Licensed by Nepal Government (119621/070/071)

LHASA OVERLAND TOUR VIA EVEREST BASE CAMP

0
POPULAR
From$ 1,400$ 1,300
Full Name*
Email Address*
Your Enquiry*
* I agree with Terms of Service and Privacy Statement.
Please agree to all the terms and conditions before proceeding to the next step
Save To Wish List

Adding item to wishlist requires an account

1101

WHY BOOK WITH US?

  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Trust and Safety
  • Best Tour Selection
  • Easy & Quick Booking
  • GOT A QUESTION?

    We are happy to assist you. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

    +9779818871818

    sales@eyesonnepal.com

    • Duration8 days
    • AccommodationStar Hotel
    • Start | EndKathmandu
    • ActivityTouring
    • Max Altitude4350 meter
    • DifficultiesEasy
    • Best SeasonAll
    • Group Size1-20 pax
    • Meal7 B | 7 L | 7 D
    Introduction

    Kathmandu Lhasa overland tour is one of the most adventurous and popular trips to Lhasa via Everest Base Camp. The program costs includes all ground transportation in Nepal and Tibet, Chinese guide, hotel accommodation with breakfast and Tibet travel permit.

    This tour combines a unique experience of highest mountain, high passes, glaciers and lakes with tour of sacred monasteries and palaces in Lhasa. Enjoy breathtaking views of north face of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu and Shishapangma, drive across the incredible Tibetan landscape and visit world’s highest Rongbuk Monastery, Tashilunpo Monastery, Sera monastery and the iconic Potala palace.

    This journey provides an unparalleled insight and access to the history, culture and natural heritage of Tibet.

    LHASA OVERLAND TOUR VIA EVEREST BASE CAMP TOUR ITINERARY

    Lhasa Overland Tour via Everest Base Camp is the most exciting travel journey to Lhasa from Nepal. Here is the outline itinerary for the tour:

    • Day 01: Kathmandu-Kerung –Kerung town.
    • Day 2: Kyirong to Tingri via Everest Base Camp.
    • Day 3: Tingri to Shigatse.
    • Day 04: Shigatse -Gyantse.
    • Day 05: Gyantse - Yamdrok Lake-Lhasa.
    • Day 06: Lhasa sightseeing tour.
    • Day 07: Lhasa sightseeing tour.
    • Day 08: Lhasa-Kathmandu.

    LHASA OVERLAND TOUR VIA EVEREST BASE CAMP TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

    The major highlights of Lhasa Overland Tour via Everest Base Camp tour are as follows:

    • Drive to Everest Base camp (5150m) and enjoy spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu Shishapangma.
    • Explore Tibetan Landscapes, high mountain passes, glaciers.
    • Visit Yamdrok Lake and cross Karo La (5039m) pass.
    • Learn about Tibetan Buddhism and interact with Tibetan monks.
    • Experience rural villages, Tibetan culture and cuisine.
    • Tour Potala palace, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor street.

    LHASA OVERLAND TOUR VIA EVEREST BASE CAMP TOUR COST

    Package cost includes Tibet permit, local sightseeing, entrance fees, accommodation and breakfasts, transportation, necessary documentation, local guide, and taxes. There are no hidden or unseen charges. If you are travelling in a group of more than 2 persons do write to us to get group discount.

    What is included in the tour price ?

    • Documentation - No hidden charges All necessary paper works, government and local taxes & company service charges
    • Tibet Visa(Visa Fee for 8 days)
    • All land transportation on a private vehicle (As per the group size | car, jeep, van or a bus)
    • Accommodation during tour(7 nights accommodation on clean star rated hotel)
    • Meal - Full board(Warm and fresh meal during tour|7 Breakfast | 7 Lunch | 7 Dinner)
    • 1 X English speaking Tour guide(Experienced, government licensed)
    • International Flights(1 way Tibet-Kathmandu Int Flight)
    • Arrangements for guide (All meals 3 times a day, salary, accommodation and insurance)

    WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?

