Kathmandu to Ramechhap by sharing jeep
The scenic drive from Kathmandu to Ramechhap connects two charming towns in the Ramechhap district of Nepal. You will pass by breathtaking green hills, terraced fields, rivers, and rural villages. Along the route between Kathmandu and Manthali, you will also pass through Araniko highway (a major trade route between Nepal and china) and Bhaktapur (known for medieval architecture and rich cultural heritage). Along the way, local markets and tea shops are available where you can take a break, enjoy a cup of Nepali tea/ coffee, and relax in a fresh air. These stops provide an opportunity to interact with locals and observe their livestock and witness the incredible views of the Himalayan Mountains.
Ramechhap airport which serves as a gateway to the Everest region is a popular alternative to Lukla for the trekkers and climbers. The distance between Kathmandu and Ramechhap is about 135 km (84 miles) and the journey takes 4 to 5 hours depending on road conditions and traffic. Here’s a different modes of road transport options to access Ramechhap from Kathmandu such as public buses, private vehicles, and shared jeeps. It is one of the popular and economical choices for local and travelers alike.
Shared jeeps are the best option for transport due to its capability to tackle any sort of terrain without having to trouble its passengers. It offer quicker and more comfortable journey than buses as they usually have limited stops and can take benefits of smaller and less congested roads.
Public buses and private vehicle are also common mode of road transport to travel from Kathmandu to Ramechhap. But public buses may be crowded and the journey can take longer due to multiple stops along the way. Similarly, private vehicles allow you to set your own schedule and make stops along the way for breaks or sightseeing but it can be expensive.