Visit: Garden of Dreams, Kathmandu 44601 Nepal
No trip to Nepal is complete without an experience of the ultimate shopping center of this Himalayan nation! Thamel is an amazing place filled with sights, sounds, colors and culture. Here visitors from around the world come to buy amazing items that are only found in the mix of cultures here.
It’s not easy to navigate as there are so many hidden alleyways that spread out like a spider’s web. Looking for rare books? They are here. What about incredible handcrafted jewelry? You found the right place. You can find Pashmina and yak wool? Where else in the world can you look Thamel is a shopper’s paradise.
It’s more than just the shopping; it’s the culture. Stop and sip a cup of cappuccino in a sidewalk café. Explore narrow alleyways where craftsmen spend their time creating amazing items. Enjoy all kinds of ethnic foods from a variety of places. There’s even a street of Chinese vendors and restaurants. Then move on to experience Tibetan and Indian culture. Live Musicians plan on the streets while rickshaws travel up and down its narrow ways.
When you’re reached the point of “shop and drop”, your guide will take you to the Garden of Dreams. Created a century ago by the ruling Rana family who governed this land for just over 100 years, it is a haven of peace and quiet in the midst of the cacophony of Thamel. Lay on the bright green grass, find a hidden nook or sit and sip a drink on the balcony overlooking the expanse of this garden. You can even enjoy a fine dinner with the peaceful sounds of nature relaxing your very soul.
All of this is Thamel. This place is beyond imagination. It draws you with its excitement, and then relaxes you in the midst of this private garden. You can even take time to visit the Kaiser library which was built as part of the Garden of Dreams.
There is so much more to see and explore, and only a private guide can give you the proper tour. He’ll help you find those hidden Hindu and Buddhist temples where holy men perform pujas while street vendors create local color.
Thamel is indeed the land of shopping dreams. It’s all of Nepal’s culture rolled into one amazing and unique place. Find excitement and then rest in quiet. This tour will run within a half day tour.
Are you ready for the Land of Dreams tour?