8 days in Pokhara & Kathmandu Itinerary

8 days in Pokhara & Kathmandu Itinerary

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Pokhara
— 2 nights
Fly to Kathmandu, Drive to Kathmandu
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Kathmandu
— 4 nights
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Pokhara

Lake City

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Bindhya Basini Temple and Barahi temple. Step off the beaten path and head to Begnas Lake and Climbing Tours. There's still lots to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour and get engrossed in the history at Gurkha Memorial Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Pokhara trip itinerary builder site.

Doha, Qatar to Pokhara is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Nepal Time (NPT) is 2.8 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Doha in June: highs in Pokhara hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Pokhara

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks

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Kathmandu

Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
Popular historic sites such as Kopan Monastery and Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar) are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Parasailing & Paragliding. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kathmandu: Bhaktapur (Dattatreya Temple, Changu Narayan, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kathmandu online attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Pokhara to Kathmandu in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Pokhara in June since evenings lows in Kathmandu dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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