Since the earthquake in the region in April 2015, We expect the road to open early 2016. We will post the news here in time
Tour Code: JLK Tibet Nepal overland tour
Group transportation and English speaking guide provided
Starting from $1150 per passenger and the price may change depending on the season.
You will be escorted to Lhasa for 3 nights, Shigatse for 1 night, Lhatse for 1 night, E.B.C. for 1 night,Zhangmu for 1 night
You will stay in nice 3 star Hotel in Lhasa, and the best ones that are available in other places.
Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa
Today you will take your flight or train to arrive in Lhasa. Our tour guide will meet you at the Lhasa Gonggar Airport or Lhasa railway station, and transfer you to your hotel in the city. After checking into the hotel, you will have the remainder of the day to rest and adapt to the high altitude in Tibet.
Day 02: Lhasa City Sightseeing (B)
Today we will visit Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple.
Potala Palace is the cultural landmark in Tibet. It is Dalai Lamas’ winter palace. Compete Potala trip, We will visit Jokhang temple, the most sacred place in Tibetan Buddhism, located in the center of Lhasa old town.
Afterwords, we will visit Barkhor Street. it is a popular Kora (holy walking path) which surrounds the Jokhang Temple. It is also a popular shopping district. There are a lot of specialty stores, small restaurants, Cafe,Tibetan tea house, and more.
Day 03: Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery (B)
This morning we will visit Drepung Monastery. Afterwards, we will visit a Tibetan Carpet Factory where you will see how the world famous Tibetan carpets are made.
Afternoon we will visit Sera monastery and experience its famous debates performing between 3 pm to 5pm (except on Sunday).
We offer you an optional program: In the evening, your guide can take you to enjoy a local Tibetan art performance (price is not included).
Day 04: Lhasa to Yamdrok Lake to Gyantse to Shigatse (B)
We will drive all the way to south and reach Shigatse this evening. One the way, we will pass the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdro-tso lakes, karo-la glacier. We will stop by and take a close view of Yamdro-tso Lake and Kubum monastery in Gyantse. Yamdro-tso Lake is shaped like coiling scorpion with deep blue in color. Kubum monastery has a 35m-high chorten (stupa) with its white layers trimmed with decorative stripes and its crown-like golden dome.
Day 05: Shigatse to Lhatse to Tingri (Shegar) to Rongphu Monastery (B)
Drive westwards the Friendship way to Tingri. From Tingri to E.B.C, we will pass the wild grassland, cross the rapid river and high mountains. We might witness 4 mountains which is over eight thousand meters high or more if it is clear. Overnight at Rongphu Monastery Tent or Guest House
Day 06: Rongphu Monastery to E.B.C to Zhangmu (B)
In the early morning, you can see the sunrise from Rongpuk. You can walk to a local bus stop and take a bus to Everest Base camp or you can trek to Base Camp around less the two hours one way. It will get you warmer, but hard to breathe. Hiking up to the top of the photo point to take pictures of the splendid- Mt. Everest. Then late in the afternoon around 1:00pm go down from E.B.C back to Shegar and Zhangmu with our tour guide. Overnight in Zhangmu
Day 07: Zhangmu to Kodari ( Nepal Boarder) (B)
After breakfast, our guide will help you clear the customs, concluding the trip.
* Tips: After you cross the “Friendship Bridge” and enter Nepal, you must clear customs at the Nepal Immigration Office. If you don’t have your Nepalese visa, you can apply at that time – normally the fee is 25USD for a single entry visa which is valid for 15 days, 40USD for 30 days, or 100USD for 90 days. To apply for a Nepalese visa, you will need to have one passport photo. After clearing the immigration process, you can start your journey to Kathmandu. Outside of the Immigration office there are plenty of taxis and buses waiting to ferry passengers to Kathmandu, or you can easily rent a car with other travelers usually priced around 600-900 rupees (about 15-20USD) per person.
B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner
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Single Supplement: $460
The prices including:
• Arrival and departure transfers
• Help with hotel check in and out
• Air-conditioned transportation
• Meals listed in the itinerary
• English speaking tour guide and professional driver
• Sightseeing and attraction admission fees
The prices not including:
• Arrival and departure flights
• China visa ($185) and Tibet visa ($25)
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses and tips for tour guides
Visit Potala Palace
Buddhism debate in Sera Monastery
Tibetan art and traditional work on Barkor Street
witness Mt. Everest
Stay in decent three star hotel in Lhasa
China Domestic flights available upon requests.
International flights available upon requests.
English speaking tour guide escorted
Air-conditioned transportation and driver provided
Airport arrival and departure transfers
Hotels check in and checkout assistance
Flight check in assistance
Optional programs available
Lhasa Yak Hotel 3 star
Yak Hotel is in the heart of the city of Lhasa in Tibet-five minutes’ walk from Jokhang Temple, Ramoche monastery, and the Barkhor street.The hotel was officially opened in April 1986 and has received an average of over 6000 guests each year. It has 62 rooms and 185 beds, with standard, medium and deluxe rooms, and hot water available 24 hours a day. The hotel also offers services of car and bicycle rentals, a business centre which includes an IDD and Fax line, a banking counter, and restaurant
Address: No.100 Beijing East RoadLhasa. Phone: 0891-6323496