Manila, the capital city of the Philippines is known for being one of the prime tourist destinations of the world. It is a densely populated city by the famous Manila Bay, with rich Spanish architecture from the time of its colonial past well as modern skyscrapers. Intramuros, a walled city inside the main area is the heart of Old Manila and includes the San Agustin Church with its specific baroque architecture from the 16th century. It also includes the Fort Santiago, a walled storied citadel which also served as a military prison during the Second World War. After a morning exploring Old Manila, head over the river to the Malacañang Palace and check out the Presidential Museum and Library.
The Manila Ocean Park is a new theme park which has become increasingly popular with its world class entertainment area around the Oceanarium. Take a walk at the Manila Bay and then spend a day at the Rizal Park before visiting the National Museum before ending your day at the experimental Mind Museum.
How to reach Manila from Kathmandu
Manila is served by two airports, namely the Ninoy Aquino International Airport also known as the Manila International Airport as well as the Clark International Airport formerly known as the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport. From Kathmandu, you can stopover at Kuala Lumpur or Beijing on the way to Manila. There are daily direct flights as well from Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport to Manila from a number of international airline carriers like Air China, Turkish Airlines
, China Southern Airlines, Silk Air, Dragon Air
Best time to visit Manila
The dry season of the Philippines attracts the maximum number of tourists, between the months of November and April. During this time, you can explore the island, accessing its remote areas as well as most of its beautiful islands. During March and April the temperatures are high and the moist environment is uncomfortable. Tourists prefer December or February which has the best weather. May and November is also attractive for budget travel when the weather is comparatively pleasant with less crowd. However, stay away from the unpredictable typhoons that can occur any time from August to January.
A number of international carriers offer world-class services connecting Kathmandu to Manila. Turkish Airlines is known for its reliability and luxury amenities. Enjoy a comfortable journey while traveling across continents with the Turkish Airlines’ personal entertainment services where you can select and personalize your in-flight entertainment options. Air China
also provides a number of VIP services including chauffeured transfers, meal request services and in-flight duty free goods.
Which airlines offer cheap air tickets from Kathmandu?
The airline that offers the cheapest air tickets from Kathmandu to Manila is Air China.
• What is the time taken to reach Manila from Kathmandu?
The average time taken to reach Manila from Kathmandu is around 22 hours.
• What is the time difference between Manila and Kathmandu?
Manila is 2 hours 15 minutes ahead of Kathmandu.
• What are the major layover airports for connecting flights from Kathmandu to Manila?
For connecting flights
from Kathmandu to Manila, the major layover airport is Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
• When is the first flight from Kathmandu to Manila?
The first flight from Kathmandu to Manila leaves at 11:10 AM.
• When is the last flight from Kathmandu to Manila?
The last flight from Kathmandu to Manila leaves at 11:15 PM.
• What are the airport codes for Kathmandu to Manila?
The airport code for Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport is KTM and Manila International Airport is MNL.
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