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Wonderful experience

We visited the tangka painting experience with man bahadur and it was delightful. Bikash was the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anita A
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A precious experience can’t get anywhere!

I was always fascinated about Torma, the colourful and synchronic pattern of it. Coincidentally... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kelly T
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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Kelly T
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank J M
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank danielavinicio
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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

Thank Laceycakes
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

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 HeildaSant
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The family was very kind and nice and they were so generous and tought us how to cook step by step ❤️ It was one of the most amazing experience in nepal ❤️ Thank you

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Tathata M
14 February 2018|
Response from Kanti T |
Dear Tathata, Yes we do offer pottery classes and for all ages but our minimum age is 3 years old :)
22 June 2017|
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Response from Kanti T | Property representative |
Hello Mel, 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
Meenal J
28 November 2016|
Response from Akash G | Property representative |
Hi Meena, Thank you for your inquiry. 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