Trekking and Hiking Family Trips Recommended by MHE
Work, school and family pressures often mean you don’t have time to plan a big trip.
With our great selection of family getaways, we’ve taken the pressure out of planning a family trip. Fully tried and tested by our MHE families - we don’t send you anywhere that we haven’t taken our family to already!.
MHE is proud to be associated with Outward Bound India Himalaya - an international organization that provides certified wilderness and adventure programs. Added to this, you have the MHE guarantee of a safety - whether it’s a skiing, trekking, or multi adventure holiday.
Fun Family Adventure
A camping, trekking, kayaking three-in-one-combo trip over the Diwali vacations.
The trek will take you through the forests of the Garhwal region along the Ganga river and camp besides the Ganga on pristine beaches, learn to pitch expedition tents, eat under the star-lit skies besides a blazing bonfire!
Perfect for kids 7 years and above and for beginners as well.
If you've never trekked before and are looking to try on those new hiking boots - this is an ideal trail. Perfect for the young ones as well - often, you will find that the kids will race up the meadows and look back urging the parents to "come on, hurry up!" Yes, we do speak from experience. It's the perfect camping experience to bring the outdoors into your child's life. And if you, as a parent, are a first-timer too, this long weekend is ideal to test your trekking legs.
Best Time to Go: March to June October & November 3 Nights / 4 Days
In this 6 day trip you can experience a little of the different way of life in the North East, deep in Khasi territory. Your guide for this trip is a locally born Canadian, who returned to Shillong to explore his roots, married a local lady and now has settled for life in Mawphlong. MaplePine Farm is his home and he and his family will ensure your stay is memorable.
Best Time To Go: October to April 4 Nights / 5 Days
A 6-day trek in the mountains of the Dhauladhar range! Starting from Dharamshala, this is the perfect trek for beginners or to introduce your children to the great outdoors. An awesome October trek - the skies are clear, the monsoons have departed, and the views are spectacular! Perfect for children 5+ years.
Scheduled Trip: 15th Oct - 20th Oct, 2018 Over Dusshera Holidays 5 Nights / 6 Days
A unique Outward Bound experience that involves 5 Nights/6 Days of expedition style camping and trekking - combined with swimming in fresh water pools and under waterfalls! If you're a newbie at trekking and camping, this is a great way to start. If you're coming as a family, we often find that kids find it way less challenging so don't really worry about that! It's a great family or team bonding trip and oh so rewarding when you sit back and reflect on the experience on the last day!
Best Time To Go: March & April October & November 5 Nights / 6 Days
This is a lovely 5-day trek - the perfect quick getaway from Delhi and absolutely ideal for families with young ones or first-time trekkers.
This long forgotten trail has so much to offer pilgrims and outdoors lovers alike. It's low altitude and hence perfect even in the winters. Your highest altitude will be around 1480m (4884 ft) at Danda Nagraj - will be chilly in December/January for sure, but the sun will be out in the day and in the night the tents and sleeping bags are warm and cozy.
Best Times To Go: October - March 5 Nights / 6 Days
Step up to the Outward Bound India Himalaya (OBIH) challenge! This trek starts from Bull's River Camp in the Tons valley - a magical campsite that comes up only three months in the year! Designed for teams to work together - whether they're friends, colleagues or family. You work together to accomplish common, challenging goals, acquire valuable outdoor and safety skills, and also learn much about themselves and your relationship with each other.
Best Time To Go: Mar - Apr / Oct - Nov 5 Nights / 6 Days
The largest range of the lower Himalaya, the Pir Panjal ranges stretches across the states of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir. This fantastic trek takes us through quaint Himachali villages, along the banks of the Beas river and into the Kulu valley.
By Day 2 of the trek, you are above the tree line and that’s when the whole vista opens up – giving you magnificent views that will make your jaw drop! You will camp overnight in expedition tents, enjoy a blazing bonfire every evening and experience a true trek expedition style!
Best Time To Go: April - June and October/November
A unique Outward Bound experience designed for the Parent and Child. The children will learn to pitch their own tents, build a campfire, navigation skills and self-reflection. Do something new – together, tackle challenges, and re-discover your inner strength.