From$2999USD
15 days,Beijing to Kathmandu
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Visit incredible monuments and palaces, explore the bustle of Beijing and hike the Great Wall, ride the rails on the Trans Tibetan railway, experience monk debates in Sera Monastery, set eyes on Everest Base Camp

Take part in rituals and haggle for a bargain in the markets. From modern Beijing, travel back in time across scenic countryside to Tibet on this well-packed overland adventure. Witness the splendour of the Potala Palace and the majesty of remote monasteries and then celebrate the journey to Kathmandu. Wake up to views of Everest and enjoy a window into the heart of this remote land. A local guide and CEO will show you the region’s hidden gems and make sure your trip burns brightly in your memory long after you've climbed down from the roof of the world.

What's Included

  • Great Wall entrance. Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City guided tour. Trans Tibetan Railway. Lhasa orientation walk. Potala Palace entrance. Sera or Drepung Monastery visit. Jokhang Temple entrance. Pelkor Chode, Gyantse Kunbum and Tashilhunpo Monastery visits. Everest National Park entrance and hike. Zhangmu Pass drive. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 4 breakfasts. (Allow USD225-325 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (11 nts), guesthouse (1 nt, multi-share), sleeper train (2 nts).
  • Train, private bus
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 15, avg 12

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Day 1 Beijing

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Beijing

Visit the Great Wall at Mutianyu.

Days 3-4 Trans Tibetan Rail Journey

Take a guided tour of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. On Day 3 in the afternoon depart on a 48-hour train journey to Lhasa. Enjoy the views while watching the scenery completely change as you climb onto the Tibetan Plateau.

Days 5-8 Lhasa (3B)

Arrive to Lhasa on Day 5. Orientation walk around Barkhor Square, Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace and either Sera or Drepung Monastery.

Day 9 Gyantse (B)

Drive to Gyantse along Yamdrok Tso.

Day 10 Shigatse

Visit to Pelkor Chode Monastery, Gyantse Kumbum and Tashilunpo Monastery.

Day 11 Sakya

Drive to Sakya.

Day 12 Rombuk/Everest Base Camp

Hike to base camp and visit the world's highest monastery.

Day 13 Zhangmu

Cross one of the most spectacular mountain passes, topped with prayer flags and wind-driven prayer wheels. You will truly feel like you are on top of the world.

Day 14 Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu and have free time to explore the city.

Day 15 Kathmandu

Depart at any time.

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