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Nepal & Tibet: Roof Of The World
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Nepal & Tibet: Roof of the World

12 days & 11 nights, Private Journey

Kathmandu, Lhasa, Shigatse, Shegar & Dhulikhel

From the icy Himalayan peaks to alpine valleys of one of the world's highest plateaus, this journey encompasses the culture, history and natural wonders of Nepal and Tibet. See the sights in Kathmandu, soar above the Himalayas on an unforgettable sightseeing flight, explore the holiest sites of Tibetan Buddhism, visit the Everest Base Camp, delve deep into the villages of the remote Tibetan countryside and explore some of the most dramatic landscapes in the world.

  • Day 1
    Arrive Kathmandu, Nepal

    Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by your Cox & Kings representative and escorted to your hotel. Later, visit the sprawling temple complex of Boudhnath, which is home to some 10,000 Tibetan refugees.

    Dwarika's Hotel - 3 Nights
  • Day 2
    Kathmandu

    This morning, soar high above the Kathmandu Valley on a sightseeing journey that includes several of the most majestic Himalayan peaks, including Mount Everest. Back on the ground; continue to the beautiful temple complex of Swayambhunath, which is situated atop a hill in the Kathmandu valley.

    Dwarika's Hotel (B)
  • Day 3
    Kathmandu

    After breakfast this morning, pay a visit to the Kopan Monastery. Dominated by a magnificent Bodhi tree, it was once the home of the astrologer to the King of Nepal. Continue to Pasupatinath, one of the holiest Hindu temples.

    Dwarika's Hotel (B)
  • Day 4
    To Lhasa, Tibet

    Bid farewell to Kathmandu and fly over the Himalayas to the mountain Kingdom of Tibet. This afternoon, explore Jokhang Temple, one of the most revered temples in all of Tibetan Buddhism. Stroll down Barkhore Street, lined with shops selling vibrant traditional Tibetan handicrafts and religious items.

    Shangri-La Hotel - 3 Nights (B)
  • Day 5
    Lhasa

    Depart your hotel with your local guide to explore the famed Potala Palace, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama since the seventh century. Continue your journey to admire the fabulous murals on the walls of the Dalai Lama's Summer Palace, Norbulingka. Later this afternoon, discover the temples and prayer halls of the sprawling Sera Monastery.

    Shangri-La Hotel (B)
  • Day 6
    Lhasa

    This morning, visit the Drepung Monastery, which lies at the foot of Mount Gephel just outside Lhasa. Founded in 1416, the monastery was once one of the largest in the world, housing up to 10,000 monks.

    Shangri-La Hotel (B)
  • Day 7
    To Shigatse

    Embark on a full-day journey along the banks of the Brahmaputra River and the shores of lovely Lake Yamadrok. Cross Karo La Pass to Gyantse, an ancient city overlooked by a citadel perched upon a rocky peak. Explore Gyantse and pay a visit to the Kumbum stupa and the Phalkor monastery.

    Hotel Gesar - 1 Night (B, L, D)
  • Day 8
    To Shegar

    This morning you will visit the imposing Tashilhunpo Monastery, where you can immerse yourself in the religion that animates the ancient land of Tibet.

    Hotel Bebar - 1 Night (B, L, D)
  • Day 9
    To Shigatse

    Today, discover Everest Base Camp, starting point for most of the expeditions that attempt to conquer the world's tallest mountain. On a clear day, you can admire panoramic views of Everest and the Himalayan range. Continue on your drive back to Shigatse.

    Hotel Gesar - 1 Night (B, L, D)
  • Day 10
    To Lhasa

    Embark on a scenic train journey to Lhasa.

    Hotel Shangri La - 1 Night (B, L)
  • Day 11
    To Dhulikhel, Kathmandu

    This morning fly to Kathmandu. On arrival, you will be escorted to your hotel where the rest of the day is at leisure.

    Hotel Dwarikas - 1 Night (B)
  • Day 12
    Depart Kathmandu

    Bid farewell to the Himalayas as you are escorted to the airport for your onward flight.

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