Private Vehicle and Flight Included
Summer - Spring and Autumn
Nepal Tibet 8 Days Tour is an ideal tour that encompasses 2 of the famous and breathtaking destinations of Nepal and China namely Kathmandu valley and Tibet respectively. This tour is an incredible opportunity to enjoy the diversity of Kathmandu valley in Nepal and spirituality of Tibet respectively.
You can explore Tibetan culture, enjoy the breathtakingly stunning monasteries, temples and landmarks like Potala Palace, Norbulingka monasteries and countless other attractions in Tibet.
While in Nepal, this trip will take you across some of the Tourism sensations in Kathmandu Valley like sacred Pashupatinath temple, antique Patan Durbar Square, etc. Some of the highlights of this 8 days tour in brief:
Kathmandu is the capital city and one of the major tourist hubs in Nepal. There is so much you can do in Kathmandu in a single day for instance taking the tours of UNESCO listed sites in the valley.
- Boudhanath stupa
Boudhanath stupa is one of brilliant landmarks in Nepal that happens to be the largest stupa in Kathmandu. This stupa boasts a 36-meter-tall Buddha statue and is visited by thousands of Buddhists every year due to its significance to Buddhist pilgrims and community.
- Pashupatinath Temple
Pashupatinath Temple is believed to be home of Hindu mythology god Shiva. This pagoda temple is visited by Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims throughout the year. The architecture, structures, monuments in several corners of this UNESCO site are simply superb.
- Patan Durbar Square
Patan Durbar Square located at Lalitpur/Patan is popular for its unique architecture and artistic heritages. Some of the major attractions of this UNESCO protected world heritage are Mahaboudha temple, Patan Museum, Krishna temple, golden temple etcetera.
- Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu Durbar Square, also known as Basantapur Durbar Square is a sight for the eye alongside being a religious and spiritual site for peace seekers. The main features of Kathmandu Durbar Square due to which it is targeted by many national as well as international travelers are Taleju temple, Kumari Bahal, Basantapur Tower, Kastha mandap etc.
- Swayambhunath Stupa
Swayambhunath Stupa is located on a hillock about 3 Kilometers west of Kathmandu and boasts a myriad of shrines, monuments, and structures in its vicinity. The sleeping Buddha, Dewa Dharma Monastery, Harati temple are the main things to look out for in this oldest stupa of Nepal alongside many others.
- Khokana Bungmati
Housing the famous Rato Machindranath temple and Karya Binayak temple, Bungmati is a medieval village located 6 Kilometers South of Patan. Khokana is a neighboring village of Bungmati where you will see Newari residence.
This tour offers travelers an opportunity to discover several monasteries, temples and palaces located in Lhasa.
- Potala palace
Potala Palace in Lhasa is popularly known as the winter palace of the revered Dalai Lama. This masterwork of Tibet art is one of the prime pilgrimages for Buddhists in Tibet as well as other parts of China and other countries. This Palace is listed as UNESCO world heritage and consists of at least a thousand rooms, 200000 statues and 10000 altars.
- Jokhang temple
Venerated worldwide as a spiritual point of Tibet, Jokhang temple is situated at the heart of Lhasa. Some of the major attractions of this temple/ monastery are Life sized statues of Shakyamuni (5-foot-tall) Numerous statues and shrines devoted to Buddha, golden roof etcetera. Other than these buildings and temples, the lifestyle of locals, their religious beliefs and magnificent views from the Golden roof of Jokhang Temple are the best things that will make you glad that you took this trip.
- Monasteries: Drepung monastery, Sera monastery and many others
The monasteries in Lhasa are famous for their depiction of Buddhist culture. One will get to see many monks and devotees in these monasteries alongside other travelers seeking spirituality. Deprung monastery, Sera monastery, Ganden monastery are some of the renowned monasteries of this region each having unique value and structures.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu comprising of Boudhanath stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Patan Durbar Square.
Day 03: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu covering Kathmandu Durbar Square, Syambhunath Stupa and Khokana Bungmati.
Day 04: Fly from Kathmandu and Arrive at Gongar Airport. Upon arrival transfer to Lhasa.
Day 05: Sightseeing of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street
Day 06: Full day Sightseeing of Lhasa covering Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery
Day 07: Depart to Kathmandu. Rest in the evening.
Day 08: Final departure.