Fun things to do in Kathmandu Nepal
KATHMANDU IS THE HEART OF NEPAL AS IT IS ALSO THE CAPITAL CITY. The people or the tourist who comes internally and externally for doing and entertaining the something extra. The Kathmandu is a valley and is surrounded by green mountain. People want to share their feeling in the hotness and coldness of Kathmandu atmosphere. The people are in the search of joy and for happiness. They are victims of busy life and wants refreshment for some days after the completion of the target. So you can also enjoy in Kathmandu according to your wish. The safety and safe traffic rules will allow your vehicles to move in mannerly.
There is very less chance of an accident. As the people of Kathmandu also seems very busy and they have not the time to take rest from their continuous works. A lot of work and program is opened in the Kathmandu for the services of the tourist. You can enjoy and spend your time according to your budget and management. Moreover, you can also achieve the services depends upon your expenditure skills and maintenance that enlightenment your entertainment and feelings with pasting the colorful taste and jam in the sleeping bread.
Kathmandu is the capital city of beautiful country Nepal. You can enjoy lots of activities in Nepal and you can also create lots of fun activities within the Kathmandu valley. These funny and adventurous activities assist in creating the wonderful and unforgettable memories. Culturally and historically rich Kathmandu valley provides the good opportunities to explore new things which are interesting in their own way more than expected by the visitors. The beautiful Kathmandu valley has its own unique blend of different culture and tradition that makes it different from the other places. Some of the funny things to do in Kathmandu can be mentioned below. So following are the some of the services and things which make you fun and you can entertain:
1. Shopping at Bhatbhateni:
It is also the delightful work from which you can adapt lots of fun and joy with various appearance. This one of the biggest roof under which found the lots of goods and commodity-related to your demand. You have the right choice if you enter in it and also you can get more services in less time. The saving of time can add some extra time in entertainment. Bhatbahteni has the greatest store of the national and international product with comfortable prices. This is a benefit that customer can purchase the good and qualitative product after the expenditure of the money in consumption. The product of Bhatbhateni can be expensive but not compromised in the qualitative product to sell only.
2. Playing the game in the mall:
It can be also the best alternative to make fun by playing many games in the mall like the civil mall, K L tower, and city center. These are the largest services provider of Kathmandu in the various stall and launching different offer. It also deserves with the selling of the qualitative goods and services. The mall offers different types of digital game like as arrows, bingo, carom board, racing and much more. The playing game in largest and lightest pitch provides more satisfaction and eagerness to the feelings. And also the video game of army and Fight man, Spiderman, that makes much fun and the time will be formed as the railway’s speed going. The decoration grants the emotions and lets you to plays controlling.
3. Spending the time in fun park:
This also the famous places in Kathmandu located near the Singhdurbar which calls the people by showing many attractions activities. There are many services conduction for the entertainment of man and women. The park is all time full filled with all class people and couples. The park facilitates the rotate ping, magic, swimming pool, and many children functions and forums. The swimming pool will give you more encouragement to play and fun. The name fun park will not leave you any comment and lacks in doing fun. It is the common places and invited also commonly. The person and the couples mostly come here to make refreshment and play the game. You can take the entertainment of magic and ping and break dance in the wheels.
4. 8D movies shown:
This is the international movies categories theater having the high contrast and light, makes you feel as reality going on. This show is not moved and run for the normal movies because it is the highly animated film. There are many class and types of movies which even affects the watcher after seeing. The movies are only of 15 to 20 minutes with lots of fun and contrast. The movies company already notified you do not see if you are weak hearted. According to my view, it can be also the best fun factory for taking fun which can be the memorable, while watching this film, we think and feel the film actions is the reality going on in front of my eyes. So the company gives you the Googles which makes your senses and looks more efficient and films effectively watch.
5. Breakfast on wheels:
The money and the passion are two different things, which can be acquisition according to necessity. There are much rich who do not want to eat something in footpath due to their own values and positions. The thought of the person depends on variously. Some don’t mind about the standard while some guarantee minds the standard. Kathmandu is not the small city having the largest population of Nepal and area also occupying much as the summation of three districts treated as. Breakfast on wheels is also so much tasty somewhere like in the Ratnapark and Gaushala. If you show your personality you can’t be near or touched to happiness, but if you free from all the tension of boundaries and taste the breakfast and food items offered in the wheels give you the wonderful taste. This activity can be also the fun in groups.
