We are back and missing Nepal desperately! Our trip was wonderful, thanks to your careful planning. We did all that we hoped to, and more. What makes Nepal so special is that is has so many different facets – nature, wildlife, history and culture.
Visit Nepal-Tibet Treks & Expedition (P). Ltd.
Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: + 977-1-4700085, 4700234,
Fax: + 977-1-4700234
Mobile: + 977-98510 25466 (Birendra)
Drive over the Himalayas by way of the incredible Arniko Highway that connects Kathmandu with Lhasa. Enjoy fabulous mountain scenery enroute, visit mystical Buddhist monasteries of Tashilungpo at Shigatse, the Kumbum Stupa 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). A choice of hotels are available in Lhasa and best hotels in other places. An unforgettable encounter with forbidden Tibet.
Departure : Every Tuesday & SaturdayMain Season : April - November
Duration : 8 Days
Maximum Height : Gyatchu La(5220m).
Entry : Zhangmu (Nepal Tibet Boarder)
Exit : Lhasa
Day 01 : Kathmandu (1300m)–Zhangmu (2500m) Nylam (3700m) :123km|156km
Early morning scenic drive to Kodari (Nepal–Tibet Boarder) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary custom formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventures uphill drive by truck (normally) 2 hour walk uphill (incase of landslide) to Chinese immigration; check- in to Hotel or continue drive to Nylam. Over night at Hotel.
Day 02 : Zhangmu\ Nylam- Tingri (4300M)\Lahtse (4350M): 225KM\244KM
Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world crossing over Lalungla (5050M) from where weather permitting, breathtaking panaroma of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. Cho Oyu (8201M) & Mt. Xishapagma (8012M) but dwarfed by the vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From Tingri, one can enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8848M). Over night at Hotel.
Day 03 : Tingri \Lhatse - Xigatse (3900M): 244KM
Continue scenic drive crossing over Gyatchu La (5220M), the Highest passes en-route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to the MT. Kailash bifurcates to the west. Over night at Hotel.
Day 04 : Xigatse- Gyantse (3950M):90KM
Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and Visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastry. Over night at hotel.
Day 05 : Gyantse- Lhasa (3650M):261KM
Full day picturesque drive crossing over karola (5010M), Kambala (4794M), colourful Yamdrok Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo). Over night at Hotel.
Day 06-07 : In Lhasa
Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Bazar, Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Over night at hotel.
Day 08 : Lhasa-Kathmandu
Early morning drive to Gonggar Airport for departure flight to Kathmandu or your onward destination.