Top 5 Family-Friendly Treks in Nepal

By Glorious Himalaya on May 5, 2023 in Trekking

Nepal is the land for every kind of trek. Whether you are an individual or want to trek with your family, there are a variety of treks that you can choose from. We have talked a lot about stops for individual trekking, but in this blog, we will reflect on the top 5 Family-Friendly Treks in Nepal.

If you consider going on a lovely trek with your family, this guide will help you. Trekking with your family is educational, inspiring, and a fantastic opportunity to bond with them. However, it is wise to assume that these treks must be simple, short, and less challenging since families often consist of old parents or young children.

Many simple, short, and easy treks with stunning natural beauty will give you and your family the sense of adventure they need. So, without any more delay, let’s get into it.

Best Family-Friendly Treks in Nepal

1. Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani_poonhill

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is the best family-friendly trek in Nepal. Poon Hill trek lies in the Annapurna region on the way to the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. It offers everything you need in a trek, which is breathtaking views of mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, etc., vibrant valleys, and trails filled with magnolias and rhododendrons if you decide to trek in the ideal trekking condition. The trek to Ghorpani begins from Nayapul and takes you to fantastic hill station villages like Tikhedunga, Ghandruk, and Ghorepani during your trek. The trek is short, mainly 3-4 days, and you will only trek for 3-4 hours per day, which is appropriate for old or young people.

2. Everest Panoroma Trek

Everest View Hotel

Everest View Trek is another amazing trek you can take with your family and children. The trek is perfect for witnessing the glory of Mount Everest from quite near, and children don’t want that. The trek starts from Lukla and ends in Tengboche village, where you will climb the Tengboche monastery to see some stunning mountain views. In addition to Mount Everest, you will also see other mountains like Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, etc. The Everest View Trek is also reasonably shorter than the Everest Base Camp trek, taking only ten days to complete.

3. Langtang Valley Trek

Langtang valley trek

The Langtang Valley Trek is a short and beautiful hike that offers an easy way to reach the high mountains quickly. It takes only three days to trek from the starting point in Syabrubesi to Kyanjin Gompa. If you plan to make a round trip and explore the area around Kyanjin Gompa, it’s best to allow a week. Even though the altitudes reached are lower compared to other treks in the Himalayas (Kyanjin Gompa is at 3870m), this Alpine valley offers stunning scenery with its varied forests, mountain pastures, and close-up views of the Langtang range – a massive wall of rock and ice.

4. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapura Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is another excellent trekking destination in Nepal, and it is a family-friendly trek. Although it is a bit more challenging and takes a few more days than treks on the list. It is often noted as the ultimate teahouse trek, meaning you will be trekking from teahouse to teahouse for about two weeks. During your ABC trek in Nepal, you will witness breathtaking views of the majestic Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Fishtail Mountains. The charming villages and stunning mountain vistas will captivate your family, especially the children.

5. Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang Trek

The Upper Mustang trek offers an incredible adventure for families seeking to explore the pristine wilderness of Nepal. However, it is important to note that this trek is quite challenging and may not be suitable for elderly parents or young children. It is best suited for families with older children who are prepared for a more demanding trek. Throughout the journey, you will have the opportunity to discover the remote beauty of Upper Mustang and visit captivating locations such as Chele, Syanbochen, Kagbeni, and the magnificent village of Lo-Manthang.


Conclusion

Hence, Nepal is a paradise for trekkers as there are many unique trekking destinations that you can enjoy. If you want to go trekking with your family as well, In that case, there are lots of magnificent options like Upper Mustang Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Everest Panorama Trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, etc.

There is always something for everyone in these amazing treks. Your family, especially children, will love the natural beauty of Nepal, which will give them time to get away from this digital world. It is also an amazing time to spend time with your family and generate close bonds with each other.

Contact us today via email at info@glorioushimalaya.com or via WhatsApp at +977 9813637616 to start planning your unforgettable family trek in Nepal!

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