Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour

16 Days
Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet
2
Standard/Delxue
  • Trip Code: Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour
  • Trip Type: Multinational Sightseeing Tour
  • Max. Altitude: 5200 m
  • Travel Mode: Air/Coaches

This tour will take you three differnt  Himalayan countries of Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. After admiring the graceful pagodas, temples and stupas of the Kathmandu valley. We will drive to wildlife in Chitwan & Natural beauty of Pokhara in Nepal.

After Nepal tour we will fly over Mt Everest to tibet in Lhasa. Lhasa is historical and cultural highlights along with the awesome Potala Palace of the Dalai Lamas, Jokhang temple, Norbulinka Summer Palace, the great Drepung and Sera Monasteries before flying back to Nepal. 

From  Kathmandu fly  to  Paro, Bhutan. In the ‘land of the peaceful dragon,’ Bhutan, your visit includes the valleys of Paro (Taktshang ) and Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan, and the picturesque Punahka and Wangdu valleys. A wonderful landscape of Himalayan cultures & religions.

Overview
Trip Code Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour
Trip Duration 16 Days
Trip Type Multinational Sightseeing Tour
Trip Grade Standard/Delxue
Min Group Size 2
Max Altitude 5200 m
Trip Start Kathmandu
Trip End Kathmandu
Best Season March, April, May, June, September, October & November
Transportaion Air/Coaches
Meals Bed and Breakfast/Full Board
Acommodation Standard/Deluxe
Itinerary

Arrive at Kathmandu International Airport and get transferred to a hotel. Brefing for the tour. Evening welcome dinner.

After breakfast proceed for city tour of Kathmandu visiting Durbar Square, complex of palaces, courtyard and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries use to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. In the afternoon visit the Swoyambunath Stupa and Patan City. Swoyambhunath Stupa, atop the hillock is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal enlisted in the World Heritage Site. Patan City is an enchanting melange of palace buildings, artistic courtyard and former palace complex. One remarkable monument here is a 16th century temple dedicated to the Hindu God Lord Krishna, built entirely of stone.

After breakfast drive to Chitwan and check in upon arrival. Lunch will be served at the resort/lodge. In the afternoon proceed for a tour to Tharu Village and witness the Tharu Cultural Performance.

After breakfast, your adventure holiday starts off with canoeing in the Rapti River where you can see Gharial and then, a visit to the Elephant breeding center. After Lunch proceed to the jungle for a guided safari on Elephant where you are free to see animals such as rhino, antelope and other wildlife as you move through the jungle.

After breakfast take a quick tour of Birdwatching after which we drive to Pokhara. Pokhara is a place of remarkable natural beauty. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence of the Fishtail Peak rising behind it create an ambiance of peace and tranquility. Pokhara is a perfect place to see the panoramic view of Himalayan region including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri

After breakfast, proceed for a half-day sightseeing tour of Pokhara City  including David fall, Gupteshowr Cave, Tibetan refugee camp, Peace Stupa and 1 hour boating at Lake Phewa. Free at leisure for the remainder of the day.

After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu through the Trisuli  River. You can do the optional day  trip to Trisuli River rafting.  Cost will be USD 35 per person. Over night in Kathmandu.

Welcome to the roof of the world! Your Tibet journey starts with warm greetings with Khaada/Mala/White Scarffrom by your tour guide. Khaada is Tibetan traditional welcoming and blessing scarf which consist meaning of good luck. You will be pick up at the airport then be escorted to your hotel in Lhasa city at the comfort of your own private vehicle. During the hour long drive to your hotel in the city, enjoy the breathtaking view along the Yarlong Tsangpo River. Tibetan features can be seen along the way, including Big Buddha engravings on the hill near the road, colorful prayer flags and friendly Tibetan people. Overnight at Lhasa.
After you arrive at your hotel, the rest of the day is free for you to explore around lhasa and acclimatize yourself to this high altitude city at the top of the world.  The altitude in Lhasa is about 3,650m above sea level

