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Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Tour via Everest Base Camp - 11 Days

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Trip Highlights of Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland  via Everest Base Camp:

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Lhasa.
  • Explore Lhasa, a vibrant city full of history, art and culture
  • Visit Tibetan’s landmark like Jokhang Temple which is 1300 old temple, Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulingka Palace, Sera Monastery and Drepupng Monastery in Lhasa
  • Reach to the Everest Base Camp in Tibet Side.
  • Panoramic view of Mt. Everest and rest of the other Himalayan giants.
  • Visit the Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world.
  • Explore the UNESCO world heritage sites within Kathmandu valley.
  • Visit the numerous heritages sites and observe the lifestyle and culture of Tibetans and Nepalese.
Reaching the Everest Base Camp from the Nepalese side requires immense physical endurance and perseverance. Trekkers have to walk for almost 10 days. It is not everyone’s cup of tea. Therefore, those who don’t wish to walk on the strenuous path prefer to take the Tibetan route. Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks & Expeditions knitted the itinerary in such a way that travelers can reach the Everest Base Campwithout walking. The package is the Kathmandu Lhasa Overland Tour via Everest Base Camp. Book this package and leave your footprints on the base camp of Mt. Everest from the Tibetan side.

Travelers can choose to take route of Kathmandu or directly fly to Lhasa the capital of China ruled Tibet. This plateau is also considered as the roof of the world and renowned for the various monasteries, palaces and Dalai Lama legacy. Kathmandu Lhasa Overland Tour via Everest Base Camp package gets underway with sightseeing in Lhasa. The place is stupendous as travelers get the glimpse of entire Lhasa from the balcony of iconic Potala Palace. This palace used to be the political administration center during Dalai Lama regime. Various monasteries and pagodas around Lhasa too are visited during Lhasa sightseeing.

Travelers then take the bus drive route towards Rongbuk Monastery which is the oldest monastery of the world. The route to the monastery encompasses other iconic cities of Tibet Shigatse and Gyantse. After half an hour of walking you can reach the Everest Base Camp. Enjoy your time being at the foothill of world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest (8848 m). From this place travelers will come back to Kathmandu overland via Khasa route. The road trip will also be spectacular and mesmerizing due to an amazing landscape.

Book the Kathmandu Lhasa Overland Tour via Everest Base Camp holiday package and bless yourself with the delightful places of Tibet.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1300m).

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing.

Day 03: Driving to  Lhasa (3,650 m/11,972ft)

Day 04: Lhasa sightseeing: Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum: 5-6 hours

Day 05: Lhasa Sightseeing: Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar: 5-6 hours

Day 06: Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m/12,956ft) via Karo La Pass and Yamdrok Tso Lake: 325km, 5-6 hours

Day 07 Gyantse to Shigatse (3,900m/12,795ft) via Shalu Monastery: 95km, 2 hours

Day 08: Shigatse to Rongbuk (5,000m/16,400ft) via Sakya Monastery: 355km, 8-9 hours

Day 09: Rongbuk to Zhangmu (2,300m/7,544ft) via Everest Base Camp: 257km, 5-6 hours

Day 10: Zhangmu to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft): 153km,4-5 hours

Day 11: We will transfer you airport as per your flight time

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Day 1
Kathmandu Arrival (1300m).

Up on arrival in Kathmandu, we will welcome you at the airport then transfer to you hotel. Evening welcome dinner with cultural show.Overnight at hotel.

Day 2
Kathmandu Sightseeing.

Having breakfast then start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. We will arrange a tour guide of your chosen language to give you a tour and introduction to our rich culture amongst our ancient and fascinating history and religion. Am: Boudhanath & Pashupatinath. Pm: Patan Durbar Square and Soyambhunath then back to hotel.Overnight at hotel.

Day 3
Driving to Lhasa (3,650 m/11,972ft)

Day 4
Lhasa sightseeing: Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum: 5-6 hours

Day 5
Lhasa Sightseeing: Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar: 5-6 hours

Day 6
Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m/12,956ft) via Karo La Pass and Yamdrok Tso Lake: 325km, 5-6 hours

Day 7
Gyantse to Shigatse (3,900m/12,795ft) via Shalu Monastery: 95km, 2 hours

Day 8
Shigatse to Rongbuk (5,000m/16,400ft) via Sakya Monastery: 355km, 8-9 hours

Day 9
Rongbuk to Zhangmu (2,300m/7,544ft) via Everest Base Camp: 257km, 5-6 hours

Day 10
Zhangmu to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft): 153km,4-5 hours

Day 11
We will transfer you airport as per your flight time

Trip Includes:

  • All necessary Tibet travel permits
  • Pickups and drops from airport and hotel(s)
  • Everest National Park admission fee and Grass dame charge
  • Use of private vehicles (van or Hiace or bus) for transportation
  • Accommodation in Tibet on twin-sharing basis with breakfast
  • English-speaking, trained and experienced Tibetan guide
  • All fees for sightseeing and visits to monasteries as outlined in the itinerary
  • All applicable taxes and service charges

Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Intern ational flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver
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Trip Facts

  • All ground transportation & Domestic Flight
  • 2-10
  • Kathmandu
  • 5000Meters
  • Kathmandu
  • Moderate
  • We will be staying at 3 *** Hotel e in Kathmandu, during the trek Normal Hotel. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis
  • Breksfast in Kathmandu and during the tours
  • During spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November).
  • Breksfast in Kathmandu and during the tours