Turen for jer der gerne vil til Tibet, men som også er vant til at klare det hele selv. Visum til Tibet er ofte en hovedpine og nærmest umuligt at opnå til en selvarrangeret tur, da kineserne helst ser, der rejses i grupper. Vi tilbyder derfor sammen med vores dygtige partner i Kathmandu faste afgange for små internationale grupper. Der er flere afgange hen over foråret, sommeren og efteråret, og er der blot to tilmeldte er turen garanteret. Vi hjælper jer gerne med flybilletter til og fra Nepal og ikke mindst til og fra Lhasa samt ideer og forslag til ophold i Nepal, da det er oplagt at kombinere de to spændende lande på den ultimative Himalaya tur.
Travelling in Tibet is one of the most sought out travel destination of the world. Either for pilgrimage, spiritual or for the sake of great scenery, Tibet has always allured many tourists from the globe. Tibet Autonomous Region lies in the southwest of China and in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. It is bounded to the north by Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Qinghai Province, to the east by Sichuan Province, to the southeast by Yunnan Province, to the south and west by these countries: Burma, India, Bhutan, Sikkim and Nepal. The region covers an area of around 1.22 million kms, which accounts for 12.8% of the total of China. Out of several activities and tours in Tibet, the best way to understand & visit Tibet is by taking a tour starting all the way from Lhasa and ending in Kathmandu. The excitement of being on the Roof of the world and the awesome natural beauty of Tibet is one of the highlights of the trip. Not to forget, the opportunity to reach the Everest Base Camp from the northern part is an added bonus. Long regarded as a land of mystery and magic, harsh yet exquisitely beautiful, Tibet is without a question a world apart. The tour, Central Tibet With Everest Base Camp, reveals some of the best Tibet has to offer – high passes topped from a colorful prayers flag, crystal clear lakes in indescribable shades of brilliant blue, snow-capped ranges sheltering valleys, covered by the field of barley and golden yellow rape. The current itinerary of Central Tibet With Everest Base Camp is the outcome of numerous feedbacks, trip reports of travellers, and top-notch recommendation from the wanderlust articles worldwide. The course is designed in such a way that everyday traveller’s body is adapting to the thin air of the Tibetan plateau while their minds are playing with the beautiful landscapes, soulful vibe of the divine Tibet, unique cultures, etc. All in all, travellers end this trip with an excited and relaxed mood.
The flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu is spectacular. From Gongkar airport it is about 90 minutes drive to Lhasa, first along the Yarlung Tsangpo – the largest canyon in the world with a total depth 5,382 meters then into the Kyi Chu Valley. Overnight at Yak Hotel
About 8 km to the west of central Lhasa, Drepung was once Tibet’s largest monastery, with a population of around 10,000 monks. Built in 1416 this is one of the important Gelukpa monasteries .It houses different colleges for the study of Buddhist philosophy and the interesting sight is to see is the debating monks. The Ganden Palace also located in the Drepung complex, is where the Dalai Lamas used to live before the Potala was built. The Nearby Nechung Monastery at a five minutes distance.
Norbulinka: The summer palace of the Dalai Lama, lies in a quiet and beautiful garden in the west part of Lhasa. The well preserved murals, superb mandalas and frescoes are fascinating sights not to miss. One particular mural inside depicts the history of Tibet and all the Dalai Lamas. Here you can also see the cars which the Great 13th Dalai Lama imported to Tibet.
Sera Monastery: Though not as big as Drepung it is another big and important Gelukpa monastery in Lhasa which has served as “university monastery “. It is about five km north of central Lhasa. Built in 1419 it was the home for 5000 monks in the days of its highest glory, though the number now is reduced to few hundreds. Like Drepung it houses different colleges to teach Buddhist Philosophy. In the debating courtyard you can see the monks debating from 3 to 4 PM. Overnight at Yak Hotel
The Potala Palace towers over Lhasa and is an enduring landmark of Tibet. Little remains of the original structure built by Songtsen Gampo other than its foundations. After Lhasa was reinstated as the capital of Tibet in the 17th century, the Great 5th Dalai Lama began construction of the White Palace (built 1645 – 53) employing 7000 workers and 1500 artisans. Jokhang: The Jokhang Temple is 1300 year old, golden roofed building at the center of the Barkhor Market. The most sacred and active Tibetan temples, it was founded by Bhrikuti, King Songtsen Gampo’s Nepalese Bride, on a site chosen by his other wife (a Tang dynasty Chinese princess, Wenchang) as the principal geomantic power – place in Tibet. Overnight at Yak Hotel
A day on your own to enjoy Lhasa in your own pace
Gyantse (3950m) is 254 km from Lhasa. The drive is long, yet scenic across the Khamba la, Kora La (passes), along the shores of Lake Yamdrok Tso. Once an important trading town, Gtantse retains the feel of Old Tibet. Overnight at Jianzang Hotel
In the morning, visit Gyantse’s Monastery – Pelkor Chode. The main temple of Pelkor Chode, the Tsuklakhang was built 1418 – 1425 AC by the 2nd prince of Gyantse. It was an eclectic academy with 16 dralsang (colleges) belonging variously to Sakya, Butonpa, Geluk and Kagyu schools. All the dralsang buildings have been destroyed, however the main assembly hall was preserved along with its remarkable (15th images and Murals). The top chamber is decorated with fantastic madalas in Sakya tradition. Overnight at Shegar Hotel
After leaving Shegar, we will turn off the friendship highway for a stunning drive through Qomolangma National Park to reach the tiny Ronghphu Gompa at 5000m. In the afternoon time we will descend into the Rombuk valley and Everest will jump quickly into the view, which would be first chance to catch a glimpse of this inspiring mountain.
Everest Base Camp excursion (5090m), a 02 hrs trek from Rombuk will lead you to the base of the highest peak on the earth. The North Face of Mount Everest (8848m) or Mount Qomolangma in Tibetan. Overnight at Rombuk Hotel
Drive to Shigatse/ Overnight in S Lhandrup Hotel (Shigatse – 3900m, 12 Hrs)
Early morning we visit to Tashilumpo which is the seat of the Panchen Lama, second only in importance to the Dalai Lama. Panchen means a great scholar and was traditionally bestowed on the abbots of Tashilumpo. Its numerous halls contain a 21.6 meter wooden status of Maitreya, the future Buddha & elaborate, jewel encrusted reliquary chorten. Overnight at Yak Hotel
Flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu and transfer to your booked Hotel in Kathmandu.
Per person i delt dobbeltværelse: 9.500 kroner
Tillæg for eneværelse: 1.500 kroner
Flybillet Kathmandu-Lhasa t/rt fra ca 4800 kr, prisen afhænger af hvad der er muligt på reservations tidspunktet.
• Al transport i minibus
• Engelsk talende guide
• Entré til Yamdrok and Everest national parker
Alle rejser, vi udbyder, er omfattet af pakkerejseloven, dækket af rejsegarantifonden og produktansvarsforsikring.
10. maj 2018, 24. maj 2018 & 31. maj 2018
14. juni 2018
05. juli 2018, 19. juli 2018 & 26. juli 2018
16. august 2018 & 30. august 2018
06. september 2018, 13. september 2018 & 20. september 2018
11. oktober 2018, 18. oktober 2018 & 25. oktober 2018