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Lhasa Kathmandu Tour - 9 Nights/ 10 Days

Lhasa Kathmandu TourLhasa to Kathmandu is most interesting overland journey from capital city of Tibet Lhasa. Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour is a very popular overland driving tour in Tibet. Lhasa Kathmandu tour let you to explore whole cultural and religious places of Lhasa city and After 3 nights spend at Lhasa you will be acclimatized well for onward north face of Everest base camp tour. You can reach Lhasa either from Kathmandu by flight or from different cities Main land china (Beijing, Xian, Chengdu Shanghai, Xining, and Guangzhou) by train or flight. We can easily book your train tickets (soft sleeper or hard sleeper). Train tickets are comparatively cheaper than flight tickets.

After popular monasteries tour in Lhasa, you will continue drive to Everest base camp by comfortable 4500 model land cruiser or mini bus. You will visit other monasteries in route to Lhasa Everest base camp Kathmandu tour.

After tour of Everest base camp, you will continue drive to Nepal- Tibet border and drive to Kathmandu Nepal.

Lhasa to Kathmandu also just 8 days cultural and interesting overland tour that highlights mysterious city of Tibet Lhasa and explore Everest base camp from close side of north from Tibet.

Lhasa Kathmandu Tour - Day to Day itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa

Lhasa Train station/airport picking up, You are warmly welcome to Tibet by saying Tashi Delek at the Train station/airport by your tour guide and an experienced driver and send you back to your well reserved hotel. Then have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude in the afternoon. .Overnight at Lhasa.

Day 2-3 Two full days Lhasa city Sightseeing (B)

The first two days you are in Tibet will be put towards sightseeing inside Lhasa, to visit fabulous and typical Buddhist and historic sites, such as Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery.

In Potala palace, you can explore the grandest of this myriad chapels, its audience halls, the jeweled and Golden burial chortens(stupa Tombs) of past Dalai Lamas, and tremendous number of Buddhist frescoes, thangkas, combinations of mandala, figures of the Buddha You will visit 3 important monasteries in Lhasa, the first and foremost is Johkang Temple, the spiritual center of Tibetan Buddhism, attracts pilgrims all over Tibetan Area, built during songtsen gonpo's reign by princess wencheng of tang dynasty, 647 A.D. the other two Monasteries Sera and Drepung Monastery locate in suburb of Lhasa, are hosted by hundreds of Monks, learning, praying, studying, living there. The famous Monks debiting is held in the courtyard of Sera Monastery in the afternoon.

You will also explore the circular pilgrim route barkhor while traveling at Johkang Temple, to contact local folks here, and if possible purchase some traditional Tibetan artifacts, religious implements, antiques, books, Tibetan music instrument, Thangkas, and tradition Tibetan clothes etc.Overnight at Lhasa

(Notice, the sequence of sightseeing will be based on the reservation of Potala Palace)

Day 4: Lhasa/Gyantse (B)

Driving towards Yamdrok-tso and Gyantse Kumbhum monastery (300km) running through a black asphalt highway. It is better to leave early in the morning and in about one and half hour way, from the top of Mt.Gangbala, you can see the fabulous shade of deep turquoise. Yamdrok-yutso is shaped like coiling scorpion with deep blue in color. Leaving yamdrok-tso is a spectacular as arriving, since you have to cross the 4960m karo-la with its awesome roadside views of the Nanchan- Kangtsang glacier. Then reached to our day’s final destination Gyantse, visit Kubum monastery which is 35m-high chorten(stupa) with its white layers trimmed with decorative stripes and its crown-like golden dome, is awe-inspiring. You can visit every chamber in the monastery.
Overnight in Gyantse

Day 5: Gyantse/Shigatse/Sakya/Lhatse (B)

Visiting the unique TashiLhunpo monastery(90km), driving through black smooth tar road to Sakya, visit Sakya Monastery, then to Lhatse Visit the famous Tashilhunpo monastery and is one of the six great Gelukpa institutions and was founded in 1447 by a disciple of Tsongkapa. Then in evening you can visit the famous Tibetan market below the shigatse Zong. Then drive to Saykya County where the Sakya monastery located, The Sakya tradition is one of the four main Buddhist schools in Tibet. It was from here that the whole of Tibet was governed during the period of Sakya hegemony and even now there are buildings of historic importance to be seen here. You can see the largest book in the world in Sakya's great library written in gold. Overnight in Lhatse.

Day 6: Lhatse/Rongpuk Monastery/Everest Base Camp/Rongpuk (B)

Driving direct towards the Mount Everest base camp (180km) Rough road up to Mount Everest. You can take your lunch from here and drive direct to Everest base camp. From the top of the Gyalpo-la pass you can see the beautiful sun rising from the top of great Himalayan Mountains. Overnight in Rongpuk Tent Guest House

Day 7: Rongpuk Monastery/Dham (B)

Forwards to Dham and rest a night there (239km), the road condition is very worse with rough bumpy road. Now a day it is under repairing…

The road condition is pretty good as compare to depopulated zone in west Tibet but is still a rough bumpy road from Old Dingri up to Nyalam and then have road a couple of kilometers under construction from Nyalam to Dham(border between Nepal and Tibet) separated by a bridge called "friendship bridge" Other than mount Everest, you can also see the famous mount “Shishapangma”(8012m) after crossing Nyalam Thongla pass.
Overnight at Dham

Day 8: See you off at Nepalese Bolder. (B)
Our Guide will drop you off at next morning at the border bridge, you are kindly required to hike on your own to cross the border bridge which is 50ms long, then check in Nepal side, you can get the Nepal visa upon arrival, please prepare one photo at passport size to get Nepal Visa. You will meet by our Nepalese driver and Guide and transfer to Kathamndu about 4 hrs scenic drive with Bank of Bhotekoshi River.

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