Multi-Country wonders of Himalayas [Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet]
- Explore the roots of Tibetan Buddhism and Vajrayana Buddhism along with observing the rich culture and lifestyle of the locals.
- Trek through the popular Pilgrims’ trail in Bhutan and witness the unique architecture and culture.
- Explore the historical Kathmandu Valley along with its age-old palaces, temples, and UNESCO designated sites.
- Explore Pokhara City and enjoy a short tour to Sarangkot to view the beautiful sunrise
- Catch the majestic aerial panorama of the mountains such as Mount Everest, Lhotse, Kanchenjunga, Cho Oyu, and Chomolhari peaks.
Experience the holiday of a lifetime! Explore three majestic Himalayan geographies while also experiencing the rich Buddhist history and cultures from three different destinations. Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan are three unique countries connected through the Great Himalaya spanning from Bhutan in the East to Pakistan in the West. Along with it, get to enjoy the beautiful aerial tour through the trans-Himalayan flight to Paro and Lhasa.
Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan have a long history of Buddhism. While Buddhism entered Nepal in 3rd BCE, King Songtsen Gampo of Tibet introduced Buddhism in Tibet and Bhutan in the 7th Century. Bhutan boasts many monasteries, Dzongs, and monuments influenced by Vajrayana Buddhism. Tibet offers insight into life in the harsh Tibetan Plateau. Nepal remains home to ‘City of Temples’ and people from varying cultural and religious backgrounds.
The 15-Days Multi-country trip commences at Kathmandu City and advances east towards Paro in Bhutan. Enjoy the majestic aerial tour of the Himalayas including Everest, Kanchenjunga, and Chomolhari Peak as you make your way to Bhutan. Explore Paro Taktsang ‘Tiger’s Nest,’ along with historical fortresses ‘Dzongs’ and Gompas before journeying to Thimpu and Punakha.
A journey back to Nepal will take you on a tour to many historical cities, age-old palaces, temples, UNESCO Designated Sites, and a popular hill-station of Sarangkot that offers the beautiful view of the sunrise. After experiencing the grandeur of Nepal, you’ll embark on a trans-Himalayan flight to Lhasa in Tibet. Also known as the ‘Forbidden Kingdom,’ Lhasa offers insight into the life of people living in the highest altitude in the world. You will get to explore the popular Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace, Barkhor Street, and Drayerpa Cave along with three major monasteries in the City. You will also get to witness the rich history of Tibetan-Buddhism that dates over thirteen hundred years.
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Geography: Hills and Himalaya
Location: Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration of Trek: 15 Days
Max Altitude: 3656m
Religions: Buddhism and Hinduism
Ethnic People: Multi-cultural
Transportation : Private Car/Flight
Minimum Pax: 2 people
DAY 01: Arrive In Kathmandu
- Hotel Moonlight or Similar
The trip begins upon your arrival in Nepal! Our representative will welcome you outside the airport and bring you to your hotel. Enjoy the chaotic scene of the city as you make your way towards the hotel. You will visit our office to discuss the trip in detail. In the meantime, we’ll prepare the required documents for you. In the evening, we’ll treat you with a delicious welcome dinner in one of the finest Nepali diners in Kathmandu.
DAY 02: Arrive In Paro (Bhutan) and Sightseeing In Paro
- 1 hour flight
Today, you’ll embark on a scenic trans-Himalayan flight to Paro in Bhutan. You’ll journey over the pristine Himalayas and hills to reach Paro located at the foothills of Chomolhari Peak.
In this tour, you will get to explore some of the most unique tourist destinations around Bhutan. Some of the highlights include visiting the ancient fortresses, monasteries, and architectural sites. After lunch, you’ll indulge in a short tour of the valley and explore the nearby Rinpung Dzong “fortress of the heap of jewels” and Ta Dzong, along with a visit to Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Bhutan.
Breakfast, lunch dinner
DAY 03: Hike to Taktsang Monastery (4-6 Hours) and Drive to Thimphu (55km/2 Hours)
- 5-8 hours
- Standard hotel
After breakfast, you’ll embark on an adventurous hike to the popular Buddhist monastery called “Paro Taktsang” located on a cliff at the altitude of 3180 meters. Popularly known as the Tiger’s Nest, the monastery is accessible through a 4-5hr uphill hike.
Paro Taktsang was built in 1692 around the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave where the renowned Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche supposedly meditated for exactly three years, three months, three weeks, three days and three hours. You can witness the local legends of Guru Rinpoche before heading back to the hotel. After lunch, you’ll embark on a scenic drive through the countryside to reach Thimpu City located almost 2hr from Paro.
breakfast lunch dinner
DAY 04: Hike To Wangdi Tse Gompa (2 Hours) And Thimphu Sightseeing
- 6-8 hours
The capital of Bhutan, Thimpu is home to both the royal family and the government. After breakfast, you’ll embark on a sightseeing tour of the city. The day begins with a short drive to BBS Tower from where you’ll embark on an adventurous hike to Wangdi Tse Gompa (monastery). Upon return, you will drive towards Tashichho Dzong, an ancient Buddhist monastery and fortress located on the outskirts of Thimpu.
