Wood craft Workshop at Bhaktapur, in Nepal

Discover Nepal and its people through an introduction to wood carving!

Location : Bhaktapur

Dates : All year round

Duration : De 3 à 7 jours

Tariff : 90,00 €

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Detailed Programme: The art of wood carving has been the ride of Nepal for many centuries. Wood work has been part of the traditional architecture of Nepal and wood carvings have graced monasteries, temples, places and residential homes since the 2nd century.

This workshop will teach you woodcarving, creating  the object of your choice using local techniques (carved windows, doors, masks, mirror, frames, furniture, statues, boxes, wooden toys.) You will be trained by a member of Manika’s family who also offers traditional cooking classes and guest house accommodation.
You can book a basic training of the activity to create a small object (about 2h / day) or go deeper into this art with an advance training (5h / day).

Location: Bhaktapur, in Nepal.

Bhaktapur, known for its wood carving, is about 8 miles (13 km) from the capital city, Kathmandu and is at 1,401 meters above sea level. It is easily accessible by bus or taxi from the Nepalese capital.

Dates: all year round

Length: from 3 to 7 days


- 3 days : basic training 2h/day 90 €
        Advance training  5h/day 110 €
- 5 days: basic training 2h/day 120 €
        Advance training  5h/day 150 €
- 7 jours : basic training 2h/day 150 €
        Advance training  5h/jour 190 €
This price includes the workshop, materials and membership fees to the association.

Accommodation: Bed & breakfast is available at the family’s guest house.
Single room 12$/night
Twin room 15$/night

Good to know: Manika's family can also offer a cooking workshop for people interested in learning about traditional Nepali food.