8 days in Pokhara & Kathmandu Itinerary

8 days in Pokhara & Kathmandu Itinerary

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8 days in Pokhara & Kathmandu Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Pokhara
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
2
Kathmandu
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Doha

2
nights
Pokhara

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 Climbing Tours and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. The adventure continues: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Begnas Lake, and take an in-depth tour of Gurkha Memorial Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Pokhara vacation planner .

Doha, Qatar to Pokhara is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Doha to Pokhara. Traveling from Doha in June, expect nights in Pokhara to be slightly colder, around 26°C, while days are colder, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Pokhara

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Climbing Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

4
nights
Kathmandu

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Parasailing & Paragliding. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nyatapola Temple and Changu Narayan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kathmandu: Bhaktapur (Dattatreya Temple & 55 Window Palace). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pashupati Nath.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kathmandu trip itinerary website .

Kathmandu is just a short distance from Pokhara. Traveling from Pokhara in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in Kathmandu. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Bhaktapur, Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar)
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Changu Narayan ©
Changu Narayan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Nyatapola Temple ©
Nyatapola Temple

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