Tour Code: JLK
Tibet Nepal overland tour. Group transportation and English speaking guide provided
Escorted tour, 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 4 star Hotel in Lhasa, and the best ones that are available in other places.
Lhasa and Zhangmu
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Traveling to Tibet, you need China visa and Tibet visa.
If you already have China Visa, then you don’t need to apply again. Just email us your China visa copy.
You must have Tibet visa to visit Tibet, and we will apply Tibet visa for you.
Tibet tour packages usually do not include international flight and some China domestic flights. After book a tour, we will instruct you that how to apply visas and book flights.
We will contact you via email and phone.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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
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
After breakfast, our guide will help you clear the customs, concluding the trip.