Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet Cultural Tour 14 Days

Trip Facts

  • Duration 14 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Destination Bhutan
  • Transportation Private Comfortable Transportation
  • Activity Cultural and Historical Tours
  • Best Season Feb - May and Sept- Dec
  • Group Size Min 2, Max 14 People
  • Trip Start/End Paro, Bhutan/Lhasa, Tibet
  • Max Altitude 4,300m/14,108ft


  • Explore Bhutan, the last Shangri-La (Thimphu, Paro, Punakha)
  • Taktsang monastery- the Tiger's nest and cultural aura
  • Dochu La Pass and Chimi Lhakhang temple
  • Punakha Dzong- the second largest and oldest monastery in Bhutan
  • Druk Wrangel’s monastery and 108 chhortens
  • Nepal- the Himalayan country with diversities
  • Kathmandu- Pashupathinath temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Chitwan Jungle Safari- explore the habitation of the Royal Bengal tiger and one-horned rhino
  • Tharu culture and stick-dance, bird watching, canoe ride
  • Visit Pokhara- the naturally blessed town with Lakes, caves, and waterfalls
  • Sarangkot- explore the sunrise view over the Annapurna peaks
  • The iconic Potala Palace and Norbulingka palace in Lhasa
  • The most sacred site of Jokhang temple and Sera monastery

Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet Cultural Tour Overview

Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet Cultural Tour -14 Days tour is a remarkable cross-country trip offering the major cultural highlights along with the natural ambiance. The tour begins with an exploration of Bhutan, the last Shangri La, and the Land of Dragon with its historical monasteries, Dzong, and fortress. Likewise, it takes you through the magnificent towns of Nepal like Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan. Lhasa sightseeing tour is another delightful trip itinerary of this package.

Beginning in Bhutan, you get an opportunity to explore the major cultural highlights of this country in the Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet Cultural Tour. The country has preserved its cultural and biological diversities in an exclusive way that travelers will not feel that they have concluded their trip; instead, they prefer to explore more. The Taktsang Monastery Aka Tiger's Nest is one of the most remarkable sites in Bhutan, located on the cliff-side. It is accessible with 4 hours hike back and forth. Similarly, the Punakha Dzong, Tassicho Dzong, Chimi Lhakhang temple, and Druk Wangyal Monastery are the major representative sites in Bhutan that are included in this trip plan.

Nepal, the second destination of the 14 Days Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet Cultural Tour, offers both natural and cultural scenarios. It's the capital city- Kathmandu is loaded with medieval arts and architectural craftsmanship like temples, stupa, and wooden and stone sculptures. Pashupathinath temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square are among them. Chitwan Jungle Safari tour offers an enchanting memory of exploring the habitats of rare found wild species like the one-horned rhino and royal Bengal tiger. Culture tours, canoeing, and bird watching further entice you. Pokhara, on the other hand, is a town blessed by nature where you get an opportunity to witness the Annapurna Himalayas, boating, and sightseeing in the natural surroundings.

The roof of the world- Lhasa is another destination of the tour. Some of the brilliant destinations like Potala Palace the 17th century-built winter palace of the Dalai Lamas, Norbulingka Palace, the summer palace, Sera Monastery, and Jokhang temple offer the ancient cultural scenario dating back to the Dalai Lama's reign in Tibet.

If you are looking for the excellently organized Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet Tour please do not hesitate to contact Adventure Club Trek. We are committed to offering uncompromised services.

Note: Please note that since the flights from Paro to Kathmandu and Kathmandu to Tibet are operated only on specific days, we will have to start the tour on Sunday (Day 1). Then we will catch the scheduled flight from Paro to Kathmandu on Thursday. Similarly, we will catch the scheduled flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa on Tuesday.


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Witnessing the excellent Himalayan peaks like Chomolhari, we approach Bhutan from a close distance. We land at the airport in Paro. The representative of Adventure Club Trek receives you at the airport and transfers you to the hotel. Take a rest for a while at the hotel and have lunch. Then set out for the exploration of some cultural and historically significant sites. We take a tour around Kichu Lhakhang. The nearby site Rinpung Dzong is also known as the fortress of the heap of jewels and we get the delighting attraction of it. Then visit the victory fort of Bhutan, which is known as Drugyal Dzong, dating back to the mid of 17th century. Overnight at the hotel.

