8 days in Nepal Itinerary

8 days in Nepal Itinerary

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8 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Pokhara
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
2
Kathmandu
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Riyadh

1
day
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pokhara trip itinerary builder .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Pokhara is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Nepal Time (NPT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in October: highs in Pokhara hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Pokhara

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)
Spas & Wellness

6
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Patan Museum and Swayambhunath Temple. Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre and Narayanhiti Palace Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Spend the 16th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Make the 18th (Fri) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Thamel, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the exciting artwork at himalayan arts gallery p.ltd, and don't miss a visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kathmandu holiday planner .

Kathmandu is just a short distance from Pokhara. Traveling from Pokhara in October, Kathmandu is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Patan (Lalitpur)
Highlights from your plan
Patan Museum ©
Patan Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple

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