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Tibet Trekking and Walking

Tibet Trekking and Walking

$2410 per person
GRADING
Moderate
No. of Pax
+2 People above
ALTITUDE HEIGHT
5500M.
ACTIVITIES
Sightseeing and high altitude Trekking
TRIP DEPARTURE
Everyday

Trip Introduction
Tibet trekking and walking is another travel and trekking itinerary in Tibet which happens to be an autonomous province of the neighboring nation China. Tibet is popular in the world amongst the travelers and the tourists for its natural beauty and also for the several historical monasteries present in the autonomous state. Many international tourists visit Tibet for travelling and trekking purpose every year and its popularity has been on the rise year after year. This is one of the reason why trekking and walking in Tibet is quickly developing into a major tourist activity among the international tourists. Tibet is also known for its religious significance as it is a holy destination for the Buddhist people. Tibet is the home of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. The palace of Potala more commonly known as Potala Palace is one of the iconic destinations for all the travelers who visit the state for multiple purposes. The rich architecture and the location of Potala has been quite famous amongst the tourists.

During the course of Tibet trekking and walking, you can comfortably enjoy the major natural and cultural attractions of Tibet in a short span of time. This is one of the reasons why most of the visitors prefer Tibet trekking and walking package in comparison to some other package. The iconic Potala and Norbulinga palaces, the popular Drepung and Shera monastery, and walking along the bustling market in Tibet are some of the highlights of this trek.

Tibet trekking and walking starts from the Capital city of Kathmandu when you take a flight to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. Over the course of next few days, you will be travelling and walking around the city of Tibet and enjoy the mild adventure on offer in the iconic city. You will reach all the major places in Tibet during the course of Tibet trekking and walking.

Itinerary Outline
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Zhangmu (2,500 m) and Nyalam (3,700 m)
Day 04: Travel to Xegar (4,050 m)
Day 05: Travel to Shigatse (3,900 m)
Day 06: Travel to Gyantse (3950m)
Day 07: Visit Lhasa (3650m)
Day 08: Lhasa Tour
Day 09: Another day of sightseeing in Lhasa
Day 10: Final departure from Lhasa

 

 

FIXED DEPARTURE

Start DateEnd DateCostStatusBooking
04 February, 201919 February, 2019US $1400Guaranteed
14 February, 201901 March, 2019US $1400Guaranteed
24 February, 201911 March, 2019US $1400Guaranteed
10 Days
  • Destination
  • Included
    Tibet Trekking and Walking
    Three daily meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
    Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek
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Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be received by our representatives at the Airport and then be transferred to the hotel safely. After reaching the hotel, you will be briefed in short about the travel itinerary. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
On the second day of your itinerary, you will be busy sightseeing around different places of Kathmandu like Swyambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, three different Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, among other sites. Most of the places you visit on the second day are enlisted in the UNESCO’s list of world heritages which carry historical and religious significance. Overnight stay at a guesthouse. 
Day 03: Drive to Zhangmu (2,500 m) and Nyalam (3,700 m)
On the 3rd day of Tibet trekking and walking tour, you will leave Kathmandu early in the morning and drive to Kodari, the Nepal-China border situated nearby from the Capital. Then you will head to Zhangmu and proceed further after clearing customs at the Chinese Immigration center. Then you will continue the journey through a beautiful gorge to Nyalam after crossing the Himalayan Range.
Day 04: Drive to Xegar (4,050 m)
On the fourth day, you will ascend to the highest plateau across Lalung La (5,050 m) from where you can enjoy the breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan Mountains Cho Oyu (8,201 m) and Mt. Xishapagma (8012 m). Later you will move forward to Xegar where you will stay overnight.
Day 05: Travel to Shigatse (3,900 m)
You will then follow the trail up to the High Pass Gyatchu La (5,220 m) which is the highest pass in the region while moving on to Lhasa via Lhatse. After crossing the high pass, you will reach to the site where Mount Kailash separates to the west. A little further lies Shigatse where you will be staying overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Move to Gyantse (3950m)
Early in the morning on the sixth day, you will visit the Tashilumpo monastery and return back to Shigatse. After having lunch in the afternoon, you will set yourself on a pleasant drive of 2 hours to arrive to Gyantse. You will stay overnight in a hotel at Gyantse.
Day 07: Visit Lhasa (3650m)
A day-long drive from Gyantse through High Passes Karo-La (5010m) and Kamba La pass (4794m) will take you to Lhasa, the Tibetan capital.0 On the way, you will have a view of Lake Yamdrok Tso (Turquoise Lake) and you will cross the Brahma Putra River (Yarlung Tsangpo) from where you can see the distant views of the Potala Palace. You will stay overnight in a hotel at Lhasa.
Day 08: Lhasa Tour
This day, you will explore the major important and historical sites in the Tibetan capital. You will visit Shera Monastery, Norbulinga Palace- also known as the summer house of Dalai Lama and Jokhang Temple- a spiritual centre for Tibetan Village. You will then follow the pilgrimage circuit around the ancient streets of the old city near the Barkhor market and return to hotel.
Day 09: Another day of sightseeing in Lhasa
Early in the morning on the ninth day, you will explore the iconic Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery. The 17th century Potala Palace offers a magnificent view across the city and also has private rooms of the Dalai Lama, many large state rooms and chapels. Later, you will visit Drepung -one of the largest monasteries in Tibet. After finishing Lhasa sightseeing, you will return back to the Hotel.
Day 10: Final departure from Lhasa
Early in the morning, you will drive from hotel to the Airport which takes about 2 hrs to reach the Airport. You will then take a flight either back to Kathmandu or to your next destination.

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  • 1 Pair of hiking boots
  • 1 Medium size backpack
  • 1 Day pack
  • 1 Sleeping bag (-20 C)
  • 1 Down Jacket/Gore tax Jacket
  • 1 Light wind & water proof jacket
  • 1 Inner sleeping sheet
  • 2 Long sleeve T-shirts
  • 1 Water bottle
  • 1 Pair gaiters/over trousers
  • 1 Pair sport shoes or sandal
  • 2 Pairs light weight trousers
  • 1 Pair shorts
  • 1 Fleece / warm sweater
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 2 Pair’ light socks
  • 3 Pairs heavy wool socks
  • 1 Sweatshirts / light sweater
  • 1 Torch & spear batteries
  • 1 Swimming costume / bathing suits
  • 1 Medium size towel
  • 1 Washing kit including washing powder, small clothesline and pegs, insect repellents etc. & personal toiletries
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Swiss type of army knife
  • Toilet paper, biodegradable soap/shampoo
  • Personal medication.
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Warm hat/ gloves
  • Sunglasses, sun hat and sun cream
  • Spear plastic bags for wrapping clothes
Cost includes
Everyday, we provide the breakfast
Accommodation ( three starred category Hotel )
English speaking guide
Highly experienced staffs
Food, clothing and salary of our staffs
Insurance of staffs
All necessary grounded transportation
Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
Airport Pick up and drop
Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company
All Government Pepar such as Visa
All local/ Government Taxes
International Flight ticket for one way
Cost Excludes            
×International Airport Tax
×Personal nature Expenses
×Bar bill and all kinds of drinks
×Rescue and Evacuation
×Gratitude (tip) for staff (not mandatory)
×Meal ( Lunch and Dinner )