    • Personal nature expenses (All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, hot and cold drinks during rest, lunch and dinner, laundry)
    • Charging electronic devices (If electricity is provided by solar power, charging devices such as Mobile, tablet and laptop will be charged.)
    • Insurance(Your travel insurance)
    • Tipping / gratis for guides, porters and drivers(Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.)
    • Unexpected expenses (Expenses arising from unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of Eyes on Nepal such as natural calamities, mishaps or accident)

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    Cancellation policy is only applicable to package tariffs. The cancellation charge will be against the total package cost after deducting non-refundable expenses such as permits, transportation costs, airfare expenses that have been paid as part of the trip.
    • If you cancel your trip 30 days prior to the program start date, 15% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charged.
    • Any cancelation made 15 days prior to the program start date, 30% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charge.
    • If you cancel your trip 1 week prior to the program start date, 50% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charge.
    • cancelation made less than one week prior to the program start date, it will be deemed as no show and hence no refund will be made.
    • You must notify us about cancellation through writing via email.

    Impact Footprints

    "Leave nothing but foot prints, take nothing but photos & memories"
    • We suggest to stay in locally-owned lodges or tea houses
    • Waste management (We request to bring back all the waste materials you have carried on your way)
    • Kindly respect local culture and dress code.

    LHASA OVERLAND TOUR VIA EVEREST BASE CAMP TOUR PHOTOS

    LHASA OVERLAND TOUR VIA EVEREST BASE CAMP TOUR MAP

    Kindly find the best map to travel to Tibet.

    LHASA OVERLAND TOUR VIA EVEREST BASE CAMP TOUR DETAILED ITINERARY

    Here is the day-to-day detailed itinerary for overland Lhasa tour via Everest Base camp:

    Day 1Kathmandu to Kerung

    Wake up early today and have warm breakfast. Our guide will then take you on a long drive (about 8-9 hrs) from Kathmandu all the way to Rasuwagadhi in Rasuwa district. Rasuwagadhi falls along the border between Nepal and China (Tibet).  The journey offers you beautiful views of mountains, villages, rivers and nature.

    Get off in Rasuwagadhi and go through the custom formality before crossing to Tibet in China. You will be welcomed there by a Tibetan guide who will take you on a local private transport to Kerung. The drive takes about 1 hrs and after arrival in Kerung, check-in at a guest house.

    If you get spare time in the evening, you can stroll to nearby Paba Temple (2850m), which was built by Tibetan King Songtsan Gambo at the request of his wife Nepali princess Bhrikuti.

     
    Duration

    10 hrs

     
    Altitude

    2,800M

     
    Meals

    L | D

     
    Accommodation

    Star Hotel

    Day 2Kyirong to Tingri via Everest Base Camp

    Following breakfast, the Tibetan guide will drive you directly to Everest Base Camp passing over Gawu La Pass (5198m). The pass offers spectacular views of Shishapangma and Cho Oyu. En route you will also visit world’s highest Rongbuk Monastery before arriving at Everest Base Camp (5150m). Take in the majestic view of the north side of Mt. Everest and then continue driving towards Tingri. Overnight in guesthouse.

     
    Duration

    11 hrs

     
    Altitude

    4,350M

     
    Meals

    B | L | D

     
    Accommodation

    Star Hotel

    Day 3Tingri to Shigatse

    Enjoy warm breakfast and then get back on the road. Today you will follow the national highway taking in beautiful vista of Tibetan landscape. You will reach Shigatse by late afternoon with enough time remaining to take a tour of Tashilunpo Monastery. Built in 15th century, Tashilunpo Monastery  is the traditional seat of Panchen Lamas of Gelgupa tradition. Overnight in Shigatse hotel.

     
    Duration

    7 hrs

     
    Altitude

    3,900M

     
    Meals

    B|L|D 

     
    Accommodation

    Star Hotel

    Day 4Shigatse to Gyantse

    It is a short drive from Shigatse to Gyantse so you will start your journey at around 9am.  The images of Tibetan landscape occasionally featuring villages and farmers tilling the soil will soothe you. Gyantse is an ancient town lying by Nyang River and prominently features 14th century Gyantse Dzong and Palcho Monastery. Overnight in hotel in Gyantse.

     
    Duration

    3 hrs

     
    Altitude

    3,950M

     
    Meals

    B|L|D 

     
    Accommodation

    Star Hotel

    Day 5Gyantse to Lhasa.

