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Tibet Overland Tour

Cost Days Grading Best Season Altitude
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Tour Duration: 11 nights / 12 day

Departure day for Tibet: Every Saturday (on budget tour – joining group basis) / Every Tuesday & Saturday (on private group tour basis). This is an Adventure trip for travelers on a limited time & Budget. The breathtaking overland route from Kathmandu to Lhasa offers truly spectacular views of the Himalayas, High mountain passes, ancient monasteries, fortresses & culture from a by gone era.

Tibet, the ancient 'Roof of the World' and the mystical Buddhist 'Kingdom of the Snows', has for centuries evoked images of a lost Shangri La. To this day, its stunning Himalayan views, high plateau, beautiful Buddhist monasteries and extraordinary people remain one of the world's great travel experiences. Little is known of the beginnings of the Tibetan people. They originated from the nomadic, warlike tribes known as the Qiang. Chinese records of these tribes date back as far as the 2nd century BC. However, the people of Tibet were not to emerge as a politically united force until the 7th century AD.

Day 01:  KATMANDU: Upon your arrival in KATMANDU(1000m/3280ft) Mount Everest Club will officially greet and meet you at Airport & transfer to you Delux Hotel. Free day & evening welcome dinner at any typical Nepalese Restaurant. O/N KATMANDU.

Day 02
: KATMANDU: Half day guided city tours (tour includes Katmandu Durbar Square, Syambunath Stupa, Pashupati Nath Temple - Hindu Temple & Buddha Nath - The biggest Buddha Stupa in ancent Katmandu). Afternoon pre-trip discussion of next day trek.O/N KATMANDU.

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Zhangmu (altitude - 2300m/ 7,544ft): Meeting at Nepal Trailblazer Trekking Company Trekking office at 6 AM. And 5 hour drive to Kodari (China / Nepal border) then onto Zhangmu. On the drive, you will see a variety of landscapes and mountains views as you pass through Nepal to Tibet. As well as the scenery, the Nepali and Tibetan market center of Khasa is of interest. Overnight stay at guesthouse or hotel.

Day 04: Zhangmu to Xegar (altitude - 4050m/ 13,284ft): Drive from Zhangmu to Nylam through the Nylam passes at 3800 meters (12,464ft) and continue via Lalungla pass (5050m/ 16,564ft) to Xegar. Highlights of this drive are the views of the Bhotekosi River deep in the valley, waterfalls and the ever-present spectacular mountain scenery. Here you will see the Jugal mountain range, Mt. Xixapangma (at 8013m/ 26,282ft, the highest peak in Tibet), Mt. Makalu (8463m/ 27,766ft), Mt. Everest (8848m/ 29,028ft), Mt. Lhotse (8516m/ 27,940ft) and Mt. Cho-Oyu (8201m/ 26,899ft). Stay overnight in guesthouse or hotel.

Day 05: Xegar to Xigatse (altitude - 3900m/ 12,792ft): This area is famous for the Tashilhunpo and Sakya monasteries.

Tashilhunpo monastery: The Tashilhunpo Monastery does justice to the term monastic city. It was founded in 1447 by Tsong Khapa's nephew and disciple, Gendundrub, who was the first Dalai Lama. Under the fourth Panchen Lama, it was substantially enlarged and became an important cultural and religious site. The main chapel contains a huge, 26 meter-high statute of the future Buddha. The monastery is grandly decorated with arts, ancient scriptures and scroll paintings.

Sakya monastery: The Sakya monastery originally consisted of two large complexes on either side of the Trum River. Both the north monastery, founded in the 11th century and Sakya south, founded in 1268 by Phagpa, have uniquely significant status with Tibetan pilgrims. The monastery offers you libraries of spiritual books as well as artwork and a chance to see the grand residence of the monks. Day 06: Xigatse to Gyantse (altitude - 3950m/ 12,956ft): Gyantse, lying 264 km southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of the Nyang Chu River, is of historical significance. In the 15th century it served as the capital of a small kingdom. Today, Gyantse retains a deeply Tibetan character. The principle structures consist of a castle on a ridge overlooking the town and a walled monastic complex. The monastery includes the massive temple of Palkhor Chode and the great multi-chapel Kumbum Chorten. These religious monuments, part of Gyantse's ancient monastic town, contain some of the most extraordinary works of art in Tibet. Overnight in a guesthouse or hotel.

Day 07: Gyantse to Lhasa (altitude - 3650m/ 11,972ft): Drive from Gyantse through Karo-la pass at 5010 meters (16,432ft) and onto the Khambala pass at 4794 meters (15,729ft). The former climbs two lofty mountains, the Nozing khang sa (7223m/ 23,691ft) and the Ralung (6236m/ 20,454ft). On this day, you will also see the wonderful Yamdrok Tso Lake (turquoise lake) and the Brahmaputra River as well as the ever-present views of the interesting and unusual landscape. Spend the night in a guesthouse or hotel in Lhasa.

Day 08
: Lhasa Tour: These days you will be engrossed with sightseeing and excursions of the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple, the near-by Barkhor market, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and other fascinating places in Lhasa. Day 09: 96 km drive from Lhasa city to Gongar airport, then flight to Kathmandu: The flight will give you an eyeful of mountains; Mt Kanchenjunga (8586m/ 28,169ft), Mt. Everest (8848m/ 29.028ft), Mt. Makalu (8463m/ 27,766ft) and others.

Day 10: Sightseeing tour at Patan & Bhaktapur Durbar Square (Hotel).

Day 11: End Kailash parikarma near Darchen (4700m). -14 kms. 3/4 hrs. O/N Guest house.

Day 12:
Departure.

 

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Mount Everest Club Adventure Trek and Expedition (P) Ltd. is a well-known government licensed trekking and touring company in Nepal. It is comprised of a team of professionals that have at least  25  years of experience in the tourism sector and who are trained to look after your entire travel/trekking and expedition needs.Locally owned and managed, the company has earned its reputation by the dedication and hard work of the knowledgeable, friendly and well -trained staff. Our guides are trained by the Nepal Mountaineering association, the Ministry of Tourism and at the high altitude medical training center. They will have the pleasure of guiding you on the most beautiful trails in the Himalayas, sure to enhance your holiday experience and make it a total success.


Mount Everest Club Adventure Trek and Expedition (P) Ltd. is a well-known government licensed trekking and touring company in Nepal. It is comprised of a team of professionals that have at least  25  years of experience in the tourism sector and who are trained to look after your entire travel/trekking and expedition needs.Locally owned and managed, the company has earned its reputation by the dedication and hard work of the knowledgeable, friendly and well -trained staff. Our guides are trained by the Nepal Mountaineering association, the Ministry of Tourism and at the high altitude medical training center. They will have the pleasure of guiding you on the most beautiful trails in the Himalayas, sure to enhance your holiday experience and make it a total success.

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