5 days in Nepal Itinerary

5 days in Nepal Itinerary

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5 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Kathmandu
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Muktinath
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Pokhara
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Chennai

2
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.
On the 15th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Budhanilkantha. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kopan Monastery, then get to know the fascinating history of Pashupati Nath, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kathmandu trip itinerary builder tool .

Chennai, India to Kathmandu is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chennai in August; daily highs in Kathmandu reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Muktinath.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar), Changu Narayan
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Kopan Monastery ©
Kopan Monastery
Changu Narayan ©
Changu Narayan
Pashupati Nath ©
Pashupati Nath

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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muktinath Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Muktinath Temple, and then hike along Jomsom Muktinath Trek.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Muktinath trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Kathmandu to Muktinath in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In August, daytime highs in Muktinath are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Muktinath

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Mustang Region
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Muktinath Temple ©
Muktinath Temple
Jomsom Muktinath Trek ©
Jomsom Muktinath Trek
Muktinath Temple ©
Muktinath Temple

1
night
Pokhara

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 19th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Begnas Lake and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bindhya Basini Temple.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pokhara tour builder website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Muktinath to Pokhara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Pokhara, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pokhara

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Begnas Lake ©
Begnas Lake
Bindhya Basini Temple ©
Bindhya Basini Temple

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