Kathmandu -Lhasa- Beijing Tour

Kathmandu -Lhasa- Beijing Tour

Kathmandu -Lhasa- Beijing Tour for 14 days

Day 01: Kathmandu (1300 m.) arrival:
Arrival at Kathmandu Int'l airport (1300 mates), meet /Greet and transfer to hotel, free for your own

Day 02: Kathmandu:High light of Kathmandu:
Breakfast and proceed to half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu. Visit: PashupatiNath Temple, Patan Durbar Square,  SwaymbhuNath and Kathmandu Durbar Square

Day 03: Kathmandu - Zhangmu-<2300m> (160 km/ about 6 hours on wheel)
Highlights: ZhangmuValley Early morning, drive from Kathmandu to Nepal-Tibet border (Kodari). After finishing immigration formalities at Nepal side, our Tibetan guide at China side will pick you up at the border with the permit. And then, along the longest valley-Zhangmu valley in Tibet, you will continue drive up the steep switch back road to Nyelam town. 
Accommodation:  Hotel at Nyelam

Day 04: Zhangmu -Old Tingri –Shigatse <alt.3850m> (480 km/ about 7 hours on wheel) Highlights: distant view of Mt. Shishapangma, Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho-Oyu, After Tong La pass (5050m), the journey continues across the Tibetan plateau with fabulous peak view of Mt. Shishapangma (Alt.8012m). Old Tingri is an old town from which you can see Mt. Everest and Mt. Cho-Oyu, Afterwards, continue drive to Shigatse .
Accommodation:  Hotel

Day 05: Shigatse-Gyants-Lhasa e<alt. 3650m> (340 km/ about 7 hours on wheel) 
Highlights: Tashilumo Monastery, Yamdrok Lake
In the morning, visit Tashilumo Monastery which is the seat of Panchen Lama, the equally important religious figure in Tibet as Dalai Lama. The monastery was built by the first Dalai Lama in 1447,drive to Gyantse, there you will visit the largest stupa in Tibet-KumpaStupa (Ten-thousand stupa), just next to the Stupa is the Pelchor Monastery and drive to Lhasa ,Accommodation:  Hotel

Day 06: Lhasa: Full day sightseeing tour
Drepong and, and Sera Monastery, and Jokhang Temple.

Day 07: Lhasa: Full day sightseeing tour of Potala Palace – residence of Dalai Lama, and Sera Monastery,

Day 08: Transfer to Beijing by train
Transfer to train station for a memorable world’s highest train journey to Beijing. The train is
newly built state of art technology with pressurized cabins. We will enjoy the train ride passing through villages and scenic spots

Day 09: On board the Sky train
We continue our journey via Beijing, Lanzhou and Xian

Day 10: Arrive in Beijing
We continue our journey finally arrive at Beijing. Upon arrival, meet & transfer to Hotel. And free for the markets and Shopping

Day 11: Sightseeing in Beijing.
Pick up at your hotel between 7:20am and 8:30am. First head to Tian'anmen Square. Tiananmen Square is the heart and symbol of Beijing and the biggest square in the world. And then drive to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces group with 500 years history in the world. Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for 2 hours. On the way to Temple of Heaven, you will have a chance to visit a local silk shop. After having a short rest, we'll visit the Temple of Heaven -- the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world where the ancient Emperors prayed for peace and harvest. The visit to Temple of Heaven takes about 1 hour.After Chinese lunch, enjoy a short visit to a pearl free market not missed. Driving (30minutes) to Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. It is regarded as a museum of gardens in China. The visit takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Transferred back to your hotel.

Day 12: Sightseeing in Beijing.
Pick-up from your hotel between 7:20am and 8:30am, and then drive to Ming Tombs (50 miles away from downtown about one hour driving). The thirteen Ming Tombs are the best-preserved Chinese imperial tombs with 500 years history. You will visit Changling, the head and the largest tomb of Ming Tombs, where Emperor Yongle (the first emperor in Beijing) and his Empress Xu were buried.
The sightseeing on Changling of the Ming Tombs takes about 1 hour. The visit to Changling finishes at about 10:45. Before having lunch (11:30 am), you will have 45 minutes for a short visit of a Jade Carving Factory. The jade carving is a famous special Chinese product, a blend of the excellent skill on carving and Chinese traditional cultures.
After lunch, driving to the Badaling Great Wall. The hike on Badaling Great Wall takes 2 hours. Badaling section is the most famous and best-preserved wall. Its highest point at Badaling is some 800 meters above sea level. Cable car is available and optional. On the way to your hotels, we will pass by "Bird's Nest"- the main Olympic Stadium built for the 2008 Olympic Games. After that, you will have a chance to visit a teahouse. After the tour, transferred back to your hotels

Day 13: Free day for Shopping

Day 14: Depart of Beijing - End of tour
We will have morning free before going to airport for the flight back home after completing a memorable journey

Tour Cost: US $ 1,735 Per person
Group size:  15+
Accommodation: 3 star standard on BB basis.
Single Supplement: US $ 450

The above cost includes:-

  • All accommodation on twin share with bed & breakfast   basis.
  • All arriver /departure transfers, drives sightseeing tours bus transportation.
  • Local English speaking guide for sightseeing tours.
  • Entrance fee to monuments.
  • Tibet travel permit fee.
  • Transportation on Deluxe Bus
  • Train Ticket Lhasa – Beijing
  • Cable care at the Great wall
  • Oxygen

Cost doesn’t includes:-

  1. Airfare,
  2. Lunch and Dinner .
  3. Insurance, Medical Expenses, Emergency evacuation/rescue in any form.
  4. Any expenses arising due to landslides, political disturbances, strikes.
  5. All expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, tips etc.
  6. Tibet large-scale performances Road to Shangri-La Tickets   Per pax US$ 45
  7. Any other item,which is not mentioned above.

Lhasa Beijing Train Time Table

Destination

Train Number

Departure Times

Arrive Times

Times

Lhasa to Beijing

T28

13:48pm

08:19am

42hrs 31 m

Soft sleeper Perpax 260USD (Tax with Service fee )

Hard sleeper Perpax 190USD (Tax with Service fee )

Note: This tour can be done vice-versa