59 days in Nepal Itinerary

59 days in Nepal Itinerary

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59 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly + Drive:  1​h
1
Sauraha
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Lumbini
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Khumbu
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Dharan
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Kathmandu
— 13 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Dhaulagiri Zone
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Pokhara
— 11 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  45​min
End: Kathmandu

7
nights
Sauraha

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Chitwan National Park and Walking tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Elephant Breeding Centre and Chitwan Tharu Village. Take a break from Sauraha with a short trip to Khadga Devi temple in Bandipur, about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Narayani River and identify plant and animal life at Tiger Residency Resort.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Sauraha trip planner.

Kathmandu to Sauraha is an approximately 1-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. You'll set off for Lumbini on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Sauraha

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chitwan National Park, Khadga Devi temple
Highlights from your plan
Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Walking tours
Narayani River ©
Narayani River

7
nights
Lumbini

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Maya Devi Temple and Lumbini Monastic Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Lumbini to go to Parasi and see Ramgram Stupa, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at World Peace Pagoda, don't miss a visit to Eternal Peace Flame, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Myanmar Golden Monastery.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lumbini custom trip planner.

You can drive from Sauraha to Lumbini in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 8th (Wed), you're off toKhumbu.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ramgram Stupa
Highlights from your plan
Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
Lumbini Monastic Site ©
Lumbini Monastic Site
Dae Sung Shakya (Korean Temple) ©
Dae Sung Shakya (Korean Temple)

7
nights
Khumbu

Khumbu ©
Khumbu remains best known as the region that contains the world's tallest peak, Mount Everest.
Get in touch with nature at Mount Everest and Khumbu Glacier. Explore hidden gems such as Tengboche Gompa (Thyangboche) and Memorial to Scott Fischer. Explore Khumbu's surroundings by going to Sagarmatha National Park (Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Taboche, & more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Macchhermo, explore the activities along Tamur River, and see the interesting displays at Sherpa Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Khumbu trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Lumbini to Khumbu in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Dharan.

Things to do in Khumbu

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Sagarmatha National Park, Tengboche Gompa, Memorial to Scott Fischer
Highlights from your plan
Gokyo Lakes ©
Gokyo Lakes
Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Tengboche Gompa ©
Tengboche Gompa

7
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 . Get in touch with nature at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve and Shey Phoksundo National Park. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Buddhasubba Temple.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dharan trip generator.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Khumbu to Dharan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You will leave for Kathmandu on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Dharan

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kosi Zone, Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve ©
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
Buddhasubba Temple ©
Buddhasubba Temple

13
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.
Get some cultural insight at Swayambhunath Temple and Shree Pashupatinath Temple. Get outdoors at Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Nagarjun Forest Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Bhaktapur (Pottery Square, 55 Window Palace, & more). Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park. Spend the 29th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa, admire the masterpieces at Patan Museum, get in touch with nature with Hiking & Camping Tours, and wander the streets of Thamel.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kathmandu vacation trip planner.

Getting from Dharan to Kathmandu by combination of car and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Kathmandu, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dhaulagiri Zone.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Patan (Lalitpur), Bhaktapur
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris
Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park ©
Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park

6
nights
Dhaulagiri Zone

Dhaulagiri Zone ©
Dhaulagiri was one of the fourteen zones which Nepal was divided into for administrative purposes, prior to the September 10, 2015 adoption of a new Constitution, which divided the nation instead into 7 provinces. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Annapurna and Mustang Mountainbikes. Get in touch with nature at Muktinath Trek and Bara Gaon.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Dhaulagiri Zone vacation trip planner.

You can fly from Kathmandu to Dhaulagiri Zone in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You will leave for Pokhara on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Dhaulagiri Zone

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Annapurna
Highlights from your plan
Annapurna ©
Annapurna
Muktinath Temple ©
Muktinath Temple
Jomsom Muktinath Trek ©
Jomsom Muktinath Trek

11
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Get in touch with nature at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) and Sarangkot. Step off the beaten path and head to Begnas Lake and Bat Cave. The adventure continues: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Barahi temple, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and Head underground at Gupteswar Gupha.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pokhara itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dhaulagiri Zone to Pokhara. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pokhara

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Climbing Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

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