Duration: 14 Days
Region: Nepal ,Tibet, Bhutan
Price: USD 3,950
Group size: Min 1-12 Min
This three main Himalayan country tour is systematically designed for those who want to explore this three different Himalayan Mountain, culture, its traditions, heritage sites and many other in this trio package tour. It is one of the best tour in Asia as you will be covering main destination of this three county. This tour not only rewards you to explore the heritage sites but also get to sight the beautiful peaks including with beautiful surrounding landscapes. First we will be exploring the roof of the world Tibet and then to the Nepal the place popular as heritage and trekking and lastly we will be exploring the Bhutan which is also called the Shangri-La and the thunder dragon.
In Tibet we will be first visiting the Potala palace and it is also the museums where you find old artifacts of Tibet and also the norbulingkha palace which is near to the potala palace and other we will be exploring will be monasteries and temples like Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar next we head to Gyantse where through our drive we will be passing several pass like Khamba La pass and karo la pass whereon the way we will be halt to relish the yamdroktscho lake and reaching gyantse we will be sightseeing the several monasteries , stupas and one of the preserved gyantsedzongs and further we will be drive to shingatse, rongbuk and on the way we will be exploring different monasteries and all and then we head to the Everest base camp and from this point we get the spectacular view of the Everest and other mountain like mount chooyu and andshispangma can be seen clearly and then we reach at zangmu and from few kilometers drive we will reach at Kathmandu.
Likewise in Kathmandu we will be visiting several heritage like boudhanath, pashupatinath, swambhunath, durbar square and next we will be sightseeing the patan durbar square, bhaktapurvisiting many spots like ancient water sprouts, temples and many more places and continue our journey to enjoy the view of the sunrise and sunset view in nagarkotand take an airstrip to paro.
As in Bhutan we will be exploring the paro city where we will be visiting several monasteries and ancient temples like kichulhangkhang and visiting rinpungdzongs and drugyaldzong and then hike to the famous monasteries tiger nest monastery and then explore thethimpu where we will be visiting memorial chorten, museum, institute of arts and paintings and visit the zoo and thimpudzong etc.
This 14 days tour is the best three Himalayan countries where you get to cover up all the main visiting spots and if you have no such two week of vacation we have other option like we do also have a 9 days package tour in this three Himalayan country but we will not be covering some of the areas. Like for this touring you can planned during the spring and autumn season.
Why Choose Accent Himalaya
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Friendly and knowledgeable staff
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Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa (3,650m/11,972ft)
Day 02: Lhasa sightseeing: Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum
Day 03: Lhasa Sightseeing: Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar
Day 04: Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m/12,956ft) via Karo La Pass and Yamdrok Tso Lake: 325km, 5-6 hours
Day 05: Gyantse to Shigatse (3,900m/12,795ft) via Shalu Monastery: 95km, 2 hours
Day 06: Shigatse to Rongbuk (5,000m/16,400ft) via Sakya Monastery: 355km, 8-9 hours
Day 07: Rongbuk to Zhangmu (2,300m/7,544ft) via Everest Base Camp: 257km, 5-6 hours
Day 08: Zhangmu to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft): 153km, 4-5 hours
Day 09: Sightseeing in Kathmandu: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath
Day 10: Sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur and Sunset views from Nagarkot
Day 11: Fly to Paro (2,250m / 7,382ft), city sightseeing
Day 12: Paro to Thimphu (2,320m/7,610ft): 54 km, 1 hour, hike to Taktsang Monastery
Day 13: Sightseeing in Thimphu
Day 14: Final Departure
Includes and Excludes
- All airport pick-ups and drops
- All ground transportation by comfortable private vehicles
- All meals in Bhutan and Nepal. Breakfast in Tibet
- Twin-shared hotel accommodation in Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan
- Sightseeing in Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan by an experienced English speaking local tour guide
- Sightseeing entrance fees for museums and monuments as per the itinerary
- Bhutanese visa fee and Tibet entry permit
- Company services and all required government taxes
Not Included in the Cost
- All international flights
- Nepalese visa fee (easily available after arriving at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu)
- Chinese visa (US $175 for Americans and US $85 for other nationals)
- All personal expenses (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry etc.)
- Lunch and dinner in Tibet
- Other services not mentioned in the 'What Is Included' section
- Travel insurance
- Tips for guides and drivers
Hotel and Lodge:
Accent Himalaya manages its best to provide cozy and comfortable accommodation and food.
