Nepal Tibet Tour

Nepal Tibet Tour

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Trip Facts

  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Country visited: Nepal - Tibet
  • Trip starts from: Kathmandu
  • Trip End in: Kathmandu
  • Max. Altitude: 5200m
  • Trip Grade:
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Guest House
  • Transpotation: Plane, Bus, Van
  • Group size: Min. 2 pax

Trip Highlights

  • Guided City Tour in Kathmandu Valley and Lhasa.
  • Scenic flight Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu.
  • Visit to 2 countries of Himalayan wonders.
  • Magnificent views of the Great mighty Himalayas.
  • Know the Tibetan cultural & Worlds highest plateau, World famous highest mountains.

Nepal Tibet Tour is the fly in – drive out tour offering an insight to “roof of the world”, the place which was once prohibited for the foreigners now opens its doors and exhibits the beauty of trans-Himalayan landscapes, architectural landmarks and monasteries, Tibetan Buddhism along the local culture, tradition and lifestyle; once in a lifetime opportunity.

We embark for our Nepal Tibet Tour after your arrival in Kathmandu on Sunday or Thursday. You must arrive on Sunday or Thursday in Kathmandu because urgent visa for Tibet can be applied only on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. After sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley we take a short flight towards Gongar airport in Tibet next day. Lhasa is the prime destination for sightseeing which gives us an insight to roof of the world. Initially we visit the Potala palace, home of Dalai lamas along the Drepung monastery which is one of the world’s largest monasteries. Further we will visit the Jokhang temple and Norbulinka palace over there. Then for couple of days we drive through the picturesque cities of Tibet to return at Kathmandu via Kodari border.

Join Nepal Tibet Tour with Euro Asia tours and travels, the journey to “roof of the world”, an ancient and mysterious land with Buddhist culture, famous landmarks and unique trans-Himalayan landscape.

Itinerary Overview

  • Day 01 : Arrival
  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley ( Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan City, Swoyambhunath Stupa)
  • Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa
  • Day 04 : Sightseeing in Lhasa
  • Day 05 : Sightseeing in Lhasa
  • Day 06 : Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse
  • Day 07 : Drive from Gyantse to Shigatse (3900m)
  • Day 08 : Drive from Shigatse to Shegar (4350 m)
  • Day 09 : Drive from Shegar to Zhangmu (2300 m)
  • Day 10 : Drive from Zhangmu to Kathmandu (116 km)
  • Day 11 : Sightseeing (Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and finally Bhaktapur Durbar Square)
  • Day 12 : Departure

Day to Day itinerary

    Day 01 : Arrival
  • Welcome by our representative at the airport, transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. Later enjoy a welcome dinner in the evening.

    Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley ( Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan City, Swoyambhunath Stupa)
  • After breakfast we are going to do some sightseeing activities today. As planned, we are going to explore some of the most iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites, evening drive back to hotel.

    Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

  • Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa
  • After breakfast, transfer to the airport & fly to Lhasa. Upon arrival at Gongar Airport, drive to Lhasa. After we reach Lhasa transfer to the hotel for rest and in the evening exploring nearby places.

    Stay overnight at Lhasa.

  • Day 04 : Sightseeing in Lhasa
  • After breakfast, explore the Lhasa city. Today, we will visit:

    The Potala Palace:

    The Potala is Lhasa’s cardinal landmark and a structure that deserves a place as one of the wonders of eastern architecture. The Potala is a structure of massive proportions, an awe-inspiring place to explore as Potala lies dormant like a huge museum, and this nine storey structure was completed on 3 years. You can see Throne Room, Meditation Room, Bedroom of the Dalai Lama, Chapels of different Buddhist Gods & Goddesses.

    Drepung Monastery:

    Drepung Monastery is situated about 8 KM to the west of central Lhasa, and was one of the world’s largest monastery, with a population of around 10000 monks. Drepung was founded in 1416 by a charismatic monk. Inside the Drepung Monastery you can observe: Ganden Palace, Main Assembly Hall, Ngagpa College, Loseling College & other Colleges.

    Stay overnight at Lhasa.

  • Day 05 : Sightseeing in Lhasa
  • After breakfast, explore the Lhasa city again but  today, we will visit:

    Jokhang Temple:

    Jokhang is the most revered religious structure in Tibet. Although little remains Of its 7th century origins and most of the sculptures that adorn its interior post date the Cultural Revolution, the Jokhang bustling with worshipers and redolent with mystery, is an unrivaled Tibetan Experience.

