Tibet train tour with Everest

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Tibet Shambhala Adventure guarantees the soft sleeper train ticket from Xining to Lhasa.The Train to Lhasa from Xining is the best Tibet train tour which not only helps you gradually to acclimatize to the high altitude but also shows you the beauty of the Qinghai lake, Tso Ngonpo in Tibetan and it’s enormous grassland around, the Kunlun mountain range, Tibetan high plateau, many other beautiful lakes, nomad camps, lots of wild lives, spectacular Nyenchen Thangla mountain range and finally the view of Potala Palace, one of the seven wonders of the world's heritage.

Traveling in the world's highest train plus, an adventure travel to Mount Everest Base Camp, the world's highest mountain makes the trip as the best Tibet train tour. As usual, you take two full days of sightseeing around Lhasa city, visiting the cultural heart of Tibet. After that, you will drive directly to the southern part of Tibet, known as Lhoka in Tibetan. The capital city of the Lhoka region is called Tsetang. Tsetang is located in the Yarlung valley which has been created by the Yarlung river or Barhmaputra. The Barhmaptura river flows from the far western part of Tibet near Mount Kailash in the Far West Tibet. The river flows through Shigatse, Tsetang, Kongpo and finally goes into the west Bengal or Assam.

In tsetang, we will visit Yumbu Lhakang, the first castle of Tibet and Traduk temple. Samye monastery which is the first Tibetan monastery, built in 8th century by the 38th Tibetan King called Trisong Detsen and his great master Pamasavawa and Shantarakshita. Continue the best Tibet train to Mount Everest through the most beautiful Yamdrok lake, Nojin Kangsang snow mountain from the top of Gampala pass. Visit Palchoe monastery and Kubum in Gyantse and Tashi Lhunpo monastery in Shigatse. After crossing several high mountain passes of the great Himalayan mountain range, the best Tibet train tour reach your final destination to the Everest base camp from Tibet.
Days Trip Outline Daily Activity Accommodation Guide & Driver Meal
01 Arrival in Xining airport and transfer to train station-take train to Lhasa-on board train Qinghai Tibet railway-Beautiful view of Qinghai lake-Golmud-Kunlun Mountain range Overnight on train Local Tibetan
02 Arrival in Lhasa train station and transfer downtown Lhasa (3650m/10km) Tibetan high plateau-beautiful snow covered mountan-Thanggo la pass-lakes-Kyichu valley-Kyichu river-Holy Lhasa city Hotel in Lhasa Local Tibetan BB
03 Sightseeing tour in Lhasa Visit Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor Bazar Hotel in Lhasa Local Tibetan BB
04 Sightseeing tour in Lhasa Visit Pabongka-Sera monastery-Monastery Kora Hotel in Lhasa Local Tibetan BB
05 Lhasa to Tsetang (3600m/160km) Lhasa-Barhmaputra-Samye monastery,Tsetang Hotel in Lhasa Local Tibetan BB
06 Tsetang to Gyantse.(3950Mts/ 360Km ) Yamdrok lake-Nojin Kangsang snow mountain-Karola glacier-Gyantse-Visit Palchoe and Kubum Hotel in Gyantse Local Tibetan BB
07 Gyantse to Rongpu monastery (5000m/430km) Visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery in Shigatse-Tsola and Gyatsola pass-great view of Mount Everest, Makalu and Lhotse from Pangla pass Monastery guest house Local Tibetan BB
08 Everest Base Camp to Sakya,4050mts/240Km Explore Everest Base Camp & Sakya Hotel in Sakya Local Tibetan BB
09 Sakya -Lhasa,3650mts/430Km Tsola pass-Shigatse-Barhmaputra-Nyemo county-Kyichu valley-Lhasa Hotel in Lhasa Local Tibetan BB
10 Lhasa to Gongkar airport (3600m/45Km) Lhasa city-Kyichu valley-Barhmaputra-Lhasa airport

Inclusive

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the Tibet tour program above
  • All entry fees to the sites and monasteries mentioned in the Tibet tour program
  • Breakfast for entire Tibet tour
  • All necessary Tibet tour entry and road permits
  • One local English speaking Tibetan travel guide
  • Tibet tour transportation by one good conditioned mini van or bus according to the group size
  • Yamdrok lake conservation fee
  • Karola glacier conservation fee
  • Tibet Everest conservation fee for all members, guide and vehicle
  • Tibet Everest basecamp conservation fee for all members, guide
  • Tibet travel permits delivery fee
  • Oxygen incase need in the vehicle

Exclusive

  • Both international and domestic flight ticket
  • Lunch and dinner for entire Tibet tour
  • China Tibet visa fee
  • Service of mainalnd China side
  • Insurance including personal, medical, travel and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses need to be paid by clients themselves
  • Day 01 Arrival in Xining and then take the train to Lhasa.

  • Day 02 Enjoy the world’s highest train and arrival at Lhasa train station and transfer downtown Lhasa (3650Mts/ 10Km ) Hotel on B.B

    Enjoy the most beautiful view of Tibetan high plateau, beautiful snow-covered mountain range-high plateau lake, Thanggola pass and you will finally arrive in the holy Lhasa city. You will be warmly welcome by our Tibetan guide and driver and accompany you to the holy city of Lhasa.

