Being the national capital city, Kathmandu is the gateway to Nepal tourism and offers a lot of places to visit and things to do. It is sure that spending your Holiday in Kathmandu will be unforgettable. Be happy in being in the lap of nature and enjoy fun visiting parks and gardens of Kathmandu.
Kathmandu Fun Valley – Opened for public on the 29th May 2013, the Kathmandu Fun Valley is an amusement park. Based in Bhaktpur Palace near Shiva Statue, it has become the major centre for having fun. The park has attractions like Water Park, Amusement Park, Go karting for seniors & kids, Relay Tower, Wave Pool, Dodgem Cars for senior and kids, Multiple Water Slides for adults & kid, Dragon Coast, Kids Helicopter, Break Dance and Kids Columbus. This park has its restaurant for taking care of hungry souls including you.
Bhrikuti Mandap Fun Park – Located in Bhrikuti Mandap, this amusement park of Kathmandu offers varied facilities to enjoy your holiday in the city. You come across some attractions such as boat ride, the Ferris wheel and the park train. It is the fun place where you can enjoy your time with your family members including young children.
National Botanical Garden – Based at the southeast corner of Kathmandu Valley in the Base of Mount Phulchoki near Godawari, the National Botanical Garden is spread over the area of 82 hectare land. Here the temperature ranges from 20 to 30 degree Celsius in summer and -5 to 20 degree Celsius in winter. Including the garden in your Kathmandu tour, you will see 500 species of plants and can experience Godawary Spring located near about it.
Taudaha Lake – The Taudaha Lake, just 6kms away from Kathmandu, is the ideal place to spend time with your friends and dear ones. The lake has an incongruously solitary tree in the middle and is a home of migratory birds and a wide variety of fish.
Nagdaha – Based in Lalitpur District in the Kathmandu Valley, Nagdaha is a natural pond and its area is spread over 5 hectares and the main flow source of this pond is a natural spring. There is a mythical story associated with it and this story draws the attention of several tourists from nearby places along with some foreigners.
Garden of Dreams – It is the garden which is included approximately all Kathmandu packages by visitors from all over the world. The Garden of Dreams, very close to Thamel, is a part of Kaiser Mahal built by the Prime Minister Bir SJB Rana in 1895. This garden has a pond for ducks, a fabulous lawn, flower gardens and a wooded area where birds roosted. You can enjoy coffee and international quality food at Kaiser Cafe during your visit of the Garden of Dreams.
Balaju Water Garden – Located 5 kms away from the northwest of Kathmandu, the Balaju Garden is an ideal park where you can feel relaxed with your near & dear ones. It has twenty-two stone water spouts (built in 18th century) in a row and each spout has an ornamentally engraved crocodile head. Further, it has a swimming pool, ponds having fishes and flower gardens.Disclaimer – The views and opinions mentioned here are the writers’ own thoughts or based on the talks held with some of the professionals of respective fields. Never consider the tips or ideas mentioned on Stay Young & Healthy as a substitute for physician’s advice. At Stay Young & Healthy, we strongly advise you to consult your doctor for more details.