Pub crawl

Pub crawl Enjoy music, food, and beer at the Nepal International Beer Festival, spread across 3 venues: Musicology (2-5pm), Base Camp Outdoor Lifestyle (5-7pm) and Evoke Cafe & Bistro (7-10pm). 24 February, 12-10pm, Jhamsikhel-Bakhundol, Rs300 (for all 3 venues), 9851111051, 9823838929

Bangladesh Expo The 4th edition of this trade fair features products made in Bangladesh such as building and construction materials, furniture, jute products, garments, ceramics, textiles, leather, footwear, electronics, cosmetics and more. 23-27 February, 9am-6pm Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall

Critical Mass KTM A call out to all cyclists to meet at Kathmandu Durbar Square for a fun ride around the city. 23 February, 5:30pm onwards, Basantapur

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 for registration

Astra Mic Night Open mic platform for poetry, acoustic music, storytelling and stand-up comedy. 1 March, 5-8pm, Bikalpa Art center, Pulchowk, Rs100(pre-sale)/Rs150(door), 9851147776,

Talk Session Join talk featuring Kapil Tamot, Managing Partner of White Lotus Centre & Chair of the Investment Committee at Business Oxygen, and learn about more investment prospects in Nepal. 23 February, 4-5pm, Nepal Communitere, Pulchok, (01) 5530229

Open Air Holi Celebrate the festival of colours at one of the most happening restaurants in Kathmandu. 1 March, 10am-5pm, Trisara, Lazimpat, (01) 4410200

Japanese film festival Ballad and The Garden of Words on Friday and A Tale of Samurai Cooking, Brave Story and Mameshiba on Saturday. 23-24 February, Tribhuvan Army Officers’ Club, Tundikhel, (01) 4426680

Engaged arts An art event where four Nepali and four American artists share their perspectives on the importance of art and culture during these challenging times for the environment of Nepal. 4 March, 3-5pm, Taragaon Museum, Boudhanath Sadak, (01) 5178105

Colourful celebration Multi-cuisine fiesta, fun games with local and international acts, interactive art installations and a themed bar for celebration of colors with friends and family. 1 March, 10am-5pm, Gokarna Forest Resort, Rajnikunj, 9619484524


Jarabe de Palo

Jarabe de Palo Spanish singer, songwriter and guitarist, Pau Donés will be performing with his rock group for the night. The musical group has received Premios de la Música, Premio Ondas and Grammy nominations. 23 February, 7-9pm, Moksh, Jhamsikhel, Rs1,999(pre-sale)/Rs2,499(door), 9849377915/ 9851075172

The Folk festival Take part in the biggest folk festival where the Folkers will be performing great folk songs. Rare Nepali folk musical instruments will be exhibited, along with madal and sarangi ensembles. 24 February, 3-10pm, Moksh, Jhamsikhel, Rs500, (01) 5543554, 9813556945

For Kurt A tribute show featuring the band Newaz All Stars Kickass, with special artists: Suncha Vox and Shirish Dali from Albatross and Swapnil Sharma from The Shadows Nepal. 24 February, 7pm onwards, Purple Haze Rock Bar, Thamel, Rs250(pre-sale)/Rs500(door), 9804458896, 9841267127

Base Camp Music Festival The 2nd edition of Base Camp Music Festival will start with a full-moon party performance by Cultivation & Himalions, a reggae band from KTM. The festival is a month long event. 1 March, 1pm onwards, Base Camp: Outdoor Lifestyle, Arun Thapa Chowk, 9841226397



Kasara Resort

Kasara Resort Spend a few days in Chitwan for bird watching between March to May. The resort is a blend of modern luxury with lush and organic, natural jungle environment. Chitwan National Park, Bharatpur,9801171127

Tiger Mountain Offering more than just unique panoramic views of the Himalaya: learn about the Greater Barbet, Blue-throated Barbet, Blue-naped Pita, among the 332 bird species in Pokhara, and enjoy a getaway close to nature.
Kandani Danda, Pokhara, (01) 4720580

Hotel Country Villa Escape to Nagarkot to celebrate the festival of colours and wake up to the beautiful and refreshing sunrise that the area offers. (01) 4700305/ 9851192106

Shivapuri Heights Spend a night at the Cottage, celebrating the victory of good over evil with friends and family. Enjoy the full moon rising against Shivapuri Hills. Shivapuri, Rs4,500/7,000, 9841371927/9802012245

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

Lake View Resort Enjoy Nepali Folk dance show with Nepali cuisine, local beer and Phewa Lake view Lake side, (61) 461477



Roadhouse Visit Roadhouse for handcrafted salads, sandwiches, desserts and espressos, besides their already famous firewood pizza. Try the Greek salad and sizzling brownie with ice cream. Boudhanath Stupa, (01)4916446

Fire and Ice Pizzeria One of the oldest pizzerias in Kathmandu, Fire and Ice continues to serve some of the most delicious pizzas and pastas in town. Thamel, (01) 4250210

Alice Restaurant Step in for scrumptious Thakali, Chinese, Continental, and Japanese cuisine. Give their Baby Corn Chili and Katohn, which is the Thakali version of blood sausage, a try. Gairidhara, Kathmandu, (01) 4429207

Embers A spacious and cosy place serving a mix of continental and Nepali favourites. For starters, don’t forget to try the vegetarian bruschetta and deep fried prawns. Krishna Galli, Pulchowk, (01) 5534766/5555306

Evoke Café and Bistro Evoke is more than just a café serving specialty tea and coffee. Try the delectable Cuisse de Poulet and Chicken Florentine to entice your taste buds. Jhamsikhel Lalitpur, 9851111051

New Orleans Buckwheat waffles, fluffy pancakes, low fat yogurt and the very famous golden prawn at the old courtyard garden. Thamel, (01) 4700736

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