Kathmandu valley (the capital city of Nepal) is perched in between the majestic mountains of Phulchoki, Chandragiri, Shivapuri, and Nagarjuna. It has been a major hub of human settlement for over 2oo0 years. Now it is fast becoming a beloved city for tourists. The new urban development, affordable costs, and unique landscape is making it a much preferred destination for all kinds of travelers.
The Tribhuvan International airport is where all the international flights land. You can use a taxi to get to your accommodation. Buses are helpful if you are thinking of traveling to a distant location. The climate varies in the city. The area in the lower valley has a temperate and humid climate. On higher altitudes, the temperatures can drop suddenly. Winters can be chilling in the highland areas. Overall, the weather is pleasant year round. You can visit Nepal anytime you like.
Take a drive to the north of the Airport. That is where you will find the sacred site of Boudha Stupa. It is renowned throughout the world for being a Buddhist religious site. Swayambhu temple is another religious tourist site. A staircase of 350 steps will take you to the temple. You can buy Buddhist trinkets or wolf down some delicious momos at the local restaurant.
The Freak Street is a gentle and introductory lens into Buddhism for westerners. The area is full of hip restaurants to entertain the tourists from the west. Narayanhiti Palace museum is an alluring destination for those who like exploring after dark. In the halls of this palace, you can ogle the splendid architecture and say hello to bats hanging from the walls. This is a spooky and exciting place to be in.
The Kaiser Mahal is an incredible place to relax after a day of sightseeing. Sip coffee at the luxurious cafes inside the walled garden of the Royal palace. Kathmandu durbar square is a fascinating sight to take in in the mornings. The wooden house has stood here for 1000 years and is the center of action. Vendors put their items on display while devotees make their way to temples.
Hiking at Champadevi hill, Nagarkot can be an adventurous escape. You can pump your heart up ynear Tibet and go bungy jumping. Bookaholics will love hunting their must-reads at the bookstores of Kathmandu. Tibet bookstore, Vajra books and Ekta books are just some of the few stores which can help get you a dream collection.
September 13, 2016 3:47 pm