Scribbler bot

Scribbler bot An art-meets-science project for kids where they create robots that can doodle and scribble. 16 February, 3-5pm, Nepal Communitere, Pulchok, Rs1,500, (01) 5530229/ 9840065902, Registration:

Himalayan Outdoor Festival A call out to all outdoor enthusiasts for trail running, rock climbing, and mountain biking. 16-18 February, Hattiban Resort, Pharping, 9851236987,, Registration:

Swing social dance Embrace the rhythm of the Swing era at the social dance party. 17 February, 6-8pm, Moksh, Jhamsikhel, Rs150, (01) 5013554, 9813556945,

Farmers market Enjoy Saturday morning with fresh food in a great atmoshphere. Discover organic fruits and vegetables, a variety of locally produced cheese, fresh fish, specially baked bread and pastries, organic honeys, home-made chutneys and jams, artisanal meat and delicacies from Kathmandu’s top restaurants. 17 February, 8am-12:30pm, Le Sherpa, Maharajgunj, (01)4428604

Potato digging tour A fun-filled package to experience potato digging. Get your hands dirty! 17 February, 6am-5pm, Panchkhal, Kavre, Rs2000 Reservation: 9851103582/ 9851127781

Women of the World A celebration of women of the world, featuring panel discussions, interactive and educational workshops, mentoring from leading women professionals, market, music and more. Ani Choying Drolma, Rekha Thapa, Mira Rai, Ranju Darsana and other South Asian women speakers will be there. 17 February, 10am-8pm, IOE, Pulchowk Campus, For Detail:,

Osho mystic rose therapy Experience the healing power of laughter, tears, and silence. 16 February-4 March, 3-6pm, Tapoban International Commune, Nagarjuna Hills, (01) 5112012

The entertainers’ story Stories of Nepal's four prominent entertainers, presented by The Storytellers. Asish Syangden, Nischal Basnet, Subima Shrestha and Suraj Singh Thakuri for the night. 21 February, 5:15pm onwards, Russian Culture Centre, Kamalpokhari, Rs300 (pre booking), Rs350 (at door), Tickets: 9851242128,

Zen-doodle yatra Learn the basics of doodling, and doodle as a way to practice mindfulness. 23 February, 10am-10pm, Sattya Media Arts Collective, Jawalakhel, Rs500, Registration:


The Café

The Café Enjoy Chinese dinner on Friday or a brunch on Saturday with cultural performance by artists from China Culture Center for a memorable Chinese New Year’s celebration. 16-23 February, 6-10pm/12:30-4pm, Hyatt Regency, Boudha, Rs2,200/2,500, For Registration: (01) 4491234

Black Pepper Café & Pub Cosmopolitan dining and fancy beverages in a traditional style courtyard. Try the apple sauce pork chops and enjoy the good service. Jhamiskhel, (01)5521897, (01)5536926

Café Swotha An intimate setting in the heart of Patan, with an atmosphere of sophisticated, romantic warmth. Patan, (01) 5551184,

Barista Lavazza European coffee-culture inspired cafe that serves excellent mochas and lattes, don’t forget to try their grilled chicken sandwich. Jawalakhel, (01)4005123,

Newa Lahana Authentic Newari flavours with splendid views of surrounding Macchegaun and towering Chandragiri hill. Kirtipur, 9813849358

1905 Enjoy Saturday morning at the restaurant’s weekly farmers market, with Ragini Upadhya’s art on display and sale. Narayna Chaur, Naxal, (01) 4411348, 9849647339,



Atithi Resort & Spa

Atithi Resort & Spa A quiet sanctuary that fuses Nepali tradition with modern amenities, complete with a fancy pool and a cosy restaurant. Lakeside, Pokhara, (06)1466760,

Mango Tree Lodge, Culture walks, rafting in the Karnali, wildlife exploration and jungle safari at Bardia National Park, Bhetani. Bardia,

The Yellow House, Bed and breakfast for light travelers. Sanepa, (01)5553869/5522078,

Buddha Maya Gardens Hotel Add value to your travel in Lumbini with a stay at probably the best hotel in the area. Lumbini, (71)580220, 9801033109,

Hattiban Resort Spend a weekend out at the Hattiban Hills where adventures of Himalayan Outdoor Festival awaits.
Hattiban, Pharping, (01) 4370714/4371537,

Retreat at Damaar A retreat for contemplators in an undisturbed sanctuary to enrich and enlighten your inner self awareness.Bethanchowk, Kavre, 9851052442,,


Plini in Nepal

Plini in Nepal Australian musician Plini will be performing in Nepal with special guest David Maxim Micic. 16 February, 6pm onwards, Tangalwood Courtyard, Naxal, Rs1,500 (early booking)/ Rs2,000 (at door), (01) 4428655,

Losar special Tenzin Dhundup, also known as Sonam Topden, a young Tibetan singer, song writer and composer will be performing live at The Nest, Thamel on the second day of Losar. Join in for celebration. 17 February, 7pm onwards, The Nest Thamel, Saat Ghumti, For Detail: 9803554035/ 9818891629,

Music for charity Performances by James Pradhan, Sachin Rauniyar, Sanjeev Singh, Sanjay Shrestha and Sandhya Joshi to support medical treatment of legendary pop icon Om Bikram Bista. 16 February, 6pm onwards, 8 Degress, Jhamsikhel, Rs1,500, (01) 5543740,

Sunny and Eden An acoustic musical evening with Sunny and Eden—two melodious voices singing beautiful songs. 16 February, 8-11pm, House of Music, Amrit Marg, Thamel, 9851075172,

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