Food and Shooping tour - 5 Days
Tour cost: USD 200/PP
Shopping in Nepal is
easy. With a little money and some time one
can obtain the best buys this little country
has to offer. It will be helpful to have a Nepali
for company if a huge shopping project is at
hand. Common tourist shopping items include
souvenirs and trinkets like gems and jewelry.
However, one should be careful while buying
jewelry as assessing their quality is difficult.
Hand-weaved cotton fabric is a popular buy among
visitors. Some buy pashmina that this Himalayan
region is famous for and some also buy fresh
tea and spices.
Popular buys among visitors are local craft
and artwork. Among these are the Tibetan and
Newar Thangka and Paubha paintings that belong
to the time when these cultures were at their
peak. Visitors buy Newari woodcrafts of picture
frames, windows, statues and carvings. Carpets
that represent the age-old folk art of the Tibetans
are also very popular. Shops have rugs on display,
however, carpets can be custom made by contacting
the manufacturer. Traditional Nepali paper is
popular as writing pads and bound journals,
calendars and lampshades.
Nepal is quite popular for its cuisine too and
it shows in the increasing number of eateries
in every nooks and corners of Kathmandu Valley.
Nepal has every kind of restaurants to satisfy
the taste buds and palate of different types
of people. You can find Thai, Mexican, Indian,
Japanese, Korean, Italian, Chinese, Continental
hangouts at par with the fast food joints, pubs
to local restaurants which will serve you its
authentic and sumptuous Nepali, Newari or Thakali
Day 01 Kathmandu –Bhaktpur
Day 02 Bhaktapur-Patan
Day 03 Patan-Kathmandu-new road-ashon
Day 04 Kathmandu-baudhanath
Bauddhanath itself a beautifull Buddhist site
but also beautiful handicraft are old enough.
Day 05 Kathmandu-Thamel