|Tibet Cycling tour is one of the bold tour for Mountain Biking in Tibet which is giving a great experience for Sports Adventure lover. The landscape, Road and biking into such altitude will make the real challenge & a great adventure in the life time. It will begin from Lhasa & End into Nepal. This three weeks tour will make upto the Everest Base Camp with Few high passes in Tibet. You will also get to see Tibetan culture, history and natural fascination of Tibet. A visit to significant places like Rongphu Monastery, Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple will be the most memorable experience.|
Tibet Cycling tour starts from Kathmandu with taking a flight to Lhasa and after exploring Lhasa city, we return to the legendary city Gyantse, Shaigatse and Old Tingri which have enthralling sights of the mystical valley before heading to our journey. Moreover, you will have an excursion to the Sera and Drepung monasteries the largest monastic institutions in the world. The Chorten tombs of three Dalai Lamas are sited at Drepung. You will be touring alongside the beautiful turquoise lake on the way to the historic town of Gyantse with its unique multi-storied Kumbum Stupa. At Shigatse walk through the massive Tashilungpo monastery and visit the memorial 'Chorten' of the late Panchen Lama.
There are many highlights of the Tibet Cycling tour however Cycling up to the Everest Base camp of North face is one of the highlight from its spectacular. Tibetan people call as Mount Qumulangma in Tibetan Language which literally means "The Third Goddess". Towering 8848.13 meters in the central section of the Himalayas, Quomolangma is full of snow-capped peaks and glaciers. Everest region has four peaks above 8000 meters and 38 peaks above 7000 meters, thus is reputed as the highest peak on the Earth. Also, you will experience the local culture; delight yourself with magnificent mountain views, lush forested valleys, and opportunities to learn about the Tibetan religion. May, June, July and August is best season for the Tibet Everest base camp tour.
Day 1: Arrive kathmandu: Pick up into the Airport, Transfer into the Hotel & Briefing about the Whole tour with collecting Passport, Insurance, 2 PP size photo, Flight itinerary to reconfirmed followed by Welcome Dinner. (Meals- D)
Day 2: Kathmandu: Visit Historical & Cultural Hub of kathmandu Swoyambhunath, Buddhanath, Pashupatinath and Patan Durbar Squire with Car or Hiace. (Meals- B)
Day 3: Kathmandu: Ride your Bike after Breakfast & Reach to Lakuri Bhanjung in to the outskirt of kathmandu & back into the Hotel which will give you a little warm up. (Meals- B)
Day 4: Lhasa: Morning Flight to Gonker Airport with China Air, Transfer into the Hotel & Free time to Acclimatize with the Altitude. (Meals- B)
Day 5 | 6 : Lhasa: City Tour in Lhasa & Visit into Norbulinga Monastery, Durpang Monastery, Sera Monastery, Potala Palace, Bharkar Market. ( If you like you can go into short Warm up Ride on Day 6 Afternoon. (Meals- B)
Day 7: Nagartze (Distant 183km): Breakfast in the Hotel, Start toward Nagartze, you will ride approx. 50km & Drive the Rest. (Meals- B)
Day 8: Gyantse (Distant 110km): Ride approx. 70 km & Drive the Rest. (Meals- B).
Day 9: Shigatse (Distant 96km): Drive & Ride to Shigatse (Meals- B).
Day 10: Tashilhunpo Monastery (Distant 93km): Drive & Ride to the Monastery (Meals- B).
Day 11: Lhatse (Distant 160km): Drive & Ride to Lhatse via Two Passes (Tra La & Tso La) (Meals- B).
Day 12: Tingri (Distant 70km): Drive & Ride through the Highest pass Gyatso La (5200m) in the tour. (Meals- B).
Day 13: Rongbuk (Distant 160km): Drive & Ride through the two high passes to Rongbuk. (Meals- B).
Day 14: EBC & Tingri (Distant 185km): Drive or Ride to EBC & Back to Tingri (Meals- B).
Day 15: Near La Lalung La pass (Distant 70km): Ride to before the Lalung la pass. (Meals- B).
Day 16: Nylamu (Distant 85km): Ride to Nylamu Village. (Meals- B).
Day 17: Dhulikhel (Distant 135km): Ride & Drive to Dhulikhel Via Kodari which is a boarder between Nepal & Tibet (China). (Meals- B).
Day 18: Kathmandu (Distant 30km): Drive to Kathmandu & Free time in kathmandu. (Meals- B).
Day 19: Kathmandu: Rest day & Free time, Evening Farewell Dinner . (Meals- B | D).
Day 20: Departure: Transfer into the Airport. Goodbye & Happy Journey. (Meals- B).
Accommodation in kathmandu: twin sharing on BB Basis 3 nights /3 star.
