Typical local things to learn in Nepal
Kathmandu, Capital city of Nepal which has been the center of Nepal’s history, art, culture and economy. Tourism is an important part of the economy as the city is the gateway to the Nepalese Himalayas. In 2013, Kathmandu was ranked third among the top ten upcoming travel destinations in the world by TropAdvisor, and ranked first in Asia. Kathmandu is now a hub for independent travellers as well as a growing vacation spot catering to all budgets. You can do different activities in the city which will help you learn about the Nepali culture and tradition more closely.
- Cooking momo with home chef: The most famous food of Nepal available from the streets to five star hotel and which is loved by every generation too. Making momos together before big festivals and celebrations is one of the most beloved things to do in Nepal and now you can try making it by your own self. You can learn the different processes by indulging yourself in the workshop. From kneading dough, preparing ingredients and folding the momos to finally cooking them. The entire cooking class will be held at the kitchen of the host where you will get to learn the entire process.
- Learn Wood Craving: Nepali culture: Nepal is multi cultural country where you find different and lots of arts and culture based on the city, ethnic group and caste. On of the most famous thing that can be found in Nepal is decoration items from wood. The wood carving process is actually a pretty simple one! Simply draw, design, carve and finish! But the tough part is in how to get the carving right.
- Pottery workshop: The art of pottery in Nepal goes back millennia, with the oldest pot found in Lumbini dating to over 2,600 years old. Over the years, the technique has been refined and tools have become easier to use, but the essential premise has remained the same. Today, these pots are still used in everyday life, from storage to transporting water, decorating, lamps, and even making liquor.