6. Visiting Pashupatinath:
Kathmandu is the city of temples as there are so many temples situated in the Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu valley has the religious importance as several mythological stories have been attached to the temples and monuments. The temples, monuments built in the Kathmandu valley shows the harmony existing in the place between the two different religions i.e. Hinduism and Buddhism. So in this Kathmandu valley, there are numerous culturally interesting places as well as the numerous beautiful temples to visit.
The most famous Hindu temple attached with the religious importance is situated within the valley at the bank of holy Bagmati River. People who follow Hindu culture and tradition specially visit this temple from all across the world. Pashupatinath temple has its own importance regarding the Hindu culture. Hindu cultured people find this temple as a sacred pilgrimage and have a belief to visit this temple once in their lifetime. This is the famous temples within the Kathmandu valley but if you pass by the several places within the Kathmandu valley, you will find famous temples of different gods and goddesses.Not only over the main places within the valley but if you walk the streets within every place, you will notice small temples within the valley that has great significance to the local people So visiting the premises of Pashupatinath temple is the most lovable and fun activity to do within the Kathmandu valley and is the foremost thing to do above all.
The world knows about the Pashupatinath and it is treated and worship as the national GOD. The Shiva is also the known and worshiped as the three figures that are Generator of the earth, Operator of the earth and Destroyer of the earth. Pashupatinath is located in the Gaushala welcoming more than one Lakhs of people every day with soul and blessed hearts. The visiting in it will also make your heart purity and the soul sinless. Next, you can also visit the forest front of the Pashupatinath having many kinds of animal like deer and more. The appearances of national and international faces also create some feelings funny after looking their actions and activities. The greenery and peaceful forest will provide you the spiritual fun and even sometimes the physical fun too.
7. Visiting royal palaces:
This also one of the most visited places of the Kathmandu daily by the national and international people. As the world knows that Nepal has monarchy ruled all the sectors with priority and power. But the times suddenly slap even the king and the people of the country throw not only the king along with the family from the palaces. Before the present Nepal government, everything is controlled by His Majesty Government. The royal palaces have to hide the greatest story of Nepal kingdom, and the incidence had happened in 2058 Jestha 19.
So this is also the right places to make fun and know about the lifestyles and the daily life of the former king in the palaces. Because all the story is connected and reflects your past memory of action by the king in the palace and country. There are many things which automatically speaks about the greatness and history of Nepal and Nepalese people. There is proof kept inside the palace that the Lord Gautam Buddha was born in Nepal, not in India’’. If you want to make the real fun and also you want to get something extra knowledge about the king and kingdom Nepal, then it is the best destiny you have to move and make fun unlimitedly.
8. Playing snooker and online game:
Snooker is treated as the international game of indoors gives much fun in groups actually. It needs at least two person or friends to start and operate this game. It is also an ideal game which makes you invest more mind in every stick of chances. Or if you are interested in playing online games with friends of any then that might be your selection choices. The games are also the extravagant ways and process of adopting the fun and interest of refreshment to gain from it. Snooker is six pit or hole we can call it and have to make the ball spread on the board inside the hole by hitting the bottom from the stick. There can be the many friends having online got bored and want to play, you can directly connect with them. The playing online can be the gambling by doing speculative steps of games dealing.
9. Picnic and picturing at Nagarkot:
Nagarkot lies after some distance of Kathmandu famous for the tourist spot and traveling spot having the intelligence features of outstanding views of sunrise from here. The tourist got enormous entertainment at the Nagarkot and makes the photos bundles with many clicks from many directions. The picnic spot has lots of fun differentiated in different places with the invitation. You can also enjoy and make the photo album of Nagarkot including unlimited fun and frames. The sunrise will make you greedy to see again and again. The greenery environment will trap you with their greenery and attractive beauty.
10. Visiting Bouddhanath and Swayambunathstupa:
The next thing to do after visiting the temples is visiting the Bouddhanath and Swayambhunathstupa, which is equally important as Pashupatinath temple from a religious point of view. These stupa related to Buddhism reflect the historical and religious tales that enhances their significance from both aspects. Boudhanath is also one of the largest Buddhist monasteries among all the monasteries situated all over the world. Boudhanath stupa which is also popularly known as the boudha is one of the sacred pilgrimage and religious sites that have been able to occupy a special place in the heart of people regardless of their religion.
