Tibet Tour - 6 Days      (Product Id : 85)

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Tibet Tour Overview

Price:- $ 2075 Pay $415 Now & $1660 On arrival
Difficulty:- Easy
Trip Length:- 6 Days
Group Size : 5-10+ Pax

Activities : Sightseeing

Best Month : March-May\ September -December

Transportation : Private Car

Accommodation : Hotel

Style : Hotel

Max Elevation : 3500m

Meal : Breakfast

Trip Route : Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu

Tibet lies in the North of Nepal, has been a mysterious land of lakes and rivers, mighty snow peaks, and beautiful and ancient monasteries - with its spiritual air, an unearthly mystical land of Buddhist culture and philosophy. Tibet emerged in the 7th century as a unified empire, but it soon divided into a variety of territories. The atmosphere is severely dry nine months of the year, and average annual snowfall is only 18 inches, due to the rain shadow effect. Western passes receive small amounts of fresh snow each year but remain traversable all year round. Low temperatures are prevalent throughout these western regions, where bleak desolation is unrelieved by any vegetation beyond the size of low bushes, and where wind sweeps unchecked across vast expanses of arid plain. The Indian monsoon exerts some influence on eastern Tibet. Northern Tibet is subject to high temperatures in the summer and intense cold in the winter. Our tour takes you to visit Dalai Lama's Potala and Norbulingka and visit Barkhor Market in Lhasa which covers popular monastery and stupas as well as markets.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Katahmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trip briefing

Day 03: Fly to Lhasa

Day 04: Explore day

Day 05: Explore day

Day 06: Departure day

Detail Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival day

Up on arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International airport; we will greet you and assist you to the tourist standard hotel (Hotel Blue Horizon, or similar standard hotel).  We meet later on the day or next day and take you to our head office to brief you your upcoming Tibet tour with us. By the time we introduce our trekking guide and Sherpa. Evening, if you arrive on time we host Nepalese typical dinner at one of the most popular local restaurant with cultural music and ethnic dance which represents different part of the country. If you arrive late evening we will do it the next day. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation

Today after breakfast, proceed for our city tour to visit Bouddha stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Swyambhunath Stupa (Monkey temple), Kathmandu Durbar square include which are the main tourists interested things. After finished city tour we meet again to check your clothings, Visa, Permits and Tickets which required for Tibet tour. At the mean time you can discuss with us regarding your adventure trip. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 3: Fly to Lhasa

Fly to Lhasa early morning which is Trans Himalaya flight has very good views of the Himalaya, including Mt.Everest, Mt.Makalu, Mt.Kanchenjunga and many more peaks. Up on arrival at Lhasa airport, you will get picked up and drive to Lhasa for overnight.

Day 4: Explore day

We spend some days in Lhasa for sightseeing and acclimatization purpose. While we acclimatize with the high altitude, we also visit important landmarks in Lhasa.  Our tour begins with a visit to Sera Monastery. Equally adventurous and exciting tempo builds up while touring Norbulingka, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama. Jokhang Temple is another important sacred site which unravels more deep seated mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism. Visit to Barkhor Markets can be quite a change from other visits as we roam around the city.

Day 5: Explore day

Lhasa life certainly offers glimpses into one of the most preserved ancient cultural heritages. Like the previous day, you experience invaluable insights during your visits to Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery. This 17th century Potala Palace offers an awesome view of entire city and also has private quarters of the Dalai Lama, numerous grand state rooms and chapels. Ancient history has it that Drepung Monastery which was built in 14th century used to shelter around 10,000 monks but as now there has been quite a declination resulting in only few hundreds. Tibetans' respect and belief are immensely knotted with this monastery.

Day 6: Departure day

Your Tibet trip ends today. We will assist you to the airport for your onward flight. If you are getting back to Kathmandu we will arrange your further requirements in Kathmandu on request and assist you for further holiday if you require.

