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Explore Nepali culture through our exclusive collection of travel experiences - carve a wooden mask, cook momos or learn pottery, the backstreets offer the richest interaction with the culture and people of a place. Immerse yourself in the de facto...more
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Chandol | Chandol, Near Bishal Milan Kendra, Kathmandu 748, Nepal
My dad and I booked the BSA hidden food tour and had a phenomenal time! Our guide, Aayam, was wonderful. He took us to amazing off-the-beaten-path spots for delicious food. The best part of the tour was getting to talk with Aayam—he is incredibly knowledgeable...More
I booked in advance 2 experiences with BSA paying online from the website. I was quite skeptical to try something it looks so commercial. But I’ve to admit I was wrong, I’ve met 2 nice, genuine and gentle guys Aayam and Aarzoo for the two...More
The food tour was amazing. I took the breakfast and the secret food tour. It was a gateway for me to see and taste the local food and culture. We went from busy streets, secret corners to the other. My host's Arzo and Ayam were...More
I took the 'Secret Food Tour' while on a business trip in Nepal and it was a wonderful experience! I booked pretty last minute (day of) but Backstreet was able to accommodate me regardless. I was the only one on the tour and my guide...More
I went on the above 3 tours and they were all fantastic. I really like the concept of supporting local people that introduce foreigner to their culture and city. The food tours were delicious and very entertaining.
The photography tour with Ajay was fantastic as...More
This was possibly one of our highlights of our sightseeing experiences in Kathmandu. We loved roaming the streets, hearing stories from our guide and then squeezing down narrow pathways and veering sharply around corners to then stumble across such a variety of food vendors serving...More
We were a family with three children ages 11,15 and 17. We had two guides who not only took us for local food at places we would never have found but also showed us many temples and were knowledgeable about each one and guided us...More
Be sure to take the tour of old Kathmandu with Abhisekh. It defined my experience in Kathmandu. I guarantee you absolutely will not see these places without the tour. Nor will you ever find the momo place we went to. He took me through a...More
We visited the tangka painting experience with man bahadur and it was delightful. Bikash was the artist who helped us. He was super nice and of course talented! The facilitator Bhisu was a young student, also very sweet. We were two of us and it...More
Thank you for your interest in our painting classes.We have three painting classes in Kathmandu.Please go to our website and you can check the Kathmandu page.You will see all the painting classes that we offer.Let... More
Thank you for your interest in our painting classes.We have three painting classes in Kathmandu.Please go to our website and you can check the Kathmandu page.You will see all the painting classes that we offer.Let us know if you want any further assistance. :)
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All Backstreet Academy tours and activities are on demand, thus making it easy for travelers to fit any of our half/full day activities into their itineraries. All activities... More
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All Backstreet Academy tours and activities are on demand, thus making it easy for travelers to fit any of our half/full day activities into their itineraries. All activities typically run from morning until late evening. You can simply access our website and send us a booking (indicating date, time and number of people) in an easy to use booking form. Our local team will then respond (usually within an hour) with a confirmation and further instructions on completing the booking process.
Cost for wood carving and knife making are US 18 & US 29 respectively + 7% service fee.
We would advise to contact us via the backstreet site so that you can direct all your questions directly to the local reservation personnel.
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