Nepal Tibet Short Tour

Nepal Tibet Short Tour

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TripGrade: Moderate
Moderate or Grade B Trip - comprises a week to 15 days. It can reach up to 5000 meters high in altitude range, but the trails will be moderate (nor easy, nor tough). High altitude may matter on walking speed and distance. You need to have some acclimatization over 3000 meters.

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Duration:

7 Days

Country:
Max Altitude:

Potala Palace (3,750m)

Group Size

Min 2 Pax

Trial Access:

Private Vehicle / Flight

Best Season:

All year round

Nepal Tibet Short Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that exposes you to the cultural, natural and other aspects of life in the capitals of the Himalayan nations. The expedition is perfect for those looking to explore the exquisite art and architecture of Kathmandu and immerse themselves in the mystical Tibetan Buddhism.

This 7 days journey to Kathmandu and Lhasa is a great opportunity to get closer to the cultural and religious lifestyle of the people of Nepal and Tibet. This amazing trip starts once you arrive Kathmandu, the capital city and cultural hub of Nepal. After spending a couple of days around Kathmandu to experience the lifestyle, culture and diversity, you will fly to Tibet; the roof of the world.  In Lhasa, you will visit the major attractions such as Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Norbulingka, Barkhor Street and many more. This mystic land is rich of Buddhist monuments and simple yet interesting life of the Tibetans. The trip ends after you fly back to Kathmandu with memories of Tibet.

Starting Price

USD 1199 per person

Group Discount : Available

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu

Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)

A representative from the Himalayan Trekkers will greet and transfer you to the hotel in Kathmandu on your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport. 

The rest of the day is at leisure. You can stroll around the streets of the Thamel area, and the surroundings in the evening. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive

Day 2

Full-day sightseeing of Kathmandu

Meals included: Breakfast

After a warm and delicious breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby for a full-day guided sightseeing of the Kathmandu Valley. 

Boudhanath Stupa is the first sightseeing spot for today. Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979, Boudhanatha is one of the largest stupas in the world. It is one of the most important Buddhist sites in Nepal. 

Our next spot, also listed in World Heritage Site, Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most important religious sites in Asia for the devotees of Lord Shiva. Offering peace and devotion, it is a mixture of religion, art, and culture. 

Then, we move to Patan Durbar Square located at the center of Lalitpur district. Built in the 3rd century during the Malla period, it is the oldest Dubar Square (Royal Palace) of Kathmandu Valley. 

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3

Fly to Lhasa (3,700m)

Meals included: Breakfast

After a 2 and half hours flight we will arrive at Gongar Airport and half an hour drive from there, we will reach Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. In the evening we will stroll around the old city to experience the local lifestyle and monuments of Lhasa.

Upon arrival at the Gonggar Airport, our Tibetan representative will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. 

Check-in at the hotel and spend the day on your own. In the evening, you can roam around the streets of this beautiful city. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 1 hour+ flight and 1/2 hour drive

Day 4

Full-day Lhasa sightseeing

Meals included: Breakfast

Your guided sightseeing begins from the Potala Palace which was the winter palace of the Dalai Lamas from 1649 to 1959. It is one of the holiest complexes of Tibetan Buddhism and also the highest palace on the globe. 

Then, we will move to Jokhang Temple, the holiest Buddhist temple in Tibet which hoses a life-sized image of Lord Buddha. It was built in the 7th century at the center of the old Lhasa town surrounded by Barkhor Street, an ancient round street. 

After exploring the temple, we will take around at the must-see Barkhor Street that offers the original outlook of Lhasa. 

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 5

Lhasa tour- day 2

Meals included: Breakfast

Today we will visit Norbulingka Palace, the summer residence of the Dalai Lamas. This UNESCO World Heritage Site palace has a complex different from most of the monasteries in Tibet. 

We will also visit the popular Drepung Monastery, the most significant monastery in Tibetan history, It is one of the three great Gelug monasteries along with Sera and Ganden monasteries. 

The last sightseeing spot will be Sera Monastery, one of the most beautiful monastery complexes. It was the second-largest monastery in the world which resided more than 9,000 monks. 

Another beautiful night in the city. 

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 6

Fly back to Kathmandu

Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner

 

After a nice breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for a scenic flight back to the Kathmandu Valley. 

Once in Kathmandu, you can opt to have a rest or have a guided sightseeing of Swoyambhunath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square in the city. 

In the evening, we gather together in an authentic Nepali restaurant for the farewell dinner. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 1 hour+ flight and 1/2 hour drive

Day 7

Final departure

Meals included: Breakfast

3 hours before your flight schedule back to your hometown or onward destination, you will be transferred to the Tribhuwan International Airport.

Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive

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Accommodation

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

Generally, in cities like Kathmandu and Lhasa, 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. 

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.

On top of that, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome or 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
  • Airfare to Lhasa from Kathmandu 
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast as per the itinerary
  • English speaking Tibetan guide per as the itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Guide and driver fees 
  • Land cruiser for all the ground transportation
  • A mineral water bottle
  • Welcome/farewell dinner
  • All government/applicable taxes and office service charges 

Whats Not Included

  • Nepal Visa Fee 
  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) 
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses (laundry, phone calls, tips to guide and driver, liquor, etc.)
  • Any costs occurred under unavoidable circumstances (flight delay or cancellation, road blockade, etc.) 
  • Flight/train fare from Lhasa onwards 
  • Anything not mentoined in the INCLUSION section 


GearList

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

Reviews

Your Words - as is. Reviews from Previous Himalayan Trekkers Travelers.

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13 Dec 2019

Ellie Sofia

United Kingdom

Wonderful Trip

Had such an wonderful week !! Perfect for someone who like myself was so nervous about solo travel, the help you receive on the tour and after finishing the tour really makes you feel at ease. Great price. excellent services I would definitely recommend himalayan trekkers to my friends, family etc..

10 May 2019

Alita Zaurak

United Kingdom

Journey to Tibet

Our journey to Tibet started in KTM - Raj helped us with visas, plane tickets and other formalities. It was not so simple, there were some difficulties, but Raj was succesfull and we are very gratefull. Raj is very friendly, kind and he has good connection with other travel agency in Lhasa. If you'd like to visit Tibet (or Bhutan) I can warmly recommend his services! I hope to cooperate with Raj again!

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Regardless of any kind of adventure tour or treks, whether it be a tailor-made multi-country tour, luxury vacation, or even an adventure day trips — we ensure that it will be exactly the way you imagined. With our tailor-made itinerary or your customized trip, we guarantee a service that you will never forget. Please feel free to email us any time at info@himalayantrekkers.com

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