It is easy to get comfortable taxi in the major cities of Nepal. You’ll see white color taxi on the street. In some cities if you’re unable to get taxi then you can get a tempo as an alternative to cab. A tempo ride may be fun and new experience to you. You’ll find it in places like Hetauda. You’ll need to take care of your safety if you’re using a taxi during night time etc. It doesn’t mean taxi ride is unsafe in Nepal. If you’re using offline cab from taxi stand then there might not be any record of your ride. During daytime and in overcrowded people you’ll have no problem but during night time and if you’re a female solo traveler then you’ll need to think of your safety. Here, is Nepal people don’t spend night life as it is done at other parts of world. There will be few people on the streets after 8 PM and in small cities after 6 PM or 7 PM you’ll see less people. We don’t mean that it is dangerous to step outside after getting dark, we mean you’ll need to pay attention towards your safety.
Taxi price in Nepal
There is a taxi price fixed by the government according to the fuel price and distance travelled but in real life this is not praticed by taxi drivers. Fuel price also changes frequently and cab doesn’t runs in taxi-meter. Sometimes there become shortage of fule and during this time taxi price goes higher than usual. Other public vechiles like bus, tempo etc are cheaper than taxi but public transport runs in a fixed route only.
Online taxi service in Nepal
Till today there is no company providing online taxi service in all over Nepal but you can find some companies operating in major big cities of Nepal.
Online taxi service in Kathmandu
There are many online taxi service in Kathmandu. Nepal taxi apps are Pathao, Tootle etc. These online cabs in Kathmandu are easy to book and safe to use. You can easily download these apps from the app store for online taxi booking.
Full day taxi fare in Kathmandu
There is no fixed rate to estimate full day taxi fare in Kathmandu. It depends upon cab driver, price of fuel during that time, destination etc. For full day vehicle hiring you can also hire jeep, car having full option or half option in the vehicle. Taxi might not be the best option for off roads in Kathmandu or near by Kathmandu. For off roads you can hire a Scorpio jeep or other similar jeep. For going to Nagarkot, Dakshinkali you can easily reach there by a cab.
Is uber available in Nepal ?
No, uber is not available in Nepal.