After Breakfast Take the challenge of climbing up to Potala Palace (3,650m above sea level) and get a great view of Lhasa’s urban areas. Great photographic opportunities along the way up as you will have a great view of the traditional Tibetan architecture. Hear the story of the Dalai Lamas and see chapels that the Dalai Lamas studied, rested and worked in. Pass former Dalai Lamas’ graves which are decorated with beautiful treasures.
Continue your tour to Jokhang Temple, which is within walking distance from Potala Palace. It is considered the spiritual center of Tibet. You will see many pilgrims worship within or nearby the temple. Enter the first floor of the temple and absorb the religious atmosphere, you will see pilgrims are donating butter oil to keep the lights burning for the Buddha. While learning about more Buddhas and Lamas than you can possibly remember you will gain a feeling for the vast history of Tibetan Buddhism. You might also hear red-robed Lamas praying. Walk up to the roof of the temple, take some pictures of the gold roof and enjoy the beautiful sunshine of Lhasa while observing pilgrims praying in front of the temple.
Finally, join locals in a traditional pilgrimage route by taking a relaxing walk in a large circular path around Jokhang Temple at Barkor Street. The street is filled with pilgrims taking part in religious activities and street venders selling a wide variety of traditional Tibetan goods and religious items. If you like you can also ask your tour guide take you to visit a Thangka workshop to marvel at the fabulous Thangka art work. There are cafes along the street as well. You can relax and enjoy the life in Lhasa in a lazy afternoon.

After breakfast, you are driven to visit the Norbulingka Park, the former summer palace of Dalai Lama. Explore the beautiful gardens and experience one of the most holy sites in Tibetan Buddhism while soaking up the rich history. Next, come to Drepung Monastery, which was once the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery housing 10,000 monks in its heyday. Learn about the lives of Tibetan monks.
Your tour ends at Sera Monastery, where you will get the chance to experience “Buddhism Scriptures Debating”. These debates are unique to Sera and are quite famous. Enjoy the debates.

After Breakfast transfer to Airport for flight to Kathmandu. Free day in Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu. Its trans Himalayan flight can see the panoramic view of mountains including Everest.

Upon arrival at Paro Airport.Our Guiee will meet and drive to Thimphu the capital of Bhutan through terraced fields along the river bangs down stream to its confluence with Wangchu then up valley to Thimphu. Overnight in hotel.

Morning visit Memorial Chorten, and drive to see Takin (Bhutan’s national animal) penned up there between the pine trees. After lunch visit Jungsi Paper Factory, Nunnery Monastery, Arts and Crafts School. After this, your hotel will welcome you for dinner.

Drive to Punakha over the Dochu La pass which is at an altitude of 3,050 meters (10,000 ft) and on the way you will see more of the beautiful scenery Bhutan has to offer. Once at Punakha, visit Punakha Dzong, and settle down for the lunch. After lunch visit Wangdi Dzong from the outside and drive to Thimphu. Overnight at hotel.

Morning after Breakfast drive to Paro about one hour , On the way visit Simtokha Dzong (the oldest Dzong in Bhutan) Drive to Base hiking point of Tiger nest monastery, The hike which is all the way uphill takes about more or less three  hours through villages and pine forests. The monastery clings to a huge granite cliff 800 meters from the Paro valley. Afternoon proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong. It was housed into the National museum in the 1960s by the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. The seven floors museum highlights various aspects of Bhutanese culture and history dating back to the 7th century. A short walk downhill to the Rinpung Dzong which serves as the administrative center and school for monks, walk further down crossing the traditional bridge into Paro Town, Overnight in hotel.

Early breakfast and transfer to Paro Airport. Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Free day in Kathmandu for shopping.

After Breakfast transfer to airport for onward flight.

Service Includes/Excludes

The cost of each trip differs as per the size of group, choice of hotel, client’s interest of service and correction in our itinerary.

For Price of this trip, please contact us: info@nectravels.com

Tour Cost Include:

» 5 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
» Sightseeing in Kathmandu
» Sightseeing entry fee
» One English speaking guide during the tour
» All transportation by Car/Van/Coaster/Mini Bus/Coach according to the group Size
» Airport Pick up and Drop
» 2 Night Accommodation in Chitwan with all meals
» All Activities in Chitwan
» 2 Nights accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
» Sightseeing in Pokhara
» 2 Nights accommodation in Lhasa with breakfast
» Sightseeing around Lhasa with Tour gudie
» All monuments entrance fee
» 4 Nights accommodation in Thimpu and paro with All meals
» Sightseeing around Paro & Thimphu with Tour gudie
» All monuments entrance fee

Tour Cost Exclude:
» Travel insurance
» Personnel Expenses
» Bottle drinks

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