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From Kathmandu: Multi-Day Tibet Highlights Trip

From Kathmandu: Multi-Day Tibet Highlights Trip

Spend time traveling around Tibet and experience a truly unforgettable destination. Visit the region's monasteries and temples for awe-inspiring views and explore vibrant markets for a taste of local life. The trip's itinerary includes visits to the famous Potala and Norbulingka palaces, the great Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and a walk in a bustling Tibetan market. See the well-known but rarely visited Shalu and Sakya Monasteries. Day 1: Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa. Arrive and be greeted by your guide. Transfer to your hotel and spend the day at your own leisure while acclimatizing to the high altitude. Day 2: Take a sightseeing tour of Lhasa. Visit the Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Bazaar. Day 3: Continue sightseeing in Lhasa and visit Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace, and the Sera Monastery. Day 4: After breakfast, depart for Gyangtse via Yamdrok Lake. Visit the Pelkhor Chode Monastery and see the Gyangtse Kumbum stupa. Day 5: Drive from Gyangtse to Shigatse and stop at Shalu Monastery along the way. Visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery and Shigatse Market as well. Day 6: Drive from Shigatse to Shegar with a stop at Sakya Monastery. Day 7: Drive to Zhangmu and visit the Milarepa's Cave. Day 8: Walk Across Friendship Bridge before driving back to Kathmandu. Get dropped off at your pickup location, or another address within the pickup and drop-off areas.

From Kathmandu: 8-Day Tibetan Excursion Fly-In Drive-Out

From Kathmandu: 8-Day Tibetan Excursion Fly-In Drive-Out

Tibet Tour with Everest Base Camp is the most demanding and popular tour to Tibet, where you’ll be embarking on a journey on a 920 kilometers stretch of road, known as the Friendship Highway between Lhasa to Kathmandu. Tibet with Everest Base Camp Tour allows you on several detours to the highlights of the Tsang Province and natural exploration of the central part of the Tibetan Plateau surrounded by mountains of 5,500 meters of a forgotten world. Explore various settlements along the way towards the Tibet Everest Base Camp which offers a spectacular view of Mt. Everest from the southern side with other endless rows of mountains, get insight into the life and culture of the friendly Tibetan people, discover ancient monasteries, observe the sacred chanting of the monks, hiking along the tranquil shores of the Turquoise Lake Yamdrok Tso. This Tibet Tour with Everest Base Camp is designed as an opportunity to learn about various traditions and cultures of people along with natural wonders. Day 1: Kathmandu to Lhasa (3,650m) Get picked up from your hotel in Kathmandu and taken to the airport. Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa and arrive at the Gonngar Airport. Transfer one hour to Lhasa and enjoy a full night's rest for acclimatization at a hotel. Day 2-3: Two days of sightseeing in Lhasa Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung Monastery, and the Sera Monastery with a guide. Stay overnight at a hotel. Day 4: Lhasa - Gyantse (3,950m) - Shigatse Drive to Gyantse via Yamadroke Lake and the high passes, Kora LA (5,010m) and Kamba La (4,794m). After breakfast, enjoy some sightseeing in Gyantse with visits to Pholkor and Kumbum Monastery. In the evening, take a 1.5-hour scenic drive to Xigatse through the typical Tibetan countryside. Stay overnight at a hotel. Day 5: Shigatse - Xegar (4,200m) Wake up and head off to visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Then drive to Xegar, crossing over Gyatchula, a pass of 5,200m. Settle in for an overnight at a hotel. Day 6: Xegar to Ronbuk (4,980m), 90 kilometers  Embark on a scenic drive to Ronbuk through the beautiful Tibetan countryside. Explore Ronbuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world, and enjoy an overnight at a guest house.   Day 7: Ronbuk - Everest Base Camp - Kerong Hike up to Everest Base Camp and explore the surrounding area. Travel back to Ronbuk and then drive to Kerong for overnight at a hotel. Day 8: Kerong to Kathmandu Head toward the Rasuwagadi border and, after necessary border formalities, drive to Kathmandu on the magical Friendship Highway to conclude the tour with hotel drop-off.

