Kathmandu Travel Guide
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Kathmandu Travel Guide
Where is Kathmandu?
Learning a thing or two about your destination before you arrive is a good way to prepare for your vacation. Ready to find out where Kathmandu is on the map?
It's the national capital city of Nepal and about 55 miles to the east of the significant city of Bharatpur.
1,400,000 friendly locals reside in this corner of Kathmandu Valley.
Places to Visit in Kathmandu
Why not start your travels with a trip to Boudhanath and the Pashupatinath Temple? Remember to take your camera along — these famous attractions offer fabulous photo opportunities!Marvel at the glory of Mother Nature as you meander around Garden of Dreams, an idyllic private garden. Want to keep the good times rolling? Narayanhity Palace Museum is not to be missed. This impressive residence is well known for its architecture as well as its decorative features and fascinating history. But that's not all there is! Pay your respects at Swayambhunath and expand your understanding of the area's religious beliefs and traditions.
Car Rentals in Kathmandu
Kathmandu beckons, and the best way to discover it is from behind the wheel. Search, compare and reserve car rentals in Kathmandu in just a few clicks with Orbitz. Ready to roll?
If you want to pick up a car after landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, you'll have to look elsewhere. There are no rental agencies in the immediate vicinity.
Where to stay in Kathmandu – Hotel Accommodation
While there are at least 224 hotels in Kathmandu
, savvy travelers book as soon as they can. Orbitz boasts some of the best options in Nepal's capital city.The Dwarika's Hotel
is a brilliant choice if you're searching for deluxe accommodations. If it's all booked, consider the Hyatt Regency Kathmandu
. That said, also check out the Pariwar B&B
and the Kathmandu Madhuban Guest House
. These are some of our top economical accommodations.Seeing Boudhanath in real life is a remarkable experience, so why not grab a hotel room within strolling distance and make your trip truly epic? The Hotel Tibet International
is just 0.1 miles away, and the Shambaling Boutique Hotel
is 0.5 miles away.
Nearest Airports to Kathmandu
Hoping to jump on a plane to Kathmandu? If so, you might be keen to know a few things about the most convenient airport, Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM). It lies 3 miles to the southeast of the downtown area. Get set to touch down and hit the streets soon after!
Popular Places to Visit Near Kathmandu
If you've got a spare day and don't mind traveling 17 miles, head on over to Dhulikhel
. This happening destination is brimming with activities on offer. Mahadev Pokhari should be high on your list. Budol View Tower and the Panauti Peace Gallery are also excellent attractions. Situated 19 miles away, Balthali
is another nearby destination. While you're here, make sure you get to Civic Square, the Brahmayani Temple and the Krishna Narayan Temple.
No Cancellation Fees
Need to cancel or revise your booking? Anxious to know what the fee is? Well — we don't have one!^ Touch wood, your airline and hotel don't either, but it would be prudent to get in touch with them regarding their policies.