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Central Tibet Overland Tour/ Everest Base Camp: 14 days

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Tibet is one of the world's most astonishing destinations and there is venture in fact creeping around approximately each and every corner. Lhasa, the capital lies high in the infertile wilderness of the Tibetan mountains, its name the "Roof of the World" is a popular statement. The valley bottoms of Tibet are higher than the highest mountains elsewhere .It's snow covered plateau are the highest in the world,  and apart from the Everest , which Tibetans see from many mountains, over 15000 feet.

Itinerary:   1            Arrive in Kathmandu. We transport you to hotel.  Then we giveTrip briefing and Cultural Show                in the evening.   2            Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing. In the Morning, after breakfast, Sightseeing of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath.  In the Afternoon, after Lunch, sight seeeing of Bhaktapur. Boudhnath: Boudhnath is one of the biggest stupas in the word. The base of the stupa takes the shape of a mandala (symbolizing earth): on this four tiered base sits the dome (symbolizing water): then comes the spire (symbolizing fire): the umbrella (symbolizing air) and the pinnacle (symbolizing ether). The spire is made up of 13 steps, representing the 13 stages on the journey to nirvana. Pashupatinath: The most important Hindu temple in Nepal. It's one of the most important Shiva temples on the subcontinent and draws numerous devotees from all over India, including many colorful Sadhus, those wandering ascetic Hindu holy men. Shiva is the destroyer and creator of the Hindu pantheon and appears in many forms. His 'temple' forms are probably best known, particularly his appearances in Nepal as the cruel and destructive Bhairabs, but he also has peaceful incarnation including those of Mahadev and Pashupati, the lord of the beasts. As the shepherd of both animals and humans, Shiva as Pashupati shows most pleasant and creative side. Kathmandu Durbar Square: "Durbar" in Nepali 'palace' is in Patan and Bhaktapur, as well as Kathmandu, there are Durbar Squares in front of the old palaces. The king no longer lives in the old Royal Palace in Kathmandu: the palace was moved north to Narayanhiti about a century ago. All central attraction view-points are clustered around the central Durbar Square and the old Royal Palace (Hanuman Dhoka), numerous interesting temples, the Kumari Chowk or Kumari Bahal (House of the Living Goddess) and the Kasthamandap (House of Wood). It's easy to spend hours wandering around Durbar Square and the adjoining Basantapur Square. This is very much the center of old Kathmandu and watching it, they would go by from the terraced platforms of the towering Manju Deval is a wonderful way to get a feel for the city. Although many of the buildings around the square are very old, they are lively performing the skills of Nepalese culture and talent of carpenter through the charming carvings. Bhaktapur: The most precious of the valley's ancient cities is another century-long rival of Katmandu. It has a remarkable number of artistic treasures; it is rightly called "a living museum". The oldest part of the town is around Tachupal Tole (Dattatraya Square), to the east. Bhaktapur was the capital of the whole valley during the 14th to 16the centuries and during that time the focus of the town shifted west, to the Durbar Square area. Much of the town's great architecture dates from the end of the 17th century during the rule of King Bhupatendra Malla. Lately wedrive to Nagarkot, overnight in Nagarkot.   3            Nagarkot: Hiking and back to Kathmandu Nagarkot is a popular Hilly station in Nepal. It is situated 32 km east of Katmandu at an altitude of 2,175m above sea level. The major peaks of the eastern Himalayas including Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) can be seen from here. Nagarkot is famous for viewing the sunrise and sunsets. After sunrise view along the breakfast in hotel land, early we drive back to kathmandu. Afternoon, we become busy in preparation for Tibet tour.   4            Kathmandu- Lhasa (3650m): Fly on Air from Kathmandu to China-Lhasa. leading arrival at the Gonggar Airport, you will be met by your Tibetan guide and transfer provided to Lhasa City. Overnight at the Shambhala Hotel   5            Lhasa Sightseeing Tour: Firstly, Visit the Potala and Norbulinka Palace, Drepung and Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar.   6            Lhasa Sightseeing Tour: Again today,Visit the Potala and Norbulinka Palace, Drepung and Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar.   7            Lhasa- Gyantse (3650m): First we do 259km drive to Gyantse crossing the Kamba La (4794m) and Karo La (5010m) pass via the lake Yamdrok-Tso. Overnight at = the Gyantse Hotel.   8            Gyantse- Shigatse (3900m): In the morning:  Visit the Khumbum Stupa and Phalkor Monastery at Gyantse. Embark on a pleasant 2-hour (90 km) drive to Shigatse.  In the afternoon: Sightseeing tour of the Tashilunpo Monastery and the free Tibetan Market. Overnight at = the Shigatse Hotel.   9            Shigatse- Rongphu (4920m): Approximately 8 hours drive to Xegar after which it’s a drive over rocky terrain on 4-WD by Land cruisers to the village of Dza Rongphu (304km). Overnight at = the Rongbuk Guest house.   10         see the sights around Rongphu Valley.   11         Everest Base Camp expedition: First 2 hours trek from the Rongbuk Monastery will lead you to the base of the highest peak on earth towards the north face of mount Everest (8848m) or Mount Quomolungma in Tibetan language. Discover the base camp and the Ronghu Glacier.  We Draw-back to Lodge. Later in the afternoon, drive back to Tingri (approx 96km. / 3 hours) Overnight at = the Snowleopard Hotel.   12         Tingri- Nyalamu (3750m): Drive downhill to Nyalam, 214 km., crossing two spectacular passes- the Lalung La (5082m) and Nyalamu (3800m) Pass. Overnight at = the Snow lion Hotel.   13         Nyalamu- Kathmandu (1200m): You'll be driven downhill to Zhangmu and to the friendship bridge where transportation awaits for the groups final Journey to Kathmandu. 14         Morning: free in Kathmandu. In the afternoon = transfer to airport for forward flight to the respective place.

Cost Include(s) Private transportation by tourist coach. All necessary Tibet travel permits. English speaking Tibetan guide. Accommodation on twin sharing room basis. Except at guest house. Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary. Daily breakfast. All government taxes and service charge. Visa fee. Air ticket (kathamndu-Lhsa-Kathmandu Or Vice Versa) Cost Exclude(s) Lunch and dinner. Nepal re-entry visa fee. Insurance of any kind. Natural and political disturbance which in beyond of our control. Personal expenses such as a drink, tips etc.

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