Days: 21 / Difficulty: 4 of 5 (Strenuous)
Route: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Everest Base Camp - Tingri-Nayalam-Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotels/Guest House/ Tents
Transportation: Supporting by Land Cruiser
Season: March - October
Group Size: Min 02 Pax
If you are one person looking for group to join following dates please kindly send yours details with passport copy deciding following dates or demanding the time you are available accordingly we will try to adjust you and find other peoples.
PS: If you have yours own group more than two people like to make a private tour please write us email to get a special quotation.
SUGGESTED ITINERARY IN DETAILS
Day 01: Fly to Lhasa, O/N in Hotel.
You can fly from Kathmandu, Bangkok ,Singapore, Hongkong or any city of mainland China Upon arrival at Gonggar airport, our office representative or yours guide will meet group then drive to Lhasa City which is 93 kms, drive would take two hours. Check in Hotel and rest of time you may have your own leisure acclimatization.
Day 02 & 03: In Lhasa, O/N in Hotel.
Sight Seeing Tour of Tibet’s prominent Tourist Sites includes: Potala Palace, Norbulinka Palace, Drepung Monastery, Sera monastery, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar and other interesting sites. Make preparation for the trip.
Day 04: Lhasa to Chu Xui at 4300m/60 kms O/N at tented Camp.
An early morning breakfast at Hotel then commence Cycling down toward to Chu Xui (60 km).
Day 05: Chu Xui to Yamdruktso Lake at 3700m/65 kms, O/N at tented Camp.
Bicycle to Yamdork Lake (65 km) crossing Gampa La Pass, altitude 4794m Night at Camping near Lake.
Day 06: Yamdruktso to other side of Karo La Pass, at 4700m/68 kms, O/N at tented Camp. Bicycle from Yamdork Lake to Karo la pass (5,010m) which is camp near the Mt. Nye Jing Kang Sang drive offer the beautiful view of snow covered views.
Day 07: Karo La Pass to Gyantse at 3580m/65 kms O/N in Hotel.
Bicycle to Gyantse (65 km) crossing Sime la pass (4500m). Today you have chance to enjoy beautiful hot shower at comfortable Hotel.
Day 08: Gyantse- Shigatse 3900m/90kms, O/N in Hotel.
Bicycle to Shigatse through well paved comfortable high way; upon check in Hotel you will visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, Tibetan Free Market & Shalu Monastery.
Day 09: Bicycle from Shigatse -Shab Valley at 4000m/62 kms, O/N at tented Camp.
Day 10: Bicycle from Shab Tashigang Valley to Tashigang Valley at 4250m/60 kms. O/N at tented Camp.
You will enjoy the good views of Mountains, villages, people’s activities etc.
Day 11: Bicycle from Tashigang to Lhatse at 4050m/67 kms. Crossing the Tso La Pass (4800m). O/N at tented Camp.
Day 12: Bicycle from Lhatse to Gyatso Valley at 4200m/70 kms crossing Gyatso La Pass 5220m, O/N at tented Camp.
Day 13: Bicycle Gyatso Valley to Tashi Zom Valley 4140m/65kms, O/N at tented Camp.
Bicycling from Gyatso valley to Tashi Zom valley (50 km) crossing over Pang la pass (5150m) which is the second highest pass between Lhasa to Kathmandu. There you can see outstanding view of Mt. Everest in the middle and Lhotse in the left and Cho Oyu in the right side. Over night we will set up camp before valley of Tashi Zom (4140m)
Day 14: Tashizom-Rongbuk Monastery at 4902m, O/N in Guest House.
Cycling from Tashi Zom to Rongbuk Monastery (50 km) and we will set up camp at (4920m) which is the highest camping place for your trip. It is only 8 km away from Rongbuk to Everest Base Camp and view of Everest is spectacular.
Day 15: Bicycle from Rongbuk-Everst Base Camp at 5200m, 8 kms, O/N at tented Camp.
Cycling 8kms, one hour riding and explore entire day around Everest Base.
Day 16: Everest Base Camp-Tashi Zom, at 4300m/60 kms, O/N at tented Camp.
Cycling from Everest base camp to Valley of Tashi Zom before Pang La pass we will set up camp at 4140m.
Day 17: Bicycle from Tashizom to Old Tingri at 4300m/70 kms, O/N at tented Camp.
Day 18: Old Tingri-Mainphu Valley at 4350m/73 kms, O/N at tented Camp.
Bicycle from Tingri to Mainpu Valley (70 km) before La Lung La pass, we will set up camp at 4350m.
Day 19: Mainphu Valley-Nayalam at 3750/70 kms, O/N in Lodge.
Cycling from Mainpu Valley down to the town of Nyalam (70 km), crossing over La Lung La pass (5,050m) highest plateau of the World with typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the World. Enjoy a breathtaking close up view of Xishapangma (8,212m) and Mt. Everest (8,848m).
Day 20: Nayalam - Sukhete beach Resort. O/N in Resort.
Morning cycling down to the border of Tibet - Nepal Kodari (28 km), after completing immigration and cross into Nepal side and continue cycling to Sukute Beach Resort, enjoy fabulous meals, drinks and enough oxygen view greenery.
Day 21: Bicycle to Kathamndu through Araniko Highway 60Kms, Biking Trips end. O/N in Hotel.
* Hotel Accommodation on twin sharing basis with Bed & Breakfast basis as per Hotel.
* Camping Services, Dorm tent (Twin Sharing), Dinning/Kitchen Tents and Cooking utensils.
* English Speaking Tibetan Guide experienced Cook, necessary supporting staff and their salaries and insurances.
* All the sightseeing tours as per above itinerary.
* All the transportation.
* Temple and Monastery entry fees.
* Meals freshly cooked vegetarian meals during camping, hot drinks & Oxygen bottles and general First Aid Kids.
* Tourist service charge, Vat.
* Office Service charge.
* Airfares to Lhasa (Airfare often keep changing, we can make yours ticket please email us to get prices).
* Nepal Visa Fees and Tibet China Visa Fees.
* Travel Insurance and Emergency Evacuation.
* Bar Bills, Lunch and Dinner while staying at Hotel/Guest House.
* Tibet Travel Permit and China/Tibet Visa Process.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Personal Trekking Equipments
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...
N.B: From Kathmandu Group visa can be obtained after the Tibet Travel permit approved. We process yours visa and permit for you. Those who like to enter Tibet except Nepal must get Chinese visa them self, we process Tibet Travel Permit after receiving tour confirmation. We will deliver permit at yours desired address
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Important: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.