This is one of the most popular tour we operate from Kathmandu. Travellers who have limited time frame can take this tour with us. This your takes you to Lhasa via the Kathmandu – Lhasa high way (the friendship high way). One the way, we visit Sakya Monastery, Shigatse, Shalu Monastery and Gyantse.
We will make a two days guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa that covers all the historical monuments. On the day 8th, we drop you to the airport for your flight back to Kathmandu.
This tour takes place from April through the end of October, so you can finalize your traveling date as per your convenience. We operate this tour for individuals / small group travelers as well as for family.
All necessary travel permits as well as Tibet visa will be arranged by our agency, so if you are wishing to join this tour, please give your approximate time and Passport details.
Nyalam Guesthouse (dormitory room). Drive from Kathmandu to the Tibetan border at Kodari (Zhangmu). Continue up the steep switch back road to Nyalam.
Lhatse Guesthouse (dormitory room). A remarkable day’s drive across the Tibetan plateau with Spectacular Mountain views from Lalung – La pass (5050m). Passing through the town of Tingri there is more views of Mt. Everest and Cho – Oyu.
Hotel Everest Friendship (twin sharing room). En route, visit Shakya Monastery before crossing the Lalung – La (4500m) and continuing across the plains to Shigatse.
Hotel Jianzang (twin sharing room). After visiting the Tashilimpu Monastery, it’s a short drive to Gyantse with its amazing sights – Khumbum, Palkor Chode Monastery and Gyantse Dzong.
Hotel Flora (twin sharing room) The highlight of this day is the beautiful turquoise lake, Yamdruk – Tso. After crossing the Kamba – La and the Yarlung (Brahmaputra) River, the journey ends in Lhasa.
Guided sightseeing tour of Lhasa – Sera Monastery, Jokhang temple and Barkhor Bazaar.
Guide sightseeing tour of Lhasa – Drepung Monastery and Potala Palace.
Flight, Lhasa – Kathmandu. Drive to Airport and fly back to Kathmandu.