Glimpse of Nepal and Tibet Tour

Explore two himalayan nations within two weeks

Duration Duration 13 Days
Meals Meals
  • Daily breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner
Accommodation Accommodation
  • 3 – star hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lhasa
  • Guesthouse accommodation in Tibet
Activites Activities
  • Sightseeing
  • Scenic Drive
Price Reduced US$ 3850 Price Starts From US$ 3000
Destination Destination
Nepal
Difficulty Difficulty
Easy
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
5154 Meter
Activities Activity
Sightseeing
Start and Point Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Best Season Best Season
March, April, May, Sept, Oct, Nov
Group Size Group Size
1 - 8 People
Transportation Transportation
Private Car and Jeep
Activity Per Day Activity Per Day
5-6 hours sightseeing

Overview of Glimpse of Nepal and Tibet Tour

The Glimpse of Nepal and Tibet tour offers an excellent chance to explore the two Himalayans countries on a single trip. One of the best things about this trip is that we can experience beautiful sightseeing, toxic culture, traditions, landscapes, and wildlife. The glimpse of Nepal and Tibet tour is about 13 days, during which we have covered significant highlights of these countries. Our trip begins with the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, we will spend one full day; visiting some of the UNESCO Heritage sites. Next, we will move towards Pokhara, known as the city of the lake. The way from Kathmandu to Pokhara with the Trishuli River will be so grateful and enjoyable.


A glimpse of Nepal and Tibet Tour Highlights

  • visit the city of heritage – Kathmandu, and the town of paradise – Pokhara
  • Everest Base Camp from Tibet Side
  • Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor market
  • Drepung Monastery
  • Yamdrok Lake
  • Shigatse
  • Pang la Pass (5 highest peaks)
  • Rongbuk monastery

We will spend about one day in Pokhara and return to Kathmandu. We will take a jeep ride from Kathmandu to Rasuwagadhi (Nepal – Tibet border). Then we will spend the night at Tingri and move to Shigatse via EBC. In the final, we will be in Lhasa, our final destination, where we will spend a couple of days.

The glimpse of Nepal and Tibet tour covers heritage sites, temples, Monasteries, and nature. In Nepal, we will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, and the city of paradise – Pokhara. In Tibet, you will see monasteries, Xigatse Bazar, Potala Palace, Everest (Chomolungma) Base Camp, Yamdrok Lake, etc.
This glimpse of the Nepal and Tibet tour is one of the best travel packages to explore two Himalayan Nations – Nepal and Tibet. This luxurious Nepal and Tibet Tour Package gives your life a unique and adventurous experience.

Is the Glimpse of Nepal and Tibet Tour worth it for you?

The tour from Nepal to Tibet is a marvelous mixture of cultural and natural engagement. There isn’t any technical toughness in the trip as you walk on the path paved with stone, capturing the magical scenario of the mountains. The capital city of Tibet, Lhasa, lies at an altitude of 3656m. Therefore, it is common to feel a little out of breath. But after acclimatization day, you will adapt to the environment.

Some hotels and pharmacies provide supplementary oxygen, which is very helpful in need. Further, consulting doctors is best if you have heart and respiratory problems. And all the worries aside, there will always be an expert local guy for guidance.

Glimpse of Nepal and Tibet Tour Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu

    We will be picked up by Peregrine Treks and Tours’ representative at Tribhuvan International airport and transferred to the hotel.  After a short rest at the hotel, we are free to explore the Thamel market, and we can also buy the necessary equipment for the Glimpse of Nepal and Tibet Tour. There will be a Dinner program where we can discuss our trip plan.

    Altitude: 1400 meters
    Meals: Breakfast
    Settlement: Hotel

    Meals: Not Included

  • Day 2: Exploring UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    Today we will wake up and have a great breakfast at the hotel. Then we will start our tour to several most historical and spiritual attractions of Kathmandu. Kathmandu is recognized as the city of believers, living heritage, the center of culture, and Nepal’s Cultural Gem.

    First, we will visit Pashupatinath Temple – the sacred Hindu temple with living arts and architecture. Then Swoyambhunath (Monkey Temple) and Boudhanath (Buddhist shrine), one of the world’s largest stupas. Also, we will explore the medieval palaces of Kathmandu, i.e., Basantapur Durbar Square.   We will return to our Hotel-Overnight in the evening at Kathmandu, Thamel.

    Optional Activities:

    •   Ayurvedic Massage (1 Hour): USD 60
    •   Everest Scenic Flight: USD 220

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 3: Scenic drive to Pokhara

    After breakfast, we will have two choices to go to Pokhara, either by Flight or Drive. Driving takes about 6 hours, and by Flight for about 45 minutes. But we would prefer you to drive because while driving through the busy highways along with the bank of Trishuli River, we are sure you will enjoy this Drive.

