Events

Kimff 2024

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The 21st edition of the Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (Kimff) will feature 60 selected films from across 22 countries.

29 May- 2 June, 11am-5pm, Rastriya Sabha Griha/ Nepal Tourism Board (01) 5318048

Art in Motion

Sawari Kathaharu, featuring photographs, digital illustrations, and visual media, celebrates the fusion of art, literature and the open road. Stop by the exhibition.

Until 27 May, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babermahal (01) 5318048

Marriage Proposal 

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Watch the Nepal adaptation of the play Marriage proposal, written by Russian writer and playwright Anton Chekhov.

Until 9 June, 5:30pm (except Mondays), Kunja Natak Ghar, Thapagaun

Movie Screening: Close

Join fellow film enthusiasts this weekend and watch the critically-acclaimed movie coming-of-age Close, starring Eden Dambrine, Gustav de Waele, Émilie Dequenne and Léa Drucker.

24 May, 7pm onwards, Fee: Rs400, Music Art Gallery Cafe, Sanepa

Gardener Fest 2024

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This week-long plant festival will have sessions on the beginner’s guide to gardening, taking care of plants and more. Put that green thumb to use. 

Until 28 May, 10am-6pm, Ekata Basti, Mandikatar

Music

Youthfull Rhythms 

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Set to bring the young, talented and most promising artists together, this event promises an evening filled with energetic performances and vibrant beats from artists including Kumar Saga and the Khwopaa. 

31 May, 6pm onwards, Ticket: Rs1,000, Turtle Club, Thamel

Summer Splash 2.0

Enjoy the weekend at this musical extravaganza that will feature musicians including Deepak Bajracharya and the Rhythm Band. 

25 May, 1pm onwards, Ticket: Rs500, Matshya Narayan Recreational Centre, Machhegaun 

Tribute to AC/DC

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Gear up in rock 'n roll attire and head to Hard Rock Cafe Kathmandu, where the Mark band and Rohit Bomjan will pay tribute to AC/DC. Also be part of trivia quizzes that test your rock knowledge. Call to book a table.

31 May, Hard Rock Cafe Kathmandu, Darbar Marg, 9801986771

SEBS Sandhya 2024 

This cultural fundraiser by the Society of Ex-Budhanilkantha Students (SEBS) will involve an afternoon and evening full of music, nostalgia and unity. Swoopna Suman, Pahenlo Batti Muni and Salil Maharjan will join.

25 May, 11am onwards, Ticket: Rs599, Budhanilkantha School

Hip-hop night

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Party it up with Nepali Hip-hop band Dong, and live act Earhead this weekend. Call to reserve tables.

Club Fahrenheit, Thamel (01) 4541220 /9841726830

Dining

Everfresh

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Perfect for brunch and breakfast lovers, Everfresh offers items including avocado toast, pancakes, brioche french toast and buckwheat crepes. Also try the baked goodies. 

Panipokhari, 9702026438

Imago Dei 

The menu Nourish by Imago Dei features a limited yet thoughtfully created menu every weekday. An ideal restaurant for those seeking healthier food options,

Narayan Chaur, 9803064809

Koto

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Take a gastronomic tour of Japan at Koto, where the menu includes Maki sushi, cold or fried tofu, tempura, fried chicken, miso soup, chicken karaage, Katsu Don, and more. 

Darbar Marg (01) 5320346

Rain Restaurant

Grab a Thakali set, braised pork belly or an assortment of tacos at this restaurant and dine while taking in the expansive views of Patan and Jawalakhel.

Jawalakhel (01) 5448508

Buingal

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With a variety of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options, Buingal has something for everyone. Give the vegetarian sekuwa a try.

Maitidevi (01) 4421393

Getaway

Sapana Village Resort

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At Sapana Village Resort, experience Tharu and Chepang culture, marvel at the beauty of the lush national park, witness elephants lumbering through the forests and getaway to the heart of Sauraha.

Sauraha, Chitwan (056) 580308

Waterfront Resort

Located just beyond the busy Lakeside and at a glance away from the Peace Pagoda, Waterfront Resort offers easy access to nature as well as to the bustling tourist hub that is a five-minute ride in the resort’s shuttles.

Pokhara, 9801166303

The Lapsi Tree 

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Escape the noise of the valley and experience a serene, peaceful stay at The Lapsi Tree with delicious food, comfortable rooms and mesmerising  views.

Danda Gaun Marg, Nagarkot, 9761797014

Hotel Yukhang

Hotel Yukhang,  built with Dachhi appa bricks from the Malla era and Bhaktapur’s wooden crafts, adds a mediaeval touch to your stay. 

Thamel (01) 4267358

Heranya Yala

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At Heranya Yala, experience Newa heritage right in the middle of Maha Boudha. The hotel provides a complete tour package to immerse in the rich cultural heritage of Patan.

Gujibahal, Patan (01) 5523168/9851067168