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Himalayan Adventure

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Himalayan Adventure

Days 1-2 : Fly to Chengdu

Fly overnight to Chengdu.

Day 3 : chengdu, Pandas & Buddha

Visit the famous Panda Conservation Centre to see these charismatic animals before travelling to Leshan to visit the Grand Buddha, the world’s largest stone-carved Buddhist statue.

Day 4 : Fly to Lhasa

Fly to Lhasa, the afternoon is at leisure to help you to acclimatise to the higher altitude.

Day 5 : Jokhang Temple & Bazaar

Sightseeing today includes a stroll around the Barkhor circuit where traditional dress, market stalls selling religious trinkets and the sound of chanted prayers create the atmosphere of a medieval carnival. We also visit the 7th Century Jokhang Temple, which is the most sacred in Tibet and the Sera Monastery, with about 600 monks in residence.

Day 6 : Potala Palace

Explore the crown jewel of Tibet, the Potala Palace. The palace is an architectural wonder that towers over the city with thousands of rooms filled with treasures such as intricate shrines and beautiful frescoes.

Days 7-8 : Gyantse & Shigatse

Travel to Gyantse and visit Gyantse Kumbum. Overnight in Shigatse. The next day visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, the traditional residence of the Panchen Lama, second only to the Dali Lama, before continuing to New Tingri.

Day 9 : Mount Everest Base Camp

Drive to Mount Everest, and visit Base Camp to admire the stunning north face of the world’s tallest mountain peak at 8,848m. Visit Rongbuk Monastery and stay overnight in New Tingri..

Days 10-11 : Zhangmu & Bhaktapur

Drive via Nyalam, from the high, dry and wild Tibetan plateau through mountains and gorges, to Nepal’s green hills. Overnight in Zhangmu. The next day, cross the Friendship Bridge and overnight in Bhaktapur.

Days 12-14 : Bhaktapur & Pokhara

Explore the Golden Gate, the Palace of 55 Windows and the UNESCO listed Changu Narayan Temple. Continue to Pokhara and cruise on Phewa Lake.

Days 15-16 : Chitwan National Park

Travel to Chitwan National Park, one of the last refuges of the One-Horned Rhino, for elephant bathing, safaris, jungle walks and bird watching.

Day 17 : Daman

Travel to the hillside town of Daman and enjoy time at leisure to explore.

Day 18 : Discover Kathmandu

Travel to exciting Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, busy with historic temples, palaces and shrines.

Day 19 : Explore Patan

Visit nearby Patan, second largest city in Nepal with a rich artistic heritage, to explore the UNESCO listed Royal Palace and Patan’s Durbar Square. Return to Kathmandu and tour the Bodhnath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple.

Day 20 : Thamel Market

Sightseeing around Kathmandu including Swayambhunath Temple, Kumari Temple, bustling Thamel Market and Kathmandu’s Durbar Square.

Days 21-22 : Fly Kathmandu to UK

Fly to the UK arriving the following day.

Tour includes:

all international airfares
all domestic transportation, departure taxes and current fuel surcharges
all accommodation
all meals
entrance fees, guides and daily tours
visa fees for UK passport holders

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Wendy Wu Tours Wendy Wu Tours is the leading independent specialist tour operator to China in the UK. They offer an extensive range of tour itineraries to enable you to visit famous tourist attractions such as the Great Wall, the Yangtze River or the Terracotta Warriors in China, Angkor Wat in Cambodia and the Taj Mahal in India.

Many of their tours also take you off the beaten track, to emerald lakes and traditional villages, allowing you to enjoy the authentic China experience. Other unforgettable excursions include a rickshaw ride through Beijing’s traditional Hutongs, attending a Buddhist ceremony or cruising on a traditional junk boat. They also offer the opportunity to explore a bustling city like Hong Kong or Dubai en-route for a few nights.

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