Trip Description

Kathmandu - Lhasa – Beijing Tour

Trip Itinerary

Trip Itinerary

01 Day: Kathmandu - Nyalam (3750m)-123 km.
Early morning about 6 hours drive from Kathmandu to Kodari, after completing immigration in Nepal side, The Tibetan guide will meet the group on arrival at the check post nearby Friendship Bridge then drive uphill to Zangmu, the first Chinese check point, after completing immigration in Zangmu, proceed to Nyalam. Overnight at hotel.

02 Day: Nyalam - Lhatse (4300m) -214 km.
About 8 hours drive take you to the Lhatse crossing two spectaculars passes Nyalm pass (3800m) and Lalung-La pass (5082m). This drive offers fantastic view of High Mountain including Mount Everest (8848m). Overnight at hotel.

03 Day: Lhatse-Shigatse (3900m)-244km
It takes about 7 hours drive to Shigatse, the place of famous Tasilumpo monastery and seat of Panchan Lama until his death in 1989 with its huge Thanka wall which is clearly visible from north side of the road. If the road condition is good, drive up to 26 km along the road to Sakya monastery. It is one of the oldest and most important Bonpo monasteries in Tibet. Overnight at hotel.

04 Day: Shigatse- Gyantse (3950m) 90km.
In the morning visit Tasilunpo Monastery and free market of Shigatse. After lunch embark on a pleasant 2 hours drive to Gyantse. Where you will visit the Khumbum Stupa & Phalkar Monastery. Overnight at hotel.

05 Day: Gyantse - Lhasa (3650m)-259km
This is about 8 hours driving distance to get to Lhasa. Today we will cross two spectacular passes, the Korala (5010m) and Kambala (4794m) and Lake Yamdrok Tso. You will cross Yarlung Tsangpo (Brahmaputra) river, the Potala palace is visible in long distance. Overnight at hotel.

06 Day: Lhasa sightseeing tour
After breakfast you will visit to Sera Monastery, Norbulinka (summer place of Dalai Lama), Jokhang temple and Barkhor markets. You are introduced about the interesting monastery, religion and market by our Tibetan guide. Finally, you head back to your hotel late afternoon for refreshment. Overnight at hotel.

07 Day: Lhasa
After breakfast, we take you to the Potala Palace (the palace for Dalai Lama) towering above city of Lhasa. Later in the noon after lunch, you will visit beautifully landscaped Drepung Monastery, Tibetan art center and museum. You can observe nuns and monks chanting and performing religious discourses. Finally you return to the hotel for delicious dinner. Overnight at hotel.

08 Day: Train to Beijing

Cost Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Trekking guide
  • Trekking permit

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • International Air fare

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