Sustainable Travel

Magic and Mystery: Eco-Travelers Find Both in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nepal, is a place of crowded streets, temples and palaces, and street food. It all adds up to a magical cultural experience.
— By Pamela Grant

Words like "magical" and "mysterious" are used to describe Kathmandu, a city with a long history, an exotic location, and breathtaking opportunities for eco-travelers. It is a place offering a feast for the eyes with a spectacular surrounding landscape and inspiring cultural sites.

Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, can be a starting point for reaching a Mount Everest base camp, a place where you soak up history by visiting ancient monuments in Durbar Square, or a shopping experience where you find exquisite traditional local crafts. This is a place where eco-travelers can have it all.

Looking for Cultural Jewels
Kathmandu, Nepal, located in a valley, has been around a long while. Valley life is documented as far back as the 7th century BC, but it was not until th...

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