16 days in India & Nepal Itinerary

16 days in India & Nepal Itinerary

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16 days in India & Nepal Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Gangtok, India
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Lachen, India
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Siliguri, India
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
6
Pokhara, Nepal
— 3 nights
Drive:  11​h 15​min
7
Lachen, India
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 15​min
End: Dhaka City, Bangladesh


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3
nights
Gangtok, India

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dj's Downtown Resto Bar, Gurudongmar Lake and Do Drul Chorten Monastery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like MG Marg and Nathula Pass. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, stop by Golden Tips, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, and make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gangtok day trip planning website .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Gangtok is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Siliguri.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Nightlife

Side Trip

Gurudongmar Lake
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Gurudongmar Lake ©
Gurudongmar Lake
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula

1
night
Lachen, India

Lachen ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Chopta Valley.

Plan trip to Lachen with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Gangtok to Lachen by car takes about 4.5 hours. May in Lachen sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Siliguri.

Things to do in Lachen

Nature Parks
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Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley

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Siliguri, India

Siliguri
Siliguri is a city which spans across the Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Siliguri online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Gangtok to Siliguri by car takes about 4 hours. May in Siliguri sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Siliguri

Outdoors Shopping Tours

1
night
Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal

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.
On the 6th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Gokyo Lakes, then get great views at Everest View Point, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Everest. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Khumbu Glacier, then stroll the grounds of Memorial to Scott Fischer, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Taboche.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Sagarmatha National Park visit planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Siliguri to Sagarmatha National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Memorial to Scott Fischer
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Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Mt. Taboche ©
Mt. Taboche
Khumbu Glacier ©
Khumbu Glacier

2
nights
Kathmandu, Nepal

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa, then take a stroll through Thamel, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swayambhunath Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kathmandu trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sagarmatha National Park to Kathmandu takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Climbing Tours
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa

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nights
Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara ©
Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Peace Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at International Mountain Museum, explore the activities along Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sarangkot.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pokhara tour itinerary planning website .

Pokhara is very close to Kathmandu. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kathmandu in May since evenings lows in Pokhara dip to 22°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pokhara

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)
Parasailing & Paragliding
Sarangkot ©
Sarangkot

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night
Lachen, India

Lachen
To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lachen trip planner .

Getting from Pokhara to Lachen by car takes about 20.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Pokhara in May, with highs in Lachen at 26°C and lows at 14°C. On the 14th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Lachen

Nature Parks

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