With Nepal’s spectacular capital within fairly easy reach nowadays, your best way of arriving in style is to book a flight from Barcelona to Kathmandu with Qatar Airways. We offer a great package of in-flight services, and the space and comfort you need to stretch out and relax in style. Sample some of our award-winning in-flight cuisine, served with a smile by our attentive cabin crew. Discover a whole new world of luxury air travel, and the original Shangri-La, with Qatar Airways.
Overlooking the magnificent Kathmandu Valley, the capital of Nepal has for centuries attracted adventurers, backpackers and now regular tourists. The city is a heady mix of traditional Buddhist culture in all its bright colours and scents, and more modern elements such as air-conditioned hotels and upmarket restaurants. All budgets are catered for here, and as Kathmandu’s history spans two millennia there are plenty of attractions to visit. A must-see is the fabled Monkey Temple with its tall stupa, and the wonderfully quirky Freak Street.
Spain’s second largest airport serves the culturally important city of Barcelona, Catalonia’s capital and a location that blends a history dating back to Roman times with an ultra-modern facet that’s forward looking and progressive.
Passengers flying from Barcelona with Qatar Airways will experience an efficient and friendly airport housed in a contemporary space that is quintessentially Catalonian in nature.
Excellent retail and dining facilities complete an outstanding passenger experience from start to finish.
Parking and transportation
The RENFE R2 suburban train connects the city centre to Barcelona Airport, with a journey time of approximately 30 minutes. The airport railway station is located at Terminal 1, making it convenient for Qatar Airways passengers.
The Aerobus travels from the centre of Barcelona to the airport direct, while local AMB buses also serve both terminals. Taxis are plentiful. There are plenty of car parks available for passengers, with spaces for up to 24,000 cars for T1 passengers alone, including a VIP parking area and both short and long-term options close to the terminals.
Arriving at Barcelona Airport
Passengers flying from Barcelona with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 1. This is the fifth largest terminal in the world, with 258 check-in counters, 60 jetways and plenty of space in the lounges and waiting areas.
Because of the sheer size of the terminal it is advisable to arrive at least two hours before your flight is due to depart, and to check the information boards on arrival.
Facilities and amenities
Amenities at the airport are excellent, with a good selection of retail outlets and restaurants, as well as good business facilities. Paid-for Wi-Fi hotspots are dotted around the public areas, with the first 15 minutes of use free.
Disabled passengers are well catered for, with full access to all areas of the terminal, including disabled parking. For food lovers, there is a choice of excellent restaurants serving international cuisine, or indulge in a little local flavour at one of the many tapas vendors.
Nepal is, quite simply, breathtaking. One of the most mountainous regions in the world and home to the towering Mt. Everest, its capital is unlike any other.
Traditional structures and temples create a serene atmosphere that allows you to enjoy a slower, more relaxed pace of life.
Book a flight to Kathmandu with Qatar Airways and you are guaranteed a warm, friendly welcome in a country where traditional values are paramount.
The city is also the gateway to tourism in the country, with visitors from all over the globe drawn here for the incredible climbing and hiking opportunities.
The city of Kathmandu has a history spanning over 2,000 years, leading to an eclectic mix of ancient and modern attractions.
Because Kathmandu is a relatively compact city, it is easy to see much of it either on foot or by taking one of the many rickshaws that swarm the streets. This is also a good way to get a real feel for Kathmandu life.
To see a timeline history of the city, visit the Narayanhiti Palace Museum. Take a look up and you’ll see the resident giant fruit bats - a spectacular sight when they come in to roost at dusk.
The Garden of Dreams (Kaiser Mahal) is a serenely beautiful spot which captures the Nepalese love of nature and brings it to life in a stunning collection of rare flora.
Flights to Kathmandu with Qatar Airways land at Tribhuvan International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Kathmandu please check the visa and passport requirements.
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