Similarly is the swayambhunathstupa, the most visited and one of the largest Buddhist stupa situated in the Kathmandu valley. Swayambunathstupa can also be reached through the trekking routes if the visitors like to trek enjoying the greenery and scenic beauty. Both the stupas are famous Buddhist pilgrimage and the tourist sites. Many people from abroad visit these stupas and to grab the information regarding the Buddhism and the history related to Lord Buddha. Therefore these sacred sites can be visited by the visitors when they are in the Kathmandu valley. It is also one of the interesting things to do when visitors visit Kathmandu valley along with having fun.
11. Visiting the durbar squares:
The next fun thing to do in Kathmandu valley is to visit the durbar squares situated in the three different beautiful cities of the valley. The major cities of Kathmandu valley are Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur and these cities have they’re own historical and cultural importance. The durbar square situated in these main cities signifies their own cultural and historical importance. Kathmandu Durbar square, Bhaktapur Durbar square and Patan Durbar square situated within the Kathmandu valley. Each of these durbar squares has their own unique culture as well as art to amaze the visitors and tourists.
When you walk around the durbar squares you will also notice several small temples that have its own religious stories and importance. While walking within the alleys and palaces of Durbar square, it will definitely make every visitors feel that they are traveling in the time that is centuries back. In every nook and corners of the durbar squares, there is something in every direction that takes back you to the centuries back signifying the cultural and historical importance. These temples and monasteries signify their own religious significance. If the visitors are lucky enough then they will also be able to spot the only living goddess of Nepal, who might be gazing out of the window.
Every monuments and temple will take the visitors back to the reign of different historical kings and reflects the stories of centuries ago. They have their own history and their own mythological tales. These monuments reflect the art and culture of that specific place where the Durbar square is situated. If the visitors want to explore more about the culture and tradition of these places or the international tourists want to have more knowledge about the unique tradition and rituals of these cities, then they can visit the museum lying in each of the durbar squares situated in these main cities.
These museums can be visited by paying a certain amount of fees by the local people and the international tourist as well. The museum engraves lots of historical information along with the antiques and statues with historical importance. So, the visitors on visiting these museums grab the adequate amount of information regarding the historical and cultural importance. Therefore, if the visitors have enough time to spend in the Kathmandu valley and like to have fun along with grabbing the information, then visiting Durbar square is the best fun things to do. These are the important places to visit in the Kathmandu valley.
12. Hiking within the valley:
If the people like to have fun with the adventurous activities, then hiking within the valley can be a lovely thing to do. If the people love the nature and like to enjoy the natural beauty and the panoramic view of nature, then the short hiking within the beautiful Kathmandu valley is the most fun activities to do and to enjoy. Within Kathmandu valley different short hiking routes are available and these routes are the hiking routes usually used by the visitors to enjoy and to have fun.
Short hiking routes like Nagarkot hiking route, chisapani hiking route, Nagarjuna hiking route, Champa Devi hiking route are some of the short routes for the visitors to hike within one or two days. It is not hidden from anyone that our country Nepal is blessed with natural beauty, and this natural beauty and greenery invite the people to visit from various countries as well as from within the countries. The visitors will be surprised to see how the life of people changes and how people are living far from these cities in the fresh air with their own engagement in agriculture and animal husbandry and much more.
The beautiful sunset and sunrise over the mountains, which is the spectacular view for the visitors provide the amazing relaxation from the tiredness. When the visitors hike above the mountains around the Kathmandu valley, the luscious greenery will give them more enjoyment to hike in the fresh air. If the visitors want to have private hiking trips then they can have the contact with some private and reliable travel operators as well. With the hiking routes available you can have lots of fun in Kathmandu and observe the lifestyle of the people around the valley.
13. Mountain flights:
It is known fact that Nepal is a beautiful country and is famous in the world with its natural and panoramic beauty. Because of this person from all over the world visits the country to enjoy the vacation and holidays and also to relax. Kathmandu, the capital city is also visited to enjoy the different activities. Mountain flight is also one of the fun activities that can be enjoyed by the visitors. The fact not hidden from anyone is that the most of the peaks above 8000 meter lie in the beautiful country Nepal.
