Destination guide

The culturally rich city of Thamel awaits you

Take a holiday to Thamel and enjoy the area's temples, culture and live music. Well known for its sightseeing, local tours and hiking, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Thamel

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Thamel has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Freak Street (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Royal Nepal Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Patan Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Nagarkot View Tower (13 mi / 20.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Thamel

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Thamel is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Garden of Dreams (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Shivapuri National Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Siddha Pokhari (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Bhajya Pukhu (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Buddha Peace Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Thamel

Fly into Kathmandu (KTM-Tribhuvan Intl.), the closest airport, located 3 mi (4.9 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Thamel?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 37 holiday lettings near Thamel. From 5 Houses to 14 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Thamel for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Thamel?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Thamel. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Garden of Dreams: 127 holiday lettings
  • Boudhanath: 127 holiday lettings
  • King's Palace: 127 holiday lettings
  • Adinath Temple: 127 holiday lettings
  • Swayambhunath: 127 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Thamel listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Thamel?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 5 Houses in Thamel. Our other popular types of Thamel holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 14 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Thamel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 22 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Thamel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.