About Kathmandu


Let's have a look around into background of Kathmandu
  • Zone: Bagmati Zone
  • Country: Nepal
  • Latitude: 27.700769
  • Longitude: -85.300140
  • Time zone: Nepal Standard Time
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +5:45 hours

Weather in Kathmandu

  • Climate: Sub-Tropical Highland Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to November

Location

Kathmandu is largest and the capital city of Nepal. Kathmandu has a total population of 1,003,285 (2016 Census)

Distance from Kathmandu center to Airport

Tribhuvan International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.

Driving Distance: 3 miles /5 km

Driving Time: 7 Minutes

Languages: Newar followed by other Tibeto-Burman native languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Rail: Nepal Railways
  • Road: Bus: Nepal Transportation

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: 10 Rs per Day
  • Concierge: Between 10 – 20 Rs

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10 – 20 Rs

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Lalitpur,
  • Kirtipur,
  • Khokana

Emergency Contact Numbers in Kathmandu city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 100/101/102
  • Airport: +9771-4113033 (Tribhuvan International Airport)
  • Hospital: +9771-4222450 (Kathmandu Model Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Kathmandu

  • Samyak
  • Tihar
  • Chhath

Tourist Attractions

  • Kathmandu Valley
  • Pashupatinath Temple
  • Swayambhu

Theatre & Concerts

  • Theatre Mall
  • Shailee Theatre
  • Sarwanaam

Visit Top Restaurants in Kathmandu

  • Blueberry Kitchen & Coffee Shop
  • Kathmandu Steak House Restaurant
  • Thamel Donor Kebab

Top Shopping Centers in Kathmandu

  • Diamonds International
  • Mall at Marathon
  • The Nassau Straw Market

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Pompey Museum
  • Bahamas Historical Society
  • Clifton Heritage Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Spinach Pie – Places Restaurant & Bar
  • Stuffed Chicken – Western Kitchen
  • Chicken Curry – Frens Kitchen Restaurant

Sports Club

  • Himalayan Sherpa Club – Football
  • Panchakanya Tej - Cricket

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 334.95 NRs
  • Taxi: 250 NRs (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 17,357 NRs
  • Cheap meal: 180 NRs
  • Gasoline: 101.59 NRs / litre
  • 3 course meal: 1000 NRs
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