Getting the bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara is a cheap way to travel. The bus departs from Kathmandu at 7AM in the morning and climbs out of Kathmandu valley. The journey along the Privthi Highway is one of rivers, ups and downs and great scenery, perfect for day dreams!
The bus journey can take 6-8 hours depending on traffic. The driver will stop for lunch where you can buy refreshments and snacks and there will be toilet breaks. The bus will arrive at Pokhara’s Tourist Bus Station in the afternoon which is close to Pokhara’s tourist area – Lakeside.