  • AccommodationHoel
  • MealsLunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude2,250m/7,382ft

We prepare to kick off the hiking to the Taktsang Monastery (3,120/10,236ft) after having breakfast at the hotel. The site is more popular as the Tiger's Nest as Guru Rinpoche, who was a spiritual master was believed to have flown here on the tiger and got enlightened. The total route is 8.6 km/5.3 miles round trip, which takes about 5 hours to climb up and down. We have lunch at the nearby cafeteria on this trip. Then we climb down and drive further to Thimphu. Overnight at the hotel.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude2,320m/7,610ft

Having breakfast at Thimphu, we leave the capital city of Bhutan driving through the picturesque Highway. We reach the Dochu La Pass, which is situated at 3100 meters altitude. The pass offers magnificent landscapes and the Himalayas. Then we drive further through the rhododendron forest. We visit the Chimi Lhakhang temple on the way with a short hike stopping at Lobesa. The temple is believed to have been blessed by the Divine Madam. Women who seek fertility will be blessed if they pay homage there. Then we drive further to Punakha. We visit the Punakha Dzong, which is the second oldest and biggest Dzong in Bhutan. It is one of the most remarkable sites that represent Bhutan. 

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude1200m/3,937ft

Crossing the Dochu La Pass, we begin to drive from Punakha to a destination of Paro. It offers amazing views of the valley and the snow-capped Himalayan peaks. On the way, we visit the Druk Wangyal Monastery. All tourists stop to see the 108 chhortens here, and it is the only one of its kind in the nation with elaborate paintings. After witnessing the dramatic paintings, we drive to Thimphu, where we stop and have lunch. Then we drive further to Paro and take a rest. Overnight at the hotel.

  • AccommodationHoel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude2,200m/7,217ft

You take a 1-hour morning flight from Paro to Kathmandu. Fly to Kathmandu. Our representative receives you at the airport and transfers you to the hotel. After a short rest, our sightseeing guide receives you at the hotel. Kathmandu is a medieval city with historical palaces, temples, and stupas. Today, we cover mainly three UNESCO-listed world heritage sites- Kathmandu Durbar Square (also known as an open museum with sculptures of deities), the world-renowned Hindu pilgrimage destination- Pashupathinath temple, and the Buddhist shrine- Buddhanath. Then drive back to the hotel. 

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude1,350m/4,429ft

We drive to Chitwan from Kathmandu in the morning. Although the distance is only 150 km, due to the winding road, it takes about 6 hours. We stop in a couple of places for refreshments and to have some meals. Chitwan is a plain land terrain in the tropical region of Nepal with a large area of forest and cultivated fields. Chitwan National Park is the most visited National Park in Nepal and we have it on our itinerary. Arriving at the hotel, we take a rest and have something. Then we walk around the Tharu village, exploring their traditional lifestyles. In the evening, enjoy the cultural show of the stick dance. Overnight at the hotel

  • AccommodationHotel/Resort
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude415m/1,362ft

One of the most remarkable days of this tour, we have a busy schedule today with various jungle activities and elephant rides. After breakfast, we set out for the elephant ride jungle safari to witness the wild species and their habitations. We enjoy elephant bathing; bird watching, canoe riding, jungle walking, and so on. We get the sights of the rare found Royal Bengal Tiger, One-horned Rhino, freshwater dolphins, mugger crocodiles, and Gharials. The busy day with abundant photo shoots, fun, and entertainment concludes after arriving at the hotel. 

  • AccommodationHotel/Resort
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Max. Altitude415m/1,362ft

Having an early morning breakfast, we leave the southern plain land of Chitwan with a drive to Pokhara, which is about 5 hours trip on the Highway. Entering Pokhara, magnificent Himalayan views of Mt. Annapurna, Fishtail, and Dhaulagiri welcome travelers. First, you check in at the hotel and take a rest. We walk around Lakeside Street in the evening. Pokhara is also the gateway of the Annapurna region trekking, for which thousands of trekkers visit here every season. Overnight at the hotel.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude822m/2,696ft

We wake up early in the morning and drive to Sarangkot hilltop. It takes about half an hour to reach this stunning Himalayan viewpoint, which offers a dramatic sunrise view over Mount Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and the surroundings. The white Himalayan peaks shine with the golden touch of sun rays. Spending quality time and arresting the dramatic landscape, we drive back to Pokhara. Having breakfast, we explore the city that includes Davis Falls (unique waterfalls), cave, Seti River gorge, and boating around Phewa Lake. Having lunch, we catch the flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Adventure Club Trek's representative receives you and transfers you to the hotel. Enjoy dinner at a nearby restaurant. Overnight at the hotel

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude1,600m/5,249ft

From the hotel, the representative of Adventure Club Trek transfers you to the international airport Kathmandu for the departure to Lhasa. The plane flies over the incredible Himalayan peaks like the world's tallest peak- Mt. Everest (8848.86 meters), Kanchenjunga (8536 meters), and the neighboring peaks. After about an hour's eye-catching flight, you land at the Lhasa Gonggar airport. Our representative receives at the airport and transfers to the hotel, which is about an hour's drive. We don't take you directly to our tour program as you need acclimatization because Lhasa is located at 3656 meters. Take plenty of rest and have warm meals. Overnight at the hotel.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude3,660m/12,007ft

