Kathmandu HI Thamel hostel is operated by the Nepal youth hostel council. This hostel is established according to the philosophy and principals of Hosteling international (HI). It provides quality budget accommodation in safe, clean and friendly surroundings at an affordable price for the international and domestic guest and traveller.

The hostel is situated in the heart of downtown Kathmandu Valley where banks, hospitals and a department store are located nearby. One of the famous Royal palaces, Basantpur Durbar Square, is close-by to the hostel. We also help customers to book mountain flights, rafting, hiking, bungee jumping and other extra activities which you should not miss while visiting Nepal.

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No problem with Hi Hostel Kathmandu . Its was like my house. Thanks to Kathmandu Hi Hostel staff and the team.


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Wed 17 Dec 2014

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Everest flight - fab. Can book direct with Buddha airways before you go. Excellent on board staff. and wonderful views.

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Sat 08 Nov 2014

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Wed 25 Jun 2014