Multi-Day Tour

High Road to Tibet (14 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Kathmandu, Nepal To Kathmandu, Nepal

Valid for Departures: 06 May 2018 - 20 Oct 2019

High Road to Tibet (14 days)

Day 4

Panauti/Lhasa

Day 10

Gyantse/Xêgar

Day 11

Xêgar/Rongpu Si

Day 12

Rongpu Si/Xigazê

Day 13

Xigazê

Day 14

Xigazê/Lhasa

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Kathmandu, Nepal
None None
Day 1 Kathmandu: There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Kathmandu, Nepal
None Lunch
Day 2 Kathmandu: Take an orientation walk in Durbar Square before visiting the Sisterhood of Survivors Project, a grassroots organization. Meet some of the women and learn how to make Nepalese momos (dumplings) before enjoying an authentic local lunch. In the evening, enjoy free time to explore the fascinating city. Included Activities: Durbar Square Orientation Walk Sisterhood of Survivors Project
Day 3
Kathmandu, Nepal
None None
Day 3 Kathmandu/Panauti (1D): Many families in Panauti Village have come together to establish a homestay program. Depending on the location, the home offers lovely views across surrounding fields or a post from which to observe street activity. As well as getting to know a local family and exploring this lovely village, you will assist with preparing your evening meal - learning how to cook local dishes - and eat together with your host family. Included Activities: Guided Hike to Panauti Community Homestay Panauti Homestay Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 4
Panauti/Lhasa
None None
Day 4 Panauti/Lhasa: With a relaxed pace to allow for the effects of altitude, explore this fantastic city on 'the roof of the world' over three days. Don't miss one of the evening debating sessions with the monks. Transport: Private Vehicle Flight
Day 5
Lhasa, China
None None
Days 5-7 Lhasa: Enjoy an orientation walk around Barkhor Square and guided tour of the Jokhang Temple. In the afternoon explore Sera Monastery. Included Activities: Barkhor Square Orientation Walk Jokhang Temple Tour Sera Monastery Tour
Day 6
Lhasa, China
None None
Days 5-7 Lhasa: Enjoy an orientation walk around Barkhor Square and guided tour of the Jokhang Temple. In the afternoon explore Sera Monastery. Included Activities: Barkhor Square Orientation Walk Jokhang Temple Tour Sera Monastery Tour
Day 7
Lhasa, China
None None
Days 5-7 Lhasa: Enjoy an orientation walk around Barkhor Square and guided tour of the Jokhang Temple. In the afternoon explore Sera Monastery. Included Activities: Barkhor Square Orientation Walk Jokhang Temple Tour Sera Monastery Tour
Day 8
Lhasa, China
None None
Day 6 Lhasa: Explore the grounds of Potala Palace where the Dalai Lamas would meditate. Later, visit the Dalai Lama's Summer Palace, Norbulingka. Included Activities: Potala Palace Tour Norbulingka Tour
Day 9
Lhasa, China
None None
Day 7 Lhasa/Gyantse: The drive to Gyantse is a spectacular one, crossing three passes over 5000m (16404ft) and skirting the shores of the beautiful turquoise lake, Yamdrok Tso. Great for photography, prepare to stop at Khambala Pass, Karo La Pass, and Yamdrok Tso to take in the stunning views. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 10
Gyantse/Xêgar
None None
Day 8 Gyantse/Xêgar: In the morning, visit Pelkor Chode Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. After breakfast, depart for X?gar. On the way, make a stop in Sakya and explore the Sakya Monastery. Included Activities: Sakya Monastery Visit Pelkor Chode Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 11
Xêgar/Rongpu Si
None None
Day 9 Xêgar/Rongpu Si: Take an exhilarating drive to reach Rongbuk – 5000m (16404ft) and a mere 7km (4.4mi) below Everest Base Camp. The view from here is utterly spectacular. Rongbuk is the highest monastery in the world and its guesthouse offers very basic accommodation, but the views that surround it more than compensate. Lie in bed and watch the moonlight illuminate the mountain. If you're keen and the altitude hasn't gotten to you, make the 7km (4.4mi) hike to Base Camp for a closer view this magnificent mountain. For the rest of the group, take the bus! Included Activities: Rongbuk Monastery Visit and Stay Everest Base Camp (North) Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 12
Rongpu Si/Xigazê
None None
Day 10 Rongpu Si/Xigazê: Travel from Rongbuk Si to Shigatse. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 13
Xigazê
None None
Day 11 Xigazê: Lined with prayer wheels, follow the pilgrims on their kora around Tashilunpo Monastery. This sacred walk provides stunning views of the monastery and town below. Included Activities: Tashilunpo Monastery Visit
Day 14
Xigazê/Lhasa
None None
Day 12 Xigazê/Lhasa: Travel back to Lhasa. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 15
Lhasa, China
None None
Day 13 Lhasa/Kathmandu: Fly back to Kathmandu and enjoy a final evening in the city. Transport: Plane
Day 16
Kathmandu, Nepal
None None
Day 14 Kathmandu: Depart any time.

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From the sacred peaks of Tibet to lush green Nepalese valleys, explore the best of the Himalaya on this two-week tour. Discover mighty temples and small outposts on a journey that offers incredible vistas at every turn of the trail. Our expert CEOs will take the hassle out of planning and help you find the secluded spots only the locals know-and leave you with time to explore. In the thin mountain air of Rongbuk, the highest monastery in the world, you'll enjoy unparalleled views of Mt Everes...

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