Kathmandu Airport To Thamel Pickup Private Vehicle


A private vehicle transfer from Tribhuwan International Airport to Thamel is the most convenient way to travel. It is a scheduled transportation service that picks up travelers from a specific point in the airport and swiftly transfers them to pre-arranged destinations. By riding in a private vehicle, you can avoid the hassle of public transportation and relish the travel in more privacy. You can travel at your own pace, allowing enough time for an enjoyable and stress-free exploration of the city. The tailored space ensures a peaceful and comfortable transition from the airport to Thamel, enhancing your travel experience.

You can book the airport transfer service either in advance from your home country or upon arrival at the Kathmandu airport. Pre-booking a vehicle is the best way to enjoy hassle-free travel without the need to look for transportation after your arrival at the airport. The private vehicle transfer provides you with a customized and secure travel experience by allowing you to unwind and take pleasure in the scenic drive across the bustling streets of Kathmandu. You can take a look at the varying landscapes, building structures, heritage sites, and other attractions en route. Plus, the private vehicles are clean, air-conditioned, well-furnished, and luxurious, providing you with maximum joy and comfort.

Upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will have several transportation options available for a journey to the vibrant city of Thamel. However, a private vehicle pick up from the airport and transfer to your desired destination is the smoothest and easiest way to begin your journey in Nepal. Skilled and professional drivers will drive you fast, safely, and comfortably through the city to your predetermined destination in Thamel.

The distance from TIA to Thamel is around 6 kilometers. The private vehicle transfer to Thamel from the Kathmandu airport can take between 20 to 30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions and the time of the travel. The commonly used road is the mixed way through Pashupati Road, Gaushala Road, Bhiumsengola Marg, etc. The roads leading to Thamel are usually busy as they pass through major places in the city. The traffic is typically huge in the rush hours, during morning and evening. But, if it is during the daytime, you can experience a low traffic jam on the way towards your destination.

The key highlight of the TIA airport to Thamel is passing by the most sacred Hindu Temple, Pashupatinath (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Enroute, you can see the significant landmark of the city, Maitighar Mandala. You will also witness the religious Bhadrakali Temple and fascinating city dynamics along the way. The drive is a short introduction to Kathmandu city until you reach the hotspot tourist destination of Thamel.

Highlights of Kathmandu Airport to Thamel Pickup in a Private Vehicle

  • Greetings from the driver or company representative staff at the airport
  • Easy and comfortable transfer from the international airport to your pre-booked hotel in Thamel
  • Safe and seamless ride by an experienced and professional driver
  • Well-furnished, well-equipped and well-maintained vehicles
  • Enjoyment of comfortable space in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Interactive ride with a friendly driver
  • Insights into ancient temples and architectures of Kathmandu
  • Personalized experience of traveling at your preferred pace with the flexibility to make stops as needed
  • Skipping the crowds and noise of public transport

Useful Info

Airport Pickup Procedures

Airport Pickup Procedures

To ensure a smooth pickup, you are requested to provide your name and destination address beforehand of your arrival in Nepal. Moreover, once you provide your flight details, such as airline name, flight number, and arrival time, we can track your flight, adjust your pick-up time, and be ready for the transition upon your arrival.

After you arrive at the one and only International airport in Kathmandu, you will see a person waiting and welcoming you at the arrival gate with your name tag. After identifying your assigned company representative or the driver for the designated transfers, he will help you with your luggage and guide you to the awaiting private vehicle.

The vehicle will be equipped with contemporary facilities, offering a comfortable private space to relax after your flight. The professional local driver, familiar with the city, provides you with valuable insights into the natural and cultural highlights of Kathmandu and ensures a seamless and convenient journey to your destination.

Commonly Used Vehicles For Airport Transfer Service

Commonly Used Vehicles For Airport Transfer Service

Agencies conveying airport transfer services provide the vehicle in accordance with the size of the group and the needs of passengers. Here are the vehicles that are generally used for airport transfer services

  • Car
  • Minivan
  • Minibus
  • Jeep
  • Hiace
  • SUVs
  • Tourist bus

The cost of transportation for the private vehicle transfer also depends on the size of your traveling group. For small groups of upto 3 passengers, the cost of transfer is around 15 US$. As for a large group of 6-8 people, it will cost you 20-25 US$.

Payment Method for the airport pickup service

Payment Method for the airport pickup service

While making payment for the airport pickup service, you need to pay at least half the total cost of transferring from the airport to Thamel during the booking. This ensures that the booking is confirmed and secured for both parties. After the confirmation of booking, we will handle all the necessary arrangements in advance to ensure a smooth and convenient travel after your arrival in Nepal.

You can make the payment for private vehicle transportation through a bank transfer, as we prefer the online payment system. After you partially pay the amount, you can make the due payment in cash when you arrive in Kathmandu.

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Vehicle Cancellation Policy

If you cancel a booked vehicle at least 24 hours before the scheduled pick-up time, you will be fully refunded. This allows you the flexibility to alter your tour plans without any financial penalties. But before the cancellation, you need to provide us with details and valid reasons why you want to cancel us through a direct call, message, or email. Then, all the processes will be carried out in accordance with the terms and conditions outlined on our official website.

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Kathmandu Airport To Thamel Pickup Private Vehicle