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Muktinath Trek with kids

Muktinath Trek with kids

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Jomsom Trek with kids
Muktinath pilgrim
Jomsom Trek with kids

Trip Facts

Duration : 12 Days Max-Altitude : 3940m Program Type : Tea House Best Season : Sep to Dec, March to Jun Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Mode of Travel : Flight/Land


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Experience the Thrilling Muktinath Trek with Your Kids

The Muktinath Trek with your kids is a remarkable adventure that promises not only breathtaking landscapes but also a deep immersion in culture and unforgettable family memories. This exhilarating journey combines panoramic views, flexible activities, and quality time spent hiking together, making it an ideal choice for families seeking an extraordinary experience in the Himalayas.

A Journey to Remember

Situated along the Thorong La pass in the Annapurna circuit, Muktinath is a trekking junction that connects Manang with the renowned Upper Mustang trek. This diverse trail not only showcases stunning landscapes but also unveils the rich Thakali cultural heritage, providing a lifetime opportunity to experience the essence of rural Thakali culture.

As you make your way to Jomsom, the trek offers a marvelous approach through the magnificent Kali Gandaki River. This river, flowing between the mighty Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri mountains of the Annapurna region, carves a gorge valley that is considered the deepest in the world. The trail itself follows the Kali Gandaki River, leading you through a mesmerizing spot nestled amidst the mountain chain barrier.

History of  Apple production in Jomsom and Marpha

The history of apple production in Marpha and Jomsom is a testament to the transformative power of agricultural innovation and community effort. From its introduction in the mid-20th century to becoming a cornerstone of the local economy and culture, apple farming has significantly shaped the identity and prosperity of these Himalayan regions. Today, Marpha and Jomsom stand as prime examples of how targeted agricultural development can bring about lasting positive change in rural communities.

The apple harvest season typically starts in late summer and continues through the fall, attracting tourists who come to enjoy the fresh apples and apple products. During this season the kids can enjoy the beauty of apple flowering plants which add beauty to the nature and makes the journey thrilled to Muktinath trek with kids. One of the most famous products from Marpha is its apple brandy, a locally distilled spirit that is popular among both locals and tourists. A variety of apple products are produced where local bakeries and tea houses offer apple pies, apple crumbles, and other apple-based desserts, which are a hit with visitors.

Why Muktinath Trek with Kids?

The Muktinath trek is particularly suitable for families with kids as it does not ascend beyond 3,940 meters, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. Muktinath holds immense religious significance for both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims, attracting nearly 1,500 visitors each year, primarily from neighboring countries like India and Tibet. Witnessing the devotion and spirituality of these pilgrims can be a profound and enlightening experience for children.

A Cultural Melting Pot: Kagbeni

One of the highlights of this trek is Kagbeni, a village that showcases a unique blend of culture, architecture, language, and attire, all reminiscent of Tibetan influences. Here, your kids will have the opportunity to explore and interact with local children, immersing themselves in a vibrant cultural exchange that will leave a lasting impression.

Choose the Right Trekking Agency

When embarking on the Muktinath trek with kids, it is essential to choose a reliable trekking agency. Nepal Wilderness Trekking Guide Team is your trusted partner, providing professional local guides and porters who possess extensive knowledge of the region’s nature, trails, mountains, people, cultures, flora, and fauna. With their expertise, you can rest assured that your family’s safety and enjoyment are in capable hands.

Transparent Pricing and Hassle-Free Planning

Our trip packages are designed to offer competitive prices without any hidden costs. The itinerary overview clearly outlines the expenses involved, allowing you to plan your budget accordingly. We believe in transparent pricing, ensuring that you have a hassle-free experience throughout your journey.

Challenges and Rewards

Undoubtedly, the Muktinath Trek can present its challenges, but the rewards are immeasurable, especially for families with younger children. With meticulous planning and ample preparation, you can create cherished memories and introduce your kids to the wonders of trekking in the majestic Himalayas. Don’t miss the opportunity to embark on this extraordinary adventure that promises to leave an indelible mark on your family’s hearts.