Cost :- US$2075

Trip Cost Include

Arrival and departure by private car
One full day guided tour in Kathmandu
2 nights accommodation in kathmandu on twin sharing basis with breakfast
Tibet travel permit
Chinese visa
Tibetan English speaking guide
Accommodation on twin sharing basis in Lhasa with breakfast
Flight tickets to Lhasa and return Kathmandu
Monument entrance fees
Visa process fees

Trip Cost Exclude

Nepal arrival visa
Travel Insurance
Lunch and dinner
Accommodation in Kathmandu
Photography fees

Dates and Prices

Special Note: On our trip you are able to schedule your own departure dates. We are able to depart our trip every day (only Nepal). So kindly choose your own date as per your convenient. Contact us to schedule your own departure day.

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Tibet Tour Information

Tour Group
Our Tibet\ Lhasa tour is a group tour to Tibet so the group size is depends on how many are signing up. Usually in our group, the minimum number will be 2 persons and the maximum number will be 10 persons or more on request. For single travelers, we do also organize the trip with single supplement but it is suggested to join this tour at any of our fixed group departure as we can depart tour at 2 times in a week, Tuesday and Saturday.

Physical Requirements
This trip to  Lhasa is not difficult, does not involve any walking/hiking as this tour is designed completed by comfortable four wheel drive. As you know this tour drive up to 4350m, so it is essential that you having a moderate health and moderate fitness to plan this tour. Previous hiking or walking is not necessary; it is an additional benefit if you have but over all required a positive attitude and strong determination of the trip. However we advise specially the guest(s) with known heart or lungs or blood diseases to consult their doctor before traveling to this tour and request to report us while booking a tour with us.

Our Tour Staffs
For this tour, there will be one Tibetan tour Guide and driver during the Tibet visit. Our Tibetan tour guides are professional and experienced but note that Tibet is china dominant country so sometimes your Tibetan guides are not as friendly as your Nepalese guides. So do not expect much from tibetain guide. However they having a very good knowledge of the tour you will be undertaking and treat you well during your entire journey. Our Tour guide is trained, certified and licensed from TTB (Tibet Tourism Board).

Pre trip meeting
We will have pre trip meeting of our entire Tibet tour at a day earlier than your tour starts from kathmandu. Meeting will be at 5:00 PM or your available time at our central office located in Kathmandu, Nepal. All the trip briefing and remaining payments of the trip will be settled by the same time.

Meals and Accommodation
This tour is inclusive with bed and breakfast. While in tour, we provide the twin sharing accommodation. Your accommodation in Lhasa will be deluxe hotel.

Our entire Tibet tours are with the breakfast basis. You do have to look after your lunch and dinner by yourself but no worries, there are a lots of Tibetan/ Chinese restaurant for your foods at the every places you visit and you may have different choice of the food as well. You may estimate approx of US$-15 to 20 dollars for you lunch and dinner per day.

Your hotel in Kathmandu also includes in the tour but you may have your own hotel booked in this case of course we would consider the price.

Clothing and Equipment
For your traveling to Tibet, it is most essential to know what to bring with you and what are the essential clothing and equipments during the travelling time. Basically, we suggest bringing clothes based on season. During the trip you'll needed down, medium fabrics and good hiking shoes. Please find the equipment list below for your personal use during your travel to Tibet with us:

A pair of light hiking/trekking boots depend on your season and altitude, a pair of sandals, 2 pairs of woolen socks and some pair of hiking socks, 1 medium poly pro shirt, 1 pile jacket, 1 down jacket, 1 woolen hat , a pair of sunglasses, a pair of glove with liner, a pair of woolen gloves, one day bag, sunscreen lotion SPF 10 to 25 and sunscreen stick SPF 10 to 30, some reading books (optional), 1 walkman (optional) and music tapes (optional), a one liter water bottle, 1 flash light with few sets of batteries, 1 sleeping bag (-5 to -20) depends on your season and altitude, few t-shirts and few long and warm trousers, one wind and water proof trouser, rain poncho, nail cutter, Swiss knives etc. are the recommended to bring with you. Also most of the equipments can buy or hire in Kathmandu.

Our Tibet tour is designed only for Lhasa so be prepare for this. Although altitude sickness is less chance but some kind of previous experience would help you. But nothing to worry.

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is most essential for travelling to Tibet; which protect your financial securities and compensate your lost property as well as life security. Please make sure that you are bringing a copy of your travel insurance and report this to us during your pre-trip meeting with us at our head office in Kathmandu before the tour starts on following day morning. Travel insurance should cover any emergency evacuation, trip cancellation and medical expenses for your Tibet trip.

