Gain a deeper understanding of Nepal's history and culture on a private 3-hour walking tour of old Kathmandu. Stroll through the market squares of Asan Bazaar and Indra Chowk Bazaar with your own personal guide
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Stop At: Asan, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
After pickup at your Kathmandu hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle, head with
your private guide to the Old Asan and Indra Chowk Bazaars, two bazaars in the
historic section of Kathmandu. These markets make up one of the busiest
marketplaces in the Kathmandu Valley.
With your guide, explore the area of Kathmandu Durbar Square, home to the living goddess "Kumari", and admire the UNESCO World Heritage Site listed area. Learn about the historical and architectural significance of Durbar Square, including the Hanumandhoka Royal Palace Complex which was the royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century, and the Kumari Chowk where the living goddess "Raj Kumari" is kept.
After that, dine on a traditional spread of local Nepali cuisine in New Road, Kathmandu's largest market where you will find locals and visitors both enjoying some recreational shopping.
After your meal, follow your guide on a walk along the narrow alleyways of Asan to see how modern life mixes with the ancient architecture of the area. Hear about Old Asan and Indra Chowk's history from your guide as you pass by renowned sites.
Finish your tour by walking the length of Indra Chowk, an area lined with residential neighborhoods and bustling local markets selling fruit, vegetables, spices and stunning wares made of brass, bronze and copper.
Your tour ends with a private transfer back to your Kathmandu hotel.
Duration: 3 hours
Local taxes,Driver and expert guide,Hotel pick-up and drop- off,Lunch,Entry/Admission - Asan