15 Days Tibet – Kathmandu Tour

Highlights: 

  • Gyantse Kumbum. Gyantse.
  • Potala Palace. Lhasa.
  • Jokhang Temple. Lhasa.
  • Ütse. Samye Monastery.
  • Sakya Monastery. Sakya.
  • Main Assembly Hall. Drepung Monastery.
  • Sera Je College. Sera Monastery.
  • Gongkar Chöde Monastery. Gongkar.

Description

Drive in and Drive out

Day 01:- Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.  

Day 02: Day in Kathmandu valley. Sightseeing in Bhaktapur, Bauddhanath, Pashupatinath. Evening brief and prepare about Tibet Tour.

 Day 03:- KATHMANDU / NYALAM (3750 m.)

After breakfast in Kathmandu, Drive to the Tibetan border at Kodari / Zhangmu. Finish custom formalities. Meet Tibetan guide and transportation. Continue up the steep switchback road to Nyalam. Overnight at Hotel/ Guest House. 

Day 04 NYALAM / XEGAR (4350 m.)

A remarkable day’s drive across the Tibetan plateau with spectacular mountain views from Lalung-La pass (5050 m). Passing through the town of Tingri there are more views of Mt. Everest and Cho-Oyu. Overnight at Guest House.

Day 05 XEGAR / RONGBUK (5000 m.)

Near Xegar, leave the main highway and head towards Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world. The views up the valley towards Mt Everest are simply stunning. Overnight at Guest House.

Day 06 RONGBUK / LHATSE (3950 m.)

After a morning excursion at Rongbuk by driving local buses, drive ahead to Lhatse via Xegar and Dolma – La (5000 m), then descend along the stream to Lhatse. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 07 LHATSE / SHIGATSE (3900 m.)

En route, visit Shakya Monastery before crossing the Lalung-La (4500 m) and continuing across the plains to Shigatse. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 08 SHIGATSE / GYANTSE (3950 m.)

After visiting the Tashilimpu Monastery, it’s a short drive to Gyantse with its amazing sights – Khumbum, Palkor Chode Monastery and Gyantse Dzong.

Day 09 GYANTSE / LHASA (3650 m.)

The highlight of this day is the beautiful turquoise lake, Yamdruk – Tso. After crossing the Kamba- La and the Yarlung ( Brahmaputra) River, the journey reaches to Lhasa. Transfer to Hotel and Rest.

Day 10 LHASA

Guided sightseeing tour – Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 11 LHASA

Guided sightseeing tour – Drepung Monastery and Potala Palace.

Day 12 Xegar

Start driving from Lhasa with small VAN. Continue drive and reach in Xegar. Overnight at Guest House.

Day 13 Kathmandu

Drive with Tibetan VAN till Nepal Tibet border. After crossing immigration catch Nepali van. Continue to drive to Kathmandu.

Day 14:- Early in the morning, you can fly over mountain (1HRS) Day free in Kathmandu. Shopping and Rest.

Day 15; Departure 

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