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Tibet Tour fly in flyOut

Trip Introduction

Tibet Fly in and Fly out Tour

Tibet is a rich and beautiful land with an average altitude over 4,000m above sea level. It is home to more than fifty peaks above7,000m And eleven Himalayan mountains over 8,000m. China, India, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Burma and Kashmir all border Tibet. Over two million people inhabit this land of rich natural resources and ancient cultures.

 

There are so many reasons to visit this fascinating country - it's Spiritual traditions, temples and monasteries, lakes and rivers, and mighty snow clad peaks are just a few! Buddhism, with a history around a 1,000 years is shaped into a unique  history, culture and religion. They mix together and infiltrate every aspect of social life. Tibetan religious arts have a distinctive style with adoption of Indian and Chinese Buddhist influence.

The various people who live on the Tibetan plateau, such as Tibetans, Monpas, Lhopas and Moslems, each have their own traditions of marriage, funerals and birth celebrations so many parts of the country are very different. Festivals in Tibet are numerous providing many opportunities for large and exciting celebrations. Tibet remains one of the most interesting, remote and undeveloped part of the world. It is still largely untouched and undeveloped however the countries facilities for tourists is now getting better all the time.

 

Facts of Trip

Trip Destination: Tibet Lhasa Tour

Total Duration:11  Days, including four nights in Kathmandu

Difficulty : Easy tour and sightseeing

Best Season: Apr/ May/ June/July/August/ Sep/ Oct

Max. Altitude : 3,950m

Transportation: Jeep for private tour or Mini bus for group joining basis, necessary transportation depends on

Route : Kathmandu –Lhasa – Lhasa – Kathmandu fly in and out

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive into Kathmandu. You will be met by a member of Top of the World Treks and after a 45 minute bus journey to the heart of the city and check into the hotel there is time for a cup of tea, shower and then a chance to see the tourist district of Kathmandu by night as we go for dinner before an early night!

 

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

A day in Kathmandu where we will take you to Swayambhunath which is a Buddhist stupa and Monastery, which is over 2000 years old and one of the oldest in the world. Here is a great chance to see across the valleys, see some monkeys and begin to learn about this fascinating country. The afternoon will be spent getting for the trek and some time to relax and make sure all the kit and packing is complete. Also the first time you can go shopping which in Thamel is an adventure in itself!

 

Day 03: Kathmandu to Lhasa (3,650 mt)

After breakfast you will take to airport and then will fly to Lhasa. The flights are conducted in the  mornings and can take you 1 hour and 15 minutes to get lang to Lhasa. Enjoy the great scenery of arlung Tsangpo River, Lake Yamdrok, Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), Mt. Makalu (8463m) and Mt. Everest (8848m) during your flight. At Gonggar Airport,  and  Top of The World Treks representative  will be waiting for  you up and transfer to a hotel in Lhasa. Overnight  at hotel.

 

Day 04: Sightseeing in around Lhasa

Today after breakfast we will sightseeing you  and will drive out and visit the great Potala Palace, Norbulingka Park and Tibet museum.This huge Potala palace was the private quarter of the Dalai Lama which was built in 637 AD. It offers great views of entire city and houses inside which numerous grand room and chapels were built.the  Nurbullinka summer place of Dalai Lama. It is considered as the largest man made garden in Tibet. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site represents unique Tibetan architectural presentation.

Tibetan museum  is Your final visit for today will be at the Tibet Museum. This museum has permanent collection of thousands of artifacts associated with the ancient Tibet and its cultural history. Drive back to hotel and Stay Overnight at Hotel.


Day 05: Sightseeing in around Lhasa

Visit Sera Monastery, Jokhang Monastery and Barkhor Market. The Sera Monastery, 5 km north of Lhasa, is one of Lhasa's prettiest monasteries and once upon a time sheltered a community of more than 5,000 monks. Jokhang Monastery, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, houses Tibet's most precious religious relic, a golden Sakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wencheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 06: Lhasa to Gyantse (3950)

Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) which is 261km distance and it takes about seven hours. Via Kamba La (4794m.) and Karo La Pass (5010m.) via with the Lake Yamadroke-Tso.

