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Nepal Tibet Tour 14 Days

Nepal Tibet

Nepal Tibet Tour 14 Days

Trip Rating

5/5 Out of 1 Reviews

Trip Duration

14 Days

Trial Access

Flight and Comfortable Drive

Country

Nepal Tibet

Max Altitude

Everest base camp (Tibet Side) 5090 M

Activity Level

moderate

Group Size

Min 2 Pax

Best Season

Summer (May,Jun)

Autumn (Mid-Sep - Mid November)

Nepal Tibet 14 days (2 weeks) Tour consists of all the activities when one perceives the countries of the high Himalayas. The Buddhist monks in an orange cowl, ancient monasteries, spectacular mountain passes, and the mighty sky-high dazzling peaks.

On your 13 nights and 14 days tour, you can ride on elephants in search of elusive tigers in Chitwan National Park, make your own pilgrimage to Tibet, relax by beautiful Lake Phewa or head to the skies for an incredible scenic flight over the Himalayas. This combo trip has all the major attractions of the area including the Himalayas.

The tour goes around some great places in Kathmandu with a cultural essence in the outskirts of the valley such as Khokana and Bungmati Newari villages, explore the UNESCO enlisted heritage site of Swayambhunath temple and the Kathmandu Durbar Square. After the second half of the trip, an awesome flight takes you to Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet.

We spend 2 days exploring some of the major attractions of Lhasa before heading towards the base camp of the highest peak, Mount Everest. The journey from Lhasa to Everest base camp is around 700 km and is full of great Himalayan views and cultural attractions in major settlements such as Xigaatse, Gyantse and many more.

Trip Outline

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu covering Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayanbhuunath Stupa, Khokana & Bungmati villages.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu and Arrive at Gongar Airport. Upon arrival transfer to Lhasa.
Day 04: Sightseeing of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street
Day 05: Full day Sightseeing of Lhasa covering Norbulingka, Drepung and Sera Monastery
Day 06: Drive to Gyantse (3950m)
Day 07: Drive to Xigaatse. (3900m.)
Day 08: Drive to Xegar. (4040m.)
Day 09: Drive to Dza Rongphu (4920m.)
Day 10: Hike to Everest base camp. (5090m.)
Day 11: Drive to Shakya Monastery. (3900M.)-160km
Day 12: Drive to Lhasa via Xigaatse.
Day 13: Depart to Kathmandu. Rest in the evening.
Day 14: Final departure.

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Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu & Sightseeing

30 min drive

1400 m

A representative from Himalayan trekkers with your nameplate will be waiting for you at the airport. After meeting, greeting and welcoming, you will be transferred to the hotel.

In case of early arrival sightseeing to Pashupatinath temple area and Bouddhanath stupa area. Otherwise, stroll around Thamel and rest in the hotel.

Dinner

3 Star Hotel

Day 2

Kathmandu Valley sightseeing

5-6 Hrs

1400 m

Kathmandu Durbar Square - Kathmandu Durbar Square lies in the center of the Kathmandu valley and has some of the most interesting monuments in Nepal. The Kasthamandap, the building from which Kathmandu derived its name, the Kumari Ghar, the House of the Living goddess Kumari, the Taleju temple, and the most interesting the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, now a museum are some of the interesting buildings in Kathmandu Durbar Square. Besides that, the program of different kinds and gathering of people from all over Nepal makes it a lively place and the best place to understand Nepal.

Swayambhunath Stupa- Swayambhunath stupa is also referred to as the Monkey temple and is one of the 7 UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu. Situated on a hilltop about 4 Km from the city center this stupa is one of the oldest monuments in Kathmandu and comes from the Vajrayana sect of Mahayana Buddhism. With a pair of eyes in each direction, this place is a spiritual center for the locals and tourists visiting this area. The hilltop also offers a scenic view of the Kathmandu valley and the Himalayas.

Khokana and Bungmati- These two Newar Villages are located in the outskirts of the Patan District and are proposed as Tentative UNESCO heritage sites by the Nepal government. Khokana has the temple of Rudryaini and is also famous for Mustard oil production. Bungmati, 20 minutes walk from Khokana through paddy fields is full of old Newari houses and architecture. 

These twin villages are one of the best places to experience Nepal’s age-old heritage and to observe the daily life of the People. You will feel like walking in 18th century Europe as you go through these streets.

Breakfast, Dinner

3 Star Hotel

Day 3

Fly to Gongar Airport and Drive to Lhasa

1 hour flight and 30 min drive.

After early breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for a scenic flight to Gongar airport and transferred to Lhasa where the representative of Himalayan trekkers will be there in the Gongar airport.

Free to explore the local markets and streets in the evening.

Breakfast, Dinner

Guest House

Day 4

Sightseeing of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street

After breakfast, we will visit the Potala Palace, the Palace of the Dalai Lama. This architectural masterpiece is the symbol of the unity of the Tibetans. This palace was built by King Soongtsan Gampo, who was married to Princess Wen Cheng Tang in 641 A.D. It has got 999 houses built on Hongshan Hill with a red building on top. It is one of the grandest palaces in the world to date.