Afterward, you will get to visit the Samtenling Palace, which is home to the fourth King followed by a tour of the National Textile Museum, King’s Memorial Chorten. If time permits, you will get to visit the local zoo where you can witness the national animal of Bhutan, Takin. The day ends with a brief tour of the local market.
Breakfast lunch dinner
DAY 05: Drive Thimphu to Dochula Pass (30 Km/45 Minutes), Hike to Lungchutse Monastery (3-4 Hours) and Drive to Punakha (41 Km/2.5 Hours)
- 3-4 hours drive
After breakfast at the hotel, you’ll embark on a scenic drive towards Dochu La Pass (3,100m), a Himalayan pass that is home to 108 memorial Buddhist Chortens which falls en route to Punakha Valley. Catch the majestic sight of Mount Chomolhari from the top of the pass. From here, you will embark on a short hike to Lungchutse Monastery located on a discreet part of the valley.
Afterward, you’ll get back on the road and drive all the way Punakha, the administrative center of Punakha Dzongkhag. Punakha was the seat of government until 1955. Upon entering the valley, you will catch the beautiful sights of Pho Chu and Mo Chu Rivers.
Breakfast lunch dinner
DAY 06: Drive Punakha to Paro (130 Km/4-5 Hours) and Hike to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten (2 Hours) En Route
- 5 hours drive
On the last day of the tour in Bhutan, today you’ll drive back to Paro. The day begins with a visit to the nearby Punakha Dzong. From here, you’ll begin driving towards Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, a three-storied Chorten with whitewashed walls and a carved wooden facade. You will find the animated depictions of various effigies inside the monastery. Afterward, you’ll hit the road and drive to Paro Valley. Overnight in Paro.
Breakfast lunch dinner
DAY 07: Fly to Kathmandu (Nepal) (1 Hour) and Sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur
- 6-8 hours drive/ on sightseeing
- Bhadgaon guesthouse or similar
The day begins with a delicious breakfast. Afterward, you’ll drive to the airport and embark on an hour-long flight back to Kathmandu. The trans-Himalayan flight will offer the aerial view of Chomolhari peak in Bhutan and Kanchenjunga, Makalu, and Everest in Nepal.
Once in Kathmandu, you will check into the hotel and embark on a tour of two of the neighboring cities namely Patan and Bhaktapur. The tour begins with a visit to Patan Durbar Square, home to an ancient Malla Palace that has been turned into a museum. You will get to witness the grandeur of the ancient Malla Kingdom along with witnessing the hundreds of years old palace, temples, and monuments.
Next, you’ll embark on a drive towards Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The epitome of Malla Kingdom, Bhaktapur remained the capital of Kathmandu Valley in ancient times. You will get to witness the rich architecture and culture in the city along with popular UNESCO designates sites such as the 55-storied palace, Taleju Temple, and Naytapola Temple.
DAY 08: Fly to Pokhara (35 Minutes) and Pokhara Sightseeing
- 6-8 hours drive on sightseeing
- Pokhara batika hotel or similar
The day begins with breakfast at the hotel. Afterward, you’ll drive to the airport and catch a short flight to Pokhara. The flight may last anywhere from 30-35 minutes. Catch the beautiful aerial view of the mountains in the north.
Upon arrival in Pokhara, you’ll check into the hotel and embark on a short sightseeing tour of the city. The ‘city of lakes’ is gifted with many popular tourist sites such as Pokhara Peace Stupa (UNESCO designated site), International Mountain Museum, and Tal Barahi Temple. Afterward, you’ll indulge in a brief boat ride. A few of the other places you can visit in Pokhara are Davis Falls and Gupteshwor Cave.
DAY 09: Morning Sunrise from Sarangkot Hill (30 Minutes) and Afternoon Hike to small Village (2-3 Hours), Pokhara Sightseeing
- 6-8 hours
- Pokhara batika or similar
The day begins early as you embark on a short drive to the outskirts of Pokhara. A 30 min drive will take you to the top of Sarangkot Hill that offers the beautiful view of the sunrise along with the majestic panorama of the nearby mountains such as Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I, and Dhaulagiri. After breakfast at Sarangkot, you’ll begin driving downhill towards Pokhara. At noon, you’ll embark on a short hike towards Damsadi Village that lies in the southwest of Phewa Lake near the Phewa Powerhouse. In the evening, you can consider visiting the nearby Tibetan Refugee Camp. Overnight in Pokhara.
