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Cycling lhasa Kathamandu tour

Cycling lhasa Kathamandu tourNormally we fly from Kathmandu to Gongar airport (Tibet). It is around 1:15 minute flight duration. The views of snow capped mountains from the flights are scenic, the world highest mountain is just below your airbus. Then we drive for around 65 km to the main capital city of Lhasa. We check into Hotel. We will take rest for acclimatization. We spend two more days sightseeing in Lhasa before we start cycling, we visit Sera monastery, Derpung Monastery, Jokhang temple, Barkhor market and not to be missed the Potala Palace with the local guide from Tibet. We cycle to Gyantse and then to Shigatse. Here we visit second largest monastery, Toshilhumpo. Then we cycle to Tingri and head to Rongbuk Monastery (4920m) which is close to Everest base camp. Next morning we will explore north Everest base camp in Tibet side which is 5202m high from the sea level. After exploring the base camp and Rongbuk we head back to Tingri-Nyalam-Zangbu. We finally cross friendship bridge and reach Kodari, Nepal. We cycle through greenery and follow Bhote Koshi river. We spend two nights in Nepal before we head to Kathmandu the capital city of Nepal. We always provide backup vehicle for emergency. While camping during cycling period Touch Kailash provide freshly cooked meals, all equipments like good tents, mattress and sleeping bag…

Cycling trip can be planned toward the western region of Tibet, The standard cycling package is of 20 days from Lhasa to Kathmandu via north Everest base camp. It is as follows:


Trip day to day itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu, we will meet-greet you at airport and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 02: Half day Sightseeing in Kathmandu like Swamyambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square and preparation of cycling tour. Briefing in the evening/overnight at Hotel.

Day 03: Today we will transfer you to airport in the morning after breakfast and fly to Gongar airport. We will transfer you to Hotel in Lhasa (3650m) Rest/ Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04: Today we have Guided tour Guided tour in Lhasa by Mini bus (3650m).
Visit: Jokhang Temple, Sera and Derpung Monasteries./ Overnight at Hotel.

Day 05: Half day sightseeing/ tour to Norbulinka and Potala Palace in Lhasa (3650m). / Overnight at Hotel.

Day 06: Cycle from Lhasa to Chusul (Quxul) Distance: 61 km/ Altitude: 3600m.

Day 07: Cycle from Chusal to Yarsik (4400m)/ Distance: 77 km, Sleeping Altitude: 4400m. , Highest pass of the day Khamba (Gampa) La (4794m)

Day 08: Cycle from Yarsik to Langla. Distance: 45km/ Sleeping Altitude: 4560m

Day 09: Cycling from Langla to Gyantse (3990m). Distance: 87 km, sleeping Altitude: 3990m

Day 10: Cycle from Gyantse to Shigatse. Distance: 94 km, Sleeping Altitude: 3860m.

Day 11: Cycle from Shigatse to Mamo Dzong. Distance: 81km, Sleeping Altitiude: 3600 meters

Day 12: Cycle form Mano Dzong to Lhaste. Cycling Distance: 67km, sleeping Altitude: 4050 meters. Today we cross Yulong La (Tsuo, Po 4522m)

Day 13: Cycle from Lhaste to Tingri. Cycling distance : 55 km, Sleeping Altitude 4125m.

Day 14: Cycle form Tingri to Rongbuk, Cycling distance 49 Km, explore Everest base camp of Tibet (5040m).

Day 15: Cycle from Rongbuk to Tingri, Cycling distance 83 km.

Day 16: Cycle Tingri to Sumdo tyo Tsangdong Distace: 78km. (Two great pass on same day, Lalung La 5005 and thang la 5050.)

Day 17: Tsangdong /Nyalam to to Bharabise, Cycling distance 84 km.

Day 18: Cycling Bharabise to Dhulikhel. Distance: 54km Alttiude:1870m

Day 19: Dhulikhel to Kathmandu./cycling distance: 42 km Farewell dinner.

Day 20: Fly back home or stay as long as you wish.

Service Included:

  1. All transfers in Nepal and Tibet.
  2. Accomodation in Kathmandu and Lhasa with breakfast. (rest of the places breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.)
  3. Sightseeing/ guided tour and all entrance fee of monuments like Stupas, temples, monasteries monuments in Nepal and Tibet.
  4. Tibet Permits and necessary documents needed in Tibet.
  5. Flight from Kathmandu to Gongar airport in Lhasa.
  6. Supporting crews from Nepal including cycling guide/ team leader/ co-ordinator and professional cook.
  7. Freshly cooked meals (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  8. Supporting vehicle and rescue vehicle all around Tibet.
  9. Tibetan government license holder guide.
  10. Dining, Sleeping and Toilet Tent. Sleeping mattress and sleeping bags.

Service not Included:

  1. Bottled Drinks, Lunch and Dinner at Kathmandu and Lhasa.
  2. Personal expenses and Insurance (we do the evacuation but bill comes to you.)
  3. Unforeseen Circumstances (Landside or Political disturbances strike/banda)/
  4. Hiring Cycle/mountain bike/bicycle ( hiring mountain bike charge comes to you.)

Note: Cycling Tour on friendship highway with north Everest base camp can be done for 10 to 12 days on same route.Cycling can be done in other region in Tibet i.en to Mt. Kailash, Guge, Toling, Tsaprang and many more… keep up or be left out. it is full of fun , come and enjoy !!!