Discover Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet in Adventure of a lifetime with our 16 days ultimate trip. Enjoy the guided tour of UNESCO heritage cities of Kathmandu, meet with the living goddess-Kumari, visit numerous temples and monuments. Your Go Beyond Himalayas trip continues with a flying over roof of the world to Lhasa. The largest city and a center of Lamas in Tibet, China. Explore the Potala- former palace of Dalai Lamas, the biggest monasteries of Tibet, walk around Barkhor Bazaar.
Take scenic drive to cities of Gyantse and Shigatse to learn more about Tibetan culture and history. Journey back to Kathmandu. Take scenic flight to Bhutan- Himalayan kingdaom of Thunder Dragon.
Explore the guided tour of Paro, Thimpu, Punakha. Take a uphill hiking to Taktshang ( Tiger nest ), taste the Bhutanese favorite food Yamadashi, Nepalese Daal Bhat, Momo and more.
16 Days/15 Nights
from US$ 3375
per person based on double occupancy
Minimum no of people: 2 Maximum no of people: 16
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Tour code: ETI-GBH16
Tour start in : Kathmandu, Nepal
Tour end in : Kathmandu, Nepal
Duration : 16 Days
- Explore ancient cities of Kathmandu
- Go around Thimpu, Paro in Bhutan
- Potala-former palace of Dalai Lamas
- Learn more about Buddhism practiced in monasteries of Tibet
- Taste Bhutanese, Nepalese and Tibetan cuisine
- All inclusive trip
- Enjoy the guided tour of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur Durbar squares
- Meet with Kumari (living goddess)
- Discover the guided tour of Potala- (former palace of Dalai Lamas) Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse,
- Visit Drepung- largest monastery of Tibet with 7700 monks.
- Go around Paro, Thimpu and Punakha in Bhutan
- Take uphill hiking experience to Taktshang ( Tiger Nest )
- Full Breakfasts (15)
- Lunch (5)
- Dinner (4)
- Kathmandu: Hotel Yak & Yeti, Radisson Kathmandu, Hotel Del Annapurna
- Lhasa: Hotel Yak ( Tibetan wing ) or similar
- Gyantse: Hotel Yeti or similar
- Shigatse: Hotel Manasarovar or similar
- Thimpu- Hotel Phuntsopelri or similar
- Paro- Hotel Olathang or similar
- Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu flight ( airfare extra)
- Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu (airfare extra)
[toggle_content title=”Day 01- Explore Kathmandu“]
Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal’s largest and capital city. Get a brief information about Kathmandu with our guide. Overnight in Kathmandu
[toggle_content title=”Day 02- Kathmandu Sights“]
Enjoy a guided tour of Kathmandu. Visit includes UNESCO heritage sites-Durbar Squares, temple of living Goddess, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambunath, Pashupatinath Hindu temple and Bhaktapur. Overnight in Kathmandu
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Your adventure begins after boarding a scenic flight to Lhasa. On arrival you will meet our local expert guide and driver. Enjoy scenic drive to Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa.
[toggle_content title=”Day 04- Explore Lhasa“]
Meet Tibetan life in Lhasa. Whole day explore the city visiting Potala Palace- for palace of Dalai Lamas, Jokhang temple etc. You will have stop for lunch and rest. Overnight in Lhasa.
[toggle_content title=”Day 05- Monasteris, Palaces Bazaar:“]
Visit Drepung a largest monastery of Tibet with 7700 monks. Tour continues to Sera Monastery, Norbulinka and hang around Barkhor Bazaar at the end of the day. Overnight in Lhasa.
After breakfast take scenic drive to Gangtok, Sikkim. Overnight Gangtok, Sikkim.
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Take a amazing road trip through the plateau of Tibet crossing over 5000 meter pass-Karola, Yamdok tso (lake). You will have stops for picture and rest. Overnight in Gyantse.
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Enjoy full tour of Palcho Monastery and Kunbum Pagoda. Pagoda known as 100000 image pagoda that stands 9 Storeyed with 108 doors, 77 chapels containing clay sculptures and murals. Overnight in Gyantse.
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After breakfast take short drive to Shigatse. Take a rest in Shigatse.Take a day tour of Panchen Lama’s Monastery-Tashilumphu. Tashilumpu is one of the beautiful monastery of Tibet. It has 26 meters height statue of Buddha made with 275kg of solid gold. The statue holds great quantities of precious items including pearls, torques, coral and amber. Overnight in Shigatse. Overnight in Shigatse.
[toggle_content title=”Day 09, Shigatse-Lhasa: “]
After breakfast journey back to Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa.
[toggle_content title=”Day 10, Lhasa-Kathmandu“]
After breakfast drive to Lhasa airport to board your flight to Kathmandu. On arrival drive to your hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight in Kathmandu.
[toggle_content title=”Day 11, Get into Himalayan Kingdom- Bhutan“]
After breakfast board your next adventure to Bhutan a Himalayan Kingdom known as country of gross happiness, Thunder Dragon. On arrival scenic drive to Thimpu a capital city of the Bhutan. Overnight in Thimpu.
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Take scenic drive day trip to Punakha crossing Dochu-la. The journey includes breathtaking view from pass and beautiful greenery all the way to Punakha. Visit Punakha Dzong built on the junction of the two rivers the Phochu (Male River) and Mochu (Female River). It is one of the most spectacular Dzongs in the country. Overnight in Thimphu.
[toggle_content title=”Day 13, Thimpu/Chunzom/Paro:“]
After breakfast, visit traditional paper factory, Tachogan Monastery built by iron chain maker of Bhutan en-route to Paro. Travel through the villages of Shaba, Bondey.
Visit National museum, Paro Dzong built in 1646. Hike down to traditional wooden covered bridge locally called Nymezampa on the Paro river. Evening enjoy walking tour of main street of Paro.
[toggle_content title=”Day 14, Paro-Taktsang Excurson:“]
Spend the day with hiking to Taktsang. Take a short drive to the north of Paro valley to Ramthankha. Start your hike to Taktsang Monastery ( Tiger’s nest ). It is ( 2 hours ) steeply uphill hiking to the Monastery with a special permit. Take lunch at Taksang Cafe after the hike. An afternoon visit Kyitsu Lhakhang one of Bhutan’s oldest and most sacred monasteries, if time permit.
[toggle_content title=”Day 15, Paro/Kathmandu“]
Early morning fly back to Kathmandu. On arrival meet with your tour escort and transferred to Hotel. Afternoon free for leisure. Overnight at hotel.
[toggle_content title=”Day 16- Search Out Your Kathmandu.“]
Your itinerary ends in Kathmandu, where you can choose one final optional adventure, depart for your next destination beyond Himalayas. Or start your journey home with memories and stories to spare.
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Health Tip: Mountain sickness may occur people with lung and heart complications. Travel to Tibet is over 3000 meter. So we require your doctor’s certification to join this tour.