  • Day 03 Sight seeing Lhasa, Potala Palace, Jokang temple and Bharkor. Hotel on B.B

    After Breakfast, you will start from the hotel and drive towards Potala square. Leave the car behind and must be ready and take your challenge to climb more than hundred steps of the PotalaPalance. The Potala Palace was originally built in the 7th century by Tibetan King SongtsanGampo but the one to the present size was expended by the 5th Dalaia Lama. It has thirteen storey’s high with more than a thousand rooms and divided with White and Red Palace. After the sightseeing of the Potala Palace, walk around the Potala Palace with pilgrimages and you can experience the ancient tradition of Tibetans, walking around Potala, praying matras. The Kora takes you around 40 minutes. It is also good to acclimatize to the high altitude. After lunch, you will visit Jokang temple. Jokang temple is the oldest temple of Tibet which was built by King SongtsanGampo in the 7th century and it is housed to the most sacred statue of BhudhaShakyamuni brought from mainland China by the princess Wangchen of the Tang court. Walking around the Bharkor is another interesting thing during your tour in Lhasa. You will meet many people in Bharkor in different costumes.

  • Day 04 Sight seeing Lhasa, Pabongka, Chubsang nunnery and Sera monastery. Hotel on B.B

    Drive to and explore Pabongka Monastery; hike downhill to Chupsang Nunnery; walk to Sera Monastery, where we have a picnic lunch; depending on availability, make your own prayer flag at Sera’s printing center and witness monks debate age-old scripts in the courtyard.

  • Day 05 Drive from Lhasa-Samye monastery-Tsetang.(3600Mts/ 160Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at 8Am and drive along the Lhasa river where it joins the Bharmaputra river at Chushur bridge. You will leave your vehicle at Samye ferry and take a motor boat to Samye monastery by crossing the Bharmaputra river which takes an hour to get to the other side river and then we will take monastery bus or truck to which takes half an hour to get to Samye monastery. After the Samye monastery sightseeing, you will have lunch in the monastery restaurant and then continue your journey back to ferry side and get to Tsetang after half an hour drive. We will directly drive to Yumbu Lhakang which is 30Km outside of Tsetang town. Visit Yumbu Lhakang and Traduk temple on the way back.

  • Day 06 Drive from Tsetang to Gyantse.(3950Mts/ 360Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at around 8.30Am from your hotel and then drive towards Gyangtse through 3 big mountain passes, Kampa La, Karo La, Simila respectively. Karola is the highest pass among them which is over 5000Mts with it's most beautiful glaciers, beautiful Yamdrok lake emerged as coral color from the top of Kampala pass. You will have your lunch at Nakartse country which is just between the Yamdrok lake and Karola glaciers. Afternoon, visit Palchoe monastery and Kubum Pagoda stupa.

  • Day 07 Drive from Gyantse to Rongbuk moanstery. (5000mts/ 430Km ) Guest house on B.B

    You will start your tour at around 7.30 Am from your hotel and start your journey to Shigatse by passing one of the biggest farming lands in Tibet where people grow barley, wheat, different kinds of vegetables.visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery, the seat of the Penchen Lama and the biggest monastery in the Tsang region or in the western part of Tibet. You will finish your sightseeing by around 11Am and then continue your journey towards Rongbuk, driving through two big mountain passes, Gyatso la 5220Mts, Pangla pass 5000Mts, and some beautiful villages and the first view of Mount Everest from the foot of Gyatso la pass.

  • Day 08 Explore Everest Base Camp and then transfer to Sakya monastery ,4050Mts/ 240Km. Mansarovar hotel on BB

    Explore Everest Base Camp by taking a conservative bus to the Everest base camp or by walk. If you walk to Everet base camp, it will take you to two hrs to get there. On the way you can visit a miraculous cave of Padmasamvawa . After two hrs trek, you get to the Everest base camp. It is the best point of enjoying the world's highest mountain and taking photos of it. You can have a basic lunch at Everest Base camp since there are many local tented tea houses where they sell instant noodles or bread etc. Late afternoon, drive back to Sakya monastery. Have evening visit to the monastery and monks debating.

  • Day 09 Drive from Sakya to Lhasa (3650Mts/ 430KM ) Tibet Heritage Hotel on B.B

    Start your tour early in the morning and drive along the Bharmaputra river with a landscape of sandy hills, villages, and Rulak Yungdrung ling at the otherside of the river. You will have lunch in a small town called Nyenmo which is the border point between Shigatse and Lhasa . Free afternoon for shopping.

  • Day 10 Drive from Lhasa to Lhasa Gongkar airport.(3600Mts/ 60Km ) End the trip

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Inclusive

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the Tibet tour program above
  • All entry fees to the sites and monasteries mentioned in the Tibet tour program
  • Breakfast for entire Tibet tour
  • All necessary Tibet tour entry and road permits
  • One local English speaking Tibetan travel guide
  • Tibet tour transportation by one good conditioned mini van or bus according to the group size
  • Yamdrok lake conservation fee
  • Karola glacier conservation fee
  • Tibet Everest conservation fee for all members, guide and vehicle
  • Tibet Everest basecamp conservation fee for all members, guide
  • Tibet travel permits delivery fee
  • Oxygen incase need in the vehicle

Exclusive

  • Both international and domestic flight ticket
  • Lunch and dinner for entire Tibet tour
  • China Tibet visa fee
  • Service of mainalnd China side
  • Insurance including personal, medical, travel and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses need to be paid by clients themselves

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