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Nepal, Tibet
Trip Type:
Maximum Altitude:
3,700 m
9 Day(s)
Group Size:
Arrival On:
Kathmandu, Nepal
Departure From:
Kathmandu, Nepal


    The Nepal-Tibet Tour offered by Himalayan Marvel Adventures is the perfect way to experience the best of both Nepal and Tibet in a single journey. This 9-day tour is specially designed for those with limited time who want to explore the cultural wonders of Kathmandu and the captivating city of Lhasa. 

    In Nepal, the tour covers all the major heritage sites in Kathmandu, including the Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple (Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Nagarkot. In Tibet, you will visit the Tashi Lumpo Monastery, Xigatse Bazaar, Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Market, Drepung Monastery, and Sera Monastery in Lhasa. 

    The tour begins and ends in Kathmandu, where you will explore the cultural sites and enjoy a scenic nature tour to Nagarkot. We will assist you in obtaining the necessary visas and travel permits to enter Lhasa. From Kathmandu, you will take a flight to Lhasa to start the tour in Tibet. You will have two full days to immerse yourself in the highlights of Lhasa before returning to Kathmandu on a flight from Lhasa airport. 

    The Nepal-Tibet Tour is available through Himalayan Marvel Adventures with options for both group and private departures. You can choose from the listed departure dates for our group tour or let us know if you require a different date or prefer a private tour. Rest assured, the Nepal-Tibet Tour is available throughout the year, offering you the flexibility to plan your trip at your convenience.

Trip Highlights

    • Explore the cultural treasures of Kathmandu, immersing yourself in its rich heritage. 
    • Discover the ancient cities of Bhaktapur, Patan, and Chagunarayan temple, where history comes alive. 
    • Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of sunrise and sunset from the enchanting Nagarkot. 
    • Journey to Lhasa and marvel at the grandeur of Tashi Lumpo monastery and the bustling Xigatse Bazaar. 
    • Step into the majestic Potala Palace and be captivated by its architectural splendor. 
    • Pay homage to the sacred Jokhang Temple and soak in its spiritual ambiance. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Barkhor Market and explore its unique offerings. 
    • Experience the serenity of Drepung Monastery and its tranquil surroundings.
    • Uncover the wisdom of Sera Monastery as you delve into its ancient teachings


Day 1 Arrival Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Himalayan Marvel Adventures extends a warm and hospitable welcome. Our friendly staff will greet you and ensure your smooth transfer to your hotel, allowing you to relax and settle in. The evening is yours to enjoy at your leisure, providing an opportunity to explore the vibrant city of Kathmandu or simply unwind and prepare for the exciting adventures that await you in Nepal.

Day 2 Full Day Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

After enjoying a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Kathmandu, Himalayan Marvel Adventures will take you on an immersive sightseeing tour of this vibrant city. In the morning, we will visit the historic Kathmandu Durbar Square, where ancient palaces, temples, and courtyards stand as a testament to the city’s rich cultural heritage. You will have the opportunity to explore the intricately carved architecture and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere. 

Next, we will visit the renowned Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple, perched atop a hill. This sacred site offers panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley and is adorned with colorful prayer flags and intricate religious symbols. Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance and observe the playful monkeys that inhabit the area. 

In the afternoon, we will visit the majestic Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world. The serene atmosphere and the rhythmic chanting of prayers create a sense of tranquility as you walk around the stupa, spinning the prayer wheels and observing the devout pilgrims. 

After a day filled with cultural exploration, we will return to your hotel, allowing you to relax and reflect on the fascinating experiences of the day. Himalayan Marvel Adventures is committed to providing you with an enriching and unforgettable journey through the cultural treasures of Kathmandu.

Day 3 Drive from Kathmandu to Bhaktapur then to Nagarkot

Indulge in a delightful breakfast at your hotel, energizing yourself for a day filled with remarkable sightseeing adventures. Himalayan Marvel Adventures invites you to explore the captivating ancient city of Bhaktapur and immerse yourself in its rich historical heritage. Bhaktapur Durbar Square, renowned for its tragic yet fascinating historical features, will transport you back in time. Marvel at the grandeur of heritage monuments that bear witness to the glorious past of these ancient kingdoms. 

You’ll be captivated by the stories of courageous kings who lived life to the fullest but ultimately faced defeat at the hands of the legendary Gurkha king, Prithvi Narayan Shah. As you wander through this living testament to history, you may still observe bullet holes on the walls of these majestic palaces, evoking a sense of awe and curiosity. 

