Cheap Car Rentals in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nepal
30 Jun — 7 Jul
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Kathmandu, Nepal
Thu 30/6
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Kathmandu car hires in 2022

Most popular companyEUROPCAR
Price of petrol per litre₹ 106
Average price per day₹ 76
Cheapest price per day₹ 57

What is the cheapest time to hire a car in Kathmandu?


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₹ 6,238


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₹ 6,238


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Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Kathmandu is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Kathmandu?

To be eligible for car rentals in Kathmandu, you absolutely must have a Nepalese driver’s license or an International Driving Permit (IDP). The application process can take some time, so apply online in your home country well before you book any rental cars in Kathmandu. Ensure you have your IDP, driver’s license from your country of origin, and passport when you pick up the vehicle. While licensed drivers aged 18 and over can legally drive in Nepal, it’s important to note that some car rental locations in Kathmandu only rent vehicles to people aged 21 and over.

What are the rules for driving in Kathmandu?

When driving rental cars in Kathmandu, it is essential to understand the local road rules. Nepal has a strict no drinking policy for drivers, meaning you shouldn’t drive if you’ve recently had even a sip of alcohol. You and your passengers must wear your seatbelts at all times, and you will be driving on the left-hand side of the road. Many people opt for a cheap car rental in Kathmandu, but this doesn’t mean you can skip insurance. Keep your insurance details and rental paperwork in the vehicle, and always have your IDP and photo ID on hand when driving. Stay up-to-date with the local road rules by contacting Kathmandu’s Department of Motor Vehicles.

What type of vehicle is recommended for driving in Kathmandu?

SUV and passenger van rental is generally not advisable in Kathmandu due to the heavy traffic. Compact vehicles are the ideal choice when it comes to car rentals in Kathmandu. These allow you more freedom in navigating tight corners and heavy traffic. This is ideal for those with a tight budget, as compact cars are a great way to get a cheap car rental in Kathmandu. If you need more room for passengers or baggage, consider mid-sized Kathmandu car rentals like the Suzuki Etigra.

Where are the best places to park in Kathmandu?

Before booking any Kathmandu car rentals, it’s a good idea to get an understanding of the parking rules. Though the city is famous for its chaotic traffic, there is some order to the parking system, which is good news for those considering car rentals in Kathmandu. Four-wheeled vehicles will find dedicated parking lots in key areas like New Road, Kantipath, and Dharmapath, with prices sitting at around NPR 80 per hour (approx. AUD 0.90). Those interested in electric car rental will be pleased to know that Kathmandu is introducing free parking for electric vehicles.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Kathmandu?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ₹ 5,952/day when booking a car hire in Kathmandu. The absolute best deal a user found was for ₹ 4,447/day from Europcar, booked on Jun. 19.

What are gas prices like in Kathmandu?

The average price of petrol in Kathmandu is ₹ 106/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₹ 4,773 and ₹ 6,894 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Kathmandu for a week from Europcar?

Europcar is one of the top picks in Kathmandu. They can have you in a hire car for about ₹ 41,662 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Kathmandu for the best price?

Booking early can save you upwards of 12% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 90 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Kathmandu.

Can I rent a car for a month in Kathmandu?

Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Kathmandu however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Kathmandu for a month?

You can potentially save up to 25% on a month-long rental by booking with Europcar. Europcar is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Kathmandu can cost you on average ₹ 178,551 a month or ₹ 5,952 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

How much is a car hire in Kathmandu for a weekend?

The average price for a weekend car hire in Kathmandu is ₹ 0. Hiring a Economy is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Kathmandu. For the month of July, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Kathmandu for as low as ₹ 6,218/day.

What car do most people hire in Kathmandu?

The most popular car to hire while in Kathmandu is the Class Standard SUV, which is a Standard vehicle.