After two days of insightful cultural explorations in Kathmandu, you will take an adventurous overland journey to the Tibetan highland .On the way, you drive past picturesque Tibetan settlements, nomadic herdsmen, ancient monasteries, high Mountain passes, wide arid plains and awe-inspiring mountain views. Before reaching Lhasa you will get an opportunity to glimpse the awesome striated rock summit of Mt. Everest from Everest Base Camp [5200m]. As you journey along the mighty peaks of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Changtse, Cho Oyu, Shishapangma and many other Tibetan peaks provide a scenic backdrop. You visit the three major cities in Tibet: Lhasa , Shigatse and Gyantse, visiting old palaces ,monastries and temples , as ancient as Tibet.
From Lhasa you embark on a memorable train journey to Beijing, with a stopover at the ancient city of Xian, a cultural centre of the old Silk Route. You enjoy two full days exploring the ancient treasures of Xian including the Terracotta Warriors. After exploring Xian, you continue your train journey to Beijing, the capital of China.
In Beijing, you are taken on a guided tour to the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, the Temple of Heaven and the Ming Tombs.