Mary Pisaturo McGlynn
Manhattan, New York, USA Jan 1970
Three Himalayan Kingdom (Autumn 2017) Dear Anand, Jambay and Ugen, I have been meaning to send a note, but life gets in the way when you
Shelly Lou Merriam
Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA Jan 1970
Three Himalayan Kingdom (Fall, 2017) Anand Just a note to let you know that our trip with Wind Horse Travel and your incredible guides on the
San Francisco, California, USA Jan 1970
Three Himalayan Kingdom May, 2017 We planned a trip with Wind Horse for Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan, traveling for approximately 2.5 weeks, with a local
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Florida, USA Oct 2018
Tour of Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan We recently had the pleasure of traveling through Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan with Wind Horse Tours. They offer a number
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Three Himalayan Kingdom Trip Hi Ugen and Jambay, We reached home yesterday , with no problems. The trip was very memorable. Except for the minor mishaps
handler, Arizona, USA Sep 2018
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USA Jan 1970
Three Himalayan Kingdom review (August, 2015) Three Himalayan Kingdom - Aug 13 - 26, 2015 Anand -We have been very, very busy catching up and have been
Laurie S. J
Weatherwood, California.USA Jan 1970
Unfortunate that there was so much damage to the historical sights, but there was still a lot to see. Three Himalayan Kingdom (Aug 13 -26,2015) Namgay (Bhutan Portion) Dawa (Tibet Portion) Lhasa (Tibet) Dawa was an outstanding tour guide. He encouraged
Eve & Alan Lowson
Australia Jan 1970
We were very grateful for the treatment we received and how Neyma went out of his way to help us. Three Himalayan Kingdom Tracy Cooke & Group. TID 8523 Dear Anand, Thank you for your request of a review for our
Ms Dianne S
Orinda,California, 94563 USA Jan 1970
I especially appreciated the opportunity to have a meal with a Bhutanese family Three Himalayas Kingdom, TID 780, Sept 25 – Oct 08, 2014 We had wonderful guides who went out of their
Elk Grove, California 95624 USA Jan 1970
Bhutan in particular is a beautiful country to which I would like to return in the future. Three Himalayan Kingdom TID 780 Sept 25 – Oct08, 2014 Thanks to Wind Horse for arranging such an incredible trip!
Australia Jan 1970
Thank you for such an amazing journey TID 8523 (Three Himalayas Kingdom) - 18 Sept - 05 Oct, 2014 Good morning! Sorry to take so long to write
Elk Grove, California,USA Jan 1970
Bhutan in particular is a beautiful country to which I would like to return in the future. Three Himalayan Kingdom TID 780 Sept 25 – Oct08, 2014 Thanks to Wind Horse for arranging such an incredible trip! We
Ms Dianne S
Orinda,California,USA Jan 1970
I especially appreciated the opportunity to have a meal with a Bhutanese family. Three Himalayas Kingdom, TID 780, Sept 25 – Oct 08, 2014 We had wonderful guides who went out of their way
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California,95624, USA Jan 1970
I cannot properly express in words how much I enjoyed my introduction to Bhutan Three Himalayan Kingdom TID 780, (Sept 25 to Oct 08,2014) Dear Anand, - It was a pleasure to provide initial comments
Eve & Alan Lowson
Australia Jan 1970
The archery caught everyone’s attention! Dear Anand, Thank you for your request of a review for our tour with Wind horse that Tracy put together
Encanto, La Quinta CA, USA Jun 2018
The culture of both counties was amazing. Three Himalayan Kingdoms, TID 8513 ( 12.0614 to 25.06.14) Trip was wonderful. All hotels had shampoo and soap so it
Ngai So Chu
Toronto,Canada,Ontario. Oct 2018
All in the entire trip was a pleasant, memorable experience that we really enjoyed. Three Himalayan Kingdom TID:663 (Oct 07-20 2013) Hi Anand, We would like to make a few comments. The room we
United States,New Jersey. Oct 2018
IT WAS A MARVELOUS ADVENTURE. Three Himalayan Kingdom TID 663:Oct. 07-20,2013 I RECENTLY RETURNED HOME FROM A TRIP I TOOK WITH YOUR COMPANY TO TIBET,
Olga k & Mikhail P
Canada Jan 1970
And all our requests were promptly addressed and answered. TID 663 Three Himalayan Kingdom Our general view is that our trip was great and exceeded our expectations in terms
Kelowna, Canada Jan 1970
Bhutan was amazing and our guide (Ugyen) was also wonderful…very fun and full of knowledge Three Himalayan Kingdom for Eve & Tooby Nov 16 – Nov 30 2011 Hello Ugen! Sorry I haven't had a chance to
Vancouver, Canada Jan 1970
I want to thank you for all the fine arrangements you made for us at every step of the way Kuzuzangpo Ugen, Your message of April 24th was waiting when we returned home to Vancouver; I did not have my computer
New Jersy, USA Oct 2018
Thank you for organizing a most interesting and enjoyable experience. Himalayan Kingdoms for Desmond & Levin Private : Oct 04 2010 to Oct 18 2010 Dear Ugen, We just got back
London, UK Sep 2010
I had an amazing time and we shall remember throughout our life!! Ugen, This is just a quick email to thank you one more time for the great support and wonderful itinerary
Palo Alto, California Jan 1970
My trip through Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan was exactly what I had hoped for. Thank you, Wind Horse Tours ! My trip through Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan was exactly what I had hoped for.
