Nepal Family Adventure

Overview

  • Duration10 Days
  • Trip GradeEasy 
  • Arrival CityKathmandu
  • ActivityTours, Hiking, Safari
  • Group Size8 People Maximum
  • Max Altitude1,940m.

About Nepal Family Adventure

This low altitude trek in the foothills of Annapurna is specifically designed for families. Each camp area, we join our crew and the villagers in singing, dancing, volleyball and football. A pleasant walk through the beautiful Annapurna trails. You can enjoy a holiday with your family, children or with friends as well.

Nepal Family Adventure trek offers the complete family holiday experience, visiting historic sightseeing places in Kathmandu City and Pokhara Lake City and wildlife safari in Chitwan national park.

The spectacular trip visiting Ghandruk Village largest Gurung settlements provided a lifetime family holiday experience! There is also time to discover the schools and local markets where cultural horizons are very different from our own.

During the trek, we enjoy the glorious rhododendron and oaks forests as we hike to the alpine meadows that offer spectacular views of the Annapurna range. After completing our trek, we're heading to Chitwan in discovery of the rhinos, elephants and the Bengal tiger.

Chitwan is the richest wildlife reserve in Asia with an area of 932 square kilometres, established in 1973. In 1984 Chitwan national park was Elephant designated by UNESCO as a natural world Heritage Site in view of the scope and contribution of this Park. Wildlife safari is a fun and adventurous activity in Chitwan National Park

Highlights

  • Enjoy stunning views and experience a magical sunrise over the Annapurna
  • Discover glaciers flowing from the mighty Annapurnas from Ghandruk
  • Travel to Chitwan National Park in discovery of Rhino, Elephants and the Bengal tiger
  • Create quality time as you walk with your family.

Itinerary

  1. Day 1Arrive at Kathmandu

    Welcome to the Himalayas! You will arrive in Kathmandu. We will meet and greet and take you to your hotel.

    Today is free and rest day in Kathmandu, or you can wander around the city to get familiar with the surrounding. There are varieties of shops and fun places where you can hang out and enjoy the time.

    • Accommodation:Optional
    • Meals:No
    • Maximum Altitude:1,400m
    • Time:Rest day
  2. Today, it's free for sightseeing in Kathmandu. You may want to visit Durbar Square in the heart of the old town, where the old Royal Palace with its intricate woodcarving is located. The whole area is a labyrinth of temples and images.

    The narrow alleys that lead away from the square in all directions, full of the most amazing variety of shops and stalls. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites, including the historic Bhaktapur Durbar Square, the famous Monkey Temple Swayambhunath and the Buddhist Shrine Buddhanath, one of the largest stupas in the world.

    Today, there will also be a trip briefing with gear check. If you need to rent or buy equipment locally, there will be time to do this today.

    • Accommodation:Optional
    • Meals:Optional
    • Maximum Altitude:1,400m
    • Time:Free day
  3. Early in the morning, your guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the tourist bus station. The bus leaves for Pokhara at 7:30 am.

    Also known for its panoramic views of Annapurna and Machapuchare (Fishtail) in the north, Dhaulagiri in the west and Lamjung Himal and Manaslu in the south, Pokhara is a lovely valley on the banks of the Fewa Lake.

    It’s lower than Kathmandu and much less hectic, making it the ideal starting point for your journey. Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara.

    • Accommodation:Hotel
    • Meals:Breakfast
    • Maximum Altitude:985m
    • Time:6 – 7 hours
  4. Ghandruk is a beautiful Gurungs village, we will drive from Pokharah to Nayapul for about 1 hour. The first trail descends to Birethanti, passing the suspension bridge over the Bhurungdi River.

    Birethanti is a nice village, initially the trail winds along the Modi River and the trail is flat up to Syauli Bazaar. Leaving the bank of the river, we then trek on a winding path till Kimche. From Kimche, the trail continues to Ghandruk, crossing Chane. Overnight at Ghandruk.

    • Accommodation:Lodge
    • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Maximum Altitude:1,940m
    • Time:3 - 4 hours
  5. After breakfast, our day starts first you will descend to the Modi Khola River bank near the Bee Hive teahouse lodge and cross the bridge, then the trail passes the hill terraced field and ascends to the village of Landruk. We'll stop at Landruk for lunch and continue to the final stop for overnight stay.

    • Accommodation:Lodge
    • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Maximum Altitude:1,700m
    • Time:4 hours
  6. In the morning, spend some time at Tolka. Tolka is on the ridge, offering great views of Annapurna south and Hiuchuli, other mountain ranges. The hiking then begins to Kande. En-route, observe a great view of the Himalayas and lush green forests.

