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Kathmandu to Lhasa tour is a Culture, sightseeing and city tour so there isn’t any long hour of walking, as we travel by fully air-conditioned transport to most places. A basic level of fitness is recommended for this tour. This is classed as an easy tour.
Lhasa is one of the best destinations of Tibet, the city Lhasa is also known as Sunlight city, it is regarded as a heart of Tibet.
Lhasa is one of the best destinations of Tibet, the city Lhasa is also known as Sunlight city, it is regarded as a heart of Tibet, which is also one of the highest city in the world with the elevation of 3600m from sea level . Flight from and to Kathmandu along the Lhasa route offers the full adventurous journey around cultural heritages and historical places of Nepal and Tibet.
Potala palace of Lhasa is a UNESCO world heritage site, which gives the intricate murals, temples, stupas, and tombs of eight past Dalai Lama. Jokhang temple is another place to visit in Lhasa; it can be the spiritually revitalizing experience, which is considering the holy man made architecture. Barkhor market is the witness for Tibetan arts, cultures, custom, and tradition. The experience of Lhasa will be the great achievement of the life. It will be immortal!
Our Airports representative welcomes at Airport and transfers to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle.
The day beings with a meeting and introducing with the trek and tour guide. About 8 am we organize the meeting in your hotel lobby. The meeting finalizes the preparation of the trek, and your trek guide will suggest you gears what you have. In meeting you need to bring, original passport, three copies of passport copy size photos, and travel insurance copy. And also we will bring your attention to clear the due amount, if any legal and sign the legally binding Trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimers.
Sightseeing will start after the meeting and your breakfast; the trip includes the guide and private tourist vehicle. Day tour covers the most important religious and popular royal palaces such as Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Pashupatinath Temple is the world most popular Hindu temple, and also the place of crimination lies on the bank of a holy river called Bagmati where Hindu holy people; Sadhu meditating, pilgrims bathing. The process of cremation is burned the dead body with firewood and ghee. Bouddhanath Stupa is one the biggest Buddhist shrine of the worlds, where you can see the monks are praying in monasteries surrounding the stupa. And the next spot for the day is Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which is famous with the name of Fifty-Five Windows Durbar; its architect designs mesmerized the peoples. Main attractions of the durbar are The Lion Gate, Golden Gates, The statue of King Bhupatindra Malla and the pottery where the potter makes the different kinds of pots.
After back to the hotel, you will have few hours for your last shopping for trek and exploration the Thamel city, one of the busiest touristic town of Kathmandu.
Early morning drives to Tribhuwan International airport and fly to Gongar Airport, where you will meet the Tibetan guide. He will take you to Lhasa that takes 2hrs from the airport. Today you need to take rest because the altitude of Lhasa may affect you.
Today you will visit several monasteries in Lhasa including Sera Monastery, one of the best-preserved monasteries in Tibet. The monastery is the whitewashed wall and golden roofs; hundreds of monks live and study. And another is Norbulingka, the summer palace of Dalai Lama that is also known as Jokhang Temple.
Today you will visit Potala Palace, which is regarding as an ornament of Lhasa. It is an ancient building and also the private quarters of Dalai Lama. The palace was built in the 5th century but the existing palace was rebuilt in the 17th century. And another you visit Drepung Monastery that was founded in the 14th century.
Today the trip of Lasha will end so early morning drive to Gongar and fly out to Kathmandu.
The trip ends, a guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the international airport in a private tourist vehicle.
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Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travellers 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 adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves the severe headache, vomiting etc.
The trained and expert guides will everyday 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, 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 buildup 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 heart beat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be use 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 litters 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. Diarrhoea 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 Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour. 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