It was King Prithvi Narayan Shah who successfully unified the fragmented feudal states of Nepal, bringing an end to centuries of internal conflict. His dynasty continues to thrive to this day, shaping the course of Nepal’s history. From Bhaktapur, our journey continues as we drive to the picturesque hilltop destination of Nagarkot, famous for its mesmerizing sunset views. Prepare to be enchanted as you witness the ethereal beauty of the setting sun casting a golden glow over the majestic Himalayan peaks. 

Himalayan Marvel Adventures is dedicated to providing you with an enriching and immersive experience, where history comes alive and nature unveils its breathtaking wonders. Join us on this remarkable journey and create lasting memories of your exploration through ancient Bhaktapur and the enchanting sunset vistas of Nagarkot.

Day 4 Drive from Nagarkot to Changunarayan then back to Kathmandu

Begin your day with a breathtaking sunrise experience atop the picturesque hill of Nagarkot, offering panoramic views of the majestic Himalayas and the tranquil river valley below. As the first rays of sunlight paint the sky in vibrant hues, immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of nature’s masterpiece. Capture the perfect moment and witness the Himalayan panorama in all its glory. 

After savoring a delicious breakfast at your hotel, prepare for an invigorating hike to the renowned Chagunarayan Temple, a true gem of ancient artistry. This exquisite temple holds deep historical and cultural significance, proudly standing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore its intricate architecture and marvel at the intricate sculptures and carvings that adorn its sacred walls. 

Following the visit to Chagunarayan Temple, we’ll embark on a scenic drive back to Kathmandu, where you’ll have some free time to indulge in your personal interests. Whether you choose to stroll through the vibrant streets, explore local markets, or relax and unwind in the serenity of your hotel, the choice is yours. 

Himalayan Marvel Adventures ensures a seamless and unforgettable experience, immersing you in the natural wonders and cultural heritage of Nepal. Join us on this remarkable journey, as we witness the breathtaking sunrise, uncover ancient artistic treasures, and embrace the captivating charm of Kathmandu.

Day 5 Early morning flight to Lhasa and transfer to hotel

Indulge in a satisfying breakfast at your hotel before embarking on the next leg of your adventure. Our team will arrange a seamless transfer to Kathmandu airport, where you will board a flight to Lhasa. As you soar through the skies, marvel at the breathtaking views of the Yerlung Tsangpo and the meandering Lhasa Kyichu River below. 

Upon arrival at Lhasa airport, our friendly staff will be there to warmly welcome you. Enjoy a comfortable transfer to your hotel, where you can settle in and unwind after your journey. Take in the serene ambiance and soak up the unique atmosphere of this ancient city. Our carefully selected accommodations ensure a restful stay, providing you with the perfect haven to rejuvenate and prepare for the exciting days ahead. 

At Himalayan Marvel Adventures, we prioritize your comfort and satisfaction, ensuring a seamless travel experience from Kathmandu to Lhasa. Join us as we traverse the picturesque landscapes, immerse ourselves in the rich cultural heritage, and create unforgettable memories in the enchanting city of Lhasa.

Day Day 6 Full-day guided sightseeing in Lhasa

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at your hotel, preparing you for an enriching exploration of Lhasa’s remarkable attractions. Our expert guides will accompany you to the iconic Potala Palace, a majestic architectural masterpiece that stands as a testament to Tibet’s rich history and spiritual significance. Originally constructed in the 7th century by King Songtsen Gampo and later expanded by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century, the Potala Palace served as the seat of both religion and politics in Tibet. 

Marvel at the grandeur of this UNESCO World Heritage site as you immerse yourself in its sacred halls, adorned with intricate artwork and adorned with relics of historical importance. Allow the aura of spirituality to captivate your senses as you traverse the palace’s labyrinthine corridors, gaining insights into the profound religious and cultural heritage of Tibet. 

In the afternoon, we continue our journey with a visit to the esteemed Sera Monastery, located just 5 kilometers north of Lhasa. Founded in 1419 by Jamchen Choeji, a devoted disciple of Tsongkhapa, the Sera Monastery is one of the three major monastic institutions of the Gelugpa sect, also known as the Yellow Sect. Delve into the vibrant monastic life as you witness the captivating debates among the monks, a unique tradition that has been preserved for centuries. 

After a day filled with awe-inspiring experiences and cultural immersion, we will transfer you back to your hotel. Take some time to reflect on the profound moments you’ve encountered, and enjoy a peaceful evening in the comfort of your accommodations. At Himalayan Marvel Adventures, we strive to provide you with an unforgettable journey, where you can discover the wonders of Tibet and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Day Day 7 Full-day tour in Lhasa

Start your day with a delectable breakfast at your hotel before embarking on an enriching journey to explore the captivating wonders of Lhasa. Our first stop is the esteemed Drepung Monastery, the largest monastery of the Gelugpa sect of Buddhism in the city. Originally constructed in 1416 by the devoted disciple Jamyang chojie under the guidance of Tsongkhapa, Drepung Monastery holds immense historical and spiritual significance. Immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere as you explore its sacred halls, adorned with intricate Buddhist artwork and ancient relics. 

