Horse Riding Trek to Everest Panorama (with children or without), 10 Days
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Horse Riding Trek to Everest Panorama (with children or without), 10 Days

Days: 10 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)

Horse Riding Trek to Everest Panorama (with children or without) is an interesting trek in the Khumbu region that allows you to relish the picturesque view of the snow-capped mountains shining brightly above the clouds while riding on the back of the most loved Himalayan transportation with you, your children, small group tours and solo travelers. The trail is easy yet exhilarating, and horseback riding with children will give you a double dose of adventure. Thus, if you have an interest in horse riding or want to give your children a taste of Himalayan adventure, this Horseback Riding Trek to Everest Panorama with Children or without is the perfect vacation for you, your family, small groups and solo travelers.

The 10 days Horseback Riding Trek to Everest Panorama with Children or without lies inside Sagarmatha National Park and takes you up to Tengboche at an altitude of 3860m where you can visit Tengboche Monastery, the most sacred monastery for the Sherpa community in Khumbu region. Throughout the trek, you can cherish the beautiful mountainous landscape made up of Mt. Everest (8848.86m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku (6623m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m), etc. The trail of your horseback ride is as beautiful as the mountainous views. The rhododendron, oak, and pine forests make the route enchanting and magical. The sound of gushing water of Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi rivers will be your music throughout the trek. The rare and endangered birds like thrush, blood pheasant, Himalayan Monal, etc. add to the symphonies. Your children will thoroughly enjoy playing and interacting with the domesticated animals like horses, yaks, donkeys, mules, and dogs. Also, listening to the stories of the Himalayas, your child's imagination will soar higher. Being a part of the Sherpa culture, eating their foods, and observing their lifestyle will be a new experience for you and your family. 

Swiss Family Treks and Expedition organizes some of the best family trips in the Himalayas. With safety as our utmost concern, we provide you with experienced local horses and horse man, guide who will make sure that you and your children are having an extraordinary time in the Himalayas on the back of the favorite Himalayan transportation. We accommodate you in the best hotels and lodges throughout the trip.

Highlights of the Trek:  

  • Visiting an ancient Buddhist Monasteries where Yeti Skull preserved, 
  • Spectacular views of high Himalayan range including Mt. Everest, 
  • Crossing over high suspension bridges, 
  • Picturesque villages along the trail, smooth riding and walking up and down through the dense Rhododendron and Pine forest, 
  • Scenic mountain flight in and out of Lukla, 
  • Meeting local people, passing several Buddhist monuments.

Facts of the Horse Riding Trek

Trek Region
Everest Region
Type of Trek
Riding and Trekking
10 Days
Highest Elevation
3,880 m (12,730 ft)
Full board during the trek
4* Hotel in Kathmandu & lodges during the trek
Best Season
Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov) & Spring (March-April-May) & Winter (Dec-Jan-Feb)
Transportation by
Domestic Flight & Private Vehicle

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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 1338m

Once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, our company representative will be there pick you up. The driver will bring you to the 4-star hotel for your overnight stay. In the evening, you can take a cool evening walk in the streets of Thamel. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Full Day Guided Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley by private van
On the second day, you will be taken on a guided tour around Kathmandu Valley in a private van. In the early morning, we will take a tour around Swayambhunath Temple, also famously known as The Monkey Temple. Then, we will visit other World Heritage Sites including Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. Touring around the three ancient palaces of Kathmandu Valley, you will be more familiar with the history and culture of Kathmandu. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3: Kathmandu to Lukla 2840m by Flight and ride and trek to Phakding 2610m/3-4 hours riding
Our adventure begins on the 3rd day as we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla in early morning. The 45 minutes flight will be a wonderful experience filled with anticipation, fear, and excitement. After reaching Lukla, we will meet our horses and the rest of the crew. Then we ride and trek through the forests for about 3-4 hours to reach Phakding. Overnight at a lodge in Phakding. 

Day 4: Ride and trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m/5-6 hours riding
On the 4th day, we travel from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. We will be on our horses but will be required to trek on steep trails. Passing through the beautiful pine forests and breathtaking landscape, we enter Sagarmatha National Park. We will pass by beautiful Sherpa villages like Monjo and Jorsalle. Crossing Bhote Koshi River on several suspension bridges, we reach at Namche Bazaar in less than 5 hours in horseback ride. We get an amazing panorama of Everest (8848.86m) as we enter the town of Namche. Overnight at a lodge in Namche Bazaar. 

