Kathmandu Hidden Gem Attractions

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  • loo c
    belgium257 contributions
    stunning place to explore around if you are in Kathmandu. If you are looking for small hike around the Kathmandu then this could be the best for you to explore around
    Written 9 March 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Chrismc
    Clifton, NJ4 contributions
    Great place near Thamel. I visited this place after trek with my girlfriend.
    Not so many people due to Corona.
    Written 29 November 2021
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  • Karine V
    Loenhout, Belgium411 contributions
    Visiting this monastery gives you a nice impression of the well decorated interior of this traditional building. Also interesting to watch daily life of the monks.
    Written 10 July 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Trudi F
    Bunbury, Australia47 contributions
    Incredible, lots of stairs ..so be fit, there is a hand rail but still very hard climb ......it is worth it , incredible view ,love the pray wheels ...make sure you go the ring way ....right to left you spin them ....
    Written 29 December 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • JoanneInverness
    Inverness, United Kingdom57 contributions
    We can’t recommend Prime Himalayas highly enough. Prakash was brilliant at keeping in touch with us and answered my constant stream of emails with endless questions promptly and always with great advice and guidance.

    Our trip didn’t get off to the best start when Turkish Airlines bumped us off our flight, meaning we arrived a day late, potentially missing the start of the trek. Prakash responded to a panicked email from me, with “don’t worry, my name is solution, stay cool. I will fix everything” and he did. Just what you need to hear. He booked flights for us up to Pokhara to get us there on time. His brother collected us from the international terminal and drove a mad dash to domestic to catch the flight by the skin of our teeth. He took care of everything, booking our Everest flight, city tour and rafting. Thank you Prakash!!!

    A big shout out to Rishi, Ashok and Narayan. Thank you all!!! These guys work incredibly hard, are away from their families for months on end and are the most loveliest guys you could ever wish to meet. Not only do they spend the day carrying heavy packs, they also help serve food at the teahouses and generally muck in to help out. Ashok is working hard on his English and will make a fantastic guide one day. When we return to do the Everest base camp trek, we will request Rishi, Ashok and Narayan to join us.

