18 days in Nepal Itinerary

18 days in Nepal Itinerary

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18 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  11​h
1
Pokhara
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Muktinath
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Lomanthang
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Sauraha
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sagarmatha National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Kathmandu
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Beirut

4
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Food Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Gurkha Memorial Museum and Bindhya Basini Temple. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), take in the spiritual surroundings of Barahi temple, look for gifts at Love Love Pashmina Store & Gems, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pandeli Park, Sarangkot.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pokhara trip site .

Beirut, Lebanon to Pokhara is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Beirut to Pokhara is 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Pokhara when traveling from Beirut in November, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Muktinath.

Things to do in Pokhara

Tours Parks Nature
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Walking tours
Gurkha Memorial Museum ©
Gurkha Memorial Museum
Bindhya Basini Temple ©
Bindhya Basini Temple

1
night
Muktinath

Muktinath ©
Muktinath is a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Valley at an altitude of 3,710 meters at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass (part of the Himalayas) in Mustang, Nepal. On the 23rd (Fri), trek along Jomsom Muktinath Trek, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Muktinath Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muktinath Temple.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Muktinath online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Pokhara to Muktinath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lomanthang.

Things to do in Muktinath

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Mustang Region
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Jomsom Muktinath Trek ©
Jomsom Muktinath Trek
Muktinath Temple ©
Muktinath Temple
Muktinath Temple ©
Muktinath Temple

1
night
Lomanthang

Lomanthang ©
On the 24th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Kali Gandaki River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thubchen Gompa, and then Head underground at Red Cliffs.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lomanthang day trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Muktinath to Lomanthang with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sauraha.

Things to do in Lomanthang

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mustang Region
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Kali Gandaki River ©
Kali Gandaki River
Thubchen Gompa ©
Thubchen Gompa
Red Cliffs ©
Red Cliffs

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chitwan National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Make the 27th (Tue) an awe-inspiring day at Into The Wild Tours & Travel. There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Narayani River and make a trip to Tharu Cultural Museum & Research Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sauraha holiday site .

Explore your travel options from Lomanthang to Sauraha with the Route module. In November, daytime highs in Sauraha are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Sagarmatha National Park.

Things to do in Sauraha

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Narayani River
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Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Narayani River ©
Narayani River

2
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.
On the 28th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Gokyo Lakes and then take in the dramatic natural features at Khumbu Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tengboche Gompa, stroll the grounds of Memorial to Scott Fischer, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Everest.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sagarmatha National Park online vacation maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Sauraha to Sagarmatha National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tengboche Gompa, Memorial to Scott Fischer
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Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Tengboche Gompa ©
Tengboche Gompa
Memorial to Scott Fischer ©
Memorial to Scott Fischer

5
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Walking tours. Thamel and Shree Pashupatinath Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Kathmandu to go to Bhaktapur and see Changu Narayan, which is approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swayambhunath Temple, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, have some family-friendly fun at Lasermaxx Kathmandu, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kathmandu day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Sagarmatha National Park to Kathmandu takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Changu Narayan
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 4:
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Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple
Changu Narayan ©
Changu Narayan
Thamel ©
Thamel

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