Itinerary for Tibet tour(7 days and 8 nights) :
Day 01: Kathmandu - Nyalam(3600M) - 154kms. Breakfast.
Departure at 5:30 hr. from Thamel after an approx. 6 hours drive we reach Kodari(China / Nepal Border). Further half hr. drive by truck will bring us to Zhangmu, where after completion of Immigration formalities all check drive to Nyalam. Overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Nyalam - Lhatse(3950m) -370kms. Breakfast.
From Zhangmu or Nyalam, the road follows the Bhote Koshi river in the deep valley with plenty of Waterfalls. After 1.5 hrs drive bring us to Nyalam Pass(3800m) with the Jugal Himal in view. A continued drive via Lalungla(5050m) will bring us in view of MT. Langtang (7245m), MT. Xixapangma(8013m), & MT. Dorje Lakpa(6980m), MT. Makalu( 8464m), MT. Everest(8848m), MT. Lhotse(8516m) & MT. Chooyu(8201m). Overnight in hotel.
Day 03: Lhatse - Xigatse(3900m) - 210kms. Breakfast.
Lhatze is 3 hrs qwqy over a 5220m pass near the petrol station, there is a small restaurant where tea / snakes are available. Depending upon the road conditions, Sakya Monastery which is 26km. Off from the main road will be visited. Sakya is one of the oldest and most important monastery. Reach Xigatse, the place of the famous Tashilumpu Monastery the seat of Panchen Lama until his death in 1989 with its huge Thanka Wall cleary visible on north side of the road. Overnight hotel.
Day 04: XIgatse - Gyantse(3950m) - 90km. Breakfast.
After visiting Tashilunpo Monastery in the morning including the Bazaar of Xigatse, drive to Gyantse which is 2 hrs. Gyantse is small bustling town steeped in history. It lies 264 km Southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of Nyang Chu river. In the 15 Th. Century is served as the Capital of a small Kingdom. Visit Kumbum Chorten & Phklkor Monastery which was built around 1400 AD It later became the main center for trade with British / India. Overnight hotel.
Day 05: Gyantse - Lhasa(3650M) - 260km. Breakfast.
8 hrs drive takes you to Lhasa crossing the Karolapass(5010m) and Kambala Pass(4794m). The Karola climbs between two lofty mountains, Nozing Khangsa(7223m) and Ralung(6236m) While driving you will ssee the Yamdrok Tso (Truquoise Lake) which takes approx. 1hr to cross around. After passing Kambala, Lhasa Valley is seen to the north. You will also cross the Brahmaputra Rover. Reaching Lhasa and check in hotel. The accompanied guide will reconfirm your onward airline ticket. Overnight in hotel.
Day 06-7: Lhasa Breakfast
These days you will be engrossed with sightseeing and excursions of The Potala Palace, The Jokhang Temple surrounding Barkhor market Drepung Monastery and Seramonastery. Overnight hotel.
Day 08: Lhasa - Kathmandu Breakfast.
Transfer to airport 2 hrs drive - Representative will assist you. Departure of flight for Kathmandu would be approx 10:00 hr. China Standard Time and arriving Kathmandu at 9: AM Nepal Standard Time. Flight Lhasa / Kathmandu takes 1 hour ten minutes. During the flight you will see the following: Yarlung Tsangpo River, Lake Yamdrok, MT. Kanchanjunga (8586m), MT. Makalu (8463m) and MT. Everest(8848m). (If weather permitting).