Kyirung overland Lhasa starts with drive from Kathmandu with the scenic view of Nepal countryside, its landscape until check in to the border of Nepal and Tibet. Continue drive towards Tingri, land of Tibet after border formalities. The tour from Kathmandu to overland of Lhasa enhance wider Buddhism prospective, considering the transformation of Buddhism in Tibet from Nepal and marriage of prince Bhirkuti to King Tsongtsen Gonpo of Tibet. Tibetan culture, art and history and eventually Lhasa city, Tibetan plateau, great monasteries, caves murals, Yamdrok-Tso and giant mountains, Mt.Everest, Mt.Cho-oyu, Mount Sisaphangma will be the highlights of the tour. At Lhasa, you will get to visit the imposing Potala Palace, the summer retreat of Dalai Lama, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and the busy Barkhor square. Lhasa city, blessed with matchless landscapes and history, fascinates visitors with extraordinary myths and mysteries and rich cultural and spiritual heritage becoming one of the best destination for travelers to have an amazing experience.
Day-01: Pickup at Tribhuvan International Airport (Tia), Kathmandu, 1340 m, transfer to hotel on BB plan
Day-02: Drive to Kerung Border (2800 m), 185 km, 8/9 hours, overnight at guest house.
Day-03: Drive to Tengri (4300m)/ Lhatse(4350m), 370 km, 5/6 hours, overnight at guest house
Day-04: Drive to Shigatse(3900m), 235km/265km, 5/6 hours, overnight at guest house.
Day-05: Drive to Gyantse (3950m), 90km, 4/5 hours drive, overnight at guest house.
Day-06: Drive to Lhasa (3650m), 261km, 5/6 hours, overnight at guest house.
Day-7/8: Sightseeing around Lhasa (3600m)
Day-09: Flight to Kathamandu from Gonggar Airport.
Day-10: Drop to Tribhuvan International Aiport (TIA), final departure.
Day-01: Airport Pick up-
Himalayan Nepal Trek pvt ltd company’s representative will receive you on arrival in Kathmandu. On the way Briefing about tour itinerary is shared with introduction of team members in the private car to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu which is 1310 meter above sea level and it is the capital city of Nepal.
Day-02: Drive to Kerung Border(2800m) 185Km. 08 – 09 Hours-
Early in the Morning scenic drive to Kerung Border Nepal Tibet Border through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepali immigration and cross the bridge process for all necessary formalities in Chinese immigration continue drive to Kerung Town. Stay Overnight at Guest House.
Day-03: Kerung Town (2800m) – Tengri (4,300m)/ Lhatse (4,350m) 370 Km 05 -06 Hours Drive-
After Breakfast drive uphill to the height plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing of the roof of the world from where weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m) and Mt.Xishapangma (8,012m)but dwarfed by the vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From Tingri one can enfou the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848m) Stay Overnight at Guest House.
Day-04: Drive to Tengri(4,300m)/ Lhatse(4,350m) – Shigatse(3,900m) 235km/ 265Km 05 -06 Hours-
After Breakfast continue drive scenic crossing over Gyatchu La(5,220m),the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt.Kailash Bifurcates to the west. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day-05: Shigatse (3,900m) – Gyantse (3,950m) 90Km 04 -05 Hours Drive-
After Breakfast ,Morning Sightseeing to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit Kumbum Stupa and Phalkhor Monastery .Stay Overnight at Hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day-06: Gyantse (3,950m) - Lhasa(3,650m) 261 Km 05 -06 Hours Drive-
After Breakfast, full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola(5,010m), Kambala(4,749m),Colorful Yamdrok- Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo).Stay Overnight at Hotel..
Day-07/08: Sightseeing in Lhasa(3,600m)-
After Breakfast, Two full days sightseeing tour around Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazar, Potala Palace, Drepung and Sera Monasteries . Stay Overnight at Hotel.
Day-09: Lhasa to Kathmandu or Main Land China-
After Breakfast drive to Gonggar Airport or Train Station for your departure. Flight to Kathmandu or to your onward destination as per request.
Day-10: Arrival and departure at kathmandu-
Pick up at Tribhuvan International Aiport (TIA), and drop to Airport depending upon the flight schedule to onwards destination.