Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Three Country Tour
Exploring Himalayan World of Nepal, India and Tibet
This three country tour visit Nepal, India and Tibet is the rare opportunity for travelers that are likely to activate his visionary spirit. Exploring the Himalayan world of Nepal, India and Tibet is a task that carries this possibility. With a wealth of fascinating history, impressive architecture, stunning views of the Himalaya and an exciting drive, this trip to the famous landmarks of India, Nepal and Tibet will be memorable.
The tour begins in India. This beautiful land is the centre of Eastern civilization. India, with its vast landmass, diversity of cultures, and massive population is a country of intrigue and excitement. Exploration of India starts from nations Capital, New Delhi. Likewise, our visit to Jaipur takes us to one of the fascinating cultural world.
Our visit to Taj Mahal at Agra on the banks of the Yamuna River is the major highlight of our India tour. The monument is one of the seven wonders that has fascinated the whole world. Likewise, our tour takes us to Vanaras, the religious and the cultural world of Hindus.
After exploring some of the most incredible sights of India we will visit Nepal, just over the border.
Nepal is a wonderful basket of mysterious nature and distinct culture. The incomparable natural beauty, the warmth and hospitality of the Nepalese people and their interesting history and culture always beckons its visitors to visit Nepal time and again.
First, the tour takes us to explore Kathmandu valley. Most of the world heritages enlisted by UNESCO falls under Kathmandu Valley. Pashupatinath, greatest Hindu temple, Swyambunath, Buddhist shrine to the hill top and Hanumandhoka durbar square, a historical palace area are few spots among many others. A hike to Nagarkot to see the world's highest and most extensive mountain range is a highlight of this visit. Likewise, you will see a huge part of the Himalaya Mountain Ranges spreading out before you, from the aspect of the Ganesh Himal.
Likewise, a fantastic vista awaits you here, from Dhaulagiri in the West, to the Sagarmatha (Everest) region, in the East.
Tibet is our final destination. It lies on an average elevation of 4,000 m. Tibet, a land of awesome landscapes and ancient Buddhist Culture, where monasteries, artistically decorated by the Buddhist Monks, dot the landscape. Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet, is our major destination where the famous and historically interesting Potala Palace of the Dalai Lama is situated. Many beautiful monasteries will capture your attention as you explore this city.
Three Country Tour Itinerary Details:
Day 01: First you will arrive at Delhi. We meet you at the Airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: You will spend this day exploring Delhi. Among them, Jama Masjid - the biggest mosque in the India, the Raj Ghat- the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, India Gate- Arch of Commemorative victory are some of its highlights. Likewise, we will visit other state departments.
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur:
After breakfast, you leave Delhi. We drive about 5 hours to Jaipur, a nice Old Indian city. There you will visit Amber Fort - the old capital of the State up to 1728. Likewise, we will visit the Palace of Rajput, paintings of Mughal and weapons and the impressive Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds. At night you will stay at Jaipur hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur - Agra:
After breakfast, you drive to Agra. On the way to Agra you will stop at the walled city of Fatehpur Sikri, built by Akbar the Great to commemorate the birth of his son. Likewise, we will visit the red stone mosques, courtyards and the palace.
Day 05: Full Day in Agra:
Today you will visit Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonder of the world. The architectural splendor of the mausoleums, the fort and the palace is a vivid reminder of the opulence of the legendary Moguls Empire. At night we will stay at the Agra hotel.
Day 06: Agra – Varanasi:
After Breakfast you move to vanaras either by plain or by the train. It is the holiest site in India where thousands of Hindu pilgrims tour its temples and bathe in the Ganges River.
Day 07: Varanasi - Kathmandu
After breakfast you leave to Nepal by plane. We will meet you at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel. if we have enough time we will Visit Monkey temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Day 08: Sight seeing at Kathmandu valley:
Full day’s sightseeing in Kathmandu valley includes the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. We will also visit Monkey Temple, the Swyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine arts. Finally, we will return to the hotel.
Day 09: Kathmandu to Zhangmu / Nyalam (3700m):
Departure to this place goes every Saturday and Tuesday. Early in the morning we drive to Kodari. There we will complete immigration and custom formalities. At night we will stay at Hotel Zhangmu or Naylam.
Day 10: Nyalam / Zhangmu to Xegar (4350m):
Today we will cross Lalung la passes (5050m). The drive offers fantastic view of the high mountain including Mount Everest.
Day 11: Xegar to Shigatse (3900m):
Drive about 8 hrs to Shigatse has the famous Tashimpo Monastery and the seat of Panchen Lama. At night we will stay at Hotel.
Day 12: Xigatse - Gyantse:
After a morning visit to the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery we will have a short two hours drive to Gyantse, a small town that once served as the capital of a small kingdom. We will spend our night at hotel.
Day 13: Gyantse - Lhasa (3600m):
A scenic drive through the Karo La Pass and Kamba La Pass with a very good view of the Yamdrok Tso Lake delights us. Likewise, you cross the mighty Brahmaputra River to arrive in Lhasa.
Day 14-15: (Two full days in Lhasa),
This is the day for sightseeing and excursion of the Potala palace, the Jokhang Temple, surroundings of Barkhor Market, Drepung and Sera Monasteries.
Day 16: Lhasa - Kathmandu:
Today we will transfer to airport to fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 17: This is the day for final departure from Kathmandu.
Private Trip Departure everyday upon your request. But if you would like to join one of our Groups please see below our fixed group departure dates as per your requirement.Fixed Departure Trek 2012