Good morning Lhasa. We begin the sightseeing tour in Lhasa right after having breakfast at the hotel. The surprisingly loaded cultural etiquettes of the Lhasa city stun us with abundant UNESCO-listed sites. On the first day, we visit the Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace. The 17th century built Potala palace is a dzong fortress, which was the winter palace of the Dalai Lamas from 1649 to 1959. It measures 400 meters east-west and 350 meters north-south. Likewise, Norbulingka Palace is the summer palace of the Dalai Lamas that consists of the largest human-made garden in Tibet. Then we visit the Traditional Hospital that focuses on the cancer treatment and research center. Next, we drive back and take a rest. Overnight at the hotel.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude3,660m/12,007ft

Having breakfast at the hotel, we set out to explore further attractions in Lhasa. First, we visit the 14th century-built Drepung monastery, which would provide shelter to thousands of monks. Still, it shelters hundreds of monks, where the Buddhist pilgrimage seekers pay homage as it is a significant monastery in their belief system. Next, we visit the Sera monastery, which is one of the "great three" Gelug university monasteries of Tibet. The beautiful monastery is grandly decorated with white-washed walls and golden roofs. Then we visit the Jokhang temple, which is regarded as the most sacred and significant temple in Tibet. It has got unique architectural designs in the mixed form of India, Tibet, and Nepal. Strolling around the local Barkhor market, you get an overview of the commercial movement of people, buying souvenirs to their loved ones, and passage of the pilgrimage seekers. Then we drive back. Overnight at the hotel.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude3,660m/12,007ft

have breakfast and leave Lhasa. We drive towards Wangbur Mountain, located at an altitude of 3800 meters, which is about 55 km away from Lhasa. A scenic drive is exclusively brilliant and we explore the Ganden monastery here, which is the oldest monastery of the Gelug sect in Tibet. It is loaded with the exquisite gems and the jewelers that were worn by the emperors and have been preserved well in the monastery. The great delights make your day amazing. Next, we drive further to Drayerpa Cave, which is one of the prime attractions of the valley. The Lamas, who seek a peaceful setting to sit and meditate, prefer the caves around the valley, which includes more than 30 caves. We drive back to Lhasa in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude4,300m/14,107ft

So, here concludes our 14 days trip including Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. We are so pleased to organize your remarkable holiday trip. The representative of Adventure Club Trek drops you at the international airport from the hotel. We wish you a safe flight and a great time ahead.

  • MealsBreakfast

Note: Your safety is of the utmost concern whilst you are traveling with Adventure Club Trek. We will make every effort possible to follow the original itinerary but we reserve the right to change that itinerary if a segment of it becomes a safety issue. Certain mountain regions are remote, natural disasters can happen, weather conditions can decline and there can be illnesses or an injury. To avoid dangerous situations we may occasionally have to make changes to the itinerary to ensure everyone’s safety. That having been said, Adventure Club Trek will strive to provide you with the best possible trekking experience and to keep your safety our number one priority. We thank you for your understanding.

Cost Details

Price Includes

  • Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport on a private vehicle.
  • Standard government-approved hotel accommodation on a twin-sharing basis in Bhutan
  • Full-board meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner, and tea and snacks during the tour in Bhutan
  • Drinking water for the duration of the tour in Bhutan
  • Standard twin-sharing hotel accommodation in Kathmandu; Pokhara with Breakfast.
  • Two nights and three days of wildlife activities inside the Chitwan national park.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and with tea, and coffee  while in Chitwan National Park 
  • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a two-star hotel in Lhasa with Breakfast.
  • Bhutan Visa fees
  • Tibet Travel Permit and Visa fees
  • All guided city tours in Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet as mentioned on the day-by-day itinerary.
  • Licensed English-speaking local tour guides.
  • All gourd transportation by comfortable private tourist vehicle.
  • Entry permits and fees for all temples, parks, monasteries, and cultural and historical sites.
  • Staff salary, Food, accommodation, insurance, equipment, and medicine
  • All government taxes and Vat

Price Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa – 15 Days – 30 USD, 30 Days – 50 USD, and 90 Days – 125 USD
  • International flights other than specified in the cost inclusion sections
  • Travel insurance covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • Flight from Kathmandu - Lhasa – Kathmandu economic class.
  • Flight from Paro Kathmandu economic class
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Lhasa
  • Item of Personal nature like alcohol, hot and cold drinks, and laundry.
  • Personal clothing and equipment.
  • Tips for tour staff and driver ((Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)

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