15 days in Nepal Itinerary

15 days in Nepal Itinerary

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Start: Kathmandu
Fly:  1 h 15 min
1
Sagarmatha National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Kathmandu
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Sauraha
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Pokhara
— 3 nights
Fly:  45 min
End: Kathmandu

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mt. Taboche and Dudh Koshi River. Change things up with a short trip to Macchhermo in Khumbu (about 1 hour away). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Khumbu Glacier, hike along Ambulapcha-La, take some stellar pictures from Everest View Point, and explore the activities along Gokyo Lakes.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sagarmatha National Park itinerary planner.

Kathmandu to Sagarmatha National Park is an approximately 1.5- hour flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Khumbu
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Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Mt. Taboche ©
Mt. Taboche
Khumbu Glacier ©
Khumbu Glacier

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Langtang Valley. The adventure continues: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, stop by Thamel, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Kathmandu trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Sagarmatha National Park to Kathmandu takes 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sauraha.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Langtang Valley
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River Rafting & Tubing
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Climbing Tours

2
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.
On the 18th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Chitwan National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Breeding Centre, explore the activities along Narayani River, and then don't miss a visit to Tharu Cultural Museum & Research Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sauraha online itinerary planner.

Drive from Kathmandu to Sauraha in 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kathmandu in January since evenings lows in Sauraha dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Sauraha

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Narayani River
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Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Narayani River ©
Narayani River
Elephant Breeding Centre ©
Elephant Breeding Centre

3
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Step out of the city life by going to Parasailing & Paragliding and Begnas Lake. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), take in the dramatic scenery at Devi's Fall, take in the awesome beauty at Sarangkot, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pokhara trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Sauraha to Pokhara in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Pokhara sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pokhara

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

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