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7-day Lhasa to Nepal Overland Tour

Lhasa ⇀potala palace-Jokhang temple-Bakhor street-Drepung temple -Sera temple-Gyangtse-shigatse-Everest Base Camp-Gyirong-Nepal Border.
This itinerary contains a lot of fantastic views of Tibet, which is a classic one for foreigner. In this classic Tibet tour, you'll travel back in time and witness the unforgettable ancient culture of Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse. The amazing natural landscapes all the way presets you with the wonders of Tibet.
In this tour you will not only visit the World Heritage Sites of the Potala and Jokhang Temples, two of three main Gelugpa monasteries in Lhasa - the Drepung and Sera, but you will also see amazing natural landscapes on the two day excursion trip to Gyantse and Shigatse including the holy lake of Yamdrok lake and EBC.
Most reasonable price is guaranteed!

per adult from

$1,319

AUD

Duration

7 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Airport or train station pick-up and see-off
    • 3-star hotel room in Lhasa and Shigatse (2 people sharing the same room); tent or guesthouse at EBC
    • Breakfast (not include in EBC)
    • Experienced Tibetan English Speaking Guide
    • Well maintained and safe vehicle (Vehicle type will be arranged according to group size)
    • All Tibet traveling permits
    • Entrance fee mentioned as above
    • Welcome Dinner in Lhasa
    • Entry/Admission - Jokhang Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si)
    • Entry/Admission - Sera Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Tashilunpo Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Rongbuk Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Mt. Everest Base Camp
    What's excluded :
    • Transportation to and from Tibet
    • Breakfast at Everest Base Camp and Gyirong
    • Meals not specified in the itinerary (RMB30-50 per meal per person)
    • Tips for the tour guide and driver (RMB30-50 per day)

  • Day 1: Arriving Lhasa from Airport or Train station.

    Pass By: Potala Palace, No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    rest in hotel and walk around

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Yak hotel or equivalent three-star hotel

    Day 2: Lhasa Sightseeing: Potala Palace/ Jokhang Temple/Barkhor Street

    Stop At: Potala Palace, No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    In the morning, we will begin the tour with the grand Potala Palace! Built in 7th century, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is the highest building in Lhasa. With roughly 1000 stairs to climb, you will enjoy a commanding view of beautiful Lhasa City and the surrounding mountains. There are many rooms, courtyards, and views to explore in Potala Palace, so the better part of the morning will be spent here.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    In the afternoon we will visit Jokhang Temple, which is considered the most sacred and important temple in Tibet. It was built approximately 1350 years ago in a mix of styles including: Tibetan, Tang Dynasty Chinese, Nepalese and Indian.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 851500 China
    After experiencing this incredible and ancient temple you will find it is the perfect opportunity to envelope yourself in the famous shopping district of Barkhor Street. Beautiful and unique handicrafts from all over Tibet can be found here, and the shopping is enjoyed by both tourists and locals alike! After perusing the wares, join in with locals and pilgrims from around the country and the world in a traditional “kora”. A kora is a clockwise walk done around Buddhists sites, and is traditionally done three times. You may see some walking counterclockwise, however this is only for Bon religion followers, and it is best to stick to clockwise as a tourist. After your kora, sit and watch the many faces and colorful clothed locals while sipping traditional Tibetan butter tea, made with fresh yak butter and yak milk.
    Duration: 2 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Yak hotel or equivalent three-star hotel

    Day 3: Lhasa Sightseeing: Drepung Monastery/ Sera Monastery

    Stop At: Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), Southern Slope of Genpeiwuzi Mountain, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    First on the itinerary for your 3rd day is Drepung Monastery. It is considered to be one of the three great Gelug monasteries in Tibet. Drepung Monastery is also famous for hosting the unveiling and displaying of the enormous Thanka of the Great Buddha and the Tibetan Opera Show during the Shoton Festival.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Sera Monastery, Wuze Hill , Sera Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Later in the afternoon, we will explore another of the “Great Three” monasteries, Sera Monastery. Visitors will have the unique privilege in witnessing one of the magnificent traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, the courtyard debates among the monks. These lively debates contribute to the monks understanding of Buddhist philosophy and achieve a higher level of study. The debates are held on weekdays from 3pm to 5pm in the afternoon.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Yak hotel or equivalent three-star hotel

