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Lhasa to Kathmandu via Everest Base Camp Bike Tour

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 01: Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to hotel in Thamel - 1,350m. 3 star standard.
Meals: -/-/D

Day 02:
Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing with private car and cultural guide (entry fees not included), Tibet visa making day.
Meals: B/-/-

Day 03:
Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa 3,650m.
O/N: Hotel. Meals: B/-/-

Day 04:
Sightseeing in Lhasa i.e. Potala Palace, Sera monastery.
O/N: Hotel. Meals: B/-/-

Day 05:
Visit Drepung monastery and Bharkhor Market, afternoon assemble your bike and can go for some warm-up ride.
O/N: Hotel. Meals: B/-/-

Day 06:
Ride to the Khamba La. 100% paved road (85km, 3,530m).
O/N: Guesthouse. Meals: B/-/-

Day 07:
Ride to and around Yamdrok Lake till Nagartse (56km, 4,500m).
O/N: Guesthouse. Meals: B/-/-

Day 08:
Ride to Gyantse (122km, 3,990m) via Caro_La (5,039m).
O/N: Guesthouse. Meals: B/-/-

Day 09:
Ride to Shigatse and visit Tashilhunpo Monastery (95km, 3,860m).
O/N: Guesthouse. Meals: B/-/-

Day 10:
Drive and cycle up to Lhatse, crossing two passes today. Tra_La 4,050m and Tso_La 4,520m. (160km, 4,150m).
O/N: Guesthouse. Meals: B/-/-

Day 11:
Ride the highest pass – Gyatso_La 5,220m and and reach to New Tingri (73km 4,450m).
O/N: Guesthouse. Meals: B/-/-

Day 12:
Ride up to Pang_La the great view of Mt. Everest, and then to Rongbuk or stay in Tashi Zhong (143km, 5,000m).
O/N: Tashi-Zong/ Rongbuk valley, Meals: B/-/-

Day 13:
Ride or drive to EBC and back to Rongbuk or ride bit below then Rongbuk (37km, 5,000m).
O/N: Rongbuk Monastery. Meals: B/-/-

Day 14:
Ride to Tingri via Nam_La pass- 5,250m if weather and road condition permits otherwise, we ride via Tashi Zhong (68km/140km, 4,340m).
O/N: Guesthouse. Meals: B/-/-

Day 15:
Ride mostly downhill to Nyalam though we have to cross two passes today. La Lung_La 4,990m and Thang_La 5,050m. (137km, 3,750m).
O/N Guesthouse. Meals: B/-/-

Day 16:
Today is our last day in Tibet and we have steep descend to Nepal border via Zhangmu, then ride and drive to Dhulikhel (150km, 1,600m).
O/N Hotel. Meals: B/-/D

Day 17:
Ride or drive to Kathmandu (30km, 1,350m).
O/N Hotel. Meals: B/-/-

Day 18:
Departure or optional program.

 

Please contact us for cost.

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INCLUDES

  • Mountain Bike guide with mechanical backup.
  • Tibet Visa Approval and permits.
  • Tibetan Liaison officer.
  • Support Landcruiser.
  • Kathmandu - Lhasa airfare.
  • Nepal border pickup.
  • Kathmandu hotels on B & B Basis with twin sharing room.
  • All guesthouses on the way will be basic guesthouse on bed & breakfast, except Gyantse and Shigatse.
  • Hotel in Lhasa will be standard with B & B Basis.
  • Hotel in Dhulikhel will be with all meals, i.e. farewell dinner.
  • Kathmandu sightseeing with car and guide.
  • Arrival and departure.

EXCLUDES

  • Mountain bike – hiring cost will be US$250 (front suspension 8 or 9spd bikes).
  • Tibet Visa: US$115 for all nationalities except US citizen (US$200).
  • Lunch and dinners approx costs: US$330.
  • Drinks.
  • Insurance.
  • Tips/gratuity approx: US$50.
  • Excess luggage charge on Air China while flying to Lhasa - 20kg weight limit, after 20kg it will cost US$13/kg.
  • Entry fees in Kathmandu while sightseeing.