How To Buy Nepali Books From the UK?

  Blog   19 November 2021
How To Buy Nepali Books From the UK?

When you live in the land of the royals and the sophisticated, it doesn’t take much to lose yourself in the hustle and bustle abroad. So, what better way to get a taste of home and our roots than reading books by our own authors?

Easier said than done, because it is so difficult to find Nepali books in the UK. Even giant shopping sites do not seem to have a good enough collection to browse and pick from. These handful of books are probably everything you’ve already read. 

Are you looking for more; newer or lesser known books from Nepali authors? If so, you have come to just the right place. 

At Books Mandala, we have more titles and authors to browse and pick from than anywhere else. And because we ship and deliver books all over the world, you should definitely not hesitate to buy books from us and have it delivered to your doorstep in the United Kingdom.

Books Mandala:

Books Mandala is one of the largest online book stores in Nepal. With two large physical stores in Kathmandu and Pokhara, we have an ever-growing collection of over 35,000 books to choose from.

From the beloved classics of the olden times to modern sensations, we have more books than you can ever finish browsing through.

With our international shipping services, it is just as easy to purchase books from abroad as in Nepal. We take and ship orders and accept payments internationally.

Continue reading for more details on placing an order and other information.

How To Place An Order? 

Placing an order is as straightforward and easy as it can be. Simple, add your picks to the cart and then conclude your shopping by filling in some personal and shipping details. For international orders, we accept payments through ‘Stripe’. 

For more information on payment methods, refer to this blog

If you’re still a little confused, here’s a quick guide on how to buy books from Books Mandala.

Visit our website:

Visit our official website and browse our catalog by different categories or search the name of books or authors manually. 

You can also buy used books for only Rs. 250 each. Check out the ‘Used Books’ category for this.

Add items to cart

When you find something you were looking for, add the item to the cart. Continue shopping or keep browsing to add more books to your cart. 

If an item is listed ‘out of stock’, you can opt to get a restock alert for when it gets restocked.

After you’re done shopping, go to your cart and make sure you have everything you want in there to go through with placing an order. 

At the right section, there is an option for you to have the order gift wrapped for a small price if you want to buy books for gifting purposes.

Then, click ‘Checkout’ once you’re done.

Checking out

Then, you will be redirected to our checkout page. Here you will have to fill in some personal information (your name and contact information) and shipping details (address, state, street number, house number, etc.).

The information you provide will only be used to process and ship your order and you’ll be added to our mailing list. For more, read our privacy policies.

If you happen to have a coupon code, fill it in the empty field for ‘Coupon Code’ in the right section of the checkout page. Here, you can also find your order summary. Shipping charges will be auto calculated based on your location and items.

Let’s move on to the payment process.

Payment Methods:

To buy books from the UK, you no longer need assistance from your friends or relatives in Nepal. You can now process payment straight from your credit card through the payment gateway Stripe.

At the bottom of the checkout page, you’ll find payment options. Choose the option for payment through Stripe. Log in with your credentials and transfer the required amount, and then we’re done. 

A message will then appear on your screen confirming your order and payment.

You will also receive an email from us with your order summary, shipping details and transaction. You can track the process of your order yourself once it is on its way. 

Shipping Policies:

Shipping to the UK takes some time and understandably so. But, the wait isn’t too long. You will likely receive your order within a week to 10 business days after it is processed.

We ship our orders through our delivery partner, Aramex.

The shipping charges and additional cost for international purchases will be calculated automatically at the checkout page.

These charges depend upon your location and also the weight of your order. 

Visit our FAQs for more specifics on shipping charges.

Placing an Order to be Gifted:

It is always a good idea to give books as presents. So, we definitely approve of this and make it easier for you to do so.

To purchase books for gifting purposes, make sure to fill in the receiver’s contact and address details. Or if you want to track the order yourself, you can add your own email to do so. Click the option to get it gift wrapped if you want. It will only cost a little extra.

Then, complete the payment normally through Stripe. If you wish to include any special message, we make this happen too. You can find an empty field for ‘order/delivery notes’ on the checkout page. Write the message there and we’ll send it to the receiver on your behalf.

Combo Deals and Discount codes:

We also have bundles of books listed with special discounts. These bundles contain some best books in a genre or the most loved books by some authors. Find these deals on our website and see what interests you.

We also offer coupon codes on special occasions or for some most awaited books. Any announcements about these discount codes are made on our social media or our discord community. Make sure to connect with us on social media so you don’t miss any discount codes or grand deals. 

At Books Mandala, we make it incredibly easier to purchase books internationally, from anywhere in the world.  Our incredible service and secure payment and shipping makes us appealing to our customers to want to come back for more.

We have tens of thousands of titles to choose from, so there is something for all of us here. We add your favorite Nepali books and restock books every day, so our selection is continually growing. We aim to promote reading to our audience and provide an international market and exposure for talented Nepali authors and our literature. Become a part of our community now!


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