After lunch, we will drive towards the Jokhang Temple, the most sacred temple for Tibetan Buddhists. After spending some time at the Jokhang temple we will walk through Barkhor Street, a traditional old street in Lhasa.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Guest House

Day 5

Full Day Sightseeing Lhasa (Norbulingka, Drepung & Sera Monastery)

Ee will start the sightseeing today from Norbulingka - the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, located along the Kyichu River and two kilometers west of the Potala Palace. This Palace has a huge garden covering 360,000 square meters, making it the biggest man-made garden in Tibet. It has got 374 rooms. The second site is Drepung Monastery, made by Chojey Tashi Palden in the 14th Century. It had four departments, of which Loseling, or "The Hermitage of the Radiant Mind," was the largest, housing more than three-quarters of Drepung's ten to fifteen thousand monks. Now it is one of Tibet’s premier monastic educational institutions.

The last site for today is Sera Monastery, built-in 1419; this grand Monastery was home to more than 5,000 monks and five monastic colleges. Although much less active now, with only several hundred monks currently in residence, one of the most interesting times to visit the monastery is in the afternoon when monks, after finishing their morning scripture classes, can be seen debating in the courtyard.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Guest House

Day 6

Scenic drive to Gyantse. Sightseeing of the area in afternoon

6-7 hrs drive

5045 m

The drive from Lhasa to Gyantse is about 275 k. It is an exciting drive as we drive past the Khamba La pass (4794 m), Yamdrok Tso Lake, Karo La pass (5045 m) and many Himalayan peaks from the road. By the late afternoon, we will reach the Tibetan settlement of Gyantse and take a walk around it.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Guest House

Day 7

Drive to Shigatse and Sightseeing

2-3 Hrs drive

After breakfast, we will visit the Gyantse Dzong, which dates back to the 14th century and overlooks the Gyantse area. Kumbum literally means one hundred thousand images in the local language, famous for its gold dome. 

After the morning sightseeing, we take a drive to Shigatse, the 2nd largest city in Tibet, which is little more than one hour and is 90 km away. After arriving at Shigatse we will visit the Tashilumpo monastery.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Guest House

Day 8

Drive to Shegar

6-7 hrs drive

A scenic drive from Shigatse along the Friendship highway takes us to Shegar today. The drive is full of beautiful scenery. We will drive past the settlement of Lhatse and also drive past the Gyamtso La pass. A brief stop at Natang Monastery is a must. 

Driving further ahead we will stop at the Shakya monastery with the biggest gold book in the world.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Guest House

Day 9

Scenic drive to Rongbuk monastery

3-4 hrs drive

We will start driving towards the Rongbuk monastery area today which is 85 Km away from Shegar and explore the monastery area.

In the evening time, you can interact with locals and also observe the evening prayers. Be prepared for the excursion to the highlight of the trip ''Everest base camp on the Tibetan side''.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Guest House

Day 10

Explore the Everest base camp (Tibetan side)

7-8 hrs

Early morning hike to Everest base camp (Tibetan side) with a 16km walk. After spending quality time at the base camp with good pictures for memory, we will return to the Rongbuk area for an overnight stay.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Guest House

Day 11

Scenic drive to Shakya monastery

5-6 hrs drive

The sunrise over Everest will wake us up and we will start driving to the Shakya Monastery which was built in the 1073 A.D by Gongjue Jiebu, to spread his esoteric theory of Buddhism in the whole world. This monastery got the name Shakya as it was built on the chalky hill and Shakya means chalky earth in Tibetan.

Overnight at Shakya Monastery.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Guest House

Day 12

Return back to Lhasa

8-9 hrs drive

With a good breakfast, you will enjoy a scenic drive back to Lhasa. After arriving in Lhasa, free to explore on your own.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Guest House

Day 13

Depart to Kathmandu. Rest in the evening.

1 hr flight and 30 min drive.

We will drive to Gongar Airport and then board our flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu. Depending on your flight timing we can arrange for sightseeing. 

In the evening we will go for a cultural program with a typical Nepali dinner to review your trip to Nepal and Tibet.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

3 Star Hotel

Day 14

Departure from city of Temples

30 min Drive

1400 m

This is how your amazing tour of Nepal and Tibet comes to the end. After breakfast, a representative of Himalayan trekkers will assist and transfer you to the airport 3 hours earlier on your scheduled flight back to your hometown.

Hope you enjoy a lot and please remember us for other exciting trips within the Himalayas.

Breakfast

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Accommodation

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferable accommodation.

Generally, in cities like Kathmandu, Lhasa, Gyantse, and Xigaatse, we arrange basic three-star facilities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra. 

Although all the places might not have all the modern facilities, we will make sure to arrange safe and comfortable accommodation. In general, hygienic and safe tea houses/local lodges/ home-stays with all the basic facilities are arranged. But you can, if possible, personalize according to your preference. 

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B Accommodation within the cost that is evident.
For other meals in the city, you would have to pay separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place to fit your taste.

In more remote areas, usually, there are not many options. But you can always find hygienic and well-prepared food. Moreover, almost all the meals during the trek are included in the cost. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available!

On top of that, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome and Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Please go through the detailed itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you travel to your heart’s content.

Inclusion

Whats Included

  • Permits and Visa Applications for Tibet.
  • Accommodation in Nepal and Tibet.
  • Hotel with breakfast.
  • English speaking guide per as the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Guide Fees.
  • All transfers and sightseeing on the private vehicle.

Whats Not Included

  • Drinks, Tips, Insurance and any extra cost occurring from the Unfavorable Circumstances such as weather, road blockade, flight cancellation Etc
  • All personal nature expenses such as tips, donations, bar bills, etc.
  • Meals.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Nepal visa fee.
  • Airfare to Lhasa and back.

Gearlist

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. 

A comprehensive list of gear for all activites is listed on our dedicated page of Complete Gear List For Trekking and Climbing

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