Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet Tour – 15 Nights/or 16 -21 Days and More
Three Himalayan countries tours, referred as the last Shangri La. The journey begins in Kathmandu, visiting the medieval Malla Principalities of Kathmandu Valley; you will fly to Paro-the capital of Bhutan-the country of peaceful dragon. You will visit the monasteries and Dzongs of Bhutan and fly back to Kathmandu; start the journey to Tibet overland; driving above the high passes, higher than 5000m that dwarf the Himalayan giants. You end the tour of Tibet in Lhasa and fly out to Kathmandu or any other places as you wish.
Bhutan and Tibet visa we will apply . Nepal visa is available on arrivaal in kathamndu airport.
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu.
Transfer to hotel. After refreshment sightseeing tours to Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath. Overnight hotel in Kathmandu. Kathmandu Durbar square is a complex of palace, courtyards and temples built between 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of mediaeval Malla Kings of Kathmandu. Swayambhunath Stupa overlooks the valley from a height of 75 m from the average level of Kathmandu and is one of the holiest Buddhist shrines in Nepal.
Day 02 Kathmandu
In the morning normal Everest flight or Helicopter flight to Everest base camp ( Optional )
Sightseeing tours to Pashupatinath and Bodhanth.
Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu Shrines in the world. Chronicles indicates the existence of the shrine prior to 400 AD. The shrine lies on the bank of sacred Bagamti River which is venerated by Hindus as holy as Ganges in India. Bodhanath Stupa is the biggest Stupa of this kind in the world.. This is also UNESCO enlisted World Heritage Site.
Day 03: Flight Kathmandu- Paro- Drive to Thimpu
Today, you will fly into Bhuan-the land of thundering dragon. The flight offers the spectacular views of the Himalayas, even the Mt Everest. Upon arrival at the Paro airport, our representative will greet you and drive you to Thimpu-the capital town. Overnight hotel.
Day 04 Thimpu
In the morning, you will visit the hospital for traditional medicine, Memorial Chorten and national Library. After lunch visit the Handicrafts centers and the School of Thangka Painting. Overnight hotel.
Day 05 Drive from Thimpu to Paro
Drive to Paro where you will visit the fortified tower of Ta Dzong, now a natural history Museum, ruins of Drugyal Dzongthat once guarded the invading Tibetan forces, andKyichu Temple of 7th century.
Day 06 Paro-Kathmandu
Flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, transfer to hotel. After refreshment, sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur and Patan, two medieval sister principalities of Kathmandu which since then till today compete each other for their proud arts, crafts and architectures.You will visit the palaces, temples, stupas and monasteries.
Day 07 Kathmandu
Today, you will have a free stay for your fancy-free shopping or optional tours of your interest.
Day 08 Drive to Nyalam (3760m, 122km, 6-7 hrs)
Leave Kathmandu early morning. Breakfast stop in Dhulikhel, a 45 minutes drive. In total, Kathmandu-Tibet border is 113km through the villages, roadside bazaars and terraced hills and takes 4 hours to complete on normal condition. On an inclement weather day, you may come across the landslides, which can make you walk across and change to a locally available vehicle. After clearing immigration formalities in both the Nepal and China side, we will continue to Nyalam. Meals and accommodation in guesthouse.
Day 09 Nyalam-Lhatse or Xegar(4350m, 287 km, 7 hours)
Drive to Xegar crossing Nyalam Pass (3800m) and Lalung La Pass (5050m). This drive offers fantastic view of the high mountain including Mount Everest. Overnight hotel
Day 10 Lhatse to Shigatse [3900m, 157km, 5 hrs]
Today, you will drive to Shigatse-the second largest city of Tibet. This is where the famous Tashilunbo Monastery is situated. Overnight hotel.
Day 11 Shigatse to Gyantse [3950m, 86km, 2 hrs]
In the morning, visit the Tashilhunbo Monastery-the seat of Panchen Lama, one of the largest functioning monasteries of Tibet, before driving 90km to Gyantse. After refreshment in the hotel, visit the Pelkor Chode Monastery and the Gyantse Kumbum-the large gold-domed stupa that houses an impressive array of Tibetan Buddhist murals tibet tours
Day 12 Gyantse-Lhasa [3650m, 264km, 6hrs]
Today’s drive is the most spectacular one and involves crossing of a high pass-Karo La [5045m].You will stop for lunch in Nangkartse- a small, developing town,beyond which the road follows the bank of a beautiful turquoise lake, the Yamdrok-tso, for about 60km.We bid farewell to the beautiful lake from Kamba La [4794m] and at the same time we are greeted first time by the view of Lhasa Valley. Overnight hotel.
Day 13-14 Lhasa
We will spend these two days visiting several of Lhasa’s many monasteries-such as Sera and Sera, Potala Palace-the seat of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Norbu Lingkha Palace-the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, Jorkhang Temple, Barkhor Market etc. Overnight hotel in Lhasa.
Day 15 Lhasa-Kathmandu or onwards to your home
You will be transferred to Gonkar Airport (96km) for flight to Kathmandu or other destinations.
Day 16 Kathmandu-Departure
Optional Extension to Chitwan National Park and Pokhara
Day 16 Kathmandu-Chitwan.
After breakfast, you will drive to Chitwan National Park. You will drive along the mountainous road, winding, snaking and switching back. You will pass by villages, farmlands and terraces of hills before arriving Chitwan.
Chitwan lies in the southern Terai belt of Nepal, 160 km from Kathmandu. Royal Chitwan National Park is Asia’s one of the most famous games parks. After having lunch, you will go for short walk tour to the villages of Tharu Tribal people, most probably with a Tharu guide. In the evening, there will be slides shows or cultural dance presentation.
Day 17: Chitwan
Today you will be kept busy in jungle safari activities like Elephant Riding, Bird Watching, and Canoeing etc. Overnight in bungalows or camps.
nepal tours, chitwan
Day 18: Chitwan- Pokhara
After a drive of about 5 hours, you will arrivePokhara, the second most popular tourist destination in Nepal. This is the center of adventure. An enchanting city, nestled in a tranquil glacier-rock valley at an altitude of 827m has a lot to offer to visitors-caves, lakes, gorges and viewpoints. The spectacular panorama of Annapurna range forms its backdrop Hotel
Day 19: Pokhara
You will take a full day sightseeing tours in Pokhara valley. That includes visiting temples, caves, gorges and waterfalls and boating in lakes as well.
Day 20: Pokhara- Kathmandu
Today, you will drive back to Kathmandu and take a free afternoon for preparation to the journeys to Bhutan Hotel.
Day 21: Kathmandu Departure
Transfer to airport for departure flight back home.
Cost does not Include
Land cost will be charged in USD Per Person and it covers the services mentioned below, for price please Ask Us Now, and please mention the standard of hotel which you want to use.