Nepal and Tibet Tour - 11 Days

Duration: 11 Days   |  
  • Destination: Tibet
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous
  • Style: Trekking and Tour
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Lodge to Lodge
  • Group Size: 2 to 20
  • Max Altitude: 5250m

Fly to the heart of Tibet, then drive back to Kathmandu over the highest mountain range in the world. Explore the holy city of Lhasa.  Visit beautiful Tibetan cities and towns such as Gyantse, Shigatse, Sakya, Rongbuk and Zhangmu.  Reach the base camp of the world’s highest peak, Mt Everest.  Explore the mystical Yamdrok Tso Lake and conquer a few high passes.  See popular Tibetan landmarks like the Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulingka Palaces, Tibet Museum, Barkhor Bazaar and Gyantse Dzong.  We also visit quite a number of spectacular Tibetan monasteries including but not limited to Sera, Drepung, Phalkot, Shalu, Tashilhunpo, Sakya and Rongbuk, the world’s highest monastery.

Wander the mystical streets of Kathmandu with an experienced guide by your side. Discover ancient courtyards, temples and bustling markets. Gain a taste of the remarkable cultural heritage of this unique and varied land. 

Highlights

  • Tibetan culture with stunning view
  • Nepal's world heritage sites visit
  • Nepal culture and tradition
  • Everest base camp from Tibetside by drive
  • Highest Elevation to reach
  • Beautiful drive over the Tbetanland

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Welcome to Kathmandu.
  • Day 02Kathmandu guided city tour
  • Day 03Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa
  • Day 04Lhasa sightseeing: Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum about 5 to 6 hours
  • Day 05Lhasa Sightseeing,Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar: 5-6 hours
  • Day 06Lhasa to Gyantse via Karo La Pass and Yamdrok Tso Lake: 325km, 5 to 6 hours
  • Day 07Gyantse to Shigatse via Shalu Monastery: 95km about 2 hours
  • Day 08Shigatse to Rongbuk via Sakya Monastery: 355km, 8 to 9 hours
  • Day 09Rongbuk to Zhangmu via Everest Base Camp: 257km, 5 to 6 hours
  • Day 10Zhangmu to Kathmandu 153km, 4 to 5 hours.
  • Day 11Farewell from Nepal as you fly back home.

Inclusion

  • All accommodation where available
  • Airport Pickup/Drop off
  • International one way flight to Lhasa, Tibet
  • All ground transportation
  • Tibet visa charge
  • Private guide with insurance
  • Entrance fees to all sights
  • First Aid Kit
  • All government and local taxes
  • Meals as per the Itinerary
  • International flights, except those listed above
  • Entry Visa fees – at present $30 for 15 day, US$ 50 for 30 day, and US$ 120 for three month visa on entry into Nepal.
  • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
  • Personal gear and expenses
  • Alcoholic and soda drinks.
  • Tips and gratitude for guide/porter