Nepal Tibet 14 Days Tour

Nepal Tibet 14 Days Tour

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TripGrade: Moderate
Moderate or Grade B Trip - comprises a week to 15 days. It can reach up to 5000 meters high in altitude range, but the trails will be moderate (nor easy, nor tough). High altitude may matter on walking speed and distance. You need to have some acclimatization over 3000 meters.

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Duration:

14 Days

Country:
Max Altitude:

Everest base camp (5090m, tibetan side)

Group Size

Any

Trial Access:

Flight and comfortable drive.

Best Season:

All over the year.

Nepal Tibet-2 weeks Tour consists of all the Buddhist monks, ancient monasteries, spectacular mountain passes and the mighty Mount Everest. With three exciting small group tours on offer, you can ride on elephants in search of elusive tigers in Chitwan National Park, make your own pilgrimage to Tibet, relax by beautiful Lake Phewa or head to the skies for an incredible scenic flight over the Himalayas. Nepal Tibet Tour-2 Weeks has all the major attractions of the area including the Himalayas.

The tour goes around some great places in Kathmandu with a cultural essence such as Khokana, Bungmati, Swayambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. After the end of the first part of Nepal tour, this awesome trip takes you to Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet.

We spend 2 days to explore some of the major attraction of Lhasa before heading towards the base camp of the highest peak, Mount Everest. The journey from Lhasa to Everest base camp is around 700 km and is full of great Himalayan view and cultural attractions in major settlements such as Xigaatse, Gyantse and many more.


Trip Outline

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu covering Kathmandu Durbar Square, Syambhunath Stupa and Khokana Bungmati.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu and Arrive Gongar Airport. Upon arrival transfer to Lhasa.
Day 04: Sightseeing of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street
Day 05: Full day Sightseeing of Lhasa covering Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery
Day 06: Drive to Gyantse (3950m)
Day 07: Drive to Xigaatse. (3900m.)
Day 08: Drive to Xegar. (4040m.)
Day 09: Drive to Dza Rongphu (4920m.)
Day 10: Hike to Everest base camp. (5090m.)
Day 11: Drive to Shakya Monastery. (3900M.)-160km
Day 12: Drive to Lhasa via Xigaatse.
Day 13: Depart to Kathmandu. Rest in the evening.
Day 14: Final departure.

Starting Price

USD 3029 per person

Group Discount : Available

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu

Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrive Kathmandu

Arrive at Kathmandu after a scenic flight over the mountains. Meet the representative of Adventure Mission Nepal Treks & Expedition (AMN) and transfer to Hotel.

Day 2

Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu covering Kathmandu Durbar Square, Syambhunath Stupa and Khokana Bungmati

Kathmandu Durbar Square - Kathmandu Durbar Square lies in the center of the Kathmandu valley and has some of the most interesting monuments in Nepal. The Kasthamandap, the building from which Kathmandu derived its name, the Kumari Ghar, the House of the Living goddess Kumari, the Taleju temple and the most interesting the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, now a museum are some of the interesting buildings in Kathmandu Durbar Square. Besides that, the program of different kinds and gathering of people from all over Nepal makes it a lively place and the best place to understand Nepal.

Swayambhunath Stupa- Swayambhunath stupa is also referred to as the ‘Monkey temple’ and is one of the 7 UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu. Situated on a hilltop about 4 Km from the city center this stupa is one of the oldest monument in Kathmandu and comes from the Vajrayana sect of Mahayana Buddhism. With a pair of eyes in each direction, this place is a spiritual center for the locals and tourist visiting this area. The hilltop also offers the scenic view of the Kathmandu valley and the Himalayas.
Khokana and Bungmati- These two Newar Villages are located in the outskirts of the Patan District and are proposed as Tentative UNESCO heritage sites by the Nepal government. Khokana has the temple of Rudryaini and is also famous for the Mustard oil production. Bungmati, 20 minutes walk from Khokana through paddy fields is full of old Newari houses and architecture. These twin villages are one of the best places to experience Nepal’s age-old heritages and to observe the daily life of the People. You will feel like walking in the 18th century Europe as you go through these streets.

