Lhasa Kathmandu Overland Tour 7 Days Joining in a group
Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour joining in a group follows friendship highway which offers you an amazing views of the Himalaya and the picturesque Tibetan countryside. Tibet to Kathmandu overland tour is not only an adventure across the top of the world, but also a lifetime exploration to the heart of Tibetan Buddhism. This Lhasa to Kathmandu overland tour will give you a complete impression of Tibet's religion, cultural treasures, and dreaming landscape.
This classic overland route on Friendship Highway between Lhasa to Kathmandu covers around 1000km and this is a well-organized group tour can be done in just 7 days and its takes tourists to the Lhasa’s historical sites - Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera monastery and Drepung Monastery. You can head straight from Lhasa to the beautiful scorpion-lake of Yamdrok and the glacier-draped Karo la Glacier pass to Gyantse, and then to Shigatse with its impressive Tashilhumpo Monastery. The most popular excursion from the road is to Rongbuk Monastery and Everest Base Camp. A new paved road has cut down driving time to just a few hours. The highlight of this classic overland route takes tourists to central Tibet’s most important monasteries with views of the world’s highest peak Mount Everest.
Day 1:Arrival in Lhasa (3650m)
Welcome to Tibet. Meet your Tibetan guide at airport or train station, and drive to hotel in Lhasa. Enjoy a free day in Lhasa on your own.
Day 2: Sightseeing tour of Lhasa
Breakfast and guided Lhasa city tour visits Potala Palace, the wonder of Tibet and explore it. Later after lunch, we visit Jokhang temple, and explore around Barkhor Street, the old Tibetan market, enjoy a shopping strolling around there.
Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Lhasa
Breakfast, and continue exploring Lhasa on another guided tour in Tibet. We visit Norbulikha Palace Drepung and Sera monasteries.
Day 4: Lhasa (3650m) to Shigatse (3900m)
Breakfast and on your way to Shigatse, stop to tour the Gyantse historical town includes Kumbum Stupa, Gyantse fortress and Pelkor Chode monastery. Also enjoy a great view of Yamdrok Lake and Karo La glacier we stop tour in Gyantse.
Day 5: Shigatse (3900m) to Everest Base Camp (5200)
Breakfast and continue drive to Rongbuk Monastery crossing the Pang La pass (5050m). Enjoy the great view of the five highest mountains from the pass before heading to Rongbuk monastery. Stay overnight at tent or Rongbuk monastery guest house.
Day 6:Everest Base Camp (5200m) to Old Tingri (4300m)/Gyirong
Enjoy the early morning view of Mount Everest from Rongbuk monastery, highest monastery in the world and the vantage point for a great view of Mt Everest. Exploration hiking to Everest Base Camp for 8 km go and back to Rongbuk monastery and continue travel to Tingri or further drive to Gyirong.
Day 7: Old Tingri/Gyirong (4300m) to Kathmandu.
Breakfast and continue drive to Tibet/Nepal border Gyirong port by Friendship Highway crossing Tong La pass (5150m). Say good bye to your Tibetan guide and driver and continue drive to Kathmandu.
- Airport pick up and departure transfer
- Tibet travel permit and all other necessary permits to Tibet
- All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary
- English-speaking Tibetan local tour guide shared in your group
- Comfortable, clean and safe vehicle with reliable Tibetan local driver
- Twin Sharing accommodation with breakfast
- Tourist accident/casualty insurance
- First aid kit
- Flight or Train ticket
- Lunch and dinner during Tibet tour, it costs about USD 3-15 per person for one meal in Tibet.
- Tips for tour guide and driver
- Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks (please do the best to avoid the alcoholic beverages during your Tibet trip), optional tour activities, etc.