Kathmandu Shigatse Lhasa Tibet Tour


Trip Facts

Trip Code
HWT059
Trip Duration
6 Day(s)
Activities
Culture and Heritage
Start Point
Kathmandu/Lhasa
End Point
Lhasa/Kathmandu
Max Altitude
3650m
Group Size
1-12 Pax
Best Season
April - October
Difficulty Level
Easy
Accomodations & Meals

  • 3N 3-Star Hotel in Lhasa
  • 1N 2-Star hotel in Shigatse
  • 1 Nights Guesthouse
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Lunch and Dinner (Pay Extra)

Overview


Kathmandu Shigatse Lhasa Tibet Tour – 5 Nights 6 Days allows you to explore Tibet and its cultural and historical sites in detail. The trip of Kathmandu Lhasa tour starts from the Kodari border or Kerung/Gyirong border and concludes following the itinerary of the Friendship highway in Tibet.  You will visit Shigatse, the second-largest city of Tibet where the stunning Panchen Lama’s Tashilompo Monastery is located. After the exploration of Shigatse city, you will proceed ahead to Lhasa via Gyantse exploring Khumbun and Phalkhor monasteries. Lhasa is the city of sunshine and it holds numbers of cultural and historical sites such as Potala Palace, Norbulingka, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monasteries and etc. In this way, you will conclude the Kathmandu Shigatse Lhasa Tibet tour within 6 days and this Tibet tour from Kathmandu is a customizable itinerary and we can amend it as per your requirements.   Please Read:…

Kathmandu Shigatse Lhasa Tibet Tour – 5 Nights 6 Days allows you to explore Tibet and its cultural and historical sites in detail. The trip of Kathmandu Lhasa tour starts from the Kodari border or Kerung/Gyirong border and concludes following the itinerary of the Friendship highway in Tibet.  You will visit Shigatse, the second-largest city of Tibet where the stunning Panchen Lama’s Tashilompo Monastery is located. After the exploration of Shigatse city, you will proceed ahead to Lhasa via Gyantse exploring Khumbun and Phalkhor monasteries.

Lhasa is the city of sunshine and it holds numbers of cultural and historical sites such as Potala Palace, Norbulingka, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monasteries and etc. In this way, you will conclude the Kathmandu Shigatse Lhasa Tibet tour within 6 days and this Tibet tour from Kathmandu is a customizable itinerary and we can amend it as per your requirements.

 

Please Read: Due to the devastating earthquake that happened in April 2105, we are no longer able to operate the Kathmandu Lhasa tour via the Kodari border as the Kodari border is yet to be opened until further notification. However, tours are being run via Lhasa and Kerung/Gyirong border. Please check HW’s recent blog to know the updates.

Itineraries


Morning you will drive to the Nepal- Tibet border (5-6 hours) with the scenic view of beautiful countryside. After necessary border formalities and meeting over the Tibetan guide; drive to Kerung. O/N at Guesthouse.

After breakfast in the morning, drive to Xegar where you can enjoy the beautiful view of Mt. Xisapangma (8,212M) and Mt. Cho- Oyu (8,201M)  and continue to drive to Shigatse. O/N at Hotel.

In the morning; visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilompo Monastery and drive to Gyantse, visit Khumbula Stupa and Phalkhor Monastery. And continue to drive to Lhasa via Yamdrok Lake. O/N at Hotel.

Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, and Barkhor Market O/N Hotel. B/B

Finally, your unforgettable Shortest tour ends; Departure to the Gongar Airport or train station and fly to Kathmandu or mainland China (Beijing/Chengdu).

What's Included


  • Private transportation as per the group size
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide
  • Accommodation on twin sharing room basis except guest houses
  • Daily breakfast
  • All Monastery entry fees as per your itinerary
  • Tibet travel permit

What's Excluded


  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Train or Air fare of any sectors
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Natural or political disturbance which beyond our control…
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, porter charge etc.

Trip Information


PAYMENT & CANCELLATION 

Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit in order to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance will be charged 7 days prior to the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.

Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.

ACCOMMODATION & MEALS 

Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.

Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.

VISA REQUIREMENTS – NEPAL | TIBET | BHUTAN

Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. Nepal visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa prior to the travel to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross country tours.

Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance prior to the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more Bhutan travel info.

Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days prior to the travel date in order to process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.

TRAVEL INSURANCE 

HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all the travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.

FAQS


Where is Tibet? Tibet is situated to the South-West of China, also bordering Nepal, India, Burma, and Bhutan. The historical territory of Tibet would make the world’s tenth-largest nation. At present, Tibet is under China’s occupation and has been divided up, renamed and incorporated into Chinese Provinces. If China refers to Tibet, It means only part of historic Tibet; what it names the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) of China. How… Read More »

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