Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Group Tour

Duration:
7 Days
Price:
From $950
Destination:
Lhasa-Shigatse-EBC-Nepal Border
Season:
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter
Tour Type:
Group Tour
Group Size:
Max 12
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After exploring the most featured sites of authentic Tibetan culture in the holy city Lhasa like the world heritage Potala Palace, sacred Jokhang temple etc. We’ll drive to the Gyirong Port through the Friendship Highway. On the way to Gyantse and Shigatse, experience the distinct culture of western (Tsang) Tibet, by driving along the stunning turquoise color lake Yamdrok and blooming Nyenchen Kangsar glacier under the sunny plateau climate. Undoubtedly more magnificent than any of her Himalayan neighbors, Mt Everest viewed from Tibet, unobscured by other mountains; it’s hard not to feel awed by one of the nature’s boldest achievement. Finally, we’ll get to the Border between Tibet and Nepal, this fantastic tour ends.

Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa (3680m)

Our staff will greet you at Lhasa Airport/Railway to transfer you to the hotel. From Lhasa Airport to downtown Lhasa, it usually takes about one hour; from Lhasa Railway Station, about 20mins. After transferred to hotel, the rest of the day you will be free to wander around the city on your own but try not to overtax yourself. The first day's well-rest is crucial to acclimatize high altitude. Remember to drink lots of water, eat light, and not to shower if you can help it.

Stay overnight in Lhasa, 3★/4★

Other service: Free Lhasa Airport transfer on first & last day at times, Free Lhasa Railway Station transfer at all time on first & last day
Day 2 Lhasa sightseeing

Our guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel in the early morning and then drive to visit the Drepung Monastery which is located at the foot of the Mountain Gambo Utse, 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) from the western suburb of Lhasa, the Drepung Monastery is known as the most important monastery of Gelugpa in Tibetan Buddhism. It was founded in 1416 by Jamyang choge, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples.

After lunch, you are going to visit the Sera Monastery which is located at the foot of Tatipu Hill in the northern suburb of Lhasa City; Sera Monastery is one of three famous monasteries in the city along with the Drepung Monastery and the Ganden Monastery. One of the main attractions of Sera Monastery is debating. As a part of their study, lamas must participate in debates to further their comprehension and proceed to more advanced levels of study. The debating usually is held at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon except for Sunday.

Stay overnight in Lhasa, 3★/4★

Drepung Monastery
Sera Monastery
  • Breakfast
  • Welcome Dinner
Day 3 Lhasa sightseeing

Today's tour will begin to visit the famous world heritage Potala Palace. It’s situated on the Red Hill of central Lhasa; Potala Palace is the highest ancient palace in the world, reaching 3,767.19m (12,359.55ft) at the topmost point. 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.

In the afternoon, take an easy visit to Jokhang Temple in the center of the Old Lhasa city. Jokhang temple is the most sacred temple in all over Tibet and it is always bustling with earnest local pilgrims. After you visit the temple you have time to walk around the Barkhor street which is the one of the most devotional circuit as well as the crowded central market of Lhasa since from a long time, in the early days it is the most famous local market but now it is changed to the tourist gift shopping center.

Stay overnight in Lhasa, 3★/4★

Potala Palace
Jokhang Temple
  • Breakfast
Day 4 Lhasa- Gyantse(4040m)- Shigatse(3840m), 360km, approx 6hrs

We will pass by Kampala pass (4794m) on the way from Lhasa to Shigatse and visit Yamdrok Lake, it is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet, and it’s around 70km long. The lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and is fed by numerous small streams. 

Later we will pass and enjoy the Karola Glacier on the roadside. It is about 300m from the main highway with easy access on your way to Gyantse.

Then visit Pelkor Chode Monastery is the main monastery in Gyantse. Pelkhor Choede in Gyantse town is located about 230km to the south of Lhasa and 100kmto east of Shigatse. The monastery is a short walk from the heart of the town.

Stay overnight in Shigatse, 3★/4★

Yamdroktso Lake
Karola Glacier
  • Breakfast
Day 5 Shigatse - Tingri - EBC(5200m), 350km, Approx 7hrs

In the morning, we will visit the home of Panchan Lama - Tashilunpo Monastery and then drive to Lhatse, a small town located 150 km from Shigatse, and you may have lunch in local restaurant. After a short rest, you will go ahead to Tingri. You will pass Tsola Pass(4600M), and Gyatsola Pass(5248M). In the late afternoon, you enter Mt. Everest National Nature Reserve. You can enjoy the panorama of Himalaya at Gawula Pass (5198m).Then we drive along the New zigzag road to Rongpuk or the Tent Camp to stay overnight. If the weather is good, you can have a clear view of the sunset of golden Everest peak.

