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This is one of the world's most spectacular road journeys, from the icon of Lhasa Potala Palace through the Himalaya to Kathmandu! This 7-day overland tour from Tibet to Nepal doesn't include activities in Nepal. But you will visit many famous scenic spots along your trip, such as Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drak Yerpa, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Yamdrok Lake, Palkor Monastery, Rongbuk Monastery, and then head for the Mt. Everest Base Camp.

Duration: 7 days & 6 nights

Destinations: Lhasa - Shigatse - Rongbuk Monastery - Kyilong

Starting Point: Lhasa

Ending Point: Zhangmu

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Upon arrival, our guide will meet your at the airport/train station. Transfer to the hotel, the rest time free for acclimatization.

Excursion to the Potala Palace in the morning, after lunch, go to the Sera Monastery to see the Monk debating.

Meal: B, L

Potala Palace

Drive to visit Drak Yerpa, a monastery together with a number of ancient meditation caves that used to house about 300 monks. In the afternoon, visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street.

Meal: B, L

Drive to Shigatse. En route, visit Yamdrok Lake, a beautiful highland lake. Then proceed to Gyantse town and visit Palkor Monastery. Later in the afternoon, arrive in Shigatse.

Meal: B, L

Yamdrok Lake

Drive about 6 hours over the bumpy road to Rongbuk Monastery with dramatic views on the north face of Mount Everest. Overnight at local basic guesthouse of Rongbuk Monatery.

Meal: B, L, D

If getting up early, you can possibly enjoy the brilliant sunrise over the highest peak in the world. Then head for the Mt. Everest Base Camp. About 1-2 hours later, go down and drive to Zhangmu of Nyalam County, a small town on the Sino-Nepal border.

Meal: B, L

Mt. Everest Base Camp

After breakfast, cross the border to the Nepal side.

Meal: B

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What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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