Ramche Village Homestay Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft):
In accordance with your flight schedule, we will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu to extend a warm welcome to you in our beautiful country for the beautiful trip. After exchanging warm welcome greetings at the arrival section, we will lead you to our vehicle to drop you off in our trip hotel. It’s a day at complete leisure, you will be on your own and you can do whatever you want to do for refreshment. But we definitely will be happy to guide you around the city.
Day 2: Drive to Ramche (4/5 hrs) Overnight at typical Nepali house:
Early morning representative along with the team member will visit you at the hotel to for briefing about the trip. Once the briefing and meeting up with the team member is completed, we will have breakfast and get ready for the magnificent journey to dhading.
Dhading is one of the remote regions which lies 45 Kilo Meter far from Kathmandu. Few hours of a ride along the scenic ride through the forest and serpentine road reaches hustle and bustle free city of Dhading. This town is not so exciting; however, the small village surrounding this town is something worth watching. Moreover, this is the place where you will find the truly authentic traditional Nepali lives. An hour or two drive from Dhading Besi village reaches the small village of Ramche.
Day 3: First Day at Ramche Village:
Waking up with chicken roaster is the best way to start the day. Open your front door, breathe in that fresh air and smile. The sound of birds singing, the cows bleating, the bees buzzing and the smoke coming from the houses of the chimney will give you the fell of the village lifestyle. All this wonderful and melodious sound you hear will simply be the best moment of your entire life.
We will start our day with a morning hike to the top ridge of the village. From here you can have the glimpse the first light over the snow-capped mountains, including Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Annapurna Himal. When the first ray of the sun strike into the peak of Himalayas; that golden light strikes you with awe and takes your breath away.
After enjoying the magnificent sunrise we will hike down to the host home through the jungle to have the morning breakfast. Once we finish with breakfast, you can volunteer in the household work of the host home. The activities included looking after the goats, cows and other domesticated animals. Once done with the work we will have lunch at the day time. After lunch, you can join with the local farmers to help them out with the field work. Later in the evening, we will return to the host house to take some rest and be prepared for the next day.
Day 4: Small Trek Around Ramche Village:
After waking up with the fresh air, chill weather and smell of mud coming from houses really makes you feel refreshed and truly alive. Then enjoying decent breakfast made of fresh local ingredients, will help you get energized for the hike.
Today we will be hiking to Sthanapati Hill, which is a 1-hour hike from our homestay. We will visit several places including Sthanapati Temple, local Schools which will make the hike even more interesting. Once we are at the top you will be able to see the mountains around you blending with nature while representing its beauty. You will be able to see mountains including Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna, and Langtang.
We will organize small volunteer work when we are at School. We will help with some issues related to school. If you want to learn more about them, you can interact with children’s and help them sort out their issues. We will provide them with lunch and some stationary materials to help them in school. Once we finish our volunteering here we will hike to Hanuman Danda.
While hiking around Sthanapati we will visit Hanuman Danda Temple, where you will be able to know about the Hindu deity. There are more than 10 statues of Hindus deity. We will fill you up with info about that deity and their importance on our Hindu Society.
After exploring around the place, we will hike back to our homestay.
Day 5: Drive Back to Kathmandu:
Enjoying the last glimpses of this magnificent village, we will drive back to Kathmandu following the same route we took to arrive at the village. Once at Kathmandu, one of the representatives from the Himalayan scenery Treks will meet you and transfer you back to the hotel.
If you are interested in extending the trip, then you can try different adventure activities such as jungle safari, river rafting, paragliding, mountain biking, and other activities. We will be more than happy to guide you on your journey.
Day 6: Final Departure:
As the last day on this trip, we drive you to the airport as per your flight schedule back to home or onward destination.
We definitely hope that you enjoyed the Ramche Village Homestay Trek and hope to see you for another adventure soon.