 

Day 07: Sightseeing in and around Gyantse

Sightseeing in Gyantse Visit Khumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery at Gyantse.then drive from Gyantse to Xigatse(3900m),which is 90km Distance and it takes about two hours drive those the Tibeten Countryside.

 

Day 08: Drive Gyantse to Tsedang (3400m)

Drive from Gyantse to Tsedang (3,400m), which is 29km distance and it takes about one hour's drive.Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola(5,010m), Kambala (4,794m), and colourful Yamdruk lake. Continue drive along the Tibetan lifeline river Bramhaputra on to Tseding Overnight to hotel.

 

Day 09: Drive Tsedang to Samye (3700m)

Drive from Tsedang to Samye Tsedang(3700m),which is 80 Km Distance and it takes two hours drive in the morning drive to Samye along the other side of Brahmaputra river and visit Samye Monastery (8th century 1st Buddhist Monastry in Tibet).and in evening Drive back to Tsedang and visit Yumbulakhang & Thandruk Monastery over night Hotel.

 

Day 10: Lhasa to Kathmandu

Early in the morning, Drive from Hotel to Airport Fly from Lhasa(3650m) to Kathmandu(1350m), in your morning flight you may assemble enjoy with Himalaya view of Nepal and Tibet ,Transfer to hotel and leisure and shopping day in Kathmandu.

 

Day 11 Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Today after a leisurely start we will continue the tour of Kathmandu by visiting the largest Buddhist stupa in the world. Boudhanath stupa is a world heritage site and a place which is an amazing place to see Buddhism and understand more about not only the religion but the Nepali culture. A group dinner will be had in the evening to celebrate the end of the trek.

 

Day 12: Depart to home. Extra days are available at your own cost but we will be happy to arrange this for you.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE

Please be aware that your safety while in Nepal and Tibet  is our number one propriety.  All itineraries are subject to change if there are safety concerns, health concerns of people in the group and/or weather concerns.  This will be decided by the trek leader but we will always discuss the options with the group where possible to ensure peoples wises are taken into account, however the Treks leader decision is final.

Cost Includes

This price includes the following:

Four nights accommodation in a three star Hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast. This will be two nights before trip and two nights after trip.

Airport arrival and departure with Private  tourist vehicle.

Chinese visa and permit arrangements.

Guide fee and all entrance fee in Kathmandu.

Arrival and departure transfer from  airport to Lhasa city and Lhasa city to Airport.

Three star standerd hotel in Lhasa /Shigatse/ Gyantse / Tsedang and Sayme.

Transportation by 4wd land cruiser and gasoline charges.

Sightseeing tours with English speaking local Tibetan guide.

All entry fees, Tibed travel permit/Visa.

All government taxes.

Cost Not Includes

Cost Not Included

Single supplement charges (compulsory if no one to share the room with).

Kathmandu Lhasa airfare.

Airport tax, personal clothing & equipments.

Nepal entry visa (fee and require one photograph).
Any unforeseen expenses like due to landslide, evacuation etc.

An additional tour services which are not mention above.

Porter if used near Nepal Tibet border, And tips for guide and driver is expected.

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    Equipment Check – List

    What clothing and equipment to take is one of the things that people worry the most about!  We can advise you and help you and it does of course depend on the time of year, the area, the altitude and how many days you are trekking/climbing. When you arrive in Kathmandu we will go through all your equipment to ensure that it is correct for your trip. In Thamel (the tourist area of Kathmandu where you will be staying) there is an abundance of shops seeling equipment and clothing so if anything is forgotten it can easily be sourced.It is also possible to hire climbing equipment and also items such as down jackets, and sleeping bags saving you a large purchase.

     

    The following equipment list is suggested and necessary for both camping and tea house  treks. Use this list as a guide line.The basic check list should help you with your packing for any of our trips. Please remember that you  should always try to keep the weight of your clothing equipment down to a minimum. Your packed trek bag,  should weight no more than 15kg. Please remember this is just a check list and you do not necessarily need to bring everything that is listed bellow. 

     

    GENERAL CHECK - LIST

    The following  basic check list should help you with your packing for any of our trips. Please remember that you  should  always try to keep the weight of your clothing equipment down to a minimum. Your packed trek bag,  should weight no more than 15 kilograms. Please remember this is just a check list and you do not necessarily need to bring everything that is listed bellow. Use your own experience and judgment  to make your decision.

