Price from

USD 900 p.p.

Tour Type:

Group Tour

Group Size:

3-12

Trip Level:

Medium

Destination:

Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse/EBC/ Kathmandu

Season:

the whole year

7 Days Lhasa-Kathmandu Overland Group Tour


 


Overview

 


This highlight trip is also one of our most popular route among clients, after finishing the fantastic Tibet part journey, you can continue going ahead to Kathmandu directly.


As it only needs half-day driving from Tibet border to Kathmandu, so if you are planning to visit Nepal also, this is an ideal trip route for you. Besides, the scenery along the way is varied and amazing with the altitude change.


 


At a Glance


 

Day 1 Arrive in Lhasa
 

Day 2 Lhasa City Tour - Potala Palace, Johkang Temple, and Barkhor Street (B, D)
 

Day 3 Lhasa City Tour - Drepung, Sera Monastery (B)
 

Day 4 Lhasa- Shigatse via Gyantse (B)
 

Day 5 Shigatse to Everest Base Camp (B)
 

Day 6 EBC to Gyirong Border 370km
 

Day 7 Gyirong border to Kathmandu (B)

 


Daily Itinerary

 


Day 1 Arrive in Lhasa
 

No matter you reach Lhasa by train or airplane, you are warmly greeted and your guide will take you to your hotel. On the way, Clients may view the Yarlung Tsangpo River/ Brahmaputra river (the Longest and largest river in Tibet) and the Lhasa river.
 


After arrival at your hotel, the rest of the day is totally yours. You can choose to take a rest to adapt to the high altitude. Or you can go out to explore the local area directly.

 

Day 2 Lhasa City Tour - Potala Palace, Johkang Temple, and Barkhor Street (B, D)
 

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel, and bring you to the Potala Palace which is the symbol of Tibet, built in 641AD, it is also the winter palace of the Dalai lama.

 

After lunch, we will go head to Jokhang temple which was founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century. It was the spiritual center of Tibet, pilgrims from every place of Tibet trek to here, making prostrating in front of Jokhang Temple.


Around the temple is the famous Barkhor Street, where you can enjoy the traditional Tibetan tea and or buy some special souvenirs for your family members. Besides, the welcome dinner will also be arranged accordingly.





 

Day 3 Lhasa City Tour - Drepung, Sera Monastery (B)
 

In the morning, you will visit Drepung monastery which is one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, it has more than 500 years history as the largest monastery in the world, the famous annual Shoton Festival is also organized here, during this festival many precious stupas, sculptures, paintings and huge Thangka are exhibited here...
 


In the Afternoon, Tourists will visit another outstanding Gelug Monastery--Sera Monastery. The most important attention point is the famous Monks Scriptures debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon.




 

Day 4 Lhasa-Shigatse (3900m) (B)
 

After breakfast, we will leave Lhasa and drive to Shigatse. Along the way, we will drive across the Gampala pass (5030m), and take a few time at the holy Yamdrotse Lake (4400m), the Lake is decorated by continuous snow-covered Mount Nyenchen Khangsar and the lake water is as blue as the green jade, lie on the earth silently.
 


Later, we will keep driving to Gyantse. On the road, we will pass the glories Karola Glacier (5200m), when we arrive in Gyantse, the third biggest city in Tibet, we will go to visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and the Kubum Stupa, also enjoy the sight of Gyangtse Fortress.
 


After around 2 hours of driving, we get to Shigatse, the second-largest city in Tibet.




 

Day 5 Shigatse to Everest Base Camp (B)
 

In the morning, we will start our journey and take a visit of the famous Tashilunpo Monastery, Tashilhunpo, one of Tibet's most important monasteries, is a Geluk monastery in Shigatse that was founded in 1447 by the First Dalai Lama Gendun Drub.

 

Then we will set out and go head to the roof of the world--Mount Everest. Leave from Shigatse, along the way, we will witness the glories views, like the extremely high sky, numerous yaks and cute sheep, also the uninterrupted white snow-covered mountains.
 


At last, we get to the marvelous Mt. Everest Base Camp if the weather condition permits, we can catch the sunset and the golden peak of Everest, even at night we could view the sight of milky way by eyes directly.




 

Day 6 EBC --Gyirong Town
 

Get up early and you may enjoy the unique sunrise of Everest peak. After it, we can go ahead to visit Rongbuk Monastery (altitude: 4,980m), the highest monastery in the world. when you are at Rongbuk monastery, the most attractive is the nearby Mt. Qomolangma, many mountaineering experts said it is the best location for taking the view of Mt. Everest.
 


Then we will catch up time and drive to Gyirong Town because it needs around 8hours, even it is a long time driving, but the view along the way is splendid, amazing and also varies according to the altitude change which deserves you spend time on it



 


Day 7 Gyirong Town to Nepal Border (B)
 

We will leave Gyirong town and forward to Gyirong port today, then we will end our service at the border, just go across the border bridge you can easily take the transfer to Kathmandu by your own.


Service Included:

 



1. Tibet travel permit and all other necessary permits
 

2. All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary;
 

3. Meals listed in the itinerary;
 

4. Local tour Transfers, 5-29 seats comfortable Tourist Vehicle according to Group Size.;
 

5. Knowledgeable English-speaking guide
 

6. Accommodations: Comfortable Hotel
 

7. Service Charge & Government Taxes
 

8. Arrangements include planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
 

9. Welcome Dinner when group members meet in Lhasa
 

10. Free Airport shuttle transfer between Lhasa Gongar airport and Hotel on appointed time.
 

11. Drinking water Provided during the trip
 

12. Tourist accident/casualty insurance

 


Service Excluded:
 



1. International flight to and out of China
 

2. Domestic flight/train to and out of Lhasa. (We can provide you the domestic flight/train ticket booking service at the BEST discount price, please contact us our travel experts for the details.)
 

3. Lunches and dinners are not included, please pay on site by yourself.; usually it costs about USD3-10 per person for one meal in TAR (Tibet Autonomous Region).
 

4. Tips to tour guide and driver, you are suggested to tip them 2-7 USD/day in total
 

5. Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks (please do the best to avoid the alcoholic beverages during your Tibet trip), optional tour activities, etc.

 


Note:
 



Above tour cost does not include single room supplement, for single traveler who doesn’t want to share room with other tourists (same gender in most cases) is required to pay single room supplement.

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