Air India is the national flag carrier of India and has been providing air services since October 15th, 1932. Initially its name was Tata Airlines but later it was changed to Air India. It is India’s first international airline that offers a distinctive look with a red colored flying swan. It provides luxurious air services to international passengers at economical costs and discounted fares. Air India offers many international flights but the US is the most important international destination and a large number of passengers travel between India and the United States on a daily basis. Air India had the honour of being the first airline to start commercial operations from the recently opened Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport at Durgapur with a flight connecting Kolkata to Durgapur and back. The inaugural flight was operated by Alliance Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India.
Lying in the breathtaking and lofty Himalayan Mountains, Kathmandu is one of the fascinating cities in Nepal. Nestled between the border of India and China, Kathmandu is a place which gives you a clear picture of Buddhism and Hindu Mythology. Here, you will find historical monuments and ancient shrines. Situated at an altitude of 1400 meters above the sea level, Kathmandu is a prominent city as well as tourism hub of Nepal. Besides the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu is also the commercial centre of the country. The entire Himalayan valley consists of two sister cities, one is Lalitpur and other is Bhaktapur. Both the cities have many small towns. The amazing thing which you find in Kathmandu is that it is surrounded by four major hills like- Shivapuri, Pulchowki, Nagarjun and Chandragiri. UNESCO has also awarded Kathmandu valley as the UNESCO World Heritage site. Another incredible fact about the city is its eight flowing rivers named- Bagmati, Bishnumati, Dhabikhola, Manohara, Hanumant and Tukucha.
With its deep rooted culture and historical backdrops, Kathmandu has a number places which are quite popular among the tourists across the world. Some of the finest places of this city are Kumari Temple, Swayambhunath Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, Bodhnath, Kirtipur, Budhanilkantha Temple, Dakshinkali Temple, Nagarkot, Daman, Dhulikhel, Changunarayan Temple, etc. Moving in the city, you will surely have a great time with family and friends.
The natural surrounding and tranquil beauty of this magnificent city lures tourists and add some of the most cherished moments in your life. It is a heaven for those who love to do trekking and other mountaineering activities. The markets are also well built and give you a picture of ancient architecture. If you are looking to visit this beautiful city, then log onto MakeMyTrip.com where you can get the tour related information within few clicks of your mouse. Being India's leading online travel portal, MakeMyTrip offers your air tickets at reasonable prices as compared to other similar portals. Here, you can also book your rooms in hotels quite prior to your journey.
Tribhuvan International Airport, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Kathmandu, Nepal