Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour

  • Trip Price: $1800 pp
  • Total Duration:10 Days
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Max Elevation:5220 M
  • Max Group Size:Min 2 Person
  • Best Time:April - November
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  • Kathmandu city and UNESCO listed heritage sites
  • Scenic flight above the Himalayas to Lhasa
  • The administrative center of Tibet – Lhasa
  • Explore sacred sites like Jokhang Temple, Sera monastery, Drepung monastery, etc.
  • Magnificent palaces like Potala Palace and Norbulingka palace
  • Scenic overland drive along with the astonishing landscapes of Tibetan cities to Kathmandu
  • Tibetan cities like Shigatse, Shegar, Zhangmu, etc.
  • Tibetan people, lifestyle, culture and Buddhism religion
  • Flight to Lhasa
  • Airport transfers – pick up and drop
  • All ground transportation
  • Your accommodation in a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu and Lhasa
  • Your accommodation in the best guesthouses available at other locations during the tour
  • All paper works
  • Tibet visa and Tibet travel permits
  • Entrance fees to heritage sites in Kathmandu, Lhasa, and other cities
  • A licensed, English speaking, experienced, and professional guide.
  • All the costs of the guide, including accidental insurance
  • Travel completion certificate
  • All applicable government taxes and service charges.
  • First aid kit
  • Meals (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner during the tour
  • International airfare
  • Nepal visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal refreshment items like cold drinks, snacks, etc.
  • Personal utility items like laundry, telephone expenses, electricity charges, etc.
  • Tips for guides and porters

Overview

Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour is an opportunity to visit some beautiful Tibetan cities like Lhasa, Shigatse, Shegar, Zhangmu, etc. This multi-country tour allows you to explore the interesting places in Tibet and some historical and cultural sites in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital city. It mainly focuses on religious, cultural, and historical sites in Kathmandu and Lhasa and a scenic overland drive along with the astonishing landscapes of Tibetan cities back to Kathmandu.

Lhasa–the place of the Gods

Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet, is also popular as the place of God. Lying at an elevation of 3600 meters, Lhasa is an administrative city of Tibet. The magnificence of this city is beyond the imagination of any first-time traveler. The city preserves some fantastic forms of art, architecture, and Buddhism religion. The grand palaces, temples, and monasteries are the treasures that this city beholds. Besides, Lhasa is one of the oldest and largest Tibet cities with some sacred sites like Potala Palace, Jokhang temple, Norbulingka palace, Sera monastery, Drepung monastery, etc.

Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour – an insightful journey 

The lively Lhasa to Kathmandu tour starts from the capital city of Nepal–Kathmandu. After a guided tour around Kathmandu’s heritage sites, a flight will take us to the administrative center of Tibet, i.e., Lhasa. Here, we have so much to explore and experience.

We visit different places like Potala Palace, Jokhang temple, Norbulingka palace, Sera monastery, and Drepung monastery in Lhasa. Aand return to the Nepal-Tibet border Tibetan cities Shigatse, Shegar, Zhangmu, and many others. We will be rewarded with the scenic views of mountains and Tibetan plateaus all along. In this way, we start and end our journey in Nepal’s capital city, i.e., Kathmandu.

Heaven Himalaya takes you to the magnificent city of Lhasa

Heaven Himalaya escorts you for your journey to the magnificent city of Lhasa. Explore the Tibetan cities, Tibetan heritages, and Tibetan terrain as you drive from Lhasa city to Kathmandu. Nothing could be more rewarding than Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour. If you were looking for something different, then we have options like Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour and Kailash Mansarovar Tour for your kind scrutiny.

