Flights to Nepal: practical information
Cheap airlines to Nepal
Culturally and geographically diverse, is Nepal calling your name? Plan your trip with cheap flights to Nepal's main airport Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) just outside of Kathmandu. Fly with Cathay Pacific, China Southern Airlines, Jet Airways India, Emirates and Air India from London.
When to book flights to Nepal
Monsoon season is from June to September and isn't the best time to visit although hotel prices in Nepal are lower and there are fewer tourists. Visit the mountains between October to December and plan your trip to Kathmandu for spring. Make sure to book your flights to Nepal at least 6 months in advance for the best prices.
- Peak season: April to June is the best time to visit Nepal.
- Low season: During the monsoon rains.
Flights to Nepal take around 13 hours and have at least one stopover.
Experience Nepal: what to see, what to do
Nepal is a treasure just waiting to be discovered. With the Himalayas and Mount Everest in the background, hiking and trekking are a major draw for visitors. Colourful Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Boudhanath are the heart of the Valley are must-stops while on holidays in Nepal.
Essentials in Nepal
Kathmandu: The capital but also cultural centre of Nepal, Kathmandu is a city that will certainly charm. Start your visit at Swayambhu, one of the most sacred Buddhist sights in the country. The Narayanhiti Palace is also a must.
Great Himalaya Trail: The entire route takes 57 to as many as 160 days to complete but it's possible to trek just portions of this route which spans the entire Himalaya range from Namche Bawa in Eastern Tibet to Nanga Parbat in Pakistan.
Bhaktapur: For history and heritage, head to Bhaktapur, a well-preserved historic city that is most known for its pottery-making traditions.
Find more information on Welcome to Nepal.
Accommodations in Nepal
You can easily find budget accommodations in Nepal at the last minute and in person, just be aware that prices are always negotiable. Also keep in mind that cheap rooms don't always include sheets, blankets and towels. MId-range 3* hotels are your best bet if you're looking for air-conditioning, private bathrooms and internet access.