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ANRT - High Road to Tibet

From the sacred peaks of Tibet to lush green Nepalese valleys, explore overland the best of the Himalayas on this two-week tour. Discover mighty temples and small outposts on a journey that offers incredible vistas at every turn of the trail. Our expert Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) will take the hassle out of planning and help you find the secluded spots only the locals know and leave you with time to explore. In the thin mountain air of Rongbuk, the highest monastery in the world, you'll enjoy unparalleled views of Mt Everest. So make sure your camera is charged you're going to need it.

Inclusions

Your G for Good Moment: Sisterhood of Survivors Project, Kathmandu Your G for Good Moment: Panauti Homestay, Panauti Your Local Living Moment: Rongbuk Monastery Guesthouse, Rongpu Si
Kathmandu orientation walk
Lhasa orientation walk
Potala Palace entrance
Sera Monastery visit
Jokhang Temple entrance
Pelkor Chode, Gyantse Kunbum, and Tashilhunpo Monastery visits
Everest Base Camp entrance and hike
Border crossing support
Internal flights
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
14
Price From
AUD $3,399
Start Location
Kathmandu, Nepal
End Location
Kathmandu, Nepal
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Moderate to Challenging
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
07 Apr 201920 Apr 20195AUD $3,688
21 Apr 201904 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,399 
05 May 201918 May 20195AUD $3,501
19 May 201901 Jun 20198AUD $3,399
09 Jun 201922 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,399 
23 Jun 201906 Jul 201912AUD $3,399
07 Jul 201920 Jul 201912AUD $3,399
21 Jul 201903 Aug 20194AUD $3,399
04 Aug 201917 Aug 201913AUD $3,599
18 Aug 201931 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,399 
01 Sep 201914 Sep 201910AUD $3,599
08 Sep 201921 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,399 
22 Sep 201905 Oct 201912AUD $3,905
06 Oct 201919 Oct 201913AUD $3,905
13 Oct 201926 Oct 201914AUD $3,905
20 Oct 201902 Nov 201914AUD $3,905
05 Apr 202018 Apr 202014AUD $4,339
12 Apr 202025 Apr 202014AUD $4,339
19 Apr 202002 May 202014AUD $4,119
03 May 202016 May 202014AUD $4,119
17 May 202030 May 202014AUD $3,999
31 May 202013 Jun 202014AUD $3,999
14 Jun 202027 Jun 202014AUD $3,999
28 Jun 202011 Jul 202014AUD $3,999
12 Jul 202025 Jul 202014AUD $3,999
26 Jul 202008 Aug 202014AUD $3,999
09 Aug 202022 Aug 202014AUD $3,999
23 Aug 202005 Sep 202014AUD $3,999
06 Sep 202019 Sep 202014AUD $3,999
13 Sep 202026 Sep 202014AUD $3,999
20 Sep 202003 Oct 202014AUD $4,339
04 Oct 202017 Oct 202014AUD $4,339
11 Oct 202024 Oct 202014AUD $4,339
18 Oct 202031 Oct 202014AUD $4,339
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Kathmandu
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Kathmandu
Take an orientation walk in Durbar Square before visiting the Sisterhood of Survivors Project, a grassroots organization that trains survivors of human-trafficking to become certified paralegals. Meet some beneficiaries of the program and learn how to make Nepalese momos (dumplings) with some of the women before enjoying an authentic local lunch. In the evening, enjoy free time to explore the fascinating city.
Day 3 - Kathmandu/Panauti
Depart for a community homestay in Panauti. Choose to disembark in Sanga and hike the remaining way to the village or continue via private vehicle. Explore the village then help cook an authentic Nepalese dinner.
Day 4 - Panauti/Lhasa
Take an afternoon flight to Lhasa and spend three days exploring Lhasa, adjusting to the altitude, and learning more about the unique culture here.
Day 5 - Lhasa
Enjoy an orientation walk around Barkhor Square and guided tour of the Jokhang Temple. In the afternoon explore Sera Monastery.
Day 6 - Lhasa
Explore the grounds of Potala Palace where the Dalai Lamas would meditate. Later, visit the Dalai Lama's Summer Palace, Norbulingka.
Day 7 - Lhasa
Enjoy a free day in Lhasa. Opt to visit the local markets or find a teahouse to spend a few hours relaxing with a warm cup of chai.
Day 8 - Lhasa/Gyantse
Set off early this morning for Gyantse, enjoying a visit to the ancient Buddhist site of Gyantse Kumbum on arrival.
Day 9 - Gyantse/Shigatse
Today provides another opportunity to visit a sacred Tibetan Buddhist site in Gyantse. Visit Pelkor Chode Monastery this morning to admire the many sculptures and paintings lining the walls. Later, travel to Shigatse and enjoy some free time to get acquainted with the city.
Day 10 - Shigatse/Tingri
Travel from Shigatse to Tingri and visit the Sakya Monastery.
Day 11 - Tingri/Rongpu Si
Travel to Rongbuk, the highest monastery in the world. Hike to Everest viewpoint for a closer view of this magnificent mountain.
Day 12 - Rongpu Si/Kyirong
Travel to Kyirong. This border town is known for it's warmer climate and green landscape. Soak in the views on the long but incredibly scenic drive from Rongbuk.
Day 13 - Kyirong/Kathmandu
Today, cross the border back into Nepal. The overland journey from Tibet to Nepal is considered one of the most stunning drives in Asia. Once across the border, travel to Kathmandu to enjoy a final evening in the city.
Day 14 - Kathmandu
Depart any time.