Nepal is a small country characterize by a unique topographical composition and geographical location making it an ideal destination for a vacation.
The country is visited by a passel of tourists every year. Some people visit Nepal for pilgrimage, while the others for reaction or adventure. Bottom line is: Nepal has the best sources to serve the interest of all kinds of visitors.
If you are looking for family vacation spot then Nepal is one of the best option. There is just so much that can be done by a family in Nepal! Listed are some few things you can visit Nepal with your family for-
Nepal houses 8 among the 10 highest peak in the world. The Great Himalayan Range stretches across the entire Northern regions. These are the major reason behind Nepal’s popularity among the trekkers and adventurers.
Short treks are mostly of about a week or so. The altitude is comparatively lower and the hike easier. Such treks are not demanding in terms of climbing skills. The walks are shorter. The route leads you to some of the best viewpoint of the Himalayan ranges. The rural lifestyle and practices of the villages that lie along the trek are worth witnessing.
If you are coming along with senior citizens, you can always request to increase the number of acclimatization day. If you have very young children in your team, you can request for porters. Short trek can be a great way to bond with your family through adventure.
If you are here on a vacation with your children, then consider going for a jungle Safari. The adults also find this activity highly entertaining. You can visit the jungle on foot, by jeep, or on an elephant which is the best option among all.
18% of its land is protected area – either known as National parks or Wildlife reserves or Conservation areas. However only two national parks permit jungle safari. Chitwan National Park, listen under the UNESCO world heritage site, is the most popular one.
Situated in the southern region of Nepal, Chitwan national parks covers 932 sq km of forests, marshland and rippling grassland. A large population of the wild species reside in this park.
You will encounter some of the rarest species in the forest-one-horned rhinos, deer, monkeys, leopards, wild elephant’s sloth bears, the majestic Bengal tiger, and up to 544 species of birds being some of them.
If heaven was a place on earth, then it can be no other than Pokhara. The beautiful city is also known as, ‘the city of lakes’. Pokhara is the summary of every beautiful substance of the nature all packed up in one suitcase.
The place has many resorts and hotels ranging from luxurious ones to highly economical ones. The Lakeside of the Fewa Lake is the most commercialized area of this place. There are countless restaurants, bars, cafes, stores and hotels all long this area.
Boating in the Fewa Taal (Lake) is the most famous activity. The journey is a short and a scenic one; through green hills standing against while Himalayan peaks. You can also cycle around this area or go hiking. There are several caves, deep valleys, hills- Sarankot being the most popular one, beautiful lakes and magnificent landscapes that can be explored by walking, or driving, or cycling.
Pokhara also happens to be one of the best commercial places in the world for paragliding and zip-lining. If you are coming along with a daring adolescents, then Pokhara is the best place you can take them.
Situated between two humongous hills is the Kathmandu valley that comprises of three district, the capital city of Kathmandu being one of them. The weather in the city is pleasant throughout the year.
You can visit the popular UNESCO world heritage sites- Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Changu Narayan Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Temple.
You can also spend leisure days in Kathmandu by staying in luxurious hotels and resorts overlooking spectacular scenery. There are a lot of places you can go shopping. Kathmandu also has plenty of restaurants of various cuisines. The tour in Kathmandu city for your family will be that of a cultural one.
Some of the local airlines offer mountain flights around the Himalayan regions. The flight is generally of about 45 minutes. This can be a great way add a memorable story to your family album.
The view offered in this journey is the one of its kind. You will get close glimpse of some of the highest peaks in the world. Flying over a landscape beautifully decorated in glistening white-mountains is an incredible experience. This is as close as you can get tot some of the finest art of the creator.
These were few among the various other things that makes Nepal a perfect family vacation spot. The tradition and culture is well preserved and exciting. Your family will get a chance to witness and learn new lifestyles and practices.
Visit Nepal and add unique and thrilling stories to your box of memories shared with your family.