Kathmandu Lhasa Tour
With breath-taking sceneries, destinations and sights that expand Nepal and Tibet, the Kathmandu and Lhasa Tour offers one of the best sightseeing journeys in a relatively short amount of time. The second most populated city in the Tibetan Plateau, Lhasa is one of the highest located cities in the world lying at an altitude of 3,490 meters. A religious capital of Tibet since the mid-17th century, the city contains culturally significant Tibetan Buddhist sites like the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple and the Norbulingka Palace. The Kathmandu and Lhasa Tour encompasses highlighted destinations of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan, and Lhasa into a neat little package suitable for everyone!
Starting off the tour from Kathmandu, excursions to sites that are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site List commences the journey. Visiting marvelous religious and historical destinations like the Kathmandu Durbar Square, the Swayambhunath Temple, the holy temple of Pashupatinath and the Bouddhanath Stupa- Kathmandu valley offers an intricate presentation of Nepali art, monarchial palaces, statues of Gods and deities and refined Nepali architecture. Taking an absolutely beautiful and scenic flight to Lhasa, views of Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga emerge in the distance. Visits to Sera Monastery in Lhasa is amazing; adorned with the monastery’s whitewashed walls and golden roofs, it provides a spiritual ambiance to the journey. The Norbulingka Palace has a beautiful architecture of golden quarters and a serene atmosphere. You would also be visiting one of the most sacred and important temples in Tibet- the Jokhang temple. Other destinations include the beautiful Potala Palace and the Drepung Monastery.
Continuing the tour in Nepal, you would also be having sightseeing tours in Bhaktapur and Patan as well. Rich with intricate carvings, sculptures, and palaces- Bhaktapur, Patan and Kathmandu are three main old cities of Nepal brimming with the reminiscence of the country’s medieval and monarchical life.