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A representative from our team will wait for you at the arrival terminal of Kathmandu airport. Make sure you look after a person with your nameplate! The representative will welcome and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. As you check into the hotel, the representative will give you a synopsis of our plans. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu includes a guided tour around the art historical, and cultural monuments around the Kathmandu city that has been listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Site charts. Today, after breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up for a city tour ahead. The tour starts from Kathmandu Durbar Square, a historical palace that dates back to the 16th century during the Malla reign in Nepal's medieval period. The palace is an enormous complex with a palace, courtyards, and temples. The structure is beautifully crafted with various wood, metal, and stonework. We explore the periphery of the palace and visit a museum inside the palace. After exploring the palace, we head to Swayambhunath stupa, a large stupa placed on a hilltop surrounded by various Buddha statues and monasteries. Next, we drive to Pashupatinath temple, the oldest Hindu temple with many temples and statues that date back to ancient times. At Last, we head to Boudhanath stupa, a huge stupa placed on a three-layered Mandela. We visit all these beautiful heritage sites and end our day with a drive back to your hotel. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Take a flight from Kathmandu airport to Lhasa city. Enjoy the views of the Himalayas as you fly over it to Lhasa city. Upon arrival, our Chinese crew will welcome you at the airport and drive you to a hotel in Lhasa city. If time allows, you can check in the hotel, rest for a while, and explore the nearby streets of Lhasa around your hotel. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Lhasa.

Your day starts with breakfast at the hotel. Then your guide will pick you up from the hotel for a sightseeing tour around the city today. The guide would explain to you the historical and religious significance of the sites. If you have any queries during the tour, you can ask your guide. The sightseeing tour for the day comprises the places like –

Sera monastery–It is one of the great three Gelug university monasteries in Tibet. It is an enormous complex with a big assembly hall and three colleges. The whitewashed walls, red-colored art in the ceiling walls, and golden colored roof are the monastery features. It is responsible for around 19 hermitages, including four nunneries located in the foothills of Lhasa.

Norbulingka Palace is a magnificent palace of Dalai Lama (summer settlement residence) surrounded by various periphery parks. Also considered the world’s highest, largest, and well preserved ancient artificial horticultural garden, the palace area blends architecture with sculptures and arts from various Tibetan ethnic groups. The entire complex is divided into five distinct sections–each section with a beautiful cluster of artistic buildings, chambers, and gardens.

Jokhang temple – It is an ancient Buddhist temple in the Bakhor street of Lhasa city. The architectural structure of the temple is a mixture of Indian Vihara design, Tibetan and Nepalese design. People also regard the temple as the spiritual heart of Lhasa city.

After the exploration, we will drop you at your hotel in Lhasa. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Lhasa.

Another day of sightseeing tour in Lhasa. Your guide will pick you up from the hotel for a sightseeing tour around the city like yesterday. The sightseeing tour for the day comprises the places like –

Potala Palace–Potala Palace is a grand palace of Dalai Lama that rises tall at a hilltop dominating the entire Lhasa city. As you enter the city, the first thing that comes to your sight is the red and whitewashed building on a top of a hill, the Potala Palace. We know the palace for its grandness, huge complex architecture, and dramatic location. The palace has been listed in the charts of the UNESCO listed world heritage sites.

Drepung monastery – on the Gambo Utse mountain, around 5 kilometers away from Lhasa's western suburb, the Drepung monastery is the largest of all the Tibetan monasteries that housed over seven thousand monks. There was a time when the monastery had ten thousand monks. It used to be a residence of Dalai Lama until the grand Potala palace was built.

After the exploration, we will drop you at your hotel in Lhasa. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Lhasa.

After breakfast in the hotel, we set off for an overland drive today. We follow a beautiful highway path towards Gyantse. We pass two high mountain passes, namely Kora La (5010m) and Kamba La (4794m), on our way to Gyantse. The magnificence of Lake Yamdrok is even more enriching. At Gyantse, we visit a popular monastery named Pelkor Chode monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. After exploring the monasteries, we continue with our drive along a scenic highway route to Shigatse. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Shigatse.

We enjoy breakfast in the morning and visit the Panchen Lama Tashilumpu monastery in Shigatse. Then we continue with a drive to Shegar via Gyatso La pass at 5220 meters. We drive along some fascinating Tibetan landscapes enjoying the views of villages, monasteries, pastures, yak herders, and mountains in the backdrop. Upon arrival, we check into the hotel and relax. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Shegar.

