Top 10 Family Treks in Nepal

Have you ever thought of trekking with your family? Family Treks can be the best travel experience of your life. Nepal is the best destination for trekking travel and tours. Nepal is full of natural beauty and travelling here with your family members can be full of fun and experiences.

Trekking is the most privileged travel so far. It takes you right in the lap of Nature and makes you concise to the prior area and their cultures, traditions and people. However trekking is a long way journey and it’s not so very easy to stay away from your family and loved ones for long. Besides that you may not be able to enjoy the trials to the fullest because somewhere you are concerned about your family members and their wellbeing.

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Family Trek is Possible.

Isn’t it great if you can trek with your family? Do you think it’s possible? Yes it is possible to trek with your family members. We have designed special family packages taking into consideration of every member of your family. Trekking in Nepal is not very difficult unlike other countries. Here you can find varieties of trekking trials relating to easy, moderate, difficult and strenuous. Moreover the family trekking packages are designed on a trial below or up to 4000 meters.

Are you worried about your children? What if they cannot walk during the trek?

Here’s your answer.

It is a notable fact that children have less stamina than adults. It is also very important to be concerned about the consequences before trekking with your family. But there is nothing to worry about while trekking in Nepal with your family with us because we also arrange special baby carrying porters. If your child cannot walk then our porters will carry your child. A child-friendly environment is a must for family treks.Also the special designed family treks have easy available medical facilities in comparison to higher altitude treks.

Family trek helps you to get closer with your child and other members of your family. This helps you to have a happy family life and also helps you to succeed.

Have a look to our special designed most Popular Family Treks in Nepal.

Short and Suitable Treks for Family

1.       Chisapani- Nagarkot Trek

2.       Ghandruk Trek

3.       Dhampus Village Trek

4.       Panchase Trek

5.       Royal Trek

6.       Mardi Himal Trek

7.       Siklesh Trek

8.       Treks around Kathmandu Valley

9.       Everest Panorama Trek

1. Chisapani – Nagarkot Trek

Max. Elevation: 2127m

Trek Duration Days: 3 Days

Major Attraction: Spectacular sunrise and sunset views.

Accommodation: Hotels/Lodge/Resorts

Grade: Easy

Best Seasons: All year around

Restriction: No

Nagarkot-Chisapani Trek

Chisapni – Nagarkot Trek is one of the most popular family treks in Nepal. It is popular for the sunset and sunrise views, the view of Kathmandu valley and snow-capped mountains. This trek is best for short-time travelers and travelers who want to go near to the valley. The trek begins from Sundarijal. The trial passes by rivers, forests, villages and gives the wonderful view and also you can encounter the lifestyles of people. This trek is best for Family Trek and those nature lovers who want to have longer hikes around the valley .

Major Highlights

  • Spectacular mountain scenerary.
  • Experience lifestyle and cultures outside valley.
  • Easy trials with astonishing views
  • Breathtaking Sunrise and sunset views

2. Ghandruk Trek

Max. Elevation: 1940m

Trek Duration Days: 3 Days

Major Attraction: Gurung culture, spectacular views of mountains and traditional lifestyles.

Accommodation: Hotels/Lodge/Resorts

Grade: Easy

Best Seasons: Sep to May/All year around

Restriction: No

Ghandruk Trek

Ghandruk Trek takes you to the beautiful village of Annapurna region situated at an altitude of 1940m with a backdrop of beautiful mountains. Since the trials are easy and offer the best views it is very suitable trek for family. The trials full of beautiful rhododendron trees, mesmerizing waterfalls. You will have a great time trekking to this village with cultural experiences.

Highlights of Ghandruk Trek

  • Gurung culture and hospitality.
  • Easy Trials
  • Experience Floras and Faunas en route.
  • Breathtaking views of Annapurna (south), Himchuli, and Gangapurna mountains.

3. Dhampus Village Trek

Max. Elevation: 1750m

Trek Duration Days: 3 Days

Major Attraction: Gurung culture, spectacular views of mountains and experience of village life.