DAY 10: Fly Pokhara to Kathmandu (35 minutes) and Kathmandu Sightseeing
- 6+ hours
- Hotel moonlight or similar
After early breakfast at the hotel, you’ll drive to the airport and embark on a short flight back to Kathmandu. Bid farewell to the majestic sights of Annapurna I and Machhapuchhre en route to Kathmandu.
In Kathmandu, you’ll embark on a short sightseeing tour of the city and visit the popular Boudhanath Stupa located amidst the bustling Boudha area. Boudhanath is the largest spherical stupa in the world. You will find many different shops, hotels, and restaurants around the stupa that is primarily run by the Tibetans. Afterward, you’ll head Kathmandu Durbar Square and enjoy a rickshaw ride. The tour goes all the way through Kathmandu Durbar Square, Indra Chowk, and Ason to Thamel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
DAY 11: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa (Tibet) (1 hour 35 minutes)
After breakfast, you’ll embark on the final leg of the tour. A scenic trans-Himalayan flight will take you north of Kathmandu and over the pristine Himalayas towards Lhasa. You will get to witness the majestic aerial view of some of the highest mountains in the world such as Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Dorje Lakpa, Lhotse, and Makalu.
Upon arrival, you’ll drive to the hotel and rest for the remaining day. As you’re at an altitude of over 3500 meters, you must acclimatize properly.
DAY 12: Lhasa Sightseeing
- 6+ hours drive on sightseeing
The day begins with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Afterward, you’ll embark on an interesting sightseeing tour of the historical city. The tour begins with a visit to Potala Palace. Also known as the Winter Palace, Potala was formerly the administrative center and home to Dalai Lama. You will get to explore the different sections of the palace such as prayer rooms, libraries, and halls.
Afterward, you’ll embark on a drive towards Norbulingka Palace also known as Summer Palace of Dalai Lama. Witness the beautiful Norbulingka garden before heading towards Barkhor Street. An ancient bazaar of Lhasa, Barkhor remains a major market area. It is also home to Jokhang Temple founded during the reign of King Songtsen Gampo. The day with a beautiful tour of the market and a delicious dinner.
DAY 13: Explore Lhasa and Hike to Drayerpa Cave (2-3 hours)
- 3 hours hiking
The day begins with a breakfast and a visit to the nearby Ganden Monastery. Ganden is one of the great three Gelug monastery universities in Tibet. This 600 years old monastery is an architectural masterpiece. It remains situated atop a rocky cliff surrounded by rough terrain on all sides.
After visiting Ganden Monastery, you’ll embark a hike to Drayerpa Cave. Drayerpa Cave is situated in a discreet valley with an astonishing topography. You will find more than 30 caves that were used by the Lamas who desired to spend time in private. After exploring a few of the caves, you’ll head back to Lhasa for the overnight stay.
DAY 14: Lhasa Sightseeing
- full day
On the last day of the tour in Lhasa, you’ll embark on a tour of two of the great-three Gelug monastery universities in Tibet namely the Sera monastery and Drepung monastery. The 600-year-old Drepung Monastery remained a sanctuary for about 10,000 monks in the past. Today, it has a few hundred monks. You will get to witness the rich history, culture and religious beliefs of Tibetan-Buddhism.
Then, you’ll embark on a tour to Sera Monastery that boasts of white-washed walls and golden roofs. It lies on the lap of Serawoze Mountain and holds a history of Tibetan-Buddhism lasting over 500 years. Afterward, you’ll drive back to Lhasa for the overnight stay.
DAY 15: Depart from Lhasa
After breakfast, you’ll head back to the airport and embark on a flight/drive back home.
- Airport pick up & drop off service in a private vehicle
- All ground transportation by comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
- 3 star accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast on twin shearing
- 3 star accommodation in Bhutan with government approved star on Full board.
- 3 star accommodation in Lhasa with breakfast
- 3 star accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast on twin shearing
- All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in Bhutan
- Domestic flight (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
- Guided sightseeing tour as mentioned in the itinerary
- Professional English-speaking, government licensed local tour guide for sightseeing, Bhutan/Nepal/Tibet
- Staff cost including their food, accommodation, salary, flight, insurance, equipment etc.
- Monument entry fees during Sightseeing tour
- Bhutan visa fee and special permit
- International flight [Kathmandu – Paro – Kathmandu]
- Tibet visa fee and special permit, For Us and Canadian passport holder visa fee extra $90 PP.
- International flight [Kathmandu – Lhasa] and extra for onward.
- All Local and Government taxes, administrative charges.
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival or late departure
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Tibet
- Nepal Visa fee
- Travel and medical insurance
- International flight (Lhasa to onward)
- Personal expenses (phone call, internet, laundry, bar bills, snacks, battery recharge, bottled or boiled water, souvenirs, extra porter etc.)
- Personal trekking gear and equipment
- Tips for guide, porter and driver (tipping is expected)
- Any unseen expenses due to circumstances beyond our control.
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