Kathmandu, Nepal, India



Nepal, India

Nepal's capital is situated in a valley full of historic sites, ancient temples and shrines, golden pagodas and fascinating villages. Hotels, bars and restaurants cater to all budgets. Shops offer handicrafts, carpets and Nepali paper prints. Bus services, taxis and bicycles open up the city. Trek to see the Monkey Temple, the valley's oldest and most sacred shrine. Mingle with locals and animals amid Durbar Square's monuments and temples, or join mountain trekkers in the bustling Thamel District.

Kathmandu Travel Tips

  1. Plan your trip When the Weather Is Fine.
  2. Packing Essentials.
  3. Be A Part of the Culture.
  4. Get Border Permits in Advance.
  5. Plan a viable Itinerary.

Kathmandu Facts

  1. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal.
  2. The city was founded in the 2nd century CE.
  3. Kathmandu was known as “Kantipur” and was later renamed.
  4. The city was originally called Kantipur, meaning “city of glory.”
  5. Kathmandu valley is home to the oldest community of inhabitants, the Newar. 
  6. Kathmandu is also known as the city of temples.
  7. Kathmandu is home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  8. The city is home to numerous world heritage sites, including Durbar Square, the Swayambhunath Temple, and the Boudhanath Stupa.
  9. The most famous temple in Kathmandu is the Pashupatinath Temple, a Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Pashupatinath.
  10. The city covers an area of 49.45 square kilometers.

How to Reach

Flight By Air

The nearest Domestic Airport is Bagdogra Domestic Airport, Siliguri, roughly one hour drive from the town. Scheduled flights are available from cities such as New Delhi, Guwahati, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. There is an availability of the flights from International destinations such as Paro and Bangkok.

Train By Train

Jalpaiguri Railway station is the nearest railway station to Mirik which is well connected to the major cities such as Trivandrum, Secunderabad, Guwahati, and Chennai, Cochin etc

Car By Road

Mirik is 40 Kms from Kurseong, 46 Kms from Siliguri, 60 Kms from Darjeeling, 88 Kms from Jalpaiguri, 105 Kms from Kalimpong, 151 Kms from Rumtek, and 153 Kms from Gangtok through Bengal State Transport Corporation (BSTC).

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