Trip Highlights
  • Covers the beauty of the entire Lhasa attractions.
  • Visit the ancient and sacred monasteries like the Sera and Drepung monasteries.
  • Explore the bustling city of Kathmandu and its world heritage sites
  • Relish your mind with the majestic Mt. Everest from the Everest base camp
  • Get to know the Buddhist culture
  • Become a part of the locals

One of the best itinerary that covers the entire Lhasa Tourist Sites, Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Tour brings an amazing journey.

One of the splendid tour to explore the Everest Base Camp and the beautiful Lhasa is the Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Tour. This trip is definitely one of the kind with the best itinerary if you are not used to the elevated altitude.With the significant tourist’s attraction like the Barkhor Street, Potala Palace, the ancient monastery like Sera and the Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and the other monasteries, the entire Lhasa trip will surely keep your mind busy and in the tranquility. Other supplements include the Shigatse Tashi Lhunpho monastery and the Gyantse Kumbum which is also covered withLhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Tour. The mesmerizing sacred lake of the Yamdroktso and the amazing Kao Glacier will surely amaze you.

The beauty of this place includes the ravishment of incredible Mt. Everest view which is the highest mountain in the world from the Everest Base Camp. As we discover the beauty of the featured sites of the Tibetan culture which is deeply rooted in the holy city of the Lhasa just as the world heritage sites like the Potala Palace and the sacred Jokhang Temple. Under the beautiful sunny highland temperature, by driving through the dramatic turquoise color of the Yamdrok Lake and the mesmerizing glacier of the NyenchenKangsar we go on our way to the amazing Shigatse and the Gyatse as a part of the distinct culture knowledge of the western (Tsang) Tibet.

Grabbing the attention from hundreds of trekkers,Everest Base Camp is considered to be the next big adventure to look forward to. Everest Base Camp Trek is a journey to the base camp of world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest (8848m). An astonishing view into the Himalayan land and culture can remind one of Everest Base Camp. Everest Base Campis a one shot opportunity to stand in the shadows of the tallest mountain. For over two decades, Nepal Nomad has been treading this route and blends as an outstanding trek through an untouched wilderness with a gradual climb, allowing you to fully adapt at your pace to the higher altitudes while trekking to the foothills of the mighty Everest's, Everest Base Camp.

Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Tour Itinerary is designed for beginner trekkers who are in good health with average physical fitness. We are properly acclimatized to fully enjoy our trek to the Everest base camp is ensured by the adequate distance covered between daily itineraries, steady gain of altitude and separate rest days. This trip might seem challenging but you will enjoy the experience as you go through the jungle, the views of Himalayas with several peaks during the trek, the culture of Sherpa People, Locals and are definitely worth.As the trail was commenced, Everest Base Camp became the leading location for many adventure trekkers. From here on, we then trek to the significant site of Everest Base Camp heralds the conclusion to our odyssey & back to a comfortable and warm bed in Kathmandu. Without doubt more superb than any of her Himalayan neighbours, Mt Everest viewed from Tibet, unobscured by other mountains; it’s hard not to feel awed by one of the nature’s boldest attainment. Finally, we’ll get to the Border between Tibet and Nepal, this fantastic tour ends.

Itinerary

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Welcome to Kathmandu! You are moved to the warmth of you hotel. On your routine a pre- trek briefing will be scheduled for the discussion of the trekking program and we co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. You can get accustomed with your surroundings by going for hike down the street. Then we head to the street for the delicious dinner where Nepalese Cuisine is prepared in Nepalese Style which is mainly known for its healthy ingredients. This is your first overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu

The day begins with an early breakfast with a guided trip to the capital city Kathmandu. The attractions in Kathmandu is sacred and historical where the landmarks estimated world heritage sites that includes the holy Hindu temple Pashupatinath, the ancient Durbar Square, the famous Monkey Temple and place of peace also known as Bodhnath. During afternoon we take a pre-trip preparation and discuss as well as get together with our trek guide and additional team members. Nepal nomad discusses on the topic of trek and we are welcomed to ask any inquiries concerning the journey. We stay overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu

Today is the day where we arrive at the Lhasa Airport or the Railway where we will transfer you to your hotel and then from there one can rest for the day, where you are free to explore around and get to know the city. It usually takes about an hour from the airport and about 30 mins from the railway to the Hotel. You can adjust well and then don’t forget to drink plenty of water and eat light. It is vital to take a rest as the place is with the high altitude.

We will stay for an overnight at the Lhasa today and other services includes the free Lhasa Railway Station transfer and the Lhasa Airport Transfer.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Lhasa

In the early morning, our guide will pick you up from the hotel and then take you to the Drepung Monastery which is an ancient monastery, founded in 1416 by Jamyangchoge, based at the Mt. GamboUtse foot and then is about (3.1 miles) or 5 kilometers from the Lhasa’s western suburb. The monastery is the significant monastery of the Gelugpa in the Tibetan Buddhism.

