Nepal and Tibet Tours - 9 Days

The fascinations of Nepal and Tibet with its ever-smiling people of Himalayas have lured travelers for centuries from the world. Covering the most highlights of must-see places of Nepal and Tibet, Laser Travel and Tours have developed an itinerary “Experience the Roof of the World – Nepal and Tibet Tours 10days”. During your trip to Nepal and Tibet, you will be exploring the cultures, historical Palace, highest Namsto Lake, Caves, a Buddhist stupa, Temples, many Monasteries and remotely isolated mountain ranges in the world which is an ultimate travel destination of Himalayas; Lhasa, Kathmandu, and Pokhara. Your trip will start from Kathmandu exploring the most must-visit places like; Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swaymabhunath, Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple, and most beautiful and popular tourist destination city Pokhara. Three out of the ten highest mountains in the world like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu which are within 30 miles away from the city. Due to its proximity to the Annapurna mountain range, the city is also a base for trekkers offers a very close view of the Himalayas.

After finishing the cultural tours in Kathmandu and Pokhara you will be ready to fly-out to Lhasa which is the rooftop of the world! During your trip to Tibet, you will be exploring; Potala Palace, Sera Monasteries, Tibet Museums, Drepung, Jokhang and Barkhor and finally you will visit high altitude holy lake “Namsto Lake” in Tibet. Then, on the way via Yangbajing, you will be back to Lhasa airport and fly back to Kathmandu and take flight to continue to your home country. Below is our pre-designed itinerary, if you are looking for a customized package, please drop us an inquiry form. Our team will be glad to re-design the itinerary based on your requirements.

Day 1
ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU

Welcome in Kathmandu Tribhuwan Airport. Our team will be waiting for you to welcome at airport, and transfer you to hotel in Kathmandu. On the arrival day, it depends with your arrival time, check in at hotel and overnight in Kathmandu.

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Day 2
KATHMANDU — POKHARA | BY FLIGHT

Have your morning breakfast at hotel. Then check out and our team will transfer you to domestic airport of Kathmandu to fly out to Pokhara. The Pokhara is 3rd largest city of Nepal, most tourist destination, offering very close views of the Himalayas which is also a base for the trekkers undertaking the Annapurna Circuit. After arriving in Pokhara, our team will pick you up and transfer to hotel. Check in and rest for while in hotel. Then your guide will take you for the day hike in Pokhara. You will be crossing the Phewa Lake by boat, and hike to World peace Buddhist stupa. You will enjoy the beautiful Pokhara valley, mountain range and Fishtail peak which stands just front of you at 6,993m. After hiking around, you will be back to Phewa Lake. After then, you will be boating a hour in Phewa lake. During the boating, you will visit the Bindebasani temple which is middle of the Island in Phewa lake and enjoy the praglider gliding just above you. After the boating in Phewa Lake, back to hotel and overnight.

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Day 3
POKHARA — KATHMANDU - SIGHTSEEING | BY FLIGHT

Morning breakfast and check out from hotel to fly back to Kathmandu. After arrival in Kathmandu, our team will pick you up and drive you explorer the most must see places in Kathmandu. We will proceed for the Kathmandu Durbar Square by visiting cultural and historical place which is also known as Basantpur. During your trip in Basantapur; you will visit Kumari’s Living goddess house, Kasthmandap ( a building which was built by the branch of a single tree), Seto Bhairawa & Kalo Bhairaw temple, your children will entertain seeing Yogis closer to the temples. Then, finally proceed for Swoyambhunath, an ancient religious complex atop at hill in the Kathmandu valley which is also known as Monkey temple. Certainly, your children will enjoy not only the beautiful scenery of Kathmandu valley rather those moments with Monkeys running up and down around the stupa. Then we will continue drive further to visit Boudhnath stupa which is one of the holiest and World’s heritage Buddhist site. After then, we will proceed further for sightseeing of a holy Hindu temple, popularly known as Pasupatinath, a temple of Lord Shiva regarded as biggest sacred holy Hindu temple. After visiting the Pashupatinath, we will drive back to hotel and rest of the evening relax on your own.

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Day 4
KATHMANDU—LHASA (3,490M) | BY FLIGHT

Early morning breakfast and you will be transfer to the Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport to take your onwards journey to Tibet which is roof top of the world. After landing in Lhasa airport our team will welcome you in airport. Meet and greet then, you will be driven to Yerlung Tsangpo and Lhasa Kyichu River. Today, we will have few activities of the sightseeing in Lhasa. As you would be landing above 3,490m you shall make everything slowly to avoid the high altitude sickness. After then, drive to hotel, check-in and remaining day for relaxation/acclimation in Lhasa.

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Day 5
POTALA PALACE, SERA MONASTERARY & TIBET MUSEUM

Enjoy your breakfast at hotel. Around 9 AM our representative will pick you up form hotel and take you to explore Potala palace, the well-known place of religion and poli- tics in Lhasa. The Potala palace was built in 7th century by Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo and later renovated by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. After exploring Potala palace, we will proceed to visit one of three major monastery of the yellow sect in Tibet “ Sera Monastery”. The Sera monastery ist 5 KM north of Lhasa which was built in 1419 by Jamchen Choeji, a disciple of Tsongkhapa, founder of the Gelugpa sect. After the visit to Sera Monastery, we will explore the Tibet Museum and drive back to the hotel. Enjoy your evening on your own.

