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Annapurna Family Hike

Price Starts From

$ 560 / per person

Duration

9 Days

Best Season

Feb - Dec

Grade

easy

Max Elevation

1840 Meters

Group Size

1-20 Pax

Overview

Set out for a beautiful family hike to the Annapurna region of Nepal. Annapurna Family Hike allows you to traverse into some lush landscapes and pass various ethnic villages on the way to some popular viewpoints in the Annapurna region. These viewpoints offer some stunning views of mountains in Annapurna panorama, which is a reward to your family time in Annapurna. It is indeed a family trip where the family members can put hand in hand and have some good family talks together as they walk up and down through the undulating path. The trip initiates from the foothills of Annapurna and takes you to some heavenly destinations where you can relish incredible views of the Himalayas that dominates the skyline.

Amongst these peaks, two are the pinnacles that rise above 8000 meters – Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna, respectively. The beauty of the Annapurna range and Annapurna region cannot be described in words. Many poets and writers have fallen short of words while describing the beauty of this place. Everyone wants to observe the mesmerizing views of panoramic mountains that includes mountains like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Macchapucchre, Nilgiri. Imagine you are travelling to these places with your family.

What is so special about the Annapurna Family hike?

  • You will be blessed with panoramic views of mountains in the Annapurna range.
  • It’s an opportunity to get some in-depth knowledge of local people, their culture, and their lifestyle.
  • Reward your eyes with some mesmerizing sunrise-sunset views from some popular vantage points.
  • Have a pleasant walk along with some lush landscapes and forested areas in the Annapurna region.
  • Visit some popular vantage points in Nepal like Nagarkot, Australian Base Camp, and Sarangkot.
  • You can enjoy some adventure activities from Sarangkot if interested.

How to accomplish the Annapurna Family Hike?

Annapurna Family Hike starts with a sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Then you will be driven to Nagarkot for some stunning views of mountains. Next, you will be transferred to Pokhara from where we start walking along an easy trail through the scenic walk to Australian Base Camp. It offers some stunning views of Pokhara and the mountains. Further, we walk to Sarangkot. It is an excellent point just above Pokhara that provides some spectacular views of mountains and picturesque Pokhara city. The sunrise/ sunset views from Sarangkot is genuinely inspiring. We can even see people enjoying paragliding and zip flyer from this place. After a wonderful time in Sarangkot, we return to Kathmandu via Pokhara to conclude our journey.

So, are you ready for Annapurna Family Hike with World Alpine Treks

  • Day 01 :  
    Welcome to Kathmandu ( TIA )1400Meters/4575ft

    The first day marks your arrival day in Kathmandu. Clear all the visa requirements and customs clearance, if any, at the arrival section of the airport. As you come out, you will find a representative from World Alpine Treks waiting for you holding a board with your name. You will then be transferred to your hotel at Kathmandu. The representative will shortly inform you about the plans ahead.

    Altitude

    1400Meters/4575ft

    Accommodation

    Hotel

    Meal

    B
  • Day 02 :  
    Sightseeing in Kathmandu then drive to Nagarkot (2175Meters/7105ft )- 1 Hours

    The second day is a day tour to warm-up before your trekking journey. Kathmandu is a city enriched with artistic palaces, beautiful monuments, ancient temples, and other constructions of historical and cultural importance. No wonder the city has seven out of ten UNESCO listed world heritage sites. Today, you will be guided to the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. These heritages are perfect examples of the rich history, beautiful culture, and architectural treasures of Nepal. At first, you will be taken to Kathmandu Durbar Square. The art, crafts, and carvings in the palaces, temples, and other monuments of the durbar square are excellent. The durbar square is a vast complex that comprises of palaces, courtyards, and temples. It is now a museum that treasures some valuable items of Nepalese history and monarchy in Nepal. From the durbar square, you will be escorted to Swayambhunath stupa (Monkey temple), Pashupatinath temple, and Boudhanath stupa respectively. In the evening, you will be driven to Nagarkot. It’s a beautiful hill station near Kathmandu famous for mountain views. Tonight, at a hotel in Nagarkot (Inclusive of breakfast)

    Altitude

    2175Meters/7105ft

    Accommodation

    Hotel

    Meal

    B
  • Day 03 :  
    Drive to Kathmandu (1400Meters/4575ft)- 3 Hours

    We wake up early in the morning to catch the sunrise views amidst the mountains. We wake up and walk to view the tower that offers some fantastic views of sunrise and mountains. The panoramic views of mountains can be seen from one end to another. After the beautiful views, we return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, we explore the place for a while and drive back to Kathmandu. Tonight, we stay at a hotel in Kathmandu (Inclusive of breakfast)