We then visit to the Sera Monastery after lunch which is based at the Tatipu Hill in the northern suburb of the Lhasa. Along with the Drepung and the Ganden Monastery, Sera Monastery is one of the three renowned monasteries in the city. One of the main highlight of this monastery is the debating where lama as a part of the study must debate for the comprehension skills and to move further to the advanced levels of the study. This debate takes usually about 3-5 hours in the afternoon besides Sunday.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Lhasa

The trip starts with the visit to the renowned world heritage that is the Potala Palace as this is located on the Red Hill of the Central Lhasa. Potala Palace being the highest palace in the worlds with 12,359ft. The most vital part of the Potala Palace is the stupas of the Dalai Lamas and the meditation cave of the 33rd great Tibet King. In the afternoon, we take time to explore around the Jokhang Temple which is one of the most sacred temple all over Tibet and is bustled with the local pilgrims. After exploring around you will get time to walk around the Barkhor street where there is central market of Lhasa which is crowded and now is one of the renowned local market and is changed to the tourist gift shopping center.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Lhasa

Today on the way from the Lhasa to Shigatse we will cross the Kamapala Pass and then explore around the Yamdrok Lake which is one of the three largest scared lakes in Tibet and is around 70km long. The lakes have beautiful snowcapped peaks and has couples of small streams. Later in the day we come across and relish the Karola Glacier on the roadside. From the main highway, it is about 300m and has an easy route to the Gyantse.We then explore around the PelkorChode Monastery which is the primary monastery in the Gyantse. The town is based on about 230 km to the east of the Shigatse and the south of the Lhasa. The monastery is a brief walk from the heart of the town. Today we stay for an overnight at the Shigatse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Shigatse
  • Altitude: 3840m

In the early morning, we explore around the Panchan Lama Home which is the Tashilunpo Monastery and then head to the small village which is based from Shigatse over 150 km. We can have lunch at the Local restauraunt and then after a brief rest we will head to the Tingri which we will pass from the Gyatsola Pass(5248m) and the Tsola Pass (4600m). Then during the late afternoon, we will enter the Mt.Everest Nature Reserve. At the Gawula Pass(5198m), we can enjoy the Himalaya Panorama. Then we come to the Rongpuk to stay for an overnight at the Tent Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: EBC
  • Altitude: 5200m

Amazing Tibetan breakfast from the zanba, noodle and so much is available here on this spot. You can bring some instant coffee and cookies. As we get up we can relish the beauty of the sunrise of the Everest. If the weather is good, peak at the lodging area is great. Then we drive to the Everest Base Camp after that we head to the Gyirong where the border interlinks the Nepal and Tibet. One can relish the thrilling lake of Pekutso and the majestic Mt. Shishapangma. In the later afternoon, we will arrive at the Gyiromg, after passing the Ghungtanglhamo which is at the altitude of the 5236m

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kerung Border

To exit from China, the tour guide will assist you. At Gyirongbroder, we will see our clients and then head to the Kathmandu, per car it costs about 250 US$ that is not included in the package, so you need to pay extra per the client’s request. You can also take a bus to Kathmandu with the driver.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Nepal Border

Today is the final day so you can relax until your departure or you can also initiate any supplementary trips or activities that you may have booked. In case of departure, you will be transferred to the international airport for fight back home.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICE

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
01 Apr, 2020 - 10 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$1400
02 Apr, 2020 - 11 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$1400
03 Apr, 2020 - 12 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$1400
04 Apr, 2020 - 13 Apr, 2020GuaranteedUS$1400

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

A good level of fitness and experience of mountain walking is required for the Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Tour. These tend to be longer treks with some more difficult days, some of which may involve walking at increased altitudes and more difficult terrain. Occasionally, there may be a longer day when negotiating the more challenging sections such as a mountain pass or viewing peak.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Prior to set off to Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Tour, we host a Pre-Trip meeting here in Kathmandu office on the 2nd day of your itinerary which starts in the evening during the dinner and introduce your trek Leader. It is an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about your Makalu trekking as well as introduce you to one another.

Equipment Check List:

The specified basic equipment’s check lists should help you with your packing. Remember to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should not weigh more than 20 kg.

  • Head: -

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

  • Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants - Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp.

  • Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Expedition and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

  • Accessories:-

Rated to zero degrees F sleeping bags- Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination lock-to-lock, Trekking Bags - Basic First Aid Kit - Large bags - for keeping items dry inside-trek-bag, Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc) Toiletries - 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable) - Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable) - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine hygiene products - Small mirror Personal Hygiene - Wet wipes (baby wipes) - toilet roll /Tissue Extras/Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trail Map/Guide book - Journal & Pen - Walkman - Pencils and small notebooks - Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble.

A typical day:

At 6.30 am your Sherpa knocks on your door with a cup of good morning tea. Time for the Breakfast, tight up your bag pack and head off for today's trekking hiking for the next three to four hours then at pleasant spot we shall stop for an hour along the way for a well-prepared hot lunch. Later, a walk another three hours or so before you stop for the overnight. The evening can be spent reading or chatting with your fellow hikers or trekking crew about the trip of the day. An asset can be pack of games to these nights; your trekking crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Eventually, it's time to bed for a well-deserved night.

Accommodation:

While at the Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Tour, lodging options are limited so please do not expect the Ritz! Nepal Nomad utilizes simplistic family run lodges, with a large sociable central dining area and a cozy chimney burning fire. Lodges are on a twin share basis and we recommend you use your own sleeping bag. Accommodations in the Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Tourtend to have shared bathroom facilities and you may not always have access to a shower. Regardless of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rustic charm, most are blessed with spectacular views and being family run operations, they offer a great insight into the daily life of the Mountain people.

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad'sbooking terms & conditions of joining Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Tourincludes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

Itinerary of the Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Touris designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

On Lhasa Mt. Everest Kathmandu Overland Tour, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.