26 days in Nepal Itinerary

26 days in Nepal Itinerary

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Kathmandu
— 9 nights
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Pokhara
— 6 nights
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Sauraha
— 3 nights
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Lumbini
— 2 nights
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Sagarmatha National Park
— 2 nights

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Friendly Pashmina Export and Nepal Art Council Gallery. Swayambhunath Temple and Thamel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Kathmandu to go to Bhaktapur and see National Art Gallery, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Make the 28th (Sat) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Make the 2nd (Thu) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Patan Museum, browse the different shops at Labim Mall, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the exciting artwork at Boudha Stupa Thanka Center.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kathmandu day trip planning site.

Palma de Mallorca, Spain to Kathmandu is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Nepal Time (NPT) is 4.8 hours. Traveling from Palma de Mallorca in December, expect nights in Kathmandu to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Side Trips

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Patan Museum ©
Patan Museum
Boudhanath Stupa ©
Boudhanath Stupa
Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo ©
Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo

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Pokhara

Lake City

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at International Mountain Museum and Gurkha Memorial Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Poon Hill. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sarangkot, revel in the low prices at Love Love Pashmina Store & Gems, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pokhara itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Pokhara when traveling from Kathmandu in January, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Sauraha.

Things to do in Pokhara

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

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Chitwan National Park and Tiger Residency Resort. There's more to do: catch all the local highlights with Into The Wild Tours & Travel.

Start your trip to Sauraha by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Pokhara to Sauraha in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Sauraha can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lumbini.

Things to do in Sauraha

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

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Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Tiger Residency Resort ©
Tiger Residency Resort

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Lumbini

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kudan Stupa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mother Temple of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Thai Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maya Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Myanmar Golden Monastery. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at World Peace Pagoda and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lumbini Monastic Site.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lumbini attractions app.

You can drive from Sauraha to Lumbini in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Lumbini are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sagarmatha National Park.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites
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Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
Royal Thai Monastery ©
Royal Thai Monastery
Lumbini Monastic Site ©
Lumbini Monastic Site

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Sagarmatha National Park

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.
Get outdoors at Mt Everest and Mt. Taboche. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Gokyo Lakes, explore the striking landscape at Khumbu Glacier, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Ama Dablam, and get great views at Everest View Point.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sagarmatha National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lumbini to Sagarmatha National Park takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Nature · Parks
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Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Mt. Taboche ©
Mt. Taboche
Khumbu Glacier ©
Khumbu Glacier

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