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Nepal Family Trekking & Tours

Trekking and vacationing in Nepal has always been a wonderful option. But did you know that this is a good place to bring your children to experience a real mountain trek? Nepal is a good place to bring children, giving them an opportunity to experience the incredible Himalayas. Swiss Nepal Family Trekking & Expedition has long had a positive image as the ideal family trekking company. Over our nearly 10 years of existence, we have put together hundreds of treks for families who bring their children to Nepal. Our guides are trained to work with children as well as adults, looking out for the safety of your young ones while providing an awesome experience that they will enjoy for the rest of their lives.

Your representative at Swiss Nepal Family Trekking & Expedition can help you to choose the right trek that will be enjoyable for you and children. While not every trekking area is ideal for family, so many of them are and we know which ones will work best for you and your family. Some of the best - selling trips include the following:

AGE RANGE AND RECOMMENDATIONS:

While it is definitely not always recommended to take young children on some of the higher elevation treks, children can learn to become good trekkers and can quickly get used to higher elevations. You might even discover that they may actually walk faster than you as they often have lots of extra energy.

Swiss Nepal Family Trekking & Expedition can provide for ¾ ponies, child carriers or other amenities in order to make your trek more pleasant. Little children are easy to carry while those over eight have usually more stamina to do longer treks. Children between the ages of 4 and 7 are probably the most difficult to handle because they are too big to carry and will tire out on long treks. However, there is no reason that those of this age group can't do some shorter treks, and we can help you to choose the right one for your family.

FAMILY WALKING EQUIPMENT
Child Carriers:             Birth to 1 year
Child Carriers:             6 months to 4 years old
Horses:                      4 – 7 Years Old
Porters:                     Can carry babies.

Babies who can support their own heads (around six months) can travel in a back carrier (we will provide that), which can usually carry a child up to four years. There are numerous child carriers available with features such as stands to support the rucksack when loading and unloading and accessories like sun shades and rain covers.

USEFUL TIPS FOR FAMILY TRIPS

  • We plan where you are going and work out the distances. In case you are planning to take your family up a mountain, it is essential to book a guide.
  • In the trip, take extra snacks, such as your favorite chips, biscuits, etc and some candies and chewing gum with you. These items make for great break and picnic items that everyone will enjoy. Take plenty of water with you as young children quickly dehydrate in warm weather.
  • Prior to the trip, please ensure that your family is well-equipped. Make sure that your children are comfortable with the equipment (boots, small backpacks, etc.) If your children get blistered feet from poorly fitted boots, they will make sure that this will be your last family walking holiday!
  • Make sure those young children that are in child carriers are protected from sun with a sun hat and sunscreen. If the weather is cold, the wind can chill them very quickly. Always dress them in layers which can be removed as well as having something that is wind-resistant. Take regular breaks during the trip.
  • Maintain a pace in walking. Always walk at the pace of the slowest walker.
  • Include regular stops in our daily walks. Take time to stop and enjoy the views around you. Let your children play with each other, paddle in the river or have a picnic lunch.
  • It is a good idea to bring games, playing cards and crayons/colored pencils. These are ideal for afternoons and evenings. Also, be sure to pack your child's favorite cuddly toy for the nights!

Our company has the experience in dealing with family trekking. We have the knowledge to handle young families and children in order to make your holiday the best possible trip.

Never underestimate what children can handle. Treat it as an adventure and they will enjoy it. There are a number of exciting and fun activities in Nepal for children, which includes:

  • Tibetan Horse Riding
  • Village Tours
  • Cultural/Handicraft Tours
  • Easy Grade Hill Station Treks.
  • Tibetan Horse Riding in Langtang National Park.

There are so many family options. Be sure to talk to your representative at Swiss Nepal Family Trekking & Expedition about bringing your family to Nepal.

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Swiss-Nepal Family Trekking & Expeditions Pvt. Ltd.
J.P.Road, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 977-1-4212739, 4212911
Cell: 977-9851001832
E-mail: swissnepaltreks@gmail.com
Web: www.snftrekking.com

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