Nepal is a country rich in cultural heritages and natural beauty and therefore there are many places to be explored in this small but diverse country. There are many places to visit in Nepal for leisure family vacations with kids in Nepal. Such visits can be full of activities and can be enjoyed by both you and your kids. There are numerous places to visit in Nepal both inside and outside of the valley. If you are thinking of enjoying vacations inside the valley then visiting the historic monuments and heritages of the three Durbar Squares and travelling to high altitude places like Nagarkot, Lakuri Bhanjyang and having a view of Sunrise and Sunset along with Kathmandu Valley can be an ideal choice. If you are thinking of enjoying your holiday outside the valley then travelling to heavenly destinations such as Pokhara, Chitwan, Lumbini are the best destinations. Activities such as activities rafting, canoe riding, bird watching and Jungle Safari for wildlife attractions around Chitwan National Park can be done.
Nagarkot is a scenic hilltop which is about 32 km east of Kathmandu and is at an altitude of a whooping 2100m. The hilltop has plenty to offer to the visitors. Renowned as a famous destination for viewing the Sunrise and Sunset, it is a recommended gateway for nature lovers. This place is also very famous for viewing mountains. Panoramic sighting of Himalayas ranging from Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east including Mt Everest can be seen. The view of Kathmandu valley seen from Nagarkot is also splendid.
Apart from viewing the beautiful sceneries activities such as short hiking, nature trails and mountain biking can also be done.
Dhulikhel-NamoBuddha is an ideal destination for short day treks. This trek is intended particularly for families with children. It offers trekking around the beautiful village of Panauti. It also offers an opportunity to visit spectacular Buddhist monastery and view the great mountain scenes. The place is very calm and pure with clean environment and the perfect destination for meditation. It is one of the three major Buddhist Pilgrimage site. It is 40 km southeast of Kathmandu
Pokhara is a charming city with beautiful natural setting and is located at a peaceful valley. It is often termed as paradise on earth and is famous for the mesmerizing view of sunrise and sunset in Sarangkot It is one of the preferred destinations for long family holidays in Nepal. Pokhara lies 200 km west of Kathmandu and it takes 6 hours to get to Pokhara via luxury bus and 25 minutes to get to Pokhara via an aero plane flight.
The adventurous activity such as Paragliding, Boating, and Zip Flyer attract thousands of tourists and therefore has become a famous tourist spot. It is also the starting point for the most popular trekking and rafting destinations in Nepal. So, if you are on a mood for a long family trip then don’t miss out on Pokhara!!
Lumbini is a famous destination and is the birth place of Lord Gautam Buddha. It is situated in the foothills of Himalayas at about 230 kilometers away from Kathmandu. Maya Devi Temple, the great pillar built by King Ashoka and the stupas are the places in Lumbini that are worth visiting. Beautiful shrines have been recently constructed by worshippers recently from all over the world. Lumbini visit with family is a saintly enlightenment.
Covering a whooping 932 sq km and enlisted in the world heritage site, Chitwan national Park will be a perfect family destination. Elephant safari, Jeep safari, canoeing etc. are the interesting activities to be done here in Chitwan. Away from city area it is a different destination that will have your close up with nature. You also get many trekking options here and an opportunity to know about Tharu culture.
The park hosts endangered species like Royal Bengal tiger and single-horned rhinoceros. Rhesus monkey, leopard, sloth bear, wild boar, grey langur monkey, wild dog, small wild cats, marsh crocodile, the four species of deer are the other animals found here. It is also the home to 450 species of birds. The clear sighting of single-horned rhinoceros and Royal Bengal Tiger can be done via Elephant Safari. A breathtaking Jeep Safari will take you into the heart of the park. It is a very pleasant place to chill and watch the occasional animal. Don’t miss out!!!
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