    Day 4: Lhasa/ Gyangtse(4040m)/ Shigatse(3836m), 360km, 6-7hrs

    Stop At: Gyantse, Gyantse County, Shigatse, Tibet, China
    On day four, our tour leaves the bustling and ancient city of Lhasa and heads into the Nyangchu Valley. The valley follows the Nyang River, one of the tributaries to the Yarlung Zangbo which later becomes the Bramaputra River. This wide floodplain is home to a host of wildlife and bird species. The road will also cross over the Gampala Pass(4900m), on the way to Yamdrok Lake(4400m). Yamdrok Lake with its turquoise waters looks surreal as it stretches from horizon to horizon.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Shigatse, Shigatse, Tibet
    After driving along the picturesque lake, and leaving it behind we then meet the Karo-la Glacier(4960m) which is in easy view from the roadside. Once pictures are taken and memories made we continue on to Gyantse, a famous historical city, where we will pay a visit to Pelkor Monastery and Gantse Kumbum. Later we arrive in Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Manasarovar Hotel or equivalent three-star hotel

    Day 5: Shigatse/ Everest Base Camp(5200m), 350km, 7-8hrs

    Stop At: Tashilunpo Monastery, Jijilangka Road, Shigatse 857001 China
    In the early morning on day five, the tour will arrive at Tashilunpo Monastery which is the seat of the of Panchen Lamas. Built in 1447, the monastery houses a giant statue of the Maitreya Buddha, the biggest gilded statue of the Maitreya (Buddha of the future) in the world and a tomb of all the Panchen Lamas. This enormous Buddha is decorated with jewels and precious stones, and many pilgrims come to rub their “malas” or prayer beads along the flanks of this statue.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Rongbuk Monastery, near North Everest Base Camp, Tingri County China
    Later you will make your way to the highest monastery in the world, Rongbuk Monastery (5100m). First the tour will pass by Latse, and Shegar before arriving at the Rongbuk Monastery where both monks and nuns live and practice together. A little further on you will find the guesthouse run by a wonderful family where you will spend the night.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Mt. Everest Base Camp, kathmandu, Thamel, Tingri County 858200 China
    From here, it offers a commanding view of Everest, or “Qomolangma” in Tibetan. Rongbuk Monastery sits small and unassuming tucked into the rock, a visit to this retired monastery with its one monk caretaker is a window into the past with its secret spaces and wall frescos.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: tent or guesthouse

    Day 6: Everest Base Camp/ Gyirong [2900m], 370km, 7-8hrs drive

    Stop At: Mt. Everest Base Camp, kathmandu, Thamel, Tingri County 858200 China
    In the pre-dawn morning the tour will gather and board the bus to ascend to the pass for an incredible sunrise behind Everest Peak if weather permits. After the sun rises and pictures are taken the tour continues on to the Kyirong border where Tibet meets Nepal along the spine of the Himalayan mountains. Sit back and enjoy the outstanding views of Shishapangma, Cho Oyu, and other towering peaks of the Himalayas along the left side of the road. Then the tour turns to glide along Pekutso Lake and onward to the border. Keep an eye out across the vast expanse of the Tibetan plateau for the Tibetan Antelope or Kiangs.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Gyirong County, Gyirong County, Tibet
    Then the tour turns to glide along Pekutso Lake and onward to the border. Keep an eye out across the vast expanse of the Tibetan plateau for the Tibetan Antelope or Kiangs. After passing the Ghungtang Lhamo(5236M), the tour will arrive in Gyirong in the late afternoon. Before driving to hotel, we will go get registered for tomorrow’s departure before 5pm.This border town has an interesting mix of cultures and a wide variety of food can be found from traditional Tibetan, to Sichuan style hot pot!
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Budget hotel or guest house

    Day 7: Gyirong / Nepal Border

    Pass By: Gyirong County, Gyirong County, Tibet
    On the seventh day you will be assisted by the tour guide to exit China. The border crossing is generally very early in the morning and takes approximately 2 hours depending on the amount of people and customs officials present. Please be prepared to present all goods purchased in Tibet, and allow easy access for the customs officials in case they would like to search your luggage. Please be advised to keep all your valuables on your person for easy access, and upon crossing the border, for purchasing a jeep ride into Kathmandu. It is well possible that your luggage will be inaccessible on top of your jeep into Kathmandu, so have a small bag with items you wish to access throughout the day on your person as well as passport and money. End the services at the border.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Lhasa, Tibet, China
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Lhasa Airport, Lhasa China
    Departure Time :
    9/1/2020 - 10/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    11/1/2020 - 12/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    1/1/2021 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    4/1/2021 - 6/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    7/1/2021 - 8/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    9/1/2021 - 10/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    11/1/2021 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Gyirong, Dagzê District, Lhasa, China
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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Group Size

12

Organised by ChinaViator

Activity ID: V-188482P4

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