Accommodation in Tibet: twin sharing 2 to 3 star Hotels and Guest house.
Staff:- English speaking in Nepal & Tibetan Guide in Tibet, Cycle Guide and Driver.
Transportation: Airport transfers, City tour in kathmandu, Kathmandu from Tibet Border to Kathmandu, Tibet side Deluxe Land cruisers 4500 cc (four person in one).
Food: Breakfast 19 and Two dinner at the end in kathmandu.
Permit & Visa; Monastery and temple entrance fees, Normal Tibet China Visa Fees, Tibet Travel Permit,
Lunch & Dinner, Nepal re-entry visa, Travel Insurance, First Aid kid, Medical / rescue, Extra cost in the event of landside for hiring Porter age or arranging additional transportation, expenses of personal nature, cold drinks and bar bills.
Equipments & Packing: You need to prepare with the seasonal clothing as Nepal and Tibet has got variation in climate.
FOOT WEAR: Comfortable Walking Shoe, Socks, Camp Shoes or Sandals.
CLOTHING: Fleece Jacket or Pullover, Waterproof Jacket and Trousers, Shirts and T-Shirts, Long Under Wear, Lightweight Cotton Long Pants, Short Under Wear, Sunglasses, Sun Hat or Scarf, Rain Coat.
Seasonal Equipments: (For Late Autumn and winter time): Warm Jacket, Warm Pants, Warm Trouser, Gloves, Thick Socks, and Woolen Hat.
OTHER EQUIPMENT: Daypack, Water Bottle (1), Sunglasses, Flashlight with Spare Bulbs, Sun Cream, Gaiters, Lip Salve.
PERSONAL EFFECTS: Camera & film, Spare passport photos, Water bottle, Money belt, Torch, Sewing kit, Sunhat/ Sunglasses, ipods, Books, Wet Ones, Soap to wash clothes, Writing materials, Swiss Army knife, Calculator, Personal toiletries, including tampons, Contraceptives, Insect Repellent, Sunscreen.
Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal & valuable items; such as camera, Water bottle, money, passport, towel, toilet items, soap, rain coat or things you need during the hiking in the day.
NOTE: If you wear glasses, it is advisable to bring a spare pair since opticians are uncommon. If you wear contact lenses you may find that climatic changes and dust can create visual irritation, therefore, it is advisable to bring a pair of glasses.
Tour Code: Tibet Cycling Tour
Duration: 20 days
Tour Start: Kathmandu
Tour Finish: Kathmandu
Tour Difficulty: Strenuous
Meals: 19 Breakfast | 2 Dinner
Accommodations: 10 nights 3 Star Hotels| 9 nights Best Available (Guest house).
Transportations: Bicycle| Car|Jeep|Hiace|Flight| On Food.
Tour Route: Kathmandu|Lhasa|Shigatse|Rongbuk|Everest Base Camp|Tingri|Kodari (Friendship Bridge)|Kathmandu.
Group Size: Min. 4 Pax in the group.
Country Visited: Nepal & Tibet
Kathmandu Cultural Tour|Potala palace|Lhasa city tour|High Passes in Tibet|Everest Base Camp| Buddhist Monastery & local Culture.
Kathmandu City Tour: Kathmandu tour is giving unique experience for visitor with some of the highlights places in Kathmandu. As Kathmandu known as more Temple than people you will be travelling into many cultural & Historical sites to acknowledge diversity of people, rich culture & art as well as distinctive architecture renders with all its varied language, tradition & unique hospitality which has made more interesting place for modern world.
Lhasa city Tour: Lhasa remains one of the most interesting & impressive city to explore from it’s Historical, Cultural and Spiritual Heritage from long time over 1,000 years which has helped for visitors to create an interesting & romantic Holiday tours in this mysterious Land. Our Journey begins with visiting Monastery in which Our Guide will lead you through Sera Monastery, a fifteenth century sprawl of Golden roofs and whitewashed walls. This well preserved monastery is located few miles North of Lhasa and is home to hundreds of monks. Our visit will be continue with visiting to Summer palace of Dalai Lama Norbulingka and most revered shrine Temple Jokhang which is constantly bustling with devout worshippers. Drepung Monastery is an big name for Buddhist community which was once a world’s largest monastery housing 10000 monks. It won’t be fulfilling your tour without visiting Potala palace which was once a home to Dalai Lama. This is a cardinal Landmark of Lhasa with the wonder of Eastern Architecture giving you magical moment which is here since Fifth or Sixth Century. The Local market and Barker Street are also amazing place to visit in Lhasa.
Gyatmso La and High Passes: You will be driving through few high passes with stunning view of mountains, landscape and unique villages. The highest pass in the tour is Gyatmso La which is nearly 5200m.
