28 days in Nepal Itinerary

28 days in Nepal Itinerary

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28 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  22​h 30​min
1
Sagarmatha National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Nagarkot
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Chitwan National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
4
Lumbini
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Pokhara
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​min
6
Kathmandu
— 8 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Visiting Mt Everest and Mt. Ama Dablam will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Ambulapcha-La and Dudh Koshi River. Take a break from Sagarmatha National Park with a short trip to Memorial to Scott Fischer in Khumjung, about 48 minutes away. It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Khumbu Glacier and get great views at Everest View Point.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sagarmatha National Park journey planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Sagarmatha National Park is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Melbourne to Sagarmatha National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nagarkot.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Memorial to Scott Fischer
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Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Khumbu Glacier ©
Khumbu Glacier
Dudh Koshi River ©
Dudh Koshi River

3
nights
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 11th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhagpo Sheydrub Ling Monastery, then explore the world behind art at National Art Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Doleshwor Mahadeva Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Indreshwar Mahadev Temple. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Taumadhi Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nyatapola Temple, then don't miss a visit to Pashupatinath Temple, and finally trek along Nagarkot Buddha Peace Park Hiking Trail.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Nagarkot trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Sagarmatha National Park to Nagarkot in 2 hours. August in Nagarkot sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Chitwan National Park.

Things to do in Nagarkot

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bhaktapur, Indreshwar Mahadev Temple
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Pashupatinath Temple ©
Pashupatinath Temple
Nyatapola Temple ©
Nyatapola Temple
Doleshwor Mahadeva Temple ©
Doleshwor Mahadeva Temple

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Chitwan National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Visiting Into The Wild Tours & Travel and Tiger Residency Resort will get you outdoors. Explore Chitwan National Park's surroundings by going to Sauraha (Sauraha Art Gallery & Tharu Cultural Museum & Research Center).

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chitwan National Park trip builder website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Nagarkot to Chitwan National Park in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Nagarkot in August; daily highs in Chitwan National Park reach 39°C and lows reach 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Lumbini.

Things to do in Chitwan National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sauraha
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Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Tiger Residency Resort ©
Tiger Residency Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Lumbini

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Step off the beaten path and head to Maya Devi Temple and Lumbini Monastic Site. Visit Ranighat Palace and Kudan Stupa for their historical value. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dae Sung Shakya (Korean Temple).

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lumbini travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Chitwan National Park to Lumbini takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Pokhara.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ranighat Palace
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Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
Lumbini Monastic Site ©
Lumbini Monastic Site
Dae Sung Shakya (Korean Temple) ©
Dae Sung Shakya (Korean Temple)

7
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Gurkha Memorial Museum and Bindhya Basini Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Annapurna Butterfly Museum and International Mountain Museum capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, Head underground at Bat Cave, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Peace Temple.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pokhara travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Lumbini to Pokhara takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Pokhara is slightly colder than Lumbini - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Pokhara

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Spas & Wellness
Climbing Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Parasailing & Paragliding and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Pashupati Nath and Dattatreya Temple will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kathmandu: Thrangu Tashi Monastery (in Dhulikhel) and 55 Window Palace (in Bhaktapur). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Thamel, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kopan Monastery, and browse the exhibits of Universal Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kathmandu tour itinerary website .

Kathmandu is very close to Pokhara. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kathmandu when traveling from Pokhara in August, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Patan (Lalitpur), Bhaktapur, Thrangu Tashi Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thrangu Tashi Monastery ©
Thrangu Tashi Monastery
Parasailing & Paragliding

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