33 days in Nepal Itinerary

33 days in Nepal Itinerary

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33 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Kathmandu
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Patan (Lalitpur)
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
3
Bhaktapur
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
4
Chitwan National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
5
Lumbini
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Bandipur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Pokhara
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
8
Annapurna Region
— 15 nights
Fly:  2​h
9
Kathmandu
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Toronto

3
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.
Kathmandu is known for historic sites, parks, spas, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Swayambhunath Temple, don't miss a visit to Vishnu Mandir Temple, and admire the striking features of Nara Devi Temple.

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

Toronto, Canada to Kathmandu is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Nepal Time is 10 hours. In September, Kathmandu is a bit warmer than Toronto - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Wed) before leaving for Patan (Lalitpur).

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Bhadrakali Temple ©
Bhadrakali Temple

1
day
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 18th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Vishwanath Mandir Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar), then admire the masterpieces at Patan Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Patan (Lalitpur) travel route planner .

Patan (Lalitpur) is very close to Kathmandu. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bhaktapur.

Things to do in Patan (Lalitpur)

Museums Spas Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Patan Museum ©
Patan Museum
Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar) ©
Spas

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Changu Narayan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhaktapur Durbar Square - www.nepaltourpackage.com, then wander the streets of Pottery Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nyatapola Temple.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bhaktapur online driving holiday planner .

Bhaktapur is very close to Patan (Lalitpur). In September in Bhaktapur, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chitwan National Park.

Things to do in Bhaktapur

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Changu Narayan ©
Changu Narayan
Nyatapola Temple ©
Nyatapola 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Chitwan National Park side-trips: Sauraha (Tharu Cultural Museum & Research Center & Elephant Breeding Centre). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chitwan National Park, identify plant and animal life at Tiger Residency Resort, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Narayani River.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chitwan National Park trip builder app .

You can fly from Bhaktapur to Chitwan National Park in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bhaktapur in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Chitwan National Park: highs are around 39°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Lumbini.

Things to do in Chitwan National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sauraha
Highlights from your plan
Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Narayani River ©
Narayani River
Safaris

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 23rd (Mon): admire the striking features of World Peace Pagoda and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lumbini Monastic Site.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lumbini trip website .

You can take a bus from Chitwan National Park to Lumbini in 4 hours. September in Lumbini sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bandipur.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lumbini Monastic Site ©
Lumbini Monastic Site
World Peace Pagoda ©
World Peace Pagoda

2
nights
Bandipur

Bandipur ©
Bandipur is a hilltop settlement and a municipality in Tanahun District, of Nepal. Step out of Bandipur to go to Kurintar and see Trisuli River, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Gurunghe Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Khadga Devi temple, take some stellar pictures from Thani Mai Temple, and get outside with Siddha Gufa.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bandipur trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Lumbini to Bandipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lumbini in September; daily highs in Bandipur reach 35°C and lows reach 25°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Bandipur

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trisuli River
Highlights from your plan
Thani Mai Temple ©
Thani Mai Temple
Khadga Devi temple ©
Khadga Devi temple

3
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), and then take in the dramatic scenery at Devi's Fall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pokhara online journey builder .

Traveling by car from Bandipur to Pokhara takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Annapurna Region.

Things to do in Pokhara

Nature Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Spas & Wellness
Parasailing & Paragliding
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)

15
nights
Annapurna Region

Annapurna Region
To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Annapurna Region sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by flight from Pokhara to Annapurna Region takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Annapurna Region are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. You'll set off for Kathmandu on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Annapurna Region

Parks Nature Outdoors

1
night
Kathmandu

Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo, then wander the streets of Thamel, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Dreams. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Getting from Annapurna Region to Kathmandu by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Annapurna Region in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kathmandu, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Spas Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Thamel ©
Thamel

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