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Special Tibet Encounter Tour (9 DAY) Tibet tour (Fly in/drive out – Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, Lhatse, Rongbuk, EBC, Nyalam, Zhangmu)

Special Tibet Encounter Tour (09 DAY) Tibet tour (Fly in/drive out - Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, Lhatse, Rongbuk, EBC, Nyalam, Zhangmu)

One of our most popular trips is the Tibet Encounter Tour where you make a journey overland taking the road from Lhasa to Kathmandu (or vice versa) passing the major cities in Tibet. On the way we go through high mountain passes, visit many interesting places and experience the local inhabitants and their culture.

Trip Code: NT- T108 | Duration: 9 days | Group size: Min. 1 to Max. 20

Start: Kathmandu | End: Kathmandu

Best Season: March to June, and September to December

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Transfer to airport for Kathmandu / Lhasa flight. Upon arrival, meet by our Tibetan representatives and transfer to your hotel in Lhasa.

Day 02: Sightseeing tour of Potala palace, Sera and Norbulinka overnight at hotel in Lhasa.

Day 03: Sightseeing tour of Drepung, Jokhang temple and Barkhor. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.

Day 04: Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake and visit Palchor Chode and Kumbum. Overnight at hotel in Gyantse.

Day 05: Drive to Shigatse and visit Tashi Lunpo monastery and local Market. Overnight at hotel in Shigatse.

Day 06: Drive Shigatse to Shegar and overnight at hotel in Lhatse or Shekar.

Day 07: Drive to Rongbuk, sightseeing of Rongbuk Monastery- excursion to Everest Base Camp and overnight at hotel in Rongbuk.

Day 08: Drive to Nyalam and overnight at hotel in Nyalam.

Day 09: Drive up to Friendship Bridge (Nepal / Tibet border). After immigration formalities drive to Kathmandu

Please note: This trip can be done in reverse as well, drive-in, fly-out

Please note: This trip can be done in reverse as well, drive-in, fly-out

Hotels will be used on the tour :

City Deluxe Standard Budget
Lhasa Lhasa hotel or similar Dhood Gu, Gur Kha or Kyi Chu Oh Dan or similar standard
Gyangtse Gyangtse or or similar Gyangtse or similar Jian Zang or similar
Shigatse Shigatse or similar Shigatse or similar Gang Gyen or similar
Xegar Xegar hotel Xegar hotel Snow land guest house
Lhatse Lhatse or similar Lhatse or similar Lhatse or similar
Rombuk Rombuk Hotel Rombuk Hotel Rombuk monastery G/ H
Old Tingri Snow Leopard or similar Snow Leopard or similar Amdo Guesthouse or similar
Nyalam Nyalam G/H or similar Nyalam G/H or similar Nyalam G/H or similar
Zhang Mu Zhang Mu or similar Zhang Mu or similar Sherpa G/H or similar
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