5 Days in Nepal: Top 3 Recommendations
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Traveling to Nepal, but short on time? Don’t worry, there is a lot you can see and do in just 5 days in Nepal. From multi-day treks to wildlife safaris and more, there are plenty of mini-expeditions and adventures you could embark on. Here are some things you could see and do in Nepal if you have just three to 5 days to spare.
1. Spot Wildlife in Chitwan National Park: 3 Days in Nepal
|Day 1||Travel to Chitwan from Kathmandu and experience a jungle safari inside Chitwan National Park|
|Day 2||Take a canoe ride and visit an elephant breeding sanctuary|
|Day 3||Enjoy a birdwatching tour in the morning before departing to Kathmandu, Pokhara, or Lumbini, based on your preference|
Interested in exploring Nepal’s beautiful and diverse wildlife during your 5-day stay in Nepal? Our Chitwan Jungle Safari is the perfect introduction to Nepal’s wildlife. Of course, this tour can also serve as an ideal add-on for those with more time to spend in Nepal.
Get up close and personal with the local wildlife, such as the endangered Bengal tiger and one-horned rhinoceros during the jungle safari inside Chitwan National Park. The canoe ride offers the opportunity to spot the critically endangered gharial crocodile as well as the mugar crocodile. Also, discover how local breeding programs are protecting and helping boost the number of endangered Asiatic elephant and come face-to-face with these majestic giants.
There is more to Nepal than its beautiful mountains and trekking trails. Experience the other side of this wonderful country in this brief but highly rewarding Chitwan Jungle Safari. See our 3-day tours in Nepal
2. Enjoy Spectacular Views From Poon Hill: 4 Days in Nepal
|Day 1||Journey to Nayapul and begin your trek to Tikhedhunga|
|Day 2||Trek onwards from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani|
|Day 3||Hike to Poon Hill to see the stunning sunrise view over the Annapurna massif before resuming your trek towards Tadapani|
|Day 4||Set out for Kimchi from Tadapani before ending the trek at Pokhara|
Looking for the best treks in Nepal within 5 days? Our four-day trek package to Poon Hill is perfect for you. This mini-trek packs in the miles and a diverse mix of trekking landscapes. From mountain passes to jungle surroundings, Poon Hill trek certainly offers a lot to take in and experience—and all in such a short amount of time.
Fully guided treks are available, as the routes can be tricky at times. Rest assured, the hard work will pay off when you witness the expansive views of the Annapurna range from Poon Hill. See our 4-day tours in Nepal
3. Hop on a Chopper Ride: 5 Days in Nepal
|Day 1||Drive to Syabrubesi from Kathmandu|
|Day 2||Trek to Lama Hotel (2,410 meters) in Changdam|
|Day 3||Trek to Langtang village (3,330 meters) from Changdam|
|Day 4||Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa and to Kyanjin Ri (4,773 meters), the highest point of this trek|
|Day 5||Fly back to Kathmandu in a chopper|
Want to spend 5 days trekking in Nepal? This tour is the one for you. With transfers from Kathmandu up into the mountains on day one and an exciting and luxurious chopper ride back to the capital after your trek, you can maximize your time in the mountains. This trek requires you to walk for at least 3 hours per day, so bring your fit self. The energy you expend in this trek will be more than made up for by the incredible views of mountains, forests, valleys and villages. See our 5-day tours in Nepal
5 days in Nepal does not seem long, but there are plenty of things you can see and do in this period. All you need is a good travel plan to complement your requirements. And if you have more time, there is always more to discover and experience in this beautiful country. We have itineraries ranging from three days to three weeks, so have a look and see what to do in Nepal. Feel free to contact our local travel experts to plan a customized trip to Nepal. Still wondering how many days to spend in Nepal, check out our guide to find out more itinerary options.