Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu tour

Fascinating Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu tour offers a magic blend of high adventure and exotic culture. An exploration of the ancient palaces, monasteries and temples, a ride on the world's highest train, a journey to the top of the world, the Everest Base camp, Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu tour offers you an experience of a lifetime. This tour takes you on a whirlwind tour to three oriental cities: Beijing, Lhasa and Kathmandu. Exploring these three cities will give you an insight into three ancient cultures, Chinese, Tibetan and Nepalese. But the major highlight of this trip is the journey aboard the Qinghai-Tibet railway, the world's highest railway. Another highlight of this trip is the hike to the Everest Base Camp.

Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu tour

Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu tour starts in Beijing, a city in Northern China. Beijing, an ancient capital and a bustling modern metropolis is a city of amazing contrasts. In Beijing some incredible historical sites awaits you. On a guided tour, you can explore the Forbidden City, the Tiananmen Square, the Great Wall of China and the Temple of Heaven.

Leaving Beijing you embark on a train journey to Lhasa, aboard the world's highest railway, the Qinghai-Tibet railway. As the train trundles along the high Tibetan plateau, picturesque scenes of Tibetan countryside whiz by. Owing to Tibet's high altitude the train has been equipped with oxygen-supplying equipments. Oxygen masks are available for those who are prone to altitude sickness.

In the historical city of Lhasa, you will be taken on a guided tour to all the city's major attractions: Potala palace, Sera monastery, Derpung monastery, Norbulinkha palace, etc. . . . Excursions to important Tibetan cities of Shigatse, Gyantse and Shegar are also included in your itinerary. On reaching Rongbuk monastery, you get to view the world's highest mountain Mount Everest. As you leave Zhangmu and cross the Friendship Bridge you enter Nepal. There is a refreshing change in scenery, as verdant greenery replaces the dry and arid Tibetan landscapes. In Kathmandu you will get to explore the three medieval cities: Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur.

Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu tour – itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Beijing, refreshment and rest.    

Day 02/03 - Sightseeing in Beijing (Forbidden City, Imperial Palaces, Summer Palace, and Great Wall of China) on your own or if you would like us to arrange this then our tour guide from Beijing will be glad to provide you his best guidance.

Day 04/05 - Morning visit to Temple of Heaven-Evening Board the train from Beijing to Lhasa (3650m)-Departure 21:30hrs (48 hrs journey)

Day 06 - Arrive in Lhasa at 21:30hrs, transfer to hotel. Overnight at a comfortable hotel.

Day 07/08 - Sightseeing in Lhasa- (Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Square, Drepung Monastery and Potala Palace). Overnight at hotel.

Day 09 - Free day in Lhasa- (for acclimatization or shopping). Overnight at hotel.

Day 10 - Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) 261km. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11 - Drive from Gyantse to Shigatse (3900m) 90km (Before leaving Gyantse visit Gyantse Dzong and Gyantse Kumbum). Overnight at hotel.

Day 12 - Drive from Shigatse to Shegar (4050m) 244km (Before leaving Shigatse visit Tashilhunpo Monastery). Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 13 - Drive to Rongbuk (5000m) 68km. Overnight at guest house.  

Day 14 - Drive to Zhangmu (2300m) 181km. Overnight at hotel.  

Day 15 - Drive to Kathmandu (1400m) 123km. Overnight at hotel.

Day 16 - Sightseeing in Kathmandu - (Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Patan). Overnight at hotel.

Day 17 - Depart from Kathmandu, Transfer to airport for your final departure.

 

Notice: Participants of the trip must keep in mind that this is an adventure journey that takes you into one of the remotest corner of the Tibetan plateau where many unexpected and unpleasant events may contribute to the need for a change in the itinerary. Depending on the prevailing situation, the itinerary can be modified to some extent after consulting with your guide. However, the date of tour conclusion should always coincide with the original plan.

Tour Cost: In order for us to quote you the cost, please write us with number of members in your group, type of vehicles you want and the category of hotels you would like to stay in.

Flight fare or train fare: :
We provide you Beijing to Lhasa train tickets along with tour packages but the price for the train tickets are not fixed always, so please ask before booking your trip. Also if you wish to fly from Beijing to Lhasa and want a help from our side to book the air ticket then contact us and let us know your desire date, our ticketing officer will provide you entire details within 24 hours.

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Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you have any questions regarding trip, please feel free to contact us. We answer all enquiries within 24 hours. If you want to book a trip, you can send us an email or contact us directly by phone: 0977 98510 36844 (Ram Kumar Adhikari).

Trip Facts:

Tour Duration: 17 day(s)

Group Size: 2 -10 people

Destination(s): Beijing, Tibet and Kathmandu Nepal

Specialty Categories: Sightseeing and Jeep drives

Season: April - December

Trip type: Cultural tour Jeep driving adventure

Meals: Daily breakfast

Max. Altitude: 5250meters 

Trip grade: moderate

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