Images from Beijing-Lhasa-Kathmandu Tour

Images from Beijing-Lhasa-Kathmandu Tour

Posted Oct 4th, 2010 under Company News, Photo Essay, Tourism News, Trip Report,

Explore  ancient palaces, monasteries and temples;  ride on the world’s highest train;  journey to (almost) the top of the world, the Everest Base camp – take the Beijing- Lhasa-Kathmandu(train & jeep) 18 days tour and embark on an unforgettable journey.

Beijing Beijing, an ancient capital and a bustling modern metropolis, a city of amazing contrasts.

Forbidden City

The Forbidden City with a  history of around 600 years is  located in the center of Beijing.This grand  palace complex  used to be the imperial palace of the Ming and Qing dynasties.

Summer Palace

Summer Palace , an imperial summer resort of the Qing Dynasty.

Great Wall of China, Joyungguan Pass)
Great Wall of China–  One of the world’s most remarkable architectural wonders. It was built over 2,000 years ago and stretches to about 6,700km.

Peking Opera

Peking Opera A traditional Chinese drama which combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance and acrobatics.

Wangfujing Street

A vendor at Wangfujing Street in Beijing , selling fried scorpions.

 Beijing to Lhasa on the T27 Beijing to Lhasa by train- The world’s highest train journey.

Tibet

Travel to  Tibet presents a picturesque tableau of Tibetan countryside, nomadic herdsmen, ancient monasteries, high mountain passes, wide arid plains and awe-inspiring mountain views.

Potala Palace, Lhasa

Potala Palace in Lhasa

Sera Monastery, Lhasa

Enjoying a ‘colgate’ moment–  Monk at Sera Monastery, Lhasa

Drepung Monastery, Lhasa

Art inspired by  Piety-at Drepung Monastery

Gyangtse

Gyantse DzongA 14th century historical fort, overlooking entire Gyantse and the  Nyang Chu Valley.

Mount Everest at Sunrise

Awesome glimpse of the striated rock summit of Mt. Everest from Rongbuk, Everest Base Camp [5200m].

Nepal

Presenting a vivid kaleidoscope of incredible travel destinations, magnificent mountains, unique culture, festivals, ancient heritage,picturesque landscapes, exotic wildlife, arid high-altitude meadows,  pristine backwaters, and exotic cuisine, Nepal is undoubtedly a travelers delight.

Pashupati, Kathmandu

Pashupatinath Temple, KathmanduA temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the holiest Hindu shrines.

Bhaktapur, Kathmandu

Bhaktapur Durbar Square, KathmanduOne of the three Durbar Squares in Kathmandu valley, a UNESCO world Heritage Site .

(Photos courtesy: Andrew K. Sandvik)

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Comments

  1. Oh my!

    I wanna be there!!

    Please!

    how much for the airfares?

    - Ashley Barret
  2. give me more information and cost for train tavel biejing to lhasa

    - chandana

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