• trip_duration


    11 Days

  • Country


  • Trip Type

    Tours in Nepal

Trip Grade:



2 persons

USD 1826

Traveling on double / Twin Sharing basis in 3 Star

3-4 persons

USD 1616

Traveling on double / Twin Sharing basis in 3 Star

Single room Supplement

USD 460

Mountain Flight to Everest – USD 250

Kathmandu/Lhasa/Kathmandu (Himalaya Airlines) – USD 962

Heli Tour to Everest with breakfast at Everest View Hotel (National Park Fees Included) – USD 1380


Nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas, Nepal is a land of unparalleled beauty and cultural diversity. From the bustling streets of Kathmandu, brimming with ancient temples and vibrant marketplaces, to the serene trails leading to Everest Base Camp, every corner of Nepal offers a unique blend of adventure and spirituality. The country’s rich tapestry is woven with the traditions of its many ethnic groups, each contributing to the colourful mosaic of festivals, languages, and cuisines. The sacred sites of Pashupatinath and Swayambhunath provide glimpses into the profound spiritual heritage that permeates daily life, while the natural splendour of places like Pokhara, with its tranquil lakes and stunning mountain vistas, captivates the soul. Nepal’s allure lies not just in its landscapes but in the warmth of its people, whose hospitality and resilience are as legendary as the peaks that tower over their homeland.

Tibet, often referred to as the ‘Roof of the World’, is a realm of extraordinary landscapes and profound religious significance. The city of Lhasa, a jewel in Tibet’s crown, is home to the awe-inspiring Potala Palace, which stands as a monument to Tibetan Buddhism’s rich history. The spiritual heart of Tibet beats within the walls of the Jokhang Monastery, where pilgrims from across the plateau come to pay homage. Beyond the city, the Tibetan plateau stretches out, a vast expanse of rugged terrain punctuated by sacred lakes like Yamdrok, whose turquoise waters reflect the purity of the sky. The monasteries of Drepung and Sera are centers of learning and contemplation, echoing with the chants of monks that resonate with the soul’s search for enlightenment. In Tibet, the natural and the divine coalesce, offering a journey that is as much an inward exploration as it is an outward adventure.

Trip facts

  • trip_duration


    11 Days

  • Country


  • Trip Type

    Tours in Nepal

Trip highlights

  • Kathmandu, the heart of Nepal, pulsates with life, its streets lined with time-honoured temples and lively bazaars.
  • A kaleidoscope of festivals paints Nepal’s cultural canvas, celebrating the heritage of its myriad communities.
  • The hallowed grounds of Pashupatinath and Swayambhunath stand as beacons of Nepal’s enduring faith.
  • The serene beauty of Pokhara’s lakes and the Annapurna range offers a soul-stirring panorama.
  • The Potala Palace in Lhasa is a towering testament to the enduring spirit of Tibetan Buddhism.
  • The Jokhang Monastery is a sacred sanctuary where the devout gather to seek divine blessings.
  • The sacred waters of Yamdrok Lake mirror the celestial expanse above, a sight of sublime tranquillity.
  • Drepung and Sera, ancient monastic universities, continue to echo with the pursuit of Buddhist wisdom.

itinerary Overview

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Exploring Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath
  • Day 03: Optional Mountain flight // Heli Flight to Everest. Patan sightseeing in the afternoon
  • Day 04: Kathmandu to Dhulikhel (Bhaktapur Sightseeing)
  • Day 05: Kathmandu to Lhasa
  • Day 06: Visit Potala Palace and Jokhang Monastery (3-4 Hours Sightseeing, 10 kms distance covered)
  • Day 07: Visit Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and Norbu Linkha (5 Hours Sightseeing)
  • Day 08: Visit Yamdrok Lake. Full Day Sightseeing (3 Hours Drive, 1 hour stroll and back to lhasa)
  • Day 09: Lhasa to Kathmandu: Approx 2 hrs 45 mins of flight (1878 kms), Evening Dinner with Cultural Show
  • Day 10: Kathmandu
  • Day 11: Departure from Kathmandu : Hotel to Airport transfer (30 minutes, 10 kms)

Detailed itinerary

Detailed itinerary

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  • day 01
    Arrival in Kathmandu

    Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport: Our friendly airport representative will be waiting to welcome you upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

    Enjoy a comfortable transfer (20-30 minutes, 5 kms) from the airport to your hotel in Kathmandu. Our representative will assist with the check-in process, ensuring a smooth start to your journey. Later we have a short city tour;

    City Tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Old Market (2 hours sightseeing, 10 mins drive from hotel, 3 kms distance):

    Kathmandu Durbar Square: Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Kathmandu by exploring the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Marvel at the ancient architecture, intricately carved palaces, and historical monuments. Our knowledgeable guide will provide insights into the significance of each structure.

    Old Market Exploration: Take a leisurely stroll through the vibrant old market of Kathmandu. Experience the local way of life as you navigate through narrow alleys filled with bustling shops, street vendors, and the aroma of local cuisine.

    After a day of exploration, unwind at your hotel or venture out to discover more of Kathmandu’s culinary delights on your own.

    Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • day 02
    Exploring Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath

    Begin your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel, preparing you for an exciting day of exploration. Later we explore Swayambhunath and Bouddhanath Stupa.

    Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple): (Around 5kms of distance from the hotel in Kathmandu, 20-30 mins drive).

    Spiritual Experience: Visit the Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple, perched atop a hill. Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance, surrounded by prayer flags and the resonating sounds of bells. Enjoy panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley.

    Boudhanath Stupa: (8 kms distance away from Swyambhunath, 40 mins drive)

    Sacred Pilgrimage: Explore the Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest stupas in Nepal. Observe pilgrims circumambulating the stupa, spinning prayer wheels, and soaking in the sacred atmosphere. Dive into the rich Tibetan Buddhist culture present in the surrounding monasteries.

    Pashupatinath: (5 kms from Bouddhanath, 20 minutes drive)

    Pashupatinath, one of the holiest temple of Hindu deities Lord Shiva, has a golden roof and silver doors and is built in pagoda style. The temple is in the mid of green forest and the river Bagmati on whose bank Hindus are cremated is flowing on its side. People except Hindu are not allowed to enter the main courtyard of the temple but can be viewed from the eastern bank of the river. It is the center of the Hindu pilgrimage and annually thousands of devotees flock into the temple during Shivaratri and Teej which occurs in the month of March and August respectively.

    Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu

  • day 03
    Optional Mountain flight // Heli Flight to Everest. Patan sightseeing in the afternoon

    Early morning head to the airport for a mountain flight. Our friendly airport representative will assist you to the airport. (30 minutes’ drive from the hotel, 10 kms)

    Mountain flight distance: (20-25 mins flight, 154 kms away, 5,364 metres altitude)

    As the highlight of your tour, embark on an extraordinary adventure with a helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp. Begin your day with an awe-inspiring journey, soaring above the majestic Himalayas and witnessing panoramic views of the world’s highest peaks.

    Conclude this remarkable experience with breakfast at Everest View Hotel, which also holds the Guinness world record of the hotel at highest altitude in the world, perched at an altitude that offers unparalleled vistas of Mount Everest and its neighbouring peaks. Enjoy a delicious meal amidst the grandeur of the Himalayas, savouring the unique perspective that this iconic hotel provides.

    Back to Kathmandu (20 -25 minutes flight, 154 kms), Airport transfer to hotel (30 minutes, 10 kms)

    Half day sightseeing of Patan (4 hours sightseeing)

    After morning breakfast, immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Kathmandu Valley with a half-day tour of Patan (30 minutes’ drive from hotel, 8 kms), often referred to as Lalitpur. Explore the historic Patan Durbar Square, adorned with intricately carved temples that narrate tales of ancient craftsmanship and architectural brilliance. Wander through the vibrant streets, absorbing the local atmosphere, and visit the Patan Museum to delve deeper into the cultural tapestry of the region.

    (Back to Hotel:- 8kms, 30 minutes)

    As the day unfolds, the evening is left open for you to enjoy at your own pace. Whether you choose to wander through bustling markets, indulge in local delicacies, or simply unwind at the hotel, the flexibility of the evening allows for a personalised experience.

    Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • day 04
    Kathmandu to Dhulikhel (Bhaktapur Sightseeing)

    Half day sightseeing Bhaktapur (3-4 Hours) Drive to Dhulikhel for Himalayan View

    (2-3 hours of sightseeing, approx. 1-hour drive to Dhulikhel from Bhaktapur)

    After breakfast, we head to Bhaktapur Durbar Square (Located 17 kms away, 1 hour drive from the hotel).

