Beijing Lhasa EBC Tour

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Beijing Lhasa EBC tour begins from the capital city Beijing and embarks on a train journey to Lhasa, aboard the world’s highest railway, the Qinghai -Tibet railway.

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    All about the Beijing Lhasa EBC Tour.

    Beijing Lhasa EBC tour begins from the capital city Beijing and embarks on a train journey to Lhasa, aboard the world’s highest railway, the Qinghai -Tibet railway. The long and marvelous journey forwards along the high Tibetan plateau, picturesque scenes of Tibetan countryside whiz by. In the Tibet’s high altitude, the train has been equipped with oxygen-supplying equipments. Oxygen masks are available for those who are needy onto altitude sickness.

    In the course of explore of the ancient palaces, monasteries and temples, a ride on the world’s highest train, a journey to (almost) the top of the world, the Everest Base Camp, Beijing Lhasa EBC tour presents you an utmost experience for a lifetime. The trip leads you on a whirlwind tour to three oriental cities: Beijing, Lhasa and finally to Kathmandu. Exploration of these three cities gives you an insight into three ancient cultures, Chinese, Tibetan and Nepalese. The main highlight of Beijing Lhasa EBC tour is the journey aboard the Qinghai-Tibet railway, the world’s highest railway. Further highlight of this trip is a hike to the Everest Base Camp that will be memorable.

    When you will be in the old city of Lhasa, you will visit with a guided tour for all the city’s major attractions: Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, and Norbulingka etc. Cultural exploration to the important Tibetan cities of Shigatse, Gyantse and Shegar are included in your journey. After reaching Rongbuk, you experience the view of the world’s highest mountain Mount Everest 8848m. As you depart from Zhangmu and cross the Friendship Bridge, you enter to Nepal. There will be the refreshing change in scenery, as verdant greenery replaces the dry and arid Tibetan landscape.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Tibet Travel Permit fee of Tibet
    • Guided tour as per program
    • All Monastery entrance fee
    • Hotel in Lhasa with breakfast
    • Best available guest houses en route with breakfast basis
    • Transportation by Toyota Land cruiser 4500 or mini bus
    • Group visa fee for Tibet if you are travelling from Nepal to Tibet
    • Necessary drop and pick up by private vehicle
    Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Lunch and dinner along the trip
    • Flight fares and airport taxes
    • Emergency rescue evacuation cost
    • Other personal expenses tips, donation, laundry, call and bottle drinks
    • Photography charges
    • Any cost arising from Landslides, road blockage & additional transportation cost.
    • Nepal entry visa fee
    • Personal travel insurance
    1. Day 01 Arrival to Beijing

      You will arrive Beijing. After arrival at the Beijing airport, our guide will meet and transfer to hotel.

    2. Day 02 Beijing Sightseeing.

      After breakfast in the hotel sightseeing of Beijing including below.
      Tian an Men Square.Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Tricycle tour in Hutong, Heritage Residence Tour, Drum Tower and Yan Dai Street.
      Tian An Men Square Tiananmen Square is the geographical center of Beijing City. It is the largest city square in the world, occupying an area of 440,000 square meters (about 109 acres), and able to accommodate 10,000,000 people at one time. The square is a conglomeration of splendid and beautiful flowers and the red national flag which flutters in the wind. The raising of the national flag is something which should not be missed by visitors to Tiananmen Square.
      Forbidden City The Forbidden City or Forbidden Palace is located at the exact center of the ancient city of Beijing, was the imperial palace during the mid-Ming and the Qing Dynasties. Known now as the Palace Museum, its extensive grounds cover 720,000 square meters, 800 buildings and more than 8,000 rooms. The Forbidden City has the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world, and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987 as the ”Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties”.

      Temple Of Heaven The Temple of Heaven is situated in the southern part of Beijing, about 6 Km away from the center of the city. Traditionally, this temple was for imperial use only. It was built in 1420, covering an area of 273 hectares, it is the one of the largest parks in Beijing. The Temple of Heaven was the place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvests.

      Tricycle tour on Hutong Hu Tong is the traditional residence of very early Beijing. Later many Hutong has been destroyed and some have altered into small business premises. You will take ride through these Hutong.

      Heritage Residence Tour Same as above with different meanings.

      Drum Tower The bell and drum were originally used as musical instruments in China. Afterward, however, they were used for telling time. As early as in the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220), there was ’a morning bell and a dusk drum’. Telling the time by bell and drum played an important role in helping people live and work regularly when there was no other means to keep track of the time. As a result, bell and drum towers became public architectures, and were widely constructed in almost every city throughout the country since the Han Dynasty.

      Yan Dai Street Yan Dai Street located behind the famous Hou Hai. It has many local traditional shops.

    3. Day 03 Sightseeing of Badaling Great wall and Ding’s Tomb

      Full day sightseeing in Beijing at below.

