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Kathmandu Evening Tour by Rickshaw Including Durbar Square
"As the sun goes down meet your driver and guide in Thamel a popular tourist spot to begin your evening rickshaw ride through Kathmandu. Sit back relax and feel like a local as your driver expertly navigates through the backstreets and narrow lanes. Your guide will tell you about the places to see and you'll be impressed by the myriad sights sounds and smells of this energetic place as you pass bustling local markets and shops selling everything from pastries to pashminas. Your rickshaw seat provides the perfect platform to do a bit of window-shopping along the way!Cruise past Asan
From $69.00
 
Full Day Nagarkot and Changunarayan Hiking Tour from Kathmandu
"Your guide will pick you early in the morning (10am) from your hotel (city Center). You will arrive after one hour drive to Nagarkot and enjoy the Himalayan view of Langtang Shishapangma Dorje Lakpa Gauri Shakhar and Mount Everest in a clear weather. Hike to Changunarayan (approx 4hr) on the way enjoy the localities Nepalese culture Kathmandu view and Himalayan view in the back drop. Your car will be waiting in Changunarayan.You will experience some of Nepalese culture
From $95.00
 
Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking from Kathmandu
"The day begins when it is still dark (about 4am – 5am depends on season) as a private vehicle leaves the hotel in Kathmandu and makes its way toward Nagarkot Hill about 42Km drive to watch one of the finest sunrises over the mighty Himalayas. On a clear you can see the ranges of Gosainkunda Ganesh Himal Mt. Manaslu and the Annapurna Mountains. The sun's rays first begin to light up the sky turning the snowcapped peaks from grey to pink before the rising sun turns the snow a most brilliant white. The scene is absolutely breathtaking. Enjoy then a hearty breakfast about 7am at one of the many fine restaurants at Nagarkot (breakfast n there are great views of the Himalayas along this trail. The trek is about 3 to 4 hours to the smallest and least visited of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changu Narayan. Here discover a wonderful little Newari village where they still do wood because of its location receives the least amount of visitors of the World Heritage Sites
From $50.00

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Freak street.

Freak street is the street where all the backpacker tourism to Nepal started in the 1960's.This was where all the hippies came to sit and smoke funny tobacco in exotic surroundings.The street used to...
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May 26, 2012

Freak Street

Freak Street runs off Basantapur Square. It was once the the hang-out of long haired hippies from the west when they visited Kathmandu. in the 1960s. It is much quieter nowadays with some interesting...
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IreneMcKay
Feb 10, 2011

Freak Street baby!

Running south from Durbar and Basantapur squares, it is properly called Jhochhen Tole, but is better known as Freak Street, a name acquired in the 60s and 70s when it was the hang-out of the hippies...
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Apr 19, 2010
 
 
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Shree Pashupatinath Temple

The Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most revered, sacred and famous temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, and the biggest one if Nepal. Lord Shiva is one of the Holy Triumverate Gods of the Hindus,...
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Durbar Square

The devastating earthquake of April 2015 has had a great toll on this UN heritage Area of Kathmandu and have decimated parts of this historically important and culturally priceless area into a rubble....
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Indra Chowk

Indra Chowk is a wonderful area where several streets meet. It houses the red coloured Akash Bhairav Temple with its golden griffen statues. This temple is home to a god who allegedly fell out of the...
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Akash Bhairab Temple

A beautiful temple located at Indra Chowk and for me one of the most interesting temples in the city. The walls are decorated with red and white tiles, and has a beautiful balcony overlooking the...
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The Garden of Dreams

Located between Thamel and the former royal palace, this garden was designed by Keshar Shumshere Rana in the 1920s. It is laid out like a European style garden and contains a restaurant, cafe, ponds,...
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Walk Around Thamel Area

Thamel is the Touristy area of Kathmandu, and the place where most tourists land once they are here. The area has nice hotels of all price range and restaurants serving delicious food. The thamel...
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