In Focus: Handmade Kathmandu
Highlights / General details
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.
Local English-speaking guide and teachers; Materials; Transport to and from the center.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Food beverages; Items of a personal nature; Gratuities.
Hours of operation
Available: Tuesday and Thursday; Departs at 9:30am.
Approximately 4 hours.
Meeting point: Kathmandu Guest House, KGH Square, Thamel, Kathmandu. Our logistics manager will collect you in a taxi and take you to our Seven Women center; Ending point: Kathmandu Guest House.
Please dress modestly, with sleeves and pants or a skirt that comes below the knees.
Travelers under 12 years of age are not permitted to join this tour.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**