Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet
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The Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour is a multi-country tour that provides the opportunity to explore the natural beauty and cultural diversity of three Himalayan nations at once. Although Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan share some similarities, they also have significant differences. All three countries have stunning views of mountains, temples, stupas, monasteries, and old monuments that reflect the authentic Buddhism religion that prevails in those nations. However, the terrain and type of Buddhism practiced in each country differ.
The tour starts with a visit to Nagarkot, a beautiful hill station near Kathmandu city, where you can enjoy panoramic views of mountains and lush landscapes. After that, you will visit UNESCO-listed heritage sites in Kathmandu such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa. The next destination is Lhasa, the administrative center of the Autonomous Region of Tibet, where you can explore the Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace, Sera and Drepung Monastery, and Jokhang Temple.
Finally, in Bhutan, you can visit places of significance such as Ta Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang, Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Memorial Chorten, Changangkha Lhakhang, National Library, Institute for Zorig Chusum, Textile Museum, and Trashichhoedzong. The Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour concludes with a flight back to Kathmandu city for your departure. This tour offers a unique experience for those interested in exploring the diversity of people living in Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan, and learning about their unique history, culture, religion, and natural beauty.
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Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/ 4,264ft)
At the Kathmandu airport's arrival zone, staff from our service will be waiting for you with your nameplate. Once you arrive, the staff will greet you and take you to your accommodation in Kathmandu. A description of our arrangements will be provided to you by the hotel when you check-in.
Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
After breakfast, you will start the day by exploring the culturally and historically significant sites of Kathmandu. You will visit the Pashupatinath Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most sacred Hindu temples in the world. Then, you'll visit Hanuman Dhoka/Basantapur Durbar Square, a very popular tourist destination that depicts the history of ancient Kathmandu valley. Next, you will visit Boudhanath Stupa, another UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the largest stupas in the world. Finally, you will visit Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple, which offers stunning views of the Kathmandu Valley. After the sightseeing, you will attend a pre-tour meeting where you will meet your tour guide and discuss the details of the trip.
Day 3 : Flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa (3,656 m/11,990ft)
You will board a flight from Kathmandu airport that will take you to Lhasa city. During the flight, you will be able to enjoy the beautiful views of the Himalayas. After arriving at the airport, our Chinese crew will be waiting to greet you and transfer you to a hotel located in Lhasa city. Once you arrive, if you have time, you can settle in at the hotel and explore the surrounding streets of Lhasa. Your first night of accommodation will be spent at the hotel in Lhasa.
Day 4 : Sightseeing tour in Lhasa -1
At the start of your day, enjoy breakfast at the hotel before being picked up by your guide for a sightseeing tour of the city. The guide will provide historical and religious context to the sites, including Sera Monastery, known for its white-washed walls, red-colored art, and golden roof. Additionally, you'll visit the Norbulingka Palace, the summer residence of the Dalai Lama, surrounded by beautiful periphery parks and considered the world's highest, largest, and well-preserved ancient artificial horticultural garden. The palace area blends various Tibetan ethnic groups' sculptures, arts, and architecture and is divided into five distinct sections, each with beautiful clusters of buildings, chambers, and gardens. Finally, you'll explore Jokhang Temple, an ancient Buddhist temple that is a mixture of Indian Vihara design, Tibetan, and Nepalese design, and regarded as the spiritual heart of Lhasa city. The tour will end by dropping you back at your hotel in Lhasa.
Day 5 : Sightseeing tour in Lhasa -2
You will embark on another day of sightseeing in Lhasa with your guide picking you up from your hotel. The day's tour will take you to two prominent sites: the Potala Palace and the Drepung Monastery. The Potala Palace, an iconic structure dominating the Lhasa cityscape, is a grand palace of the Dalai Lama and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is known for its impressive architecture, huge complex, and dramatic location on top of a hill. The Drepung Monastery, situated on the Gambo Utse Mountain, is the largest Tibetan monastery with a rich history of housing thousands of monks, including the Dalai Lama. After exploring these sites, your guide will drop you off at your hotel in Lhasa. Spend the night at your hotel and rest for another exciting day of sightseeing in Lhasa.
Day 6 : Flight back to Kathmandu
On this day, we will depart from Lhasa and head back to Nepal. We will take a flight from Lhasa airport to Kathmandu, and upon arrival, you will be taken to a hotel in Kathmandu. If there is spare time, you can take a leisurely walk around the streets of Thamel and engage in some shopping activities. For the night, you will be staying at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 7 : Flight to Paro (2,300m/7,546ft) and drive to Thimphu (2,248m/7,375ft)
Today, we will embark on a flight to Paro from Kathmandu airport, which promises to be a memorable experience as it offers stunning views of the Himalayas. Upon arrival in Bhutan, we will clear the necessary immigration and customs formalities at the airport before being greeted by our Bhutanese crew member, who will transfer us to our hotel in Paro. Our itinerary includes visiting the Ta Dzong and Kichu Lhakhang, where the former was initially a watchtower that has been converted into a national museum, while the latter is one of the oldest temples in the country. In the evening, we will explore the streets of Paro before retiring to our hotel for the night.
Day 8 : Hike to Tiger’s Nest monastery and drive to Thimphu
After having breakfast at the hotel, we embark on a hiking expedition to Tiger's Nest Monastery. It takes us around 2-3 hours to hike uphill to reach this magnificent monastery, also known as Taktsang Monastery. The breathtaking location of the monastery, perched on a cliff, adds to its charm. Legend has it that Guru Rinpoche flew to this place on the back of a tiger to meditate in a cave here, and the monastery stands in the same place where he meditated. After exploring the monastery and taking in the spectacular views of Paro Valley, we descend to Paro city for lunch. If time permits, we can visit Kichu Lhakhang and Ta Dzong, which we missed earlier due to time constraints. Later, we drive along a scenic route to the capital city of Thimphu. Upon arrival, you can explore the streets of Thimphu. Tonight, we will spend our time at a hotel in Thimphu.
Day 9 : Thimphu sightseeing and drive to Paro
Our day will commence with a guided tour of Thimphu city after breakfast. The sightseeing tour will cover various places, including the Memorial Chorten, Changangkha Lhakhang, National Library, and the Institute for Zorig Chusum, Textile Museum, and Trashichhoedzong. Once the tour is over, we will travel towards Paro valley, where we will be able to witness the breathtaking views of mountains and forests. If time permits, we can also make a stop at Simtokha Dzong. You will spend the night at a hotel in Paro.
Day 10 : Flight from Paro to Kathmandu
After experiencing the beauty and serenity of Bhutan, it is time to bid adieu to this enchanting country and return to Nepal. Our journey back home begins as we catch a flight from Paro airport to Kathmandu. The flight offers stunning views of the Himalayan ranges and offers a perfect end to our Bhutanese adventure. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, our team will be there to receive us at the airport and transfer us to a comfortable hotel in the city. You can walk around the streets of the capital before bidding it goodbye.
Day 11 : Departure from Kathmandu
This is the day of farewell where you accomplish the journey and leave for your home. Three hours prior to your boarding time, our staff will receive you from your hotel and drop you off at the Tribhuvan International Airport. We really enjoyed hosting you. Many thanks for having us and safe travels returning home.