Thamel lies just 10 to 20 minutes of walk from the heart of capital Kathmandu and is one of the popular tourist district of Nepal. Any foreigner who visits Nepal for the very first time are suggested to visit this place since this is the place where they can get everything they want. Nearly all kinds of facilities which a foreigner needs while they are staying in Nepal are available in this tourist town.
Thamel is a tiny little district that has clean narrow streets which is full of simple yet beautiful boutique cafes, budget hotels, craft shops, trekking gears, money exchange shop and rainbow prayer flags. Some of the notable places like Durbar Square, Swayambhunath and Ason Bazar are just mere 10 to 30 minutes of walk from Thamel area.
Anyone who visits this place will never run out of ideas like what to do, what to eat and where to stay and all. In each and every step around this area, you’ll find shops or restaurants or hotels that can fulfill your requirements and of-course within your budget.
There is a unique environment in this district. It is lively and things get more and more awesome in the evenings. Even at night, this place is totally active like that during the day. There is a saying among the locals that the streets in the Thamel never sleeps.
Author: Sudip Rai