16 days in Chitwan District & Kathmandu Itinerary

16 days in Chitwan District & Kathmandu Itinerary

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Drive to Kathmandu, Fly to Bharatpur
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Sauraha
— 3 nights
Fly to Kathmandu, Drive to Kathmandu
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Kathmandu
— 12 nights

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Sauraha

— 3 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sauraha: Chitwan National Park (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Tiger Residency Resort). Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Chitwan National Park. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Narayani River, browse the exhibits of Sauraha Art Gallery, stroll through Elephant Breeding Centre, and relax and rejuvenate at Evergreen Yoga Studio Chitwan.

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Kathmandu to Sauraha is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sauraha when traveling from Kathmandu in January, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Sauraha

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

Kathmandu

— 12 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kathmandu: Bhaktapur (Vatsala Durga Temple & Siddhi Lakshmi Temple). On the 23rd (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Make the 17th (Sun) a memorable day with a climbing tour. And it doesn't end there: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo, admire the natural beauty at Garden of Dreams, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Traveling by combination of flight and car from Sauraha to Kathmandu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sauraha in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kathmandu, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Classes

Side Trips

Chitwan District travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Safaris