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Kathmandu Tourist Guide – UNESCO World heritage sites of Nepal – Famous Heritage Region in Nepal

Kathmandu Tourist Guide – UNESCO World heritage sites of Nepal – Famous Heritage Region in Nepal

Kathmandu Tourist Guide – UNESCO World heritage sites of Nepal – Famous Heritage Region in Nepal
  • Location: Nepal,India -44600
  • Altitude: 1,400 m
  • Longitude: 85.3240° E
  • Latitude: 27.7172° N
  • Nearest Airport: Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International
  • Nearest Train Station: Raxual Junction
  • How to reach: By Bus: A popular way of entering Nepal is at the border with India. There are entry points at Kakkarbhitta (West Bengal), Biratnagar (Bihar), Birgunj (Bihar), Sunauli, Nepalgunj, Dhanagadi and Mahendranagar (all across the border from Uttar Pradesh). The towns are listed here as they lie from east to west. Biratnagar is Nepal’s second largest city, after Kathmandu. Buses enter at these points and of course you could drive in as well. By Flight: The only international airport in Nepal is Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International. There are flights to Kathmandu from around the globe. Within Nepal, most areas are connected by air, even though some by small aircrafts on little runways.
  • Season to Visit: The best time to visit Kathmandu is during the peak tourist season which begins in cool September and carries on till end November.

Kathmandu Tourist Guide – UNESCO World heritage sites of Nepal – Famous Heritage Region in Nepal

 

Kathmandu Overview

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. The cultural heritage of the Kathmandu Valley is illustrated by seven groups of monuments and buildings which display the full range of historic and artistic achievements for which the Kathmandu Valley is world famous

 

What is unique in Kathmandu and why?

Kathmandu is also the largest metropolis in the Himalayan hill region famous for its many varied temples. The most impressive is the five-storey Nyatapola Temple which is refers as the tallest temple in Nepal. Swayambhunath and Boudhanath are two famous stupas within Kathmandu. The city has seven most prominent groups of monuments that are rich in culture and heritage. 

 

Fun Things to do in Kathmandu Visit the Temples of Kathmandu The number of Temples located at Kathmandu where you can visit and enjoy your day by praising in Kathmandu Temple. Kathmandu is generally famous as City of Temples where you can find number of praising place.  	There are five famous temples where you can enjoy your trip by visiting which are Bodhnath Stupa, Swayambhunath , Pashupatinath, Changu Narayan, Dakshinkali  Buddhist culture at Durbar square Kathmandu Durbar Square in front of the old royal palace of the former Kathmandu Kingdom is one of three Durbars. Several buildings in the Square collapsed due to a major earthquake on 25 April 2015 the Royal Palace was originally at Dattaraya square and was later moved to the Durbar square. This is definitely one of the most important places to visit while you are in Kathmandu.  Short Hiking Kathmandu valley also offers variety of outdoor activities to explore its rich natural beauty Nagarkot hike, Chisapani hike, Champadevi hike and Nagarjun hike around the valley are widely famous. Don’t miss to enjoy the spectacular sunset and the sunrise over the mountains and the hills while you hike these beautiful hills not so far away from the lively city.   Everest Flight If you visit Nepal thgen don’t forget to have a great fun at Everest Hiking which is very famous and most awaited dream for tourist. It is a good opportunity to take a short Himalayan flight to view the world highest mountains. Enjoy the magnificent view from your window seat as you fly over the spectacular Himalayan region of the country. This is an ideal thing to do when you crave a good view of the great Everest and cannot afford week’s long strenuous trek to the Everest Base Camp.    Spend your time at Monasteries Kathmandu valleys have several monasteries that holds a great significance to the Nepalese culture. Several monasteries in the valley is centuries old and holds some of the most beautiful statues of Buddha. Few new monasteries following the Tibetan Buddhism has also set up near by the valley. Kapan monastery may be one of the most serene monasteries for you to escape the chaotic Kathmandu city. Night life in Kathmandu Thamel is the tourist centre of Nepal. It is the most popular nightlife area in Kathmandu. There are hundreds of restaurants, bars, clubs and dance bars. Most of the bars, restaurants, and pubs close before midnight. But, some clubs and bars are opening till late. Dance bars are the perfect place to empty your pockets. These dance bars always provide pole-dancing performances by sexy girls wearing least possible. Visitors have a choice from a potpourri of amusements. They can: partake in cultural shows that include theater and local art; wine and dine at hotels that provide excellent service; enjoy music and dance at bars and discotheques

 

Why you must visit in Kathmandu

Kathmandu is very famous city in Nepal where people wants to visit to see the culture of Nepal. It is a huge city that's a true mix of the ancient world and a developing hectic way of life. There's plenty to do in Kathmandu to keep many people busy for days. There is a plenty of place to visit and enjoy the beauty of Nepal. You can be a huge part of Everest Flight. It is a good opportunity to take a short Himalayan flight to view the world highest mountains. Enjoy the magnificent view from your window seat as you fly over the spectacular Himalayan region of the country. Kathmandu is also famous for Nepalis religious and culture, the most famous and visited temple of Kathmadu is pashupati nath temple where all the tourist attracts and visit ones in a life. 

 

Restaurants in Kathmandu for Couples

The Chimney Restaurant: TA Rank (5.0)- Certificate of Excellence

The best russian Traditional buffet, delicious meals and extensive desserts.

