Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour: Best of 3 Country

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Trip Overview
  • Duration: 16 Days
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Trip Start and End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Trip Area: Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan
  • Trip Style: Active Adventure Touring
  • Age Group: 10 or Above
  • Trip Type: Private
  • Trip Method: Guided
  • Booking Type: Instant Booking Confirmation
  • Max. Altitude: 3656
  • Best Season: March - May and Sep - Dec
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Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour takes you to explore the shiniest gems of all three countries. Starting from Nepal, the land of the living goddess and Mount Everest, to Tibet, the Roof of the World. before concluding the adventure in the Land of the Thunder Dragon, Bhutan. Spend your holiday in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan and discover the unique culture of these countries blended with fantastic natural and cultural beauty. 

Nepal is a place where you can find historical and religious sites of both Hinduism and Buddhism. Monasteries and stupas showcase Tibetan Buddhist architecture while Hindu sites represent the pagoda style and various other styles displayed around the city are inspired by Tibetan, Indian and other Newari architecture. Kathmandu is full of mystery and hidden treasures around every corner. 

Both Kathmandu and Pokhara are valleys surrounded by beautiful hills and mountains. From various viewpoints, you can get some precious views of the Ganesh, Jugal, Langtang and Annapurna ranges. Chitwan, another destination, is home to various species of animals including endangered One-horned Rhino. This city itself offers serene landscapes with the beautiful chirping of birds. The Nepal portion of the tour is an amazing opportunity to observe the lifestyle of ethnic groups living in various parts of Nepal including Tharu people who live in Chitwan. 

Trips to both Tibet and Bhutan starts from the city of Kathmandu. Reaching Tibet, the city of Lhasa awaits you with renowned monasteries and temples like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Sera and Drepung Monasteries. Potala Palace is home to the Dalai Lama. Tibet Museum in Lhasa is another important site as it holds several important artefacts of Tibetan history.

Bhutan is famous for its Dzongs utilized equally for religious and administrative activities. Monks live in these dzongs and host festivals like Tsechu. Visiting Memorial Chorten, Punakha Dzong, Wangdue Phodrang and Kunsel Phodrang, one can view several cultural, religious and historical artefacts of Bhutan. Kunsel Phodrang also serves as a place to get a panoramic view of Thimphu.



The first destination of the tour journey, Kathmandu, offers you many of the historical and architectural monuments. Seven of Nepal's 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites are located in the valley. During your sightseeing tour, you will visit 5 of these sites. Pashupatinath is one of the biggest and most famous Hindu pilgrimage sites of Nepal. The cremation ground there holds religious, philosophical and cultural significance. Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square retain the history of ancient Nepal with their unique architecture and museum. Also, Kathmandu Durbar Square is home of living goddess, Kumari. Swayambhunath and Boudhanath Stupas are famous Buddhist destinations of Kathmandu. Visiting these places you will learn in-depth about Nepal's various traditions, cultures and histories. 


Famously known as the Lake City, Pokhara is a wonderful place situated in the lap of Annapurna range. There are many natural and cultural sites to explore such as Phewa Lake, Tal Barahi Temple, Gupteshwor Mahadev Temple, Mahendra Cave, Bat Cave, Davis Falls etc. Indulge yourself in some fun activities such as boating, paragliding etc. Behold the sunrise from Sarangkot is an unforgettable experiences. Apart from visiting these amazing places, you can walk the wide sidewalks and streets, try different dishes, buy handicrafts and souvenirs, and chill by the lakeside. 

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park is one more of Nepal's many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Home to 544 species of birds, 56 species of herpetofauna, 68 species of mammals and 126 species of fishes, this park is a wonderful place for wildlife exploration. In fact, it is one of the best spots in the world for bird watching. A Jungle Safari elephant-back style is one of the best experiences to have while visiting Chitwan National Park. You can expect to see some rare animals such as one-horned rhino, Bangali Tiger etc. Canoe along the Rapti River as well for a totally unique wildlife experience. Finally, the view of the foothills of the Himalaya covered in a dense forest looks gorgeous from here. 

Potala Palace

Potala Palace is one of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Lhasa. The former winter residence of the Dalai Lama is now a museum. Potala Palace is the highest ancient palace in the world. It is a famous pilgrimage destination for Tibetan people and Buddhists around the world. From here, you will get an amazing view of the city as well. Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour is a wonderful opportunity to explore the museum, artefacts, paintings in this ancient palace. The architecture of the buildings is unique here. Red and white building blended with the blue sky looks spectacular. 

