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    At a Glance

    • Destination
      Nepal
    • Durations
      9 days
    • Trip Difficulty
      Easy
    • Activities
      Short and Easy Trek
    • Accommodation
      Hotel/Lodges
    • Meals
      Inclusive
    • Mx.altitude
      2060m.
    • Group Size
      Min. 2 Pax

    Trip Overview

    Are you looking for a perfect trip for your family? Well, look no further because we present you with the Annapurna Family Hike. It is filled with adventures, sightseeing, and many more activities.

    The Annapurna Family Hike will be suitable for your family, especially children. The trip is easy, and the hike is also short. You can enjoy the scenic views of the Kathmandu Valley, explore the UNESCO sites of Kathmandu, and also visit the tourist attractions areas like Pokhara and Nagarkot on your trip.

    So, don’t wait and book the trip now! Our team is waiting patiently to organize this amazing trip for you!

    Major Highlights of the Annapurna Family Hike

    • Visit the largest spherical stupa in the world- Boudhanath Stupa.
    • Pray for your loved ones at one of the oldest temples - Pashupatinath Temple.
    • Roam around the ancient city of Bhaktapur.
    • Get to know the Nepalese culture closely.
    • Hop on a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Nagarkot.
    • Enjoy the amazing sunset from Nagarkot- considered one of the best viewpoints for sunsets.
    • Explore the beautiful city of Pokhara.
    • Hike from Australian Camp to Sarangkot, enjoying the beautiful view of the landscapes.
    • Interact with the local villagers and learn about their culture and lifestyles.
    • Visit the tourist attractions in the vibrant city of Pokhara.

    Route Overview

    The Annapurna Family Hike is an interesting trip. Let’s have a look at the route of the Annapurna Family Hike.

    First of all, the trip begins with your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport. You’ll be greeted by one of our staff, who’ll be present holding a Nepal Hiking Team display board. He’ll then escort you and take you to the hotel. There are fun plans for the other day.

    In the morning, we drive to visit the UNESCO sites Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa and continue to Bhaktapur.  From the ancient city, we head towards Nagarkot to see the beautiful sunset. The next morning, you’ll wake up early to watch the sunrise over the Himalayas from Nagarkot. Then you'll head back to Kathmandu, where you can spend the rest of the day exploring the city on your own. Later, we’ll take a scenic drive from Kathmandu to the beautiful city of Pokhara.

    We’ll then start the first hike of the trip. The hike will begin from Pokhara and to Australian Camp, a small village with stunning views of the surrounding Himalayas. Then, we will continue the trek to Sarangkot, another picturesque village with incredible views of the Himalayas. With this, the hike comes to an end, and we descend down to Pokhara.

    In Pokhara, you’ll get to explore many tourist attractions sites like Phewa Lake, David’s Fall, Gupteshwor Temple, and the International mountain museum. As the trip ends, we’ll head back to Kathmandu, bidding farewell to the trip.

    When is the best time for the Annapurna Family Hike?

    The Annapurna Family Hike highlights major tourist attractions and also activities like sightseeing, hikes, and also sunrises. Hence, you should be careful while choosing the dates for the hike.

    The best time for the hike is in the seasons of spring and autumn. The spring season (March-May) welcomes hikers with clear skies and moderate temperatures. Likewise, in the autumn season (September- November), the weather is generally stable and dry, with clear skies and great visibility of the mountains.

    We do not suggest the hike during the monsoon or winter season. Hikers will face problems walking through muddy and slippery trails and low visibility of the mountain ranges. Hence, it is best to choose only the best time.

    How Difficult Is The Annapurna Family Hike?

    The Annapurna Family Hike is an easy trip that any age group can easily complete. It is specially created for families, especially those with elderly and kids.

    The hike from Pokhara, Australian Camp, to Sarangkot is an easy one. The route is not a challenging one; hence beginner-level hikers can also opt for this hike.

