Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour 10 Day

Welcome to Gurla Mandata

Kathmandu to Lhasa  tour .

This Lhasa tour drives also overland from Kathmandu to Lhasa across the Gurla Mandata trek by way of the incredible Arniko Highway  that connects Nepal with Tibet. Enjoy fabulous Mountain scenery en route, also visit mystical Buddhist monasteries of Tashilungpo at Shigatse the KumbumStupa at Gyantse, and drive past the beautiful  turquoise  lake.

In Lhasa visit the famous Potala and Norbulinkha palaces, the great Drepung Monastery . And walk through the bustling Barkor Bazaar before flying back to Kathmandu (or onward to China). Also a choice of hotels are available in Lhasa and in other places. An unforgettable encounter with forbidden’ Tibet.

Tibet expedition     Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour 10 Day,


1. Never trek alone  Hire a guide if you can’t find companion
2. Choose trekking companies/guides with e co friendly concepts
3. Become informed about high altitude sickness
4. Also Carry a good medicine kit
5. Watch where you are walking. And Don’t step backward blindly while raking photos
6. Time your trek generously taking rest while trekking is not a sign of weakness.

Trip Cost will also vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email gurilamandatatrek@yahoo.com     with your Details to obtain a Quot.

Available departures

  • Day 01:  Arrival  Kathmandu International air poert  drive to hotel
  • Day 02: Kathmandu – Nyalam Drive from Kathmandu to Tibet Border. Cross Friendship Bridge into Tibet and meet Tibet Guide. Drive to Zhangmu or continue to Nyalam. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 03:Zhangmu - Xegar Drive to Xegar crossing NYALAMU PASS (3800m.) & LALUNG LA PASS (5050m.). This drive offers fantastic view of the high mountains including Everest (8848m.). Hotel in Xegar or Tingri.
  • Day 04:Xegar – Shigatse Drive (Approx 8hrs) to Xigatse. Shigatse has the famous Tashilunpo Monastery and the seat of Panchen Lama. Hotel in Shigatse.
  • Day 05:Shigatse – Gyantse In the morning visit Tashilunpo Monastery and the free market of Shigatse. In the afternoon drive to Gyantse and visit Phalkor Monastery and KhumbumStupa. Overnight at Hotel Gyantse.
  • Day 06: Gyantse – Lhasa The drive to Lhasa takes 08 hours, crossing two passes - THE KAROLA (5010M.) and KAMBA LA (4794M.) via YamdrokTsolake. Hotel in Lhasa.
  • Day 07:Lhasa Sightseeing Tour Guided sightseeing tour of Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama; Drepung, the biggest monastic university of Tibet &Nechung Monastery, temple of the State oracle of Tibet. Hotel in Lhasa.
  • Day 08:Lhasa Sightseeing Guided sightseeing tour of Jokhang, the central cathedral of Tibet, Barkhor, the bustling Lhasa market encircling the Jokhang Temple, Tibetan Medical Center &Norbulinka Palace. Hotel in Lhasa.
  • Day 09:Fly back to Kathmandu We have to get up very early for our transfer to Gonggar airport to catch the flight back to Kathmandu. This flight is one of the most spectaculars in the world with aerial views of the Himalayan range including the Mt. Everest.
  • Day 10:  Finally  departure.
  • Cost Include

  • Tibet visa fee (normal
  • • Tibet permit
  • • Mt. Everest conservation fee
  • • Kathmandu / Lhasa airfare and airport tax
  • • Astapad excursion
  • • Monument entrance fees as per itinerary
  • • Twin share accommodation (where possible) using hotels / guest house throughout the tour
  • • All meals during tour except for Lhasa, Gyantse, Xegar and Rongbuk
  • • Guided tours and transfers as per given itinerary
  • • Services of a Tibetan English speaking guide
  • • Nepalese Tour manager
  • • Services of our trekking staff and camping / trekking equipment including
  • Medical first aid kit and other life saving devices
  • Cost does not Include:
  • • Airfare to Kathmandu from your home country and back
  • • Nepal visa fee for foreigners other than Indian passport holders. (Indian nationals do not have any visa restrictions / fees applicable to them)
  • • International airport taxes
  • • Lunch and dinners in Lhasa, Gyantse, Xegar and Rongbuk
  • • Horses for parikrama (CN Yuan 950 per person for 3 days.
  • This cost is applicable only for confirmations / booking made at the time of booking tour)
  • • Additional personal helper for parikrama (CN Yuan 400 per person for 3 days. (CN Yuan 950 per person for 3 days.
  • This cost is applicable only for confirmations / booking made at the time of booking tour))
  • • Medical Insurance & emergency rescue charges
  • • Additional transportation & porter charges in the event of landslides
  • • Any other services not specified in the above costs includes list.



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