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Abode Of The God-kings TB

Visiting: Nepal , China
Trip Duration 15 Days

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Abode Of The God-kingsScores 9.0 out of 10 based on 7 reviews
(8 out of 10)


Comox , Canada
Highlights : Monasteries, palaces, the culture and people were fascinating, the Tibetan landscape was out of this world and visiting Mt. Everest base camp was absolutely amazing! Tips: perhaps a home visit or farm village visit ? Really would have liked to have been able to visit with the people in their homes/village , but I understand this may not be realistic given the current political situation in Tibet.
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
Confirmed traveller: 21 May 2017
Published on: 09 June 2017
(10 out of 10)


Tibet/China was very interesting, beautiful and we learnt a great deal. Seeing base camp Everest was marvellous. Seeing those monks debating was even more amazing!
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
Confirmed traveller: 20 May 2017
Published on: 08 June 2017
(9 out of 10)


The trip combines Nepal with Tibet, as you have to fly from Kathmandu to Gongkar and return, as the Friendship Highway between the two countries is currently closed due to the 2015 earthquake and subsequent landslides. Highlights for me were the more remote and quieter monasteries, as they had a more authentic feel, also Yamdrok (Turquoise) Lake and the view of Everest from Base Camp.
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
Confirmed traveller: 17 September 2016
Published on: 17 October 2016
(7 out of 10)


Seal Beach. CA
We both had problems with the altitude as we are 72 and 80 years old. The younger people in the group did better. The leader Sue was excellent and very helpful with everything and the driver and Tibet leader were also very good. The restaurants the leader knew about were always good. So overall, it was a very good trip.
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
Confirmed traveller: 06 August 2016
Published on: 30 August 2016
(10 out of 10)


Tenbury Wells
This was a fascinating trip. Starting in Nepal which still managed to captivate despite the earthquake damage. Moving to Tibet, seeing pilgrims prostrate and walk the 'kora' around the Potola Palace with an inspiring display of Buddhism and what it means to them. Watching the monks at prayer with crashing of cymbals and banging of drums and deep vibrant chanting was spellbinding. Fab weather to see Mt Everest in all it's glory. Great scenery. Itinerary had been changed so had to return to Lhasa, although we did take a different route. I was glad to have taken throat sweets as high altitude can cause very dry throat. Tiger Balm also helped with headaches. It was a great tour and Explore Leader Kiran was terrific, always smiling, calm, helpful and in control.
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
Confirmed traveller: 27 May 2016
Published on: 05 June 2016
(10 out of 10)


Tibet is amazing place. Great people and scenery. The tour leader was superb.
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
Confirmed traveller: 21 May 2016
Published on: 25 May 2016