If it’s summertime (usually May~Oct), we will carry on the last few kilometers to Everest Tent Camp to stay the night; if winter time (usually Nov~Apr), we will stay at Rongbuk Monastery’s guesthouse. Both places have but only dorm bed lodging available. Both places you can see the glorious Everest sunset if the weather is good.

Stay overnight in Nomad Tent, (Dorm Bed) or Rongbuk guesthouse

Tashilhunpo Monastery
Rongbuk Monastery
  • Breakfast
Day 6 EBC – Gyirong Border 370km, approx. 8hrs

We didn’t include breakfast this morning. You will understand why when you’re at the spot. Tibetan breakfast, such as noodle, zanba, etc. abt CNY 30 is available here. You are highly suggested to bring along some cookies, instant coffee. etc. of your own. You can get up early and enjoy the sunrise of Everest Peak at lodging area if the weather is good. And then, we can drive you to the Everest Base Camp. After sightseeing, we will drive to Gyirong, the border which connects Tibet & Nepal. On the way, tourists can enjoy breathtaking vista of Mt. Shishapangma and the Pekutso Lake. After passing the Ghungtang Lhamo(5236M), we will arrive in Gyirong in late afternoon.

Stay overnight in guesthouse

Mt. Everest
everest tour
Day 7 Gyirong to Nepal border
Tour guide will assist clients to exit China. And see clients off at Gyirong border. Transfer from Gyirong to Kathmandu, it’s 250 US$ per car, does not included in Package, need pay extra if clients request. Or you can take a bus to Kathmandu, about 40 US$ depending on your negotiation with the driver.

All prices are in US Dollar / Person

Economic Class (3-Star Hotels)

2017-11-01 ~ 2018-03-31 2018-04-01 ~ 2018-06-30 2018-07-01 ~ 2018-10-10 2018-10-11 ~ 2018-10-31 2018-11-01 ~ 2018-12-31
$950 $1100 $1190 $1100 $950

Comfortable Class (4-Star Hotels)

2017-11-01 ~ 2018-03-31 2018-04-01 ~ 2018-06-30 2018-07-01 ~ 2018-10-10 2018-10-11 ~ 2018-10-31 2018-11-01 ~ 2018-12-31
$1000 $1180 $1260 $1180 $1000

Discount Policy

You may only enjoy one of the advantageous policy, not both.

Option A:3 or More to Join the Same Group $30 / person
Option B:Tour in Apr~Oct
  • To book 6-month prior tour starts 5% Off / person
  • To book 3-month prior tour starts 3% Off / person

Booking Policy

Confirmed Dates12-working-day prior
Dates Listed as 1st traveller 1 Person, 75-day prior
2 Persons or above, 45-day prior
Dates Not Listed as 1st traveller1~2 Persons, 90-day prior
3 Persons or above, 45-day prior

Schedule

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2017-12-15 $950 open for booking Book
2017-12-22 $950 open for booking Book
2017-12-29 $950 open for booking Book
2018-01-05 $950 open for booking Book
2018-01-12 $950 open for booking Book
2018-01-19 $950 open for booking Book
2018-01-30 $950 open for booking Book
2018-02-02 $950 open for booking Book
2018-02-09 $950 open for booking Book
2018-04-04 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-04-10 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-04-11 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-04-20 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-04-23 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-04-27 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-04-30 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-05-08 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-05-11 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-05-14 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-05-18 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-05-23 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-05-25 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-05-28 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-06-01 $1100 open for booking Book
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2018-06-08 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-06-10 $1100 2 Book
2018-06-11 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-06-15 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-06-18 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-06-22 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-06-25 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-06-29 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-07-02 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-07-06 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-07-09 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-07-13 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-07-16 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-07-20 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-07-23 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-07-27 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-07-30 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-08-03 $1190 open for booking Book
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2018-08-24 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-08-27 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-08-31 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-09-03 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-09-07 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-09-10 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-09-14 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-09-17 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-09-21 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-09-24 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-09-28 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-10-01 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-10-05 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-10-08 $1190 open for booking Book
2018-10-12 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-10-15 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-10-19 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-10-22 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-10-26 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-10-29 $1100 open for booking Book
2018-10-30 $1100 4 Book
2018-11-02 $950 open for booking Book
2018-11-09 $950 open for booking Book
2018-11-16 $950 open for booking Book
2018-11-23 $950 open for booking Book
2018-11-30 $950 open for booking Book
2018-12-07 $950 open for booking Book
2018-12-14 $950 open for booking Book
2018-12-21 $950 open for booking Book
2018-12-28 $950 open for booking Book

No desired date of departure? Please send us an inquiry and we will try to arrange your tour according to your plan.

