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This is the most classic Lhasa city tour to experience the the essence of Tibet.
This itinerary offers relaxing travel schedule, but gives rich cultural & natural experience.
This tour includes featured historic sites and natural beauty from Lhasa to Kathmandu via EBC.

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Ms. Maya from Bulgaria
, 07-06-2014
Our clients Claudia and Giubellini, leading a group of 6 people from Italia. Visited Tibet in April, 2014 and made a Lhasa-Shigatse-Kathmandu overland tour.
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, 01-07-2014

7 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu

Group Size: 12PAX
Tour Pace: 7 Days
Max Altitude: 5200m
Route:
Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse / EBC / Kathmandu
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Travel from Lhasa to Kathmandu via EBC adventure tour includes featured historic sites and natural beauty in Tibet. Taking a ‘heart beating’ walk at the Everest Base Camp, gazing at the mysterious north face of mighty Mt. Everest, watching the snowcapped majestic Himalayan mountain range passing by, you will feel the power of the nature and your spirit will be cleansing. That’s the meaning of travelling in Tibet!

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Day 1 Arrival at Lhasa by flight or train [3658m]

tibet tours, lhasa sightseeing, travel to Tibet, gyantse, Shigatse, Everest Base CampYou will be greeted by your Tibetan guide once you arrive in Lhasa Gonggar airport or train station. From airport to Lhasa city is 68km, around one hour and half drive will take you to the holy city Lhasa; from the train station it is only 15km and takes 20 minutes by drive. Afternoon, have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 2 Lhasa Sightseeing [B] + [D]

tibet tours, lhasa sightseeing, travel to Tibet, gyantse, Shigatse, Everest Base CampToday is your first day of sightseeing on the high plateau, so we have purposely arranged only to visit Jokhang Temple and Potala Palace. Potala Palace is the worldwide known cardinal landmark of Tibet. The massive structure itself contains a small world within it. Mostly it is renowned as residence of the Dalai Lama lineages (Avalokiteshvara). Jokhang Temple is the most scared shrine in Tibet which was built in 7th century and located at the heart of old town in Lhasa. The circuit around the Jokhang called Barkhor Street is a good place to purchase souvenirs. Both of them are the focal points of pilgrims from entire Tibetan world, multitudinous pilgrims are circumambulating and prostrating in their strong faith. Afterwards stroll on the narrow streets of Lhasa old town to meet local people and visit their markets. A "Welcome Dinner" is arranged for today. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 3 Lhasa Sightseeing [B]

tibet tours, lhasa sightseeing, travel to Tibet, gyantse, Shigatse, Everest Base Camp, drepung monasteryAbout 8km west of central Lhasa is the Drepung Monastery, once world's largest monastery with about 10,000 monks. This day's sightseeing begins with these white monastic buildings piled up on the hillside. Walking up to the hill is a pleasant thing, an easy break from the solemn ambience inside the halls and chapels. At the plat roof of hillside, you can have very good views of the whole Lhasa city and the distant mountains. Drepung is one of Lhasa's two great Gelugpa monasteries, the other is Sera Monastery. Around 5km north of central Lhasa, Sera may not be as grandiose as Drepung, but is more serene surrounded by many small temples. The 'Buddhism Scriptures Debating' in Sera is very famous. Overnight in Lhasa. 

Day 4 Lhasa / Gyantse [3980m] / Shigatse [3840m], 360km, 6-7hrs drive [B]

tibet tours, lhasa sightseeing, travel to Tibet, gyantse, Shigatse, Everest Base Camp, drepung monastery, yamdrok lake,Morning drive up to Kampala pass [4794m], you will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso and spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar in the distance, the turquoise colored Lake Yamdrok Tso is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet, the unforgettable vista of pincer-shaped turquoise water of the lake and amazing spectacle of Mt. Nyenchen Khangsar glacier from Karo la pass are the wonders of the day.  Far in the distance you’ll spot the towering massif Mt. Nojin Kangtsang (7191 m), and the staggering Karo-la Glacier (5045 m).Then along the Friendship southern High way drive to Gyantse, you will be arranged to visit the Pelkhor Monastery and the famous stupa Gyantse Kumbumone of the most stunning architectural wonders in Tibet. Late afternoon, drive to Shigatse. Overnight in Shigatse.