Accommodation: Hotels/Lodge/Resorts

Grade: Easy

Best Seasons: All year around

Restriction: No

Dhampus Trek- 3 Days takes you to the Dhampus village which is also one of the most photographed villages. This trek is famous for the stunning views of the mountains, experience of gurung cultures and sun set and sunrise views from Sarangkot. This trek is suitable for family trek as the trials are easy and beautiful.

Major Highlights

  • Short and Easy Trek.
  • Stunning Mountain views.
  • Experience Gurung Culture and hospitality.
  • Experience village lifestyles.
  • Sunrise and Sunset views from Sarangkot.

4. Panchase Short Trek

Max. Elevation: 2065m

Trek Duration Days: 3 Days

Major Attraction: Rular Cultural experience with spectacular views of mountains.

Accommodation: Home stays/Lodges/Camp

Grade: Easy

Best Seasons: All year around

Restriction: No

Panchase Short Trek is a popular package for short trek and family trek in Nepal. This is a newly discovered off the beaten trial which gives you a rural-cultural experience. Moreover, this trek is an ideal way to explore the beauty of Pokhara. Panchase Short Trek takes you to the Panchase village which is very rich in Flora and fauna. Similarly, you can find varieties of Orchid flowers and other species of plant,animals and birds in this village.

Trip Highlights

  • Short and Easy Trek.
  • Explore Flora and Fauna.
  • Stunning Mountain views.
  • Experience local culture and hospitality.
  • Experience village lifestyles.

5. Royal Trek

Royal Trek takes you close to the nature in short span of time.  It is one of the best family treks in Nepal. This trek is a great way to explore the hidden beauty of Pokhara. This trek was so named Royal Trek after Prince Charles explored the route. Annapurna Royal Trek gives you an experience of trekking with a diverse mix of culture and nature. The stunning views of the city of lakes and the mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail and many more are the major attraction of this trek.

Max. Elevation: 1730m

Trek Duration Days: 8 Days

Major Attraction: Experience diversified culture, Stunning views and nature walk.

Accommodation: Home stays/Lodges/Camp

Grade: Easy

Best Seasons: All year around

Restriction: No

Major Highlights

  • Rular-cultural experiences
  • Stunning view of Pokhara Valley, mountains and lakes.
  • Easy trials with amusing views.
  • Experience village lifestyles.

6. Mardi Himal Trek

Max. Elevation: 4500m

Trek Duration Days: 8 Days

Major Attraction: Experience diversified culture, Stunning views and nature walk.

Accommodation: Home stays/Lodges/Camp

Grade: Moderate

Best Seasons: Sep-Dec/ March- May

Restriction: No

Mardi Himal Trek is a trek which requires minimum effort and a lot of experiences. This trek is famous for the exciting trials and stunning views of the mountains like Annapurna, Macchapuchre and Manaslu mountain ranges. The tea houses stay will give you an experience of village life, culture and foods. This trek can be an amazing adventure with your family.

Major Highlights

  • Traditional Villages and warm hospitality of locals.
  • Amazing trials with stunning views.
  • Experience the diverse culture.
  • Perfect for beginner trekkers.

7. Sikles Village Trek

Max. Elevation: 2000m

Trek Duration Days: 8 Days

Major Attraction: Explore rural Nepal, Stunning views, picturesque villages and nature walk.

Accommodation: Home stays.

Grade: Easy

Best Seasons: During Spring/ throughout the year.

Restriction: No

The newly designed Sikles Village Trek takes you to the hidden gem of Pokhara. Siklesh villages trek is the best trek to explore the real rural Nepal, its people and life styles. Siklesh village is a large village inhabited by gurung people. There you can see the traditional Nepali houses and Gurung culture. Likewise, you can also enjoy the cultural dances of gurung people in this trek. Siklesh Village trek is a great way to explore the unexplored beauty of Nepal. It is suitable for people of any age and can be a best choice for family trek.

Major Highlights

  • Experience the real rural Nepal.
  • Encounter with the locals.
  • Warm hospitality of Gurung People.
  • Picturesque villages.
  • Gurung cultural Dances
  • Easy trials with stunning view

8. Kathmandu Rim Valley Trek

Max. Elevation: 2300m

Trek Duration Days: 5 Days

Major Attraction: Explore rural Nepal, Stunning views, picturesque villages and nature walk.

