Things To Do In Kathmandu
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Adventure Activities Kathmandu
Best things to do in Kathmandu comprise of trekking, river rafting, hiking, camping, and exploring all the temples, heritage sites and peaks here. The wide variety of pilgrimage sites, lakes, valleys and delicious food options here attracts the travelers. The place has historical values and is rich in art and culture. The city is famous for altitudinal variations, high mountains, and lush green fields.
Top things to do in Kathmandu include the various water sports activities, paragliding, rock climbing, mountain biking, golfing, helicopter sightseeing and bird watching. The place is best for adventure lovers. If you want to experience thrill and excitement then Kathmandu city is the best getaway destination for you. Indulge in the numerous adventure sports and activities which the place has to offer and get enthralled with enjoyment.
Shopping- Kathmandu has some luxurious shopping destinations such as the King’s Way. There are also many shopping malls in Kathmandu such as Bishal Bazar where you can shop while gorging on delicious food. Street shopping in Kathmandu at Thamel is meant for the bargainers. The place sells a wide range of stuff from branded clothing to local clothes, accessories, shoes, bags, footwear, electronic items as well as rare spices. Kathmandu is famous for shopping Pashmina shawls and beautiful handicraft items which you will find here.
Nightlife- Kathmandu nightlife is the best thing one should enjoy while in Kathmandu. The place has a variety of bars, nightclubs, and pubs such as Moksh Bar, Neon Pub, etc., which will help you de-stress completely. You can forget all your worries here and enjoy to your heart’s content. The soothing music being played at these places calms the mind and soul. Some of the bars and pubs at Kathmandu also have outdoor and terrace seating. You can relax here and have long conversations with your loved ones and buddies. Dance and sway at the peppy and jazz music played here and treat yourself to the delectable dishes served here. Go tipsy on the refreshing drinks and alcoholic beverages and have a great time.
Below listed are the best things to do in Kathmandu:
1. Mountain Flight
You can explore the beautiful city of Kathmandu by engaging in a mountain flight experience. This is one of the best things to do in Kathmandu. The tour will take you around the entire city giving you an aerial view and take you towards the land of the rising sun where the eastern Himalayas are situated. It an hour-long tour which will give memories of a lifetime to cherish and remember. You can see mountains and planes beside you while you are on a mountain flight. Experience Gosainthan and discover the statues of Hindu deities as well. The best time to experience this is between the months of February to April and October to November. The difficulty level is minimal since it is very easy.
2. Hot Air Ballooning
The tranquil and beauty of Kathmandu, Nepal can be best witnessed when you are 3000m above the ground. Hot Air Ballooning in Kathmandu is an adventurous thing to do, which is kind of a once in a lifetime opportunity. The serene mountain views and landscape beauty can be experienced through a hot air balloon ride. You can also see the snow-capped Mount Everest. The ride takes you beyond mountains at high altitudes gracefully and is very simple to engage in. The balloon can accommodate around twelve people and the best time to experience this is from February to April and October to November.
3. Bungee Jumping
Kathmandu is full of activities. Bungee Jumping in Kathmandu is one of the best activities to do in Kathmandu. To have an adrenaline rush experience bungee jumping into 160 deep Bhote Kosi River region. This is also Nepal’s first bungee jumping area. The place is located three hours away from Kathmandu, and you can also indulge in trekking here. The bungee jumping activity includes round-trip transportation, lunch, and various other facilities. Take care of your safety and make sure you wear safety equipment properly. This activity can be done all year round.
4. Rock Climbing
Rock climbing in Kathmandu is among the top 10 things to do in Kathmandu. This activity gives you the permission to climb huge rocks and mountains. Reaching the top after a strenuous climbing expedition is a kind of an achievement for adventure lovers. You can experience thrill and excitement while rock climbing. It is a fun activity along with being challenging. It would be a difficult thing to do for the people who have fear of height and joint pain issues. The activity requires physical strength and endurance as well. This is one of the best things to do in Kathmandu.
Kathmandu is best for engaging in trekking activities. Trekking in Kathmandu is adventurous and requires great strength. Various trekking trails in Kathmandu offer different difficulty levels and challenges. Trekking in Kathmandu on the mountains will give you a panoramic view when you reach the peak. You can go for a short trek like Royal Treks, or enjoy small group trekking experience in Kathmandu to the Annapurna Base Camp. Everest Base Camp trek in Kathmandu is among the challenging and tough trekking experiences. A trek to the Everest Circuit will allow you to see the beautiful Kala Pattar and Gokyo Lakes. Dhaulagiri and French Pass are other trekking in Kathmandu options worth exploring. Best time to go trekking in Kathmandu is between the months of October-March.