For Nepal: Three Star Category Hotels on major cities
For Bhutan: Bhutanese Hotels are approved and classified by the Government of Bhutan as grade A, B and C and these government approved hotels are equivalent to 3 or 4 star hotels elsewhere. Based on availability at the time booking, Grade ‘A’ hotels will be provided in cities like Thimpu, Paro and so and on camping/tents during the trek. All accommodations are on a twin-shared basis.
For Tibet: 3 star Standard hotel
Single supplement will be served on request and will charge additional cost.
Meals and Drinks:
All the meals and breakfast required for you are included as in our package. A variety of meals are available in most hotels the most popular being Indian, Chinese, and the more common continental food. Non-vegetarian dishes are generally available in most parts - pork, beef, chicken, and fish. The best advice is to ask the hotel and restaurant to recommend what is fresh and in season.
While on trek dinner and breakfast will be served in the same Hotels where you spend overnight and the team leader or guide will find you a good place for lunch on the way to your destination.
We recommend you to carry water purification pills along with you as normal water will be provided free of cost. But if you wish to drink bottled water, they are also available. However, Bottled water and liquors are not included in the package.
Best Time to Travel
Best Seasons to visit are Springs (March to May) and autumn (September and October).The months of April and May offer the natural grandeur of rhododendron blooms however Bhutan observes its biggest festivals during spring. Bhutan can also be visited during summer and winter if one wishes to avoid crowd. However, the summers are wet and winters are cold which might not sit well with everybody.
Booking and Payment:
You are required to make 20% (nonrefundable) payment in advance in order to confirm and book the trip along with your passport copy and flight details (Arrival detail, flight name, number and time) and the remaining 80% balance is payable when you arrive in trip joining point and you have options of paying the advance by bank transfer or credit card, so, do let us know which modes of payment is convenient for you then we will forward the detail for payment. We have also a Pay pal transaction service.
Our Greetings at Airport:
We advise you to flow the information of your international flight details after you confirm your trip with Accent Himalaya for our meeting and greetings. Right after you cross the Customs and check out of the terminal building, you will find our representative holding a placard with your name or the name of the company (Accent Himalaya) and drop you to your hotel in a private car. In case you have booked the hotel by yourself, we suggest you inform the hotel you are staying so that our representative can drop you to your hotel or it can be easier to meet with the team leader or the guide
Itinerary and Possible Changes on it:
Our normal Itinerary as mentioned in our site, which is the most usual and practical. In the package, the days of your arrival and departure and a day of city tour are also counted. In case you have managed your further schedule, you want to exclude those days and just want us to help you with the trekking part, upon your inquiry, we can rearrange and adjust the itinerary according to your wish and let you know about the final cost for the trip. Also you can extend your trek if you feel it necessary with consultation with our guide on the way to your destination but we recommend you to finish the trek within the last day mentioned in our package as many unforeseen circumstances may befall at any time.
Health, Safety and Security of the clients are always in our top most priority. So, In case of a serious sickness or a casualty while you are on trip (which we believe will not happen), we will do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital to save your life and you are entirely liable for all the expenses incurred in evacuation/rescue, so, please make sure that these expenses are covered by your insurance policy before assigning for the trek or be prepared to pay on your own after getting back to finishing point. Ensure that you’ve insured yourself before doing the trip, Common sense dictates this, it’s good for you and please visit Travel insurance page for more info about it.
Luggage/Backpack for tour:
You will be carrying a small backpack with your water bottle, camera, tissue paper, towel, or other gears that you need to use frequently on the trip. The clothes and gears that you don’t need can be packed in a lockable bag and can be left in the locker or safe deposit box in the hotel free of cost. You have to remember following things before packing:
- Passport with minimum validity of 6 months
- Copy of the first page of your passport
- Airline tickets
- Visa approval for Bhutan (to be brought with you)
Packing List for Cultural /City Tours
- 2 pairs of lightweight long pants
- 2 pairs of dress pants / dresses for evening
- 2 pairs of shorts
- 4 short-sleeved shirts/blouses
- 1 long-sleeved shirt for sun protection (also while visiting dzongs, temples and monasteries).
- Warm jackets (if trip falls in Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan & Feb)
- 1 sweater or light weight jacket
- 1 pair of comfortable walking shoes
- Insect repellent
- Spare nylon duffel bag for purchase
- Sunscreen rated 20 SPF or higher
- Lip balm
- Sunglasses, prescription glasses
- 1 visor/sun hat
- Daypack/Hip pack for day trips
- Prescription medications
- Essential drugs such as diarrhea, headache pills and also pills for cold and cough
- Anti bacterial wipes or lotion (for face and hands)