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Address: Tridevi Marg | Thamel, Kathmandu 1663, Nepal
Phone Number: +977 1-4412508
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A small part of Nepal has had a big earthquake in April 2015. We...

A small part of Nepal has had a big earthquake in April 2015. We participated in relief and are now working in recovery. socialtours is open for business, and we are even more determined to be professional, and build back better. You can help us in the process. Tourism is more important than ever.

A free day in Kathmandu or Pokhara can still be a day of discovery. Discovery of Local Food and Cuisine, of local handicrafts producers, or organic food, or a discovery of livelihoods, or the insides of Buddhism. At socialtours, we believe that these unplanned days will be the moments you will remember the most in Nepal, whether you learn how to cook, go to a coffee farm, or just cycle around the small picturesque communities around these cities, or hike on our 8000'ers of Kathmandu (yeah, 8000 ft. not meters). Yes, we also conduct off beat treks and adventure activities around these magnificent day inspirations. Talk to us, we will HIGHLIGHT your trip to Nepal.

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US$25.00*
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Walking Tour of Kathmandu to Ason Markets
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US$65.00*
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Hiking Day Trip to Champadevi Hill from Kathmandu Including Lunch at Hattiban...

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Highly recommend Social Tours

This place was told to us by other friends as didnt come up when googling. Morning was spent with Asmita with hubby and myself, short walk to local store for Ingredients then... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Kopan Monastery and surrounding area is lovely. However the tour "title" is entirely misleading. There is no "walk". There is a "talk" with the monk on the grounds of the monastery. I was disappointed I did not get to stroll through fields as described in the agenda.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was told to us by other friends as didnt come up when googling. Morning was spent with Asmita with hubby and myself, short walk to local store for Ingredients then back to cooking kitchen to begin lesson. Asmita was patient and good At guiding theough the making of momos. The chocolate ones for dessert were brill. In western... More 

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Raj G, Manager at Socialtours - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Sam, thanks for taking time to review your experience. We are glad to know that you had a perfect time in the kitchen making everyone's favourite momos. We agree the ingrediants can be sourced ready-made but you cannot compare with the handmade one, they are simply brilliant as you have mentioned. I am surprised to hear that we couldn't... More 

Montreal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took part in a cooking class to learn how to make momos. We got to accompany the instructor to the market and then made the little treats from scratch. Options for veg and non-veg are available. Everybody was very friendly. The whole process took about 2h30, time to sit down and eat. We definitely would recommend to anybody interested.

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Raj G, Manager at Socialtours - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We appreciate your time and effort to share you experience with us and other travellers who wants to experience same joy as you had in our cooking session. You should come back in the future to learn how to cook dal-bhat, and aloo-paratha like a local. They are one of our favourite dishes we Nepalese love... More 

Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have enjoyed momos as or with my meals our entire time in Nepal and wanted to learn how to make them. From choosing ingredients, preparation and cooking every step is covered followed by a tasty lunch.

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Raj G, Owner at Socialtours - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for taking time to review our experience, we are glad to hear that you had enjoyed the session with us. We hope to see you back in future with other exciting offbeaten tours and experiences we offer, kindly refer to our website for amazing tours that socialtours has in offer. Many thanks More 

Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I had a very nice tour with socialtours to Chitlang, which is quite a special place close to Kathmandu. The tour was very well organized, we met a lot of interesting people.

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Raj G, Owner at Socialtours - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are glad to hear that you had amazing time in Chitlang and overall experience with socialtours. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Last week's learning of how to do some Nepalese cooking with Asmita was a high point in a mountain of a holiday. Really enjoyable time spent on the finer points of the art of the mo-mo. Thumbs up all round

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Raj G, Owner at Socialtours - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your experience. We hope to see you back in future with amazing offbeaten tours that we offer. Your compliment has been passed to Asmita and now she is smiling. Thanks for making us smile. More 

liverpool
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing morning at the cook like a local class! The team at social tours are so friendly cant recommend it enough! Really enjoyed shopping for the ingredients to make momos and tasting your own momos at the end of the class was amazing! Best thing we did in Kathmandu! You should try it too

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Raj G, Owner at Socialtours - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for wonderful review and recommendation, we can't thank you enough for sharing your experience with other travelers who wants to join the half day course in the future. We hope to see you back in future with exciting offbeaten tours that we offer. Please check our website for more details. Thank you More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

A small group cooking class and you get to go to the market, buy ingredient and most excitingly get your hands dirty! The dishes were very yummy and authentic! The chefs are very nice and good in English. You may want to book directly with the company since then you pay what you feel like. we booked via a website... More 

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Raj G, Owner at Socialtours - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your experience. Our "cook like a local" experience is based on a karmic principal that we get what we deserve, therefore we haven't set the price for this tour. You pay "what you think it is worth" at the end of the session. Easy. Of course our online agents are based on commission... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Had a blast! I was only in Nepal for 4 days and I did a few tours with this company and they were all great tours with really friendly and knowledgable tour guides. They made it possible to fit so much in to my short time in Nepal! Highly Recommend!

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Raj G, Manager at Socialtours - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time write up the feedback on your experience with us. We hope you will be back in the future for the offbeat experiences that we offer. Thank you More 

Wagga Wagga, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I'm so glad I did this tour. I thought I was going on a weaving tour but it turned out to be much much more than that. First I was greeted beautifully at my hotel, picked up in the best tour car I have had in my time in Kathmandu. Then we went to SABHA and I actually got to... More 

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Raj G, Owner at Socialtours - Private Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share your experience with fellow travellers. We are glad to hear that the tour was beyond your expectation. I will pass the compliment to your guide Suman, who will be very happy to hear that you were quite happy with the tour. We hope you will visit us in future to join other wonderful... More 

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