Adventure holiday in Nepal and Tibet offers a combination of incredible adventure in the Himalayan Land, Nepal. The journey starts from Kathmandu valley. After that, fly to Lhasa. After that, drive to The Last Resort situated in Nepal near the Nepal-Tibet border to follow an adventure movement of our fondness (canyoning or bungee jumping). Then proceed to Chitwan and relish jungle safari and bird watching in the humid jungles of Chitwan National Park.
Finally, you will be heading towards Pokhara and end the trip by exploring the beautiful lake city. Though in Pokhara, we view the sunrise from the high Himalayas and adore Fewa Lake boating. Also, enjoy visiting the lake city’s widespread landmarks counting Davis Fall, Shiva Cave, and International Mountain Museum.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
On your arrival in Kathmandu, we will welcome you at airport and drop you off at your hotel. Then, you can either take rest or explore around. For dinner, you will be introduced with delicious Nepalese cuisine.
Day 2: Exploring Kathmandu
In the morning, we begin our trip towards World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu that includes Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath and Bouddhanath.
Day 3: Explore different Sites in Patan and Bhaktapur cities
In this day, we explore two ancient cities of the Kathmandu gorge. Patan is one of the antique settlements in the gorge around 5km south-east of Kathmandu. The place is rich of ancient forts, temples and monuments, renowned for their beautiful figures. The Patan Durbar Square is too a UNESCO mentioned World Heritage Place.
Patan Museum within the Durbar Square focuses in sculpture statues and devout stuffs. Bhaktapur, exactly sense "The Town of Devotees" is supposed to have occurred from the first 9th century AD. Bhaktapur Durbar Square was mentioned in the UNESCO World Heritage Shrine in 1979. The place is supposed to have engaged few of the attraction of the primitive times which is portrayed in the existence of the individuals, the old communities and paintings.
Day 4: Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa (3,650m/11,972ft)
We have 1-long trans-Himalayan flying towards Lhasa, Tibet after an early breakfast. The flying takes us towards Everest (8,848m), Kanchenjunga (8,536m) and other Himalayan mountains and glaciers. On your entrance in Lhasa, we will Glacier will pick you up from the airport for around an hour’s drive towards your chosen hotel in Lhasa. You are suggested to take lots of rest for the rest of the day to lessen height sickness.
Day 5: Exploring Lhasa: Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Traditional Hospital
We start seeing the sights in Lhasa after early breakfast. Now is the day we explore the attractive Potala and Norbulingka Forts. Constructed in the 17th century, Potala Palace offers incredible sights of the complete city and residents the isolated lodgings of the Dalai Lama, many outstanding state rooms and chapels. Norbulingka Palace, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama and households what is measured to become the major imitation plot in Tibet.
Day 6: Exploring Lhasa: Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar
In the morning, we explore Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar. Drepung Monastery, which was constructed in the 14th century, is supposed to have resident about 10,000 monks in the earlier but as of today there has been fairly a declination ensuing in just some hundreds. The antiquity, ethos, and spiritual principles of the Tibetan individuals are powerfully intense and placed in this wonderful hermitage.
Sera Hermitage is a conserved monastery of white-washed walls and golden tops. Jokhang Temple is additional significant holy site which loosens extra innate secrecies of Tibetan Buddhism. We more amble over Barkhor Bazaar (marketplace). With its outdoor stands, workshops and troop of pilgrims, it is the spirit center of Lhasa.
Day 7: Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m/12,956ft) via Karo La Pass and Yamdrok Tso Lake
Currently, we take a picturesque drive towards Gyantse. Throughout the journey we pass the Khamba La Pass (4,794m) with a fleeting close to flavor the loveliness of the Yamdrok Tso (Turquoise Lake), one of the three major holy lakes in Tibet and the lovely Nazin Kang Sang glacier (7,252m).
Shortly, we move mover another pass, The Karo La Pass (5,045m). Through our vehicle, we can relish sights of enormous glaciers dipping down towards the road earlier arriving Gyantse. In Gyantse, we travel the Khumbum Stupa, Phalkot Hermitage and Gyantse Dzong (Fortress), which is one of the finest conserved dzongs in Tibet.
Day 8: Gyantse to Shigatse (3,900m/12,795ft) via Shalu Monastery
In the morning, we move to Shigatse, the second major city in Tibet. Throughout the way, we vtravel Shalu Monastery. Initiated in 1040, Shalu Monastery is famous for its attractive and antique painting. Then, we start to Shigatse. There, we travel the famous Tashilhunpo Hermitage which consists of both historic and ethnic status for existence initiated by Gendun Drup, the Initial Dalai Lama in 1447. After exploration in Shigatse, we will have the rest of the day free for resting. This will aid us with adaptation and the following day’s extensive drive.
