Family Friendly Treks

Price inclusive $ 415
06 days

Overview

Shiva Excursions has two packages especially appropriate for families with children interested in easier treks.  We can also set up tours and other treks specialized for family groups in a variety of regions in Nepal.  We look forward to creating an individualized trip sure to bring life-long memories for you and your loved ones.

Pokhara and Dhamus Trek

This trek is also known as the family holiday tour in the Annapurna region. Being a less visited trekking spot, it will be special for every trekker. Our adventure is a week long tour with a one day overnight trek as its highlight.  You and your family will view the panoramic vistas of Annapurna Himal, Dhampus Himal and Machhapuchhre Himal as we walk through clean valleys and along rivers.   This easy, short trek begins in Pokhara, one of Nepal’s gems. On reaching Pokhara, we will have short hike to Sarangkot Hill and then onward to Dhampus. Along the way, we will explore local cultures and traditions and you and your family can visit friendly locals who love children.  For more detail visit:http://www.shivaexcursion.com/trekking/family-friendly-treks/http://www.shivaexcursion.com/trekking/family-friendly-treks/

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a great trek for beginners and family groups with slightly older children.  This five day hike is at a lower elevation than many other treks and the gradual ascension to the highest viewpoint (3210 m, 10,521 ft) allows acclimatization without fear of high elevation problems.  From the viewpoint of Poon Hill, the stunning Himalayan peaks of the Annapurna (Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Manaslu, Himchuli and others) can be viewed. The golden sunrise over the white peaks is one of the best views in Nepal. You and your family will also be immersed in the culture and lives of the ethnic Magar and Gurung people as you walk through and stay in tea houses in their villages. For more detail visit:http://www.shivaexcursion.com/activities/ghorepani-poon-hill-trek/ 

We will work with kitchen staff at every stop to ensure best hygienic practices and use of purified water.  Our guides love children and will be happy to spend time answering their questions and ensuring your children’s maximum enjoyment of the experience.  We will meet you at the airport and be with you every step of the way.

Please contact Shiva Excursion so we can offer you expert advice, skilled guides, and a great price for your family vacation.  info@shivaexcursion.com

Best trekking season – while this trek is best in March, April, May September, October, November and December, it can be accomplished all year long.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Full Day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (7 to 8 hours)

Day 04: Pokhara to Phedi and trek to Dhampus

Day 05: Dhampus to Pokhara

Day 06: Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 07: Farewell

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

There will be a warm welcome to you on Nepal after landing your flight at TIA. Representative of Shiva Excursion Pvt. Ltd. will there for your arrival. He/she will shift you toward your place of accommodation. After having rest for some time there will a brief description of the upcoming program with your guide.

Day 02: Full Day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Our today’s day is spent by sightseeing all around Kathmandu Valley. Having a breakfast we will visit Pashupatinath (regarded as the holiest temple of Lord Shiva). Next will be Bauddhanath (Little Tibet). Then Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) is our next destination.  Lastly we will drive to Kathmandu (Basantpur) Durbar Square. It will end our Kathmandu tour we will return back & make preparation for our tour.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (7 to 8 hours)

Now we will move for Pokhara. Our drive goes through Prithivi Highway. Our lunch will be on highway in very nice environment. In around 6 hours we will be at Pokhara. On reaching Pokhara we walk to Lakeside for watching charming sunset views. Then we will return back and have our dinner & enjoy.

Day 04: Pokhara to Phedi and trek to Dhampus

Firstly we will hike the short hill to Sarangkot. We will spend our whole morning. Having our lunch we will drive toward Phedi. On reaching Phedi we will start our real Hiking to Dhampus. At first we will feel a bit difficult. But the time goes on and we will be habitual. Like this we will be at Dhampus 1825 m for our night.

Day 05: Dhampus to Pokhara

Spending a cool night at Dhampus we will be ready for returning back to Pokhara. Early morning we will be pleased with the rising sun just above the crystal clear peaks. Achieving our dream we will be back to Pokhara. It will be the same way as we have moved up. Like this our short family tour ends at Pokhara.

Day 06: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

We need return back to Kathmandu. We will return back through the same highway. We will be pleased with houses and greenery of highway. Not only this can we be back by the airplane. Driving around seven hours we will be at Kathmandu. We will be shifted toward our hotel which will end our tour.

Day 7: Final Departure    

Spending a rest night at Kathmandu, it’s a time for returning back to your home land. There will be a small farewell program for you. You will be guided all the things of returning journey by our team for your departure. Hope you will be back to Nepal to visit the remaining side of beautiful Nepal.

Cost Details

  • All Airports pick up and drop.
  • 3 nights standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 2 nights  standard hotel in Pokhara with BB.
  • Both way by Tourist Bust
  • Accommodation during trek
  • All 3 meals per day during the trek [B+L+D] 
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant trek guide as per bigger size of group of trekkers: (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag And duffel bag  (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and permits.
  • A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee (Nepal provides on arrival visa in Immigration, bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs,)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Meal city like Kathmandu
  • Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Local donation & Tips for guides and porters.
  • Personal expenses (Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)

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Manual Note

We can individualize your package for the activities you want and for group size, adjusting price as appropriate.  

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