10 Days Kathmandu Lhasa Tibet Everest Base CampFrom $1480Tour Code: tnb-02

Kathmandu, Lhasa, Shigatse, Everest Base Camp, Lhasa, Kathmandu

Suggested Itinerary
Check Details
Close Details
D1 Arrive in Kathmandu

On setting foot in Nepal at Kathmandu International airport, where you will be received by our guide and office staff with warm welcome of garland and then transfer to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu city, after checking in to your rooms getting refreshed our guide or leader will brief with information regarding your trip Tibetan Journey with other useful information.
Evening welcome dinner in a nice and authentic Nepalese restaurant includes local folk dance program as entertainment.

Meals: None
Accommodation: Overnight in Kathmandu
D2 In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest and Tibet preparation

Two extra days in Kathmandu for necessary to obtain Tibet Visa and permits with interesting tour which leads you around Kathmandu beautiful historical sites, as Kathmandu city with Patan and Bhaktapur steeped with religious monuments of temples-monasteries and stupas listed most as World Heritage Sites.
After a pleasant and exciting guided tour return back to your hotel with rest of the afternoon free, preparation for Tibetan Journey next morning.

Meals: Breakfast   None  
Accommodation: Overnight in Kathmandu
D3 In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest and Tibet preparation

Two extra days in Kathmandu for necessary to obtain Tibet Visa and permits with interesting tour which leads you around Kathmandu beautiful historical sites, as Kathmandu city with Patan and Bhaktapur steeped with religious monuments of temples-monasteries and stupas listed most as World Heritage Sites.
After a pleasant and exciting guided tour return back to your hotel with rest of the afternoon free, preparation for Tibetan Journey next morning.

Meals: Breakfast   None  
Accommodation: Overnight in Kathmandu
D4 Fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu

Morning after breakfast as per the schedule flight to Lhasa, transfer to Kathmandu international airport for sweeping scenic flight of an hour to land in Tibetan soil at Gongar airport.
During airborne super views of Himalayan range of peaks with Mt. Everest and Mt. Makalu at mere distance from the window seat of the plane, on landing entering into a terminal completing all visa and passport formalities.
Here our native Tibetan guide and drive will receives you for an hour drive into Lhasa city, a mixed city of urban modernization with old section of Lhasa, where Tibetans still retains their heritage and Buddhist culture as it was for hundred of centuries.
In Lhasa our hotel in the old part east side of the city near busy and interesting Barkhor Market Square, with time to enjoy walking around before dinner time on first day in Tibet.

Meals: Breakfast   None  
Accommodation: Overnight in Kathmandu
D5 Lhasa - Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street

After breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the incredible Potala Palace – the highest palace in the world. As we climb to the entrance gate, you will have a spectacular view over all of Lhasa. After exploring the numerous interesting chapels and learning about the traditional culture and history of the palace and the city, we will move on to the spiritually significant Jokhang Temple, one of the most important temples in Tibetan Buddhism. To see the “real” Lhasa, we’ll stroll through Barkhor Street with its thriving local market where you can pick up some local Tibetan, Nepalese and Indian handicrafts and souvenirs. 
Tips for Visiting Potala Palace
1. The number of visitors to the palace is strictly limited to 2,300 per day. Visitors can only visit during the time specified on the admission ticket.
2. Admission tickets to visit the Potala Palace are sold out almost every day, so it is strongly recommended to book your tickets several days in advance.     
3. There are many steps at the Potala Palace, so it’s best to take it slowly to avoid possible altitude discomfort.
4. Visitors should respect the rules while visiting. Do not wear hats, wear revealing clothes or step on thresholds as these actions violate local customs.
5. Photography and the taking of videos are forbidden inside the Potala Palace.
6. A security search will take place at the entrance to the palace. Explosives, flammables, knives, lighters and even water bottles are not allowed inside the Potala Palace.

Meals: Breakfast   None  
Accommodation: Overnight in Lhasa
D6 Drive to Shigatse 3,900 m via Gyantse 3,950 m – 06 hrs

Morningdrive up to Kampala pass [4797m], you will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso andspectacular views of Holy Mount NyenchenKhangsar in the distance, the turquoisecolored Lake YamdrokYutso is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet, theunforgettable vista of pincer-shaped turquoise water of the lake and amazingspectacle of Mt. NyenchenKhangsar glacier from Karo la pass is wonders of theday. Later visit the Karola Glacier. Then along the Friendship southern Hwydrive to Gyantse, visit the famous stupa–GyantseKumbum, one of the moststunning architectural wonders in Tibet. Late afternoon drive to Shigatse wherethe Tashilunpo Monastery locates.