Jokhang Temple

Jokhang Temple is one of the most famous Buddhist temples/monasteries in Lhasa. It is said to have been built by King Songtsen Gampo for his two brides: Princess Wencheng of the China and Princess Bhrikuti of Nepal. This temple is famously known as the spiritual heart of the city and is famous for its culture and religious significance and unique architecture. You can explore the significant collection of artefacts and many well preserved ancient painting. 

Sera and Drepung Monasteries

Sera and Drepung monasteries are two of the three major Gelugpa monasteries of Tibet (another one is Ganden Monastery). Drepung Monastery is the largest monastery of Tibet and is famous for its magnificent building complex and unique architecture. In Drepung Monastery, Buddhist monks debate scriptures using gestures which is an interesting event to observe. These debates also happen in Sera Monastery, which is an old famous religious institution. The biggest festival is known as Sera Bengqin makes this monastery special. Visiting these monasteries you will learn about the Tibetan culture, tradition and history in detail.

Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Tiger’s Nest Monastery, also called Paro Taktsang, is the only stop during this whole trip where you will hike. This monastery was built in the memory of Guru Padmasambhava who introduced Buddhism to Bhutan. The monastery holds a festival known as Tshechu celebrated in his honour. The path that leads to this monastery is quite narrow and steep but it is said that no one has been injured there. There are various legends for why the name of the monastery is called Tiger’s Nest. According to one famous legend, the former wife of an empire willingly became a disciple of Guru Rinpoche and transformed herself into a flying tigress to bring him from Tibet to this monastery in Bhutan.


Thimphu is the capital of Bhutan where major religious sites like Memorial Chorten, Punakha Dzong, Wangdue Phodrang, Kunsel Phodrang can be found. Thimphu preserves the Bhutanese religion, customs and traditions. The biggest festival of Bhutan, Tshechu is celebrated in Tashichho Dzong by performing masked dances. Prayer flags, mani walls and prayer wheels indicating good luck can be seen everywhere. Memorial Chorten, a unique Bhutanese architecture was built by an ancient king to represent the mind of Buddha. This Chorten houses several large images of tantric deities. From Kunsel Phodrang, one can see a picturesque view of Thimphu city.

Close-up View of the Himalayas

During your 16 days of Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour excursion, you will get a plethora of amazing views of landscapes, jungle and snow-capped mountains. You will experience the diverse landscapes from the flat land of Terai to high mountains of Himalaya range. From Tibet and Bhutan, you can get a closer view of the snow-capped mountains. Tibet famously known as the roof of the world is a wonderful place to behold the highest mountain Everest and the Himalaya range from the closest. Tiger’s Nest monastery is a wonderful vantage point to behold the landscapes. During the plane flight, you will get a wonderful bird’s eye view of these landscapes and mountains. 

Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour Highights

  • Explore the old heritages of Kathmandu rich in culture and architecture.
  • Visit many wonderful places in Pokhara such as Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Tibetan Museum, Bat cave, Mahendra Cave, Devi’s Falls, etc.
  • Fly over the heavenly landscapes, the mesmerizing Himalayan range and the roof of the world (Tibet) and Bhutan
  • Get closer to the wilderness of Chitwan National park on our Jungle safari while-tracking the one-horned rhino and the Bengal Tiger
  • Visit the majestic sera monastery other monasteries and Jokhang Temple of Lhasa
  • Visit Tibetan museum to explore the artefacts of the cultural history of Tibet
  • Get closer exposure to the culture and traditions of Tibetan Buddhists
  • Explore many picturesque places from Paro to Thimpu
  • Visit places like Memorial Chorten, Punakha Dzong, Wangdue Phodrang in Thimphu
  • Get an amazing view of Thimphu from Kunsel Phodrang
  • Explore the Tiger’s Nest Monastery and enjoy the wonderful view of mountains

Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour: Best of 3 Country Itinerary

  • Day 1:Arrival at Kathmandu
  • Day 2:Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu 
  • Day 3:Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Day 4:Sightseeing Tour in Pokhara
  • Day 5:Drive from Pokhara to Chitwan 
  • Day 6:Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park
  • Day 7:Drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu
  • Day 8:Flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa
  • Day 9:Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
  • Day 10:Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa contd.
  • Day 11:Flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu
  • Day 12:Flight from Kathmandu to Paro and Drive to Thimphu
  • Day 13:Thimphu Sightseeing Tour and Drive to Paro
  • Day 14:Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery 
  • Day 15:Flight from Paro to Kathmandu
  • Day 16:Farewell

Day 1:Arrival at Kathmandu

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel

The representative will pick you at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. He will escort you to the vehicle. Your luggage will get transported to the hotel. You will head towards the respective hotel afterward. After you check in to the hotel, you will freshen up. You will get an invitation to dinner later in the evening. You will enjoy the dinner with your Sublime crew.