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Day 6
DREPUNG – JOKHANG — BARKHOR ( 4,748M)

After breakfast, you will be proceeding to visit Drepung monastery, the largest monas- tery of the Gelugpa sect in Lhasa which was built in 1416 by Jamyang chojie a disciple of Tsongkhapa. Later then; visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor market; this is the holiest shrine in Tibet with houses of golden statues of the Shakyamuni Budhha, which was brought by the Chinese princess Wenchen to Tibet. After sightseeing, you will be driven back to hotel and overnight.

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Day 7
LHASA — NAMTSO LAKE | HIGH ALTITUDE HOLY LAKE 4,748M

Morning breakfast and check out from hotel to drive to Namtso Lake, which lies in the distance of 240KM from Lhasa. literally heavenly lake, is situated in a mountainous area about 60km, northwest of Damxiong County. Namtso Lake extents 70km. from east to west. and 30KM. from south to north, covering an area of 1,920 SQ KM. and altitude of 4,748M above sea level. It is the biggest lake in Tibet and the second biggest salt lake in China as well as the highest lake in the world. Namtso Lake is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet, playing an important role among Tibetans. Every sheep year in Tibetan calendar, the Trekking Namtso Lake Festival is held and countless pilgrims from far away visit the Lake to pay homage. After visit of the highest holy lake overnight in hotel.

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Day 8
HOLY NAMTSO LAKE — YANGBAJING — LHASA

Morning breakfast and drive to Yangbajing which lies 80KM north of Lhasa, is famous for its hot springs. It was told that long time ago, before the sky and the earth was separated; the whole world was in total darkness. The people living at the foot of Mt. Nianqingtanggula were suffering. One fine day; a golden phoenix to flied to the area de- termined to create brightness by sacrificing itself. Finally, it threw one of its bright eyes onto the ground. A fairy caught the eye and then a bright lamp arose in the air. The snowcapped peaks of Mt. Nianqingtanggula appeared. The grassland like huge carpet emerged. Happiness came into Tibetan people. However, greedy man near Yangbajing coveted the lamp and he took a witch man’s idea to sharpen his hatred into an arrow to shoot the lamp. The lamp was broken at last. The pieces of the lamp dropped onto the ground, by turning into hot spring and burned the man to his death. The people said that the hot springs were the fairy’s tears. Let us have sightseeing around and at eve- ning overnight in Lhasa.

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Day 9
LHASA — KATHMANDU

Transfer Gongkar Lhasa airport for the onward flight to Kathmandu. On the way back to Kathmandu, you will enjoy the most beautiful mountain flight ever because you will be just flying over the route of the tallest mountain in the world Mt. Everest. After landing at Kathmandu airport, you will continue your flight to your home country.

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Inclusions

  • 4 Nights 5Days Hotel Accommodations in Nepal as per your selected category of Hotel daily breakfast.
  • All the transfers, airport pick up / departure and sightseeing are provided on a private car or van.
  • Round trip domestic air TKT: Kathmandu—Pokhara—Kathmandu for the value of USD 214/ per person
  • English spoken Tours guide in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All Sightseeing entry permits in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • 4 Nights 5 Days Hotel Accommodation in Tibet as per your selected category of hotel with daily breakfast.
  • Round trip air TKT: Kathmandu—Lhasa—Kathmandu by Air China
  • All the transfer and Sightseeing in Tibet by private Van or by Car only for your group.
  • Professional English Speaking Tibetan tour guide for entire tours in Tibet.
  • All necessary Tibet entry Visa and road permits Fees
  • All Sightseeing entrance fees of the sightseeing mentioned in the program, Namtso Lake conservation fee.
  • Oxygen cylinder encase needed.
  • 10% Service Charge and 13% VAT

Exclusions

  • Personal health insurance & Travel insurance
  • Visa Fees for Nepal
  • Meals are not mentioned in itinerary.
  • Early check-in or late check-out at the hotel
  • Personal Expenses such as Liquor, Laundry, room Services, phone calls, etc.
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/ cancellation/ hike in fare, strike, landslide or any other natural calamities.
  • Tips for drivers, guides, and porters.

Trip Weather Forecast

Lhasa-2°CSnow
SUNRISE08:24
SUNSET19:52 CST
Feels like: -2°CWind: 3km/h SHumidity: 72%Pressure: 1016.5mbarUV index: 0
Hourly Forecast23:00 H-2°C0:00 H-3°C1:00 H-4°C2:00 H-5°C
Daily Forecast
Wedmin -6°C
Thu5/-12°C
Fri5/-12°C
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Nepal and Tibet Tours

Trip Facts

  • 10 Days
  • 2 - 12 Persons
  • Private and Group Tour
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor Bazar, Drepung and Sera Monasteries, 72KM long freshwater Yamdrok Holiy Lake, Kyichu valley and Gampala Pass, and Mount Noejing Kangsang (7,191m) and Mt. Everest
  • 3,490M
  • Kathmandu Airport (KTM)

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