NEPAL TIBET & BHUTAN TOUR

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  • DURATION19 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELEasy
  • GROUP SIZE1-12

Highlights

  • Visit Swayambhunath, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Squire in Kathmandu
  • Visit Davi's fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Sarangkot View Point, hike Naudada, Bindhyabasini temple
  • Visit world peace Pagoda in Pokhara
  • Jungle safari in Chitwan national park in Nepal
  • Visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Streets
  • Visit Potala Palace and the Holy Drepung and sera monasteries
  • Scenic flight to Lhasa and return
  • Experience the culture, tradition, and lifestyle of locals
  • Visit memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery, Takin Sanctuary, Textile Museum, and Heritage Museum in Bhutan
  • Visit Punakha Dzong and Chhimi Lakahng in Punakha, Bhutan
  • Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Trip Overview

"Dive deep into the cultural richness, wilderness, and breath-taking landscapes of three Himalayan nations during the Nepal Tibet & Bhutan Tour."

Nepal Tibet & Bhutan Tour explores the grandeur of three Himalayan nations- Nepali, Tibet & Bhutan. It is an amazing venture that offers insights into the cultural heritage of these three countries and involves wild excursions and hikes. Even though connected because of the Himalayas, all of these countries unfold very distinct experiences from each other. This epic 19 days Nepal Tibet & Bhutan Tour is once in a lifetime journey ideal for people of any age.

Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan all these three countries have some iconic monuments and intriguing culture. Closed for a very long time for foreigners, these nations have well preserved their traditions and nature. No doubt, traveling to some parts of these countries is like traveling back in time. The tour offers a lowkey, smooth journey and lets you enjoy every moment gradually. To know more about Nepal Tibet & Bhutan Tour package or Nepal Tibet & Bhutan Tour cost, get in touch with us anytime.

Major Attractions Nepal Tibet & Bhutan Tour

Nepal

Nepal, the land of diversity and mighty Mt. Everest (8,848 m) is where the tour begins. You will be exploring three famous tourist cities- Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan during the tour in Nepal. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Boudhnath Stupa in Kathmandu. Likewise, do boating on tranquil Phewa Lake and visit Gupteshwor Cave, Davis Falls, Peace Stupa, etc in Pokhara. And Chitwan welcomes you with its wilderness and indigenous Tharu village tour. Enjoy jeep safari and bath with elephants. Get to see many wildlife and flora. Go on bird watching and canoeing.

Tibet

The second part of the tour takes you to Lhasa, Tibet. You explore centuries-old palaces, and monasteries during the tour in Lhasa. You visit the famous Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace. These are the winter and summer residences of Dalai Lama. Visit the three monasteries of Gelugpa- Ganden monastery, Drepung monastery, and Sera monastery. Likewise, explore Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Square and hike to Drayerpa Cave, a sacred pilgrimage site. The tour in Lhasa showcases the precise Tibetan art and architecture.

Bhutan

Bhutan is the next destination in Nepal, Tibet & Bhutan Tour. The Land of Thunder Dragons and the last Shangri La welcomes you with its beautiful fortress and ancient monasteries. Visit places like Ta Dzong, Rinpung Dzong, and Kichu Lhakhang (built in the 7th century) in Thimphu. The drive takes you to Punakha, where you will visit Punakha Dzong- built in the 17th century. Drive back to Paro and the next day go on an adventurous hike to Taktsang monastery, also known as Tiger's Nest.

Itinerary

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Land at the Tribhuvan International Airport, where you meet with our team member and escort you to the hotel. Check-in the hotel and relax. Later, stroll on the lively streets of Thamel and end day dining as per your craving.

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  • Kathmandu

Explore Kathmandu today. Visit tourist sites like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. There are many other places in and around Kathmandu that are worthy to visit. However, due to lack of time, we are limiting our visits for the day. During the tour, you will get to know the culture and history of Nepali people. Learn about Nepali art and architecture.

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  • Kathmandu

Take a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, the second-largest city in Nepal. You will have a lot of time to rest and explore the hotel today. In the evening, you must explore Phewa Lake and go on a tranquil boat ride. During the boat ride, you can see gorgeous sunset along with breath-taking views of mountains like Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Dhaulagiri, etc.

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  • Pokhara

Today, the entire day is covered by a tour of different landmarks. Wake up early and drive to Sarangkot. This place offers great views of snow-capped mountains and Pokhara city. You have breakfast at the hotel and go on a short hike to Naudanda. Walkthrough lush forests and small villages to the hilltop, from where you will see the fantastic landscape.