    -Light and expedition weight thermal tops.

    -Fleece jacket or pullover.

    -fleece wind –stopper Jacket (optional)

    -Waterproof  sheel jacket (preferably breathable fabric)

    -Lightweight thermal gloves.

    -Underwear (4)

    -Shorts (2)

    -Lightweight cotton long trousers / pants .

    -Light and expedition  weight thermal bottoms.

    -Sun hat or Scarf.

    -Warm fleece hat or light balaclava.

    -T- shirt (2)

    -Thin, light weight (inner socks) (4).

    -Sunglasses with UV protection.

    -Sleeping bag rated to 0 degrees ¾ season

    -Head lamp (eg petzl) Spare bulbs and batteries.

    -Small padlock  to lock trek bag.

    -Basic first aid kit(see First aid medicine bellow)

    -Plastic bags –for keeping items dry inside trek bag.

    -Daypack ( 35 to 40 litters/ 2500 to 3000 cubic inches.)

    -Camping mattress, eg thermarest pad.

    -water bottles.

    -Tolietries.

    -Small wash towel.

    -Footwear appropraite to the trip.

    -Waterproof  shell trousers / pants. (Preferably  berathable fabric)

     

    TREKKING  CHECK LIST

    In addition to the items listed in our general check list you will need to take the following on your trekking trip:

    -Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof sheel  outer.

    -Down vest and/ or jacket (optional).

    -Fleece or wool trousers/ pants.

    -Trekking/ hiking boods with spare laces.

    -Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4)

    - Footwear for around camp, eg running shoes and /or sandals.

    -Gaiters (optional).

    -Telescopic trekking/ ski poles (optional)

     

    MOUNTAINERING / CLIMBING CHECK LIST

    In addition to the checklists for general trekking equipment above, and depending  on the trip you have chosen, various items of mountaineering equipment may also be required, eg:

    -Plastic boots and crampons (preferably step – in bindings ) with front points.

    -Mountaineering  Safety harness.

    -Mountaineering  Ice axe(60 to 75 cms long – depending on your height and personal  preference).

    -120 cms (4ft) climbing sling and to locking and unlocking  caravines.

    -Telescopic ski – sticks (optional).

    -Prussik loops .

    -Climbing helmet (optional).

    -Jumer (Ascender & Descender).

    -Pocket Knife.

    -Head lamp.

    -Mattress.

    -Rope and Snow bars.

    -Ice crew.

    -High altimeter.

     

    Most if not all of this equipment will be needed  for any  trip that  crosses steep, snow – covered  ground, or which includes sections  of glacier travel. Our recommendation that you take no more than fifteen kilos of trekking equipment dose not include your plastic boots, ice axe , Crampons ot herness/ carabiners . During the trek, climbing hard wear will be carried separately from your personal trek bag, in group bags untill needed.

    EQUIPMENT  RENTAL

    In order to minimize your expense outlay for trekking and climbing equipment you may never use  again, equipmeent rental and buying is possible in Kathmandu. You find them lot cheaper  than you find in europe and in Usa. Shops in Thamel offer a wide range of equipment available for rent and buy. Here is some cost which give you an aidea of the cost to rent in Kathmandu.

    -Sleeping bags.

    -Down Jackets.

    -All purpose mountaineering Ice axe (60 – 70 cms)

    -Ice hummer.

    -Climbing Harness .

    -2 looking Carabiners , Climbing Sling.

    -12 – point Crampons.

    -Plastic Climbing boots.

    -Helmet.

    FIRST AID MEDICINE

    -Bandage for Sprains.

    -Plaster/ Band- aids.

    -Iodine or Water filter(optional)

    -Moleskin/ Second skin – for blisters.

    -Antiseptic ointment for cuts.

    -Anti- bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)

    -Aspirin/ paractamol- general painkiller.

    -Oral rehydration salts.

    -Broad – spectrum antibiotic (norfloxacin or ciprofloxin).

    -Anti  - diarrhea medication (antibiotic).

    -Diarrhea stopper (Imodium – optional).

    -Antibiotic for Giardia or similar microbe or bacteria.

    -Diamox  (Altitude sickness – can be  bought in Kathmandu.

    -Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution).

    - For more details  please see our  staying healthy  topic.

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