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Family Holidays in Nepal
Holidays in Nepal is a rare blend of adventure and fun for both children and parents. Multiple activity vacation in Nepal gives a family a rare travel experience to gain a deeper understanding of people, culture and true essence of Nepal.
Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan are the most popular destinations. In the recent time Annapurna Region has also topped the family preference list.
Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, is the wonderful choice to introduce youngsters and adults to the ancient history of Nepal, the urban lifestyle and cultural heritages. From hotels, guest houses to bed and breakfast, one can have the best child-friendly accommodations in Kathmandu very much suited for family. Sightseeing tour around Kathmandu can be very insightful for both parents and children; visits to Basantapur museum, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath stupa, Swayambhunath stupa, Patan and Bhaktapur provide a closer glimpse of Nepal's unique arts, craftsmanship, culture, tradition and custom. Children will especially find the sights of mischievous monkeys very amusing and interesting in Pashupatinath temple and Swayambhunath stupa. Pokhara, 210 km away from Kathmandu, confines family to wider selections of activities and excursions that are not strenuous, physically easy and are very insightful with a right balance between adventure and comfort. Some of the most popular activities that can be enjoyed by children in Pokhara are: boating on Phewa lake/ Rupa lake/Begnas lake, educational tour to museums and local villages , sightseeing tour around temples and cultural heritages ,bird watching , mountain flight, nature walk and exploration of cave Mahendra Gupha.
So welcoming is the atmosphere of Pokhara that both parents and children will feel instantly at home amidst the ambience of surrounding Himalayan panorama. Family can experience the exotism of Himalayas on a child-friendly low altitude trek in the Annapurna foothills. In the most relaxed manner family get to tread along the easy trails that wend past alpine meadows, lush forests of oak and rhododendrons, river valley, stone staircases, rice paddies and pristine hamlets. Ample opportunity is there to interact with local people at the camp sites and learn more about local culture and custom.
A visit to Chitwan National Park is a very worthwhile excursion.Chitwan is situated in the tropical Terai region, close to the borders with India, and provides a total contrast to the environment of snow-capped Himalaya. Being the home to several rare species, in particular, one-horned rhinoceros, leopard, sloth bear, wild boar, deer, bison, Royal Bengal tiger and abundant flora, the park exudes a special charm and excitement in children to explore more. Visit to elephant breeding center is another childrens' most sought after trip. So is a canoe along Narayani River that accommodates Gharial crocodile and Gangetic river dolphin. A day long jungle safari on an elephant concludes superbly with a cultural programme performed by local villages, followed by a hearty dinner. This can give family a fun and interactive insight into life in Chitwan.
While you can go for family holidays in Nepal all year round, the best time for family vacation in Spring.
One of the most popular adventure holidays in Nepal is the 15 days Wonderland of Himalayas Trip.
This 15 day trip is ideal for families. With sight seeing tours in Kathmandu, Pokhara and trekking in Annapurna foothills, rafting in the Trishuli and jungle safari in the dense forests of Chitwan National park this trip is specially devised for families, and has been planned keeping the kids' interests in mind.
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