Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet Himalayan Passages Hiking

Bangkok, Thailand to Bangkok, Thailand

Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet Himalayan Passages Hiking
Experiencing all three Himalayan kingdoms in one journey is a rare feat, but MT Sobek's 50 years of expertise in the Himalaya puts this odyssey within easy reach. Blending cultural discovery with moderate high altitude hiking, this exclusive itinerary goes deep into the heart of Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet - beautifully showcasing unspoiled Buddhist cultures. Along the way, discover Bhutan's rich traditions; explore Kathmandu's elaborate temples, stupas, and bazaars; and marvel at Tibet's remote monasteries and the holy city of Lhasa. This incredible line-up of each kingdom's must-see destinations can't be missed!
  • Explore three great Himalayan kingdoms on this rare itinerary crafted by local adventure experts
  • Discover Bhutan and Tibet, two of world's most tradition-rich lands and visit Lhasa's Potala Palace
  • Enjoy the wonders of Kathmandu's temples and bazaars, and take enchanting hikes along scenic mountain paths

Internal Airfare: $2195
Minimum Age: 15
Interests
  • Adventure and Active
  • Educational and Learning
14 Nights Starting At
October 06, 2022 through October 20, 2022
Book by:
October 02, 2022 7:00 PM
Internal Airfare not included
Itinerary Overview
Day 4
Dochu La, Prayer Flags & Punakha
Day 5
Day 9
Hike from Nagarkot to Telkot
Day 11
Experience Samye Monastery
Day 13
Visit the Potala Palace & Gelugpa Monastery
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Dates & prices
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October 02, 2022 7:00 PM
October 06, 2022
to October 20, 2022
14 Nights from $9,395.00
(USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
October 30, 2022 7:00 PM
November 03, 2022
to November 17, 2022
14 Nights from $9,395.00
(USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
April 02, 2023 7:00 PM
April 06, 2023
to April 20, 2023
14 Nights from $9,395.00
(USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
April 30, 2023 7:00 PM
May 04, 2023
to May 18, 2023
14 Nights from $9,395.00
(USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
October 01, 2023 7:00 PM
October 05, 2023
to October 19, 2023
14 Nights from $9,395.00
(USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
October 29, 2023 7:00 PM
November 02, 2023
to November 16, 2023
14 Nights from $9,395.00
(USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
Accommodations
MT Sobek: Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet Himalayan Passages Hiking

Day: 1, duration: 1
Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel

The Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport is a four-star hotel located a short walk from Bangkok's international airport. Boasting 612 comfortable and contemporary rooms, the hotel also offers two bars and four restaurants, a beautiful pool, a fitness room, and a spa! With a 24-hour airport shuttle running every 10 minutes, accommodations here couldn't be more convenient.

Day: 2, duration: 2
Druk Hotel

Experience the legendary hospitality of the Bhutanese people at this fine Himalayan hotel. Located in the heart of the capital city, the Druk Hotel is close to shopping, culture, and the bubbling Thimphu River. Pleasant rooms are outfitted with comfortable beds, tiled bathrooms, soaking tubs and modern amenities, while the spa rounds out the offering.

Day: 4, duration: 1
Drubchhu Resort

Overlooking verdant paddy fields and farmhouses, the Drubchhu Resort is a family-run, relatively new property — opened in 2014. Rooms are ample and clean, the restaurant's meals are hearty and simple, the bar and café further nourish guests, and the lovely grounds include fruit trees and vegetable gardens that supply the kitchen.

Day: 5, duration: 2
The Zhiwa Ling

The Zhiwa Ling is a luxurious retreat that combines the sensibilities of a fine Bhutanese guesthouse with the best of modern comforts. The exquisite architecture and manicured gardens create an authentic, inviting atmosphere. Guest rooms, spread out on 10 acres of pristine land, feature modern amenities and comfortable furnishings. Enjoy a traditional outdoor hot-stone bath, a teahouse, a meditation house, and two restaurants.

Day: 7, duration: 3
Shangri-La Hotel

Within easy walking distance of the former Royal Palace and bustling Thamel market, the centrally located Shangri-La Hotel is a premier five-star property in Kathmandu. The inviting pool, gym and tennis court, lovely gardens, and free Wi-Fi encourage guests to relax in luxury. The property also houses three restaurants, several shops, and a bookstore.

Day: 10, duration: 1
Xiangchu Garden Hotel

The Xiangchu has 10 suites and 65 deluxe rooms in Tibetan style. This is a Tibetan boutique hotel. Almost all the staff are local Tibetan and the reception staff can speak English. The hotel rooms, lobby and restaurants are all covered by Wi Fi. The restaurant serves continental, Chinese and Tibetan food. They serve Western breakfasts like coffee, eggs, bread, fruit, oatmeal, etc.

Day: 11, duration: 4
Four Points by Sheraton

A short distance from the kinetic streets and colorful markets of central Lhasa, the Four Points stands as a comfortable retreat for the travel weary, intrepid trekker, and business traveler alike. Modern comforts and professional service define this Sheraton property, which also includes Internet access, a massage room, and a sunny courtyard.

Guides
MT Sobek: Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet Himalayan Passages Hiking

Inclusions/Exclusions
MT Sobek: Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet Himalayan Passages Hiking

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
What To Expect
MT Sobek: Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet Himalayan Passages Hiking

Reason #01

MT Sobek is a legendary outfitter in the Himalayas, offering pioneering cultural and hiking adventures since 1969.

