Nepal & Central Tibet Tour

DurationPrice /👤 Group Size
11 DaysOn Request USDMin 2

Trip Overview


Nepal and Tibet Tour- One Of The Other Best Combo Trip In Asia

Nepal and Tibet tour combination will be once in a lifetime experience. This tour starts from the racial melting pot and the capital of Nepal Kathmandu visiting beautiful Durbar Squares “Where the kings used to live in medieval times”, the biggest Buddhist monasteries, and an immense cultural diversity.

The tour proceeds to Tibet “The Roof of the World”. Particularly, Tibet is famous for the magical and fabulous monasteries and century-old caravan trails. Further exploring the famous Potala Palace, the pilgrims in Jokhang temple, Barkhor market, and sera monastery among others. Furthermore, the trip proceeds Gyantse to visit the famous Tashilumpho monastery, and Khumbum & Pelkhor stupa. En route to Lhasa is a freshwater lake, Yamdrok Tso, which is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. Finally, the last night is for a farewell dinner with cultural shows from different ethnic groups of Nepal.

Starting Point : Kathmandu, airport

Ending Point : Kathmandu, airport

Grade : Easy

Itinerary


Day 1 Arrival – Kathmandu (1,400M)

Arrive in Kathmandu. Meeting and assistance at the airport and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Meal(s): XXX

Day 2 Kathmandu (VISA WORKING DAY)

After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square. This Durbar Square is one of the most famous attractions in Kathmandu. This is the place where the kings were crowned in the past. Visit living goddess Kumari. She comes out at a scheduled time to greet the visitors. Continue on to Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as “ Monkey temple by many tourists”.

Afternoon, sightseeing tour of Patan Durbar Square.  The Durbar Square is closely packed with temples, and with, a far more concentration of architecture than anywhere around the valley.

Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Meal(s): Breakfast 

Day 3 Kathmandu (VISA WORKING DAY)

After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath temple. Pashupatinath is one of the sacred Shiva temples on the Indian sub-continent. It draws devotees from all over India, including many colorful Sadhus (wandering Holy men). It is the largest temple complex in Nepal.

Continue on to Boudhanath Stupa. This is the largest stupa in Nepal and one of the largest in the world. It is the sacred place for Buddhist pilgrims. Once you enter the stupa complex it resembles Bharkor street of Tibet with a considerable population of Tibetans, number of thriving monasteries and many small shops selling Tibetan artifacts.

Afternoon, sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square.  The stone embedded street links a string of temples, monastery, courtyards and monumental squares. You will quickly notice how vibrant the town’s cultural life is with strong communities of potters, woodcarvers, and weavers.

Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 4 Kathmandu (VISA RECEIVING DAY)

The day is free in Kathmandu. This evening, you will receive your Tibet visa.

Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu

Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 5 Kathmandu – Lhasa (3,656M)

After breakfast, transfer to the international airport in Kathmandu and fly to Gonggar airport. Upon arrival meet our representative and drive to Lhasa (65 kms/1 hrs drive). The rest of the day is free for acclimatization.

Overnight at the hotel in Lhasa.

Meal(s): Breakfast 

Day 6 Lhasa

After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Jokhang Temple. The two-Storeyed Jokhang is best visited in the morning, though the crowds of yak-butter-spooning pilgrims can be thick. Continue onto Sera Monastery. Approximately 5km north of central Lhasa, Sera Monastery was one of Lhasa’s two great Gelugpa monasteries, second only to Drepung.

Evening visit, Barkhor Market. For your first visit to the Barkhor, enter from Barkhor Sq, a large plaza that was cleared in 1985. Evening rest in the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Lhasa.

Meal(s): Breakfast 

Day 7 Lhasa – Shigatse (3,800 M)

After breakfast, visit the famous Potala Palace. An architectural wonder even by modern standards, the palace rises, the 13 storey from 130m-high Marpo RI (Red Hill) and contains more than 1000 rooms. Drive to Shigatse, Tibet’s second largest town. Evening, relax at the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel in Shigatse

Meal(s): Breakfast 

Day 8 Shigatse - Gyantse(3,977M)

After breakfast, visit the famous Tashilumpho monastery in Shigatse. This is one of the few monasteries in Tibet to weather the stormy seas of the Cultural Revolution, Tashilhunpo remains relatively unscathed. Later, drive to Gyantse. Visit the famous Khumbum & Pelkhor stupa in Gyantse. Overnight at the hotel in Gyantse.

Meal(s): Breakfast 

Day 9 Gyantse - Lhasa (Via Yamdrok TSO)

After breakfast, drive back to Lhasa via Yamdrol Tso Lake. Dazzling Yamdrok-Tso is one of Tibet’s four holy lakes (the others are Lhamo La-Tso, Nam-Tso, and Manasarovar) and home to wrathful deities. Its turquoise waters are shaped like a coiling scorpion, doubling back on themselves, on the western side, effectively creating a large island within its reaches. Upon arrival in Lhasa, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Lhasa.

Meal(s): Breakfast 

Day 10 Lhasa - Kathmandu

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and fly back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu meeting and assistance in the airport and transfer to the hotel.

The rest of the day is free.

Evening, farewell dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural shows. After dinner, transfer back to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu

Meal(s): Breakfast, and farewell dinner

Day 11 Kathmandu - Departure

Free until departure. Transfer to the airport in time to connect your onward flight.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Trip Includes


Nepal Part:

  • 5 nights accommodation at the hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Arrival & departure transfer by private vehicle with service of our English speaking representative
  • Sightseeing tours as per the program with the service of a local English speaking guide
  • Farewell dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural shows
  • Applicable entrance fees (except in museums)
  • Applicable government taxes.


Tibet Part:

  • 3 nights accommodation at the hotel in Lhasa with breakfast
  • 1 night accommodation at the hotel in Shigatse with breakfast
  • 1 night accommodation at the hotel in Gyantse with breakfast
  • Arrival and departure transfers in Lhasa with the service of a local English speaking representative
  • Sightseeing tours in Tibet as per the program on a private basis with the service of a local Tibetan English speaking guide
  • Tibet Travel permit
  • Tibet Visa
  • Monasteries entrance fees
  • Emergency portable oxygen cylinder in the vehicle
  • Trip briefing by Tibet expert & entertain your questions
  • Trip Information pack
  • Gift pack (prayer flag or string of flag & paper prayer Lungtha)

Trip Excludes


  • International airfare
  • Kathmandu/Lhasa/Kathmandu air tickets (will be provided separately)
  • Lunches/dinners (except farewell dinner in Kathmandu)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips/gratuities to guides, drivers etc.

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