"Discover Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan, three Himalayan countries packed with rich culture, history, and natural beauty within two weeks. Strolling through Kathmandu's Durbar Squares and Stupas, exploring Lhasa's Potala Palace, hiking the stunning Tiger's Nest Temple 'Paro Taktsang Monastery', experiencing exciting Himalayan flights, and enjoying the traditional local meals are the perfect recipes of this Luxury Trips Nepal Tibet Bhutan." We always give our best and are committed to providing quality services throughout the journey. Here we present the all-inclusive Nepal Tibet Bhutan Cultural Tour that includes luxury/deluxe hotels and all meals to make you feel comfortable throughout the journey of Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. You will learn about history, religion, culture, and traditions, and interact with warm, welcoming local people during the Luxury Trips Nepal Tibet Bhutan. Nepal Tibet Bhutan Cultural Tour allows you to explore the three nations' cultures, history, landscapes, and craftsmanship, especially in the cities…
“Discover Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan, three Himalayan countries packed with rich culture, history, and natural beauty within two weeks. Strolling through Kathmandu’s Durbar Squares and Stupas, exploring Lhasa’s Potala Palace, hiking the stunning Tiger’s Nest Temple ‘Paro Taktsang Monastery’, experiencing exciting Himalayan flights, and enjoying the traditional local meals are the perfect recipes of this Luxury Trips Nepal Tibet Bhutan.”
We always give our best and are committed to providing quality services throughout the journey. Here we present the all-inclusive Nepal Tibet Bhutan Cultural Tour that includes luxury/deluxe hotels and all meals to make you feel comfortable throughout the journey of Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. You will learn about history, religion, culture, and traditions, and interact with warm, welcoming local people during the Luxury Trips Nepal Tibet Bhutan.
Nepal Tibet Bhutan Cultural Tour allows you to explore the three nations’ cultures, history, landscapes, and craftsmanship, especially in the cities of Kathmandu, Lhasa, and Thimphu. This Himalayan cultural sightseeing all-inclusive trip starts from Kathmandu, where you will be touring most of the famous landmarks of each country. During the Luxury Trips Nepal Tibet Bhutan, you will explore ancient Durbar Squares (Palaces), Buddhists Stupas, and Hindu Temples in Kathmandu, including the hike to the well-trodden route of Nagarkot to Dhulikhel Nepal.
Next, you will visit Lhasa’s impressive Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Sera, and Drepung Monasteries. Finally, you will fly to Bhutan (the last Shangri-La) to visit the stunning Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s nest temple) and several other fortresses and Dzongs. In addition, you will be thrilled with an exciting flight and panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges while landing at Gongar Airport in Lhasa and Paro International airport in Bhutan.
HimalayanWindows makes every effort to make your Nepal Tibet Bhutan Cultural Tour smooth and pleasant, keeping all the possible attractions to visit and providing quality services throughout the journey. To accomplish this trip with some trekking and adventures, check out our Cultural Tour and Trekking (Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan) – 20 Days.
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It is a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day. The views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. A representative and driver from our office will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. The representative will help you check into your designated hotel. At the hotel, you will be briefed about your daily activities.
Overnight at Luxury Hotel, Hotel Marriot in Kathmandu
After an early breakfast, you are ready to do sightseeing tour in 4 major places in Kathmandu – Swoyambhunath (Monkey temple), Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu durbar squire and drive to Nagarkot (1.5 hours’ driving)
We begin today’s sightseeing tour with a visit to Swoyambhunath a 2500-year old site where, it is believed, the Radiant Lotus of the valley-mythology, settled when the water was drained by Manjushri, the god of Wisdom. The 5 Dhyani Buddha’s attended by their consorts are enshrined at the base of the stupa. (Non-Hindus are not allowed inside Swayambhunath temple) then continues to tour into Boudhanath it is the world’s largest Buddhist stupa and of Tibetan Buddhist Culture in Nepal. Antique shops where you can buy things of your interest relating to Buddhist surrounded the monastery. After Boudhanath, your next spot is The Pashupatinath temple stands along the side of Bagmati River. It is the holiest Temple for Hindus. Many people from different parts of the world visit this temple every year and during the Shiva Ratri, hundreds of thousands of devotees and Sadhus come to attend. The last site of this day is Kathmandu Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, the ancient Royal residential quarter, Mahadev Parvati Temple, Temple house of Kumari (Living Goddess) around this Durbar Square.
