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Nepal and Tibet tour is a Culture, sightseeing and city tour so there isn’t any long hour of walking, as we travel by fully air-conditioned transport to most places. A basic level of fitness is recommended for this tour. This is classed as an easy tour.
You can see the Ariel view of Kathmandu before landing and explore the magic of Kathmandu, rich historical heritages, delicate temples and other sites. An early morning drive to Pokhara beautifully setting by Machhapuchhre and Phewa Lake.
Nepal is a one of the bio-diversity country, the northern part of the country is Himalaya, the middle is hilly and southern part is plain terrain. The tour ‘Discover the Nepal’ covers main attractions of whole Nepal, historical & religious places, and wildlife activities.
The fascinations of the city are bustling streets under the azure sky, wonderful pagoda temples, and historic heritages. And next day drive to Nagarkot, a hill station for breathtaking sunrise over the Himalaya such as Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Gauri Shankar and Mt. Everest.
Outdoor from the valley firstly you will be in Chitawan National Park. The national park gives gratification of wildlife activities and with canoeing and bird watching. While you are in the jungle you can see those animals that are categorized in endangered such as Tiger, One Horned Rhino, and many others.
Pokhara is the final city of the tour, which is decked with three lakes: Phewa, Rupa & Begnas, and Mt. Machhapurchhre. The silence city Pokhara always mesmerized the tourist by religiously, historically and naturally. Barahi, Bindabasini, Gupteshwor are the religious of Hindus, there are some museums which are related to warriors ( Gurkha Warriors) and Sarangkot hill gives the perfect view of the valley with mountains.
Among of the many touristic destinations of the worlds Lhasa City of Tibet is one, which is also known as Sunlight City. Buddhism is main religion practiced in Tibet. Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and Barkhor Street are the main attractions of Tibet where many monks are learning the Buddhism. Potala Palace is already itemized in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Barkhor Street is the witness of Buddhist Art, Architecture, Culture, Custom and Traditions, Drepung and Sera Monastery are the main and top famous of Lhasa. In a life, we must have to get the experience of Lhasa, which always becomes immortal.
You will be welcomed by our Airports representative at Airport and transfer you to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle.
We organize a meeting in your hotel and introduce with your tour leader and give short briefing about the tour, and also you can ask with office representative and your guide if you have any questions regarding the tour. For meeting you should have to bring given documents:
Passport with valid VISA
Three copies of passport size photos
Travel insurance with Policy/ Customer number
Please inform us in advance if you will be arriving late and therefore are unable to attend the pre-trip meeting. After meeting the day trip will be start at 9:30 AM. Overnight at a hotel
The places are you visit will include:
Swoyambhunath Stupa - The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site)
Swyambhunath Stupa is located in the western edge of Kathmandu valley on atop of a hill. It is most on of the important Buddhist shrine, not only Hindus are also worshiping in regards of Lord Bishnu. The sacred place is also known as Monkey Temple too.
Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)
Durbar Square is situated in the middle of the valley, in Kathmandu, also called Basantapur Durbar Square. It was built on the dynasty of Malla king in the era of 12th century. And in 1769 Gorkhas King Prithivi Narayan Shah has invaded the Kingdom and started ruled over city. During his regime he had chosen this durbar square as his own Palace. First attractions are Kumari-Living Goddess, creative exotic wood carving in doors and windows, pagoda temples, museum which belongs to Kings and regime of them.
Patan Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)
Highly adorned Patan Durbar is located in the southern part of Kathmandu valley and particularly lies in Lalitpur district. The culturally richest city had given the birth of great maters of craftsmen and artiest Araniko and Keshav Singh. A manifest temple, which is made out of stone in 17th century and dedicated to Lord Krishna. The museum of the square has reserved the bronze statue and religious substances, and also popular for Tibetan refuse camp and handicraft centre. Overnight at a hotel
Pashupatinath Temple (World Heritage Site)Pashupatinath Temple deserved the first Hindu shrine in Earth that is built in Pagoda style lavishly decorated, temples Gajur is made by Gold and all four doors are made by sliver. Highly ornamented temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and his Linga (Phallic Symbol of Lord Shiva). The chronology shows Pashupatinath Temple was built before 400AD.
It is also the place where Hindu dead bodies are cremated in the bank of Holly River Bagmati. And also there is a jungle just opposite of the temple called Slesmantak Jungle where you can see the deer, monkeys, and other many mammals.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square (Bhadgaon)
Bhakatapur Durbar Square is located about 17 km east of Kathmandu city. Durbar Square is decked by the accumulation of pagodas and Shikhara style temples. 55- windows durbar, golden gate, lions gate, nyatapola temple, bhairabnath tempels, the statue of Bhupatindra Malla are the main attraction of the palace.
Bouddhanath Stupa (World Heritage Site)
Boudhanath Stupa is pinpointed on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu valley. It is most popular and largest Tibetan holiest Buddhist temple of outside Tibet. Some history shows that it was built in the 14th century after Mughal invasion.
After breakfast, your guide will pick you up and drive to Pokhara, along with the highway road you will see terrain field and vegetation. With crossing many bridges finally, you will reach a beautiful city Pokhara.
The trip will start at 9 AM; your guide will pick you up and take you to tour. The visiting places are:
Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple
Phewa Lake is the reflected swimming pool of Mt. Machhapuchhre and also Annapurna and Tal Barahi Temple is two-story pagodas style, which is dedicated to Goddess. Because of island temple, travelers have to take a boat to get Barahi Temple.