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  • Pokhara

You go to visit the Bahari temple in Phewa Lake and cross the lake by boating. You hike Peace stupa, have a great view of Himalaya, Lake, and Pokhara. Later, go for a guided tour to visit places like Davis Falls, Gupteshwar Cave and end the day strolling the bustling Lakeside Market.

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  • Pokhara

After having breakfast, drive to Chitwan, following a pleasant route. During the ride, you will see lush green hills, waterfalls, rivers, and terraced fields. Upon reaching Chitwan, head to the hotel. Later in the evening, visit Tharu village, an indigenous community. You will get welcomed with their traditional stick dance and assortments.

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  • Chitwan National Park

The day begins early. It is going to be a wild and adventurous day. Visit the Chitwan National Park and do activities like canoeing, jeep safari, and deep jungle walk.

The safari offers views of animals like one-horned rhinos, red panda, hog deer, bear, royal Bengal tiger, and many others, along with diverse species of birds. You will also visit the elephant breeding center, where you can see baby elephants and the process of making food for elephants.

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  • Chitwan National Park

Drive back to Kathmandu, enjoying a scenic ride from Chitwan. Upon reaching Kathmandu, we will help you in check-in. The remaining day is free. You can visit nearby places like Garden of Dreams, Patan Durbar Square, etc.

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  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast, go on a guided tour of the Bhaktapur Durbar Square. This durbar square showcases ancient Nepali heritage, art, and precise architecture. You will be exploring the Golden Gate, Palace of 55 Windows, Datteraya Temple, nine-storied Nyatapole Temple, etc. While visiting this place, do taste their famous and delicious Juju Dhau (yogurt) and other delicacies.

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  • Kathmandu

Today, you fly to Lhasa. The flight offers spectacular views of the Himalayan Mountains and gorgeous sceneries. Our team representative will welcome you at the Lhasa airport and take you to the hotel. Rest and enjoy the remaining day as per your wish.

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  • Lhasa

Get ready to go on a guided tour of Lhasa. Visit the Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace. Located at a high ridge, Potala Palace used to be the winter residence of Dalai Lama and the seat of the Tibetan government.

Norbulingka Palace is the summer palace of Dalai Lama, constructed in the 18th century. Later in the day, visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Square in downtown Lhasa. Jokhang temple is one of the oldest temples in Tibet.

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  • Lhasa

It is the second day of the tour in Lhasa. You will drive to Ganden monastery, located outside of the city, on the top of Wangbur Mountain (4,300 m).

Ganden monastery is one of the three Monasteries of Gelugpa, established by Tsongkapa in 1409 AD. You can see a vast collection of paintings and relics in the Monastery. Also, visit the other two monasteries- Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery.

Likewise, continue hiking to Drayerpa Cave, a sacred pilgrimage site. You have to climb numerous staircases to reach the top. Padmasambhava or Guru Rimpoche and Emperor Songsten Gampo are believed to be meditated in this cave.

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  • Lhasa
Take an amazing flight back to Kathmandu. The views during the flight will be outstanding. Spend the rest of the day in Kathmandu as per your desire. You can visit nearby tourist sites or enjoy the spa.

                

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It is time to leave for Bhutan. The flight from Kathmandu to Paro offers breath-taking views of the green hills and snow-covered mountains. At the Paro airport, you will meet with our team delegate. He will drive you to the hotel in Thimphu.

Later in the day, go sightseeing at Ta Dzong, which is an ancient watchtower. From here, head to Rinpung Dzong, the Fortress of the Heap of Jewels. Continue the tour to Kichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Bhutan, established in the 7th century by the Tibetan emperor Songtsen Gampo.

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  • Thimpu

Drive from Thimphu to Punakha, crossing the DochuLa Pass. The pass offers excellent views of the Himalayan Mountains. From the pass, hike to Lungchutse monastery through a forested trail. You can see breath-taking views from the top. Later, continue driving toward Punakha and check-in at the hotel.

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  • Punakha

Begin the day early and go on a guided tour of Punakha Dzong, built in the 17th century, located at the confluence of two rivers- Mo Chhu and Pho Chhu. Take a pleasant walk on the traditional wooden cantilever bridge to enter the dzong.

