Lhasa Kathmandu overland tour
Lhasa Kathmandu overland tour popular adventure tour in Tibet. Tibet Lhasa Kathmandu overland offers eye catching Himalayan views, lush valleys, ancients cities, nomad lands , monasteries. Lhasa Kathmandu overland tours includes the sightseeing around Lhasa Tibet. Lhasa Kathmandu overland tours begins Tibet Lhasa after 1:30 minutes flight from Kathmandu or direct flight from Beijing or Chengdu. We Himalaya Journey Treks and Expedition arrange the Lhasa Kathmandu overland tour according to travelers holiday schedule with private or group join basis tour ( Lhasa Kathmandu budget overland tour). After two days sightseeing around Lhasa then Gyantse, Shigatse ,Lhastse , Nylam ,Zhangmu and exist from Nepal Tibet border Kodari. After immigration formalities , Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s representative pick from Kodari to Kathmandu by private vehicle. probably, Lhasa kathmandu overland tour is the one of the popular then other Tibet package adventure tours. May, June, July and August is the one of the best season for the Lhasa Kathmandu overland tour but we operate the any date and time according to travelers wish. Minimum two weeks holidays required for Tibet Kathmandu Overland tour but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange as per traveler's wish and holiday frame with personalized service !
Lhasa Kathmandu overlnad tour itinerary:
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition airport representative will transfer to hotel, Tibet overland tour briefing with officially arrangements .overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 02: After breakfast , HJT representative will take your original passport for issue the Tibet Visa at Chinese Embassy Kathmandu and After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddess Kumari, legend of Kathmandu valley and prepare for Tibet tour. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 03: After breakfast , HJT airport representative will drop to you Kathmandu international airport for Lhasa flight. Flight from Kathmandu will take you over the Himalayas to Lhasa, the exciting capital of Tibet. You will be met at the airport by a representative in Lhasa and transfer to your hotel
Day 04: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor street
The first day of sightseeing starts from Lhasa's cardinal landmark- PotalaPalace, a structure of massive portions. Its towering image already appearing on various occasions, but your first sight of the Potala will still be an awe-inspiring moment. It takes at least a good 2-hour to visit those rooms, halls and chapels
In the afternoon, we will drop a visit of the JokhangTemple, the spiritual center of Tibet. Everyday, pilgrims from every corner of Tibet trek a long distance to the temple. The temple is the product of Han, Tibetan and Nepalese architectural techniques. Then we will visit Barkhor, the oldest street in a very traditional city in Tibet
Day 05: Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastey
About 8 km west of central Lhasa is the Drepung, once world's largest monastery with about 10,000 monks. This day's sightseeing begins with these white monastic buildings piled up on the hillside. Walking up to the hill is a pleasant thing, an easy break from the solemn ambience inside the halls and chapels. At the plat roof of hillside, you can have very good views of the whole Lhasa city and the distant mountains.
Drepung is one of Lhasa's two great Gelugpa monasteries, the other is Sera. Around 5km north of central Lhasa, Sera may not be as grandiose as Drepung, but is more serene surrounded by many small temples. The 'Buddhism Scriptures Debating' in Sera is very famous.
Day 06: Lhasa-Gyantse
Today you will drive about 300KM to Gyangtse. Take a look at YamzhogYumco Lake on the way and overlook Kalais Kora Glacier. YamdrokLake is a coiling, many-armed body of water shaped like a scorpion. It doubles back on itself on the western side, effectively creating a large island within its reaches. For Tibetans, it is one of the four holy lakes of Tibet. And the home of wrathful deities. The lake lies several hundred metres below the road, and in clear weather is a fabulous shade of deep turquoise. Far in the distance is the huge massif of Mt. Nojin Kangtsang (7191m).
In the afternoon, you will arrive in Gyangtse and go for the tour of Palkhor Temple, built in the 15th century, is situated in the west of GyantseTown with mountains enclosing form three sides of the east, west and north. Its uniqueness is that its three sects of Buddism-Shaja, Ningma and Guolu stayed harmoniously under one roof.
Day 07: Gyantse-Shigatse
Drive about 90KM to Shigatse which is the second largest city in Tibet. It’s also the home town of Banchen Lama. In the afternoon, you will drop a visit of Tashilumpo monastery. Tashilumpo, sprawls on the slops of Mt.Niser, southwest of Shigatse. It covers an area of about 300,000 square meters. There are many valuable and rare historical articles in the monaster
En route, visit Shalu monastery, which the construction was started in 1027. Its architecture is of typical combination of the Tibetan and Chinese styles with archways, carved pillars, tilled roofs and the Song and Yuan style murals.
Day 08: Shigatse- Lhatse (4350M): 225Km /244Km
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 crossing over LALUNGLA (5,050M), from where, weather permitting breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. CHO OYU (8201M) & MT XISHAPAGMA (8012M) but dwarfed by the vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From Tingri one can enjoy the magnificence of MT. EVEREST (8,848M). Overnight at Hotel. ( (Twin sharing room)).
Day 09: Lhastse Zhangmu (2,500m)/Nyalam (3700m): 123 KM/ 156KM
Take about 5 hours on bumpy road to Tingri, then may forward another 5 hours to Zhangmu. Zhangmu town is located in the border with Nepal is a very different place from the other ones you see on the way. All year round it is green with rains most of the time. You will think it is out of Tibet if not mentioning you but you’re behind China Customs, as there are Sherpa people and Nepalese speaking a different language here.
Day 10: Zhangmu-Kathmandu
Drive to FriendshipBridge at the border, our tour guide will see you off here, and you need cross the border by yourself. And you can take a minibus, taxi or ask us for arranging border transfer for you. Tour ends. Overnight at kathmandu.
Day 11: Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s airport reprensentive drop to Gongar airport and fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 12: After breakfast, relaxing or shopping or join for other adventures activities program in Nepal if not Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journey.
Trip Cost: USD $1550 Per person
- Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
- Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
- An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder tour Guide.
- kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with guided trip as mentioned in itinerary
- Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with private car as mentioned in itinerary
- hotel accomodation entire the Kathmandu Lhasa overland tour on BB basis( tourist standard category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
- Tibet Lhasa sightseeing tour with guided trip as mentioned in itinerary
- Tibet Lhasa tour with private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary
- sightseeing entrance for Tibet Lhasa tour
- Tibet travel permit as mentioned in itinerary
- Tibet border pick up by private jeep as mentioned in itinerary
- All program as mentioned in itinerary
- Overland transportation
- Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Tour guide, and driver)
- Guide and porter fares and taxes.
- Government Tax and office service charge.
- Kathmandu intetrtnational Airport drop
- Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu & Lhasa stay
- International flight ticket & Kathmandu Lhasa Kathmandu flight ticket
- Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
- Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal - approx. US$ 24. al equipments
- High risk medical insurance
- Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
- Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
- Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
- Nepal Visa Fee
- Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
- Purely personal nature expenses
- Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).
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