Day 3

Fly from Kathmandu and Arrive Gongar Airport. Upon arrival transfer to Lhasa.

After a 2 and half hours flight we will arrive at Gongar Airport and half an hour drive from there we will reach Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. In the evening we will stroll around the old city to experience the local life style and monuments of Lhasa.

Day 4

Sightseeing of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street

After breakfast, we will visit the Potala Palace, the Palace of the Dalai Lama. This architectural masterpiece is the symbol of unity of the Tibetans. This palace was built by King Soongtsan Gampo, who was married to Princess Wen Cheng Tang in 641 A.D. It has got 999 houses built on Hongshan Hill with a red building on top. It is one of the grandest Palaces in the world to date.

After lunch, we will drive towards the Jokhang Temple, the most sacred temple for Tibetan Buddhists. After spending some time at the Jokhang temple we will walk through the Barkhor Street, a traditional old street in Lhasa.

Day 5

Full day Sightseeing of Lhasa covering Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery

We will start the sightseeing today from Norbulingka - the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, located along the Kyichu River and two kilometers west of the Potala Palace. This Palace has a huge garden covering 360,000 square meters, making it the biggest man-made garden in Tibet. It has got 374 rooms. The second site is Drepung Monastery, made by Chojey Tashi Palden in the 14th Century. It had four departments, of which Loseling, or "The Hermitage of the Radiant Mind," was the largest, housing more than three-quarters of Drepung's ten to fifteen thousand monks. Now it is one of Tibet’s premier monastic educational institutions

The last site for today is Sera Monastery, built in 1419; this grand Monastery was home to more than 5,000 monks and five monastic colleges. Although much less active now, with only several hundred monks currently in residence, one of the most interesting times to visit the monastery is in the afternoon when monks, after finishing their morning scripture classes, can be seen debating in the courtyard.

Day 6

Drive to Gyantse (3950m)

We will make an early morning visit to the Tashilumpo Monastery and the market of Bazaar.W e will drive further to Gyantse, a couple of hours drive In the 15th century it served as the capital of a small Kingdom. Kumbum Chorten a 14th-century monument is a place worth visiting here.

Day 7

Drive to Xigaatse. (3900m.)

The program starts today after we visit Khumbum Stupa & Palkor Monastery. After completing the sightseeing of the Gyantse we will drive towards Xigatse, 90 Km from Gyantse and about 2 hours of drive. After check in at the hotel and a brief rest we will visit the free Tibetan Market and the Tashilumpo Monastery

Day 8

Drive to Xegar. (4040m.)

We have a long drive of 245 Km today from Xigaatse to Xegar. The Total duration of the drive is 8 hours before we reach the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 9

Drive to Dza Rongphu (4920m.)

We will start driving towards Dza Rongphu village today which is 60 Km away from Xegar and prepare for the excursion to the highlight of the trip, Everest base camp on the Tibetan side.

Day 10

Hike to Everest base camp. (5090m.)

We will hike for around 2 hours from Rongbuk Monastery to reach the northern base camp of the highest peak Mount Everest a.k.a Qomolongma in Tibetan. We will explore the area, take pictures of the highest peak, and visit the Ronghu Glacier and return to Rongphu before sunset.

Day 11

Drive to Shakya Monastery. (3900M.)-160km

The sunrise over Everest will wake us up and we will start driving to the Shakya Monastery which was built in the 1073 A.D by Gongjue Jiebu, to spread his esoteric theory of Buddhism in the whole world. This monastery got the name Shakya as it was built on the chalky hill and Shakya means chalky earth in Tibetan. Overnight at Shakya Monastery.

Day 12

Drive to Lhasa via Xigaatse

We will drive for around 7 hours (250 Km) to reach Lhasa for overnight. We will not follow the same route we used while coming.

Day 13

Depart to Kathmandu. Rest in the evening.

We will drive to Gongar Airport and then board our flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu. Depending on your flight timing we can arrange for sightseeing. In the evening we will go for a cultural program with typical Nepali dinner to review your trip to Nepal and Tibet.

