7 Days  Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour

7 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour

  1. This price is based on a group (2 to 5 travelers) accommodated in 3-star hotel in shoulder seasons.
  2. This price is subject to change according your group members and traveling time. Usually lower price with more travelers, higher price in high seasons, and lower in low seasons.

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Tour Length:
7 days & 6 night
Departure Date:
Available Everyday
Service:
Private tour guide & driver + Private car/van
Features:
This overland tour is designed for those who prefer to soak in the sights by driving around. Drive across incredible the Himalayas, enjoy fabulous mountain scenery enroute, visit mystical Buddhist monasteries.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Lhasa Arrival

Our tour guide and private car/van will pick you up from your hotel or location in Beijing to the airport, and you take a flight to Lhasa. After arrival in Lhasa, be met and transferred to your hotel in Lhasa. Free for the rest of the day to acclimate yourself to the high altitude and local climate.

Day 2 Lhasa ( B.L )

In the morning, explore the famous Potala Palace, experience its audience halls, the jeweled and golden burial chortens (stupa tombs) of past Dalai Lamas, tremendous number of Buddhist frescoes, and Thang-kas, a unique Tibetan painting etc. In the afternoon, visit the holiest temple in Tibet, the Jokhang Temple, and its famous Barkor Street, where you can buy or appreciate traditional Tibetan artifacts, religious implements, antiques, books, Tibetan music instrument, Thang-kas, and tradition Tibetan clothes etc.


Overnight at Lhasa.

Pilgrim of Jokhang Temple

Day 3 Lhasa ( B.L )

Today, you will visit two important monasteries in Lhasa, the Drepung Monastery and the Sera Monastery. Drepung Monastery was once home of 10,000 monks and Ganden Podrang in Drepung is famous as the government’s centre during the fifth Dalai Lama. In the afternoon, visit Sera Monastery, which was founded in 1419 by Tsongkapa’s disciple Jamchen Choeje.

Overnight at Lhasa.

(Notice: the sequence of sightseeing of first two days may be adjusted according to the reservation of visiting Potala Palace)

Drepung Monastery

Day 4 Lhasa/Yamdro-tso lake/Gyangtse/ Shigatse ( B.L )

Passing by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdro-tso lake, Karo-la glacier roadside at 4,960m, move westwards to the second biggest city Shigatse, which is spiritually hosted by Pamchan Lama. Yamdro-tso Lake, shaped like a coiling scorpion in dark blue and Kubum monastery in Gyantse, having a 35m-high chorten (stupa) with its white layers trimmed with decorative stripes and crown-like golden dome.

Overnight at Shigatse.

Yamdro-tso Lake

Day 5 Shigatse/ Lhatse/ Tingri (Shegar)/ Rongpuk Monastery ( B.L )

Drive westwards to Tingri, passing by Lhaste. There is about 90km bumpy road from Tingri to Rongpuk Monastery, the No.1 highest monastery in the world and located at the foot of Mount Qomolangma. Along the way from Tingri to Everest Base Camp with the very rough road, the wild grassland, rapid rivers, and high mountains will bring you completely fresh feelings. In good weather, you can have a glimpse of 4 mountains of 8,000ms high or more, such as Mt. Lhotse(8,516ms), Mt. Everest (8,848ms), Mt. Qowowuyag (8,201ms), Mt Mayalu (8,463ms).

Overnight at Rongpuk Monastery Tent or Guest House.

Mt Everest

Day 6 Rongpuk Monastery/Everest Base Camp/Zhangmu ( B.L )

Early in the morning to see the sunrise from Rongpuk, then explore Mt. Everest. Get on the local bus and after half of an hour, arrive at Everest Base camp (or trek to the Base Camp around 1.5-2 hours one way as you like). At the top of the photo point, take pictures of the splendid- Mt. Everest. Then around 13:00 p.m., down from E.B.C, go back to Shegar. Then go west to Zhangmu, a beautiful town located in the hillside land of Mt. Everest, and also in the junction of Tibet and Nepal.

Overnight in Zhangmu.

Mt Everest

Day 7 Nepalese Border ( B )

Our Guide will drop you off in the morning at the border bridge. You can get the Nepal visa upon arrival in Nepal with 30USD and one photo in the passport size. Next, find a car or bus towards Kathmandu, 50ms ahead from border bridge, dozens of cars or buses are parking there for picking up; 3,000 Nepali Rupee for a taxi rental to Kathmandu (50USD) , 50 Nepali Rupee (appro.1USD) for a bus seat. Tour ends.

(Notice, the sequence of sightseeing of first two days may be adjusted according to the reservation of visiting Potala Palace)

Tibet - Nepal Overland Tours

Price Inclusions:

  1. Tibet Entry permit and alien's travel permit
  2. Transport
    -Domestic economy class flight from Beijing-Lhasa, including tax.
    -Transfer between airport/train station and Lhasa city
    -Lhasa City transportation, Tourist vehicle, or taxi according to Group size
    -Environment friendly local bus between Rongpuk and EBC
    -Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse-EBC-Zhangmu, Tourist vehicle in spring/summer/autumn, 4WD in winter
  3. Admission fee of tourist sites: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery, Yamdro-tso Lake, Gyantse Palkor Monastery, Tashilumpo Monastery, Everest Base Camp
  4. Professional Tibetan English speaking tour guide;
  5. Travel Agency Service Charge
  6. Accommodation
    -3-star facility Accommodation sharing twin room with breakfast buffet in Lhasa and Shigatse;
    -Tent or Guest House at Rongpuk with take-way simple breakfast.

Price Exclusions:

  1. Tips to drivers and tour guides, Tips as you wish;
  2. International airfare, train, en route stopover;
  3. Personal expenses.
  4. Service that is not mention.

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