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7 days Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland tour

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Kelsang Norbu

Tibet Tashi Delek

Tibet Tashi Delek International Travel and Tours is local best one of the Tibetan teams in Tibet .

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7 days Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland tour

Delve into the fascinating world of mountain lore as well as Tibetan and Nepalese cultures while visiting the fabled cities ofLhasa, Shigatse, and Kathmandu. Take in some of the most magnificent mountain vistas on earth as we journey overland across the Tibetan Plateau to the North Face Base Camp of Mount Everest and into Nepal.

DAY 1

7 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu

Arrive in Lhasa, get the first impression of Tibetan daily life Welcome to the roof of the world. Your Tibet journey starts with a warm Tibetan style greeting from your local tour guide who will present you with Hada (traditional Tibetan scarves). Then be escorted to your hotel in Lhasa city at the comfort of your own private vehicle.Along the way you may view Kyichu River and see Tibetan homes with their trapezoid shaped windows and fluttering prayer flags, and Tibetans walking on the roads wearing their distinctive national costumes. Do have a comfort stop near Nietang Buddha where a giant statue of Buddha has been carved out of a stone cliff-face centuries ago. One of the first buildings you could see as you enter the city is the Potala Palace, sitting majestically on a hill dominating Lhasa. Stay at the hotel after arrival for adapting to the high attitude. Read more

Lhasa 3 nights
DAY 2

7 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu

Lhasa highlights escorted tour After breakfast, we go to the Potala Palace, a golden feather upon the roof of the world, which Tibetans proudly claim to be the prime miracle since the creation of this world. It is visible from any distance, with the golden roof shinning in the sun, spend one hour wondering around the inside of this magnificent building exploring the rooms previously used by the Dalai Lama and the many Buddhist icons within. In the afternoon we go inside of the Jokhang. The Jokhang, like most of the larger temple structures have numerous individual temples within it dedicated to specific enlightened beings, protectors, high lamas, or saints. Images, both sculpted and painted, are everywhere. Every inch of wall and ceiling is brightly painted with images of clouds, beings, mandalas, or decorative patterns. Colorful silk banners, three stories high, hang in various places. Color, pattern, and images crowd in around you. The central image inside the building is a 30-foot high gilded image of Maitreya Buddha. Then stroll around the back alleys of the Barkhor area of Old Lhasa. The streets smelled of yak butter and incense while hordes of pilgrims shuffled along the main Kora (circumambulations) around Jokhang Temple. If someone just walked at a normal pace, one kora would take about 15-20 minutes. Read more

Lhasa 3 nights
DAY 3

7 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu

Drepung and Sera Monastery In the morning you'll visit Drepung monstery, which used to be the largest monastery with more than 10 thousand monks, Buddhist debates often occur there. Seen from afar, its grand, white construction gives the monastery the appearance of a heap of rice.In Tibetan language, means Monastery of Collecting-Rice. Learn about the lives of Tibetan monks there. In the afternoon, visit Sera monastery, which was created in 1419 and has always been an important Buddhist seminary. As rose are planted everywhere in the monastery, it is also called “the court of wild rose”. Today still 200 lamas live in there. Catch the famous debate session of the monks before returning back to Lhasa. Read more

Lhasa 3 nights
DAY 4

8 days Lhasa to Kathmandu

Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse After fully explore Lhasa, you’ll have a chance to get lost in the endless Tibetan landscape while you take a short hike along the turquoise waters of Lake Yamdrok, one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. This dazzling lake is normally first seen from the summit of the Kamba-la (4700m). The lake lies several hundred metres below the road, and it is shaped like a coiling scorpion. Far in the distance is the huge massif of Mt. Nojin Kangstsang (7191m). Then pass by the 5,010 m high Karo-la and the Simi La forward to Gyantse (3,950m). Visit Pelkor Monastery as well as the splendid Kumbum Stupa (100-Thousand-Buddha Pagoda) nearby, both of them built in the15th century and situated in the northwestern edge of Gyantse. In the afternoon drive about 90 kilometers to Shigatse (3880m), the second largest city with 40,000 inhabitants in Tibet and the traditional capital of the Tsang. Upon arrival, you’ll have an opportunity to explore the Tashilumpo Monastery, the holy seat of the Panchen Lama, which is essentially a walled town with cobbled and twisting lanes that revolve around a magnificent monastery. Read more

Shigatse 1 night
DAY 5

8Days Lhasa to Kathmandu

Shigatse to Rongbuk Monastery Today we have an early start to drive westwards the Friendship way to Rongbuk. On the way the drive is full of magnificent scenery and cross some extremely high passes including Gyatsola (5248m). The road to Everest diverts off the newly paved Friendship highway near the town of Shegar and turns into bumpy gravel trail, which is still 90km to get to Rongpuk.If it is in clear weather, you can have a glimpse of 4 mountains which is 8000m high or more, such as: Mt. Lhotse (8516m),Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Qowowuyag (8201m),Mt Mayalu (8463m). Read more

Rongbu 1 Night
DAY 6

8 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu

Drive down to Zhangmu Get up early for sunrise. You could take the local bus to arrive at Everest Base camp for half an hour, or you also can have a hike to Base Camp around 1.5-2 hours one way. It's interesting and much warmer, but hard to breath. The morning is frigid and as the wind howl your fingers must be frozen trying to take pictures of the iconic mountain but it is worth the pain to view such an amazing site. Read more

Zhangmu 1 night
DAY 7

8 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu

Drive to Kathmandu and end of trip .

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Lhasa
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Lhasa
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Lhasa
Day 4
Location Shigatse
Hotel Manasaravr hotel
Day 5
Location Everest Bace camp
Hotel Roungbu Guest house
Day 6
Location Zhangmu
Hotel Zhangmu hotel

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Tibet Entry Permit
  • Comfortable, clean and safe vehicle depending on your group size with reliable local driver;
  • Admission fees of tourist sites listed in the itinerary;
  • Professional English speaking tour guide;
  • Accommodations with Bed and breakfast .
  • Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Package excludes

  • International flight to and out of China;
  • Chinese Visa
  • Domestic flight / train not listed in the itinerary
  • Meal : Lunch and dinner

We have more than 20 years experience in Tibet

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Tibet Tashi Delek International Travel and Tours is local best one of the Tibetan teams in Tibet .

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