Nepal Tibet Tour

Duration: 14 Days
At a Glance
  • Duration 14 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Destination Multi-Country
  • Start/End Kathmandu/Kathmandu
  • Group Size 1-12
  • Max. Altitude 3650m

Highlights

  • Go on a guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and explore monuments, museums, local markets & art galleries
  • Unwind at the shore of Phewa Lake and witness stunning mountain views from Sarangkot in Pokhara
  • Get to see animals like one-horn rhinos, elephants, deer, etc during a jeep safari in Chitwan National park
  • Do canoeing and visit Tharu village, an indigenous community
  • Enjoy a thrilling flight between Kathmandu and Lhasa
  • Spend two full days exploring historical sites in Lhasa, such as Norbulingka palace, Sera monastery, Potala Palace, Drepung monastery, etc

Nepal Tibet Tour Overview

Explore the nature, culture, and history of the two great Himalayan nations, Nepal and Tibet on this 14 days Nepal Tibet Tour. Spend time learning about the historical sites, relaxing in nature, spotting wild animals, and meeting amazing people.

The Nepal Tibet tour is a 14-day adventurous tour program. People of any age can join this tour. Moreover, the Nepal Tibet tour is one of the best family holiday packages, which can be joined by every member of the family. We, Outfitter Himalaya, take care of all of our guest's needs and plan the entire trip professionally for a hassle-free journey.

The Nepal Tibet tour incorporates cultural events, historical sightseeing, jungle safari, stunning lakes, snow-capped Himalayan mountains, high plateaus, ancient monasteries, centuries-old palaces, amazing people, and incredible cuisine. You get to explore the best of these two Himalayan nations, Nepal and Tibet, on this tour.

The tour takes you on a rollercoaster of experience during which you will make lifelong memories. All the cities you travel to during the Nepal Tibet Tour will welcome you with something different and teach you many lifelong lessons. There is no tough walking or any sort of difficulty on this tour. To make the Nepal Tibet Tour more exciting, you can also add excursions to Bhutan, the land of thunder dragons, in the package.

Major attractions during the Nepal Tibet Tour

Nepal

Kathmandu: The Capital of Nepal

In Kathmandu, you will visit the tourist sites like Swayambhunath temple, which is also known as Monkey temple. The tour takes you to other historical sites like the holy Pashupatinath temple and the Bouddhanath Stupa. It is the largest stupa in Nepal. One of the main parts of sightseeing in Kathmandu is visiting the durbar squares- Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. All of these durbar squares are old royal palaces resided by some of the great kings & queens in Nepal.

Pokhara: A beautiful city in Nepal

Pokhara is the second biggest city in Nepal. This is a beautiful city with lakes, caves, and waterfalls all around the city. Here, you will catch stunning mountain views from Sarangkot and visit tourist sites like Davis Fall, Peace Pagoda, Gupteshwor Cave, Phewa Lake, etc. You will have a great time in Pokhara.

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan takes you close to wildlife. You explore the deep jungle here and go on a jeep safari. The Chitwan National Park used to be the hunting ground of the royals of Nepal back in the day. Now, it has become one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in Nepal for wild activities. You will do things like safari, canoeing, deep forest walking, bird watching, touring indigenous villages, etc.

Tibet

Lhasa: The Capital of Tibet

The Nepal Tibet Tour combines three nights and two full days in Lhasa. Here you explore many historical sites like palaces and monasteries. The summer retreat of Dalai Lama, Norbulingka palace, showcases the precise wood carvings and paintings. In Sera Monastery, you get to see a tempting debate session between the monks and the gorgeous rose garden all the monastery. You then visit the Jokhang Temple to learn in-depth about Tibetan culture and do shopping at Barkhor market. The tour then leads you to the famous Potala Palace and Drepung monastery.

Itinerary

The Nepal Tibet Tour begins in the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu, which is also known as the city of temples. You spend two full days exploring different UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The tour will be guided by an experienced tour guide who will give you the perfect introduction to Nepali art, architecture, history, and culture.

Then, you will head to Pokhara, also known as the city of lakes and gateway to the famous Annapurna region. Here you spend two nights and visit the tourist sites like lakes, caves, waterfalls, and museums. The drive to Sarangkot will let you witness a striking panorama of mountains like the Annapurna range (8,091 m), Fishtail (6,993 m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), and Lamjung Himal (6,983 m).