      Badaling Great wall Badaling Great Wall is situated about 10km further north of JuYongGuan Great Wall. They are both sited on the same natural pass through the mountains to the north of Beijing and hence a critical point of defense. Although popular, Badaling is a good introduction to the Great Wall. Authentically reconstructed, Badaling shows the Great Wall as it would have looked originally, and it does not look too new. Badaling Great Wall stretches for 4.8 km along rolling mountains and has 19 strategically located watchtowers.

      Ding’s Tomb The resting place for one of the 13 tombs of the 16 Ming Dyasty emperors. The 1st, 2nd, and 7th emperors are buried in differ

    4. Day 04 Leave Beijing on a train experiencing world’s highest train journey or flight.

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    5. Day 05 Journey by Train to Lhasa (if not flight).

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    6. Day 06 Arrival at Lhasa

      Continue the journey to Lhasa seeing the beautiful Tibetan plateau with the spectacular views of Tibetan mountains. Evening around 6 pm arrive in Lhasa train station, meet your Tibetan guide and transfer to hotel in Lhasa. Overnight at hotel

    7. Day 07 Sightseeing in Lhasa

      After breakfast, firstly you will visit to Jokhang temple which is the most scared shrine in Tibet that was built in 7th century. It is located at the heart of old town in Lhasa. The circuit around Jokhang temple is called Barkhor Street where you will be given a change to buy the real Tibetan antique items to gift your family friends and relatives. In the afternoon visit to awe-inspiring Potala Palace which is most famous cardinal landmark of Tibet and was once home to the Dalai Lama. Overnight at hotel

    8. Day 08 Sightseeing in Lhasa

      After breakfast, you will be arranged to visit Drepung, Sera monasteries and Summer Palace – Norbulingka palace. Both Drepung and Sera monasteries are Gelugpa (yellow hat) sect monastic colleges. Drepung monastery was the seat of the Government prior to Potala, it was once the world largest monastery in the history with 10,000 monks hailed from different monasteries all over Tibet. Sera monastery is famous for its Buddhism philosophical debate practice, the clapping sound and aggressive expression of the monks are well worth to see. Norbulingka is the summer palace of Dalai Lama; you can visit the residences of different lineages of the Dalai Lama. Overnight at hotel

    9. Day 09 Lhasa to Gyantse then Shigatse, 350km, 7hrs

      Leave Lhasa on a 4WD along the Friendship highway. The scenic drive heads up to Kampala pass [4794m]. You will have a panorama of Yamdrok-tso and spectacular views of Tibetan Holy Mountain in the distance. The turquoise colored Lake Yamdrok-tso is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. The amazing vista of pincer-shaped turquoise water of the lake and amazing spectacle of Mt. Nyenchen Khangsar glacier from Karo la pass. Further drives to Gyantse, visits the legendary stupa – Gyantse Kumbum. It is one of the most stunning architectural wonders in Tibet. Continue 90km drive to Shigatse. Overnight at hotel

    10. Day 10 Shigatse to Sakya then Lhatse, 200km, 4hrs

      After break, you will have a visit of Tashilunpo Monastery and the stunning tombs of Panchen Lamas. . This monastery is one of the largest functioning monasteries in Tibet. That was able to last through the Cultural Revolution nearly unscathed. The trip heads with the let morning drive to visit Sakya Monastery. It is the main monastery of Sakyapa sect. Houses around the monastery are also in a typical gray color. The trip hikes around the monastery northern ruins and drives back to Lhatse. Overnight at guest house.

    11. Day 11 Lhatse to New Tingri then Everest base camp, 190km, 4hrs

      The trip starts early in the morning with an adventure drive to Rongbuk base camp via Shegar. The drive crosses over Gyatsola Pass, 5200m and Gawu la pass, 5200m. From the top of the Gawu la you will see the spectacular Himalayan Ranges with glorious peaks such as Mt.Makalu 8463m, Mt.Lotse 8516m, Mt.Everst 8848m, Mt.Cho Oyu 8201m and Mt.Shishapama 8020m from Left to right, climbing down through numbers of switchback bends lead to the dry valley of Tashi Zom and then to Rongbuk base camp. Rongbuk has a big monastery which consists both monks and nuns. This monastery is also a view point to see Mt. Everest. Trek starts at afternoon from local tent guesthouses community to Everest Base Camp which is only 6km and that takes about 2 hours. As an option, you can take a local bus ride to BC instead walking. Overnight at guest house.

    12. Day 12 Rongbuk Monastery - Dhingri -Shigatse

      Get up early and see the sunrise at Mt. Everest, drive back to shigatse via Dhingri, overnight in Lhasa.

    13. Day 14 Shigatse-Lhasa

      Visit the settlement of Panchen Lama – Tashilhunpo Monastery or take a photo outside of the monastery. There is a Tibetan picnic called lingka nearby,drive back to Lhasa after the sightseeing of the monastery .Overnight: Lhasa.

    14. Day 15 Lhasa- to next Destination- Kathmandu or Beijingent locations

      This site was chosen for its location and its auspicious feng shui.


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