    Upon reaching Kande, we drive to Pokhara, spend a night in Pokhara and enjoy the delights of Pokhara, taking a trip to a spa massage or listening to live music. Or simply relax in a quiet café, restaurant overlooking the Fewa lake. Overnight at a hotel.

    • Accommodation:Lodge
    • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Maximum Altitude:895m
    • Time:3 - 4 hours
  7. Drive to Chitwan by tourist coach and lunch at the safari resort in Chitwan. In the afternoon village walk and, in the evening, Tharu culture dance presentation of the local, which you will also participate and overnight at a resort.

    • Accommodation:Resort
    • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Maximum Altitude:150m
    • Time:4 hours
  8. After breakfast, canoeing in the Rapti River, this is a thrilling tour with chances to see marsh mugger crocodiles and numerous birds that inhabit on the riverbanks. Then we explore the Elephant breeding center.

    After lunch, we continue to the jungle for a guided safari on Elephant. There will be an opportunity to see rhino, antelope as well as other wildlife as you move through the jungle. The evening is free to relax and stay the night at the resort.

    • Accommodation:Resort
    • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Maximum Altitude:150m
    • Time:3 - 4 hours
  9. In the morning, bird watching tour (optional) after breakfast, departure to Kathmandu. It will take about 4 - 5 hours overland journey by tourist coach. And the gentle light brings us back to the bustle of Nepal's capital.

    In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant with culture show.

    • Accommodation:Optional
    • Meals:Breakfast, Dinner
    • Maximum Altitude:1400m.
    • Time:4 – 5 hours
  10. Today you can either stay back and enjoy a free day in Kathmandu or leave for your respective countries.

    Our representatives will drop you off at the airport according to your flight schedule.

    What's Included

    Included

    • Airport transfers pick-up and drop-off.
    • Transportation from and to Kathmandu by tourist coach.
    • Annapurna National park entry permit and TIMS permits.
    • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek.
    • 2-nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast.
    • 2-nights resort accommodation in Chitwan including all meals.
    • All accommodations during the trek.
    • English speaking Sherpa trek guide.
    • Staff insurance and necessary ground transport for support staffs.
    • Porter to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers).
    • Magical Summits duffel bag.
    • Hiking pole for the trek, if needed.
    • Trek map.
    • Farewell dinner including a cultural show.

    Not Included

    • International airfare and Nepal entry visa.
    • Tips for guide and porter (tipping is expected).
    • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the 'Included' section.

    Dates & Price

    Dates StatusPrice 
    Start DateOct 10, 2021End DateOct 19, 2021StatusAvailablePriceUS$1050

    Our published dates are guaranteed departures. If the dates don't match with your travel plans, we are more than happy to create your desired date.

    Useful Info

    Accommodation

    Accommodations are provided on the twin-sharing basis. If you are a solo traveler, a single supplement will be served. Accommodations during the trek in the Himalayas, you will be staying at basic mountain lodges where you'll have a nice and clean room with the warm blankets, pillows, and comfortable matrices (matrices may not be very thick size but they’re comfortable).

    Meals

    During the trek, we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.). Breakfast and dinner will be served from a lodge menu where we spend the night whereas lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. All meals will be provided during trekking, there will also be farewell dinner.

    Best Time to Visit

    The best time to visit Himalayas is between September to December and March to May, when the skies are a clear blue and the views spectacular. The weather remains dry until about May, with temperatures varying between regions.

    Nepal is good for trekking throughout the year. Autumn and spring seasons are the most famous trekking seasons in the Himalayan region of Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. It has beautiful, cool, blue skies, clear weather conditions and amazing views of the white mountains and the countryside.

    During the spring season, this time of year offers a breathtaking view of the Rhododendron flowers and lush forests.

    FAQs

    1. How difficult is the Nepal family adventure trek?

    The Nepal family adventure is a relatively easy trek in Nepal, on the foothills of Annapurna. The trail passes mountain Gurungs and Magars villages, lush green forests, suspension bridges, and it's just awesome!

    Yes, it's safe to visit with a guide. They are aware of the risks and measure the safety while visiting the park.

    All meals on full board basis will be provided during trek and Chitwan trip. Freshly cooked food is served all the time (western, continental and Nepalese, Chinese, Indian and Tibetan meals are available in all places). Three meals a day will be provided.

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