Rickshaws in Kathmandu are the most colorful and exciting way to explore the old city. These pedaled three wheel vehicles ply the narrow roads with ease while cars have to struggle to get through. The drivers are fascinating young men who can earn a good living peddling the streets. A rickshaw tour takes two to three hours, and you visit some of the best sites in the city. This includes Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will find the old royal palace where the kings of Nepal were crowned as late as 2001. There are also nearly 60 ancient Hindu temples along with the Kumari temple/palace which is home to the living goddess Other places to see include the colorful local market of Asan with its temples and vendors plying their trades as they have done for centuries. There is also a visit to Kathesimbhu Stupa, also known as the mini Swayambhu. All along the way, your guide will explain to you the various places.The Rickshaw Tour of Kathmandu is the most exciting way to see the city. Your English-speaking guide will explain in detail the unique sites you will be seeing, giving you a greater appreciation of all Kathmandu has to offer.
The best way to see Kathmandu is by rickshaw!