(4500 Ft Above Sea Level)

Nepal ( Around India )
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Kathmandu is categorised as Heritage / Business and Transit

Boudhanath Stupa Photo Courtesy Joshua Doubek
Pashupatinath Temple - Photo Courtesy Bineetojha
Bhaktapur Durbar Square Photo Courtesy royonx
Patan Darbar Square Photo Courtesy R.M. Calamar
Swayambhunath Stupa - Photo Courtesy Swayambhunath

Reasons to Visit
  • Kathmandu (4500 ft) is Capital of Nepal and 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.
  • 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.
  • Around Kathmandu there are excellent getaway resort options in places like Nagarkot and Dhulikhel.
Know It
  • Kathmandu enjoys pleasant climate in Summers and cold climate in Winters. A Typical stay in Kathmandu is about two or three nights.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu is connected by Air with Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata

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9 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Kathmandu

Getaway (1-3 nights)2
Short Break (4-6 nights)3
Holiday (7 or more)4

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List of Holidays for Kathmandu


  • Kathmandu Getaway (3 Nights)
  • Kathmandu Getaway with Nagarkot (4 Nights)

Short Break

  • Kathmandu – Chitwan Break (5 Nights)
  • Kathmandu - Pokhara Break (5 Nights)
  • Kathmandu - Pokhara Break with Nagarkot (6 Nights)


  • Best of Nepal (7 Nights)
  • Best of Nepal with Jomsom and Lumbini Pilgrimage (11 Nights)
  • Best of Nepal with Nagarkot (7 Nights)
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara break with Muktinath (7 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

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  • Kathmandu Casino Experience - Introduction
  • Pashupatinath Pilgrimage
  • Thamel Experience in Kathmandu
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  • Travel to Nepal in a Nutshell - Kathmandu

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu is one of the most significant Hindu temples of Shiva in the world. The temple is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. The temple is one of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams (Holy Abodes of Shiva).
    Temple or Holy Place, Heritage Site
    Lord Shiva, UNESCO Heritage Site
    Swayambhunath, is among the oldest religious sites in Nepal. The place is revered by both Buddhists and Hindus. The stupa here was renovated in 2010 and now a major tourist attraction.
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple
    Patan Durbar Square is one of the three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of its attraction is The Ancient Royal Palace.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site
    The Buddhist Stupa in Kathmandu is one of the largest in the world and the most significant Buddhist heritage monument in Kathmandu. There are about 50 Tibetan Gompas (Monasteries) around Boudhanath. Boudhanath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Buddhist Heritage
    Bhaktapur Durbar Square is one of three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu and a UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a popular tourist attraction. The Golden gate is an example of the metal work of Medieval Nepal. Bhaktapur, in fact is the best site of the valley to visit. 55 Window Palace is a major attraction here.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Manakamana is a Devi temple and a renowned Hindu Pilgrimage centre and a mid-way point enroute from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Cable car is installed now for the Darshan.
    Temple or Holy Place, Rides
    Ropeway, Devi Temple

Destinations within reach from Kathmandu

  • Nagarkot ( 32 Km )

    Nagarkot is a tourist destination offering spectacular views of the whole Langtang range of more

  • Chitwan ( 165 Km )

    Chitwan is the Tiger Country where rare population of Royal Bengal Tiger can be sighted. However more

  • Pokhara ( 200 Km )

    Pokhara (4000 ft) is a scenic lakeside hill station. Lake in Pokhara and surrounding Himalayan more

  • Lumbini ( 300 Km )

    Lumbini in Nepal is one of the four main pilgrimage sites based around the life of Gautama Buddha, more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Kathmandu, Nepal

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Airport in Kathmandu
  • Tribhuvan International Airport ( KTM ) , Kathmandu
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