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City Walk - Welcome to my yard

“A must do in Kathmandu!!” dkn77, Greece

“This was a fantastic walking tour. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and showed us a completely different side to Kathmandu.” Jane, NC

“This was by far the best city tour I’ve ever been on! From the booking through to the tour, everyone was such a pleasure to deal with.” Amy, Spain

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Welcome To My Yard’s City Walk

Amongst these bustling lanes lies the real magic of Kathmandu and a walk with a difference.

Come on a City Walk with us to discover stories of Gods and Goddesses, Kings, ceremonies and rituals, the shop keepers, musicians and the beautifully diverse communities whose thousands of tales are woven into the fabric of this incredible maze of houses, shops, temples and markets.

Welcome To My Yard’s City Walk is an exciting ‘not for profit’ city tour where you will experience the history, culture and communities of ancient & modern Nepal. You will also hear about our skills training programme for the street young people you are supporting simply by walking with us.

Take part in this amazing City Walk and you will also be donating to a great cause.

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Which City Walk to Choose?

Experience the culture and communities of ancient and modern Kathmandu as we weave through the hustle and bustle in the backstreets of Thamel. See markets, Buddhist stupas, and hidden Hindu temples and meet the tooth god. Our guide will tell all about the incredible history of its many people and places in this melting pot of culture. Discover the real Kathmandu with us!

Normal start time 1.30pm.  

WTMY’s 3-hour walk starts with the same route as the 1.5-hour walk. We then move off to taste the freshest Lassi in Kathmandu before heading into the world-renowned Durbar Square. Explore this incredible set of temples and hear stories about gods, goddesses and the Nepali royal family. You may even have the chance to see the living goddess ‘Kumari’.

Normal start time 1.30pm.

Come with us on an adventure through the night bazaar of Kathmandu. We kick off with a fun cycle rickshaw ride to our favourite secret snack hangout. Yum! There we start uncovering the myriad of mysterious items for sale, from the bead market to the spice market and just about everything in between. Our guide will teach you about local foods, festivals and rituals. This tour is all about fun!

Walk from 5pm-7pm. 

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3 Things to know about the WTMY City Walk

City Walk Square1)    WTMY City Walks provides street young people training and work experience with a qualified guide and through training & social work support received at the WTMY Community Centre.

2)    Part of your City Walk fee will be donated to support the work of Welcome To My Yard with street children and families and those at risk

3)    We will also deposit a percentage of the fee into a street saving scheme for young people in training with us helping them to save towards future education and careers.

 

Welcome To My Yard is also an advocate of Child Safe Responsible Travel.