World Traveller November 2019




The gateway to Mount Everest, Nepal's capital is garnering worldwide attention for its vibrant culture, delicious

food and warm hospitality. Explore the historic city and admire the Newari architecture before boarding a plane

and setting off on a scenic flight across the mountains. It's a brilliant way to see the world's tallest peak in all its

majesty, without having to attempt the difficult feat of climbing it.

Highlights 1 Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and unwind amid lush foliage at the neo classical

Garden of Dreams. 2 Huff and puff your way up the Swayambhunath Monkey Temple (it's more than 365 steps),

which is home to hundreds of monkeys considered holy to Tibetan Buddhists. 3 Trawl Thamel market for keepsakes, such as singing bowls

and luxurious pashminas. 13

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