Kathmandu Holidays

Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, has long held a mystique for travelers, and was once thought to be the fabled “Shangri-La”. Not quite Shangri-La, it is instead a jumble of rickshaw traffic, architectural wonder in Durbar Square, a medieval old town boasting ancient workshops and streets waiting to be discovered. Popular with independent travelers, ... Read more
Kathmandu is not always easy to immerse yourself in, but offers great rewards for those who do, from yoga centers and Buddhist temples for spiritual seekers to the Newari restaurants featuring traditional dancers for the gourmand adventurer. A favorite site on the outskirts of the city is the magnificent Swayambhunath Stupa, which is perched on a hill over the city.

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The capital of Nepal, Kathmandu, is the largest city of the country, featuring unique and interesting architectural marvels and temples. The highlight of your trip here should be The Monkey Temple, Baudhanath Stupa, the Durbar Square, Patan, and Thamel districts to name a few.

Recommended for:Family TravellersBackpackersSolo Female

Its a small country, getaway to nature and if u want to move from a crowd noisy cities. Nepal is the country for u to spend your money. It is a different feeling when you get there but sometimes different feels beautiful. Becareful of pollution as the country is developing country.


For a western eye, Kathmandu is somewhat familiar, somewhat unique. Few temples and monasteries and that's pretty much it. However, the journey of serenity starts once you leave the capital. For a warm-up eye candy, it's perfect.

Recommended for:Budget TravellersGreen TravellersHistory BuffsSpiritual Seekers

Kathmandu is a little bit of everything: crazy, chaotic, peaceful, serene, beautiful, ugly, but always authentic. The jumble of cultures and historical clashes, including some very recent ones, shape this unique city. It is an amazing experience just to immerse yourself in these streets!

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Kathmandu is the beautiful city of Nepal for explore culture and history.if you are planning to Visit Nepal and want to do guided tours around here ,please contact us, We are here for your services.

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Local from Kathmandu

Nepal is one of the best adventure holidays destination because of its enermous mountain, wilderness jungle and pecular landscapes. www.glorioushimalaya.com

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Local from Kathmandu

Kathmandu city is one of the most beautiful city in the world. It is also know as the vast museum of cultural and natural diversity. Kathmandu city has many world cultural heritage sites such as Kathmandu Durbar square, Bhaktapur Durbar square, Patan Durbar Square, Bouddhanath Stupa (World's largest Buddhist monastery), Pashupatinath Temple (Sacred Hindu temple), Changunarayan Temple, Swyambhunath stupa (monkey temple).

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Rocked up November 31st with no plans and and I was setup and flying out for the trek on the morning of December 1st. The company helped us grab our gear in town as well. Great guide as well, which made the experience even better. Highly recommend to anyone.

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Boudanath stupa is one of those magical must visit places, hang out at one of those Top Storey Cafes for a view amidst the setting sun whilst the monks chant their eveningprayer to be transported onto another realm of inner peace....It's worth it.

Local from Kathmandu

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. It is located at an altitude of 1300m from the sea level and is in fact the valley surrounded by the beautiful rolling green hills and the shimmering snow peaks to the north of it. On a clear day, you can see the crystal clear snow peaks of the Himalayan mountains. You cannot miss the main cities of Kathmandu & Patan once the petty kingdoms in the history, now merging into a common urban sprawl. A little further to the east is the valley's third major city, Bhaktapur.