10 Days Visit Bhutan Nepal and Tibet

‘Best of Himalayan countries enriched with great natural and cultural wonders’
Good to Know
  • Duration 10 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Group Size 2+
  • Trip Starts Paro, Bhutan
  • Trip Ends Lhasa, Tibet
  • Group Style Private
  • Activities Tours
  • Best Season March-June and Sept- Dec

Highlights

  • Country of natural and cultural beauty tour around places of great interest
  • Enjoy the country of thundering dragon Bhutan the one and only Himalayan kingdom
  • An exciting tour of Kathmandu a city steeped with interesting world heritage sites
  • Fly over the great massive Himalayan mountain range with views of Mt. Everest
  • Tour of historical, and religious sites within the fabled city Lhasa rooftop of the world

Trip Introduction: 10 Days Visit Bhutan Nepal and Tibet

Visit Bhutan Nepal and Tibet, with Trekking Planner one of the most exciting and delightful tours around the best Himalayan destinations, where the visit takes you into glorious history and culture of great interest.

A tour of great opportunity for all travelers as well as for various age-group where the tour takes you within the most fascinating cities adorned with ancient historical backgrounds.

Visit Bhutan Nepal and Tibet starts from Bhutan also called the land of ‘Thundering Dragon’, the one and only Himalayan Kingdom where the tour takes you around its impressive places of Paro and Thimphu the capital city.

At Paro visit, the famous Taksang Monastery known as ‘Tigers Nest’ includes great places of cultural, and historical interest, and delights, where the tour extends towards the city and town within mystical Bhutan.

On completing the tour of Bhutan then fly to Kathmandu where the flight takes you over the high Himalayan Mountains with views of world number one Mt. Everest and then land at Kathmandu airport.

Kathmandu, the capital and commercial city of Nepal where the tour takes you around beautiful and charming places, where most historical and religious designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

The tour takes you around famous historical and religious around all the main cities of Kathmandu valley, which includes Patan / Lalitpur and Bhaktapur with a great scenic visit at Nagarkot Hill Top for stunning sunrise views over the chain of Himalayan peaks.

Kathmandu is an interesting place of both ancient historical sites and a modern metropolitan city, where visits lead you to Hindu and Buddhism religions temples and monasteries that blend together in perfect harmony.

Enjoying a marvelous time in Kathmandu, the next fabulous destination on the rooftop of the world in Tibet within fabled Lhasa city taking a swift super flight overlooking a grand panorama of the Himalayan mountains range with towering Mt. Everest.

At Lhasa tour takes you around its magnificent sites of great cultural and religious interest visiting Drefung, and Shera Monasteries with time to observe local immense culture and customs of local Tibetans.

The tour includes the beautiful and majestic Potala Palace the main highlight and landmark of Tibet, known as a Heavenly Realm located in the hub of Lhasa city, after a great fantastic time in Lhasa then end the great journey.

From Lhasa where all our exciting tours are completed with various options to choose either head back to Kathmandu and take a scenic flight onward home-ward bound or one can take a journey by train or flight towards mainland China to connect your next destination after a great memorable adventure and experience on Visit Bhutan Nepal and Tibet Tour.

Important Note

  • 10 Days Visit Bhutan Nepal and Tibet Trip departure every day of the year.
  • This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your need, please contact us.
  • This trip is available on both a Fixed Departure and a Private Group Basis.
  • This trip can be booked privately if you’re traveling solo or privately or with family.
  • Have a big group? We can help as per your needs.
  • We can help you make it fit your budget.
  • We accept the instant booking and online payment.

Best Seasons for Visit Bhutan, Nepal-Tibet:

The best time is from March to May with September to early November months, March to May during spring with longer sunlight hours where most days are clear from morning till late afternoon can get cloudy sometimes with a chance of snows around higher elevation cold in the morning and night time.

September to November during autumn/fall days with crystal clear from morning till mid-afternoon, but days are shorter with sunlight hours, much cold with freezing temperatures in the morning and night as well in shades.

Climate and Weather:

Himalayan climate can be unpredictable sometimes even in good best seasons, where April and May to the first week of June will be the best time during spring times when days are longer with enough sunlight hours.

Morning and night time as well in shade can be cold and much freezing temperatures around high hills.

Other best months during September and October great times for tours when most days are clear for views, although much colder months of the autumn season with an extreme cold during morning and night time, where sunlight is much shorter.

