14 days
Duration
Tibet
Destination
9+ pax – US $ 2970 per person
Activity
INCLUDED
Twin sharing accommodation as per the itinerary on BB basis in cities (Bed and Breakfast) Sightseeing entrance fees in Kathmandu
English speaking Tour guide in Kathmandu & Tibetan Guide in Tibet Transportation as per the itinerary by Jeep
Entry fee of mentioned sightseeing places in Tibet  Airfare KATHMANDU – LHASA
Tibet Group Visa Fee  All necessary permits
All Govt. Taxes
NOT INCLUDED
Travel Insurance
Gratuity to staff
Services not mentioned here
Lunch and Dinner
Nepal re-entry visa fee
Liquor beverages (hard and soft drinks)
Expenses of personal nature, phone calls, laundry etc
Services of Porter and other vehicles in between in case of landslides and other natural calamities beyond our control and expenses incurred during rescue services

In the aforementioned tours,

It is possible to take 1 hr mountain flight to Everest.
It is also possible to take 30 min paragliding flight in Pokhara.

Package Cost :

1 Pax : US $ 3400

2-4 Pax : US $ 3060

5-8 Pax : US $ 2780

9+ Pax : US $ 2525

Single Supplement : US $ 430

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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

You will be met by our representative and transfer to hotel. After refreshment in hotel, short briefing about the programs.

KATHMANDU DURBAR SQUARE: Durbar Square, one of the old capitals of the Kathmandu valley, is a synthesis of Hindu and Buddhist temples, stupas and statues, and is often the site of festivals, marriages and other ceremonies. Over night stay at Hotel.

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Day 2: Kathmandu city sightseeing (1315m)

Today we explore the Kathmandu valley.
SWOYAMBBHUNATH: Climb the many steps to Swayambhunath (the monkey temple) with its commanding views of Kathmandu, its whitewashed stupas and its unique synthesis of Buddhism and Hinduism.

PASHUPATINATH: Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Pashupatinath Temple is the holiest shrine for the Hindu devotees all over the world. Specially dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva, it attracts thousands of pilgrims and tourists every single year. The tourists visiting Pashupatinath can witness the open cremation ceremony, which will be a new experience for every one visiting the site. One can meet Sadhus (ascetic yogis) in every nook and corners of the temple area. Majority of sadhus are very tourist friendly and eager to pose for the photos with foreigners, but it is not free of charge.

BOUDHANATH: The striking Buddha eyes of Boudhanath Stupa watch over a lively and colorful Tibetan community and attract pilgrims from all over the Himalayan Buddhist realm. In the midst of traditional gompas, and hung with long strings of multi-colored prayer flags, Boudhanath attracts Sherpas, Tibetans and tourists alike for daily circumambulations (koras) of the stupa.

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Day 3: Fly KTM – Lhasa

The guide will meet you at Gonggar Airport, and transfer you to Lhasa city. On the way, you’ll get greeted by Nie Tang Budda,  a Budda image engraved in the mountain face. After arrive in Lhasa, rest and acclimatize overnight in Lhasa.

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Day 4: Lhasa Sightseeing - Full day city tour of The Potala Palace, The Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street


– The Potala Palace: The most imposing attraction in Lhasa. One of architectural wonders of the world contains 13 storeys tall and thousands of rooms.We kindly suggest you take taxi to the top of the palace which costs about 10 and then walk down after your visiting.

– The Jokhang Temple: It is 1300 years old and is one of Tibet’s holiest shrines. It was built to commemorate the marriage of the the Tang princess Wencheng to King Songtsen Gampo, and houses a pure gold statue of the Buddha Sakyamuni brought to Tibet by the princess.

– Barkhor Street: It is essentially a pilgrim circuit that proceeds clockwise around the periphery of the Jokhang Temple. It is also a hive of market activity, an astounding pilgrim jamboree, and a wonderful introduction to Tibet.

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Day 5: Lhasa sightseeing - Full day trip to Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka.


– Drepung Monastery: Drepung Monastery lies in west of Lhasa under Mt. Gambo Utse, clustered round by the black mountain, its white grand buildings shining under the sunlight. Built in 1416, it is considered as one of the largest monasteries in the six principle monasteries of Gelu Sect in China. Drepung Monastery used to be the living palace of Dalai Lamas before the reconstruction of Potala palace.

– Sera Monastery: It is known as one of the three greatest monasteries of Tibet. As one of the three main monasteries of Lhasa, it is here that the monks”famous daily debates”take place.

– Norbulingka: Norbulingka means “Jeweled Garden”. It was constructed as a summer palace for the Dalai Lama and later served the whole governmental administration.

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Day 6: Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) 261 km

Moving along the Friendship Highway, you drive past Khamba La, at 4794 meter, with a brief halt to savor majestic views ofYamdrok-tso Lake and Nazin Kang Sa, standing at 7252m. On turning westwards, you come across another pass, Karo La at 5045m. If you look at the road, you can see huge glaciers tumbling down. After driving 261 km, beautifully landscaped Tibetan villages become visible as you enter the town of Gyantse.
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Day 7: Sightseeing in Gyantse & drive to Shigatse (3900m) 90km

Gyantse prides on Gyantse Dzong and Kumbum. Gyantse Dzong, a 14th century historical fort, overlooks the entire Gyantse and the surrounding Nyang Chu Valley. Kumbum has a large gold-domed stupa and houses several chapels and Tibetan Buddhist murals. After exploring Gyantse, you take a 90 km drive and arrive at Shigatse,(3900m) the second largest Tibetan city.
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Day 8: Sightseeing & drive to Shegar (4050m) 244km

Today you will traverse along the Friendship Highway amidst picturesque landscape driving past small town of Lhatse and Gyamtso La pass at 5220m. As the route opens into plains, many monasteries and camps of nomadic herders become visible en route to Shegar. At Shegar, you will be accommodated at ‘Everest Resort’
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Day 9: Drive to Rongbuk (5000m) 68km - Explore Everest base camp

Away from Shegar, you will drive to the south crossing Pang La pass at 5150m. Along the drive you can bask in the splendor of majestic views of snow-capped peaks from Makalu to Shishapangma. After driving for 68 km, you eventually reach Rongbuk at 5000m. You can then view spectacular sight of Mount Everest.
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Day 10: Explore EBC & drive to Tingri

You have the opportunity to explore Everest Base Camp (5150m.) The base camp itself is dry and barren, but the views of Everest more than compensates for it. It truly is an awe-inspiring place with the sheer north face of the highest mountain in the world towering above you. Drive back to Tingri. Overnight accommodation at a guest house.
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Day 11: Drive to Kerung 3200m/10499ft)

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Day 12: Kerung to Kathmandu

After clearing immigration, our Nepali driver will be waiting for your reception. He will then bring you to Kathmandu by private vehicle. Check in to hotel.
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Day 13: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Early in the morning, you could enjoy optional mountain flight tours to Mt. Everest. In the afternoon, we will tour to Bhaktapur Durbar Square & some other places in Kathmandu.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square: This Square is an open museum holding exciting palace, courtyards, royal bath, sculptures, pagodas, Shikhara style temples and Buddhist monastery along with exclusive architecture. In other words, this is the most beautiful Durbar you visit in your Nepal tours 
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Day 14: Departure

After breakfast we’ll head towards airport for final departure or continue your onwards trips. Tour ends with THANK YOU!

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