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Kerung to Lhasa Overland Tour

Trip Overview

Kerung overland Lhasa starts with a drive from Kathmandu with the scenic view of Nepal countryside, its landscape until check into the border of Nepal and Tibet. Continue to drive towards Tingri, land of Tibet after border formalities. The tour from Kathmandu to overland to Lhasa enhance wider Buddhism perspective, considering the transformation of Buddhism in Tibet from Nepal and marriage of prince Bhirkuti to King Tsongtsen Gonpo of Tibet. Tibetan culture, art and history and eventually Lhasa city, Tibetan plateau, great monasteries, caves murals, Yamdrok-Tso and giant mountains, Mt.Everest, Mt.Cho-Oyu, Mount Sisaphangma will be the highlights of the tour. At Lhasa, you will get to visit the imposing Potala Palace, the summer retreat of Dalai Lama, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and the busy Barkhor square. Lhasa city, blessed with matchless landscapes and history, fascinates visitors with extraordinary myths and mysteries and rich cultural and spiritual heritage becoming one of the best destinations for travelers to have an amazing experience.

Itinerary

Day 01:  Kathmandu to Kerung 165km

Our staff will pick up from your hotel in Kathmandu in the morning and then we will drive along small mountain road to the border at Nepalese side; on the way you can enjoy the waterfall, river, gorges, forest. Finally, we will arrive at Kerung

Day 2: Kerung to Tingri 300km

Early in the morning drive to Kerung then you enter Tibet, you will be meeting the Tibetan tour guide at Kyirong border and then you will get transferred from Kyirong to Old Tingri (4300m). On the way, you will enjoy the view beautiful border line and snow-capped mountain and evergreen forest. As you pass Tongla Pass (5100m) , you can appreciate the epic mountain vista of Himalayan range.Stay overnight in hotels in Tingri. 

Day 03: Tingri to Ronbuk(4980m) 70Km – Everest Base Camp – Ronbuk

Drive to Ronbuk and hike and explore around Everest Base Camp.

Day 04: Ronbuk to Shigatse 360km

Today you will drive about 360km to Shigatse. On the way, tourists view the vast plain of Shigatse appreciate the mgnificent murals and biggest Library of Buddhist scriptures in Tibet. In addition, you can also have far view of Mountain Everest. Stay overnight in hotels in Shigatse 

Day 05: Shigatse to Lhasa via Gyantse. 271km.

In the Morning visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilompo Monastery and drive to Gyantese vistit Khumbum stupa and Phalkhor Monastery Overnight at Hotel. 

Day 06: Lhasa Full day Sightseeing.

After breakfast processed for full days Sightseeing of Potala Palace Potala Palace is one of the most beautiful monuments in Tibet with 1,000 room and 13 stores to explore this is probably the most popular tourist attaraction in Tibet and Jokhang tstrongple Jokhang tstrongple which was constructed back on 07 th century attracts hundred of tourists every years. This tstrongple has a very huge sakyanumi Buddha statue and is considered the holiest place in Tibet. Barkhor Market Palace, Barkhor Street is the centrifugal tide of pilgrim then you can see the several small, fascinating tstrongple into the route. 

Day 07: Lhasa Fullday Sightseeing.

After breakfast full day sightseeing of Sera Monastery Sera Monastery specialized in the fundamental precepts of Buddhism. Sera survived the ravage of the cultural revolution with the light damage although many of the lesser colleges were destroyed .Drepung Monastery Drepung Monastery was one of the world’s Largest monasteries it was founded in 1416. Overnight at Hotel. 

Day 08: Lhasa to Airport.

After the breakfast fly bank to Kathmandu or to your onward destination

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