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

Escape Nepal offers a combined tour of Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet. If you are planning to visit all these Asian countries in your single holidays, then our multi countries Tour in all three countries is the best option for you. You do not have to deal with many companies in different countries. Escape Nepal has a 19day itinerary to travel to Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan.

The 19-day tour of Nepal, Tibet & Bhutan covers the land of Mt. Everest, the birthplace of Buddha - Nepal; the roof of the world -Tibet and the last Shangri - La - Bhutan. This 19 -day multi-country tour starts and ends in Kathmandu (Nepal).

The tour includes a visit to Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan, and all these places are the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal. Kathmandu has many cultural heritages and monuments, the tour of Swoyambhunath stupa, Patan durbar sunrise, and Bhaktapur durbar squire in Kathmandu. You then travel to Pohara, and the Pokhara is a magical land as it offers some of the decorative historical landmarks that the world has ever seen. The soothing waters of Fewa Lake and the sky-piercing peaks of Annapurna are to die for, but shrouded in mystery is the religious temple called the Bindhyabasini temple.

After visiting Pokhara, you travel to Chitwan for the Chitwan Jungle safari, and you have a great jungle tour and activities in Chitwan national park. After the wildlife tour in Chitwan, you return to Kathmandu and fly to Lhasa to visit Lhasa. The city of Lhasa is located between 29o 36'N and 19o 06' E at and at the altitude of 3650 meters above sea level. Tibet is the hub of politics, economy, culture, and religion Tibet. You visit all the main monuments in Lhasa and return to Kathmandu by taking a flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu.

You then travel to Bhutan. You visit mainly 3 popular destinations in Bhutan that are Paro, Thimpu, and Punakha. On your landing at Bhutan airport, you drive to Thimpu, and you have a tour of great monuments in Thimpu. You then travel to Punakha and visit Punakha Dzong and Chhimi Lakhang. You then return to Paro to visit Paro, including Tiger’s Nest Monastery.

You then take a return flight to Kathmandu from Bhutan to take an international flight back home.

Itinerary

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Our escort and driver will meet & greet you at the Kathmandu airport on your arrival and escort you to the hotel. Check in to the hotel, and after refreshing, you get brief about your daily program.

Your evening is free to explore yourself around Thamel.

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  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast at the hotel, you go for a day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, and the tour includes a visit to world heritage sites Patan Durbar squire and Syambhunath Stupa (monkey temple).

The Patan Durbar Square is located at the center of the city of Lalitpur in Nepal and is one of the three ancient Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu valley. One of its attractions is the ancient royal palace, where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur resided.

You visit the Monkey Temple, the largest and holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. After the tour, you will be dropped at your hotel, and your evening is free.

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After having breakfast at the hotel, you start your travel to Pokhara. The drive goes along the scenic Trisuli and Marsyangdi River to reach Pokhara.

It’s a pretty good driving as you go by the beautiful river valley, and you can view Ganesh Himal and the Manaslu peak as well during the drive. You reach Pokhara after 6-7 hours (depends on the traffic) and check in to the hotel.

Pokhara is a tourist's paradise full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, & temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with her lovely mountains. Your evening is free to explore yourself around the lakeside in Pokhara.

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  • Pokhara

You start the tour early morning today and drive to Sarangkot's viewpoint. Sarangkot a beautiful hill popular for its sunrise over the Himalayas. You will enjoy a close-up look at the Annapurna, Fishtail, and many others.

You have breakfast at the hotel in Sarangkot. You start the hike to Naudada that takes about 3 to 4 hours on plat level pat. You have lunch in Naudada and drive to Pokhara, and stop at Bindhyabasini temple on the way to visit the temple.

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  • Pokhara

After having breakfast at the hotel in Pokhara, You take a boat ride across the Phewa Lake and visit the Barahi temple that is located in the middle of the lake. After crossing Phewa Lake, you start the hike up to the World peace stupa that takes an hour.

You enjoy fantastic views of the Lake, Himalayas, and the Pokhara valley. You then drive to Devi’s falls and Gupteshwar cave, which is the longest cave in South Asia. You then drive back to the hotel, and the afternoon is free.

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  • Pokhara

After an early breakfast at the hotel, you start to drive to Chitwan National park. The drive takes about 5-6 hours (depends on traffic) through the many settlements and valleys. It is a scenic drive to Chitwan national park.

