Entertainment In Nepal

Despite having ancient handicrafts and historical monuments, Kathmandu is now increasingly modernizing its recreational offerings. It is quite astonishing to learn that Nepal hosts a lot of festivals, many of which are very enjoyable, especially for visitors from other countries. The majority of festivals have entertaining performances, dances, and charades that include the most well-known mask dances as a source of amusement and hilarity. Following are a few of the entertainment options available in Nepal:

1) Theater: Theater in Nepal, which includes skits, comedies, and adaptations of Sanskrit dramas, dates back to the Malla era and has developed and gained popularity. Currently, Kathmandu has three locations: the Rashtriya Naachghar, the Royal Academy, and the City Hall.22

2) Music: Nepal is a rich repository of traditional songs that highlight the diverse ethnic aspects of the nation. In most solemn processions, there is music. Religious and folk music have both served as sources of entertainment in urban centers and outlying communities. The present music scene in Nepal has been greatly affected by western music during the past few decades. In the tourist attractions of Kathmandu and Pokhara, live music performances may be seen in restaurants and music bars. The following are a few of the nation's most vibrant and popular music hubs:

  • House of Music, Kathmandu
  • Jazz Upstairs, Kathmandu
  • Moksh Live, Lalitpur
  • Downtown Pub & Grill, Bhaktapur
  • Dé Ghurkhas, Bhaktapur
  • Accoustica, Chitwan National Park
  • Gig House, Chitwan National Park
  • Sauraha Tharu Culture House, Chitwan

3) Folk Dances: The three most well-known classical dances in Kathmandu are the Lakhey, Devi, and Mahakali Dances. These ancient dances are a part of several ethnic communities' ritualistic holiness worship. Then there are folk dances that combine a variety of expressions to represent the joy, grief, fear, and aspiration of the many ethnic groups. Following are locations in Nepal where you can see remarkable dances:

  • Fewa Paradise Garden Restaurant, Pokhara
  • Hotel Barahi, Pokhara
  • Hungry Eye Restaurant, Pokhara
  • Boomerang Restaurant & German Bakery, Pokhara
  • Tharu Cultural Program (Stick dance), Chitwan
  • Festival Restaurant and Bar, Kathmandu (Himalchuli Cultural Group)
  • Hotel De L’ Annapurna, Kathmandu
  • Atithi Satkar Restaurant, Kathmandu
  • Nepali Chulo Authentic Restaurant and Bar, Kathmandu
  • Bhojan Griha, Kathmandu

4) Cinema Halls: Nepal is home to a sizable number of multiplexes showing Nepali, Hindi, and English films. In Nepal, going to the movies is a lot of fun. The cost of a ticket will depend on the criteria of the theater, which can range from US$1 to $5. Movie theaters have varying requirements, thus the price of a ticket will depend on those standards. These are the ideal locations to unwind, unwind, and be entertained by some Hollywood, Bollywood, or Nepalese movies on television (even if you do not understand the language). Here are a few locations where you can enjoy some celluloid bliss for a couple of hours:

  • Movie Garden, Pokhara is a makeshift outdoor cinema
  • QFX Cinemas at various places
  • FCube Movies at various places
  • Cine de Chef, Kathmandu
  • Big Movies at various places
  • Q’s Cinemas at various places
  • BSR Movies, Kathmandu
  • Other budget cinema houses

5) Nightclubs and discotheques: Particularly in the tourist hubs of Pokhara and Kathmandu, there are a lot of nightclubs and discos. The majority of opulent hotels, including 5-star hotels and some 4-star hotels, have discos to keep both onsite guests and walk-in visitors entertained. Thamel is where the majority of Kathmandu's nightclubs are located. These nightclubs and discos typically stay open until quite late at night. The following are some of Nepal's most well-known spots for hanging out and experiencing the nightlife:

  • LOD – Lord Of The Drinks, Kathmandu
  • Club Déjà vu, Kathmandu
  • Karma Bar and Lounge, Kathmandu
  • Busy Bee café, Pokhara
  • Rum Doodle, Kathmandu
  • Purple Haze Rock Bar, Kathmandu
  • Ozone Premium Club, Pokhara
  • Moon Sun Disco, Kathmandu
  • Club Nasha, Pokhara
  • Studio 54, Kathmandu
  • The Irish Pub, Pokhara
  • Moksh Live Bar, Lalitpur
  • Caffe Concerto, Pokhara
  • Buddha Bar, Kathmandu
  • Paradiso Sports Bar and Grill, Pokhara
  • Tamarind Resto Bar, Kathmandu
  • All That Jazz, Pokhara
  • Maya Cocktail Bar, Kathmandu
  • Old Blues Bar, Pokhara
  • Tom & Jerry Pub, Kathmandu
  • Sam’s Bar, Kathmandu

 6) casino: One of the more unexpected motives for visiting Nepal among the many that people have is to test their luck in the casinos. In the nation's capital, Kathmandu, there are a number of casinos that provide visitors to Nepal enjoyment. These casinos also provide slot machines and nonstop games like blackjack, poker, flush, pontoon, and other card games. Without a question, Nepal has become a popular destination for gamblers, with casinos offering both much-desired fun and the possibility of fortune and riches. The five well-known casinos in Kathmandu that provide nonstop entertainment are:

  • Casino Mahjong in Soaltee Crowne Plaza
  • Casino Anna in Hotel De L’ Annapurna
  • Casino Rad in Radisson Hotel
  • Casino Royale in Hotel Yak & Yeti
  • Casino Bally’s Nepal, Kathmandu