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High Road to Tibet Adventure Tour

Asia

  • China
  • Nepal

From the sacred peaks of Tibet to lush green Nepalese valleys, explore overland the best of the Himalayas 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 Chief Experience Officers (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 Everest. So make sure your camera is charged ' you're going to need it.


Highlights

Experience the Tibetan cultural capital of Lhasa, witness monks in debate and prayer, explore rural villages and lunar
like landscapes, Reach 5000m and a mere 7km below Everest Base Camp, Enjoy stunning views while travelling overland from Tibet to Nepal.


What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Sisterhood of Survivors Project, Kathmandu Your G for Good Moment: Panauti Homestay, Panauti Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Rongbuk Monastery Guesthouse, Rongpu Si. Kathmandu orientation walk. Lhasa orientation walk. Potala Palace entrance. Sera Monastery visit. Jokhang Temple entrance. Pelkor Chode, Gyantse Kunbum, and Tashilhunpo Monastery visits. Border crossing support. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Hotels/guesthouses (12 nts), homestay (1 nt, multi
share).


Meals Included

1 lunch, 1 dinner


Transport

Plane, local bus, air
conditioned bus, walking.


About our Transportation

We use a private minibus for portions of this tour. through Tibet and into Nepal. While the border crossing between Tibet and Nepal is quite new, its important to note that roads in general in remote areas of these countries are often narrow, winding and poorly maintained so be prepared for bumpy rides. That said, the stunning views more than make up for a bit of discomfort.


Group Leader Description

All G Adventures group trips are accompanied by one of our Chief Experience Officers (CEO). The aim of the CEO is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting
we think it's the best of both worlds.


Emergency Fund

Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $200 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!


Solo Travellers

We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.


Spending Money

Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.


What to Take

What you need to bring depends on the trip you have chosen and the countries or regions you are planning to visit. We suggest that you pack as lightly as possible as your are expected to carry your own luggage. As a rule we try not to have to walk more than 15
20 mintues with your bags which is why we recommend keeping the weight of your bags between 10
15kg/22
30lb. Suitcases are not recommended for G Adventures trips! Most travellers carry a backpack or rolling bag of small to medium size (no XXL ones please!) as they need to fit under the beds when travelling on sleeper trains. You will also need a day pack/bag to carry water, cameras and other electronics like ipods and mobile phones. If your trip involves overnights in homestays, villages or camping then you usually have the opportunity to rent sleeping bags if need be instead of bringing them with you.

Day 1 Kathmandu

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Day 2 Kathmandu

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Day 3 Kathmandu/Lhasa

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Day 4 Panauti/Lhasa

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Day 5 Lhasa

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Day 6 Lhasa

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Day 7 Lhasa/Gyantse

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Day 8 Gyantse/Xêgar

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There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Day 9 Shigatse/Sakya

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Day 10 Rongpu Si/Shigatse

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There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Day 11 Rongpu Si/Nyalam

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There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Day 12 Shigatse/Lhasa

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Day 13 Panauti/Kathmandu

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Day 14 Kathmandu

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities for today except for a welcome meeting in the early evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Details

Prices from: €2899.00

Duration: 14 Days

Trip Style: Classic

Service Level: Standard

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max: Max 14, avg 10

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