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Walking Tour of Kathmandu to Ason Markets
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3-Hour Thamel Sightseeing Tour by Rickshaw in Kathmandu
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3-Hour Kathmandu City Tour by Rickshaw With Durbar Square
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“narrow streets” (134 reviews)
“trekking gear” (134 reviews)
“happening place” (47 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though this is by far the nicest area of Kathmandu and a good place to see locals go about doing their bussiness its also really touristy with some places almost looking like Kao San road, Bangkok. And also its very very very(yes three times)...More

Thank T-gerrit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in Thamel on a recommendation and really pleased that I took the advice. Great area with plenty of shopping opportunities and friendly people

Thank RobRaw01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place to walk around. A little monotonous because the stores are all the same. Coats, teas, Budda items.

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoy, just keep your wits about you, some areas are allegedly traffic free though it's still a bit bikey, other areas are mental , you need eyes in the back of your head,

Thank Gordonmaddog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s best place in Kathmandu to roam around, shop for hiking gear at affordable price, local Nepali stuff like clothes, artifacts, fossils. Best place to change currency. Generous shopkeepers. Variety of cafes. Small hotels and guest houses are located within Thamel. We found a lot...More

Thank spedieduck
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small narrow streets full of traffic ( very few is closed for vehicles) You can buy yak and Kashmir textile also trekking gear like sleeping bags etcetera (Can’t guarantee quality though) Also a lot of handcraft is available.

Thank Martiniulf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thamel is the place to go but it offers everything from clothing and trinkets to illegal sellers of certain drugs and other unsavoury places!! Deals can be had by haggling hard and 50% of the asking price is a good marker! Lovely restaurants and pubs,...More

Thank domurchu1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nepal is a great place for trekking and outdoors - highly recommended! Now that said, Kathmandu is not an attractive or functional city whatsoever. Perhaps some people that have not experienced cities in South East Asia find it interesting as a "curiosity" but that is...More

Thank Stavros M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and central, easy walking distance to great restaurants, bars, shops, taxi, rickshaw and supermarket. Busy road, friendly locals and lots of tempting nick nak shops.

Thank 53PoshGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is happening part of Kathmandu with lots of restaurants, bars and, shopping for local souvenirs and trekking gear. Lively and vibrant at day or night ( though many shops close early). Has wide variety of food options from Nepali, India and European ( including...More

Thank arvind1000
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agarwalsunita2003
14 December 2017|
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Response from Woodyinpymble | Reviewed this property |
Most things are within walking distance Nd if you want to travel farther afield taxis are plentiful and cheap. I would not be overly concerned where you stay or what it is near, as long as it is clean you should be fine. The... More
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Marktayl6
11 December 2017|
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Response from Jeanene P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, spending one hour in Thamel is worth doing.
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Yusti I
2 November 2017|
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Response from Amar G | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of shops i dont know specific name. But you can get easily
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