Places for Family Holiday Trips in Nepal


Located 32km north-east of Kathmandu valley, Nagarkot (2,175m) is a fantastic destination for a family holiday trip maker in Nepal. Once you reach at Nagarkot with your family, the famous holiday destination welcomes with magical views of sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas. Apart from immersing into the beauty of the countryside, the trip also lets you enjoy the spectacular vistas of Mount Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Sishapangma, Gauri Shanker and more very closely. Likewise, your family can also go for short hiking at nearest popular areas of Nagarkot.


Kathmandu valley is another superb destination for family holiday makers in Nepal. Kathmandu, the city of temples, is rich in traditional cultural heritages and historical palaces. Out of ten UNESCO World Heritage sites in Nepal, seven cultural heritage sites are in Kathmandu Valley. Besides, the city of temples boasts on preserving the centuries old Newari culture. Thus, strolling around the cultural heritage sites in the valley proves to be a fascinating trip to the family holiday planners in Nepal.


It is a mountainous place suitable for those family holiday makers who are in search of a spiritual destination as well as high Himalayan vistas at a time in Nepal. The family trip makers, reaching at the site of Muktinath temple (3,8000m) in the yard of the Annapurna Himalayan range at first enjoy the taste of mountain trekking, then witness the pagoda style temple at such altitude and finally capture the unrivaled views of the Annapurna Himalaya range.


Located 200km west of Kathmandu valley, Pokhara is one of the most popular destinations for holiday makers in Nepal. Pokhara (823m) which is also best recognized as “City of Lakes” remains always packed with international visitors. During Pokhara trip, family holiday makers can roam around the cultural and natural landmarks of this beautiful valley. This geographically wonderful valley in the proximity of Annapurna Himalaya greets the holiday makers with the warm hospitality of local people. Beyond this, it will be the trip for capturing the mesmerizing views of the Annapurna Himalayan range.


Chitwan is another marvelous destination for holiday making in Nepal. In addition to the tremendous wealth of nature, Chitwan welcomes the domestic as well as international holiday makers with world class hospitality in the fantastic hotels. Chitwan National park, one of the richest and most well known wildlife reserves in Asia, is the central attraction of Chitwan where holiday makers involve different sorts of activities. The park also enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage site is the home of more than 43 species of mammals, 450 out of a total estimated 750 specifies of birds in Nepal, many varieties of butterflies and 45 species of amphibians and reptiles. The national park offers a unique ecosystem encompassing hills, oxbow lakes, flood plains, tall grasslands and thick jungles. Apart from exploring natural flora and fauna, a family traveler in Chitwan can engage on canoe rides, jungle walks and encounter with endangered the one horned Rhino and Royal Bengal Tigers as well.


Lumbini, the pilgrimage site situated 300kms from Kathmandu, is the birth place of Lord Buddha. The family holiday makers in Nepal can reach in Lumbini by various means. There are many flights to get Lumbini from Kathmandu Airport. Visitors can also travel by land; it takes 6 to 7 hours from Kathmandu. The major attraction at the Lumbini remains the Sacred Garden, the Mayadevi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, sacred pond, China Temple etc. The sacred Garden houses all the treasures of the historic area.


Besides adventure and cultural tours, a traveler can even think for going for bird watching tour in the Himalayas. There are various popular sites for bird watchers in Nepal and among them Phulchoki primarily draws the attention. Get your binoculars with your family members and look forward to a rewarding experience. The joy of bird watching yields into an experience of paradise in Nepal.

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