Meals: Breakfast   None  
Accommodation: Overnight in Shigatse
D7 Shigatse–Tingri–Rongphu Monastery – EBC (RMB180) (About 380KM, 9Hours)

After breakfast, set out to chase the journey to the peak of the world – Mount Everest. Departing from Shigatse city, via Lhatse and Tingri, you will witness spectacular high plateau views that you can never see in other places – super blue sky, float light clouds, stretching snow mountains, endless grasslands… Finally you will reach the outstanding Everest. Stop by the Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world. Enjoy the intoxicating view of Mt. Everest. 
Overnight at Guest house or Tent. (Without private bathroom)
Tips:
The altitude of Everest is 5200m, it is normal to get some headaches at night. Don’t be panic and just relax. It is helpful to slow down and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Meals: Breakfast   None  
Accommodation: Overnight at EBC Tent
D8 EBC –Shigatse (About 380 KM, 9 hours)

Sunrise at EBC, winding roads, beautiful scenery on the way. If you did not go to see the sun set at EBC the day before, rise early on the morning of day 6 to catch the magnificent sunrise. Afterwards, the drive will go all the way to Shigatse.

Meals: None
Accommodation: Overnight in Shigatse
D9 Shigatse (Tashilunpo Monastery RMB80) –Lhasa

Early morning head to visit Tashilunpo Monastery. Then head to the train station to take the train from Shigatse back to Lhasa. (Z8804 12:05-14:40)

Meals: Breakfast   None  
Accommodation: Overnight in Lhasa
D10 Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels

Morning as per the flight time for Kathmandu transfer to Gongar Airport terminal, bidding farewell to our native Tibetan guide and drive and then boarding in Air China, super scenic flight of an hour brings you back in Kathmandu, and then transfer to your hotel with afternoon free for shopping spree and rest.

Meals: Breakfast   None  
Accommodation: None

2019 Departure Date & Tour Cost

Price Guide

Price Includes:

All arrival and departure transportation airport / hotel / airport in Nepal and Tibet.
Twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu / Tibet at tourist standard hotels (Single room supplement at extra cost if required)
In Kathmandu includes accommodation with Bed and Breakfast basis only.
In Tibet on full board includes B-L and Dinner with accommodation.
Sightseeing tour as per the itinerary with entrance fees where applicable.
Applicable Tibet Permit & Tibet Entry Visa Fees.
Service of city guides as well in Tibet, daily wages-medical insurance, meals and transportation allowance.
Welcome dinner at Kathmandu in authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
Comprehensive medical kits and re-confirmation of international air tickets.
Airfare as per the itinerary Kathmandu / Lhasa /Kathmandu.

Price Exclude:

Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel and medical insurance.
Expenses of personal nature and meals in Kathmandu, gratitude (tips) hard / soft drinks throughout the trip.
Expenses of personal nature and gratitude (tips) hard / soft drinks throughout Tibet trip. Personal gear and medical kit.
Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including Heli services and personal medical kit.
Early return from the trip due to personal / medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from trek and in Kathmandu including expenses of accompanying guides.

Booking Instructions

 1.Reservations
1) Send your request through our website form or send us an email at info@tibetodysseytours.com. With each inquiry, please include the following information: 
a. Your desired destinations;
b. Departure date
c. Length of your trip
d. Your name, email address and country of citizenship.

We will confirm your inquiry with a reply within 24 hours.
2) You can call us directly at our service center at +86-891-6384692 (landline) or +86-1889089998 (mobile)
3) You can come to our office in Chengdu in person to make reservation
We highly recommend you that you reserve your tour at least 30-50 days before the actual travel date. We will send you a letter of confirmation 
via email once you have confirmed your booking with us, informing you of the your proposed flights, hotels and your trip details.
 
2. Payment Methods
We can confirm your tour reservation with a payment of 30% of the total tour cost plus 100% of the cost of any flights or train tickets required for your tour. You can then pay the balance due for your tour to our local staff after your arrival in Lhasa. 
 
3. Luggage Allowances
The regulations of the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China states that, the free baggage allowance within China is 20kg (44 pounds) for economy class flights, 30kg (66 pounds) for business class flights, and 40kg (88 pounds) for first class flights, plus limited carry-on luggage. Excess baggage charges are the sole responsibility of the traveler. Regulations within China specify that all suitcases must have a locking device attached. Failure to follow this regulation may result in refusal by airport staff to load suitcases onto the aircraft.

4. Itinerary changes and cancellations
We make every effort to operate tours as listed on our website, however, we reserve the right to modify the itinerary, or substitute the activities, hotels, meals or transportation as we deem necessary. We also have the right to cancel a trip at any time prior to its commencement for every reason, like unforeseen circumstances, or circumstances beyond our control. In this cases we will re-book you on different day, however if we are unable to rebook you, we will issue a full field claim. 
 
5. Meals
All of our tours include a daily breakfast. Lunch and dinner is not included as we prefer to give the freedom to our clients to try the local food by themselves. Meals are usually served at the hotel. Dinner may also be served at a local restaurant. Although we cannot guarantee special meal requests, we will do our best to provide you with specialized dietary needs for meals as well as your special needs for hotel rooms such as adjacent or connecting rooms, bed sizes, etc.

10 Days Kathmandu Lhasa Tibet Everest Base Camp FAQ

Similar Itineraries