Nepal and Tibet Overland Tour with EBC (fly in/drive out)

Nepal and Tibet Overland Tour with EBC (fly in/drive out)

TripGrade: Moderate
Moderate or Grade B Trip - comprises a week to 15 days. It can reach up to 5000 meters high in altitude range, but the trails will be moderate (nor easy, nor tough). High altitude may matter on walking speed and distance. You need to have some acclimatization over 3000 meters.

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Duration:

14 Days

Country:
Max Altitude:

Everest base camp (5090 m)

Group Size

Any

Trial Access:

Flight and comfortable drive.

Best Season:

All over the year.

Tibet is a land enriched by culture, tradition and steeped religion along the far-flung unique landscape, aptly called the Roof of the world.  Let the age-old Tibetan myths & mysteries cast an enchanted spell that holds a visitor in thrill and excitement.

Nepal Tibet Overland Tour with EBC(fly-in/drive out) begins in Kathmandu and after spending a couple of nights in this land of excellent architecture we will fly to Tibet through the Himalayas. The highest peaks in the world seem nearer than ever on this flight. After spending 3 days in Lhasa we will drive towards the Nepalese border passing the beautiful Tibetan towns such as Shigatse, Gyantse, Rongbuk and then to Nyalam before heading towards Kathmandu. The drive is a great experience in itself as you can enjoy the view of great mountains such as Mt. Everest, Cho-Oyu, Xisapangma, and other smaller peaks.  The tour comes to an end after sightseeing for some more interesting places in and around Kathmandu.

Himalayan trekkers welcome you for this exciting and impressive tour.

Starting Price

USD 2575 per person

Group Discount : Available

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu

Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrival in city of temples; Kathmandu.

Meals included: BB

A representative from Himalayan trekkers with your nameplate will be waiting for you at the airport. After meeting, greeting and welcoming, you will be transferred to the hotel.

In case of early arrival sightseeing to Pashupatinath temple area and Bouddhanath stupa area. Otherwise, stroll around Thamel and rest in the hotel.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive.

Day 2

Full Day Sightseeing of Kathmandu.

Meals included: BB

After breakfast, we have a full day sightseeing of the Kathmandu valley including Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Swoyambhunath.

Pashupatinath is one of the sacred Hindu temples in Nepal and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Boudhanath is also renowned as the little Tibet in Kathmandu. This is a spiritual place with the two eyes of Buddha conveying the message of peace to you. Kathmandu Durbar Square lies in the center of the Kathmandu valley and has some of the most interesting monuments in Nepal. The Kasthamandap, the building from which Kathmandu derived its name, the Kumari Ghar, the House of the Living goddess Kumari, the Taleju temple and the most interesting the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, now a museum are some of the interesting buildings in Kathmandu Durbar Square. Swoyambhunath is also popular as "Monkey Temple" situated at the height of Kathmandu valley.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3

Fly to Gongar Airport and transfer to Lhasa.

Meals included: BB

After early breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for a scenic flight to Gongar airport and transferred to Lhasa where the representative of Himalayan trekkers will be there in the Gongar airport.

Free to explore the local markets and streets in the evening. Overnight. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: An hour plus flight and 30 min drive.

Day 4

Sightseeing of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street.

Meals included: BB

After breakfast, we will visit the Potala Palace, the Palace of the Dalai Lama. This architectural masterpiece is the symbol of unity of the Tibetans. This palace was built by King Soongtsan Gampo, who was married to Princess Wen Cheng Tang in 641 A.D. It has got 999 houses built on Hongshan Hill with a red building on top. It is one of the grandest palaces in the world to date.

After lunch, we will drive towards the Jokhang Temple, the most sacred temple for Tibetan Buddhists. After spending some time at the Jokhang temple we will walk through Barkhor Street, a traditional old street in Lhasa.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 5

Full day Sightseeing of Lhasa covering Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery.

Meals included: BB

We will start the sightseeing today from Norbulingka - the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, located along the Kyichu River and two kilometers west of the Potala Palace. This Palace has a huge garden covering 360,000 square meters, making it the biggest man-made garden in Tibet. It has got 374 rooms. The second site is Drepung Monastery, made by Chojey Tashi Palden in the 14th Century. It had four departments, of which Loseling, or "The Hermitage of the Radiant Mind," was the largest, housing more than three-quarters of Drepung's ten to fifteen thousand monks. Now it is one of Tibet’s premier monastic educational institutions.

