Nepal's largest & capital city of Kathmandu started welcoming tourists for the first time in 1950's. What contributed largely to its popularity as a major tourist hub were the travelling hippies' crowd & its close proximity to the world famous Mount Everest.
The lovely city of Kathmandu besides being home to the highest peak of the world the Mt. Everest is also a potpourri of varied cultural landscapes. Situated right in the heart of the beautiful Kathmandu Valley, the city seems more of an open-air museum where one can find everything from temples, pagodas, shopping malls to intricate architectural marvels. Not to be missed are the numerous hotels of the city ranging from cheap accommodations to luxury hotels.
Weather you are looking for a luxury hotel in the midst of city hustle-bustle or a cheap hotel to suit your budget, the ever comfortable hotels of Kathmandu take care of all your needs. Some good 2 & 3-star hotels of the city for the budget travelers include, Hotel Moonlight, Hotel Summit, Marcopolo & Vaishali Hotel.
For those looking for a more relaxed & luxurious stay, the city of Kathmandu offers 5-star hotels like, Everest, Yak & Yeti, Soaltee, Dwarikas & Malla.
The best part about the hotels in Katmandu is that, most of these offer easy access to major city attractions. So in case you are interested in sightseeing you can enjoy the numerous attractions around the hotels of Kathmandu.