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8-Night Tibet Hiking and Horseback Riding Tour provided by Adventures In Tibet

8-Night Tibet Hiking and Horseback Riding Tour

8-Night Tibet Hiking and Horseback Riding Tour
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Visit the historical city of Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region, and hike from Pabongkha to Sera Monastery which is a less traveled path by most tourists as well as many other major attractions such as Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street. In addition, you will take a horse ride to beautiful Yamdrok Lake. This is a great adventure for you to explore central Tibet!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Day 1: Arrive at Lhasa Upon arrival in Lhasa, your guide will meet and transfer you to the downtown hotel. Walk around Barkhor street in the evening with local pilgrims at your leisure. Overnight: Rama Karpo Hotel or similar Day 2: Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street (B) In the morning, visit Potala Palace, Johkang Temple and wander into Barkor Street. Overnight: Rama Karpo Hotel or similar Day 3: Visit Drepung and Sera Monasteries (B) Visit two of the largest gelugpa institutions, Draping and Sera Monasteries, which were founded in the 15th century. Sera Monastery is known for its Buddhist monk debate in religious philosophies. Overnight: Rama Karpo Hotel or similar Day 4: Pabongkha to Sera Monastery Day Hiking (B) Visit Pabongkha Monastery, an important historical monastery dating back to 7th century. Pabongkha is the place where Tibetan calligraphy had firstly designed by Tonmi Sambhota. You will hike over the active "Sky burial" to Tashi Choling monastery and then continue to Takten Mediation Cave (13,780ft). Have lunch here (packed lunch) and drink the blessed spring-water from this very cave. Continue hiking towards Sera Monastery that will charm you with bird's eyes view of Lhasa. Overnight: Rama Karpo Hotel or similar Day 5: Set out to Gyangtse (Horseback Ridring 3-4hours) (B) Drive out of Lhasa. It is nearly 69 miles to the top of Kambala pass (13,042ft) where you will have fantastic panoramic view of Yamdrok Lake and Mt. Nyenchen Gangsang. Soak up the beautiful scenery for half an hour and then ride a horse down to the lake towards the shore of Nagarze. After 3-4 hours of horseback riding experience, you will drive to Nagarze and stop for lunch. After lunch break, continue driving to Gyangtse through Karola glacier, Semi-la pass. Overnight: Jianzang Hotel or similar Day 6: Set out for Shekar (B) Visit the great Gyangtse Stupa and Pekoe Choede Monastery. Drive around (56mi/90km) to Shigatse and visit Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lamas. Then, you will drive another 94 miles (150 kilometers) to Lhatse. Overnight: Shanghai Hotel or similar Day 7: Drive to Rongphu Monastery (B) Drive to Rongbu Monastery (5150m), the highest monastery in the world. You will definitely enjoy your long-lasting feelings near Mt. Everest Base Camp in the rest of the evening. Overnight: Tented Guesthouse Day 8: 1-2hrs Hiking to Everest Base Camp and Drive to Shigatse Before sunrise, you will hike around 1-2hrs to the Mt. Everest Base Camp. On the way back to Shigatse, you will visit Sakya Monastery, the largest monastery belonging to Sakyapa Sect. Overnight: Gangjian Hotel or similar Day 9: Drive to Lhasa and Transfer to Airport or Train Station You will drive through Gorges along the Yarlung Tsangpo River to Gonggar Airport. Your local guide and driver will transfer you to the airport to catch your afternoon flight for your next destination.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
What to expect
Day 1: Arrive at Lhasa Upon arrival in Lhasa, your guide will meet and transfer you to the downtown hotel. Walk around Barkhor street in the evening with local pilgrims at your leisure. Overnight: Rama Karpo Hotel or similar Day 2: Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street (B) In the morning, visit Potala Palace, Johkang Temple and wander into Barkor Street. Overnight: Rama Karpo Hotel or similar Day 3: Visit Drepung and Sera Monasteries (B) Visit two of the largest gelugpa institutions, Draping and Sera Monasteries, which were founded in the 15th century. Sera Monastery is known for its Buddhist monk debate in religious philosophies. Overnight: Rama