The last site for today is Sera Monastery, built-in 1419; this grand Monastery was home to more than 5,000 monks and five monastic colleges. Although much less active now, with only several hundred monks currently in residence, one of the most interesting times to visit the monastery is in the afternoon when monks, after finishing their morning scripture classes, can be seen debating in the courtyard.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 6

Drive to Gyantse. Sightseeing of the area in the afternoon.

Meals included: BB

The drive from Lhasa to Gyantse is about 275 k. It is an exciting drive as we drive past the Khamba La pass (4794 m), Yamdrok Tso Lake, Karo La pass (5045m) and many Himalayan peaks from the road. By the late afternoon, we will reach the Tibetan settlement of Gyantse and take a walk around it.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel/guest house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs drive

Day 7

Drive to Shigatse and sightseeing.

Meals included: BB

After breakfast, we will visit the Gyantse Dzong, which dates back to the 14th century and overlooks the Gyantse area. Kumbum literally means one hundred thousand images in the local language, famous for its gold dome. After the morning sightseeing, we take a drive to Shigatse, the 2nd largest city in Tibet, which is little more than one hour and is 90 km away. After arriving at Shigatse we will visit the Tashilumpo monastery.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel/guest house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 2-3 hrs drive.

Day 8

Drive to Shegar.

Meals included: BB

A scenic drive from Shigatse along the Friendship highway takes us to Shegar today. The drive is full of beautiful scenery. We will drive past the settlement of Lhatse and also drive past the Gyamtso La pass. A brief stop at Natang Monastery is a must. Driving further ahead we will stop at the Shakya monastery with the biggest gold book in the world.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs drive

Day 9

Scenic drive to Rongbuk monastery area.

Meals included: BB

We will start driving towards the Rongbuk monastery area today which is 85 Km away from Shegar and explore the monastery area.

In the evening time, you can interact with locals and also observe the evening prayers. Be prepared for the excursion to the highlight of the trip ''Everest base camp on the Tibetan side''.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel/Monastery hostel/Tea house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 2-3 hrs drive.

Day 10

Explore the Everest base camp (Tibetan side).

Meals included: BB

Early morning hike to Everest base camp (Tibetan side) with a 16km walk. After spending quality time at the base camp with good pictures for memory, we will return to the Rongbuk area for overnight stay.

Accommodation: Hotel/Monastery hostel/Tea house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 7-8 hrs

Day 11

Scenic drive to Kayrong.

Meals included: BB

After enjoying the scenic mountainous view with delicious breakfast, we will further drive to Kayrong.

Kayrong is the border area of China-Nepal.

Overnight. 

Accommodation: Hotel/guest house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs drive

Day 12

Scenic drive to Kathmandu.

Meals included: BB

After enjoying a good breakfast, we will drive to the border, complete the immigration formalities and enjoy the scenic drive back to Kathmandu.

Free time on your own.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 7-8 hrs drive.

Day 13

Spare/ free day.

Meals included: BB

You can visit the cultural heritage sites, go for a day hike or be part of other interesting activities.

In the evening, farewell dinner with team of Himalayan trekkers.

Overnight.

 

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 14

Departure from city of temples; Kathmandu.

This is how your amazing tour completes.

After breakfast, a representative of Himalayan trekkers will assist and transfer you to the airport 3 hours earlier your scheduled flight back to your hometown.

Hope you enjoy a lot and please remember us for other exciting trips within the Himalayas.

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Accommodation

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferable accommodation.

Generally, in cities like Kathmandu, Lhasa, and Gyantse, we arrange basic three-star facilities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra. 

Although all the places might not have all the modern facilities, we will make sure to arrange safe and comfortable accommodation. In general, hygienic and safe tea houses/local lodges/ home-stays with all the basic facilities are arranged. But you can, if possible, personalize according to your preference. 

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B Accommodation within the cost that is evident.
For other meals in the city, you would have to pay separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place to fit your taste.

In more remote areas, usually, there are not many options. But you can always find hygienic and well-prepared food. Moreover, almost all the meals during the trek are included in the cost. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available!

On top of that, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome and Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Please go through the detailed itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you travel to your heart’s content.


Inclusion

Whats Included

  • Permits and Visa Applications for Tibet.
  • Accommodation in Nepal and Tibet.
  • Hotel with breakfast.
  • English speaking guide per as the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Guide Fees.
  • All transfers and sightseeing on the private vehicle.

Whats Not Included

  • Drinks, Tips, Insurance and any extra cost occurring from the Unfavorable Circumstances such as weather, road blockade, flight cancellation Etc
  • All personal nature expenses such as tips, donations, bar bills, etc.
  • Meals.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Nepal visa fee.
  • Airfare to Lhasa and back.


GearList

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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