34 days in Nepal Itinerary

34 days in Nepal Itinerary

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34 days in Nepal Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly + Drive:  1​h
1
Sauraha
— 3 nights
2
Tansen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lumbini
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Khumbu
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Dharan
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Kathmandu
— 11 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  45​min
7
Pokhara
— 8 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Dhaulagiri Zone
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
End: Kathmandu

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Chitwan National Park and Tiger Residency Resort. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Breeding Centre.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sauraha tour itinerary planning website .

Kathmandu to Sauraha is an approximately 1-hour combination of flight and car. You can also take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Tansen.

Things to do in Sauraha

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tiger Residency Resort
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Elephant Breeding Centre ©
Elephant Breeding Centre
Chitwan National Park ©
Chitwan National Park
Tiger Residency Resort ©
Tiger Residency Resort

2
nights
Tansen

Tansen
Tansen is a Municipality and the administrative center of Palpa District in the "hills" of western part of Nepal. On the 3rd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranighat Palace.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Tansen trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Sauraha to Tansen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and car. On the 5th (Tue), you're off toLumbini.

Things to do in Tansen

Historic Sites
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3
nights
Lumbini

Lumbini ©
An important place of Buddhist pilgrimage, Lumbini represents the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ramgram Stupa. Visit Maya Devi Temple and Lumbini Monastic Site for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind World Peace Pagoda, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dae Sung Shakya (Korean Temple), and don't miss a visit to Eternal Peace Flame.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lumbini day trip planner .

Getting from Tansen to Lumbini by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Khumbu.

Things to do in Lumbini

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ramgram Stupa
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Maya Devi Temple ©
Maya Devi Temple
Lumbini Monastic Site ©
Lumbini Monastic Site
Dae Sung Shakya (Korean Temple) ©
Dae Sung Shakya (Korean Temple)

3
nights
Khumbu

Khumbu ©
Khumbu remains best known as the region that contains the world's tallest peak, Mount Everest.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tengboche Gompa (Thyangboche) and Memorial to Scott Fischer. Step off the beaten path and head to Mount Everest and Mt. Ama Dablam. Get out of town with these interesting Khumbu side-trips: Sagarmatha National Park (Khumbu Glacier & Gokyo Lakes). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Sherpa Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Khumbu journey builder site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Lumbini to Khumbu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dharan.

Things to do in Khumbu

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sagarmatha National Park, Memorial to Scott Fischer, Tengboche Gompa
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Tengboche Gompa ©
Tengboche Gompa
Memorial to Scott Fischer ©
Memorial to Scott Fischer
Sherpa Museum ©
Sherpa Museum

1
day
Dharan

Dharan ©
Dharan is one of the Sub-Metropolitan cities in eastern Nepal, in the Sunsari District, and is situated on the foothills of the Mahabharat Range in the north with its southern tip touching the edge of the Terai region at an altitude of 1148 ft . Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): make a trip to Datankali Temple, make a trip to Buddhasubba Temple, and then identify plant and animal life at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dharan trip builder tool .

Getting from Khumbu to Dharan by combination of flight and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Dharan

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
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Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve ©
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
Buddhasubba Temple ©
Buddhasubba Temple

11
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kopan Monastery and Changu Narayan. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Swayambhunath Temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kathmandu: Bhaktapur (Pottery Square, 55 Window Palace, & more). Spend the 13th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Make the 22nd (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Thamel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Pashupatinath Temple, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Kathmandu trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Dharan to Kathmandu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kathmandu are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Patan (Lalitpur), Bhaktapur
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Changu Narayan ©
Changu Narayan
Nyatapola Temple ©
Nyatapola Temple
55 Window Palace ©
55 Window Palace

8
nights
Pokhara

Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Barahi temple and Begnas Lake. Popular historic sites such as World Peace Pagoda and Bindhya Basini Temple are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, Head underground at Gupteswar Gupha, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sarangkot.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Pokhara day trip planner.

You can fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dhaulagiri Zone.

Things to do in Pokhara

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Spas & Wellness
Bindhya Basini Temple ©
Bindhya Basini Temple
Gurkha Memorial Museum ©
Gurkha Memorial Museum

3
nights
Dhaulagiri Zone

Dhaulagiri Zone ©
Dhaulagiri was one of the fourteen zones which Nepal was divided into for administrative purposes, prior to the September 10, 2015 adoption of a new Constitution, which divided the nation instead into 7 provinces. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Muktinath Temple (Chumig Gyatsa) and Red Cliffs.

Planning Dhaulagiri Zone trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pokhara to Dhaulagiri Zone. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Dhaulagiri Zone

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Red Cliffs ©
Red Cliffs
Muktinath Temple ©
Muktinath Temple
Jomsom Muktinath Trek ©
Jomsom Muktinath Trek

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