Barbara D and Bobby A
Reno, NV Oct 2007
All and all we enjoyed the trip very much and would certainly recommend Windhorse Tours to our friends. All of the guides and drivers were excellent Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan Oct 2007 Hi Postak We were very pleased at your agents' prompt response to our plight -- especially
LA, California, USA Sep 2018
The food was great, the guides were superb – i loved them! – and the hotels, for the most part were fine Three Himalayan Kingdoms (Sep 10-23, 2007) Dear Postak and Ugen: i want to thank you both for a wonderful trip.
Universal City, TX Sep 2006
I am so glad to have the opportunity to tell you how much Ann and I enjoyed our trip. Bhutan & Tibet Sept & Oct 2006 I am so glad to have the opportunity to tell you how much Ann
Belgium Jan 1970
As a global statement we can say the trip was a success and provided us a rich and enjoyable experience, full of highlights. Dear Postak Shrestha, Here with the feedback you requested about our trip. It reflects of course my personal opinion, but most
New York Jan 1970
Choki in Bhutan was excellent and Dawa in Tibet a really nice guy. Ugen, 09/06/2005 We had a great trip and I wanted to thank you for your part in making it so!! Choki in
Chien Hwa Chao
San Francisco , CA Jan 1970
Bhutan was wonderful!! My guide was very knowledgeable and attentive. Three Himalayan Kingdoms Bhutan was wonderful!! My guide was very knowledgeable and attentive. Plus, Bhutan was so much more beautiful and
Three Himalayan Kingdoms 15 Days
Tour the highlights of Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan in one trip
Highlights of Tibet Nepal & Bhutan
An enriching cultural tour that introduces the Three Himalayan Kingdoms: Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan, in one single trip. Starting with a spectacular flight from Beijing, fly into incomparable Tibet. In Lhasa-Tibet’s long forbidden Capital City at 12,000 feet, we will tour the major monuments and power places, including the legendary gold-roofed, thousand-room Potala Palace. Travel to Gyantse and Shigatse in central Tibet. Then a breathtaking flight over the trans- Himalayas whisks you to Nepal’s capital city of Kathmandu, an unforgettable melting pot of Hindu and Buddhist cultures.
In the local markets and bazaars, we will rub shoulders with some of Nepal’s very diverse people. Another spectacular and short flight east steers you into Bhutan, where we explore the pastoral back roads of Bhutan. We’ll visit the Shangri-La setting of Paro Valley, the central Bhutanese town of Punakha, with its huge spectacular monastery set by the river, followed by a visit to the capital city of Thimphu. Your trip ends with a flight to Bangkok or other preferred destinations.
Day 1: Arrival in Beijing.
Arrive with your own arrangements in Beijing. You may use hotels’ free shuttle or take a short taxi ride. Your Tibet permit will be handed over at the hotel.
Overnight at Beijing, Citic Airport hotel or similar (included).
Day 2: Fly to Lhasa, Tibet
Take a shuttle or a short taxi ride to the airport in time for your flight (departs around 9AM). A spectacular mountain flight brings you to Lhasa. Upon arrival in Gongkhar airport, you are met by our Guide & Driver and driven to Lhasa city, which takes little over one hour. Free afternoon for a complete rest, to acclimatize to the altitude (Appox 3500m/11450ft) Overnight and dinner at your hotel.
Overnight in the hotel.
