7 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour

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7 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour
7 DaysDays
2-12 paxGroup Size
MediumTour Pace
5200mMax Altitude
Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse / EBC / Kathmandu
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 from Tibet to Nepal!
DAY BY DAY DETAILS
D1: Arrive in Lhasa
D2: Lhasa Sightseeing
D3: Lhasa Sightseeing
D4: Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse
D5: Shigatse / Rongbuk
D6: EBC / Gyirong
D7: Gyirong Port
Itinerary Details
Includes & Excludes
Date & Price
Itinerary Details

Day 1 Arrival at Lhasa by flight or train [3650m]

On day 1 of your Lhasa to Kathmandu tour, you 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]

Lhasa city, Barkhor street, Shigatse, EBC, overland tour, LhToday 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] 

Lhasa city, Barkhor street, Shigatse, EBC, overland tour, LhMorning, you'll visit Drepung Monastery (founded in 1416), once world's largest monastery with about 10,000 monks at its peak and one of the "great three" Gelugpa school in Lhasa. It's located on the Gambo Utse mountain, and walking up to the hill is pleasant, 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. In the afternoon, you'll have a chance to witness the famous 'Buddhism Scriptures Debating' session at Sera Monastery (founded in 1419) which is held as per a set schedule at 3:00pm everyday except Sunday. Overnight in Lhasa. 

 

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

Lhasa city, Barkhor street, Shigatse, EBC, overland tour, Lhasa to Kathmandu, China-Nepal highwayMorning 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 [5045m].Then along the Friendship southern High way drive to Gyantse, you will be arranged to visit the Pelkhor Monastery and the famous stupa - Gyantse Kumbum, one 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]

Lhasa city, Barkhor street, Shigatse, EBC, overland tour, LhIn the morning, we will visit the largest monastery in west Tibet, the Tashilunpo Monastery, which 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 EBC / Gyirong [2900m], 370km, 7hrs drive 

Lhasa city, Barkhor street, Shigatse, EBC, overland tour, Lhasa to Kathmandu, China-Nepal highwayIn the morning, if weather is good, you can choose to wake up early to appreciate the stunning sunrise of Mt. Everest. After breakfast, going to visit the Everest Base Camp. Later, we will drive forward to Gyirong Town. You will pass by Peikutso Lake and enjoy the breathtaking views of the snow-capped Shishapangma [8012m]. Overnight at Gyirong Town.

 

Day 7 Gyirong Port [B]

Today, we see you off from the Gyirong Town to the port. Our guide will assist tourists to clear the China Customs and you will cross the border and check in Nepal side on your own. There are about 130km from Gyirong to Kathmandu city which takes about 9 hours by local jeeps at the Nepalese border. All our services in Tibet end at Chinese border of Gyirong.

 

Includes & Excludes
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
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Price Quotation:

Comfortable Class Jan. to Apr. May to Jun. Jul. to Aug. Sept. to Oct. Nov. to Dec.
price/person (USD) 880 977 1115 1062 946
price/person (CNY) 5720 6350 7250 6900 6150

Great News: No entrance fee for sightseeing in April because of government promotion with better price: 5720 RMB / 880 USD.

Single Supplement:

Comfortable Class Jan. to Mar. Apr. to Jun. Jul. to Aug. Sept. to Oct. Nov. to Dec.
price/person (USD) 140 140 155 155 140
price/person (CNY) 910 910 1010 1010 910

 

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Client Feedback

From Ms. Dao Thu Hien From Ms. Dao Thu Hien
GTT-G-2781, 16-05-2018

This is the best trip ever. Tibet is just wonderful. We travelled with Go To Tibet in early 2018 and joined the EBC group tour, I am surprised by the wonderful service provided by them, this tour totally exceeded my expectations and could not have been better. 

From Mr. Rupert Smith From Mr. Rupert Smith
GTT-V-2777, 16-05-2018

Greetings Violet, Just to say that I had a very enjoyable and enriching visit to Tibet and that the guide was excellent. Thank you for your thoroughly professional help with arranging this. Best regards, Ru