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7 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour

Brief Itinerary
Day 1. Airport / train station to Hotel transfer, rest in Lhasa to acclimatize the high altitude.
Day 2. Potala Palace, Tibet Museum, Jokhang,Barkhor Street, Thangka Workroom (B,)
Day 3. Lhasa: Drepung Monastery, Tibetan Carpet Factory, Sera Monastery(B)
Day 4. Lhasa to Gyantse to Shigatse(330km). Karola Glacier, Yamtso Tso Lake, Gyantse Kumbum(B)
Day 5. Shigatse to Rongpuk(350km). Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, Rongpuk Monastery, far view Peaks of Himalayas. (B)
Day 6. Everest Base Camp
Day 7. Tour Guide will help you check out from China, Say Good-bye to you at the border (B)

Cost Season
Single Supple ↓
Hotel ↓ 11.16-next3.31 4.1-6.25 6.26-8.25 8.26-10.15 10.16-11.15
Hostel 785 888 999 935 896 \
Budget 810 913 1032 969 921 178
Comfort 842 969 1088 1024 956 232

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
3. Admission fee of all tourist sites in itinerary
4. Professional Tibetan English speaking tour guide
5. Travel Agency Service Charge
6. Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance;
7. Accommodation sharing twin room with breakfast buffet in Lhasa;
8. welcome Tibetan Style dinner

1. Lunches and Dinners
2. Tips to driver and tour guide, Tip as you wish
3. personal expense

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival ( , ,)
Arrive in Lhasa by plane or by train You are warmly welcome to Tibet by saying Tashi Delek at the Train station / airport by our professional employee and send you to reserved hotel in Lhasa. Then have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude in the afternoon.

Day 2: Lhasa Sightseeing: Potala Palace/ Jokhang Temple/Barkhor Street (B,D)
Morning section to visit the famous Potala palace and explore the grandest of this myriad chapels. Afternoon we will visit the holist temple in Tibet, the Johkang Temple, and at Barkor Kora,which is the most famous Kora in Tibet,we can buy Tibentan traditional or religious things. Overnight at Lhasa
Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner
Hotel:Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel )

Day 3: Lhasa Sightseeing: Drepung Monastery/ Sera Monastery (B)
Today, we will visit two important monasteries in Lhasa, the Drepung and the Sera. If we are very lucky,we may even come acrossSera Monastery’s Monks debiting which was held in the courtyard at around 3;00-5:30 in the afternoon. Overnight at Lhasa
Meals included: Breakfast
Hotel:Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel )

Day 4: Lhasa/Yamdrotso lake/Gyangtse/ Shigatse (B)
Passing by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdro-tso lakes, karo-la glacier roadside at 4960m, We move westwards to the second biggest city Shigatse, where spiritually hosted by Pamchan Lama. And in Gyantse, Kubum monastery is also a famous monastery which could not be missed. Overnight at Shigatse
Meals included: Breakfast
Hotel:Tsangba Hotel(or other similar Hotel )

Day 5: Shigatse/ Lhatse/ Tingri (Shegar)/Tingri/ Rongphu Monastery(B)
In the morning, we will visit the largest Monastery in west Tibet, the Tashilunpo monastery. Then drive westwards the Friendship way to Tingri. When we reach E.B.C, If it is in clear weather, we can have a glimpse of 4 mountains which are 8000m high or more, Overnight at Rongphu Monastery Tent or Guest House
Meals included: Breakfast
Hotel: Tent or Guest House

Day 6: Rongphu Monastery/Evrest Base Camp/Old Tingri
Early in the morning before sun rise on the top of Mt, Everest, you can 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. Rongphu Monastery is the highest temple in the world.
To Everest Base camp, there are tow choices
1: trekking from tent to base camp 4/km one way.
2: you can choose the mini bus from tent to base camp.
If you choose the trekking then around 6 am in the morning our tour guide will lead you. When you arrived, you can enjoy the time to view the Mt, Everest beauty. Then come back to tent and tour guide will take you to take visit Mt, Everest. After that our tour guide will lead you to Rongbuk Monastery. Then drive back to the main road (318 national high way). On the way to Old Tingri。
After 3 to 4 hours driving, we will reach Old Tingri and spend night here. The accommodation at Old Tingri is quite basic, the altitude is around 4500m.
Meals included: ——
Hotel: Snow leopard Hotel (or other similar Hotel )

Day 7: Old Tingri to Zhangmu, Nepal Border (Friendship Bridge)
In early morning, our guide and drive will take you to Zhangmu and drive on the Friendship Highway G318 again. It will be 5 to 6 hours driving from Old Tingril to Zhangmu. The altitude and atmosphere of Zhangmu is 2300 m. When you arrive at there, our tour guide will drop you off at the border bridge, You are kindly required to hike on your own to cross the border bridge which is 50ms long, then check in Nepal side, you can get the Nepal visa upon arrival with 30USD, please prepare one photo at passport size to get Nepal Visa. Next step, you need to find a car or bus towards Kathmandu, 50ms ahead from border bridge,dezens of car or bus are parking here to pick up travelers;3000 Nepali Rupee for a taxi rental to Kathmandu(50USD) , 50 Nepali Rupee(Appro.1USD) for a bus seat.
End tour at Nepalese Border. 
Meals included:Breakfast