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Deepen took me on a full day motorbike tour through Kathmandu where we explored many of the historic temples and stupas of the city. He was extremely ... More more right

Review for Deepen Newar, Tour guide in Kathmandu, Nepal

We, a group of 10 people, had two guided tours in Kathmandu with Badri. He is an excellent guide which I highly recommend!  More more right

Review for Badri Nepal , Tour guide in Kathmandu, Nepal

Me and some of my friends planned to do some tours and treks over Nepal. We were in Nepal on 9Mar. The manager, Mr. Anil provided us the free ... More more right

Review for Reasonable Treks And Tour , Tour guide in Kathmandu, Nepal

About Kathmandu

Nepal’s capital can be a serious culture shock for many first-time visitors. As the country’s single metropolitan centre, it’s swelled to colossal proportions, and is now a patchwork of sprawling residential districts, concrete boulevards and bubbling market bazaars, where the sounds, smells and kaleidoscope of deep colours is at once thrilling and overwhelming in its intensity.
The touristic heart of Kathmandu is the Thamel district, which has graduated from being a bohemian New Age tourist mecca in the 1980s, to one of the liveliest centres for trekking goods, tour providers and sellers of local produce in the city. If you’ve come here in search of the postcard temple sites that have become something of an iconic image of this old religious centre though, then you’re best off branching out into the backstreets and alleyways of Old Kathmandu, where grand stupas and Buddhist cloisters pop up unexpectedly on even the most unassuming of street corners.
Don’t expect to get everything done in a day though. Even the most organised Kathmandu tour guide will be hard pushed to show you everything there is to experience in under a week, so allow plenty of time to give this ancient mix of religion, art, and raw human character the attention it really deserves.