Visiting incredible monuments and ancient places, hiking the holy Kailash kora deep in the Himalayas, seeing spectacular landscapes adorned with prayer flags, exploring bustling Beijing, listening to monks debating at a monastery, experiencing the thrill of Everest Base Camp
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From China's modern capital of Beijing travel back in time across the grasslands of central China to Tibet and ‘the roof of the world’. Witness the splendour of the Potala Palace, the backdrop of Everest, and the majesty of remote monasteries before arriving for a hike at Asia's most sacred mountain, Mt Kailash. This comprehensive Tibetan tour features small 4x4 vehicles to get off the beaten track, local guides and an expert CEO to lead the way. So make sure your camera’s charged and be prepared to have your breath taken away by mesmerizing Tibet.
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Private bus to the Great Wall. Visit Tiananmen Square and have a guided tour of 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.
Arrive Lhasa on Day 5. Orientation walk around Barkhor Square, Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace and either Sera or Drepung Monastery.
Drive to Gyantse along Yamdrok Tso with a visit to Pelkor Chode Monastery.
Optional visit to Gyantse Fort and continue to Shigatse visiting the Tashilunpo Monastery.
Drive to Everest Base Camp. Hike to base camp and visit the world's highest monastery.
Follow the road west across grasslands and passes culminating in the first spectacular view of Mt Kailash and Lake Manasarovar.
Embark on the toughest part of our journey, the 2.5-day Kailash kora (circuit hike). The highest pass is 5630m. The distinctive snow-topped pyramid of Kailash stands apart and distinct from those around it, dominating the landscape.
Crossing the grasslands, we come back down south to Saga.
Cross one of the most spectacular mountain passes, topped with prayer flags and wind-driven prayer wheels.
Arrive in Kathmandu. Free time to explore the city.
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