19 days in Nepal Itinerary

19 days in Nepal Itinerary

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Start: Syracuse
Fly:  29 h
1
Kathmandu
— 5 nights
Fly:  45 min
2
Pokhara
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Sauraha
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Sagarmatha National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  33 h
End: Syracuse

5
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 Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and River Rafting & Tubing. Take a break from Kathmandu with a short trip to Langtang Valley in Langtang National Park, about 3h 15 min away. Make the 13th (Sun) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Kathmandu Durbar Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa, and get your bearings at Kaiser Library.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kathmandu trip itinerary maker.

Syracuse, USA to Kathmandu is an approximately 27- hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Nepal Time, which is usually a 10.8 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Syracuse in January, with highs in Kathmandu at 65°F and lows at 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Get in touch with nature at Parasailing & Paragliding and Begnas Lake. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_give_your_taste_buds_a_day_to_remember_with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), take in the awesome beauty at Sarangkot, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and stop by Yak & Yeti Trekking Shop.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pokhara trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kathmandu in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 46°F in Pokhara. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sauraha.

Things to do in Pokhara

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

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chitwan National Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Elephant Breeding Centre, then contemplate the waterfront views at Narayani River, and then don't miss a visit to Tharu Cultural Museum & Research Center.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sauraha trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Pokhara to Sauraha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Sauraha, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sagarmatha National Park.

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

4
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mt. Taboche and Ambulapcha-La. Change things up with these side-trips from Sagarmatha National Park: Macchhermo (in Khumbu) and Memorial to Scott Fischer (in Khumjung). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Khumbu Glacier, see the interesting displays at Sherpa Museum, explore the activities along Dudh Koshi River, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Ama Dablam.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sagarmatha National Park day trip app.

Getting from Sauraha to Sagarmatha National Park by flight takes about 19 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Khumbu, Memorial to Scott Fischer
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Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Mt. Taboche ©
Mt. Taboche
Khumbu Glacier ©
Khumbu Glacier

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