Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour

You will have memorable overland journey from Lhasa to Kathmandu.

Start your journey to Tibet with a spectacular flight over the snow capped Himalayan mountains past Mt. Everest, Malaku and Kanchanjunga. In Lhasa, visit the famous Potala and Norbulinkha palaces, the great Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and walk amongst the crowded Tibetan market - the bustling Barkor Bazaar. Drive past the beautiful Turquoise lake on the way to the historic town of Gyantse with its unique multi-storied Kumbum Stupa.

Our itinerary also includes the famous but rarely visited Shalu and Sakya Monasteries. After visiting the Tashilungpo at Shigatse, we start to visit up to Everest Base camp with Rongbu Monastery. After visit Everest Base Camp, we start our drive over the Himalayas by way to exit Tibet to Kathmandu, both our Tibetan and Nepali guide and jeep service staff will work together to give you a safe and seamless border transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. By using our extensive resources, we handpick the best-value hotels for you to choose from and our strong team of dedicated and responsible Tibetan guides will guarantee your travel safety and make sure you make the most of every precious moment during this class overland journey.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Lhasa arrival (3650m)
Fly to Gongkar Airport. Transfer to Hotel in Lhasa.

Day 02: Lhasa
Visit Potala palace, Jokhang temple & Barkhor Bazar.

Day 03: Lhasa
Visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery.

Day 04: Lhasa – Shigatse (3900m) via Gyantse 
Drive to Shigatse via Yamdrok Lake and Gyantse.

Day 05: Shigatse – Everest Base camp (5200m) via Tingri
Visit Tashilunpo Monastery and leave for Everest Base Camp

Day 06: Everest Base Camp – Gyirong Border (2800m)
In the morning, sunrise of Everest Peak (weather permitted) and then visit Rongbu Monastery.

Day 07: Gyirong - Nepal Border
Tibetan guide will drop you in the Nepal border. And drive to Kathmandu.

Optional:
Kathmandu city tour or other Nepal tour packages.

Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa
Fly to Lhasa airport and transfer to Lhasa (95 km - It takes approx. 2 hours to Lhasa through the Yerlung Tsangpo and the Lhasa Kyichu River).

Day 2: Lhasa Tour
After breakfast, visit Potala palace, the seat of both religion and politics in Tibet. It was built in the 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo and later renovated by the 5th Dalailama in the 17th century.  Afternoon visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor market, this is the holiest shrine in Tibet and houses of golden statue of the Shakyamuni Buddha which was brought to Tibet by the Chinese princess Wenchen.

Day 3: Lhasa Tour
After breakfast, visit Drepung monastery, which is the largest Monastery of the Gelugpa sect in Lhasa, which was built in 1416 by Jamyang chojie a disciple of Tsongkhapa. Afternoon visit Sera monastery located in north of Lhasa city, It was built in 1419 by Jamchen Choeji, a disciple of Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelugpa sect. Sera monastery is one of the three major monasteries of yellow sect in Tibet.

Day 4: Lhasa - Shigatse via Gyantse 360km
In the morning, drive from Lhasa to Shigatse .On the way, drive over the Gampala pass (4790 m), and you will have a glimpse of Yamdrok lake (4400m) .The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and in the distance you can have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar, (7191m) the highest mountain near Lhasa.

Later, we will pass and enjoy the Korola Glacier on the roadside; At Manak Dam Lake, you can hang pray flag at Simila Mountain Pass; and then, we will arrive in Gyantse, historically Tibet's third largest city (after Lhasa and Shigatse).In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum and enjoy the Far view of Gyangtse Fortress.

After one and a half drive, we arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet. In Shigatse, we may visit traditional Barley Mill and view the landscape of Barley Field (in summer).

Day 5: Shigatse (3900m) - Everest Base Camp (5200) via Old Tingri
In the morning, we will visit the home of Panchan Lama - Tashilunpo Monastery. Then, we’ll leave Shigatse after getting your Alien’s travel permit, and then drive to Lhatse, it is a small town where you can have lunch.

After that, we will pass Tsola Pass(4600M), and Gyatsola Pass(5248M). Shortly after we enter Mt. Everest National Nature Reserve, tourists can enjoy the panorama of Himalaya at Gawula Pass (5198m).Then we drive along the New zigzag road to Everest Base Camp (5200m). You can get closer to gazt at the Mt. Everest peak. The sunset of golden Everest peak if time and weather permits at the lodging area.

Day 6: EBC (5200m) - Gyirong Border (2800m)
In the morning, you can see the sunrise of Everest Peak if weather permits at the lodging area. Then we will visit the Rongbu Monastery - the unique highest monastery with nuns and monks living together and later trek from lodging place to EBC (4kms, or take Eco bus). You can visit the Everest Base Camp and take the close-up shot of Mt. Everest.

