"Photos with 'Holy Men' - be careful!" Nepal Tourist Trap Tip by kartik1000

Nepal Tourist Traps: 35 reviews and 28 photos

If you wish to pose with any of the various 'Holy Man' in an around kathmandu, be prepared to pay for them for posing with you. Sometimes they may get quite rowdy if you don't pay. Last time I was there, one of my fellow travellers was chased by a bunch of them after he posed for photographs with them and refused to pay.

Unique Suggestions: Agree on a price first before posing with them.

Fun Alternatives: If you do wish to take photos with a genuine holy man (or sadhu), it's a nice gesture to give them some donation afterwards.

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  • Written Jul 18, 2003
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