Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, is the City of Temples. The city is saturated with charming, historic temples, monasteries, and stupas. The bustling and colourful tourist hub is located in the Kathmandu Valley and is surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Visitors can explore the city’s World Heritage sites, wander the markets, and escape to the nearby mountains for some quality time with nature.
Kathmandu Airport is about 5 km from the city centre. After landing at the airport, you can reach Kathmandu by taxi or bus. Taking a taxi from Kathmandu Airport to the city is the most comfortable and quickest means of transportation. The journey takes 16 minutes by taxi, and the fare is estimated to cost €2.40 (NPR 305). You can also take a bus service from Kathmandu Airport to the city centre; the bus journey can take up to an hour and tickets typically cost €0.15 (NPR 20) per person.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Kathmandu at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.