Wondering how about the mode of transport to Taplejung? Kathmandu to Taplejung by Bus, Flight, Jeep can be obtained as per your budget and time schedule. Kathmandu to Taplejung is approx 670 KM. Mt. Kanchenjunga lies in the northeastern part of Nepal. Taplejung is one of the great places for nature seekers who want to enjoy the magnificent mountains and the green lush forest. Taplejung is renowned for the Mt Kanchenjunga, it is the third tallest mountain in the world. Besides this, Pathibhara Temple is also the major attraction of this district.
For the trekkers, Taplejung bazaar is the gateway of Kanchenjunga Trek. Narrow blacktopped road and the clear villages are the additional attraction of this journey. Api Nampa Conservation Area is another attraction of Taplejung. You will pass through the different village to reach Taplejung by Surface. The only airport in Taplejung district is Suketar Airport. There are primarily four options to reach Taplejung if you are planning to visit this place:
Kathmandu to Taplejung by Bus
If you are looking for the cheaper options to reach Taplejung is then book the bus ticket. Daily buses leave to Taplejung from Kathmandu, Gongabu Bus Park. The total journey is approx 23 HRS if everything goes smoothly. The bus will make a few stops on the way before reaching Taplejung. If you want to see the real face of Nepal then this journey will be one option for you. Road condition is good and the buses are basic. Bus from Kathmandu by Taplejung departs at 02:00 PM every day and reached the destination at 01:00 PM the next day. It makes the journey of 23 Hours. These buses are non-A/C bus and have limited facilities and don’t have amenities like mobile charge, reading light, Private fan and so on. If you need to eat frequently then we urge you to stock your day foods accordingly.
Kathmandu to Taplejung by Jeep
Compared to the bus ride, Kathmandu by Taplejung by Jeep is a quite expensive traveling option. However, having said that, this is also the recommended and the best way to reach by surface. Since you are traveling by Jeep, you should stay on the way before reaching Taplejung. For your stay, Illam will be the best hill station to take rest for a night. You can make a stopover in different nearby attraction during this visit. Places like, Janakpur Dham, Koshi Barrage, Dharan, Kanyam are to name few. You also don’t need to make a round of Narayanghat during your tour to Taplejung. B.P. Koirala Highway will be an ideal road to travel by Jeep to reach your prime destination. We can help you to arrange a jeep for you to make your travel fun.
Kathmandu to Suketar by Flight
Kathmandu to Suketar by flight is the easiest way to reach. But, due to the only flight from Kathmandu and the weather condition doesn’t make it please for travelers. Passengers often need to return back from Kathmandu due to weather condition. Tara air operated a flight from Kathmandu to Sukera once a week on Friday. The total duration of the flight is 45-55 Minutes. Flight ticket cost the US $ 279 per person one way for foreigners. And for Nepalese, it cost Rs 6810 per person one way.
Kathmandu to Bhadrapur by Flight and Drive to Taplejung by Jeep
If you want to reach Taplejung in the same day then this is the best option for you. Fly from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and drive to Taplejung by a jeep on the same day. Kathmandu to Bhadrapur is approx 45 Min flight which goes every day. Shree Air, Buddha Air, Yeti Air operates a daily flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur. And the drive duration from Bhadrapur to Taplejung is around 10 hours. And also you can travel by bus but this is not recommended.
We recommend you to travel with a jeep to reach Taplejung. Which is the easiest and the safest way to reach the destination. Taking rest and enjoying the local attractions makes your travel fun rather than the long and hectic travel.