Reason #02

Our team of local guides are true experts, with over 20 years' experience in Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet.

Reason #03

This itinerary seamlessly blends culture and activity in three Buddhist kingdoms.

Activities

Cultural touring in Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet with visits to shrines and temples, plus mountain hikes and scenic flights.

Lodging

Comfortable inns and luxurious hotels exuding warm hospitality, also includes two nights at Paro's Zhiwa Ling Hotel.

Climate

Daytime temperatures range from low-50°Fs-low 80°Fs. Nighttime temperatures range from mid-30°Fs-mid-40°Fs.

Who will meet me on arrival in Paro?

You will be met by an MT Sobek representative

Do I need a visa?

Yes, we handle your visa to Bhutan and China. For Nepal, you can either get your own visa before the trip or on arrival.

Where do I fly to?

This trip begins and ends in Bangkok, so make your roundtrip air to Bangkok

Where do we meet our trip leader, Sanjay?

Sanjay will meet you in Paro, as he flies from Kathmandu to Paro.

How far in advance should I book this trip?

Flights between Bangkok and Paro sell out several months in advance, so we recommend you reserve as early as possible.

MT Sobek: Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet Himalayan Passages Hiking

Day: 1, duration: 1
Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel

The Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport is a four-star hotel located a short walk from Bangkok's international airport. Boasting 612 comfortable and contemporary rooms, the hotel also offers two bars and four restaurants, a beautiful pool, a fitness room, and a spa! With a 24-hour airport shuttle running every 10 minutes, accommodations here couldn't be more convenient.

Day: 2, duration: 2
Druk Hotel

Experience the legendary hospitality of the Bhutanese people at this fine Himalayan hotel. Located in the heart of the capital city, the Druk Hotel is close to shopping, culture, and the bubbling Thimphu River. Pleasant rooms are outfitted with comfortable beds, tiled bathrooms, soaking tubs and modern amenities, while the spa rounds out the offering.

Day: 4, duration: 1
Drubchhu Resort

Overlooking verdant paddy fields and farmhouses, the Drubchhu Resort is a family-run, relatively new property — opened in 2014. Rooms are ample and clean, the restaurant's meals are hearty and simple, the bar and café further nourish guests, and the lovely grounds include fruit trees and vegetable gardens that supply the kitchen.

Day: 5, duration: 2
The Zhiwa Ling

The Zhiwa Ling is a luxurious retreat that combines the sensibilities of a fine Bhutanese guesthouse with the best of modern comforts. The exquisite architecture and manicured gardens create an authentic, inviting atmosphere. Guest rooms, spread out on 10 acres of pristine land, feature modern amenities and comfortable furnishings. Enjoy a traditional outdoor hot-stone bath, a teahouse, a meditation house, and two restaurants.

Day: 7, duration: 3
Shangri-La Hotel

Within easy walking distance of the former Royal Palace and bustling Thamel market, the centrally located Shangri-La Hotel is a premier five-star property in Kathmandu. The inviting pool, gym and tennis court, lovely gardens, and free Wi-Fi encourage guests to relax in luxury. The property also houses three restaurants, several shops, and a bookstore.

Day: 10, duration: 1
Xiangchu Garden Hotel

The Xiangchu has 10 suites and 65 deluxe rooms in Tibetan style. This is a Tibetan boutique hotel. Almost all the staff are local Tibetan and the reception staff can speak English. The hotel rooms, lobby and restaurants are all covered by Wi Fi. The restaurant serves continental, Chinese and Tibetan food. They serve Western breakfasts like coffee, eggs, bread, fruit, oatmeal, etc.

Day: 11, duration: 4
Four Points by Sheraton

A short distance from the kinetic streets and colorful markets of central Lhasa, the Four Points stands as a comfortable retreat for the travel weary, intrepid trekker, and business traveler alike. Modern comforts and professional service define this Sheraton property, which also includes Internet access, a massage room, and a sunny courtyard.

MT Sobek: Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet Himalayan Passages Hiking

MT Sobek: Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet Himalayan Passages Hiking

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
MT Sobek: Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet Himalayan Passages Hiking

Reason #01

MT Sobek is a legendary outfitter in the Himalayas, offering pioneering cultural and hiking adventures since 1969.

Reason #02

Our team of local guides are true experts, with over 20 years' experience in Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet.

Reason #03

This itinerary seamlessly blends culture and activity in three Buddhist kingdoms.

Activities

Cultural touring in Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet with visits to shrines and temples, plus mountain hikes and scenic flights.

Lodging

Comfortable inns and luxurious hotels exuding warm hospitality, also includes two nights at Paro's Zhiwa Ling Hotel.

Climate

Daytime temperatures range from low-50°Fs-low 80°Fs. Nighttime temperatures range from mid-30°Fs-mid-40°Fs.

Who will meet me on arrival in Paro?

You will be met by an MT Sobek representative

Do I need a visa?

Yes, we handle your visa to Bhutan and China. For Nepal, you can either get your own visa before the trip or on arrival.

Where do I fly to?

This trip begins and ends in Bangkok, so make your roundtrip air to Bangkok

Where do we meet our trip leader, Sanjay?

Sanjay will meet you in Paro, as he flies from Kathmandu to Paro.

How far in advance should I book this trip?

Flights between Bangkok and Paro sell out several months in advance, so we recommend you reserve as early as possible.

About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

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About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

Read More

Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.