16 days in Nepal Itinerary

16 days in Nepal Itinerary

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16 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + Drive:  21​h 15​min
1
Nagarkot
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Sagarmatha National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Lumbini
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Pokhara
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
5
Kathmandu
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Paris

1
night
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. On the 16th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Doleshwor Mahadeva Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhagpo Sheydrub Ling Monastery, make a trip to Traditional Thangka Paintings Gallery & Workshop, make a trip to Taumadhi Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nyatapola Temple, then appreciate the history behind Ugrachandi and Bhairav Statues, and finally stop by Peacock Shop.

Make your Nagarkot itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Paris, France to Nagarkot is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Nepal Time is 4 hours. When traveling from Paris in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Nagarkot, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sagarmatha National Park.

Things to do in Nagarkot

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Bhaktapur
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Doleshwor Mahadeva Temple ©
Doleshwor Mahadeva Temple
Taumadhi Square ©
Taumadhi Square
Bhairavnath Temple ©
Bhairavnath Temple

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Memorial to Scott Fischer in Khumjung (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Everest, contemplate the waterfront views at Dudh Koshi River, hike along Ambulapcha-La, and explore the striking landscape at Khumbu Glacier.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sagarmatha National Park day trip app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Nagarkot to Sagarmatha National Park in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Lumbini.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Memorial to Scott Fischer
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Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Mt. Taboche ©
Mt. Taboche
Gokyo Lakes ©
Gokyo Lakes

2
nights
Lumbini

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maya Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Thrangu Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mother Temple of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment, then explore the ancient world of Kudan Stupa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Thai Monastery. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Lumbini, then admire the landmark architecture of World Peace Pagoda, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Myanmar Golden Monastery, and finally don't miss a visit to Eternal Peace Flame.

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

You can fly from Sagarmatha National Park to Lumbini in 5.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pokhara.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites
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Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
World Peace Pagoda ©
World Peace Pagoda
Lumbini ©
Lumbini

3
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Pokhara is known for nature, adventure, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the awesome beauty at Sarangkot, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Peace Temple, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Pokhara route maker website .

You can drive from Lumbini to Pokhara in 5.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Pokhara when traveling from Lumbini in December, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Pokhara

Nature Parks Tours
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Spas & Wellness
Parasailing & Paragliding
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)

5
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.
Kathmandu is known for historic sites, parks, spas, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kathmandu trip builder .

Kathmandu is just a stone's throw from Pokhara. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kathmandu when traveling from Pokhara in December, with lows around 5°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Climbing Tours
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple

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