Plan your next trip!

Receive free advice from our destination experts for your next adventure

Get Started

Places

Why I love Kathmandu- Allure Of The Valley of Temples

Kathmandu is for sure one of the best destinations for a spiritual sojourn and religious rejuvenation. The culture that exists since long before is a call for get-up-and-go. Explore!

  • Author: TRA
  • Posted on: Mon Sep 30, 2019
why i love kathmandu

There's something about Kathmandu- something magical, and something mysterious. I am not sure of the exact reason why I love Kathmandu but I can actually confirm that I love Kathmandu for bountiful reasons. Maybe the street that I stroll through spellbinds me. Every nook and cranny of Kathmandu teems with medieval temples and shrines. And this has rewarded Kathmandu with the title "City of Temples." Maybe the beautiful people and their enticing culture captivate my soul. Or maybe the rustic charm of Kathmandu that allures me for a jaunt every other week. Or maybe just maybe, the timeless ambience of the city that I've grown with is mysterious and magical. Like I said earlier, something magical and something mysterious. Kathmandu is a paradise. At least for me!

Kathmandu is for sure one of the best destinations for a spiritual sojourn and religious rejuvenation. The culture that exists since long before is a call for get-up-and-go. Explore! The medieval temples, shrines, and stupas in Kathmandu is a powerhouse of matchless elegance. Kathmandu valley is home to 7 UNESCO World Heritage sites: Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Changunarayan and Boudha Stupa. These sites are the major attractions of Kathmandu. Every year thousands of traveler visit Nepal to explore these heritage sites in Kathmandu. Kathmandu is undoubtedly a photographer's paradise-the street, temples, stupas, shrines, Newari culture, and everything about Kathmandu offers photography opportunities at every bend. And there's more.


Plan your Himalayan Adventure!
Kathamdu-City-Tour

Kathmandu Heritage Sites Tour

USD 100
 | 1 day
 Based on 2 reviews
Kathmandu-Ancient-City-tour

Patan Durbar Square - Bungamati - Khokana Tour

USD 70
 | 1 day
 Based on 1 review

The hustle and bustle of Kathmandu is no more an amusement to many of us. The overcrowded city is now home to more than 3 million inhabitants. The capital city, Kathmandu is the largest metropolis in Nepal. Notwithstanding the overcrowded scenario of Kathmandu, you can spend days or even weeks in Kathmandu and still not get enough of it. I bet and you will agree. 

The honking of cars, congested streets and pollutions are something to overlook and let go. Trust me, you have to do it. But then, the magic and charm of Kathmandu outstrip them. For some inexplicable reason, Kathmandu is intoxicating. Along the busy streets are tourist-friendly restaurants, pubs, and hotels. Thamel is predominantly the one finest place for tourist- a backpacker's paradise. Thamel is crammed with gear-shops, money-exchange booths, travel agencies, pubs, lodges, restaurants, ATM lounge, and shops selling everything from Pashminas to jewelry to handicrafts. In a nutshell, you can find literally everything in Thamel for trekking to the Himalayas or souvenir back home.


Plan your Himalayan Adventure!
Kathmandu-Ancient-City-tour

Kathmandu Ancient City Tour

USD 100
 | 1 day
 Based on 1 review
Bhaktpur-Tour

Best of Nepal-Kathmandu Pokhara Chitwan Tour

USD 1610
 | 9 days
 Based on 4 reviews

I love strolling around popular places like Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Thamel. I guess these places are familiar to you. You have had heard of it many times. What I love about these places is the serenity and calmness they offer. A visit to these places instills peace and calmness in me. Every time I visit them, there is always new feelings, blissful feelings. And not to mention an obsession to visit them again at any time. 

Every day you will find the city mutated to a new one with a chain of festivals, trance-inducing music, and hum, colors, and celebration. The street, sounds, and smells of Kathmandu are ever-changing and there's always something to love about Kathmandu. And this is the reason why I love Kathmandu.


Share your thoughts. Leave a comment below!

Write a Comment
Name *
Email *

Recent Comments

Plan your next trip!

Receive free advice from our destination experts for your next adventure

Get Started

Popular Blog Posts

Travellers' Review

Hiked to Hike up to 6 places above 5000 meters - Kongma La, Cho La, Renjo La, Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar, and Gokyo Ri. Had super-exciting days in the forest area...
United States of America flag Julieta Correia  
This trek was thrilling and tantalizing trip for me. The Everest Region of Nepal is a trekker's paradise. Crossing three high passes in the Everest region - Kongma...
United States of America flag Ethan Fuller  
Family vacation in Bhutan with Third Rock Adventures. We had a great time. Timely response from the team and good communication. Since we were travelling with kids it ...
Denmark flag Imogen Beske  
This trek was fantastic as we had the most beautiful views of Mount Everest and other mountains without having to walk on the crowded EBC Trail. The walk from Machherm...
Singapore flag Alex Goh  
This tour is irreplaceable- Nepal and Bhutan are the two of the most beautiful Himalayan Country in the world. The name intrigued me and I researched for a day, watche...
Netherlands flag Will Macadam  

Sign up and Win a Free Everest Trek!

Sign up for our newsletter and dont loose your chance to win a free Everest Trek. Get alerts on amazing travels deals and latest news.


Contact Us


Head Office
Keshar Mahal Marg Thamel, Kathmandu
North America
Australia
10 Terrigal Drive Noble Park North