Tibet Everest Base Camp Trek: As we fly from The City of Temples to The Roof of the World, we see 8000 m peaks, such as Everest, Kanchenjunga, and Makalu. We also see the Tibetan peaks that are covered with snow. Sightseeing of Kathmandu includes UNESCO World Heritage sites, while the sightseeing of Tibet includes palaces, Jokhang temple, chapels, and the Potala palace. Some of these come under the category of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We also explore the top cities of Tibet, such as Gyantse and Shigatse and become familiar with the traditional Buddhist cultural. As we drive along the Friendship highway, we see amazing landscapes. We also see nomadic herdsmen, come across tiny Tibetan settlements and reach the base Mt. Everest by driving.
Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1300m/4264ft).
As soon as we come out of Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, we will see the representative of Remarkable Adventure Trek, holding its signboard. The representative will take us to a hotel in a private vehicle and will provide information on do’s and don’ts to us. This will be done in the hotel if we arrive in the late evening or at night. On the contrary, if we arrive in the morning or afternoon, we will be taken to the office of Remarkable Adventure Trek directly, where we will have a meeting and have to show the copy of our passports, submit three passport-sized photos, and a readable copy of our travel insurance policies. It is in this meeting that we will be introduced to our guide.
Sightseeing of the famous historical places in the Valley of Kathmandu and trip prepared meeting.
After breakfast, we will do the sightseeing of the famous historical places of the Valley of Kathmandu by driving in a private vehicle and by visiting these places with a city guide of Remarkable Adventure Trek. The guide will take us to the following places. If we arrive at night on Day 01, then on day 02, we will have a meeting after doing the sightseeing of the following places. Kathmandu Durbar Square is a UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nepal. Most of the buildings that we see here date from 15th to 18th century. The major Interesting things to see are “Kumari (The Living Goddess) Gar” “Kastha Mandap” Shiva ParvatiMaru Ganesh, MahShiva-ParvatiTemple, Bhagwati Temple, Old Palace, Saraswati Temple, Krishna Octangular Temple, Big Drums, Kal Bhairav, Jagannath Temple, and Taleju Temple. Pashupatinath is one of the main temples of the Hindus, which is a world heritage site, and which lies on the bank of the Bagmati River. Only the Hindus are allowed to go inside this temple, and they can be seen walking on the bank of the Bagmati River, worshipping and praying in small temples of the Hindu gods and goddesses. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a palace and comprises Royal Residential Quarter of Bhupatindra Malla and temples, having beautiful architectural designs. Boudhanath is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and has four pairs of eyes, representing those of Lord Buddha. Here, we find the people from all religions going around the stupa and spinning its prayer wheels.
Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa (3660m/12007 ft).
We fly to Lhasa, seeing Everest (8848m), Kanchenjunga (8536m) and other Himalayan peaks. Upon arrival, you will be received by our Tibetan guide at the airport.
Sightseeing in Lhasa (3650 m/11975 ft).
We will visit Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor markets.
The Second day sightseeing.
Today, we will visit Potala palace, Drepung Monastery, and Tibet Museum. Potala Palace measures 400 m east-west and 350 m north-south with sloping stone walls averaging 3 m. thick, and 5 m thick at the base, and with copper poured into the foundations to help proof it against earthquakes. Thirteen stories of buildings containing over 1,000 rooms, 10,000 shrines, and about 200,000 statues—soar 117 m on top of the Red Hill. We visit the Norbulingka Palace which is a traditional summer residence of Dalai Lama. Sera monastery encompasses 28 acres of land and houses several institutions. The structures of notability are the Great Assembly Hall, colleges, and Kamcun. In the main hall, we see the scriptures of the gold powder, statues, scent cloth, and murals.
Drive to Shigatse (3900m/12975ft).
After exploring Gyantse, we will drive to Shigatse. From Gyantse, we continue to Shigatse enjoying a captivating mountain landscape along the way. On the way, we will stop at Shalu monastery. Shigatse is the second largest city of Tibet. One of the highlights of Shigatse is Tashilhunpo Monastery.
Drive to Ronguk via Shegar.
Today, we head off to Rongbuk by crossing the highest pass Gyatso La (5220m) via Lhasa. Traveling in desert plateau gives us an incredible entertainment and takes us to nomadic herders, countryside, and monasteries. From Shegar, we turn off the Friendship Highway and heads to south part, from where, we can see mountains, such as Makalu and Shishapangma.
Hike to Everest Base Camp (5,150m/16896ft) and back to Rongbuk (5,000m/16404ft) and back to Rongbuk (5,000m/16404ft) and drive back to Shigatse (4,390m/14402ft).
We will explore the base camp of the World’s highest mountain. After exploring, we will get back on the Friendship highway and then head off to Shigatse.
Drive to Lhasa.
Today we travel back to Lhasa from Shigaste.
Fly back to Kathmandu (1,345m).
Today, we fly to Kathmandu.
Leisure day in Kathmandu and Farewell Dinner
Overnight at hotel Leisure day in Kathmandu, If you are interested in continuing on to Chitwan Jungle Safari, River Rafting Adventure, Kathmandu Shopping Tour or Scenic Everest Flight, you can start today. In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances. Your guide(s) and an office staff will accompany you. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Transfer for your final flight departure.
From the hotel, before 3 hours, we are picked up for your international flights and transferred to Tribhuwan International Airport.
Cost Information1. What's Includes
- Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport on a tourist vehicle.
- Twin sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu.
- Tibetan standard two-star hotel in Lhasa with basic accommodation for the Tibet tour.
- Ground transportation to and from Kathmandu.
