|2||Kathmandu||Pashupatinath, Boudhnath, Swayambhunath, Patan and Darbar Square|
|4||Kathmandu – Zhangmu||Zhangmu|
|5||Zhangmu – New Tingri||Nyalam, Lulung Passes, Himalayas & Mt. Everest|
|6||New Tingri – Shigatse||Shigatse|
|7||Shigatse – Gyantse||Palkhor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa|
|8||Gyantse – Lhasa||Karo Pass, Yamdruk Lake and Kamba Pass|
|9||Lhasa||Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street|
|10||Lhasa||Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery and Norbulingka|
|11||Lhasa / Kathmandu – Kathmandu / Varanasi||Varanasi|
|12||Varanasi||Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Bharat Hindu University, Vishwanath Temple and the famous Varanasi Ghats|
|13||Varanasi – Amritsar – Dharamshala||Amritsar|
|14||Amritsar – Dharamshala||Dharamshala|
|15||Dharamshala||Buddhist monasteries, ancient temples & foot hills of Himalayas|
|16||Dharamshala – Pathankot – Laksar||Laksar|
|17||Laksar – Rishikesh||Lhasa|
|19||Rishikesh – Haridwar||Haridwar|
|20||Haridwar||Mansa Devi Temple & Trikuta Hills|
|21||Haridwar – Delhi||Delhi|
When To Go
Day1 :Arrival in Kathmandu
Our guide will help you to get transferred to the hotel as soon as you arrive in Kathmandu. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 :Kathmandu
You start your tour with a full day city sightseeing programme. The well known places that you will visit are Pashupatinath, Boudhnath, Swayambhunath, Patan and Darbar Square. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 3 :Kathmandu
The day is your own to spend the way you like. Kathmandu is the best place for shopping in Nepal for unique Nepali items. Don’t miss out on locally made handicrafts as they are quite special and rare. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4 :Kathmandu – Zhangmu
In early morning itself, we will drive to the Nepal China border Koari. After Chinese immigration formalities, you will be taken across the friendship bridge on foot and then a 4 hr drive to Zhangmu which is 115 km away. On arrival, check in at hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5 :Zhangmu – New Tingri
While going Xegar, we cross through the famous Nyalam and Lulung Passes. The drive is going to be an absolute treat for all beauty admirers as the journey offers brilliant sights of Himalayas and Mt. Everest. On arrival, check in at the hotel, overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6 :New Tingri – Shigatse
The drive to Shigatse is going to be a long one. It will take around 8 hrs to cover the 244 km journey. Once you are in Shigatse, you will be directly taken to the best hotel of the town for an overnight stay. Even after Check in, you have ample of time to move out into the city and explore the customs and way of living of the locales.
Day 7 :Shigatse – Gyantse
In morning, visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery and the free market at Shigatse which is quite famous for the paintings and traditional wear. We recommend to shop here. Later in the day, we drive to Gyantse which is almost 90 km away and will take more than 2 hrs. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Evenings are reserved for a visit to Palkhor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 :Gyantse – Lhasa
Drive to Lhasa crossing from KARO Pass, Yamdruk Lake and KAMBA Pass. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9 :In Lhasa
Full day Lhasa city tour of Lhasa visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10 :In Lhasa
Full day visit to Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery and Norbulingka. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11 :Lhasa / Kathmandu – Kathmandu / Varanasi
In time transfer to airport to board flight CA 407 that leaves Lhasa at 1035 hrs local time and arriverw in Kathmandu at 0935 hrs local Kathmandu time. Rest in Transit lounge and then proceed for your next flight to Varanasi AI 252 that departs from Kathmandu 1425 hrs local time and arrives in Varanasi at 1505 hrs IST. In Varanasi our tour operator will guide you to the hotel where you will spend the night.
Day 12 :Varanasi
Early morning boat ride on river Ganges and then a half day city tour that will take you to Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Bharat Hindu University, Vishwanath Temple and the famous Varanasi Ghats. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 13 :Varanasi – Amritsar – Dharamshala
In time transfer to Railway station to board the overnight Amritsar mail that leaves Varanasi at 0927 hrs and arrives at Amritsar at 0855 hrs. Enjoy the new experience of sleeping in a train that definitely is going to be a memorable one.
Day 14 :Amritsar – Dharamshala
Meeting assistance on arrival in Amritsar and drive to Dharamshala. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 15 :Dharamshala
You can explore Dharamshala musch famous as a Buddhist Pilgrimage destination. The place is good for shopping of locally made handicrafts that are quite unique. Here you will be visiting the Buddhist monasteries, ancient temples and will also indulge into small trek in the foot hills of Himalayas.
Day 16 :Dharamshala – Pathankot – Laksar
Day free for leisure. At evening transfer to railway station for boarding Sealdah Express to Laksar. The train leaves Dharamshala at 2205 hrs. and arrives at Laksar at 0717 hrs. You will spend another night on the train.
Day 17 :Laksar – Rishikesh
Meet our guide on arrival at Laksar railway station who will lead you to Rishikesh. The holy town much known for its asharams, yoga and meditation resorts and of-course the thrill of river rafting on the rivere Ganges. On arrival, check in at hotel. Your entire day is sheduled so that you can enjoy the every possible activity here. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 18 :Rishikesh
Explore the sacred town of Rishikesh where you will experience a new faith at every corner. The town is not too big so can explore the city on foot itself. The city is also rich in unique shopping items. Shop for some of the exclusive religious items besides holy books, jewelry, handicrafts. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 19 :Rishikesh – Haridwar
The day is the last of this tour. After checking out of the hotel we will drive for Haridwar, it will take just an hour to reach the holy town of Ganges. Enjoy the aarti on the Har Ki Pauri ( Ganga Ghats) in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 20 :Haridwar
There will be entire day sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the many ghats that are a distinct feature of the city. There is an hour trek up to the Mansa Devi Temple perched on the Trikuta Hills, a cable car journey up to the temple can be the other option to rech the hill top. Back to the hotel for an overnight saty.
Day 21 :Haridwar – Delhi
Today drive to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, check-in at hotel. Rest of the day free to relax. Overnight at hotel.
Day 22 :Delhi Departure
The day is the last day of this tour. You will be transferred to the Delhi Airport in time for your next flight for your onward journey.