About Nepal Tibet Tour

Nepal Tibet Short Tour designed as the shortest possible tour from Nepal to Lhasa. The tour is most popular among the travelers as the Short Lhasa Tour who is limited with their travel days and still want to enjoy Nepal and Tibet at the best. Starting the tour from Kathmandu, Nepal and ending after the return from the heart of Tibet, Lhasa, has been tailored to cover the most popular sites and landmarks of these two beautiful countries without rush in such a short time.

The first part of the tour begins with a visit at UNESCO World Heritage Sitesin Kathmandu, viz Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa the largest in Asia, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square while heading back from Nagarkot- a beautiful hill station where we will hide out for a night to enjoy the dusk and dawn, the sun-kissed mountain ranges and those green valleys on outskirt.

We will take a flight to reach Lhasa, Tibet -The Roof of the World, another beautiful place blessed with the nature. While in Lhasa, we will visit the amazing Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazar. We will visit Sera and Drepung Monastery as well. Besides, we will also encounter with numerous other Tibetan monasteries in Lhasa. All these amazing monasteries are of the highly significant value of their own history and religion.

We will conclude this trip, a day after flying back to Kathmandu.

Highlights

  • Historical Kathmandu City Tour.
  • Breathtaking view from Nagarkot .
  • Sunrise and sunset tour in Nagarkot.
  • Amazing flight from to Kathmandu to Lhasa.
  • Historical Lhasa Tour.

Day to Day Itinerary

The first day is the day you arrive at the Land of The Himalayas-Nepal. You will be landing at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. We cordially welcome you at the airport and transfer you to our hotel in Kathmandu. After your hotel check-in formalities, you can get refreshed and get some rest to overcome the tiresome long-haul flight, perhaps!
In the evening, a short briefing session will be held to familiarize you all about your upcoming trips. 

Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

Enjoy your breakfast in the morning. Today, we will have a full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. All these sites will be the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.We begin our tour from Kathmandu Durbar Square. Listed by the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kathmandu Durbar Square has gradually been fascinating spot since decades for all visitors. We, then proceed towards Swayambhunath, which is to the west of the city. Swayambhunath Stupa located at hill-top, with fabulous views of Kathmandu city, green hills that surround the valley and High Mountains. Next, we drive to Pashupatinath Temple-the largest temple complex in Nepal and biggest Hindu temple in the World. The temple is situated on the banks of Bagmati river and is one of the main temples of Lord Shiva.Finally, we will hit the north road, heading for Boudhanath Stupa, a few minutes driving. Boudhanath is one of the largest Stupas in South Asia which was built on the ancient trade route to Tibet.
Overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

Today, after breakfast, we will drive to Nagarkot hill station. But first, we hit the road to Patan Durbar Square, yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site in the valley.

Patan Durbar Square, to the south of Kathmandu, is known for its rich tradition of arts and architectures especially of handicrafts, stone carvings, metal statues and idols. The stone temple of Lord Krishna (Krishna Mandir), the Asoka Stupak, 3 main courtyards called “Choks” (Mul Chok, Sundari Chok and Keshav Narayan Chok). 
Next, we will drive to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a hill station to the North-East of Kathmandu adjoining the valley. The place is most visited to enjoy the view of sunrise and sunset, impressive Himalayan mountains and peaks that includes Mt. Everest as well, and the scenery outskirt of Kathmandu. 

Overnight in Nagarkot.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Nagarkot.

Early morning, we will walk up to the view point, a platform with a view tower from where we can enjoy the view of mountains and sunrise and the valleys around.

After breakfast, we will drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square for sightseeing of this ancient classical city and the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square especially highlights The Royal Palace of 17th century’s, Historical Nyatpola Temple, Bhaktapur art gallery and Historical Palace of Malla Royal family.
The Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a cultural UNESCO world heritage site, located to the east of Kathmandu in Bhaktapur “city of devotees”. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is abundant with ancient monuments, palaces, and temples with decorative carved wooden columns, gilded roofs, open courtyards. 

Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

Today, we will be flying to Lhasa Gonggar International Airport, Tibet, China. A less than one and half hour-long flight, approximately!
Breakfast in the morning at the hotel. We pack our luggage and get ready for check-out from the hotel. We will be picked up from our hotel and dropped off at the airport for our Lhasa flight. Enjoy the flight with amazing views especially the Eastern part of the Himalayas including Everest as well.
After arrival at Lhasa Gonggar International Airport, we will be transferred to the hotel. Meet and greet with our representative. Hotel check-in and get refreshed.
Overnight in Lhasa.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Lhasa.

Today after breakfast, we will enjoy our full day Lhasa tour. We start our tour after picking up from the hotel and drive to Polala Palace. The Potala Palace is known for the winter palace of Dalai Lama, standing at 3,700 m high on the Red Mountain in center of Lhasa valley since the 7th century, later the Fifth Dalai Lama repaired it in 1645. Still Potala Palace preserves some of the most valuable histories- the glided burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas, meditation cave of 33rd great king of Tibet, are few of them.
In the afternoon, we will visit the renowned Jokhang Temple which offers the first glimpse of devout Tibetans. The Jokhang Temple Monastery is a unique Buddhist religious complex and was also founded in the 7th century. The glistering statue of Sakyamuni considered as the Tibetan Buddhism’s rarity is found here. The buildings reveal such an outstanding example of the Tibetan Buddhist style of wooden and stone construction.

Overnight in Lhasa.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Lhasa.

Today after breakfast, we visit the Drepung Monastery, one of the great three Gelug Monasteries of Tibet, founded in 1416 by Jamyang Choge, one of the main Tsongkhapa’s disciples. We then visit to the biggest monastery Kitchen inside the monastery. We will explore the Buddhist Sculpture Carving workshop near Drepung.
Next, we head for Sera Monastery, also one of the great three Gelung monasteries in Tibet. We then make a short visit to the Tibetan religious scripture printing house inside the monastery, where we can witness three sand Mandalas and colorful Rock Painting of Lord Buddha.
Overnight in Lhasa.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Lhasa.

After breakfast, we will be transferred to the Lhasa Gonggar International Airport for our return departure to Kathmandu, Nepal.
Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, we will be picked up from the Kathmandu airport and transfer to our hotel. We check-in at the hotel and get refreshed. Today is a leisure day, we can go shopping, find souvenirs or hunt for unique food or the cultural one- upon your choice of taste, or stroll around the streets of the city. We can spend the day we like today.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

Morning breakfast at the hotel. It has come to the end of our exciting Nepal Tibet Short Tour program today. Our representative will take us to the airport, an hour or two before the scheduled flight. So, get our luggage ready for the final departure back home. We greet and bid a farewell for your happy journey back home.
We hope you have a memorable trip. We thank you very much for being with us and letting us be a part of your memories to cheer for.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

What's Included

  • Accommodation on twin/double sharing on 3 star hotels in Kathmandu.
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • Ground transport on private basis as per itinerary.
  • Flight Fare of Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu upon available.
  • English Speaking Guide as per itinerary.
  • Entrance fees in city tour.
  • Tibet Visa and Permit Charges.
  • Hotel Tax and VAT.
  • Lunch and Dinner.
  • Nepal Visa charge.
  • Any type of international fare and insurance.
  • Personal nature expenses drinks, laundry, phone bills.
  • Tips (not mandatory but expected).
  • Which is not in Cost Column.