Nepal – Tibet Highlight

Nepal – Tibet Highlight

This fantastic but shorter journey will give you a taste of culture and landscapes of both Nepal and Tibet. Begin with immersion into Nepal where magnificent ancient royal palaces, Hindu temples, shrines adorned with rich wood carvings, combine with Buddhist stupas with their white cupolas and t

This fantastic but shorter journey will give you a taste of culture and landscapes of both Nepal and Tibet. Begin with immersion into Nepal where magnificent ancient royal palaces, Hindu temples, shrines adorned with rich wood carvings, combine with Buddhist stupas with their white cupolas and the all-seeing eyes of Buddha and colorful local markets. After engagement in Kathmandu, enjoy a breathtaking flight over the Himalayas to Tibet. The first days of sightseeing will acquaint you with the people and their culture and allow time for your acclimatization. Near Tsetang (3,400m) visit a castle from the first kings of Tibet and view the fertile Yarlung Valley. On the way to Lhasa we will visit the oldest monastery in Tibet, Samye.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu, hotel.
Day 03: Panoramic flight: Kathmandu – Lhasa over the Himalayas, drive to Tsedang, hotel.
Day 04: Sightseeing in Tsedang Valley, hotel.
Day 05: Drive to Lhasa via Samye, Hotel Himalaya.
Day 06: Sightseeing in Lhasa back to Hotel Himalaya.
Day 07: Sightseeing in Lhasa back to Hotel Himalaya.
Day 08: Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake, on the way to Samding, Hotel Gyantse.
Day 09: Sightseeing in Gyantse, drive to Shigatse via Shalu monastery, Hotel Shigatse.
Day 10: A whole day sightseeing in Shigatse, Hotel Shigatse.
Day 11: Drive to Xegar, Hotel Xegar.
Day 12: Drive to Zhangmu, possibly further down to Kodari Resort.
Day 13: Free day in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
Day 14: Final departure, transfer to airport.

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