3 Country Tour (Nepal Tibet Bhutan) Print Itinerary


Trip Highlights


  • One Tour Package to explore Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan
  • Culture and Heritage tour of three Himalayan nation
  • Explore Potala Palace, Drepung, and Sera Monastery in Lhasa
  • Explore Pashupatinath, Stupas, and Durbar Squares in Kathmandu
  • Hike Tiger’s Nest Temple and visit Dzongs in Bhutan

Overview


3 Country Tour (Nepal Tibet Bhutan) lets travelers visit all of these three Himalayan countries in One-Go without any hassles of getting permits, visas, flight booking, and other arrangements. As we are based in Kathmandu Nepal, we will take care of your Tibet Group Visa (TGV), permit, Bhutan visa and help book your flight to Lhasa and Paro from Kathmandu.

 

Tours to Tibet and Bhutan from Kathmandu in a single trip could help minimize your travel cost and experience each country’s different cultures and histories in the shortest time possible. As we are specialized in organizing Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour Packages as a Himalayan Top 3 Country Tour, we offer the most suitable trip itinerary with competitive prices for any age group from the youngster to older adults (senior citizens).

 

The Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour Package is an excellent unification of cultural beauty and hiking adventures. Tours to Tibet and Bhutan from Kathmandu let you draw attention to the cultural highlights of these Himalayan countries. These three Himalayan destinations are well known for their mesmerizing culture, Buddhist spiritualism, and richness of history. Explore these high lands inhabited by mountain communities with fascinating cultures and discover the hills and valleys of each country.

 

Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour Package HIGHLIGHTS 

  • Tibet: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Barkhor Street
  • Nepal: Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantapur Durbar Square), Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • Bhutan: Tiger’s Nest (Taktsang Monastery), Thimphu Dzong, Buddha Point, Paro Dzong

 


RELATED CONTENT |  A Complete Guide to Travel Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan in ‘One Go.’

 

During 3 Country Tour (Nepal Tibet Bhutan), you will explore Tibet’s Forbidden City, Lhasa (3,650 m), and its significant landmarks such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera, and Drepung Monasteries and visit other sites including Kathmandu Durbar Squares, Hindus and Buddhists Temples and finally, you will hike the stunning Tiger’s Nest (Taktsang Monastery)  in Bhutan.

 

Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour Package itinerary always fascinates people because of its cultural and historical beauty and can be your life-changing experience. Moreover, the thrilling mountain flights and kind-hearted people of these Himalayan nations make your trip even more exciting and fruitful.

Let’s join us for unique Tours to Tibet and Bhutan from Kathmandu at least once in your lifetime. HimalayanWindows Tours will make your Nepal Bhutan Tibet Itinerary as smooth as possible by keeping all the possible attractions and providing quality services throughout the journey.

 

Take add-on(s): the Everest Base Camp Helicopter landing tour while you are in Kathmandu.

Itineraries


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m)

You will arrive in Kathmandu; you will be picked up by our representative from HimalayanWindows Tours and transferred to the airport.

  • Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu

Note: Depending on your arrival time, we apply for the Tibet Group Visa (TGV) the same day or the next day as we need at least 2-3 working days to prepare the TGV at the Embassy of the Republic of China in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Full Day Sightseeing in Kathmandu

A full-day sightseeing tour will combine various monument cultures and Heritage sites within the valley- Boudhanath Buddhist StupaPashupatinath Hindu Temple, Kathmandu durbar squareSwoyambunath Buddhist. KTM Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka museum, and Kumari (virgin) living goddess temple.

  • Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu
  • Breakfast Included 

Day 3: Sightseeing Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Square

After breakfast at the hotel, we take you to Patan Durbar Square to explore Patan Durbars, Mahaboudha, Krishna Temple, Kumbeshwor Temple, Golden Temple and etc. You feel like Patan has been exposed before you as an open museum presenting stunning carved windows, intrinsic roof struts, statues of gods and goddesses, temples designed in Pagoda Style with erotic carvings and metalwork faces, and many other beautiful facets. Additionally, you will also get to see the handicraft center in Patan. And proceed to Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a home of unique culture and the finest display of craftsmanship. It is said that Bhaktapur only places in Nepal which is remained untouched by Western Culture. Golden Gate, Lion Gate, Art Gallery, Nyatapola Temple, Statue of King Bhupindra, and fifty-five windowed Malla Palace are the points of pride of Bhaktapur. And drive back to the hotel.

  • Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu
  • Breakfast Included 

Day 4: Kathmandu to Lhasa (3650m): about an hour flight

Early in the morning, drive to the TIA airport and take a Himalayan flight to Lhasa, it is about an hour’s flight, and our guide will be waiting for you at the Gonggar Airport, you will be picked up and dropped off at the hotel.

