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 Jhokhang temple and Barkhor Streets
  • Visit Potala palace and the Holy Derpung 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 combined tour of Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. If you are planning to visit all there Asian country 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 19day itinerary to travel 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 end in Kathmandu (Nepal).

The tour includes visit of Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan and all these places are the most popular tourism destinations in Nepal. The 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 Chitwan Jungle safari and you have great jungle tour and activities in Chitwan national park. After 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 an altitude of 3650 meters above sea level towards the northern bank of Kyichu river. Tibet is hub of politics, economy, culture and religion in Tibet. You visit all the popular monuments in Lhasa and return to Kathmandu by taking flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu.

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

You then take return flight to Kathmandu from Bhutan to take international flight back to 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 hotel. Check in to hotel and after refreshed, 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 day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and the tour include visit of 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 tour, you will be dropped at your hotel and your evening is free.

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  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast at 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 drive 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 drive) 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 lake side in Pokhara.

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  • Pokhara

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

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

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  • Pokhara

After having breakfast at hotel in Pokhara, You take a boat ride across the Phewa Lake and visit Barahi temple that is located in the middle of the lake. After crossing Phewa Lake, you start 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 longest cave in South Asia. You then drive back to Pokhara hotel and afternoon is free.

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  • Pokhara

After an early breakfast at 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 scenic drive to Chitwan national park.

You check into 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 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 real exciting to watch in the evening.

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  • Chitwan National Park

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

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

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  • Kathmandu

After breakfast at 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 hotel.

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  • Lhasa

After having breakfast at hotel, you go for full day tour in Lhasa. You visit Potala palace in the morning which is 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 hotel, you start full day tour in Lhasa, you visit 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 Tempale and Barkhor market in the afternoon. 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 breakfast hotel, we transfer you to Lhasa airport to fly to Kathmandu. On reaching at Kathmandu airport, our representative pick you up and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu.

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

                

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  • Kathmandu

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

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

Then you go to visit Buddha 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 hotel, you start to drive to Punakha valley through Dochu la pass, in reaching at Punakha, check in to 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 middle of the Male and Female River. It was built by the spiritual leader Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. You also go to visit Chhimi Lakhang temple and return to hotel and check in to hotel to stay overnight.

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  • Punakha

After having breakfast at 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 hotel, you go to hike to Taktsang Monastery 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 farm house if time is permitted and return to hotel.

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  • Paro

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

Check into hotel and get refreshed and your evening is free to go for 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 your last night stay in Nepal.

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  • Kathmandu

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

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

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What's Included

  • All airport pick-ups and drops
  • All ground transportation by comfortable private vehicles throughout the tour.
  • Meals as per the itinerary.
  • 18 night accommodation in hotel as per the itinerary.
  • Sightseeing in Nepal, Tibet & Bhutan by an 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 etc.)
  • Meals not stated in itinerary.
  • Tips for guide and driver.
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section.

Client Reviews

FAQs

Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour is an easy tour mostly in cities of all these countries. You do not really need to have any kind of 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 spring and autumn seasons when you can enjoy a range of floras and vegetation.

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

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

Total of 30 meals (18 breakfast, 6 lunches and 6 dinners) are included in Nepal Tibet and Bhutan tour. The meals are provided in 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 available nearby.

Nepal visa: You need to have tourist visa to travel Nepal however it is not included in the price. You can easily apply and get Nepal visa yourself. You can either apply or get Nepal visa on your arrival in Kathmandu airport or alternatively you can apply and get Nepal visa prior to travel Nepal through Nepal embassy or consulate office in your country or region. Detail information about Nepal visa application.

China visa: China visa is required to travel to Tibet and China visa is included in our price and we (Escape Nepal) apply and get China visa for you. You need to travel only through travel agency and only guided tour is available in Tibet/Lhasa.

We need your color scan copy of your passport to prior a month and your passport at least 4 business days prior to apply and get China visa to travel Tibet.

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

Bhutan visa: A tourist visa is required to travel Bhutan. We (Escape Nepal) apply and get 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 to tour in Lhasa and return to Kathmandu. You then fly to Bhutan from Nepal to visit Bhutan and return to Kathmandu after Bhutan tour. All these flights Kathmandu – Lhasa- Kathmandu and Kathmandu-Bhutan-Kathmandu are included in our package and we book these flights once you book the tour from us.

Is international flight to arrive Nepal and return from Nepal on Nepal-Tibet-Bhutan tour included?

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

Yes, however the tip for all services provided on Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour is always a matter of personal discretion, however please be aware that tipping is considered to be a part of their normal remuneration and they may approach you for payment and there is no need to be intimidated by the request.

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

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

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