After the tour, drive back to Paro. En route, you will stop at the starting point of the trail that leads to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten. Walkthrough beautiful paddy fields and rhododendron & pine trees. From the top, you can see the tempting view of Punakha valley and surrounding snow-capped mountains. Spend the night in Paro.

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  • Paro

Today, you will wake up early and go on a hike to Taktsang monastery, also known as Tiger's Nest. The trail ascends through the rough track and pine trees. You can ride ponies if the climb gets tough.

Taktsang monastery is the place where Guru Rinpoche meditated as per the locals. The legends say he flew on the back of a tigress to reach this palace. Later in the day, visit the local market and buy souvenirs.

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  • Paro

Another flight and get back to Kathmandu. Today is your last day in Kathmandu. Visit the places you want and do shopping. In the evening, join the farewell dinner organized by the company.

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  • Kathmandu

Our airport representative will transfer you to the international airport as per the flight departure time and wish you our last goodbye.

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What's Included

  • All the airport transfers
  • All ground transportation by comfortable private vehicles throughout the tour
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • 18-night accommodation in the hotel as per the itinerary
  • Sightseeing in Nepal, Tibet & Bhutan by experienced English speaking local tour guides
  • Government taxes, permits, sightseeing entrance fees.
  • Tibet and Bhutan visa fee
  • Travel permit in Tibet and Bhutan
  • Flight from Kathmandu - Tibet (Lhasa) - Kathmandu
  • Flight from Kathmandu - Bhutan (Paro) - Kathmandu

What's Excluded

  • International flights to and from Nepal
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • All personal expenses (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry)
  • Meals, not stated in the itinerary.
  • Tips for guide and driver.
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section

Client Reviews

FAQs

Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour is easy to tour and mostly in cities of all these countries. You do not need to have any previous trekking/hiking experience to go on this tour. Any individual with good health can go on Nepal Tibet & Bhutan tour.

You can go on Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour throughout the year. However, the best time to visit Nepal-Tibet-Bhutan during the spring and autumn seasons, when you can enjoy a range of floras and vegetation.

You stay overnight in the hotel on the Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour. You get all the modern facilities and services in the hotel. You can book either a single or double room as per your choice. The rooms are simple spacious, well-furnished, and clean.

A total of 18 nights of hotels/accommodation included in the Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour. And 3-star good hotels are provided on this tour and the cost we have offered. However, a hotel upgrade is available on this tour as there are 4-5 star hotels available in most places. Let us know if you want to upgrade the hotels.

A total of 30 meals (18 breakfast, 6 lunches, and 6 dinners) are included in Nepal Tibet and Bhutan tour. The meals are provided in the hotels you stay, and other meals that are not included in the package also available in the hotels, or you can have them in restaurants.

Nepal visa

You need a tourist visa to travel to Nepal, and included in the tour price. You can easily apply and get a Nepal visa yourself. You can get a Nepal visa on your arrival at Kathmandu airport. Or apply before travel Nepal through the Nepal embassy or consulate office in your country or region.

China visa

China visa is required to travel to Tibet, and It is included in our price. We (Escape Nepal) apply and get a China visa for you. You need to travel to Tibet only through a travel agency. We need your color scan copy of your passport prior a month and passport at least four business days before apply and get a China visa to travel to Tibet.

We apply for this china visa when you arrive in Nepal and do go on tour in Nepal and provide China visa once you return from Chitwan before flying to Tibet.

Bhutan visa

A tourist visa is required to travel to Bhutan. We (Escape Nepal) apply and get a Bhutan visa for you once you book this tour from us.

There are few international flights involved in this Nepal-Tibet-Bhutan tour, such as you fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa and return to Kathmandu, flight to Bhutan and return to Kathmandu. All these flights are included in our package, and we book these flights once you book the tour from us.

Yes, However, the tip for all services provided on the Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour is always a matter of personal discretion. However, Please be aware that tipping is considered as a part of the remuneration, and they may approach you for payment.

As a suggestion, the US $5.00 for a tour guide, and the US $3.00 for a driver per day from each member is reasonable.

Yes, there are some tours as such a mountain flight tour is available on the morning of day 2 or day 9 before tour start in Kathmandu, and this is a hour flight tour in the early morning.

Or if you arrive early or stay in Nepal later than the scheduled date then you can do some other tours in Nepal such as Bardia Safari tourLumbini tour, etc…

No, the international flights to arrive in Nepal and to return from Nepal are not included in our itinerary and price. You need to look after these flights yourself.