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Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Tour - 8 Days

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Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Tour – 8 Days

Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Tour is an exotic journey from Kathmandu to Lhasa and vice versa. This tour will let you enjoy the Hindu cultural sights of Kathmandu and Buddhist monasteries of Lhasa in whole. To have the best Himalayan Scene and Cultural settlements of the high lands of the Himalayas, this Journey lets you enjoy to the fullest.
Lhasa situating at 3650m is the capital city of Tibet which is rich in cultural and natural beauty along with ancient cultural artifacts. Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Tempale, Barkhor Market and Norbulingka Palace, Summer Palace of Dalai Lama are some of the famous sites of Lhasa.
This tour starts with a classic exploration of Kathmandu city and exotic Himalayan flight to Lhasa. You get to explore the natural and historical sightseeing and enjoy the warmest hospitality of the Tibetan inhabitants.


Itinerary 0f Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Tour

Day 01: Kathmandu (1300) -Kerung Border (145 Km) 06-07 hours drive
Early morning Scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal-Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an adventurous uphill drive by Bus & jeep normally or some hours walk uphill (in case of landslide to Chinese immigration, check-in to hotel or Continue drive to Kerung. Stay overnight at Guest House.
Day 02: Kerung – Tingri (4300m) / Lhatse (4,350m): 225 Km/244 Km
Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape. This offers sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world from where, weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt Cho Oyu (8201 m) and Mt Xishapagma (8012m) but dwarfed by the Vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From TINGRI, one can enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848 m). Stay overnight at Guest House.
Day 03: Tingri/Lhaste – Shigatse (3,900 M): 244 Km
Continue scenic drive crossing over Gyatchu La (5,220m), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt Kailash bifurcates to the west. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Shigatse – Gyantse (3,950m): 90 Km
Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa and Phalkor Monastery. Stay overnight the Hotel.
Day 05: Gyantse – Lhasa (3,650m): 261 Km
Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5,010m), Kambala (4,749m), colorful Yamdrok-Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo). Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 06-07: Sightseeing In Lhasa
Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, And Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 08: Early morning drive to Gonggar Airport and fly to Kathmandu
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Customize your Tour: the tour can be redesigned based on your requirements. This is just a general itinerary, which can always individually be tailored made. Tour package can be redesigned or as per your desire. For more detailed. Information feel free to Email us a at
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Note: Because of Road conditions, weather conditions, arbitrary authorities, difficulties with local means of transport and many other influencing factors, the specified itinerary cannot be guaranteed. However, mentioned above announcement only represents the planned itinerary without guaranteeing the exact sequence in detail.

Itinerary

Day 1

Day 01: Kathmandu (1300) -Kerung Border (145 Km) 06-07 hours drive
Early morning Scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal-Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an adventurous uphill drive by Bus & jeep normally or some hours walk uphill (in case of landslide to Chinese immigration, check-in to hotel or Continue drive to Kerung. Stay overnight at Guest House.
Day 02: Kerung – Tingri (4300m) / Lhatse (4,350m): 225 Km/244 Km
Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape. This offers sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world from where, weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt Cho Oyu (8201 m) and Mt Xishapagma (8012m) but dwarfed by the Vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From TINGRI, one can enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848 m). Stay overnight at Guest House.
Day 03: Tingri/Lhaste – Shigatse (3,900 M): 244 Km
Continue scenic drive crossing over Gyatchu La (5,220m), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt Kailash bifurcates to the west. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Shigatse – Gyantse (3,950m): 90 Km
Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa and Phalkor Monastery. Stay overnight the Hotel.
Day 05 Gyantse – Lhasa (3,650m): 261 Km
Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5,010m), Kambala (4,749m), colorful Yamdrok-Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo). Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 06-07: Sightseeing In Lhasa
Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, And Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 08: Early morning drive to Gonggar Airport and fly to Kathmandu

Cost Includes:

  • Pickup, drop off, upon arrival and departure by Tourist Bus/Van/Car (depending on
  • group size)
  • Flight from Lhasa – Kathmandu overnight at Hotel
  • Drop and pick up by private vehicle in Lhasa gonggar Airport
  • 3 nights Hotel in Lhasa on Bed & Breakfast Basis-Double Room
  • Best available Hotel en-route with Bed & Breakfast Basis-Double Room on tour
  • Transportation by deluxe Bus/Mini Bus or Van (depending on group size)
  • All kinds of entry fee and Tibet travel permits/
  • Group visa fee for Tibet

Price doesn't Include:

  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
  • Lunch and dinner along the trip
  • For Nepal & Tibet trip passport size photographs
  • Items expenses of personal nature
  • Any cost which arise due to a change of the itinerary because of natural calamities Political disturbance
  • Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included
  • Emergency Evacuation rescue cost
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Hard & Soft Drinks
  • Tips for Guide/Driver
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Date can be made flexible based on your desire.
Contact us for individual dates.


 

Additional Informations

VISA INFORMATION:
Flying out to Tibet requires a Chinese visa and a Tibet Travel Permit which can both be acquired in Kathmandu with the help of a travel company (Tibet via Nepal). A valid visa for China isn’t the same as a Tibet Travel Permit. Those with a Chinese traveler visa will at present need to apply for a Tibet travel permit. The permit is still required for remote foreign traveler travelling to Tibet from territory China. To obtain the permit you have to book a guide for your whole trip and pre-organize private transport for trips outside Lhasa. The trip outside Lhasa likewise requires extra permits which are arranged by the travel agent you are going with.


PASSPORT:
All who intend to enter Tibet must hold at least 6 months valid passport.
Passport – valid for 6 months
Chinese Visa — you can apply for one from a Chinese Embassy or through China Highlights (who entry from China)
Group Visa — who entry from Nepal to Tibet after Tibet tour traveler can visit China mainland with valid group visa.
Individual Visa will be cancel when we apply for group visa (if visa is in the passport)
Tibet Entry Permit — it is issued by the Tibet Tourism Bureau and is an absolute necessity for outsiders entering Tibet.
A few people who wish to travel to specific areas in Tibet must also obtain:
Travel Permit — it is required when you are planning to movement to closed areas in Tibet. These are issued after you land in Tibet.
Military Permit — it is acquired to travel to some militarily sensitive regions.


Weather Information:
The weather in Tibet is similar to that of Mainland China, though with lower temperatures due to higher altitudes. Summers have warm days with strong sunshine and cool nights, but summer days can even be chilly at higher elevations. Winters are cold but there isn’t all that much snow. Lhasa enjoys much sunshine even in winter. Most of Tibet experiences frost at least 6 months of the year. Some high lakes are frozen from October to March. The weather varies a lot from region to region. Lhasa is an ideal destination because it is in a valley area of lower elevation.

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Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Tour