Visa:

Visiting Nepal, Bhutan one can obtain an entry visa from your home country at Nepalese Embassies and Consulates, if not one can easily get a visa on arrival at Nepal international airport in Kathmandu, or any port of entry.

For Bhutan where you can obtain a visa after booking with us and sending your Passport details, and for a Tibet Entry Visa one needs to send us Passport details at least two weeks ahead before tour departure for Lhasa, Tibet while in Kathmandu, where we require your original passport to obtain necessary visa and permits.

Itinerary
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Visit Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet provided with standard Itinerary days where someday the tour can be shorter or longer, designated overnight stops provides you with all meals while on tour in Lhasa, Tibet.

We will follow the itinerary if its needs to be changed in case of bad weather and local political and government rules, our leader and guides decide to hold full authority for Trekking Planner.

    Reach Paro at Bhutan International Airport via respective airlines from your last and previous port of call, on arrival at Paro airport complete immigration and visa formalities and then you will be received by our native guide for short transfer to your hotel in Paro, with afternoon free for leisure walks around the streets and market of Paro.

      Tour begins after breakfast, guide takes you for an hour climb to Bhutan’s famous old Taksang Monastery “The Tiger's Nest”. Actually a place for meditation and retreats of monks and priests, located on high overhanging rock cliff facing grand views of Paro valley and distant mountain range, from here downhill with short drive to 17th century Ta-Dzong.

      On completing tour of Paro, depart from the hotel in Paro for afternoon scenic drive of few hours to reach at Thimphu, capital city of Bhutan, an interesting drive that takes you through lovely countryside dotted by farm villages enriched with interesting Buddhist monuments.

      On arrival at Thimphu transfer to respective hotels, Thimphu a semi-modern city of Bhutan where all traffic is still controlled by traffic police with a whistle.

        Morning after breakfast our local Bhutanese guide will take you around Thimphu memorial stupas, indigenous hospital, where traditional medicine is still practiced and traditional painting school.

        Tour includes traditional Hand Made Paper Mill, School of Arts and Crafts where students learns 13 different ways of arts used predominantly in Bhutan.

        Here visit Folk Heritage Museum, National Library and Traditional Institute of Medicine. Drive to the Zilukha nunnery where you can interact with nuns.

        Tour extends to Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple of valley with short scenic drive to large and recently built Buddha statue, with wonderful view of entire Thimphu valley, after an interesting tour return back to hotel with afternoon free for individual activities.

          Morning drive back to Paro with few stops for a visit of 1927-29 AD fort, built by King Shabdung Ngawang Namgyal, who unified the Kingdom of Bhutan, after a nice good drive back at Paro.

          Depending upon flight time to Kathmandu our guide transfer you to Paro international airport for the flight to reach Nepal in Kathmandu, during air enjoy fantastic views of Himalayan range of peaks, on reaching Kathmandu and Nepal International airport.

          From the airport meet our staff for transfer to your hotel with half day tour around Old Durbar Square within ancient palace and royal courtyard of great historical interest, rest of the afternoon for individual activities and to obtain Tibet Entry visa and permits.

            Full day tour of Kathmandu visit takes you around great historical and cultural sites of great interest, tour takes you to famous old Swayambhunath a Buddhist Stupa, located on a green hill top, where one can enjoy full panorama of Kathmandu city.

            The Stupa of Swayambhunath of more than 2,500 years history and main landmark and pride of Nepal.

            From here tour takes you at Patan also called Lalitpur, means a city of great arts and crafts, visit beautiful ancient palace and courtyard of Malla dynasty with more than 6th to 12th Centuary old monuments and artistic buildings.

            After Patan tour takes you to famous holy Hindu temple of Pashupatinath a beautiful golden terra-cotta roofed temple the area of Pashupatinath flooded with pilgrims from all around Nepal and India.

            Pashupatinath temple, main Hindu holy place for pilgrimage where once a year great festival takes place to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Shiva, the main famous and popular Hindu god.

            After Pashupatinath a short drive to Bouddhanath, an impressive location and world largest Stupa with all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.

            A beautiful and interesting huge monument surrounded by colorful markets where you can observe Buddhist pilgrims and worshippers with impressive culture and custom similar to Tibetan traditions.

            From here back to hotel with time for Lhasa, Tibet preparation next morning.

