Trip Introduction: 12 Days Family Adventure Holiday in Nepal
Family Adventure Holiday in Nepal, one of the best ways to enjoy your vacation in the shadow of the world's highest Mt. Everest. Not only for exceptional scenery, where visitors will experience more than one can expect in the harmony of friendly Sherpa. The highlander and natives of Everest are well known for immense hospitality that makes you feel at home and at ease.
Family Adventure Holiday in Nepal, a great exciting vacation for all types of people and age groups. Where one can enjoy the walk from the moment you step from the plane at Lukla small airstrip. The airport named Tenzing & Hillary tribute to heroes who first conquered on top Mt. Everest in 1953.
One of the most unique and amazing airports in Lukla was built by Hillary Foundation in 1964. Which is also one of the highest airstrips in the Himalayas and probably in the world. The adventure begins after exploring Kathmandu city's best cultural and historical places listed in world heritage sites.
After an enjoyable time in Kathmandu visiting places of great interest, the next morning a short flight takes you to Lukla. Where Family Adventure Holiday in Nepal actually begins, a walk takes you around lovely Sherpa villages adorned with interesting Buddhist monuments.
The route follows along the glacial Dudh Kosi River upstream with an overnight stop in a nice lodge at Phakding. After a pleasant time in Phakding second day walk is interesting on a gradual trail for the first half. As the walk progress heading past Monjo village then enter Sagarmatha National Park, designated as World Heritage Site in 1979.
Afternoon walk on river bed and gorge covered in the lovely cool forest lined with rhododendron, pines, oaks, and fir trees. On crossing the last bridge, leaving the river down below, the climb starts for few hours to reach Namche Bazaar.
Namche Bazaar at 3,440 m / 11,287 feet, all houses serving as lodge and hotels built in amphitheater U shaped. Spending two overnights in Namche Bazaar an ideal place and village for acclimatization and to explore its best viewpoints.
Namche Bazaar a nice large village almost a size of a small town, offers grand views of high snow-capped peaks. Includes views of Mt. Everest, and several other well-known peaks such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thermasarkhu, Kwangde, and Khangtiaga.
From Namche Bazaar, exploring its scenic spots and enjoying the facilities like banks, ATMs, well-stocked stores, and shops. The adventure continues towards our final and highest destination at Tengboche, one of the most beautiful spots in the whole Himalaya range. A lovely pleasant trek on winding gradual trail till lunchtime facing grand views of Everest and adjoining peaks.
After lunch at a small place Phunki Tenga located beneath Tengboche a climb of few hours to reach an overnight destination. Slow and steady walks within lovely enchanting woods of rhododendron and firs facing close views of snow peaks. Finally, the long climb reaches you on top of the most scenic spot Tengboche a place with a colorful impressive monastery.
Enjoy the beautiful location surrounded by a high snow-capped mountain range with excellent views of Mt. Everest and majestic Ama Dablam.
At Tengboche visit the monastery interior which was re-built after it was damaged from the fire in 1991. Tengboche, the last destination and major highlight of the trip, enjoy the super panorama of the mountain range from where you stand.
After an exciting moment with a tour of the monastery along with glorious views of Mt. Everest and impressive Mt. Ama Dablam. Return journey downhill with short steep up to reach on winding level path and then to Khumjung village. Khumjung is a quaint village, situated on a glacial valley beneath Mt. Khumbu-La is the patron and the sacred mountain of Khumbu Sherpa’s.
A great place for short walks and visit the Khumjung Monastery the oldest Buddhist monument of Khumbu. Here you can witness a scalp believed to be of a Yeti, and take a short tour of Khumjung High School. The only high school around the whole of Khumbu was built by Sir Edmund Hillary and Himalayan Trust.
Khumjung is a moderate size village quite different from Namche Bazaar, here one can observe more of the local Sherpa's immense culture. From Khumjung, our adventure heads to the next adjoining Khunde village, visit the first and only hospital established in the whole Khumbu region. After Khumjung and Khunde down to Namche Bazaar on the return journey back to Lukla for last overnight around Everest region.
Next early morning our swift panoramic flight brings you to Kathmandu, after a most memorable Family Adventure Holiday in Nepal.
Trekking Route of Family Adventure Holiday in Nepal:
Trekking Planner has designed this program, which suits all types of people who are interested to be in Nepal Himalaya. A perfect Family Adventure Holiday in Nepal with ample time to enjoy the beautiful scenery in the comfort of a nice lodge.
The route of the trek is straightforward, after taking a sweeping short flight from Kathmandu to land at Lukla airport. The walk begins on a gradual path following through several interesting villages to Phakding for a first overnight stop.
