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Nepal - Nepal Tibet Bhutan Highlights Tour (21 days)

Asian Heritage Trek Operator has prepared a special tour package for Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. It includes the best highlights package of three different countries. Heritage tour in Kathmandu, Sightseeing in Lhasa and discovering the Paro of Bhutan is of great fun. Here, you will discover the lifestyle and living culture of three different countries.

This itinerary is a guideline only and we will follow the itinerary as far as possible but due to weather conditions, health conditions, natural disasters and other unfavorable phenomenon your guide might decide to amend or cancel the itinerary for your own safety. Your guide will help you at any time with providing information regarding conditions and safety during the treks.

Welcome To Kathmandu Nepal!

As you arrive, Asian Heritage Treks & Travel representative will welcome you at the Airport with your nameplate. Then, you shall immediately be transferred to the hotel. On the way to Hotel, you will pass by the Open cremation Place (Pashupatinath temple), Royal Palace Museum i.e. Narayanhity and Garden Of Dream before you reach Thamel. Your hotel shall be in downtown of Touristic Hub. Our representative will facilitate you and discuss your travel itinerary. There will be enough time to stroll through the street of Thamel. 

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Thamel.

Our tour guide will come to pick you up along with the private vehicle. Firstly you will be visiting the UNESCO world heritage site Kathmandu Durbar Square where you can observe the typical wood-carved temples and buildings reflecting the ancient Kathmandu city and then you will be heading towards Swyambhunath- the monkey temple where you can observe the religious harmony and tolerance between the Buddhist religion and Hindu religion along with that enjoy the panoramic view of Kathmandu city and the Himalaya ranges from here. After that, you will be visiting the Pashupatinath Temple, one of the biggest pilgrimage site for the Hindu religion people in South Asia, explore the surroundings and you can observe the ritual body cremating ceremony process of the Hindu people at the bank of holy Bagmati river and explore the surroundings.

Then you will go to visit the another UNESCO world heritage site Boudhanath Stupa. It was built in 600A.D. and is the only one of a kind of stupa reflecting Buddhism in the world. Explore the surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa and after completing your sight seen get back to the hotel and rest. Overnight in a hotel.

After Breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up along with the driver and a vehicle. Firstly you will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO world heritage site where you can observe the typical wood-carved temples and buildings reflecting the ancient Kathmandu city. Afterwards, we shall head towards Swyambhunath- the monkey temple where you can observe the panoramic view of Kathmandu city. 

Then after, you will visit the Pashupatinath Temple, one of the biggest pilgrimage sites for the Hindu religion people in south-east Asia. You will explore the surroundings and observe the ritual body cremating ceremony process of the Hindu people. We can also visit another pilgrimage site nearby to the Pashupatinath Temple i.e. Guweyswori Temple. 

Lastly, we shall visit Boudhanath Stupa, another UNESCO world heritage site. The Stupa was built in 600 A.D. and is the only one of a kind of Stupa which reflects Buddhism in the world. We shall explore the surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa. After completing our sightseeing, you can get back to the hotel and enjoy some rest. 

Accommodation included:  Overnight in hotel at Thamel.

Welcome to Lhasa airport.

Upon arrival, our Tibet agent will welcome you to Lhasa Gonggar Airport (LXA). Then you shall be transferred to the hotel by a private vehicle. Lhasa is situated on the north bank of Kyi-chu River. Kyi Chu means "Place of the Gods" in Tibet. For the rest of the day, let your body acclimatize to the higher altitude. 

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Lhasa.

After breakfast, we begin exploring Lhasa. First, we visit the beautiful Potala (Winter Palace) and Norbulingka Palaces (Summer palace). Built-in the 17th century, Potala Palace provides amazing views of the entire city. The houses the private quarters of the Dalai Lama are great to explore. Norbulingka Palace houses the largest man-made garden in Tibet.

Next, we visit the Tibet Traditional Hospital. It is the centre for the treatment, training, research, and production of Tibetan medicine.

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Lhasa.

After breakfast, we shall visit Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar. Drepung Monastery, which was built in the 14th century, is the world’s largest monastery. It is believed to have sheltered around 10,000 monks in the past. But these days, there has been quite a declination resulting in only a few hundred. 

