23 days in Nepal Itinerary

23 days in Nepal Itinerary

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23 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly:  1​h 15​min
1
Sagarmatha National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Kathmandu
— 8 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
3
Pokhara
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Muktinath
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Lumbini
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
6
Chitwan National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
End: Kathmandu


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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mt Everest and Mt. Taboche. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Khumbu Glacier, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Ama Dablam, trek along Ambulapcha-La, and get great views at Everest View Point.

Plan my day in Sagarmatha National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Kathmandu to Sagarmatha National Park is an approximately 1.5-hour flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Mt. Taboche ©
Mt. Taboche
Khumbu Glacier ©
Khumbu Glacier

8
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Climbing Tours and Safaris. Swayambhunath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Thamel, take in the exciting artwork at Nepal Art Council Gallery, look for gifts at S.K. Handicrafts Export, and contemplate the long history of Kathmandu Durbar Square.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kathmandu trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Sagarmatha National Park to Kathmandu takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kathmandu are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Labim Mall, Bagh Bhairab Temple
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa

6
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Peace Temple and Matepani Gumba. Get in touch with nature at Parasailing & Paragliding and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), take in the dramatic scenery at Devi's Fall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sarangkot, and examine the collection at International Mountain Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pokhara route maker site .

Pokhara is very close to Kathmandu. In August in Pokhara, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Muktinath.

Things to do in Pokhara

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

1
night
Muktinath

Muktinath ©
Muktinath is a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Valley at an altitude of 3,710 meters at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass (part of the Himalayas) in Mustang, Nepal. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Muktinath Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Muktinath Temple, and then trek along Jomsom Muktinath Trek.

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Getting from Pokhara to Muktinath by combination of flight and car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. August in Muktinath sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lumbini.

Things to do in Muktinath

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Mustang Region
Highlights from your plan
Jomsom Muktinath Trek ©
Jomsom Muktinath Trek
Muktinath Temple ©
Muktinath Temple
Muktinath Temple ©
Muktinath Temple

2
nights
Lumbini

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): make a trip to Eternal Peace Flame, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maya Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Thrangu Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mother Temple of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment, and finally delve into the distant past at Kudan Stupa. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lumbini Monastic Site, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Thai Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Myanmar Golden Monastery.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lumbini tour planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Muktinath to Lumbini in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In August, Lumbini is somewhat warmer than Muktinath - with highs of 39°C and lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Chitwan National Park.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites
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Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
Lumbini Monastic Site ©
Lumbini Monastic Site
Royal Thai Monastery ©
Royal Thai Monastery

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Chitwan National Park and Narayani River. Explore Chitwan National Park's surroundings by going to Sauraha (Sauraha Art Gallery & Elephant Breeding Centre). There's still lots to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and look for all kinds of wild species at Tiger Residency Resort.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chitwan National Park day trip planning app .

Getting from Lumbini to Chitwan National Park by bus takes about 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Chitwan National Park can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can 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
Walking tours
Tiger Residency Resort ©
Tiger Residency Resort

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