Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Kathmandu in the morning and then we will drive through small mountain road to the border at Nepalese side; on the way you can enjoy the waterfall, river, gorges, forest. Finally, we will arrive Nepal Tibet newly opened Kyirong border. Our Tibetan guide and driver will pick you up at the border and make the necessary immigration paper work and then continue driving to Kyirong town at the distance of 20Km.Overnight in Kyirong town.
Lhasa Tours Itinerary
Day 1 Kathmandu-Kyirong border-Kyirong town(2,800Mts/ 168Km ) Simple hotel B. B.
Day 2 Kyirong-Pekutso-New Tingri, known as Shegar. ( 4,050Mts/270Km).
After breakfast, you will start your journey to new Tingri You will pass by the most sacred cave of Milarepa Yogi which dates back to the 11th century and also the birth place of Milarepa. Continue driving through Gongthang la pass at the elevation of over 5000m and then drive along Pekutso lake and continue to old Tingri at the distance of around 100Km from Pekutso. The scenery is extremely beautiful with Shisha Bangma snow mountain on the right and Pekutso on the left . If the weather is nice, you will see Mount Everest on the way to old Tingri. You will continue driving on the friendship highway and reach new Tingri after one hour drive.
Day 3 Shegar-Shigatse ( 3,900Mts /240Km).
You will start your tour at around 9.30Am from your hotel and drive through big mountain passes, Gyatso la, 5,200mts and Tsola, 4,500mts and some beautiful villages. You will have your lunch at Shigatse and then head for the sightseeing of Tashi Lhunpo monastery.
Day 4 Shigatse-Gyantse ( 3950Mts/90Km ).
You will start your tour at around 9Am from your hotel and then drive to Gyantse. Have lunch in Gyangtse and then Visit Palchoe monastery and Kubum Pagoda stupa. In the afternoon, explore the old town of Gyantse.
Day 5 Gyantse-Yamdrok lake-Lhasa ( 3,650Mts/270Km ).
You will start your tour at around 9Am from your hotel and then drive towards Lhasa via 3 big mounta passes, Simila, Karo La, Kampa La, respectively. Karola is the highest pass among them which is over 5000Mts with it's most beautiful glaciers, beautiful Yamdrok lake emerged as coral color from the top of Kampala pass. You will have your lunch at Nakartse country which is just between the Yamdrok lake and Karola glaciers.
Day 6 Sightseeing in Lhasa(3,600m).
After Breakfast Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazar, Potala Palace. Stay Overnight at Hotel.
Day 7 Sightseeing in Lhasa.
After breakfast morning visit Dropenling work shop and a Tibetan tea shop to get more experience of how Tibetans make up the statues and have their morning tea and sera monastery with monks debate .overnight at Hotel
Day 8 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.