Must-see shopping in Pokhara

  • Women's Skills Development Organisation


    The woven and stitched bags, belts and toys display real skill and care, and make a great souvenir. Sales help generate income for disadvantaged women…

  • Sherpa Adventure


    Sherpa Adventure is the place to find outdoor gear that is of a better quality than most of the counterfeit stuff that dominates the bazaar. They also…

  • Tibetan Mini Market


    The people's cooperative society of Tashi Palkhel run this arcade in Lakeside East where you can shop for Tibetan crafts, organise a tour of the refugee…

  • Helping Hands


    Over 80% of the woven products on sale here have been made locally by deaf and blind men and women in an initiative to empower local people with…

  • Nepal Mandala Bookshop


    There is no dearth of bookshops in Lakeside but Nepal Mandala probably has the best selection of books and maps in town.

  • North Face


    The only outlet selling the real thing at prices similar to home.

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