The seven exclusive adventure escapes are the greatest sought-after destinations in the Himalayas. The seven exclusive adventure escapes cover cross-border tour of India, Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet. What could be your interest for travelling in the Himalayan Region – cultural, recreational or adventure – these exclusive escapes garnish your dream of adventuring in the Himalayas. The highly customized 7 exclusive adventure escapes in the Himalayas are presented below.
1. Ultimate Adventure in Nepal and Tibet is an overland tour in the Himalayas that also accommodates canyoning, rafting and jungle safari. While covering vivid aspects of ultimate adventure in this region of the world, the tour passes through the stunning landscape, architecture and the spiritual populace of Tibet and Nepal. Tibet tour makes your journey into the mystical lands of Tibet and Nepal. Get mesmerized with the cultural as well as geographical variation of this wonderful landscape. Enjoy the combination of adventure and culture along with nature. Pass through arid Tibetan lands to the topical Nepalese jungles inhabited by wild animal in their pristine environment. Make a rafting and canyoning adventure in one of the highest flowing river of Bhotekoshi. The overland tour of Tibet to Kathmandu and jungles in Chitwan with rafting and canyoning adventures would prove to be an experience of a lifetime.
2. Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, Sikkim and Darjeeling Tour encompasses almost all the entire east and middle Himalaya mountain regions. Nepal, Tibet and Sikkim were once the three Kingdoms of the Himalayas, and Bhutan is still a Kingdom. The region was one of the most secluded ones until recently, and Tibet and Bhutan are still relatively secluded ones. Even India’s Sikkim region is relatively little explored than its cousin city Darjeeling. This tour offers to view the highlands of Tibetan culture including Lhasa, to drive along world’s highest mountain roads, to visit various monasteries, chortens, temples, and to acquaint with the calm and serene spiritual lifestyle. The tour passes through highest mountains, valleys, forests, lowlands, with diverse cultural and geographical variations. The tour starts from Kathmandu, Nepal and connects the flight to Lhasa of Tibet after making some sightseeing in Kathmandu. From Lhasa, you drive to Kathmandu along the Friendship Highway. After making some more sightseeing in Kathmandu, you fly to Paro of Bhutan. Then after making a cultural tour of Bhutan, you drive to Darjeeling of India via Phuentsoling. You further drive to Sikkim.
3. Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet Tour covers the three most beautiful Himalayan nations of South Asia. The tour traverses through the land of Mt. Everest and Buddha – Nepal, the last Shangri la – Bhutan and the roof of the world – Tibet. These three Himalayan nations encompass almost all of the Himalayas and are truly a traveler’s paradise. Bhutan, often referred to as the last Shangri-la is covered by lush vegetation. The Land of Buddha, i.e., Nepal lies between the cultural and geographical crossroads of Asia. The high lands of Nepal along with the friendly people make a pulsating society rich in color, vigor and spirituality. The third destination, Tibet, has long been a mysterious land of lakes and rivers, mighty snow peaks, and beautiful ancient monasteries. The tour will be momentum while having close encounter with blazing thrills of nude Himalayas to bathing with elephants in their natural habitat. Furthermore, behold the surprise attained while walking through the ancient streets full with pagoda architecture of the Buddhist and Hindu sites. Strolling through the medieval streets of Thimphu, Kathmandu and Lhasa along with the touch of Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulingka and Barkhor Market in Lhasa intensify the extreme pleasant attainable under the sky. This is a journey up to the dizzying heights, through rich sub-tropical forests, glacial lakes and across beautiful passes that offer amazing views of snow-capped mountains.
4. Nepal and Bhutan Tour is by name a comprehensive tour package in which you will get a chance to see everything that the Druk Yul has to offer along with some noticeable glimpse of Kathmandu. The Bhutanese call their country Druk Yul or the Land of the Thunder Dragon. On this tour, you will have the opportunity to get acquainted with some major heritage sites and architectural values of Kathmandu valley with spectacular mountain scenery of remarkable natural beauty and remote and dramatic monasteries of Bhutan that rule in the pristine and intact Bhutanese landscape. Above all, you will get a chance to interact with the local people and to witness the way of life in Bhutan and Kathmandu.
5. Bhutan Cultural Tour from Paro to Phuentsholing, the introductory tour of Bhutan’s cultural lifestyle, takes you to the picturesque valleys, monasteries, and rural villages of Bhutan. Bhutan, a country blessed with tranquil nature, diverse landscape, and a rich vibrant cultural heritage. Bhutan was closed to the outsiders until recently – therefore the country has been able to preserve its unique lifestyle and culture and retains its character as one of the most mysterious countries in the world. Lying between Tibet in the north and India in the three sides, the Himalayan Kingdom is also famous as the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’. A country with mesmerizing cultural and natural grandeur, Bhutan celebrates festivals throughout the year. The major festivals are named after the famous towns, people gather to nearby town during the festivals, and the town thoroughfares become lively with ritual celebrations. The tour begins in the scenic Paro Valley with a hike to the famous Tiger’s Nest (Taktsang) monastery. After visiting Thimphu, a unique capital city that has a blend of traditional and modern touch, you drive across the picturesque Dochu La Pass into the subtropical valleys of Punakha. From Punakha, you make an excursion to Gangtey and return to Punakha. The tour concludes at Phuentsholing, from where you continue to your onward destination.
6. Ancient Path of Pilgrims: Tour to Kailash via Simikot proves to be not only an act of merit and adventure, but also culturally and scenically rewarding experience. Make a rendezvous with the remote Himalaya mountains of Humla and Kailash in this ultimate Tibetan journey through the ancient salt route. Humla, the land of the Oscar nominated Caravan fame, Thinley, and once a part of western Tibet region of Ngari, lies in the north-western Nepal just below the sacred Mount Kailash. Mount Kailash is the origin of many Himalayan rivers including the four greatest rivers of Asia: the Ganges, Indus, Tsangpo and Sutlej. Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarovar hold an important place among the followers of Bön, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. In Buddhist cosmology Mt. Kailash is the centre of the world and hence making the Kailash Kora one performs the holiest acts of merit. The myths and legends surrounding the region prove the essential unity of all the religions. From Simikot, your journey follows to the Humla Karnali River and rise higher with changing landscapes, occasionally visiting the monasteries overlooking the village. While in the journey, you come across with pilgrims, traders, adventures yaks and ponies, pass by stone houses, chorten, sky burial sites, memorials and gompas. You move on towards Mt. Kailash and Manasarovar encountering many important Tibetan towns and Buddhist sites. Furthermore, you head onto Darchen in your preparation for Mt. Kailas Kora, an important part of our Tibet trip. After completing Mt. Kailash Kora, you proceed to make the Kora of Mansarovar as well. The tour ends after crossing the Nepal China Border on the way to Kathmandu.