Trip Introduction: 12 Days Family Trekking in Annapurna
Family Trekking in Annapurna, a specially designed for family groups with smaller children, however all can join in. A refreshing soft adventure of moderate walks with uphill and downhill, where altitude rises gradually. Without a problem of catching AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness), an enjoyable walk of less than a week duration.
Family Trekking in Annapurna, starts from Kathmandu with an interesting tour around world heritage sites of great historical importance.
After Kathmandu with delightful moments getting into a local immense culture, then heading for the adventure around Annapurna high green hills. The adventure begins from beautiful Pokhara, a city blessed with natural wonders located on the laps of the stunning Annapurna Himalaya. A place of charm and lovely views where Annapurna Himalaya reflects on calm Phewa and Begnas Lakes.
Spending time at Pokhara close by its serene lake, then heading towards the foothills of Annapurna Himalaya. A climb leads past several lovely farm villages and beautiful waterfalls, and then slowly heading uphill to Ghorepani.
A beautiful village Ghorepani, amidst lovely rhododendron forest surrounding, located beneath Poon Hill, enjoy the views of Dhaulagiri Himalaya range.
Next, early morning, follow the uphill trail to scenic Poon Hill on top of the highest spot of the journey. From the highest point at 3,210 m on top Poon Hill enjoy a spectacular sunrise over an array of snow peaks range. At Poon Hill, visitors will have the opportunity to view the world’s three highest peaks at one look.
The view includes the world’s 7th high Mt. Dhaulagiri, 8th high Mt. Manaslu, and 10th tallest Mt. Annapurna with an array of peaks. The panorama of the Himalaya range includes majestic Mt. Machhapuchare the famed virgin, unclimbed ‘Fish-Tail peak’, extends towards Ganesh Himal.
Return journey from Poon Hill and Ghorepani takes you back to Pokhara, taking an alternate route through beautiful rhododendron forest. Where views of Annapurna Himalayan peaks follow you to Ghandruk, a lovely mountain village enriched with the traditional culture of Gurung. The main hill tribes of Annapurna Himalaya range, interwoven to Buddhism religion and ancient Bon practice.
From Ghandruk after a wonderful overnight on the high hills of Annapurna, an exciting drive brings you to scenic Pokhara. A beautiful place to conclude our wonderful short adventure Annapurna Panorama Trekking, the next journey to Chitwan for Jungle Safari.
An interesting drive takes to Mid-South around the low warmer region of the Terai belt at Chitwan, for an exciting wildlife safari. Chitwan National is regarded as Asia’s best park for jungle safari in the comfort of luxurious hotels and resorts.
Chitwan National Park is designated also in World Heritage Site, which makes the area more special, along with nature activities. Safari in Chitwan jungle delightful moments, joining in for various exciting safari and jungle activities. The very best for a family group with young children to enjoy an elephant ride on the lookout for wild animals. Chitwan jungle is a good habitation for Royal Bengal Tiger, One-horned Rhinoceros, and four types of deer with other wildlife. Where visitors can observe more than 600 different species of exotic birds as well crocodiles, cannoning the Rapti River.
After an enjoyable thrill at Chitwan head back to Kathmandu, where our wonderful adventure and experience on Family Trekking in Annapurna completes.
- 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
Best Season for Annapurna Panorama a Family Trekking:
Nearly all seasons one can trek around the southern Annapurna Himalaya 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. During spring the hills are alive with wildflowers in full bloom, especially the rhododendron of various species from tall trees to a bush.
Autumn and pre-winter are the best time for excellent views and scenic walks, where days are crystal clear. But short sunlight hours one can expect snowfall sometimes, with much cold morning and nighttime besides the wind-chill factor.
At Chitwan the low flat land of Nepal of sub-tropical climate, one can visit nearly all seasons except the monsoon wet months of June to mid-September.
The best time is in spring from March to May and autumn starts from September to November months. Wintertime is also a great time but much cold morning and in the night.
Local Culture and Religion:- Family Trek in Annapurna:
Nepal is a blend of two great religions Hindu and Buddhism, where Hinduism dominates most from East to Western Nepal. Around the low land and mid-hills mostly inhabited by Hindu religion of ancient culture of age-old heritage.
From Mid-Hills and around high mountainous region populated with Buddhism followers similar to Tibetan culture and custom. On this trek around Annapurna southern mid-hills villages are of both Hindu and Buddhism religions.
Coming across Poon, Magar ethnic tribes of Western Nepal follows Hindu as well Buddhism also, but mostly the Annapurna high hills populated with Gurung interwoven to Buddhism, as well Bon a per-Buddhism cult and culture.
Climate and Weather in Family Trekking in Annapurna:
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 with freezing temperatures around higher areas above 2,000 m.
Other months from September to December another great times for treks around Annapurna region and other areas of Himalaya as well to visit Chitwan for wildlife safari. Most 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.
Accommodations and Food in Family Trekking in Annapurna:
On this trek around Annapurna region staying in best available local lodge from the start to an end of treks and in nice hotels at Kathmandu, Pokhara as well at Chitwan. Provides excellent meals as per your choice from wide listed menu of the lodge serving from famous Nepalese Dal-Bhat to Continental with some Chinese, Tibetans and Indian foods. All meals are well cooked, hygienic and fresh served in a large dining hall with warm environment.
On this trek no big problem of catching AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) or high altitude symptoms, as walk takes you to slow gain in elevation and gradual rise in altitude gains, and then on downhill most of way back to end the trek at Pokhara at the height of 860 m high.
Around Nepal Himalaya the quickest emergency evacuation by means of Helicopter services to bring the victims back to Kathmandu and for further treatments if required.
For emergency evacuation where trekkers should be well insured with good Insurance policy that covers all medical side and the use of Helicopter or other means of transportation.
Travel and Medical Insurance:
Where all travelers to Nepal Himalaya require Travel and Medical Insurance to cover against unfortunate accidents and sickness covering Helicopter Service Rescue to safe places and nearest hospitals.
For Annapurna Panorama Trekking and Family Adventure Holiday in Nepal where people from 18 to 70 years including children from below 5 years old will be allowed and this involves if one can get medical insurance from your home countries. As for family with children where age group from 5 onwards are safe for this trek. For smaller infants back carrier is required, as well extra guide will accompany and support throughout the trekking.