28 days in India & Nepal Itinerary

28 days in India & Nepal Itinerary

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28 days in India & Nepal Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly + Drive:  22​h
1
Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Kathmandu, Nepal
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
3
Pokhara, Nepal
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Rishikesh, India
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
New Delhi, India
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
6
Goa, India
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  8​h 45​min
7
Munnar, India
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Sydney, Australia


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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Memorial to Scott Fischer and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Everest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Dudh Koshi River, then take some stellar pictures from Everest View Point, then explore the activities along Gokyo Lakes, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Taboche.

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Sydney, Australia to Sagarmatha National Park is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Nepal Time is minus 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to 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
Gokyo Lakes ©
Gokyo Lakes

5
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.
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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of Kathmandu Durbar Square.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kathmandu driving holiday tool .

Getting from Sagarmatha National Park to Kathmandu by flight takes about 1.5 hours. January in Kathmandu sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Helicopter Tours

2
nights
Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara ©
Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
On the 18th (Sat), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then contemplate the waterfront views at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Peace Temple and then take in the awesome beauty at Sarangkot.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pokhara trip itinerary site .

Pokhara is very close to Kathmandu. Traveling from Kathmandu in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Pokhara, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Pokhara

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

3
nights
Rishikesh, India

Rishikesh ©
Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rishikesh: Haridwar (Ganga Aarti at Haridwar & Har ki Pauri). There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, snap pictures at Lakshman Jhula, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurdwara Sri Hemkund Sahib.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rishikesh trip planning website .

You can fly from Pokhara to Rishikesh in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Haridwar
Highlights from your plan
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
River Rafting & Tubing
Spas

4
nights
New Delhi, India

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Humayun's Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, and admire the striking features of Jama Masjid.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Rishikesh to New Delhi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Goa.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

5
nights
Goa, India

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Goa is known for beaches, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baga Beach, identify plant and animal life at Animal Shelter Agonda, tour the pleasant surroundings at Palolem Beach, and admire the striking features of Se Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Goa trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Delhi to Goa in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in January: highs in Goa hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach

4
nights
Munnar, India

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Explore Munnar's surroundings by going to Thekkady (Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, & more). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Munnar attractions planning website .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Goa to Munnar in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. When traveling from Goa in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Munnar: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Thekkady
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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