Nepal Tibet Tour 8 Days

Nepal Tibet Tour 8 Days

Discover the enchanting fusion of Nepal's historical treasures and Tibet's mystical landscapes in this 8-day odyssey. From the vibrant city of Kathmandu to the serene hills of Nagarkot, immerse yourself in diverse cultures. Traverse to Lhasa, Tibet, where ancient monasteries, the revered Potala Palace, and spiritual encounters await. This meticulously curated journey promises an unforgettable exploration of heritage, nature, and spirituality, leaving you captivated by the allure of these two extraordinary destinations. Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu Greeted at airport, private transfer to hotel Tour briefing and leisure time at the hotel Day 2: Kathmandu & Nagarkot Explore Kathmandu: Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Bhaktapur Durbar Square Drive to Nagarkot for stunning mountain views and sunset Day 3: Nagarkot to Kathmandu Return to Kathmandu, visit Patan Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa Explore UNESCO World Heritage sites Day 4: Preparation for Tibet Tour Welcome to Tibet, briefing by tour leader Refreshment and overnight stay in Kathmandu Day 5: Flight to Lhasa Drive to airport, fly to Lhasa Meet Tibetan guide, transfer to hotel in Lhasa Day 6: Lhasa Sightseeing Morning visit to Jokhang Temple Explore Barkhor Bazaar Drive to Sera Monastery Day 7: More Lhasa Exploration Visit Potala Palace, a UNESCO site Explore Drepung Monastery, once the world’s largest Day 8: Flight back to Kathmandu After breakfast, drive to airport for return flight Conclusion of the enriching Nepal Tibet tour

Private 3-Night Lhasa Trip

Private 3-Night Lhasa Trip

Your Tibetan private tour guide will pick you up at Lhasa Gonggar Airport or train station according to the itinerary you provided at the time of booking and then transfer to your own prearranged hotel. The rest of day is at your leisure for exploration. The next day, you will visit Jokhang Temple and Potala Palace. Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple are both key landmarks of Tibet. Later, you will visit a local market before returning to your own prearranged hotel. This morning, you will embark on a great trip to Ganden Monastery As well as the impressive architecture, you will also see majestic surroundings on top of Ganden Wangpo Hill. Wander around the hill to takes in the panoramic view of the valley before continuing to Sera monastery before driving back to your own prearranged hotel. On the last day, you will be transferred to Lhasa Airport or train station in the morning where this 4-day tour concludes.

Lhasa: China (with VPN)/ Asia eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

Lhasa: China (with VPN)/ Asia eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

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From Kathmandu: 15 Day Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthar Trek

From Kathmandu: 15 Day Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthar Trek

The Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar Trek is a legendary journey in the heart of the Himalayas, offering stunning landscapes and close-up views of the world's highest peak, Mount Everest. Trekkers navigate through picturesque Sherpa villages, ancient monasteries, and lush rhododendron forests. The trek culminates at Everest Base Camp, providing a unique opportunity to witness the iconic Khumbu Icefall. Additionally, ascending Kala Patthar rewards adventurers with a breathtaking panoramic view of Everest, along with neighboring peaks like Lhotse and Nuptse. This trek is a challenging yet immensely rewarding experience, combining cultural immersion with awe-inspiring natural beauty. ITINERARY Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,593ft) Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel, and rest. Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation Explore Kathmandu's cultural and historical sites. Trek briefing and equipment check. Day 3: Flight to Lukla (2,860m/9,383ft) and Trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,563ft) Scenic flight to Lukla. Trek to Phakding along the Dudh Kosi River. Day 4: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft) Trek through pine forests, crossing suspension bridges. Ascend to Namche Bazaar, a bustling Sherpa town. Day 5: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar Acclimate to the altitude. Hike to Everest View Hotel for panoramic views. Day 6: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft) Trek through rhododendron forests. Visit the Tengboche Monastery with stunning mountain views. Day 7: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m/14,304ft) Descend to Debuche and cross the Imja River. Climb to Dingboche with beautiful views of Ama Dablam. Day 8: Acclimatization Day in Dingboche Acclimatize and explore Dingboche. Optional hike to Nagarjun Hill for better acclimatization. Day 9: Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m/16,207ft) Trek along the moraines of the Khumbu Glacier. Reach Lobuche with breathtaking mountain vistas. Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,160m/16,929ft) and Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,598ft) Trek to Gorak Shep and have lunch. Hike to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorak Shep. Day 11: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) and Pheriche (4,280m/14,042ft) Early morning hike to Kala Patthar for sunrise views. Descend to Pheriche for the night. Day 12: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar Trek back through Tengboche and Namche Bazaar. Day 13: Namche Bazaar to Lukla Descend to Lukla, completing the trek. Celebrate the accomplishment with the team. Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu Take a scenic flight back to Kathmandu. Free day for relaxation or exploration. Day 15: Departure Depart Kathmandu for your home country.