Day 2:Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu 

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

The following day you will visit several sites in Kathmandu. You will visit World Heritage Sites like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Swayambhunath. You will get the chance to visit the significant Hindu temples of Lord Shiva. You will also explore the holiest site built in the 5th century, Boudhanath stupa. Also, your tour will lead you to the quarter of King Bhupatindra Malla, Bhaktapur Durbar Square. You will have a pleasant time at the Monkey Temple, Swayambhunath.

Day 3:Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

The third morning, after a pleasant breakfast, you will be heading towards Pokhara. You will load your luggage to the assigned jeep. You could also hop on to a local bus to Pokhara. Among the two options, it is a cheaper option to choose from. The ride drives past suburban location, you will also get the chance to view hills and rivers alongside the river. After 6-7 hours, you will finally reach Pokhara.

Day 4:Sightseeing Tour in Pokhara

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

You will have a  private tour in Pokhara. The tour will take you closer to the magnificence of Pokhara. You will enjoy a pleasant time at Lakeside. You will have a spectacular mountain scenery of the Annapurna Range. Pokhara is a paradise of adventure and leisure. Experience the charm and serenity of Phewa Lake, and also go for boating.

Later you will be ascending towards World Peace Pagoda. It is a perfect viewpoint. It offers a panoramic view of Pokhara and Phewa Lake. You will also be visiting Devi's Fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, and International Mountain Museum. Pokhara is an action-packed and fun place.

Day 5:Drive from Pokhara to Chitwan 

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

A six hours scenic drive takes you to Chitwan through Prithvi Highway. You will follow the Trishuli River. It takes you to the Tharu Villages of Chitwan.  Tharu are ethnic tribes and inhabitants of Chitwan. You will arrive at Tigerland Safari Resort. After lunch, you will take part in a brief introduction to the tour.

Day 6:Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

After having breakfast, you will start your trip. You will hop on a canoe along the  Rapti River. You will get the chance to see the crocodile called The Marsh Mugger and Gharial. Elephant ride is the most fun part of the activities.

You will enjoy the elephant bathing. You will commence on the Jungle Safari, where you have the chance to see bison and one-horned rhino. If you are lucky you may also witness the Royal Bengal Tiger. The evening is charming and full of ambiance in the Rapti River. You will enjoy the Tharu cultural Dance and stick dance.

Day 7:Drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

You will explore Chitwan to the fullest and head back to Kathmandu. You can go to birdwatching early in the morning at Chitwan National Park. You will get back to your hotel, have breakfast and check out from your hotel. You also have the option to go shopping. You can buy souvenirs at the local shop. You will continue the ride to Kathmandu for 7 hours. You will follow the Trishuli River on your way back. The same scenic hill drive awaits you.

Day 8:Flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, you will book a flight to Lhasa. Or the agency will arrange it for you. The trip ahead is pleasant. You will enjoy one and a half-hour of scenic mountain flight across the Himalayas. A guide will receive you at Lhasa Gonggar airport.  The representative will escort you to a hotel and later you can do the check-in, freshen up and rest. You can set out to explore the vibrant streets of Lhasa in the evening.

Day 9:Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

You will enjoy the morning breakfast at the hotel. Later in the morning, you will head to Potala Palace. It was built in the seventeenth century. The palace offers amazing vistas and a crisp clear view of the entire urban center. Afterward, you will head towards the Tibetan museum. You will get to explore a thousand artifacts of cultural history. You will have an amazing time here at Lhasa.

Day 10:Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa contd.

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

The next day your leader will take you to Drepung. You will take part in sightseeing over Drepung. Drepung Monastery was built in the 14th century. It is a majestic experience at Drepung. Later in the day, you will have an excursion to the Barkhor Street. Barkhor Street encircles the main cathedral Jokhang Temple. You will have a guided tour around the Jokhang temple.

Day 11:Flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

The next day, you will pack up for Kathmandu. You will check out of the hotel. If you need to buy the necessary equipment, you can stop in the marketplace. After you buy gifts in the memoir of Tibet, you will hop on a flight to Kathmandu. You will enjoy the one and half hour view of the scenic mountain flight.

Day 12:Flight from Kathmandu to Paro and Drive to Thimphu

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. The next day you will depart to the airport early in the morning. You will board a plane to Paro, Bhutan. You will have an incredible Himalayan flight. You will experience the giant mountains from above. It will be a wonderful experience.

