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Tibet Group Tour (join-in tour)
7-day Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour
8-day Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour


C: 7-day Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour


Trip Overview


This 7-day overland tour from Lhasa to Kathmandu follows the Sino-Nepal highway, which offers tourists amazing views of the Himalaya
and the picturesque Tibetan countryside. The visit to the old cities: Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse, will give clients a complete impression of
Tibet's religion, cultural treasures, and dreamlike landscape.

 

The highlighted trip to Everest Base Camp will be a life-time memory.

 

 

Highlights:

-Potala Palace: Winter palace of the Dalai Lama

-Temple: Spiritual Center for Buddhists in Tibet

-Sera Monastery: Another one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, the hot attraction is monks debate.

-Drepung Monstery: Drepung used to be a seat of central government until the 5th Dalai Lama built Potala Palace.

-Namtso Lake:It is the "Heavenly lake" which is one of the four holy lakes of Tibet and also the highest salt-lake.

-Yamdrok-tso: One of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet

-Tashilunpo Monastery: the seat of Tibet's second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama.


 
Outline Itinerary in English

Day

Place

Activities

Meals

Hotel

01

Arrive in Lhasa

Airport/Train station to hotel transfer at designated period
of time Rest in the hotel to acclimatize the altitude

 

Economy Hotel
twin sharing

02

Lhasa

Lhasa City Tour
*Potala Palace
*Johkang Temple
*Barkor Street

B

Welcome Dinner

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

03

Lhasa

Lhasa City Tour
*Drepung Monastery
* Sera Monastery

B

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

04

Lhasa to Gyantse to
Shigatse (370km)

*Yamdrotso Lake
*Karola Glacier
*Simila Pass and Manla Reservoir
*Gyantse Kumbum & Pelkor Monastery

B

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

05

Shigatse to Rongpuk
(340km)

*Far View of Himayala Mountain Range
*Rongpuk Monastery

B

Dorm or Big Tent with
humble accommodation

06

EBC to Kyilong
Border(350km)

*Everest Base Camp
*Tongla Pass Himalaya Mountain Range View

/

2 Star Hotel
twin sharing

07

Kyilong to
Kathmandu(160km)

Exit China, End the tour at Kyilong border.

B

 

B=Breakfast

Detailed Itinerary



Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa.

After arriving in Lhasa, tourist can take a rest and get acclimatized to high altitude or feel free to go to Potala Square, enjoy the fountain with
different colors and get amazing photos of the Potala and around.

Day 2: Lhasa City, Potala Place and Barkhor Street (B, D)
The tour will begin from UNESCO World Heritage site - Potala Palace, which is also the winter palace of Dalai Lama. It's situated at 12,139
feet above sea level. It's a 13-story high building that contains over 1,000 rooms, various statues, stupas, murals and artifacts.

Then continue to Jokhang Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s a spiritual center for Buddhists in Tibet. Next to the temple there
is Bakhor Street, filled with pilgrims and street vendors, selling traditional Tibetan items such as prayer wheels and jewelry.

Day 3: Monasteries in Lhasa(Drepung and Sera)   (B)

In the morning, tourists are going to visit Drepung monastery which was one of the “three greet” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded
in 1416. Ganden palace is used as Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before moving to the Potala palace.

Afternoon, Sera Monastery---It was one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1419. The highlight is the Monks
debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon.

Day 4: Lhasa (3650m) to Shigatse(3900m)

In the morning, drive from Lhasa to Shigatse .On the way, drive over the Gampala pass (4790 m), and tourists will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-
tso (4400m) .The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and in the distance clients can have spectacular views of Holy Mount
Nyenchen Khangsar, (7191m) the highest mountain near Lhasa .

Gyantse was historically Tibet's third largest city (after Lhasa and Shigatse).In Gyantse, tourists will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and
Gyantse Kumbum.

After one and a half driving, we arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet. In Shigatse, tourists will visit Tashilunpo Monastery,
the seat of Tibet's second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama.

Stay overnight in Shigatse

Day 5: Shigatse(3900m) to Everest(5200m) via Tingri
Drive to Lhatse, it is a small town where tourists can have lunch.
Then, head to Shegar and if the weather is clear enough then on the way down to Shegar tourists will view the Mt, Everest in the distance. After
4 to 6 hours’ drive, tourists will arrive at Rongbuk monastery but on the way, they will pass one of the highest Passes in Tibet (pang la pass
height 5050m) from that’s pass they will view the whole five highest peaks in the world.

Day 6: Everest (5200m) to Kyilong Town(2600m)
In the morning, if the weather is good, tourists can see the sun rise on the top of Mt Everest, after visiting the base camp, drive to Tongla pass
to see the panoramic view of Himalaya mountain range. Then driving down to Kyilong, where is surrounded by forest and with lower altitude
about 2600m.

Day 7: Exit China through Kyilong Border (2600m), then drive to Kathmandu
In the morning, drive clients to the new tourist border – Kyilong, tour guide will assist clients to check out of the border. End the tour at the
border, if clients need to book a overland transfer between Kyilong border to Kathmandu, please make the reservation in advance at the travel
agency from 50USD to 100USD/person according to group size.






Service included:

- All necessary travel permits for Tibet (excluding the Chinese visa)
- Tourist bus/minibus transportation with experienced local driver during tour
- Tourist bus/minibus transportation between airport/train statin and Hotel at designated period of time
- Experienced Local Tibetan private guide
- 4 nights of Economy Hotel twin sharing accommodation with breakfast (B.B), 1 night Dorm or Big Tent with humble accommodation near
Rongpuk Monastery, 1 night at Local Basic Hotel in Kyilong.
- One welcome or welfare dinner
- All admission fee of tourists sites listed in the itinerary
- Oxygen bottles/Oxygen tank cylinder provided during the tour days in Tibet

 

Service excluded:

- Chinese visa
- Lunches and Dinners, Breakfast at Rongpuk Monastery
- Tips to driver and tour guide
- Single room supplement if clients request a private room in hotels
- Kyilong border to Kathmandu land transfer, if clients need this service, please make a reservation in advance at about 50-100USD/person
according to group size.



Tibet Price list for SIC tour

 


Price list for SIC Tour 2018

Route

Itinerary

Season

Standard

16 Nov. –

31 Mar. 

01 Apr. –

25 Jun.

26 Jun. –

25 Aug.

26 Aug. –

15 Oct.

16 Oct. –

15 Nov.

C

7-day Lhasa to
Kathmandu Overland
Tour
(based on 1pax)

Economic

6300

6950

7600

7300

6950

S.S.

1090

1090

1190

1190

1090

Comfort

6500

7250

8000

7600

7200

S.S.

1310

1410

1510

1510

1310

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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