The tourist bus service to Pokhara is non stop from all cities like Kathmandu and Chitwan. There will be a short break for lunch around 30 min and toilet break around 5-10 min. To travel in a tourist bus you must make an early booking or advance payment to the bus company or travel agent/agency. To book or reserve a ticket or a seat You can call the bus service provider or write an email. Phone conversation is more effective in context of Nepal. When you are traveling in a tourist during festival season, book a tourist bus a week before and minimum a day before if you are traveling in normal days.
The bus service is daily from Kathmandu to Pokhara (Kaski) and vice-versa, and Pokhara to Chitwan and vice-versa is provided by few companies. Below we have listed Price, Departure and Arrival time and location of the buses.
|From: Kathmandu||To: Pokhara||Price: Nrs 700||Departure: 7:00 am||Arrival: 2:30 pm*||Leaves From: Sorakhutte|
|From: Chitwan||To: Pokhara||Price: Nrs 600||Departure: 8:00 am||Arrival: 2:00 pm*||Leaves From: Tourist Bus Park|
|From: Pokhara||To: Chitwan||Price: Nrs 600||Departure: 7:30 am||Arrival: 2:00 pm*||Leaves From: Tourist Bus Park|
|From: Pokhara||To: Kathmandu||Price: Nrs 700||Departure: 7:30 am||Arrival: 3:00 pm*||Leaves From: Tourist Bus Park|
The above mentioned charges is average price for travelling in a tourist bus. Some of the touris bus companies provide additional services like: Wi-fi, Meal, Lunch, AC, Newspaper, Water bottles etc. on some extra charges.
*Traveling time for Kathmandu to Pokhara is 6-7 hrs and Pokhara to Chitwan is 5-6 hrs. Road Construction, Maintenance, Strikes etc. may occur changes in arrival, departure location and time. So we strongly recommend travelers to get following details from Travel Agency or bus service:
- Name of the bus, - Departure location, - Departure time, - Arrival Location, - Estimated arrival time, - Price in Nrs or Dollar.
Most of the buses have same type of service and routine, still some of the buses have different schedule. Click on the bus picture for more details about the company.