Over The Passes to Tashilhumpu & Potala

Drive in Fly Out or Vice Versa

Tour Code: CHH-TIB/04
Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days

Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days
Price: US$ 0.00/-Nett PP

ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

Day 01: Kathmandu (1300m) -Zhangmu (2,500m) - 123 Km:

Early morning scenic drive to Kodari (Nepal-Tibet Border) through beautiful Nepalese countryside. We need to do the visa process and get the permission to enter Tibet in both Nepal and Tibet side in the border.
Overnight at the hotel.
 

Day 02: Zhangmu -Xegar (4,350m) – 244 Km.

Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with typical views of the world with Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world crossing over Nyalam Pass (3,800m) and Lalung La (5,050m), weather permitting breath taking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. EVEREST (8,848M) but dwarfed by the vastness of the Tibetan plateau.
Overnight at the hotel.
 

Day 03: Xegar - Xigatse (3900m) – 244 km.

Continue scenic drive 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.
Overnight at the hotel.
 

Day 04: Xigatse - Gyantse (3950m) – 90 km.

Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa and Phalkor Monastery.
Overnight at the hotel.
 

Day 05: Gyantse - Lhasa (365m) – 261 Km. 7/8 hrs. drive.

Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5010m), Kamba La (4794m), colorful Yamadrok Lake & the Tibetan lifeline Brahmaputra.
Overnight at the hotel Lhasa.
 

Day 06/07: Sightseeing tour of Lhasa city, Potala palace, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang temple, Sera monastery, Samye monastery and The Norbulingkha.

Lhasa: The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region is located between 29d 36’North and 91d06’ East at the north bank of Kyichu river, a tributary of the Yarlung Tshangpo River, at an altitude of 3’650 meters above sea level. Lhasa has history of more than 1300 years and it’s been the center of politics, economy, culture and religion in Tibet since ancient times.
Overnight at the hotel Lhasa.
 

Day 08: Early breakfast and transfer to the airport fly back to Kathmandu.
 

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