- SUVs and a support truck during the Tibet tour.
- Guided city tour in Kathmandu on a private vehicle.
- Government-licensed English-speaking.
- Tibetan tour guide.
- The required number of ground staff for the tour.
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for our ground staffs.
- A down jacket and a sleeping bag provided remarkable adventure trek (which need to be returned after the trek).
- Tibet entry permission, Chinese visa and monastery entry fees.
- All government taxes and official expenses.
- Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
- Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
- International airfare and airport departure tax.
- Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
- Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
- Items of a personal nature (personal trekking gear, beverages, the internet, laundry, bottled water, etc).
- Tips for trekking staffs.
- Extra night accommodation (early arrival, late departures due to weathers, and any others reasons).
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
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Trip Equipment & Packaging List
For your trip preparations Remarkable Adventure Trek provides you with related information and advice required for your adventure holiday trip in and around Nepal Himalaya and beyond, providing you with following equipment list for the trekking. If it’s too much to carry from your home country some of the necessary equipment can be hired or bought in Kathmandu around at Thamel or in Pokhara as well. Most of the equipment is general and standard lists for all seasons while on the trek but may differ as per the season and duration of trekking and areas of your chosen trip.
- Sun hat or scarf.
- Light balaclava or warm fleece headgear.
- Sun Glasses and snow goggles with UV protection.
For Lower Body:
- Under Garments.
- Hiking shorts.
- Lightweight cotton long pants.
- Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms.
- Fleece or wool pants (seasonal).
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants.
- Thin, lightweight inner socks.
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks.
- Hiking boots with spare laces.
- Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals).
- Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp.
For Upper Body:
- Light and expedition weight thermal tops.
- Fleece jacket or pullover.
- Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional).
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket.
- Down vest and/or jacket.
- Lightweight gloves.
- Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal).
- Sleeping bag rated to zero DC (4 seasons down sleeping bags).
- Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries.
- Trekking Bags/Duffel bag.
- Basic First Aid Kit.
- Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside your kit/duffel bag.
- Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches / 10-15 liters / kgs capacity).
- Trekking Poles (optional).
- Water bottle (2) or cameo bag.
- Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc).
- Ear Plug (who know some people on a group are snoring) as optional.
- 1 medium sized quick-drying towel.
- Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable).
- Multipurpose soaps (preferably biodegradable).
- Nail clippers.
- Face and body moisturizer.
- Feminine hygiene products.
- Small mirror.
On Personal Hygiene:
- Wet wipes (baby wipes).
- Tissue /toilet roll.
- Anti-bacterial hands wash.
Extra Luxuries as optional:
- Reading book.
- Trail Map/Guidebook.
- Journal & Pen.
- Pen and small notebooks.
- Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, and scrabble.
Remarkable Adventure Trek operates and runs all high altitude treks and climbs with the support of our expert and veteran guides who has been in these profession for more than two decades, all our guide have undergone with much training and attending workshop on related fields every year like Medical Course with enough knowledge of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) and proper use of Gamma Bag or Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) pressure bags when required on emergency purpose on high AMS symptoms and to work on minor medical problem treatments.
Causes of Altitude Mountain Sickness:
- Altitude mountain sickness is caused by reduced of air pressure with lower oxygen levels at high altitude.
- The faster you climb to a high elevation, more likely you will get altitude or acute mountain sickness (AMS).
- Difficulty in sleeps.
- Dizziness or light-headed.
- Loss of appetite.
- Nausea or vomiting.
- Rapid pulse (heart rate).
- Shortness of breath with exertion.
- Altitude mountain sickness is easier to treat in the early stage.
- The main treatment for all forms of mountain sickness is to go down (descend) towards lower altitude as fast you can with support of our guide and staff.
- Extra oxygen should be given, if available.
- People with severe altitude mountain sickness should be admitted to a hospital or evacuated by any means of transportation the fastest is by Helicopter.
- Remarkable Adventure Trek suggests you Polyacrylamide (Diamox) because this medicine helps you to feel better if you are trekking in high altitude areas.
- It also helps you to reduce mild symptoms. This medicine works best when you take it before you start gaining much higher altitude. Beside our advice please consol with your doctor.
While climbing higher elevation:
- Drink plenty of fluids (water-plain black tea-lemon-tea or nutritional value drinks).
- Avoid alcohol
- Eat a lot of garlic’s (this is local way fighting altitude).
- You should avoid high altitudes if you have heart or lung disease.
Note: In case of emergency, you will be immediately airlifted by Helicopter to Kathmandu.
Nobody knows or cares about the safety of your group better than our trekking guides because they know how to cope with the unexpected situations that occasionally arise in the high altitudes of the Himalaya. In these situations, it is vital that trekkers are flexible and listen to the guides’ directions. The trip that you are on may be affected by weather, politics, or even wildlife. Whatever the factor may be, it is possible you may have some changes in your itinerary, as the seasoned guides of Remarkable Adventure Trek decide the safest option for you. If changes must be made to your trip, our guides will work hard to stick to your original itinerary as much as possible until the change becomes unavoidable. However, Remarkable Adventure Trek will not be responsible for an outcome, resulting from bad weather, wildlife, or political situation before, during, or post trip.
WHAT MAKES THIS TRIP DIFFERENT FROM OTHERS?
Trek Remarkable Adventure Trek works for social causes with some non-profit organizations of Nepal, concerned with environment conservation and preservation includes street children who need better education and good normal life. We help and support for the cause with some of our profits to certain organizations so that we can make street children with sound and better life when they grow up.
We believe that education and healthy children make more stable and better future of Nepal.
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