Nepal and Tibet Tour -8 days - Shenature Nepal
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Trip Facts

Arrival on

Kathmandu

Accomodation

Standard Hotels

Meals

Breakfast

Trip Level

Easy

Max. Altitude

3650 meters

Best Season

April, May, August, Sept, Oct

Group Size

1 -10 persons

Trip Style

Cultural, Adventure, Spiritual

Departure from

Kathmandu

Top Seller

Trip Overview

Nepal and Tibet Tour -8 days is a combined trip to Nepal and Tibet at one time. Shenature team specially designed for this amazing trip for those who have less travel time but wish to explore these two dynamic countries. So, you can explore the best of Kathmandu, Nepal, from its natural to cultural heritages to the land of Shangri la Tibet. Tibet is worth to explore its beautiful natural landscape with major Buddhist Monasteries, which makes you feel enchanting. This trip can be your lifetime experience.

Hightlights:

  • Explore major highlights of Nepal
  • Explore major highlights of Tibet
  • Experience high altitude flight at Lhasa from Kathmandu
  • Taste the locals of Tibet and Kathmandu
  • Feel enchanted in a beautiful landscape of Tibet and Nepal

Description:

Nepal and Tibet Tour is for all travel lovers around the world. Nepal and Tibet both are precious countries for its own historical values. The birth-place of Lord Buddha, Nepal, a symbol of peace in the world as well Tibet, is also popular being the Buddhist country. Your trip starts from Kathmandu, Nepal. You will explore UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kathmandu. They are the world famous. The temple cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur make you feel love with Nepal.

You will enjoy the flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa, where you can explore the beautiful Himalayan vistas from a plane. Once you land in the pure land of Lhasa, you will enchant with its religious aroma. Potala Palace of Lhasa makes you know more about the Dalai Lama and Monastery culture in Lhasa. You will explore Norbulingka Palace, Drepung Monastery. The debate of monks in Sera Monastery makes you feel outstanding. You will taste local cuisines of Lhasa. The innocent locals of Lhasa make you feel friendly. We are sure, overall, you will love Nepal and Tibet Tour with us. If you wish to add Bhutan trip too with Nepal and Tibet, then Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan Tour -12 days will be more suitable for you.

Itinerary

Day
Highlights
Max Altitude
Walking Hours

On your arrival at Kathmandu, our Representative will escort you from the airport to your hotel at Kathmandu. The Evening is a rest to explore Thamel area, which is the major hub for the tourist. At Evening, we will make you have dined at one of the best Nepalese Restaurant with its cultural/traditional dancing art.

After breakfast, we will make you fill the Chinese Visa application at our office so that we can apply for your Chinese visa. Later, our expert guide will be there at your hotel lobby to pick you up and start today’s most astonishing Kathmandu Sightseeing.

Kathmandu Durbar Square: It is at the heart of Kathmandu, with different temples. Monuments, palaces of ancient Kings (Durbar) from the modern King as well Kumari Ghar–the home of the living goddess in Nepal, which is the most popular, must-see in Nepal and it is very wonderful to see different amazing temples and fascinating old tales of the Palaces.

Swayambhu: The popular name of it is Monkey Temple, as you can get vast amounts of monkeys. It is so nice to see different monkeys eating, dwelling in this region with its newborn and small infants, too. This Buddhist Shrine has a great historical impact too. In the ancient period, Kathmandu was a pond with a mix of mud and serpents and there emerged of one Lotus with light and the person preserves it by making the shrine above it. So, from that time, it is famous as Swoyambhu–self emerged as a temple. One has reached in this place; all his/her sins will vanish. You will feel a kind of peace of your mind when seeing these miracles Buddhist Shrine.

Boudhanath 

It is one of the widest Buddhist Shrine, made in ancient Nepal. It influences most of the Tibetan people in this sector. We see about 100 different Tibetan Monasteries in this region. We believed that if we pray our wish in front of this shrine, then it will fulfill as well some myths also say that this is the center of the earth. So, we can feel a kind of energy and peace of mind in reaching this pure, holy shrine.

Pashupatinath: It is nearby Boudhanath Stupa. Pashupatinath Temple belongs to Hinduism, but whoever has reached in this place, they feel a kind of peace of mind. Shiva Linga has symbolized itself as the energy and life which dwell on this earth. So, we worship the power of the deity and the power in taking birth or circulation or living operation of this earth. And the uniqueness is there as the cremation which has great value in Hinduism and it is a kind of mystical for the person who came from a different religion where after death their body will grave but in cremation, we are making the dead bodies are in fire and we will just make their ash will dissolve in nearby pure, holy river–Ganga as the Ganga has the power to wash all sins of the person in this world. After seeing these valuable important landmarks in Kathmandu, we will drop off you at your hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu.

 

 

After breakfast, our expert guide will be at the lobby of your hotel to pick you up and start today’s a pleasant journey to Patan and Bhaktapur.

