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Nepali musicians and beautiful views

A travel blog entry by bettytarle


Another pinch me day as I take two ramshackle buses for 32 km (and 75 cent total fare) outside of Kathmandu to the rim. My mission was to get high enough at dawn to take some outstanding pics of the Himalayas. The busride in itself and the subsequent walk to the hotel were an adventure. I passed on my way the "Hotel at the End of the Universe" on …

Day 8 Sunday

A travel blog entry by vmmackie


After the high of yesterday, anything we did today was going to struggle to compare and Manakamana temple, although the highest temple in Nepal, unfortunately isn't going to be a highlight for me. We opted to have a local transport experience - mistake! :) the drive was 4 hours going and 4.5 coming back with 3.5 hours on site. The good points - amazing scenery once out of Kathmandu and into the ...

Eternity in Kathmandu

A travel blog entry by hasemeyer


... to the town of Patan, an artisan city that held on to its history better than Kathmandu proper. It's a cool little town with old school buildings and tiny doors. Laura looked like Alice in Wonderland standing in some of the doorways. Yesterday we went to Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as Monkey Temple. Yep, we went to another temple with monkeys. 10 days of RnR will do that to ya. But hey, it was actually pretty ...


A travel blog entry by jonnystravels


... slightly hollowed), and going through a few "whitewater" spots get soaked and almost tip over due to the 6'3" Belgium guy in the boat (damn physics and center of gravity). The overnight in a "traditional village" is just a tourist gimmick (albeit an actual village), but to be expected. I never did see any tigers, but we did come across several rhinos, crocodiles, a lot of exotic birds, and I got to chase down a python! But no tigers, which is what I really was hoping to see. And ...

And on the next day, they hiked...

A travel blog entry by brynandnate


... mountains en route to this base camp. The views promise to be unreal, and we are looking forward to emerging from the tourist-hub of Thamel, Kathmandu. Maybe we can take off the smog-protection masks too? I am brushing up on my basic Nepalese, but, embarrassingly, everyone who interacts with tourists speaks gorgeous English. I have a feeling that the heavily-traveled Everest base camp trail will be ...


TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Elephant Head Nagarkot

Reviewed by bettytarle

These place was perfect

Reviewed Sep 10, 2011
by (45 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

I was lucky...I had the best room overlooking an incredible view and a 15 member group of musicians were visiting ...playing, dancing, singing. The staff couldn't do enough for me. The views of dawn breaking awesome.

This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Elephant Head Nagarkot

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent