8 days in Nepal Itinerary

8 days in Nepal Itinerary

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8 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 15​min
1
Kathmandu
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
2
Pokhara
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Thamel and Boudhanath Stupa. Your inner history buff will appreciate Swayambhunath Temple and Jaganath (Krishna) Temple. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Asan, buy something for everyone on your list at Labim Mall, get some fabulous bargains at The Cashmere Outlet, and explore the galleries of himalayan arts gallery p.ltd.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kathmandu road trip app .

New Delhi, India to Kathmandu is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New Delhi in August: high temperatures in Kathmandu hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Labim Mall
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Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Thamel ©
Thamel

3
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Peace Temple and Jangchub Choeling Tibetan Monastery. There's lots more to do: stop by House of Cashmere NTA, admire the sheer force of Devi's Fall, explore the activities along Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), and examine the collection at International Mountain Museum.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Pokhara trip planner .

Pokhara is very close to Kathmandu. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pokhara

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Spas & Wellness
Peace Temple ©
Peace Temple
International Mountain Museum ©
International Mountain Museum

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