Everest Family Trekking - The exotic Everest Region is known for its sublime beauty & some of the highest peaks in the world are based in this unique zone where its trails attract some of the most diehard trekkers on the planet who spend enormous sums of money to meet some of the most daring challenges up some of the most treacherous but beautiful mountains in the world. the natural landscapes of this spectacular region is also home to the highest conservation park on planet earth…the Sagarmatha National Park – home to some of the world’s most rare species of animals & birds found on earth. It is but natural for the Everest region to be the most popular trekking zone in the universe since it includes the highest peak in the world and some of the most famous trekking routes that include Everest Base Camp, Cho La pass and Gokyo lake; not all holiday makers can travel in this region, & this includes children who would be too young for those high & wild adventure treks; but this shouldn’t dampen desires to enjoy some special trekking experiences in the Everest Himalayas & getting to know the culture and the lifestyles of the local folks who live out most of their lives in this lovely region. we, at (OUTFITTER NEPAL) have designed some special trekking programs for families with children that include some of the most well known trekking routes in the Everest region, namely, the Everest Panorama Trek which includes the oldest & most popular monastery of the region – ‘Tengboche Monastery’’ from where some of the greatest impressive views of the Himalayas including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and many other reputed mountains can be seen. Some veteran trekkers consider this particular viewpoint to be among some of the best on the planet, attracting visitors from far & wide…including the physically disadvantaged.
Other than this, our family holidays also include visiting Nepal’s rich cultural heritage sites – as we take you on a whirlwind tour to the most popular historical sites that cover Kathmandu Durbar square, Monkey temple, pasupatinath temple and the Bouddhanath stupa which are listed on UNESCO’s world heritage records as well - and we also including a thrilling safari in the teeming Chitwan jungles of eastern Nepal where the children can experience the true wilderness of the jungle and will get to see many rare species of birds and the animals that include the one horned rhino, wild boar, deer, wild monkeys and many other wild animals. You may also get to see a tiger yawning in the glades && there’s a thrilling elephant back ride that the kids will truly enjoy.
We have prepared idealistic itineraries for your family trip & we are always happy to make necessary changes on the itinerary and re-plan your trip as per your requirements and the interests of your children, so write us in for any special tailor made trip that suits the needs, interests & time frames for you && your family. Just let us know, we’d be glad to help you whenever you are ready.
Note: B = Breakfast, B.B = Bed & Breakfast, B.L.D = Full Board (Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
Note: B = Breakfast, B.B = Bed & Breakfast, B.L.D = Full Board (Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
Most trekkers/climbers will feel some affect of altitude, such as shortness of breath and possibly light headache, which is fairly common. AMS is very different and if a person suffers from this sickness s he/she gets brutal headache and will be unconscious either. But, there are various symptoms beforehand and we have sufficient time to take precautions as well.
While you are in trekking and climbing, our well trained guides will brief you what sort of precautions you have to take to be prevented from such sickness, therefore, you don't have to worry for the matter, we also recommend you get some advice from your travel doctor or health advisor before you travel to Nepal.
The following information is useful to you about high altitude sickness and precaution steps.
Basically, There are three stages/steps of altitude sickness and their symptoms:-
Guess! It may occur to you as well but do not worry as this is common to everyone.
Symptoms:- Running nose, Dizziness, Sleeplessness, Occasional loss of appetite and Periodic breathing.
Mild headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Weakness, Sleeplessness, Dry Raspy cough, Tiredness, Loss of appetite, running nose, hard to breath.
What you have to if you get mild symptoms:-
Symtoms:- Persistent and severe headache, Persistent vomiting, An inability to walk in a straight line and making the sufferer look drunk, Losing consciousness, Mental confusion, Liquid sounds in the lungs, Difficulty breathing, Rapid breathing or feeling breathless at rest, Coughing clear fluid, pink phlegm or blood (a very bad sign), Marked blueness of face and lips, High resting heartbeat (over 130 beats per minute), Mild symptoms rapidly getting worse.
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE):- dangerous cases of AMS- If, the above mention symptoms get worse and s/he could not take any precautions, one can die within the period of 12 hours, but if one takes precautions immediately, it takes one or two days to get well.
Therefore, if one gets such symptoms, it is better one take treatment with medication, oxygen and descent down. Usually 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose to those who suffer from such sickness and then 4mg Diamox is given an every six hours gap. Similarly, 2-4 liters/minute oxygen is given and one is taken to down.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE):- This is a serious case, if one gets the above mention symptoms worse, furthermore, if one accumulates of fluid in the lungs and mild fever, and then, there is chance of High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE). The treatment, one should given the oxygen at the rate of 4 liters a minute, using Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC). If there is no PAC bag or oxygen then one should take down to the low altitude, it is only the way of life saving. The HAPE can also lead to unconsciousness and death in short period of time.
