If you want to savor the rich Tibetan culture and history but don’t have much time to spare, then this tour is just for you.
Lhasa, the most famous among Tibetan cities, was the capital of the first Tibetan emperor Songtsengampo. You will visit the majestic Potala Palace, the splendid Norbulingka (summer retreat of the Dalai Lama), the sacred Jokhang temple and the busy Barkhor square.
Tsedang is seen as the jumping board of the Yarlung Valley. It was originally well-forested and suitable for agriculture and it is famous for its apples and pears. The Yarlung Valley which is 72km long is said to be the cradle of Tibetan civilization. Most of their history is in it and you will see many ruins from 7th century.
Discover the serene beauty of Tibet, known as “the roof of the world”. From narrow alleyways and buzzing bazaars to spectacular views of the world’s highest mountain range, this adventure follows the classic overland route between Lhasa and Kathmandu.
We call this the Highest Trek in the World, going to extreme altitude taking you as close to the summit of Everest as any nonclimber can go. You must be fit and tough, we camp in difficult conditions. Even being fit, there is still a chance of altitude sickness affecting you meaning that you may(…)
Witnessing pilgrims replace the Tarboche flagpole, hiking the ancient Kailash kora, visiting spectacular palaces and incredible monuments, exploring bustling Beijing, capturing the views from the Trans Tibetan railway, experiencing monks debating in a monastery, arriving at Everest Base Camp.
This epic mountain biking adventure across ‘the Roof of the World’ covers a distance over 1,100km from the Tibetan capital Lhasa to Kathmandu in the heart of Nepal, crossing six high passes over 5,000m.
To make this trip even more adventurous, we have incorporated a four-day round trip away from the main Lhasa – Kathmandu road, to visit Rongbuk Monastery and the north base camp of Mt. Everest.