    When we reach Pokhara, we will rest at the hotel. In the afternoon, we will visit Phewa Lake for enjoyable boating. If the weather supports us, we can see Annapurna, Himchuli, Dhaulagiri, fishtail, and many more Himalaya ranges from Pokhara-overnight Pokhara.

    • Driving hours: 6-7 hours
    • Altitude: 1400 meters/4600 Feet

    Meals: Breakfast

    Note: If you have a back problem or any health problem, you can take a flight for an additional USD 120 per person. From the flight, you can see the Langtang, Ganesh Himal, and Annapurna Himalayan Range.
  • Day 4: Sightseeing in Pokhara

    After having a light breakfast in the hotel, we will move towards Sarangkot. We can see the beautiful views of the sunrise in the Annapurna range, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre (Mount Fishtail), Himchuli, and many others. We will spend about two years in Sarangkot. We will go to Gupteshwar Mahadev, the International mountain museum, the suspension bridge, and more popular spots-Overnight at Pokhara.

    Optional Activities:

    • Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour (1 Hour) – USD 350
    • Paragliding in Pokhara (30 Minutes) – USD 90
    • Zip Flier – USD 65

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 5: Back to Kathmandu

    After having breakfast, we will drive or fly to Kathmandu. We will complete our packing for the Tibet Tour when we reach Kathmandu. We can go to the Gardens of Dreams to wander or make dinner in the evening. Overnight at Hotel

    Driving hours: 6-7 hours
    Altitude: 1400 meters

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 6: Drive to Rasuwagadhi from Kathmandu

    After breakfast, we will drive from the hotel to Rasuwagadhi. Our repo will be full of waterfalls, forests, mountains, and gorges, making you feel unique and enjoyable. After around 6-7 hours of driving, we will arrive at Rasuwagadhi- overnight at the local guest house.

    Driving hours: 6-7 hours
    Altitude: 2700 meters
    Settlement: Guest House

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 7: Drive to Tingri from Gyirong

    Today we will wake up early; this is our first morning in Tibet. After breakfast, we will meet our Tibetan tour guide and transfer to Old Tingri from Gyirong. We will enjoy the beautiful borderline and snow-capped mountain and lush evergreen forest on the way to old Tingri.

    Add the way we will pass through Tonga Pass (5100 meters). We are sure you will enjoy the Epic mountain beast of the Himalayan ranges along the way. When we reach Tingri, you will find different landscapes, cultures, traditions, peoples, and their living senses overnight at Tingri.

    Driving hours: 3-4 hours
    Altitude: 4300 meters
    Settlement: Guest House

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 8: Drive to Shigatse from Tingri via Everest Base Camp

    Today is one of the essential days of our trip, after waking up early in the morning and having breakfast. We will drive to Shigatse and pass through the famous Gawu La pass. Gawu La pass is a great destination where the top 4 highest peaks, the magnificent Himalayas, are within natural sight.

    As we drive early in the morning, we can enjoy the sunrise panoramic views of the Himalayas in a way that will make you feel so fresh. After driving for some hours, we will be at the Everest (In the Tibetan language Chomolungma) Base Camp. After spending some time at the base camp, we will explore the Rongbuk monastery (5154 meters), the highest Buddhist monastery. Then we will drive towards the Shigatse-overnight at Shigatse.

    Driving hours: 4-5 hours
    Altitude: 4000 meter
    Meals: Breakfast
    Settlement: Guest House

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 9: Drive to Lhasa from Shigatse via Gyantse

    After waking up early and having breakfast, we will visit the famous Tashilhunpo monastery. We can see the well-preserved giant statue of Jampa, also known as the future Buddha in the world.

    This monastery is a seat of Tibet, the second-largest incarnation, the Pachen Lama. If your trip is in the summer, we can visit the Barley mill and view the landscape of the Barley field.

    After spending the sum of the time at the monastery, we will have a short drive to Gyantse. On the way, we can visit and see a variety of Landscape Mountains and historical sites like Palkhor Chode Monastery, Khumbu, and Gyantse Old Street, and many official vistas of the Gyantse fortress.

    Then again, we will continue on our Drive, and after 4 hours of driving, we will be in Lhasa. On the way, We will pass through Manak Dama Lake, where we will hang the prayer flag at Simila Mountain pass, and also we will have a close view of Karola Glacier on the roadside. We will pass through the Gabbala Pass, where we can view turquoise Yamdrok Lake and Snow-capped Mount Nyenchen Khangsar. Finally, after crossing the Brahmaputra River, we will reach Lhasa-overnight at Lhasa.

