Tibet Bhutan Myanmar (Burma) Tour, at Lhasa capital of Tibet. After having explored Tibet for four days you will head for Paro in Bhutan with a stopover at Kathmandu. Then from Bhutan, you will be going to the Yangon and Bagan in Myanmar. Tibet’s star attractions would be Jokhang temple, Drepung monastery and over 500 years old Dalai Lama’s Potala Palace. The major highlights for Bhutan and Burma are Tiger’s nest and Bagan respectively.
The Tibet’s tour will provide you with a peek into their traditions and culture. You will meet different people from nomads to lamas. There are some spectacular monuments at Lhasa which includes the famous the legendary gold-roofed, thousand-room Potala Palace. The journey is fulfilling as you would have traveled backward from your bustling life to a calmer and peaceful surroundings. Along the pilgrim’s trail, you will hike to ancient monasteries on the top of the ridge.
Before reaching Bagan in Burma you will discover the city of Yangon. The handicraft factories, the local market, and the beautiful pagodas are the attractions of Yangon. Bagan is known as the sea of temples and includes Ananda Temple, Thatbinnyu Temple, Htilominlo Temple, Myinkaba Gubyaukgyi Temple, and Shwezigon Pagoda among many others.The cuisines of Bagan are among the best in Asia. You can either walk the narrow streets or take hot balloon rides.
Bhutan, nests in Himalaya’s heart. It’s a place where you can view the lifestyle of earlier centuries. People strive to maintain their traditions and do not allow the ills of modernization have an impact. The only carbon-free country in the world, its freshness can be felt in the air. It is a land of diverse culture and traditions, high peak mountains and clear streams crisscross the terrains. Tibet Bhutan Myanmar (Burma) Tour
Tibet: 5 Nights in Lhasa, Tibet with Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka Palace and Yamdrok-Tso Lake excursion.
Nepal: 1 Night in Kathmandu with the local market tour.
Bhutan: 4 Nights in Bhutan with Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest), Paro Valley, Thimphu and Punakha Dzong.
Myanmar: 7 Nights in Burma with Shwedagon Pagoda at Yangon, Pagodas city Bagan and Inle Lake Excursion.
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You will be received at the airport and transferred to hotel. You are handed over your original Tibet travel permit for flying to Lhasa. Your overnight stay will be in Beijing.Day 02
A Tibetan guide receives you at the Lhasa airport and then transferred to the hotel. You will need to acclimatize to the effects of the altitude. Therefore it is advised to have a complete rest for the afternoon. Your overnight stay is in Lhasa
Lhasa is a city and administrative capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China.It contains many culturally significant Tibetan Buddhist sites such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Norbulingka Palaces. Red and white Potala Palace soars above the holy city. It hosts Holy Scriptures and sutras of immense value to Buddhism. Other important historical sites are Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka, and the Sera Monastery.Day 03
Visit Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple( Tibet’s holiest site).All are UNESCO heritage sites.
Potala Palace now a museum, is divided into the Red and the White palace It houses Holy Scriptures and sutras of Buddhism.
Sera Monastery has three schools -Sera MeyDratsang teaches doctrines of Buddhism for the orientation of the monks; The Sera JeyDratsang is largest and is reserved for itinerant monks; and the Ngagpa Dratsang teaches GekukpaDogmas.Murals, scriptures
Jokhang Temple: The Jokhang Temple, a four storeyed is the holiest structure and spread over 25000 square meters, You can see a subtle blend of Indian, Nepalese and Tibetan influences
Overnight is at Lhasa.Day 04
Visit Drepung Monastery, Mentsekhang’s, Norbulingka Palace.
Drepung Monastery largest in Tibet lies atop the GamboUtse Mountain.The ground floor has caves and temples of Jamyang Chojey.
Mentsekhang, built in 1916 is the center of research and training for Tibetan medicine and Tibetan doctors. It consists of departments like orthopedics, pediatrics, internal medicine, and surgery, etc.
Norbulingka Palaces (collection of palaces), a UNESCO heritage site is built from 1755 onwards. Other structures like chapels, gardens, fountains, and pools adding more to its charm. The most visited are the place of 14th Dalai Lama, a blend of Western and Tibetan style.Day 05
Yamdok Tsho Lake is about half an hour from the city. Along the way, you cross Yarlung Tsangpo River and then climb up to Kamba la pass (4797m) to view the exquiste turquoise-blue lake.It is one of four holiest lakes in Tibet. You will see Mt. Nojin Kangtsang (7191m). You will also get some nomads and get to understand their lifestyle and culture. Overnight in Lhasa.Day 06
You will fly to Kathmandu from Lhasa and a Nepali guide receives and takes you to the hotel. You can utilize the afternoon by visiting the local markets and trying some exquisite local cuisines of Kathmandu. Asan is an old market in central Kathmandu. It is a one-stop for finding every ingredient that can be used in Nepali cuisine.It also has famous Annapurna Ajima temple devoted to goddess Annapurna.Day 07
Kathmandu, land of diverse culture and traditions has many UNESCO heritage sites. The market and the cuisine here are exceptional
From Kathmandu, you will fly to Paro, Thimpu and you are welcomed by our Bhutanese guide and taken to the hotel. If time permits, a guided tour will be provided for the day.