Benefits of Trekking with Kids

  1. Quality Family Time: Trekking as a family provides a unique opportunity to spend quality time together away from the distractions of modern life. It fosters stronger bonds and lasting memories.
  2. Physical Activity: Trekking encourages physical activity and outdoor exploration, promoting a healthy lifestyle for both children and adults.
  3. Cultural Awareness: Exposing kids to different cultures and traditions during the trek helps broaden their horizons and fosters cultural sensitivity.
  4. Nature Appreciation: Trekking allows children to connect with nature, teaching them to appreciate and protect the environment.
  5. Life Skills: Trekking teaches valuable life skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, and resilience, which are beneficial for kids’ personal development.

Family-Friendly Trekking Tips

  1. Plan Adequate Rest: Children may tire more quickly than adults, so plan for frequent rest breaks during the trek.
  2. Pack Essentials: Ensure you have all the necessary clothing, gear, and supplies, including any medications your kids may need.
  3. Stay Hydrated and Well-Nourished: Encourage your children to drink plenty of water and eat nutritious snacks to maintain their energy levels.
  4. Educational Opportunities: Use the trek as a learning experience by teaching your kids about the local flora, fauna, and culture.
  5. Safety First: Always prioritize safety. Make sure your children understand and adhere to safety guidelines during the trek.


The Muktinath Trek with your kids is an adventure that transcends the ordinary. It’s a journey that not only exposes your family to the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas but also provides cultural enrichment and valuable life experiences. With the right planning and guidance, this trek can be a transformative experience that creates lasting memories and strengthens family bonds. So, seize the opportunity to embark on this extraordinary adventure and introduce your children to the wonders of the natural world and the diverse cultures that call it home.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive to Pokhara by tourist Bus at 7:00 AM (200 km. 6/7 hours driving) and stay overnight at a selected hotel nearby lakeside.
  • Day 02: Take breakfast in the morning and drive to Nayapul by local bus (2 hours driving) trek to Tirkhedhunga (1520 meters. 3 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meters. 7/8 hours walking) and stay overnight at the Lodge.
  • Day 04: Visit Poon Hill early in the morning (3210 meters. 45 minutes walking) for the best sunrise view and the magnificent Annapurna ranges of the Himalayas, back to Ghorepani. Take breakfast and trek to Tatopani (1120 meters.7 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 05: Trek to Ghasa(2450 meters. 5/6 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 06: Trek to Tukuche (2732 meters. 6 hours walking) and stay overnight at the Lodge.
  • Day 07: Trek to Jomsom (3 hours walking) and stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 08: Trek to Kagbeni (2980 meters. 3 hours walking) and stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 09: Trek to Muktinath (3940 meters. 4 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 10: Trek down to Jomsom (2728 meters 5 hours walking) and stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 11: Fly back to Pokhara (25-minute flight) and stay overnight at a selected hotel near the lake, Rest of the day individual activities.
  • Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus at 07:30 AM (200 km. 6/7 hours driving)

Cost Included

  • Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu by tourist bus. ( if kids want to fly Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu, also we do arrange air tickets as your request an extra cost)
  • Pokhara to the starting point of the trek (Nayapul) by car or Van depend on family size
  • Jomsom to Pokhara Air tickets.
  • 2-night peace hotel in Pokhara (one night before trekking & one night after trekking).
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project ACAP permit
  • Trekking information management system TIMS card.
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, or any other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chosen by Menu
  • Clean Lodge accommodation on the trek.
  • 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 and porter salary, meals, accommodation, equipment, transportation, and insurance.
  • Government tax
  • Service charge

Cost Excluded

  • Kathmandu hotel
  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu
  • 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
  • Excluded are all costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Inclusion of costs or delays beyond the control of the management, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.


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