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1. A scenic drive along the countryside landscape of Nepal to Kerung (Nepal – Tibet border)
2. A comfortable drive along with the Tibetan territory full of mountain views
3. Breathtaking views of mountains like Cho-Oyu and Shishapagma
4. Sightseeing in Lhasa city
5. Visit Potala Palace, Sera monastery, Drepung monastery, Norbunglinka palace, Jokhang temple and Bakor street
6. A scenic flight across the mountains (from Lhasa to Kathmandu)
Kathmandu Lhasa Tour is a short cross border tour that takes you to the magnificent city of Lhasa, the administrative, cultural and religious center of Tibet. Getting into Tibet is a bit easier through Kathmandu. You can either fly to Lhasa or get there via roadways (Nepal – Tibet Friendship bridge). Both being a mountainous country, many people prefer organizing cross borders tours in Kathmandu and Tibet. Considering the preferences of majority travelers, we – Eye on Himalaya Treks and Expeditions P. Ltd organizes seven nights and eight days’ tour that takes you to Tibet via Kathmandu to discover the natural, cultural and religious attractions of Tibet especially the Lhasa city.
Kathmandu Lhasa Tour starts from the capital city of Nepal – Kathmandu. We take a land cruiser that will drive us along a scenic route towards Nepal – Tibet border in Kerung. We cross the friendship bridge at the border and clear all the customs formalities to enter into Tibet. Once we cross the border, our Tibetan crew will escort you for the journey ahead. In Tibet, we shall drive along with some scenic landscapes full of mountain views. On the way, we pass some major stops like Tingri, Shigatse, Gyantse, etc. We even stop at some important sites like monasteries, lakes, and passes, etc. on the way to Lhasa. The drive to Lhasa is truly an incredible experience full of stunning mountain views like Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Shishapagma, etc.
Lhasa is the major city of Tibet that showcases some cultural and religious splendor of the region. Once in Tibet, one can notice the strong influence of Buddhism religion. Also known as city of Gods, the reflection of Buddhism gets intense as we enter into the city of Lhasa. There are so many places to explore and so many heritages to visit in Lhasa. Therefore, we have separated two days for sightseeing in Lhasa. The first thing that we notice in Lhasa is the grand Potala palace placed on a hill top. It is a grand palace of Dalai Lama enriched with some artistic features. Sera monastery and Drepung monastery are two large monasteries in Lhasa and home to many monks following the Buddha’s teachings. Norbunglinka palace on the other hand is a summer settlement of Dalai Lama. It is also a grand palace enriched with magnificent features. Last but not least Jokhang temple is an old temple in Lhasa surrounded by a maze-like Bakor street.
This Tour includes all these attractive features of Lhasa via an overland tour from Kathmandu. It’s an opportunity to relish the mountainous beauty of Tibet along with the cultural and religious fantasies of Lhasa city. One can get some insights on the Buddhism religion and know about Tibetan people and their lifestyle. So, are you ready to immerse into the Himalayan beauty of Tibetan territory along with its unique history, culture, and spirituality? Eye on Himalaya Treks and Expeditions P. Ltd is here with its Kathmandu Lhasa Tour to escort you to Lhasa via the overland tour that starts from the capital city of Nepal – Kathmandu.