Our Commitment to Keep You Safe

At Hotel Yak and Yeti, we take the health and safety of our guests, partners, and associates with utmost importance.

The Management Team, in consultation with local health authority, tourism administration and industry associations have established Covid-19 Crisis Management Team and Covid-19 Operational Guidelines in accordance to the recommendations of local as well as national public health authorities.

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Key Highlights of Hotel Yak & Yeti Covid-19 Operational Guidelines

  • We use European standard disinfectants approved by WHO and EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) during routine cleaning of all hotel areas.
  • Health and safety trainings are conducted rigorously and regularly at the hotel to keep all our associates updated with the latest guidelines and well trained to handle any situation within the hotel premises.
  • Guests are encouraged to provide travel documents, ID, and Credit Card details prior to arrival via email to assist express and contactless check-in/check-out.
  • Hotel will provide transportation services ensuring thoroughly sanitized vehicle, and driver wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The driver(s) will take regularCovid-19 tests as advised by the local authorities.
  • The hotel has contact tracing and temperature recording process in place for both guests and hotel associates before entering the hotel.
  • Social distancing measures within public spaces are encouraged for both guests and hotel associates. Information regarding Covid-19 shall be displayed at various public locations through various mediums.
  • It is mandatory for all guests and associates to wear mask in the public areas of the hotel.
  • The hotel has created a specific guestroom cleaning checklist and service guidelines to ensure a thoroughly cleaned and sanitized accommodation is availed to all our valued guests when they check in and throughout their stay with us.
  • The hotel has created Food & Beverage Safety Guidelines to ensure health and hygiene standard is maintained from procurement of raw materials,to receiving of procured goods, to preparation, to guest service, and sanitization of outlets and kitchen areas.
  • Hotel will immediately consult one of the local health facility approved by the Government of Nepal (nearby the hotel location)to determine appropriate action if a guest or hotel associate shows symptoms of COVID-19, and take appropriate further action as advised by the experts.
  • Hotel has provision of a separate Isolation Floor to hold guests with symptoms of Covid-19 until medical assistance arrives or for self-quarantine, if required. Only authorized personnel are allowed to access the Isolation Floor and such personnel will be required to adhere to all health and safety measures as mandated by concerned local and national authorities while they are in this floor.

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Yak and Yeti, a 5-star luxury hotel located in the heart of Kathmandu offers sophisticated comfort and elegance. The main purpose of the blogs is to help travelers get familiar with Nepal. The blogs highlight various different places, activities and spots in Nepal which is worth to visit and experience. Nepal is a beautiful country with so much things to do and see here but most of its places are unexplored. Through the blogs you can find out what Nepal has to offer. The year 2020 is chosen to be national tourism year of Nepal and aims to attract 2 million tourists. Hopefully, you will enjoy reading the blogs and get more information about different places of Nepal.

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Places to explore in Kathmandu

The Buddhist stupa of Boudha Stupa dominates the skyline; it is one of the largest stupas in the world. The influx of large populations of refugees from Tibet has seen the construction of over 50 gompas (Tibetan convent) around Boudha. As of 1979, Boudha Stupa is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous and sacred Hindu temple.This temple complex was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites's list in 1979. This "extensive Hindu temple precinct" is a "sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Bagmati river".

Swayambhunath is an ancient religious architecture atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city. For the Buddhist Newars, in whose mythological history and origin myth as well as day-to-day religious practice Swayambhunath occupies a central position.

Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantapur Darbar Kshetra) in front of the old royal palace of the former Kathmandu Kingdom is one of three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, a name derived from a statue of Hanuman, the monkey devotee of Lord Ram, at the entrance of the palace.

Patan Durbar Square is situated at the centre of the city of Lalitpur in Nepal. It is one of the three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. One of its attraction is the ancient royal palace where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur resided.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the royal palace of the old Bhaktapur Kingdom. The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in the current town of Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgaon. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many tourists attraction is toward the pachpann jhyale durbar.

Thamel is a commercial neighbourhood in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Thamel has been the centre of the tourist industry in Kathmandu for over four decades, starting from the hippie days when many artists came to Nepal and spent weeks in Thamel. Thamel is distinguished by its narrow alleys crowded with various shops and vendors. Commonly sold goods include food, fresh vegetables/fruits, pastries, trekking gear, walking gear, music, DVDs, handicrafts, souvenirs, woolens, and clothes.

Durbar Marg is a street in Nepali city of Kathmandu. It is considered as the heart of Kathmandu city. As it leads to the former Royal Palace of Narayanhiti, Durbar Marg is also known as King's way among foreigners. It is a famous tourist area after Thamel. Durbar Marg is a posh area of Kathmandu with luxury hotels such as Hotel Del' Annapurna, restaurants serving international cuisines, pricey boutiques, travel agencies and airline offices.

Shivapuri know as Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park is the ninth national park in Nepal and was established in 2002. It is located in the country's mid-hills on the northern fringe of the Kathmandu Valley and named after Shivapuri Peak of 2,732 m (8,963 ft) altitude. The park includes some historical and religious sites, and a popular hiking route for local people and tourists.

The Garden of Dreams, also the Garden of Six Seasons, is a neo-classical garden in Kaiser Mahal Kathmandu, Nepal. Located in Kaiser Mahal which is across the street from the former Royal Palace at the entrance to the Thamel tourist area, the Garden was made famous as the Garden of Six Seasons created for Field Marshal Kaiser Sumsher Rana.

Nagarkot commands one of the broadest views of the Himalayas in the Kathmandu valley (8 Himalayan ranges of Nepal out of 13 from here). The ranges include Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Ganesh himal range, Langtang range, Jugal range, Rolwaling range, Mahalangur range (Everest range) and Numbur range with views of the Kathmandu valley and Shivapuri National Park.

