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: