Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour is one of the best multi-country tours available in Asia. The touch of religion, culture, and nature alongside the rich and preserved history of the areas makes the tour fantastic. A quest to discover these gems in Asia is bound to give some mesmerizing times for anyone willing to take that step. Start every day with a fantastic mountain sunrise leading visitors to sublime heritage sites. You will have a complete vacation. Excited and open to unique experiences, this tour is what you need to have a refreshing change from your job.
Including some of the best components of all these magical countries, the tour is ideal for a relaxing vacation in the Himalayas. From the land of the Gurkhas, the tour surrounds itself with amazing sites. The next step to the roof of the world and Tibet is one unique place to explore for travelers. Ending at all the land of the thunder dragon, Bhutanese love and hospitality allows anyone to truly enjoy different spectrums of the Himalayas. Within a short period, there is so much more to offer during a vacation in these countries. Here is a list of the 13 best things to do if you are a part of the Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour.
1. Enjoy the cultural richness
All three of these countries are well known for the culture and traditional way of life. You will see a lifestyle still very different and unhinged by western trends. Even in the city areas, there are pockets of old settlements reflecting the culture and tradition passing through generations. Nepal is still unknown and often mistaken for Chinese and Indian states. However, the culture and history here is one sublime journey. Tibet has been peaceful and welcoming to visitors, and the resilience shown by locals to save their culture is clear in the state. Bhutan has a relaxed way and the recent history is the most interesting bits. A cultural tour here is taking a closer look at everything and admiring their serene simplicity.
Even if it’s not your first time in Asia, these countries are surprisingly different from everything else. The priorities here are straight focusing on happiness rather than money. From the traditional dresses and ornaments to the architecture inspired by so many techniques, something simple might be new to you. Setting aside luxury, you are here to witness authenticity at the finest.
2. Visit the Landmarks
As a traveler visiting different landmarks of a destination seems like such a niche thing to do. Well, in these nations a landmark isn’t something just to take a picture of. Some of these have lived through centuries of greatness and legends. Each with their significance, a guided Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour digs out many amazing facts and stories.
Many Landmarks you’ll come across on the Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour are only known locally. These underrated places are fantastic and you enjoy being in the surrounding some of these. Natural Landmarks dominate the landscape in the Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour. Similarly, these historic, religious, and architectural simply makes your tour so much more fascinating.
Here are a few not to miss in the Tibet Nepal Bhutan tour: –
- Pashupatinath Temple
- Barkhor Street
- Everest Base Camp
- Mayadevi Temple
- Buddha Dordenma
3. Enjoy the view of the Himalayas
The Himalayas and breathtaking views of the mountains will be with you throughout the tour. It is one of the primary attractions of the Bhutan Tibet Nepal tour too. There is something magical about gazing at the horizon being painted by these pristine white beauties. However, it will be a gradual advance to the amazing range. Tibet will give you a closer perspective of the peaks. Nepal on the other hand boasts several highest mountains in the world. Bhutan then introduces to the unchanged and preserved nature of the whole mountain ecosystem.
The get the best glimpse of the Himalayas, you don’t have to trek in these countries. Even the city tours here offer some of the best views of the peaks. Nepal Bhutan Tibet tour is the single most opportunity to enjoy the best views of the Himalayas in the world.
4. Visit the shrines and Monasteries
One of the most significant components of the Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour is the religious factor involved in different parts of the tour. The shrines and monasteries of the tour are some of the most appealing monuments in Asia. Also, the significance of these religious centers is paramount for the locals. You can peek into the rituals and beauty of Buddhism and Hinduism here.
Visiting the shrines and monasteries joining the local devotees and pilgrims is spiritually healing. The vibrant colors and calming vibes will showcase the different sides of traveling.
Here are the major Monasteries and Temples you will love to visit: –
- Pashupatinath Temple
- Taktsang Monastery
- Drepung Monastery
- Boudhanath Stupa
- Gangtey Monastery
- Jokhang Temple
- Swoyambhunath Temple
- Jambay Lhakhang Monastery
- Sera Monastery
5. Interact with the locals
Locals especially in Asia are very welcoming and friendly with travelers. Your interactions and sometimes even a simple hello will make locals glad. Although all these nations are not primarily English speaking nations, many people do try their best to speak some understandable English for your ease. You are in for a treat here with a proper English speaking guide. Travelers can get more than a surface-level idea of culture and lifestyle with these interactions. Don’t be surprised if you are invited for a snack or dine with the local family here. Politely accept or decline the offer according to your choices.
Start your conversation with ‘Namaste’ in Nepal, ‘TashiDelek’ in Tibet, and ‘Kuzuzangpo La’ in Bhutan. You are more likely to receive a smile and greetings back here. You can also learn some helpful local phrases and words. Coming out of you, it will be cheerful for the people of Nepal Tibet, and Bhutan. Although you are likely to butcher some of the local pronunciation, it is a great way of connecting with the people of the Himalayas. Don’t miss the opportunity in your Nepal Bhutan Tibet tour.
6. Head out for a wildlife tour
Wildlife tours anywhere are special due to the sheer magnitude of diverse delights you will witness. It is especially the case during this tour. Most of the Himalayas are home to several beautiful National parks and wildlife reserves. Activities like safari or a simple guided tour will let [you to be closer with nature and ecosystem of these areas. Unique from so many other places in the world, you are in for some unique and beautiful delights here. There might be a few extra norms and permits involved which you can solve with your guide/operator before the tour.
