Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour
13 nights 14 days Himalayan holiday tour for Nepal, Tibet & Bhutan in 2020!
Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour for 14 days is one of the best Himalayan tour packages for those who want to explore the pristine beauty of mountain countries. This is a exploration travel holiday which starts from Kathmandu, Nepal and ends in Kathmandu as well. This tour takes you for sightseeing of most exciting historical places in Kathmandu valley for 2 days. In Kathmandu, you will visit Kathmandu Durbar square, which is popular for the living Goddess “Kumari”, Basantpur palace from 16th century, Hanuman Dhoka, Taleju temple etc. After visit to Kathmandu durbar Square we will take you Pashupatinath Temple which is Hindu temple and lots of Devotees come every day for worship, our tour will continue for Boudhannath Stupa which is renowned Buddhist shrine among the travellers. Another day our tour starts from Swayambhunath stupa which better known as “Monkey Temple” and then we will drive to Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar squire. Krishna Temple, Golden Temple, Kumbheswor Temple are the major places in Patan Durbar Square and Nyatapola Pagoda, temples, unique peacock window and medieval town which will impress you for lifetime. You can name the trip as "2 weeks Nepal, Tibet & Bhutan Culture Tour".
After couples of day tour in Kathmandu, you will take to Kathmandu airport (TIA) to fly for Tibet (Lhasa). Lhasa – the home of Dalai Lama, famous for unique monasteries, forbidden land, and of course for the Buddhism. If you like it you should put it on your bucket list. Sera Monastery, Norbulingka palace, Jokhang Temple describe you about how rich Tibet is on culture and heritage. Potala Palace, architect by Songtsan Gampo, the 5th Dalai Lama one of the most tourist visited place in Tibet, inspire anyone with its amazing structure and unique culture.
The third destination of this trip is Bhutan, after Tibet you will fly back to Kathmandu and another day fly to Paro and drive to the capital city of Bhutan “Thumphu”. Little bit similar to Tibet, Bhutan is only one Kingdom in south Asia. The land of Buddhist and few Hindus totally influenced by Buddhism. Zeleukha Nunnery, Tashichhodzong, Drukgyel Dzong are notable places to see in Bhutan but Taktsang Lhakang also known as “Tiger Nest” is most wonderful place for the entire trip. The major tourist sites like; Thimphu, Paro and Punakha will give you experience of Bhutan. After Bhutan trip, you will fly bak to Nepal and there is an extra day in Kathmandu for shopping or rest. And on final day will be final day for your Nepal Tibet Bhutan multi-country tour.
Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Up on arrival at Kathmandu airport meet our tour official representative, complete the custom and immigration formalities and drive to hotel and evening free time. (Hotel BB Basis)
Day 02: Full day guided sightseeing around Kathmandu city-
Historical Durbar Square area, Pasupatinath Temple & Boudhanath Stupa which will take you to visit Nepal’s most popular attractions and lunch break will be during the tour at best restaurants available. Hotel in Kathmandu (BB Basis)
Day 03: Full day guided sightseeing around Swayambhunath Stupa, ancient Patan & Bhaktapur city- Nagarkot
After breakfast drive to Moneky temple the another name of Swayambhunath stupa and then drive to historical Durbar Square area including many other famous monuments of around- Krishna Temple, Golden Temple, Kumbheswor Temple and Bhaktapur city’s old place popular Nyatapola Pagoda, temples, unique peacock window and medieval town and lunch break will be during the tour at best restaurants available. After the day trip drive to Nagarkot (30 KM east from Kathmandu). Hotel in Nagarkot (BB Basis)
Day 04: Nagarkot to Kathmandu
Early morning wake up for sunrise view from Nagarkot. You can enjoy panoramic Himalayan view including Mt. Everest from Nagarkot. Then enjoy your breakfast and after breakfast drive or hike (you can hike downhill to Changu Narayan temple for 4 to 5 hours) to Changu Narayan Temple and drive back to Kathmandu. Hotel in Kathmandu (BB Basis)
Day 05: Kathmandu to Lhasa (3650 m) Gonggar Airport
Up on arrival at Gonggar Airport meet our Tibet tour official representative, complete the custom and immigration formalities and drive to Lhasa city (3650m). It takes around 45 minutes to reach the main city center. Checking in your hotel, be refresh, rest for acclimatization to get fit with Lhasa’s high altitude. (Hotel BB Basis)
Day 06: Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa
Early morning after breakfast brief on the day’s program by your guide and proceed tour to Sera Monastery, Norbulingka and the Barkhor Square. The famous Sera Monastery allows you to get an insight into the important aspects of Tibetan Buddhism. Drive to visit to Norbulingka palace which is summer retreat of the Dalai Lama. The palace building construction completed in 1956 and it is elaborately decorated with Tibetan wood carvings and paintings. After visiting this historic monument head to Jokhang Temple and explore rich Tibetan cultural heritage of this site as well visit city center of Barkhor market and after visiting of the day back to hotel. (Hotel BB Basis)
Day 07: Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa
After breakfast meet your guide transfer to visit Potala Palace. This is the main attraction of Tibet forever and it is an impressive structure of Tibetan architecture. The Potala Palace has various types of Tibetan arts and crafts collection which are some many centuries of old. After visiting this outstanding Dalai Lama’s palace transfer to visit popular Drepung Monastery where you can observe nuns and monks are chanting and performing religious discourses together and back to hotel. (Hotel BB Basis)
Day 08: Departure from Lhasa for Kathmandu -
you will be transfer to airport, fly to Kathmandu to join onward program. Up on arrival meet Himalayan Mentor’s office representative at airport and transfer to hotel/ after refreshing complete the official formalities/ briefing about the package and rest of the day free for your own leisure/overnight at hotel in BB Basis.