Later in the afternoon, we take about 35 KM drive to Nagarkot Hill Station. Enjoy the sunset view and stay overnight at the warm hotel at Chill Nagarkot.
Note: We take you to Nagarkot because it helps you to acclimatize well before you fly to Lhasa at the elevation of 3640m above the sea level.
Overnight at a luxury hotel, Hotel Mystic Mountain in Nagarkot
After having a sunrise view from Nagarkot, take breakfast and start hiking to Dhulikhel. A glut of cultural diversities, traditional practices, and lush vegetation. Nagarkot Dhulikhel hiking trail is well-trodden with amazing views including mountains. Dhulikhel is a small town of the Newar ethnic group with a long history, accordingly to the records it has been around for more than 500 years and the artistic skill and urban ethos of its Newari inhabitants have created a place of Charm.
Overnight at Dhulikhel with amazing sunset and sunrise view in the morning before we proceed to the Kathmandu valley.
Overnight at Luxury Hotel, Dwarika’s Resort in Dhulikhel
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Kathmandu valley including sightseeing of Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Squares.
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 pride of Bhaktapur.
After the Lunch, we take you to Patan Durbar Square to explore Patan Durbar, 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.
After the sightseeing, drive to the hotel. As soon as you reach the hotel, the paper works including the Tibet Group Visa (TGV) will be ready and our manager will explain your trip to Lhasa, Tibet.
Overnight at Luxury Hotel, hotel Marriot in Kathmandu
Morning you will fly for about an hour over the panoramic Himalayan Ranges to the capital of Tibet. “Lhasa”. Lhasa at an altitude of 3,650 Mt. is situated on the north bank of Kyichu River. Lhasa in Tibetan means “Place of the Gods”, the residence of the Dalai Lama., on arrival you will be met by the local representative and transferred to your respective hotel. (60km/hr). Full rest in the afternoon to acclimatize. Overnight at the hotel in Lhasa.
Overnight at St. Regis hotel in Lhasa
After breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing of Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple. Potala Palace, this legendary palace built atop a single hill is synonymous with Tibet by the first foremost king Songtsen Gompa. Jokhang Temple, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, it houses Tibet’s most precious religious relic, a golden Shakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gompo. Barkhor Market place, which is the religious and social focus of Lhasa. After Sightseeing, you will be transferred to the hotel.
Overnight at St. Regis hotel in Lhasa
After breakfast, full-day sightseeing of Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery. Sera Monastery, 5 Kms north of Lhasa, Sera setting is one of Lhasa’s prettiest monasteries. Once a community of more than 5,000 monks resided here and was virtually extinguished by the Chinese. Some free time for shopping or your own activities.
Overnight at St. Regis hotel in Lhasa
Transfer to the airport to connect the flight to Kathmandu. We will have a free day in Kathmandu. Walk and shop around. Our representative will brief you on the Bhutan tour.
Overnight at Luxury Hotel, hotel Marriot in Kathmandu
Overnight at the hotel
During the flight, on a clear day, you can see breathtaking views of the Himalaya Mountains, including the sacred Jumolhari and Jichu Drake Peaks in Bhutan. On arrival, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel.
If time permit in the afternoon you can visit these places:
Overnight at Le Meridian Thimphu
There are a good many things to see in the capital which has a very relaxed, laid-back feel about it. Thimphu is relatively small having a population of approximately 45,000 people and the streets are wide and tree-lined. You will almost certainly 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. Stay overnight.
Afternoon you can also visit Thimpu Dzong which is the administrative headquarter of Bhutan. Late afternoon drive to Paro for an overnight stay.
Overnight at Le Meriden Paro, Riverfront
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 in 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. A spectacular view of Mount. Jumolhari (23,996ft /7314m) can be seen from here. Also, visit Rinpung Dzong and a typical Bhutanese farmhouse.
Overnight at Le Meriden Paro, Riverfront
After early breakfast in the hotel, drive to the airport to connect flight for onward destination. You can fly from Paro to Kathmandu, Delhi, Kolkotta, Bangkok, Dhaka, Singapore and etc.
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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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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