Patan: About 20 minutes in driving, we will enter the nearby next big city of Kathmandu–Patan City. We will park our vehicle at Pulchowk, the main entrance of the Patan, to see its local life. You will amaze to see the local–small houses and its stores, the passage, the way, the vehicle/traffic en route. About 10 minutes of walking, we will reach at the most historical place of Patan. You will amaze to see the ancient palaces, the one stone made–Krishna Temple. As you go inside, you will mesmerize in hearing different mythical tales of the ancient kings and its magical archeological structure. After it, we will make you explore Mahaboudha, a temple in Shikhar style where a thousand statues of Buddha are there. It is the symbol of Buddha’s temple which exists at Boudhagaya in India, where Buddha took enlightenment. After we will explore the Golden Temple, its carving, the architecture, the child priest and its traditional, these all are enough able to make you feel wow with Kathmandu and Patan with its unique culture.

Bhaktapur: After that, you will head to one of the most ancient and unique towns where we can find the old traditional lifestyle and its people still now. You will amaze to see the street, its narrow old gulleys, the people, and its traditional, unique style of day to day living. Kathmandu and Patan have little modernized because of its time passes, but Bhaktapur remains the same. It still makes us view the old traditional city and the temple of Changunarayan is the symbol of its beautiful handicrafts, which are the lively proofs of the ancient period, its value and its cultural aspect, its different monuments. In the evening, we will serve you the farewell dinner for the successful completion of your trip. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

After breakfast, you will head to the airport to catch your most astonishing flight to Lhasa. About 1 hour and 25 minutes of scenic flight, you will land in the land of Shangri-La. Arriving in Lhasa, the ancient holy city of Tibet and Our Tibet travel guide and driver will be welcomed you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Rest in the afternoon to be acclimatized at the high altitude of Lhasa.

After breakfast, travel to Potala Palace, which will take you 10 minutes from your hotel. THE POTALA PALACE is one of the great wonders of the world. It is held sacred by Tibetans as the former residence of successive Dalai Lama, and is one of Tibet’s most holy pilgrimage sites. A palace was originally built in the 7th century by King Songtsen Gampo, and was believed to have been nine stories high, but around the 9th century, it is believed to have been destroyed by a big fire. The present Potala Palace was constructed by the great fifth Dalai Lama in the 17th century after he became ruler of Tibet. The Potala Palace is divided into two sections, the White Palace (completed in 1653) and the Red palace (completed 1694). It has over one thousand rooms and is thirteen stories high. The White Palace was secular and mainly used for government administration, whilst the Red palace was mainly used for religious functions and still has many chapels, including those containing reliquary stupas of the successive Dalai Lamas which are richly decorated in gold, silver and semi-precious stones. Afternoon, visit Jokang temple and Bharkor. JOKANG TEMPLE the Jokang is Tibet’s most sacred temple, the main point of pilgrims from the entire Tibetan plateau. At the heart of the ancient town of Lhasa, it was built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo’s queen Bhrikuti on a site identified by Queen Wencheng according to her geomantic calculation. The temple is 3 stories high, and it is constructed with enormous chapels, including the most sacred statue of Buddha Shakyamuni, enshrined. It has around 70 monks nowadays. 

NORBU LINGKA is the first summer palace which was founded by the seventh Dalai Lama in 18th century and the first Palace Kelsang Podrang was also constructed as the same name as the 7th Dalai Lama, Kelsang Gyatso. The eight Dalai Lama Jampel Gyatso (1758-1804) did more started work on the Norbulingka, spending the gardens and digging a lake which can be found south of the new summer Palace. The thirteenth Dalai Lama (1876-1933) handled the three palaces in the North-West corner of the park and the fourteen the Dalai Lama built the new summer palace in 1956. Nowadays there are some monks who are taking care of the Palace.

ANCIENT BHARKOR STREET is the most sacred pilgrimage site in Lhasa and it is full of pilgrims from down till dusk. There are four huge prayer flags in Barkhor street which surround the Jokhang, known respectively as Gadhen Dharchen in the northeast, Juyak Dharchen in the west, Kelsang Dharchen in the southwest and SharKyaring Dharchen in the southeast. The Bharkor street is the most active market in all Tibet and it is possible to purchase traditional Tibetan artifacts, religious implements, antiques, modern goods, books, music, clothing, spices, fresh meat, and vegetable.

After breakfast, drive to Drepung monastery which will take you 15 minute drive from your hotel. DREPUNG MONASTERY is the largest monastery in Tibet, built in the 15th century by Jamyang Choeje, one of Tsongkapa’s foremost disciples. The monastery is beautifully located up in a hill at the distance of 7 Km from the old section of the city and it is the biggest monastery in Tibetan Buddhism. The monastery has four major colleges with many small chapels and house chapels, known as Khangtsen in Tibetan. There are around six hundred monks nowadays.

SERA MONASTERY was founded in around 15th century by Jamchen Choeje who is another famous disciple of Tsongka pa and it is the second largest monastery of Tibet. There are three big colleges with many chapels and house chapels. The most attraction to visit.

After breakfast, we will drive you to the airport for your last departure from Lhasa to Kathmandu city so that you can take your last departure from Kathmandu to your home country. Rest at arrival at Kathmandu or last-minute shopping for your well known as Thamel is full of souvenir shops with a unique memory from Kathmandu, Nepal.

In the Morning we will have a delicious breakfast and after that, you will go to the airport about 3 hours before your departure flight with the lovely memories of our beautiful Kathmandu City

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