After Pokhara, it is time to spend some time in the jungle and comes across wild animals. You will follow a scenic route to Chitwan. On the day you reach Chitwan, we want to keep it relaxing, so the tour guide will take you to a village resided by an indigenous group called Tharu. You will have a great time watching their traditional stick dance.

The next morning, we do many activities like jeep safari, canoeing, bird watching, etc, in the Chitwan National Park. You will then drive back to Kathmandu and spend a full day sightseeing Bhaktapur Durbar Square before flying to Lhasa, Tibet. In Tibet, our representative will take care of all of your needs. You will have an incredible time here.

You have two full days in Lhasa to visit the monuments and explore the city. You will be exploring the palaces, monasteries, and local markets. Tibet will showcase its centuries-old practices, beliefs, and stunning beauty. You will get to taste Tibetan dishes and learn about the lifestyle of the locals. Then you fly back to Kathmandu on the 13th day of the Nepal Tibet Tour and the next morning take a return flight to your home.

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We meet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. The team will welcome you and then transfer you to the hotel. We use a private four-wheeler to commute, so it'll be a comfortable ride. The remaining day is free. You can take your time to explore the bustling streets of Thamel.

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The day begins early. We'll assign you an experienced tour guide who will take you to multiple historical sites in Kathmandu. This tour is a great way to kick-start your trip to Nepal. You will be visiting monuments like Monkey Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhnath Stupa.

The tour will give you a deep insight into Nepalese history and culture. Explore the local market and come back to the hotel to have lunch. After lunch (in the late afternoon), we meet you in the office of Outfitter Himalaya and discuss the rest of the trip.

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Early in the morning, the tour guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby. Leaving Kathmandu, you head towards Pokhara, the beautiful city of lakes and gateway to the Annapurna region. The ride will be very comfortable and scenic. Lush green hills, rivers, mountains, and occasional waterfalls will make the journey pleasant.

Upon reaching Pokhara, take some time and relax in your hotel. The evening will be spent relaxing at the shore of tranquil Phewa Lake, where you can boat too. And the lively Lakeside Market will make the evening furthermore excellent.

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We have a full day of the tour in Pokhara today. We begin the morning driving to Sarangkot. You can see many paragliders in the sky. From Sarangkot, we can see stunning views of mountains like the Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, and Lamjung Himal. We then Hike to Nadauda which takes about 3 hours. We then drive to Pokhara and visit the Bindhyabasini temple on the way back.

*Note: If you want to do paragliding or an ultralight flight, then let us know on time, and we will book it for you. Additional charges apply.

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Pokhara has more than enough to give, and spending only one day will not be fair. So, we have added one fuller day in Pokhara today. Today, you will cross Phewa lake by boat and hike to Peace Stupa. We then visit Gupteshwor Cave, Davis Fall, etc.

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We leave Pokhara on this day and follow a well-made road to Chitwan. Chitwan takes you close to the jungle and wild animals. The ride will be long but packed with striking landscapes. It will be late afternoon by the time we reach Chitwan.

After taking some time off to freshen up and relax, we head to Tharu village. Tharu is an indigenous group in Nepal. Here we'll see their intriguing stick dance in their vibrant traditional clothes. After the short tour of the village, return to the hotel for a good night's sleep.

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We have a full day in Chitwan today. We'll visit the Chitwan National Park early in the morning and spend the day doing various thrilling activities. First, we go on a jeep safari to see animals like elephants, one-horn rhinos, deer, tigers, boars, peacocks, etc. Later, we’ll visit the elephant breeding center. One of the activities many tourists love to do is play with water with an elephant. Explore other parts of the national park and return to the hotel.

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Wake up early in the morning today if you want to go bird-watching. After breakfast, we pack up our luggage and leave for Kathmandu. The drive will be smooth. Upon reaching Kathmandu, we will leave you in front of your hotel. Spend the remaining day resting and shopping in Thamel. You can visit the Durbar Marg nearby or the Garden of Dreams, located at the entrance of Thamel.

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The tour guide will once again pick you up from your hotel. We’ll drive to Bhaktapur today, a medieval city. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is one of the must-visit tourist sites in Kathmandu. The ancient cultural heritage, exquisite architecture, art, and scrumptious assortments will blow your mind away.

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One of our representatives will pick you up from the hotel as per your flight departure time. The flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa will be phenomenal. You get to enjoy some of the best aerial views of the unseen Himalayas. Upon landing at the Lhasa airport, our representative of Tibet will pick you up from the airport and assist you throughout your time in Tibet. From the airport, we reach the main city in 45 minutes of driving. The tour guide will drop you at the hotel.

