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Thamel

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Address: Kathmandu, Nepal
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US$25.00*
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Walking Tour of Kathmandu to Ason Markets
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US$100.00*
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3-Hour Thamel Sightseeing Tour by Rickshaw in Kathmandu
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US$90.00*
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Experience Kathmandu: Tour of The City

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Duck dive and haggle

This is crazy at its finest, loaded with shopping, restaurants and sights, get your game on and delve in, it's a sensory overload to be experienced.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is crazy at its finest, loaded with shopping, restaurants and sights, get your game on and delve in, it's a sensory overload to be experienced.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting place to stop during treks. Plenty of different foods and fake shoes tops etc.. Plenty of housewares with a good bartering expected. Lots a spices on sale a nd Temples

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fast paced are of Kathmandu Thames is. The hub for trekking equipment. Everything you want and more. Be sure to understand that it is not all real quality wise but great for the one only trip or to take game for presents. Our bags are full again for the forth time there. Don't be disappointed if you are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Thamel is the tourist spot of Kathmandu.....there you can get thousands of hotels,restaurants,bars,shopping outlets......security is extremely good...you can move easily at the late night....you can move easily from anywhere....if you are looking for a trip to Nepal then this place is highly recommended for staying :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

busy street with veriety of items on sale,nice show rooms of branded and international,eatarys,cloth hsops for nic evening window shopping

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of people recommended we stay away from Thamel as it was just tourist hype but we really enjoyed it. We stayed here for all up four nights either side of a hiking trip and yes this is where you will find the tourists but you will also find great shopping good restaurants and plenty to see and do.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you can handle all the cars and the noise this is an excellent shopping area. Also filled with restaurants. Nice way to spend an afternoon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Thamel district is a great place to shop, eat, and stay while in Kathmandu. Numerous local shops, great Nepalese and international restaurants and cafes, all very convenient. Many hotels--I recommend the Red Planet--so find one and enjoy. Numerous trek and tour agencies, so if you are not there for a planned trek, you can still find great day tours... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

it is the most popular place in Nepal. u have to bargin over everything sometimes even the bottle of water 😂 many shops for souvenirs and gifts the price can be at 12000 NPR and after bargaining you will take it at 1000 NPR. be aware from the snitchers there are plenty always keep you bag crossed on ur body... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Endless of little streets to get lost in. Clothes, clubs, meet people all on their own journey! Climbing gear, funky pot-head fashion, jewelry, places to eat - it's all here. such an awesome experience !

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