  • Overnight at a hotel in Lhasa
  • Breakfast Included

Day 5 & 6: Two Full Days Sightseeing in Lhasa

On these two full days, you will be visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, and Barkhor Street. 

  • Overnight at a hotel in Lhasa
  • Breakfast Included

Day 7: Lhasa to Kathmandu by flight

After breakfast in the morning, take a return flight to Kathmandu. You will be picked up by our representative and transferred to the hotel. Rest and relax

  • Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu
  • Breakfast Included 

Day 8: Kathmandu – Paro by flight

During the flight, on a clear day, you can see magnificent views of the Himalayas Mountains, including the sacred Jumolhari and Jichu Drake Peaks in Bhutan. On arrival you will be received by our guide and driver; transferred to your hotel.

  • Overnight at a hotel in Thimphu
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 

If time permits in the afternoon you can visit the following places:
Kyichu Lhakhang
-Paro Dzong

In the evening you can drive to the capital town of Thimphu.

Day 9: Thimphu sightseeing and Drive to Paro (1460m.) – 2 hours

there are so many places to see in the capital which has a very peaceful, laid-back feel about them. Thimpu is a moderately small city having a population of approximately 80000 people and the streets are wide and tree-lined. You will almost surely visit the Late King’s Memorial Chorten, the National Library, Drubthob Nunnery, Folk Heritage Museum, the handmade paper factory, the school of arts and crafts where young students learn the traditional arts and crafts (Zo Rig Chusum – the thirteen crafts), Gold and the Silver Smiths workshop, Zangtopelri Lhakhang, and the Handicraft Emporium and the local handicraft centers to see the weavers at work and also varieties of textiles, Thangkha paintings, masks, jewelry, etc.

Afternoon you can also visit Thimpu Dzong which is the administrative headquarter of Bhutan.
Late afternoon drive to Paro for overnight stay.

  • Overnight at hotel in Paro
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 

Day 10: Hike to Takshang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest Temple)

After breakfast hike to Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery, which is Bhutan’s most famous monastery. It is perched on the edge of a steep cliff, about 900 meters above Paro Valley. The hike to reach the viewpoint of the monastery makes for a nice half-day excursion. After lunch, you can visit other important sites which you could not complete on previous days.

After lunch, a tour of Bhutan’s national museum, a fascinating place housed in an old watchtower above the huge Paro Dzong (monastery/fortress). The museum holds a fantastic collection of Bhutanese national treasures ranging from ancient armor to textiles and thangka paintings. Then, we drive to the head of the valley and visit Drukgyel Dzong built in a location that was chosen for its control over the route to Tibet. An amazing view of Mount. Jumolhari (23,996ft /7314m) can be visibly seen from here. Also, visit Rinpung Dzong and a typical Bhutanese farmhouse.

  • Overnight at hotel in Paro
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included

Day 11: Paro - Depart (Kathmandu, Delhi, Bangkok, etc)

After early breakfast in the hotel, drive to the airport to connect to Kathmandu or any other destinations such as Delhi, Kolkotta, Dhaka, Bangkok, Singapore and etc. Your trip ends here.

  • Breakfast Included

What's Included


  • Private transportation
  • All necessary travel permits
  • English speaking local guide
  • Accommodation Plan: 1 Pax - Single, 2 Pax - Twin & 3 Pax - Triple
  • Flights (Kathmandu to Paro/Return & Kathmandu to Lhasa/Return)
  • Visa For Bhutan and Tibet ($90 Extra for US and Canada Passport holders)
  • Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Meal plan: Full Board Basis in Bhutan and B/B Plan in Kathmandu and Lhasa
 

What's Excluded


  • Lunch and Dinner in Nepal and Tibet
  • Single supplement (if required)
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Bhutan Sustainable Development Fee (SDF): US$ 200 per night/person: Effective from 20 June 2022
  • Additional costs due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, guide tips &, etc.

Trip Information


PAYMENT & CANCELLATION 

Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance can be paid 3 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.

Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.

ACCOMMODATION & MEALS 

Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek, especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.

Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch, and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. A Nepal Tourist Visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa before traveling to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross-country tours.

Check the latest update and requirements to enter Nepal post-COVID-19

Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance before the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more about Bhutan travel info.

Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before the travel date t process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.

BEST TIME TO VISIT 

Nepal & Bhutan: Nepal and Bhutan share the climate from high mountains to the low land sub-tropical plains and jungles. Both countries have similar weather and are ideal to visit at the same time of the year. March to April (spring) & October to December (autumn and early winter) are the best time to visit as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder and June, July, and August (summer) are monsoon seasons.

Tibet: The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October as the weather is warmer, fresh, and sunny skies. November to March are usually very cold, but still possible to visit if the route is not blocked by the snow, especially in the regions like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, etc.

TRAVEL INSURANCE 

HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all the travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last-hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.

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