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Flight over beautifully snow-covered mountains including Mt. Everest, Kanchanjungha, Mt. Makalu, and many other Tibetan peaks takes you to Lhasa.
Flight over beautifully snow-covered mountains including Mt. Everest, Kanchanjungha, Mt. Makalu, and many other Tibetan peaks takes you to Lhasa. An old city Lhasa enables you to explore old heritage, palaces, temples and Potala including, Jokhang Temple, Potala palace of King and Dalai Lamas. The numerous chapels along with the roof top views of the holy city.
Travelling with exploring towns of Gyantse and Shigatse, visit traditional monasteries and Buddhist Cultural. Along the highway, you travel throughout some amazing landscapes on earth. We cross-nomadic herdsmen wandering across the wide parched plains and astonishing mountains views, tiny Tibetan settlements. The trip covers equally cultural activities and there is ample of opportunity to explore both in Lhasa and side of Tibet. Finally with passes other towns through on our trip and back to Kathmandu.
You will be welcomed our airport representative at Tribhuwan International Airport, and with warm greet, you will be transferred to your hotel.
After breakfast, we will organize a meeting at the hotel lobby and introduce your tour and trek leader. In the meeting, we will finalize and prepare for the trip. In the meeting you have to bring; passport, 3 copies of PP size photos, travel insurance copy.
Once we finished the meeting your day tour will be started around 9 AM, private car, driver, and guide will have at your disposal. During the tour you will visit Bouddhanatha Stupa, a biggest Buddhist shrine of the world, we will be attracted by the music and monks praying activities in the monasteries. Next is Pashupatinath Temple, the most famous Hindu temple in the world, millions of the pilgrim visit is a year. It is located on the bank of holy river Bagmati. And the last one is Bhaktapur Durbar Square, it was built in a couple of centuries ago by Malla dynasty.
In the last hour of the day, you will have short time have last minute shopping in Thamel.
Today we started the trip from Kathmandu, early morning boarding at Tribhuwan International Airport for Lhasa, the stunning flight of China Southwest takes us right across the Himalaya with providing the magnificent views of Himalaya. Once you landed at Gongar Airport our Tibetan Guide receives you and drive toward Lhasa that takes about 2hrs.
Today we will have sightseeing in Lhasa, Sera monastery, Jokhang Temple, Norbulingka etc. Sera Monastery is a best-preserved monastery that is the whitewashed wall and golden roofs. Several monks study at the monastery. Next is Norbulingka, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama. And Jokhang Temple, this temple is possibly the most sacred shrine in Tibet and there is always a procession of devout Tibetans through the complex.
The second day of Lhasa visit; we visit Potala Palace the main attraction of the Tibet. The palace is an ancient building which containing private quarters of Dalai Lama, and other important chapels. It was built in the 5-6th century but renovated in the 17th century. And next one is Drepung Monastery that was built in the 14th century, the largest monastery in the world, in the monastery more than 10,000 monks are studying.
Today we leave to Shigatse via Gyantse, following the friendship highway. Traveling on this highway is very impressive. Crossing Khamba La (4794m), from the point we can see the stunning view of the waters of Yamdrok-Tso Lake and continue to another pass Karo La 5045m, from where we can see the huge glacier, crossing the beautiful Tibetan village and valleys then we reach Shigaste.
Today we are heading off to Rongbuk by crossing the highest pass Gyamtso La (5220m) via Laste a small town. Travelling in desert plateau gives and incredible entertainment. The land quickly inclines to plans after Gyatmso La pass; traveling thru the pains we will see many nomadic herders, quiet countryside, and monasteries. From Shegar we turn off Friendship Highway and heads to south part there is the Himalayan range, from where we can see Makalu to Sishapangma from Pang La (5150m), below the pass we turn in the Rongbuk valley.
The main highlights of the tour, reaching Everest Base Camp North, explore the base camp. Worlds highest mountain Mt. Everest is in the close eye that is very impressive than before. Once we have Lunch we get back on Friendship highway and continue our wonderful voyage get to Shigatse.
Today we travel back to Lhasa from Shigatse.
Today finally Tibet Trips ends and back to Kathmandu.
Today is the spare day in Kathmandu. If you want to do some short trip such as jungle safari, rafting, bungee, mountain flight etc. you can do.
The trip ends. The guide will drop off at Tribhuwan International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.
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Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travelers rapidly up to the height of 3000m. Our itineraries are designed with rest days. Once when you arrived in high altitude, your acclimatization line will rise your body to start to adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves a severe headache, vomiting etc.
The trained and expert guides will every day advise you about your health conditions, requirements, and altitude sickness while you are trekking, hiking and climbing. That’s why you should not be worry about the sickness. Also, we would like to recommend you to meet your doctor, advisor before you start your travel.
Given some information helps you to get rid from the Acute Mountain Sickness.
There are three stages of altitude sickness and symptoms.
Normal AMS Symptoms
The given altitude symptoms may every trekkers will have experience but no worries these are common.
The trekkers when they entry on high Himalayan Valleys get mild AMS that your having symptoms. The symptoms to be altitude sickness at least you have given one indication.
What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?
Serious AMS Symptoms
The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately.
Dangerous cases of AMS
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)
The brain swelling with the fluid is HACE. It involves disorientation, lethargy, and nausea. Before attacking the HACE, the patient will have the symptoms of fever, ataxia, photophobia, and rapid heartbeat. Unconsciousness and coma from HACE can be lead to death within 12-20hrs from the onsets of symptoms. In the initial phase of ataxia begin treatment with medication, oxygen, and dexamethasone.
Normally, 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose, then 4mg every six hours, Diamox every 12 hours and 2-4 liters /minute oxygen. The patient must have to be descended.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
The condition, that builds up the fluid in the air sacs of lungs is HAPE. HAPE symptoms start progressively within 2-4 days in high altitude. Shortness of breath at rest, cough, weakness and chest tightness and at least two of; fast heartbeat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, the bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if the patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be used to the lower altitude if a person is in the backcountry unable to descend immediately because of weather.
Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS).
1. Plenty of acclimatization above 3500 meters.
2. Do not take sleeping pill, no alcohol and smoking
3. Drink more water (Boiled, mineral/ clean or treated) or any fluids – at least 4 liters per day.
4. Climb up high altitude and sleep at low altitude.
5. Never do trek/ travel without guide and porters
6. Follow the advice from your guide, hotel, local, and guidebook.
7. Must have to decent if mild symptoms rapidly getting worse.
First Aid Kit
First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.
1. Bandage for sprains
3. Iodine or water filter (optional)
4. Moleskin/Second skin - for blisters
5. Antiseptic ointment for cuts
6. Anti-bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)
7. Aspirin/Paracetamol - general painkiller
8. Oral rehydration salts
9. Broad-spectrum antibiotic (Norfloxacin or ciprofloxin)
10.Anti-diarrhoea medication (antibiotic)
11. Diarrhea stopper (Imodium - optional)
12.Antibiotic for Guardia or similar microbe or bacteria
13.Diamox 250/500mg (for altitude sickness)
14.Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)
15.Gel hand cleaner.
This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Mt. Kailash Mansarovar Lake trip. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in the day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Lower Body – Legs
Medicine and First Aid
Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.
Miscellaneous, but Important
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult