Nepal Tibet 9 Days Tour Overview
Nepal Tibet 9 Days Tour takes you to some of the popular and beautiful tourist destinations in Nepal and Tibet. This 9-day long tour is a beautiful combination of the best cultural, historical, and natural sites of the “once forbidden kingdoms”.
This exhilarating Tibet Nepal Trip has been skillfully designed to satisfy your deepest desire to explore two of the most intriguing Himalayan Kingdoms on opposite sides of the Mighty Himalayas.
The Nepal Tibet 9 days tour begins with a look at Nepal's real art and culture. You will traverse the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu and learn about the rich Newari culture, history, and way of living of the capital of Nepal. After you get some insights into the cultural side of Nepal, you will be taken to the natural side of this Himalayan country which is also the second-largest tourist destination in the country, Pokhara. The green landscape, gushing Whitewater Rivers, terraced farms, some of the highest Himalayas such as Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, etc., freshwater lakes, glorious sunrise over the snow-capped Himalayan ranges, and many more are the other part of this journey in Nepal.
You will get to enjoy the magnificent Himalayan view once again from your airplane window after taking a thrilling trip to energetic Nepal. You will travel to Gonggar Airport and be exposed to locals of Lhasa, their culture, and traditions. The capital cities of the neighboring Himalayan countries are simply a 2-hour flight away. It is nothing short of breathtaking to fly over the Himalayas, and the aerial views of the mountain peaks add to the enjoyment and thrill of the ride.
Lhasa is as exotic as it gets in Asia because of its untamed scenery and distinctive Tibetan culture. Its artistic monasteries with a Buddhist influence are home to several ancient artifacts. In fact, Lhasa has been referred to as the center of the Tibetan Buddhist world for ages.
In addition, Lhasa offers a distinctive way of life that you may discover in the city’s countless markets and lanes that branch out from revered temples and monasteries. Once you have discovered the grandiose cultural part of this cultural country, you will get to relish nature in this famous “roof of the world” with a day trip to the “heavenly Lake” named “Namtso Lake”. The world’s highest saline water lake not only lets you be in the natural environment but the yak herders who live there give you a taste of a nomadic existence.
Through this tour brought to you by Himalayan trekkers, you will make the most out of this trip in just as little as 9 days while enjoying the heartwarming hospitality of Nepalese and Tibetan People.
Nepal Tibet 9 days Trip Highlights
- Get insight into the culture and history of the medieval towns in the Kathmandu Valley
- Discover the fantastic UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu
- Opportunity to traverse through the natural beauty of Pokhara
- Witnessing the glorious sunrise from Sarangkot Hill station along with the Himalayas such as Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri.
- Experience one of the world’s breathtaking flights over the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Kailash, etc.
- Immerse in surreal rugged mountains and witness still alpine lakes
- Get lost in the grand Tibetan Buddhism monasteries in Lhasa
- Observe the fascinating monastic debates among the monks
- Walk freely around the lanes and streets of “once the forbidden kingdoms”
Best time to do the Nepal Tibet 9 days tour
Spring, fall, and early winter are considered the most favorable time to do the Nepal Tibet 9 days tour. The sightseeing tours in the cities could be done any time of the year but as this trip adds Pokhara and Namtso Lake trips, monsoon and core winter are suggested to be avoided.
The Himalayan views from Sarangkot are best viewed in the mornings of spring, autumn, and December months as the weather is clear and stable during this time. The perfect temperatures, the thriving lush landscapes, and the clear skies of spring and autumn seasons make the journey in Kathmandu Pokhara wonderful.
The temperatures are a bit colder in Lhasa compared to Kathmandu and Pokhara as Lhasa is located at a higher altitude. The highest point you will reach during this journey is 4178 meters at Namtso Lake, so the winters are harsher than the other places you visit on this trip. But with clear sky, the vistas of the surrounding Alps, the Tibetan landscapes, and the frozen Namtso are truly captivating.
Thus, considering the visits to Pokhara and Namtso, the best time to do this 9 days Nepal Tibet Tour is during the spring and autumn season with the winter month of December.
Permits to do Nepal Tibet Tour
You do not need to obtain any special permits to do this 9 days Nepal Tibet Tour. You will only need a Nepal Visa which can be easily granted on arrival at the airport or land borders and heritage site entry fees for you will be exploring in Nepal. For Tibet, you will have to obtain Tibet Travel Permit which can be obtained once your trip is confirmed with your authorized trip organizers. You also need the heritage fees in Lhasa.
Note: Other than the Nepal Visa Fee, all other needed permits are included in this package cost.