Everest Motorcycle tour to Tibet

GUARANTEED FIXED DEPARTURE AVAILABLE ON 7TH MAY, 26TH AUGUST and 10TH SEPTEMBER - 2019

5144 USD
15 DAYS
4-5 HRS
5200 M
MODERATE
HOTEL / LODGE
May - September
Riding on Everest Motorcycle tour to Tibet, Himalayan is is the best opportunity to explore this amazing wonder made from the nature.  Normal visits to the Tibet terrain are so extraordinary, that a motorbike tour could be thought of as even more exciting. This motor biking tour to the “roof of the world” will be so thrilling and a lifetime experience. With open roads and White Mountains greeting you, the motor bike experience to Tibet is unlike anything. With the destruction of the Tibet- Nepal road way during the earthquake in 2015, no road tour to Tibet was possible and we were organizing this tour via airway with all the bike transported to Tibet on a Truck.
Everest Motorbike tours to Tibet, Himalayan is once again available with new road starting from new destination located in the Langtang region of Nepal. This tour starts and finishes in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, combining the unique experience of two different countries: Nepal and Tibet  region of China. We run 2 tours departing on May and September, Since only one roadway is possible for now we will make an entry to Tiber from Syabrubashi to Kyerung followed by Xigatse  to reach the capital city of Tibet “Lhasa” While returning back and fully acclimatize with the altitude we ride uphill to our main destination “Everest Base Camp (Rungbuk).” We provide accommodation in hotel/guesthouse along the way. This tour is collectively referred to as “Royal Enfield Tour” as we use Royal Enfield Bike on this tour.
You will be on the road for days and will bike from cities to cities leaving behind something extraordinary every half an hour of your trip. Our route takes us along the ancient Silk Road, offering you awesome scenery and breathtaking views that are simply too good to resist. Join Everest Motorcycle tour to Tibet 2019 /2020 starting from Kathmandu to Lhasa for Everest on Royal Enfield Motorbike Journey in Tibet and Nepal.

Upon arrival in Kathmandu International airport in Kathmandu, Meet, assist and transfer to the hotel. At the hotel lobby there will be a short briefing about the tour whilst the guest are having welcome drinks. Later the guest can retire to the allocated rooms for much deserved shower and rest.

Overnight at Hotel

We will submit all your identification details at chinese embassy in Kathmandu for a chinese group visa.

After breakfast, you will commence sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath Temple (the biggest Hindu temple) and Budhanilkantha temple (the tallest sleeping Vishnu). Lunch in the hotel and rest day at free for the preparation of trip. There will be short briefing program conducted in the hall before dinner around 6 pm along with assistance for money exchange & down jacket distribution.

Overnight at Hotel

After the breakfast we ridee to Syabrubensi. Passing the Kathmandu valley, the roads twist and turn along the high hills through remote villages. When you reach the village of Ranipauwa, there is a fine view of the Annapurna Mountain range in the west and Langtang Mountain range in the east. Following plain land to Trishuli bazzar, than touring over rough roads, guides you into the Langtang National Park where you will notice the remoteness of the human settlement at higher altitude. Overnight in Syabrubensi.

Overnight at Hotel

Head towards the immigration and customs formalities on both sides (Nepal & Tibet China). We Drive to the small town – Kerung, the last border town, complete Nepali Immigration formalities and cross the friendship bridge and met our Tibetan guide and driver. Finally proceed for China Custom clearance for the motorcycles and after completion, load up the gear on the waiting Land cruiser / Mini Truck and ride for another 24 kilometer to Kyirong town. Kyirong means happy village in Tibetan.

Upon arrival check in at the Hotel. Rest of the day is free to relax or explore around the town to acclimatize.

Overnight at Hotel

Start the scenic ride from Kyirong to Shegar crossing over few mountain passes among which Kungthang la pass 5236m is one of the highest and you will bypass Tibetan town of Old Tingri from where you will have a good view of Himalaya Mountain range including Everest and few other mountain whose elevations are above 8000m. Along the way, you will see the Lake Peigu Tso and Mt. Shishapangma (8013m), weather permitting, here is a breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. Everest (8,848m) but is dwarfed by the vastness of the Tibetan plateau. This scenically rewarding ride provides plenty of opportunities for photography. Upon arrival at Shegar, we check in the hotel and rest.

