27 days in Nepal Itinerary

27 days in Nepal Itinerary

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27 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Kathmandu
— 4 nights
bus:  7​h 15​min
2
Langtang National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Patan (Lalitpur)
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
4
Bhaktapur
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kurintar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Bandipur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Sauraha
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Chitwan National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
9
Lumbini
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Pokhara
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h
11
Muktinath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
12
Lomanthang
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
13
Sagarmatha National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Athens

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Narayanhiti Palace Museum and The National Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Swayambhunath Temple and Kopan Monastery. Spend the 27th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Make the 29th (Tue) a memorable day with a climbing tour. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa and view the masterpieces at Universal Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kathmandu trip planner .

Athens, Greece to Kathmandu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Nepal Time (NPT) is 3 hours. October in Kathmandu sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Langtang National Park.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kopan Monastery ©
Kopan Monastery
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple

3
nights
Langtang National Park

Langtang National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Kyanjin Gompa and then explore the activities along Gosainkunda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): appreciate the views at Langtang Valley.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Langtang National Park trip planner .

Getting from Kathmandu to Langtang National Park by bus takes about 7.5 hours. In October in Langtang National Park, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Patan (Lalitpur).

Things to do in Langtang National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gosainkunda ©
Gosainkunda
Kyanjin Gompa ©
Kyanjin Gompa

few
hours
Patan (Lalitpur)

Patan (Lalitpur) ©
The third-largest city in the country, Patan (Lalitpur) boasts a collection of ancient temples and palaces.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rudra Varna Mahavihar, admire the masterpieces at Patan Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar), and finally don't miss a visit to Taleju Bell.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Patan (Lalitpur) day trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Langtang National Park to Patan (Lalitpur). In November, daytime highs in Patan (Lalitpur) are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Bhaktapur.

Things to do in Patan (Lalitpur)

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Patan Museum ©
Patan Museum
Rudra Varna Mahavihar ©
Rudra Varna Mahavihar

few
hours
Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur
On a tour of Bhaktapur, an ancient city in the World Heritage-listed Kathmandu Valley, discover a rich tapestry of Nepalese culture and history.
Planning Bhaktapur trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Bhaktapur is very close to Patan (Lalitpur). In November, daily temperatures in Bhaktapur can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will leave for Kurintar on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Bhaktapur

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

2
nights
Kurintar

Kurintar ©
On the 3rd (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Trisuli River and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manakamana Temple.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kurintar trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Bhaktapur to Kurintar in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bhaktapur in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kurintar, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bandipur.

Things to do in Kurintar

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Manakamana Temple ©
Manakamana Temple

1
night
Bandipur

Bandipur ©
Bandipur is a hilltop settlement and a municipality in Tanahun District, of Nepal. On the 4th (Mon), get great views at Gurunghe Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thani Mai Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khadga Devi temple. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Siddha Gufa.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bandipur travel route planner.

Getting from Kurintar to Bandipur by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sauraha.

Things to do in Bandipur

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Khadga Devi temple ©
Khadga Devi temple
Thani Mai Temple ©
Thani Mai Temple

1
night
Sauraha

The tourist town of Sauraha stands on the edge of the Chitwan National Park and acts as the eastern gateway to a World Heritage-protected area.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Breeding Centre, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then explore the galleries of Sauraha Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sauraha road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Bandipur to Sauraha takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bandipur in November, you will find days in Sauraha are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chitwan National Park.

Things to do in Sauraha

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elephant Breeding Centre ©
Elephant Breeding Centre
Sauraha Art Gallery ©
Sauraha Art Gallery

2
nights
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 7th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Tiger Residency Resort and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Narayani River.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chitwan National Park day trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sauraha to Chitwan National Park. In November, daily temperatures in Chitwan National Park can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Lumbini.

Things to do in Chitwan National Park

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Narayani River ©
Narayani River
Tiger Residency Resort ©
Tiger Residency Resort

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 9th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Lumbini, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maya Devi Temple, then 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 take in the spiritual surroundings of Kudan Stupa. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Myanmar Golden Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Thai Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Siddha Baba Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lumbini trip planner .

You can take a bus from Chitwan National Park to Lumbini in 4 hours. In November in Lumbini, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pokhara.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siddha Baba Temple
Highlights from your plan
Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
Siddha Baba Temple ©
Siddha Baba Temple
Royal Thai Monastery ©
Royal Thai Monastery

2
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara ©
Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
You've now added Sarangkot to your itinerary. On the 4th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Sarangkot, take in the awesome beauty at Sarangkot, get engrossed in the history at Gurkha Memorial Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Bat Cave, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Peace Temple.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Pokhara route planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Chitwan National Park to Pokhara in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Chitwan National Park in November: highs in Pokhara hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Muktinath.

Things to do in Pokhara

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sarangkot ©
Sarangkot
Gurkha Memorial Museum ©
Gurkha Memorial Museum
Peace Temple ©
Peace Temple

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 12th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muktinath Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Muktinath Temple, then trek along Jomsom Muktinath Trek, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Kag Chode Thupten Samphel Ling Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Bara Gaon and then explore the activities along Tilichol Lake.

Before you visit Muktinath, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Pokhara to Muktinath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lomanthang.

Things to do in Muktinath

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mustang Region, Tilichol Lake, Kag Chode Thupten Samphel Ling Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Muktinath Temple ©
Muktinath Temple
Muktinath Temple ©
Muktinath Temple
Bara Gaon ©
Bara Gaon

2
nights
Lomanthang

Lomanthang ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ghar Gompa, then explore the fascinating underground world of Red Cliffs, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thubchen Gompa, and finally explore the activities along Kali Gandaki River.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Lomanthang fast, fun, and easy.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Muktinath to Lomanthang. You will leave for Sagarmatha National Park on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Lomanthang

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mustang Region
Highlights from your plan
Red Cliffs ©
Red Cliffs
Thubchen Gompa ©
Thubchen Gompa
Kali Gandaki River ©
Kali Gandaki River

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Gokyo Lakes and Khumbu Glacier. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mt Everest and Mt. Ama Dablam. Step out of Sagarmatha National Park to go to Khumjung and see Memorial to Scott Fischer, which is approximately 48 minutes away.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sagarmatha National Park trip tool .

Fly from Lomanthang to Sagarmatha National Park in 5.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Memorial to Scott Fischer, Macchhermo
Highlights from your plan
Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Gokyo Lakes ©
Gokyo Lakes
Khumbu Glacier ©
Khumbu Glacier

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