Today, after breakfast, we head towards Zhangmu near Nepal-Tibet border. We drive along the highway and cross Lulang La pass, where we can appreciate some alluring mountains like Mt. Shisapangma and Mt. Cho-Oyu. Enjoying the interesting views of Tibetan landscapes, Tibetan cities, and mountains on sight, we drive towards Zhangmu. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Zhamgmu.

Today, after breakfast in Zhangmu, we drive towards the Nepal-Tibet border. We fulfill all the immigration requirements and formalities and bid bye to our Tibetan crew at the Nepal Tibet Friendship bridge. Our Nepalese crew will escort you to a vehicle that will drive back to Nepal's capital city, i.e., Kathmandu. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Today, fly home from Kathmandu or continue your travel to some other destinations around the globe. We will drop you at the airport three hours before your scheduled flight. We hope you had a great time with us. Thank you, have a safe journey home.

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Reviews

Best Days of My Life

I and my colleagues visited Nepal back in the year 2017. I was not an experienced hiker but anyway chose Annapurna Base Camp Trek with a trekking agency in Nepal. It was like a challenge for me to trek to the 4000 m altitude, but Mr. Ram helped us in every way possible. He was there from the start of our trekking journey in Pokhara to our end days in Kathmandu. Ram kept pushing me forward and even waited for me to catch the other team. He guided me from choosing plain food to meditating. Although I was a victim of altitude sickness and couldn't enjoy the trek to the fullest, I am very grateful to have chosen him.

Annapurna Base Camp is a beautiful place in the Himalayas. The Gurung Village, Poonhill, Pokhara every place was just outstanding.
I have now developed a hiking attitude, and I have been training for the EBC trek now. I can't wait to visit the Himalayas again.

Charlotte Brown,
TrustPilot Indonesia

Perfectly Organized Upper Mustang Trek

All thanks to Mr. Ram for organizing the Upper Mustang, trekking perfectly from beginning to end. I, along with my bunch of friends, had a delightful experience with the Heaven Himalaya team. For us, it is the best trekking agency in Nepal. The guides and porters were very flexible and took care of everything around us.

I recommend everyone to try these young guys to go hiking in Nepal.

Helen Seka,
Google England

Wonderful Trekking Experience

My wife and I visited Upper Mustang and were lucky to have chosen Heaven Himalaya. We had a wonderful experience trekking in Upper Mustang. As soon as we landed in TIA, we were welcomed by Ram. He was very easy and responsive to work with. He explained all the queries we had and gave a brief description of the tour. As we were watching videos and reading blogs about Upper Mustang, we had a lot of expectations about the place and the trekking agency we were working with. We had a private 18-day tour with a porter. And to be honest, we found everything beyond our expectations. The hills, mountains, monasteries were all amazing, especially Lo Manthang is a great place to visit. Our guide was also equally supportive and friendly. The team made our trek more enjoyable. While writing this, it reminded me of the days we had on the trails. Thank You again for the wonderful experience. Best wishes to Jason and Esha. We will definitely love to return and probably do the Everest base camp Trek this time.

Jason Lee,
Google England

Trip of a lifetime- Annapurna Circuit Trek

Heaven Himalaya Team offers a magnificently arranged trekking involvement in Nepal. Ramhari answered instantly to all my messages. They make a solid effort to make your vacation in Nepal an extraordinary one and genuinely went well beyond my desires.

I couldn't remember the name of the guide but my boy, you were more than amazing. I wish you good luck in the days to come.

Everything from pickup to trekking in the mountains was very professional with excellent service.

So, I strongly suggest everyone and will trek with Heaven Himalaya again in the future.

Glorious Experience in EBC Trek

We did an EBC trek with Ram and his team back in April 2019, and it was a glorious experience. Ram is a very knowledgeable, resourceful, and very helpful guide. 2 of us got unwell during the trek, and he was very prompt and took care of us in any way that was available.

We enjoyed our chat and his sense of humor along the trail and at the teahouses. He even got us a special breakfast and pickle salad at Namche Bazaar and always fulfilled the strange request with our dietary needs. EBC trek is amazing. With Ram, it is even more spectacular. Thanks for the amazing trip. Looking forward to island peak climb in the future.

Thein Thein,
Brisbane, Australia

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