Do what locals do. We have selected many one day programs that you can add on to your trips and learn more about the daily life of the local artisans and commoners.
Most of the crowded tourist monuments in Nepal have one thing in common, the artistic wood works done in the windows, pillars, and roofs. The ancient art of chiseling wood into masterpieces is on the verge of being slowly extinct. Artisan crafts religious symbols, deities, and floral designs with the help of tools that have been in use for centuries and turns the mere woods into a piece of art. Learn from the masters and start your first project in the ancient word craft of Nepalese.
Thanka (locally pronounced Thanga) are Buddhist paintings depicting Buddhist deities, relics, and chants. Bright colors are used over silk or cotton fabrics while creating the paintings, which have religious significance and interpretations. Many monks and local artisans create those masterpieces following strict discipline. Some paintings are worshipped and chanted by monks after completion, making the paintings holy, which must be handled carefully, and some are just used as decorative pieces. Learn about those secrets and myths behind those paintings with the local artisans.
Nepali foods are primarily simple delicacies. As every household use to sustain itself with farming, we can find a lot of carbohydrate diets to fuel the harsh working stamina of Nepalese. Due to economic reasons, the protein dishes were mainly considered only for special occasions. Learn how to make wholesome Nepali food from Nepali Thali (Rice, vegetable curries, lentils soup, pickles, and meat curry) to the renowned MO: MO (Nepali dumplings); many regional items will blow your mind and make your mouth watery.