Overnight at Hotel

After breakfast, head off for 150 kilometers flat stretch to Shigatse. The route today is scenic with only a small pass of 4300 m. Upon arrival, we check in the hotel and following lunch break, we will first go to health check up, then take the bikes for checking at Shigatse vehicle maintenance centre. Once pass all the check up, then only we will be granted temporary bike driving license and temporary plates.

Stay in Shigatse for overnight.

First thing in the morning, visit the Shigatse city Traffic police station to apply for the temporary driving license which takes 1-2hours depending upon group size and short traffic rules and regulation will be conducted by the traffic police. After lunch, continue on to Gyantse. The 90 kilometer journey seems like hours because of the 40km/h speed limit imposed by the traffic police. There are regular check posts as well as Patrol cars to strictly implement the rule. Gyantse is a pastoral town and still retains the charm of a traditional Tibetan town untouched by modern expansion. Late PM: Sightseeing tour of Gyantse Kumbum and Pelkhor Chode monastery which will takes us back to the time of 15th century.

Spend the night at Gyantse.

Today we set out of Gyantse for Nagartse (100kms) near Lake Yamdrok passing the Simi La (4200 m) Karo La (5010 m) and the ride to Nagartse, a small village near the Yamdrok Lake and an ideal place for a lunch stop. There are Yak herders around and the lake itself supports a population of scale less fish in its non-saline waters. It is about 124 km from Lhasa. Lhasa – capital of Tibet at an altitude of 3650m is situated on the north bank of the Kyichu River in the province of U (Central Tibet). Lhasa consists of two district parts consisting of different architecture, population and lifestyle. Old Lhasa, the Tibetan section, centers on the Jokhang Temple. Its streets are narrow, between white washed stone houses whose walls slope inward as they rise.

Overnight at Hotel

After breakfast meet the representative and proceed for the tour of Potala palace. Your sightseeing begins with a visit to the imposing Potala Palace, once the home of the Dalai Lama. Chapels and galleries within the palace are open to visitors. Visit Jokhang temple, home of the most precious Buddha image in Tibet. Pilgrims holding prayer wheels can be seen walking in a clockwise direction around the temple. Browse through the Barkhor Bazaar where a wide variety of Tibetan handicrafts are on display. Surrounding the Jokhang Temple is the bustling Barkhor market place which is the religious and social focus of Lhasa. Next proceed for the sightseeing tour of Ramoche Temple. Travel to Drepung Monastery, a Yellow Hat Sect where the Dalai Lamas were trained, and on to Norbulingka Park, former summer palace of the 7th Dalai Lama. Also visit Sera Monastery where the monks can be seen in red robes and curved yellow hats.

Overnight at Hotel

After breakfast set out for Shigatse via the northern route. The route today is relatively straight forward but scenic at times when we ride along the Yarlung Tsangpo (Brahmaputra River). Its 280km from Lhasa to Shigatse City. Upon arrival at Shigatse, we do not enter the city premises but continue on the outskirts and head off further towards Sakya which lies another 110km from Shigatse. Check in the hotel and balance of the day is for rest and self exploration around the city.

Overnight at Hotel

From Sakya, we ascend to the Gyatso la pass at 5248 m, the highest pass on this section of the journey, which is marked by a gate adorned with prayer flags. From here we descend to Shegar. From Tingri here come out on the main road and slowly negotiate traffic to the sign post which points to the Qomolongma (Everest) National park. As we ascend and descend from one valley into the other, there are fantastic views of the snow peaked mountains (weather permitting) of the rugged terrain of the high Himalayas. Sulkily breathing dust and leaving a dust trail, we arrive at Rongbuk Monastery and the Lodges of Rongbuk. In the distance, towering above everything else is Mt. Everest – Mother of the earth at 8848 m. Now a days, road is all back topped till the Rongbuk.

