5 days in Kathmandu & Chitwan National Park Itinerary

5 days in Kathmandu & Chitwan National Park Itinerary

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Kathmandu
— 1 night
Drive to Kathmandu, Fly to Chitwan National Park
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Chitwan National Park
— 3 nights
Fly to Kathmandu, Drive to Kathmandu

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa, then stop by S.K. Handicrafts Export, then view the masterpieces at himalayan arts gallery p.ltd, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swayambhunath Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kathmandu tour itinerary builder tool.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Tribhuvan International Airport. May in Kathmandu sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Chitwan National Park.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Chitwan National Park. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Breeding Centre and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Chitwan National Park tour planning app.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kathmandu in May, with highs in Chitwan National Park at 41°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chitwan National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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