Transportation

Metered Taxi
Hail a taxi, which can be easily recognized by its “taxi” sign on top and black license plate. As a rough guide, a taxi will charge Rs. 30 per kilometer. Tip is not expected. Private taxis may charge slightly higher.

Hiring Mountain Bike/ Ordinary Bicycle
Mountain bikes and ordinary bicycles are cheap and the best form of transportation for economy tourists. One can hire them at Thamel, Rani Pokhari and Jhochhen.

Long Distance Bus Service
Long distance day or night bus services are available from Kathmandu to all cities of Nepal. Generally, long distance buses depart from New Bus Park at Gongabu to different destinations in Nepal.
Six-seater Sumo Tata van, 12-seater van and air-conditioned mini buses are also available for long distance travel.

Domestic Air Service
Nepal Airlines has an extensive network of air services to major parts of the country. Besides Nepal Airlines, other domestic airlines (there are more than 18 in operation) provide regular and chartered services to popular domestic destinations.