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Current road condition from Kodari to Kathmandu

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Current road condition from Kodari to Kathmandu

What are the alternatives for getting to Kathmandu now that that part of the road has been washed out? Is there an airport near Kodari?

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1. Re: Current road condition from Kodari to Kathmandu

probably best to walk or sit in the hot springs till the road is repaired

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2. Re: Current road condition from Kodari to Kathmandu

How about a helicopter...is that an option? Or is there an alternate road from Kodak ....sorry....dumb spell checker on my phone......to Kathmandu?

Edited: 04 August 2014, 01:31
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3. Re: Current road condition from Kodari to Kathmandu

There are Helicopters flying in and out from Kodari (Tatopani), Kodari- Kathmandu-Kodari.

As per yesterday's rate, mostly they were charging about 250usd/person. But you need to book in advance(not sure whether you can get a place on the same day) as there are whole lot of Chinese visitors stranded in Tibet side (who wants to come Nepal) and in Kathmandu (who wants to go back to China via Tibet).

The road when would be opened is still uncertain. About one km road section has been washed away by the huge landslide. I think it'll take quite some time to repair it.

Good luck and happy travel!

Apex Nepal Treks

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4. Re: Current road condition from Kodari to Kathmandu

Hey,

We are planning our Kailas Manassarovar yatra via Kathmandu on 26th of this month. How is the road condition up to Kodari now after the land slide at Dholaghat? Is traffic back in position to the border/

subashcn2007@gmail.com

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5. Re: Current road condition from Kodari to Kathmandu

No road is still closed. A kilometre and half destroyed and the same under water. There is now a move to start building an alternative "track".

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6. Re: Current road condition from Kodari to Kathmandu

The road is still impassable at the Landslide part.

But people are walking through a hill to overpass the Landslide & Flooded area,3hrs walk approximately. After that can catch a regular bus either to Kathmandu or to Kodari.

Today the government announced that the work has been started and the road would be open till 10th Sept. That means,1more month.

Good luck and happy travel!

Apex Nepal Treks

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7. Re: Current road condition from Kodari to Kathmandu

What are the current conditions on the Kodari highway...

what do travel agent do with their hikers from Nepal to Tibet.

Any suggestions?

I doubt that he road will be clear by Sept. 10th...

Why don't the jeeps just trade their travellers ...as the travellers can

walk around the slide...as mentioned above????

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Could anyone give some input on how difficult/safe this walk is?

how far is the walk?

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9. Re: Current road condition from Kodari to Kathmandu

walking is almost around 45 minutes but towards the end you would have t cross a small stream which is waist deep. Went there last week trail are fine as you would also find stair at some point. Plenty of people walking everyday. I really do not know if to recommend walking or not although I have done it myself.

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10. Re: Current road condition from Kodari to Kathmandu

more regular updates on the China/Tibet forum if anyone is following developments

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