Travel Blogs from Kathmandu
... made a unique aura around the table. We all exchanged invitations to our respective homes and ensured everyone was connected with everyone on social media in order to stay in touch. While it is very unlikely that we will see the three members of our group who signed up for this tour as a 2-3 week holiday, we already began making plans to meet the others in Cambodia/Hong Kong.
After breakfast we returned to the hotel where a taxi ...
... the state of Kathmandu when we arrived to prepare myself for what I might see there. As we boarded the plane, we were shocked to see that it was PACKED. Every seat was full. We thought people would be more likely to be leaving Nepal than going there so soon after the earthquake. Our flight was delayed nearly an hour, so we landed late. But we were relieved to see that, as we descended on Kathmandu, there was very clearly electricity. Immigration was a ...
... Renee. It was so good to have company especially as aftershocks continued to rattle the buildings. What we didn’t have was communication in the way of mobile phone signals but we had a radio - a priced asset as it turned out. It seemed that all the men of the village came to our guesthouse to sit around the radio and listen to the news; this was the first time when we heard about the quake’s strength and epicenter. The weather was very cloudy and foggy ...
Late for breakfast (8.30), found a Taiwanese lady was sitting at our table! Tried striking up a conversation but her English was very bad, I was willing to persevere but she didn't want to & left. She'll have to get better to survive over here, unless she speaks Nepali of course. Was then joined by Heinz who is leaving today to go to Boudna, across town, for a quieter nights sleep. There is a large stupa at Boudna, the largest in Asia ...
... The street was a large shopping area, everything from hardware to clothes and food. Kathmandu is full of UNESCO World Heritage sites - my next stop, Bodhnath is one of them. But also Patan (this morning) and Bhakatpur (going there tomorrow) are too. Bodhnath is a Buddhist stupa and is the largest in Asia. A large, white, circular concrete base and a white tower which has the eyes of the buddha painted on all sides. There are prayer flags draped from the top, down the sides all the ...
Other places to stay in Kathmandu
P.O. Box: 1016, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- Llegada a Kathmandu
- Rooms was terrible
- Not at all bad and very clean with good service, but overrated all round.
Leknath Marg, Kathmandu | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- Good first stop over hotel
P.O.Box 659, Kathmandu | 4 star hotelfrom $128
P O Box 140, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu | 3 star hotelfrom $144
KGH Sqaure, Kathmandu | 1 star hotelfrom $45
- Kathmandu Guest House
- Intimate and safe
Lazimpat, Kathmandu | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Insanely Awesome!
Kathmandu | 5 star hotelfrom $160
- Combinaba bien con los alrededores, pero es un paraíso al cual regresar
- Fantástico hotel
- Haven from busy and polluted Kathmandu centre
Lazimpat, Kathmandu | 4 star hotelfrom $112
- Great Place to Stay
P.O. Box: 206, Thamel, Kathmandu | 3 star hotelfrom $72
- Great Value
Kathmandu | 4 star hotelfrom $64
- Nice and clean
- Our Hotel for 3 days
- Looks can be very deceivin…
Red Cross Marg, Kathmandu | 4 star hotelfrom $63
PO Box 13168, Kathmandu | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Paknajol, Thamel P.O. Box 5608, Kathmandu | 3 star hotelfrom $55
- Sort stay at Hotel mañana
\N, Kathmandu | 3 star hotelfrom $98
- Half and half
- Comfortable and great stay…
P. O. BOX: 983 Tripureshwar, Kathmandu | 2 star hotelfrom $50
Battisputali Rd, Kathmandu | 4 star hotelfrom $291
- Top notch in Kathmandu
- Probably the best hotel we've ever stayed at!
- Con il Dwarika si va sul sicuro
GPO Box No 385 Lazimpat, Kathmandu | Hotelfrom $86
Thamel Marg 723/28, Kathmandu | 2 star hotelfrom $35
Bijeswari, Swayambhu, Kathmandu | Hotelfrom $18
- Out Hotel
Jyatha Street, Thamel, Kathmandu | 3 star hotelfrom $11
Thamel, Satghumti, Kathmandu | Hotelfrom $19
Chusyabahal, Jyatha Tol, Kathmandu | 3 star hotelfrom $59
Ward No 29 Block 16-57, Kaldhara, Thamel, Kathmandu | Hotelfrom $24
- Pretty Standard
Jyatha, Thamel, Kathmandu | Hotelfrom $34
Lazimpat, Kathmandu | 3 star hotelfrom $63