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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
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Chandol | Chandol, Near Bishal Milan Kendra, Kathmandu 748, Nepal
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
I was always fascinated about Torma, the colourful and synchronic pattern of it. Coincidentally strolled on internet and found this opportunity to learn to make it. My translator Aarzoo was really taking care of me, she took an hour from her home place to my...More
I did the Discovering Old Kathmandu Tour first among several tours and classes I packed into a three-day trip to Kathmandu last week so I have some basis for comparison. I have to say that Sandeep, the 20-yr-old sweetheart of a boy who served as...More
I cannot recommend the Gurkha Kukri knife-making tour enough, what an incredible experience.
The hospitality provided by my guide, Aarzoo, and our host, Indra, was unmatched. Aarzoo met me at my guesthouse and took me to the neighborhoods on the outskirts of Kathmandu, where Indra...More
The Secret Food Tour and Breakfast tour (I was hungy!) were both great introductions into the food of Kathmandu. My guide Aarzoo took me to some gorgeous and hidden courtyards, where I tasted the absolute best momo's I have ever had in Kathmandu. The panipoori...More
The guides we had were two young local men who were passionate about their culture and history. They brought life to the tour and we really felt that we were learning the secrets of Kathmandu. I showed pictures to some of my friends who are...More
Me personally what a better way to know a country and a culture from their food. I totally recommend it, they take you to the secret places of Kathmandu to try food that you will not see in a restaurant, asked so many questions and...More
The Food Tour is a wonderful way to taste some of Nepal's food and see some of the sights of Kathmandu.
It is an easy walking tour with slipping into the back alleys to try different food from the food stalls. Bhisma was our guide....More
We had a fantastic time in experiencing local culinary in Nepal with Backstreet Academy.Our host,Ashishi was great.He was competent and friendly.Not only that he introduced us to amazingly delicous food around but he did it in such a way that we felt comfortable with him....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.
Thank you :)