Our Service

INCLUSIONS

Lodgings:  4 Nights, twin room en suite in 3★/4★;  2 Night in GUESTHOUSE;

*Meal: 4 Breakfasts & 1 Welcome Dinner

*Travel-licensed vehicle according to group size & season as itinerary needed including gas and parking fee;

*Free Lhasa Railway Station transfer at all time on the first day;

*Free pick-up from airport to hotel at 10:00 am, 14:00 pm and 17:00 pm on the first day;

*Guide: experienced local English-speaking tour guide

*Attractions: all entrance fee mentioned in itinerary

*Permit: Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit (TTB); Alien's Travel Permit(PSB) to be applied in Shigatse with your original passport which takes abt 30mins;

*Travel Agency Liability insurance;

*Government Tax;

*Express delivery fee of Permit (eg. SF. Express)

*Food & lodgings for guide & driver;

*Oxygen tank for emergency use;

*Two bottles of mineral water per person per day;

EXCLUSIONS

* International flight to and out of China;

* Domestic flight/train to and out of Lhasa; (We’d like to book the domestic flight/train ticket at the BEST price. Please contact us for details.)

* Lunch & Dinner are not included but we will recommend some good ones for you according to your requirements. Usually, it takes 3-10 USD per person for each meal.

* While Gratuities for guide and driver is NOT mandatory, it is expected. Based on their service, you can tip them at the last day of the tour. Each of you is suggested to tip them 5-10 USD/day in total;

* Personal expenses;

* Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions.

Note

*Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit (TTB) usually takes about 12-working-day to apply. If you couldn’t provide the required docs & info on time, an extra abt USD 50~80/permit will be charged;

*We reserve the right to change the itinerary order and attractions in Lhasa;

*If you prefer to book your own hotels over those included in our group tour, please meet the rest of the group at their daily hotel on time. We don’t include the transfers to your own hotels;

*We need to pickup and drop-off all  members of the group on the first day from Lhasa Airport/Railway, thus there may not always have guide presence but driver;

*Single Supplement: our quote is based on twin rooms. For single travelers, single supplement is required at the time of booking. If later we manage to match you with another traveler to share the twin rooms, the single supplement will be refunded.

Asked Questions from our Clients

Kim ***

2017-11-25

I’m interested in this Lhasa to Kathmandu tour. Can you tell me more about this tour package?

Rita

2017-11-27

Dear Kim,

The Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Group Tour is filled with religious experience, dreamlike landscapes and breathtaking sunrise of Mt.Everest. It will be a wonderful memory for you.  As it's still very earlier, we can set any day as the departure date. So July 30, 2018, is available now.

Could you please kindly let me know your nationality?

By the way, we have a discount policy right now. To order tours 6 months in advance, there's 5% Off/person.

Remi***

2017-11-20

I would like to find out more about this tour. I live in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, I would be travelling alone and I don't mind sharing accommodations. Can you please let me know what I need to join the group, and please tell me a little bit about it. Sincerely, Remi DePaula (508)292-5402

Rita

2017-11-21

Dear Remi,

Thank you for sending us an inquiry! This is Rita from Great Tibet Tour at your service. 

Yes, you can join the group tour on 8, December 2018. Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Group Tour is one of the popular tours for travelers.

Best regards

Rita

Jess***

2017-11-14

Pls quote with hotel and without hotel Package.

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amy

2017-11-15

Dear Jessie,'

Okay, but please kindly let me know how many people are you in total or just you? It involves single supplement as this is a group tour.

When approximately do you like to start this tour? Different month different cost.

Jeff***

2017-11-12

Interested in a 7-10 day tour Lhasa to EBC to Kathmandu for 2 people, starting around July 29, 2018. Please send details, dates, and prices. Thanks.

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penny

2017-11-12

Hi Jeff, it's ok for you to plan to do our 7 days Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Group Tour around July 29, 2018. More information you requested please find in the email I've sent to you.

Kend***

2017-11-07

Hi there, I am hoping that there will be an available Join-in Small Group on APRIL 01, so I could fit it in during my visit.

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amy

2017-11-10

Dear Dominic, 

Yes, we have small group tours are available for earlier April 2018 such as joining our 7 Days Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Group Tour or 8 Days Lhasa Gyantse Shigatse Mt. Everest Group Tour

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