The history and religious beliefs of the Tibetan people are concentrated in this marvelous monastery. Sera Monastery is a preserved monastery of whitewashed walls and golden roofs. Monks debating held from 3-5 pm every day apart from Sundays is the main attraction of this monastery. Jokhang Temple is another important sacred site of Tibet. It unravels deep-seated mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism. Inside, you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni when he was twelve-years-old. We further stroll through Barkhor Bazaar (market). With its open-air stalls, shops, and crowds of pilgrims, it is the nerve centre of Lhasa.

Accommodation included: Overnight in Lhasa.

In the morning, after breakfast, drive from Lhasa to Shigatse. On the way, drive over the Gampala pass (4790 m) and get a chance to have a glimpse of Yamdrok-Tso Lake (4400m) which is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains where you can have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar, (7191m) the highest mountain near Lhasa. Later, we pass by the Korola Glacier on the roadside; At Manak Dam Lake, you can hang pray flag at Simila Mountain Pass; Then, we will arrive in Gyantse, historically Tibet's third-largest city (after Lhasa and Shigatse).In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum and enjoy the Far view of Gyangtse Fortress. After some time, we finally reach Shigatse, which is the second-largest city in Tibet. Overnight in Shigatse.

In the morning, after breakfast, drive from Lhasa to Shigatse. On the way, we drive over the Gampala pass (4790 m). Here, we get to witness a glimpse of Yamdrok-Tso Lake (4400 m). The lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains like Holy Mount NyenchenKhangsar (7191 m). It’s the highest mountain near Lhasa. 

Later, we pass by the Korola Glacier on the roadside. At Manak Dam Lake, you can hang pray flag at Simila Mountain Pass. Then, we shall arrive in Gyantse. Historically, it is Tibet's third-largest city (after Lhasa and Shigatse). In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. After some time, we finally reach Shigatse, which is the second-largest city in Tibet.

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Shigatsel.

Today, we drive back to Lhasa via Gyantse. You can stand on the viewing platform and view the vast Yalong Riverbed. Finally, we reach Lhasa. Upon reaching Lhasa, check-in to your hotel and have rest. 

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Lhasa.

Today you will have a flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu. Our representative will pick you up at the airport and drop at your hotel.

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Thamel.

Today, our guide shall receive you and then drive you to Patan for sightseeing. In Patan, you will be visiting other heritage like Krishna Temple and Patan Durbar Square. Later on, you visit the Patan Museum, where you can learn more about the history of Patan and the kings. You also visit the Golden Temple and Banglamukhi Temple, a major attraction for both Hindu and Buddhist people.

Then after we will be visiting Bhaktapur where you will be amazed by the architecture. Observe the old wood carved buildings all around Bhaktapur. Explore the surroundings and visit the Nyatapola Temple, the biggest temple in Nepal. Here, you can also take the pottery making class using the traditional methods. You will visit the Pottery Square. You will be taught to design and adorn your pot with beautiful patterns and inscriptions.

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Thamel.

Arrival in Paro international airport by flight. You will be received by our office representative and transferred to Thimphu. From Paro, you enjoy the spectacular view of Everest and Kanchenjunga. Also, you can enjoy the awesome view of sacred Chomolhari and JichuDrakey of Bhutan. You can also wander on own to stroll Thimphu streets or relax in your hotel.

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Thimpu.

After breakfast, we shall visit the market that is opened for 4 days a week (on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday). We also visit the handmade paper mill, School of Arts and crafts where students learn 13 different arts. Then, we drive pass by Memorial Chorten (temple) built-in memory of the late 3rd King. We shall visit Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley. We also visit an enclosure where the national animal is kept and a Zilukha Nunnery.

Accommodation included: Overnight in Hotel at Thimpu.

After breakfast, drive through Dochula pass at 3050 m. When the weather is clear, one can enjoy the spectacular view of the highest mountains in Bhutan. After a short tea break, we continue to sub-tropical Punakha. In the afternoon, visit the nunnery and walk down to your hotel. 

Accommodation included: Overnight in Hotel at Punakha.

After having breakfast, we shall visit KichuLhakhang. It's one of the 2 oldest temples in the country. We shall also visit the historic DrukgyalDzong (Fortress) and hike to Tiger's Nest. It's the most important temple in the country that hangs on a granite cliff. Later in the evening, you can stroll around the local street of Paro.

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Paro.

In the morning, after breakfast, you will fly to Kathmandu. You can enjoy the spectacular view of the mountains from the window seat from. Upon arrival, at Kathmandu, our guide will assist and you will fly to Pokhara.