Day 9: Shigatse to Rongbuk (5,000m/16,400ft)
In the morning, we travel the Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse. It consists of both historic and ethnic standing to be initiated by Gendun Drup, the Foremost Dalai Lama in 1447. Now, we too pass 2-high passes, the Gyula and Gyatso La (5,220m). Afterward, we go downhill towards the grasslands and arrive Sakya. At this point, we explore the Sakya Hermitage, which is the inherited temple of Sakyapa group of Tibetan Buddhism.
We again proceed further towards Rongbuk, a gorge just about 8 km away from the Everest Base Camp (5,250m/17,220ft). Throughout the way, we get vivid sights of Mt. Everest (8,848m/29,029ft), and another high Himalayan mountains more than 8000m. While arriving Rongbuk, we explore Rongbuk Hermitage, the main hermitage on the world.
Day 10: Rongbuk to The Last Resort
Firstly, we move towards Zhangmu, a main business center amongst Tibet and Nepal. Some kilometers drive from Zhangmu towards the Friendship Bridge across the Bhote Koshi River carries us to immigration control in Kodari where we are likely to ample some tradition procedures. Afterward, we move a little ahead towards our eventual end, The Last Resort for following exploit movement of our choice the following day. While arriving The Last Resort rest to better formulate ourselves for the following day’s activity.
Day 11: Adventure activities then drive to Kathmandu
We can devote the morning following adventure sports we like that includes canyoning or bungee jumping/swing. While canyoning, we cross over absolute cliffs and photos to drubbing falls. Bungee jumping and swing is another adrenaline occupied adventure which is a widespread adventure activity amongst the residents and tourists similar. Whether we are jumping off a bridge for the bungee or gliding down glass-smooth rocks while canyoning, we will absolutely have an astonishing experience. In the mid-afternoon, we move towards Kathmandu adoring the remarkable peak scenery.
Day 12: Kathmandu to Chitwan (815m/2,674ft)
This day is made sidewise for white water rafting, one of the most widespread adventure sports in Nepal. Engaging these waterfalls will be enjoyable even though we generally raft over peaceful units of the Trishuli River with infrequent waterfalls. The green plants, interested inhabitants and the stream sets are ours to marvel at. We raft for about 3 hours. Lunch will be assisted by the waterside in amid the rafting. After finishing our rafting voyage, we endure with our drive towards Chitwan, a city renowned for covering Chitwan National Park.
Day 13: Chitwan National Park
After early breakfast, we will be riding on elephants for a jungle safari over thick grasslands towards spectator flora and fauna in their natural environment. In addition, we explore the elephant stalls and even adore bathing the elephants. Throughout the afternoon, we can drive over the jungles trailed by a canoe ride downwards the Rapti River.
While canoeing, we are likely get a near aspect at the Gharial and Mugger crocodiles together with fresh water dolphins, otters and diversities of water birds. Or else, we can also move for bird watching or nature walks and derive nearer to a diversity of wild wildlife found in the park.
Day 14: Drive from Chitwan to Pokhara (823m/2,700ft)
In the morning, we leave Chitwan for Pokhara, also recognized as The Lake City owed to the huge number of lakes in the town. The way first crosses over the subtropical forests and productive plants in Chitwan. As we departure from Chitwan, the scenery changes. We view hills, small settlements and adjoining farms. On your entrance in Pokhara, the attractive lake city, we are satisfied with wonderful sights of the Himalayas that includes Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Manaslu (8,156m), Machhapuchhre (6,993m), the 5 peaks of Annapurna and more. We carry out all the registration to our hotel and stay relaxed. We can also amble in the roads of Pokhara and only adore existence in one of the most stunning towns of Nepal.
Day 15: Travelling around Pokhara
After early breakfast, we move towards Sarangkot, a peak that manages the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri assortments in the north and Pokhara city in the south. From here, we view wonderful sights of the sun as it rises in the expansive Himalayas. We then return towards Pokhara and endure touring the city’s benchmarks. Davis Falls is an exclusive waterfall that drifts straight into a slender and profound waterway which without any end. The Shiva Cave is situated nearby Davis Fall and houses a monument devoted to Lord Shiva, a main Hindu God.
We also enjoy boating in Phewa Lake, the main lake in Pokhara and explore Bindyabasini Temple situated at the midpoint of the Lake. We travel the famous International Mountain Museum (IMM) that accounts, brochures and records the previous and current growth of climbing events in the globe and the Himalayas in precise. We also trip the Tibetan immigrant camp and see how the immigrants keep themselves engaged by creating and swapping woolen rugs and other handcraft products.
Day 16: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
In the morning, we leave Pokhara for Kathmandu. This will be a trip together with river banks with delightful sights of peaks and rural Nepalese existence. After arriving Kathmandu, we rest or go for shopping. To rejoice the fruitful achievement of our trip, we will enjoy a farewell dinner in the evening.
Day 17: Final departure
Your journey in Tibet and Nepal comes to an end today. We will take you to the airport around 3 hours earlier the planned flight.
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