Bhutan is also a land of diverse culture. It is a small nation and has been able to withhold its cultural identity by isolating itself from ills of modernization. You can still feel the fresh air and take yourself very close to nature.
Overnight at ThimpuDay 08
A visit to National Library, the priceless Buddhist manuscripts collected at one place. Late King’s Memorial Stupa, built for world peace and Traditional Handmade Paper Factory and Painting School, which preserve traditional paintings, sculpturing and wood carving Folk and Heritage museum displays livelihood and tools of Bhutanese farmers in the medieval period. National Handicraft Emporium is the place if you are looking for souvenirs. Then an evening walks into the city before you retire to the hotel for your overnight stay.Day 09
Drive from Thimpu to Punakha and view the Dochulla pass (3,100m), the Himalayas and the highest peak in Bhutan. En route is the temple of a divine madman, temple of fertility. A beautiful sight is of houses surrounded by the rice fields and garden as you walk through these villages. It is a peek into the lifestyle of the people. Punakha, the capital city of Bhutan till 1955, a Je Khenpo, and residence Chief of Abbot Visit Punakha Dzong situated at the junction of Pho Chu and Mo Chu Rivers. Drive back towards Thimpu again and enjoy the beautiful sceneries en route. Overnight at Thimpu.Day 10
After reaching Paro, you will Hike to Taktshang or Tiger’s Nest, built in 1692, is the holiest monument for Mahayana Buddhists. For your hike guide will arrange a mule/pony only up to the cafeteria uphill and the rest of the journey you will have to hike on foot. This gives you enough time to capture the beauty of the hills and meet different people as you hike. It is the most famous sight in Bhutan. Overnight in ParoDay 11
You are received at Bangkok by an English speaking guide and then transferred to hotel. You can take rest and your overnight is at Yangon. Myanmar is ethnically diverse with 135 distinct ethnic groups recognized by the government. Myanmar also has a diverse range of indigenous cultures but primarily is Buddhist and Bamar. Its culture is influenced by its neighboring countries and is manifested in its language, cuisine, music, dance & theatre. You can try Burmese cuisine. It is characterized by extensive use of fish products such as fish sauce, ngapi (fermented seafood) and dried prawn.Day 12
Yangon highlights include Botahtaung Pagoda, ChaukHtatKyi Pagoda, and Sule Pagoda. Evening visit will be to beautiful Shwedagon Pagoda, also known as the Great Dagon Pagoda or the Golden Pagoda. It is a glided stupa. It is 99-metre-tall (325 ft.) pagoda and is situated on Singuttara Hill, west of Kandawgyi Lake, and dominates the Yangon skyline. It is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, believed to contain remnants of the four prior Buddhas of the present Kalpa.
You will be driven back for your overnight stay in Yangon.Day 13
You will take a flight to Bagan. After arriving in Bagan, you will visit Nyaung U Market, Shwedagon Pagoda, KyansitthaUmin, GuByaukKyi Temple, Htilominlo Temple and Ananda Temple. Beautiful sunset on one of the terraces of famous Pagoda in Bagan is a sight to watch. Overnight at Bagan.Day 14
Tour highlights include Dhammayazika Pagoda, Layhmyetna Temple, Tayokepyay Temple, Nandamanya Temple and Phayathonezou Temple. You will visit Minnanthu Village for a wonderful experience and opportunity to check the lifestyle of the people and get to understand their culture. You can then visit the lacquer ware workshop to see the beautiful art work of the people here. Afternoon you will visit Kyaukku U Min via boat from jetty and enjoy the sunset on the boat. Overnight at BaganDay 15
You will take a flight to Heho. You are received and moved to a hotel. You take a tour of the Inle Lake by boat and get to see unique floating market and the floating islands. You will also visit PhaungdawOo Pagoda. Visit Myanmar Handicraft workshops and jumping cat Monastery to catch a glimpse of the art, culture, and tradition of the people.Day 16
The day starts by visiting Inthein Pagodas. It’s a group of pagodas and stupas dating back a few centuries. Afternoon visit is to some villages where you will see the floating houses. You get a chance to have a glimpse of the lifestyle of people living in these floating houses. Return back four your overnight stay at Bagan.Day 17
You return to Yangon via Heho. You will have a time for you to explore Yangon further. In Southeast Asia, Yangon has the largest number of colonial-era buildings with a unique colonial-era urban core that is noticeably intact. In Yangon, you will also find the mausoleum of the last Mughal Empire. Yangon museums are largely visited by tourists.
Your leisure can be utilized to view the local markets there and try the local cuisines. Overnight at YangonDay 18
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