49 days in Nepal Itinerary

49 days in Nepal Itinerary

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49 days in Nepal Itinerary

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

3
nights
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 (Sauraha Art Gallery, Tharu Cultural Museum & Research Center, & more). Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Chitwan National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Tiger Residency Resort, and explore the activities along Narayani River.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Chitwan National Park trip planning website .

Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park is an approximately 1-hour flight. You can also take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kathmandu in July; daily highs in Chitwan National Park reach 38°C and lows reach 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Langtang National Park.

Things to do in Chitwan National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sauraha
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Narayani River ©
Narayani River

4
nights
Langtang National Park

Langtang National Park ©
Langtang National Park is known for nature and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Gosainkunda and don't miss a visit to Kyanjin Gompa.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Langtang National Park trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Chitwan National Park to Langtang National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chitwan National Park in July; daily highs in Langtang National Park reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. You will leave for Sagarmatha National Park on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Langtang National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Gosainkunda ©
Gosainkunda
Kyanjin Gompa ©
Kyanjin Gompa

4
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.
Take a break from Sagarmatha National Park with a short trip to Memorial to Scott Fischer in Khumjung, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Everest, trek along Ambulapcha-La, explore the activities along Gokyo Lakes, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Macchhermo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Sagarmatha National Park tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Langtang National Park to Sagarmatha National Park takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dhulikhel.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Macchhermo, Memorial to Scott Fischer
Highlights from your plan
Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Gokyo Lakes ©
Gokyo Lakes
Mt. Taboche ©
Mt. Taboche

3
nights
Dhulikhel

Dhulikhel ©
Dhulikhel is the administrative centre of Kavrepalanchowk District, Nepal. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dhulikhel: Bhaktapur (Dattatreya Temple, Taumadhi Square, & more). It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thrangu Tashi Monastery and take some stellar pictures from Kali Temple.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dhulikhel trip builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Sagarmatha National Park to Dhulikhel in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lumbini.

Things to do in Dhulikhel

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bhaktapur
Highlights from your plan
55 Window Palace ©
55 Window Palace
Taumadhi Square ©
Taumadhi Square

4
nights
Lumbini

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lumbini: Ranighat Palace (in Tansen) and Ramgram Stupa (in Parasi). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mother Temple of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment, admire the landmark architecture of World Peace Pagoda, delve into the distant past at Kudan Stupa, and make a trip to Lumbini Monastic Site.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lumbini trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Dhulikhel to Lumbini takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dhulikhel in July: high temperatures in Lumbini hover around 39°C and lows are around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Nagarkot.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ramgram Stupa, Ranighat Palace, Siddha Baba Temple
Highlights from your plan
Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
World Peace Pagoda ©
World Peace Pagoda
Lumbini ©
Lumbini

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nagarkot: Bhaktapur (Doleshwor Mahadeva Temple, Pujari Math, & more) and Panauti (Panauti Museum & Indreshwar Mahadev Temple). It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhagpo Sheydrub Ling Monastery.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nagarkot trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Lumbini to Nagarkot takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August, Nagarkot is a bit cooler than Lumbini - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Nagarkot

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bhaktapur, Panauti
Highlights from your plan
Nyatapola Temple ©
Nyatapola Temple
Doleshwor Mahadeva Temple ©
Doleshwor Mahadeva Temple
Bhairavnath Temple ©
Bhairavnath Temple

11
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Step out of Pokhara to go to Chame and see Mardi Himal, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the sheer force of Devi's Fall, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Poon Hill.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pokhara travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Nagarkot to Pokhara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Pokhara

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Mardi Himal
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Parasailing & Paragliding
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)

15
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.
Kathmandu is known for historic sites, parks, spas, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swayambhunath Temple.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kathmandu day trip app .

Kathmandu is very close to Pokhara. Traveling from Pokhara in August, Kathmandu is a bit cooler at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Patan (Lalitpur), Bagh Bhairab Temple
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Helicopter Tours
Climbing Tours

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