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8 Best Places to visit in Nepal with family

8 Best Places to visit in Nepal with family

When we think of going on a vacation, we immediately think of an adventure with friends. While we’re pretty well versed in where to go with our friends and loved ones, it is never quite as easy to travel with a family. Therefore, we’ve curated a hand-picked list of the best travel destinations in Nepal that would be perfect for a family tour.  

Furthermore, we’ve placed the list of our favorite family tours in Nepal on a table for your convenience.   

Trip name Duration Difficulty level
Nepal and Bhutan Tour9 daysLight/Moderate
Highlights of Nepal Tour 10 daysLight
Kathmandu Valley and Bardia National Park8 daysLight
Annapurna Luxury Lodge Trek13 daysLight/Moderate
Annapurna Poon Hill Sunrise Trek9 daysLight/Moderate
Annapurna Base Camp Trek11 days Moderate/Demanding
Everest Base Camp Short Trek14 days Demanding
Mardi Himal Trek10 daysModerate

1. Nepal and Bhutan Tour

This fantastic tour takes you to not one but two mystical locations. This trip is perfect for a family vacation. We start at Kathmandu, also known as the “city of shrines”, and home of 7 UNESCO world heritage sites. However, we’ll spend the majority of the trip gently hiking through rolling Bhutanese hills, stepping into majestic fortress-monasteries. 

 Nepal Bhutan Tour; one of the best places to travel with family
Punakha Dzong, the ancient capital of Bhutan

Trip insights:

  • Total trip duration: 9 days including arrival and final departure.
  • Strenuous activities on the trip: approximately 4-5 hours of hiking in Bhutan.
  • Nature of trip: Cultural and historical exploration, along with sightseeing. 

2. Highlights of Nepal: Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, and Nagarkot

Medieval architecture, glittering lakes, incredible wildlife, and incredible mountain ranges. You can experience all this and more in the excellent highlights of the Nepal tour. An assortment of the best of Nepal, it’s the perfect family trip. With your lifelong bond and the beauty of Nepal, there will never be a dull moment. We recommend you plan this trip during the best time to visit Nepal for the ultimate Nepali experience!

Highlights of Nepal: Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, and Nagarkot; one of the best places to travel with family
Phewa Lake. Pokhara

Trip Insights

  • Total trip duration: 10 days including arrival and final departure.
  • Strenuous activities on the trip: approximately 3-4 hours of hiking in Pokhara.
  • Nature of trip: Cultural and natural exploration, sightseeing. 

3. Kathmandu Valley and Bardia National Park 

One of the best places to go with family, this tour includes two of Nepal’s wonders. On this trip, you’ll be able to explore one of the world’s oldest capitals and Nepal’s largest national park. Combine cultural exploration with wildlife safaris and medieval sightseeing. Sounds amazing? We think so too!

Kathmandu Valley and Bardia National Park
Kathmandu Durbar Square

Trip Insights

  • Total trip duration: 8 days including arrival and final departure.
  • Strenuous activities on the trip: None, only light walking while sightseeing.
  • Nature of trip: Cultural, natural, and wildlife exploration. 

4. Annapurna Luxury Lodge Trek

We understand that all your family members may not be too keen on adventures and hiking. But who’d want to miss out on the magnificence of the Annapurna Himalayan range? Traipse through picturesque little villages at the foothills of the Annapurna massif, while enjoying the best accommodations. It’s the perfect family tour package. 

Ghandruk Village
Way to Annapurna Base Camp

Trip Insights

  • Total trip duration: 13 days including arrival and final departure.
  • Strenuous activities on the trip: average 3-4 hours of hiking for approximately 5 days.
  • Maximum elevation: 1,940m (6,365ft).
  • Nature of trip: Himalayan trek, culture and lifestyle exploration, natural sightseeing. 

5. Annapurna Poon Hill Sunrise Trek

If you’re looking for a short and exciting adventure with your family, this is the trip for you. This 9-day Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is designed for trekkers who are looking for a less demanding, short, and beautiful trek, especially with their family and kids in the rural mountainside with up-close Himalayan views. It is everything we could ask for, and more. Behold the sunrise glittering over the Annapurna Mountain range with your family for the experience of a lifetime.

Annapurna Poon Hill Sunrise Trek; one of the best places to travel with family
View from Poon Hill

Trip Insights

  • Total trip duration: 9 days including arrival and final departure.
  • Strenuous activities on the trip: average 5-6 hours of hiking for approximately 5 days.
  • Maximum elevation: 3,210m (10,532ft).
  • Nature of trip: Natural and Himalayan exploration, trekking.  

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6. Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The Annapurna Himalayan range is named after the Goddess Annapurna, the bountiful provider of food and sustenance. And indeed, the Annapurna massif is bountiful in its opportunities for adventure and exciting experiences. This trek offers a glimpse of the gems of the Nepali Himalayas. We arrive at the Annapurna base camp via Machapuchhre base camp. 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp

Trip Insights

  • Total trip duration: 11 days including arrival and final departure.
  • Strenuous activities on the trip: average 6-7 hours of hiking for 8 days.
  • Maximum elevation: 4,130m (13,551ft).
  • Nature of trip: High altitude hiking, Himalayan and cultural exploration. 

7. Everest Base Camp Short Trek 

We’re no strangers to Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain in the world. What if we told you that in approximately two weeks, you and your family could experience all its glory? The Everest base camp trek takes you through the Khumbu region past historic gumbas, icy glaciers, and imposing mountains. It is the perfect destination for a shared family experience. 

Everest Base Camp Short Trek
Everest Base Camp

Trip Insights

  • Total trip duration: 14 days including arrival and final departure.
  • Strenuous activities on the trip: average 5-6 hours of hiking for approximately 6 days. 
  • Maximum elevation: 5,545m (18,193ft).
  • Nature of trip: High altitude trekking, Himalayan, cultural, and spiritual exploration.

8. Mardi Himal Trek (Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek)

The Mardi Himal trek offers all the beauty of the Himalayas and quaint villages. In addition, it provides a sense of peace and an untouched natural beauty uncommon in most tourist spots. A trek with an off-the-beaten-path route, it’ll give you the time and environment to truly reconnect with your family.  

Mardi Himal Trek (Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek)
Mardi Himal

Trip Insights

  • Total trip duration: 10 days including arrival and final departure.
  • Strenuous activities on the trip: average 6-7 hours of hiking for approximately 9 days.
  • Maximum elevation:3,540m (11,615ft).
  • Nature of trip: Natural and Himalayan exploration, cultural sightseeing. 

Do you have any queries about Nepal’s best family-friendly destinations? You can consult our Nepal Travel Guide for a detailed look at traveling to Nepal. Furthermore, you can message us on Facebook, or WhatsApp us at +1-860-593-1567 to talk to our travel experts. What’re you waiting for? Surprise your loved ones with the trip of a lifetime!

About the author

A leading adventure & tour operator in the Himalayas since 1992, Himalayan Glacier Adventure & Travel Company® is the number. 1 guide service adventure choreographer on Mount Everest Base Camp and beyond. Continuing its decades-old legacy, Himalayan Glacier is a little different from other adventure & tour operators. Each of our holidays is truly a tailor-made package which we design for all ages, groups, families & solo travelers. We have veteran mountaineering leaders who have been into this industry for several decades. So, we offer you complete choice and freedom to explore the real pleasure of traveling.

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