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Thamel

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Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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All reviews narrow streets trekking gear north face tourist hub happening place great shopping place to stay lots of shops t shirts walk around durbar square souvenirs tourists cars bargaining pashmina shoppers
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is busy with heavy pollution, I would advise getting a face mask for walking around. It is one of the main tourist areas and has a wide verity of shops. You should shop around for items as they are all priced differently at...More

Thank funnyfanny
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is wonderful for tourists. There is everything one can need for trekking/climbing. Lots of restaurants, cafes, pubs & bars. People are very friendly. No vehicles allowed during rush hours. Secured & always guarded by police.

Thank RUPESHSM
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you really an Adventurer and really wanted to disconnect from your day to day schedule take a Bike rideTo to stunning beauty of Nepal. Let me share with you all my fellow travellers it’s been always a planning to go Nepal the nearest closest...More

Thank qads123
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You can really bargain here, so do it. There is so much to see and so much to buy. Just make sure you don’t over pay. Enjoy the Nepali experience. I went twice during my stay in Nepal as I loved it so much. Check...More

Thank Tannis13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When researching my trip to Nepal I saw so many people speaking about Thamel and saying it’s the best place to stay. I have come to find that these people are liars. The locals just haggle you, scam you and try to sell you hash....More

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are staying in the heart of this district in Kathmandu. It’s great for shopping, cheap prescription glasses, eating and people watching. You do risk your life wondering around as there aren’t any pavements. Pedestrians, cars, motorbikes, traders & rickshaws all compete for the same...More

Thank Julesj2012
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the tourist area in Kathmandu. There are plenty of areas to shop, eat and drink. It’s very central and an easy walking distance to many of the main attractions. For about $5 AUD you can catch a taxi to the Monkey Temple or...More

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must visit place in Kathmandu. Very popular among trekkers and hikers. Good for bargain hunting and souvenirs.

Thank Getaway406941
Reviewed 6 days ago

Thamel is where most tourists go when they are in Kathmandu. No motor vehicles are allowed in the main part of Thamel, so you can walk around safely without having to dodge traffic. There are plenty of places to stay at various price points as...More

Thank bucketlisttravellers
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Night life is enjoyed with many many discos,bar,cafe ,live musical club ,pobs .All kinds of delicious foods are there.Many many hotels,shops,treaking agencies are in Thamel. But smill and croudly market .

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Aye Iris T
26 April 2018|
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Response from Noelchan | Reviewed this property |
Heavy rain is easy to find in the end of May, so I think you need to bring a rain cover jacket. The temperature is hot in Kathmandu, T-shirts is OK in the city.
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Aye Iris T
26 April 2018|
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Response from SerkuS1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, its better to have rain cover jacket and off course an umbrella if you just come to visit Kathmandu but if you want to do trekking then you need rain cover jacket, warm down jacket, wind proof taujar, trekking boot... More
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ii-kim
16 January 2018|
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Response from mikefriedman | Reviewed this property |
Yes-Suggest plenty of Camping gear available ,but as we were already set up did not particularly take notice. Would be pretty certain you would have no problems- Also sure they are available in Pokara.
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