Kathmandu is the capital and largest city in Nepal. Set on an elevation of 1,337 metres above sea level, with a population of over around 800,000, Kathmandu is the the most modern city in the country - which isn't necessarily saying much. In Kathmandu, modern development encounters a laid-back, devoutly Hindu society.
From the Kathmandu Travel Guide
Cool place to stay, close to Swayambhunath Stupa, cool atmosphere and people, sometimes little dizzy but very friendly and helpful at all ... I can recomend it ... ... more
Hotel Karma is located right in the center of Thamel, very close to everything you need. It is easier to buy all the stuff you need in Nepal, including suviniors, food, clothes, and all the facilities you need for travelling in the great country. ... more
The location of the guesthouse is excellent, in a very quiet hilly neighbourhood five minute walking distance from busy Thamel. The roff-terrace is the highest in the area and offers a great view of the north-western parts of Kathmandu. Very friendly and helpful staff. Comfortable and very clean rooms. Great value for money. ... more
Kathmandu/Beijing to Mongolia
Has anyone travelled from Kathmandu to Mongolia? How easy is it and how much does it cost? Would we have to get a flight to Beijing and the train from there? Thanks ...
Hey all, anyone book flights with Thai airlines on-line from Bangkok to Kathmandu? They don't provide an e-ticketing service and say that I have to pay for the flights now and pick up the ticket from an agent in Bangkok when I get there. I'd like to have the tickets before I go though and the travel agent ...
Kathmandu - October 25
I will be in Kathamandu on October 25, for one month. My plans are Kathmandu for 5 days, then trecking Annapurna Circuit. Anyone with similar plans, would like to hear from you. Cat. ...