Kathmandu EBC Lhasa Tour

  • Kathmandu EBC Lhasa Tour

Code TH-TB-027 •   8 Days •  

  • Trip Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
  • Group size: 1-20 Pax
  • Ends in: Lhasa
  • Departure City: Kathmandu
  • Max Altitude: 5100m
  • Activities: Sightseeing/Tour

Overview

Trip Information

A overland drive from Kathmandu on the Tibetan plateu by following newly introduced route via Kyirong border, Kathmandu EBC Lhasa Tour is a comprehensive and detour of Tibet cultural sites including Exploration of Rongbuk monastery one of the oldest monastery in south central Tibet at the shadow of world highest peak Mt. Chomolungma (Everest) and its Base Camp north side. This trip is one of the most popular and fascinating because The journey from Kathmandu to Lhasa including north Everest base camp is one of the dreams for every explorer/traveler. The overland journey grips you more overland adventure on Tibetan land. The Rongbuk monastery itself is one of ancient and highest monastery in Tibet. After that we will visit the largest economic hub Shigatse city and Gyantse city including visiting some monasteries which are most unique and old in history.

As we know, Tibet is described with vast in terms of geographical and altitude. But Kathmandu EBC Lhasa tour is not that much vast tour because we Tibet Holidays organize dozens of groups in this region. The tour is safe and suitable even for the child to all kinds of senior people.

Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu (1300) - Rasuwagadi Border - Kyirong (2800m, 210 Km) 06 - 07 hours drive

Early in the morning scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal - Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventurous uphill drive by Bus & jeep (normally) or 2 hour walk uphill (in case of landslide to Chinese immigration, check-into Tibet and Continue drive to Kerung.

Accommodation: Guest House

Meal: N/A

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 offering 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) & 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).

Accommodation: Guest House

Meal: Breakfast

Day 03: Tingri / Lhaste - Rongbuk (5050m) / 110km / 3 hrs & Explore EBC

It is a short drive toward Rongbuk Monastery. Rongbuk or Rongphuk Monastery is one of the oldest monastery of Nyingma Sect of Tibetan Buddhism in the region. Once you arrive Rongbuk you will be checked in the Rongbuk Guest House, after that a short 30 minute hiking toward mt. Everest Base Camp from where you could explore eitire north face of Mt Everest. After that you will be back in the evening to the Rongbuk guest house for the night stay.

Accommodation: Guest House

Meal: Breakfast

Day 04: Rongbuk - Shigatse (3900m) / 280km / 6 - 7 hours

Today you have a scenic drive from Rongbuk to Shigatse by crossing numorous typical Tibetan villages along side. Once you arrive Shigatse you will have sightseeing of Shigatse including the seat of Panchen Lama the Tashi Lhungpo Monastery.

Accommodation: 3 Star hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 05: Xigatse - Gyantse (3,950m) Sightseeing then Drive to Lhasa via Yamdrok Lake (351km)

Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. 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).

Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 06: Full Day Sightseeing in Lhasa

A full day sightseeing of Potala Palace, Norbulinka and Drepung Monastery

Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 07: Full Day Sightseeing in Lhasa

A full day sightseeing of Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street.

Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 08: Final Departure

Today after breakfast, you will be dropped to either train station or dropped to airport to conect your flight to Kathmandu or mainland China.

Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Trip Map

Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • All necessary Tibet permit
  • All monastery entrance fees
  • English speaking local Tibetan guide
  • Transportation by Jeep /Van/Bus as per group size
  • All hotel & Guesthouse stays with daily breakfast
  • EBC entry permit for vehile and crews including clients
  • Oxygen for immergency purpose
  • Kathmandu to border transportation
  • Experienced local Tibetan Driver
  • Insurance and wages of all cres

What is not included?

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Lhasa - Kathmandu Flight fare
  • Any flight or train fare to mainland China
  • Tibet visa fee
  • Personal expenses and Travel insurance
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Others which is not mentioned on the above included items
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USD 1,050

8 days

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