Family Trekking in Nepal 14 Days.
Family Trekking is One of the classic Himalayan trekking regions, the Annapurnas provide everything a mountain trekker could ask for at lower altitudes than Everest area treks. Its name is indicative of its natural serenity, beauty and the divine presence of the Hindu goddess Annapurna. During the spring the rhododendrons are in bloom while the fall will allow us to see farmers harvesting rice and millet. We'll climb couple of Himalayan hills up to 2800m for exceptional views of the Annapurnas and Machapuchare. We pass through rhododendron forests, fascinating Gurung villages and river valleys.
|Highest access of the trek
||Punhill 3,210 Meters.
||Mixed culture of major Gurungs and Magars.
|Mode of trekking tour
||Tea House , Equipment and clothing Checklist
||Machhapuchhre Himal, Annapurna (I,III,IV), Dhawalagiri etc. Weather in Nepal
|Most Attraction of the trek
||Best sunrise and Mountain View. Cost includes / excludes
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU: (1330M): Upon your arrival our Airport Representative will meet you at airport and transfer to the hotel where pre-trek briefing and other information will be given. Arrangements are made today for the distribution of your kit bag. Remainder of the afternoon is free. For your kind information, your group leader / guide will be happy to assist you in any way he/she can and will meet you every day while you are in Katmandu to help you with any queries. O/nt. in kathmandu.
DAY 02: SIGHTSEEING TOUR IN KATHMANDU: After Breakfast at Hotel we have a sightseeing tour. We explore Kathmandu-valley, which has more World Heritage sites than any other city in the world. This capital city has an amazing range of traditional fascinating highlights. After the guided tour, afternoon is free to pack, purchase last minutes items for your trek or simply relax at Hotel. O/nt. in kathmandu.
Pashupatinath: One of the most sacred of all Hindu temples, dedicated to Lord Shiva. it is situated on the Bagmati River, where cremation Ghats are. That place will give you an insight into one of the world's gretest religions. Many peoples from different part of Asia visit Pashupatinath temple, During the festival Shiva Ratri, there is a vast crowed from many parts of Asia as this festival is the biggest festival of worshipping lord Shiva.
Boudhanath: Possibly the largest Stupa. Is a site of a great veneration for Himalayan Buddhism. Being on the old Tibet Nepal trading route and many Tibetans living around the area has developed many monasteries of the different scats of Tibetan Buddhism. Walking around the Stupa will give you a little glimpse of Tibet.
DAY 03: DRIVE TO POKHARA (980M): After breakfast an in the morning, we drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, Nepal's second largest lake city. As we leave the capital city, our car follows the winding road over the valley rim and descends onto the valley where the Trisuli River follows The journey is slow and steady as the road winds through villages passing terraces fields and we soon catch glimpses of the high eye-catching mountain ranges of Ganesh, Manaslu, and Annapurna. Normally, we arrive Pokhara by mid afternoon so you have time to explore this pretty lake city. You can even hire a boat to visit Island Barahi temple and get some great photos from middle of the Phewa Lake. We will Stay at the Hotel near by very Phewa Lake. O/N in Hotel.
DAY 04: POKHARA- DRIVE TO NAYAPUL-TREK TO TRIKHEDUNGA [1,540m]: After breakfast in Pokhara we take a drive to Nayapul (42 Km) and then head towards Birethati. The journey will take about 1 hours by car then we start our walking. Cross the river at Birethati and head left along the gentle slope to Tikhedunga where we spend the night. Over night stay at Trikhedhunga.
DAY 05: TRIKHEDUNGA –GHOREPANI [2,810 m]: After breakfast at tea House we start our trekking. After some gentle walk we cross the Bhurungdi Khola to start the long steep climb to Ulleri. Continue our climb along the trail making sure we are always on the inside of the path when passing through the donkey pass. Occasional views of the peaks give way to a narrower valley, we pass through Rhododendron forest and eventually reach Ghorepani. We find a lodge near the top of the pass we’ll have less to walk in the morning. Also we see the panoramic view all the times from the Lodge. O/Nt in Lodge. (walking hour app. 6-7 hrs)
DAY 06: MORNING SUNRISE TRIP TO PUNHILL [3,210m]: AND REST DAY AT GHOREPANI [2,810.m]: Today we wake up very early to see the sunrise from punhill. It takes about an hour. After the spectacular view of Himalaya ( we get to see the sunrise and the spectacular views of Machapuchhre, the Annapurna South, Nilgire and Dhaulagiri. ) we come dome to Ghorepani for our breakfast. After breakfast we have a rest day in Ghorepani. O/Nt in Lodge. (Walking hour 2).
DAY 07: GHOREPANI – TREK TO TADAPANI. [2,655 m]: After breakfast at Ghorepani we start our trek to Tadapani through the Rhododendron forest (In Nepali it is called 'Lali Guras' is the national flower of Nepal. The trail first go upto same height as Punhill and slidly down and up. O/Nt in Lodge. (Walking hour app.4-5 hrs).
DAY 08: TADAPANI – GHANDRUK [1,945 m]: After breakfast Tadapani we walk down to Ghandruk through the Rhododendron forest. We reached Ghandruk around lunch time. After lunch we explore around Ghandruk Village. Ghandruk is the most interesting tribal Gurung village in Nepal, which has provided Gorkha soldiers. It has excellent close -up views of Annapurna South, Machhapurchhe and Himachuli. O/Nt in Lodge. (Walking hour app. 3-4 hrs).
DAY09: GHANDRUK- POTANA [1,930m]: We have a breakfast at Lodge. After breakfast we walk down to Modi Khola. The walk to Landruk another Beautiful gurung village from where we can see the beautiful mountain view. We have little rest at Landruk. We continue to tolka (1,750m) where we will have our Lonch. After lunch we start walk to Potana where we spend Night. O/Nt in Lodge. (Walking hour app. 6-7 hrs )
DAY 10: POTANA-SARANGKOT [1,760 m]: Potana is a small place with couple of Tea House. After our breakfast we start our walk to Sarangkot via dhampus and Naudanda. Sarangkot (1592m) is a beautiful place from where One gets to see the sunrise and magnificient views of the Himalayan like Mt Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna IV(7525m), AnnapurnaIII (7555m), Machhapuchere (6993m). O/Nt in Lodge. (Walking hour app. 4-5 hrs )
DAY 11: SARANGKOT-POKHARA: As we have a view or Himalayan we start our walking to pokhara. The trail is beautiful through the forest and terraces. The beautiful view of Phewa lake as well. O/Nt in Hotel. (Walking hour app. 3-4 hrs )
DAY 12: SIGHESEEING (HALF DAY)TOUR IN POKHARA: Today we have time to explore Pokhara -valley, which known as Natural beauty. visit the Tibetan Camp, Devi’s fall, Seti gorge, Bindebasini temple, museum (Western Regional) Lake side Market. O/Nt in Hotel.
DAY 13: POKHARA-KATHMANDU: After breakfast in pokhara in the morning, we have a mountain flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu; it is a thrilling exciting flight over forests, fields and villages with the Himalayas at the background. On arrival, we transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure (Shopping). O/Nt in Hotel.
DAY 14:KATHMANDU-DEPARTURE: It is time to fly back to home keeping all the exhilarating experiences of Nepal in mind. Please make sure that you have collected all valuable from the Adventure Treks Nepal (P) Ltd. Or from your Hotel if you have deposited anything with. We transfer to the Airport. Trip ends ! fly back home, taking with you the memory of a life time.