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Splice of Kathmandu: 3-Hour Guided Market Tour

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Key Details
Duration
3 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
English, Nepali

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What You'll Do
  • Learn about Nepali shopping traditions as you explore local markets
  • Taste, smell, and touch a variety of local products
  • Enjoy a relaxing cup of tea at the end of your guided tour
Overview
Take a 2.5-kilometer guided walk through Kathmandu’s Ason bazaar, where you’ll discover the true heart of the city’s life. Experience the vast variety of items on offer, including vegetables, salts, spices, herbs, utensils, traditional clothing, and more.
What to Expect
For 2.5 to 3 hours you’ll be free to touch, smell, taste, and enjoy the festival of textures, aromas, flavors, and colors of Kathmandu’s markets. You’ll come across Nepalese selling all sorts of items, from objects of daily use to the rare and the exotic.

Kathmandu is changing with the times, but traditions do remain. Only locals know about the tiny shops your guide will show you, where you can buy vegetables, local clothes, spices, Himalayan salt, herbs, clay items, and more.

Browse and enjoy the mountains of saffron, cardamom, and ginger. Discover the medicinal properties of the pink salt, the alum stone, and of herbs. Buy yourself a kurta. Find some prayers flag to hang in your garden at home.

After your Nepali shopping experience you’ll enjoy a pleasant tea break next to a monastery, as you look over your purchases and think about what a great job you did at bargaining in the market.
What's Included
  • Guide
  • Tea break
What's Not Included
  • Personal purchases
Meeting Point

Socialtours main office, Tridevi Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu (Open in Google Maps)

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