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Kathmandu Kitchen

This is where exploring Nepal begins

Does this taste like more?

Nepal is closer than you might think. Imagine stepping on a plane tonight. Tomorrow morning, you could be in Nepal – a beautiful travel destination with a rich culture, nature, and adventure.

Your visit to Kathmandu Kitchen is a delightful preview of discovering this beautiful country. Does it leave you wanting more? Are you considering Nepal as your next holiday destination? Explore Nepal with By Mountain People!

We are Govinda and Lilly, a Nepalese-Dutch couple organizing small-scale trips in Nepal for over 9 years.

Fun facts

  • Flight time: 12 hours flight from Amsterdam
  • Time difference: 3 hours and 45 minutes during daylight saving time, and 4 hours and 45 minutes during standard time
  • Area: 147.000 sq km (4x the Netherlands)


  • Highest point: Mount Everest (8,848 m)
  • Lowest point: the Terai (60 m)
  • Himalaya in Nepal: 7 of the 10 highest mountains in the world


  • People: over 30 million people
  • Religion80% hindus and 8% buddhists
  • Calendar: Nepal is currently in the year 2080

The highlights in Nepal

Imagine, this is just the beginning …

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Embark on a trek to the roof of the world! For instance, to Everest Base Camp (EBC) or another stunning region. There are diverse routes catering to both beginners and experienced hikers, ranging from short 1-day hikes to adventurous 24-day treks.

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Kathmandu is one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world, founded in the 2nd century AD. You’ll discover a rich history, culture here, and a remarkable 7 UNESCO World Heritage sites, including one of the largest stupas in Asia: Boudhanath Stupa. 

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Jungle safari

In the Terai, the flat southern region of Nepal, you’ll encounter 3 National Parks. Here, endangered species such as the Bengal tiger, one-horned rhinoceros, red panda, and hundreds of bird species thrive. A stunning region with a huge contrast to the high mountains.

The best trips in Nepal

Adjust these trips to perfectly align with your preferences, travel schedule, and hiking experience. Or let’s use them as inspiration and build your trip from scratch.

Kathmandu Kitchen & By Mountain People

This collaboration is for you.

Introducing you to our beautiful home country Nepal

This is exactly why we do what we do, every single day. So you can discover Nepal, either through the delicious scents and flavors of the authentic cuisine. Or, through visiting Nepal on a personalized trip.

This is why Nishan Sapkota, owner of Kathmandu Kitchen, and Govinda Dhakal, co-owner of By Mountain People, established this collaboration. Because we truly believe you’ll enjoy the beauty of Nepal.

Kathmandu Kitchen and By Mountain People

Discover the scents and flavors of Nepal

It’s the ultimate preview, right here in the Netherlands.

Kathmandu Kitchen in Zaandam

Hoogstraat 4
1541 KX  Koog aan de Zaan
The Netherlands

P: +31 (0)75 628 55 88

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Kathmandu Kitchen in Amsterdam

Balboastraat 24
1057 VW  Amsterdam
The Netherlands

P: +31 (0)20 370 39 62

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Kathmandu Kitchen in Beverwijk

Begijnenstraat 4
1941 BS  Beverwijk
The Netherlands

P: +31 (0)6 87 89 10 55

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