From Lhasa: 14-Day Tour with 3-Day Trek Around Mount Everest

From Lhasa: 14-Day Tour with 3-Day Trek Around Mount Everest

Spend 14-days in the region surrounding Mount Everest. See towns, monasteries, lakes, and sacred sites around Mount Everest. Spend 3-days trekking through the region. Itinerary: Day 1 Be picked up at your hotel in Lhasa and spend the day exploring the city. Visit the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street. Spend the night at a hotel. Day 2 Spend the day in Lhasa and enjoy a tour of the city. Visit the Drepung and Sera Monastery. Spend the night at a hotel. Day 3 Depart Lhasa and head to Yamdrok Lake. See Yamdrok Lake, one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. Afterward, head to Shigatse. Spend the night at a lodge in Shigatse. Day 4 Travel from Shigatse to Tingri. At an elevation of 4300 meters, the town is a common starting point for those climbing Mount Everest. Spend the night at a lodge in Tingri. Day 5 Head to Rongbuk Monastery. At 5009 meters above sea level, Rongbuk Monastery claims to be the highest-elevation monastery in the world. From Rongbuk Monastery, head to the Everest Base Camp. Spend the night at a lodge or camp at the Everest Base Camp. Day 6 Spend the day at the Everest Base Camp and Saga. Spend the night at a lodge or camp in Saga. Day 7 Depart Saga and head to Lake Manasarovar. See the freshwater lake and its surroundings before heading to Darchen. Located in front of Mount Kailash, the town is a popular starting point for pilgrimages in the area. Spend the night at a lodge or camp in Darchen. Day 8 Day 8 is the first day of the trek. Trek for 20km from Darchen to Drirapuk. Spend the night in a lodge or camp at Drirapuk. Day 9 Day 9 is the second day of the trek. Trek for 18km from Drirapuk to Zuthuphuk. Spend the night in a lodge or camp at Zuthulphuk. Day 10 Day 10 is the third day of the trek. Trek for 14km from Zuthuphuk to Darchen. Spend the night in a lodge or camp at Darchen. Day 11 After your 3-day trek, travel from Darchen to Saga. Spend the night at a lodge in Saga. Day 12 Travel from Saga to Shigatse. Spend the night at a lodge in Shigatse. Day 13 Depart Shigatse and head to Lhasa. Spend the night at a hotel in Lhasa. Day 14 Be dropped off at the airport.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

