Bhaktapur Thanka Painting Workshop

Bhaktapur Thanka Painting Workshop

From $25 per person

Gain a rare insight into the traditional Buddhist culture and learn about this fascinating religion through art. Make your own Thanka, and understand why they are an integral part of the culture during this painting workshop.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 1 day
Starting time 10:00 AM
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English, Hindi, Nepali
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Make and keep your own Thanka, a souvenir of your trip to Nepal
  • Gain your skills in the authentic ambiance of a real Thanka painting school
  • Learn from your master teacher
Full description
Unleash your creativity through the art of making a Thanka: a colourful painting integral to the Buddhist culture. A Thanka, meaning “flat painting,” can be found In every Buddhist monastery and home, and they are often used for religious purposes. During this workshop you will have the opportunity to make a small Thanka yourself, which after the workshop you can take home as a unique souvenir. The workshop will take place at a real Thanka Painting School; you will learn the basic techniques and more about the history of these traditional paintings. Once you have a basic understanding you can unleash your creativity and have the freedom to make what you like. During the workshop a delicious, locally-prepared lunch will be served.
  • Workshop
  • Instruction by master teacher
  • All materials
  • Tea/coffee
  • Lunch and mineral water
  • Make and take your own souvenir
  • Transport to the location
  • Entrance ticket to Bhaktapur

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Meeting point

Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Main Gate

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Very pleasant experience, I highly recommend it.

January 2, 2020

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