Thamel is the heart of Nepal's tourism. It is the place where tourist get everything they want. It is a colourful and beautiful mixture of craft shops, boutique cafes, trekking gear, and rainbow prayer flags. Ason Bazaar, Durbar Square, Samakushi and Swayambhunath are a mere 10 to 30 minutes walk from Thamel.
Thamel has a large variety of Western food, shopping, guest houses and Internet cafes, however even this can have an old world feel with its labyrinth of small resturants and shops. A feeling that increases when the area is plunged into darkness by scheduled daily power outages.
Interactive Map showing various local businesses, hotels and attractions of Thamel.
Every year thousands of tourists visit the place and take the opportunity to explore the beauty of Thamel. The best and most attractive thing that can be seem in Thamel is the statues made with old metal. The craftmem use a very old technique to make the bronze and brass statues of various Hindu as well as Buddhist gods.
Live it up in Thamel! Check out stylish bars and clubs or hit the casino. Thamel is the main Entertainment district of Kathmandu. It is the focal point of the nightlife in Kathmandu. It is also known as the most 'happening' part of Nepal.
There are many travel and tours companies in Thamel.You will have no problem in finding them.