Nepal is a great family destination especially for those who like to walk and explore more places in the world. Trekking tours in Nepal has it all, rich and majestic vistas, many tribes and cultures, friendly people who love children and a very approachable and helpful native settlement. Two of the most widely taken treks being the trekking tours to the Everest base camp and the trekking tours to the Annapurna base camp.
The best part being that one could successfully manage an adventurous camping + trekking trip that will take you through meandering paths and into the most majestic mountain views under the star-lit skies; at the most affordable rates for a family vacation.
The mighty Himalayan mountain range is the highest mountain range in the world. This mountain range is hosted by a trio of 3 countries, Nepal, India and Bhutan. About 70% of the entire Himalayan mountain range is hosted by Nepal, 20% by India and the remaining 10% by Bhutan. Since so much of the mountain lies in Nepal, there are many trekking trails in Nepal for trekkers to choose from.
Whether you are on a solo trip, a family trip, a weekender trip, a longer trip, or on a professional trekking trip, Nepal has something in hand for all its enthusiastic travelers. The 70000+ traveler visit that Nepal sees every year, is taken care of by the 1800+ travel and trekking agencies who ensure safe and responsible trekking standards. The safety standards of these travel and trekking agencies are approved by the Nepal government and takes care of all the needs of travelers who travel from afar to be in this country.
Here are some of the best treks in Nepal that are ideal for a family vacation.
- Ghorepani Poon hill trek
This is one of the shortest and the easiest treks there is in the options for short treks in Nepal while being equally majestic and wonderful in its aesthetics and vistas of the Himalayan peaks. This trek lies in the Annapurna region of the Himalayas. On a visit to this trek, one can witness the Annapurna Himalayan range along with Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, and many other neighboring peaks. The view point at the Poon Hill is the spot for where these peaks are visible. The best sunsets and sunrises can be captured from this point and it is something you would not want to miss for anything in the world. A trek to Ghorepani Poon Hill is great for family treks and a very convenient one at that.
- Kathmandu valley trek
Kathmandu is the main city and the country heart throb of Nepal. This place is concocted of the most modern amenities and facilities along with keeping alive the traditional and the heritage factors of the country. Kathmandu has plenty of valleys and a lot of heritage and pilgrimage sites in its region. Some of these heritage sites are protected by UNESCO and they make for a great travel. Without putting in a lot of efforts one can take a walk through beautiful Hindu temples and tranquil Buddhist monasteries in Kathmandu while witnessing the harmony with which people live here in the diverse heartthrob of Nepal. The trips that can be taken in Kathmandu are plenty and very easy to do, so it would not take a strenuous toll on the children while making for a great family trip.
- Everest view trek
This is one of the most iconic treks and ideal for a family trip. Most treks surrounding the Everest region are strenuous and involve a lot of trekking while in the direct presence of the world’s tallest mountain. But the Everest view trek is shorter than other treks in the Everest region, and along with that you will still witness the majestic Everest Mountain right on your tracks of the Everest view trek. The best part about taking on this trek is that as you camp on the meadows on this trek, above you will be a blanket full of starts and beside you will be the full view of the great Mount Everest and in front of you will be the warm campfire to keep you warm while enjoying these experiences.
Nepal is a great way to enjoy camping sessions with the family. Almost every trek that you undertake will lead you through beautiful sites to camp in and enjoy your time living in close proximity with nature.