There are over two dozen beautiful National Parks and Conservation Areas present in these countries.
Here are some of the best wildlife tours you can enjoy in the Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour.
- Chitwan National Park
- Basongcuo/Draksum Tso
- Bardiya National park
- Jigme Dorji National Park
- Sagarmatha National park
- Phobjikha Valley
7. Go for some short hiking trail
The Himalayas is known for providing some of the best trekking trails. But trekking is not for all. In that case, hiking is the shorter and less effort-demanding alternative here. Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet offer some of the best Hiking trails that travelers can ask for. These paths are mostly locally made and managed too. It is one of the most natural ways of knowing the local lifestyle and enjoying the landscape views of these places. With the involvement of sceneries and authentic experiences, hiking is one thing you can’t miss during the Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour.
Due to the general high elevation and some pristine natural destinations, there are several majestic hiking trails here.
We have picked out the best ones below with their major attractions.
- Sundarijal Chisapani Hike: – It is a moderate two-day hike. Perfect for witnessing the rural hill lifestyle and fantastic sceneries on the outskirts of the Kathmandu Valley.
- Khokana Bungamati Flat hike: – A relaxed day hike passing by some of the best-preserved traditional Newar villages in Nepal.
- Paro Taktsang Hike: – A moderately difficult day hike in Bhutan taking you to the Taktsang Monastery, the iconic landmark of Bhutan.
- Gangtey Nature Trail: – A relaxed exploration type day hike surrounding the beautiful glacial valley of Phojbika in central Bhutan.
- Mount Kailash Kora: – A two-day trail surrounding the religious mountain Kailash which is one of the most spiritual hikes in Tibet.
- Drigung Monastery hike: – A short and cultural hike in Lhasa with bonus inclusion of Dezhong Hot Spring.
8. Take a local market tour
Market tours are fantastic for understanding the local art of trading and business in these countries. These are some of the best ways of knowing very special products which are available in only these countries. Most markets you will come across on the Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour are weekend ones. It means community-managed small shops shopping the locally made or available products. These are also great for buying souvenirs from the amazing places you will visit. Also, you can do your part in helping the local economy by buying from these shops.
9. Try some adventure activities
Adventure activities are some of the best reasons to travel anywhere around the world. All Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan offer you some of the best adventure activities to be a part of. You can do these in your spare time or much better plan them while formulating the itinerary of the Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour. Adventure in the mountains can be exciting and nerve racking at the same time. Even those things that you may have done before might be something new while you are in these nations.
Here are some of the best activities that you can include in your itinerary that we suggest during the Tibet Bhutan Nepal tour.
- White Water rafting
- Trekking in the Himalayas
- Trail running
- Archery and horse riding
- Jungle Safari
10. Early sunrise views from natural viewpoints
Sunrise is one of the best times of the day for travelers. That is especially the case when you are in the premise of the mighty Himalayas. Morning here is clear and offers you some of the best views of landscape and sceneries. For photography lovers, it is the period offering you some of the best picturesque settings in this tour.
Even if you are an evening person it might be worth waking up early on some occasions during the Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour.
Here are our top picks of viewpoints for witnessing some amazing sunrise views here.
- Rongbuk Monastery
- Phajoding Monastery, Thimphu
- Sarangkot, Pokhara
- Dochula Pass
- Nagarkot village
- Yamdrok Tso Lake
11. Visit the local Handicraft and art workshops
Handicrafts, Paintings, Thangkas, and Murals are some of the traditional aspects of the Nepal Bhutan Tibet Tours that you shouldn’t miss here. From the local factories to the markets selling them, here these display the history and love for art like few other places in the world. You can admire the preparation and use of the local raw materials while you are here. In some of the places, travelers can even join a crash course and try something of their own. In this era of modernization and automation, you can experience a different form of crafts and equipment in the Bhutan Tibet Nepal Tour.
12. Try the local cuisine
Food is still one of the most growing reasons to travel for many people. And we can assure you that Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan are all home to some of the unique and delicious foods that you can try in Asia. The inspiration and mixture of Indian as well as Chinese cuisine are prominent in all these places. Similarly, the use of local spices and traditional cooking utensils is guaranteed to give you a foodgasm during your travel. You can have a different kind of food in all three countries. The dining experience will also be unique in these places giving you a perfect food tour in Asia. Combine that with hospitality and love and you couldn’t ask more as a traveler.
Here are the top foods to try while you are a part of the Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour.
- Nepalese Momos
- Newari Khaja
- Yak meat dishes
- Thakali Thali
13. Be a part of local festivals celebration
Festivals in Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan are not simply some holiday or occasion. It is the time of a year for celebrating with the community, continuing tradition, sharing love and joy, and defining the part of you that pries in being the local citizen. In simpler terms, festivals here are significant. May it be a day week or month-long, the preparation and heart poured to be a part of the festival here is something you won’t find anyplace else. One can plan their tour to include one of the major festivals here and have the best cultural experiences. You are most welcomed to join the celebration and share the joy with locals too.
Here are some of the most vibrant and joyous festivals to be a part of in this tour of Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet.
- Losar/Tibetan New Year
- Saga Dawa
- Jambay Lhakhang Drup Festival
- Holi ‘the Festival of Colors’
Including all these delights and more might be overwhelming at times. Try finding a professional tour operator and plan your tour covering the top things to do here. With all these in mind, enjoy and make the best of this fantastic Nepal Tibet Bhutan tour.