Duration: (19 Nights | 20 Days)
Destinations Covered: Chengdu, Tsedang, Yarlung Valley, Gyantse, Shigatse, Lhasa,
Kathmandu, Pokhara, Kathmandu, Bhutan, Thimpu, Punakha | Ex Chengdu
Best Period : March to November
Day 1: Chengdu
Arrival in Chengdu.
Day 2: Chengdu – Tibet
Transfer to Tibet by Flight. Arrival Tibet and transfer to hotel. Later excursion of scenic Tsedang Valley.
Day 3: Visit Yarlung Valley & Samye Monastery
Visit the stunning Yarlung Valley- a vast land in the southern Tibet referred as the cradle of the Tibetan civilization. There are oldest building in Tibet Yumbulakhang is still standing in the valley. Samye Monastery is the first Buddhist monastery built in Tibet.
Day 4: Tsedang to Gyantse
After breakfast transfer to Gyantse- referred as the third largest and famed town in Tibet. Visit legendary Kumbum chorten- a multi-storied form of Buddhist chapels in Tibetan Buddhism. The most famous Kumbum forms part of Palcho Monastery- known as Pelkor Chode Monastery or Shekar Gyantse is main monastery in the Nyangchu river valley in Gyantse.
Day 5: Gyantse to Shigatse
Transfer to Shigatse- regarded as the fertile land. Visit national parks, mountains, monasteries and lakes.
Day 6-8: Lhasa Sightseeing
Discover Lhasa- known as Land of the Gods. Sightseeing of Lhasa city are Potala palace, Jokhang Temple, Norblingka, Drepung & Sera monastery, Tibet Museum, Ramoche temple and various national parks.
Day 9-10: Kathmandu
Transfer to Kathmandu, capital city of Nepal. Enjoy two days in Kathmandu including Boudhnath, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath temple, Kathmand Valley & Durbar Square, Langtang Park, Helambu, Dakshinkali Temple, Kopan Monastery and Patan Museum.
Day 11-12: Pokhara
Transfer to Pokhara- a metropolis and largest city of Nepal. It is a base for trekkers because of the Annapurna Circuit. Expend two day in Pokhara to visit some popular tourist attractions & destinations are Annapurna circuit & museum, World peace pagoda, Buddha Paragliding, phewa & begnas lake, davis falls, Mahendra cave, Tal Barhai temple etc.
Day 13: Return to Kathmandu
Return to Kathmandu and visit the rug weaving center of Refugee Tibetans.
Day 14: Bhutan
Transfer to airport to take flight to Thimpu, capital city of Bhutan.
Day 15: Thimpu City Tour
After breakfast drive to explore varied attractions of Thimpu as Paro Taktsang, Buddha Dordenma, Clock Tower Square, Tashichho Dzong, Rinpung Dzong, Drukgyal Dzong, Folk heritage Museum, Kuenselphodrang, Changangkha Lhakhang, Memorial Chorten, Phajoding and Pangri zampa monastery.
Day 16-17: Punakha
After breakfast transfer to Punakha- the administrative centre of Punakha dzongkhag. Explore numerous fortress, temples and a hike through beautiful valley.
Day 18-19: Paro
After breakfast transfer to Paro – a town in the Paro valley of Bhutan. It is a historic town having various sacred sites and historical buildings. Visit Taktsang Monastery known as Tiger’s Nest monastery.
Day 20: DEPARTURE
Transfer to Airport to take flight for onward destination.