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10-Day Kathamandu overland to Tibet

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  • Tour Code:TN02
  • Starts:Kathmandu
  • Ends:Lhasa
  • Trip Type:Overland Tour, Extension Trip

Trip Highlights:Tibet Nepal Tour enables you to see the both sides of Himalayas. The tour from Lhasa to Nepal offers the most awesome views in these two areas. In this Tibet Nepal tour, you will travel from the barren Tibetan Plateau to the lush, semitropical scenery of Nepal, the scent of yak butter giving way to curry and incense as you descend into the subcontinent. You can deeply feel the difference beween Tibet and Nepal in dryness and wetness, Buddhism and Hinduism, highness and lowness and heart-beating and breath-taking. Many visitors has lost their hearts to the splendour of the Himalayas and to the friendly Tibetan and Nepalese people. Whether camping on the the starkTibetan plateau, passing through lush jungles or hillside terraces or exploring the ancient temple city of Kathmandu - the tour to cross Himalayas overland from Tibet to Nebal can be anything but normal.

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Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Kathmandu
Our Nepalese tour guide will pick you up at Kathmandu airport. While in Kathmandu you will have time to explore Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions. There's time to explore the city's many charms on your own too. Your tour guide will take you to traditional Nepali restaurant for your first dinner in Nepal.
Meanwhile, our Nepal office will help you obtain Chinese Visa in these two days, if you are in Kathmandu in the weekend, you may have to wait for another one or two days to wait the visa issuance.

Day 2 Arrive in Kathmandu
Our Nepalese tour guide will pick you up at Kathmandu airport. While in Kathmandu you will have time to explore Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions. There's time to explore the city's many charms on your own too. Your tour guide will take you to traditional Nepali restaurant for your first dinner in Nepal.
Meanwhile, our Nepal office will help you obtain Chinese Visa in these two days, if you are in Kathmandu in the weekend, you may have to wait for another one or two days to wait the visa issuance.

Day 3 Kathmandu to Nyalam(3600)154kms
We get up early this morning to drive to Tibet, it takes about 6 hours from Kathmandu to KODARI (China / Nepal Border). Further half hour drive by truck will bring us to Zhangmu, where after completion of Immigration continually drive to Nyalam. Overnight in very simple hotel in Nyalam

Day 4 Nyalam to Lhatse (3950m) -370kms
From Nyalam, the road follows the BHOTE KOSHI river in the deep valley with plenty of Waterfalls. After 1.5 hrs drive bring us to NYLAM PASS (3800m) with the JUGAL HIMALA in view. A continued drive via LALUNGLA (5050m) will bring us in view of MT. LANGTANG (7245m), MT. XIXAPANGMA (8013m), & MT. DORJE LAKPA (6980m), MT. MAKALU ( 8464m), MT. EVEREST (8848m), MT. LHOTSE (8516m) & MT. CHOOYU (8201m). Overnight in very simple hotel in Lhatse

Day 5 Lhatse to Shigatse (3900m) 210kms
Lhatse is 3 hrs away over a 5220m pass near the petrol station, Lhatse is a very simple twon in which there are some small restaurant and hostels. After having breakfast, we drive about 60km to Sakya Monastery, Sakya Monastery is one of the oldest and most important monastery and reputed as the "Second Dunhuang" for its magic murals Shigatse is the second biggest city in Tibet, has a lot of good hotels. Overnight in Shigatse

Day 6 Shigatse to Gyantse (3950m) - 90km
Today's driving is much shorter but have a lot of places to visit. We will visit the place of the famous Tashilupo Monastery which is the seat of Panchen Lama, and one of the most important monastery in Tibet in the morning. then drive to Gyantse which is 2 hrs from Shigatse. Gyantse is small bustling town steeped in history. It lies 264 km Southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of Nyang Chu river. Visit Kunbum Chorten and Phklkor Monastery which was built around 1400 AD It later became the main center for trade with British / India. Ovenrnight in Gyantse

Day 7 Gyantse-Lhasa (3650M) - 260km
6 hrs drive takes you to Lhasa crossing the KAROLAPASS (5010m) and Kambala Pass (4794m). While driving you will see the Yamdrotso Lake (Truquoise Lake),which is one of the three greatest holy lake in Tibet. after across Kambala, Lhasa Valley is seen to the north. You will also cross the Brahmaputra Rover and finally reach Lhasa. Overnight in hotel

Day 8 Lhasa Sightseeing - Potala Palace and Johkang Temple
In the morning, you will go to the most sppendid museum, the Potala Palace, and explore the grandest of its myriad chapals. see the jeweled burial chorten of past Dalai Lamas as well as statuary,frescoes and paintings. Later visit the Jokhang Temple, which is considered as the most sacred temple in Tibet, it draws tremendous number of pilgrims from all over Tibet each year for it houses a magnificent image of Sakyamuni at 12 years old. Then stroll around Barkhor, a pilgrimage circuit that encircles the Jokhang, it also serves as the biggest bazaar in Lhasa, where you can find some handicrafts, ambers, jewery,tibetan clothes,ect. Overnight in Lhasa

Day 9 Lhasa sightseeing-Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery
Today, you will explore Tibet's two greatest monasteries, Drepung and Sera. which once housed about 10,000 monks. Drepung monastery is situated at the foothill of a mountain and was founded by Jamyang Choeje in 1416. In the afternoon exploring the Sera monastery which was founded in 1419 by Tsongkapa's disciple Jamchen Choeje. The whole monastery is divided into two colleges and there are Sera 'jhe' and Sera 'may' respectively. Among them 'Tsokhang chenmo' where the monks from all the colleges assemble and pray together there. you can also see monks debating there in the courtyard in the afternoon section. Overnight in Lhasa

Day 10 Departure
After breakfast free for you until time to leave the international airport or train station for your next destination.