29 days in Nepal Itinerary

29 days in Nepal Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kathmandu
— 11 nights
2
Sagarmatha National Park
— 3 nights
3
Lumbini
— 3 nights
4
Chitwan National Park
— 2 nights
5
Muktinath
— 1 night
6
Pokhara
— 5 nights

11
nights
Kathmandu

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kopan Monastery and Namo Buddha Temple. Swayambhunath Temple and Changu Narayan will appeal to history buffs. Explore Kathmandu's surroundings by going to Sunapati Thanka Painting School (in Changunarayan) and Bhaktapur (Dhagpo Sheydrub Ling Monastery, Til Mahadev Narayan Mandir, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar), see the world from above with a helicopter tour, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kathmandu trip itinerary website.

Toronto, Canada to Kathmandu is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Nepal Time (NPT), which is usually a 10.8 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in October, with highs in Kathmandu at 31°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sagarmatha National Park.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Patan (Lalitpur), Bhaktapur, Kirtipur, Sunapati Thanka Painting School
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Kopan Monastery ©
Kopan Monastery
Changu Narayan ©
Changu Narayan
Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar) ©
Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar)

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mt Everest and Khumbu Glacier. Step out of Sagarmatha National Park with an excursion to Memorial to Scott Fischer in Khumjung--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Gokyo Lakes, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Ama Dablam, and take some stellar pictures from Everest View Point.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sagarmatha National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Kathmandu to Sagarmatha National Park takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Lumbini.

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
Memorial to Scott Fischer ©
Memorial to Scott Fischer
Gokyo Lakes ©
Gokyo Lakes

3
nights
Lumbini

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Maya Devi Temple and Chinese Temple will appeal to history buffs. Ranighat Palace and Drigung Kagyud Dharmaraja Foundation are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mother Temple of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment, make a trip to Cambodia Lumbini Buddhist Temple, pause for some photo ops at World Peace Pagoda, and delve into the distant past at Kudan Stupa.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lumbini road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sagarmatha National Park to Lumbini takes 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Lumbini are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Chitwan National Park.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lumbini Sanskritik, Ranighat Palace
Highlights from your plan
Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
Ranighat Palace ©
Ranighat Palace
Chinese Temple ©
Chinese Temple

2
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.
On the 21st (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Narayani River and then view the masterpieces at Sauraha Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chitwan National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chitwan National Park sightseeing website.

Take a bus from Lumbini to Chitwan National Park in 5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Muktinath.

Things to do in Chitwan National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Sauraha
Highlights from your plan
Narayani River ©
Narayani River
Sauraha Art Gallery ©
Sauraha Art Gallery
Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park

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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Muktinath Temple, hike along Jomsom Muktinath Trek, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kag Chode Thupten Samphel Ling Monastery.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Muktinath trip planning app.

Fly from Chitwan National Park to Muktinath in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chitwan National Park in October: high temperatures in Muktinath hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Muktinath

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Mustang Region, Kag Chode Thupten Samphel Ling Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Muktinath Temple ©
Muktinath Temple
Kag Chode Thupten Samphel Ling Monastery ©
Kag Chode Thupten Samphel Ling Monastery
Jomsom Muktinath Trek ©
Jomsom Muktinath Trek

5
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bindhya Basini Temple and Off-Road Tours. Gurkha Memorial Museum and Barahi temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, explore the activities along Begnas Lake, and look for gifts at Angel Hands Cashmere Store.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Pokhara trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Muktinath to Pokhara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pokhara

Tours · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Bindhya Basini Temple ©
Bindhya Basini Temple
Gurkha Memorial Museum ©
Gurkha Memorial Museum

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