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Guide to Kathmandu

Kathmandu is a city at the top of the world. It is the first point of entry into Nepal for anyone wanting to trek through the mighty Himalayas. The city itself is a mass of winding streets that date back hundreds of years and hide ramshackle homes and markets that are occasionally bisected by modern highways along which the shops and office blocks of the modern city are located. Amongst the many attractions on offer in Kathmandu, the many Buddhist temples are some of the most popular for visitors, while the hippie apartments in the city centre provide the main nightlife.

Guide to Kathmandu Attractions

Try to make sure that you have time in Kathmandu and see some of the sights Kathmandu highlights every visitor should see, the Kings Palace is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Monkey Temple are also well worth seeking out. Kathmandu’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Kathmandu city tour before you travel and allow our expert Kathmandu based guides to show you some of Kathmandu’s hidden treasures.

Sport in Kathmandu

It often seems as though Kathmandu’s population are avid fans of Soccer, and the best-known team is National team who play at Dasarath Rangasala. Every year, the biggest event for Kathmandu sporting calendar is undoubtedly International matches, which takes place at the Dasarath Rangasala.

Guide to Kathmandu Attractions

Try to make sure that you have time in Kathmandu and see some of the sights Kathmandu highlights every visitor should see, the Kings Palace is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Monkey Temple are also well worth seeking out. Kathmandu’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Kathmandu city tour before you travel and allow our expert Kathmandu based guides to show you some of Kathmandu’s hidden treasures.

Climate Guide to Kathmandu

Easily pinpoint the best time for going to Kathmandu thanks to our simple guide to the climate in Kathmandu. The table below shows the average temperatures in Kathmandu throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Kathmandu.Screen Shot 2017-08-26 at 20.39.50.png

Kathmandu Driving Tips

To legally drive a car in Kathmandu, make sure you get an International Driving Permit valid for Nepal which you can arrange with the AA before you travel to Kathmandu.
On the road in Kathmandu, as with the rest of Nepal, you should always keep to the left hand side of the road. Unfortunately, we do not offer car hire in Kathmandu for your trip, there are many attractions around Kathmandu, so try and see as much as you can!

Kathmandu Airport Guide

Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport is approximately 4 miles east of Kathmandu. The airport, whose international IATA code is KTM is only about 12 hours flight from London. Regular buses operate into Kathmandu, and taxis are also available. Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Kathmandu if you want something to remember your visit.

British Embassy in Kathmandu

If you get into trouble in Kathmandu, or just need some advice, the Kathmandu British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
Lainchaur Kathmandu
(P O Box 106)

Telephone: (977) (1) 4410583

The Facts About Kathmandu

City Name: Kathmandu
Country: Nepal
Language: Nepali
Currency: Nepalese Rupee
Time Difference: GMT + 5.45
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz

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