Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet tour, this is a combination of everything in South Asia. This highland settled in the high Himalayas are some of the adventurous destinations in the world. Nepal is a mixed culture and nature. Bhutan known as the last Shangri- La, and Tibet is the roof of the world. This is multiple popular trips not for everyone. For this trip, we must need a lot of guts and it has some best things found near the Himalayas that stretch from Burma to Afghanistan. The trip starts forms Bhutan than it continues to Nepal and Tibet exit from Nepal or Tibet. Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan best visit places are included in the Program. This is one of the best selling tours in the South Asia and many of them explore culture, nature and the lifestyle in different places.
Nepal Bhutan & Tibet Tour
- Day 1 : Arrive by Druk Air.
Druk Air flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular mountain flight along the Himalayan range from Kathmandu, Bangkok or Delhi over the foothills, each flight is a mesmerizing feat and offer exciting descent into the Kingdom. Upon your arrival received by our representative and then transfer to Thimphu. The capital town of Bhutan.
- Day 2 : Thimphu
Day 02: An Early breakfast Thimphu Sightseeing, visit Trashichhoedzong, on the way to Punakha the beautiful medieval fortress Monastery the Government's office and King’s Throne room it is known as a summer residence of Je Khenpo, the Chief Abbot. Visit National Library which has vest collection of the ancient Buddhist Texts and manuscripts. Than visit Arts and Crafts School which is famous for traditional thangka paintings, here you will see student producing an incredible design on cloth. After lunch visit Handicraft emporium which display a wide assortment of beautiful handwoven and the crafted products. Drive to Memorial Chorten, the stupa built in the memory of Bhutan’s who is popularly regarded as Father of modern Bhutan. The Paintings and statues inside this monument provide a deep insight into Buddhist philosophy.
- Day 3 : Thimphu to Punakha(75km 3hrs).
Drive to Punakha a short stop at Dochula pass (3080m) Stopping briefly here to take in the view and admire the chorten, mani wall, prayer flags which decorates the highest point on the road. If skies are clear, the following peaks can be seen from this pass (left to right): Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m ), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m ), Kangphugang (7,170 m ), Zongphugang (7, 060 m ), a table mountain that dominates the isolated region of Lunana - finally Gangkar plenum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497m. After visit Punakha Dzong, built strategically at the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers in 1637 offering to Godby Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative center of the region, Punakha Dzong has played an important role in Bhutan's history. Damaged by four catastrophic fires and an earthquake, the Dzong has now been fully restored. After that drive to Wangduephodrang visiting Dzong and local market. The district of Wangduephodrang is also famous for its bamboo products, slate and stone carvings.
- Day 4 : Punakha- Paro (125km 4hrs).
After breakfast drive to Paro en route visit Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the Kingdom built in 1627, it now houses the School for religious studies. Afternoon in Paro visits Ta Dzong, the National Museum of the Kingdom. Originally built as Watch Tower since 1967 it is serving as the National Museum of the country and holding a fascinating collection of art, artifacts, thangka paintings, and Bhutan's exquisite postage stamps. Afterwards, walk down a hillside trail to visit Rinpung Dzong. Built-in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, the Dzong houses the monastic body of Paro, the office of the Dzongda (district administrative head) and Thrimpon (judge) of Paro district.
- Day 5 : Paro
After breakfast drive north of Paro valley to ruins of Drukgyel Dzong.From this fort, Bhutanese repelled several invasions by Tibetan armies.Nearby visit traditional Bhutanese Farm House which offers good insight into the lifestyle of local people. Then take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, the most famous of Bhutanese monasteries. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery hence it is called "Tiger's Nest". The excursion to monastery takes about 5 hours for round trip. While a return to Paro town visits en route Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom.Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
- Day 6 : Depart Paro, Fly to Kathmandu.
After breakfast drive to the airport for flight to Kathmandu, upon arrival receiver our representative greet you transfer to Hotel, Sight seeing UNESCO World Heritage site of Kathmandu, Visit Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar square and Syambhunat.
- Day 7 : Drive to Chitwan National Park.
Early in the morning, we will be mounted on elephants for a jungle safari through dense grasslands to witness wildlife in its natural habitat. After breakfast, we visit the elephant stables and even enjoy bathing the elephants. During the afternoon we can drive through the jungles followed by a canoe ride down the Rapti River. While canoeing, we may get a close look at the Gharial and Mugger crocodiles along with fresh water dolphins, otters, and varieties of water birds. Or, we may even go for bird watching or nature walks and come closer to a variety of wild flora and fauna found in the park. Overnight in Chitwan.
- Day 8 : Drive from Chitwan to Pokhara (823m/2,700ft): 134km, 4-5 hours.
After breakfast, drive to Pokhara, also known as The Lake City owing to a large number of lakes in the city. The road first passes through the subtropical jungles and fertile vegetation in Chitwan. As we leave Chitwan, the landscape changes. We see hills, small settlements, and terraced farms. Upon our arrival in Pokhara, the beautiful lake city, we are rewarded with magnificent views of the Himalayas including Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Manaslu (8,156m), Machhapuchhre (6,993m), the five peaks of Annapurna and others. Overnight in Pokhara.
- Day 9 : Sightseeing in Pokhara.
Early in the morning, we leave for Sarankot, a hill that overlooks the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges in the north and Pokhara city in the south. From here, then head back to Pokhara and continue touring the city’s landmarks. Davis Falls is a unique waterfall that flows directly into a narrow and deep canal which has no end. The Shiva Cave is located near Davis Fall and houses a shwe catch amazing views of the sun as it rises in the mighty Himalayas. We rine dedicated to Lord Shiva, a primary Hindu God. We also do some boating in Phewa Lake and visit Bindyabasini Temple located at the center of the Lake. We visit the famous International Mountain Museum (IMM) that records, documents, and chronicles the past and present development of mountaineering activities in the world and the Himalayas in particular. Overnight in Pokhara.
- Day 10 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 213km, 5-6 hours.
After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu. This will be a journey along river banks with wonderful views of hills and rural Nepalese lifestyle. After reaching Kathmandu, we can take a rest or do some souvenir shopping. Overnight in Kathmandu.
I and my husband from France we did small trekking to Annapurna base camp from Pokhara, Dilip was our guide he did great jobs and Amrit from Nepal travels and Expedition serve great jobs. Guide service and knowledge were perfect, Hotel in Pokhara and Kathmandu was nice overall everything went well. good job Amrit and His Team.
Mickala and Erwann from France