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Nepal Tibet Cultural Tour

Nepal Tibet Cultural Tour

Nepal Tibet Torus & Treks designs Nepal Tibet Cultural Tour especially for those who are eager to make a combined tour to Nepal and Tibet. We arrange Nepal Tibet Cultural Tour for you and this lets you visit cultural heritages and places of historical significance in Kathmandu as well as in Lhasa. The best season of Nepal Tibet Cultural Tour is from March to September and October to December.

In Kathmandu, you will visit different temples, stupas and historical places which have been enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage list for its fascinating arts and unique architectures. Popular places you will go around are Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and many more.

Likewise, as a part of cultural tour to Tibet, Lhasa you will be visiting Jokhang Temple which is regarded as the most holy spot in Tibet and devotees go to visit the temple from different areas of the Tibet. Also, visit the Potala Palace, the most significant set to perceive in Lhasa. This fortress is Lhasa's essential milestone and has a wonderful eastern architecture. Drepung Monastery which was once upon a time renowned as the world's biggest monastery has 10,000 monks accommodating there. Drepung monastery lies hidden in rocky ridges just beyond the city.

Nepal Tibet Tours & Treks provides a wide range of Nepal ,Tibet culture tours and diverse holiday packages. We can figure the itineraries as per your desire. For culture lovers you will get a chance to observe different ethnic people who are actually proud of their century old culture and religion and have been following them. And we offer experienced, skilled and government licensed possessor tour guide for Nepal Tibet Culture Tour.

 

Nepal Tibet Cultural Tour - Outline Itinerary

NEPAL 
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu and drive to Nagarkot
Day 03: Drive Nagarkot to Kathamndu, sightseing tour
Day 04: Free day for preapraing Tibet Visa


TIBET
Day 05: Take a flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa
Day 06: Sightseeing in Lhasa
Day 07: Sightseeing in Lhasa
Day 08: Fly Lhasa to Kathamndu and fly for your onward destination

 

SERVICE INCLUDED

NEPAL

1) 3 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu with good Breakfast
2) 1 Nice Resort in Nagarkot with good Breakfast
3) All ground Transportation by Private Toyota Car with driver, all fuel and car parking fee
4) English speaking expert Tour guide along the Tour
5) All sightseeing Entrance fees
6) All accommodation Twin sharing basis

TIBET

1)   Tibetan English speaking tour guide
2)   Accommodations as specified as above
3)   Private vehicle for all transfer per the itinerary in Tibet
4)   Private driver
5)   All necessary Travel permit
6)   Entrance tickets for all the sights per the itinerary
7)   Petrol for the tour vehicle

 

 

SERVICE NOT INCLUDED

Lunch & dinner, drinks, snacks (You can easily explore on your own, 1-10 US$ per meal) 
Tibet group visa, USD190 for US citizen, USD90 for other nationalities
Nepal visa, $30 for a 15 days multiple entry tourist visa
 Personal Natural expense like Laundry, IDD calls, etc
Bank Telex wire transfer processing fee
Tips for your guide and driver
Porter at Border if used
Tipping and all not mentioned above
Airfare KTM/LXA inclusive of Airport Tax

Nepal Tibet Cultural Tour - Detailed Itinerary


NEPAL

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m.)
Upon onset in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by our representative at the airport and then you will be transferred to the hotel. You will be briefly explained about your tour and check in to the Hotel. Rest of the day is all yours and overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour – Nagarkot (2915m.)
Today you have sightseeing program around Kathmandu Valley. After breakfast, you will visit around Boudhanath Stupa, the second biggest stupa in the world. Pashupatinath temple, famous Hindus temple is another spot to explore. And, going around Bhaktapur Durbar Square. In the evening, you will drive to Nagarkot and in Nagarkot you will witness striking sunset view. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03: Nagarkot – Kathmandu - Sightseeing
Nagarkot is situated at the north east region from Kathmandu that is just 32 km and lies at the elevation of 2175m. Nagarkot is recognized as one of the best destinations for seeing beautiful sunrise and sunset view over huge mountains including enormous Mt. Everest. Ealy morning beautiful sunrise view, himalayan ranges including mt. Everest can be seen from the Hotel. After taking late breakfast, we drive down to Kathmandu slowly. On the way you will have sightseeing tour of Patan City, Swyambhunath stupa and Kathmandu Durbarsquare. All these Major places are enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage List.Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04: Kathmandu - Free day preapring to Tibet Tour

