Beijing, Lhasa and KTM Tour – 18 days

Beijing, Lhasa and KTM Tour – 18 days

Start Point

Kathmandu

End Point

Kathmandu

Duration

17N/18D

Grade

Easy

Max Altitude

36

Meals

B+L+D

Accomodation

Hotel/Resort

No. of Person

Min. 02 Pax

Highlights

Beijing

The Forbidden City: This is the former home of the emperors of China and is one of the largest and most impressive palaces in the world.

The Great Wall of China: This is one of the most iconic landmarks in the world and is a must-see for any visitor to China.

Tiananmen Square: This is the largest public square in the world and is a major political and cultural center in China.

The Temple of Heaven: This is a Taoist temple complex that was built in the 15th century.

The Summer Palace: This is a beautiful imperial garden that was built in the 18th century.

Lhasa

The Potala Palace: This is the former home of the Dalai Lamas and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Jokhang Temple: This is the most important temple in Tibet and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Barkhor Street: This is a bustling market street that is lined with shops and stalls selling traditional Tibetan goods.

The Sera Monastery: This is one of the three major monasteries in Lhasa and is home to over 5,000 monks.

The Drepung Monastery: This is the largest monastery in Lhasa and is home to over 10,000 monks.

The tour typically begins in Beijing and takes you through the city’s most famous landmarks. From Beijing, you will take a train to Lhasa, which is a journey of about 40 hours. The train ride is a great way to see the vastness of the Tibetan plateau and to get a taste of Tibetan culture.

Once you arrive in Lhasa, you will have the opportunity to explore the city’s many temples and monasteries. You will also have the chance to visit the holy Mount Everest, which is located just a short distance from the city.

The Beijing to Lhasa tour is a truly unforgettable experience. It is a journey through two of the most fascinating cultures in the world and it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see some of the most amazing sights in China.

After Lhasa city tour, gradually, trip head to Kathmandu via Gyantse, Shigatse to kerung Border then drive to Kathmandu.

In Kathmandu, you will tour, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Patan Durbar square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan, Bhaktapur and Nagarkot.

Detail Itinerary

You’ll be met upon arrival at the Beijing Capital Airport with comfortable private transfer and check into your hotel. The left hours of the day are for free individual activities. No scheduled program is arranged.

You will be thrilled the whole day when you visit the Tiananmen Square – one of the largest and grandest city squares in the world; the Forbidden City – the imperial palace of Ming and Qing Dynasties and the Temple of Heaven – which was the royal temple during Ming & Qing Dynasties. The Beijing Duck Dinner is served as Welcome Dinner at the renowned original Quan Ju De Restaurant, which boasts a history of over 100 years. The cheering Peking Opera (the National Opera) is scheduled as evening delight after dinner.

You will be accompanied by our local professional guide to one of the greatest world heritage sites – the Great Wall, Badaling section. Drive to escape the shopping site tourist restaurants near the Great Wall to have a decent meal -Sichuan food, for lunch. The visits continue to the Ming Tomb and the Sacred Way in the afternoon. You will sample Cantonese cuisine for dinner at a top restaurant in the Wangfujing Street, a la carte style.

This morning, you will be marvel at the treasures of the Summer Palace and go to see the lovely pandas in Beijing Zoo. Head for Xian by flight, upon arrvial, you’ll be met by your local professional tour guide andt transferred to check in at the hotel, where you will enjoy your buffet dinner is served there.

Morning arrival and be met at the railway station. After breakfast at the hotel, you will have a visit to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum which is said to be the Eighth Wonder of the world. In the afternoon, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the City Wall. In the evening, we specially arrange the Dumpling Banquet which is unique in Xian, while the marvelous Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show is scheduled afterwards.

Continue your Xian visits to the Provincial History Museum in the morning. After enjoying the a la carte lunch at a local famous restaurant, visit the Great Mosque and a local family.

On the way to the airport, visit the Hanyangling Museum, the Mausoleum of Western Han Emperor Liu Qi if time permits. Heading for Lhasa by flight where the altitude is 3,650 meters above sea level. Be met by our local expert travel buddy upon arrival at the Gongga Airport. Check into the best hotel in Lhasa. Take time to adapt yourself to the high altitude, no sightseeing arranged in the afternoon. Welcome dinner will be served at a top end local Sichuan cuisine restaurant, a la carte style.

Make the most of the day by the in-depth religious adventure to the magnificent Potala Palace, the Sera Monastery, the Norbulingka Park and a local Tibetan family. Dinner is served at your hotel so the extra drive and energy will be saved for tomorrow.

The escorted tours today will cover some other highlights of Lhasa – the Jokhang Temple, the perfect mixture of Han and Tibetan style both in the architectures and in the rituals of the Religion; the bustling bazaar along the Barkhor Street, the Tibet Museum, the Tibetan Traditional Medicine Hospital and the Carpet Factory. Enjoy your dinner at your hotel.

Travel to Gyangtse overland. For those who are always in search of an in-depth touch of a genuine Tibeten culture and its unique landscape, you will enjoy the adventure to the heart of the Tibet to Gyangtze, Shigatse and all the way up close to the Everest Base Camp. Stop off at the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake – the holy lake. Upon arrival in Gyangtze, have a visit to the Palkhor Monastery and the Gyangtse Old Street. Check in at your hotel and where also the dinner will be served.

Travel by private vehicle to Shigatse and check in at your hotel. Visit the Tashilunpo Monastery which has a history of over 500 years and the largest monastery in Shigatse area. The following important visit is to the New Palace of Panchen Lama, also known as the Summer Palace of Panchen Lama. Dinner is served at your hotel.

Continue the adventure to the bordering town – Dingri and check in at the local best hotel. Visit the Sakya Monastery, which was the capital of Sakya Reign and Lhatse city on the way. Dinner is served at your hotel.

Continue the visit to the Everest Base Camp and visit Rongbuk Monastery, which was founded by Nyingmapa Sect of Tibetan Buddhism and the highest located monastery in the world. Drive back to Dingri. Dinner is served at your hotel.

Continue to drive to Zhangmu and check in at your hotel. Dinner is served at the hotel.

Drive to the Kodari (Friendship Bridge) of the border. Our guide will pick you up at the Kodari of the Nepal side. Transfer to the hotel.

Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, the Swayambhunath Pagoda, the Buddhanikantha Temple and the Bouddhanath Stupa.

Visit Pashupatinath Temple, the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, the Patan Durbar Square and the Golden Temple, one of the most famous Vihar in Katmandu valley.

Board your homebound flight. Comfortable hotel-airport transfer is arranged according to your flight schedule.

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