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Kailash via Lhasa & Everest Base Camp

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 25 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Tibet   Nepal  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Hiking & Trekking  
Season: May - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2100 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

This journey starts from Kathmandu after one full day rest in an ancient capital of Nepal’s. We then take a scenic flight to Lhasa with spectacular mountain views and Tibetan landscape. We spend three nights in Lhasa a Buddhist Capital visiting the famous Potala Palace, the Jokhang, great monasteries and walk through the bustling Barkor market before taking drive towards Manasorvar. We drive through central Tibet via Yamdrok Tso (Turquoise lake), to the historical towns of Gyantse and Shigatse and further by 4-WD jeeps to the famous Rongbu Monastery and day-hike to North Everest Base camp from where the views of the North Face of Mt. Everest is awesome.

Continue across the Tibetan Highlands, following the great Yarlung Tsangpo river valley, to the sacred landscape of Lake Manasarovar and Mount Kailash. The breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks as well as the views of Tibetan countryside will make the journey an unforgettable one. Witness Buddhist prayer ceremonies, visit the homes of local Tibetans and observe religious customs to help understand the Tibetan religion and life. After exploring the lake and surrounding area we will follow the 3-day pilgrimage trail around the holy mountain to complete an once-in-a-lifetime kora or parikrama. Afterwards, driver back to Kathmandu.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Upon arrival transfer to hotel/welcome dinner followed by brief/hotel.

Day 2: Day at leisure/hotel.

Day 3: Fly to Lhasa in Tibet (3750 m). Hotel.

Day 4: Lhasa sightseeing/hotel.

Day 5: Lhasa sightseeing/hotel.

Day 6: Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok lake/hotel.

Day 7: Drive to Shigatse/hotel.

Day 8: Drive to Xegar/camp.

Day 9: Drive to Rongbuk/camp.

Day 10: Excursion to Base Camp and back to Rongbuk/camp.

Day 11: Drive to Saga/camp.

Day 12: Drive to Dongba/camp.

Day 13: Drive to Manasorvar/camp.

Day 14: leisure day at Manasorvar lake/camp.

Day 15: Drive to Darchen/hotel or camp.

Day 16: Drive to Darboche and trek to Dira Puk (4775 m).

Day 17: Trek over Dolma La to Zuthul Puk (4700 m).

Day 18: Easy trek and drive to Hor Qu (4560 m)/camp.

Day 19: Drive Hor Qu to Mayumla Phedi (4500 m)/camp.

Day 20: Drive Mayumla to New Dongba (4500 m).

Day 21: Drive New Dongba to Yak Kharka (4675 m)/camp.

Day 22: Drive Yak Kharkha to Nyalam (3750 m)/camp.

Day 23: Drive to Kathmandu (1300 m)/hotel.

Day 24: Day at Leisure/shopping day/evening farewell dinner/hotel.

Day 25: Drive to airport for return journey.

- Extension of this tour to visit the ruins of the Guge Kingdom at Tsaparang and Tholing is possible.
- Customized itineraries for private groups are available.
- Please contact us for details.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Welcome and farewell dinner
- Accommodation in KTM and Lhasa
- Best possible hotel enroute
- Flight tickets to Lhasa
- Full board camping in Tibet
- English speaking Tibetan guide
- Nepalese staff for camping
- Yak for carrying luggage
- 4WD land cruiser and support truck
- Guided sightseeing tours
- All entry fees for sightseeing
- Entry fees for Kailash and Everest BC
- Travel permit
- Tibet visa.

Price Excludes:
- Lunch and dinner during Kathmandu
- Emergency evacuation if needed
- Soft/alcoholic drinks
- Bar bills and laundry
- Travel insurance
- Optional trips and sightseeing
- Personal equipments
- Tips
- Anything not mentioned above.

About This Supplier
Location: Nepal
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2007

Activity: Trekking; Rafting; Safari; Rock climbing; Biking; Bungee Jumping; Canoing; Fishing; Cannoning; Vehicle hire; Accommodation; Air Ticketing; Mountain flight - Flora and Fauna Study - Climb to Everest and other Himalaya - Educational tours for students - Trip for people involved in environment awareness...

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