You will arrive at Paro after 1 hour of mountain flight. You will head to Thimphu to stay overnight. The drive is 23 km long, and it takes an hour to reach the guest house. Once you arrive, you will check into the hotel. You will explore the surroundings of Thimphu.

Day 13:Thimphu Sightseeing Tour and Drive to Paro

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

The next day you will have a sightseeing tour in Thimphu. You will visit Kunsel Phodrang. From Kunsel Phodrang you will enjoy the spectacular view of Thimphu. You will visit Memorial Chorten later that day. You will witness the devotion of people to the monument of peace. You will have a majestic spell at Thimphu.

You can have spectacular views of beautiful mountains. Later, you will get the opportunity to explore Punakha Dzong. After the exploration of Punakha Dzong. You will leave for  Chhimi Lhakhang. The day ends with full of fun outings and exploration. You will make your way back to Paro today via Wangdue Phodrang. You continue towards Paro to stay overnight. After about 1 hour of drive, you arrive at the hotel in Paro.

Day 14:Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery 

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

You will head towards Tiger’s Nest Monastery the next day. You will first walk a wide and dirt trail that continues uphill the entire way. The trek to the cafeteria takes around one and two hours. You will enjoy the views of the valley. As your hike continues, the scenery just keeps getting better.

The trail continues to short walk down a stone staircase. You will cross a bridge covered in prayer flags. Afterward, you will climb a strenuous path up to the monastery. You will explore the Tiger’s Nest Monastery. The Tour guide will lead the expedition. You will take brilliant shots at the temple. You will remember these moments forever.

Day 15:Flight from Paro to Kathmandu

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

You will spend your last day in Bhutan shopping. You will stroll past the streets where you can shop for your friends and families. After packing up, you will board your flight to Kathmandu, the representative will drive you to Paro Airport and you'll be getting to experience another Himalayan flight back to Kathmandu.

After one and a half-hour worth of scenic mountain flight, you will reach Kathmandu. The personnel from the agency will pick you at the airport and later you can check in to your hotel. You will have enough time to explore Kathmandu city.

Day 16:Farewell

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

It’s time to say goodbye to Nepal. The representative will be at the hotel to pick you up. You will have one last drive along with the Kathmandu traffic. Later, the representative will see you off at the airport. You will bid farewell to the representative. They will wish you a safe flight back home.

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Cost Details


  • Meals: 
    15 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 6 Dinners
  • Accommodation: 
    3-Star accommodation in Kathmandu for 4 nights
    3-Star accommodation in Chitwan for 3 nights
    3-Star accommodation in Pokhara for 2 nights
    3-Star accommodation in Bhutan for 3 nights
    3-Star accommodation in Lhasa for 3 nights
  • Transportation:   
    All land transportation with pickups and drops
    An experienced driver and a private vehicle
  • Guides and Porters:
    A qualified & licensed English-speaking guide
  • Entry Fees and Permits:
    Visas for Bhutan
    All entry fees and permits
    Government fee, royalty, taxes & surcharges


  • Any meals other than breakfast in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Lhasa
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, cold drinks, bottled water, etc.)
  • All alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks 
  • All the chocolate, dessert, and sweet items
  • Your Nepal entry visa fee
  • Tipping for the crew of Sublime Trails
  • Cost of trip cancellation, accident or health emergency
  • Loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. (We strongly advise you to get personal travel insurance.)

Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour: Best of 3 Country Reviews

5.0based on 3 reviews
  • Andrew Smith
    Andrew SmithAugust 08, 2019

    A Short and Sweet Tour in Bhutan

    I had just finished my tour in Nepal and I had heard about Bhutan from so many people. Because I had only few days left, I didn't think I could go to Bhutan Tour this time but Ram said that it was possible even if I had just 3 days left.  He managed to plan my short trip to Bhutan the same day and prepared everything for us. That way I flew to Bhutan unexpectedly. I had the best time during this holiday spending it in two beautiful Himalayan countries. If you want to spend your holidays in Nepal or Bhutan, I recommend Sublime Trails.

  • Robert Williams
    Robert WilliamsJuly 09, 2019

    Unforgettable memories in Bhutan

    I have traveled to many countries in Europe and America but this time I wanted to explore the world more by going to isolated countries like Nepal and Bhutan. I think that's the best decision I ever made. First of all I was not sure about how they conduct tours in these countries. I contacted Ram through an email and he was very knowledgable. I was impressed by the professionalism they showed throughout the tour. I had the best time every day of the tour. The country is very beautiful and unique in itself but, without these people, I would be lost not knowing what to do. Thanks guys!! 

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