Fishtail Organic Garden is run by the NGO Sustainable Agriculture Development Program (SADP) and sells organic products from yak milk soaps, wild honey, organic coffees and Ilam tea. SADP can organise volunteer plac…
There is no dearth of bookshops in Lakeside but Nepal Mandala probably has the best selection of books and maps in town.
Upstairs and above Ganesh Kayak Shop, 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.
The only outlet selling the real thing at prices similar to home.
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 across rural Nepal. There's a branch in Lakeside Central (above S…
The people's cooperative society of Tashi Palkhel have opened this arcade in Lakeside East where you can shop for Tibetan crafts, organise a tour of the refugee camps, and grab a plate of steaming hot momos.
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 disabilities.