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Introducing Kathmandu


Today, Kathmandu is a developing metropolis, however, the old, small towns still exist. Locals throughout the city are loyal to their traditional ceremonies and you will feel the strong influence of Hinduism and Buddhism in this charming, mystical city.

Kathmandu is known for:


History and Art Entertainment and Shopping Nature and Wildlife Skiing Trekking Climbing Mountain

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Madhyapur Thimi (10 km)
Kirtipur (12 km)
CURRENCY
Nepalese Rupee (NPR)

COUNTRY CODE
+977

ELECTRIC POWER
C, D, M

TIME ZONE
GMT +5:45

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1.24

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€8.62

Average Temperature

January
11 °C
February
14 °C
March
17.5 °C
April
20.5 °C
May
22.5 °C
June
25 °C
July
24.5 °C
August
24.5 °C
September
24 °C
October
20.5 °C
November
16 °C
December
12 °C

Kathmandu airport information

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

You can reach Kathmandu city center from Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) using the Yatayat bus or microvan service. The distance between the airport and the city center is 5 km. The average cost is 15–25 cents (NPR 15–25) and the journey takes about 45 minutes.

Average time from airport: 45 minutes

Distance from airport: 5 km

TAXI:

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for the bus service, you can get to the city center using the 24/7 taxi service that runs from the airport. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is $6–$10.

Average taxi price: $6–$10

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