    Altitude

    1400Meters/4575ft

    Accommodation

    Hotel

    Meal

    B
  • Day 04 :  
    Drive to Pokhara (850Meters/2780ft)- 6 Hours

    In the morning, you will be pick up at your hotel for a drive to the lakeside city of Pokhara. Today, we take a scenic drive along the Prithvi highway for around six to seven hours to Pokhara. We pass through some fantastic landscapes throughout the journey. In the first half portion, we will be able to get some stunning views of the Trishuli river along with hills and villages. In the second half, the countryside landscape and the greenery will keep you engaged. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to a hotel in Pokhara. Check in to the hotel and rest for a while. In the evening, we can walk down lakeside and enjoy some fascinating views of lakes and mountains. Tonight, we stay at a hotel in Pokhara (inclusive of breakfast and lunch)

    Altitude

    850Meters/2780ft

    Accommodation

    Hotel

    Meal

    B - L
  • Day 05 :  
    Drive to phedi (1130Meters/3695ft)- 1 Hours then trek to Australian Base Camp (1840Meters/6015ft )- 3 Hours

    Early in the morning, after breakfast in the hotel, we take a short drive to Phedi. It is the actual start point of our trekking journey. From Phedi, we start walking along a lush landscape to the Australian Base Camp. On the way, we pass to come to exciting villages like Dhampus and Pothaha. During the entire walk, we will be blessed with magnificent views of hills, lush forests, and charming villages. Upon arrival in Australian Base Camp, we will be able to relish some sparkling views of mountains like Annapurna Himal, Dhaulagiri Himal, Macchapucchre Himal, and other mountains in the range. Tonight, we stay at a guesthouse/ lodges in Australian Base Camp. (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    1840Meters/6015ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 06 :  
    Australian Base Camp to Sarangkot (1592 Meters/5205ft)- 4 Hours

    Early in the morning, we enjoy our breakfast and continue our walk towards Sarangkot. It is a beautiful viewpoint above Pokhara that offers some incredible views of mountains and Pokhara valley. It is also the starting point for the adventure activities like paragliding and zip flyer. Leaving the Australian base camp, we walk through a forested area and descend slightly to Naudanda. From Naudanda, we pass different settlement areas with beautiful views of Pokhara valley on sight. Upon arrival, we relish some glorious views of mountains and stay at a guesthouse/lodge in Sarangkot for the night. (Inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    Altitude

    1592 Meters/5205ft

    Accommodation

    Tea House

    Meal

    B - L - D
  • Day 07 :  
    Drive to Pokhara (850Meters/2780ft) then Pokhara sightseeing- 4 Hours

    Sarangkot is also a popular sunrise/ sunset viewpoint. We wake up early and catch a sunrise view amidst the towering mountains in Annapurna massif. After that, we enjoy the breakfast at our guesthouse and descend to Pokhara valley through a lush trail. You also have an option to try any of the adventure activities like paragliding or zip flyer to get down to Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara, get ready for a sightseeing tour. At first, we will visit the lakeside area. We can enjoy boating around the lake or relax watching the fascinating views of mountains, hills, lakes and colorful boats. Then, you will be headed to Gupteshwor temple and then to David’s falls. Lastly, you will be driven to the International mountaineering museum, which is the gateway to every trekking journey to the Annapurna region. In the evening, you will be driven back to your hotel. If interesting, you can visit lakeside and enjoy the liveliness of the Pokhara city. Tonight, at a hotel in Pokhara (Inclusive of breakfast)

    Altitude

    850Meters/2780ft

    Accommodation

    Hotel

    Meal

    B
  • Day 08 :  
    Drive to Kathmandu (1400Meters/4575ft)- 6 Hours

    Concluding our trip, we drive back via the same route along the Prithvi Highway to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu. Tonight, we stay at a hotel in Kathmandu. (Inclusive of breakfast and lunch)

    Altitude

    1400Meters/4575ft

    Accommodation

    Hotel

    Meal

    B - L
  • Day 09 :  
    Departure day

    Before a few hours of your scheduled flight, you will be transferred to the international terminal of Tribhuwan International airport. (Inclusive of Breakfast)

    Altitude

    1400Meters/4575ft

    Accommodation

    Hotel

    Meal

    B

Inclusion

  • Airport pick up/ drop facility .
  • All ground transportation during the trip.
  • Meals as mentioned in itinerary.
  • Accommodation in a three-star category hotel in Kathmandu, Nagarkot and Pokhara.
  • Accommodation in guesthouses during the trekking journey.
  • Trekking permit & TIMS.
  • Entry fee to heritage sites and other places.
  • A professional English speaking guide and a porter (one porter for two clients).
  • Insurance of support crew members and their other costs.
  • First aid kit.

Exclusion

  • International Airfare.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Nepal entry visa fee: You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 50 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 125). Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Nagarkot and Pokhara.
  • Extra night hotel Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure.
  • Personal refreshment expenses - soft drinks, hard drinks, mineral bottled water, cigarettes, chocolates, etc.
  • Utility expenses like telephone, electricity for charging, internet, laundry services, etc.
  • Tips for support crew members of your trekking team.
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