Description

Kathmandu-Lhasa tour packages provide you the great opportunity to visit the culturally rich mysterious city of Tibet. Lhasa city, the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region of Peoples Republic of China which is the hub of Tibetan politics, economy, culture and religion. There are many people interested to visit Lhasa either its unique geographic location or its impressive heritage of over thousands of years of Tibetan culture and religion. Lhasa city is the major attraction during Tibet tour at the Bank of River. This tour offers many things to explore cultural heritage. The Buddhist culture and religion, Potala Palace, centuries old monasteries and beautiful mountains are the major things. You will learn the Tibetan culture and enjoy the highland of Tibet. Himalaya Family Adventure Provide this tour every year. Welcome to visit Lhasa once for your memorable travel.

After arrive at Lhasa, you will be visiting places like Jokhang Temple, Barkhor market, Potala Palace, Sera and Drepung monasteries. After finishing the tour at Lhasa, you will leave to Gyantse from Lhasa on the way of which you will pass through Yamadroke Lake and very high passes at 5,000m. Then, you will go for sightseeing in Gyantse after which you will drive to Xigatze in the evening through the typical Tibetan countryside. In Xigatse you will visit the Panchen Lamas Tashilhumpu Monastery in morning and drive to Tingri crossing over Gyatchula (a pass of 5,200m) in the evening ending up todays journey. In Ronbuk you get a chance to visit the highest monastery in the world and visit the Everest Base Camp. You can rent a horse cart to travel to the Base camp or you can walk. On the way back from Ronbok you will enjoy viewing the extraordinary view of Mt. Sishapagma Mt. Cho Oyo and passing by several beautiful waterfalls to the Nepal-Tibet Border.

Fitness Level : Moderate Max-Altitude : 5200m.
Duration : 9 Group Size :2-15
Best Season : May-June-July-August

 Itinerary Outline

Day 1 :Fly to Lhasa: Arrival in Lhasa (3650m) (Bed) when you arrive in Lhasa

Day 2 :Lhasa Tour - Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street (Bed/Breakfast)

Day 3 :Drepung monastery, Sera monastery (Bed/Breakfast)

Day 4 :Lhasa(3650m)-to- Shigatse(3900m) (Bed/Breakfast)

Day 5 :Shigatse(3900m)-to- Everest-Base- Camp(5200) (Bed/Breakfast)

Day 6 :EBC(5200m)-and- return-toShigatse(3900m) (Bed/Breakfast)

Day 7 :Shigatse (3900m) to Lhasa (3650m) (Bed/Breakfast)

Day 8 :Fly Back to Kathmandu/onward your destination.


Day 1 : Fly to Lhasa: Arrival in Lhasa (3650m) (Bed) when you arrive in Lhasa
Either by train or flight, your guide will greet you and take you to your hotel .An route to viewing the Yarlung Tsangpo River/ Brahmaputra river (the Longest and largest river in Tibet) and Lhasa river. After arrive in Lhasa, you can take rest and acclimatize. If you feel to go out, then you can go to the Potala square, where you will enjoy the fountain with different color and get amazing Photos of the Potala and around. Stay overnight in Lhasa.

Day 2 : Lhasa Tour - Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street (Bed/Breakfast)
Todays tour will first bring you to the Potala Palace, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. It has been used since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. The most valuable collections are the gilded burial stupas of past Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. After you take lunch and then head to Jokhang temple which was founded by the 33rd Great king of Tibet in the 7th century, in order to promote the Buddhist religion. Inside you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve, perhaps the single most venerated object in Tibet Buddhism. Around the temple Barkhor street where you can kora (circling the Barkor street) with pilgrims and locals and buy the souvenirs. Stay overnight in Lhasa

Day 3 : Drepung monastery, Sera monastery (Bed/Breakfast)
In the morning, you are going to visit Drepung monastery which was one of the “three greet” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1416 by Jamyang choge, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. 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 by Jamchen choje, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. The highlight is the Monks debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon.Stay overnight in Lhasa

Day 4 : Lhasa(3650m)-to- Shigatse(3900m) (Bed/Breakfast)
Today, we have to drive from Lhasa to Gyantse. On the way, the group will pass over the Gampala pass (4790 m),and tourists will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso (4400m) .The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountain and in the distance you have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar, (7191m) the highest mountain near Lhasa .We head westward along the lake and drive towards Gyantse. Gyantse was historically Tibet's third largest city (after Lhasa and Shigatse). In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. After one and a half hours driving, we arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet. In Shigatse, we’ll visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of Tibets second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama. Stay Overnight in Shigatse

Day 5 : Shigatse(3900m)-to- Everest-Base- Camp(5200) (Bed/Breakfast)
We’ll leave Shigatse after getting your Alien’s travel permit, and then drive to Lhatse. It is a small town where you can take lunch.After that, you will drive to Shegar and if the weather is clear enough then on the way down to shegar you will view the Mt, Everest in the distance.After 4 to 6 hours then you will arrive at Rongbuk monastery but on the way, you will pass one of the highest passes in Tibet (pang la pass height 5050m) from that’s pass you will view the whole five highest peaks in the world.Stay overnight at tent or Rongbuk monastery guest house.

Day 6 : EBC(5200m)-and- return-toShigatse(3900m) (Bed/Breakfast)
In the morning, you can see the sunrise appearing on the top of Mt Everest, and have a full view the magnificent Mt. Everest standing like a snow-capped pyramid in front of you at Rongpuk, which is the vantage point for watching Mt. Everest. Then you may trek from tent to Base camp 4/km one way or go to EBC by local bus.After visiting base camp, tourists can tour Rongphu Monastery which is the highest monastery in the world (5000m) and belongs to Nyingma sect.After that drive back to Shigatse stay overnight in Shigatse.

Day 7 : Shigatse (3900m) to Lhasa (3650m) (Bed/Breakfast)
Today, we will drive back to Lhasa on the friendship Highway. The whole distance is almost 280km and it takes 6 hours along the Yarlung Tsangpo River / Brahmaputra River (the Longest and largest river in Tibet). Stay overnight in Lhasa Day 8: Depart from Lhasa (Breakfast)

Day 8 : Fly Back to Kathmandu/onward your destination.
The guide will transfer you to the airport or train station and help you get on board.

Cost Include

Airport picks up drop by car

Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu Flight Tickets

Transportation bus /jeep as per group size. (in Tibet)

Tibet travel permit. Everest Base Camp Permit

English speaking Tibetan guide.

Accommodation on twin sharing room basis.

Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary.

Daily breakfast.

Hotel-airport-hotel transfer in Lhasa and Kathmandu.

Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary.

 Hotel-airport- hotel transfer in Lhasa


Cost Exclude

Lunch and Dinner in Tibet

Client and travel insurance.

Personal expenses such as a drink, phone, laundry etc..

Nepal re- entry visa fee

Extra Program/activities.