Learn to Drape a Saree

And You're Ready for a Nepali Wedding!

$17.00per guest


  • Learning different ways of draping the Saree from a Saree Specialist
  • Opportunity to wear the Saree and head out into the streets for some pictures
  • Tips on how to select and purchase a good Saree within your budget
  • If you want to purchase then a variety of Saree's to choose from the hosts shop

Inclusive of:

  • English speaking guide
  • - The rental for the Saree for half day

Not Inclusive of:

  • Pick-up and drop-off service (can be included at additional cost)
  • Meals
  • Overnight rentals of Saree
$US 17.00 per guest
2.5 hours
1 - 8 guest
Cancellation Policy: Moderate

Full refund available for cancellations made up to 24 hours prior to booking start time.

Booking Options



Select add-ons to customize your tour!

Pickup within Thamel Area by Guide (Walking)
$ 5.00/trip
Private Class
$ 15.00/trip
Pick up service (one vehicle fits 3 person)
$ 15.00/trip

More About This Experience

Does the bright and beautiful patterns on Nepali women's traditional sari entice you? Want to feel totally like a local from the inside and out? Learn how to wear a traditional Sari with guidance from a local sari maker! Choose any cut you like and they will help to deck you out like a Nepali. Then traipse down the streets of Kathmandu and have the time of your life looking like a local! Part 1 of this tour will be choosing and wearing your own sari at your host's shop! You'll be spoilt for choice with a spread of both colour and types of sari to choose from. Once you're happy with your technique of wearing saris, feel free to head on onto the streets and explore Kathmandu in your new attire and watch while locals react warmly to your effort in learning and experiencing Nepali culture! * The course fees includes a half day of rental for the sari. (Fitting & wearing will take about 1 hr) Please note that if you have selected an add on for pick up then we use local taxis.

Additional Information:

  • This experience is only for women
  • The guide for this experience will always be female
  • If you already own a Saree then you can bring that along and the host can teach you to drape that
  • Wear a fitting top that resembles a blouse
  • Exact pick-up location address along with map direction will be sent to your email instantly after booking
  • Be at the pick-up point 10 minutes before the activity begins


The pick-up location address will be sent to your email immediately upon booking.

Upcoming availability

Saturday, March 23
Sunday, March 24
Monday, March 25

Your Local Host

Safalta Manandhar

A mother of 2, Safalta has always been fascinated with saris. Since young, she would wear her mother's saris. She is now living her childhood dream of running a sari shop and would love to help others understand th...

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US$ 17.00 per guest