Best Time To Visit Kathmandu

The peak travel months to Kathmandu are during the months of May, June, July.

Kathmandu is the capital and largest city of Nepal, with a population of around one million. Also known as “City of Temples”, it is home to one of the oldest Pagodas known as Pashupatinath Temple.

Kathmandu is and has been for many years the centre of Nepal’s history, art, culture, and economy. It has a multi-ethnic population within a Hindu and Buddhist majority.

Tourism is an important part of the economy; in 2013, Kathmandu was ranked third among the top ten upcoming travel destinations in the world by TripAdvisor. The city is the gateway to the Nepalese Himalayas, and home to several world heritage sites such as Durbar Square and Swayambhunath.

Historic areas of Kathmandu were severely damaged by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 25 April 2015. Some of the buildings have been restored and some are in the process of reconstruction until now.

Map of Kathmandu