Day 09: After breakfast transfer to airport and fly to Paro airport of Bhutan,
Upon arrival there meet our official tour operation representative and drive to Thimpu (65km-2 hrs) capital city of Bhutan, transfer to hotel, be refresh, brief about tour program and overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Thimphu - Punakha -
After breakfast meet the tour guide at hotel and join full day guided sightseeing tour. Morning first visit the Zeleukha Nunnery, National Library and Memorial Chorten of the Late King Jigme Dorjee Wangchuk in the heart of Thimpu town and The Tashichhodzong, 'The fortress of the auspicious Religion. Afternoon lunch break and drive to Punakha (77 KM) and overnight Punakha.
Day 11: Punakha Sightseeing - Paro
In the morning time visit Punakha Dzong, Wangdi Dzong & Simtokha Dzong. Paro Dzong also known as Rinpung Dzong which is built in 1644. It is the symbol of Bhutanese architecture. Then drive to Paro and visit National Museum & Paro Dzong and overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Paro to Taktsang Lhakang excursion tour.
After breakfast meet the guide drive to Sartsham Chorten and then 3 to 4 hours hiking (2 hour of horse riding - optional) take you to the Taktsang Lhakang (Tiger Nest Monastery). In the Taktsang Cafeteria, you can enjoy the coffee/tea for refreshment. After refreshment, commence a short hike to the viewpoint to witness a fascinating eye-level view of the famous Taktsang Lhakhang also known as the tiger's nest. PM: After lunch a slow downhill trek to Sartsham Chorten and then drive to hotel and overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Paro to Kathmandu -
After breakfast get ready your luggage packed and drive to airport to catch the flight for departure from Paro airport to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Kathmandu meet our representative and transfer to hotel. Hotel in Kathamndu (BB basis)
Day 14: Transfer to airport for International departure
or if you interested to have onward programs- wildlife safari tour, whitewater rafting/ kayaking, paragliding, sightseeing or visiting main tourist attraction of around please let us know we are happy to organize as you wish.
- Trip Highlights
- Cost Includes/Excludes
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Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan tour highlights
Whole Package Duration: 13 nights/14 days
Region of Tour: Nepal, Tibet & Bhutan
Maximum Altitude: 3650 meters (Lhasa, Tibet)
Trekking Grade: General (Easy to Moderate)
Mode of Tour: Historical, Culture and Nature Tour
Food & Accommodation: Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Nepal and Tibet & 3 times meal with accommodation in Bhutan.
Starting and Ending Point: Kathmandu
Transportation: Flight, Private comfortable vehicle or Tourist Bus
Best of the trip: Best opportunity to see the culture of Nepal, forbidden land and Buddhism study in Lhasa and nature with unique culture in Bhutan.
Best Time to Do: Spring and Autumn Season
Tour Cost: Please contact us for cost details
Exploration Tour Cost Includes
- Admission fees to sightseeing spots & activities specified
- Tour guide-excellent English-speaking guide
- Hotel accommodation wtih breakfast
- Transportation by private vehicle, Car, van or mini bus as per group size
- Travel alien permit fee of Tibet
- Guided tour as per program
- All Monastery entrance fee
- Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Lhasa
- Transportation by private vehicle, Car, van or mini bus as per group size
- Twin sharing accommodation in the hotel
- Full board service during the tour (3 meals per day)
- Transportation for airport pick up-drop and tour destination transfer
- Sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking Guide
- All entrance fees and permits as per tour program
Exploration Tour Cost Excludes
- All flight costs for specified destination
- Bhutan Visa fee
- Nepal entry and re-entry visa fee
- Tibet Visa fee
- Meals- Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu and Tibet
- Costs extra-in case of flight cancellation, bad weather forecast, road blockage and extra days stay except package
- Travel Insurance and expenses of personal nature
- Tips & gratuity for guide, driver and staffs