Nepal Tibet Tour 12 Days Overview
Nepal Tibet Tour is a well-balanced journey blending the spectacular natural splendor, diverse culture, and tradition, and mind-blowing art and architecture of the two beautiful but distinct Himalayan Kingdoms. This 12-day Himalayan travel includes the finest of the region's landscapes and cultural variety, with Nepal's snow-capped peaks as appealing as Tibet's historical monasteries and unique local customs incorporating sightseeing, adventure, and wildlife activities.
This thrilling Tibet Nepal excursion is skillfully designed to deliver your ideal fantasy of visiting two of the most fascinating Himalayan kingdoms on the other side of the Mighty Himalayas. You will get to capture the timeless ambiance of monasteries and mountain villages and experience the Himalayas‘ soul from Kathmandu's bustling streets to Lhasa's renowned Potala Palace.
The unique art and architecture featured throughout this Himalayan holiday are add to the intoxicating whirlwind of sightseeing in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Lhasa. A wildlife excursion in Chitwan National Park makes a memorable jungle safari in search of unique wildlife including Bengal tigers, one-horned rhino, and musk deer. Also, it is a great opportunity to learn about the subtle differences between Tibetan Buddhism and Hinduism and experience a variety of cultures and customs.
Our Nepal Tibet 12 Days tour starts in Kathmandu and includes stops at various UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the valley. Then the journey continues towards the Lake City, Pokhara, and end your Nepal tour with a jungle safari through the Chitwan National Park’s sweltering forests. And then continue the trip with a flight to the capital of the ‘roof of the world’, Lhasa at 3660 meters above sea level, and see some of the most spectacular monasteries of Tibet.
While there are many other destinations to visit in Asia, few are as dramatic and incredible as Nepal and Tibet when combined. So, come join this short journey and gain the memory of a lifetime.
- Experience the magnificence of the two neighboring Himalayan nations
- Explore the land of diversity in terms of geography, culture, history, and nature: Nepal
- Enjoy the cultural beauty of the city of temples by visiting its UNESCO world heritage sites
- Take in the mesmerizing sunrise views along with snow-clad peaks from Sarangkot hill station
- Savor the natural wonders of Pokhara city
- A glance into the wildlife of the Chitwan National Park
- A short encounter with the indigenous Tharu people of Nepal
- Discover the magnificent Tibetan monasteries and complexes which homed the Dalai Lamas during summer and winter
- Admire the Tibetan Plateau as the ‘roof of the world’
Best time for Nepal Tibet Tour
Both Nepal and Tibet welcome four seasons (spring, summer, autumn & winter) in a year. And while traveling to these countries can be done any time of the year, it is also divided into the types of tours you want to do, with some destinations and activities being better suited to specific seasons than others. Because this tour package is considered an easy sightseeing and exploring tour, it may be taken at any time during the year. But, it would be perfect to travel the destinations on this package during the spring and autumn seasons.
Spring (Late March-May) and autumn (Late September-November) in Nepal and Tibet have drier and clearer days, making them excellent for people who want to visit for the spectacular high-altitude treks. These times are ideal for sightseeing and seeing the natural and cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan National Park, as well as jungle safaris. The days are brighter, and the nights are clearer, making sightseeing trips in Lhasa perfect.
While it is true that spring and fall are the best periods to visit these Himalayan countries, this does not rule out summer and winter. These months are also beautiful in their own right.
The summer months of June and July are the hottest times in Nepal and the warmest in Tibet which also marks the start of the monsoon season. The weather is warm to hot throughout the day but cools off at night. The month of August is the wettest of the year. While the rain might make travel difficult, it also makes the area lush and green, with an abundance of fresh growth as a result of the rain.
The temperature starts to fall off from December and gets coldest in January. Until the mid of February, it might be ice cold, but the days are mostly bright and sunny with little snow in Lhasa. However, winter is ideal for those traveling on a budget or who are less willing to travel during peak months when the sights are clogged by throngs of tourists.
Traveling to Nepal and Tibet with/without the Guide?
The requirement of traveling with a guide or without a guide depends upon the particular destinations in Nepal. But, it is mandatory to be accompanied by a guide when you are traveling to any part of Tibet. This trip package consists of the famous tourist destinations in Nepal where guides are not compulsory however, there are many benefits to be accompanied by one. Let's take a look at how local guides might make your journey more enjoyable.
- Firstly, they are in charge of your safety and happiness.
- Your guide has a wealth of knowledge and expertise to share with the intricacies of historic sites.
- They work as your translators to the locals.
- Be it merely a slight headache or a symptom of something more serious, your guide would be there to help you.
- At last but not least, when you hire a tour, you're creating a job meaning you are helping to promote the country's development.
Requirement of Travel Document for Nepal Tibet Tour
Depending upon the destinations and activities, the travel permits differ too. For this 12 days Nepal Tibet Tour, you will need some mandatory travel documents such as Nepal Visa Fee, Tibet Travel Permit, and Chinese Group Visa. Nepal Visa will be granted upon your arrival at the airport so make sure to carry some exchange.
The first thing to enter Tibet is the Tibet Travel Permit. This can only be received after you have booked your tour with the local tour operator, and we will complete the application on your behalf using a scanned color copy of your passport. The permission will be ready for your trip from Lhasa after about 15-20 days of processing.
Another permit required is the Chinese Group Visa, different from the regular Chinese Visa. It will be given once your travel agency applies for the visa with your original passport in Nepal. And, the processing time is usually three business days.
We will make all of the necessary arrangements for Tibet permits so you can prepare for the departure without hassles.