Getting to Kirtipur
Located only 5km southwest of Kathmandu, it’s a short trip to get to Kirtipur.
In the hilltop area, minimal car travel is permitted, so be prepared to walk on foot after arriving at the Kirtipur Ring Road. A Rs. 100 ticket can be purchased at the Tourist Information Center and gives visitors access to many sites around Kirtipur.
A taxi to Kirtipur will take approximately 30-40 minutes from Thamel and cost Rs. 600-800. Or from Patan, it will take 20-30 minutes and costs Rs. 400-600.
There are several buses servicing Kirtipur from Kathmandu and Patan. All buses to Kirtipur’s hilltop town go around the Kirtipur Ring Road. You can signal the driver anywhere to get on or off.