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Ghorepani Trek with kids

Ghorepani Trek with kids

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Poon hill trek with kids
Ghoprepani trek with kids
poon hill trek with kids

Trip Facts

Duration : 7 Days Max-Altitude : 3210m Program Type : Tea House Best Season : 12 Months Per Day Walking : 5/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 2:

These treks are suitable for any walker looking for something a little more challenging and energetic. They are a combination of some longer and shorter walks and hill-walking experience is desirable. The duration is usually from 10 to 15 days. Following the up and down terrain of Nepal and walking to higher elevations contrasts these treks to those in the easy classification. However, you will be rewarded for your efforts with spectacular close-up views of glaciers and of the high Himalayas. Although the terrain is not difficult, some vigorous hiking experience is useful. There may be up to 6 hours a day on the trail and the elevation rises and falls from 800m/ 2624ft to 4000m/13210ft above sea level.

Mode of Travel : Flight/Land


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Ghorepani Trek with kids

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the most popular and family-friendly treks in Nepal. The trek offers a great combination of culture, scenic landscapes, and moderate hiking trails, making it suitable for families with kids. Here are some tips for trekking the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with kids:

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with kids is the most suitable short trek for families with kids, ages 4/5 to 10/12 years old. This trek is an easy and short destination that is more demandable for kids trekkers.  We have led this trek for family trekkers since 1998. Poon Hill trek is connected within the Annapurna region, the best spot known for sunrise and sunset view trek in Nepal.

It’s the best journey and the wealthy’s diverse heritage trek. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek offers super mountain scenery and charming villages fantastic to the native folks of Gurung, Tamang, and Magar. These traditional village like Ghorepani, Ulleri, and Tikhedhunga are set amidst stunning natural landscapes, offering a glimpse into rural Nepali life and culture. Children delight in short hikes that immerse them in nature’s wonders. The Annapurna Poon Hill region offers a perfect blend of adventure and learning. With every step, kids engage with the environment, play in the outdoors, and connect with local customs.

Natural Beauty

  • Poon Hill Trek meets up with dense bush mossy forests, and sub-tropical valleys, cool for a hike inside the forest. Around each corner, exciting glimpses of high mountain view, and whole horizons are discovered to reach the division of your trek.
  • All around the Annapurna, the pictorial peak of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) dominates the skyline.
  • The route is dotted with picturesque waterfalls and rivers, providing refreshing breaks and stunning photo opportunities along the way.
  • Besides rhododendrons, the trek takes you through forests of oak, pine, and bamboo, adding to the diversity of the natural scenery.
  • The lower parts of the trek feature beautifully terraced fields, showcasing traditional Nepali agriculture. These fields create a patchwork of green and gold across the hillsides.

Highlights of Ghorepani to Poon Hill

One of the highlights of this trip is the hike to Poon Hill, which takes place early in the morning for a mesmerizing panoramic mountain view. This is likely the first brilliant panorama of the Annapurna Range you will encounter. As the sun rises, it first touches the summits of the Dhaulagiri (8,167 m./26,951 ft.) and then the Annapurna (8,091 m./26,700 ft.) peaks. And delicately appear as if by magic before your eyes—a sight that is hard to believe. One of the everlasting memories you will hold is the spectacular sunrise and sunset views, particularly from Poon Hill, where the changing colors of the sky create a magical atmosphere.

During the journey on the Ghorepani Trek with kids, you will see the real village life of Nepalese people. Furthermore, you will experience the natural beauty of native people in a friendly manner and typical Nepali villages and homes with each footstep. The children will especially enjoy the rivers and the beautiful scenery without feeling tired.

 Best time to trek Ghorepani with kids

The best time to trek the Ghorepani trek with kids is during the spring (March to June):

  • Mild Weather: The temperatures are moderate and comfortable, making it easier for kids to handle the trek.
  • Blooming Rhododendrons: The forests are in full bloom with vibrant rhododendron flowers, adding beauty to the trek and making it more enjoyable for children.
  • Clear Skies: The weather is generally clear, offering stunning views of the mountains

During the autumn (September to December) seasons:

  • Stable Weather: This season features stable and dry weather, reducing the risk of rain and slippery trails, which is safer for kids.
  • Clear Views: The post-monsoon air is clear, providing excellent visibility of the mountain ranges.
  • Festive Atmosphere: This period coincides with major Nepali festivals like Dashain and Tihar, offering cultural experiences along the way.

Additional Tips for Trekking with Kids

  • Acclimatization: Ensure proper acclimatization to avoid altitude sickness. Plan for a slower pace and include rest days.
  • Light Packing: Pack light, focusing on essential items like warm clothing, snacks, and entertainment for the children.
  • Hydration and Nutrition: Keep kids well-hydrated and ensure they have a balanced diet during the trek.
  • Safety: Keep a close eye on children, especially on steep or narrow trails. Hiring a local guide can enhance safety and provide local knowledge.