Day 3: Lhasa Tour
Visit the giant Potala Palace in the morning. In the afternoon visit Sera Monastery, one of the largest monasteries of Tibet, noted for their debate. Later visit ancient Jorkhang temple, considered by most Tibetan as the most sacred and important temple in Tibet. Located in Barkhor square, close to your hotel, it was founded in 7th century.Stroll through the Barkhor square. Dinner with a cultural performance at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Lhasa.
Day 4: Lhasa Tour
Visit Drepung Monastery, the largest monastery of Tibet. At the height of its glory, Drepung is said to have housed over 10,000 monks. In the afternoon, visit Norbulingka, a park and palace built in 1755 by 7th Dalai Lama, which served as the traditional summer residence of the successive Dalai Lamas. Free evening.
Overnight in Lhasa.
Day 5: Yamdrok Tsho – Gyantse
After breakfast, embark on the ride of a lifetime along the Lhasa-Gyanste highway. After half an hour from Lhasa, you will drive across the Yarlung Tsangpo river, and gradually the road snakes up to Kamba La pass (4800m) ) from where you will have the first view of brilliant turquoise blue Yamdrok Tso Lake below and views of several massif peaks surrounding it. The road follows the shores of this holy lake for many miles, passing few villages, yaks and sheep pastures, then climbing to Kharola pass (5010). From the pass, we get a great view of the glaciers, as they seem to stop just above the road. After a long descend, we arrive in the historical town of Gyantse, which still retains the charm of ancient Tibet. This afternoon, we plan on visiting Kumbum Chorten and Pelkhor monastery and stroll around the town. Around 260km/5-6hr drive.
Overnight in hotel (Altitude 3900m)
Day 6: Gyantse – Shigatse – Lhasa
Two hour drive to Shigatse passes through fertile plains where wheat and barley are grown. Shigatse is the second largest city in Tibet. Here we visit the giant Buddha statues inside Tashilhunpo monastery and time permitting, join pilgrims in circumambulation path around the monastery. In the afternoon, drive to along the Yarlung valley north for about 4-5hrs to Lhasa. In the evening, you can stroll around Barkhor.
Overnight in Lhasa.
Day 7: Fly – Kathmandu
After breakfast, transfer to Gongkhar airport in time for your flight to Kathmandu. The flight is even more spectacular than the last one, crossing the Himalayan peaks, with view of Everest and several of the world’s highest seen from your plane. Upon arrival, meet Nepalese Guide and transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu. This afternoon, visit Kathmandu Durbur Square and walk through Asan and Indrachok market. Dinner with cultural performance at a typical Nepalese restaurant.
Overnight at the hotel
Day 8: In Kathmandu
Drive and visit Pashupatinath temple, followed by a visit of Boudanath Stupa. Drive to Bhaktapur city, to see the medieval buildings and homes. Visit temples, town squares, Palace squares, local market, etc. Return to your hotel.
Day 9: Fly to Bhutan
Fly into Paro, Bhutan, yet again another spectacular flight as you fly parallel to the Himalayas. Upon arrival at Paro airport, meet your Bhutanese Guide and driver and transfer to the hotel. This afternoon, we plan on visiting the National Museum. Later visit Rinphung Dzong and walk down to the small and charming township of Paro.
Overnight in Paro (2200m)
Day 10: Paro – Punakha
After breakfast, drive for about 2hrs till Dochula pass (3,050m). Along the way, we will get the glimpse of capital Thimphu as well. At Dochula pass, we take a short break for tea and to enjoy the views of the eastern himayan peaks. Continue our drive descending about 1500m in two hours through ever changing vegetation into semi-tropical Punakha and Wangdue valley. After lunch, visit 17th century Punakha Dzong, straddling at the confluence of Pho and Mo Chu river. Then drive short distance through idyllic countryside to Khamsum Yuley temple on Nyinzergang hill, that provides good vista of the valley and paddy fields (optional).
Return to Punakha for overnight (1450m)
Day 11: Drive to Thimphu
In Wangduephodrang, visit Richengang village, unique for cluster of houses connected with each other, followed by short walk to visit Chimi Lhakhang temple, dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kunley (1455 – 1529), popularly known as ‘the divine madman, a folk hero and a cultural icon around whom countless yarns of facts and fiction, stories and legends have been spun. Drive back over spectacular Dochula Pass to capital Thimphu, which takes about 3hrs. Late afternoon, visit great Tashicho Dzong and the giant Buddha statue on Kuenselphodrang ridge.
