26 days in Nepal Itinerary

26 days in Nepal Itinerary

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26 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Pokhara
— 8 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Bus:  3​h 45​min
2
Sauraha
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Nagarkot
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Sagarmatha National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Kathmandu
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

8
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Pokhara is known for nature, adventure, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and explore the activities along Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake).

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Pokhara trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Pokhara is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru in January, things will get a bit cooler in Pokhara: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Sauraha.

Things to do in Pokhara

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Walking tours
Parasailing & Paragliding
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)

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.
Sauraha is known for parks, nature, nightlife, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chitwan National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tiger Residency Resort, view the masterpieces at Sauraha Art Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Narayani River.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sauraha trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Pokhara to Sauraha in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Sauraha sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nagarkot.

Things to do in Sauraha

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Chitwan National Park
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 22:
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Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Narayani River ©
Narayani River
Tiger Residency Resort ©
Tiger Residency Resort

3
nights
Nagarkot

Nagarkot ©
Nagarkot is a former Village Development Committee located 32 km east of Kathmandu, Nepal in Bhaktapur District in the Bagmati Zone and as of 2015 part of Nagarkot Municipality. Get out of town with these interesting Nagarkot side-trips: Bhaktapur (Ugrachandi and Bhairav Statues, Traditional Thangka Paintings Gallery & Workshop, & more) and Sunapati Thanka Painting School (in Changunarayan). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Dhagpo Sheydrub Ling Monastery.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nagarkot trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Sauraha to Nagarkot by combination of car and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sauraha in January, Nagarkot is slightly colder at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sagarmatha National Park.

Things to do in Nagarkot

Historic Sites Fun & Games Classes

Side Trips

Bhaktapur, Sunapati Thanka Painting School
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Doleshwor Mahadeva Temple ©
Doleshwor Mahadeva Temple
Sunapati Thanka Painting School ©
Sunapati Thanka Painting School
Bhairavnath Temple ©
Bhairavnath Temple

3
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Sagarmatha National Park to Khumjung to see Memorial to Scott Fischer about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Everest, get great views at Everest View Point, explore the striking landscape at Khumbu Glacier, and contemplate the waterfront views at Dudh Koshi River.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sagarmatha National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Nagarkot to Sagarmatha National Park takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Memorial to Scott Fischer
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 28:
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Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Gokyo Lakes ©
Gokyo Lakes
Mt. Taboche ©
Mt. Taboche

8
nights
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, adventure, spas, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Pashupatinath Temple - Gwola Mahadyo.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Kathmandu trip planner .

Fly from Sagarmatha National Park to Kathmandu in 1.5 hours. January in Kathmandu sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Walking tours
Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple
Helicopter Tours

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