Please contact us if you need any further information about the sickness:
As Nepal is the best destination for the trekking, thousands of the people travel Nepal for the purpose of trekking in Nepal Himalaya. As this point, we have listed trekking equipments/ Gears and we recommend you to bring in order to do trekking in Nepal:
Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, pen and pencil, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional).
This trekking is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk for 5 - 6 hours in a day, with a light weight rucksack.For adventure trek- yes, you need to have experience of walking 5- 6 hours a day in high altitude- somehow about 3000M above sea level.
Sure!!! Once you let us know your flight detail with arrival date and time, our repetitive will receive you and take you to the hotel in Kathmandu.
We provide you 2/3 star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and simple Guest House/Lodge Accommodation during the trekking which provide basic clean facilities with a mattress and blanket. We can also offer you sleeping bags if needed (which need to return after the trip) but it is always better idea to own sleeping equipment. Basically, we provide single, double rooms and occasional dormitory as well.
All the guest houses/lodges have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian fare. Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season) and you will find a lot of garlic on the menu because it helps with acclimatization and you can always get hot tea/coffee and soft drinks coke, fanta etc…as well.
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to destination.
In major places (Namche Bazar, Lukla), we arrange guesthouse with hot shower. And in rest of the places, hot water in bucket will be provided for shower which will cost you extra about USD 3-4 per shower.
There will plenty of water available for drinking in this trip however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we recommend buying boiled water from tea houses or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in the tea houses/lodge or in camp site/along the way in the camping trekking.
We provide porters to carry your luggage; you will trek with your light day backpack.
Yes, you can leave your stuffs which are not necessary for the trekking in your Kathmandu hotel or in our office which is safe and free of charge. However, we recommend you keep valuables things with you at all times.
There are telephones in many villages along the popular trekking routes from which you can make international calls.
When walking/trekking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to gradient, terrain and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however you have to be prepared to walk 5-6 hours each day.
If you are used to walking with trekking poles then take them with you, as you will probably find them useful especially on the way down. They are not essential though and the walk is manageable without them as well.
These facilities will be available in most of the places in your hotel reception by paying some service charges. Remember to bring your adapters!
There are telephones in some villages along the trekking routes from which you can make international calls and there are internet facilities on some of the village as well.
Yes, you can use your credit cards in most of the cities to some extent, however once you leave those cities behind, all you need is cash, so, you have to take cash from the city and bring along the trekking.
Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. We will of course make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
We prefer 20 % advance deposit of total price of a trip in order to conform your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And rest of the payment can be made after your arrival. For more Information
You can allocate US$ 08 - 10 for a lunch / dinner in kathamndu and it depends on your spending habits. US$7 to 10 US$ a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee and some drinks in trekking.
This is very difficult thing to determine. We have seen everything from 10USD to 500 USD per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small way to show your guides and local porters thanks for their help. The level of the tip should reflect the level of personal involvement with your guide.
Yes, we have insured all our trekking staff including including guide, cook, sherpas and porters, please see our legal documents for the detail.
Sure!!! We can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation and food along trekking.
We ensure all safety and security for individual woman traveler while with us, we are more confidence for this issues, believe us. We have train our guides, the way our clients want. We give you personal room on lodge trekking and personal tent for camping (Tented camp) trekking.
All of our guides are well-trained in basic first aid and can deal with the basic ailments that may occur on trekking. In the event of an emergency Outfitter Nepal will cover initial expenses of any rescue operation. It is a condition of booking that you are adequately insured for such an event as these expenses will need to be recovered from your insurance company. In the more frequented regions there are health posts, which have been established by foreign doctors and many are staffed by overseas personnel.
Yes, if you have time and interest then we many things to do such as- Everest Mountain Flight, Bunjy Jumping, Trisuli Rafting, Ultra flight and Paragliding and some places to visit Chitwan Jungle Safari, Pokhara city and Lumbini as well. If you have any other queries about the trip for the further clearance then please write us.
Trekking Destination: Namche - Tengboche Monastery
Group Size: Min - 1 Pax.
Highest Access of the Trekking: 3860m.
Best Season: March/April/May/Sept/Oct/Nov
Transportation: Aero plane
Trip Grade: Moderate
Mode of Trekking Tour: Tea House/Lodge
Trekking Hour: Approximately 5-6 hours
Total Days: 14 Days