Overnight in Thimphu (2400m)
Day 12: In Thimphu
We have a full day to tour the capital of Bhutan, where there are lots to see and do. Visit memorial Chorten, a landmark of Thimphu. Tour Takin Preserve, Zilukha nunnery, a Viewpoint, followed by visit to traditional Art school (also called painting school) and visit Indigenous Hospital. In between, we can stop at the Post Office to send beautiful postcard home or buy the stamps. See the textile academy and museum, stroll through the Farmer’s market, peek at Changlimithang ground, where you may see the archery (national game) in progress. Stroll in the core city area, and shop for souvenirs.
Overnight in Thimphu.
Day 13: Thimphu – Paro
An hour drive takes us back to Paro. Along the way we may stop to see a nunnery in Sitsina village. Paro is serene and one of the loveliest in Bhutan. Visit the Dzongdrakha cave temples with local homes. In the afternoon, tour the ruins of Drugyal Dzong located north of Paro. On the way back, stop to visit the 7th century Kichu temple, said to have been built one the same day as Jorkhang in Lhasa. Visit local village home and if time permits, we can also visit Dungtse Lhakhang temple, which contains some ancient murals. Stroll around the charming township of Paro.
Overnight in Paro.
Day 14: Paro (Takstang Hike)
Your journey in the Kingdom culminates in a hike to famous Taktsang (tiger’s nest) monastery (3120m/10,200ft). Visible from afar, this magical monastery clings to a vertical granite cliff 1,000 feet above the valley floor. It is one of the most amazing and important pieces of architecture in Bhutan. If for some reason, some of the members wish to skip hike to Taktsang, our Guide and driver can arrange other interesting alternatives. You can also hire pony for the uphill part, till the first view point & cafeteria but you must be able to walk back downhill. While some will probably not make it all the way to the monastery, however it is worth even to try getting till the first view point. Return to Paro, where we may have more time for stroll around the town. Farewell dinner in the evening.
Overnight in the hotel in Paro valley.
Day 15: Departure
While this journey is planned to fly you to Bangkok, you can also choose or destination such as Kathmandu, Delhi, Kolkata or other destination that the airlines operate. If you are planning a connection flight from those cities, it is best to connect next day as the flight from Paro are subject to delays.
Based on the dates of travel, itineraries are slightly revised to incorporate festival and local events.
Visiting Lhasa, Kathmandu and Western Bhutan, starting from Beijing.
Trip Price From US$ 2750 | See Details
Trip Accommodation3-4 star hotels in Beijing and Tibet, 4-5 Star in Nepal, Best available A Class Hotels in Bhutan, which are 3-4 star types. See Details
Group SizeMaximum 9
MealsDaily breakfast and dinner in Tibet & Nepal. All meals, while in Bhutan.
RouteBeijing - Tibet - Nepal - Bhutan
Trip Type Cultural Tour
Trip SeasonsAlthough this trip can be done throughout the year except winter, Tibet remains closed till february.However, Ideal time are March - May and Sept - Nov. Not just in term of weather but also for festivals in these Himalayan Nations.
Best MonthsSeptember, October
Good MonthsApril, May, June, July, August, November
Lean MonthsJanuary, February, March, December
Prices & Dates
- Tier Pricing cost based on the total sign-ups. At the time of sign-up, the cost will be taken on the basis of 2 passengers and the final invoice will be raised based on total number of sign-ups.
- Prices from $2750 -$3700 Per person.
- Estimated airfare $1500 Per Person for Beijing-Lhasa-Kathmandu-Paro-Bangkok.
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|Start date||End Date||Remarks||Status|
|25 May, 2018||08 Jun, 2018||During Saga Dawa month||Available||Book now!|
|08 Sep, 2018||22 Sep, 2018||Attending Wangdue & Thimphu Festivals|| Available
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• Accommodations as listed or similar.
• Daily breakfast and dinner in Tibet & Nepal. All meals and evening tea in Bhutan. Meals as indicated by B/L/D for breakfast, lunch & dinner respectively.
• Flights costs as listed separately
• All transfers from Tibet till Bhutan (no transfers in Beijing)
• Sightseeing with entrance fees.
• Local English speaking Guides
• Tibet Permits
• Bhutan Visa.
• International Flights into Beijing and out of Bangkok.
• Chinese Visa.
• Nepal Visa (available upon arrival – Approx. $25)
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