• BADI HOMESTAY

    Incredible experience of Tharu culture in the south of Nepal

  • TRIP OVERVIEW

    152M(499ft.)

    MAXIMIMUM ALTITUDE

    MODERATELY STRENEOUS

    ADVENTURE LEVEL

    8 DAYS

    DURATION

    MAR-APR

    SEP-OCT

    BEST SEASON

    FIVE14 B&B IN KTM

    HOMESTAY

    ACCOMMODATION

    BADI COMMUNITY

    HOMESTAYS

    ATTRACTION

  • Experience the natural delights of Bardiya National Park while staying with the people of the Badi community and be part of their story

    Five14's "Sherpa Guarantee"

    We'll meet you at the airport in Kathmandu and be with you every step of the way. We are dedicated to making your trip to Nepal an unforgettable and safe experience. Through the trek, Kathmandu tours, and homestays, our staff and guides will show you the side of Nepal few get to truly experience.

    The purpose behind the trip

    When you come to Nepal, your trip will be a safe, fun, adventurous, and 'once in a lifetime' experience. But not only that -- when you come with Five14 Nepal, you are helping to create many jobs to continue to prevent human exploitation. With you, Five14 is developing new tourist destinations to provide a major source of income for vulnerable villagers

    Highlights

    1. Airport to airport itinerary
    2. Stay at Five14 Bed and Breakfast
    3. Chance to see endangered Royal Bengal Tiger, One Horn Rhino, and much more.

    4. Jungle safari in Bardiya National Park

    5. Experience Tharu culture dance, their primitive lifestyle, and culture.

    6. Enjoy the company and the stories of people from the Badi community while staying with them.

  • Detailed Itinerary

    An overview of the Badi Homestay with airport to airport service

    Day 1 - Arrive

    Arrive at the Kathmandu International Airport and after picking up your bags and exiting the building you’ll be greeted by one of our Five14 staff, holding our signature sign for you to recognize. We’ll take you in our vehicle to our bed & breakfast. The bed & breakfast manager will welcome you, show you to your room, and share a brief orientation with you. Then just relax for the rest of the day or night while enjoying some amazing drinks from our cafe!

    Day 2 - Orientation and Tour

    Wake up and order a complimentary breakfast from our cafe. Afterward, you’ll meet with your guide for some basic trek preparation. Your guide will inform you of the local customs, history of the village area, show you the mapped out trekking route, and go over a simple packing list. The rest of the day we'll take you on a tour of Kathmandu, where you'll learn about the culture, religion, and social issues the people of Nepal are tackling.

    Day 3 - 6 Badi Homestay

    Day 3: Fly to Nepalgunj and Drive to Bardiya National Park

    Day 4: Full day Jungle walk

    Day 5: Jeep Safari, Canoe Ride, and Tharu cultural show

    Day 6: Drive to Nepalgunj and fly back to Kathmandu

    Day 7 - Rest and Debrief

    After eating a complimentary flavorful breakfast back at our cafe, you’ll meet with one of our staff to share quick feedback on your experience. The rest of the day you’ll have time to participate in a nearby day-long adventure of mountain biking, bungee jumping, or shopping for memorable souvenirs and gifts.

    Day 8 - Depart

    Whenever your scheduled departure flight is, our company driver will drop you off at the Kathmandu International Airport a few hours beforehand. You’ll be able to say your last goodbyes to our staff or the new friends you’ve made during your stay and we’ll make sure you have everything you need to leave well!

  • What's Included

    What's Included

    The following is included in your package:

    • Airport pickup & drop off
    • 4 nights stay in a private room at Five14 B&B. A complimentary breakfast is also included in your stay.
    • Orientation 
    • A city tour 
    • All private transportation on the trek
    • All meals and lodging on the trek 
    • Guide fees
    • National park fees
    • Government taxes and trekking permits

    What's Not Included

    You'll need to pay for these separately:

    • Airfare to and from Nepal
    • Nepal visa (can be obtained on arrival for most countries - click here for more details)
    • Travel insurance 
    • Porters to carry bags (although this can be added for an additional cost) 
    • Personal expenses (ie: laundry, SIM card, charging devices at tea houses along the trail) 
    • Alcoholic beverages 
    • Meals not specified in Kathmandu 
    • Additional one-day adventures in or near Kathmandu
  • What people are saying about our adventures

    Nathan, Canada

    The trip was incredible! It gave us a chance to see and experience real Nepali culture away from the usual tourist traps as well as give back to the community through a building project. Working alongside the Nepali people was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.

    David, Colorado

    Excellent! We have recommended Five14 to teams interested in Adventure Tours with a Purpose. Every team that we have referred to Five14 over the last 7 years have given us wonderful feedback about their first class experience. Thank you for your love and heart felt service to the people of Nepal through your quality Adventure Tours.

    Jaron, Canada

    Amazing. On both occasions that I had the pleasure of partnering with Five14 I had a truly great experience. I would recommend Five14 to anyone who wants to explore with a purpose.​

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