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Tibet offers ancient monasteries, breathtaking high-altitude destinations, and of course stunning views of the world’s highest mountains.
For many people, Tibet’s attraction will be of a spiritual nature: magnificent monasteries, prayer halls of chanting monks, and remote cliffside retreats. Tibet represents a level of devotion and faith that seems to belong to an earlier, almost medieval age. It’s fascinating, inspiring and endlessly photogenic.
Tibet is considered the roof of the world, it has the highest plateau on earth. Your trip will take you past glittering turquoise lakes, across huge plains dotted with yaks and nomads’ tents, and over high passes draped with colorful prayer flags. Walk past the ruins of remote hermitages, stare open-mouthed at the north face of Everest or make the epic overland trip along some of the world’s wildest roads.
Talking Tibet is talking politics. Tibet is a province of China, but the normal rules of Chinese travel simply don’t apply. For all tourists Chinese government travel restrictions are required for all foreign travelers, meaning they have to pre-arrange a tour with a guide and transportation for their time in Tibet, making independent travel off-limits. On the plus side, Himalayan Dream Team works closely with professional Tibetan agents so we arrange all formalities and ensure you an unforgettable experience in Tibet.
So enjoy a bottle of Lhasa Beer, a yak-butter tea in a remote monastery and enchanting scenery at the shores of a remote turquoise colored lake.
Our most popular and renewed itinerary brings you back to the the feeling of seeing the movie “Seven years in Tibet“. In seven days we explore the highlights of Tibet, including the highest mountain in the world – Mt. Everest. We’ll see the holy Yamdrok Lake, the glistening Karola Glacier and Khumbum Stupa in Gyantse and Shigatse and of course the beautiful and astonishing capital of Lhasa. But before you visit Tibet, we invite you in our beloved Nepal for a two day sightseeing tour in the Kathmandu valley where you will enjoy our hospitality! This trip can easily be extended with a 1 day visit to Mount Everest Base Camp and in Nepal with a relaxing, tropical junglestay in Chitwan, Nepal.
Tibetan Visa will be made in Nepal.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, o/n in a hotel +D
A staff member of Himalayan Dream Team will pick you up at the international airport for your transfer to the hotel. As a welcome you will have a typical Nepalese dinner with some of the staff members, typical food coming up! And do not forget to try our typical Nepalese drink with great mood of cheers.
Day 02: Sightseeing/free day in Kathmandu, o/n in a hotel +B
After breakfast we will start for the sightseeing tour in the Kathmandu, visit the main temples of Swoyambhunath (Monkey temple), Pashupatinath, the most venerated Hindu temple of Nepal and Bouddhanath, the biggest Buddhist stupa of the world.
Day 3: Sightseeing the King’s city of Bhaktapur, o/n in hotel, +B
Today after breakfast we visit Bhaktapur, also known as the city of Devotees still breaths a medieval charm and visitors think they walk into the past when seeing the myriad wonders of cultural and artistic achievements. The past glory of the Malla rulers continues to be reflected at the Durbar Square. Pottery and weaving are its traditional industries. Bhaktapur is especially famous for woodcarving.
Day 04: Kathmandu (1300) – Chinese Kerung Border (145 Km), 06-07 hours drive, o/n in a Guesthouse, +B
Early in the morning scenic drive to the new Rasuwagadi-Kerung Border (Nepal-Tibet) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventurous uphill drive by car. *Occasionally we have to endure slippery roads and in cases of landslides there is the possibility that we need to walk a part of the route uphill, check-in to guesthouse in Kerung.
Day 05: Kerung – Tingri (4300m) / Lhatse (4,350m), 225 Km/244 Km, o/n in a Guesthouse, +B
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, if the weather is permitting, we have a breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt Cho Oyu (8201 meter) & Mt Xishapagma (8012 meter) but dwarfed by the Vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From Tingri, one can enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848 M).
Note: we can extend this trip with one day more to stay at the Rongbuk Monastery to walk to Everest Base Camp!
Day 06: Tingri/Lhaste – Xigatse (3,900 M), 244 Km, o/n in a hotel, +B
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.
Day 07: Xigatse – Gyantse (3,950m), 90 Km, o/n in a hotel, +B
Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery.
Day 08: Gyantse – Lhasa (3,650m), 261 Km, o/n in a hotel, +B
Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5,010m), Kambala (4,749m), turquoise Yamdrok-Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo).
Day 09/10: Sightseeing In Lhasa, o/n in a hotel, +B
Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, the Potala Palace, Drepung & Sera Monasteries.
Day 11: Lhasa – Kathmandu, o/n in a hotel, +B
Early morning drive to Gonggar airport for your departure flight to Kathmandu.
Day 12: Free day in Kathmandu, o/n in hotel, +B
The free day in Kathmandu either will be for leisure to rest or some shopping or even explore more sights in or around Kathmandu.
Day 13: Transfer to International Airport, +B