    Driving hours: 5 hours
    Altitude: 3,656 metres
    Settlement: Hotel

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 10: Sightseeing over Lhasa

    We will wake up quickly in the morning, and after having breakfast, we will head to the Potala Palace. Potala Palace is the palace of the Dalai Lama, where he stayed in winter. Many Kings had already ruled there in the 7th century. The most crucial selection of Potala Palace is the gilded burial stupas of the former Dalai Lama and the reflection cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet.

    After having lunch, we will head towards the Jokhang temple, found by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century. We can see Buddha and pilgrims’ statues in this palace, prostrating in front of the Jokhang temple. Near the temple is Barkhor street, where we can do kora (a religious circle of a building in a mountain) with pilgrims and locals and explore the old market. Also, we can take Tibetan tea from a local tea house. We will have a welcome dinner at a hotel overnight in Lhasa.

    Driving hours: 5 hours
    Altitude: 3,656 meters
    Settlement: hotel

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 11: Lhasa Tour

    After waking up early in the morning, we will have breakfast and move to visit the first place in Lhasa City. Drepung monastery was one of Tibet’s best and wealthiest Gelung Monasteries, founded in 1416 by Jamyang Choge. Here is a school of over 10000 monks and governed 7700 subsidiary monasteries.

    We can also explore the most significant monastery kitchen inside the Drepung monastery and enjoy the Buddhist Sculpture carving workshop. After studying, this monastery will be visiting the Sera Monastery. This is also similar to the Drepung Monastery. The attractive point of Sera is the monk’s debate at around 3-5 p.m.

    We can see the scripture painting houses inside the monastery, three sand Mandalas, and colorful rock paintings of Buddha. We will visit our hotel via Barkhor Bazaar, known as the largest and oldest in Tibet- overnight at Lhasa.

    Driving hours: 5 hours
    Altitude: 3,656 meters
    Settlement: hotel

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 12: Fly from Lhasa

    Today is our last day in Tibet; we will visit Tibet International Airport 3 hours before our Flight. While flying over Tibet and Nepal, we can see the change in landscapes and the beautiful scenario of the Himalayan ranges. Are represented from the peregrine treks will be there to pick us up. They will drop us at our hotel.

    I will take some rest. At night there will be our farewell dinner, where we will talk about our successful journey and your experiences-Overnight in Kathmandu.

    Altitude: 1,400 meters
    Settlement: hotel

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

  • Day 13: Final departure

    This is the final day of the Glimpse of Nepal and Tibet. Around 3 hours before the scheduled flight, a representative from the Peregrine will take you to the airport.

    Meals: Breakfast


Includes/Excludes

What's included

    • All land transportation, including airport transfers
    • Kathmandu – Pokhara Kathmandu flight ticket or private car
    • Sightseeing entrance fees (Tibet and Nepal)
    • Tour Guide in Nepal and Tibet
    • Tibet Visa Fee
    • Three-star hotel accommodations in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Lhasa
    • Standard guesthouse accommodation in Rashuwagadhi or Gyirong, Tingri, and Shigatse
    • Daily breakfast at a hotel or guesthouse
    • Everest Base Camp (Cholomonglma) permit
    • Applicable taxes and company service charge

What is excluded

    • Lunch and Dinner in Nepal and Tibet
    • International airfare and visa fee
    • travel insurance and personal expenses, including tipping

Route Map

Glimpses of Nepal and Tibet Tour Map

Departure Dates

We have daily departures for private trips, so we recommend booking it according to your schedule. We do not need a minimum group size for the private trip and won’t charge additional charges for a solo traveler.

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    Type C, D, and M power plugs and sockets are used. The standard voltage and frequency are 230 V and 50Hz, respectively.

    Vaccinations You must be completely vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before traveling to Nepal. Vaccination documentation is required.

    On Arrival Visas are available at Nepal's entrance points for travelers. Travelers from Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, and Syria, on the other hand, are required to obtain a visa through their nearest Nepalese diplomatic post (embassy/consulate).

    Tourist Visa Fee

    15 Days – US$ 30
    30 Days – US$ 50
    90 Days – US$ 125

    To confirm the trek/tour package, we want a deposit of at least 20% of the total tour/trek fee. The remaining balance must be paid when you arrive in Nepal. We take Visa, Maestro, MasterCard, American Express, and other major credit cards. The total cost of a Bhutan and Tibet tour must be paid in full at the time of booking.

    We strongly advise you to purchase a SIM card for reliable internet access throughout Nepal. Nepal Telecom (owned by the government) and NCELL (owned by the private sector) are the two main SIM card providers in Nepal. It is preferable to get a SIM card at an airport, where staff will assist with activation and data plan purchases. If you have a SIM card, it will be easier for you to contact us and locate our airport agent.

    You can charge your electrical devices at hotels and lodges because there are no power outages. In the Himalayan region, however, hotel owners may levy a nominal fee.

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