The country of Nepal is a fascinating place and the capital city of Kathmandu is a must for tourists. This city is the starting point for anyone who wants to climb Mount Everest, or at least to go and look at it! There are other sporting activities on offer though if climbing is not to your taste. The city has everything you need for a holiday with a difference, from the traditional bazaars to the opportunity to learn how to cook the local cuisine. A trip to Kathmandu is the opportunity for the trip of a lifetime.
Flying to Kathmandu
1. Which airports serve Sydney to Kathmandu?
The main airport in Sydney is Kingsford Smith International Airport and it is from here that flights to Kathmandu take off, landing at the city’s Tribhuvan Airport. Kingsford Smith is one of the world’s busiest airports, while Tribhuvan is one of the world’s quietest airports in terms of passenger numbers.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Sydney to Kathmandu?
Qantas is the airline that operates a flight between Sydney and Kathmandu. Air India also offers an indirect flight, stopping in Delhi.
3. How long is the flight?
The flight between Sydney and Kathmandu can take around 15 hours and 50 minutes. However, this is not a direct flight as it goes via Hong Kong. There are no direct flights available between Sydney and Kathmandu, so travelers need to be prepared for a long day’s travel to reach the city. Sydney is 4 hours and 15 minutes ahead of Kathmandu.
4. Climate changes between Sydney and Kathmandu
Kathmandu is a city that sees plenty of rain throughout the year and temperatures during the year range from 18 to 29°C. This is a similar temperature range to Sydney’s which ranges from 17 to 26°C throughout the year. Sydney does get some rain but not as much as Kathmandu.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
In Sydney, the main language is English, and in Nepal, it is Nepali, also known as Khashkura. The currency in Sydney is the Australian dollar, while in Nepal it is the rupee. There are still some very strong traditions in Kathmandu. Visitors should familiarize themselves with these traditions to avoid offending locals when they arrive. A visa will be needed, and this should be applied for in advance of your visit.
There is a great deal to see and do in and around Kathmandu. One of the most popular options is the Mount Everest Helicopter Tour. This will take you within 200 meters of the mountain and then take you on to Lukla and Syanboche. You can visit the base camp on foot from here before returning to the city.
Kathmandu is a city for sporting activities and you could spend some time on a river rafting tour of the Trishuli River. This will take you to Pokhara and you could spend time swimming in the rivers and enjoying the views and the picturesque villages.
Monkey Temple is another popular tourist attraction where there are souvenir shops and you can feed fruit to the monkeys. You can visit that attraction as part of a one-day tour of the city.
Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu Last modified: Sep 18, 2018 1:00 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
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How far in advance should I book tickets from Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
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Cheapest Day To Fly from Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
Compare Flight Prices from Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu flights.
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|September||Sydney, Australia||Kathmandu||China Eastern||21/09/18||27/09/18||2||$1,131|
|October||Sydney, Australia||Kathmandu||China Southern||22/10/18||8/11/18||1||$754|
|November||Sydney, Australia||Kathmandu||China Southern||5/11/18||25/11/18||1||$754|
|December||Sydney, Australia||Kathmandu||China Eastern||30/12/18||13/01/19||3||$1,046|
|January||Sydney, Australia||Kathmandu||China Eastern||16/01/19||24/01/19||2||$822|
|February||Sydney, Australia||Kathmandu||Air China||28/02/19||15/03/19||1||$740|
|March||Sydney, Australia||Kathmandu||Air China||16/03/19||24/03/19||1||$696|
|April||Sydney, Australia||Kathmandu||Air China||4/04/19||17/04/19||1||$741|
Cheap Last Minute Flights from Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
The average price for connecting flights from Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu is $921.
The average price for direct flights from Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu is not available.
One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days
We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.
The average price for one way flights from Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu is $618.
The average price for round trip flights from Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu is $862.
Airlines in Sydney, Australia flying to Kathmandu Last modified: Sep 18, 2018 1:00 -04:00Number of routes searched: 56Number of itineraries searched: 817,027
Wondering which airlines fly out of Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu? We've gathered the average price of Sydney, Australia airlines with flights to Kathmandu. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.
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Sydney, Australia to Kathmandu Airports
These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Sydney, Australia and Kathmandu. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.