The next morning after breakfast, a walk follows Dudh Kosi River to Jorsalle via Monjo and Sagarmatha National Park. Having good lunch at Jorsalle, afternoon a big climb to Namche Bazaar, the major village and Sherpa capital of Khumbu.
At Namche Bazaar two more overnights stop an ideal place and height for acclimatization purposes. Where one can enjoy short walks and hike to scenic points for the best views of Mt. Everest and adjoining peaks.
Namche Bazaar is also famous for its Saturday market held once a week an exciting to witness the busy bazaar.
From Namche, walk leads to our main highlight at Tengboche and its beautiful colorful monastery. A pleasant scenic walks for the first half till lunchtime and then heading for the climb of few hours. An interesting walk although uphill but one can take brief stops and admire the surrounding views.
After a great haul then reach the much-awaited final destination at the beautiful location of Tengboche a scenic place. Here you will be encircled by an array of snow-capped peaks facing Mt. Everest and majestic Ama Dablam at a close distance.
At Tengboche enjoy the time of your life amidst beautiful mountain surroundings and visit the monastery enriched with age-old monuments. Includes large idols of Lord Buddha and other famous gurus, the wall and ceiling painted with great work of art.
From Tengboche after a most enjoyable time and experience overlooking a glorious panorama of mountain range and tour of the monastery. Return journey downhill to Imjatse River with short uphill and then on a gradual path with a slow climb to Khumjung village. A traditional farm village much different to Namche Bazaar with time at Khumjung visiting places of interest and its old monastery.
The return walks downhill to Namche with options of either walk up to Everest View Hotel or a short trek to Khunde village. Eventually, the route leads to descending with a birds-eye view of Namche Bazaar, at Namche for a lunch break.
After a refreshing stop continues downhill to Monjo village for an overnight halt near Sagarmatha National entrance and exit gate. From Monjo, next morning last day trek reach you at Lukla town for the final overnight around Khumbu and Everest area.The next morning a short walk to Tenzing-Hillary airport for a short scenic flight back to Kathmandu. Enjoy the last views of Mt. Everest during air-borne on reaching Kathmandu airport transfer to hotel. After a grand exciting experience on Family Adventure Holiday in Nepal.
- This trip departure every day of the year
- This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your need, please contact us
- This trip is available on both Fixed Departure and Private Group Basis.
- This trip can be booked privately if you’re travelling solo or private or with family.
- Have a big group? We can help as per your needs.
- We can help you make it fit your budget.
- we accept instant booking and online payment
Climate and Weather:
Himalayan climate can be unpredictable sometimes even in good best seasons, where April and May to first week of June will be the best time during spring times, when days are longer with enough sunlight hours.
Morning and night time as well in shade can be cold and much freezing temperatures around higher areas above 2,100 m.
Other months from September to December another great times for treks around Annapurna region and other areas of Himalaya, when days are clear for views and to summit the top of the peak, although much colder months of autumn season with extreme cold during morning and night time, where sunlight is much shorter.
Best Season for Family Adventure Holiday in Nepal:
Nearly all seasons one can trek around high Khumbu of Everest region, except the wet times of monsoon season. However, the best time is in mid-spring from March to May and autumn to pre-winter seasons from September to mid-December. Springtime morning till mid-day is mostly clear for pleasant walks as well for the views, can get cloudy in the late afternoon. Cold in the morning, late afternoon till night time, and chances of snowfall sometimes.
Autumn and pre-winter another best time for excellent views and scenic walks, where days are crystal clear, but short sunlight hours can expect snow sometimes and will be much colder morning and nighttime besides the wind-chill factor.
Family Adventure Holiday in Nepal is a pleasant vacation with moderate walks and a touch of high altitude. One can enjoy these lovely scenic treks taking slow and steady pace as well as enjoying the beautiful scenery and local culture.
High altitude might occur to some people, from Namche Bazaar onward but Trekking Planner has taken enough precaution. Having enough to get acclimatize at a certain altitude like at Namche Bazaar, the average walk of 5-6 hours.
Where some days can be much shorter like on the first day and last day treks back to Lukla. The best way to enjoy the adventure is thinking positively and walking slowly to reach the overnight stop. Where all lodges are nice and cozy, at Tengboche and Khumjung village where lodge have common toilets and bath.
Tengboche Monastery is famous for a colorful religious festival called Mani-Rimdu, which is held during the middle of October or the first week of November as per the Buddhist Lunar calendar. If interested to be in the festival please contact Trekking Planner for the right time of trek departure.