You check into the lodge, get refreshed and have lunch, and embark on a wildlife Tharu village tour in the evening.

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  • Chitwan National Park

After early breakfast at the lodge, you go out for a full day of jungle activities that include Canoe ride, Jungle walking, and Jeep safari across streams & into the jungles.

You also enjoy a scintillating Tharu cultural stick dance that’s exciting to watch in the evening.

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  • Chitwan National Park

After breakfast at the hotel, you go for an interesting bird watching tour in the morning. You then travel to Kathmandu that takes about 6-7 hours (depends on traffic).

Check in to the hotel, and evening is free to explore yourself.

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  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast at a hotel in Kathmandu, you go for a sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur durbar squire. The Bhaktapur durbar square is highly known for its’ immense & tragic historical features to include heritage monuments that still echo the vibrant histories of these once-upon-a-time ancient kingdoms.

There are many temples, shrines, and monuments that you visit in Bhaktapur durbar squire, and return to the hotel and prepare to fly to Lhasa the next morning.

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  • Kathmandu

After breakfast at the hotel, we transfer you to Kathmandu airport to fly to Lhasa airport. On landing at Lhasa airport, our guide will meet and greet you and transfer to the hotel.

Your evening is free and overnight at the hotel.

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  • Lhasa

After having breakfast at the hotel, you go for a full day tour in Lhasa. You visit Potala Palace in the morning, which is the seat of both religion and politics in Tibet and built in the 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo and later renovated by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century.

You go to visit Sera monastery in the afternoon, which is 5 kilometer north of Lhasa city, which was built in 1419 AD by Jamchen Choeji, a disciple of Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelugpa sect of Buddhism.

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  • Lhasa

After having breakfast at the hotel, you start a full-day tour in Lhasa, and you visit the Drepung monastery in the morning, which is the largest Monastery of the Gelugpa sect of Buddhism in Lhasa. Drepung monastery was built in 1416 AD by Jamyang chojie a disciple of Tsongkhapa.

You go to visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor market in the afternoon, and this is the holiest shrine in Tibet and houses of golden statue of the Shakyamuni Buddha, which was brought to Tibet by the Chinese princess Wenchen.

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  • Lhasa

After having a breakfast hotel, we transfer you to Lhasa airport to fly to Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu airport, our representative picks you up and transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu.

Your evening is free to prepare to fly to Bhutan the next day.

                

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  • Kathmandu

After breakfast at the hotel, we transfer you to Kathmandu airport to fly to Paro Airport in Bhutan. The flight offers Mountain View, which is about an hour's flight.

Upon arrival at Paro airport, clear customs and immigration formalities, and meet the guide and driver outside the terminal building and transfer to Thimphu check-in to the hotel.

Then you go to visit Buddha's point, memorable Choden, Traditional School of arts & crafts, and Tashicho Dzong and stroll around the city in the evening (if time permits).

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  • Thimpu

After having breakfast at the hotel, you start to drive to Punakha valley through Dochu La pass. On reaching Punakha, check in to the hotel and get refreshed. You then go to visit the Punakha Dzong, which is the second oldest in Bhutan and built-in 1637 AD.

Punakha Dzong is located in the middle of the Male and Female River, and it was built by the spiritual leader Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. You also go to visit the Chhimi Lakhang temple and return to the hotel and check in to the hotel to stay overnight.

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  • Punakha

After having breakfast at the hotel, you start to drive back to Thimphu, you have lunch in Thimpu and again start travel to Paro.

Check in to the hotel in Paro and evening it free.

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  • Paro

After having breakfast at the hotel, you go hiking to Taktsang Monastery, which is also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery that takes approx. 4 hours to go and return.

You also go to visit Kichu Lhakhang, National Museum, and farmhouse if time is permitted and return to the hotel.

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  • Paro

After breakfast at the hotel, we transfer you to Paro airport and fly to Nepal, which takes about an hour. On reaching Kathmandu airport, our driver will receive you and transfer you to the hotel.

Check into the hotel and get refreshed, and your evening is free to go shopping as this is your last day in Nepal on your long Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour.

We also offer you farewell dinner in the evening as this is the last night of your tour.

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  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast at the hotel, we transfer you to the airport to fly to your home.

We are doubly sure you have enjoyed a wonderful holiday of different ventures that show you the true depths of Nepal’s and Bhutan’s natural and cultural beauty.

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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.