The land of snows, locked away in its mountain fastness of Himalaya has exercised a unique hold on the imagination of the west Lhasa, the ultimate prize for countless proselytizers, adventures and dreamers, became the forbidden city. It is without doubt one of the most remarkable places to visit in Asia. The fascinating culture, magnificient monasteries, and breathtaking Himalayan scenaries combined to make this trip one of the most spectacular in the world. Trip of Lhasa, you can explore Tsedang, the Potala palace, the Jokhang temple, Drepung and Sera monastery and the palace of Norbulinkha. Lhasa, not offers only the view of monasteries and palaces, but also offers the breathtaking high altitude trekking, stunning views of the world’s highest mountain and one of the most likeable people you will ever meet.
Day 1 Kathmandu (1300) -Kerung Border (145 Km) 06-07 hours drive [7 hrs to syabrubesi and after that two hours more to be Kerung border] Good lodges very expensive
Early in the morning scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal-Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventurous uphill drive by Bus & Van (normally) or 2 hour walks uphill (in case of landslide to Chinese immigration, check-in to hotel or Continue drive to Kerung. Stay overnight at Guest House.
Day 2 Kerung - Tingri (4300m) / Lhatse (4,350m): 225 Km/244 Km [8 hrs] [good lodges are available]
Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world. from where, weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt Cho Oyu (8201 M) & Mt Xishapagma (8012M) but dwarfed by the Vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From TINGRI, one can enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848 M). Stay overnight at Guest House
Day 3 Tingri/Lhaste - Xigatse (3,900 M): 244 Km [8 hrs] [Average level lodges available]
Continue scenic drive crossing Over Gyatchu La (5,220M), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt Kailash bifurcates to the west. Stay overnight at Yak hotel.
Day 4 Xigatse - Gyantse (3,950m): 90 Km [7 hrs in jeep, [Good lodges]
Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. Stay overnight the Hotel.
Day 5 Gyantse - Lhasa (3,650m): 261 Km [8 hrs bus] Very good lodges available]
Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5,010m), Kambala (4,749m), Colorful Yamdrok-Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo) – Stay overnight at Flora Hotel.
Day 6 Sightseeing In Lhasa
Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, And Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 7 Lhasa - Kathmandu
Early morning drive to Gonggar airport or train station for your departure flight to Kathmandu or to your onward destination to Mainland China.
FIXED DEPARTURE ON EVERY SATURDAY
- PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION BY VAN
- TIBET TRAVEL PERMIT
- ENGLISH SPEAKING TIBETAN GUIDE.
- ACCOMMODATION ON TWIN SHARING ROOM BASIS
- SIGHTSEEING AND MONASTERY ENTRANCE FEES AS PER OUR ITINERARY
- DAILY BREAKFAST.
- KATHMANDU TO KERONG TRANSFER BY JEEP
- LUNCH AND DINNER
- INSURANCE IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
- PERSONAL EXPENSES SUCH AS A DRINK, TIPS& ETC.
- ANY ADDITIONAL COST DUE TO NATURAL CALAMITIES AND UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCE