High Road To Tibet
From the sacred peaks of Tibet to lush green Nepalese valleys, explore the best of the Himalaya on this 2-week tour. Discover mighty temples and small outposts on a journey that offers incredible vistas at every turn of the trail. Our expert 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 Rombuk, 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.
Day 1 Kathmandu
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Kathmandu
Take an orientation walk in Durbar Square before enjoying a free day to explore the fascinating city.
Day 3 Kathmandu/Lhasa
Take a morning flight to Lhasa. Enjoy an orientation walk around Barkhor Square and guided tour of the Potala Palace and Norbulingka, Jokhang Temple, and Sera Monastery.
Days 4–6 Lhasa
Spend three days exploring Lhasa, adjusting to the altitude, and learning more about the unique culture here.
Day 7 Lhasa/Gyantse
Drive to Gyantse along beautiful Yamdrok Tso.
Day 8 Gyantse/Shigatse
Visit the Pelkor Chode Monastery, Gyantse Kumbum, and Tashilunpo Monastery.
Day 9 Shigatse/Sakya
Travel to Sakya and visit the Sakya Gompa.
Day 10 Sakya/Rongpu Si
Visit Rongbuk, the highest monastery in the world. Hike to Everest Base Camp for a closer view of this magnificent mountain.
Day 11 Rongpu Si/Nyalam
Drive through Lao Tingri and continue on to Nyalam. This town may be a small outpost, but it offers up views that are truly spectacular.
Day 12 Nyalam/Panauti
Leave the Tibetan Plateau and travel to the border town of Zhangmu. After completing Chinese immigration, we continue on to Panauti for a community homestay.
Day 13 Panauti/Kathmandu
Travel to Kathmandu. Visit the Sisterhood of Survivors Project, a grassroots organization. Meet some of the women and learn how to make Nepalese momos (dumplings) before enjoying an authentic local lunch.
Meals included: Lunch
Day 14 Kathmandu
Depart any time.