Yalung Lakes: Yalung Lake is an beauties in the tour that are offering awesome view of lake and Landscape.
Everest Base Camp: This route is superb alternative to reach into actual Everest Base Camp. So if you like to try to reach from Nepal side you need at least 10 days on foot (trekking) to reach EBC. So It has made lot easier to access here with driving and biking, The stunning view of Mount Everest can be seen clearly from EBC and there are many other attraction around Everest Base Camp & Rongbuk.
Arriving in Nepal & Transfers: Please provide us with your flight arrival details in Nepal so that we can arrange a free transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu. Our Representative who will have a sign with "Unique Path Travels ", please find our Representative when you are outside the terminal hill. Also Note our Numbers if incase your flight got change in time & Schedule or if you don’t see our Sign Board on your arrival or for any emergency; + 977- 1- 4701238, 4701239 or Cell: 9851058054
Pre Tour Departure Meeting: Unique Path Travels & Tours will write or inform you what time to hold the Pre Tour Departure meeting at very First day of the Tour schedule date. This meeting is held to discuss the tour itinerary & its related information’s in more detail, meet your crew and fellow passengers with our Tour Leader or Manager.
In addition, Our Tour Leader will check that all passengers have the necessary travel documents. All passengers MUST bring following Documents original or copy of them at the time of Pre Tour Meeting:
2. Travel Voucher.
3. Travel Insurance Policy.
4. Your Two each Passport size photo for Permit
5. Flight ticket to Re-confirm
Tailor-Made Itinerary and Departure: We have tried to cover most of the highlight places in the live tours to fit for families, Students and Active travelers. Any of your live tours are open for private tour & joining group departure. If you are unable to find our live tour itinerary to suit your holiday needs. Our expert itinerary planner will set the new itinerary with your specific requirements on the based of your Budget, group size, interest and time frame.
We can put varieties of plan with your time frame & needs for family tours, student tours, Active Travelers and for any age group to suit interest of activities.
Passport: Your passport is a valuable document and you should exercise extreme care in keeping it safe. We recommend that you keep your passport on you at all times, preferably in a money belt that is worn under your clothing. We advise that you take copies of relevant pages in your passport and any visas that you may purchase in case of loss or damage. Your tour leader will require your passport details at the pre-departure meeting. Again, we recommend that you have a photocopy of your passport details, kept separate. Your passport must be valid for six months after the END of your tour, and must have one blank page for each country to be visited.
PREPARATION : Before you are planning the tour, you should be aware that it is rigorous and challenging trip where you have to spend your times at high altitudes. Particularly cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before deciding to undertake the trip. So, at least 2 month regular practice is recommended either 2 hour daily running, swimming, or joining on a health club may help to complete the Tour successfully. Reduce drinking alcoholic beverage & smoking habits. Consult your Doctor to assess the state of your health to function safely within your own limitations. In addition to the personal prescriptions by your physician, a First Aid Kit is essential for the travel because Medical facilities are far from the places.
Documents: You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly; Passport with Photostat copies Photographs, Identity card, Diary for addresses, contacts, small notes etc, Ball pens with spare refills Maps/Charts/Books etc. Travel Cheques, credit cards & Currency. Airline/Railway tickets/vouchers, any other document for personal purposes.
Recommended General Medicine for followings circumstances:
* Stomach Cramps
* Chest congestion's
* Muscle Pulls
* Nose Blocks
* Store Eyes
* Body & joint Pains
* Sore Throat
* Loose motion
In addition to the Medication;
Rubber bands/ Ban Aid/ Vaseline/Facial tissues/ Cotton/ Chopstick/ Mouth Freshness ck/ Toilet papers/ Bandage roll / Lighter/ Nose Inhaler/ Mustard Oil/ Dust cover/ Cough drop/ Ditto /Listerine/ Body lotion/ Dark sunglasses/ Antiseptic / Cologne/ Candles.
Options: Carry Multi vitamins and vitamin-C tablets are required for daily consumption as a routine. Glucose-based items [mints, toffees, and mini chocolate bars for periodical consumption at high altitudes for energy.
Additionally: - Carry extra money [In addition to the tour cost] for personal needs or emergency. Cash is always convenient but credit card is accepted in Nepal. You can exchange your currency into Chinese currencies at the border. The unspent Chinese currency can be reconverted on return.
Note: This tour is operated by Unique Path Travels & Tours. Information given in all brochures, leaflets and dossiers is given in good faith by the company, and is based on the latest information available at the date of update & publication.
Joining Group Departures & Price: It is possible to organize the Private Tour any day you like with your Time Frame. If you are looking for Joining with Group please write to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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