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Walking Tour of Kathmandu to Ason Markets
"Depart on your walking tour to the Ason market a stones throw away from the tourist hub of Thamel in Kathmandu.In 2.5 hours you will get a chance to taste spices and herbs and also shop like a local. You will visit the clothes bazaar the vegetable market the spice shops the herb shops the utensils market
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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

More Shopping in Kathmandu

Buddha Tea Shop

A smallish shop specializing in teas and coffee and packaged spices in Thamel/Chhetrapati - a bit away from the crowds in the central area. A very good selection of teas and coffees. I still recommend...
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Saagar
Nov 12, 2011

Unique Money Changer

Unique Money Changer is not particularily Unique, but they are conveniently located near the entrances of Summit and Greenwich hotels in Kupondole. Fast, efficient and good service with a smile.. They...
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Saagar
Aug 19, 2011

CHAD's FLAG HOUSE

This shop is owned by Mr. Chandra Jewan Shahi and the shop is styled and decorated by an elderly English Lady Mrs. Angela Durose from Northern England, who has made this her home for the last three...
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goutammitra
May 21, 2010

Creative Art Gallery

A small exhibition/art gallert one level up from the street in Thamel. Doesn't really distinguish itself from many similar shops around there except for the wide open front and sometimes very large...
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Saagar
Mar 11, 2010

Himalayan Map House

If you need trekking maps and overview maps, postcards and some books on geography, the Himalayan Map House down the street from KTM Guest House (near Third Eye, opposite side) may have what you are...
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Saagar
Mar 11, 2010

Teeza

I go here to shop shawls and woolen sweaters, scarves, mufflers etc. for fiends and myself. I was never dissatisfied after coming out of this shop. Good quality pashmina shawls, pure or mixed with...
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Saagar
Mar 11, 2010
 
 
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Nepal Cristal Shop

I put this tip under "art"... It may you like chrystals (mainly quartz) from a geological point of view or a by far more esoteric one; who cares, this shop had a good selection of fine chrystals. I...
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Saagar
Mar 11, 2010

Jewelers in Yak and Yeti Hotel

As a 5 starred hotel, Yak and Yeti has a corridor full of jewelers. Some of them were Muslim and they understood that we were from Turkey (it was a religious holiday season). They offered us special...
ozalp
Aug 19, 2009

Several

Kathmandu is a great place to shop for clothes. A large variety of clothes can be bought. The alleys around Indra Chowk, between Thamel and Durbar square, have dozens of fabric shops and tailors. When...
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PierreZA
Feb 21, 2009

Mithila Art.

Mithila Art or Madhubani art is also one of the better buys. Mithila is now located in the State of Bihar, India and is very famous for its typical style of Art and Painting. If you buy something from...
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goutammitra
Aug 27, 2008

Pashminas

Nepal is known for its pashminas - they are much cheaper than anywhere else in the world.There are many different kinds of pashminas - ranging from poor to high quality. Water pashminas are not high...
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oceania26
May 05, 2008

Nepali Madal ( Drum) & Guitar!

The Nepalese Madal is a unique Drum you can buy for your friends or yourself. It is unique in nature and sounds sweet. Try to hear some Nepalese folk song and you will find extensive use of Maadal!...
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goutammitra
Nov 03, 2007

Potha or Pothi-

Once in Nepal, you will always find that Nepalese women are very beautiful and wear colourful dress and simple jewellery. Almost 90% women wear Potha or Pothi ( See picture women wearing Tiluri of...
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goutammitra
Oct 27, 2007

New Road Area!!

Though the city of Kathmandu has shopping malls everywhere but the oldest and the best shopping area remains in New Road. It is very popular with Nepali and Indian people. You get right from expensive...
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goutammitra
Oct 22, 2007

Top Hotels in Kathmandu

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Battisputali, Kathmandu, Nepal
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JP Street, Thamel, Kathmandu 977, Nepal
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Taragaon, Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
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PO Box 12547, Chhetrapati, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Durbar Marg, PO Box 1016, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Top Things to Do in Kathmandu

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Shree Pashupatinath Temple

The Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most revered, sacred and famous temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, and the biggest one if Nepal. Lord Shiva is one of the Holy Triumverate Gods of the Hindus,...
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Durbar Square

The devastating earthquake of April 2015 has had a great toll on this UN heritage Area of Kathmandu and have decimated parts of this historically important and culturally priceless area into a rubble....
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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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Thamel Area

Thamel is where the vast majority of travellers stay in Kathmandu these days. It has replaced the famous freak street as the main hangout for backpackers and these days it's full of cafes,...
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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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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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Top 5 Kathmandu Writers

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"Kathmandu The Ancient City - Dream Destination."
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"Kathmandu"
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josephescu

"Kathmandu (Kantipur) - a royal capital.....still"
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"Mountain Air & Himalayan Culture"
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"Kathmandu, revisited"
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