19 days in Nepal Itinerary

19 days in Nepal Itinerary

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19 days in Nepal Itinerary

Kathmandu
Fly + Drive:  1​h
Sauraha
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Khumbu
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
Kathmandu
— 7 nights
Fly:  45​min
Pokhara
— 6 nights
Fly:  45​min
Kathmandu

2
days
Sauraha

The tourist town of Sauraha stands on the edge of the Chitwan National Park and acts as the eastern gateway to a World Heritage-protected area.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Chitwan National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Chitwan Tharu Village, then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Breeding Centre, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Narayani River.

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Kathmandu to Sauraha is an approximately 1-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Khumbu.

Things to do in Sauraha

Parks Wildlife Areas Nature

Side Trip

Narayani River
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Narayani River
Elephant Breeding Centre
Chitwan Tharu Village

3
days
Khumbu

Khumbu remains best known as the region that contains the world's tallest peak, Mount Everest.
Step out of the city life by going to Mount Everest and Mt. Taboche. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Khumbu: Sagarmatha National Park (Mt. Ama Dablam, Khumbu Glacier, & more). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tengboche Gompa (Thyangboche) and examine the collection at Sherpa Museum.

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You can fly from Sauraha to Khumbu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Khumbu

Parks Nature Sightseeing

Side Trips

Sagarmatha National Park, Tengboche Gompa (Thyangboche)
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Mount Everest
Khumbu Glacier
Gokyo Lakes

8
days
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Destination Himalaya Treks and Expedition and Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Kathmandu side-trips: Bhaktapur (Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur Durbar Square - www.nepaltourpackage.com, & more). Spend the 11th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, wander the streets of Thamel, and trek along Magic Himalaya.

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Traveling by flight from Khumbu to Kathmandu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kathmandu can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Sightseeing Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bhaktapur, Patan (Lalitpur), Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park
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Boudhanath Stupa
Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

6
days
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Step out of the city life by going to Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) and Parasailing & Paragliding. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sarangkot, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Peace Temple, explore the landscape on two wheels at Chamling Cycle Adventure, and admire the sheer force of Devi's Fall.

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Getting from Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pokhara

Parks Nature Tours
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Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)
Sarangkot
Poon Hill

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