Nepal is an ideal destination for family tours. Nepal is synonymous with its mighty Himalaya over 8000 meters including Mt. Everest, ever smiling hospitable and friendly people, family values, rich flora and fauna, unique culture and tradition which are exclusive in the Planet. In this article we are listing top 10 family tours and trekking in Nepal.
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Family holidays are devised keeping the children interest at heart without exhausting them and ensuring that family gets comfortable accommodations, relaxation and good meals. One can choose from 1 day to 20 day tour or more led by tour leader. All sorts of fun and entertaining holiday activities are available for kids; cycling along countryside, nature walk, canoeing, elephant safari in Royal Chitwan National Park, cultural tour, boating on Phewa Lake in Pokhara, rafting along gentle rapids of rivers, trekking, educational tour and many more. Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan and Lumbini are the most popular destinations.
1. Kathmandu sightseeing Tour with Mountain flight
Duration: 2 Nights 3 Days
If you are looking short holidays in Nepal then 2 nights 3 days Kathmandu tour with Mt. Everest flight will be the best choice for your family. This short tour offers the pristine culture and UNESCO heritage sites of Kathmandu valley as well as Himalayan experience where you will fly over thousands of Nepal Himalayan peaks. Visit Swyambhunath Stupa (the monkey temple), Bouddhnath Stupa (world biggest Stupa), Pashupathinath Temple (Hindu Temple), Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar square are main highlights where your kids get plenty of opportunities to learn about new culture and lifestyle which are still exist in the planet.
2. Kathmandu Pokhara tour
Duration: 5 Nights 6 Days
Kathmandu Pokhara tour is probably the best tour in Nepal. The combination of the cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu valley and the nature beauty of the Pokhara with surrounded mountain views and Lakes are the great experience for those who are willing to visit Nepal as shortly with Family and kids. Kathmandu, the Capital city of the Nepal as well living goddess (Known as the city of the temple) is the home of UNESCO heritage sites. Pokhara, the most picturesque place in the planet offers surrounding mountain views in the north side, clean and wide lakes in the middle of the city, green forest, friendly and warm locals make your holidays more meaningful.
3. Kathmandu Pokhara and Chitwan Tour
Duration:- 7 Nights 8 Days
If you have 7/8 days in Nepal then we recommend this 7 nights 8 days Kathmandu Pokhara and Chitwan Tour. The combination of cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu valley, the nature beauty of the Pokhara with surrounded mountain views and lakes and at the end wildlife activities and Jungle safari tour inside Chitwan National park are the great experiences for Family tour in Nepal.
4. Kathmandu Nagarkot Tour
Duration: 3 Nights 4 days
Kathmandu and Nagarkot is the excellent tour for short family holiday in Nepal. This sunrise tour leads you the first part, peaceful eyes of Lord Budha, holy temple of Hindusm, Pashupatinath, medieval cities Patan, Kathmandu and Bhaktapur classified in world heritage sites by UNESCO. Kathmandu Valley lies at the crossroads of the ancient civilizations of Asia. Where one can find distinctive pagoda-roofed temples, stone sculptures, old monasteries and historic monuments. Then the trip leads you to the second part Nagarkot which is 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu, is one of the most scenic spot for spectacular sunrise view of the Himalaya close to Kathmandu. If weather is good, one can see great views of Himalayas including Annapurna, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa and Gauri Shanker, Ganesh Himala etc. Most of the visitors often travel to Nagarkot from Kathmandu to spend the night so that they can be there for the breathtaking sunrise over the Himalaya. However to see the sunrise, visitors has to go to Nagarkot 4 o’clock in early morning. Nagarkot has become famous as one of the best spots to view Mount Everest as well as other snow-topped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. As well as it is also a good place for the hiking.
