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Tibet Unplugged Overview
- 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
Embark on an adventure in Tibet, travelling between Lhasa and Kathmandu
Join an adventure across the top of the world. From the serene former home of the Dalai Lama in Lhasa to the ancient narrow laneways of Kathmandu, traverse the world's highest mountain range and delve into the heart of Tibetan Buddhism. Mingle with locals, rub shoulders with pilgrims and take in spectacular scenery - this is most definitely Tibet unplugged.
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Kathmandu is like an alluring whirlwind of sights, sounds, smells and colours. Almost overwhelming, its charm and history peeks out from the most unexpected places rendering most visitors enamoured.
Colourful, historic and with a deeply fascinating culture, the holy city of Lhasa is situated in a small valley high on the Tibetan Plateau.
Gyantse is an agricultural town set in the Nyang-chu Valley, famed for its wool carpets and the Pelkhor Chode Temple complex.
Sitting at the confluence of two rivers, Shigatse is a bustling, dusty city home to some fantastic monasteries, fortresses and palaces.
Located in a valley off the Friendship Highway, Sakya is a small town with unique architecture and a beautiful monastery.
The site of the world's highest monastery, Rongphu is home to around 50 monks and nuns who live and worship in this stunning location. As one of the world's big challenges, Mount Everest evokes visions of beauty, danger, awe and triumph. Standing close to this mountain is certain to leave you breathless.
With a name that means 'gateway to hell' in Tibetan, Nyalam is a fast-growing town not far from the Nepali border.
Clinging perilously to the sheer mountainside, Zhangmu separates Tibet from Nepal by a cascading river that spans the famous Friendship Bridge.
With the two sister cities of Bhaktapur and Lalitpur (Patan) close by, Kathmandu has a wealth of sights to explore, markets to discover and places to relax in.
Tibet Unplugged Reviews
Our Tibet Unplugged trips score an average of 4.5 out of 5 based on 4 reviews in the last year.
Tibet Unplugged, April 2014
This is a very expensive tour for the what you get in terms of tour guide information and accomodation. However the itinary and organisation were good.
Review submitted 22 Jun 2014
Tibet Unplugged, May 2014
Tour guides (Dickey and Gopal) were both excellent. They were very friendly and ready to be adaptable and help whenever necessary. Dickey was very forthcoming in giving us all detailed information, which made the experience even better. Gopal was always on hand to ensure everyone was comfortable and did his best to make sure the trip was the best it could be for everyone.
Review submitted 04 Jun 2014
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