Accommodation: Home stays/hotels/Resorts

Grade: Easy

Best Seasons: During Spring/ throughout the year.

Restriction: No

Kathmandu Rim Valley Trek is a great option for anyone looking for a short and easy trek. This trek takes you to the outskirts of Kathmandu valley where you will observe the lifestyles, people and villages outside the valley. Kathmandu Valley Rim Trek is the best choice for beginner trekkers and trekkers looking for short trek near the valley. This trek ensures to provide you a wonderful trekking experience with wonderful views and knowledge of cultures and traditions.

Major Highlights

  • Encounter with the locals.
  • Short and Easy Trek
  • Picturesque villages.
  • Nature walk
  • Explore the life outside the city.
  • Easy trials with stunning views.

9. Everest Panorama Trek

Max. Elevation: 3860m

Trek Duration Days: 9 Days

Major Attraction: Stunning views, nature walk, Sherpa villages and lifestyles.

Accommodation: Tea houses/ Lodges

Grade: Moderate

Best Seasons: March- May/ June- Sep

Restriction: No

Everest Panorama Trek can be a great trek with your family. This trek is designed to view the highest summit of the world. It is suitable for those who cannot walk to the Everest Base Camp and can be best for family trek as well. Everest Panorama Trek takes you to the foothill of Everest region and the major hub Namche Bazaar. In this trek you will encounter the warm hospitality of the Sherpa people and the most stunning view of Everest and other mountains.

Major Highlights

  • Sherpa Cultures.
  • Tengboche Monastery.
  • Stunning view of Everest including other mountains.
  • Hospitality of Sherpa Peop

10. Kathmandu Valley Family Hike

Max. Elevation: 2300m

Trek Duration Days: 7 Days

Major Attraction: Nature walk, Visit historical sites, experience local villages.

Accommodation: Tea houses/Resorts/hotels

Grade: Easy                                   

Best Seasons: Throughout the year

Restriction: No

Kathmandu Valley Family Hike is a best package to travel with your family. This trek provides easy trekking experience with knowledge of history, tradition and culture. The trials are easy and suitable for family trek.  Kathmandu Valley Family hike takes you to the outskirts of Kathmandu Valley and some UNESCO world heritage sites inside the valley. It is a great way to explore the art, culture and traditions of Kathmandu valley and also the lifestyles outside the valley.

Major Highlights

  • Visit UNESCO world heritage sites.
  • Experience the diversified culture and traditions.
  • Easy trials
  • Stunning views.
  • Explore the ancient art and crafts.

Things to be considered while travelling with your child.

Travelling and trekking with children is fun and exciting at the same time. Travelling with your kid on the other hand helps in the knowledge development of your child. But, there are certain things that you need to take care while you are travelling with your child. It’s not that easy to have your children on a trek with you. Trekking with your kid can be challenging and fun. Here are some of the tips that will help you out to trek with your kid.H

Hire a Guide

It is not always compulsory to hire a guide if you are known to the area. But if you are travelling to an unknown area then it is better to hire a guide. The guide can give a lot of information about the place which you may not know. Moreover, hiring a guide reduces the risk of getting lost and there is always one to help you in case of emergenciesP

Proper Clothing

Proper clothing is a must for everyone. If you are travelling with your child then make sure you have packed comfortable shoes and clothes for them. Also, check the temperature and weather forecast of your destination while packing the clothes. Make sure they are comfortable and suitable for walking if you are going on trek.

Food and Water

A child needs to be feed properly. Try to avoid street foods and junk food as much as possible. Also don’t let your child drink unpurified water. Make sure you have packed plenty of fluids and hygienic snacks for your child. You may not find proper eating place along the way and your child gets hungry.

Entertain your Child.

Entertain your child along the way. Don’t let them feel bored.Play games, dance and sing with them also give information about every little thing you see on the way. This helps your child get knowledge about the places, things and peoples.

Let your child explore the nature freely also keep in mind about their safety as well. Don’t leave your child anywhere and take care of them properly. Make your travel experience with your child full of fun and wonderful memories.

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