22 days in Pokhara, Kathmandu & Chitwan National Park Itinerary

22 days in Pokhara, Kathmandu & Chitwan National Park Itinerary

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22 days in Pokhara, Kathmandu & Chitwan National Park Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
1
Pokhara
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
2
Kathmandu
— 11 nights
Fly:  1​h
3
Chitwan National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
End: Kathmandu

6
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, contemplate the waterfront views at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the awesome beauty at Sarangkot.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pokhara trip itinerary maker site .

Kathmandu to Pokhara is an approximately half hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September in Pokhara, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Pokhara

Tours Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Spas & Wellness
Parasailing & Paragliding
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)

11
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: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swayambhunath Temple, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Kathmandu trip itinerary maker website .

Kathmandu is just a short distance from Pokhara. Traveling from Pokhara in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Kathmandu, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Chitwan National Park.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Patan (Lalitpur)
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Helicopter Tours
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Chitwan National Park side-trips: Sauraha (Tharu Cultural Museum & Research Center, Elephant Breeding Centre, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Chitwan National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Tiger Residency Resort, explore the activities along Narayani River, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chitwan National Park vacation maker site .

You can fly from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, Chitwan National Park is a bit warmer than Kathmandu - with highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chitwan National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sauraha
Highlights from your plan
Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Narayani River ©
Narayani River
Walking tours

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