Day 14

Final departure.

Final departure.

Day 1

Arrival in city of temples; Kathmandu and sightseeing.

Meals included: BB

A representative from Himalayan trekkers with your nameplate will be waiting for you at the airport. After meeting, greeting and welcoming, you will be transferred to the hotel.

In case of early arrival sightseeing to Pashupatinath temple area and Bouddhanath stupa area. Otherwise, stroll around Thamel and rest in the hotel.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive.

Day 2

Kathmandu valley sightseeing.

Meals included: BB

After a warm breakfast, you will be received by the city tour guide with a private vehicle for the sightseeing of Kathmandu durbar square, Swaymbhunath (monkey temple) and will also explore the evening local markets.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3

Fly to Gongar Airport and transfer to Lhasa.

Meals included: BB

After early breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for a scenic flight to Gongar airport and transferred to Lhasa where the representative of Himalayan trekkers will be there in the Gongar airport.

Free to explore the local markets and streets in the evening.

Overnight. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: an hour plus flight and 30 min drive.

Day 4

Sightseeing of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street.

Meals included: BB

After breakfast, we will visit the Potala Palace, the Palace of the Dalai Lama. This architectural masterpiece is the symbol of unity of the Tibetans. This palace was built by King Soongtsan Gampo, who was married to Princess Wen Cheng Tang in 641 A.D. It has got 999 houses built on Hongshan Hill with a red building on top. It is one of the grandest palaces in the world to date.

After lunch, we will drive towards the Jokhang Temple, the most sacred temple for Tibetan Buddhists. After spending some time at the Jokhang temple we will walk through Barkhor Street, a traditional old street in Lhasa.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 5

Full day Sightseeing of Lhasa covering Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery.

Meals included: BB

We will start the sightseeing today from Norbulingka - the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, located along the Kyichu River and two kilometers west of the Potala Palace. This Palace has a huge garden covering 360,000 square meters, making it the biggest man-made garden in Tibet. It has got 374 rooms. The second site is Drepung Monastery, made by Chojey Tashi Palden in the 14th Century. It had four departments, of which Loseling, or "The Hermitage of the Radiant Mind," was the largest, housing more than three-quarters of Drepung's ten to fifteen thousand monks. Now it is one of Tibet’s premier monastic educational institutions.

The last site for today is Sera Monastery, built-in 1419; this grand Monastery was home to more than 5,000 monks and five monastic colleges. Although much less active now, with only several hundred monks currently in residence, one of the most interesting times to visit the monastery is in the afternoon when monks, after finishing their morning scripture classes, can be seen debating in the courtyard.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 6

Scenic drive to Gyantse. Sightseeing of the area in the afternoon.

Meals included: BB

The drive from Lhasa to Gyantse is about 275 k. It is an exciting drive as we drive past the Khamba La pass (4794 m), Yamdrok Tso Lake, Karo La pass (5045m) and many Himalayan peaks from the road. By the late afternoon, we will reach the Tibetan settlement of Gyantse and take a walk around it.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel/guest house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs drive

Day 7

Drive to Shigatse and sightseeing.

Meals included: BB

After breakfast, we will visit the Gyantse Dzong, which dates back to the 14th century and overlooks the Gyantse area. Kumbum literally means one hundred thousand images in the local language, famous for its gold dome. After the morning sightseeing, we take a drive to Shigatse, the 2nd largest city in Tibet, which is little more than one hour and is 90 km away. After arriving at Shigatse we will visit the Tashilumpo monastery.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel/guest house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 2-3 hrs drive.

Day 8

Drive to Shegar.

Meals included: BB

A scenic drive from Shigatse along the Friendship highway takes us to Shegar today. The drive is full of beautiful scenery. We will drive past the settlement of Lhatse and also drive past the Gyamtso La pass. A brief stop at Natang Monastery is a must. Driving further ahead we will stop at the Shakya monastery with the biggest gold book in the world.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel/guest house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs drive

Day 9

Scenic drive to Rongbuk monastery area.

