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Kathmandu Mountain Bike Day-Trip
"Here is the itinerary of this day of mountain-biking: Kathmandu - Nagarkot: Two-hour bike-ride (about 24km)After Kathmandu hotel pick-up you will be taken to Nagarkot from where you will experience a downhill bike ride descending more than 2800 feet starting from 7100 feet (2164 meters) with glorious mountain vistas from Nagarkot. Then you will have breakfast at one of the finest restaurants. Nagarkot to Telkot: 30-minute downhill bike ride (about 15km)Afterwards you will start riding towards the paved and less-busy Telkot hill and then ride uphill towards Changu Narayan on a dirt-road. Telkot to Changu Narayan: 20-minute bike-ride (about 7km).You will reach Changu Narayan. There you can admire the stone-carvings of lord Vishnu (dating back to the sixth century and attributed to the Newari artists). Changu Narayan is the oldest temple in the Kathmandu valley which was built in 4th century A.D. The main attraction of this temple i
From $120.00
 
Full Day White Water Rafting Trip on the Trishuli River
"You will be picked up at the meeting spot and transferred to the tourist bus station at 7am. From there you will be driven 3 hours to Charaudi the put-in point where a crowd of friendly local people eagerly wait to watch the proceedings.Once at Charaudi the crew will prepare the rafts after which you will head towards the river for a safety talk and some lessons on how to use paddles. After that you will start your rafting trip during which a number of Class I to Class III rapids are encountered (ratings are all given on the international rating scale).Two hours down the river at 12pm
From $50.00
 
Kathmandu Valley Single Track Mountain Bike Tour
"The route takes you from your hotel in Kathmandu to Mudkhu then to Tolkha then to Budhanilkantha and back to your hotel. It is 33km total and an easy ride of 3 to 4 hours.If you wish to enjoy the friendly trails of Mudkhu then Tokha is the area recommended for you. Departing from your place you will navigate about 4km of road traffic before an easy 4km climb on the paved road that reaches Mudkhu. You can stop here to have a cup of tea. From here ride to Tinpipple and then head off road on jeep tracks and village trails riding throug steep climbs and smooth down hills to Budhanilkantha. The stone image there is said to be one of three statues sculpted during the Lichhavi period and called Budhanilkantha named after the huge image of Lord Vishnu.From Budhanilkantha ride back to your hotel in Kathmandu on a 45 min ride through peach roads."
From $110.00

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Make sure you pack some water proof shoes!

The roads in Kathmandu are bad, and it rains quite frequently. Even in summer when it gets too hot, it rains afterwards, making the roads terrible to walk on. So make sure you pack some all weather...
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Electricity Problems

You can buy in Kathmandu Good variety found in Kathmandu at good prices Can find what you need Do bring a torch light with. As it gets dark, power failures are very common and the streets can be...
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Watch what you breathe!

If you wish to visit any/all of the Durbar squares, prepare to walk through narrow, dusty alleys where you share the path with motorcycles and cars that belch a lot of fumes. To be sure you don't...
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Gear list for trekking

One Backpack...and one day bag.....bum bag is optional....you can also bring in a duffel bag...which is what the porters find more comfortable to carry, as they combine two duffels and tie them into...
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Dont leave home without a pocket torch

Nepal is facing a severe power shortage, and as a result, power is not available for about 20 hours every day.It depends on your luck whether your hotel has some back up power supply arrangement....
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This is tip is really for hikers

Ensure that your bag does not exceed 15 kgs or they hit you with big overweight charges on local flights.If you have an iceaxe pack it well or it will ruine your luggage Lot of hiking clothing is...
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Durbar Square

Kathmandu Durbar Square is a great place to visit within Kathmandu. It is full of unique arts and architecture. Home of world's only living goddess "Kumari" is in this square. Similarly, the...
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Shree Pashupatinath Temple

Visited two weeks before the famous Pashupatinath Temple at Kathmandu. Still we can say devastated structures outside the main temple entrance but I believe no nature fury can cause the damage to the...
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Bodhnath Stupa

Boudhanath Stupa was the best part of the trip in Kathmanu, a sense of calm and spirituality can be found at Boudhanath Stupa. it is one of the holiest sites in Kathmandu. I suggest an early morning...
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Mountain Flight

Several local airlines offer 45 minute flights every morning around the Himalayas in a small plane. I talked to a lot of people who took this and were disappointed the plane doesn't get closer to...
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Swayambhunath

Swayambhunath or more commonly known as monkey Temple.The place has a lot of monkeys... This temple complex offers spectacular views of the entire Kathmandu Valley.The temple is up the hill. From the...
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Thamel Area

Although Thamel is noisy and can be a little bit hassley, I liked it and would stay here again. There are so many restaurants, cafes, bars, supermarkets, stalls and so much accomodation. The location...
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