Top 16 Things to do in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

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Ancient Nepali Art of Pottery Workshop
Study the art of pottery, an integral part of Nepalese culture going back several thousand years. Learn to work with clay and how to use a pottery wheel, incorporating traditional designs and patterns with expert input from a master of... Read More

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2 hours

Free cancellation

$21
per adult

Dal Bhat Cooking Class with a Local
Get closer to Nepalese culture and sample one of its most famous dishes as you learn how to prepare dal bhat. This legendary food combines steamed rice with curried lentils, a legendary food that packs tremendous flavor while providing all-day... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours

Free cancellation

$16
per adult

Local Hideout's Street Food Tour
Skip the restaurants offering Westernized dishes and visit 4 famous stalls frequented only by the locals. Follow your guide down alleys to hard-to-find hotspots and savor delicious samosas, momos, panipuri, and lassi to get a real sense of authentic local... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$12
per adult

Momo Cooking Class with a Home Chef
Attend a workshop where you learn how to make momos, the quintessential Nepalese culinary dish. While learning to create this traditional form of dumpling, you get closer to Nepalese culture, enjoy good food, and make local friends. Read More

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3 hours

Free cancellation

$17
per adult

Small-Group Cooking Class at Women's Nonprofit
Explore the flavors, ingredients, and techniques of traditional Nepalese cooking during this culinary excursion to the Seven Women center. Learn how this food-focused non-profit is working to improve the lives of women in Nepal and the get the chance to... Read More

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4 hours

Free cancellation

$84
per adult

Small-Group Craft Workshop at Women's Nonprofit
Uncover the inspiring stories of Nepalese women who have overcome hardship and natural disasters to become skilled artisans and providers for their families on this interactive craft workshop tour. Get the chance to create your own souvenir and spend some... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$84
per adult

Small-Group Kathmandu Bike Tour
Pedal across the beautiful countryside of Kathmandu on this nature-inspired, guided mountain bike adventure. Buckle into your helmet, zip along rugged trails over emerald hills and fields, and enjoy a traditional meal in the historic town of Kiritpur. Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

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$89

$80
per adult

Small-Group Kathmandu Living Tour
Feel like a true local for the day on this cultural walking tour of Kathmandu. Join Buddhist and Hindu devotees at the city's most important Buddhist temple (also a UNESCO World Heritage Site), explore personality-rich markets, and sit down for... Read More

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5 hours 30 minutes

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$80

$72
per adult

Small-Group Kingdoms of Patan & Bhaktapur Tour
Enjoy a small-group tour that reveals the Kathmandu Valley's ancient kingdoms of Patan and Bhaktapur. Step back in time to a medieval era and delve into these cities' living history. Admire stunning shrines and ancient temples where the smell of... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$127
per adult

Small-Group Path to a Hidden Monastery Tour
Discover Nepal's hidden wonders on a day trip to a little-known Buddhist monastery within Shivapuri National Park. Along the way, with an expert guide by your side, tiptoe past an iconic sleeping Hindu idol, trek across verdant forests, and soak... Read More

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6 hours 30 minutes

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$83

$75
per adult

Small-Group Rickshaw Night Explorer Tour
Breathe in the sights, sounds, and smells of Kathmandu—post sunset. This whirlwind, guided nighttime tour escorts you through winding backstreets, bustling markets, extravagant temples, and ornate palaces—all from the thrilling perch of a traditional bicycle rickshaw. Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

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$68

$61
per adult

Small-Group Spiritual Nepal Tour
Nurture your spiritual self during this enlightening experience across the historic heart of Nepal—the Kathmandu Valley. Meet Hindu holy men within a sacred temple, visit with resident monks at a Buddhist stupa, and join an esteemed astrologer in an attempt... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$72
per adult

Stone Carving Workshop
Learn a variety of techniques for carving inscriptions into stone. Enter a comfortable workshop led by experienced stone masons, practicing a few time-honored methods for creating a detailed design, and in the process learning about Nepalese patterns and symbolism. Read More

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4 hours

Free cancellation

$21
per adult

Thenduk Mountain Food Cooking Class
Try butter tea and learn how to make a traditional dish with a twist. Discover how to make Thenduk, a hand pulled noodle soup, and follow your guide’s recipe, mixing time-honored ingredients like vegetables and meat with various spices used... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$17
per adult

Whole Buffalo Culinary Experience
Experience a lesser-known side of the Nepalese diet as you embark on a culinary adventure through an entire buffalo. Taste a variety of organs prepared according to ancient practice, based in the tradition of consuming the whole animal to avoid... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

4 hours

Free cancellation

$25
per adult

Wood Mask Workshop with Master Carver
Try your hand at carving a wooden mask. With their calm, elegant features, these elongated faces are commonly seen adorning the insides of Tiki bars and classy rooms. Learn techniques for the creation of these art pieces from a master... Read More

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4 hours

Free cancellation

$21
per adult

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