Did you know that Kathmandu was once thought to be the legendary and unreachable Shangri-La? Being so close to the Himalayas; the city has always caused intrigue in people’s minds. It’s no wonder that Kathmandu has always attracted the adventurous. This bustling capital of the Himalayan State of Nepal always manages to enthral each visitor it receives.
Right from the moment you set your eyes on it from your plane, Kathmandu manages to captivate you with its energy and beauty. This city is much more than mountaineering, it is home to Boudhanath, one of the largest and most significant Buddhist monuments in the world. It is close to Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you will get to see rhinos, Bengal tigers, leopards, sloth bears, and over 500 species of birds. Walk through its markets, alleys, sit at its cliffs and marvel at the landscape. No other city offers such geographical beauty.
Apart from sightseeing and mountains, you can enjoy some amazing nightlife at Kathmandu. Have some delicious Dal Bhat (Nepal’s National Dish), chicken masu and thupka, found at many a restaurant, and visit many of its pubs and bars for a chilled Everest beer after a hard day’s walk. You will love the evenings and nights here.
Kathmandu is a gift by nature. It’s a stunning city made more beautiful by its people. If you ever get the chance to visit Kathmandu, don’t miss it.