How to Hail A Taxi Around the World

By: Melissa Locker | Pulished on 2023-12-15

Kathmandu, Nepal

How to Hail A Taxi Around the World-Trip Advise
If you’re looking for a taxi in Nepal, you’ll have the most luck in larger cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara. Cabs can be hailed on the street, or your hotel can call one for you. While the cabs may have a meter, its best to negotiate the fare in advance. According to Rough Guides, the best bet for transportation in Kathmandu is to charter a taxi for an entire day, which costs roughly 2200 Nepalese Rupee, or about $20 U.S.

Cusco, Peru

How to Hail A Taxi Around the World-Trip Advise
Cusco is filled with cabs eager to help ferry tourists around the city for a relatively low price. Taxis can either be hailed from the street or hotels can call for an official taxi for trips to the airport, train station, or even the Sacred Valley. According to the T+L guide, it’s a cheap taxi ride to the Cusco train station if you’re headed to Machu Picchu, which is actually in the nearby town of Poroy. They caution that travelers should add “at least an hour to get from central Cusco to the train station” because traffic can be brutal.

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