14 days in Nepal Itinerary

14 days in Nepal Itinerary

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14 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
1
Kathmandu
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Bhaktapur
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Chitwan National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
4
Dhulikhel
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Nagarkot
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Pokhara
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Patan (Lalitpur)
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
End: Kathmandu

2
nights
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 inner history buff will appreciate Swayambhunath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa. Do some cultural sightseeing at Thamel and Universal Art Gallery. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and stop by S.K. Handicrafts Export.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kathmandu trip builder tool .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Tribhuvan International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Kathmandu can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Patan (Lalitpur).

Things to do in Kathmandu

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa

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nights
Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur ©
On a tour of Bhaktapur, an ancient city in the World Heritage-listed Kathmandu Valley, discover a rich tapestry of Nepalese culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to Pottery Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nyatapola Temple, explore the world behind art at National Art Gallery, then stop by Peacock Shop, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Changu Narayan.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bhaktapur online vacation planner .

You can drive from Kathmandu to Bhaktapur in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Bhaktapur, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chitwan National Park.

Things to do in Bhaktapur

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Changu Narayan ©
Changu Narayan
Nyatapola Temple ©
Nyatapola Temple

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nights
Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park ©
The diverse ecosystems of Chitwan National Park house a large range of plants and animals, with the park listed as a World Heritage Site.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Sauraha Art Gallery and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chitwan National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chitwan National Park route planner.

You can fly from Bhaktapur to Chitwan National Park in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Bhaktapur in October, expect Chitwan National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dhulikhel.

Things to do in Chitwan National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sauraha
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Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Safaris
Elephant Breeding Centre ©
Elephant Breeding Centre

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Dhulikhel

Dhulikhel ©
Dhulikhel is the administrative centre of Kavrepalanchowk District, Nepal. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Indreshwar Mahadev Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thrangu Tashi Monastery, and then take some stellar pictures from Kali Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Panauti Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dhulikhel online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Chitwan National Park to Dhulikhel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chitwan National Park in October: high temperatures in Dhulikhel hover around 31°C and lows are around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for Nagarkot.

Things to do in Dhulikhel

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Panauti
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Thrangu Tashi Monastery ©
Thrangu Tashi Monastery
Indreshwar Mahadev Temple ©
Indreshwar Mahadev Temple
Kali Temple ©
Kali Temple

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Nagarkot

Nagarkot ©
Nagarkot is a former Village Development Committee located 32 km east of Kathmandu, Nepal in Bhaktapur District in the Bagmati Zone and as of 2015 part of Nagarkot Municipality. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): trek along Nagarkot Nature Trail. On your second day here, hike along Nagarkot Panoramic Hiking Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nagarkot trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Dhulikhel to Nagarkot in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Nagarkot

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Nagarkot Panoramic Hiking Trail ©
Nagarkot Panoramic Hiking Trail

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Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
On the 12th (Sat), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Peace Temple.

Find out how to plan Pokhara trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Nagarkot to Pokhara in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nagarkot in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Pokhara, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Patan (Lalitpur).

Things to do in Pokhara

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Peace Temple ©
Peace Temple

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night
Patan (Lalitpur)

Patan (Lalitpur) ©
The third-largest city in the country, Patan (Lalitpur) boasts a collection of ancient temples and palaces.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): look for gifts at Om Handicrafts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar), then contemplate the long history of Krisnhna Mandir Temple (Chayasim Deval), then explore the world behind art at Patan Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Taleju Mandir Temple and then browse the different shops at Labim Mall.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Patan (Lalitpur) itinerary planning site .

Getting from Pokhara to Patan (Lalitpur) by flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pokhara in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Patan (Lalitpur). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Patan (Lalitpur)

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Patan Museum ©
Patan Museum
Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar) ©
Krisnhna Mandir Temple (Chayasim Deval) ©

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