 

Himani Kitchen: TA Rank (3.5) - Certificate of Excellence

Himali Kitchen is a great place for groups because their food comes in such large portions. Plus if you manage to finish your plate. Their menu consists of traditional Newari food and everything here is delicious.

 

 

Food to Eat in Kathmandu

Nepal is an ethnically and culturally diverse country, and one outcome of this is that there is an impressive array of local cuisine.  Dal Bhat is the Favorit6e local food of Nepak Kathmandu

Nepalese will eat dal bhat twice a day. There are many different versions of this meal, but the most popular is dal bhat tarkari which also comes with curried vegetables.

 

Non Veg dishes in Kathmandu

  • Khasi mo masu ledo is a mutton curry dish.

  • Lamb Pakuwa is a slow cooked dry lamb curry.

 

Veg dish in Kathmandu

  • Dal bhat

  • Alu Tareko is fried potatoes cooked with spices.

  • Vegetable Pulao is a vegetarian fried rice dish.

  • Alu dum is fried potato in gravy.

  • Alu acchar is a dish made from pickled potatoes.

  • Golveda ra dhaniya ko achaar is made from tomato and cilantro (coriander) pickle.

 

How to Reach Kathmandu

By Bus: A popular way of entering Nepal is at the border with India. There are entry points at Kakkarbhitta (West Bengal), Biratnagar (Bihar), Birgunj (Bihar), Sunauli, Nepalgunj, Dhanagadi and Mahendranagar (all across the border from Uttar Pradesh). The towns are listed here as they lie from east to west. Biratnagar is Nepal’s second largest city, after Kathmandu. Buses enter at these points and of course you could drive in as well.

 

By Flight: The only international airport in Nepal is Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International. There are flights to Kathmandu from around the globe. Within Nepal, most areas are connected by air, even though some by small aircrafts on little runways.

 

 

Best time to visit Kathmandu

The best time to visit Kathmandu is during the peak tourist season which begins in cool September and carries on till end November. This is also the time for festivities and so there is a lot of gaiety in the air. From December, the cold sets in and lasts till the end of January. So this time maybe avoidable.

 

Kathmandu Nightlife

Thamel is the tourist centre of Nepal. It is the most popular nightlife area in Kathmandu. There are hundreds of restaurants, bars, clubs and dance bars. Most of the bars, restaurants, and pubs close before midnight. But, some clubs and bars are opening till late. Dance bars are the perfect place to empty your pockets. These dance bars always provide pole-dancing performances by sexy girls wearing least possible. Visitors have a choice from a potpourri of amusements. They can: partake in cultural shows that include theater and local art; wine and dine at hotels that provide excellent service; enjoy music and dance at bars and discotheques

 

Culture and People in Kathmandu

The ancient and refined traditional culture of Kathmandu, for that matter in the whole of Nepal, is an uninterrupted and exceptional meeting of the Hindu and Buddhist ethos practiced by its highly religious people.

 

Kathmandu Nepal shopping

Kathmandu is known as shopper’s paradise which offers everything from luxury boutiques, shopping centres, to bargain outlets and markets. If you in Kathmandu so do not forget to bring Buddhist Handicraft and Thanga (Cloth Painting)

 

Effects of the Nepal earthquake

Nearly one year ago, Nepal rumbled with a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shattered daily life across the poor Himalayan nation. Several highly value properties were destroyed by the earthquake. More than 16000 lost their lives. Over 6 lakh families lost their homes. More than 20,000 got injured.

 

Where is Nepal located in the world?

Nepal is landlocked in between two countries of Asia, China and India.

 

Fly Delhi to Kathmandu

Jet Airways    DEL 06:50   1h 45m (Non-Stop) KTM 08:50

Indigo             DEL 11:40   1h 50m (Non-Stop) KTM 13:45

Jet Airways    DEL 10:30 1h 45m (Non-Stop) KTM 12:30

 

When to visit Nepal

Nepal's climate varies with its topography and altitude Between October and December is the best time to visit Nepal as the skies are generally clear and the views spectacular. The weather remains dry until about April.

 

Kathmandu Temperature in May

From May heat and humidity levels build until the monsoon rains arrive in June and the clouds obscure the glorious mountain views.   May is considered even hotter as, during this period, even the night time temperatures stay quite high. The average day time temperatures are around 30 C (86°F) whereas during the night the average minimum temperatures drop to around 20°C (68°F).

 

 

FAQ - What is where...?

What to buy and shop in "Kathmandu"

Buddhist Handicraft and Thanga (Cloth Painting)

 

Where to buy & shop for souvenirs tourist items in "Kathmandu"

Luxurious Boutique in Main Markets

 

Where to buy & shop for clothes in "Kathmandu"

Nepali Cloth Market

 

Where to have best food in "Kathmandu"

The Chimney Restaurant

 

Where to stay in "Kathmandu"

Kathmandu offers good and comfort stay facility, we suggested all three category of hotels which you like to stay

Standard Hotels: Hotel Norling Nepal

Deluxe Hotel:  Grand Norling Hotel & Resort

Luxury Hotel: Hyatt Regency Kathmandu

 

Where to drink in "Kathmandu"

Rum Doodle Bar & Restaurant

 

Best Bars in "Kathmandu

Sam's Bar

 

Where to eat fast food "Kathmandu"

Crazy Burger Restaurant

 

Where to eat Lunch & Dinner" Kathmandu"

Frens Kitchen Restaurant

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