• Last Updated on Oct 2, 2022

Souvenirs to buy in Nepal

You can buy many things in Nepal. You can buy trekking equipment in Nepal at a good price. Furthermore, you also can buy many things in Nepal as souvenirs for your friends and families back home.

Nepal is a hub for trekking holidays, Everest Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek are the most popular treks in Nepal.

Furthermore, Manaslu Circuit Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Mardi Himal Trek, and Langtang Valley Trek are done by many trekkers every year. You need to have a good adequate trekking equipment to make these treks successful. If you do not have this equipment already, then you can buy good quality equipment at a fair price in Kathmandu.

There are many things available to shop in Kathmandu for Souvenirs from Nepal after your Nepal holiday to your families, friends, or your beloved ones. We have given a list of the things that are popular to buy in Nepal.

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Best things to buy in Nepal

Outdoor/Trekking equipment

Kathmandu is a great place to shop for outdoor trekking equipment, from simple trekking equipment to camping equipment or expedition equipment available in Kathmandu.

You can buy warm trekking gloves, sleeping bags, down jackets, trekking boots, and whatever you need for trekking in Nepal and the good thing is that you can buy them in rupees not in USD or any other currency mean the price you have in Nepal is a lot cheaper than you buy them in your own country.

Khukuri/Knife

Khukuri Shop in Kathmandu

Khukuri Knife is so much popular in Nepal in everyday life. It became very much popular in the wars between Nepal and other countries, which is dating back to the 1800s. Khukuri is made in Nepal and is a great souvenir from Nepal.

Pashmina

Many types of Pashminas are available to buy in Nepal. Prices of them depend on their quality, and the shawls or scarves of Pashmina are most popular among tourists, and these are great things to buy in Nepal.

Thanka painting

The Thanka painting is so much popular in Nepal. These paintings reveal Nepali culture and especially the Buddhist culture. There are many different types of painting from a Mandala to a wheel of life, and the painting has lots of religious and cultural meanings that are useful for human beings. the paintings are so much popular and are a great gift to your people back to your home.

Masks and Statue

Statue shop in Kathmandu

The Arts and Architecture of Nepal are unique in the world, and the people of the Newars offers many Gods and Goddess in Hinduism and Buddism you can shop for statue and masks of different Gods and Goddess of Nepal and they are crafted beautifully with excellent art on it so, they can be something that you should bring to home from Nepal.

Tea and Spices

Tea is another thing that you should buy in Nepal. The Tea of Nepal is very much popular in the world and you can find a wide variety of tea with different tastes. We Nepalese use so many spices in our daily life, and some of them have unique tastes. So, these could be something that you should buy in Nepal.

Jewelry

The jewelry in Nepal is so much popular in our everyday life, and Kathmandu is so much popular to buy different types of pieces of jewelry with artistically designed and they are made from gold, silver or other elements and these are the best souvenirs to your people back to home.

Conclusion

Nepal is a paradise for shopping for anything. We also have Kathmandu Shopping Tour if you need a guide to shop for your souvenirs.

Arjun Rijal

Arjun Rijal

Hello, Hi & Namaste from the Himalayas !!!

I am Arjun Rijal, Founder Director of the Outfitter Himalaya Holidays P. Ltd & working as a travel planner/consultant for Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet Travel. I love hiking, trekking, and traveling.

I have been in most of the trekking regions in Nepal, that include Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base camp, Annapurna Circuit, Manaslu, and Langtang. I also have travelled to Bhutan, India & planning further travel to many other countries in the world.

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