Background of Cultural Nepal Tibet Tour

The Cultural Nepal TibetTour offers you the best of both of the countries; culture, religion, and natural beauty. This tour gives you the chance to explore the local markets in Lhasa, visit palaces and monasteries rich in Tibetan Buddhism. The tour in Nepal will introduce you to Hinduism in Nepal and take you to heritage sites rich with its influences. A jungle safari with a chance to spot one-horned rhino and Bengal tiger, as well as the view of the Annapurna Range from Pokhara awaits you. Cultural Nepal Tibet tour is our best selling trip.

Our Cultural Nepal Tibet tour is only 9 days long and begins in Nepal. It starts once you land in Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu, and then, we make our way towards the stunning city of Chitwan. At the heart of the city lies Chitwan National Park flaunting its status as the nation’s oldest national park with diverse and exotic wildlife. The trip to the jungle will allow you to spot one-horned rhino, Bengal tigers and wild elephants. From Chitwan, we make our way to Pokhara. The natural beauty of Pokhara is well known to the world and so is the cultural diversity the city has to offer. Our final day in Nepal brings us the opportunities to tour around the Kathmandu Valley making our way through the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Heading over to the Kingdom of Tibet, we will spend two days exploring Lhasa. We will begin with the tour of Jokhang temple, the spiritual heart of Tibet, and explore the Barkhor street known to showcase the best of Tibetan art and handicraft. We end the tour with the tour of Sera Monastery, Potala Palace, and the Drepung Monastery. The two monasteries are among the three greatest monasteries of Tibet. The tour ends as you fly to your destination from Tibet.

Crossing the Himalayas is as a stunning and wonderful adventure as it sounds but needs a lot of planning. We, at Himalaya Holiday, are here to do just that. Our well-trained guides and well-developed itineraries mean the journey can be completed without a hitch. Cultural Nepal Tibet can be done at any time of a year.

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Trip Facts:

Geography                       :         Mountain/Hills/Forest/Valleys

Location                          :        Nepal/Tibet

Level of Difficulty             :        Easy

Duration of Trip                :        10 Days

Max Altitude                    :        3750m

Religions                         :        Buddhist/Hindu

Ethnic People                   :        Tibetan/Nepalese/Bhutanese

Accommodation                :        Hotel/Lodge  

Transportation                  :         Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight

Minimum Pax                   :        2

Trip Highlights: 

  • Visit the Potala Palace, and one of the three greatest monasteries of Tibet, Drepung Monastery
  • Take a jungle safari in Chitwan National Park and canoe along the Rapti River Visit some of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley
  • Witness some of the highest mountains in the world including the Mt. Everest (8848m) and Kanchenjunga (8586m) on the flight to Lhasa



Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu, Overnight in a Hotel

After landing at Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by our company representative. They will drive you directly to the hotel. After you freshen up from the day’s journey, you will be introduced to other staff and your guides for the journey. There are no other scheduled activities so, feel free to explore around on your own.  

Day 02:  Drive to Chitwan National Park (155Km), Overnight in a Resort

After breakfast, your first day of traveling will begin with a scenic drive alongside the lovely rural landscapes of Nepal. We make our way through the winding turns of the Prithvi Highway towards the flatlands of Terai. After an 8 to 9 hours’ drive, you will reach Chitwan. Chitwan National Park, the oldest national park in the country, is located in Chitwan district. 

Day 03: Chitwan National Park, Overnight in a Resort

We head out early today and make our way to Chitwan National Park. The park houses exquisite wildlife including the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger and is a premium spot for one-horned rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger, sloth bear, Langur, wild boar, leopard, and also over 400 species of birds. A canoe ride along Rapti River brings us face to face with the crocodiles. In the evening, you can visit the ethnic Tharu village and witness their unique culture.

Day 04: Drive to Pokhara (910m), Overnight in a Hotel

Leaving Chitwan, we make our way to the city of Pokhara. With the mesmerizing Annapurna Himalayan Range adorning the horizons, the city of Pokhara is well known for its natural beauty. After a brief rest at the hotel, we make our way around the city of Pokhara. We can enjoy the evening around the Lakeside alongside the tranquil Phewa Lake.

Day 05:  Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu, Overnight in a Hotel

We make our way out of Pokhara and head towards Kathmandu. Making our way out of the valley we once again settle alongside the winding bends of Prithvi Highway finding the tranquil Trishuli River midway through our journey. Enjoying the hilly landscapes, we make our way to Kathmandu continuing directly onto the hotel for the night.

Day 06:  Tour of Kathmandu, Tour of Pashupatinath/Bhaktapur/Patan

We begin our tour with a visit to the holy temple of Pashupatinath. The Hindu temple which pays homage to Lord Shiva is one of the most iconic heritage of the nation. We then head over to the culturally rich city of Bhaktapur. The city is full of the cobbled streets and temples, with the Bhaktapur Durbar Square as a centerpiece. Ending the journey, we visit Patan, a marvel of Newari culture and architecture reflected in Patan Durbar Square.


Day 07:  Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa (1.10 hours), overnight in a Hotel

Your tour of Nepal has come to an end and today you make your way into the Kingdom of Tibet. The flight gives you a bird’s eye view of the Himalayas including the world’s tallest Himalaya Mt. Everest (8,848m). You will head directly to a hotel in Lhasa and begin the Tibet tour the next day.  

Day 08: Tour of Lhasa: Day 1

Our adventure in the city of Lhasa begins from the Jokhang Temple. Referred to as the spiritual heart of Tibet, the temple is a marvel of Tibetan culture and religion. The temple is situated in the middle of the Barkhor Street. We will explore Barkhor street and if you would like to shop for some Tibetan handicrafts and art. Our final stop for the day is the Sera Monastery, one of the Three Great Monasteries of Tibet.

Day 09:  Tour of Lhasa: Day 2

Today is the final day of our Nepal-Tibet journey and we begin with the glorious Potala Palace. Surrounded by the majestic Himalayas, the palace boasts exquisite artifacts dating back centuries. Ending our journey, we visit the Drepung Monastery. In addition to being one of the Three Great Monasteries, it is also the oldest of the lot and boasts a significant wealth of historical information.

Day 10:  Departure

Our company representatives will drop you back at the airport. They will drive you in time for your scheduled flight home. Thank you for traveling with us. We hope you had a lovely time and are taking with you memories that will last a lifetime. We look forward to seeing you again.