In the afternoon, we continue our exploration with a visit to the revered Jokhang Temple and the vibrant Barkhor market. Jokhang Temple is considered the holiest shrine in Tibet, a place of great reverence for Buddhist pilgrims. Inside, you will find the resplendent golden statue of the Shakyamuni Buddha, which was brought to Tibet by the Chinese princess Wenchen. Marvel at the exquisite craftsmanship and immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of this sacred site. 

Afterward, we invite you to meander through the lively Barkhor market, a bustling hub of activity where locals and visitors alike gather to engage in trade and seek spiritual artifacts. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you browse through a wide array of traditional Tibetan handicrafts, clothing, and unique souvenirs.

Day Day 8 Flight from Lhasa to Nepal and transfer to hotel

Indulge in a satisfying breakfast at your hotel before we whisk you away to the Lhasa airport for your flight back to Nepal. Upon arrival, we will ensure a seamless transfer to your hotel, where you can unwind and reflect on the incredible memories made during your journey with Himalayan Marvel Adventures.

Day Day 9 Farewell

We are certain that you have had an exceptional holiday, creating enduring memories in this incredible country. Our reliable vehicles will be ready at your hotel, ready to transport you to the airport for your departure back home. It has been a pleasure serving you, and we look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you again in the future. Wishing you a smooth journey!

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Price Includes

  • All the airport transfers by private tourist vehicle.
  • Four-night accommodation in Nepal including breakfast.
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with a tour guide, entrance fees, and private vehicle.
  • Three accommodations in Tibet with Bed and Breakfast.
  • Flight fare from Kathmandu- Lhasa- Kathmandu.
  • All the necessary documents and Tibet entry Visa.
  • The entire entrance fee while you visit monuments in Tibet.
  • Ground transportation by 4WD Land curser/Bus.
  • Tibetan English-speaking guide during Tibet tour.

Price Excludes

  • Your personal equipment.
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee (Visa can be easily issued at the Airport in Nepal upon your arrival)
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Nepal Re-Entry Visa Fee
  • International flight to and from Nepal
  • Tips to local guides and staff attending you if you are happy with their services
  • Emergency evacuation, if required during your trip.
  • Your alcohol/beverage drinks.
  • Anything not mentioned above in the included section.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do I need a visa for Nepal and Tibet?

Yes, you will need separate visas for Nepal and Tibet. You can obtain a tourist visa for Nepal upon arrival at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport or apply in advance at the Nepalese Embassy or consulate in your country. For Tibet, you will need to obtain a Tibet Travel Permit (also known as the Tibet Entry Permit) through a registered tour operator or travel agency as independent travel is not allowed in Tibet.

What is the altitude of Lhasa and other major attractions in Tibet?

Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, is situated at an altitude of approximately 3,650 meters (11,975 feet) above sea level. Other major attractions like the Potala Palace and Namtso Lake are located at higher altitudes, ranging from 3,600 meters (11,800 feet) to 4,718 meters (15,479 feet). It's essential to acclimatize properly and be aware of altitude-related risks.

Are there any health concerns or precautions for traveling to Tibet?

Traveling to Tibet involves traveling to high-altitude areas, which can pose health risks such as altitude sickness. It's advisable to consult with your doctor before the trip and take appropriate measures to acclimatize, stay hydrated, and avoid overexertion. Carrying necessary medications, dressing in layers, and maintaining a healthy diet can also help minimize the risks.

Can I customize the Nepal and Tibet Tour itinerary?

Yes, it is possible to customize the itinerary of the Nepal and Tibet Tour according to your preferences and requirements. We can work with you to tailor the tour to include specific attractions or activities, extend the duration, or make other adjustments based on your interests and time constraints.

What type of accommodation can I expect during the tour?

During the tour, you can expect to stay in comfortable hotels or guesthouses in Kathmandu and Lhasa. The accommodations generally offer basic amenities such as private bathrooms, hot water, and Wi-Fi. However, in more remote areas of Tibet, the facilities may be more basic.

What should I pack for the Nepal and Tibet Tour?

It is recommended to pack warm clothing, especially for Tibet, as temperatures can drop significantly, particularly in the evenings and mornings. Bring comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, a reusable water bottle, a first aid kit, necessary medications, travel adapters, and a camera to capture the stunning landscapes and cultural sites.


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