Annapurna Family Trek, Children and Elderly Friendly

annapurna family trek for children and elderly
Annapurna Family trek is one of the best trekking trails in Nepal offering you short and easy trekking routes where you can enjoy the scenic mountain, green lush forest, beautiful streams, waterfalls, beautiful villages inhabited by famous Gurkha indigenous people such and Gurungs and Magars, their traditional living style and snowcapped Annapurna Mountains overlooking beautiful Pokhara city.
A nine days family holiday in Nepal will start from Kathmandu, capital city of Nepal, where we will have city sightseeing on the following day offering you to visit historic Royal palaces from 17th century, religious monuments and local markets. Then we will drive or fly to Pokhara city followed by 3 and half days easy trekking back to Pokhara city. Pokhara is a beautiful city on the foothill of Annapurna mountain range with two high mountains over 8000 mtrs and beautiful Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail) Mountain.
So this 9 Days Nepal family trip provides cultural experience, spectacular views of mountains, home visit of famous Gurkha soldiers, visit of UNESCO listed heritages and landscape full of green forest and clear streams.
 

Here is the Outline of Nine Days Nepal Family Trip. There is a detailed day to day Itinerary in another section below.

 Day 01 Arrival at Kathmandu (1400 m)
Day 02 Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek preparation
Day 03 Drive 6-7 Hrs or Fly 20 Min to Pokhara (827 m), evening walk around Fewa lake
Day 04 Drive to Nayapul 25 min and trek to Ghandruk (1940 m) 5 hrs
Day 05 Trek to Tolka (1700 m)5-6 hrs
Day 06 Trek To Dhampus (1770 m) 5 hrs
Day 07 Trek to Phedi 2 hrs and drive back to Pokhara, afternoon Pokhara sightseeing such as Davis Falls, Gupteshowri Cave, Tibetan Refugee Camp and Boating at Fewa Lake
Day 08 Drive or fly Back to Kathmandu
Day 09 Departure
 

Price for Above Trip:

Above Price Includes:

  • Pick Up Drops to Kathmandu airport by private vehicle
  • Four star level accommodation at Kathmandu Hotel with breakfast
  • English speaking Tour guide in Kathmandu sightseeing and Trekking guide for around Pokhara trekking (Korean/Japanese/Dutch/Spanish guide on demand for extra cost)
  • All food during trekking (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Hot drinking water, hot shower in trekking
  • Porter for carrying your language and children in case they need, one porter for each 2 pax.
  • Salary, insurance, food, equipment and all accommodation for guides and porters
  • All necessary trekking permit for Annapurna Conservation Area, TIMS Card and City sightseeing tickets
 

Above Price Doesn’t Include:

  • Foods in Kathmandu except the breakfasts at Hotel
  • All food in Pokhara
  • Personal expenses such as bar bills, laundry, phone calls, internet etc.
  • Any cost incurred due to unavoidable situations like flooding, landslide, earthquake etc.
 

Day To Itinerary for 9 days Annapurna Family Trek

 
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal
you will be picked up by our airport representative at Tribhuwan International Airport and transfer to Hotel. After check In, there will be a short trip briefing and trip guide introduction session then you will have free evening at Thamel area, you can exchange some currency necessary for the trip.
Day 02 Full day Kathmandu Sightseeing
After breakfast at Hotel our guide and driver will pick up you at hotel lobby and drive you towards various Sightseeing spots such as Monkey Temple (Swayambhunath Temple), Bauddhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath (Hindu Temple) and Patan Durbar Square (ancient Malla Palace). Lunch en route. You will be dropped at Hotel in the afternoon. Free evening
Day 03 Drive to Kathmandu 6-7 hours by Tourist bus/ private vehicle on extra cost can be managed
There will be extra cost for Flight ticket and bus fare will be deducted from the trip cost in case you want to fly. Tourist buses leave from Kantipath at 0700 in the morning and pass through Prithvi highway offering you great sideways views of villages, river, green forest, highway small traders and fields filled with seasonal crops and vegetables. You will be taken around the lakeside in Pokhara after checking in hotel in the afternoon.
Day 04 Drive to Nayapul 25 min and trek to Ghandruk 5 hrs
You will be driven to Nayapul  by Taxi/Car where our trek starts. After walking 25 minutes through colorful local market on both sides of an old suspension bridge over stream, you will arrive at Birethanti with few lodges and trekking shops on the riverbank of Modi Khola. After a hot lunch at Birethanti we will take the right hand side trail towards Syaauli Bazar through rocky leveled road. The left hand side trail leads to Poon hill famous view point at 3210 mtrs height at Ghorepani.The trail becomes narrower after passing Syauli Bazaar and ascends through villages. The trail goes uphill until next village Ghandruk after passing several small Mani Walls. Views from here are mesmerizing as the Annapurna, Hiunchuli and Fishtail mountains are seen closer. Villages and hills on the other side of the river seems spectacular.
You will be taken around the Gurung village in the afternoon where you can see the typical Nepalese homes made of mud and stone with slate roof painted with red and white soil with few beautiful windows. Trail around the village are clean and stone paved filled with various specious of flowers and crops on both sides. There is a Gurung museum at the center of the village. Often there will be Aama Samuh (mother’s group) in the evening coming at the courtyard of the hotel and showcase their cultural song and dance. You will see exactly how men and women wear in this typical Gurkha Village.
 
Day 05 Trek to Tolkha 5 hrs
There will be a clearer view of the mountains if you get up during the sunrise in the morning. You will be served breakfast at hotel at 7 am and start walking at 8 am. We will retrace back to bottom of the village and take lower route going towards the river. The trail goes through steep downhill along the fields and few houses. After crossing a suspension bridge over the river, the trail now ascends steep uphill until Landruk village. Landruk is another large village of Gurung people. Walking around the village during the lunch time will be a great experience to know the local people better. Hiuchuli and Annapurna South view from different angle will be great from here too.
After the lunch the trail becomes relatively easier as it goes through leveled path passing through small villages and fields. Small village at the far eastern end at the bottom of the forest is the Tolkha village where we spend our night.
 
Day 06 Trek to Dhampus 5 hrs
 
The trail goes gentle uphill through rhododendron forest which is our national flower. Trees here are filled with rare species of flowers which are conserved. After few hours of sweaty walk, you will arrive at Deurali at the ridge with few lodges offering you lunch. After the lunch we walk along the ridge passing through green forest and few tea houses at Pothana before arriving at Dhampus village. Dhampus is a beautiful village surrounded by green forest, scattered local homes and panoramic view of Annapurna Range including Annapurna South, Hiuchuli, Fishtail, Annapurna (II, III, IV), Lamjung Himal and Manashlu.Evening walk around the village and enjoy sunset view over spectacular mountains.

Day 07 Trek to Phedi 2 hrs and drive back to Pokhara 15 min
You can enjoy the sunrise again over snowcapped mountains before taking your last breakfast in the mountain. Head towards Phedi after breakfast enjoying your last day trekking. After walking through houses, fields and stone staircases, you are finally at Phedi , here you have completed your trekking.

You will be driven to Pokhara by taxi/car/van.After checking in hotel and some refreshment, we will have afternoon sightseeing at Davis Falls at the ending point of Fewa Lake, Gupteshowori Cave and also visit Tibetan Refugee Camp and their Carpet factory.
We can chill out at Lakeside in the evening enjoying better food, hot shower, drinks and even clubs.

Day 08 Drive/Fly back to Kathmandu, Free Evening
 
Day 09 Departure
 
We will drop you at Tribhuwan International Airport saying you final Namaste( Good Bye in Nepalese).
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