Day 5 Shigatse [3840m] / New Tingri / Rongbuk [4900m], 350km, 7hrs drive [B]

tibet tours, lhasa sightseeing, travel to Tibet, gyantse, Shigatse, Everest Base Camp, drepung monastery, yamdrok lake,In the morning, we will visit the largest monastery in west Tibet, the Tashilunpo Monasterywhich is also the home of Panchen Lama. Then drive westwards the Friendship way to New Tingri via Gyatso La pass 5248m, which gives you distance view of Himalayan range. When we reach E.B.C (Everest Base Camp), If it is in clear weather, we can have a glimpse of 4 mountains which are 8000m high or more. Overnight in Rongphu Monastery Tent or Guest House.

Day 6 Rongbuk / Old Tingri / Zhangmu [2300m], 280KM, 6hrs drive 

lhasa tours, lhasa overland tour, Everest base camp, shigatse, gyantse, rongbuk monasterySunrise at E.B.C is most popular picture spot in Tibet, If you are lucky, you will see sunrise at E.B.C. You can hike from the Tent guesthouses community to E.B.C, it will take you about 2 hours (8km) or you can take the dedicated minibus (In winter season our driver will drive you up to Base Camp). Afterward drive to Zhangmu via Old Tingri & Nyalam, cross Thongla pass [5120m], savor the enchanting views of the surrounding peaks of Shishapangma [8020m], Cho Oyu [8201m], Menlungtse and Gauri, the road driving over the pass of Tongla is surrounded by the snow-capped peaks and it is like a road to the sky. Overnight in Zhangmu.

Day 7 After breakfast, your guide will help you to clear the customs & end the trip [B]

Tips: After you cross the "Friendship Bridge" and enter Nepal, you need clear customs at the Nepal Immigration office. It is easier to apply the Nepal visa at the border, 30US$ for 15 days 1 passport size photo is needed. After the immigration process, you can start your journey to Kathmandu. Outside of the Immigration office, there are lots of taxis or buses waiting for the passengers to Kathmandu, you can take a car with other passengers at a price about 600-900RS (about 15-20USD) each person.

 

What’s included in this tour package?
Tibet Entry Permit and Alien's Travel Permit
Transport (Transfer between airport/train station and Lhasa city)
Admission fee of all tourist sites in itinerary
Professional Tibetan English speaking tour guide
Travel Agency Service Charge
All necessary Tibet permits
Government tax
Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
Accommodation (3 star facility hotel sharing twin room with breakfast buffet in Lhasa)
Welcome Tibetan Style dinner
What’s excluded in this tour package?
Lunches and Dinners
Tips to driver and tour guide, Tip as you wish
Other personal expense

 

 

Group Tour Departure Dates for 2014
Apr 6   7 12 20 26 30
May 1 7 10 15 25 31 
Jun 5 10 15 20 27 31
Jul 1 11 14 17 22 31
Aug 7 11 17 22 25 31
Sep 5 9 15 20 25 28 
Oct 3 5 11 19 25 31
Nov 8 14 22 28    
Dec 6 13 20 24  27   

Price Quotation:

Comfortable Class

Jan. to Mar.

Apr. to Jun.

Jul. to Aug.

Sept. to Oct.

Nov. to Dec.

price/person (CNY)

2,320

2,430

3,090

2,800

2,320

Single Supplement:

Comfortable Class

Jan. to Mar.

Apr. to Jun.

Jul. to Aug.

Sept. to Oct.

Nov. to Dec.

price/person (CNY)

360

450

480

480

360

 

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