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The hotel also offers three astroturfed tennis courts with equipment that can be hired from the spa reception. Club Oasis offers the ultimate environment to get away, relax and get in shape.
Another outdoor facility is our 1.6 km (0.9 mile) jogging track which surrounds the hotel. The outdoor jogging track provides you with an excellent alternative for your fitness routine.
Your Club Oasis yoga instructor will customise your one-hour session according to your needs, and guide you in techniques appropriate to your skill level and physical fitness. It is the goal of your instructor to help you to release tension and stress by guiding you through breathing techniques and asana (yoga postures).
Casino Pride, an independently managed casino located on the hotel premises offers various gaming options such as Roulette, Blackjack, Poker and slot machines. The casino operates twenty-four hours a day.
Thamel is a popular tourist destination in Kathmandu and is the pre-base camp for mountaineers. The area is home to a wide range of mountaineering gear shops, foreign money exchange booths, pubs, clubs and nightlife, along with numerous travel agents and guest houses. Visitors can buy local handicraft, pashminas, garments, gems and jewelery.
About 25 minutes from the hotel, Durbar Marg is home to brand name stores and outlets. The Narayanhiti Palace Museum is also located here. There is no entry fee, and shops close at 8:00 pm.
About 30 minutes from the hotel, New Road is one of the most frequented marketplaces in Kathmandu. From clothing and jewellery to electronics... you name it, you get it at New Road. If you want to understand the Kathmandu lifestyle, New Road is a must see.
About 40 minutes from the hotel, Kupondole is on the way to Patan Durbar Square and is home to a few shops selling local handicrafts. There is no entry fee, and shops close at 6:00pm.
Royal Nepal Golf Club
Royal Nepal Golf Club is 4 km (2.4 miles) from the hotel, on the way to Tribhuvan International Airport and is a nine hole course. The Club offers the latest golfing equipment, apparel from various companies, all of which are available at reasonable prices.
Gokarna Golf Club
Gokarna Golf Club is 5 km (3.1 miles) from the hotel. Spread over 140 acres at 1,386 m (4,550 ft) above sea level, the 6,755 yard par 72 course is the only place to find bent grass greens on an 18 hole course in south and southeast Asia.
Boudhanath Stupa is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 36 m (118 ft) high stupa is one of the largest stupas in South Asia. With countless monasteries surrounding it, Bouddhanath is the centre of Buddhism in Nepal. The stupa was renovated by Licchavi rulers in the eighth Century.
Shechen Tennyi Dargyeling Monastery
Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche built the monastery 1980, and in 1989 Rabjam Rinpoche established The Shechen Institute for Higher Buddhist Studies at the monastery. Over one hundred students from across the Himalayas are enrolled in its nine year curriculum. Many of the graduates go on to be teachers across the globe.
Khawalung Monastery was founded in 2005 by Lama Jigme Dorjee, who is a spiritual heir of Yogi Master Karma Choying Wangpo. The Monastery includes an elementary school, a training school for rites and rituals, an institute for higher Buddhist studies and a retreat.
The monastery was founded in 1971 by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Monks and nuns from the age of seven come from all over Nepal - and Himalayan countries such as Tibet, India, Bhutan, Sikkim and even Mongolia - to attend this Gelugpa monastery to receive a classical monastic education. It is one of the very best in Kathmandu valley.
Museums & Culture
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
This square is in the centre of Bhaktapur city. Showcasing architecture that dates back to the Malla period, the square is particularly charming with wide open spaces that are off limits to vehicular traffic. Of particular interest are: the Golden Gate, the Fifty Five Window Palace and the beautiful statue of King Bhupatindra Malla mounted on a giant stone pillar.
Changunarayan temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, it was built in the fourth century. A fifth century stone inscription in the temple proclaims it as one of the oldest shrines in Kathmandu Valley. The temple is a showcase for Newari art and the architecture of the early century.
Nagarkot is renowned for its sunrise view of the Himalayas (including Mount Everest) as well as other snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. Nagarkot also offers a panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley.
The National Museum of Nepal is located in Chauni, near Swayambhu. The museum was initially known as Chhauni Silkhana, which literally means “the stone house of arms and ammunition”. Here, one can see Napoleon’s sword of command which was presented to Jung Bahadur, the Prime Minister and virtual ruler of Nepal from 1846 to 1877.