8 Days Kathmandu Mt.Everest Lhasa Overland Group tour

Route: Kathmandu-Gyirong-EBC-Tingri-Shigatse-Lhasa

This 8-day tour will take you to  Lhasa city from Kathmandu by overland. You will enjoy the stunning sunset of Everest peak at EBC.

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Brief Itinerary: 

Day Daily Outline Attractions Accommodation Meals
Day 1 Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, 137km, Approx. 7 hrs. Pick up and drive to China Tibet border Syabrubesi, Guesthouse

 

Day 2 Syabrubesi to Gyirong, 40km, Approx. 4-5hrs Paba Temple Gyirong Hotel

 

B
Day 3 Gyirong to EBC to Tingri, 480km, Approx. 11 hrs. Everest Base Camp, Peikutso Lake, Rongbuk Monastery Tingri Hotel

 

 

B
Day 4 Tingri to Shigatse, 280km, Approx. 7 hrs.   5000 Meters’ Milestone of G318 National Highway, Tashilhunpo Monastery Shigatse, 3/4-star

 

B
Day 5 Shigatse to Lhasa via Gyantse, 375km Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum, Korola Glacier, Manak Dam Lake, Yamdroktso Lake Lhasa, 3/4-star

 

B
Day 6 Lhasa Sightseeing Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street Lhasa, 3/4-star B
Day 7 Lhasa Sightseeing

 

Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery Lhasa, 3/4-star

 

B, D
Day 8 Lhasa Departure Send off to airport/railway station B

Detailed Itinerary: 

Day 1 Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, 137km, Approx. 7 hrs
Today, we will meet you at your hotel in Kathmandu, then you will drive to Syabrubesi in Nepal side. On the way, you will enjoy the beautiful natural landscape.

Stay overnight in Syabrubesi, guesthouse

 

Day 2 Syabrubesi to Gyirong, 40km, Approx. 4-5hrs
Highlights: Paba Temple

Today, you will drive to Gyirong border in Tibet side. It takes about 3 hrs for driving. After entering Tibet, you will meet your Tibetan tour guide here and be transferred to your hotel in Gyirong.

Stay overnight in Gyirong Hotel

 

Day 3 Gyirong to EBC to Tingri, 480km, Approx. 11 hrs
Hightlights: Peikutso LakeEverest Base CampRongbuk Monastery

In the morning, you will head to Everest Base camp after breakfast. On the route, you will view Peikutso Lake and far view of the himalaya with 14th highest mountains in the world. After that, you will reach EBC to see the beautiful sunset of Everest peak. Then, you will drive back to Tingri.

Stay overnight in Tingri Hotel

 

 

Day 4 Tingri to Shigatse, 280km, Approx. 7 hrs
Highlights: Tashilhunpo Monastery

Today, you will drive back to Shigatse, where you can visit Tashilunpo Monastery, the home of Panchen Lama.

Stay overnight in Shigatse, 3/4-star hotel

 

Day 5 Shigatse to Lhasa via Gyantse, 375km
Highlights: Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum, Karola Glacier, Yamdroktso Lake

Today you will go to Lhasa from Shigatse via Gyantse. On the way, you will view Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum and Yamdroktso lake, which is one of the top three holy lakes in Tibet. Yamdroktso surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and small islands in the lake that support many migratory birds. Besides, you will view grand Korola Glacier on the roadside.

In the late afternoon, you will reach to Lhasa and have a good rest.

Stay overnight in Lhasa, 3/4-star

 

Day 6 Lhasa Sightseeing (B)
Highlights: Potala Palace, Johkang Temple, Barkhor Street

Today, you will visit Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple in the Lhasa city. In the morning, you visit Potala Palace, which is a famous residence of the Dalai Lama’s Winter Palace and the venue of major religious and political ceremonies.

In the afternoon, you will go to the Jokhang Temple. In front of Jokhang Temple, you will see many pilgrims from all over the world do a kora here. As there is 12-year-old life-size Buddha statue of Sakyamuni enshrined in the temple, most Tibetan people believed that it’s the most important temple in Lhasa.

Stay overnight in Lhasa (3-star hotel/4-star hotel)

 

Day 7 Lhasa Sightseeing(B)
Highlights: Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery

Today, you will visit Drepung Monastery and  Sera Monastery. In the morning, you will visit Drepung Monastery, one of three Gelug monasteries in Tibet. Every year,  a grand Buddha ceremony will be held in Drepung Monastery during Sour Milk Festival in Tibet.

After that, you will visit Sera Monastery, which is another big three Gelug monasteries in Lhasa with Drepung monastery and Ganden monastery. You can enjoy an interesting debating in Sera Monastery. It ‘s held from 3 pm to 5 pm.

Stay overnight in Lhasa (3-star hotel/4-star hotel)

 

Day 8 Depart from Lhasa
Today, your Tibet tour ends. We will send you off to Lhasa airport or train station for your next destination. Before leaving Tibet, you can wander around this Lhasa city.

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