Destination guide

The culturally rich city of Thamel awaits you

Take a vacation 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-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, 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 cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Thamel

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

Where to stay around Thamel?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 37 vacation rentals near Thamel. From 5 Houses to 14 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Thamel for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Thamel?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Thamel. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Garden of Dreams: 127 vacation rentals
  • Three Goddesses Temples: 127 vacation rentals
  • Boudhanath: 127 vacation rentals
  • Shivapuri National Park: 127 vacation rentals
  • Kathmandu Civil Mall: 127 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Thamel?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 rentals available
  • Studios: 14 rentals available
  • Hotels: 14 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Thamel?

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