Kathmandu • Lhasa • Kathmandu
Tibet- the legendary forbidden land, also known, as "the roof of the world" has remained the lifelong dream of most of the world travelers. Now Exotic Journeys is offering a unique eight-day comprehensive program visiting Kathmandu and Lhasa for industry personnel. It is an adventure to be remembered.
Nepal is nestled among the world's highest mountains, the Himalayas. The serene beauty of this country is absolutely enchanting. It is a land of tropical plains, ice-capped peaks, fertile valleys, streams, terraced rice fields, colorful festivals, beautiful people tranquil meditation.This tour includes all activities a tourist desires in the Himalayan Kingdom. It combines cultural tours, wildlife safari, White Water River rafting, easy trekking around Annapurna range. It is a perfect adventurous vacation that will rejuvenate uplift your spirits.
Arrive Kathmandu. Meeting and transfer to hotel.
City tour visiting Durbar Square, Temple of Living Goddess, Royal Palace, Bodhnath and Swayambhunath, Patan and Bhadgaon.
Fly to Lhasa, Tibet. Meeting and transfer to hotel. (B)
Lhasa, means Land of Gods to Tibetans is situated at 12,400 feet above sea level. Jokhang was build in 647 AD and remains the spiritual and the holiest center for all Tibetan Buddhist pilgrims. Norbulingkha was the summer palace of successive Dalai Lamas since 7th century and retains many personal possessions of Dalai Lama. Visit Jokhang and various monasteries. (B)
Potala Palace was built in 640 AD. The 13-story palace has over 1,000 rooms. Architecturally it is considered one of the wonders of the world. It is full of elaborate artwork and frescoes that portray religion, custom and traditions of Tibet. The Red Palace contains various chapels and mausoleums. The 5th Dalai Lama’s mausoleum is five story high and the enormous Chorten is gold covered and inlaid with diamonds, pearls, turquoise, agate and coral. The White Palace was the living quarters of successive Dalai Lamas. Visit Potala Palace, Norbulingkha and Drepung monasteries. (B)
Fly to Kathmandu.
Depart on your onward journey
Tour Price Includes: Accommodation on twin sharing room basis, daily breakfast in Lhasa, transportation as per the itinerary, guided sightseeing tours English speaking guide, entrance fee to monasteries.
Eligibility: Interliners, Travel Agents, CLIA members, Outside Sales and Companions.
To book: Call 1-312 - 332 - 4722 / 800-554-6342, fax at 312 - 332 - 4732 , e-mail or access our website for Reservation Form. Return completed form with preferred tour date, photocopy of any current valid industry affiliation ID card and full payment by check. The prices reflect discounts for cash / check payments. Credit Card payments have bank-processing fees.
Airfare: Participants may arrange their own passage to and from Kathmandu. Among others, Qatar, Etihad, Emirates, Thai Airways have scheduled flights to Kathmandu. Air India, Air Canada, Lufthansa, British, Singapore, and Swissair etc. have regular services to Delhi and Mumbai from where you can fly to Kathmandu. Please inquire with China Airlines or any other carrier that travels that route for AD75.00 If you do not qualify, add the airfare to the land cost.
General information, terms and conditions:.
The best time to travel in Tibet is between April and October when the climate is cool. Clothing should consists of layers which could be added or removed as temperature vary greatly, warm wind-breaker, comfortable walking shoe, Sun Glasses, chap-sticks, face cream, water bottle, woolen and cotton shirts / blouses and long-johns. Its lies mostly above 12,000 to 16,000 feet above sea level. No special inoculations are required but do consult your physician. People with problems of heart, lungs or anemia must consult a doctor prior to booking a trip to Tibet. Arrangements in Tibet are Government controlled and itinerary remains subject to change at their discretion. All confirmed bookings are subject to $ 200.00 p.p. handling fee. No refund for cancellation within 60 days of departure. Insurance coverage/ Waiver required. Multiple entry Nepal Visa are participants' responsibility. Facilities in Tibet are basic. Additional nights in Kathmandu are for $ 99.00 per person double occupancy.
Departure Dates: 2023 / 2024 / 2025