Check in the simple and basic monastery guest house.

After breakfast, pay a visit to Everest Base Camp which lies at 5200m if missed the day before. Follow the dirt road south and the Dzakar Chu (river), Dza Rongphu Everest Base Camp settlement has now been moved here. The Everest Base Camp is just beyond some moraine hills. From Tingri, we ride on the highest plateau of the world with typical view of the Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world.

Overnight at Hotel

After breakfast ride down 24 kilometers to the border and the Nepal-Tibet Friendship Bridge, here the porters will transfer the luggage to the Nepal side and we bid farewell to our Guide and riders from Tibet. Complete Chinese Immigration and then cross the friendship bridge.

Met by representatives from Nepal who will assist to complete Nepal Customs and Immigration and ride to Kathmandu.

Upon arrival at Kathmandu check in to the hotel.

Rest of the Day is free to relax.

Overnight at the Hotel

Free day to relax or explore around the town for the final minute souvenir shopping.

EVE: Farewell Dinner

After dinner transfer to the hotel.

Overnight at the Hotel

Your trip will come to an end today after breakfast. Your leader will be on hand to advise and assist with your onward travel arrangements and transfer to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport by our private van around 3 hours before your flight schedule and flight back to your home/other travel destination.

Note: The above information is just a guide and standard pattern of what we provide. The trip itinerary can be adjust as your request to accommodate your specific requirements.

Cost Detail

Trip cost: US$ 5144 per person on twin share room.
Single room/ Surcharge cost: US$ 450 per single.
Extra: Tibet/China Visa fee US$ 114 per person. Extra: US$ 95 per person for American Nationals. (subject to change)

Contact us for prices. Groups of any size are welcome. Be sure to specify how many persons are in your party—prices are digressive, so a better value per person for a party of four than a party of two, etc.  email us at parikramatreks@gmail.com  info@paritreks.com Please contact us for future departure dates.

SPECIAL 10 % DISCOUNT FOR 20 YEARS CELEBRATION 2019 (ANY DATE BOOKING)

Our scheduled group joining Dates:
Kathmandu Arrive Dates: May 7 to Final Departure Dates: May 21, 2019 ( Confirmed ) Space Available
Kathmandu Arrive Dates: Sept 10 to Final Departure Dates: Sept 24, 2019 ( Confirmed ) Space Available

Special Free Service Highlight for 2019(20 years Celebration):

  • Guarantee first flight (As per the detail in Itinerary)
  • One night Kathmandu accommodation on complementary
  • One day free sightseeing from Parikrama Treks Team (As per the detail in Itinerary)

Inclusions

  • Airport Pick up and transfers to hotel and briefings with tea and biscuits in Katmandu.
  • All accommodation as BB in 4 star hotel.
  • Experience professional guide for tour, trekking.
  • Full insurance for staff during the trip.
  • Full board meals on trekking breakfast lunch & dinner.
  • Properly tea and coffee whatever hot drink available only on trekking.
  • Transportation from the starting and ending points of the trekking.
  • All domestic flight tickets and airport tax for Everest region and Jomsom only.
  • First Aid Kit for staff.
  • Oxygen gas in case.
  • National park entry fee and TIMS card or trekking permit whatever needed.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Potter bag ( Luggage).

Exclusions

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • All hard drinks such as : Mineral water, whisky, rum, cola, fanta, etc.
  • All entrance fees during the sightseeing in Katmandu and until finished.
  • Any extra cost offering from unfavorable circumstance such as weather bad.
  • Personal expenses like hot shower and battery charge.
  • Personal equipment.
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation if necessary.
  • Personal tips for trekking staff.
Date
No. of people
Age range
Starting (per person)

7th May 2019
21st May 2019
4 Bikes Remains
22-69
5144

26th August 2019
10th September 2019
7 Bikes Remains
22-69
5144

10th Sept 2019
24th Sept 2019
6 Bikes Remains
22-69
5144

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