    Prepare today to finally head towards Lhasa. This journey is very adventurous involving crossing of three passes, namely Simi La, Karo La (5039m) and Kampa La. On the way you will capture incredible view of Yamdrok Lake and the Karo La pass in particular overlooks the spectacular Karo La glacier and Gangtse mountains. By late afternoon you will be in Lhasa. Overnight at Lhasa hotel.

     
    Duration

    7 hrs

     
    Altitude

    3,650M

     
    Meals

    B|L|D 

     
    Accommodation

    Star Hotel

    Day 6Lhasa sightseeing Tour

    You have a full-day sightseeing of Lhasa ahead. Your Tibetan tour guide will start with tour of Norbulingka which is a world heritage site. The host of annual Sho Dun festival, Norbulingka has a large horticultural garden along with 30000 cultural and historical artifacts.  Next you will go to Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery respectively. Both monasteries follow Gelugpa tradition and uniquely preserves the debating culture among monks. The monasteries consist of colleges, assembly halls, murals and statutes of Buddhas.  Overnight in Lhasa hotel

     
    Duration

    7 hrs

     
    Altitude

    3,650M

     
    Meals

    B|L|D 

     
    Accommodation

    Star Hotel

    Day 7Lhasa Tour

    The Lhasa tour continues today. In the morning, you will visit the magnificent Poatala Palace, once the winter residence of Dalai Lamas. The palaces contain treasure troves of arts, artifacts, literature related to Tibetan Buddhism and Buddha. The architecture and the spiritual ambience of the palaces will mesmerize any traveler. Later you will go over to nearby Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street where you can learn about the mix history of Tibetans and Chinese. If time permits, you may also visit Ani Tsangkhung Nunnery and taste special Tibetan tea. Stay overnight in Lhasa.

     
    Duration

    7 hrs

     
    Altitude

    3,650M

     
    Meals

    B|L|D 

     
    Accommodation

    Star Hotel

    Day 8Lhasa – Kathmandu

    This is your last day in Lhasa. After breakfast, as per your flight schedule, you will be transferred to   Gonggar airport for your final departure.

     
    Duration

    3 hrs

     
    Altitude

    1,400M

     
    Meals

     
    Accommodation

    N/A

    • Not satisfied with this itinerary?Are you interested in planning a CUSTOM TRIP ? It takes only 1 minute!

    LHASA OVERLAND TOUR VIA EVEREST BASE CAMP TOUR Packing List

    This checklist helps you decide what to pack for your trip. Smart packing makes travel fun.

    Packing list Summer season

    During summer, the day temperature in Tibet is about 20 degree Celsius and 5-10 degree Celsius in the morning/evening. The temperature in Nepal however is little bit warmer as compared to Tibet and Bhutan. So we suggest you to carry extra layer of warm clothing when visiting Tibet. While trekking you should travel as light as possible so we advise to carry less gadgets and belongings. Below is a list of items you need to include:
    • Day backpack
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Sun Hat
    • Shorts
    • T-shirts (Quick dry)
    • Multi-uses neck warmer
    • Sweat/cotton pants
    • Thermal wear
    • Full sleeve shirt
    • Fleece Jacket
    • Down jacket (0 DC)
    • Socks
    • Gloves
    • Poncho
    • Towel
    • Head light
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Books (during road journey)
    • Waterproof jacket (wind stopper)
    • International travel plug (to charge your gadgets)
    • Waterproof Trekking boots

    Packing list winter season

    During winter, the day temperature in Tibet and Bhutan range from 5-10 degree Celsius while it is about 0 degree Celsius in the morning/evening. Sometimes in unexpected weather condition, the temperature may drop below -5 degree Celsius. Travelers are therefore recommended to carry some extra warm clothes that can protect from extreme cold.
    • Day backpack
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Sun Hat
    • T-shirt (quick dry)
    • Multi-uses Neck warmer
    • Full sleeve shirt
    • Full sleeve shirt
    • Sweat/cotton pants
    • Thermal wear
    • Down jacket (-10 DC)
    • Socks
    • Waterproof Gloves
    • Poncho
    • Towel
    • bed liner
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • Head light
    • Crampon
    • Reading book
    • Waterproof jacket (wind stopper)
    • Waterproof Trekking boots
    • International travel plug (to charge your gadgets)

    EYES ON NEPAL PROVIDES

    Eyes on Nepal provides some essential and common gears that can be use again and wont charge for it.
    • Sleeping bag
    • Water bottle
    • Trekking poles
    • Duffel bags
    • Rain Poncho
    • First aid
    • Down Jacket(Not suggest due to hygiene & size)

    INFO

    Here are some important information about Tibet.