Eight out of fourteen peaks above 8000 meter lie in Nepal and this has been the boon for the country Nepal. It is said among the international tourists that no trip is completed to Nepal without having the fun of exciting mountain flights. Through the mountain flight, the visitors can enjoy the magnificent and spectacular views of the mountain and the high Himalayas. It is a good opportunity to take a mountain flight to observe the mountains and Himalayan range from the window seat of the flight. If the visitors have the tight schedule for the vacation and holidays and you are not able to trek over the Everest and Annapurna region because of the time restriction then mountain flight is the best option to enjoy with a mountain peak.
A one hour flight can fit the tight schedule of the visitors and relax the visitor’s thirst to enjoy the natural beauty of snowcapped mountain in the favorable weather condition. This is the best way to tackle if the visitors have deep carved to have a good view of Everest as well as other mountains and peaks. If the visitors have the time restriction to trek around the various beautiful mountainous regions, then obviously this is the best option to carry out. The visitors also have the option to choose the charter companies that offers a flight for the purpose of mountain flight or may also choose the helicopter ride to Everest peak region, Annapurna range region or also towards the Kanchenjunga region.
These are all the peaks that are above the 8000 meters high and beside this additional five Himalayas above 8000 meter lies in Nepal among 14 such high peaks of the world. If the visitors do not have the adequate amount of time, then this is the fabulous way to have fun in the Kathmandu valley.
14. Visiting in monasteries:
Kathmandu valley is known as the cities of temples. In every alley and small streets, the visitors can find temples and monuments that reflect the centuries-old culture and tradition. Similar is the monastery situated in the valley, monasteries also hold the great significance to the Nepalese culture. Monasteries situated in the Kathmandu valley are centuries old and takes the visitors centuries back. The monasteries situated in the Kathmandu valley comprises of the beautiful statues of Buddha in his different incarnation. There are a number of monasteries within the Kathmandu valley that represents different incarnation of Buddha and follows different forms of Buddhism.
Several monasteries in Kathmandu and Patan reflect Vajrayana Buddhism. People residing in these cities tend to follow this form of Buddhism and this form of Buddhism has its own significance and religious tales. Besides this, few of the new monasteries built in Kathmandu valley follow Tibetan Buddhism. Kapan monastery is one of the most beautiful monasteries that take your heart away from this chaotic and polluted Kathmandu city. So visiting this type of monastery within the Kathmandu valley to escape from the chaos of Kathmandu city. Therefore if the visitors like to have fun and relax and enjoy without having any chaos in the city, then visiting different monasteries is the better option in Kathmandu.
15. Meditating in the Kapan monastery:
as the Kathmandu city is full of chaos and pollution, therefore besides visiting the monasteries, the next option available is visiting and meditating in the Kapan monastery. It is the best option to choose if the visitors want to have fun with the meditation and yoga. Kapan monastery even provides crash course and various another course regarding the Buddhist meditation and yoga which will give you the insights of the spirituality. Besides this, if you would like to trek towards the monastery enjoying the natural and luscious beauty of the greenery of the Kathmandu valley, then it would also be best to climb towards the monastery. It takes almost 2 hrs from Thamel if you want to trek to the Kapan monastery. It is certainly the fun thing to do and enjoy within the beautiful but yet full of crowd and chaotic Kathmandu valley.
16. Shopping in Kathmandu:
Shopping, while visiting any new place is the obvious thing to do by any visitors and so is the case for beautiful Kathmandu. Shopping in Kathmandu has its own charm and unique attractions. There are various options available to do shopping in Kathmandu. The shopping in Kathmandu indulges every income group; people from low-income group to high-income group. So, shopping in Kathmandu solely depends on the taste and preference of the visitors where they want to shop and what they want to shop here.
Here, the visitors can shop everything from the clothes, spices, interiors to the souvenirs, local arts to trekking items. Besides malls, there are also the traditional centuries-old shops that sell everything to satisfy the basic needs as well as other needs of Nepalese people. The main bazars within Kathmandu valley such as mangal bazar and asan bazar provides all the things as per the requirement. Beautiful pashmina shawls, thanka painting, dancing dolls, antique and classy items signify their own importance and history related to the Nepal. These items have their own charms and cultural importance to attract the tourists and visitors. For this, the visitors require money and the bargaining skill as well and you can grab the things you like. Therefore shopping in the streets of Kathmandu valley is also one of the fun activities to do.
17. Roaming around Thamel bazar:
If you are visiting Kathmandu valley and not visiting Thamel bazar, it is not possible. Every visitor on visiting Kathmandu valley visits Thamel bazar to take a stroll. Besides this, if the visitors have no any clue about what to do next when they can start from the Thamel bazar taking a stroll and getting an idea about the direction where to go and how to go. It is known that Thamel is the heart of Kathmandu and all the gossips and chaos starts from this place only. This is the place where we can find an enormous amount of foreigners and locals interacting with each other harmoniously.
Thamel is regarded as the tourist area of the Kathmandu where every shop and street shops are set up to attract tourist with the souvenir items, pashmina shawls, dancing dolls, antique pieces, classy items and so on. Beside this, Thamel comprises of all sorts of shops; grocery shops, souvenirs shop, restaurants, fancy items shop, tattoo parlors expensive as well as cheap, trekking companies, travel agents and many others. Within the alleys and streets of Thamel, the visitors can explore the best and unique culture practiced within the Kathmandu valley by local people as well as by the tourists. Besides these, thanka painting is the most popular among the tourists. Therefore, taking a stroll around the Thamel bazar while visiting Kathmandu valley, it is the interesting thing to do for fun as well as for relaxation.
18. Visiting garden of dreams:
At the entrance point of Thamel bazar, there is the garden of dreams. Garden of dreams is said to be the most beautiful garden built in the middle of the Kathmandu and it is the beautiful place within the area of chaos and pollution of Kathmandu city. Garden of dreams is built with the European style of landscaping and architecture with beautiful fencing. The garden is renewed and maintained on the time basis and it is generally visited by the people to escape from the pollution and chaos of the Kathmandu city.The garden of dreams is mostly visited by the couples to have some private time and have some romantic talks too. This garden of dreams is not the place to escape while visiting the Kathmandu valley to have the experience of heaven in the earth. Ultimately, visiting the garden of dreams is also the fun thing to do in Kathmandu and enjoy the heavenly experience.
19. Visiting Narayanhiti palace museum:
The history of Nepal has not been able to reveal the destruction of King Birendra and his family along with some of the other royal family members. The residing palace of king Birendra now has been converted into the museum popularly known as Narayanhity palace museum. This museum is once visited by every local people as well as the people from abroad for reminiscing the memory of King Birendra and his family. The museum is able to reflect the destruction of the royal family along with their lifestyle. The interior of the palace is built as per the late Victorian style. The reception hall of the palace is decorated with the two Bengali tiger as in the posture hunted by the late King Birendra. In this room, the oath ceremony of prime minister used to be held in the reign of King Birendra. Similarly, the throne room is also decorated on the basis of Hindu temple architect style.
This is the room where the throne of the kingdom of Nepal is placed and from this room only, the royal proclamation is given by the king and the royal members. The museum is rich and historic and reflects the reign of King Birendra. The museum is generally opened on every day except Tuesday and the time of opening is 11 am to 4 pm.; certain entry fee is to be paid by the visitors in order to visit this historically important place. Still, the museum is able to reflect the royalty and the monarch that used to rule the kingdom of Nepal in the perfect manner. Every single room of the palace reflects the sorrowful history of King Birendra and his royal family members. Therefore, the visitors must once visit Narayanhiti palace museum while visiting the Kathmandu valley.
20. Meditation and yoga:
Kathmandu, the capital city though is full of chaos and pollution but also offers the space for meditation and yoga. Many monasteries offer the courses to meditate and yoga but beside these monasteries, there are many meditation centers in the city. These centers provide many courses regarding the yoga and meditation relaxing the mind from the stress of the daily life. The most popular meditation center in the Kathmandu is oshotapoban near Nagarjuna forest. In this meditation center, generally 10 days long meditation course known as vipassana course is offered here.
Through the meditation and yoga, the meditation center tends to discover and explore the spiritual insights of the person that relates the person to the gods and goddesses. So visiting meditation centers established within the city or established around the Kathmandu valley is also the interesting thing to do in Kathmandu city if the visitors want to enhance their insight regarding the spirituality.
