TRAVELLING BY AIR:
You can fly directly to Katmandu from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Vienna, and Amsterdam. Doha, Dubai Dhaka, Karachi, Munich, abudhabi, Bahrain, Paro, Lhasa, Singapore, kuala lumper, Bangalore, New Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Calcutta and vanarasi, charter flight can also be arranged for large movements. All flights feature business class and amenities of international standards. Many a time, the captain offers a guided sightseeing of the Himalaya for no extra chare.
Nepal airlines ,Thai airways, quarter airways, Indian airlines, Pakistan international airlines Biman Bangladesh gulf air Indian airline, air Sahara, jet airways , Austrian air, martin air, Air China , Druk Air fly to Nepal regularly.
Air fares fluctuate with the changes in exchange rates and are to be paid in foreign currency by foreign nationals. Only Nepalese and Indian nationals are permitted to pay in rupees for air passage between Nepal and India. Departure flight tickets should be reconfirmed three days in advance to avoid inconveniences by possible flight cancellation or changes in the flight schedule. Overnight luggage charges are levied in foreign ex change.
We don't expect any problems (and nor should you!) but if for any reason you are unable to commence your group trip as scheduled, please contact us.
If you have pre-booked an airport transfer (where available) and have not made contact with our representative within 30 mins-1 hrs of clearing customs and immigration, we recommend that you make your own way to booked hotels.
Notes: Should this occur, please apply to your travel agent for a refund of the transfer cost on your return.
No refund is available on missed transfers or portions of your trip owing to a different flight arrival or delayed flight arrival. Any additional cost incurred in order to meet up with your group is at your own expense.
TRAVELLING BY ROAD :
All visitors entering Nepal by land must use no other entry points other than, KAKARVIATTA, BIRGUNJ, BELHIYA, BHAIRAHAWA, NEPALGUNJ, and DHANGADI AND MAHENDRA NAGAR IN THE NEPAL- INDIA BORDER AND KODARI IN THE NEPAL CHINA BORDER. The over land tourist entering the kingdom with their vehicle must possess an international carnet.
GETTING AROUND :
City buses: There are many buses, mini buses and microbuses available at Ratanapark (old bus park) which depart to different destination in the valley. Safa tempo run by Gas is available in Katmandu for commuters.
METERED TAXI :
Consult Katmandu valley map to find out the direction of your destination. Hail a taxi which is easily recognizable by its sigh on top and black license plate. As a rough guide a trip inside the city will cost anywhere between Rs 100/- to 300 depending on the distance. No tip is expected.
A metered taxi from the airport to downtown will cost about Rs 300 to Rs 500. Private taxis may charge slightly higher than the ordinary ones.
There is also an arrangement of Night taxi service operated b the major hotels. The fare is slightly higher than the metered taxi. One can rent a private car through a travel agent or a can rental company.
HIRE MOUNTAIN BIKES/ORDINARY BICYCLES :
Mountain bikes and ordinary bicycles are cheap and the best form of transportation for economy tourist. One can hire them at Theme lane other places.
LONG DISTANCE BUS SERVICE :
Long Distances day or night bus services are available from Katmandu to all cities of Nepal. A new bus park is at Gongabu on the ring road ear Balaju from where buses depart for the different destinations.
DOMESTIC AIRLINES :
Nepal airlines has an extensive network of air services in the interior of Nepal> It has scheduled connections flight from Katmandu to Taplejung, Bhadrapur, Rajbiraj, Bhojpur, Phaplu, Lukla, Lamidanda, Tumlingtar, Rumjhatar, Biratnagar, Simra, Janakpur, Ramechap, Bharatpur, Meghauli, Phokhara, Jomsom, Manang, Baglung, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Chaurjhahari, Surkhet, Dang, Dolpa, Jumla, Bajura, Baitadi, Dipyal, Darchula, Mhendranagar, Dhangadi, Tikapur and Sanfebagar.
Besides NA, other domestic airline such as BuddhaAir, Cosmic Air, Ghorkha Air, Sita Air, Skyline, and Yeti Airways provided regular and charter services to popular domestic destinations.