Meals included: BB

We will start driving towards the Rongbuk monastery area today which is 85 Km away from Shegar and explore the monastery area.

In the evening time, you can interact with locals and also observe the evening prayers. Be prepared for the excursion to the highlight of the trip ''Everest base camp on the Tibetan side''.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel/monastery hostel/Tea house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 3-4 hrs drive.

Day 10

Explore the Everest base camp (Tibetan side).

Meals included: BB

Early morning hike to Everest base camp (Tibetan side) with a 16km walk. After spending quality time at the base camp with good pictures for memory, we will return to the Rongbuk area for overnight stay.

Accommodation: Hotel/monastery hostel/Tea house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 7-8 hrs

Day 11

Scenic drive to Shakya monastery.

Meals included: BB

The sunrise over Everest will wake us up and we will start driving to the Shakya Monastery which was built in the 1073 A.D by Gongjue Jiebu, to spread his esoteric theory of Buddhism in the whole world. This monastery got the name Shakya as it was built on the chalky hill and Shakya means chalky earth in Tibetan.

Overnight at Shakya Monastery.

Accommodation: Hotel/monastery hostel/Tea house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs drive

Day 12

Return back to Lhasa.

Meals included: BB

With a good breakfast, you will enjoy a scenic drive back to Lhasa.

After arriving Lhasa, free to explore on your own.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 8-9 hrs drive

Day 13

Depart to Kathmandu. Rest in the evening.

Meals included: BB

We will drive to Gongar Airport and then board our flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu.

Depending on your flight timing we can arrange for sightseeing.

In the evening we will go for a cultural program with typical Nepali dinner to review your trip to Nepal and Tibet.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: an hour plus flight and 30 min drive.

Day 14

Departure from city of temples; Kathmandu.

This is how your amazing tour of Nepal and Tibet comes to the end.

After breakfast, a representative of Himalayan trekkers will assist and transfer you to the airport 3 hours earlier your scheduled flight back to your hometown.

Hope you enjoy a lot and please remember us for other exciting trips within the Himalayas.

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Accommodation

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferable accommodation.

Generally, in cities like Kathmandu, Lhasa, Gyantse, and Xigaatse, we arrange basic three-star facilities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra. 

Although all the places might not have all the modern facilities, we will make sure to arrange safe and comfortable accommodation. In general, hygienic and safe tea houses/local lodges/ home-stays with all the basic facilities are arranged. But you can, if possible, personalize according to your preference. 

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B Accommodation within the cost that is evident.
For other meals in the city, you would have to pay separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place to fit your taste.

In more remote areas, usually, there are not many options. But you can always find hygienic and well-prepared food. Moreover, almost all the meals during the trek are included in the cost. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available!

On top of that, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome and Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Please go through the detailed itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you travel to your heart’s content.


Inclusion

Whats Included

  • Permits and Visa Applications for Tibet.
  • Accommodation in Nepal and Tibet.
  • Hotel with breakfast.
  • English speaking guide per as the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Guide Fees.
  • All transfers and sightseeing on the private vehicle.

Whats Not Included

  • Drinks, Tips, Insurance and any extra cost occurring from the Unfavorable Circumstances such as weather, road blockade, flight cancellation Etc
  • All personal nature expenses such as tips, donations, bar bills, etc.
  • Meals.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Nepal visa fee.
  • Airfare to Lhasa and back.


GearList

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

Reviews

Your Words - as is. Reviews from Previous Himalayan Trekkers Travelers.

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09 May 2014

Ahalya & Sundhara

Canada

Nepal and Tibet Tours

My wife and I had a whale of a time month of May at Nepal and Tibet, The tours and all arrangements were made by Adventure Mission Nepal headed by Raj Dhamala. The experiences are indelible from our memories and wish we could make it there more often with the guidance of Adventure Mission Nepal Tours. We had an excellent venue at reasonable rates to get the best of Nepal and Tibet. We recommend strongly all tourists to link up with Raj Dhamala, Adventure Mission Nepal, to make their trip a memorable one like ours.
Ahalya & Sundhara

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