Travel to Nepal in a Nutshell - Kathmandu
Patan Darbar Square Photo Courtesy R.M. Calamar
Kathmandu (4500 ft) is Nepal's largest city and the International airport. It boasts of Casinos, nightclubs and is a gateway to other destinations in Nepal Such as Pokhra, Chitwan, Jomsom etc. Around Kathmandu there are excellent getaway resort options in places like Nagarkot and Dhulikhel. Kathmandu is also home to the famous Pashupatinath Temple, a Shiva temple considered to be one of the most important alongwith Jyotirlingas.
Old cities of Bhaktapur and Patan are enlisted by UNESCO as World Cultural Heritage sites are located at a short driving distance from Kathmandu..
Kathmandu enjoys pleasant climate in Summers and cold climate in Winters. A Typical stay in Kathmandu is about two or three nights.
Kathmandu has many getaway resorts around it that are popularly visited as flight getaway ex-Delhi. Kathmandu is also major conference center for corporates.