Nestled in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal’s capital has long been a favourite with backpackers and a base camp for adventurers heading to the Himalayas.
Part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kathmandu also abounds in artistic and cultural wealth. Whether it’s the peaceful Buddhist stupas, the bustling temples or the historic monuments, Kathmandu offers a multitude of experiences.
The world’s highest peak Mount Everest is also Nepal’s central attraction.Don’t be disheartened if you can’t make the arduous trek—there are several convenient flights that offer close-up views of Everest.
The Everest Skydive is guaranteed to give you an adventurous high.
Situated on the north-eastern edge of Kathmandu, this large white stupa is a major centre of Tibetan Buddhism.
Patan Durbar Square
The former capital of an independent kingdom, Kathmandu’s neighbouring town Patan lies across the Bagmati River.
Perched on top of a hill, this Buddhist stupa lies on the outskirts of the city.