Long for a thrilling adventure to lofty Tibetan Plateau
07/05/2023

Long for a thrilling adventure to lofty Tibetan Plateau

Long for a thrilling adventure to lofty Tibetan Plateau and explore two of the most famous ancient capitals of China? You’re in luck. This 14-day journey takes you to traverse mighty Himalayan Range and closely observe the world’s highest peak; you will roam over the famous Buddhist sites all the way from Everest region to Shigate and Lhasa. After your Tibet tour is done, hop on the scenic Tibet train to Xi’an to enjoy the glorious ancient civilization in ancient Chinese history. The final leg of the tour brings you to the mega-metropolitan Beijing. The majestic palace and a heady mix of cultural and historical attractions will give you a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

At a Glance

Day 1

Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (137km, 7 hrs)

Day 2

Syabrubesi to Kyirong (40km, 4-5hrs) (B)

Day 3

Kyirong to EBC to Tingri (480km, 11 hrs) (B)

Day 4

Tingri to Shigatse (280km, 7 hrs) (B)

Day 5

Shigatse to Lhasa via Gyantse (375km) (B)

Day 6

Potala Palace,Jokhang Temple,Barkhor street

Day 7

Lhasa Sightseeing: Sera Monastery,Drepung Monastery

Day 8-9

Leave Lhasa to Xian by Qinghai Tibet Train

Day 10

Xian Day Tour-Terracotta Worriors and Horses

Day 11

Xian to Beijing by Bullet Train

Day 12

Beijing Tour – Great Wall at Badaling, Ming Tombs – Changling

Day 13

Beijing Tour - Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace and Temple of Heaven

Day 14

Leave Beijing and end the tour

14 Days Kathmandu-Lhasa-Beijing Tour Map

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Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (137km, 7 hrs)

Our driver will pick you up in your hotel during 9:00-9:30 am. Then we will drive to China Tibet border. While driving near Mt.Himalaya, you can see the deep gorges, snow-capped mountain on the way. We will also drive across the LuangTang National Park.

Stay overnight in village guest house in Syabrubesi

Day 2: Syabrubesi to Kyirong (40km, 4-5hrs) (B)

After breakfast, we will drive 15km to the border to enter China. You will meet our guide in China side. Then we will drive 1 hour to Kyirong (2800m) where is surrounded by lofty snow-capped mountains and dense forests. In the afternoon, you take a stroll to visit Paba Temple (2850m), a Gelugpa temple built by Tibetan King Songtsan Gambo at the proposal of his wife Nepali princess Bhrikuti. The Nepali style temple with delicate murals is only within minutes’ walk from your hotel.

Stay overnight in Kyirong Hotel

Day 3: Kyirong to EBC to Tingri (480km, 11 hrs) (B)

Today, we will first drive to pass through Peikutso lake and grassland. Then we continue to drive to Everest Base Camp and visit the world highest Monastery, the Rongbuk Monastery. On the way, you can view the splendid panoramic Himalaya Mountain Range at Gyawula Pass (5200m).

After visiting Everest Base Camp, we will drive to Tingri.

Stay overnight in Tingri Hotel

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By - World Wide Travels