Everest Lodge Trek - Family Adventure Holiday
Nepal, Family, 14 days - from £1,295 (land only) - from €1,750 (land only) - from $2,265 (land only)
All meals included in the holiday price. Worth up to £400!
The cost of meals in Kathmandu and in lodges can add up. By including all meals in our Nepal holidays, we ensure you have only nice surprises.
- A real Himalayan holiday trek for families in Nepal
- Trek with your family up the Khumbu the Everest Valley
- Enjoy some of the finest Himalaya views
- Explore the colourful capital, Kathmandu
- Meet the monks at Thyangboche Monastery
This lodge-based trek follows the legendary ‘Everest Trail', and is a suitable Everest trekking holiday in Nepal for the family. This has got to be one of the most truly inspiring experiences for a teenage, to have the satisfaction and achievement of trekking in the Khumbu valley and seeing the mighty Everest. The itinerary has been designed for families and includes extra days on the trail so that we have shorter days with more time to acclimatise to ensure that the whole family enjoys the holiday. We fly to Lukla in the mountainous Khumbu district, and allow 3 days for the trek to Namche Bazaar, staying in comfortable lodges and accompanied by a Nepalese tour guide and team of Sherpas. With a day to explore the Sherpa capital, followed by 2 short days up to the monastery village of Thangboche, we enjoy fantastic mountain scenery, including views of Mount Everest and the striking Ama Dablam. During our easy-paced Everest trekking holiday with the family, we will have the chance to visit a number of pretty Sherpa villages and learn a little about the way of life of these hardy people. At the end of the holiday we have a day in Kathmandu with a sightseeing tour and some time to relax. If you are looking to introduce your children to the delights of real Himalayan trekking, this adventure holiday has been purpose-made for youngsters, with short trekking days, a good standard of accommodation and the back-up of KE's unrivalled experience in this part of the world. Pretty amazing as a family holiday goes!
Is this holiday for you?
Suitable for children from 10 yrs old
This itinerary is aimed at families with older children who are used to doing some hillwalking. The trekking conditions on this holiday are relatively easy and designed to be within the capabilities of children of 10 years up. We will follow good paths and yak trails throughout. Additionally, as the Khumbu is Nepal's most popular trekking destination, the area is well supplied with teashops and lodges and the trails between these are well used and present easy walking conditions. It should be noted however, that trekking at altitudes above 3000m makes greater demands on the body than walking at low elevations, and is of itself challenging even for fit hikers. Our itinerary is well staged to allow the best possible acclimatisation for you and your family, with an extra night in Namche Bazaar and splitting some of the standard trekking days into shorter sections. You will need to ensure you and your family are physically prepared for the trek and you should be comfortable with walking for 4 to 6 hours each day. Following the lower part of the classic walk-in to the south base camp of Everest should be within the capabilities of occasional hikers and fit, active children. An ideal holiday for Easter and October half term and a Christmas break.
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