Cheap Car Rentals in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nepal
14 Apr — 21 Apr
Driver's age: 26-65
Kathmandu, Nepal
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Kathmandu car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Kathmandu. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 7 April 2024.

Most popular company


Price of petrol per litre

₹ 107

Average price per day

₹ 8,017

Cheapest price per day

₹ 6,302

Compare available car types for rental in Kathmandu

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Kathmandu to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 7 April 2024.

Top rental agencies in Kathmandu

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Kathmandu known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 4 car rental companies in Kathmandu. Reviews were last updated on 7 April 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Kathmandu, including Sixt, Spark Car and Europcar. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.


3 locations

Spark Car

2 locations


1 location

keddy by Europcar

1 location

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Kathmandu, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 7 April 2024.
  • 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 ₹ 8,017/day when booking a car hire in Kathmandu. The absolute best deal a user found was for ₹ 6,302/day from Spark Car, booked on Mar. 31.

  • What are petrol prices like in Kathmandu?

    The average price of petrol in Kathmandu is ₹ 107/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₹ 4,798 and ₹ 6,930 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Kathmandu for a week from Spark Car?

    Spark Car is one of the top picks in Kathmandu. They can have you in a hire car for about ₹ 56,118 per week on average.

  • 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 21% on a month-long rental by booking with Spark Car. Spark Car is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Kathmandu can cost you on average ₹ 240,507 a month or ₹ 8,017 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

  • What car do most people hire in Kathmandu?

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

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