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Nepal Bhutan Tour Package
Duration - 10 Days
10 Days Tour
Delhi-Kathmandu - Kodari - Zhangmu - Xegar -
Xigatse - Gyantse - Lhasa -Kathmandu-Delhi
Day 01 Arrive Delhi
After meet & greet at the airport
transfer in to the Hotel, overnight stay.
Day 02 Sightseeing Delhi
Full day free for sightseeing in
Delhi. Overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 03 Delhi-Kathmandu
Delhi to Kathmandu (by fly) and
check in into the Hotel.
Day 04 - Delhi - Kathmandu -
Kodari (Drive Trek) Kodari - Zhangmu
This morning we depart Kathmandu by surface on a scenic drive to Kodari
(Nepal-Tibet border), through the beautiful Nepalese countryside. We leave our
vehicals here and start a short walk of about one hour 30 minutes uphill with
porters to Shangmu Immigrations - known to Nepalese as Khasa, hangs on a cliff
face, its boom town architecture having a temporary look; even the monastery
roofs are sheadthed in corrugated iron sheets and is situated at a height of
2,500 m. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 05 - Zhangmu -
Today we drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view
of Tibetan landscape, crossing over Nyalam Pass (3,800 m) and Lalung-La (Pass)
at 5,050m, with views of beautiful Himalayan Ranges panorama including the Mt.
Everest (8,848 m) to Zhangmu (244 Kms). Also called "new tingri", is surrounded
by mountains, Zhangmu is another town that lies in the shadow of a great
fortress. Even in ruins it is majestic. Seeming to grow out of the craggy brown
rock, its sinous wall bristles with watchtowers like stegosaurus spines.
Isolated in 1855 by marvading Nepalese in search of booty, the Gurkhas cut off
the Dzong's water supply and settled in for a long seige. Overnight stay at the
Day 06 - Xegar -
Drive We continue on our drive to Lhatse (T-cross to Mt. Everest), and crossing
over the Gyatsola Pass at 5,220 m, which is the highest enroute to Xigatse (240
Kms). Xigatse is the second largest town in Tibet and the capital of Tsang,
lying 354 Kms. west of Lhasa at an altitude of 3,810 m. Overnight stay at the
Day 07 - Xigatse -
Drive This morning we will visit the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Moanastery, and
continue on our drive to gyantse (90 Kms) - is a pastoral town between Lhasa and
xigatse. It is 264 Kms. southwest of Lhasa, and still retains the charm of a
traditional Tibetan town untouched by modern expansion. As a crossroad on the
principle trade route to India, it used to be renowned for the excellence of its
carpets. The compound, encircled by on impressive wall, once contained 19
monasteries, presided over by the still intact fortress perched atop a nearby
mountain. Later in the day visit the Kumbum Stupa and Phalkor Monastery.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 08 - Gyantse -
We continue on a full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola Pass at 5,010m,
Kambala Pass at 4,794 m. and a colourful Yamdrok Lake, sometimes along the
Tibetan lifeline river Brahmaputra also known as yarlung Tsangpo, to the capital
town Lhasa (264 Kms).
Day 09 - Lhasa
Today we will visit the Jokhang Temple, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, it
houses Tibet's most precious religious relic, a golden Shakyamuni Buddha which
was brought as a gift bythe Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her
wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gompo. Surrounding the Jokhang Temple is
the bustling Barkhor Market place which is the religious and social focus of
Day 10 - Lhasa
-Kathmandu (Flight)-Delhi Go Back to Home
Early this morning you will be picked up from you respective hotel to be
transferred in time to Gangaar airport to connect your flight to Kathmandu.
And Kathmandu to Delhi by Fly.
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