Transportation

IMG_0966End-September is the beginning of the autumn trekking season, so it is advisable to book flights early.

Nepal Airlines connects Kathmandu with Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Bangkok, Doha and Hong Kong. Other International airlines operating from and to Kathmandu with daily flights are Air Arabia (Sharjah), Air Asia (Kuala Lumpur), Air China (Lhasa, Chengdu), Biman Bangladesh (Dhaka), China Eastern Airlines (Kunming), China Southern Airlines (Guangzhou), Dragon Air (Hong Kong), Druk Air (Delhi, Paro), Etihad Airways (Abu Dhabi), Flydubai (Dubai), Air India (Delhi, Kolkata, Varanasi), Indigo Airlines (Delhi), Jet Airways (Delhi, Mumbai), Korean Air (Seoul), Malaysia Airlines (Kuala Lumpur), Qatar Airways (Doha), Silk Air (Singapore), Thai Airways (Bangkok) and Turkish Airlines (Istanbul).

From the Airport

A pre-paid taxi service takes you in the short 20 min ride to the hotel. The cost can be up to NPR 1000 (USD 10).

Public transport is available but is irregular and crowded. It is best to negotiate with the cab driver even if they are metered. .

The hotel also has a shuttle/taxi service to and from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

Traveling Around

Travelling to tourist areas like Pokhara and Chitwan can be done in tourist coaches that leave from Thamel every morning. Domestic air travel has different fares for Nepalis, Indians and other foreigners.