              Morning as per flight time for Lhasa flight transfer to Kathmandu airport for scenic flight of an hour or more to land at Tibet international airport near to Lhasa.

              After going through security and immigration check and then exit out of air terminal where our Tibetan guide and driver will receives you for short drive in the heart of Lhasa city, within local areas populated by Tibetans.

              Afternoon relax and take a short walk around Barkhor market square where most of the hotels are located.

                Full day tour of Lhasa around exciting and impressive sites of great interest, where tour starts with magnificent Potala Palace the landmark of Tibet, built early 640 AD. Originally a meditation cave of famous king Songs Tsen Gampo where Potala Palace was constructed.

                After an impressive tour of Potala a winter palace from 5th Dalai Lama onward to 14th Dalai Lama, from here visit Norbulingkha a summer palace of late 12th and present 14th Dalai Lama (who is in exile since 1960’s).

                A beautiful palace with nice and well-tended garden visit the palace interior and observe the life style of Tibetan monarch and high priest.

                Afternoon with time for visit at Tibet Traditional Hospital where local natural medicine of ancient days still practiced using local herbs to heal various illness and wounds which you will find it very interesting and then return to hotel with time for stroll to enjoy local culture and custom of Tibet.

                  Morning tour take you west of Lhasa city at Drepung Monastery, the largest and important monastery in Tibet, built as a university for Tibetan Buddhism scholar in earlier days, which was also a home of till 5th Dalai Lama before Potala Palace was built.

                  After Drepung, tour of Jokhang Temple which is another interesting monastery and first Buddhist temple it boasts historic importance and tales of old days.

                  The tour takes you into interior of the temple and on the terraces where you can catch beautiful photograph of colorful and busy Barkhor Market.

                  Afternoon tour of another interesting and important Shera monastery and watch young monks in debates one of the high light of the visit. Rest of the day free for individual activities and shopping souvenirs.

                    Enjoying lovely times and tour around Himalayan countries and cities, where one can fly back to Kathmandu or take a train to mainland China where you can connect your flight to respective onward destinations.

                    For flying back to Nepal as per flight time for Kathmandu drive early by 7 a.m. Beijing Standard Time which is 2 hrs 15 mins ahead than Nepal Standard Time.

                    Guide will transfer you to Gongar airport of an hour interesting drive, after bidding farewell to Tibetans guide and driver board in big aircraft for scenic flight back to Kathmandu where exciting and memorable Visit of Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet Tour concludes on reaching at the hotel in Kathmandu.

                    Not satisfied with this regular itinerary? Make your own.

                    Inclusions
                    What's Included
                    • All airports pick up drop by private vehicle
                    • Bhutan and Tibet entry visa fees and special permits for Tibet
                    • Twin/double shearing accommodation on full board at 3-star category hotels in Bhutan
                    • Bhutan to Nepal to Tibet flight
                    • Guided sightseeing tours by private vehicle and all necessary entrance fees in Bhuta, Nepal, and Tibet
                    • Twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB at 3-star category hotels in Kathmandu and Tibet
                    • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English-speaking, well-trained, Government license holding local guide. price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance.        
                    • Welcome dinner in an authentic restaurant in Nepal
                    • First aid kit box
                    • Trekking Planner’s T-shirt, cap, duffle bags, and city maps – if necessary.
                    • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)
                    • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary
                    What's Excluded
                    • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
                    • All the International airfare To Bhutan and from Tibet (if you want we do organize it with extra cost)
                    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and in Tibet
                    • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation (Helicopter rescue insurance is highly recommended. If you have any problem and you have to be evacuated, without your insurance you have to pay for the helicopter in cash.)
                    • Your Personal expenses such as (laundry, phone calls, bar, and beverage bill.. etc)
                    • The Tips to the guide and drive
                    • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather conditions or any event out of our control
                    Client Reviews
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                      The best Trekking Planner in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan!

                      Dipak Lamichhane is the best Team Leader and I highly recommend his services! His ability to plan and provide all the necessary arrangements for our trek to Everest Base Camp was outstanding! Our mountaineering team of 8 people required an experienced Trekking Planner like Dipak to handle all the extensive detail and guidance on : equipment, transportation, local connections, accommodations, itinerary planning, etc. I plan to visit Bhutan and Tibet in the near future and I will definitely be using Dipak as my Trekking Planner again!!
                      Sincerely, Rhonda Stacy-Coyle

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