    So in summary, if you’re planning on visiting Nepal, look no further than Prakash and his team at Prime Himalayas. You will not be disappointed.
    Written 14 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Evelyn
    1 contribution
    I was desperate for short trek of around 10 days. I found one package to Langtang Valley by Sublime Trails. Actually, my friend recommended me this tour. He was in Nepal two years ago.
    Mr. Ram Khadka assigned Mr. Ajit as my tour guide. Ajit was cool guide. He was fantastic photographer too. He was also constantly taking my care on trek. Our hike to Langtang Valley, Kyanjin Gompa and Kyanji Ri were awesome. Also, we hiked to cheese factory on the way. I had never tasted such fantastic fresh cheese. This trip was best for me. Also, I was able to be back on schedule.
    Written 18 May 2022
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  • d0minicmunr0
    1 contribution
    I spent alot of time reaching out to multiple agencies. Subash was very quick with his replies, alot of the time within 5 minutes, which gave me alot of confidence and was very helpful. After our face to face meeting, I was confident I was making the right decision with Exciting Nepal Treks as him and our guide, Suman, were highly organised and efficient. Suman was a brilliant guide. Some people told us we wouldn't need a guide as it's such a well beaten track. However, I'm extremely glad we did get one, as Suman did so much more for us than show us the way and set the pace. He was ringing ahead (sometimes 2-3 days) to make sure we had accomodation sorted and he always made sure to be conscious of our budget. A lot of the time we would arrive at the lodge and fall asleep straight away (thanks to Suman already sorting us a room). He would wake us up to order dinner and then again to eat dinner so we were able to rest without any stresses. Overall, he's a friendly, supportive and all round good guy. I would highly recommend Exciting Nepal Treks and Suman as a guide to anyone looking to do trekking in Nepal
    Written 13 May 2022
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  • Omer ben shem
    1 contribution
    Great service! Puru helped me very quickly and saved a lot of trouble, he helped me with my flight and my family trip
    Written 27 April 2022
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  • _yogendrasingh4
    Jaipur, India7 contributions
    Visited Pashupati Nath Temple, Chandragiri Hills, Kathmandu Royal palace, Bhaktpur Darbar Square, Buddha Stupa by very nice cars and friendly Drivers.
    Written 13 March 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Brijhette F
    12 contributions
    Two of my close friends did a long trek through Langtang Valley with Mountain Ram Adventures, and both of them came back glowing with happiness. Ram held a dinner to celebrate them after their trek, and he graciously invited me to join them. I had a beautiful dinner with Ram and my two friends, hearing phenomenal stories about Everest, treks, and other adventures. Though I didn't trek this time, I'm planning on in the future. Based on my friends' glowing reviews and our laughter-filled dinner with Ram, I know I'll be booking my future trek with Mountain Ram Adventures.
    Written 16 May 2022
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  • Daniel S
    Stuttgart, Germany1 contribution
    Ohe of the best expierences to hike Annapurna Circuit Trek with Toran. I got to now him in my hostel in Kathmandu. Until we met the First time I was not sure if I want to travel with a guide. However I felt connection and sympathy from the beginning. He is a nice and very polite person who supported me in any situation. We also met other hikers on the trek and we could easily integrate into other groups. In the end we did the Thorung La Pass with 14 Friends, a really good achievement. We never had trouble, so travelling with Toran was super relaxed. He also explained a lot of nepalese culture, geography, economy. I can say after 15 days we became good friends. Next time Nepal for sure with Toran!
    Written 3 April 2022
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  • Harsh S
    7 contributions
    Just come back from a wonderful "life-experience" trekking the Annapurna Circuit, thanks to the superb service, care, and attention from the lovely team at Earthbound Expeditions! Right from the start, arriving at Kathmandu, to preparing for the trek, and during the trek, we were looked after by a professional team that know how to deliver consistently. Our thanks to Rajan and his smiley nature, Badri, our lead guide, not to mention Gokul, Narayan, Kedarnath, and all the rest of the crew who took us up to Thorong-La successfully! I would thoroughly recommend Earthbound Expeditions for your next trekking journey, as I believe that the company has the knowledge, experience and understanding to make every trekker's dream come true! Thank you Earthbound!
    Written 15 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • sidharth d
    1 contribution
    I used access nepal for a trek to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar. Subodh was an excellent guide and made the trip very easy for us. He allowed us to be flexible with our changing plans during the hike and was able to make adjustments to reservations and make sure everything was set up and ready for the next day.
    Written 24 April 2022
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  • Daniel N
    Perth6 contributions
    This is my second trip with Mountain Monarch. This time I climbed Mera Peak, and Amphu Lapcha pass with Nima, Nuru, and Pasan.

    There were 5 people in the group - two of us were doing just Mera Peak, and the remainder were doing both Mera Peak and Island Peak, crossing the Amphu Lapcha pass. I was one of the the ones only scheduled to do Mera Peak, but midway through the trip I decided I also wanted to do the pass - the Mountain Monarch team had the infrastructure in place to accommodate this last-second change at a very good price.

    During climbing of Mera Peak - there were three climbing guides for four people (one of us did not make the attempt as they were feeling unwell). They divided us up so the two strongest went with one guide, and the other two each had a guide of their own. This fantastic guide to climber ratio meant that everyone who attempted to summit, succeeded, including those who needed the additional one-on-one assistance.

    The pass went really well and they packed fresh food (including apples) to make our meals stand out. The tents were all brand new, genuine 4-season tents (unlike the cheap stuff others were using).

    One important thing to note is that it's really all-inclusive. They really do get you all the food you want at each tea house, including tea and drinking water. Nima Sherpa even shared his Wifi from his phone when he had access. The only thing you'll be spending your money on above the cost of the trip is tips, Internet when there is no mobile coverage, and alcohol (which should be used only very sparingly anyway at these altitudes).

    The Sherpa guides speak English well and were always very helpful. Some of the others had special requirements, and they went out of their way to make sure everyone was taken care of. Safety was always a top priority, but so was making sure we were all having a good time.

    If I go to Nepal for a third time, I will again be using Mountain Monarch. The price is excellent, they have *quality* gear (boots, crampons, jackets, tents) that are *included* in the price, and their Sherpas (including Nima, Nuru, and Pasan) are fantastic.
    Written 9 May 2022
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  • Harry W
    1 contribution
    Second trip with trekking team private ltd both times were amazing Harri and his family/team were very professional and welcoming from start to finish. The moment you land in Nepal you’re in good hands. If you’re thinking about hiking in Nepal you want be let down with choosing trekking team and you will make friends for life. A long running family business for 30 years working hard to get them where they are now. 👍

    🇳🇵 🥾 🗻

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    Can’t wait to come back
    Written 28 March 2022
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