Local Transportation

Airport Transfer: There is a fixed rate taxi service from the airport to the city (6 kms). The transport is available almost round the clock. 

Private Taxi (Car): There is a 24hrs private taxi service operated by major hotels. The fare is slightly higher than metered taxi. You can also manage it with our Agency (Skyline Treks)

Hired private Cars: For long tours (within or out of the valley) one can rent a private car or taxi through our Agency (Skyline Treks)

Hire Motorbike:  Motorbike for hire is generally available at Thamel, Jhochen (Freak Street) Thahity, Newroad etc.. But one has to deposit passport. Helmet is necessary for driving and should be provided by the rental form. 

Around Town: Metered taxis can be hailed on the streets. The charge for metered taxi is based on per km. There is an extra 50% charge from 08:00pm to 06:00am 

Buses: There are buses mini buses, micro buses and three wheeler that ply on fixed routes at regular intervals. The service is fairly frequent. Most of these buses operate from down to dusk. City buses (that ply within Kathmandu and go to Bhaktapur, Patan as well as those going to Kirtipur, Banepa Dhulikhel  and Thankot) leave from the city's bus park located at the eastern side of Tudikhel parade ground. Buses on long-route leave from central Bus terminal located at Gongabu via Kalanki. Tourist coaches for Pokhara and Chitwan) Sauraha leaves from Kantipath daily in the morning at 7:00 AM. 

Rickshaws: Two seated tri-cycles are funny way to travel around Kathmandu. They are especially useful for short trips within the older part of the city where cars can be a problem because of the narrow lanes and crowed market place. the fares should be negotiated beforehand.