TIBET

Day 05: Kathmandu - Lhasa (Flight) (3680m.)
From the hotel you will be transferred to Nepal Airport for your flight to Lhasa. This is the exciting day of your Nepal Tibet Cultural Tour. With one hour scenic flight over mountains you will reach to Gongar Airport.  And, our Tibetan guide will greet you and transfer you to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 06: Sightseeing in Lhasa (3680m.)
Today, in the morning, you will take an effortless visit to Jokhang Temple. This temple is the most valued shrine in Tibet and is always packed with religious worshippers. Also, you will go around the Barkhor Bazaar, the mid market of Lhasa having many numbers of people. As you drive little miles north of Lhasa, in the afternoon, you will arrive at Sera Monastery belonging to fifteenth century which has whitewashed walls and is covered with golden roofs. It is also home to numerous monks. The prominent debating activities go on frequently every day.

Day 07: Sightseeing in Lhasa
Today as well, you will make a tour to Lhasa and we will visit the Potala Palace, the most significant set to perceive in Lhasa. This fortress is Lhasa's fundamental milestone and has a wonderful eastern architecture. Since the 5th or 6th century it has been a fort and was formerly residence to the Dalai Lama. This really astonishing day will conclude with the visit to Drepung Monastery which was some time ago the world's biggest monastery where 10,000 monks accommodate. It lies veiled in rocky ridges just beyond the city.

Day 08: Lhasa – Kathmandu - Departure (Flight)
After having breakfast, you will drive to airport and take one hour scenic flight to Kathmandu from Lhasa then take your onward flight to home.

 

Trip Duration: 8 Days
Country: Cross Country (Nepal and Tibet)
Area: Tibet, Nepal, Kathmandu, Lhasa and Surroundings
Trip Start from: Kathmandu
Trip Ends at: Kathmandu
Total Nights in Kathmandu: 4 nights
Trip Grade: Easy
Activities: Historical, Cultural and Natural Tours
Meals during Trip:  Breakfast in City & all meals during Trekking
Accommodation during Trip: Hotels in Cities, Lodges/Guest Houses or Camping in Trek
Mode of Transportation:  Private Comfortable Jeep/ Car/Van/Hiace/Tourist Bus or Domestic Flights
Trip Route:  Kathmandu- Nagarkot- Kathmandu- Lhasa- Kathmandu

 

Clothing and equipments

Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes we described in this site. Depending on the area and season, we will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal.

Clothing

1. Boots

Lightweight walking boots. If new one is being bought, “walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.

2. Track shoes

A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet.

3. Jacket

Warm jacket. Fiber fills or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter from December to February. A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.

4. Shirt and Sweaters

Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu. 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.

5. Trousers

A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu. Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night. Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.

6. Underwear

Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months thermal underwear are quite invaluable.

7. Tracksuit

A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent. 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.

8. Sleeping Bag

As you do not carry it yourself this may be synthetic or down, but it must be 4 season. As most treks pass through a variety of climatic conditions, a long zip is a good idea. A cotton/fleece liner helps keep your sleeping bag clean. Good sleeping bags are expensive but can be rented easily in Kathmandu (Only for treks starting and finishing there)

9. Sun Hat, SunCream/Block & Lip Salve

Choose a high factor suncream (Factor 20 or stronger) to protect your skin against the sun at high altitude. A combination sunblock/lip salve is ideal for facial protection.

10. Personal First Aid Kit

You should have your own supply of plasters, aspirin, diarrhea tablets and also a comprehensive blister kit. (Please do not give medicines to local people without consulting the trek leader.)

11. Hat/ Glove/ Sandle/ Shocks/ Underwear

a) A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.
b) A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
b) A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best. c) 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
d) 4 pairs of thin and 4 pair of thick woolen socks.
e) Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.

Equipments and Accessories

a) Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking
b) Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc.
c) Water bottle.
d) Snow glasses and sunglasses
e) 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.
f) 6 -10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.
g) Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
h) Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can buy in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
i) Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs
j) candles and lighter to burn toilet paper.
k) Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
l) An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
m) Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional)- an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photograph

 

Trip Photos

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