21. Eating in Kathmandu:
Since the Kathmandu valley is diversified in the context of culture, tradition, ritual, and norms. On the basis of the diversity regarding the culture, cuisine also is available with diversity in the Kathmandu valley. From the local food to the international cuisine, every item is available here in the Kathmandu valley. So, the visitors while visiting Kathmandu if not taste the varieties of cuisine, then certainly they would miss the fun here. Though different international cuisines are available here, there is certain local cuisine which should not be missed out generally.
There are some of the branded hotels which provide the immensely tasty local Nepali food, dal, bhat, tarkari and achar. Similarly, nowadays laughing is being popular in Kathmandu valley which is available in different tastes. This item is most popular in Bouddha area and lots of people visit there to have to laugh. Likewise, bara is next cuisine available in local area. Therefore, Kathmandu is famous for different cuisine and it is not to be missed out.
22. Chandragiri hills:
A Chandragiri hill is the next place to visit in the Kathmandu valley. Chandragiri hills lie seven kilometers from thankot and are connected with both the Hindu and Buddhist religion. Through the hills, the visitors can enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges from the Annapurna range to the Everest. Not only the Himalayan range, but the hill also provides the beautiful view of Kathmandu valley. Chandragirihiking trail is also available from the thankot area only which is an open route to trek up to the Chandragiri hill. On the top of the hill, Bhaleshoremahadev temple of lord Shiva is located. Chandragiri hills provide the beautiful scenic view of the Himalayan range and Kathmandu valley. Thus Chandragiri hill is a beautiful place to visit while visiting Kathmandu valley.
23. Nagarkot sunrise view and hiking:
Nagarkot is a beautiful village located about 25 miles east of Kathmandu city. This is the most beautiful place located within the Bhaktapur district and is renowned for the scenic beauty and the beautiful sunrise and sunset as well. Nagarkot can be visited not only through the means of transport but also through the trekking trails from the Kathmandu city. Various trekking offices can be contacted in order to visit the beautiful place Nagarkot through the trekking routes. Different resorts are also available here as per the visitor’s preference, therefore in order to enjoy the sunsets and sunrise, the visitors can visit this place. Besides these, Nagarkot tower is also the main center of attraction from where the beautiful scene of Kathmandu valley can be seen so this is also the place to visit if visiting Kathmandu.
24. Shivapuri national park hiking:
The next place to visit is shivapuri national park through hiking trails. On the way to the Shivpuri national park through the hiking trails, the budhanilkanta temple can also be visited. Through the hiking trails, when you visit the national park area, the visitor can also admire the views of Langtang Himalaya range having the lunch. Therefore, the adventure of hiking to the national park also pays lots of fun to the visitors.
25. White monastery:
The White Monastery, popularly known as white gumbais the center of attraction for the people who like to explore the Kathmandu valley too much more extent. The monastery is completely painted white, therefore known as white gumba among the local people. The monastery is almost 4km from the Kathmandu and can be reached either by the private transport or reserved transport from the sitapailachowk but the visitors can also trek to the monastery. They can trek either from the halchowk or from the sitapailachowk too. They also can enjoy the scenic and panoramic view of the luscious greenery from the monastery. Therefore, this is the next option to enjoy the day in Kathmandu.
26. Sundarijal waterfall:
Sundarijal waterfall is the next place to enjoy within the Kathmandu valley. Located few hours from the bus park, Sundarijal exemplifies the immense beauty of the beautiful country Nepal. If the visitors want to explore the natural beauty and enjoy in the lap of nature, then this place is the best option to visit.
27. Visiting central zoo:
The Central zoo can also be the place to have fun and enjoy. If the visitors would like to make their children enjoy with the birds and animals, then this place is the most right place to visit with their children. Therefore this place is also the center of attraction.
28. Relax and enjoy:
Kathmandu is the place with full of luxuries and any cuisine to enjoy. After enjoying the full day in different places, the visitors can relax at any hotels and lodges. Besides this, the visitors can also enjoy the spa treatment in various spa center and relax from the tiredness of the full day. Kathmandu city offers the relaxed nightlife for all the visitors and they can prefer as per their requirement. Therefore ultimate fun is the enjoyment here.