Day 5: Acclimatization Day
On this day, we will rest in Namche Bazaar to acclimatize to the weather and the altitude. We will hike to Everest View Hotel for the most stunning view of Everest (8848m) along with other peaks of Khumbu region, and descend down to Khumjung, the largest Sherpa village in Khumbu. Khumjung is also home to an ancient monastery that has a Skull of Yeti on display for the onlookers. There are other monasteries and a Sherpa Museum in Namche Bazaar, the Gateway to Everest, where you can get to learn about the culture of the Himalayas. Overnight at a lodge in Namche Bazaar. 

Day 6: Ride and trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3860m/4-5 hours riding
From Namche Bazaar, we descend to Dudh Koshi River passing through rhododendron forests and beautiful villages. After reaching the river bed, we ascend for a few hours, to reach the village of Tengboche. Tengboche is also the highest altitude we reach during this trek. Tengboche is home to one of the largest monasteries in Khumbu region. Enjoying a beautiful view of mountains like Everest (8848.86m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7861m), and many more, we will spend our night at lodge in Tengboche. Overnight at a lodge in Tengboche.

Day 7: Ride and trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar 3440m/4-5 hours riding
From the 7th day, we will gradually begin our return. On our horses, we will return from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar, following the beautiful path along the forests, villages, suspension bridges and rivers. Following Dudh Koshi River downstream, we pass through the villages of Phunke Tenga and Kyangjuma to arrive in Namche Bazaar. We will have a beautiful vista of Everest (8848.86m) and adjacent mountains accompany us throughout the trek. Overnight at a lodge in Namche Bazaar. 

Day 8: Ride and trek from Namche to Lukla 2840m/6-7 hours riding 
From Namche Bazaar, we will slowly descend towards Lukla. Crossing the suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River, we gradually reach Jorsalle. We then cross a couple of suspension bridges over Bhote Koshi River to exit Sagarmatha National Park and arrive in Monjo. Crossing Phakding and other villages, we reach Lukla in about 6-7 hours of horse ride and trek for our overnight stay in Lukla. Overnight at a lodge in Lukla.

Day 9: An early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu 1338m/45 minutes
We will board the flight from Lukla as early as possible, depending upon the weather and flight traffic. Since the flight is only 45 minutes long, you will have plenty of time to visit some of the places around Kathmandu. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Final Departure from Kathmandu
On the final day of your trip, after breakfast in hotel, we will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport to connect you with your scheduled flight back to home. 

Pricing for Group Size Basis: 
All inclusive Ride and Trek Price for single/individual; USD 2230
All inclusive Ride and Trek Price for couples/friends; USD 1950 per person
All inclusive Ride and Trek Price for 3-4 persons small group; USD 1860 per person

Join with us on Horse Riding Trek to Everest Panorama with Children in 2022/2023.

Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at

Important: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss  Family Treks  & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.

Price Adult below 12 years below 6 years Status *
USD 2,230
EUR 2.246
SFr 2.119
USD 1,675
EUR 1.687
SFr 1.591
USD 1,450
EUR 1.460
SFr 1.378
Trip is available
* Dates can be flexible, please contact us for individual dates.

Our Trek Package includes;
* Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private car/van.
* 3 nights deluxe accommodation in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at 4* Hotel Kathmandu Guest House or Dalai-La Boutique Hotel in Kathmandu.
* Guided sightseeing tour as per above itinerary and all entrance fees.
* Domestic flight ticket from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu and airport tax.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot water during the trek.
* Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples), their food & accommodation, salary, equipment & insurance.
* All transportation by private vehicle.
* Sagarmatha National Park Permit.
* All necessary permits.
* 1 Horse per person and horse man including his food, accommodation, salary and insurance. 
* First Aid Medical Kit box.
* Office Service charge. 
* All Government Tax.

Our Trek Package doesn't include;
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fee.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipment like sleeping bags, jackets (can all be hired in KTM).
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...

                                     Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.

Horse Riding Trek to Everest Panorama (with children or without), 10 Days


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Swiss Himalayan Family Treks & Expedition P. Ltd

Ganeshtan-6, Pharping Kathmandu, Nepal

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