Mount Everest Flight In Kathmandu
Mount Everest flight tour will give you a once in a lifetime experience of witnessing the beauty and magnificence of the tallest mountain series in the world. The Mount Everest flight will take off from the Kathmandu airport and take you on a flying expedition towards the Mount Everest region. You will be enthralled and mes...
Upper Mustang Trekking In Kathmandu
The Upper Mustang trek takes you into the mesmerizing hidden world of the old Buddhist Kingdom in Mustang. Mustang is also known as Lo, and it was a part of the Tibetan empire. The place is closely connected to Tibet and Tibetan culture, geography and language. Since the place was hidden and isolated from the rest of the wo...
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Vivek's 5 days trip to kathmanduMy parents loved it... They are so happy that they joined you..
Vaibhavrathi's 7 days trip to kathmanduVery good and prompt service by Agent Sabu on each and every query and proper timely status updates of the trip. Chitwan was simply the best in terms of sightseeing and food
Arjyak's 6 days trip to kathmanduIt is better to go alone in nepal.its a waste of money.i didn't find the tour as per my expectation.not value for money.
Sahil's 6 days trip to kathmanduWhile the hotels provided in chitwan and Kathmandu were just average, the 3 stars are for koti resort in pokhra. It was a jewel. Neat clean room, excellent f@b and housekeeping service, professional staff and a heated swimming pool. Well, generally asked, the holidays were ruined by the driver. We felt as if we are paying the driver to roam with us. It was always his comfort first and our comfort was last in his mind. One day 1, it was already late in the night and he could not find the hotel which was selected for us so he gave us an option that he will take us to Hotel of his choice. When we told him no, he became Furious and told to speak to the travel agent. On day 3 in Pokhara our travel agent had given options of two hotels for us to see and choose. The driver was again trying us to take the 1st hotel, which was 5 km out of pokhara and looked very tired. We told him that we wanna see the other hotel. He again became upset and when we finally reached koti resort, we realised there were 2 koti hotels, no.1 and no.2, just apart by 2 min walk. While we liked koti 1 as a hotel , unfortunately they had only twin room. Then we told the driver to take us to koti 2, as rooms were available there. As soon as we got down, the driver rudely said that please be fast as i will not get food. It was only 7.30pm. Here we are not getting a place to rest, and there this guy creates useless tension. Day 5, kathmandu, at 5.30 pm, on enquiring where we go next, he says hotel. On asking him why not patan durbar, as its written in itinerary, he says its closed. Then he says talk to agent. Google showed only museum is closed, and durbar and temple are open. So we tell him to take there, and he gives us following excuses 1. Its closed. 2. I don't know the way, had to keep google map on. 3. We will have to arrange for parking, as there is no parking there. ( Parking is just 50meters ahead of that site). This driver also had an habit of parking the car at his comfortable location, and we had to walk till the point and come back. And it was always about his tea, his food and his stay. So what he hated was we never stayed in the hotel which provided him free services. Mr Tripathi, solved our problems wherever possible. But the driver ruined our holiday. I actually felt frustrated with this guy.
Anantha's 7 days trip to kathmanduHi Team Wish you & your family a very Happy New Year 2020 Please find the feedback of my recent trip to Nepal below. It was indeed a last minute choice to visit Nepal. I did so with no expectation based on what i heard and saw over internet about what Nepal has to offer. I was blown out based on my personal experience in this country with lots of love and tranquillity. However this turned out to be one of my memorable trip. Lots of support and care taking by Snowyoda team, particularly Sabhu my planner who was always there when i needed in addition to planing & execution of my itenary. For any text i send in whatsapp i would get a response immediately very attentive. Smart in identifying and suggesting hotels to my prefetence...on the whole excellent. Apart from this, 1. Ramesh who was supposed to be my driver (for Kathmandu & Nagarkot) turned out to be a Chauffeur and a very good friend. Starting from helping me selecting my Jerkin to taking me places to eat veg food based on my preference silently he was ensuring that i was happy and comfortable always. 2. Santhosh who was supposed to be my driver for Pokhara also turned out to be a good Friend as good as Ramesh. He suggested me good view points and other natural charm and restaurants where i can have veg food to my preference etc etc. I was taken care at every incident, even after i left Pokhara to Chitwan he called me up personally asking if i am ok and have i reached Chitwan safely which was a great gesture. All in all this This Trio ( Sabhu, Ramesh and Santhosh) was polite, patient, responsive and smart they truly pampered me a lot that i feel it as a benchmark. With lots of beautiful memories from Nepal, i returned to India to leave to Thailand which is like my second home. I will definitely visit Nepal again shortly with Snowyoda and this Trio(SRS)......