    As for the altitude, the highest elevation we reach on this trip is 1900m at Australian Camp. There is little to no chance of acquiring altitude sickness at this altitude level.

    Therefore, you can be assured that the Annapurna Family Hike is not a challenging one.

    Are there any Alternative Hikes?

    Yes, we’ve many alternative trips. If you still want to explore your options, we have some recommendations.

    Firstly, you can have a look at the Nagarkot Family Hike. It includes hikes, sightseeing, and also safari tours. 

    Second of all, we suggest the Ghorepani Poon Hill Family Hike. This package includes sightseeing and a trek in the Annapurna region.

    Nevertheless, you can choose any package for your trip. We’ll happily organize and provide the best service to you.

    Itinerary

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    Cost Includes

    • All ground transportations by private vehicle including airport transfers
    • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
    • Two night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
    • An experience, helpful and friend guide and require porters during trek Inc. their meals, accommodations, salary etc.
    • A night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Nagarkot
    • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
    • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu Inc. entry fees, tour guide and private vehicle
    • All government taxes and office service charges

    Cost Excludes

    • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
    • International airfare
    • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
    • Tips for tour guide, trekking guide, porter and driver

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    Travellers‘ reviews

    Audience rating summary

    5.001 ratings
    • Terrific Family trip in Nepal with NHT

      I along with my wife and 3 kids made a family trip to Nepal for collecting adventurous yet sensible experience. On the occasion my wife 40th birthday, I planned for a trip with 3 kids aged 9, 7 and 5. I contacted a range of travel companies in Nepal- all pretty well - but Nepal Hiking Team grabbed much attention. Apart from being responsive, NHT was also competitive and organized a trip of a life time customizing the trip as per our needs.

      We were welcomed with garlands of flowers by both Ganga (owner) and Lal (tour guide throughout) who were waiting for us. We were transferred to the hotel that night and briefed about the tour, Ganga also addressed several questions. The next morning we took a flight around Mount Everest - a magnificent experience. We also enjoyed sightseeing tour in Kathmandu which was wonderful experience. The following morning we flew to Pokhara and began our 2 days trek through the Annapurna region. We were accompanied by Lal and 4 Sherpas/porters who carried our belongings as well as my youngest child when she got exhausted. We climbed for 6km's uphill and had regular stops to get there at the Australia camp. Lal and team were very patient and did not have any issues with us. At the Australian camp, the team installed two tents for staying overnight.

      The next morning we again strolled on for 6km downhill, took a taxi for 20 minutes to reach at another location and after that walked 11km ahead on a slight uphill trail to get to Sarangkot. We witnessed the largest hail stones ever during a shower that lasted for around 20 minutes and we were transferred to shelter just before it began. The team knew the settings and made good decisions. We then stayed at a good hotel with a wonderful view and made preparation for the next morning. The next morning, with a ten minute walk uphill, we reached to the set embracing a 140km panoramic sight of the Annapurna district, possibly the most magnificent view I have ever witnessed in my life, though I’ve travelled a lot. We then experienced paragliding and moved down to Pokhara town while Lal and the team brought our kids down via van. We, moreover, enjoyed Pokhara Tour and then flew back to Kathmandu.

      Next day was our final day in Kathmandu and Lal took us around the city again. We saw the major sites before flying back to Singapore.

      On the whole, NHT was great. Remember, “If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.” This trip can be counted among the most inexpensive opportunities if not the cheapest one. NHT took care and made very good decisions for us. They let us experience trekking while most of the companies refused because of my 5 year old kid. They carried her whenever needed and Lal was a wonderful and co-operative tour guide.

      6 days trip wasn't enough and I wouldn't hesitate to choose NHT to visit Nepal as it’s a wonderful country with amazing people. I wouldn't even hesitate to talk about the services of NHT as these guys nail it.

      Thank you Ganga, Lal and Team!!!!

      Mansoor Ahmed, Singapore

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      Mr. Mansoor Ahmed
      SG   |   19th Sep 2016