A trip to Népal is an opportunity to enjoy lots of holidays in one. Whether it's coming back in search of long lost atmosphere or to see the highest mountains in the world, everyone will find something of interest.
A one-time paradise for hippies, Katmandu owes its fame to them. These days many people come here to discover its unique atmosphere, or to rediscover the lost magic that they experienced all those years ago. According to the original hippies, the Katmandu of today isn't what it was in the past. Too touristy it seems. Is Katmandu still the most culturally rich and interesting town in Nepal?
NB. Following the two powerful earthquakes that struck Nepal in April and May 2015, the country is slowly getting back on its feet. This article was written before the disaster.
A trip to Nepal will delight those who have heard of the legendary hippie atmosphere of Katmandu but will disappoint nostalgic vistors who experienced that great era.
NB, this article was written before two powerful earthquakes ravaged the country in April and May 2015
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International dialling code: +977
Internet access is available in all towns and tourist areas.
Voltage is the same as the UK, namely 220v. You'll need power plug adapters.
*After the devastating earthquakes that shook Nepal in April and May 2015, the country is slowly getting back on its feet. This article was written before these catastrophic events occurred.
Nepal Embassy in UK
12A Kensington Palace Gardens
London W8 4QU
Tel: +44 20 7229 1594
British Embassy in Nepal
PO Box 106
Tel: 00-977-1-441-0583 or 4588