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10 Days in Nepal

10 Days in Nepal

10 days in Nepal can be spent exploring its majestic mountains on one of the shorter treks like Mardi Himal, Poon Hill or Langtang Valley, and then heading down to its low-lands where there are numerous national parks.

Take a jeep safari adventure in Chitwan to try and see tigers, or go to Bardia instead. Go to the Legendary trek in Everest region.

A week-long journey to Annapurna Base Camp is an alternative. Take a relaxing boat trip in Pokhara or discover the streets of Kathmandu for plenty of historic temples and bargain finds.

For more ideas check out our itineraries for 10 days in Nepal.

Nepal Experience Tour

Stretching on both the sides of Bagmati river, the Bhaktapur is the UNESCO World Heritage sites Bhaktapur Durbar Squre, 55 windows place, golden gate and pottery squre.

Experience a wildlife safari, tiger tracing, and bird watching while visiting Chitwan National Park.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu.
  • Day 2: Free in Kathmandu for sightseeing and pre trip briefing.
  • Day 3: Trishuli rafting and drive to Pokhara.
  • Day 4: Sightseeing tour in Pokhara / Sunrise / Short hike up to World peace Stupa.
  • Day 5: Drive from Pokhara to Chitwan.
  • Day 6: Day Chitwan wildlife activities.
  • Day 7: Drive from Chitwan to Nagarkot / Sunset over the Himalaya.
  • Day 8: Sunrise & after breakfast, drive back to Bhaktapur city for sightseeing, drive back to Kathmandu. Bhaktapur Durbar Square (Bhadgaon).
  • Day 9: Free day and farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Day 10: Fly to home.

10 Days in Nepal

Everest Panorama Trek 

Everest Panorama Trek is ideal for trekkers who have limited time in Nepal but want to discover the Himalayas.

They can make the most of their time by admiring the panoramic view of Mount Everest and other towering Himalayan peaks rising above 8000 meters above sea level. To accomplish your enthusiasm and excitement, the Himalaya Discovery prepares an itinerary of the 10 days trek.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1: Welcome day in Kathmandu (1400m)
  • Day 2: Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour and trek preparation (1400m)
  • Day 3: Fly to Lukla & trek to Monjo – (2800m), 4 – 5 hrs walk
  • Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar – (3440m) 4 – 5 hours
  • Day 5: Acclimatize day at Namche Bazar
  • Day 6: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3870m) 5 – 6 hours
  • Day 7: Trek to Phakding (2610m) 5 – 6 hours
  • Day 8: Phakding to Lukla (2652) 3 – 4 hours
  • Day 9: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight (1400m) – flight 30 min
  • Day 10: Fly to home

Gokyo Ri Trek 

The Gokyo Valley, located northwest of Everest Base Camp, are glittering, glacier-fed pools of water. Join this 10-day’s journey to a Himalayan Shangri-La with some of the most spectacular views of towering mountains.

After landing in Lukla, take the Everest route and hike all the way to Namche. Then continue to Machhermo via the trail to the Mong La Pass for Dole. Gokyo Valley, your final destination, is a six-hour walk from here. Ascend Gokyo Ri for spectacular views of the Himalayas before going back.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1: Fly to Lukla (2810m) and Trek to Phakding(2610m) 3 hours.
  • Day 2: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3445m) 5 hours
  • Day 3: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar.
  • Day 4: Trek to Dole (4150m) 5 hours.
  • Day 5: Trek to Machhermo (4470m) 3 hours
  • Day 6: Trek to Gokyo (4790m) 3 -hours
  • Day 7: Trek descend to Dole (4200m) after Gokyo Ri visit
  • Day 8: Trek descend to Namche (3445m) 5 – 6 hours
  • Day 9: Trek descend to Lukla (2830m) 6 hours.
  • Day 10: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. 

Trekking in Nepal in July

Mardi Himal Trek

Although not as famous as the Annapurna Base Camp and Poon Hill trek, the Mardi Himal trek can stand on its own, not least because it is located in the Annapurna region.

The trail is pretty easy, and the scenery is breathtaking, even if the accommodations and other facilities along the way are mostly run-down. If the mountains call to you, even if high-altitude hiking isn’t your thing, book this tour during your 10 days in Nepal.

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara and then to Deurali. To get to Badal Danda, hike through oak and maple forests. Mountains unravel in front of you as you approach High Camp and follow you all the way to Upper View Point, the journey’s ultimate destination.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,400m).
  • Day 2: Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dhampus through Pokhara (7/8 hours’ drive)
  • Day 3: Trek from Dhampus to Forest Camp (2600m) 5 – 6 hours
  • Day 4: Trek to Badal Danda (2,975m) 5 hours.
  • Day 5: Trek to High Camp (3580m) 4 hours
  • Day 6: Mardi Himal Base Camp and back to Low Camp (2970m) 6 hours
  • Day 7: Trek to Siding village (1,700m) 5 hours, and
  • Day 8: Trek to Kalimati (2 hours) and drive to Pokhara 40 mins.
  • Day 9: Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 10: Fly to home / Free day.

Langtang Valley Trek

Discover a less-known region in Nepal in 10 days. The remote yet beautiful Langtang region to the north of Kathmandu is famous among travelers for its scenic trails, quaint villages, and snowy cliffs, all of which you will get to enjoy during this adventure.

Hike uphill from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel / Rimche, then cross the mighty Bhote Koshi. Explore the Langtang Lirung foothills from Kyanjin Gompa. On the seventh day, say goodbye to the mountains and return to the capital.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu.
  • Day 2: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,440m) 6 – 7 hours.
  • Day 3: Trek to Lama Hotel (2,240m) 5 – 6 hours.
  • Day 4: Trek to Mundu / Langtang village (3,410m) 4 – 5 hours
  • Day 5: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,850m) 4 hours.
  • Day 6: Rest-day for leisure for hike around.
  • Day 7: Trek to Lama Hotel / Rimche (2,470m) 6 hours.
  • Day 8: Trek back to Syabrubesi 6 hours.
  • Day 9: Drive back to Kathmandu 6 – 7 hours.
  • Day 10: Fly to home

Nepal in April

Is 10 days in Nepal enough?

10 days is hardly a long period of time. However, there is enough time to get a feel of the country, visit Kathmandu, see the mountains, meet people, and learn about the culture.

How long should you spend in Nepal? 

Plan three weeks to see the best of Nepal; this will allow you to complete a serious trek, such as the remote and under-visited trekking areas or the Nar Phu Valley to Everest Base Camp trek, while still having time to enjoy culture, jungle, and other adventure activities like rafting, paragliding, and many others.

How many days should you spend in Kathmandu?

Three days is a sufficient amount of time to take a city tour of Kathmandu’s most famous sights, as well as day trips to other historic sites just outside the city. If you plan ahead of time, you may be able to fit both city tours and day trips into just two days.

How long does it take to get from Kathmandu to Pokhara by bus?

The bus ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara takes about 7 hours and covers nearly 200 kms.

Want to spend more than 10 days in Nepal? For more ideas, read the guide on how many days to spend in Nepal. Contact us to design a custom itinerary from scratch.

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