7-day Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour

LhasaGyangtseShigatseEverest Base CampKathmandu
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  • Tour Code: LSG-07
  • Pick-up Point: Hotel in Lhasa
  • Tour type: Group tour

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Lhasa is one of the most attractive and featured cities in the world. Not only because of its high altitude of 3650 meters above the sea level, but also because of its impressive heritages, unique culture and spiritual religion. Lhasa, the mysterious alluring land, attracts millions of tourists to visit Tibet. The Everest Base Camp allows you to enjoy the incredible beauty of the Tibetan Plateau.The 7-day tour will lead you to experience the unique Tibetan culture, genuine friendliness of the people and enjoy exotic aura of mysterious palaces and incredible spectacular beauty of the Tibetan Plateau.

FEATURES

  • All sightseeing, transfer, English-speaking guide and Chinese Lunch are included.
  • Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Monastry, Barkhor Streeet, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery.
  • Visit Karola Glacier, Yamtso Tso Lake, Gyantse Kumbum, Everest Base Camp.
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TOUR ITINERARY

D1 Arrive in Lhasa by plane or by train

Today's Highlights

Airport/train station to Hotel transfer, rest in Lhasa to acclimatize the high altitude

You are warmly welcome to Tibet by saying Tashi Delek at the Train station/airport by our professional employee and send you to reserved hotel in Lhasa. Then have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude in the afternoon.

D2 Lhasa Sightseeing: Potala Palace/ Jokhang Temple/Barkhor Street

Today's Highlights:

Potala Palace, Jokhang Monastry, Barkhor Street

Morning section to visit the famous Potala palace and explore the grandest of this myriad chapels.

Potala Palace is Lhasa's cardinal landmark. This massive 13-storeyed building built as the former winter abode for the Dalai Lamas. It was the highest building prior to the early period of last century. It looks incredibly magnificent from a distance and could be viewed from various places around the town.

Afternoon we will visit the holist temple in Tibet, the Johkang Temple, and at Barkor Kora,which is the most famous Kora in Tibet,we can buy Tibentan traditional or religious things.

Jokhang Temple is the most sacred religious structure in Tibet. Jokhang, refers to "Buddha's House" in Tibetan language, and the Temple is named after the main statue enshrined that is said to be made by Buddha Sakyamuni himself in his lifetime. Jokhang Temple has a great importance in Tibet's Spiritual and secular life, like Mecca for the Muslims. The surrounding market is called Barkhor, one of the most important religious paths, which also assembles people for shopping.

D3 Lhasa Sightseeing: Drepung Monastery/ Sera Monastery

Today's Highlights:

Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery

Today, we will visit two important monasteries in Lhasa, the Drepung and the Sera. If we are very lucky,we may even come across Sera Monastery’s Monks debiting which was held in the courtyard at around 3;00-5:30 in the afternoon.

Drepung Monastery is located at the foot of Mount Gephel, which is the largest monastery in the world. It is housed 7,700 monks and built in 1416. The monastery is considered as one of the 'Three Great Monasteries' along with Garden and Sera. Another is Sera Monastery, built in 1419.

Sera Monastery was founded in 1419 by Sakya Yeshe, a disciple of Tsongkhapa. The "Buddhism Scriptures Debating" in Sera is a big draw to all visitors interested in Buddhist culture.

D4 Lhasa/Yamdrotso lake/Gyangtse/ Shigatse

Today's Highlights:

Karola Glacier, Yamtso Tso Lake, Gyantse Kumbum

Passing by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdro-tso lakes, karo-la glacier roadside at 4960m, We move westwards to the second biggest city Shigatse, where spiritually hosted by Pamchan Lama. And in Gyantse, Kubum monastery.is also a famous we can not miss.

The Yamdro-tso Lake is the largest freshwater lake at the foot of the Himalayas, which is surrounded by many snow-capped mountain and in the distance you have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar (7191m). It is the highest mountain near Lhasa.

D5 Shigatse/ Lhatse/ Tingri (Shegar)/Tingri/ Rongphu Monastery

Today's Highlights:

Rongpuk Monastery, far view Peaks of Himalayas.

Drive westwards the Friendship way to Tingri. From Tingri to E.B.C with the road is very rough. If it is in clear weather, we can have a glimpse of 4 mountains which is 8000m high or more, Overnight at Rongphu Monastery Tent or Guest House

D6 Rongphu Monastery/Evrest Base Camp/Old Tingri

Today's Highlights:

Everest Base Camp

Early in the morning before sun rise on the top of Mt, Everest, you can have a full view the magnificent Mt. Everest standing like a snow-capped pyramid in front of you at Rongpuk, which is the vantage point for watching Mt. Everest. Rongphu Monastery is the highest temple in the world. To Everest Base camp, there are tow choices (1: trekking from tent to base camp 4/km one way. 2: you can choose the mini bus from tent to base camp.) If you choose the trekking then around 6am in the morning our tour guide will lead you. When you arrived, you can enjoy the time to view the Mt, Everest beauty. Then come back to tent and tour guide will take you to take visit Mt, Everest. After that our tour guide will lead you to Rongbuk Monastery. Then drive back to the main road(318 national high way). On the way to Old Tingri。 After 3 to 4 hours driving, we will reach Old Tingri and spend night here. The accommodation at Old Tingri is quite basic, the altitude is around 4500m.

Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular destinations for tourists in Tibet. The views of Everest from the Tibet Base Camp trek are the best in the world, better than Nepal. South Base Camp is in Nepal, and North Base Camp is in Tibet which is used when climbing via the northeast ridge. It provides help for climbers, where climbers can have a rest for several days.

D7 Old Tingri to Zhangmu, Nepal Border (Friendship Bridge)

Today's Highlights:

Tashi Lhunpo Monastery

In early morning, our guide and drive will take you to Zhangmu and drive on the Friendship Highway G318 again. It will be 5 to 6 hours driving from Old Tingril to Zhangmu. The altitude and atmosphere of Zhangmu is 2300 m. When you arrive at there, our tour guide will drop you off 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 with 30USD, please prepare one photo at passport size to get Nepal Visa. Next step, you need to find a car or bus towards Kathmandu, 50ms ahead from border bridge,dezens of car or bus are parking here to pick up travelers;3000 Nepali Rupee for a taxi rental to Kathmandu(50USD) , 50 Nepali Rupee(Appro.1USD) for a bus seat.End tour at Nepalese Border.

PRICE INCLUSION AND EXCLUSION

Price Includes:
1. Tibet Entry Permit and Alien's travel Permit
2. Transport - Transfer between airport/train station and Lhasa city - Lhasa City transportation, Tourist Vehicle according to Group size -Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse-EBC-Zhangmu, Tourist Vehicle according to spring/summer/autumn,
3. Environment friendly local bus between Rongpuk and EBC
4. Professional Tibetan English speaking tour guide
5. Oxygen provided while travelling to EBC
6. Hot water bottle and sleeping bag provided in winter while travelling to EBC
7. Travel Agency Service Charge
8. Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance;
9.Accommodation - Economy Hotel sharing twin room with breakfast buffet in Lhasa and Shigatse; Hotel in Lhasa:Lhasa YAK Hotel(or other similar Hotel ) TEL:0891-6300009 Address:No.100 Beijing East Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa Hotel in Shigatse: Tsangba Hotel(or other similar Hotel ) TEL: 0892-8669888FAX:0892-8667888 Address:Shigatse,RenbuRoad ,No.9 - Tent or Guest House at Rongpuk - 2-star facility accommodation sharing twin room with Chinese style breakfast in Old Tingri Hotel in Old Tingri: Snow leopard Hotel(or other similar Hotel ) TEL:0892-8262268
10. One welcome Dinner in Lhasa
Price Excludes:
1. Lunches and Dinners
2. Tips to driver and tour guide, Tip as you wish
3. Breakfast at Rongpuk 4. Other personal expense 5. Admission fee of all tourist sites in itinerary
Optional Service:
Our company provide Kodari(Nepal border) to Kathmandu private transfer service at 230USD/car, if you need, please ask it from your travel advisor.
Note:
1.The price may be appropriately discounted when you book except 26th June to 15th October.
2. You could pay a bit extra money if you want to upgrade the criterion of room.
3. Children under 6-year-old accompanying the adult are charged free..
4. Children between 6-12 years old accompanying the adult are charged 75% of the normal fare under any circumstances.
5. Children over 12-year-old accompanying the adult are charged 100% of the normal fare .
 
7. The Price is for one place in twin share room including breakfast, please take notice of the single room supplement. Single supplements are 230 dollars.
 

INSURANCE

  • Our policy covers you against personal accident, medical costs to domestic flight delays.
  • Medical expenses up to CNY 30,000
    Personal accident up to CNY 300,000
    Flight delay (over 4 hours) up to CNY 400
  • We strongly recommend you to have more comprehensive travel insurance that covers you for medical costs during hospitalisation, emergency travel and repatriation back to your home country.

CANCELLATION POLICY

We understand that there may be many unforeseen events happen. Please note with the cancellation policy if you have to cancel your tour after booking.

For land tours only:
1. 15 days before commencement of services: 100% refund.
2. 7 to 14 days before commencement of services: charge 10% of the tour price
3. 2 to 6 days before commencement of services: charge 50% of the tour price
4. within 2 days of commencement of services or no-show travelers: charge 100% of the tour price
After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for unused services due to your willingness, early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours.

If any air tickets/ train tickets /hotel booking made, all cancellation penalties imposed by the airline/ China Rail / Hotels will apply.

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