Tribhuwan International Airport is located in Kathmandu Valley, the country’s capital city. It is also called Kathmandu Airport and TIA. It is situated around 5 km away from the city center and is the only international airport in the country. Over thirty international airlines are associated with Tia, and also it is a platform for several Nepali airlines.
The best feeling is when you are about to land at your home airport and can now see your crowded Kathmandu city. The feeling that you are now home is priceless. The first thing you see in the crowded Kathmandu city is the busy roads, the unmanaged settlements. But still, it’s home, and you feel good. No matter how unmanaged it may look.
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Best places to visit near Kathmandu Airport (TIA)
There are many places you can visit after you land at the airport. But I will be listing two places very near to the airport that is within walking distance.
Enlisted as a world heritage site, Pashupatinath Temple does not need any introduction. Pashupatinath Temple is 7-10 minutes walking distance away from Airport. It is the world’s one of the biggest pilgrim for Hindus. It has a very high religious significance. There are other temples nearby named Monkey Temple in Nepal.
The aviation museum is located in Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal. The name is so because it is made inside Turkish Airlines Airbus 330-300, which suffered a runway excursion after flying for eight months.
The plane crashed in 2015 at Tribhuwan International Airport, and the museum was started on 28 November 2020. The setup cost of the museum is around 70 million. The museum includes an aircraft’s original setup. It also includes a miniature aircraft and things reflecting the history of Nepalese aviation. It was started under a joint initiative by CIAA Nepal and the former Pilot Bed Upreti Trust. It has since then grabbed the attention of national and international tourists. You can visit this museum while you are around Kathmandu Airport.
Read more about 10 Dangerous Plane crashes in Nepal.
Read more about Top Airports in Nepal, List of All Nepal Airports.
Best cheap hotels near Kathmandu Airport (TIA)
There are many hotels around Kathmandu Airport. You will not have any trouble getting a hotel. You can find any hotel be it a cheap hotel or a 5-star hotel, or a family-friendly hotel. You can find all kinds of hotels near the Airport. The listings have been done in no particular order and include a variety of hotels ranging from expensive to cheap ones.
Summit Residency Airport Hotel
It is one of the best hotels you can find around. The cost for a night stay is NRs 4652. It covers dinner, accommodation, and breakfast. It has clean rooms and warm service to refresh you after a long flight.
Meridian suite hotel
Meridian suite hotel also has good service. And their normal suite is priced at NRs 4335 per day.
Palagya Hotel will charge you NRs 2450 for one night, covering dinner and breakfast.
The per day charge of Hotel Nandini is NRs 2927. This cost covers dinner and breakfast as well.
The Ambadablam Hotel
The Ambadalam Hotel will charge you NRs 4586 for one night. This covers dinner and breakfast.
Hotel Temple Inn
The per day charge for Hotel Temple Inn is NRs 4014. This also covers your dinner and breakfast.