Karpo Hotel or similar Day 4: Pabongkha to Sera Monastery Day Hiking (B) Visit Pabongkha Monastery, an important historical monastery dating back to 7th century. Pabongkha is the place where Tibetan calligraphy had firstly designed by Tonmi Sambhota. You will hike over the active "Sky burial" to Tashi Choling monastery and then continue to Takten Mediation Cave (13,780ft). Have lunch here (packed lunch) and drink the blessed spring-water from this very cave. Continue hiking towards Sera Monastery that will charm you with bird's eyes view of Lhasa. Overnight: Rama Karpo Hotel or similar Day 5: Set out to Gyangtse (Horseback Ridring 3-4hours) (B) Drive out of Lhasa. It is nearly 69 miles to the top of Kambala pass (13,042ft) where you will have fantastic panoramic view of Yamdrok Lake and Mt. Nyenchen Gangsang. Soak up the beautiful scenery for half an hour and then ride a horse down to the lake towards the shore of Nagarze. After 3-4 hours of horseback riding experience, you will drive to Nagarze and stop for lunch. After lunch break, continue driving to Gyangtse through Karola glacier, Semi-la pass. Overnight: Jianzang Hotel or similar Day 6: Set out for Shekar (B) Visit the great Gyangtse Stupa and Pekoe Choede Monastery. Drive around (56mi/90km) to Shigatse and visit Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lamas. Then, you will drive another 94 miles (150 kilometers) to Lhatse. Overnight: Shanghai Hotel or similar Day 7: Drive to Rongphu Monastery (B) Drive to Rongbu Monastery (5150m), the highest monastery in the world. You will definitely enjoy your long-lasting feelings near Mt. Everest Base Camp in the rest of the evening. Overnight: Tented Guesthouse Day 8: 1-2hrs Hiking to Everest Base Camp and Drive to Shigatse Before sunrise, you will hike around 1-2hrs to the Mt. Everest Base Camp. On the way back to Shigatse, you will visit Sakya Monastery, the largest monastery belonging to Sakyapa Sect. Overnight: Gangjian Hotel or similar Day 9: Drive to Lhasa and Transfer to Airport or Train Station You will drive through Gorges along the Yarlung Tsangpo River to Gonggar Airport. Your local guide and driver will transfer you to the airport to catch your afternoon flight for your next destination.
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Important information
Inclusions
Tibet travel permit
7 nights in clean and comfortable hotel
1night in a tented guest house at Everest Base Camp
Breakfasts
One day supper hiking experience with free of Charge
Horse riding experience (3-4hs) at Yandrok lake
Transportation (regular tourist car)
Tibet adventure travel guide
Pick-up and drop-off service
A welcome dinner in local restaurant
Exclusions
Lunch and Dinner
International flights and train tickets
Personal expenses
Duration
9 days
Departure details
Location Name: Your downtown Lhasa hotel
Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
Additional information
The Adventures In Tibet need clients to confirm this tour at least 15 days before arriving at Lhasa
In order to process Tibet travel permit (TTP) you are required to provide us a clearly scanned passports and China visa for every members in the group
All foreigners traveling to the Tibet Autonomous Region (i.e. Central Tibet) NEED a Tibet travel permit - you cannot board a plane or train to the region without it.
Inclusions
Tibet travel permit
7 nights in clean and comfortable hotel
1night in a tented guest house at Everest Base Camp
Breakfasts
One day supper hiking experience with free of Charge
Horse riding experience (3-4hs) at Yandrok lake
Transportation (regular tourist car)
Tibet adventure travel guide
Pick-up and drop-off service
A welcome dinner in local restaurant
Exclusions
Lunch and Dinner
International flights and train tickets
Personal expenses
Departure details
Location Name: Your downtown Lhasa hotel
Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
Duration
9 days
Additional information
The Adventures In Tibet need clients to confirm this tour at least 15 days before arriving at Lhasa
In order to process Tibet travel permit (TTP) you are required to provide us a clearly scanned passports and China visa for every members in the group
All foreigners traveling to the Tibet Autonomous Region (i.e. Central Tibet) NEED a Tibet travel permit - you cannot board a plane or train to the region without it.
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