7 Day Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour
An unforgettable journey through the Tibetan Himalayas
The sparkle of the vast sapphire blue Yamdrok Lake spreads across the horizon as sweeping dune-colored mountains frame the landscape. A full and welcoming smile peers from under a crown of black braids and coral and turquoise stones. Gleaming white walls guide you ever higher to the magnificent Potala Palace in the heart of Lhasa City. These and more are sights waiting to be discovered on the 7 Days Lhasa to Nepal Overland Tour. Not only will the tour explore Lhasa City, the center of the Tibet’s hearts and minds, but then it will immerse you into the mighty Himalayan mountains. From Everest Base Camp North, the tour cuts right through and onto the ancient kingdom of Nepal where new adventures await.
Tour itinerary at glance
Some extra information for this tour:
From Gyirong to Kathmandu
Vehicle from Gyirong Border to Kathmandu shall be arranged on your own, and the fee is around RMB300-400 per person in a jeep type vehicle. You will find 3 or 4 separate vehicles ready to take border crossers to Kathmandu and the villages along the way. The journey takes 9 to 10 hours and the road is a fairly primitive narrow mountain road.
Prepare $25 cash
Please prepare RMB200 or $25.00 (15 days) and two passport size photos for the Nepali visa application at the border. The drivers are generally aware of the process for foreigners and are happy to provide the service of helping you through the process.
Along the drive you will stop through many military and police checkpoints and have your passport and all valuables on your person. Your bag will be put on the roof of the vehicle along with all the other passengers gear, so having a small daypack with valuables and any clothing you want to access with you inside the vehicle.
Detailed price information
Prices are different per season. The weather is more comfortable in summer, but the experience is more private in winter.
- Jan – Mar | $ 950 / CNY 6650
- Apr – Jun | $ 1050 / CNY 7350
- Jul – Aug | $ 1100 / CNY 7700
- Sep – Oct | $ 1080 / CNY 7560
- Nov – Dec | $ 980 / CNY 6860
- Jan – Mar | $ 1041 / CNY 7287
- Apr – Jun | $ 1140 / CNY 7980
- Jul – Aug | $ 1200 / CNY 8400
- Sep – Oct | $ 1190 / CNY 8330
- Nov – Dec | $ 1071 / CNY 7497
What is the difference?
A standard class tour includes a clean, standard hotel room including breakfast. A comfort class tour includes an upgrade in hotel or room type. This option is especially recommended if you are used to traveling in upper class hotels.