Kathmandu, Nepal Price Guide Last Updated: Jan 2022

BACKPACKER INDEX: US$22.59
1 USD = 125.2500 NPR
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Kathmandu Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar5.00 - 11.00
starstarstarstarstar6.00 - 49.00
starstarstarstarstar15.00 - 72.00
starstarstarstarstar52.00 - 148.00
starstarstarstarstar110.00 - 268.00

Kathmandu Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed3.34 - 5.29

Kathmandu Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Swayambhu TempleThis sacred Buddhist monument is a long stair climb to the entrance, and there are plenty of monkeys about.
adults
1.60
Narayanhiti Palace MuseumThe former Royal Palace is now a museum and garden.
adults
3.99
Garden of DreamsA popular enclosed garden near the Royal Palace.
adults
3.19
Durbar SquareTourists must pay at gates to enter this complex of temples.
adults
7.98

Kathmandu Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastIf your hotel doesn't include breakfast then you'll have many local choices or pricier Western options.1.84 - 2.71
Budget lunchIf you stick with the local specialties Kathmandu dining will be cheap, and sometimes all you can eat.2.28 - 3.59
Budget dinnerAgain, go for the local filling rice and lentil-based dishes for great stuff for cheap.3.35 - 5.43
Beer (.64l bottle)An unusual local beer is cheaper. Imported bottles are still pretty reasonable.2.24 - 3.51

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center5.51 - 6.39
Public bus from airport to city center0.07 - 0.14
3km taxi ride in Kathmandu1.92 - 2.40
Bicycle rickshaw ride across town0.22 - 0.43
Public bus ride in Kathmandu0.15 - 0.28
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