A surreal phenomenon. A majestic epiphany. A staggering revelation- Mount Kailash is not a destination, it’s a journey- Kailash Mansarovar Yatra beyond all form of human imagination that takes you to an elevation of 21,788 feet, and changes your life forever. Conquering formidable peaks, walking along arduous terrains, a sense of isolation envelopes you on more instances than one during this expedition. Overcoming this emotional upheaval while being constantly challenged physically, you return home a winner beaming with invincibility. An evolution so palpable, the story of this metamorphosis is going to be the stuff of bestsellers. The abode of Lord Shiva for Hindus, home of Buddha Demchok according to Buddhists, the spiritual seat of power per Bon followers, and the place where Rishabhadeva, the creator of Jain religion attained Nirvana- Mount Kailash is a hero of mythological legends and an ultimate spiritual destination. While thousands of pilgrims attempt this cathartic journey, only the ones truly driven are able to complete it successfully. And if you are reading about it so intently, we are in no doubt about your superlative motivation. The first step to this two-part life altering experience begins at Kathmandu where we offer prayers at Pashupatinath and Budhanilkanth Temples to seek strength for the next 13 days. The prime reason that drives people to take this demanding sojourn is the Lake Manasarovar Parikrama in which you circumambulate around the mountain to wash away all your sins. This place is also known to be the gateway to Nirvana or Moksha. Deem 70% of this ritual complete once you reach the highest glacial lake near Mount Kailash, Lake Manasarovar. The remaining 30 ends with the trek. While on the trek, you cross some of the most stunning landscapes, serene mountain towns, unique mountain terrains, and high passes. A thrilling yet gruelling ordeal, your climb to an important milestone of the route - the Derapukh, is worth every ounce of energy spent on the hike. The breathtaking view of the first rays of the sun touching the peak, Mount Kailash painted gold, often called the “Golden Kailash” will concretise your faith in it being called God’s very own. Fierce winds, harsh weather, testing situations- you will have a million reasons to give up. But no one said reaching God is going to be easy. The courage to keep going is deep within your heart and call it transcendental, but to every impediment on the way lies a solution that appears in front of you just when you think you have hit dead end. Nothing better than what Sadhguru said, to sum up the trek to this spiritual realm, “If you can really be with Kailash even for a few moments, life will never again be the same for you. It is a phenomenon beyond all human imagination.”

Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour

Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour

Your grand Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour begins in Kathmandu, Nepal's vibrant capital. Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, where a Peregrine representative will escort you to your hotel for check-in and a welcome drink. Once settled, explore Thamel's lively streets, filled with cafes, restaurants, and traditional Nepali handicraft stores. Day 2 takes you through the historical wonders of the Kathmandu Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the expansive Boudhanath Stupa, the serene Pashupatinath Temple by the Bagmati River, and the architecturally stunning Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Each site offers a unique glimpse into Nepal’s rich cultural tapestry. On Day 3, choose a scenic drive to Pokhara, the gateway to the Annapurnas. Known as the "City of Lakes," Pokhara is a haven of tranquility with stunning views of the Himalayas. Check into your hotel and enjoy the peaceful environment. Day 4 begins with a sunrise trip to Sarangkot, offering panoramic views of the Annapurna range. Follow this with a boat ride on Phewa Lake. The afternoon is yours to explore local attractions like Devi's Falls and the World Peace Pagoda. Day 5 marks your return to Kathmandu, by bus or an optional flight, before continuing to Tibet. Spend your last evening in Nepal exploring or relaxing. The Tibet leg begins on Day 6 with a drive to the Kyirong border, moving on to a quaint Tibetan town for an overnight stay. Day 7 involves a scenic drive across the Tibetan plateau, with potential views of Mt. Cho Oyu and Shishapangma, en route to Tingri or Lhatse. On Day 8, travel to Shigatse, Tibet’s second-largest city, crossing high mountain passes and exploring local monasteries. Continue to Lhasa on Day 9, passing breathtaking landscapes like Yamdrok-Tso Lake. Days 10 and 11 are dedicated to Lhasa. Visit the spiritual Jokhang Temple, bustling Barkhor Bazaar, majestic Potala Palace, and significant monasteries like Drepung and Sera, immersing yourself in Tibetan culture and history. Depart Lhasa on Day 12, driving to Shegar, and return to Kathmandu on Day 13, reminiscing about your journey across the Tibetan landscape. The final leg of your tour starts on Day 14 with a flight to Bhutan. Experience Thimphu’s blend of modernity and tradition, visiting landmarks and local markets. On Day 15, travel to Paro, exploring the National Museum and Rinpung Dzong. Day 16 is reserved for the Taktshang Monastery hike, an iconic Bhutanese experience with stunning views and rich spirituality. Explore more historical sites in the afternoon. Conclude your journey on Day 17 with a departure from Paro, enriched with memories of the landscapes, spiritual sites, and vibrant cultures of Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan.

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