You don’t have to be an expert mountaineer to enjoy a good climb in Nepal or go on a trek. Did you know Kathmandu has some epic climbing walls? These are tailored for beginners to pros and a splendid way to hang out with friends. So what are the best climbing walls in Kathmandu? They are the following:
Astrek Park is the newest and hippest climbing wall in town located in Thamel. It is also the tallest climbing wall in Nepal! It stands at a whopping 50metres high. Similarly, there are twenty types of climbing routes to choose from. More to the point, it’s a great place to socialise as they have a bar and food place too. Plus they provide free wifi if you want to work from there also. They are open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
- Sunday- Friday 8 am-4 pm: 350 NPR
- Sunday- Friday 4 pm-8 pm: 450 NPR
- Saturday 8 am-8 pm: 450 NPR
- Shoe Rental: 150 NPR
- Harness: 100 NPR
- Belay: 100 NPR (for 5 climbs)
Astrek Complex, Amrit Marg, ThamelKathmandu, Nepal
If you’re interested in climbing here, we’d advise you to call up to make a reservation.
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Kathmandu Climbing Centre (KCC)
A part indoor and part outside climbing wall. It focuses on three different types of climbing: lead climbing, bouldering and speed climbing/top rope wall. Their walls are built for those different disciplines. Like Astrek Park, KCC caters to many types of climbers from beginner to expert. External to this, they also offer yoga workshops which go hand in hand with the climbing experience. If you’re the kind of competitive person, then they also host climbing competitions! If you’re a frequent climber, they also offer monthly and season passes which you can check out here.
Cost Per Session
- Standard climbing: 500 NPR
- Bouldering: 500 NPR
- Free Time: 700 NPR
Rope: 200 NPR (per hour)
- Shoes: 100 NPR (per hour)
- Harness: 100 NPR (per session)
- Chalk Bag: 100 NPR (per session)
- Belay Service: 100 NPR (5 times per session)
Kaldhara Chowk – 16, Kathmandu, Nepal
If you’re interested in climbing at KCC, we’d advise you to call up or book online.
Pasang Lhamu Sports Climbing Centre
Pasang Lhamu Sports Climbing Centre is a rock climbing centre named after the very first woman to climb Everest. It is managed by Himalayan Mountaineering school. According to their facebook, they are open between 8:00 am- 7:00 pm. However regards the costs, equipment rentals and anything else we advise you to give the centre a call.
Dhumbarahi- 4, Shankha Park Kathmandu.
There you have, it the best climbing Walls in Kathmandu, if you have visited any good ones, comment below.