15 days in Nepal, West Bengal & Tibet Itinerary

15 days in Nepal, West Bengal & Tibet Itinerary

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
— 1 night
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Darjeeling, India
— 2 nights
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Kathmandu, Nepal
— 4 nights
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Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal
— 2 nights
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Lhasa, China
— 3 nights

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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City of Joy

Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): look for gifts at Kumartuli.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary builder site.

London, UK to Kolkata (Calcutta) is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Kolkata (Calcutta), you'll lose 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, things will get much warmer in Kolkata (Calcutta): highs are around 42°C and lows about 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Kumartuli
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Bridge
Howrah Bridge
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Darjeeling, India

Darjeeling ©

Queen of the Hills

The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
On the 4th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, go for a walk through Orange Valley Tea Estate, then take some stellar pictures from Tiger Hill, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Guru Sakya Monastery.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Darjeeling holiday builder app.

Traveling by flight from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Darjeeling takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May, Darjeeling is little chillier than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Lookout
Tiger Hill
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Religious Site
Mahakal Temple
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Kathmandu, Nepal

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.
Make the 6th (Thu) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Next up on the itinerary: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, wander the streets of Thamel, and admire the natural beauty at Garden of Dreams.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kathmandu road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Darjeeling to Kathmandu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Nepal Time (NPT) is 0.2 hours. In May, Kathmandu is slightly colder than Darjeeling - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sagarmatha National Park.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Must see
Walking tours
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Climbing Tours
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Helicopter Tours
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Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Dudh Koshi River and then explore the activities along Gokyo Lakes. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Taboche, then stroll the grounds of Memorial to Scott Fischer, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Everest.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sagarmatha National Park route planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Kathmandu to Sagarmatha National Park takes 3 hours. You will leave for Lhasa on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Mt Everest
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Mountain
Mt. Taboche
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Water Body
Gokyo Lakes
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Lhasa, China

The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.
Lhasa is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Potala Palace, see Off-Road Tours, pause for some photo ops at Monument of Alliance Between Tang Dynasty and Tibetan Regime, and get to know the fascinating history of Barkhor Street.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lhasa online day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sagarmatha National Park to Lhasa. The time zone changes from Nepal Time (NPT) to China Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2.2 hour difference. In May in Lhasa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lhasa

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Must see
Off-Road Tours
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World heritage site
Potala Palace
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World heritage site
Jokhang Temple
4.7

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