    Inside the Jokhang temple are the Four Guardian Kings, two on either side. Beyond this point is the main assembly hall or Dukhang, a paved courtyard that is open to the sky. At the end of the courtyard and just before the entrance to the interior of the Jokhang itself is a long altar marked by a row of flickering butter lamps. You can also find the chapels of different gods & goddess inside the Jokhang.

    The Norbulingkha:

    The Norbulingkha, the Summer Palace of the Dalai Lamas, situated in the western part of the town. The first summer palace was founded by 7th Dalai Lama in 1755. You can see the Palace of 8th Dalai Lama, Summer Palace of 13th Dalai Lama inside the Norbulingkha. Norbulingkha means Jewel Park.

    Stay overnight at Lhasa.

  • Day 06 : Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse
  • Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake, one of Tibet’s holiest lake & important center for pilgrimage. Gyantse (3950 m), in the Nyang Chu valley 254km south-west of Lhasa, is one of the least Chinese influenced towns in Tibet and is worth a visit for this reason alone

    Visit the main attractions:

    The town’s principal attractions are the Gyantse Kumbum, a magnificent tiered structure that has only one ruined and remote contemporary in the Buddhist world, Pelkor Chode Monastery and the Gyantse Dzong. It is easy to spend a couple of days in Gyantse.

    Stay overnight at Gyantse.

  • Day 07 : Drive from Gyantse to Shigatse (3900m)
  • Drive to Shigatse & En-route visit Shalu Monastery. Shigatse (3900m) is the second largest town in Tibet and the traditional capital of Tsang. Visit Tashiluhnnpo Monastery, spectacular chapels and tombs of the Panchen Lamas & the Shigatse Free Market.

    Stay overnight at Shigatse.

  • Day 08 : Drive from Shigatse to Shegar (4350 m)
  • After having our breakfast we will set for drive from Shigatse to Shegar via Lhatze know as New Tingri. The journey involves crossing of two high passes Tropu La (5,000m) and Gyatso La (5200m).

    Stay overnight at Shegar.

  • Day 09 : Drive from Shegar to Zhangmu (2300 m)
  • Drive through the nomad and Yak hightablends to Zhangmu via Nyalam (3800 m), Lalung La pass (5050m) with panoramic view of Himalayan Peaks. With good weather conditions is possible to see the Mt. Everest, Cho Oyo, and the Shisha Pangma.

    Stay overnight at Zhangmu.

  • Day 10 : Drive from Zhangmu to Kathmandu (116 km)
  • Drive to Kathmandu through the Sunkoshi river valley, following the old salt route from India to Tibet.

    Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

  • Day 11 : Sightseeing (Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and finally Bhaktapur Durbar Square)
  • After breakfast set for the another day’s sightseeing: BoudhanathPashupatinath and Bhaktapur Durbar SquareLater in the evening enjoy the Farewell Dinner.

    Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

  • Day 12 : Departure
  • After breakfast transfer to the airport to fly to onward destination.

Price Includes

  • 04 Days Nepal Tour which includes : –
  • 04 Nights accommodation at Hotel Himalaya or similar 04 star Hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing BB basis.
  • Arrival and departure transfers in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing tour with Guide.
  • Kodari –Kathmandu drive using applicable AC Vehicle.
  • Entrance Fees to Cities and Monuments during sightseeing tour.
  • Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner.
  • 08 Days Tibet Tour which includes : –
  • All Accommodation on standard hotel in Lhasa and best available Hotels/Guest Houses en route on twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • All arrival and departure transfers necessary transportation by Good bus/ Vehicle.
  • Local English speaking Guide.
  • Entrance fees to monuments.
  • Tibet Travel Permit Fee.

Price Excludes

  • Lunch & Dinner in Tibet and Nepal.(Except Welcome and Farewell Dinner)
  • Any Airfare and Airport taxes (Given separately for Lhasa / Kathmandu & Kathmandu / Paro / Kathmandu sector).
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee (given separately ).
  • Tibet & Bhutan Entry Visa Fee (Given separately).
  • Personal travel Insurance, Medical Expenses, Emergency Evacuation/rescue in any form.
  • Any expenses arising due to Landslides, political disturbances, strikes etc…
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, tip etc.
  • Any other extra cost which is not mentioned in above cost includes section.