Nepal: discovering the cradle of Buddha

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Alejandra Rangel


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A land of legends

Discovering the Himalayas and the temples of Buddha is this dream that comes true when you take your plane ticket to Nepal. Embark on a journey to Kathmandu and the Nepalese mountains.

What to visit in Nepal?

Once nicknamed “the home of the gods”, Nepal is a country full of temples and pagodas. A stroll in the capital Kathmandu allows you to discover the oldest pagoda, that of Swayambunath, as well as many other legendary places of worship.

The highest temple is to be discovered in Bhaktapur a few kilometers from the capital. You can also visit “the city of 1000 golden roofs”, Patan.

A trip for thrill seekers

In Nepal, you can trek on the beautiful trails in the heart of the Himalayas to discover the highest mountain in the world, Everest. You can even treat yourself to a nice plane ride, flying over the entire Himalayas. Finally, if you like to go rafting, indulge yourself in the waters of the rivers of the country.

Pratical information

Check out all the practical information for a pleasant stay in Nepal.

General information
Area: 147 km181
Capital city : Kathmandu
Population: 28,2 million inhabitants
Official language : Nepalese
Change : Nepalese rupee (1 EUR = 136,0776 NPR)

Formalities and passport:
you will need to apply for a visa at the Nepalese Embassy; provide your passport and two identity photos with the application form.

Change : the official currency of Nepal is the Nepalese rupee (NPR). In 2014, one euro is roughly equivalent to NPR 100.

Climate : the climate is subtropical and temperate. Winter is ideal for a stay in Nepal.
Average maximum temperatures in Kathmandu: 18 ° C in January, 29 ° C from April to July.

Health Rabies vaccine is important if you plan to visit rural areas.

How to get to Nepal?
International flights land at Tribhuvan International Airport. Taxis then provide easy access to the city center. Try not to book at the last minute and compare prices to find a cheap flight to Nepal. To find a plane ticket at the best price, consider using our comparator. This will also allow you to find good accommodation plans in Nepal.

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