Ms. Aura at Potala Palace
Ms. Aura Sholler from Venezuela was extremely delighted to meet our company representative at Kodari Border after the Overland Tibet Tour which was excitingly great. Ms. Aura, another brick on the wall of happy clients of Explore Himalaya quoted a short beautiful line regarding her trip.
Ms. Aura exploring Lhasa
“Thank you so so much, for a fantastic Tibetan trip. My Everest dream came true, once again thanks to you guys. All was wonderful. I will tell my friends to contact you when they travel to China, Tibet, and/or Nepal”.
Ms. Aura colorful at colorful Lhasa
Ms. Aura at North Base Camp of Everest
Pic Courtesy: Ms. Aura Sholler
Ms. Anita Bager and Mr. Peter Nilsson celebrated the holiday during the Tibet Overland Tour which includes Tibetan capital Lhasa and the drive on the feted Friendship Highway. As soon as they arrived to Lhasa they began to explore the cultural and spiritual monuments of Lhasa before they hit the road on Friendship Highway. Potala Palace, Sera and Deprung Monasteries, Jhokhang Temple and the typical Barkhor Square were the sites in Lhasa the Danish visitors through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel explored.
Then their trip on the 1000 km long Friendship Highway, from Lhasa to Kathmandu, crossed passed four passes above 5000m. The tempting vista of Yamdrok tso Lake at the 4447m was breathtaking and the panoramic view of glaciated peaks were outstanding throughout the ride. The ride went on to the historic city of Gyantse which prides on Gyantse Dzong. Down the isolated passes they rode down to Shigaste the Chinese Town with Tibetan Flavor. Shigaste 3900m nestles right below New Tingri. Chasing the road towards South they arrived to Shegar, New Shegar, Rongphu Monastry and Everest Base Camp from the Tibetan side. From here the road brought them to Nepal via Nyalam and Zhangmu.
Danish visitors Mr. Bak Sune Hyldelund and Ms. Sarah Klitgaard through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel recently had the wonderful Overland Trip to Tibet. Tibet, an autonomous region of China is the roof of the world. The trip commenced at the Tibetan capital Lhasa winding through the feted Friendship Highway and ended at Kathmandu.
Mr. Bak Sune quoted some beautiful lines regarding Tibet Overland Tour.
“Guides were always on time or before time. They had good sense of humor and everything was in perfect order. They coped very well while obtaining the necessary permits. They were very well composed while guiding us to the relaxing atmosphere of Tibet. The driver during the ride on the Friendship Highway was exceptionally great.”
The jumbo group of sixteen Danish visitors, through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel was amazed to witness the wonders of Tibet, during their Tibet Overland Tour from July 2 to July 15 2013. The group earlier traveled around China.
Ms. Vinni Smed, one of the members of the group, as well as the tour leader for Kipling Travel made the beautiful comment after the completion of the trip which took her to the seventh heavens of China, Tibet and Nepal.
“The China-Tibet- Nepal tour is a fantastic travel experience, with lots of cultural and natural highlights rewarding us every day. The schedule was optimal and the group was overwhelmed and happy for all the impressions made”.
“We appreciate the world class service on the Friendship Highway, where our driver played an outstanding role. The itinerary was absolutely ideal which allowed thorough exploration of all significant sites”.
Tony Evans an Operation Director of Travel Directors Australia accompanied by Juan Carlos- a Peruvian partner of Travel Directors led the tour for 20 Aussies all the way from Beijing, China. From Beijing the visitors arrived to Lhasa, Tibet- an autonomous region of China. After, the completion of Overland Tour of Tibet as the Aussies arrived to Friendship Bridge on April, 26 2013, Explore Himalaya stepped in as their travel partner in Nepal. The tour led by Tony Evans was scheduled with three days of cultural tour of Kathmandu. The group drove along the Araniko Highway via Dhulikhel and was straight away escorted to Malla Hotel on April 26.
Next day the cultural tour to the sacred Buddhist and Hindu shrines began early morning. First day was scheduled for the Mega Hindu pilgrimage of Nepal- Pashupatinath and the Buddhist Mecca- Boudhanath. The day also entertained the visitors with the walking tour of Thamel .
Next day the Aussie group resumed the glorious tour with an hour long scenic mountain flight which included the panoramic aerial view of Everest. After, the Mountain flight the group once again was at the cultural sites of the valley. They explored the prehistoric Buddhist’s sacred temple Swayambhunath, which is also called as Monkey Temple and the artistic example of medieval Nepal- Kathmandu Durbar Square and Kumari Temple.
On April 29, 2013 the group made an exodus to Paro Bhutan.
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