7 Days Overland Tour from Lhasa to Kathmandu

Summary

Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa - Lhasa Airport Pick Up Upon your arrival at the Lhasa airport, your tour guide will greet you and escort you to your hotel and help you get checked in.  Day 02: Lhasa City Sightseeing - Potala Palace - Jokhang Temple - Barkhor Street (B) After breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the incredible Potala Palace – the highest palace in the world. Then we will move on to the spiritually significant Jokhang Temple. To see the “real” Lhasa, we’ll stroll through Barkhor Street with its thriving local market where you can pick up some local Tibetan, Nepalese and Indian handicrafts and souvenirs. Day 03: Lhasa City Sightseeing - Sera Monastery – Drepung Monastery(B) Today features visits to 2 of the most important monasteries in Tibetan Buddhism – the Drepung and Sera Monasteries.  Day 04: Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake – Karola Glacier – Gyantse (Kumbum Monastery) – Shigatse (B) This morning we’ll take a drive up to the Kampala Pass (elevation 4797 meters) where you’ll have a glimpse of Yamdrok Lake down below as well as spectacular views of the holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar in the distance. You will want to have your camera at the ready for the turquoise waters of Yamdrok Lake, which is one of the three holy lakes of Tibet, and the beautiful Mt. Nyenchen Khangsar glacier as seen from the Karola Pass. Later on we’ll be able to visit the Karola Glacier before continuing along the southern Friendship Highway to Gyantse, where you will be able to see the famous Gyantse Kumbum, one of the most stunning architectural wonders in Tibet. Late in the afternoon we will continue on to Shigatse where we will spend the night. Day 05: Shigatse – Tingri – Rongphu Monastery – Everest Base Camp (B) After breakfast, we will visit the home of Panchan Lama - Tashilunpo Monastery. Then we’ll set out towards the peak of the world – Mount Everest. Departing from Shigatse and traveling via Lhatse and Tingri, you will see some of the most beautiful and unique scenery in the world – incredibly blue skies, floating high clouds, endless grasslands and the highest mountain peaks in the world. We’ll also stop by the Rongbuk Monastery – the world’s highest altitude monastery before spending the night at the Everest Base Camp. Day 06: Everest Base Camp - Gyirong Town Early in the morning we will enjoy the sun rise on the top of Mt, Everest; After that our tour we will drive back to the main road(318 national high way) to Gyirong Town Day 07: Gyirong Town - Gyirong Border - Kathmandu In the early morning, you will cross the border - Gyirong Port, our service ends at the border.

Tour info

Duration
1 week
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Why take this tour?

Enjoy the 7 Days overland Road Trip from Lhasa to Katmandu, follow along the Sino-Nepal highway, provide charming sceneries of Himalaya Mountain and picturesque Tibetian country side.  Visiting old town: Lhasa, Gyangz, and Shigatse, provide a complete impression of Tibetian religion, cultural treasure, and fantastic landscapes.  The outstanding Everest Base Camp tour may become your lifelong memory.

What’s included?

  • Private professional English-Speaking local tour guide

  • Licensed Vehicle with experienced driver

  • Airport (or train)pick up and drop off

  • 3 nights accommodation in Lhasa city, 1 night at Shigatse, 1 night at EBC tent, 1 night at Gyirong Town

  • Breakfast provided by the hotel (No breakfast on Everest morning)

  • Tourists Accident/Casualty Insurance

  • A container of Oxygen for emergency use

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • Lodging and meal allowance to the guide & driver

  • Reservation fee for visiting Potala Palace

  • 2 bottles of drinking water per person per day

  • Meals not specified in the itinerary (All lunches & dinners)

  • All Entrance tickets to the sightseeing places

  • Flight/Trian tickets in and out of Tibet

  • Personal expenses such as laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional tour activities, etc.

  • Any losses incurred from the force majeure factor like government control, natural disaster etc.

  • Tips to the guide & driver ( Tip is not required but expected)

  • Single room supplement

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Before you book

  • Duration: 7 days

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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