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19-Day Mystical Tibet: Monks to Mountains

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This pilgrimage will take from Kathmandu, Nepal to Lhasa, Tibet, through some remote Buddhist villages, and along the Friendship Highway and Everest Base Camp.

Itinerary in Brief

  • DAY 1: Arrive in Kathmandu
  • DAY 2: Tours of Kathmandu City, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath
  • DAY 3: Kathmandu: Tours of Patan, Durbar Square, Bungamati & Khokana
  • DAY 4: Fly to Lhasa
  • DAY 5: Tour Lhasa: Potala Palace, Norbulinka Summer Palace, Jokhang Monastery, & Barkhor Market
  • DAY 6: Tour Lhasa: Sera and Drepung Monasteries
  • DAY 7: Drive to Drikung, hike to Drikung Thil Monastery
  • DAY 8: Hike to Terdrom Nunnery and visit hot springs
  • DAY 9: Drive to Samye, visit Samye Monastery
  • DAY 10: Samye: Visit Lifelong Meditation Caves
  • DAY 11: Visit Drak Yangzom and drive to Tsedang
  • DAY 12: Visit Olga Cholung
  • DAY 13: Drive to Gyantse, visit Kumbum and Phalkor Stupas
  • DAY 14: Drive to Shigatse, visit Tashilunpo Monastery
  • DAY 15: Drive from Shigatse to Shegar
  • DAY 16: Drive from Shegar to Rongbuk then hike to Everest Base Camp
  • DAY 17: Drive from Rongbuk to Kodari
  • DAY 18: Drive to Kathmandu
  • DAY 19: Depart Kathmandu


  • Interact with Bhuddhist monks in remote monasteries
  • See the summit of Everest from the Rongbuk Monastery
  • Bring food to the people in the lifelong meditation caves
  • See how nomads live on the Tibetan plateau

LOCATIONS: Tibet, Nepal

ACTIVITIES: Culture/People


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