Babar Mahal is a Rana palace in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The palace complex, located north of the Bagmati river, was incorporated in an impressive and vast array of courtyards, gardens and buildings. Initially the palace was under Jung Bahadur Rana's Thapathali Durbar but later was separated and demolished and rebuilt by Chandra Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana, as prime minister and the executive leader of Nepal.

Chandragiri Cable Car is a gondola lift transportation system located in Kathmandu, Nepal. Opened on 2016, the Chandragiri Cable Car runs from Thankot to Chandragiri hills. The 2.4 km (9,095 ft) line has two stations.The cable car system consists of 38 gondolas that can carry 1,000 people per hour.

Narayanhiti Palace, or Narayanhiti Durbar (Nepali: नारायणहिटी दरवार) is a palace in Kathmandu, which long served as residence and principal workplace of the reigning Monarch of the Kingdom of Nepal. Located in the capital city of Kathmandu, the palace was the centre of state occasions and royal hospitality.

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AWARDS/ Recognition

World Luxury Hotel Yak and Yeti

Gout de France Certificate

World Luxury Hotel Winner - 2015

Good France

Media Clippings

Hotel Yak & Yeti: The Chimney Restaurant opens The Chimney restaurant, the legendary restaurant of Kathmandu, is now open at Hotel Yak & Yeti,Durbar Marg. It is a trendy, yet classy restaurant, serving modern comfort food. Inside is the historical Chimney room and outside is a relaxed terrace lounge. View Details Source: https://www.tourismmail.com/hotel-yak-and-yeti-the-chimney-restaurant-opens

The Chimney Restaurant reopens Taking in the warmth and opulence of Hotel Yak & Yeti, one can only walk in to experience. Seeped in history, evidently seen through the Neo-classical architecture, the exteriors are as mesmeric as the interiors. View Details Source: http://nepaltraveller.com/home/sidetrack/300

MICE tourism is one of the fastest growing tourism trends after adventure tourism in this country Monika Petra Scheiblauer Monika Petra Scheiblauer is the General Manager of Hotel Hotel Yak & Yeti. She has been involved in the hotel industry for over 20 years and has worked in countries like Austria, Germany, Switzerland and USA to name a few. She spoke to nepaltraveller.com about the challenges and opportunities for the hotel industry in Nepal. View Details Source: http://nepaltraveller.com/home/news/112

Yak and Yeti for cows In honor of its 40th year of operation, Hotel Yak and Yeti took an initiative to engage in community service activities to bring awareness to important social, cultural and environmental issues that will contribute to the betterment of our society. View Details Source: https://www.nepalitimes.com/business/cow-friendly-yak-and-yeti/

Sri Lankan food festival at Hotel Yak and Yeti Embassy of Sri Lanka and Hotel Yak & Yeti, in partnership with Qatar Airways, is hosting a Sri Lankan Food Festival from Friday, 25th May to Saturday, 2nd June 2018. The food festival will take place at Sunrise Restaurant, Hotel Yak & Yeti. The world famous Sri Lankan Chef, Publis Silva accompanied by his assistant chef will be present at the food festival. View Details Source: http://english.onlinekhabar.com/sri-lankan-food-festival-at-hotel-yak-and-yeti.html

Get Lucky with Hotel Yak Yeti Super Fan Club Hotel Yak Yeti is airing the FIFA World Cup 2018 live at Piano Bar this World Cup Season. This live screening starts on the 14 of June till 15 of July. View Details Source: http://nepaltraveller.com/home/news/265/

Hotel Yak & Yeti celebrates its 41st year anniversary Hotel Yak & Yeti celebrated its 41st year anniversary on 27th September 2018. The hotel opened in 1977 is inextricably linked to Nepal's colourful history and culture. View Details Source: http://english.onlinekhabar.com/hotel-yak-yeti-celebrates-its-41st-year-anniversary.html

Hotel Yak & Yeti Plants Trees Hotel Yak & Yeti planned a plantation program with its chairman Radhe Shyam Saraf along with his wife, his son, Executive Director, Arun Saraf and his three sisters. View Details Source: https://www.spotlightnepal.com/2019/06/10/hotel-yak-yeti-plants-trees/

Hell of a journey Driving on the Tibetan plateau was, aside from the altitude, fairly straightforward. Chinese highways are world-class, the terrain relatively flat and the facilities were good. View Details Source: https://www.nepalitimes.com/here-now/hell-of-a-journey

Hotel Yak & Yeti Celebrates International Yoga Day An effective session on yoga was conducted by International Corporate Trainer, Neeva Mathema Pradhan in Regal Hall at Hotel Yak & Yeti on June 21 View Details Source: https://nepaltraveller.com/sidetrack/


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  • Excellent Location & Stay

    "Visited Kathmandu on business tour & stayed in this hotel. The rooms have centralized AC with temperature control switch. Has a flat TV, minibar and all such amenities in the room. Garden facing rooms have excellent view. In all excellent experience"

    - Vasudev68

  • Lovely hotel and staff in the heart of the city

    "Really enjoyed the amenities and the staff is all so kind and service oriented - very centrally located and convenient for dining, shopping and tours. Beautiful gardens and relaxing lounge as well as a wide variety of food options - the best hotel service I have encountered anywhere!"

    - MelanieK0131

  • returning to my home from home

    "as the title says this is my home from home while in Nepal as ever I love this hotel returned in 2017 for Dashain festival time as ever my guide was Uttara fantastic lady also used Vespa valley for a vespa ride around Kathmandu fantastic food safari. As a footnote this is the hotel Beck Weathers used to recover after the ill fated climb on Everest"

    - travelingchefEngland


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