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Customer Travel Tips for Kathmandu

79% Avg. city rating Rated by 183 customers

Activities / excursions 86%

Restaurants / eating out 83%

Shopping 80%

Chilling out / relaxing 69%

Getting around / public transport 69%

Sightseeing 87%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 64%

Value for money 87%

Customer Travel Tips for Kathmandu

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71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


12 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Bodhnat stupa.

Liked: Many sightseeing opportunities, good restaurants,

Disliked: Pollution. Unofficial guides that tried to cheat in order to get money.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


09 May 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Eat at local restaurants great food and saves money

Liked: The culture and atmosphere

Disliked: Traffic is crazy

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


15 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Be careful the difference in temperature

Liked: People

Disliked: dustily

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
76% Avg. rating


31 Mar 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Dont miss hidden parts and narrow alley of the streets. There is always something to discover in the back

Liked: Culture

Disliked: Dirty streets and places

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


09 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Eat in the Organic Café in Thamel for healthy, organic, fresh and safe to eat food.

Liked: The landscape. Climate. Shopping. Price. Sites.

Disliked: The air pollution in some parts from the dusty streets and traffic.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


25 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Plan for at least a week or two. Kathmandu can be covered in less than a week, the rest of the time plan for trips outside of the city.

Liked: The people-- they were just beautiful, kind and amazing.

Disliked: None.

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


03 Jun 2015

Customer Travel Tip: malaysia

Liked: n/a

Disliked: n/a

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


07 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Durbar square

Liked: A lot of culture, beautiful tempels,

Disliked: traffic

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


27 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: -

Disliked: -

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
76% Avg. rating


31 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go and hike through the himalaya

Liked: A

Disliked: A

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


29 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: just dont trust people you have met them in street

Liked: shopping and culture

Disliked: traffic

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


26 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Organic farm restaurant is very good

Liked: Good place to plan and start trekking

Disliked: Very touristy

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


19 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: boudhanath

Liked: yes

Disliked: no

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


19 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: swyambhunath

Liked: yes

Disliked: no

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


02 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Just enjoy Nepal!

Liked: Thamel, stupas, boudha

Disliked: Pollution and traffic

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


29 Nov 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Buy all your trekking gear in Kathmandu - much more affordable than most western countries

Liked: The culture

Disliked: NA

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
69% Avg. rating


24 Nov 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Use the taxis to get anywhere! (negotiate first)

Liked: Crazy City with Lots to see.

Disliked: Terrible pollution and litter problems.

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


15 Nov 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Stay only a day or two, long enough to see the sites. There are more interesting places outside of Kathmandu where you might be able to breathe easier. Learn to avoid the touts and you might be rewarded with meeting actual people.

Liked: The dance you have to learn to walk down the street. Walking to the Monkey Temple. The food.

Disliked: Water. Crowds. Massive pollution and litter problems. Trying to walk the streets during rush hours. Touts and guides.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


06 Nov 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Do your own thing, anything goes and is accepted from staight laced me to hippy 60 + year olds reliving their youth.

Liked: If you have read and done your research it is everything you expect of it and more !

Disliked: Dust and fumes during busy times...buy a face mask.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


08 Oct 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Don't pay more than 250 for a dal bhat and they should offer you extra top ups

Liked: Very friendly

Disliked: Kathmandu is a very noisy city from dawn till midnight

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79% Avg. city rating Rated by 183 customers

Activities / excursions 86%

Restaurants / eating out 83%

Shopping 80%

Chilling out / relaxing 69%

Getting around / public transport 69%

Sightseeing 87%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 64%

Value for money 87%

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