|Slideshow Nepal||Introduction||Places to see||Festivals||How to enter Nepal||Other Information|
Airport is the only international airport in Nepal. Royal Nepal Airlaines
- the national flag carrier of Nepal and other international airlines operate
flights to Kathmandu from Bangkok, Colombo, Calcutta, Delhi, Dhaka, Dubai,
Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Karachi, Lhasa, London, Osaka, Paris, Moscow, Paro,
Singapore and Varanasi. The international airlines operating their flights
into Kathmandu include: Aeroflot, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, China-South-West
Airlines, Druk Air, Indian Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines, Singapore
Airlines and Thai International.
The entry points
at Nepal-India border are, Kakarbhitta, Birgunj, Belahiya, Nepalgunj, Dhangadi
and Mahendra Nagar. The only entry point at Nepal-China border is Kodari.
connected with India through the fertile plains of the Terai by the most
picturesque highways. Visitors are permitted to drive their own cars but
their vehicles must possess an international carnet. There are regular
bus services to Kathmandu from all the border points. The interior parts
of the country are also linked with a number of motorable roads. Buses
for the different parts of the country are available at the Gongabu bus
terminal which is located near Balaju.
Railway (NJJR) operates a freight and passenger service in the eastern
Domestic Air Service:
The Royal Nepal Airlines operates an extensive network of air service in the interior parts of Nepal. It has scheduled flights from Kathmandu to Taplejung, Bhadrapur, Rajbiraj, Bhojpur, Phaplu, Lukla, Lamidanda, Tunmlingtar, Rumjatar and Biratnagar in the Eastern Development Region; to Simra, Janakpur, Ramechhap, Bharatpur and Meghauli in the Central Development Region; to Pokhara, Jomsom, Manang, Baglung and Bhairahawa in the Western Development Region; and to Nepalgunj, Chaurijhahari, Surkhet, Dang, Dolpa and Jumla in the Mid-Western Development region and to Bajura, Baitadi, Dipayal, Darchula, Mahendranagar, Dhangadi, Tikapur and Sanfebagar in the Far-Western Development region.
Nepal Airlines the other domestic airlines such as Nepal Airways, Everest
Air, Asian Helicopters and Necon Air also provide regular and charter services
to different popular destinations.
One of the
highlights of a visit to Nepal ist the Mountain Flight, conducted by the
Royal Nepal Airlines and other domestic airlines. There is a "complete
Himalayan Panorama" flight wich takes one on an enchanted review of the
entire Nepal Himalayan range.
Other Transport arrangements:
There are taxi and auto rickshaws with fare meters in Kathmandu. Besides motorcycles, bicycles and rickshaws are also available.