Shopping in Nepal

Nepal is a paradise for the shopaholic. Unique, handmade products can be the best kind of souvenir for your family and friends.

Shopping can be very rewarding and exciting in Kathmandu. There are plenty of shops in touristic areas like Thamel, Patan, Bhaktapur, Pokhara, Chitwan etc. Some of the famous Nepali items include Khukuri, Pashmina, handmade garments, carpets, handicrafts, singing bowls, thangkas, tea and spices, incense, trekking gears, gems and jewelries.

Nepal also offers international brand outlets that sells products at a slightly higher rates than in Europe and America.

Bargaining is an art that shoppers must get used to if you are shopping in Nepal. Below is a list of ten famous things to buy in Nepal:

Trekking Gears are easily available in Nepal. The tourist area of Thamel has perhaps the largest... Read More »

Tea and spices are of the most popular products foreigners buy in Nepal. Tea and spices are grown... Read More »

Khukuri is one of the lasting legacy of the brave Nepalis. Once used by the legendary Gurkhas, it... Read More »

Handmade clothing is very popular among tourists in Nepal.  Handmade clothing are readily... Read More »

Wood carvings is an art form practiced in Nepal for many centuries. You can see the finest example... Read More »

Many tourists come to Nepal just to buy the silver jewelry here. It has a reputation for being over... Read More »

Thankas are Tibetan art about Buddhism. “Than” means cotton and “Ka” means Arts. It is a... Read More »

Incense smells nice and helps you to meditate. It is made from the selected best quality herbs from... Read More »

In many monasteries or in areas where monks are living, one can see monks spinning prayer wheels... Read More »

Singing Bowls can be rubbed along their edges with a small wooden stick to produce a harmonious... Read More »

Pashmina is from the soft underside of a goat, while cashmere is finest underside of a sheep. There... Read More »