On arrival in Kathmandu, you will be greeted and escorted by Vacation International's staff to your hotel. (Rooms will be available from 1200 hrs) Overnight at the hotel.
It is an experience not to be missed - wake up early in the morning to witness the beautiful sunrise outlook from the hotel before breakfast serving. Afternoon sightseeing in Kathmandu: Pass by the residence of "Living Goddess" Kumari Devi to Durbar Square. Shiva-Parvati Temple as well as the 3 storey Maju-Deval Temple, famous for its erotic stone carving work. Further to Hanuman Dhoka Palace, built by King Pratap Mall in 17th century. Before the entrance there is a huge statue of Monkey God Hanuman from Ramyana epic. Pass by Taleju-Temple and see Temple of white Machendranath ( preserver of Kathmandu valley) as well as the Asam Square with 3 storey pagode of the Goddess Annapurna and 2 storey Ganesha-Temple, dedicated to Elephant headed God Ganesha, the god of wisdom and pros
After breakfast start your trip to visit the Kathmandu valley. Visit Pashupatinath (Hindu temple) followed by driving to Bhaktapur, the medical city of devotes and preserved of all the ancient cities of Kathmandu valley. Later drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight in the hotel.
Kathmandu - Lhasa
After Breakfast drive to Gongar airport for the flight to Lhasa. On arrival drive to Lhasa through the Yerlung Tsangpo and the Kyichu river. Overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast visit Potala Palace, it was built in the 7th century by Tibetan king Sogtsen Gompo and later renovated by the 5th Dalailama in the 17th century. Afternoon visit Sera monastery it was built in 1419 by Jamchen Choeji. Overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast, visit Drepung monastery, which is the largest monastery of the Gelugpa sector in Lhasa. in the afternoon visit Jorkhang temple and Barkhor market, this is the holiest shrine in Tibet and houses of golden statue of the Shakayamuni Buddha which was brought to Tibet by the Chinese princess Wenchen. Overnight in the hotel.
Lhasa - Kathmandu
Transfer to the airport for the flight to Kathmandu
Kathmandu - Fly out
Final departure to your onward destination