5. Everest Helicopter Tour
Duration: 1 Day
This is one lifetime journey, if you have one day in Kathmandu and wants to reach Mount Everest base camp with your family then Everest Helicopter tour with Kalapattar Landing is the best option. The helicopter journey start from Kathmandu and fly over the world highest mountain region. After Himalayan sightseeing you will landed at Kalapattar for 10 to 15 minutes. Kalapattar is a photographer view point where you can see the closed views of Mt. Everest, Lotse, Pumori, Nuptse and surround 360 degree Himalayan snow capped-peaks. The second stop is Syngboche where you will make your breakfast in world highest luxury hotel Everest view. After a breakfast and cup of coffee with the views of Ama Dablam and Everest you will fly back to Kathmandu.
6. Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking
Duration: 9 Nights 10 Days
Ghorepani Poonhill trek is quite an easy and short adventure suitable for family group. If you are looking city sightseeing with some days hiking through typical Nepali villages with panoramic mountain views then Ghorepani Poonhill and Ghandruk trekking will be the best choice. It starts and ends in Pokhara, a colorful foray into the Annapurna region. The trekking start from Nayapl after a 1 hour driving from Pokhara. You will cross the several ethnic villages of Gurung and Magar, Dense forest of rhododendron and terrace fields to reach the Ghorepani. After a night spend in Ghorepani next morning you will to Poonhill which offers the spectacular sunrise and mountain views along with views of Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Himchuli. After Poonhill your trail descend to Tatopani and Ghandruk where you will see the typical culture and lifestyle of Gurung community of Nepal.
7. Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking
Duration: 3 Nights 4 Days
Chisapani Nagarkot and Dhulikhel hiking suitable for family group or any travelers who are looking easy and short hiking near Kathmandu and wants to experience the panoramic views of majestic Himalayas. The 3 days hiking start from Sundarijal an hour’s drive from Kathmandu. Walking along with Bagmati River, it will takes 4-5 hours to reach Chisapani. The trail offers local Tamang settlement and hardwood forest. The wildlife animals, birds and pristine nature with sunrise view over the Himalaya make amazing to everyone.
8. Kathmandu Pokhara tour with Dhampus Sarangkot Hiking.
Duration: 7 Nights 8 Days
If you are looking 1 week holiday in Nepal with the combination if Culture, heritage and Nature then Kathmandu Pokhara tour with Dhapus Sarangkot hiking will be the excellent choice. One of the shorten and best hiking near Pokhara valley offers some of the beautiful mountain views of Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and other Himalayan peaks.
This tour is favorable throughout the whole year and suitable for all age group of travelers. Because of low elevation trekking you don’t need to face any altitude problems and walking difficulties during this trekking.
9. Kathmandu Pokhara Dhampus and Lumbini Tour
Duration: 8 Nights 9 Days
Kathmandu Pokhara Dhampus and Lumbini Family tour combine the cultural and heritage beauty of Kathmandu, nature beauty of Pokhara and Ghandruk village and explore the birth place of Lord Buddha, LIMBINI. This is part of a spiritual tour in Nepal.
10. Everest View Trekking
Duration: 7 Nights 8 Days
Especially for those family group who have young children and physically able to hike 5/6 hours in a day and willing to see the world highest mountain then we recommended Everest View trekking. This is a short trek start from Lukla with a 45 min flight from Kathmandu. The trekking passes through several Sherpa villages, Ancient Buddhist stupas, Mani walls and reach Namche Bazar, an ancient trade center of Tibet. More you will hike Syngboche a night where you will experience the amazing views of gigantic Himalayas including Mt Everest (8,848 m), Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse and others snow-capped peaks.
Conclusion: We prepared this list of tours based on comfortable and flexible for family tours. Normally our family tours are easy and kid- friendly where your child gets opportunities to learn more and more new things about Nepal. However, if your family members are young and wants more adventure then we have several packages for your suitability.
If our itineraries are not flexible and not suitable for your family group or you want to combine other tours like Everest Helicopter tour, mountain flight in your itinerary then we can help to make tailor-made itineraries for your suitability.