About Town

Events

Dance classes

Dance classes

Sign up to take Bharatnatyam, Ballet, Hip Hop, Freestyle, and contemporary dance lessons from Sushila Arts Academy. Call the academy for details.

9860588626

Art exhibition

Siddhartha Art Gallery will exhibit paintings and handcrafted artwork by enterpreneurs Shivani Singh Shah, Sunita Vaidya and Nidhi Todi.

22-26 October, Baber Mahal Revisited

Photowalk

Join aspiring photographers for walks across the valley and take pictures that inspire. Follow distancing protocols. Get details about Photowalk schedules on PhotoWalk Nepal’s website.

Boudha Market

Buy fresh and organic fruits and vegetables, fresh baked goods, and other delicious goodies. Support local businesses.

Saturdays, Utpala Cafe, Boudha

Mentoring

The British Embassy is inviting young Nepali women to apply to join a year-long mentoring programme run by a group of embassies and development agencies led by women. More here

Deadline: 16 November

Podcasts

Forest 404
Forest 404

Forest 404 is a nine-part environmental thriller podcast set 200 years into the future where forests do not exist anymore. Each episode is followed by an expert discussing the theme of the episode.  Find on Apple podcasts, Spotify, and Google podcasts.

Ridiculous History

History is beautiful, brutal and, often, ridiculous. Episodes of Ridiculous History dive into some of the weirdest stories from across the span of human civilisation. Find on Stitcher.

Aji's podcast

Listen to inspiring and extraordinary life stories from Nepal’s elderly community. Find Aji’s Podcasts on YouTube, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher.

Bookclub

A group of readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best-known novels in this podcast from BBC Radio 4. Find Bookclub on Stitcher.

Feast Meets West

In Feast Meets West, hosts Lynda Liu in NYC and Iris Van Kerckhove in Hong Kong trace the origin and journeys of Asian food and food trends to the west. Listen to episode #39 where the hosts interview New York-based Fulpa Jangbu, who owns and operates Momo Delight, a food cart in NYC. 

Dining

Haadi Biryani
Haadi Biryani

Craving a quick and easy Biryani? Haadi is the place to go to or order from. Enjoy slow-cooked biryanis seasoned with a secret spice blend which come in clay pots that enhances the dining experience.

Dilli Bazaar (01) 4538444 

Gangnam Galbi

Tantalise the taste buds with the best of Korean barbecue, grill, and stick food. Try the Suntofu stew and duck roast grill. 

Naxal,  (01) 4434780

Embassy

Enjoy a hearty meal in this centrally located restaurant known for its lively ambience and assorted menu. Try the Duck Breast, served on a bed of mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables in a rich peppery steak sauce.

Lazimpat, (01) 4424040

Pho99

Enjoy mouthwatering Vietnamese food including fresh Banh Mi Sandwiches, Vietnamese salads and curries, along with Vietnam’s national staple, the delicious Pho.

Jhamsikhel, 9803203119

French Bakery

Enjoy scrumptious breakfast from the French Bakery. Get the tummy-filling breakfast platter, or the bacon and egg sandwich. Also order from a variety of delicious cakes and muffins. 

Chhetrapati (01) 4251998

Getaway

Evergreen Eco-lodge
Evergreen Eco-lodge

Evergreen Eco-lodge is a rustic stay in Chitwan. Unwind in one of the wooden tree-house cabins with thatched straw roofs and enjoy the tranquility of the dense surrounding forestry of the Chitwan National Park.

Sauraha, 9827284448

Mystic Mountain

Situated amid the forest of Nagarkot, the resort is exquisitely built using ultra modern designs and world-class comfort. 

Nagarkot, 9851277701

Jal Mahal

Hotel Jal Mahal lives up to its name as it boasts three large swimming pools in its sprawling property. Even if it is not an overnight stay, spend an afternoon at one of the pools before the chilly season sets in.

Gharipatan, Pokhara, 9856087030

Peacock Guesthouse

Housed in a World Heritage Site, peacock Guesthouse is a 3-storied Newari-style building that provides splendid views of the Dattatreya Square and the Bhimsenthan temple. 

Bhaktapur (01) 6611829

Balthali village

A small, cosy retreat just beyond Kathmandu Valley with a bird’s eye view of green terrace fields dotted with ochre painted houses.  

Panauti, Kavre, 9851087772