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Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour via EBC 7 Days Tour

Price from USD 930 p/p

April to December Best Time
12 Group Size
5200 Max Altitude
Lhasa , Shigatse, Everest base camp, Gyirong border, Kathmandu

Driving from Lhasa all the way down to Kathmandu via Everest Base Camp is an epic ride for you as we will experience the history in Lhasa, get to know the religion in Shigatse, see the breath-taking scenery at Everest and then proceed to Nepal via Gyirong border. The landscape on the way will be unforgetable. It’s hard not to feel awed by one of the nature’s boldest achievement.

DAY BY DAY SUMMARY
Day 1: Arrive Lhasa
Day 2: Lhasa sightseeing of Potala Palace, Johnkang temple, Bakor street
Day 3: Lhasa sightseeing of Drepung monastery and Sera monastery
Day 4: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse
Day 5: Shigatse - Everest base camp
Day 6: Everest base camp- Nepal border
Day 7: Nepal border to Kathmandu
Itinerary Details

Day 1: Lhasa Arrival

Upon arrival, our guide will be waiting for you at the airport/train station and welcome you and take you back to Lhasa city for check-in. You will see the Yarlung Tsangpo River and Lhasa River on the way back. After you arrive the hotel, the rest day is for you to rest and get acclimatized. If you feel well, it's OK to walk around or nearby but it's suggested to take good rest so you can be prepared for the sightseeing next day.

Day 2: Lhasa city tour :Today we will visit the famous Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery.

Drepung Monastery is the largest of all Tibetan monasteries that housed for more than 10,000 monks. It was the residence of the Dalai Lamas until the Great Fifth Dalai Lama constructed the Potala. It was known for the high standards of its academic study, and was called the Nalanda of Tibet. And then you also can visit the biggest monastery kitchen in the monastery and enjoy Buddhist sculpture carving workshop near Drepung.

Drepung MonasteryDrepung Monastery

Sera Monastery is one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet. We will watch the Monks Debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon. In addition, you can tour  the Tibetan religious scripture printing house and see three sand Mandalas and colorful Rock Painting of Buddha inside the Monastery.

Sera Monastery Sera Monastery

Optional: If you want to, we can arrange the Wencheng Princess Show at night. Price starting from 60 USD.

Day 3: Lhasa city tour :Today we will visit the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street.

Potala Palace is the winter palace of the Dalai lama. It was put to use since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. The most valuable collections of Potala Palace are the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet.

Potala Palace Potala Palace

Jokhang Temple is known as the center of the Tibetan Buddhism, features Buddhist prayer wheels, reclining deer, golden sutra streamers. Around the temple, you can see a great many of pilgrims praying in front of the temple. If you want to, we can do kora with local pilgrims.

Jokhang Temple Jokhang Temple

We will stroll in the old alleys of Barkhor Street where you can drink the sweet tea, chat with locals and even bargain with the street vendors to understand the real life in Lhasa.

Barkhor Street Barkhor Street

Later we will have welcome dinner together with the whole group members.

Day 4: Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse

Today we will drive from Lhasa to Shigatse via Gyantse. On the way, we will pass Gangbala Pass and have bird view of the beautiful Yamdrok Lake (1 of 3 Holy Lakes in Tibet). Later on we will pass Karola Glacier and Manda Dam on the roadside. After we arrive in Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and enjoy the far view of  Gyantse Fortress.

Yamdrok Lake Yamdrok Lake

Day 5: Shigatse-Everest Base Camp

In the morning, we will visit the Tashilunpo Monastery-home of Panchen Lama. After passing Tsola and Gyatsola Pass, we will enter Everest Nature Reserve. At Jawula Pass, we will have astonishing view of the Himalaya Range. Afterwards, we will proceed to Everest Base Camp and stay the night at Rongbuk tenthouse. Weather permitting, we can watch the sunset of Everest from the base camp.

Tashilunpo Monastery Everest Base Camp

Day 6: EBC-Gyirong

Getting up early if you want to see the sunrise of Everest. In the morning, we will also visit the highest monastery with nuns and monks living together on earth-Rongbuk Monastery.
Afterwards, we will drive from EBC to Gyirong. On the way, we will enjoy breathtaking far view of Mt. Shishapangma and the Pekutso Lake. In the afternoon, we will arrive in Gyirong and stay the night at the border town.

Sunrise of Everest Base Camp Rongbuk Monastery

Day 7: Gyirong-border

In the morning, our guide will help you to exit the border of China and enter Nepal. Tour ends at the border.
Optional: If needed, we can help to arrange the border transfer. Please kindly inform us in advance to make reservation.

Price Guide
TimeNov. 16-March 31April 1-June 25June 26-Aug. 25Aug. 26-Oct. 15Oct. 16-Nov. 15
Price930 USD1030 USD1130 USD1080 USD1030 USD

Discount
1. 3 pax booking together get 5% discount.
2. Booking 3 months in advance get 5% discount.
Notice: 2 discounts cannot be used together.

Price Includes
1.   Local Transfer: from 5-23 seat depending on the group tour size
2.   Accommodation (3-star sharing twin room)
3.   Local English speaking guide
4.   Entrance tickets listed above
5.   Tibet Travel Permit 
6.   Daily Water
7.   Oxygen supply when needed
8.   Welcome dinners
9.   Service fee
10. Government tax
11. Travel Accident Insurance
12. Pick-up service and drop-off service at fixed time
13. Permit delivery fee inside China
14. Eco bus fee at Everest

Price Excludes
1. Tips to guide and driver
2. Meals 
3. Your own expenses
4. Single room supplement
5. Domestic/international train/flight to Tibet
6. Border transfer to Kathmandu (Optional)

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