Nepal -Tibet -Bhutan Tours introduce Himalayan culture, religion and nature. We can experience the breathtaking flight over the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, while flying between the incomparable Himalayan countries.
Kathmandu is an unforgettable melting pot of Hindu and Buddhist cultures. In the local markets and bazaars explore the wealth of Hindu and Buddhist sites as well as charming valley towns such as Bhaktapur, with its well preserved 15th century architecture.
In Lhasa, Tibet’s long forbidden capital city which is 12,000 feet high, you will tour the major monuments, including the legendary gold roofed thousand room Potala Palace. Then walk pilgrim trails, hike up to ancient ridge-top monasteries, meet a colorful array of people, from nomads to lamas, and delight in some of the most majestic scenery on earth. Come take a step back in time and join us on this enriching journey for an eye opening look into traditions and cultures far removed from those in the West.
Along with this we fly to the tiny Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan where you will feel time has stood still. Explore the pastoral back roads of Bhutan, a true bastion of tradition in an uncertain world. You will visit the Shangri-La setting of the Paro Valley, the central Bhutanese town of Punakha, with its huge, spectacular monastery set by the river, and the capital city of Thimpu.
DAY 01: ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our Blue Bird representative and driver will meet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and escort you to your designated hotel. The representative will help you to check into your hotel. In the hotel, you will be briefed about your daily activities during the tour.
DAY 02: SIGHTSEEING IN KATHMANDU VALLEY
Kathmandu valley is the historical and cultural heart of Nepal and has been a popular destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The valley offers you a wonderful mix of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western influence. After breakfast, you will be guided to visit renowned monkey temple - Swoyambhunath. After lunch, you will be visiting Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square.
DAY 03: FLY TO PARO
Today you will be taken to airport to take the flight to Paro (Bhutan). The flight offers you beautiful view of mountain and landscape. You will get Bhutan visa on passport upon showing visa approval letter plus 2 pp size picture. Meet/greet by our guide and drive to Hotel.. Afternoon / evening time at leisure. You can visit around the market.
DAY 04: DRIVE PARO – THIMPU
Paro Sightseeing - visit the ruined fortress of Drugyel dzong which still attracts visitors due to the strategic location of the fort. The fort defended the Paro valley from the Tibetan invasion from the north in the early 17th century. On clear weather Mount Chomolhari 7320 meters can be seen towering over the dzong. Proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong. It was housed into the National museum in the 1960s by the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. The seven floors museum highlights various aspects of Bhutanese culture and history dating back to the 7th century. A short walk downhill to the Rinpung Dzong which serves as the administrative center and school for monks. Late after noon drive 2 hours to Thimphu (65 Kms) which is the capital of Bhutan. Evening will be free time.
DAY 05: DRIVE THIMPU – PARO
In the morning, Thimphu sightseeing - In the afternoon, drive back to Paro via visiting the first building built in Bhutan the Simtokha Dzong. It now houses the Buddhist university. Arrive Paro, Evening at leisure.
DAY 06: FLY BACK TO KATHMANDU AND TRANSFERRED TO NAGARKOT
Today you have a flight to return to Kathmandu. Once you reach Kathmandu, you will be transferred to Nagarkot. You will have time for the preparation for next trip to Tibet and evening briefing at your hotel.
DAY 07: SIGHTSEEING IN KATHMANDU VALLEY
Kathmandu valley is the historical and cultural heart of Nepal and has been a popular destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The valley offers you a wonderful mix of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western influence. After breakfast, you will be guided to visit renowned Bhaktapur Durbar Square. After lunch, you will be visiting Pashupatinath and Baudhanath.
DAY 08: FLY TO LHASA
Our representative will drop you to Tribhuvan Airport for trip departure to Lhasa with your Tibet Permit and Visit Visa papers by China Air in the morning and after a 70 minute fly over the Higher mountains between Mt. Everest and Mt. Kanchenjunga its’ Tibet agent will give you welcome reception at Lhasa Gonggar Airport (LXA) with a 4WD vehicle to drive 60km in the completely smooth and blacktopped high way to Lhasa City and assist you to check in at your confirmed accommodation with BB Plan.Lhasa is situated on the north bank of Kyi-chu River and in the Tibetan language means "Place of the Gods". Rest is important today as you acclimatize to the rarefied atmosphere of this high altitude city.
DAY 09: SIGHTSEEING IN AND AROUND LHASA
Today the Tibetan English speaking guide will take you to visit Potala Palace, Ramoche Monastery and the Norbulingka. Potala Palace, the erstwhile home of the Dalai Lama, was built in 637 AD atop a single hill by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo. Norbulingka, the erstwhile summer palace of Dalai Lama meaning ‘Jewel Park', is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and covers an area of around 3,60,000 sq. m making it the largest man-made garden in Tibet. Your overnight accommodation with BB Plan will be at the same as previous day.
DAY 10: SIGHTSEEING IN AND AROUND LHASA
In the second day of Lhasa sightseeing, you will be taken to visit Sera Monastery, Jokhang Monastery and Barkhor Market. The Sera Monastery, 5 km north of Lhasa, is one of Lhasa's prettiest monasteries and once upon a time sheltered a community of more than 5,000 monks. Jokhang Monastery, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, houses, Tibet's most precious religious relic, a golden Sakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo. Your overnight accommodation with BB Plan will be at the same as previous day.
DAY 11: FLY BACK TO KATHMANDU
Early in the morning the guide will assist you to check out from hotel in Tsedang and drive to Airport to fly from Lhasa (3650m) to Kathmandu (1350m). In your morning flight you may assemble enjoy with wonderful Himalayan views of Nepal and Tibet. Snowy Horizon represent will receive you in TIA and transfer to your confirmed hotel for your overnight accommodation at about late morning then you will have leisure time for shopping or rest in Kathmandu.
DAY 12: DEPART KATHMANDU
After checking out of the hotel, our representative will take you to the international airport for your flight towards onward destination.
Classification of our Tour package:
Deluxe: Deluxe hotels (4 - 5 star), best available private transport with A/C car and coach, Tourist guide during sight seeing, tour escort for entire the tour etc.
Standard: Standard hotels (3 - 4 Star), best available private transport with A/C or non A/C Car and Coaches, Tourist guide during sight seeing, Tour escort for entire the tour / trek etc.
Budget: Includes Tourist standard hotels (1 - 2 stars), choice of available transport, private or tourist bus – transfer, Tourist guide during sight seeing, etc.
Cost of the Tour
We will furnish our best competitive price upon your request and service you are looking for Deluxe, Standard & Budget, number of person traveling together for the same Tour / Trek. Please send us your request. We will back to you on same day.
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