Cost from US$3200, 9 days tour to Everest base camp

Tibet Mt. Everest Motorcycle Tour

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    This motorcycle tour to Everest Base camp is designed for the motorcyclists with a spirit of adventure! The roads you travel will be easy riding asphalt roads. The adventure begins in Chengdu, the gateway to Tibet. You will take a very scenic flight to Lhasa ( roundway air tickets are included ), the capital of Tibet. We have scheduled two easy days in Lhasa for you to acclimatize the altitude. You will visit most of the historical temples and palaces and the old quarters of Lhasa.

    The journey will be a high-altitude adventure, including several mountain passes at over 5000 meters! We'll spend time traveling in the shadow of the Himalayas, with a once in a lifetime opportunity to ride up to the base camp of Everest, where climbers begin their ascent of the world's tallest mountain. Tibet is a land rich in history, and many of the ancient temples, monasteries and palaces will be on our path through this beautiful country. If you are looking for history, adventure, challenge and excitement on two wheels, then this Once in Life Time adventure through Tibet is for you !


    Day 1 Flight to China 

    Arrive in Chengdu, the gateway to Tibet. Tonight's hotel is included and prepaid. Check in the hotel on your own and get Tibet Travel Permit before travelling to Lhasa.  


    Day 2 Flight to Lhasa (3650m)


    Flight journey to Lhasa (air ticket is included), met and taken to your hotel, rest of the afternoon you may rest and get acclimatize high altitude. Welcome Dinner (D) 


    Day 3 Lhasa acclimatization Day


    We will visit Potala Palace was built in 1645 about 50 years by Dalai Lama Lobsang Gyatso and one of the most beautiful architecture in the world, long 400 meters, wide 350 meters and height 13th floors. Moreover total room is 1,000 rooms. Jokhang Temple that was built for celebration of marriage of Songten Gambo (King of Tibet) with Princess Wencheng of Tang Dynasty, since before 1,300. Free time around the Barkhor Street. 


    Day 4 Lhasa to Gyantse (3900m)


    We leave the Yarlung valley and wind our way up the road to Gambala pass (4800m) and have a great view of Yumdrok Lake, the second largest lake in Tibet, we climb up to Gambala mountain and have a great view of Yumdrok lake in the background of 7111 meter Ninkin Kangsar Mountain. We ride onto Nagartse near the first snow-covered foothills of the Himalayas and onward over the 5,100 m Karo La Pass to Gyangtse. (Ride 265KM) 


    Day 5 Gyangtse - Sakya (4300m)


    We will visit the Gyangtse Dzong, the old fortress of the town. We also visit the Buddhist Pelkhor Monastery was built in 1427 with a Nepalese influence and is known as the monastery of the ten thousand paintings. We take the final ride on a side road to Sakya where the Sakya Monastery based. Sakyapa is one of ancient Tibetan Buddhism sects. (Ride 243KM) 


    Day 6 Sakya - Everest Base Camp ( 5100m)


    We will visit Sakya Monastery and head up to Shegar and if the weather is clear enough then on the way down to Shegar you will view the Mt, Everest in the distance. Ride cross the Pang La we arrive at Rongbuk monastery, this will the highlight of the adventure to ride over the Himalayas to Everest base camp. We will have the view the 8000 meter mountains on the pass. From Rongbuk Monastery, we take a short hike to base camp and watch the sunset on the highest mountain in the world. (Ride 245KM) 


    Day 7 Everest Base Camp - Shigatse (3900m)


    Nothing compares to waking up in the glorious morning of Chomolungma. We ride to Shigatse, the second largest city of Tibet, is also the home to Panchan Lama. An entire day of motorbike riding gets us back to Shigatse, where we take a break. On the way we enjoy the once more breathtaking scenery of Tibet from our motorbikes. The afternoon is free. (Ride 345KM) 


    Day 8  Shigatse - Lhasa


    We ride back to Lhasa via another road with its fantastic panoramas to Lhasa. We ride on roads through the valley with its farms and pastures. We will follow the Yarlungzangpo river and finally reach Lhasa. Upon arrive in Lhasa we check in the hotel and celebrate out adventure with a Lhasa beer, or maybe two !  (Ride 275KM) 


    Day 9 Lhasa to Chengdu


    We will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Chengdu (Air ticket is included)


    Oct. 10(Sunday) - Oct. 18(Monday), 2021

    May 15(Sunday) - May 23(Monday), 2022

    Sept.18(Sunday) - Sept.26(Monday),2022

    May 14(Sunday) - May 22(Monday),2023

    Sept.17(Sunday) - Sept.25(Monday),2023



    Tour Prices in USD


    ZF500X: $3200/person 6+ riders

    BMW F750/800GS: $3500/person

    BMW 1200GS:$3800/person

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    4 - 5 riders add $500/person

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    Singleroom Supplement: $350/person


    Pillion Rider & Passenger: $1600/person



    INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICE:


    --All breakfasts and dinners


    --Chengdu/Lhasa round way flights


    --Motorcycle (pannier and tail boxes)


    --Fuel for motorcycles


    --All overnights in hotels twin sharing 


    --Third party liability insurance


    --Entry fee to parks and monasteries


    --English Speaking guide on a motorcycle


    --Support Vehicle (passenger & Luggage)


     
    SERVICES NOT INCLUDED:


    --Lunches and bottled drinks


    --All services not mentioned


    --Tipping or gratuities to guides


    --Mandatory intl. travel insurance


    --Excursions other than those specified


    --Extra cost if tour is delayed or changed








    Hi Jah. As the first part of the China trip has come to an end I wanted to say thank you for a great trip. I feel very privileged to have done this trip. It was a great mix of off and on road riding, the scenery was something I can't accurately express in words. It was extremely beautiful and moving to see. At the end of the day I had a great time. Thank you and the team for a wonderful experience.


    Alex - USA

    Hi jah, Thanks for a good tour. A nice challenge. A dream came true since I was ten.
    A Jailing 600 fan now. The bike did everything I asked it to do without complaining.


    Alan - UK

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    “We have got brand new BMW motorcycles,  good hotels or best in town. Our riding guide and support crew had been very professional and supportive. Overall it has been a very satisfying trip”.


    Phil and Michelle - UK

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    Thanks to Jah and his crew. this motorcycle tour to Everest Base Camp Tibet was stress free and detailed. Riding in China does require many special paperwork and everything was taken care of upon my landing. The Hotels and restaurants chosen for this tour were all excellent and in the best locations. The bike rental and route were all top notch also. I would definitely book another tour to somewhere else again in the future. Thanks to Jah for such a memorable experience!


    Michael - Hong Kong


GROUP SIZE

Maximum 10 bikes

START/FINISH

Chengdu/Chengdu

DURATION

9 days, 5 riding days, 2 rest days

TRIP GRADE

Intermediate Level, high altitude (3600 - 5100 m) in remote areas,5 -8 hours riding per day. Total distance 1400 KM. Daily rides 240 - 345 Km. Mostly on asphalt roads, highest pass at 5200m, highest overnight at 5100m

ROUTE

Chengdu (flight included) - Lhasa - Gyantse - Sakya - Mt. Everest BC - Shigatse - Lhasa (flight included) - Chengdu

LODGING

3*- 4 * Hotels

HIGHLIGHTS
✥Visit Holy city Lhasa
✥Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Monastery
✥Circumambulate Barkhor Street
✥Encounter Tibetan Nomads
✥Ride around Yumdrok Lake
✥Rarely visited Sakya Monastery
✥Ride over Tibetan Himalayas
✥Night stay at Mt Everest base camp

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