By choosing the right season and preparing adequately, you can ensure a safe and enjoyable trekking experience for the whole family.

Reason to accompany a company

If you want to undertake the Ghorepani Trek with kids and an expert guide, Nepal Wilderness Trekking Pvt. Ltd., a local Kathmandu-based company. We specialize in organizing treks and expeditions at competitive prices in Nepal. Our experienced and knowledgeable guides are familiar with the Rolwaling Valley Trek routes and the surrounding area. The guides provide valuable insight into the local culture, customs, and geography, ensuring your safety and comfort throughout the journey. By hiring an expert guide, you can enhance your trekking experience, and access valuable advice on acclimatization, and equipment. Moreover, they help to engage with local communities to learn more about the region’s culture and history.

Nepal Wilderness Trekking Pvt. Ltd. offers the Ghorepani trek with kids package at the best price all year round, using our expertise and extensive local knowledge to guarantee a reliable, memorable, and well-organized trekking experience.

Our guide and porter are familiar and friendly with the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek with kids. With a thorough knowledge of all the tea house people, the better tea houses, mountain cultures, flora, and fauna, the guide always hikes with kids’ groups. Consequently, the guide knows how to make the trek enjoyable and fun for kids. Moreover, they introduce the children to local kids and teach them about local lifestyles.


Overall, the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a great option for families with kids who want to experience the beauty of the Himalayas. With the right planning and preparation, you can create lasting memories and introduce your kids to the joys of trekking in Nepal Interacting with fellow local kids infuses the experience with authenticity. On the banks of serene rivers, kids join in the merriment of splashing and playing in the water. This shared joy transcends language barriers, creating memories that bridge cultures.


All published dates are guaranteed departures. If these dates don’t match your travel plans, we are happy to create a trip for your desired dates. Let us know what kind of trip you are looking for, and we will help make your dream destination a reality.

Recommended Trekking Routes for Families with Kids

Some of them are as follows:

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1: Begin your journey after enjoying a delicious breakfast at your hotel. Head to the domestic airport for a swift 35-minute flight to Pokhara. Upon arrival, a private car will transfer you to Hotel Chino, conveniently located near Lakeside. Spend the night there, enjoying the tranquil ambiance on a bed-and-breakfast basis.
  • Day 2: Embark on a scenic one-hour drive to Nayapul (1050 m / 3465 ft) by private car. From Nayapul, start your trek to Ulleri (1850 m / 6105 ft), a 5-hour journey through picturesque landscapes. Your resting place for the night is the esteemed Best Lodge, also known as Purnima Hotel, where you'll indulge in full-board meals.
  • Day 3: Set off on a captivating 6-hour trek through the rhododendron forest to reach Ghorepani (2800 m / 9240 ft). Nestled amidst nature's beauty, the Best View Lodge becomes your haven for the night, offering full-board comforts.
  • Day 4: Rise early to witness a mesmerizing sunrise and panoramic spectacle of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, and other Himalayan peaks from Poon Hill (3210 m / 10593 ft), a 45-minute climb with just your daypack. After capturing nature's beauty, return to the same hotel. Following breakfast, embark on a 5-hour trek to Tadapani (2650 m / 8745 ft), where the Best View Lodge welcomes you for another night of full-board accommodation.
  • Day 5: Today's 3-hour trek to Tadapani or Ghandruk (1980 m / 6534 ft) is an enriching experience. Immerse yourself in the Gurung culture, marked by their distinct language, shared heritage, temple, attire, and lifestyle. Revel in the stunning mountain views as you rest in the best lodge available, absorbing the local charm.
  • Day 6: Descend for 4 to 5 hours to Nayapul (1050 m / 3465 ft), concluding your trek. A private car will drive you back to Pokhara in an hour. Hotel Chino, enjoying bed and breakfast amenities.
  • Day 7: Depart from Pokhara and return to Kathmandu via a comfortable tourist bus. Reflect on the remarkable journey you've undertaken, taking back cherished memories of Nepal's breathtaking landscapes and vibrant cultures.

Cost Included

  • Kathmandu to Pokhara flight tickets and Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, and many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chosen by Menu)
  • Lodge accommodation during the trekking.
  • Experienced English-speaking trekking guide licensed by the government, familiar with the area.
  • One porter for every two to three participants. (Note: An additional cost applies for solo clients requiring a porter.)
  • Guide/ Porter's food, accommodation, salary, insurance, transportation, and equipment.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project ( ACAP) and Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) card.
  • Two nights hotel in Pokhara BB plans near Lakeside.

Cost Excluded

  •  Kathmandu hotel
  • Lunch and dinner while in Pokhara
  • All beverages as Hard and soft table drinks such as Coke, Fanta, mineral water, alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone calls, the internet
  • Personal Trekking Equipment like sleeping bags, jackets
  • Private travel insurance which covers Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue
  • Horse renting and additional porters if kids want
  • Tips for guides and porters are expected but it is not compulsory.


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