Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Enjoy China Tibet and Nepal Tour
When you plan your journey to Tibet, why not think about making a longer trip to both mainland China and Nepal? To take the Tibet train through Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the highest railway in the world, to visit both sides of the Mount Everest, to experience different Buddhist culture…In fact, you can experience much more than you expected during a China Tibet Nepal Tour. Here, we will introduce you the top 3 reasons why you need to extend your Tibet trip to a China Tibet and Nepal tour for your lifetime vacation in Asia.
Top1 A Journey into Buddhism
A journey to China Tibet and Nepal is absolutely an in-depth journey into Buddhism. All of these destinations are deeply influenced by Buddhist Culture. However, after a long period of cultural integration, almost thousands of years, Buddhism in China Tibet and Nepal are quite different from each other.
When you visit Chengdu, you will not miss the chance to see the world’s largest stone-carved Buddha statue in Leshan and visit Mount Emei, one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China. With the ingenious fusion of the natural environment, you will feel a sense of serenity here.
Leshan Gaint Buddha in Sichuan
During your Tibet tour, when a visit to the Johkang Temple, the Potala Palace and Tashlunpo Monastery, you will feel the power of Buddhism more strongly from the local pilgrims, regardless of age and gender, the colorful Thangka paintings, and even the lama’s dark red clothes. Moreover, a trip to Sera Monastery in Lhasa city to witness the famous monks’ debating is a unique experience to get close to the Tibetan Buddhism.
Of cause, you will have another completely different experience in Nepal. Getting to Lumbini, the birthplace of the Lord Buddha, you will have the chance to learn more about the philosophy of peace and prosperity from the life of Buddha. In general, if you are a Buddhist believer, or if you are keen on Buddhist culture, to visit China Tibet and Nepal together will give you a better understanding about what Buddhism really is and how it influenced the people’s life. Wanna dive into Buddhist culture in China, Tibet and Nepal in just one go? 8 Days Chengdu Impression and Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour is the perfect chioce for you.
Top2 Stunning Overland Tour in Asia
No matter by car, by train or by motorbike, a China Tibet and Nepal tour by land will take you to experience the charming landscape of both China and the Himalaya regions.
Tibet Train from Xining to Lhasa
The Xining Lhasa train journey through the Qinghai-Tibet Railway is a unique travel experience that you can only experience in China. The Tibet train journey from mainland China will take you cross the major cities and provinces of mainland China to the holy Tibet plateau. The Tibet railway from Xining to Lhasa is praised as the railway to Heaven. After leaving Xining, the railway crosses the Hoh Xil Area (also known as Kekexili in Chinese), where you can see no human but the lovely wild animals that only living in the Qinghai Tibet Plateau, such as the Tibetan antelope and Tibetan wild donkey.
Qinghai-Tibet train passes the Hoh Xil Area
The Qinghai-Tibet Railway continues to extend southward to the Mount Kunlun Regions. You will pass by the world highest railway station - Tanggula Railway Station and get through the world highest mountain pass - the Tanggula Mountain Pass, at an elevation of 5072 meters. As you get close to Lhasa, the landscape outside the window changes to the vast grassland. You will see the vast Qiangtang grassland in the northern Tibet, dotted with yaks. With the change of scenery outside the train window, since you are gradually getting close to Lhasa, the center of Tibet, you will indulge in the excitement and this feeling is what you can only experience from a Tibet train tour.
Chengdu-Lhasa Road Trip via G318 Highway
Traveling to Tibet by overland from mainland China is another way to explore the splendid landscape of this huge country. Among all the highways to Tibet, the Sichuan-Tibet Highway, from Chengdu to Lhasa, offers the most beautiful scenery along the way. Also a part of G318 Highway, the southern route of Sichuan Tibet Highway from Chengdu to Lhasa crosses the Sichuan Basin, straddles the Hengduan Mountains, and reaches the holy city Lhasa via Nyingchi. During this overland journey to Tibet, you will not only appreciate varied scenery but also experience kinds of ethnic culture along the way.
Lhasa to Kathmandu via EBC Overland Tour
The overland tour from Lhasa to Kathmandu via EBC is one of the most popular overland travel routes in the world, during which you will fully explore the culture and natural beauty of the central Tibet and the best of the Mount Everest.
Visiting Everest Base Camp on the way to Kathmandu
Starting from Lhasa, the classic Tibet Nepal overland tour usually takes 7 days, including a few days staying in Lhasa city to adapt to high altitude in the third pole on Earth. From Lhasa to Shigatse, you will pass by the turquoise Yamdrok Lake, visit the Pelkor Monastery and Tashilunpo Monastery in Shigatse. The highlight of this overland journey is one night stay in the Everest Base Camp at the northern side of Mount Everest, to enjoy a close view of Everest Mountain Peak. Then you will back to Lhatse and follow the famous Sino-Nepal Friendship Highway and cross the border at Gyirong Port to enter Nepal.
And whatever city you choose to begin your China Tibet Nepal tour, we promise to offer easy tour booking and tourist-friendly service for necessary travel documents, hotel, flight, or Tibetan train booking, etc, leaving you fully immersed in cultural exploration and sightseeing.
Top3 Melting Pot of Varied Cultures in Asia
During a China Tibet and Nepal tour, you will experience rich cultural features of the different destinations. Influenced by different local cultures, Buddhist Culture is also slightly different in China, Tibet and Nepal. Even both in the Mount Everest area, the scenery of the world’s highest mountain you can see in Tibet and in Nepal are not the same. Chinese culture, one of the oldest civilizations in the world, the mysterious Tibetan area, the sacred pilgrims, the third pole on Earth, the charming Nepal at the foot of the Mount Everest…All can be enjoyed in one China Tibet and Nepal tour. So what are you waiting for?
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For you to better enjoy your lifetime journey in China Tibet and Nepal, we offer one-stop service to cover all aspects of your trip. From the Tibet Permit application, not only the Tibet Travel Permit for entering Tibet, but also Aliens’ Travel Permit to visit Everest Base Camp, to flight tickets and Tibet train tickets booking, we can handle them all. No matter you need help to book a hotel in mainland China, Tibet or Nepal, we can help you arrange it. As the leading Tibet tour operator in the industry for over 10 years with high-quality partners in mainland China and Nepal, we always manage to offer the best travel experience for every customer. Just tell us your travel plan, we'll help you to carry it out!