15 days in Nepal Itinerary

15 days in Nepal Itinerary

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15 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Manchester
+2
train + foot + Fly:  17​h
1
Pokhara
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mustang Region
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Chitwan National Park
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 45​min
4
Lumbini
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Sagarmatha National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Kathmandu
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Climbing Tours and Bindhya Basini Temple. Get some cultural insight at Gurkha Memorial Museum and Peace Temple. There's still lots to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Poon Hill.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pokhara trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Pokhara is an approximately 17-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Pokhara is 5 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Manchester in September; daily highs in Pokhara reach 35°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Mustang Region.

Things to do in Pokhara

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Climbing Tours
Begnas Lake ©
Begnas Lake

1
night
Mustang Region

Mustang Region ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thubchen Gompa, explore the fascinating underground world of Red Cliffs, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Muktinath Temple.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Mustang Region attractions planning app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Pokhara to Mustang Region in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Mustang Region are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Chitwan National Park.

Things to do in Mustang Region

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Muktinath Temple ©
Muktinath Temple
Thubchen Gompa ©
Thubchen Gompa
Red Cliffs ©
Red Cliffs

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Narayani River and then identify plant and animal life at Chitwan National Park.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chitwan National Park route planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Mustang Region to Chitwan National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Mustang Region in October, you will find days in Chitwan National Park are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Lumbini.

Things to do in Chitwan National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chitwan National Park
Highlights from your plan
Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Narayani River ©
Narayani River

1
night
Lumbini

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
On the 6th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kudan Stupa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mother Temple of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Thrangu Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Thai Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maya Devi Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Myanmar Golden Monastery.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lumbini trip itinerary planning site .

You can take a bus from Chitwan National Park to Lumbini in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Sagarmatha National Park.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
Royal Thai Monastery ©
Royal Thai Monastery
Myanmar Golden Monastery ©
Myanmar Golden Monastery

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Ama Dablam, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Everest, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Memorial to Scott Fischer, and finally explore the activities along Gokyo Lakes. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Dudh Koshi River, get great views at Everest View Point, hike along Ambulapcha-La, then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Taboche, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tengboche Gompa, and finally see the interesting displays at Sagarmatha National Park Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Sagarmatha National Park vacation builder app .

Getting from Lumbini to Sagarmatha National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Memorial to Scott Fischer, Sagarmatha National Park Museum, Tengboche Gompa
Highlights from your plan
Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Gokyo Lakes ©
Gokyo Lakes
Tengboche Gompa ©
Tengboche Gompa

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Changu Narayan and Swayambhunath Temple. Visiting Climbing Tours and River Rafting & Tubing will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Patan Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and steep yourself in history at Pashupati Nath.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kathmandu using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sagarmatha National Park to Kathmandu takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kathmandu can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Patan (Lalitpur), Changu Narayan
Highlights from your plan
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple
Changu Narayan ©
Changu Narayan
Pashupati Nath ©
Pashupati Nath

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