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Itinerary : Discover Lhasa Tour - 3Niight/4Days

 Day 01:
One of our office representatives will come to pick up at your hotel at 05:45AM and then walk to the bus station (10 minutes walking) and then at 06:00AM drive to DHULIKHEL by bus, take breakfast and then continue drive to border.

KATHMANDU (1300) - ZHANGMU (2,500M)/NYALAM (3700M): 123 KM/156 KM Early morning scenic drive to KODARI (Nepal - Tibet border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese side, walk short uphill (in case of landslide) to Chinese immigration, check-in to hotel or continue drive to NYALAM. Over night at hotel.

Day 02:
ZHANGMU/NYALAM - TINGRI (4300M)/LHATSE (4,350M): 225 KM/244 KM
Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world crossing over LALUNGLA (5,050 M), from where, weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including MT CHO OYU (8201 M) & MT XISHAPAGMA (8012M) but dwarfed by the vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From TINGRI, one can ENJOY the magnificence of MT. EVEREST (8,848 M). Overnight at hotel.

Day 03:
TINGRI/LHATSE - XIGATSE (3,900M): 244 KM Continue scenic drive crossing over GYATCHU LA (5,220M), the highest pass enroute to LHASA via LHATSE from where a road to MT KAILASH bifurcates to the west. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04:
XIGATSE - GYANTSE (3,950M): 90 KM
Morning sightseeing to the PANCHEN LAMA\\\'S TASHILHUMPU MONASTERY. Drive to GYANTSE and visit to the KUMBUM STUPA & PHALKOR MONASTERY. Overnight at hotel.

Day 05:

GYANTSE - LHASA (3,650M): 261 KM Full day picturesque drive crossing over KAROLA (5,010M), KAMBALA (4,794M), colorful YAMDROK LAKE and the Tibetan lifeline river BRAHMA PUTRA (YARLUNG TSANGPO) - Overnight at hotel.

Day 06 and Day 07:
IN LHASA Two full days sightseeing tour to LHASA including JOKHANG TEMPLE, BARKHOR BAZAAR, POTALA PALACE DREPUNG & SERA MONASTERIES. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08:

LHASA - KATHMANDU
Early morning drive to Gongar airport and fly back to Kathmandu..