Stunning mountain views, vibrant cultures, great roads, busy city markets and remote villages – this is motorcycle touring at its finest! The Tibet Motorbike Tour tour starts in Nepal and takes you on an exhilarating ride over the roof of the world – the Tibetan Plateau.
You will get a chance to bungee jump at the Last Resort in Nepal, ride through remote villages in Tibet and get as close as two wheels can get you to the highest peak on the planet, Mount Everest. Discover the dramatic, high altitude Potola Palace in Lhasa in Tibet, which was once the official residence of the Dalai Lama and drink up the culture at the farewell dinner where there will be live dance performances, so be sure to brush up on your moves!
· Tour on the Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm
· A monumental ride over the Tibetan plateau very few get to experience.
· Visit Everest Base Camp and see Mt Everest.
· Only 10 bikes per tour for an extremely personalized and hassle free riding experience.
· All nights in carefully chosen, comfortable hotels and guest houses.
· Arrive in Nepal and then ride into Tibet, experience two countries and different cultures in one tour.
· Experience true Buddhist culture and visit the Patola palace, the traditional home of the Dalai Lama.
*Note on Tibet Tour Prices: Tibet tour prices do not include Tibet and Nepal Visa fees and Air tickets from Lhasa to Kathmandu due to ever changing prices issued by the Chinese government. We are happy to let you know a final price at time of booking.
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Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
Pick up from airport and taken to hotel for check in. Introduction to your 500cc Royal Enfield while our team sorts out the paperwork for your Visas to Tibet.
Day 2: Nagarkot
An excursion to Nagarkot visiting Bhaktapur en route to get used to your Royal Enfield bikes.
Day 3: Last Resort
After the ride to the famous Last Resort, for those who want to, you can have the opportunity to go Bungee jumping! In the meantime we will obtain your Chinese Visa from Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu and delivered to Borderland or The Last Resort in the late evening. (100 km)
Day 4: Nyalam (11,500 ft).
After breakfast ride to Kodari, where you will complete your Nepal immigration formalities and then enter to Tibet. Upon arrival in Friendship Bridge in Tibet
side, complete Chinese Immigration formalities and proceed to first Tibetan town Zhangmu for lunch. After lunch continue to Nyalam.
Day 5: Xegar (14,890 ft)
In the morning we will walk up to the barrier leading to Base Camp and view Mount Everest in all her glory. Then for some breakfast and the ride towards Xegar. The ride today takes us over more plains and the road can be a little testing at times with some good potholes to traverse. (220 km)
Day 6: Sep: Rongbuk Monastery and Everest Base Camp (16,728ft)
Today is the great day when we drive upto the Ronbuk Monastery and visit the Everest Base Camp by driving. Also known as Dza Rongbuk Gompa and its accompanying hermitage retreats were introduced to the world in the 1920s through the accounts of the first British mountaineering teams.
This afternoon, we have the opportunity to explore the Everest Base Camp [5200m]. The base camp itself is dry and barren, but the views of Everest more than compensate for this. It is a truly awe-inspiring place with the sheer north face of the highest mountain in the world towering above us. (140 km)
Day 7: XShigatse via Lhatse (12,600 ft)
After breakfast start ride to New Tingri and re join friendship highway and continue to Shigatse. A day of high passes and more beautiful scenery as we head across the Tibetan plateau. Once we arrive in Shigatse there will be time for shopping and rest. Shigatse is a small town and very quiet and beautiful. En route also visit Shakya monastery. (360km)
Day 8: Shigatse
Today we will visit the town and local monasteries. A day of sightseeing will be well deserved after some serious riding in previous days.
Day 9: Gyantse (13,250 ft)
A good ride in the morning should have us in Gyangste for a late lunch. There will be time for some sightseeing in the town for those who wish to. Gyangste is a small town with lots of local history. (100 km)
Day 10: Gyangste to Lhasa
An early morning start and we head over some serious terrain today. The road is good so riders will get a chance to open up their bikes today. Karo la is our first pass at 16,650 ft it shall take some time while ascending. Then the ride takes us across the Yamdrok lake bed and onto to Khamba La and then a steady descent into the Bramhaputra valley. Arrive Lhasa by late evening & check in the hotel. (275 km)
Day 11 and 12: Lhasa
We will visit the famous Potola Palace today and go sightseeing around this high altitude City. In the evening we will have a cultural dance program and our farewell dinner. (60 km)
Day 13: Fly to Kathmandu
Once you arrive back in Kathmandu you will be left to get those presents and get ready for you flight home.
Day 14: Home-bound Flight
Return flight/onward journey.