12 days in Nepal Itinerary

12 days in Nepal Itinerary

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12 days in Nepal Itinerary

Bratislava
Fly:  20​h 15​min
Kathmandu
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h
Sauraha
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sagarmatha National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Pokhara
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  15​h 15​min
Bratislava

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Crematoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Pashupatinath Temple, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Dreams. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Thamel, then make a trip to Kathmandu Durbar Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swayambhunath Temple, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kathmandu trip itinerary planner .

Bratislava, Slovakia to Kathmandu is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Nepal Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Bratislava in May, expect Kathmandu to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sauraha.

Things to do in Kathmandu

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Parks
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Swayambhunath Temple ©
Swayambhunath Temple
Kathmandu Durbar Square ©
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Shree Pashupatinath Temple ©
Shree Pashupatinath Temple

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chitwan National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Narayani River, then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Breeding Centre, and then make a trip to Chitwan Tharu Village.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sauraha travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Kathmandu to Sauraha in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can 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

2
days
Sagarmatha National Park

Sagarmatha National Park
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tengboche Gompa, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Ama Dablam, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Everest. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Sherpa Museum, then explore the activities along Gokyo Lakes, then explore the activities along Dudh Koshi River, and finally get great views at Everest View Point.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sagarmatha National Park trip builder website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Sauraha to Sagarmatha National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pokhara.

Things to do in Sagarmatha National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Tengboche Gompa, Sherpa Museum
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Mt Everest
Mt Everest
Sherpa Museum ©
Sherpa Museum
Gokyo Lakes ©
Gokyo Lakes

3
days
Pokhara

Pokhara ©
Pokhara, the second largest city in the country, attracts visitors with its superlative natural wonders and easygoing atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at World Peace Pagoda and International Mountain Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sarangkot, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and explore the fascinating underground world of Gupteswar Gupha.

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Traveling by flight from Sagarmatha National Park to Pokhara takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

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Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) ©
Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake)
Peace Temple ©
Peace Temple
International Mountain Museum ©
International Mountain Museum

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