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Tibet Tours with EBC - Fly in Drive Out- 8 Days

Trip Facts

Price: USD 1400 Per Person

Activities: Sightseeing and Cultural 
Duration: 3     Days 
Holiday Style: Comfort 
Accommodation: 3 * Hotels  In Lhasa and Basic Hotel rest of the places. 
Meals :Breakfast. 
Transportation:Private Vehicles/Flight
Service Level: Standard 
Holiday Grading:2

Minimum Pax- 4

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Cost Information 
  • Additional Information
This is the most demanding popular tour to Tibet where we start one of the most spectacular overland journey on the 920 km stretch of road, known as the Friendship highway between Kathmandu to Lhasa and fly back from there. The trip allows a number of detours to the highlights of the Tsang Province and the Lhasa City. The trip offers a spectacular insight into the life and culture of the friendly Tibetan people, from the ancient monasteries with chanting monks, to the tranquil shores of the Turquoise Lake Yamdrok Tso, to the Kumbum the most stunning architectural wonder of Tibet and to the city of wonders, Lhasa. This trip concludes with the breathtaking Trans-Himalayan flight from Lhasa back to Kathmandu.

This tour is designed for those who enjoy exploring the cultures of people following the pilgrim circuit around huge monasteries and glowing shrines.

Day 01:- Kathmandu to Lhasa  (3,650m) 

Flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa. Arrival in Gonngar airport, Drive to Lhasa (1hr.) – Full rest for acclimatization – O/N at Hotel.

 

Day 02-03:- In Lhasa: Two Full Days Sightseeing Tour In Lhasa
Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung Monastery and  Sera Monastery – O/N at Hotel.

 

Day 04:-Lhasa – Gyantse (3950m) –Shigatse 
Drive to Gyantse via Yamadroke Lake and high passes: Kora LA (5,010m) & Kamba La (4,794m) After Breakfast, Sight-seeing in Gyantse including Pholkor & Kumbum Monastery. PM: scenic drive to Xigatse (1.5hrs) through the typical Tibetan Countryside –   Hotel.

 

Day 05:- Shigatse –  Xegar (4200m)
AM: Visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Then Drive to Xegar crossing over Gyatchula (a pass of 5,200m) – O/N at Hotel. 

 

Day 06:- Xegar to Ronbuk (4980m) 90km

Scenic drive to Ronbuk through the beautiful Tibetan countryside. Explore Ronbuk Monastery (highest monastery in the world) – O/N at Guest House

 

Day 07:- Ronbuk – Everest Base camp  – Kerong

 Hike up to Everest BC and explore around – back to Ronbuk -Drive to Kerong O/N at Hotel.

 

Day 08:- Kerong to Kathmandu
Drive to Rasuwagadi Border, after necessary border formalities, drive to Kathmandu.

Important Note :

Your safety is of paramount importance to us at Alpine Club of Himalaya. We have the absolute authority to cancel the trip or change the itinerary, when deemed necessary or when we have reason to believe your safety is at stake. Weather conditions, the health condition of a group member, natural disasters, and such, can contribute to changes in the itinerary when traveling in remote mountainous regions. In these extreme situations, we kindly request that you offer your full co-operation to the trusted leader of the group appointed by Alpine Club of Himalaya. However, we assure you that we will make every effort to keep to the above itinerary.

What Is Included

  •     All necessary Tibet travel permits
  •     Pickups and drops from airport andHOTEL
  •     Private vehicles for transportation
  •     Accommodation in Lhasa on twin- sharing basis with breakfast
  •    English- speaking, trained and experienced Tibetan guide
  •     All fees for sightseeing and visits to monasteries as outlined in the itinerary
  •     All applicable taxes and service charges
  • Driver’s salary, meals and accommodation 
  • Service Charges and Government Taxes
  • Fuel, Road Taxes and parking Fees 

What Is Not Included

  •     Accommodation in Nepal or mainland China
  •     Chinese visa fee
  •     International flight(s)
  •     Travel insurance
  •     Meals other than breakfast in Tibet
  •     Tips for guides and driver
  •     Nepal visa

 

Documents

  • Valid Passport
  • Necessary visas and permits
  • Medical insurance
  • Airline tickets
  • Passport size photographs (minimum 4)

Note: Make copies of your passport, visas, permits, airline tickets/schedule, and travelers’ checks. Please leave a copy with someone at home and put another copy in a separate place in your luggage.

CLOTHING

Head:

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection

Lower Body:

  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  •  Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feet|:

  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm-wool hiking socks
  • Waterproof hiking boots with spare laces
  • Gaiters
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Upper Body:

  • Light T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or pullover (Wind-Stopper products are very versatile)
  • Waterproof (breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket (highly recommended for Tibet trips)
  • Light- and expedition-weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket 

Hands:

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof outer shell (seasonal)

Accessories:

  • Sleeping bag rated to -30 to -40 degree Celsius 
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag 
  • Basic First-Aid Kit (Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhea treatment, aspirin, Band-Aids/bandages, blister treatment, insect repellent and multi-vitamin tablets)
  • Large plastic bags for keeping items inside your trek bag dry
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Water bottle (2) or camel bag
  • Toiletries (small wash towel, toilet paper, etc.)
  • Ear plugs (as some people in your group may be prone to snoring)

Toiletries:

  • 1 medium-sized quick drying towel
  • Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multi-purpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:

  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Anti-bacterial hand wash
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