Transportation in city areas is available and has easy access. Bus, taxi, tempos, vans and rickshaws are available everywhere.
Metered Taxis are much common and usually recognized by the black number plate in front and rear. You can get the taxis even at night time, but the fare is a bit higher than the daytime. You can also get a private car through a travel agent or car/rent agent. The hotels or resorts can also provide you this service.
Public transportation buses in Nepal are crowded, especially during the holiday season. One can take Micro Bus (Hiace) in the Kathmandu valley, Bhaktapur, Patan and also to other remote areas. Other popular scheduled and well-maintained buses like Makalu Yatayat, Agni Bus, run to and from Kathmandu to all major cities in Nepal. The main bus terminal is located at the Gongabu bus terminal. The new regulations have also introduced the night bus systems in Kathmandu with the various terminal points of its station “Ratri Sewa”(Night Service).
Motorbikes are available for hire in Kathmandu's Thamel and Lazimpat area. These motorcycles are generally 90-250cc bikes; the most popular motorbike in Nepal is Hero Honda Splendor. The hotels or travel agents can guide you in detailed ways about the hiring process.
A rickshaw ride gives you the pleasure of roaming around and it's full of fun. It costs cheaper than taxi facilities. You can get rickshaws even in rural areas. In Kathmandu, Thamel, Basantapur and Durbar Marg
Private cars and jeeps are the most convenient means of transportation in Nepal. These cars and jeeps are largely owned by trekking and tour companies. If you really want a luxurious and comfortable drive to your destination, hire a private car or jeep. A jeep can be shared by 7-8 people and a car can be shared by 3 people.
We have a tourist bus service to Chitwan, Pokhara and Lumbini. Other cities like Besisahar, Syabrubesi, Sotikhola, etc are not connected by tourist bus service in Nepal. Besishar paves the way to Annapurna Circuit Trek; Syabrubesi takes us to the trailhead of Langtang Valley trekking, and, Sotikhola is the beginning point of Manaslu Trekking. We either get a local bus or private jeep, car or smaller buses to get to these cities. We do not get tourist buses like Chitwan, Pokhara and Lumbini from Kathmandu.