The largest Himalayan state in Asia, Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. Approximately 1400m elevation above sea level, Kathmandu city stands as in the bowl shaped. Kathmandu city hosts gorgeous places mansions and gardens of the Nepalese aristocracy.
The city has been the centre of Nepal's history, art, culture and economy. Tourism is significance part of the economy as the city is the gateway to the Nepalese Himalayas. By Trip Advisor Kathmandu has ranked third travel destinations in the world and ranked first in Asia. Several of ancient architecture and cityscape, cultures, different ethnic groups can be found in the Kathmandu Valley. Hotels, bars and restaurants cater to all budgets. Shops offer handicrafts, carpets and Nepali paper prints. Different means of transportation open up the city. The city offers dining varieties that range from the exotica of five star menus to roadside cafe experience. Nepal's rich mosaic of cultural heritages could be linked to a precious diamond having numerous facets. The Kathmandu valley is a treasure trove of Nepalese culture, and an important side of that culture is its architectural heritage which is represented in the numerous monuments included and preserved within the seven monument zones in the Kathmandu valley world heritage site. Valley houses, a numbers of museums and art galleries displaying art work of past and the present. The city boasts the finest of clubs, restaurants and malls in the entire country.
The first best time to visit the city is October through November as the sun shines the most often. The second best time would be to visit between February through May, when winter is over but the rain has not yet begun.