8 days in Nepal Itinerary

8 days in Nepal Itinerary

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8 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Kathmandu
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
2
Pokhara
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Mumbai

4
nights
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.
Kathmandu is known for historic sites, adventure, spas, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Kathmandu Durbar Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa, and take a stroll through Thamel.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kathmandu online road trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Kathmandu is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect Kathmandu to be colder, temps between 22°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taleju Mandir Temple
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Helicopter Tours
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple

3
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Pokhara is known for nature, adventure, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and contemplate the waterfront views at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake).

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pokhara vacation planner.

Pokhara is just a stone's throw from Kathmandu. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Pokhara when traveling from Kathmandu in December, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pokhara

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)
Peace Temple ©
Peace Temple

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