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Enjoy a delicious Tibetan breakfast and meet the tour guide later. We will drive to Norbulingka palace. It is a summer retreat of the Dalai Lama and was built in 1956. The palace is elaborately decorated with precise wood carvings and paintings. We then head toward the popular Sera monastery, built in 1419.

Beautiful roses and greenery decorate the surroundings of the monastery. In the monastery, we can see a very known debate session between the monks. From here, we visit Jokhang Temple to know more in-depth about Tibetan culture. The end of the day will be at Barkhor market.

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The day begins early, and the tour guide will accompany you to Potala Palace. It is one of the main highlights of the Tibet tour. The Potala Palace shows impressive Tibetan architecture and stores numerous arts & antiques that goes back centuries. From here, our next point is the Drepung monastery. It is a big monastery with over 10,000 monks & nuns. We'll attend the chanting ceremony and later drive back to the hotel. Spend the remaining evening shopping and chilling.

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Today, we fly back to Kathmandu. The flight will be amazing. Our team will pick you up from the airport and drop you at the hotel. The remaining day is free. Enjoy and relax as you wish. You can go shopping and have some quality time in the spa. We meet you in the late evening for a farewell dinner.

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The Nepal Tibet Tour has come to an end. We drop you at the international airport today for your flight back home.

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Inclusions

  • All the airport transfers
  • 13-night hotel accommodation in Nepal and Tibet as per the itinerary
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • All necessary transportation by private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Sightseeing tour as per the program in Nepal and Tibet
  • An English speaking local guide in Nepal and Tibet
  • Monument and monasteries entrance fees
  • Tibet travel permit and Chinese Visa
  • Flight fare for Kathmandu - Lhasa - Kathmandu

Exclusions

  • International flights to and from Nepal
  • Nepalese visa
  • Meals, not stated in the itinerary
  • All expenses of personal nature
  • Travel insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section

Essential Info

Nepal-Tibet Tour Difficulty

The Nepal-Tibet – 12 days tour is an easy tour and suitable for everyone. There are no hectic walks and altitude gain, which means no risk of high-altitude sickness as it is mostly city tours in Tibet Lhasa. So, anyone can do this Nepal Tibet Tour.

Best time to go on the Nepal-Tibet Tour

You can go on the Nepal-Tibet tour throughout the year. However, April to August and September to November is the most preferred time of the year to do the Nepal Tibet Tour.

Hotels Nepal - Tibet Tour

We provide 13 nights’ accommodation in a 3-star hotel on the Nepal-Tibet tour, and you get all the modern facilities and services in these hotels. The rooms are spacious, well-furnished, and clean with a private washroom.

There is also an option to upgrade hotels on the tour as there are 4–5-star luxury hotels available for this tour, and we can book those hotels if you want an upgrade at extra cost.

Visa for Nepal - Tibet Tour

Nepal Visa

A tourist visa to travel to Nepal is required, and a Nepal visa is not included in our package. So, you need to apply and get it yourself.

You can apply and get a Nepal visa on your arrival at Kathmandu airport, or you can apply and get it from the Nepal embassy/consulate office in your country/region.

China Visa

A China visa is required to travel to Tibet, and it is included in our price. We (Outfitter Himalaya) apply and get a China visa as you need to travel only through a travel agency.

We need your colour scan copy of your passport before a month the tour date, and your Passport at least four business days to apply and get a visa to Tibet.

Extra and Optional tour packages

There are some tours that you can add to the Nepal Tibet Tour. As such, you can do the Everest Mountain Flight Tour on the morning of day two before the tour starts, and this tour does not require any extra day.

We have many other cross-country tour packages that you may like to check. Some of our most famous ones are Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour, Short Bhutan Tour, Nepal Bhutan Tour, and Kathmandu Lhasa Overland Tour.

Likewise, here are some of our popular tour packages in Nepal that fit people of all ages- Glimpse of Nepal, Taste of Nepal, Spirit of Nepal, Nepal Luxury Tour, Nepal Winter Tour, Nepal Student Tour, etc.

We also customize the tour packages. So, you can contact us anytime to share your dream tour with our team.

These are some beginner-friendly trekking packages for your reference- Ghorepani Poon Hill trek, Langtang Valley Trek, Jomsom Muktinath Trek, EBC trek with helicopter return, etc.

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