Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour including Mt. Everest - 9 Days


Kathmandu to Lhasa TourDay 01: Pick up from airport, Transfer to Hotel, Overnight in Hotel.

Day 02: Full Day Kathmandu City tour including Shyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath than drive to Nagarkot. Overnight in Nagarkot. Nagarkot is one of the famous place for sunrise & Sunset view, from here you can explore the chain of mountain including Mt. Everest.

Day 03: After sunrise view, you will drive to Bhatapur Durbar Squire & Patan Durbar squire than drive back to Kathmandu, Overnight in Hotel.

Day 04: After breakfast you drop to Airport for lhasa flight. On your arrival to Tibet, our office representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel . Plan on taking it slow the rest of today, so you can adjust to the altitude. Remember to drink plenty of water and get plenty of sleep for the long journey ahead.

Day 05: Visit Potala Palace (World Cultural Heritage) which served as the winter residence of the Dalai Lamas and the symbol of the supreme power. Later visit Jokhang Temple (World Cultural Heritage) where you could see a grand sight that numerous Buddhist pilgrims come for worship. In the afternoon visit Sera Monastery and catch the famous debate session there. The rest of time is free at your disposal to explore the old town of Lhasa and walk on the Barkhor Street, a big free market with its prolific stalls for selling local specialties.

Day 06: In the morning we will pick you up at the hotel and drive to Gyangtse. On the Kamba La (4.796 m) have a fantastic view of the turquoise-like Yamdrok Lake, one of the 3 holy lakes. You can see Ningjinkangsang Snow Mountain and Karola Glacier from a distance on the way as well. Upon arrival in Gyangtse, visit Palkhor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa-the only monastery that houses monks from different sects. Later drive to Shigatse, the hometown of Bachen Lama. Upon arrival, visit Tashilumpo Monastery which sprawls on the slope of Mount Niser, southwest of Shigatse, exhibits lots of rare and invaluable articles. Then you could explore the free market or go to the characterized Tenzin Guesthouse to taste the yak tea or drink beer

Day 07: In the morning pick up at the hotel and drive to Mt. Everest Base Camp. On the way the stupendous view will seize your sight. In a clear weather, you could have a clear view of 3 mountains above 8000m and many others above 7000m near Shegar. En route visit Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery on earth. Then take the local minibus or hike to the base camp (10km). When arrive at the base camp, walk around to shoot valuable photos and appreciate the beautiful views of Mt. Everest. Many tourists like collecting some stones as the souvenirs. If you are lucky enough, you could see a fantastic view of the moon illuminating the mountain in the night.

Day 08: Get up in the early morning to watch the grand view of sunrise. Later pick you up and drive to Tibet border. The landscapes on the way are stunning beautiful featuring deep valleys, waterfalls and snow-capped mountains. Upon your arrival at the border, our office representative will come to pick up in boarder than you will driven to Kathmandu by Jeep, transfer to Hotel overnight in Hotel.

Day 09: After breakfast you will free till transfer to airport. Our car drop to airport to back you own destination.

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