    Bhaktapur Durbar Square:

    This durbar square will mesmerize you with the beauty of different temples and palaces. You will not only be able to see the spectacular view of 15th century architecture but also will be acquainted with the palaces and the courtyard of the ancient times. The golden gates, wooden palace studded with 55 windows, Batsala temple, Shiva temple and the National Art Gallery are the major attractions of this square. Moreover, you might not want to miss out the five storied Nyatapola Temple built in 17th century; adding on to its structure are the pair of two wrestlers, two elephants, two lions, two griffins and goddess’s tigress & lioness in each storey making it the tallest pagoda style temple exhibiting the immense creativity and craftsmanship of Nepali in those centuries.

    Drive to Dhulikhel (1 Hour drive, 25 kms from Bhaktapur): Embark on a picturesque drive to Dhulikhel, a charming town renowned for its stunning Himalayan views. Marvel at the changing landscapes as you ascend towards the destination.

    After sightseeing, have your lunch at a local restaurant and drive back to Kathmandu (1.5 Hour drive, 35 kms).

    Back to Hotel (1 hour drive, 17 kms)

    Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • day 05
    Kathmandu to Lhasa

    Approx 1 hrs 45 mins of flight (1878 kms)

    On the fifth day of your journey, a serene transition unfolds as you leave Kathmandu and board a flight to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. Upon landing, a warm welcome awaits at the airport, with our representative ensuring a seamless transfer to your chosen hotel. Surrounded by the majestic landscapes of the Tibetan plateau, take a moment to breathe in the crisp mountain air and immerse yourself in the unique ambiance that characterises Lhasa.

    In the late afternoon, meander through Barkhor Street (2 KM, 7 Minutes’ Drive), a bustling and ancient marketplace that encircles the Jokhang Monastery. This vibrant street is a hub of local life, lined with shops selling traditional Tibetan crafts, religious artifacts, and unique souvenirs. Absorb the lively atmosphere and engage with the local community as you navigate the narrow alleys.

    As evening descends, the time is yours to enjoy at your own pace. Whether you opt for a quiet dinner at the hotel, sampling local Tibetan flavours, or venture out to discover the charm of Lhasa by night, the evening offers flexibility for you to unwind and fully embrace the unique ambiance of this captivating destination.

    Overnight at a hotel in Lhasa.

  • day 06
    Visit Potala Palace and Jokhang Monastery (3-4 Hours Sightseeing, 10 kms distance covered)

    Begin your day with a visit to the iconic Potala Palace (6 km away from Lhasa, 10 minutes), a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a symbol of Tibetan Buddhism. Perched on Red Hill, this architectural marvel was once the winter residence of the Dalai Lamas. As you ascend the steps and explore the grand halls, chapels, and intricate murals, you’ll gain insights into the rich history and religious significance that Potala Palace holds.

    The journey continues with a visit to Jokhang Monastery, a revered pilgrimage site for Buddhists. The ancient monastery, dating back to the 7th century, is known for its sacred Jowo Shakyamuni statue. As you explore the courtyards and prayer halls, witness the devotion of pilgrims and absorb the spiritual ambiance that permeates this significant site. Take your time to absorb the spiritual energy that permeates Jokhang Market and explore the surrounding areas.

    Night at a Hotel in Lhasa.

  • day 07
    Visit Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and Norbu Linkha (5 Hours Sightseeing)

    Embark on the seventh day of your journey with a visit to Drepung Monastery (11 kms, 35 minutes’ drive from Lhasa), one of the most significant monastic institutions in Tibet. Nestled against the Gambo Utse Mountain, Drepung Monastery holds historical and religious importance as the former residence of the Dalai Lamas. As you explore the expansive complex, adorned with intricate artwork and spiritual artefacts, delve into the rich Tibetan Buddhist traditions that have been preserved within its walls for centuries.

    Continuing your exploration, proceed to Sera Monastery (13 Kms from Drepung Monastery, 40 minutes’ drive), another sacred site contributing to the spiritual tapestry of Lhasa. Located amidst serene surroundings, Sera Monastery offers a quieter and contemplative atmosphere compared to the bustling city. Take in the tranquillity as you admire the architecture and engage with the spiritual practices that define this monastery.

