Best Of Tibet Tour 8 Days

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8 Days Price U$ 1050

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David Parker
I would like you to know that I enjoyed your quality of service and timeless serving by your company and group for the trekking of Annapurna Circuit short trek. It is especially the most memorable trekking of my life.
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Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland tour is an exotic journey from Kathmandu to Lhasa and vice versa which will let you enjoy the Hindu cultural sights of Kathmandu and Buddhist monasteries of Lhasa. This fascinating journey will let you enjoy some of the best Himalayan scene and cultural settlements of the high lands of the Himalayas. Lhasa (3650m) the capital city of Tibet is rich in cultural and natural beauty along with ancient cultural artifacts. Some of the famous sites of Lhasa are Potala palace, Sera monastery, Drepung monastery, Jokhang Tempale, Barkhor market and Norbulingka Palace, Summer Palace of Dalai Lama.

Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland tour starts with a classic exploration of Kathmandu city and exotic Himalayan flight to Lhasa. Upon your arrival we will assist you throughout your travel. Enjoy cultural programs, evening sightseeing around the city and delicious dinner. Commencing tour into the Himalayan kingdom of Tibet will let you explore the natural and historical sightseeing and enjoy the warm hospitality of the Tibetan inhabitants.

 


Day 01: Kathmandu (1300) -Kerung Border (145 Km) 06-07 hours drive

Early in the morning scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal-Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventurous uphill drive by Bus & jeep(normally) or 2 hour walk uphill (in case of landslide to Chinese immigration, check-in to hotel or Continue drive to Kerung. Stay overnight at Guest House.

Day 02: Kerung - Tingri (4300m) / Lhatse (4,350m): 225 Km/244 Km

Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world. from where, weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt Cho Oyu (8201 M) & Mt Xishapagma (8012M) but dwarfed by the Vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From TINGRI, one can enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848 M). Stay overnight at Guest House

Day 03: Tingri/Lhaste - Xigatse (3,900 M): 244 Km

Continue scenic drive crossing Over Gyatchu La (5,220M), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt Kailash bifurcates to the west. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Xigatse - Gyantse (3,950m): 90 Km

Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. Stay overnight the Hotel. 

Day 05 Gyantse - Lhasa (3,650m): 261 Km

Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5,010m), Kambala (4,749m), Colorful Yamdrok-Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo) – Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 06-07: Sightseeing In Lhasa

Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, And Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel.  

Day 08: Lhasa - Kathmandu:

Early morning drive to Gonggar airport or train station for your departure flight to Kathmandu or to your onward destination to Mainland China.

Cost included:

1. All travel permits required during this tour.
2. Well maintained tourists' vehicle throughout the tour.
3. Local licensed Tibetan English speaking tour guide.
4. Accommodation with breakfast included as shown below.
5. All the entrance tickets fee in the itinerary.
6. Tour guide and vehicle's entry fee into EBC.
7. Oxygen supply on the vehicle.
8. Travel insurance only for accident.
9. Government tax and travel agent's service fee.

Cost Exclude:

1. Lunches and Dinners.
2. Tips to driver and tour guide.
3. Bank service fee when you transfer deposit to our company.
4. Chinese visa fee in Kathmandu
5. Single room supplement fee if ever
6. Flight Fare ( Lhasa - Kathamandu ) USD 250 to 350 subjet to Available
6.Hotel in kathamandu
 

TRAVEL INFORMATION ON TIBET

Most importantly, all travellers travelling in TIBET are kindly requested to bear in mind that TIBET being extremely remote and isolated by the most formidable Himalayan ranges, remains still one of the most captivating but least developed parts in the world. With its very short history of tourism (just about 8 years), the facilities for tourists although being upgraded are still at basic and limited scale. So, the visitors are requested not to have high expectation in terms of facilities in TIBET. However, we will always put all our effort to make your journey as pleasant as possible.

Besides, the road between TIBET & NEPAL is not up to the standard. It is rough, bumpy and full of bends. Particularly, during monsoon (June - August), it can be temporarily obstructed by landslides and erosion. So, a bit sporty wears and shoes are much advised facilitation the travellers to walk over the landslides (specially in the NEPAL portion)

OVERCOMING ALTITUDE PROBLEM

Travelling in Tibet is an adventure involving high altitude and could be strenuous. So far, most visitors have only minor effects from the altitude. However, we advise specially the guests with known heart or lungs or blood diseases to consult their doctor before travelling. Mild headache, fever, loss of appetite or stomach disorder can take place before acclimatisation.

Our advice: Drink 4 ltr. of water a day, don\'t exhaust yourself so much and breathe deep and take rest more than usual.

BOOKING & VISA

Minimum 2 weeks in advance (for booking from outside KATHMANDU) and one week (from within KATHMANDU) a firm booking with full payment along with full passport details (incl. Full Name, Date & place of birth, Passport No., Date of issue & Expiry, Profession, Sex Home Address, Tel. No., etc.) should reach us. We arrange CHINA/TIBET visa at a cost of USD 114.00 per person & 198.00 for USA citizen per person. For visa procedure, 5 full working days are required with a condition that clients should be available in KATHMANDU, otherwise urgent charge will have to be borne by the clients.

 

CANCELLATION

50% of the tour cost will be charged as cancellation fee if you cancel the tour within 7 days prior to the start of the tour  (for booking from outside KATHMANDU) and USD 100.00 will be charged (for bookings in KATHMANDU,) No refund, thereafter, also for NO-SHOWS, DELAY ARRIVAL or whatsoever reasons.

RISK & LIABILITY

We shall put all efforts in making your journey smooth and pleasant. However, as all Tibet tours are run strictly under TIBET TOURISM AUTHORITY, or its agents shall not be responsible of any change or cancellation of programmes due to any unavoidable circumstances such as road blockade, flood, snow, unrest, cancellation of flight, delay arrivals, sickness or accidents. Any extra cost incurring thereof shall be done by clients. So it is most advisable that clients to have full insurance against medical and personal accidents risks. Cancellation insurance is also most advised from your home country.

  • 1 warm down jacket
  • 1 pair of wind proof jacket and trouser
  • Warm sleeping bag
  • Warm and head cover hat / cap
  • 2 pairs warm inside thermal
  • 2 pairs warm trouser/ paint
  • Warm but light waited sweeter or jacket
  • 2/3 pairs light t-shirt
  • 1 pair of light walking shoes for morning and evening walking / while stay at lodge side
  • Another pair of water proof warm trekking shoes
  • ¾ pairs good and warm shocks
  • Sun cream, sun glass
  • Rain coat
  • Trekking stick for 3 days Kailashparikrama (you can buy it in Darchen)
  • Your regular using medicine
  • Duffel bag to put your goods (This bag separately stay at bus and you will get it every evening)
  • Small back carry bag (day bag)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Water flash to put warm water throughout the tour
  • Sun cream, Vick
  • Sun glass
  • Camera to take picture for your trip memory.

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 8 Days Price U$ 1050
Accomodation: Guest house
Seasons : Jun, july, oct,Nov,march and april,may
Type: Moderate
Activities : Culture Tours
No. of Pax : from 2 Person above
Starts From : Kathamandu
Ends at : kathamandu

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