A trip to explore Nepal with your family

  • Last Updated on Jun 27, 2022

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Nepal offers one of the best family tours to spend quality time with your family. The Nepal family tour package is designed in such a way that it provides knowledge related to traditions, history, culture of Nepal through visit to historical and natural world heritage sites. Family members have a great time while being in Nepal.

You will have a sense of cultural and spiritual experience with time spent in Kathmandu listening to fascinating stories as you find yourselves in the realm of holy men, living goddesses and Buddhist temples with incense. You can enjoy the beauty of nature and culture while visiting famous tourist places in Nepal.

According to your interest, you and your family are provided with lifetime of memories of the most magnificent view of the Himalayan ranges. It also includes a visit to different World Heritage Sites like Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath temple, Patan durbar square, Kathmandu Durbar square.

Some of the places to explore in Nepal are:

Pokhara

Pokhara is the perfect destination for leisure in Nepal. It is popularly known as the ‘Gateway to Annapurna Circuit,’ and it offers a wonderful opportunity for paragliding.
Pokhara is the 'Tourist Capital of Nepal,' and is the second-largest city in Nepal, after Kathmandu. It is at an altitude of more than 900 m.

The city is divided into two parts - Lakeside Pokhara and Old City. Phewa Lake makes for breathtaking photo scenery and a boating paradise. It has beautiful shops, dreamy cafés, restaurants and pubs that complete the perfect scenery. You can buy handicrafts, woodwork and woolwork from here.

The Tibetan Mini Market is a good one to shop for souvenirs. Pokhara is a destination for trekkers an as it is a popular starting point for many treks in the Annapurna Range and Nepal trekking tours gives you inner happiness and also provide you strength to overcome fear.

Kathmandu

Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and also the largest city in Nepal. You will look at the decaying buildings in the city which by the way, are in stark contrast with the lively atmosphere on the streets. You will be able to smell incense from the stores and observe the people go about their daily lives against the backdrop of temples and carved statues.

Kathmandu was one of three rival royal cities for hundred years, along with Bhaktapur and Patan. Now, all these three run together. The highlight of Kathmandu is Durbar Square, the largest of the palace squares in the three royal cities and a UNESCO World Heritage.

Nagarkot

Nagarkot is a scenic destination which is located east of Kathmandu. It is elevated about two-thousand meters above sea level and is the second highest peak in Kathmandu. The best time to visit the place is between October and March as the skies are clear.

There are plenty of resorts in Nagarkot which offer full board accommodation. Situated below the peak, many tourists opt to stay here and trek to the top of the hill to watch the sunrise. It is the best time to view the mountain ranges as the skies are clear.

You will get the opportunity to have a magnificent view of the breathtaking Himalayan peaks of Nepal including Mount Everest. The place provides many options like hiking, rock climbing, birdwatching, pony riding, mountain biking and paragliding for nature and adventure lovers.

Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur has a rich architecture, though a lot of demolition was caused due to the tragic earthquake of 2015. We can find many mesmerizing temples with their exquisite architecture and art. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is one of the best places to visit if you want to see excellent architecture and carvings. Apart from visiting the temple, you can also shop here. The place is known for souvenirs, pottery, puppets, masks and cultural handicrafts.

The city is situated on the trade route between India and Tibet and you can have a clear view of the Himalayas. It is the third-largest city in Nepal and one of the most popular tourist destinations where Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the most common attraction.

Sagarmatha National Park

It is one of the main revenue earners for the tourism of Nepal. It is the closest you can get to Mount Everest if you are not attempting a climb. It is a is home to the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest and other high peaks like Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Thamserku, Nuptse, Amadablam and Pumori. Sagarmatha is the ideal destination for trekking in Nepal and gives you an opportunity to experience the beautiful views of the magnificent Mount Everest and the Himalayan Range.

It is home to unique flora and fauna, especially the rare Snow Leopard species. The diversity in this park makes it one of the best places to visit in Nepal. The best time to visit is from October-November and March to May. You should avoid visiting here from June to September as it receives heavy rainfall, which makes it difficult for hiking and camping. December to February is very cold and snowfall is common during these months.

Patan

Patan or Lalitpur or Yala is one of the three royal cities of Nepal. It is a famous tourist place in the country and is famously known for its rich architecture, wonderful wood carvings and a vibe of spirituality. Generally, people prefer one day-trip to Patan from Kathmandu, as it is close to the capital, it would be great to stay for more than a day to enjoy the beauty of its courtyards and squares. Rani Ki Vav is the latest Indian entrant to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is situated in Patan.

Author Bio:

Manmohan Singh is a passionate Yogi, Yoga Teacher and a Traveller in India. He organize conducts Yoga Teacher Training in India in different cities and Ayurvda Courses in Kerala. He loves writing and reading books related to yoga, health, nature, Himalayas and Trekking in India.

Suman Aryal

Suman Aryal

Suman Aryal is Travel and Tour operator in the Himalaya since long. He organizes tours, trekking, hiking and climbing in Nepal. He loves writing related to travel and trekking in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.