Kathmandu is the gateway to Nepal and where most trekkers pick up their permits and equipment. But there is so much more to this city, and simply rushing through would do it a disservice. The Kathmandu valley encompasses three Newari old towns full of palaces, temples and museums; several enormous Buddhist stupas; and the Hindu burning ghats. There is so much to see and do that Kathmandu is an amazing tourist destination in its own right!
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