    About Tibet Visa?

    Tibet Visa processing will be done in advance and must provide original passport while you are In Kathmandu. If you are traveling China and entering to Tibet we provide you Tibet entry permit.

    Entry requirements for Bhutan.

    Following are the entry requirements for Tibet:

    A passport with six months valid period
    Pre-approval letter
    Covid-vaccination certificate
    Pre-arranged tour package

    About Tibet?

    Tibet is one of the most popular locations in South Asia for modern tourism, and despite having to be on an organized tour of the region, hundreds of thousands of travelers from around the world make the journey up to the high plateau every year. And those numbers are constantly increasing. One of the most beautiful places in the world, Tibet is a land of high mountains, crystal-clear lakes, ancient monasteries with devout Buddhist monks, and one of the most unique cultures on the planet.

    Best Season to visit in Tibet?

    Tibet is the roof of the world and the average altitude here is 5000m.
    The best time to visit Tibet is between May and October when the days are sunny with double digit temperature. The visibility is clear with superb mountain views and travelling over road is perfect. The period between April and November is also quite good for travel. The temperature can go up to 23°C in June.
    Be careful if you plan to go over there in Winter (December to Marcn) as the temperature may fall below zero degrees with snowfall in most parts. Snow may also block roads and highways and days are normally extremely cold.

    Place to visit in Lhasa?

    Lhasa is the capital of Tibet and is the ancient city of Asia. Here tourists find multitude of unparalleled attractions. Major places of interest include Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Yamdrok Lake, Jharkor Temple, Norbulingka Palace, Ganden Monastery etc.

    About Overland tour to Lhasa from Kathmandu?

    One of the most stunning trips you can make is the overland tour from Kathmandu to Lhasa, which takes in the highlights of the beautiful Kathmandu Valley, with its temples and monasteries, as well as its beautiful scenery, and the outstanding landscape of the Tibetan plateau, passing through Everest Base Camp, and along the Friendship Highway to Lhasa. This epic journey is one of the best ways to explore the culture and people of both Nepal and Tibet close up, and get the best experience of crossing the massive Himalayas, over the pass at Gyirong.

    FAQS

    Overland journey to Tibet from Kathmandu

    Lhasa and Kathmandu are separated  by 1000km distance. Both direct flights and overland transport are available between the two cities. The flight duration from Kathmandu to Lhasa is around 90 minutes.

    Local private transportation are available from the Nepal-Tibet border all the way up to Lhasa and vice versa.

    Food available during the tour?

    Tibetan cuisine includes the culinary traditions with influences from neighboring countries like India and Nepal. Tibetan food is known for its use of noodles, goat meat, yak, mutton, dumplings, cheese (yak or goat milk cheese), butter, yogurt, and soups.

    English guide throughout the journey?

    Many Tibetan guides have different accent of English speaking capacity due to their mother tongue and Tibetan language, which makes hard to understand while in the conversation with them. Hence, our travelers must consider these facts before you book for any trip to Tibet.

    • GOT SOME QUESTIONS ?Do you still have some questions to ask ? Feel free to ask us!

    How many days in Nepal ?

    BROWSE TRIP BY DURATION

    HALF DAY | 1 DAY | 2 DAYS | 3 DAYS | 4 DAYS | 5 DAYS | 6 DAYS | 7 DAYS | 8 DAYS | 9 DAYS | 10 DAYS | 11 DAYS | 12 DAYS | 13 DAYS | 14 DAYS | 2-3 WEEKS | 3-4 WEEKS


    What is hot in 2024 ?

    TRENDING TRIP PACKAGES FOR 2024