29 days in Nepal Itinerary

29 days in Nepal Itinerary

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29 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Pokhara
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Dharan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ilam
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Sagarmatha National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Lumbini
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Sauraha
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h
7
Kathmandu
— 10 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Doha

6
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara ©
Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at Parasailing & Paragliding and Sarangkot. Get a sense of the local culture at International Mountain Museum and Peace Temple. Take a break from Pokhara with a short trip to Old Gurung Museum in Ghandruk, about 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), stop by House of Cashmere NTA, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and don't miss a visit to Kriayt Social Business.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Pokhara trip itinerary app .

Doha, Qatar to Pokhara is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Nepal Time (NPT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In February, daily temperatures in Pokhara can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dharan.

Things to do in Pokhara

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Old Gurung Museum
Highlights from your plan
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)
Parasailing & Paragliding
Peace Temple ©
Peace Temple

2
nights
Dharan

Dharan ©
Dharan is one of the Sub-Metropolitan cities in eastern Nepal, in the Sunsari District, and is situated on the foothills of the Mahabharat Range in the north with its southern tip touching the edge of the Terai region at an altitude of 1148 ft . Vijayapur Hill has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sat), make a trip to Datankali Temple, make a trip to Vijayapur Hill, then don't miss a visit to Pindeshwor Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhasubba Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Panchakanya Temple.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Dharan online trip maker .

You can fly from Pokhara to Dharan in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Pokhara in February: highs in Dharan hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. You will leave for Ilam on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Dharan

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Buddhasubba Temple ©
Buddhasubba Temple
Panchakanya Temple ©
Panchakanya Temple
Pindeshwor Temple ©
Pindeshwor Temple

1
night
Ilam

Ilam ©
Ilam is a municipality of Ilam District, which is in the hilly region of Mechi zone, in the Eastern Development Region of Nepal. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Fikkal Bazar and then identify plant and animal life at Ilam Tea Garden.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ilam itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Dharan to Ilam takes 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dharan in February, with highs in Ilam at 20°C and lows at 9°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sagarmatha National Park.

Things to do in Ilam

Wildlife Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Fikkal Bazar ©
Fikkal Bazar

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.
Get outdoors at Mt Everest and Khumbu Glacier. Get a sense of the local culture at Sagarmatha National Park Museum and Memorial to Scott Fischer. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Taboche, contemplate the waterfront views at Gokyo Lakes, hike along Ambulapcha-La, and take some stellar pictures from Everest View Point.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sagarmatha National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Ilam to Sagarmatha National Park in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lumbini.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Memorial to Scott Fischer, Sagarmatha National Park Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Mt. Taboche ©
Mt. Taboche
Khumbu Glacier ©
Khumbu Glacier

3
nights
Lumbini

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Popular historic sites such as Mother Temple of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment and Lumbini Monastic Site are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Thrangu Monastery and Myanmar Golden Monastery. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Maya Devi Temple, explore the ancient world of Kudan Stupa, and make a trip to Eternal Peace Flame.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lumbini trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Sagarmatha National Park to Lumbini in 5.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Lumbini can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sauraha.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Walking tours and Narayani River. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Chitwan National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Tiger Residency Resort, take in the exciting artwork at Sauraha Art Gallery, and delve into the lush surroundings at Into The Wild Tours & Travel.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sauraha driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lumbini to Sauraha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Sauraha

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Chitwan National Park
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Tiger Residency Resort ©
Tiger Residency Resort

10
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Climbing Tours and Rugged Trails Nepal. Swayambhunath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Patan Museum, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, stop by S.K. Handicrafts Export, and take an in-depth tour of Taragaon Museum.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Sauraha to Kathmandu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sauraha in February, expect Kathmandu to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 7°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Patan (Lalitpur), National Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Patan Museum ©
Patan Museum
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa

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