Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour is one of the most popular Tibet trips. You will start Tibet trip from Lhasa city by flying to Lhasa from the get-way cities such as Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai, Xining or from Kathmandu Nepal. You will take a trip to Potala Palace, Jokang temple and Drepung and Sera monasteries in Lhasa.
Start your Lhasa to Kathmandu overland tour from Lhasa city and drive towards southern part of Tibet, visit Yumbu Lhakang, Traduk temple and Samye monastery. Continue Tibet trip to Gyantse through Kampala Pass, holy lake Yamdrok and Karola glacier. On the way, you will see fantastic view of the Yamdrok lake and Mount Nojing Kangsang from the top of the Kampala pass. Gampala pass is the first highest pass during your Tibet trip and it is over 4700m above sea level. Gampala pass is also the border point between the Lhasa city and the western Tibet or known as Tsang region in Tibetan.
The Tibet trips to Gyantse ancient town, lying on a historic trade route between India and Tibet. Gyantse has long been a crucial link for traders and pilgrims journeying across the Himalayan plateau. Gyantse's greatest sight are the Palchoe monastery and Kubum Pagoda stupa, the largest stupa in Tibet and one of it's architectural wonders. The white stupa contains a seemingly endless series of mural-filled chapels and offers outstanding views from it's upper levels. Continue your Tibet trip through Shigatse, the second largest city of Tibet and the capital city of the western Tibet. You will be visiting Tashi Lhunpo monastery, the seat of the Penchen Lama and the largest monastery in the Tsang region of Tibet.
Lhasa to Kathmandu overland trip takes you to the great Himalayan mountain range and beautiful natural scenic spot in Tibet. The trip finally ends at the Kyirong Dzongka border between Tibet and Nepal.
|Days||Trip Outline||Daily Activity||Accommodation||Guide & Driver||Meal|
|01||Arrival in Gongkar airport and travel to Lhasa. (3650m/60Km)||Yarlung Tsangpo-Kyichu river and Lhasa city||Hotel in Lhasa||Local Tibetan||BB|
|02||Sightseeing tour around Lhasa||Visit Potala Palace, Jokang temple and Bharkor Bazar||Hotel in Lhasa||Local Tibetan||BB|
|03||Sightseeing tour around Lhasa||Visit Drepung and Sera monasteries||Hotel in Lhasa||Local Tibetan||BB|
|04||Lhasa to Tsetang ( 3600m/160km)||Barhmaputra-Visit Samye monastery-Yumbu Lhakang and Traduk temple||Hotel in Lhasa||Local Tibetan||BB|
|05||Tsetang to Gyantse ( 3950m/340km)||Yamdrok holy lake-Nojin Kangsang snow mountain-Gyantse||Hotel in Gyantse||Local Tibetan||BB|
|06||Gyantse to Sakya monastery (4050m/240km)||Visit Gyantse-Tashi Lhunpo monastery-Sakya monastery||Hotel in Sakya||Local Tibetan||BB|
|07||Sakya to old Dingri ( 4390m/200km)||Visit Sakya monastery-Gyatsola pass-View of Everest-old Dingri||Hotel in old Dingri||Local Tibetan||BB|
|08||old Dingri to Dzangmu border-friendship bridge ( 2500m/188km)||Last great view of Himalayan mountain range from Thongla pass, 5120m-Pegyeling valley-Dzangmu gorge|
- Accommodation as mentioned in the program
- Breakfast for entire Tibet trip
- All entry fees to the sites and monasteries
- All necessary Tibet entry and road permits
- 1 Local Tibetan English speaking guide
- Transportation by mini van
- Yamdrok lake conservation fee
- karola glacier conservation fee
- Oxygen in the car incase needed.
- Both international and domestic Air ticket and air tax
- Lunch and dinner for entire Tibet trip
- China visa fee
- Service of Nepal and mainland China side
- Personal insurance, medical and evacuation insurance
- Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc.)
- Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses.