a lovely village of different cast and creeds. Overnight at home stay or tented camp.
Day 04Village Tour 7 am: After breakfast you will visit house to house to learn how people live; what they do etc..., see milking buffaloes; join them in their farms to help them (i.e. ploughing fields, planting rice, potatoes etc... Overnight at home stay or tented camp.
Day 05Village Tour 7 am: Visit local houses to observe milking buffaloes, churning yogurt, grinding rice; and afternoon visit community school to teach English to the students or learn Nepali from them. In the evening enjoy local culture program with songs and dances. Overnight at home stay or tented camp.
Day 06Drive to Kathmandu 8 am. After breakfast, Villagers will see you off with Khatas and climb up the Salle Danda (1800 meters) in 2 hours; where your jeep will be waiting for you to drive you back to Kathmandu (110 k.m, 4 hours drive). Stop over at Dhading Bensi for lunch before proceeding to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.
Day 07Departure You will fly back home or extend your trip to onward destination with happy memories.
Is this tour for me? Definately yes, if you are willing to know the way of Nepalese life and more willingness to support local community.
I would like to stay longer in Jyamrung as a volunter; I would like to teach in the local community school; is it posilble? You are heartily welcome to join our community school as a volunter teacher (if possible please arrange at least for a 3 month, 6 month).