The Cross Country Tours – Bhutan Nepal Tibet Tour : 3 Countries At One Go!
Our Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet Tour encompasses the major destinations of the mountainous Asian countries and takes the travelers on a spiritual and cultural awakening. Visit the centuries-old Heritage sites in Kathmandu and marvel at its architectural and religious significance.
Your spiritual journey continues towards the roof of the world Tibet where you’ll genuinely embrace the grandness of the Potala Palace, one of the most impressive 1000 room palace of the Dalai Lama all build with mud.
After a tour of Holy city Lhasa Tibet and enjoy cruising in the road of Kamba La Pass while being accompanied by the sapphire sky and the snow-laden Himalayas in the backdrop. Your thirst for adventure further takes you to the once-isolated nation of Bhutan known as the Last Shangri-la on earth. This mysterious land in Himalaya Nepal, Tibet Bhutan is home to many secrets that are waiting for you to discover.
You will hike to Tiger’s nest, drive beautiful highways and visit UNESCO world heritage sites. Embrace Himalaya’s traditional culture and dive into its Buddhist monasteries and Hindu Temples to truly understand the meaning of life. Amazing multi-country tour of Nepal Tibet and Bhutan for you to enjoy.
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You will arrive in Kathmandu, airport pick up and stay at Thamel Eco resort or similar
Leave for full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley includes The Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNISCO world heritage site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also visit Monkey Temple the Shyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city, later drive to Nagarkot ( at 7200ft), a beautiful hill station from here we can see the magnificent Himalayan view in a clear day.
Early morning sunrise and mountain view from Nagarkot, in a clear day, have a great mountain Panorama and go for hiking of about 3- 4 hours to Dhulikhel ( optional) and stay overnight in Dhulikhel.
Early morning sunrise and Mountain View from Dhulikhel and drive to do sightseeing of Bhaktpur, back to Kathmandu and prepare for Tibet trip. Can join Nepali cultural show and dinner.
Fly to Lhasa Gongar airport. Arrival Lhasa. O/ N in hotel, if time permit go to visit the Jokhang Temple, Tibet\'s holiest temple with its priceless statues and frescoes.Jokhag is the oldest temple that has the statue of 11 years old Buddha which was given to Tsrongchang Gompo on the 7th century by the family of her Chinese queen. , stay in Lhasa.
In the mystical capital of Lhasa, there is ample time to explore the former home of the Dalai Lama, Potala Palace, Tibet\'s world famous resplendent landmark with over 1,000 rooms and 10,000 shrines. That has over 3500KG gold with its golden roof. and the Norbulinka, or Summer Place, from which the present Dalai Lama fled in 1959. If time permit We will take you to Sera and Derphung monasteries around Lhasa. Shoppers mustn\'t miss the Barkhor, the bustling bazaar of old Lhasa, which is right on the pilgrim\'s circumambulating route around Jokhang. Laden with souvenirs and memories of Tibet,
A scenic drive through the Karo La Pass and Kamba La Pass with a very good view of the Yamdrok Tso Lake . In Gyantse visit Khumbum monastery hen drive Gyantse to Shigatse (3900mtr): Drive to Shigatse has the famous Tashimpo Monastery and the seat of Panchen Lama, Overnight at Hotel. Visit to the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery and around. O / N hotel.
It is beautiful drive via a pass, have magnificent mountain view, have close of view of Mount Everest north face from the base camp . O / N in Lo - Tingri
From Lo Tingri drive to Kerung boarder then drive to Kathmandu: Early morning drive to Kerung complete immigration and custom formalities. This day\'s drive offers fantastic view of the high mountains. Later drive to Kathmandu, Check in to hotel.
The flight into Paro on Druk Air, is a befitting introduction to the spectacular beauty of our country. In clear weather, magnificent views of the world\'s highest peaks give way to the lush green Paro valley as you land. The first gift from Bhutan will be the cool, clean fresh air as you step out of the plane. After clearing customs and visa control you are met by your guide and depart to Paro town for lunch. After lunch visit the Ta dzong, an ancient watchtower, which now houses the National Museum. Below the museum is the Paro Rimpung Dzong, the centre of civil and religious authority in this valley. A short walk takes you to the base of the dzong and across a traditional cantilevered, covered bridge. A short distance further is one of the innumerable archery grounds. (Archery is the national sport of Bhutan ). If we are lucky, we may catch a match in action. Late afternoon depart to Thimphu, the modern capital of Bhutan. The drive will take around 1.5 hour. Thimphu has a population of about 98,000. The town is made up of just three lines of shops and is the only capital in the world without traffic lights. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Thimphu sightseeing includes a visit to the National Memorial Chorten, National Library, stocked with priceless ancient Buddhist manuscripts and also visit the Folk Heritage Museum, which is dedicated to connecting people to the Bhutanese rural past through exhibition of items and artifacts used in rural households, Textile Museum, where the art of traditional weaving is still kept alive and preserved through exhibition and has a good collection of old textiles which are rich in its color and design. Other high lights include a visit to the Handicrafts Emporium, which has all types of Bhutanese handicrafts for sale. After lunch depart to Punakha. Leaving Thimphu the road climbs steeply through a forest of pine and cedar, festooned with hanging lichen high up near Dochola pass (3050 m). This pass often offers panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain ranges. After stopping for tea and the view, we descend along a series of hairpin bends to the fertile valley of Punakha. Afternoon visit Punakha Dzong, winter seat of the Je Khenpo and ancient capital of Bhutan , remarkably located between the rivers of the Mo (Female) Chu and Pho (Male) Chu, then drive your way back to Paro. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
In the morning drive towards the north of Paro valley to visit the ruins of the Drukgyal Dzong 16 km up the valley. Built in 1647 by the great Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, father and unifier of medieval Bhutan, the dzong was destroyed by accidental fire and left in ruins as an evocative reminder of the great victories it was built to commemorate. Explore the ramparts and on a clear day experience an unforgettable view of Mt. Jhomolhari (7,314 m) and then drive to Satsam Chorten to hike to Paro Taktsang, the hike up (or horse ride) to the Taktsang monastery (Tiger nest). The horse ride up to the cafeteria will take around one and half hour. At the view point enjoy the stunning view of the monastery, where Guru Padmasambhava landed on the back of a tigeress in the 8th century. We then walk back to the road point and then drive your way back to visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. After lunch drive to visit Evening ends with a walk through Paro\'s main shopping district. Dinner and overnight at hotel .
Departure to Kathmandu and back to home Transfer to airport for flight to Kathmandu ( extend tour ) or same-day fly to home or onward destinations to Delhi / Bangkok.