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Pokhara.


Today, you will be sightseeing the beautiful Pokhara. The enigmatic Davi’s Falls is a few minute’s drives away. The Pardi Khola, an outflow from Phewa Lake makes the fall. Devi’s Fall disappears into a mysterious cavern in the ground as it creates magnificent sprays. 

Another attraction is the Seti Gandaki River, which flows right through the heart of the town. The limestone in the soil gives the river its milky color. At certain spots, the Seti Gandaki runs completely underground. Several Tibetan settlements around Pokhara sell handicraft goods & Tibetan carpets. Moreover, we shall visit Davi's Waterfall, Gupteswor Mahade, and International Mountain Museum.

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Pokhara.

Today, you begin with an early drive to Sarangkot. Here, we can capture the tranquil and magical view of the city before sunrise. The first rays of sunlight hitting the mountains in the background are magnificent. Further, Sarangkot offers panoramic views of the Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and other mountains. 

Thereafter, we shall go for boating at Fewa Lake and we shall hike towards Peace Stupa. Pokhara Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist pagoda-style monument located on Anadu Hill of Kaski. The boat trip crossing Phewa Lake from Pumdi Bhumdi bay to Phewa Ghat lasts up to half an hour. It’s a good opportunity to enjoy the sight of Himalayan peaks reflecting on the water. It is also a relaxing way to end a hiking day and a panoramic loop at the World Peace Pagoda. 

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Pokhara.

Today, we shall drive you to Lumbini. You will visit SCARED GARDEN with the Mayadevi temple depicting the birth of Lord Buddha. You will witness the Ashoka pillar pinpointing the place of birth of the Buddha. You will also see a Sakyan Tank where Mayadevi, the mother of the Buddha is supposed to have taken a dip before bringing forth the baby. There are many other remnants of monasteries and Chaityas built over the centuries.

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Lumbini.

Today we shall visit Lumbini in the early morning. You will explore German Monastery, Chinese Monastery, Thai monastery, International nuns, and the Golden temple. Moreover, the Peaceful Monastic zone flourishes the teachings of Lord Buddha. Learn about the different cultures in different monastic zones of Lumbini. After finishing sightseeing, you will continue the journey to Chitwan. You will reach Chitwan in the early evening and check-in to the hotel. 

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Chitwan.

Today we shall first walk around the jungle of Chitwan. Then, and we shall dive deep down in the forest in the local jeep to trace the footprints of the tiger. Further, get prepared for the glimpse of the one-horned rhino, Asian elephant, Spotted Deer (Chital), Barking Deer, Hog Deer, Samber, Swamp Deer, Black Buck, Bull, Wild Boar, Wild Dog, Leopard, and many other wild animals. After completing the jungle safari, we head for the canoe trip. You will canoe ride along the Rapti river. You will see the varieties of birds in the river along with the canoe trip.

Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel in Chitwan.

Today we shall drive back to Kathmandu. Later on, you can stroll through the street of the Thamel. You can buy gifts as a token of love for your friends and family

Accommodation included: Overnight in hotel at Kathmandu.

Your trip will come to an end today. First, you will be advised and assisted with your onward travel arrangements. Then, we shall transfer you to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport. You will reach the airport 3 hours before your flight schedule.

Have a safe journey onwards.

Includes

All land transportation by private vehicle with driver.
International flight ticket from Ktm-Paro & Paro-Ktm.
International flight ticket from Kathmandu - Lhasa - Kathmandu.
Domestic flight ticket from Kathmandu - Pokhara.
Hotel Yatri Suites & Spa in Kathmandu, Shakya Guest House in Lumbini, Hotel Batika or similar in Pokhara with Breakfast basis.
Adventure Safari in Chitwan on full board basis.
Hotel accommodation in Bhutan in Full Board basis.
Hotel accommodation in Tibet with Breakfast basis.
All government and local taxes.
Experienced trek and tour guide.

Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.

One local tour guide in every city and his wages and salaries.


Excludes

Food (Lunch & Dinner) in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Lumbini & Drinks/Beverage for all places.
Your personal expenses.
All entry fees for historical spots, heritage sites, and cultural spots, parks based on Program.
Tipping (Tips)
Travel Insurance
Extra costs for upgrading rooms and services at hotels
Donation in temples, schools, monasteries, etc.
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind.
  What is not mentioned in Included.

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