Climate and Weather
Climate in Tibet is totally different than climate in Nepal. As Tibet is a rain shadow part of the Himalayas, the Tibetan climate is not as harsh as many people imagine it to be. The best time to travel to Tibet is from March to the beginning of November, but among them, August and September are the most recommended. But  you only stay in Lhasa so you can go there any time of the year. Sun radiation is extremely strong in Tibet. The sunlight in Lhasa is so intense that the city is called Sunlight City. The thin air can neither block off nor retain heat so that the temperature extremes can be met in daytime and the same night respectively in Tibet.

Passport and Visa Requirements & permit
Before you traveling, check your passport and validity date. You most require a valid passport to visit Tibet. Passports most have at least 6 months validity after finish date of your trip. We most require your copy of your passport details either fax it or scan copy to our email during your booking of Tibet tour with us through which we would make your Tibet travel permit in advance.

For making your Chinese visa/Tibet visa; Chinese embassy require your original passport to obtain the Chinese visa which we do upon on your arrival in Kathmandu and even if you have already obtained Chinese visa from your homeland county this visa doesn't work travelling to Tibet from Nepal side so we have to get you a new Tibet/china visa and your previously existing visa will be cancelled. Recently, Chinese embassy in Kathmandu is providing visa on Monday, Wednesday and Friday so you should arrive at least two days in prior to Kathmandu before departing to Tibet tour.

Your Tibet traveling permit and your Chinese visa will be valid for approx of 2 weeks to 21 days and within that timeframe, you have to exit from this country. Please do write us if you traveling to mainland to china so you would required longer visa. Individual visa to Tibet is not possible if you not taking any tours; your Tibet/Chinese visa is a group visa along with the groups. Always keep your passport with you and check your original visa while entering to Tibet and leaving this beautiful country after your tours ends.

Our Experience
Adventure Mountain Explore Treks is Govt. registered company based in Kathmandu, Nepal and we are working in adventure travel in the Himalaya of Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India carries long experience and built up own history in tourism. Our long experience in adventure travel, we are even more dedicated to fulfill our clients' requirement and always sincere with clients gratification. We are also delighted to say that many of our clients return again and again to travel with us and many of our new clients are through recommendations and word of mouth from happy and satisfied clients who have previously traveled with us.

    Reasons to choose AME over any other trekking agencies in Nepal

  • Every 11th traveler is free on private departure: This means 11 people can travel for the cost of 10 people on every private departure.
  • Free Spa with Sauna: Any group with 5+ members in it will be eligible for a free one hour full body massage with unlimited  Sauna. This offer is valid for multi-day trips only.
  • Private departure: Any group with a minimum of 2 members in a group will also be eligible for private departure.
  • Customize trip: Any standard package offered by AME Treks and Expedition can be fully customized to meet you and your group’s requirements. (cost may increase or decrease depending upon your requirements)
  • Customize departure date: We guarantee 100% departure on your preferred departure date, which means, you can customize you trip departure date.
  • Camping trip possible upon request: Camping trip to any destination in Nepal will be arranged by the company upon request of customer (cost may vary from the one mentioned in website).

    Booking with Adventure Mountain Explore Treks and Expedition guarantees

  • Guaranteed Departure:  Adventure Mountain Explore Treks and Expedition guarantees 100% departure on both standard and customized packages, except in the case of unfavorable situations like bad weather or unforeseen natural disaster.
  • The best and the fair price: Adventure Mountain Explore Treks and Expedition offers the most competitive price in town. No other company can beat the price and the services provided within the prices mentioned/offered in the website. No hidden charges! Moreover, all our includes and excludes are clearly mentioned in our website, therefore you will get what you have paid for.
  • Experienced Guides/Sherpas/Team Leaders: Proper guidance is a must for any trekker to get to their destination safely and successfully. Therefore, we only employee guides with a minimum of 5 years of experience to guide and assist you during the trek. Our guides aren’t just experienced, but are licensed, knowledgeable and dedicated to providing professional service as well.
  • 24 x 7 Support: Dedicated to providing the top-quality service and on time assistance (in emergencies), we are 24 x 7 available at your service. Remember! We are just a call or a text away from you.

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