17 days in Nepal Itinerary

17 days in Nepal Itinerary

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17 days in Nepal Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  28​h
Khumbu
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Pokhara
— 5 nights
Fly:  45​min
Kathmandu
— 5 nights
Fly:  24​h
Newark

3
days
Khumbu

Khumbu
Khumbu remains best known as the region that contains the world's tallest peak, Mount Everest.
Visiting Mount Everest and Khumbu Glacier will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Khumbu: Sagarmatha National Park (Gokyo Lakes, Mt. Ama Dablam, & more).

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Khumbu online driving holiday planner .

Newark, USA to Khumbu is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Newark to Khumbu. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Khumbu

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sagarmatha National Park
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Mount Everest
Mount Everest
Khumbu Glacier ©
Khumbu Glacier
Gokyo Lakes ©
Gokyo Lakes

5
days
Pokhara

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 International Mountain Museum and World Peace Pagoda. Step out of the city life by going to Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) and Parasailing & Paragliding. When in Pokhara, make a side trip to see Annapurna in Annapurna Region, approximately 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sarangkot, contemplate the waterfront views at Seti Gandaki (Seti River), take in the spiritual surroundings of Barahi temple, and stop by Angel Hands Cashmere Store.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pokhara online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Khumbu to Pokhara in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Pokhara

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Annapurna
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Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)
Annapurna ©
Annapurna
Sarangkot ©
Sarangkot

6
days
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.
Visiting Climbing Tours and Wild Yeti will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Boudhanath Stupa and Bhaktapur Durbar Square - www.nepaltourpackage.com are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Kathmandu side-trips: Bhaktapur (Changu Narayan & 55 Window Palace). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Patan Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Crematoria, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and steep yourself in history at Kathmandu Durbar Square.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Kathmandu trip planner .

You can fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in May, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Bhaktapur, Patan Museum
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Boudhanath Stupa
Boudhanath Stupa
Swayambhunath Temple
Swayambhunath Temple
Kathmandu Durbar Square ©
Kathmandu Durbar Square

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