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512: 11 Days Lhasa - Kathmandu - Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Paro

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized

Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car

Accommodation: 3 to 4-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice

Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa
Upon arrival, you will be picked up from the airport and escorted to the hotel for check-in.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available

Accommodation: Xinding Hotel (4 stars)

Day 2: Lhasa
After breakfast, this private Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour will start at the Drepung Monastery, like a pile of rice grains scattered along the hillside. Then, we will guide you to catch the well-known debating on Buddhist texts inside Sera Monastery. Later, the Norbulingka Park with over 100 species of plants will be visited.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Xinding Hotel (4 stars)

Day 3: Lhasa
This morning we will proceed to the Potala Palace to highlight this Tibet Nepal Bhutan tour package. Like a bright pearl in Tibet Plateau, the magnificent and splendid Potala in a height of 3,767.19m (12,359.55ft) is not only an institution performing administrative duties, but also a grandiose palace complex housing different kinds of historical and cultural relics on display. Then, after a visit to the Tibet Museum, our guide will lead you to the pilgrimage site Jokhang Temple and the bustling Barkhor Street for sightseeing. At last, go to a nearby nunnery to have a look.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Xinding Hotel (4 stars)

  • Drepung Monastery in Lhasa
    Drepung Monastery in Lhasa
  • Figure painting in Norbulingka of Lhasa
    Figure painting in Norbulingka of Lhasa
Day 4: Lhasa - Kathmandu
After having fun in a Tibetan family in the morning, you will be transferred to the airport and fly to Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, the guide and driver will escort you to check in the hotel. Afterwards, the Swayambhunath Stupa, aka Monkey Temple will await you. There you can have a panoramic view of the scenic Kathmandu valley as well. Later, a comfortable drive will take you to Kathmandu Durbar Square to see a lot of fancy palaces and temples.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel Himalaya (4 stars)

Day 5: Kathmandu - Bhaktapur - Patan - Kathmandu
Today the Tibet Nepal Bhutan tour package comes to the Hindu site Pashupatinath Temple, and then the biggest pagoda in Nepal-Boudhanath Stupa. Next, you will be escorted to catch sight of an open air museum of pagodas and temples, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and watch the Dattatreya Temple in Bhaktapur City. After that, a private car ride will take you to admire the remarkable Patan Durbar Square, and then pay a visit to the Golden Temple sparkling under sunset glow.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel Himalaya (4 stars)

Day 6: Kathmandu - Chandragiri Hill - Kathmandu
This morning we will set out to sight-see the graceful Chandragiri Hill by round trip cable car. After going downhill, you will be free to spend the rest of the day when returning to the hotel. At night, enjoy dance show with Nepalese dinner in a great restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel Himalaya (4 stars)

  • The Buddha statues in the Golden Temple
    The Buddha statues in the Golden Temple
  • A couple at Durbar Sqaure of Patan
    A couple at Durbar Sqaure of Patan
Day 7: Kathmandu - Paro - Thimphu
After breakfast, our guide will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Paro. Upon landing, you will be picked up and transferred to Thimphu. During the one hour drive, you can cast a glance at the famous Tamchog Lhakhang Iron Bridges onboard. Later, check in the hotel after reaching Thimphu, and you will then be accompanied to tour the National Memorial Chorten and the Buddha Dordenma Statue in succession. After watching the national treasure inside Motithang Takin Preserve, we will go to the castle-like Thimphu Dzong (Tashichho Dzong) to round off the day.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel Tashi Yoedling (3-4 stars) or similar

Day 8: Thimphu - Punakha
This morning, we will head for General Post Office and then pay a visit to the Hand Made Paper Factory. After lunch, a 3 hours' drive will take you to Punakha. Get off from the car to have a nice glimpse at part of the Himalayas at Dochula Pass on the way. Later, arrive at one of the most beautiful castles in Bhutan-Punakha Dzong (Fortress) for sightseeing. Then, there is the unique Wooden Suspension Bridge expecting your visit.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Lobesa Lodge (3-4 stars) or similar

Day 9: Punakha - Paro
Today a visit to the peaceful Rinchengang village will be arranged. After that, under the guide's accompany, you will go to the Punakha Nunnery and Fertility Temple after a hiking through the beautiful terraces. In the afternoon, around 4 hours drive will transfer you to Paro. When arrived, the Paro Dzong with well-constructed Buddhism temples and the National Museum of the Kingdom of Bhutan will be included for appreciation. Afterwards, continue the trip to the Kichu Lhakhang (Temple) and a local farm house.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tashi Namgay Resort (3-4 stars) or similar

Day 10: Paro
After breakfast, you will be escorted to Tiger's Nest (Paro Taktsang) for trekking. On the height of 914 meters (3,000 feet), this temple is built against the sheer cliffs in Paro Valley, which seems like a fierce tiger reclining the precipice from a distance. Later, leave the Paro Taktsang for a visit to the ruins of the Drukgyel Dzong. Then, today's Paro trip will end at the rustic Paro Town.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tashi Namgay Resort (3-4 stars) or similar

  • Tiger’s Nest Temple in Bhutan
    Tiger’s Nest Temple in Paro of Bhutan
Day 11: Departure from Paro
This 11 days Nepal Bhutan Tibet itinerary will end today. After checking out, our guide and driver will transfer you to the airport and say farewell to you. A nice journey home!

Meals: Breakfast

What's Included
  • Economy class airfare of Lhasa - Kathmandu - Paro
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of English speaking guides per itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into Lhasa and out Paro.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Visa fees.
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