After that, we can drive from EBC to Gyirong border. On the way, tourists can enjoy breathtaking vista of Mt. Shishapangma and the Pekutso Lake. After passing the Ghungtang Lhamo (5236M), we will arrive in Gyirong in late afternoon.

Day 7: Gyirong - Nepal border - Kathmandu
Tour Guide will assist the clients to exit China. Continue drive to Kathmandu.

Trip Start Date Trip End Date Trip Price Status
18 Jul 2019 24 Jul 2019 US$ 1150
18 Jul 2019 24 Jul 2019 US$ 1150
22 Jul 2019 28 Jul 2019 US$ 1150
26 Jul 2019 01 Aug 2019 US$ 1150
30 Jul 2019 05 Aug 2019 US$ 1150
01 Aug 2019 07 Aug 2019 US$ 1150
02 Aug 2019 11 Aug 2019 US$ 1150
07 Aug 2019 13 Aug 2019 US$ 1150
09 Aug 2019 15 Aug 2019 US$ 1150
12 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019 US$ 1150
17 Aug 2019 23 Aug 2019 US$ 1150
20 Aug 2019 26 Aug 2019 US$ 1150
25 Aug 2019 31 Aug 2019 US$ 1150
28 Aug 2019 03 Sep 2019 US$ 1150
01 Sep 2019 07 Sep 2019 US$ 1100
03 Sep 2019 09 Aug 2019 US$ 1100
05 Sep 2019 11 Sep 2019 US$ 1100
07 Sep 2019 13 Sep 2019 US$ 1100
10 Sep 2019 16 Sep 2019 US$ 1100
13 Sep 2019 19 Sep 2019 US$ 1100
15 Sep 2019 21 Sep 2019 US$ 1100
18 Sep 2019 24 Sep 2019 US$ 1100
20 Sep 2019 26 Sep 2019 US$ 1100
23 Sep 2019 29 Sep 2019 US$ 1100
26 Sep 2019 02 Oct 2019 US$ 1100
29 Sep 2019 05 Oct 2019 US$ 1100
02 Oct 2019 08 Oct 2019 US$ 1100
04 Oct 2019 10 Oct 2019 US$ 1100
07 Oct 2019 13 Oct 2019 US$ 1100
10 Oct 2019 16 Oct 2019 US$ 1100
12 Oct 2019 18 Oct 2019 US$ 1100
15 Oct 2019 21 Oct 2019 US$ 1100
18 Oct 2019 24 Oct 2019 US$ 1050
21 Oct 2019 26 Oct 2019 US$ 1050
22 Oct 2019 28 Oct 2019 US$ 1050
24 Oct 2019 30 Oct 2019 US$ 1050
28 Oct 2019 04 Nov 2019 US$ 1050
29 Oct 2019 05 Nov 2019 US$ 1050
30 Oct 2019 06 Nov 2019 US$ 1050
02 Nov 2019 08 Nov 2019 US$ 1050
07 Nov 2019 13 Nov 2019 US$ 1050
11 Nov 2019 17 Nov 2019 US$ 1050
18 Nov 2019 24 Nov 2019 US$ 950
22 Nov 2019 28 Nov 2019 US$ 950
26 Nov 2019 02 Dec 2019 US$ 950
02 Dec 2019 08 Dec 2019 US$ 950
08 Dec 2019 12 Dec 2019 US$ 950
13 Dec 2019 19 Dec 2019 US$ 950
19 Dec 2019 25 Dec 2019 US$ 950
25 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2019 US$ 950
30 Dec 2019 05 Jan 2020 US$ 950

Cost Include

•    Airport pickup & drop off using appreciate vehicle
•    Twin share hotel accommodation at respective hotels on BB (Bed & Breakfast) Basis
•    Local English speaking guide (Other languages speaking guides also available on request)
•    All  sightseeing tours transfer using appreciate vehicle (depend on group size)
•    Necessary entrance fees as per itinerary

Cost Exclude

•    International flight ticket
•    Tibet Visa fee - (We travel agent will process if you are traveling to Tibet from Nepal)
•    Beverage and expenses of personal nature
•    Any Optional Tours, extension of tours, hotel accommodation etc.
•    Tips to guide, porters, drivers etc.
•    Personal Insurance.

From

$950


Trip Code
LtKOT

Trip Duration
7 Day

Group Size
2-12

Accomodation
Hotel

Max Altitude
5200m.

Best Season
April - Nov.

Trip Difficulty
Moderate

Transportation
Private

Starts In
Lhasa

Ends In
Kathmandu

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