Akshay's 6 days trip to kathmanduThere was no hot water in the hotels. The electricity was also intermittent. The driver was excellent but he was not updated on time about the itinerary. We missed Patan Durbar Square and Bat Cave.
Prashant's 8 days trip to kathmanduAwesome trip beyond expectations. Mr. Praveen was very helpful and cooperative. His guidance was very helpful. The 8 day to was planned very well and we covered each site and temples mentioned. I would highly recommend Me. Praveen's services to my friends and known people. Great job Mr. Praveen. The driver (Mr. Khan, I use to call him Khan Saab), had sound knowledge of all the locations and history of each site, thus a separate guide was NOT required. He too is highly recommend and a great asset of Triphati travels. Para gliding at Pokhra and Sunrise point. Pashupathinath Temple and shopping. The driver throughout the journey through valley... to name a few apart from undescribable Chitwan Jeep Safari and peaceful Lumbani..
Ankit's 6 days trip to kathmandu" Communications The communications were excellent, and we were very impressed that the arrangements (confirmation of tour), were made in such short order. The information on the tour (the package) provided was excellent. Tour leader & guides [...] It would not be possible to say enough about his [our guide's] qualities in terms of knowledge of Nepal. He (Tamang) was also entertaining, fun, engaging and extremely accommodating. Five star plus. In addition, he has wide experience and knowledge in other areas, a constant source of conversation, information and pleasure. (...) All other boat captains, zip-line operators, rafting guides, etc. were superb. Very competent, informed, helpful, knowledgeable... Excellent and well chosen. Tour Loved the entire thing (...) The range of sites, climates, topography, landscape and altitudes was immensely rewarding. The program was intense but not overly. Always something of interest, but with enough down-time. Very well planned, and the opportunity to see quite a lot of the country. And be away from the crowds!! Accomodations Lodgings and restaurants exceeded all expectations. Excellent. (...) In all cases we were very impressed and surprised. Beds always comfortable. Staff were universally helpful, charming and willing to do all to make things go well. (...) Transports I was personally shocked and very pleasantly surprised to see the high quality and performance of the vehicles provided. Tamang (our driver as well as guide) is an extremely competent driver, about the best I've experienced. Everything on time as indicated. Meals Food in lodgings was great and varied. (...) Choice of restaurants and meals excellent. And our guide ensured that I had an extra apple a particular favourite of mine, at every occasion possible. Would you recommend Snowyoda? It is not possible for me to indicate how excellent this tour was. Everything was perfect, and I would have to say it was the vacation of a life time. (...) I will do all I can to promote your company and your services. Thank you so very much for having arranged the magnificent trip we took !! "
V's 5 days trip to kathmanduTRAVEL AGENT BEHAVIOR IS GOOD, HOTEL STAFF R ALSO GOOD FAMILIER, ALL R SERVICE R GOOD, BREAKFAST IS TASTY WITH TIME PUNCTUALLITY, ROOM SERVICE IS ALSO BETTER, EVERYTHING IS BETTER ETC.., Scorpio driver is very good behavior, he is time punctual, sun rise point r extremely, manakamna temple is beautiful, but rope way r very high with adventure extremely amazing,
Bhupendra's 6 days trip to kathmanduI recently traveled to Nepal, covering Kathmandu, Nagarkot, and Pokhara. I am very thankful to Mr. Bhagwat for all the arrangements, including Pasupathi Nath Temple Darshan and other famous places. The trip was a dream come true Mr. Bhagwat planned a perfect trip with excellent accommodations. All the transportation was on time with a good cab and driver. Mr. Bhagwat was personally taking care of each and everything, and he was just a phone call away for anything we need. He is a fantastic person who guided us as well for the excellent shopping places. He provided a very dedicated service with proper follow-up. The only regret from this tour that we missed to view Mount Everest our flight got canceled due to bad weather; however, we got all the refunds. Thanks to the Himalayan tour agency, I will highly recommend them to others who are planning their trips to Nepal.
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Nepalese Rupee is accepted in Kathmandu.
Yes. The localites are friendly and understand both English and Hindi.
Yes. Tourists can conveniently enter casinos. However, localites are not allowed.
Tourists may avoid the month of January to visit Kathmandu because of extreme cold. Other than that, it is comfortable all year round.
Yes. There are a lot of Indian multi-cuisine restaurants in Kathmandu. Kathmandu
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