13 days in Nepal Itinerary

13 days in Nepal Itinerary

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13 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Cluj-Napoca
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Kathmandu
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
2
Pokhara
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
3
Patan (Lalitpur)
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  3​h
4
Lumbini
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Sagarmatha National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h
End: Cluj-Napoca

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Garden of Dreams, Kumari Chowk, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Swayambhunath Temple and take a stroll through Thamel.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kathmandu sightseeing planner.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Kathmandu is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Cluj-Napoca to Kathmandu is 3 hours. Traveling from Cluj-Napoca in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Kathmandu: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Patan (Lalitpur)
Highlights from your plan
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Thamel ©
Thamel

2
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara ©
Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes International Mountain Museum, Gupteswar Gupha, Rupa Lake, and other attractions. On the 4th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Gurkha Memorial Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Peace Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Rupa Lake, then explore the fascinating underground world of Gupteswar Gupha, then examine the collection at International Mountain Museum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Devi's Fall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pokhara trip itinerary builder app .

Pokhara is very close to Kathmandu. In September, daytime highs in Pokhara are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Patan (Lalitpur).

Things to do in Pokhara

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)
Peace Temple ©
Peace Temple
Devi's Fall ©
Devi's Fall

2
nights
Patan (Lalitpur)

Patan (Lalitpur) ©
The third-largest city in the country, Patan (Lalitpur) boasts a collection of ancient temples and palaces.
On the 6th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Patan Durbar Square, explore the world behind art at Patan Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Bhaktapur Durbar Square - www.nepaltourpackage.com. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dattatreya Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Changu Narayan, then take a stroll through Pottery Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nyatapola Temple.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Patan (Lalitpur) trip planner .

You can fly from Pokhara to Patan (Lalitpur) in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Pokhara in September since evenings lows in Patan (Lalitpur) dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lumbini.

Things to do in Patan (Lalitpur)

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bhaktapur
Highlights from your plan
Patan Museum ©
Patan Museum
Nyatapola Temple ©
Nyatapola Temple

1
night
Lumbini

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lumbini Monastic Site and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maya Devi Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lumbini journey builder .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Patan (Lalitpur) to Lumbini in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In September, Lumbini is somewhat warmer than Patan (Lalitpur) - with highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sagarmatha National Park.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
Lumbini Monastic Site ©
Lumbini Monastic Site

4
nights
Sagarmatha National Park

Sagarmatha National Park ©
Dominated by the world's tallest, Sagarmatha National Park is renowned for its carefully preserved natural heritage as well as the cultural and religious importance of its Buddhist monasteries and traditional Sherpa settlements.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kala Pattar, Mt. Ama Dablam and Mt. Taboche. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Everest, tour the pleasant surroundings at Khumbu Glacier, and contemplate the waterfront views at Gokyo Lakes.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Sagarmatha National Park trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Lumbini to Sagarmatha National Park in 5.5 hours. On the 12th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kala Pattar, Mera Peak
Highlights from your plan
Gokyo Lakes ©
Gokyo Lakes
Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Mt. Taboche ©
Mt. Taboche

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