Tibet Nepal Combined Himalayan tour (14 Days) offers an opportunity to explore two amazing Himalayan destinations; Exploring these two tiny but culturally rich places give you abundant knowledge of Buddhism and Hinduism. You start your trip directly from Mainland China (Beijing/Chengdu/Xian) to Lhasa and the trip stretches up to Kathmandu via Everest Base Camp north face. Take a train or flight to Lhasa from Mainland China, explore Tibet including Everest Base Camp, and visit Nepal including Chitwan National Park within two weeks of time. During your visit to Tibet, you will explore the "city of sunshine 'Lhasa'" where the magnificent Dalai Lama's Potala Palace (Durbar) is situated. Moreover, you will visit other popular monasteries such as Sera, Drepung, Norbulingka, Jokhang temple and etc. On this journey to Tibet, you will be traveling up to Everest's Base camp (5150m) on North Ridge (Face) passing through Gyantse, Shigatse, Shakya, Tingri,…
Tibet Nepal Combined Himalayan tour (14 Days) offers an opportunity to explore two amazing Himalayan destinations; Exploring these two tiny but culturally rich places give you abundant knowledge of Buddhism and Hinduism. You start your trip directly from Mainland China (Beijing/Chengdu/Xian) to Lhasa and the trip stretches up to Kathmandu via Everest Base Camp north face. Take a train or flight to Lhasa from Mainland China, explore Tibet including Everest Base Camp, and visit Nepal including Chitwan National Park within two weeks of time.
During your visit to Tibet, you will explore the “city of sunshine ‘Lhasa'” where the magnificent Dalai Lama’s Potala Palace (Durbar) is situated. Moreover, you will visit other popular monasteries such as Sera, Drepung, Norbulingka, Jokhang temple and etc. On this journey to Tibet, you will be traveling up to Everest’s Base camp (5150m) on North Ridge (Face) passing through Gyantse, Shigatse, Shakya, Tingri, and Rongbuk monastery. This 8-Day journey to Mount Everest Base Camp via Lhasa is one of the popular itineraries to explore the central Tibet and Mount Everest itself.
After arriving at a beautiful Himalayan nation; Nepal, you will be greeted by one of our company’s representatives at the Tibet-Nepal border and escorted to Kathmandu through Rasuwagadi HWY. During your a week-long trip to Nepal, you experience the historical sites and wildlife activities at Chitwan national park. As you have already seen magnificent mountain views, we emphasize on taking you to the Historical, Religious, Cultural monuments such as Bhaktapur, Patan, Kathmandu Durbar squares, Boudhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath Temple, Pashupatinath Temple and etc. Moreover, you will spend 3 days 2 nights at Chitwan National Park where you will go for Jeep Safari, Jungle walk, cultural dance shows and etc.
Moreover, if you want to explore Everest Base Camp from both Tibet and Nepal sides (Everest North and South Faces), we will customize an itinerary including Everest Base Camp Trek (12 Days) in Nepal along with Lhasa EBC Tour in Tibet or you can also add on 4 days short Bhutan tour on this same one package. Let us know for any customization, you will require about 3 weeks to make these trips done.
In general, you will have a complete taste of the Himalayas, Himalayan lifestyles, History of Buddhism and Hinduism, wildlife activities, and greetings from ever welcoming people from the mountains during your guided Tibet Nepal Combined Himalayan Tour (14 Days). HimalayanWindows can be your perfect guide to show you around.
Arrival in Lhasa either from Beijing or Chengdu or any other destination of Mainland China or Kathmandu. Transfer and check-in to your hotel. Full rest for acclimatization- Hotel.
Two full-day sightseeing tours to LHASA including JOKHANG TEMPLE, BARKHOR BAZAAR, POTALA PALACE, and SERA & DREPUNG MONASTERIES. Overnight at the hotel.
Drive to Shigatse via Gyantse and Yamdroktso. Enroute visit Yamdroktso and Phalkhor and Khumbub stupa in Gyantse. Drive to Shigatse. O/N at hotel.
Early in the morning, we will leave for Ronghuk via Lhatse and Shegar. On the way, we will encounter a few high passes, Gyatso La, Gawu La, and Nyalam Passes. On the top of Gawu La, we will be able to witness the spectacular view of the Himalayan Ranges. We will follow the bumpy road to Rongbuk, it about 100 Km. O/N at guest house.
You will hike to Everest base camp either on foot or hiring horse cart, Explore around EBC and back to Rongbuk (4+4 KM) and drive back to Shegar or Tingri. Overnight at guesthouse
Drive to Kerung from Tingri. Overnight at guest house in Kerung (Nepal Tibet border town)
Early in the morning, drive to the immigration, clear border formalities and drive to Kathmandu. The drive from Kerung border to Kathmandu takes about six to seven hours. The road is under construction and some part of the road is bumpy. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
This day, you will be taken for a full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley; you will visit Pashupati Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swoyambhutan Temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Overnight at hotel
This day, early in the morning, we will drive to Chitwan by Tourism public bus/Private transportation. You will drive through the Trishuli river and scenic landscapes (You can also attend River Rafting at Trishuli River if you like). After you reach Chitwan, you will be greeted by our representative, taken to the hotel; in the evening you will go to visit the Elephant Breeding Centre and enjoy the Tharu Cultural show with dinner. Dinner will be provided.
The program for this day:
6:15 AM: Wake up call; 7:15 AM: Breakfast; 8:00 AM: Cannoning and Jungle Walk; 12:00 PM: Lunch; 1:30 PM: Elephant Safari (2 hrs); 7:00 PM: Dinner
This day; we will take you for Bird watching before breakfast; after breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu. O/N at hotel
This day; you will explore Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Square with Changunarayan temple. If you wish to visit any other landmarks around the valley, you will take you there. In the evening, you will be offer for cultural dinner at one of the authentic Nepalese local restaurant and bid you farewell.
This day, one of our representatives from the company will take you to the airport for your final departure home.
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Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance can be paid 3 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.
Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.
Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.
Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch, and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.
Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. Nepal visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa before traveling to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross-country tours.
Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance before the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more about Bhutan travel info.
Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before the travel date t process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.
Nepal & Bhutan: Nepal and Bhutan share the climate from high mountains to the low land sub-tropical plains and jungles. Both countries have similar weather and are ideal to visit at the same time of the year. March to April (spring) & October to December (autumn and early winter) are the best time to visit as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder and June, July, and August (summer) are monsoon seasons.
Tibet: The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October as the weather is warmer, fresh, and sunny skies. November to March are usually very cold, but still possible to visit if the route is not blocked by the snow, especially in the regions like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, etc.
HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all the travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last-hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Tibet tour Where is Tibet? Tibet is situated in the South-West of China, also bordering Nepal, India, Burma, and Bhutan. The historical territory of Tibet would make it the world’s tenth-largest nation. At present, Tibet is under China’s occupation and has been divided up, renamed, and incorporated into Chinese Provinces. If China refers to Tibet, It means only part of historic Tibet; what it names… Read More »
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Nepal Tour and Trekking Do I Need A Visa To Enter Nepal? Yes, all the foreigners, Except Indians need a Nepalese visa in order to enter Nepal. Most of the nationals can get the on-arrival visa at the TIA airport, however, it is advised to consult with your nearby Embassy or Consulate of Nepal. What do I need to get my visa? You need to… Read More »