Seti River Gorges
Seti Gorge is the god gifted incredible natural beauty of mysterious city Pokhara. Seti refers White so rivers have silver colored that made a delightful and miraculous a deep ravine. The river flows right from Bagar nearby KI Singh Bridge to Sita Paila, Dunge Sangu.
Davis fall also known as Patale Chhango, which is tremendously popular in either domestic or International tourist. Its a really amazing scene of the rainbow with sunlight when a volume of water falls in the deep rocky gorge.
Gupteshwor cave is a popular cave of Nepal, located in Pokhara. The cave was discovered in the 16th century that is not an only cave also Hindu shrine, which belongs for Lord Shiva.
Mahendra Cave is one of the demanding tourist destination of Pokhara; a natural tunnel gives an extra imaginary of rocks that is pinpointed in north side Pokhara.
During the tour travellers will visit main two museums; One shows the who were Gurkha Warriors, how they fought, what kinds of weapon they used and another is the lifestyle, culture, and history of an ethnic group Thakali and Gurung.
Begnas and Rupa Lakes
Begnas and Rupa lakes are ornamenting the city, lies in 13km far from the main downtown.
Early get up and trip to Sarangkot. Firstly you will travel on tourist vehicle and hike up to Sarangkot Hill from where you can see the closest view of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Dhaulagiri and other peaks as well as the best scene of Pokhara and Phewa Lake. Afterward, the views from the hill, back to the hotel, have breakfast and drive to Chitwan National Park.
Early morning you will have tea/coffee and take you to Elephant safari, Bird watching and Jungle walks and back to resort. After having breakfast you will heads up to observe the crocodiles along the banks of Narayani River and again back to the resort to having lunch. Take rest for an hour and again guide will take you to Jungle walk and observations tower, nature walk and boat ride and back to camp, have dinner.
Morning have breakfast and drive back to Kathmandu, it takes about 6hrs. In evening you will have leisure time if you like to walk around in the city.
Early morning drive to Tribhuwan International airport and fly to Gongar Airport, where you will meet the Tibetan guide. He will take you to Lhasa that takes 2hrs from the airport. Today you need to take rest because the altitude of Lhasa may affect you.
You will have two days in Lhasa for Sightseeing: During the tour, you will visit the most popular places of Lhasa.
Drepung monastery is pinpointed in the 5km western part of Lhasa, which also known as Gelupa Monastery. It was built in 1416 AD by Tsang disciple of Jamyang. In this monastery, the third Dalai Lama was welcomed as a living Buddha in 1546 AD.
Sera Monastery is located in Tatipu Hill in the northern side of Lhasa. It was built in Ming Dynasty by the disciple of Tsang Khapa in 1419. Sera was named after wild rose because it sera means wild rose in the Tibetan language. In the time of built, the hill covered with bloomed rose.
A famous temple Jokhang in situated in the central part of Lhasa, it was built by King Songtsem Gompo of Lhasa. He was requested to by his Nepalese wife Bhrikuti in 647. According to the history, there was a pond that was filled and leveled by King with carrying the soil from other Himalayan kingdoms. The thousands of goats were used to carry the soil.
Potala Palace is the highest palace in the world, which is located in Red Hill in central of Lhasa. The palace was built in Tong Dynasty of China and then Songtsen Gampo the King of Tibet built nine storey building, that was collapsed after his dynasty during the war. The current palace of Lhasa was built in Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 BC) and continue to the 17th century.
It is an old street and bazaar of Lhasa that is the Symbol of Lhasa. When the Songtsen Gompa was building the Jokhang Temple at that time he used this path, the original Barkhor street. Nowadays also the pilgrims holding the hand prayer wheel and move around the trail in clockwise from early morning to late evening.
A trip to Lhasa ends so early morning drive to Gongar and fly to Kathmandu.
The trip ends, a guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the international airport in a private tourist vehicle.
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Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travellers rapidly up to the height of 3000m. Our itineraries are designed with rest days. Once when you arrived in high altitude, your acclimatization line will rise your body to start adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves the severe headache, vomiting etc.
The trained and expert guides will everyday advise you about your health conditions, requirements and altitude sickness while you are trekking, hiking and climbing. That’s why you should not be worry about the sickness. Also we would like to recommend you to meet your doctor, advisor before you start your travel.
Given some information helps you to get rid from the Acute Mountain Sickness.
There are three stages of altitude sickness and symptoms.
Normal AMS Symptoms
The given altitude symptoms may every trekkers will have experience but no worries these are common.
Minor AMS Symptoms
The trekkers when they entry on high Himalayan Valleys get mild AMS that your having symptoms. The symptoms to be altitude sickness at least you have given one indication.
What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?
Serious AMS Symptoms
The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately
Dangerous cases of AMS
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)
The brain swelling with the fluid is HACE. It involves disorientation, lethargy and nausea. Before attacking the HACE, patient will have the symptoms of fever, ataxia, photophobia, and rapid heartbeat. Unconsciousness and coma from HACE can be lead to death within 12-20hrs from the onsets of symptoms. In the initial phase of ataxia begin treatment with medication, oxygen and dexamethasone.
Normally, 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose, then 4mg every six hours, Diamox every 12 hours and 2-4 liters /minute oxygen. The patient must have to be descended.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
The condition, that buildup the fluid in the air sacs of lungs is HAPE. HAPE symptoms start progressively within 2-4 days in high altitude. Shortness of breath at rest, cough, weakness and chest tightness and at least two of; fast heart beat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be use to the lower altitude if a person is in the backcountry unable to descend immediately because of weather.
Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)
First Aid Kit
First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.
This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Nepal and Tibet Tour. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Lower Body – Legs
Medicine and First Aid
Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.
Miscellaneous, but Important
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note: The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult