Family and Kids in Kathmandu

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Kathmandu? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Kathmandu, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Kathmandu.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Kathmandu for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Bodnath Stupa

    Family and Kids

    They say there is no other place quite like Bodhnath. Easily, one of the most beautiful stupas and also one of the largest in Asia, Bodhnath reverberates surreal spiritualistic charm. Textbook perfect beauty, set amidst the mighty Himalayas, there are about 29 gompas in and around this majestic pilgrimage. Many maroon clad Tibetan Buddhist monks & nuns can be seen walking around Boudha, esp...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Changu Narayan

    Family and Kids

    Nepal’s true gem, located 22 km from Kathmandu, the Changu Narayan temple is one of the oldest Vishnu shrines in the world. The temple is full of intricate carvings and paintings dating back to the Licchavi period, worthy of a UNESCO world heritage status. Part of the charm of this serene pilgrimage is the fact that it is not too crowded. Apart from the main temple there are other shrines...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park

    National Park, Bird Watching

    Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park  is situated on the northern fringe of Kathmandu valley and lies about 12 km away from the centre of capital city. If bird songs and animal whispers are what excite you, Shivapuri Nagarjun National park is just the place for you. Established as recent as 2002, this is one of the last areas of woodland left in the valley, and the forest is alive with monkeys...Read more
  4. Amazing Kathmandu attraction for kids
    Trishuli River

    Family and Kids

    <Believed to have originated due to Lord Shiva’s trident, the Trishuli river is very well known for its rafting and other adventure sports.Easily accessible from both Pokhara and Kathmandu, a number of adventure enthusiasts requent this river every summer. It’s rapids are exciting and unpredictable, adding thrilling twists to the rafting experience. There are also some spectacula...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    National Museum Of Nepal

    Family and Kids

    A popular tourist attraction in Nepal, the National museum is close to 100 years old. It is run by the government of Nepal and holds a huge collection of various weapons, pictures, art, paintings, murals, coins and sculptures that depict the fascinating story of this hilly nation. Spread over three buildings, Juddha Jayatia Kala Shala, Buddha Art Gallery and the main building which consists of ...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Kathmandu
    Babar Mahal Revisited

    Family and Kids

    A unique, charming recreational place that is a re-creation of the old Babar Mahal, this complex has shops, restaurants and other entertainment facilities in an old style setting. The old buildings of Babar Mahal have been painstakingly restored providing visitors with a lovely, out-of-the world experience. Worth a visit for the architecture and the atmosphere; prices here are not for the faint...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Langtang National Park

    National Park

    Langtang National Park, located in the central Himalayan region, is the first Himalayan National Park, designated in 1970-71. A hotbed for flora, fauna and traditional tribes, this park was made a protected region for the wealth of natural resources it contains. There are a number of vegetation types in this area, making it rich with natural resources. Known for camping and hiking, many tourist...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Thrangu Tashi Choling Monastery (gumba) Image
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    Family and Kids

    It is a beautiful Buddhist monastery located close to and facing the Great Stupa of Boudhanath. It is a major pilgrimage site for Buddhists, making it one of the most holy places in Nepal. It is also one of the largest Tibetan settlement out of mainland Tibet. The place offers picturesque views and is perfect for travellers who are seeking solitude. You can sit and meditate as well. The monaste...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Seto Machhendranath Temple

    Family and Kids

    The Seto Machhendranath Temple is a pilgrimage spot to the Buddhists and the Hindus who revere the Avalokiteshwara and the rain-bringer Lord Shiva respectively. The temple was badly destroyed in the 2015 earthquake but has been restored to its former glory. As you enter the courtyard, you will find a number of stupas, statues and shrines as well as a female figurine having European features sur...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Ratna Park

    Park

    The Ratna Park is nestled in the heart of the capital and derives its name from the second wife of King Mahendra, Queen Ratna. This small patch of green oasis was built for the kids but now it acts as a rendezvous point and afternoon strolling point between Tudikhel and Rani Pokhari. You will see lots of pigeons fluttering about and ducks gathering around the green pond located in the centre of...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Maru Tole

    Family and Kids

    The Maru Tole is a historical street running from the Durbar Square to Vishnumati River. Once a popular hippie corner, the street was also named Pie Alley, thanks to its famous pastry shops that had delighted the local people as well as the tourists. A leisurely stroll will let you explore a number of water conduits which are sunken. As you reach the Vishnumati River, the Maru Tole extends to S...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Hanuman Dhoka Image
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    Family and Kids

    The Hanuman Dhoka in the Durbar Square covers five acres and showcases a complex of structures from the Malla and Shah Dynasty. The main attraction of the complex is the Hanuman Gate (Dhoka) where the statue of the Hindu deity Hanuman clad in red cloth is erected. The stone sculpture of Narasimha devoring Hiranyakashipu is set up on the left of Hanuman. The Nasal Chok is a rectangular courtyard...Read more