GeographyMountain and Hills
LocationTibet, Bhutan, and Nepal
Level Of DifficultyModerate
Max Aaltitude3120 m
ReligionBuddhism and Hinduism
12 Days Nepal Bhutan Tibet Tour Highlights:
- Explore the mystical city of Kathmandu with a visit to some of the world heritage sites.
- Tour the Tibetan Plateau visiting ancient monasteries and Palaces having great importance with views of the Himalayas adding value to the experience.
- Visit the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan where life seems to be in balance with the balance of culture and Nature.
There is something mysterious about the countries that reside in the South-Eastern part of Asia. To be more specific, Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet have given people a lot to question about in the past years. Either in terms of landscape or in terms of culture, these countries are always shrouded in mysteries. This 12 days Nepal Bhutan Tibet tour aims to solve this conundrum of travelers by taking them into the revered sites of these countries, that too in a small-time period. Find meaning at the street markets of Basantapur, find culture at the Tiger’s next, and finally understand grandeur at the mighty Potala Palace.
While in Kathmandu, we shall visit the holy temple of Pashupatinath which is one of the biggest temples of Lord Shiva. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is another sight we visit on this day. This historic site filled with temples, courtyards, and palaces and is listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO. We end our day driving to the nearby hill station of Nagarkot. On the second day, we visit the Swayambhunath stupa which is a place of utmost importance for the Buddhist community.
We visit Kathmandu Durbar Square which was a historical palace of Malla kings of Kathmandu in the past. The next day, we shall fly to Lhasa. In Lhasa, we visit the famous palace of Dalai Lama which is now open to the public, the Potala Palace. This is a spectacular sight both in terms of scale and beauty. Continuing our tour around the city we visit the Jokhang temple. We end our day enjoying a stroll around the local market of Barkhor Bazaar.
The next day, we visit the sites some of the largest artistic monasteries like Drepung and Sera monastery. From here, we fly back to Kathmandu followed by another flight to Paro in Bhutan the next day. We drive to Thimpu and visit the Memorial Chorten which is the most visible touristic destination in Thimpu. By the end of the day, we drive to Punakha, an administrative town in Bhutan. The next day, we take a tour of some famous Dzongs like Punakha Dzong, Wangdi Dzong, and Simtokha Dzong. These places show the rich architecture of ancient Bhutan.
The same day, we drive back to Paro to visit the sites of the National Museum where the historic art and paintings from the past are well preserved. The next day we head to Paro Dzong and Satsam Chorten. On the final day in Bhutan, we visit the Taktsang monastery and explore the local Paro Market. The trip ends at Paro where we shall fly back to our home.
We at Nepal Alibaba Treks, have been organizing tours of Nepal-Tibet- Bhutan for the past X years. Our experienced tour guides will brief you completely during the trek and ensure you have a pleasant tour. We offer quality services at unbeatable prices.
Day Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1335m)
Day Day 2: Kathmandu - Sightseeing Tour of Pashupatinath/Bhaktapur and drive to Nagarkot
Day Day 3: Back to Kathmandu and Sightseeing Tour of Swayambhunath/Kathmandu Durbar Square (Palace area)/Hanuman Dhoka Palace
Day Day 4: Fly to Lhasa Gonggar Airport, Transfer to Hotel
Day Day 5: Lhasa Sightseeing Tour of Potala Palace/Jokhang Temple/Barkhor Bazaar
Day Day 6: Lhasa Sightseeing Tour of Drepung/Sera Monastery
Day Day 7: Lhasa to Kathmandu (Flyback)
Day Day 8: Fly to Paro from Kathmandu and drive to Thimphu, Transfer to Hotel
Day Day 9: Thimphu, Tour of Memorial Chhorten/Nunnery and Drive to Punakha
Day Day 10: Punakha Sightseeing Tour of Punakha Dzong/Wangdi Dzong/Simtokha Dzong and drive to Paro and Sightseeing Tour of National Museum/Paro Dzong/Satsam Chorten
Day Day 11: Paro Sightseeing Tour of Taktsang Monastery/explore Paro Market
Day Day 12: Fly back from Paro
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