    Conclude your day with a visit to Norbu Linkha (12 kms from Sera Monastery, 30 minutes’ Drive), a serene garden that provides a peaceful retreat in the heart of Lhasa. Surrounded by lush greenery and adorned with colourful flowers, Norbu Linkha offers a tranquil setting for reflection and relaxation. Whether you choose to wander through its pathways, enjoy the serene ambiance, or engage in quiet contemplation, Norbu Linkha provides a serene conclusion to your day of exploration.

    Overnight at a hotel in Lhasa.

  • day 08
    Visit Yamdrok Lake. Full Day Sightseeing (3 Hours Drive, 1 hour stroll and back to lhasa)

    Embark on a serene journey to Yamdrok Lake, a celestial body of water that mirrors the sky. This freshwater lake, known as Yamdrok Yumtso or Yamzho Yumco in Tibetan, is revered as one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. Spanning over 72 km in length and reaching depths of up to 60 meters, it is a natural wonder that captivates with its vibrant turquoise hues—a reflection of its name, which means turquoise in English.

    Nestled among snow-capped mountains and fed by numerous small streams, Yamdrok Lake is a sight to behold. Its fan-shaped expanse spreads southward, cradled by the rugged terrain that forms a multitude of bays and inlets. The lake’s surface freezes over in winter, transforming into a crystal landscape, while in summer, it becomes a sanctuary for migratory birds, adding life to the picturesque scenery.

    The cultural significance of Yamdrok Lake runs deep in Tibetan spirituality. It is believed to be the transformation of a goddess and is considered a talisman, integral to the life-spirit of Tibet1. Pilgrims from all walks of life, including the Dalai Lama, have journeyed to its shores, seeking divination and blessings.

    Your full-day excursion will include a 3-hour drive to this tranquil destination, followed by a leisurely 1-hour stroll along its banks. As you absorb the panoramic views and the spiritual ambiance, you’ll understand why Yamdrok Lake is not just a natural marvel but a cornerstone of Tibetan heritage. The journey concludes with a return drive to Lhasa, carrying with you memories of the lake’s ethereal beauty.

    Overnight at a hotel in Lhasa.

  • day 09
    Lhasa to Kathmandu: Approx 2 hrs 45 mins of flight (1878 kms), Evening Dinner with Cultural Show

    Upon your arrival in Kathmandu our representative will be at the airport to meet and greet you and transfer you to hotel. The evening is dedicated to a memorable cultural experience. Immerse yourself in the warmth and flavours of Nepal with a traditional Nepali dinner. The setting offers a blend of authentic cuisine and a vibrant cultural show, providing a captivating finale to your journey. Indulge in the diverse flavours of Nepali dishes, complemented by the rhythmic beats and colourful performances that showcase the traditional music and dance of the region. This cultural evening serves as a delightful celebration of your travels, allowing you to savour the moments and memories created throughout your exploration of Tibet and Nepal.

    Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • day 10

    Enjoy a free day in Kathmandu dedicated to leisure and shopping. Take this opportunity to explore the vibrant markets, boutiques, and cultural hubs that the city has to offer. From traditional handicrafts and souvenirs to local garments and artifacts, Kathmandu provides a diverse shopping experience for every taste.

    Overnight at a Hotel in Kathmandu.

  • day 11
    Departure from Kathmandu : Hotel to Airport transfer (30 minutes, 10 kms)

    On the eleventh and final day of your journey, it’s time to conclude your adventure. An Airport Representative will be there to assist and ensure a smooth departure from Kathmandu. With gratitude for the experiences, memories, and cultural richness encountered in Nepal and Tibet, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.

    As you depart, carry with you the warmth of the Himalayan hospitality and the echoes of diverse landscapes and cultures. May your journey home be safe and filled with reflections on the unique moments and discoveries made during your time in these enchanting destinations.

    Until we meet again, farewell and safe travels from the heart of the Himalayas.

Price Included / Excluded

  • English speaking staffs
  • Accommodation as per below – mentioned hotels on BB basis
  • All transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • English- speaking accompanying guide in Tibet
  • French Speaking Tour Guide in Nepal
  • Entrance Fees/Monuments Fee
  • Visa Fees of Tibet
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Visa Fees of Nepal (On arrival visa given)
  • Insurance of any kind / medical expenses
  • Beverages (alcoholic /non–alcoholic)
  • Expenses of personal nature (like tipping, laundry, Telephone/fax calls, camera/video fees, shopping, etc)
  • Airfare & airport taxes  (Mountain flight to Everest // Heli Flight is mentioned in Supplement)
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Services not mentioned in inclusions


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