hat you should know …
Nepalis when greeting and parting join hands in prayer gesture in front of chest and say "NAMASTE".
Do not try to shake hands, if you do not offer.
Hindu temples are closed to Western tourists visiting, if allowed, you must keep in front of all the leather stuff.
In Buddhist temples should go in a clockwise direction (or follow the stream of pilgrims), rotate the prayer drums should be your right hand clockwise.
White – the color of mourning, during the mourning Nepalis are fasting to a year, as a rule, do not sit down at a party.
Red – symbol of wedding celebration, November-February – the season of weddings, rich feasts and offerings in the temples.
Always ask permission before you photograph someone. Many older people still believe that by doing so you can steal some of their soul.
Women are encouraged to wear long skirts and cover the shoulders and forearms.
Leave a tip (about 10% or the equivalent of $ 0.2) only if you were really happy with the service.
Do not encourage beggars, if you want something to give your child, it is better to give candy or a pencil.
Do not touch the head of Nepalese do not try to pat a child on the head – is not accepted.
The national restaurant decided to sit cross-legged, cross-legged. Do not pull the legs toward anyone – it is a sign of disrespect.
If you have something to give the Nepalese do it either with two hands, or your right hand.
Do not offer food Nepalis, if you have already tried it yourself.
Slow to anger, if you have long served or do not understand – they are trying to do what's best.
Do not forget that you are in a country where the law of karma is very fast … think of it all for granted and smile more.