Ride through Kathmandu Valley, cut across Himalayas and wave in Yarlungzangbo River Valley up to the north face of Mt Everst can be an unforgotten experience. Dreams Travel take you to cross Himalayas, which is simply fantastic! Within one day our clients will ascend from hundreds of meters to thousands of meters, where they behold bristly snowy peaks standing on the main ridge of Himalayas. They drive on along South Tibet Valley, where Tibetan civilization originated.
Day1: Kathmandu-400km-Tingri(4300m) |
Enter the Customs at Kodari in Nepali or Zhangmu in Chinese, drive over Lalungla Mountain Pass (5050m) and overnight at guesthouse where there is a nice view of Mt Everst (8848m), Lhotse (8516m) and Cho Oyu(8153).
Base Camp and Mt Everst. Overnight at guesthouse.
On the way to Sakya Monastery, the premier monastery of Grey Sect or Sakyapa in Tibetan. Xigatze(3800m) is the capital of Rear Tibet, Check-in at Shenghu Hotel or alike
via Gyantse(3900m), the typical Tibetan town to Lhasa. Visits to Pelkor Chode(built in 1418) & Shalu(built in 998).
Overnight at hotel
Day 5 Lhasa Visit
Potala, the largest castle in the world used to be the religio-political center of Old Tibet, the winter palace of Dalai Lama and the cemetery stupas of deceased Dalai Lamas and now it is a great museum of art and teasures.
Jokhang, the final destination of all sects, is where the the building of city and Tibetan Buddhism began.
Norbulinkha, Dalai Lama`s summer palace, gives you some ideas of Dalai Lama`s life and the history of Tibet.
Day 6: Lhasa- Ganden
60km ride to Ganden (built in1409, 3800m high), the premier monastery of Yellow Sect or Geluk in Tibetan.
Vsit to Sera (built in 1419), both subject to Gelik
Day 7: Lhasa-Trupu
Ride to Trupu.the primier monastery of White Sect or Karma Kyagyu in Tibet. Visit to Drepung (built in 1416, the largest of all)
Day 8: Lhasa-Tsethang
Morning 160km ride to Songkha Ferry, 1.5-hour boating across Yarluzangbo and 0.5-hour ride to Samye(built in 8th century), the premier monastery of Red Sect or Nyingma in Tibtan. 30km ride to Tsetang Town(3551m), the cradle of Tibetan civilization, and check-in at Longma Hotel or Yulong Hotel or Post Hotel according to reservation.
Afternoon 12km ride to Yumbulagang (built in 2nd century B.C), 1st Tibetan King’s Castle Via Trandruk Monastery (built in 7th century, subject to Geluk now), in which Pearl Thangkha is kept.
Day 9: Drive to the airport or railway station and exit
(based on per person and shown in US Dollar)
| Departure dates and prices
*Transport:air-conditioned bus on seat-shared basis+ experienced driver
*Guide:An English speaking guide or one upon request
*Meals:all meals of the best available
*Personal expenses and entertainment excluded in the itinerary
*Any air fare
*anything paid by the insurance company
1. Minor program changes sometimes are necessary, depending on road conditions, weather and availability of room.
2. Health consultation from your doctor before you come to highland (Over than 3000M).
3. As we travel in Tibet area where the economy is much more backward than other places, the food alternative is limited, so we suggest you take some solid food.
4. The quotation is based on double-occupancy, if there is no one to share the room with you, you should pay the single supplement.
5. Please book at least one week ahead of your departure so that we have enough time to get your permit. We also provide flight/train booking service. Participants may set out where you stay, such as Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Bangkok, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Kathmandu，etc.
1.It is inadvisable for those who suffer from hypertension, cardiopathy and anything unsuitable to alpine areas to take this tour.
2.When ascending an area over 3,000 meters, one may, more or less, suffer from his reaction to the high altitude: dry lips, nose-bleeding, headache, dyspnea, naupathia, vomit, insomnia or something uneasy, which will vanish in a couple of days.
3.Do take along warm clothes, sunglasses, suntan oil, lipstick and anything on standby
4.Drink enough water and avoid running or sports. Yak-butter tea, milk products and bverage with sachalin rhodiola rhizome help one`s acclimation.......
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