This jazz masterclass gives students and both aspiring and established musicians an opportunity to get tips from visiting artists, learn techniques and interact with international jazz musicians.
22 October, 11am-1:30pm, free entry (limited seating), Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory, Jhamsikhel (01) 5543554
Small Mammals Conservation and Research Foundation’s Chandragiri-Champadevi Clean-up Campaign is one of the initiatives selected for potential funding by the European Outdoor Conservation Association. The funds will go towards conducting a biodiversity survey, a clean-up hike and for future preservation of wildlife in the area.
Vote by 21 October online.
Celebrate this Diwali with a pop-up market filled with handicrafts, local goods and great food to get you in a festive mood.
18 October, 11am-7pm, Heritage Garden, Sanepa, 9842838493
Tilicho Kala presents a collection of artworks to showcase the rise of contemporary female artists in the 21st century.
19-23 October, 4pm-10pm, Common Room, Soaltee Crowne Plaza, (01) 4273999
Exlplore topics like shame, stigma and vulnerability as well as transformative justice and healing through discussions, archival data and stories.
19-20 October, 10am-5pm, Rs500 per person, photo.circle HQ, Jhamsikhel (01) 5543501
Raise awareness about breast cancer and support ongoing research initiatives with a walk from Jawalakhel to Patan.
19 October, 7am-10am, National Hospital & Cancer Research Center, Jawalakhel
Boudha Farmer’s Market
If you’re looking to get healthy and to change your diet, the farmer’s market in Boudha is the best place to start.
Every Saturday, 8am-12pm, Utpala Cafe, Boudha, 9801052333
Singing Bowl Workshop
Enter a meditative state with the soothing sounds of the singing bowl. Learn about its inner workings and power.
19 October, 11am-1pm, Rs1,200, Vinyasanepal, Thamel, 9813237572
15 years in Nepal
French photographer Michel Mée documents his 15 years in Nepal, from the mountains in the northernmost reaches of the country to the fringes of urban life in the cities. Catch the exhibition before it ends.
Till 25 October, 10am-3pm, Patan Museum, Patan Durbar Square (01) 5526271
Friday evening, Kathmandu will be alive with exciting musical performances by global jazz bands in various locations. Don’t miss the shows of Tropic Green (Moksh), Paul Tynan & Jake Hanlon and Adrian Crookston & Palouse Forro (Jazz Upstairs), RSxT (House of Music) and Faby Medina (Manny’s Eatery and Tapas Bar)!
18 October, 7-9pm, Rs600, Locations vary, 9803516450
End the jazz festival with a bang at the joint performance of international and local artists. The medley of classical and contemporary jazz and Nepali classical sounds blend together, delivering to the audience a visio-auditory extravaganza.
23 October, 5:30-10pm, Ticket: Rs1400, Hotel Yak & Yeti, Darbar Marg, 9803516450
Jazz at the Temple House
Listen to the beautiful blending of Nepali classical music and the upbeat eclectic sounds of Nepali Afro-funk band Cadenza Collective.
22nd October, 5:30pm onwards, Ticket: Rs1,600, Kantipur Temple House, Thamel, 9803516450
Get away from the city and enjoy a musical afternoon with performances from Nepali classical musicians and jazz artists from around the globe.
19 October, 2:30-10pm, Ticket: Rs1,400, Gokarna Forest Resort, 9803516450
Sounds of Latin Jazz
Experience the many flavours of jazz with the sounds of Afro-Caribbean and Brazillian jazz.
20 October, 7-9pm, Rs1600, Ticket: Dhokaima Cafe, Patan, 9803516450
If you’re craving for a quick and easy Biryani, Haadi is the place to go, or order from. Their slow-cooked biryanis are seasoned with a secret spice blend that is enhanced by the clay pots they're delivered in.
11am-9pm, Dilli Bazaar (01) 4438444
Celebrate Oktoberfest with a hearty meal and a chilled glass of Sherpa Craft beer while you enjoy the autumn warmth in the sunny courtyard.
8am-9pm, Dhokaima Cafe, Patan Dhoka
Starry Night BBQ
Sit under the clear autumn skies, sip cocktails and enjoy a variety of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian barbecued goodies.
7pm-10pm, Rs2,500++, Shangri-La Hotel, Lazimpat (01) 4412999
Unwind and enjoy the night with mouth-watering barbeque, refreshing drinks and some time to yourself and friends.
6:30 onwards, The Dwarika’s Hotel, Battisputali (01) 4217999
Beer, Kebab and MO:MO
Spend the weekend with unlimited beers, momos and kebabs while listening to live music.
Every Friday and Saturday, 7pm-10pm, Rs1,250 onwards, Fairfield by Marriott, Thamel
Dwarika’s Resort not only boasts luxury accommodations, an attentive staff and fantastic amenities, but also award-winning dishes from around the world. Next time you’re in Dhulikhel, lunch at the hotel’s restaurant or a night in their comfy rooms is a must.
Dhulikhel (11) 490612
Atithi Resort & Spa
The Camellia Spa in Atithi Resort is one of the best in Pokhara. With a variety of services ranging from Ayurvedic Massages to steam and sauna, Camellia is a sanctuary for those looking to get some 'me' time.
Lakeside, Pokhara, (061) 1466760
Bardia Gaida Camp
Reconnect with wildlife just a stone’s throw away from the rhino zone in the central area of Chitwan National Park. Enjoy scenic views of lush forests and rare glimpses of even rarer wildlife.
Chitwan, (01) 4215409/ 4215431
Experience how the Malla kings lived at this charming traditional hotel. With touches of both old and new, Hotel Yukhang embodies the blending of Bhaktapur’s medieval history with the touch of contemporary amenities.
Thamel (01) 4267358
Club Oasis Spa
Enjoy a weekend to yourself at Hyatt’s luxury spa. Take a dip in the jacuzzi, get a full-body massage and facial, and step into a sauna before you indulge in the hotel’s delectable weekend brunch.
Hyatt Regency, Boudha (01) 5171234