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Events

Ghintang Ghisi Twak

Cultural dance

Head over to witness the Ghintang Ghisi Twak dance that is performed only once a year in Bhaktapur. 

19 August, 1pm onwards, Bhaktapur 

Gaijatra Pride

The 19th Pride and Gai Jatra celebration by the Blue Diamond Society is taking place this Friday with a parade and open concert.

12  August, 1pm, Karmachari Sanchayakosh

Weekend market

Shop local at the Saturday Le Sherpa Market and buy baked goods, meals, handicrafts and clothes. 

30 July, 8am-12.30pm, Le Sherpa, Maharajgunj

Art workshop

A two-day workshop to learn how to make art from wheat and straw. Call for more details.

12-13 August, Mitra Park, 9849729584

Durga Devi

Watch the engaging play ‘Durga Devi’ about a mother fighting against the injustice done to her  daughter.

12-15 August, 5pm, Shilpee Theatre

Music

Dandylions
Dandylions

Join the band Dandylions for a fun musical Friday night.

12 August, 7pm onwards, Bikalpa Art Center

The Axe

Enjoy a fun stand-up comedy show and live performance by the Axe Band.

13 August, 4pm onwards, The Urban Hub, Pulchowk

Weekend music

This weekend, listen to punk rock band Jhikey and the company, with a special guest performance by Spit Strings.

13 August, Beers N’ Cheers, Jhamsikhel

Music classes

Sign unto learn Bansuri, Madal, Tabla and Western instruments like Piano, Guitar, Drum, Bass, Saxophone, and Violin at Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory.

(01) 5443554, 9813556945

Karaoke night

Enjoy live music or sing and perform your own jams on karaoke night.

12 August, 6pm-9pm, Vintage De Home, Jawalakhel

Dining

Akari & Koko
Akari & Koko

Vivanta Hotel’s Asian-inspired fusion restaurant and bar serves an impressive assortment of East Asian dishes with modern twists.

Jhamsikhel (01) 5525002

Baker's Den

Get cakes for all occasions, freshly baked doughnuts, muffins and bread and more from Baker's Den. 

(01) 4416560 (01) 4411886

Doko Deli

At Doko Deli, pick from a variety of appetisers, pizzas and pasta. The Mustang ko Piro Aloo is a must-try.

9869188070, 9848997461

Fire & Ice

Fire and Ice offers genuine Napolitana pizza and dozens of specialty dishes to choose from. Try the paesane, a combination of mozzarella, spinach, courgette and bacon.

Thamel (01) 4250210

Mitraan Da Dhaba

In the mood  for  Indian cuisine?  Head over to Mitraan and try their delicious harabhara kebab, chicken qorma and a menu of Punjabi dishes.

Harihar Bhawan (01) 5539845

Getaway

Raniban Retreat
Raniban Retreat

Located on a hillock of Raniban forest, this environment-friendly boutique hotel offers a spectacular view of the mountains and the green around. 

Pokhara (01) 5185435

Milla Guesthouse

If you prefer the quiet and admire a mix of the old and new, This place has you covered: not too far from the city, yet worlds apart. 

Bhaktapur, 9851024137

Gokarna Resort

The resort is a paradise, thick with centuries-old trees rustling to the tunes of nature, and great restaurants for fine dining. Golf, anyone?

Gokarna (01) 4450002

Barahi Lodge

The first eco-jungle lodge in Chitwan directly overlooks Chitwan National Park. Enjoy the relaxing spa, boutique guest rooms, and private villas--including a suite with a private swimming pool. 

Megauli, Chitwan (01) 4429820

Soaltee Westend

Located in the green plains of Nepalgunj, this lovely resort is one of Nepal’s more energy efficient and eco-friendly getaways. 

Nepalganj (081) 551145