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8-day Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour
7-day Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour


F: 7-day Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Tour

Outline Itinerary in English

Day & Date

Place & Transport

Accommodation

Meals Plan

Today’s  Activities or Sightseeing

Day 01

Nymlan

2-star Hotel

-

Nepal-China Boarder, sightseeing along the way

Day 02

Nymlan - Shegar

Economy Hotel

B

The views of the Himalaya ranges

Day 03

Shegar-Shigatse

Economy Hotel

B

Tashilunpo Monastery

Day 04

Shigatse-Gyantse-Lhasa

Economy Hotel

B

The Pelkor Monastery; Yamdrotso Lake; Korola Glacier

Day 05

Lhasa

Economy Hotel

B,D

The Johkang Temple and the Barkor Street, the Sera
Monastery.

Day 06

Lhasa

Economy Hotel

B

The Potala Palace, Half a day free time for you to explore
the city, we also offer two free activities, see details.

Day 07

Departure Lhasa

-

B

Transfer you to the train station

B=Breakfast

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Kathmandu (1500m) to Chinese Border (2250m), then to Nymlan (3900m)
Tour starts from Kathmandu, you will be sent to China by private vehicle and meet your Tibetan tour guide at Zhangmu. Have a good rest in
Zhangmu after lunch to acclimatize the altitude gradually. Then continue go up to Nymlan, where is 3900m high. (Nymlan is a county near the
border and you can easily find hospital for if high altitude sickness happens)
From the border to Nymlan, you will go through a steep winding road which passes through a mossy gully with cascading waterfall.
Overnight in Hostel in Nymlan
Meals included:  ——
Hotel: Nymlan Hotel(or other similar Hotel)

Day 2 Nymlan (3900m) to Shegar (220km, 4-5 hours driving)
After breakfast, drive along the Sino-Nepal Highway up to Shegar (New
Tingri). we also get to enjoy fabulous views of the high mountains
including Shisha Pangma (8,013m).Then from old Tingri you will view
the amazing scene of Himalaya Range and Mt Everest. We are not
getting into the Mt. Everest Base Camp stay overnight at Tingri.
Overnight in Hostel in Tingri
Meals included:  Breakfast
Hotel: Tingri Everest Hotel(or other similar Hotel)

Day 03 Shegar/ Shigatse (250km, 4-5 hours) (B)
Today we are going to the second largest city in Tibet - Shigatse. Visit
the famous Tashilhunpo Monastery as known as the home to the
official throne of Panchen Lama upon arrival.
Overnight in Shigatse
Meals included:  Breakfast
Hotel: Tsangba Hotel(or other similar Hotel)

Day 04 Shigatse to Lhasa via Gyantse (375km,7 hours driving) (B)
Today we are driving back to Lhasa via Gyantse town. Visit the Kumbum Monastery, 100,000 images in Tibetan, is the town's foremost
attraction, the 35m-high chorten (stupa) with its white layers trimmed with decorative stripes and its crown-like golden dome, is awe-inspiring.
After visiting the monastery, we continue our way to Lhasa, stopping for photographs at the Karola Glacier (4960m). After a few hours’ driving,
we will find the fabulous shade of deep turquoise, Yamdro-tso Lake, shaped like coiling scorpion with deep blue in color. In late afternoon of
today, we arrive in Lhasa.
Overnight in Lhasa
Meals included:  Breakfast
Hotel: Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel)

Day 05 Lhasa Sightseeing: Potala Palace/Jokhang Temple/Barkhor street (B)
Morning section to visit the famous Potala Palace and explore the grandest of this myriad chapels, its audience halls, the jeweled and Golden
burial chortens (stupa Tombs) of past Dalai Lamas, and tremendous number of Buddhist frescoes, thangkas, combinations of mandala,
figures of the Buddha made of precious metal. Afternoon section visiting to the holist temple in Tibet, the Johkang Temple, built during
Songtsen Gonpo’s reign by princess Wencheng of Tang Dynasty, 647 A.D. The inner circuit is also situated inside the temple and is lined with
prayer-wheel and murals outlined in gold on red background, which depict the thousand buddhas, interspersed with stupas and relief-images.
Johkang is circuit. The circular pilgrim route around Jokhang temple is called Barkhor and later flourished, forming the embryo of the city. The
Barkhor Market itself is the most active in all tibet, and it is possible to purchase traditional Tibetan artifacts, religious implements, antiques,
books, Tibetan music instrument, Thangkas, and tradition Tibetan clothes etc.
Overnight in Lhasa
Meals included:  Breakfast & Dinner
Hotel: Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel)

Day 06 Lhasa Sightseeing: Sera Monastery/Drepung Monastery (B)
Drepung monastery is situated at the foothill of a mountain and was founded by Jamyang Choeje in 1416. It was once home of 10000 monks
and Ganden podrang in Drepung is famous it was the government centre during fifth Dalai Lama and later moved to the famous Potala Palace
during fifth Dalai Lama. By the time you can also visit the Nechung Monastery located 1km southeast of Drepung and is the abode of the
protector deity pehar and the seat of the state Oracle of Tibet. In the afternoon explore the Sera monastery which was founded in 1419 by
Tsongkapa’s disciple Jamchen Choeje. The most attractive is that Monks deaiting is held there in the courtyard at around 6-7:30 in the
afternoon section. Overnight at Lhasa (Notice, the sequence of sightseeing of first two days may be adjusted according to the reservation of
visiting Potala Palace)
Overnight in Lhasa
Meals included:  Breakfast
Hotel: Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel)

Day 07 Departure LhasaB
Transfer you to the airport/train station, tour ends.



Service included:

1. Tibet Entry Permit and Alien's travel Permit
2. Transport
- Transfer between airport/train station and Lhasa city
- Lhasa City transportation, Tourist Vehicle according to Group size
-Zhangmu-EBC-Shigatse-Gyantse-Lhasa, Tourist Vehicle in spring/summer/autumn
3. Admission fee of all tourist sites in itinerary
4. Professional Tibetan English speaking tour guide
5. Oxygen for emergency use
6. Travel Agency Service Charge
7. Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance;
8. Accommodation
- 2-star facility accommodation sharing twin room with Chinese style breakfast in Nymlan
Hotel in Nymlan: Nymlan Hotel(or other similar Hotel )
-Economy Hotel sharing twin room with breakfast buffet in Tingri, Shigatse and Lhasa
Hotel in Tingri-Tingri Everest Hotel (or other similar Hotel )
Hotel in Lhasa: Lhasa Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel ) 
Hotel in Shigatse: Tsangba Hotel(or other similar Hotel )
10. Welcome Tibetan Style dinner

Service excluded:

1. Lunches and Dinners
2. Tips to driver and tour guide, Tip as you wish
4. Other personal expense
5. Group tourist visa issued by Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu

Optional Service: Our company provide Kathmandu to Kodari (Nepal border) private transfer service at 180USD/car, if you need, please ask
it from your travel advisor.




Tibet Price list for SIC tour

 


Price list for SIC Tour 2016

Route

Itinerary

Season

Standard

16 Nov. –

31 Mar. 

01 Apr. –

25 Jun.

26 Jun. –

25 Aug.

26 Aug. –

15 Oct.

16 Oct. –

15 Nov.

F

7-day Kathmandu to
Lhasa Overland Tour (based on 2pax)

Economic

-

6400

6650

6400

6400

S.S.

-

1100

1180

1180

1100

Comfort

-

6680

6910

6660

6570

S.S.

-

1400

1460

1460

1290

Notes:

  1. Price in CNY per person. S.S. – Single Supplement (the people who stays in single room needs to pay).
  2. Every group is included about 12 persons.
  3. The final departure is according to the current rule of enter Tibet and the booking condition.
  4. Price included: Travel Permit to Tibet, transport (fixed airport transfer, sightseeing), entrance fee, Tibetan English speaking guide,
    Accommodation, one Welcome/Farewell Tibetan-style dinner, Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  5. Price excluded: Lunches and Dinners, breakfast at Namtso Lake and Tingri, Tips to driver and tour guide (Tip as you wish), arrival and
    departure transportation, other personal expense.
  6. Free train station transfer. Free airport transfer during fixed time:
    Flight arrival: 12:20 (for the flight arrival before 12:00), 16:00 (for the flight arrival before 15:40)
    Flight departure: 07:30 (for the flight departure at 09:30-13:00), 11:00 (for the flight departure after 13:00)
  7. If your arrival/departure is not included in free airport transfer, we can provide private airport transfer at CNY400/one-way.

 

 
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