Trip Type : Small Group Tour

Go Beyond Himalayas

Evergreen Tours
5.0 . Excellent
Travel Style: You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level: Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. Moderate
Lodging Level: Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value - 3 star
16 days
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  • Explore ancient cities of Kathmandu
  • Enjoy the guided tour of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur Durbar squares
  • Meet with Kumari, living goddess
  • Discover the guided tour of  Potala, former palace of Dalai Lamas - Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse,
  • Visit Drepung- largest monastery of Tibet with 7700 monks.
  • Go around Paro, Thimpu and Punakha in Bhutan
  • Take uphill hiking experience to Taktshang, Tiger Nest

Short Description

Discover Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet in Adventure of a lifetime with our 16 days ultimate trip. Enjoy the guided tour of UNESCO heritage cities of Kathmandu, meet with the living goddess-Kumari, visit numerous temples and monuments. Your Go Beyond Himalayas trip continues with a flying over roof of the world to Lhasa. The largest city and a center of Lamas  in Tibet, China.  Explore the Potala- former palace of Dalai Lamas,  the biggest monasteries of Tibet,  walk around Barkhor Bazaar.

Small groups are usually defined as between 10 and 24 travelers, often less. If you're the kind of person who enjoys more intimate experiences and personal service this is a good choice. All else being equal you will pay a premium for this style vs a larger group tour.
Trip Type Small Group Tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Lodging Level Value - 3 star
Flights & Transport Only ground transport
Start City Kathmandu
End City Kathmandu

Trip Includes

  • Service of an English speaking guide
  • All the entry fees of sights
  • Airport hotel airport transfers
  • Air conditioned private vehicles
  • Comprehensive program with balanced free time
  • Live folk dance show with local cuisine
  • Flower lei greetings on arrival
  • Meet and greet service
  • and much more value of your money

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Day 1: Explore Kathmandu

Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal’s largest and capital city. Get a brief information about Kathmandu with our guide. Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 2: Kathmandu Sights

Enjoy a guided tour of Kathmandu. Visit includes UNESCO heritage sites-Durbar Squares, temple of living Goddess, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambunath, Pashupatinath Hindu temple and Bhaktapur. Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 3: Kathmandu-Lhasa

Your adventure begins after boarding a scenic flight to Lhasa. On arrival you will meet our local expert guide and driver. Enjoy scenic drive to Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 4: Explore Lhasa

Meet Tibetan life in Lhasa. Whole day explore the city visiting Potala Palace- for palace of Dalai Lamas, Jokhang temple etc. You will have stop for lunch and rest. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 5: Monasteris, Palaces Bazaar:

Visit Drepung a largest monastery of Tibet with 7700 monks. Tour continues to Sera Monastery, Norbulinka and hang around Barkhor Bazaar at the end of the day. Overnight in Lhasa.

After breakfast take scenic drive to Gangtok, Sikkim.  Overnight Gangtok, Sikkim.

Day 6: Lhasa-Gyantse

Take a amazing road trip through the plateau of Tibet crossing over 5000 meter pass-Karola, Yamdok tso (lake). You will have stops for picture and rest. Overnight in Gyantse.

Day 7: Gyantse

Enjoy full tour of Palcho Monastery and Kunbum Pagoda. Pagoda known as 100000 image pagoda that stands 9 Storeyed with 108 doors, 77 chapels containing clay sculptures and murals. Overnight in Gyantse.

Day 8: Gyantse-Shigatse

After breakfast take short drive to Shigatse. Take a rest in Shigatse.Take a day tour of Panchen Lama’s Monastery-Tashilumphu. Tashilumpu is one of the beautiful monastery of Tibet. It has 26 meters height statue of Buddha made with 275kg of solid gold. The statue holds great quantities of precious items including pearls, torques, coral and amber. Overnight in Shigatse. Overnight in Shigatse

Day 9: Shigatse-Lhasa:

After breakfast journey back to Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 10: Lhasa-Kathmandu

After breakfast drive to Lhasa airport to board your flight to Kathmandu. On arrival drive to your hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 11: Get into Himalayan Kingdom- Bhutan

After breakfast board your next adventure to Bhutan a Himalayan Kingdom known as country of gross happiness, Thunder Dragon. On arrival scenic drive to Thimpu a capital city of the Bhutan. Overnight in Thimpu.

Day 12: Thimpu-Punakha-Thimpu:

Take scenic drive day trip to Punakha crossing Dochu-la. The journey includes breathtaking view from pass and beautiful greenery all the way to Punakha. Visit Punakha Dzong built on the junction of the two rivers the Phochu (Male River) and Mochu (Female River). It is one of the most spectacular Dzongs in the country. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 13: Thimpu/Chunzom/Paro:

After breakfast, visit traditional paper factory, Tachogan Monastery built by iron chain maker of Bhutan en-route to Paro. Travel through the villages of Shaba, Bondey.

Visit National museum, Paro Dzong built in 1646. Hike down to traditional wooden covered bridge locally called Nymezampa on the Paro river. Evening enjoy walking tour of main street of Paro.

Day 14: Paro-Taktsang Excurson:

Spend the day with hiking to Taktsang. Take a short drive to the north of Paro valley to Ramthankha. Start your hike to Taktsang Monastery ( Tiger’s nest ). It is ( 2 hours ) steeply uphill hiking to the Monastery with a special permit. Take lunch at Taksang Cafe after the hike. An afternoon visit Kyitsu Lhakhang one of Bhutan’s oldest and most sacred monasteries, if time permit.

Day 15: Paro/Kathmandu:

Early morning fly back to Kathmandu. On arrival meet with your tour escort and transferred to Hotel. Afternoon free for leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Day 16: Search Out Your Kathmandu.

Your itinerary ends in Kathmandu, where you can choose one final optional adventure, depart for your next destination beyond Himalayas. Or start your journey home with memories and stories to spare.


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Flights & Transport

Only ground transport

  • Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu flight ( airfare extra)
  • Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu (airfare extra)

Group Size:

Small Group - 24 max


  • Kathmandu: Hotel Yak & Yeti, Radisson Kathmandu, Hotel Del Annapurna
  • Lhasa: Hotel Yak ( Tibetan wing ) or similar
  • Gyantse: Hotel Yeti or similar
  • Shigatse: Hotel Manasarovar or similar
  • Thimpu- Hotel Phuntsopelri or similar
  • Paro- Hotel Olathang or similar

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Meals Included:

15 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches and 4 Dinners

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