Shopping & tipping

Visitors can shop for items like hand-woven fabrics in raw silk, carved masks of various animals, woven baskets made of cane and bamboo, wooden bowls known as Dapas, paper products or finely crafted silver objects. There are also the highly prized Thangkha paintings and the exquisite postage stamps.
Please remember that the buying and/or selling of antiques are strictly prohibited in Bhutan.

Tipping is not mandatory and left entirely to the discretion of the person. However, it is normal to tip in restaurants or taxis.