17 days in Nepal Itinerary

17 days in Nepal Itinerary

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Pokhara
— 3 nights
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Jomsom
— 1 night
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Lumbini
— 2 nights
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Manang
— 1 day
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Chitwan National Park
— 2 nights
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Kathmandu
— 6 nights

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Pokhara

Pokhara ©

Lake City

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Pokhara is known for nature, adventure, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the awesome beauty at Poon Hill.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pokhara vacation planner.

George Town, Malaysia to Pokhara is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Nepal Time (NPT), which is usually a -1.2 hour difference. While traveling from George Town, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Pokhara, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can fly to Jomsom.

Things to do in Pokhara

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)
Parasailing & Paragliding
Sarangkot ©
Sarangkot

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Jomsom

Jomsom ©
Jomsom, also known as Dzong-Sampa or New Fort, is a town located at an altitude of about 2700 m in Mustang District, Nepal. On the 23rd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Chhairo Gompa, contemplate the waterfront views at Dhumba Lake, and then stroll through Bara Gaon.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Jomsom online trip planner.

Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Jomsom can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lumbini.

Things to do in Jomsom

Parks · Neighborhoods · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Dhumba Lake ©
Dhumba Lake
Chhairo Gompa ©
Chhairo Gompa
Bara Gaon ©
Bara Gaon

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Lumbini

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Thai Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maya Devi Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Thrangu Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mother Temple of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kudan Stupa. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Lumbini Monastic Site and then appreciate the history behind World Peace Pagoda.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lumbini trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Jomsom to Lumbini in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lumbini when traveling from Jomsom in December, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Manang.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites
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Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
World Peace Pagoda ©
World Peace Pagoda
Royal Thai Monastery ©
Royal Thai Monastery

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Manang

Manang
Manang is a town in the Manang District of Nepal. To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Manang online journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Lumbini to Manang takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Lumbini in December since evenings lows in Manang dip to 10°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Chitwan National Park.

Things to do in Manang

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Chitwan National Park

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.
Take a break from Chitwan National Park with a short trip to Sauraha Art Gallery in Sauraha, about 40 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Chitwan National Park. There's more to do: explore the activities along Narayani River and stroll through Tiger Residency Resort.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chitwan National Park trip planning app.

Do a combination of car and flight from Manang to Chitwan National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Chitwan National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Narayani River ©
Narayani River
Tiger Residency Resort ©
Tiger Residency Resort

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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, spas, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Thamel, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and steep yourself in history at Kathmandu Durbar Square.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kathmandu trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Chitwan National Park to Kathmandu in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Chitwan National Park in December, expect Kathmandu to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 5°C. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Thamel ©
Thamel
Helicopter Tours

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