How To Reach Pokhara

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Country rank: 2 out of 14 Places To Visit In Nepal

Sub-Region: Gandaki Zone


How to Reach Pokhara

You can take tourist bus or taxis if you are coming from Kathmandu. The journey is usually 6-7 hours long. Taxis are also available from nearby cities and from India also. Alternatively, you can take a flight from Kathmandu which will land on Pokhara Airport.

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How to Reach Pokhara from India

You can either take flight from Delhi to Pokhara or you can take bus from Gorakhpur to reach Pokhara.

Visa Policy for Indians

No visa is required for Indians for travelling to Nepal. The Treaty of Peace and Friendship signed between the two countries in 1950 allows movement of people across the borders without any passport or visa requirements.

How to Reach Pokhara by Bus

Travelling from kathmandu vias bus takes 6-7 hours via tourist bus. The night journey can be tiresome. Buses from Indian border can also be taken to reach Pokhara.

How to Reach Pokhara by Flight

Yeti Airlines, Buddha Air, and Simrik Air operate regular flights from Kathmandu up to Pokhara.

Tentative return flight prices to Pokhara from major cities in India:

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Starting City Return price (approximate)
Mumbai ₹ 43,839 Check
New Delhi ₹ 34,686 Check
Bengaluru ₹ 44,328 Check
Hyderabad ₹ 44,289 Check
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How to Reach Pokhara by Road

Cars are available from all the parts of the country to get into Pokhara.

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Local Transport in Pokhara

Being a small city in the hilly area, traveling by foot is your best way to explore the city. Also, in many places vehicles can't reach. Other popular ways are by taking shared minivans or by private taxis. Bicycle and motorcycles are available near lakeside at NPR 100 - 300 and NPR 600+/day respectively.

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