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Shopping in Nepal

Nepal is a great place for bargain hunters! Everywhere you can see little street shops where you can buy local products and souvenirs. Sellers are used to bargainers, they like it, so it is recommended to start at a price of 50% off. Interesting places to visit for shop lovers, is Thimi in Bhaktapur, which is known for its beautiful pottery. For local carpet products, you can visit Patan where the best carpets and rugs can be found at the Tibetan refugee camp at the Handicraft Center in Jawalakhel.

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Best places to shop in Nepal

  • Souvenir shopping
    If you are looking for souvenirs, the touristic are Thamel in Kathmandu and Jhamel in Patan are the best places to visit.
  • Luxury shops and boutiques
    The high-end fashion brands and boutiques can be found at Durbar Marg in Kathmandu.

  • Shopping special
    You can find them everywhere in Nepal: the singing ball. This music instrument is used for meditation, relaxation and well-being. It is a bronze bowl which has some special effects when you put water in it.

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Bargaining tips Nepal

  • Don’t feel uncomfortable: Local sellers do expect it, they love it!
  • Don’t buy your souvenirs in the first shop
  • Show some flaws in the product
  • Start low and be positive
  • Use shocked and amazed expressions when you hear the initial price
  • Be willing to walk away: they have the same products in every shop
  • Use some local language