In Focus: Handmade Kathmandu

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  • duration 4 hours
  • tour type Group
  • tour_type Group tour
  • age requirement 12+ yrs
  • age_requirement 12+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Visit with Seven Women, a social enterprise working to help disadvantaged women in Nepal
  • Learn how local products are made by hand
  • Make your own handmade souvenir to take home, with help from local Nepali producers
  • Learn about fair trade in Nepal
The In Focus: Handmade Kathmandu tour starts and ends in Kathmandu. The In Focus: Handmade Kathmandu is a cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 4 hours.

Experience the real makings of handmade fair trade products as you work with a unique social enterprise (Seven Women) that has changed the lives of over 5,000 disadvantaged women in Nepal.
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Your Kathmandu tour will start with a visit to the Seven Women headquarters in Kathmandu, where you will meet some of the women of Seven Women and hear the stories of how this social enterprise has made such a massive difference in Nepal. The group will learn about how Seven Women began and has grown from 7 women to now assisting more than 1,000 women. 

During this In Focus workshop, you will learn how to make a felt ball key ring by hand. You’ll have a producer assist you as you create and gain a better appreciation for the work that goes into creating handmade items. Alongside this, you’ll learn about the principles of fair trade and how fair trade products are made. 

After the workshop, you’ll get to visit the Seven Women fair trade gift shop to see the whole range of handmade crafts produced by the women, which are then exported to support the enterprise. You’ll also get to take home the personal souvenirs you made during the workshop.

  • Transport to and from the Centre.
  • Local English-speaking teacher
  • Food and drink
  • additional souvenirs and items of a personal nature.
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Cancellation for this In Focus: Handmade Kathmandu tour is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given. If cancellation is made less than 48 hours before the chosen start date, no refund applies.


For any tour departures within 17 January 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 17 January 2021, a deposit of 100% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 0 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

In Focus: Handmade Kathmandu tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this In Focus: Handmade Kathmandu tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Meeting start point :

Hotel Marshyangdi, Chaksibari Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu

Meeting end point :

Hotel Marshyangdi, Chaksibari Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour follows established guidelines that are in line with the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ framework against COVID-19.
  • This tour follows the local government(s) recommendations for gatherings and group sizes.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing is highly encouraged on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
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