Tattoo Tourism in Nepal
 
6 June, 2022
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Did you know? Your skin is stung 50 to 3000 times in one minute. In this process, the tattoo needle inks your skin to form beautiful figures. People around the world look at tattoo culture in various ways. In New Zealand, there are a set of indigenous people called ‘Maori’ who consider tattoos as a sign of social standard. A Maori with a tattoo on higher parts of his body has higher social standards compared to others. Likewise, only the leaders and upper class of the Maori can get face tattoos. In Nepal, many tourists come to experience the natural, religious, and spiritual magnificence which influences visitors to create lifetime memories. And what else can be more beautiful than a tattoo to create a permanent memory?

Best Tattoo Shop in Kathmandu, Nepal

But where to get a tattoo and care no more about hygiene, pricing, and availability issues? Here, we present you a list of 5 tattoo places in Nepal along with their important details like location, price range, timings, and more.

1.Mohan’s Tattoo Inn

Mohan’s Tattoo Inn is one of the multiple proficient tattoo parlors in Nepal. The tattoo parlor has been serving since 2000. Initially, Mohan Gurung, the owner opened his tattoo parlor in Pokhara where his tattoo art was highly appreciated all over Pokhara by the Nepalese and foreigners. Thus, he decided to open his tattoo parlor in Kathmandu where he could reach more people. Right now, Mohan’s Tattoo Inn provides tattoo services not just in Nepal but in the USA as well. Similarly, Mohan’s Tattoo Inn is also a master in creating famous tattoo arts and customized tattoo arts. Besides, some of the other major services of Mohan’s Tattoo Inn are Redesigns and coverups.

Some of the descriptions of Mohan’s Tattoo Inn are mentioned in the Table below:

Title Description
Established Date 2000 AD
Location Narsingh Chowk, Thamel, Kathmandu
Services Popular tattoo designs,

Trendy tattoo designs,

Custom tattoo design

Tattoo redesigns and coverups

Open 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Social media handle http://www.mohanstattooinn.com/

https://www.instagram.com/mohanstattooinnepal/

2.Tike Jhya Tattoo

Tike Jhya Tattoo is another professional tattoo spot you can try for brilliant stunning tattoo arts. It is located in Newroad, Kathmandu precisely Freak Street also called Jhochhen. Tike Jhya Tattoo is particularly popular for original watercolor tattoos and popular mandala tattoos. Additionally, the tattoo parlor has been providing excellent service for 15 years now. To sum up, Tike Jhya Tattoo is a great place to get your favorite colorful tattoo with excellent hygiene and a good sterilization process.

Some of the descriptions of Tike Jhya Tattoo are mentioned in the Table below:

Title Description
Established Date 2007 AD
Location Jhochhen (Freak Street), Newroad, Kathmandu
Services Authentic watercolor tattoo art,

Mandala tattoo art

Popular tattoo designs,

Custom tattoo design

Open 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Social media handle https://www.instagram.com/tike.jhya/

3.Gagan Tattoo Inn

Gagan Tattoo Inn was established by the owner Gagan Thapa in the year 2002 with an intention to help people express themselves through tattoos. The tattoo hub is operating now for 20 years continuously. It is open in two major cities of Nepal, Pokhara, and Kathmandu. Mr. Thapa originally formed his business in Pokhara where his tattoo business flourished really well. As a result, in 2009 Mr. Thapa decided to open another branch of his tattoo business in Kathmandu. You can get a tattoo here without bothering about safety and hygiene. Besides, the trendy tattoo designs, Gagan Tattoo Inn highly specializes in creating authentic Japanese-style tattoos.

Some of the descriptions of Gagan Tattoo Inn are mentioned in the Table below:

Title Description
Established Date 2002 AD
Location Thamel, Kathmandu

Lakeside, Pokhara

Services Authentic Japanese tattoo designs

Famous tattoo designs,

Customized tattoo design

Open 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Social media handle https://www.instagram.com/gagantattooinn/

4.Inc’s Ink Tattoo Pvt. Ltd

If you are a tourist in Nepal, you might have come across a vibrant place called ‘Thamel’. Thamel has many things to offer to tourists from local eateries to nightclubs and Tattoo parlors. Inc’s Ink Tattoo Pvt. Ltd is one of those tattoo parlors in Thamel Kathmandu with highly skilled tattoo professionals. It has been open since 2011 offering awesome tattoo and piercing services. The tattoo parlor is currently serving for 11 years. Additionally, symmetric tattoo designs and custom tattoo designs are specialties of Inc’s Ink Tattoo Pvt. Ltd.

Some of the descriptions of Inc’s Ink Tattoo Pvt. Ltd is mentioned in the Table below:

Title Description
Established Date 2011 AD
Location Paryatan Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu
Services Symmetric tattoo designs,

Renowned tattoo designs,

Customized tattoo design

Open 09:30 am – 09:30 pm
Social media handle https://www.instagram.com/inksinctattoo.nepal/

5.Yala Ink Tattoo

The last on the list is Yala Ink Tattoo, one of the best places in Nepal whose founder Raju Bajracharya was awarded the ‘Best front and back tattoo’ award at the Tattoo and Lifestyle Convention in 2013. Yala Ink Tattoo is a hygienic tattoo spot in Lalitpur serving since 2013 for Nepalese and foreigners both. The tattoo parlor is operated by some of Nepal’s best tattoo artists like Raju Bajracharya, Pawan Maharjan, Bishal Maharjan, and Ajay Maharjan. Currently, they have been open for 9 years.

Some of the descriptions of Yala Ink Tattoo are mentioned in the Table below:

Title Description
Established Date 2013 AD
Location Gabahal, Pulchowk, Lalitpur
Services Excellent customized tattoo designs, Popular tattoo designs, and every kind of tattoo design.
Open 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Social media handle https://www.instagram.com/yalaink_tattoo

Famous tattoo artists in Nepal

Well, You might consider tattoos a western-influenced culture, however, Nepalese have been practicing it for years. The indigenous people of Nepal such as the Newars, Tharus, Gurungs, Magars, and others have been practicing tattoo culture since ancient periods. Besides, the symbols and designs have definitely changed with time. Nowadays, tattoos with symbolic meanings, mantras, gods, goddesses, hearts, and angels are favored.