Muktinath Holy Family Trek with children (or without), 14 Days
This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. It is still a beautiful trek, especially if you go with children and want to enjoy some horse riding.
Itinerary in detail
Day 1; Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m)
You will be picked up by SFT staff from the airport and transferred to the hotel. That will take us about 20 min (ca.7km), depends on the traffic also.Welcome drink, Stay overnight at the Hotel.
Day 2; Drive to Pokhara (910m)
The nicest way to see the outside of the valley, is a comfortable busdrive, with Greenline. Transfer to Hotel. Exploring the lakeside.
Day 3; Flight to Jomsom (2665m) and trek to Kagbeni (2800m)
We will take an early morning flight (25 to 30min) to Jomsom. Have breakfast (while the horses get packed, if any) and start trek to Kagbeni (2750m). It leads you through a large riverbed, where you’ll find nice stones for the collection and sometimes even real fossils. Children have especially "good" eyes to discover all these varieties of treasures given by nature. We will walk for about 3-4 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 4; Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3802m)
We are walking between mountains and enjoy the different fauna and flora, sandy ways and huge rockwalls. Muktinath will be the highest point on this trek, so today it is the hardest day, but totally worth it. We trek for ca. 5 to 6 hours. Overnight at a very cozy Guesthouse.
Day 5; Muktinath to Marpha (2750m) via Jomson
It’s all down, down, down….About 5 to 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 6; Marpha 2600m to Kalopani
Walking about 5-6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 7; Kalopani to Tatopani (1100m)
We will be treated with a nice hot bath in the natural hot spring. Tatopani means literally ‘hot water’. It takes about 5-6 hours. Over night in Guesthouse.
Day 8; Tatopani to Sikha 1935m
It takes 4 to 5 hours walk up to Sikha with a 380m long ascent. Overnight in Guesthouse.
Day 9; Sikha to Ghorepani (2834m)
It’s going up again, but only for about 3 to 4 hours. Overnight in Guesthouse.
Day 10; Ghorepani to Poonhill (3210m) and down to Tadapani (2520m)
We climb the last hill today and go down to Tadapani. Time 6 to 7 hours. Overnight in Guesthouse.
Day 11; Tadapani to Ghaundrung (1950m)
Down walking for 3 to 4 hours. Overnight in Guesthouse.
Day 12; Ghaundrung to Nayapul (1070m) and drive to Pokhara
We walk to Nayapul for 5-6 hours where our car is waiting for us and drive back to Pokhara.
relax, relax, relax….. you have earned it!
Day 13; Back to Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu by Greenline Bus and transfer to Hotel.
Day 14; Free day for shopping and transfer to International Airport at your desired time. Final departure to international airport.
Our Tour Package Includes:
* Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
* 4 nights accommodation with breakfast at standard Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot water during the trek.
* Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters(1 porter for 2 people), their food, accommodation,
salary, equipments and insurance.
* Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back.
* Flight ticket from Pokhara to Jomsom and airport tax.
* Annapurna Conservation Permit, and all necessary permits.
* Medical First Aid kit box.
* Tourist service charge, Vat.
* Office Service charge and government taxes.
* Any meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipments.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight
delays, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
N.B : The package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste. For more information please e-mail us at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd. The charges though must be paid by the clients themselves.
Grade: (Moderate) [ Explain ]
|Start date||End date||Availability|
|Trip is available|
|Easy trekking by Himalayan standards is generally up to 2000m. There are plenty of ups and downs on well-maintained trails. This type of trip is best suited for those who lead a reasonably active life. The trek takes about 3 to 7 days, walking about 4 to 5 hours a day.|
|This involves longer treks (five to ten days) on maintained trails. This type of trek includes day excursions to higher elevations, for which it's advisable to have some previous hill- walking experience. On these treks, we generally achieve an altitude between 900m to 3000m.|
(Moderate to strenuous)
|A reasonably demanding trek at an altitude up to 4000m with side trips to higher elevations. The trails are sometimes uncharted and away from inhabited areas.|
|These treks must be fully supported. We climb to altitudes between 3500 and 5000m. & there are overnight stays at altitudes above 4000m. For this trek, trekkers should be fit & enthusiastic hill walkers prepared to tackle difficult terrain in remote areas.|
|This trek is best described as Alpine, and suitable is suitable for those in excellent health, capable of carrying a backpack, when required. The trek covers very remote areas, traveling over snow-covered passes at an altitudes of up to 6500m. You will need to axes and crampons. No strenuous trek should be undertaken without medical clearance.|
|Standard||Ideal for backpackers, students, travellers, very basic accomodation 1 * or none*, group travel in bus.|
|3 Star||Nice ** to*** star hotel ideal for the normal traveller family, couples, hotels are clean and monitored by our company, breakfast usually included. Travels are in van or 4 seater jeep.|
|4-5 Star||**** to ***** star Hotels with all possible international comfort, where available SAT TV. SPA etc. brekfast included for the traveller who wants to be spoiled , travelling in privat car, Jeep.|
There will be a cancellation fee of 25% for any cancellation three weeks prior to Tour departure date, 50% two weeks prior to Tour departure date and no refund thereafter. No refund for no shows & delay arrivals whatsoever reason.